Cape May County will test out the Code Red emergency alert system on June 2nd. County officials announced today that the alert will be sent out countywide between the hours of 10am and 12 Noon on that date. The County has more than 140,000 contacts enrolled in the system.
Severe weather is possible late this afternoon and evening at the Jersey Shore. Cape May County is under a risk of severe weather that could bring straight line winds, thunderstorms, and isolated tornadoes. Continue to receive updates from Accu Weather on this station. Graphic courtesy National Weather Service/Mt. Holly.
A 63 year old woman lost her life in a pedestrian-motor vehicle accident in Cape May Sunday afternoon. City police say an erratic driver who crossed the Route 109 bridge came into the city and struck the woman before hitting a utility pole. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Police are looking for…
Cape May city officials will consider some additional travel and parking changes this week. Council is expected to consider ordinances that allow for dedicated parking for low speed vehicles along Beach Avenue, and to add more stop intersections on Broad Street. Three bond ordinances are also on Tuesday’s agenda.
The Middle Township Committee meets Monday and is expected to consider redevelopment plans for Rio Grande and for Indian Trail Road. The Committee will also repeal and replace all affordable housing ordinances in the community during the meeting.
Atlantic City Police have charged a 17 year old boy with being in possession of a high capacity magazine handgun that was full of hollow point bullets. Police made the arrest during an investigation Friday at the Carver Hall Apartment Complex. The juvenile was taken to a detention facility.
Cape May County continues its climb in the numbers of coronavirus cases. Sunday’s figures put the Cape at 434 cases of the virus, with a quarter of them in Lower Township. Every community in Cape May County has at least one active case of the virus.
Cape May County will again host its annual Tourism Conference on May 25th. The Conference will be held at the administration building at Crest Haven at 10:00am. A legislative update from local lawmakers will be provided.
Beach erosion has devastated some beaches in the Garden State before Memorial Day weekend; in fact, some will be closed through the weekend. NJ.com reports that towns including North Wildwood, Stone Harbor, and Ortley Beach have experienced significant sand lost from the Mother’s Day storm that produced a northeasterly wind for a week. Avalon is…
The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that Cape May County and eight others in the Garden State are now at high transmission rates for coronavirus. Atlantic, Camden, Gloucester, and Ocean are also at high risk, but not Cumberland or Salem. New Jersey has over 700 people hospitalized with the virus.