A fire struck the top floors of a building in the 1000 block of Asbury Avenue in Ocean City on Thursday. City officials say the fire started late at night and was under control four hours later. Four people who lived inside the building were safely evacuated.
Cape May has placed some limits on the public consumption of alcohol this summer. The Press of Atlantic City reports that the city leadership will now require patrons to consume alcohol within 50 feet of a licensed establishment. Last summer, Cape May allowed for a much broader allowance for public consumption.
$25 million in financial relief is coming to very small businesses in New Jersey thanks to a new law signed Thursday by Governor Phil Murphy. The aid will be made available through the New Jersey Economic Development Authority.
A businessman from Somers Point is among four individuals charged in connection with an arson that was committed to cover up a crime. The Press of Atlantic City reports that 56 year old Gregory Sykora and three others have been charged with an arson that was intended to cover up a home invasion crime in…
New Jersey has provided over 4.3 million vaccines to state residents. Governor Murphy announced Thursday that there were nearly 4,700 new cases of the virus in the Garden State over the past 24 hours. There were 30 new deaths reported.
One fifth of the state has been fully vaccinated against coronavirus. Governor Murphy announced 44 new deaths and over 4,500 new cases on Wednesday. The recent surge in the virus may not peak until sometime in May. Hospitalizations are up by nearly 30 percent over the past few weeks.
West Cape May is the recipient of several new significant water leaks in town, caused by abnormal water pressure. Borough officials are apologizing to citizens about the problem with the water system, and wants to be contacted if anyone has experienced any property damage as a result of the problem.
Cape May County reported 45 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday. Middle Township has about a quarter of all of the new cases. Over 24,000 County residents are now fully vaccinated.
The owner of the Icona Resorts has reportedly formed a partnership with Gillian’s Wonderland Pier to help the pier out of financial difficulty. NJ.com reports that the family of Eustace Mita, the owner of the Icona properties, has formed a partnership with the Gillian family. Gillian is the mayor of Ocean City. Earlier this year,…
Police in Wildwood Crest will be cracking down on distracted driving infractions through the month of April, which begins tomorrow. Police say they are participating in the “U Drive, U Text, U Pay” campaign. Over 2,800 people lost their lives nationwide three years ago due to distracted driving.