The last KMart store in our area will close by the end of the year. The Press of Atlantic City reports that the KMart in Somers Point will close in December, with liquidation sales starting in a couple of weeks. The store in Rio Grande closed two years ago.
A couple of local football teams opened their seasons with victories Friday night. Cedar Creek knocked off Willingboro, 24-20, while Pleasantville upended Salem, 27-18. Holy Spirit was blasted by Mount St. Joseph, 56-27.
Two local pharmacies in Cape May County have been recognized for their proactive efforts to crack down on opioids. Village Pharmacy in Marmora and the Walmart pharmacy in Rio Grande have both been honored for providing at-home disposal solutions for unwanted drugs. Freeholder Jeffrey Pierson visited both pharmacies to offer recognition.
A new program called “BizHub” has been born in Cape May County to assist current and future business efforts in our region. The County announced that a program involving a six-month study into BizHub has been launched following a meeting earlier this month in Trenton. The effort includes Atlantic Cape Community College.
Whitesboro will host its 31st annual Family Reunion Festival this weekend. Many events will be held in the Middle Township community, including vendors, gospel music, and other attractions. The event has attracted visitation from Oprah Winfrey in years’ past.
Stone Harbor has advertised to find a new Business Administrator. Current administrator Jill Gougher is retiring in early 2020 and the search is on for her replacement. Applications will be accepted through September 24th.
Dry and seasonably cool conditions are in the forecast for Labor Day weekend, the final summer weekend at the shore. No rain is in the forecast and temperatures along the beaches will top out in the upper 70s to low 80s. There’s no chance of rain until next Wednesday, according to Accu Weather.
Specially designed medallion signs have been erected on the Atlantic City Expressway to honor three roadway workers who were killed while working on the Expressway. Charles A. Young, Warren W. Wilson, and Louis Pitale III were killed in separate accidents dating back to 1978. State Police say they are cracking down on speeders in work…
New Jersey State Police are looking for the public’s help with catching two men who stole crabmeat, steaks, and fruit from the Acme Supermarket in Upper Township. Police say the theft occurred on Sunday, August 11th shortly before 10pm. Police have released photos taken from surveillance cameras.
Cape May City Police are warning motorists about major traffic delays on Elmira Street in the coming days. Atlantic City Electric will be performing work at a substation on the street which will result in the street being closed heading into Cape May from Park Boulevard.