Friday was not a good day for the Cape May Lewes Ferry system. The MV New Jersey experienced engine trouble on the bay and passengers were briefly stranded on the vessel. There was a two hour delay getting back to port. A Northstar Marine tugboat assisted the ferry boat back to port.
Congressman Jeff Van Drew has introduced new federal legislation that would permanently ban oil and gas drilling off both the Atlantic and Pacific seaboards. Van Drew has help from a South Carolina congressman on this bill. Van Drew says the economies of our region, and others, are too dependent on clean oceans and environment to…
Several communities are seeking volunteers for various beach sweeps they are having in conjunction with Clean Ocean Action, on Saturday April 13th. Communities including Avalon, Wildwood Crest, and Sea Isle City are holding the events to make a portion of their beaches cleaner in advance of the summer tourism season.
North Wildwood will be conducting a Preparedness Week, starting April 8th. The city will test itself for storms and other emergencies. Various tests will be done, including to the its various communication and sheltering systems.
Middle Township Police have apprehended one of two men who were the victim of a search Friday night in Whitesboro. Police issued a bulletin saying two men fled on foot after a motor vehicle pursuit that started in Lower Township and ended near the Hillside Motel in Whitesboro. The passenger of the vehicle was apprehended,…
A major honor for Cape May Tech basketball star Josh Wright. Wright was named the Cape Atlantic League Male Athlete of the winter at the League’s annual winter all star banquet earlier this week. Wright scored 2484 career points at Tech. For more, see Brian Cunniff’s story on CoastSportsToday.com.
The Philadelphia Eagles have acquired former Chicago Bears running back Jordan Howard. Howard was traded to the Eagles for a conditional sixth round draft pick in 2020. Howard is in the final year of a four year contract.
The county owned bridge that links Sea Isle City to Avalon will not be open in time for Memorial Day weekend. Officials in both Sea Isle City and Avalon have reported to their governing bodies that the bridge won’t be open by the holiday, as promised. No official word from the County yet on the…
Sea Isle City has approved a new budget with a half cent decrease in the local tax rate. Mayor Len Desiderio says budget projections allow his to guarantee another zero tax increase for 2020.
Two Wildwood firefighters save the life of an 80 year old patient who went into cardiac arrest at a convenience store Thursday. Firefighters Gerry Vessels and Sean Stanton were at the store and immediately administered CPR. The patient was taken to the Atlantic City Medical Center.