There is the likelihood of a flash freeze late Sunday afternoon in the Jersey Cape, and that could cause some very tricky icing conditions on sidewalks and roadways. A weekend storm is expected to be rain for us, but temperatures will drop by over 30 degrees in a very short time which will cause some…
Did you feel any shaking Tuesday evening? A 4.7 magnitude earthquake occurred shortly after nightfall Tuesday in the ocean, about 100 miles from Ocean City, MD. No reports of any damage, and no official reports of anyone feeling any shaking in the southern tip of New Jersey, although it was felt in Lewes, DE.
As expected, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy again called for the legalization of recreational marijuana and increases in the minimum wage in New Jersey during his State of the State address in Trenton Tuesday. Murphy also called on the state to do a better job managing the affairs of New Jersey Transit.
Woodbine is getting $400,000 in grant funding for various sidewalk and curb construction work. The money is coming from a state program that provides funding for better accessibility to those with disabilities. Some of the funds will be applied near the school complex.
Anticipated construction work along Sea Isle Boulevard has been postponed until Friday morning due to weather conditions. County officials announced that there are still some weather delays associated with the winter storm that impacted our region over the weekend. Base paving is expected to occur early Friday.
Cape May County Freeholder Gerald Thornton is scolding State Senator Bob Andrzejczak on issues involved with the Code Blue system and how the County deals with it. Thornton issued a press release Tuesday saying Andrzejczak was invited to meetings with municipal officials and didn’t attend the meetings. Thornton says Code Blue legislation was approved on…
Another retail chain is expected to close all of its stores, including 22 in the Garden State. Gymboree is expected to close its remaining stores during a court filing this week. The chain operates 22 stores in New Jersey, including one at the Hamilton Mall in Mays Landing.
Local democrat Bob Andrzejczak will be a New Jersey State Senator by the end of the day. Andrzejczak will be sworn in to the Senate seat vacated by Jeff Van Drew today; Van Drew became a member of Congress. Still to be determined..who will fill Andrzejczak’s seat in the State Assembly.
Wildwood Crest will be part of Cape May County’s joint dispatch service on or about March 1st. Borough officials announced today that all police, fire, and rescue calls will be handled out of the County’s new dispatch center in Lower Township. Wildwood Crest will be able to reduce costs and use the latest technology that…
Governor Phil Murphy will deliver his State of the State address to the legislature at 2pm today. Murphy is expected to showcase how New Jersey is better off than it was one year ago, and again bring up the need for a higher minimum wage, and for legalized recreational marijuana.