Openings have been temporarily suspended on Stone Harbor’s 96th Street Bridge. The bridge openings will not occur for approximately two weeks until various repairs are complete, according to the Borough’s website. The bridge remains usable for vehicular traffic.
North Wildwood Police took an important education lesson to the classroom at Margaret Mace Elementary School this week. Officer Eric Nevil instructed students in 3rd through 8th grades about internet and social media safety at the school.
Construction continues at Avalon’s Surfside Park, and the Park remains on schedule to open this spring. The Borough received a $2 million grant from the Cape May County Open Space Program for the Park, which will be located adjacent to the boardwalk. Council Wednesday also advanced a sand back passing project forward that will begin…
Sports betting is a huge hit in Atlantic City this over the past year. New gaming figures show that $2 billion in sports bets have been made in New Jersey since it was legalized last year. The extra revenue boosted the casino win figures in Atlantic City by 26 percent.
Vineland Police continue to investigate a shooting earlier this week on New Peach Street. Police say a 21 year old man was shot in his left hand; he claims someone inside a passing car opened fire and caused the injury. Police have announced no motive for the shooting.
Wildwood Police say drug charges have been filed against a 30 year old Wildwood man following a motor vehicle stop on Rio Grande Avenue Tuesday. Police say Gabriel Acevedo-Curbelo of Wildwood was charged after heroin, narcotics paraphernalia, and a weapon was found in his vehicle. Police also recovered nearly $2,000 in cash.
Senate President Steve Sweeney wants the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to operate the Atlantic City International Airport. The Press of Atlantic City reports that Sweeney believes this would provide a needed expansion of the airport. Congressman Jeff Van Drew says he was asked by Sweeney to be supportive of this effort.
Cape May’s Parking Advisory Committee is looking at a reconfiguration of the Bank Street Parking lot to help add more parking spaces in town. The Cape May Star and Wave reports that the the committee has learned various construction equipment has been parked in the lot without authorization, and the lot could better serve the…
Avalon will be conducting a sand backpassing project for the second year in a row. The Avalon Borough Council will hear discussion of a plan Wednesday afternoon that will result in sand being transported from south of the Fishing Pier to an eroded area largely between 11th and 15th Streets. The project is expected to…
Beach boxes available for rent during the summer season in Wildwood Crest were all reserved in about one day. A new shared services agreement between the Crest and Wildwood resulted in 84 beach boxes being reserved for the season. There’s no guarantee additional boxes will be added for the upcoming beach season.