COUNTY ANNOUNCES SOME CLOSURES BEFORE ARRIVAL OF TROPICAL STORM

Cape May County has issued some cancellations in advance of the arrival of Tropical Storm Isaias.  The County announced the caucus meeting of the freeholder board has been cancelled for Tuesday and will be held a week later.  Fare Free Transportation will not run to barrier island communities Tuesday or Wednesday due to anticipated flooding.  …

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AVALON CHANGES PROTOCOL REGARDING AUDIBLE FIRE SIRENS

Avalon  Mayor Martin Pagliughi announced today that he’s worked with the volunteer fire department in his community on protocols for audible fire alarms.  Pagliughi says the new protocol will reduce the number of fire alarms by at least 70 percent.  He worked with the local fire department on the issue; Pagliughi is a longtime volunteer …

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SOAKING RAINS, STRONG WINDS EXPECTED TUESDAY FROM ISAIAS

The entire State of New Jersey is under a Tropical Storm Warning.  The National Weather Service has expanded the warning throughout the state.  Heavier rains may be expected inland, with stronger winds along the coast.  There will be rough surf and strong rip currents for a few days as a result of Isaias.  Continue to …

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STATE TO REQUIRE MASKS FOR EVERY STUDENT INSIDE ANY SCHOOL IN NEW JERSEY

All students in New Jersey will have to wear masks inside school buildings.  Governor Murphy announced Monday that the mask policy is now not an option, and only in a few instances will students not have to wear masks inside school buildings.  Some are criticizing the state for allowing students back inside buildings in a …

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BREAKING NEWS: MURPHY CRACKS DOWN, REDUCES INDOOR GATHERINGS

Governor Murphy has changed the rules on indoor gatherings.  Murphy announced Monday afternoon that the maximum crowds at indoor gatherings has been dropped from 100, to just 25, or 25 percent maximum capacity, whichever number is lower.  Murphy cites the state’s rate of transmission of coronavirus continuing to climb, and he cites indoor gatherings, especially …

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TROPICAL STORM WARNING ISSUED FOR CAPE MAY COUNTY

A tropical storm is coming to Cape May County.  The National Weather Service this morning issued a Tropical Storm Warning for the Cape as Isaias continues to move up the eastern seaboard.  Wind gusts approaching 75mph are possible during this storm event, and one to three inches of rain are likely, with locally higher amounts.  …

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