MURPHY: PRIVATE HOUSE PARTIES ARE DRIVING UP COVID-19 CASES IN NJ

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has called out teenagers for putting New Jersey at risk with coronavirus.  During his Wednesday briefing, Murphy says the age group of 14 to 19 year olds are attending these house parties and exposing each other to the virus.  Murphy says the state has slipped backwards, and back to daily …

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SOME DEMOCRATS WANT NEW JERSEY SCHOOLS TO BE CLOSED IN SEPTEMBER

Three democratic lawmakers have introduced a bill in Trenton that would require all public schools to be closed during this upcoming school year, with remote learning being offered instead.  Three democratic members of the New Jersey Assembly have introduced the bill which goes directly against the plan fronted by their party’s governor, Phil Murphy.  The …

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COUNTY SLASHES SPENDING ON OPERATING EXPENSES, CAPITAL BUDGET ITEMS

Cape May County is slashing its operating expenses and capital budget items by ten percent through the end of the year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  All new bonding for capital projects has been tabled as well.  Freeholder Director Gerald Thornton says these actions will help safeguard the county’s financial future in the upcoming budget …

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WINDRIFT IN AVALON SUSPENDS FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE DUE TO COVID

A popular hotel resort in Avalon has suspended its food and beverage service due to Covid-19.  The Windrift announced Tuesday evening on social media that an employee who works in restaurant operations tested positive for coronavirus.  The Windrift says it will complete a deep cleaning of all food and beverage service areas and engage in …

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COAST GUARD RESCUES TWO MEN OFF THE COAST OF BARNEGAT LIGHT

The United States Coast Guard rescued two men who jumped into a life raft before their 68 foot fishing vessel sank early Tuesday morning.  The men were rescued by the Coast Guard while they were in the raft; they fired off a flare to show rescuers their exact location.  The Coast Guard says the emergency …

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