Lower Township’s council meets this evening and is expected to consider a resolution that would result in the Township loaning computers to the Lower Township Elementary School District. The 30 Chromebook laptop computers would be used by students who are conducting remote learning during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Cape May City Council will meet in a special closed session before its regular meeting Tuesday. Council is expected to discuss a matter involving Cape May Seashore Lines and the city’s welcome center. During the regular meeting, Council will discuss a possible extension of outdoor dining and outdoor seating.
39 year old Frederick Dunn of Wildwood lost his life Saturday night when he was struck and killed by a car on Route 47 near ShopRite in Rio Grande. Middle Township Police say Dunn was crossing the highway against the traffic light and outside of the crosswalk when he was struck by a car driven…
Cape May County now has only 78 active coronavirus cases in residents. New figures released Sunday show five new cases were added Sunday, including two in North Wildwood. There are only eight non resident active cases. Only Avalon, Cape May Point, and West Cape May are Covid-free.
Former governor Chris Christie has remained silent on social media through the weekend after he checked himself in to Morristown Medical Center. Christie announced over the weekend that he has coronavirus, and says he went to the hospital because he has a history of asthma. Christie has received well wishes from politicians from both parties.
Regal Movie Theaters in New Jersey are expected to close, at least temporarily. Regal operates 11 theaters in New Jersey, including locations in Mays Landing and Vineland. The theaters are being closed for the time being because movie attendance has been poor during the slow recovery from Covid-19.
The rate of transmission for coronavirus in the Garden State continues to rise. The rate has risen for one full week thanks in part to Ocean County, which accounted for 150 of the state’s 637 new cases on Sunday. The rate of transmission now stands at 1.26.
New Jersey reported nearly 800 new cases of coronavirus on Friday. State health officials say 796 new cases were added on Friday, along with four new deaths. The rate of transmission continues to climb, as it has approached 1.2 percent. One quarter of all the new cases added Friday are in Ocean County.
There is devastating news in the local Catholic community today. The Diocese of Camden has officially filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The Diocese serves nearly a half million Catholics in the southern New Jersey area and there’s no word on how this financial reorganization will impact parishes or local churches. The announcement was made…
Governor Phil Murphy is asking anyone who attended an event with President Trump in Bedminster this week to get tested, and self-quarantine. Murphy made the ask on social media this morning after learning that the President and his wife both tested positive for Covid-19. Murphy issued another statement hoping the President and First Lady have…