The Philadelphia Eagles and offensive lineman Jason Peters are parting ways. The Eagles released a statement today saying that both sides have mutually agreed that Peters will hit the open market when free agency begins later this month. Peters has played left tackle for the Eagles.
It appears coronavirus is now in New Jersey. Governor Phil Murphy announced last night that the first presumptive case of the virus is now in New Jersey. He is urging people to remain calm and use resources from the state and federal governments for guidance. The apparent victim is from Bergen County.
It’s ten years in prison for 45 year old Javier Cruz-Rojas of Pleasantville. Atlantic County authorities say he gets the long prison term for repeatedly sexually assaulting a minor over a two year period when the victim was just eight years old. Cruz-Rojas will have to serve at least 85 percent of his sentence.
A huge night Wednesday night for the Wildwood High School basketball program. The boys team upset Woodstown on the road, 101-82; Diante Miles scored 36 points for the Warriors. In girls action, Wildwood beat Pitman, 44-14. Imene Fathi scored 16 points. Pitman didn’t get a field goal until midway through the third quarter. Coastal Broadcasting…
An active taxpayers group in Cape May is scheduled to meet Friday morning. The Taxpayers Association of Cape May will hold a special meeting at the Kiwanis Clubhouse in the city. The group will discuss current litigation and efforts to construct a public safety building.
There will be no tax increase in Middle Township in 2020. The Township Committee this week introduced a new $22 million spending plan that holds the line on taxes. Middle Township may have the same tax rate for three consecutive years, if this budget is approved.
It looks like there will be a contested race for a vacant Council seat in Ocean City. Tom Rotondi turns in his nominating petition this week for the seat vacated by Assemblyman Antwan McClellan. Rotondi is expected to square off against Gabe Staino for the seat.
Michael Donohue made it official Wednesday, explaining reasons why he left his position as a Superior Court judge last week. Donohue announced in a press release that he wants to get back in to politics, and practice as an attorney. He served as the leader of the Cape May County GOP before accepting the judgeship…
Governor Phil Murphy underwent successful surgery on a kidney tumor. Lt. Gov. Shelia Oliver disclosed Wednesday afternoon that the surgery was successful, and Murphy is recovering at a New York City hospital. No word yet if the tumor was cancerous.
The Middle Township girls’ basketball team advanced in the South Jersey Group II playoffs Tuesday. The Lady Panthers defeated Oakcrest, 60-40. Kira Sides and Kate Herlihy each scored 27 points. The boys’ team fell in round one, losing to West Deptford, 56-53.