The early signs are showing a huge rebound for tourism following the Covid-19 pandemic. Cape May County Tourism Director Diane Wieland reports that the increase in the occupancy tax locally is not only better than it was in 2020, but nearly 13 percent better than 2019. Last year the County’s overall tourism spending dropped from…
Officials in Wildwood Crest will be celebrating some new additions to Sunrise Park on June 25th, including the installation of a new splash park. A new outdoor fitness area along with playground equipment, seating, and bike racks are all part of the improvements.
Local emergency crews responded early Tuesday afternoon to reports of a car fire at Route 47 and High’s Beach Road in Middle Township. The smoky fire was quickly extinguished; no word yet on the cause of the fire and there are no reports of any injuries. Photo: submitted.
North Wildwood officials recognized the top leadership of the city’s police department in advance of their retirements. Mayor Patrick Rosenello recognized Chief Matthew Gallagher and Deputy Chief Kevin Tolan during a ceremony. Both are retiring at the end of June.
North Wildwood will be appointing a new police chief at the end of the month. The city has announced a special meeting of Council to be held on June 30th with the appointment of the Chief as the only item on the agenda.
Starting today, Wildwood Police will be strictly enforcing the rules regarding the hours when bicycles can operate on the boardwalk. Police announced that bicyclists on the boardwalk between the hours of 1:00pm and 5:00am will be asked to leave; if they do not comply, tickets will be issued. Motorized vehicles, including motorized scooters, are not…
Friday, the State celebrates Juneteenth, which means motor vehicle licensing and vehicle centers will be closed for a three day weekend. Only state inspection facilities will remain open since they are managed by a vendor. The third Friday in June will now be a state holiday every year.
Lower Township Police have charged a 38 year old Levittown man on charges that he was in possession of a firearm at Higbee’s Beach over the weekend. Nelson P. Delisa was hit with multiple offenses, including possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance. A firearm and a hatchet were both retrieved by police.
Middle Township officials believe that a fair affordable housing resolution is on the horizon. Township officials say a balanced plan to chart a future course on affordable housing challenges is nearing final form despite a motion filed against the Township by the Fair Share Housing Center. Township planners are gathering information on housing and demographics…
Vineland Police have announced an arrest in connection with a shooting at the Cumberland Mall last week. Police have not identified the individual who is responsible for shooting a 28 year old man multiple times in the parking lot. The victim survived the shooting.