Governor Phil Murphy is headed to Iowa next week to campaign for presidential candidate Cory Booker. Murphy came out early with his support for Booker; he will appear next Tuesday at a campaign event. Iowa is the state that traditionally picks the presidential candidates.
West Wildwood Commissioner Cornelius Maxwell has resigned, and Mayor Chris Fox says he’s not going anywhere. The Commission held its monthly meeting on Wednesday and it was reported to the public that Maxwell stepped down from his position. Some called for Fox to step down after he was nailed with nearly $25,000 in state ethics…
Mummers struts and sounds are coming to North Wildwood this weekend. The city will be hosting its mummers brigades and string band performances in the city on Friday night and Saturday. A parade on Saturday will be part of the event.
North Wildwood officials have sent out a clarifying statement regarding the presence of so-called clinging jellyfish that were found in a saltwater tidal pond. The city says the pond is never open for swimming because it is in an environmentally-sensitive area. Mayor Patrick Rosenello says the jellyfish are not found on any designated bathing beaches.
Gretchen Carlson is done as chairwoman of the Miss America Organization. Carlson has stepped down from the position and will now serve only as an adviser. She is a former anchorwoman with Fox News.
Voter turnout was awful Tuesday night in Cape May County primary elections. Top vote getters for countywide races did not earn 4,000 votes in any of the balloting . In Stone Harbor, Charles Krafczek and Jennifer Gensemer won primary races there; Kraafczek won by only nine votes.
There were no winners in the Mega Millions lottery drawing last night. Jackpot officials say the top prize for the Friday night drawing will be a whopping $530 million. The odds of winning are about 1 in 302 million.
It could be a standing room only crowd at the West Wildwood Commission meeting Wednesday afternoon. This will be the first meeting since Mayor Chris Fox was canned as the Business Administrator in neighboring Wildwood. The Borough will finally authorize the reading of the new municipal budget; most communities adopted budgets months ago.
A man accused of pushing a Villas woman with his car during a motor vehicle accident in Wildwood has turned himself in to police. 21 year old Dalton Storms is accused of hitting 56 year old Joanne Manuli during the incident over Memorial Day weekend. Police confiscated his car, but Storms took off.
Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Andrew McCutchen is out for the rest of the season with a torn ACL. McCutchen was hurt during a game Monday night in San Diego. At first, the team thought it was a knee sprain but as it turns out..a season ending injury.