60 year old Diane Sylvia of Somers Point pleaded guilty to charges in federal court that she hired a hitman to assault her ex-boyfriend. Problem was, the hitman was an FBI informant. Sylvia now faces up to five years in a federal prison.
The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission announced that all commercial driver’s licenses that have expired this year will remain active until December 31st. The state is struggling with ways to keep up with all of the demand for various paperwork and licenses. Medical certificates for CDL’s have also been extended.
New Jersey lawmakers will meet in Trenton Thursday to cast final votes on a new state budget. The budget process was delayed this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic and uncertainty regarding the State’s finances. Governor Murphy says he didn’t get all he wanted in the budget, but he’s proud of it, especially of the…
New Jersey is reporting 430 new cases of the coronavirus. The state announced seven new deaths associated with the virus on Wednesday. Governor Phil Murphy reiterated the need for the public to continue following safety guidelines and not regress like the United Kingdom did.
Sea Isle City Mayor Len Desiderio says his town will be reconstructing several roads in the city this fall. He announced that a half dozen projects will be getting underway now that summer is over. Desiderio says there are plans to add more pump stations in the city.
Tuesday brought seven additional coronavirus cases to Cape May County. Half of all of the cases are in Lower, Middle, and Upper townships. Only one new active non resident case was reported, in Cape May City.
It looks like a judge has to sort out a ballot controversy in Cape May. The Press of Atlantic City reports that three of the five candidates who are seeking two seats in government say their names are not listed in the order set by a random drawing earlier this month. A hearing was held…
National Night Out is a no go this year in Wildwood. Police announced on their social media page Tuesday that this year’s event is being cancelled due to safety concerns associated with the pandemic. Many other police departments locally have made the same decision.
New Jersey has added seven new deaths from coronavirus. New figures released by the State Tuesday show 457 new positive cases. The state has had over 200,000 cases of the virus during the pandemic.
There is a budget deal in Trenton. Democrats have agreed to borrow $4.5 billion, which is higher than what Governor Murphy proposed during his budget address. Sales tax hikes on cigarettes, firearms, boats, and limo services have been eliminated. Hearings on the new budget will be held today.