New Jersey is reporting 64 new deaths from coronavirus. State health officials report 2,679 new cases of the virus on Friday. The rate of transmission remains under one percent, which shows a slowing of the spread of the virus in the Garden State.
While the majority of Cape May County residents wait for their coranavirus vaccines, the State announced today that over 1.5 million residents have received at least their first shot. Governor Phil Murphy announced Friday that this week’s winter storms have delayed the arrival of some vaccinations to centers throughout the State.
Former Atlantic City mayor Don Guardian will seek the republican party’s endorsement for a State Senate seat in the fall. Guardian is expected to get support for the nomination as a replacement for current State Senator Chris Brown is needed. Brown announced this week he will not seek re-election.
There will be at least three candidates seeking the three Council seats available in the May municipal election in Avalon. Team Avalon 2021 had a campaign announcement this week, and the ticket is headed by current Council President John McCorristin. Joining McCorristin on the ticket are current Planning and Zoning Board Chairman Jamie McDermott, and…
The Borough of Woodbine awarded two contracts for improvements to its water system. One of the contracts is for $830,000 and includes extensions of the water main system in the community. The second contract is for over $3 million and will result in water treatment plant upgrades.
Gasoline prices are on the rise locally. According to the latest price survey by Mid Atlantic AAA, the average price of a gallon of gas in Cape May County is $2.77, which is up seven cents over last week. We are four cents higher than the state’s average.
There were 26 new cases of coronavirus reported in Cape May County over the past 24 hours. The County reported no additional deaths. There are now 6,006 people off quarantine during the pandemic.
There may be an initiative to save the St. Mary by the Sea Retreat House in Cape May Point. The Cape May Star and Wave reported that some residents spoke at a recent Borough Commission meeting and suggested that a community group could be formed to buy the property. The Sisters of St. Joseph announced…
There’s been another postponement of a big basketball game in our region. CoastSportsToday.com’s Brian Cunniff reports that the girls basketball game between Wildwood Catholic and Middle Township for Friday has been postponed.
Lower Township Police announced the temporary closure of the Middle Thorofare Bridge that connects Diamond Beach to the mainland. The bridge has been closed due to a sinkhole. The bridge will be closed for a few hours until a permanent repair can be made next week. A steel plate is being installed for the time…