Legislation, sponsored by Sens. Joe Pennacchio (R-26th) and Michael Testa (R-1st), that would lift restrictions on access to public and government records during declared emergencies was approved Sept. 24 by the Senate.
Middle Township received approval for grants to fund additions to two local landmarks – Ockie Wisting Recreational Complex and the Avalon Manor Fishing Pier.
Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland, along with Chief Christopher Leusner, Middle Township Police Department, announced the arrest of Gregory Mahley, 51, of West Deptford, on additional charges relating to manufacturing and possessing child pornography.
Following controversy surrounding unpaid breakfast and lunch meals, two measures to address practices employed by New Jersey schools concerning this debt were advanced by the full Assembly Sept. 24.
Anxious to have Cape May County businesses operating normally, without state constraints due to COVID-19, freeholders passed a resolution Sept. 22 urging the governor to lift all restrictions hindering business operations.
Combat pay earned by military men and women serving in dangerous regions around the globe would no longer be subject to New Jersey gross income tax under legislation sponsored by Sens. Michael Testa (R-1st) and Kristin Corrado (R-40th) and advanced Sept. 24 by the Senate.
There has been so much uncertainty in 2020 due to the coronavirus. One unforeseen effect is it has created a tangible increase in property demand, in Cape May County.
Brendan Sciarra and Liz Casey issued the following joint statement pledging to donate their Freeholder salary to local charities if elected:
The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) Sept. 23 announced the expiration dates for all valid New Jersey commercial driver licenses (CDLs) and commercial learner permits (CLPs) that expired on or after March 1 have been extended to Dec. 31.
The Wildwood Police Department announced Sept. 22 that, between Sept. 28-Oct. 2, road work on West Rio Grande Avenue, to Park Boulevard, will be completed.
Gov. Phil Murphy Sept. 22 advised individuals traveling to New Jersey from states or territories with significant community spread of COVID-19 to quarantine for a 14-day period from the time of last contact within the identified state or territory.
The Cape May County Health Department is reporting seven new positive cases among county residents, as listed below, one of which is based in a Middle Township long-term care facility, and one new out-of-county positive case included in the non-resident active cases listed below.
The City of North Wildwood this week reminded residents, second homeowners, and business owners about the protocols for the ongoing COVID-19 situation as the fall season kicks into full gear.
Legislation, sponsored by Assembly Democrats Verlina Reynolds-Jackson (D-15th), Benjie Wimberly (D-35th), and John Burzichelli (D-3rd) cleared the Assembly Appropriations Committee Sept. 22.
Starting Sept. 22, all MVC vehicle centers will set aside special hours, from 2-4 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, for customers age 65 and over and those who are medically prohibited from wearing a mask.
Planned improvements at Sunrise Park, at Rambler Road, are set to begin on or shortly after Sept. 28, the Borough of Wildwood Crest has announced.
New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson Sept. 21 announced that applications are now open for the new COVID-19 child care tuition assistance program the Murphy administration has created to help families with child care costs as schools open remotely.
During the week of Aug. 24-30, members of the Middle Township Police Department responded to or initiated 568 calls for service, averaging 81 per day.
For the past six months, we have been calling on the Freeholders to act on important issues intended to alleviate the difficulties residents and businesses are facing during the pandemic.
The Cape May County Fare Free Department has started its long-anticipated "On-demand" rider program that expands its existing transportation services.
Upper Township Committee members passed a resolution Sept. 14 authorizing the municipality's Planning Board to conduct a preliminary investigation into whether to establish a condemnation redevelopment area within the municipality.
After two days in which the county reported a combined 25 new cases, positive cases of the virus moderated, ending the week with two new cases Sept. 20.
Gov. Phil Murphy Sept. 18, alongside U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, Mayor Ras Baraka, Sen. Troy Singleton, Assemblyman John McKeon, and environmental advocates, signed legislation (S232).
The Lower Township Police Department responded to or initiated a total of 446 calls, averaging a total of 64 calls per day.
Cape May County has received a grant from the State Department of Human Services, for the operation of a Peer Support Recovery Center.
“This town could not fit any more people.” That was the statement from Stone Harbor Mayor Judith Davies-Dunhour months after borough officials looked at the approaching summer with trepidation.
At a Sept. 15 Cape May City Council meeting, the council adopted an ordinance creating the position of a historic preservation compliance officer. The move strengthens the city’s oversight of new construction and renovations, which required authorization from its Historic Preservation Committee (HPC).
New Jersey courts are set to resume jury trials beginning next week after being suspended for more than six months because of COVID-19, under a Supreme Court order released Sept. 18.