Senator Robert Menendez wants to regulate beach umbrellas. Menendez held a press conference in Manasquan Monday to call for regulation by the Consumer Product Safety Commission so regulations on umbrellas can be improved. He says they become dangerous, while airborne.
Rocker Jon Bon Jovi will hold a political fundraiser for Senator Cory Booker on Long Island. Tickets will cost $1,000 to hang out with Bon Jovi and Booker. Bon Jovi has long supported democratic candidates and tickets.
The Cape May City Council will hold a meeting on August 13th to discuss the conceptual plan for the new public safety building. The new building is expected to house both the police and fire departments. A presentation of building plans will be made during the meeting.
A 59 year old man from Reading, PA is dead after he drowned in the surf in Atlantic City Monday morning. The man went into the ocean to save his 11 year old son, who made it to shore, but the boy’s father died. The man was helped to shore and CPR failed to save…
Holy Spirit High School graduate Joe Callahan will get his third shot to quarterback an NFL team. Callahan is going to sign with the Baltimore Ravens, if he passes a physical. Callahan has served as a backup in both Philadelphia and Green Bay.
Lower Township Police have announced that the annual Coombs Douglass Run will be held on Sunday evening, starting at 6:30pm. The run will result in various detours and road closures Sunday evening as a result of the run. No parking signs will be up along Beach and Shore drives.
Construction will soon start one hour later in Sea Isle City. The City Commission introduced an ordinance this month that will change the start time of construction from 7:00am until 8:00am. Other towns have recently adjusted their construction schedules, including last year in Avalon.
The Wildwood Crest Beach Patrol won another competition last night, this time in Avalon. The Crest outpointed Avalon by a single point to win the Kerr Memorials. Avalon had won the competition for the past eight years. This is the fourth victory for the Crest Beach patrol this season.
Gasoline prices in Cape May County remain about a nickel higher than the statewide avenue. Mid Atlantic AAA reports that local motorists are being charged $2.84 per gallon, which is ten cents higher than the national average. Gradual increases in gasoline prices are starting to come down.
Coastal Broadcasting Systems has announced its high school football broadcast schedule for the upcoming season. Some of the key games to be broadcast include the annual Thanksgiving Day game featuring Lower Cape May and Middle Township, as well as Wildwood at Lower Cape May in mid-October. Brian Cunniff and Scott Wahl will call most of…