The Diocese of Trenton, which handles four counties in northern New Jersey, is closing its 35 Catholic schools and 100 religious education programs. Schools will be closed at least through March 27th.
Cape May County has announced additional closures courtesy of coronavirus. The County Park and Zoo remains open, but exhibit buildings will not be accessible to the public. Election Board polling classes are cancelled until further notice, and all County senior centers will be closed until further notice, as of March 16th.
Governor Phil Murphy announced Friday afternoon that there are now 21 new presumptive cases of coronavirus in New Jersey, bringing the total number of cases to 50. During a press conference, Murphy says his administration is working with school districts about what he calls “inevitable” school closures in New Jersey. Murphy hinted that it’s likely…
Avalon is staying ahead of the coronovirus crisis by cancelling all Borough sponsored group activities through April 10th. In a posting on its municipal website, Avalon will also keep its Community Hall and Senior Center closed until that date as more information about the virus and advisories become available.
The spring bridal event scheduled for the Wildwoods Convention Center this Sunday will not happen. An announcement came this afternoon that the event will be postponed due to advice and directives related to the coronavirus outbreak.
The Wildwood Catholic boys basketball team will not get the chance to compete for a state championship this weekend. The NJSIAA has cancelled the remainder of the boys and girls basketball playoffs due to the coronavirus. The Ocean City girls’ team also loses a chance to compete for a state title.
Sea Isle City has postponed its annual St. Patrick’s Day parade. The parade scheduled for Saturday will not be held; however, there are plans to hold the parade on Saturday, April 18th instead.
All new jury trials in New Jersey are being suspended. New Jersey Supreme Court Justice Stuart Rabner announced that the state is taking the step to protect the health and welfare of its citizens. Governor Murphy says he is in full support of the decision.
The United States Coast Guard Training Center in Cape May has temporarily suspended guest attendance at graduation ceremonies. Graduation ceremonies will continue to be held and live streamed on the regular social media page maintained by the Center.
Republican Congressman Jeff Van Drew is calling for his former party to get its act together and pass legislation that will protect Americans from coronavirus. Van Drew issued a statement saying he’s continuing to wait for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to put a useful piece of legislation on the floor to help American families and…