The Wildwood Crest Beach Patrol has announced its late-season beach coverage for 2019.
Lower Township police responded to a report of a man with a knife threatening neighbors outside of an apartment complex located on East Greenwood Avenue in Villas, Aug. 19 at approximately 1 p.m.
A Middle Township police patrolman was in Rio Grande Aug. 19 at approximately 10:30 a.m., when he spotted an individual walking in the area of South Delsea Drive and Fifth Street, who had active warrants for his arrest.
Dr. Stewart Farrell of the Stockton University Coastal Research Center reported on the state of the Avalon beaches Aug. 14.
The Coastal Research Center quarterly measures the sand on various Avalon beaches. The report was for the second quarter, March 1 to May 31.
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection invites those on the front lines of protecting the state's environment to nominate individuals, businesses or organizations in the public and private sectors for consideration of a 2019 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award, Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe announced Aug. 19.
In August 2017, Stockton University’s Coastal Research Center placed sensors in flood-prone areas of Avalon and Longport as part of a study of nuisance flooding.
Gov. Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 79 Aug. 16 to establish a Council for the Wind Innovation and New Development (WIND) Institute.
Upper Township Engineer Paul Dietrich informed Upper Township Committee Aug. 12 that during the four-year bridge and road improvements undertaken by the state Department of Transportation, artifacts were uncovered.
At Dennis Township Committee’s meeting Aug. 13, Business Administrator Jessica Bishop informed the governing body that the oak tree outside the Dennis Township Old School House Museum & History Center, estimated to be at least 250-years-old, will receive treatment to preserve it.
The Lower Township Police Department responded to or initiated a total of 1,231 calls. Police also made a total of 15 arrests during this period. Below is a breakdown of incidents and arrests by date:
Sea Isle City Council passed a resolution Aug. 13 to provide for a ballot question and "interpretative statement" at the next general election (Nov. 5) regarding the disposition of the former school building on Park Road.
Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland and Middle Township Police Chief Christopher Leusner announce an unsubstantiated threat involving Walmart stores that has been circulating on Facebook accounts across the country.
Local electrical contractor and business owner Anthony (Tony) Anzelone was recognized by the Cape May County Board of Chosen Freeholders for his distinguished service to the Cape May Technical High School as an active and engaged Board of Education member.
Gov. Phil Murphy signed SJR129 Aug. 15, designating the third Sunday of September of each year as “Puerto Rico Day” in New Jersey.
According to a release, New Jersey is home to the third largest Puerto Rican population in the continental United States.
The Wildwood Police Department as of Aug. 16 was attempting to locate and identify a subject, who was involved in an incident on the Wildwood beach earlier in the morning.
At its Aug. 12 meeting, Upper Township Committee approved an ordinance which permits the municipality to issue parking tickets to violators of the no-parking designation along the stretch of highway.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture - Rural Development has awarded Woodbine additional loans and grants of $1.9 million, for a total project nearly $4 million.
To ensure nursing mothers have a safe place to breastfeed when they’re in public, a measure sponsored by Assemblywomen Eliana Pintor Marin, Gabriela Mosquera and Carol Murphy to provide lactation rooms in certain public facilities was signed into law Aug. 11 by Gov. Phil Murphy.
Cape May County was the venue for July 24-25 for flight tests by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) in its mission to utilize unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to deliver emergency supplies to first responders after disasters.
Committee member Curtis Corson recommended trail cameras and all agreed that parents need to help monitor the behavior of their children to eliminate future instances of destruction.
Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal issued the nation’s first statewide directive to law enforcement Aug. 15 implementing an “extreme risk” gun safety law.
Gov. Phil Murphy signed S1435 Aug. 15, which will establish a marketing and advertising campaign for state wineries and viticulture attractions to promote and recognize New Jersey’s expanding wine industry.
The Cape May County Municipal Utilities Authority (CMCMUA) will host an information and question-and-answer session Aug. 17 regarding the replacement/rehabilitation of its wastewater force mains underground along Bay Avenue between Eighth and 31st streets.
Water quality samples for all Cape May County ocean beaches were within the standard Aug. 15, according to the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) Aug. 7 approved amendments to the Universal Service Fund (USF) energy assistance program, raising the income eligibility limit from 175 percent to 185 percent of the Federal Poverty Level, meaning a monthly gross income of $3,870 for a family of four.
The reef-building was designed to protect beaches along the Delaware Bay from storms, erosion and rising sea levels, while also providing fish and other marine creatures places to live.
In James Norris’ recent letter to the editor (“Ban Dredge Spoils in Middle,” Cape May County Herald July 31, 2019) the Republican candidate for Middle Township Committee attempted to raise alarm over the receipt of dredged materials from Ocean City.
Cape May City officials met to consider cost estimates for a public safety building with a proposed site on Franklin Street Aug. 8.
For the fourth consecutive year, the Middle Township Committee is hosting one of its September meetings and corresponding work session at the Rio Grande Firehouse, 1120 Route 47 South, Rio Grande.
The Herald received a series of Spout Offs stating that an Avalon beachgoer’s rights were infringed upon. The beachgoer was allegedly stopped by the Avalon Beach Patrol because they took a walk on an Avalon beach without a beach tag.
A Supreme Court committee composed of representatives from all three branches of government has released its recommendations for reforming the state’s municipal courts.