Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi was honored for his longtime support of the Police Unity Tour, which came through Cape May County Tuesday. Avalon has long supported the tour, and provided all of the riders with a hot breakfast Tuesday before they travelled south. The Tour will take the riders to Washington, DC on Thursday. Photo…
The man who has been imprisoned for the murder of New Jersey State Trooper Werner Foerster has been ordered to be released by the New Jersey Supreme Court. The Court ruled 3-2 that Sundiata Acoli presents no threat to the public and should be released. He was denied parole on eight separate occasions.
The coastal storm has left us, but we are still left with a wind advisory in effect for today. Wind gusts could approach 50 mph today, which could result in minor tidal flooding at time of high tide and some additional beach erosion. The winds will finally subside on Wednesday.
Cape May County now has over 300 coronavirus cases, with 55 new cases added over the past 24 hours. Lower Township has 90 of the cases, while Middle Township has 61 new cases. Only Cape May Point is Covid-free.
Another Catholic high school will close in New Jersey at the conclusion of the current school year. NJ.com reports that Mater Dei High School in Monmouth County will close for good next month. A drop in enrollment and a lack of money are the reasons why the school is closing.
Ocean City voters are headed to the polls today to elect a mayor and three members of Council. The big news in Ocean City is the race for mayor, as incumbent Jay Gillian is being challenged by Councilman Keith Hartzell. Polls close at 8:00pm.
62 year old Jeffrey Koltys of Runnemede lost his life on May 2nd during a traffic accident on an exit ramp on Route 55. Police say Koltys’ car was struck by a drunk driver who was driving the wrong way on the ramp. The driver of the other vehicle was a 71 year old man…
Tuesday is municipal election day in Ocean City. City officials announced that regular polling places will be open from 6:00am until 8:00pm. There are hotly contested races for in Ocean City, including one for mayor.
Traffic on Stone Harbor’s 96th Street Bridge will be reduced to one lane on Monday. An alternating traffic pattern will be in place starting at 7:00am while work is being performed on the bridge. Slight delays are possible. Graphic courtesy of Stone Harbor Police social media page
There was some wind damage and power outages as a result of the storm on Saturday. Wildwood City Police put photos on their social media page of fences blowing over, and some wind damage on storefronts along the city’s boardwalk. In Stone Harbor, a house under construction experienced wind damage. Avalon saw a utility pole…