CAPE MAY COUNTY WARNS ELDERLY RESIDENTS ABOUT OUT OF STATE TRAVEL

Cape May County officials are warning elderly county residents about out of state travel as Covid-19 cases escalate elsewhere.  Freeholder Director Gerald Thornton says he doesn’t want to see the higher risk group in our county expose themselves to this disease in other state.  About one quarter of the county’s residents are aged 65 or …

The post CAPE MAY COUNTY WARNS ELDERLY RESIDENTS ABOUT OUT OF STATE TRAVEL appeared first on 98.7 The Coast WCZT.

STATE POLICE CONFIRM DEATH OF LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT ON ROUTE 50

New Jersey State Police are confirming an accident that killed a local high school student.  15 year old Jackson Strum of Upper Township lost his life Thursday afternoon on Route 50 when he was struck by two vehicles as he attempted to navigate his bike across the roadway.  Police say Sturm was pronounced dead at …

The post STATE POLICE CONFIRM DEATH OF LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT ON ROUTE 50 appeared first on 98.7 The Coast WCZT.

NEW JERSEY CONSIDERING OUTDOOR MASK REQUIREMENT

New Jersey is considering a proposal to require the use of protective masks, even outside.  Governor Murphy admitted Monday the state is thinking about the proposal, which would likely meet resistance from some residents and visitors.  Masks are now only strongly encouraged outside in some public spaces.  He also believes that indoor dining will not …

The post NEW JERSEY CONSIDERING OUTDOOR MASK REQUIREMENT appeared first on 98.7 The Coast WCZT.