The Crest Pier recreation facility in Wildwood Crest will be closing on September 25th for routine maintenance, including a complete refurbishment of the gymnasium floor. Crest officials announced that the Pier will open for the fall season on October 9th, with fall fitness programs starting the following day.
A two day country music festival scheduled for Bader Field in Atlantic City later this month has been cancelled. Event organizers did not provide specifics on why the festival was scrubbed; it was expected to include several live concerts. People who bought tickets will be offered a refund.
This weekend is Irish Weekend in North Wildwood, and city police have announced various regulations and restrictions. Police say backpacks and coolers are not permitted in the festival area, and guests may not bring alcohol outside of the festival location. Olde New Jersey Avenue from Pine Avenue to Second Avenue will be closed to traffic.
President Trump received an honorary badge from the New Jersey State Police, the unassigned Badge 45 that reflects Trump’s term as the 45th President. The presentation was made earlier this year at a private ceremony to show the State Police’s appreciation for Trump supporting law enforcement in our country. Photo: NJ State Police
Governor Christie again affirmed today that he knew nothing about the Bridgegate controversy as it unfolded. Christie appeared on a national news television show Tuesday morning and insists that he did not direct anyone to create traffic gridlock on our side of the George Washington Bridge for political retaliation.
The National Weather Service has posted a Coastal Flood Warning for Cape May County through Wednesday at 1am. Minor coastal flooding is possible at time of high tide this morning; moderate coastal flooding is possible this evening. High tide occurs along the back bays this evening around 8:20pm.
Governor Christie announced Monday that drug companies will begin working on non-addictive pain medications in order to help combat the opioid crisis. Christie held a press conference in Trenton Monday and stressed that the public and private sectors must work together to solve this problem.
A 36 year old employee of Galloway Township has been arrested and charged with misconduct and theft. Jennifer Diluzio works as an administrative assistant for the Township. She was charged by police after irregularities in the Township’s recreation department finances were discovered.
The arraignment of former Atlantic County doctor James Kauffman on weapons charges will not be held Thursday as planned. The Press of Atlantic City reports that the arraignment has been postponed by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office; no new date has been announced. Kauffman remains in custody after being arrested in June.
New Jersey likely will not be raising the State’s gasoline tax in October. The State is obligated to review the gasoline tax every year before November 1st, and all indications are the 23-cent gas tax will not be adjusted. The tax generates over $1.2 billion annually for the Garden State.