The Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl parade will likely be held on Thursday. Mayor James Kenney announced Monday morning that Thursday appears to be the day for the parade, and more details will be released Monday and Tuesday. The city continues to clean up following some damage to public and private property caused by celebrants.
Dilly, Dilly Philadelphia, here’s your free beer from Bud Light. Bud Light promises to offer free beer to Eagles fans along the victory parade route this week at 25 select bars. Bud Light is using social media to promote which bars will be handing out the free suds.
There was damage in Philadelphia Sunday night as fans took to the streets to celebrate the Eagles’ first ever Super Bowl championship. Police report broken traffic lights, at least one vehicle overturned, and the windows at the Macy’s Department store were smashed with glass on the sidewalk.
Another huge win for the Wildwood Catholic boys basketball program as the Crusaders knocked off Camden Catholic, 55-45 at the Battle by the Bay in Galloway Township on Saturday. Caleb Fields scored 24 points for Catholic, who improved to 16-1 on the season.
The Lower Township Council will meet Monday evening and introduce the 2018 municipal budget. The budget message will be delivered by Township Manager Jim Ridgeway. Council may also authorize a $150,000 payment for dispatching services. The meeting begins at 7:00pm.
North Wildwood’s city council will meet Tuesday and could award various contracts. Council may award a contract for the 2nd Avenue Seawall and Beach Access Improvements, and another contract for the 24th Avenue boardwalk access improvements. A contract may also be awarded for the demolition of the former Heston’s Gas Station.
It looks like the dispute between the City of Cape May and former Police Chief Robert Sheehan is headed to court. Special meetings were held by the Cape May City Council over the past several days. The issue over Sheehan’s eventual demotion by the city could be heard in Superior Court as early as Monday.
Ocean City now has a clear path on the entire length of its boardwalk. Mayor Jay Gillian announced that the reconstruction project has advanced to the point where the decking has been restored in front of businesses between 10th and 12th streets. Various railings and lampposts are being re-installed.
Victories Friday night for both boys basketball teams from Ocean City and Lower Cape May. Ocean City knocked off Absegami, 66-45 thanks to 12 points from Tom Jamison. Lower Cape May got 14 points apiece from Patrick Holden and Zach Cerasi to defeat Oakcrest, 48-30.
Pleasantville Police continue their investigation into a fatal shooting in the city that occurred Thursday night. Police say a man was shot to death inside a car parked on Stenton Place. So far, no witnesses have come forward and police do not have any suspects in custody.