Cape May County also continues to have a low rate of positive Covid tests, at 1.3%. The county has continued to average three new Covid cases per day over the past week.
As part of the president’s National Month of Action to get more people vaccinated against Covid by July 4, select ACME Pharmacies in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and New York will hold extended hours on Friday evenings in June.
Attorney General Gurbir Grewal June 9 issued a supplemental directive, setting a 60-day deadline for all law enforcement agencies to publish their first public reports identifying officers who committed serious disciplinary violations.
The North Wildwood Police Department requested assistance from the public to identify a suspect who was wanted in connection with an aggravated assault on the boardwalk.
Lower Township Council introduced ordinances to amend the municipal land development code that would allow marijuana sales and delivery businesses, at its June 7 meeting. Another ordinance would set mercantile license fees for those businesses at $2,000 each.
Early June 10, the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee passed their infrastructure legislation in the dead of night.
The Borough of Wildwood Crest has been matched with an Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Climate Corps Fellow, who will provide expertise and support for evaluation, planning and implementation of projects that will help improve the energy performance of its facilities, as part of the Sustainable Jersey program.
Water quality samples for all Cape May County ocean beaches were within the standard June 10, according to the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).
Ahead of what is expected to be another above-average hurricane season for the East Coast, an Assembly panel approved a joint resolution designating September as Emergency Preparedness Month in New Jersey.
New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced the Lower Township Police Department has been awarded grant funding, for $124,318, towards the purchase of 61 new body-worn cameras.
The Department of Health has identified 1,319 Covid breakthrough cases, which represents .06% of the 2.2 million people fully vaccinated in the first four months (December 2020 through April 2021) of New Jersey’s Covid vaccination program.
The June 8 primary election, in Cape May County, resulted in 12,433 ballots cast out of 73,700 registered voters, a turnout of 16.87%, according to the Cape May County clerk’s election website.
Lower Township Rescue Squad Capt. Thomas Conrad June 9 announced the squad, founded in 1950, will cease operations June 19, “due to several economic reasons, mostly caused by the Covid pandemic.”
The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT), in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), announced the 2021 New Jersey Trails & Greenways Summit.
The Wildwood Police Department June 6, at approximately 7:40 p.m., received a 911 call, in which the caller made a threat directed at amusement piers on the Wildwoods Boardwalk.
Neighbors got a boost in their battle against a landlord, whose tenants have had their run-ins with the local police department, when Police Chief Robert Regalbuto took a public stand against the landlord.
Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland and Chief Christopher Leusner, of the Middle Township Police Department, announced the arrest of 42-year-old Dante Norton and 37-year-old Andria Norton June 8, both of whom are from Middle Township.
Sheriff Robert Nolan is continuing his challenge to a 2018 state attorney general directive that limits the participation of state law enforcement agencies in enforcing federal immigration law.
Dennisville Volunteer Fire Company units, at approximately 11 a.m. June 8, were dispatched to Route 47, in the area of Scotty Drive, for a reported pedestrian motor vehicle accident.
The long, sought-after sea breezes of Cape May will now be even fresher, thanks to the city’s new move to prohibit smoking in any form in public spaces, including the Washington Street Mall.
About 40-50 Ocean City School District alumni, parents, and concerned community members staged a “peaceful protest” June 4, at the Ocean City Education Foundation’s “Health, Well-being and Happiness” dinner honoring Superintendent Kathleen Taylor, who is retiring after 15 years leading the district.
Attorney General Gurbir Grewal June 7 issued a statement following regarding the New Jersey Supreme Court's decision on the release of police disciplinary records.
Decades after a brutal crime in a Wildwood bar, one of the two defendants continues to try overturning his conviction of felony murder, attempted murder, armed robbery, conspiracy and more.
The New Jersey EMS Task Force, which has been part of the state’s response to the Covid pandemic since March 2020, has begun the transfer and tracking of vaccine doses between vaccination sites to assure that all vaccines are used prior to their expiration dates.
Dennisville Volunteer Fire Company units, along with automatic aid from Ocean View Volunteer Fire Company, Belleplain Volunteer Fire Company and Stone Harbor Volunteer Fire Company No. 1's quint, were dispatched to Cedar Mill Lane.
Cape May City Council June 1 introduced an ordinance that would continue to permit outdoor dining while requiring that it end at 10 p.m. The combination of seats allocated to outdoor and indoor dining cannot exceed the total seats approved in the establishment’s mercantile license.
The North Wildwood Police Department is requesting assistance from the public to identify a suspect who assaulted a victim at approximately 2 a.m. June 7, in the area of 19th Street and the boardwalk.
Beginning in the morning of June 7 and continuing until June 17, the Ingram’s Thorofare Bridge, along C.R. 601, will be restricted to a single lane, with alternating traffic Monday through Thursdays, between 5 a.m. and 5 p.m.
Legal volunteers staffing the nonpartisan Election Protection 866-OUR-VOTE (866-687-8683) hotline are available to answer calls from New Jersey voters who need help casting their ballot during the June 8 statewide primary elections.
Gov. Phil Murphy June 4 signed an order lifting the health emergency in New Jersey. In doing so, Murphy did not give up all the extraordinary powers the health emergency provided.
The Wildwood Crest Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in an investigation being conducted by members of the Detective Division.
The Slow Down, Move Over Law requires motorists who are approaching authorized vehicles displaying emergency lights to slow down or move over one lane away from the incident when it is safe to do so.
During the month of April 2021 the members of the Middle Township Police Department responded to or initiated 3,027 calls for service, averaging 432 per day.
A combination of environmental factors and continued overharvesting of female horseshoe crabs are threatening the Delaware Bay ecological system, as the number of red knots who stop there for critical food supplies plummeted this year.