The Cape May County Office of Emergency Management announced that County residents will be getting a test emergency call this Thursday afternoon. It’s all part of a FEMA and FCC coordinated project. If your phone is registered with the County’s Code Red phone alert system, it will ring Thursday afternoon, after 2pm.
Lower Township Police announced that portions of Townbank and Shunpike roads will be closed on Sunday, September 23rd for a Run the Vineyards 5K run event. Police say the closures will last about two hours, starting at 9:00am. Delays are expected in those areas.
Avalon now has its own independent weather station. The Avalon Office of Emergency Management announced that the station provides current weather conditions and archives historical data for resiliency purposes. The station has an online presence on the Borough website, and individuals can download a free app to check out the conditions.
Lower Township Police say a 15 year old pedal cyclist was injured when he was struck by a car late Thursday afternoon in the Villas. Police say the 65 year old drive told them that the teen failed to stop at a stop sign and proceeded into the lane of traffic. The accident occurred at…
North Wildwood Police have announced restrictions for next weekend’s Irish Fall Festival. Olde New Jersey Avenue from 2nd Avenue to Pine Avenue and surrounding streets will be closed for the festival. Backpacks and coolers will be prohibited; guests cannot bring alcohol into the festival site.
Closings begin Sunday on the Margate Bridge and causeway. There are two five-day scheduled closures this month during the late evening hours for various repair and maintenance projects. Motorists should be seeking alternate routes during the nighttime hours.
Ocean City is going to pay former car dealership owner Harry Klause $9 million for the lot that used to be his car dealership. City Council voted Thursday night to pay for the property, which is nearly two acres in size. The city intends to use the lot for some sort of public benefit.
A 54 year old North Cape May man survived a jump off the Seashore Road Bridge in Lower Township late Thursday morning. Police say Michael W. Wilson jumped off the bridge and was rescued by multiple agencies and by construction workers who were on a barge under the bridge. Wilson was transported to the Atlantic…
North Wildwood’s council meets next week and is expected to approve an ordinance that would authorize a shared municipal court with Wildwood Crest. Council will also recognize the award of a grant that will pay for the reconstruction of a portion of 17th Avenue between Surf and Ocean Avenues. Council meets at 10:00am.
Rough surf conditions have cancelled the annual Nun’s Beach Surfing Contest in Stone Harbor for the weekend. The Borough announced that the dinner auction for the event will still be held, but the surfing event is cancelled and will not be rescheduled.