There are 35 new cases of coronaviurs to report in Cape May County. New figures released by the County Department of Health shows a continued downward trend of cases. Nine of the new cases are in Middle Township, eight in Lower Township.
Bally’s Atlantic City will close the doors to its casino for 30 hours next week. A major technology upgrade is needed at the gaming hall, and the gambling will fall silent for just over a day to make the transition. The rest of the business operations will not be affected.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy may be ready to allow the parents of high school athletes attend games in person. NJ Advance Media reports the announcement could come as soon as Friday. Currently, all fans are prohibited from attending games in person.
Nearly four inches of snow fell in Cape May County during a winter storm on Thursday. The official report from the National Weather Service is 3.8 inches of snowfall in Ocean City, and 4.7 inches in Pitman. Between now and Sunday, expect a mix of winter slop including some cold rain, sleet, freezing rain, and…
For the second consecutive year, commencement exercises at Rutgers University will be virtual, and non in person. School officials announced Thursday that the decision while disappointing, is necessary as the pandemic continues into its second year. NBC’s Lester Holt was last year’s commencement speaker.
State Senator Mike Testa is among a group of lawmakers who are sponsoring a bipartisan bill that will bring economic relief to small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The measure will allocated $300 million to the New Jersey Economic Authority to assist small businesses who have suffered. Money would also be made available to…
The Middle Township boys’ basketball team is in quarantine. CoastSportsToday.com’s Brian Cunniff reports that the high school team is in quarantine, and cannot return to the court until February 22nd. All games have been postponed, and the team is hopeful to reschedule the missed games.
Atlantic Cape Community College has closed its campuses on Thursday due to the snow. College officials announced on their website that administrative offices will be open virtually. In person classes were moved to remote instruction.
Just over two dozen CVS Pharmacies around New Jersey were scheduling people for Covid-19 vaccines, but only one of them is located in Cape May County. NJ.com reports that the only local CVS that was scheduling individuals was the one located in the Villas. Appointments were reportedly going quickly; no walk ins will be accepted.
The number of coronavirus deaths in the Garden State has now officially surpassed the 20,000 mark. State officials announced Wednesday that there were 88 additional confirmed deaths from the virus. The trends in the virus are slowing, and Governor Murphy is open to the possibility of relaxing more executive orders in the coming weeks.