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Campgrounds Remain Closed in Cape May County

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE (April 5, 2020)--The Cape May County Health Department and the County Prosecutor’s Office want to make it clear that all campgrounds in the County are to remain closed currently. Certain campgrounds have remained open saying they are providing lodging to medical personnel at the direction of the Cape May County Health Department but at this time there has not been determined a need for medical lodging in Cape May County and this directly contradicts Gov. Phil Murphy’s Executive Order 107 ordering... Read more →


Ocean County Teen Wins Statewide Substance Use  Prevention Music Competition

Monmouth County Student Claims Second Place, Morris County Students Earn Third Millburn, NJ — The New Jersey Shout Down Drugs music competition, sponsored by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ), 95.9 WRAT and the New Jersey Broadcasters Association held its Prevention Concert as an Audio Show showcasing the finalists and their songs on April 3rd at 6 p.m. on the Shout Down Drugs website (www.ShoutDownDrugs.com). Winners were then announced live on-air at 6:45 p.m on 95.9 WRAT. This year there were 13 finalists... Read more →


New Cases of COVID-19 in Cape May County

Cape May Court House-(April 4, 2020)-- Cape May County continues to see an increase in COVID-19 cases. New Jersey currently has 29,895 and 646 deaths. Today, in Cape May County a 56-year-old female, 56-year-old male, 59-year-old female, and 26-year-old male tested positive for Covid-19. MUNICIPALITY ACTIVE CASES RECOVERED AVALON 5 1 CAPE MAY CITY 1 2 CAPE MAY POINT 0 DENNIS TOWNSHIP 3 LOWER TOWNSHIP 11 3 MIDDLE TOWNSHIP 5 3 NORTH WILDWOOD 2 1 OCEAN CITY 1 1 SEA ISLE CITY 0 1 STONE... Read more →


Opening of Drive-thru COVID-19 Testing Site for Cape May County Residents

By Appointment Only Cape May Court House- Cape May County Department of Health and CompleteCare Health Network are partnering to open a drive-thru COVID-19 testing site. The drive-thru will be by appointment only, once a week. At this time, testing will only be for CompleteCare patients, as well as Cape May County residents, who are sick with symptoms of fever, cough and shortness of breath and that meet a certain criteria. Symptomatic first responders who are residents of the county will also be given priority... Read more →


Coast Guard graduates newest enlisted members; rescheduling inbound recruits amid COVID-19

Release Date: Apr. 03, 2020 CAPE MAY – Today the U.S. Coast Guard announced it will graduate 64 new recruits from the 8-week program at Training Center Cape May, N.J., but will reschedule shipment of new recruits to bootcamp as it adapts to the COVID-19 emergency. The graduates will be heading to cutters, stations, and other Coast Guard units on the front line of Coast Guard operations. Of the graduates, 58 are Active Duty and 6 are Reserve members. All graduating recruits will be provided... Read more →


FACE OF DEFENSE: Coast Guard's newest Surf Men escort fishing vessel across breaking Umpqua River bar

REEDSPORT, OR, UNITED STATES 04.01.2020 Courtesy Photo U.S. Coast Guard District 13 Subscribe43 Petty Officers 2nd Class Enrique Lemos and Aaron Hadden and their crews aboard 47-foot Motor Lifeboats from Coast Guard Station Umpqua River escort the fishing vessel Brenna A across the Umpqua River bar located near Reedsport, Oregon, April 1, 2020. Lemos and Hadden were both recently qualified as surfman, which is the highest qualification for small-boat operators. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Umpqua River) Story by Petty Officer 1st Class... Read more →


*Have A Sweet Tooth? Sinfully Sweets is Just For You!

Related: Former Gloucester City Resident Opens Sinfully Sweets Candy Store 3/14-4-11 RELATED: CNB BUSINESS NEWS Read more →


Cape May County Chiefs of Police Association Support Health Care Workers

From Left: Middle Township Police Chief Christopher Leusner, who also serves as the President of the New Jersey State Chiefs Association; Claudio Pawlus from Claudio’s Pizza Kitchen in Cape May Court House; Director Thomas DePaul of the Cape May County Police Academy; Bob Williams from Hugit’s Steaks and Things in Cape May Court House; and Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of County Detectives Paul Skill, who also serves as President of the Cape May County Chiefs Association. The Cape May County Chiefs of Police... Read more →


*Sinfully Sweets Fresh Made Candy, Come In An Give Us A Try

RELATED: CNB BUSINESS NEWS Gloucester City News Gloucester City History Former Gloucester City Resident Opens "Sinfully Sweets" Candy Store in Atco Read more →


Bringing Oysters Back to Barnegat Bay

To really bring oysters back to the bay, we need to bring back the oyster reefs. BY KAREN WALZER, (Barnegat Bay Partnership) Oyster spat growing on a recycled oyster shell (S. Evert) Article by Dr. Christine Thompson, Assistant Professor of Marine Science, Stockton University Recipe for an oyster reef A lot of shell. Even more oyster larvae. A little bit of time, some food and water, and a lot of labor. In Barnegat Bay, the eastern oyster is functionally extinct. This doesn’t mean they are... Read more →


CONGRESSMAN VAN DREW REQUESTS DRIVE THRU TESTING FOR COVID-19 IN SOUTH JERSEY

Washington-Today, Congressman Van Drew requested a drive-thru testing site for COVID-19 in South Jersey from FEMA and Governor Phil Murphy. Currently there are no testing sites in South Jersey. Congressman Van Drew has requested that this location be able to be utilized by residents of South Jersey only and he has advocated for the location to be somewhere in western Atlantic County, to be as accessible to as much of the region as possible. Congressman Van Drew has been discussing options with Atlantic County Executive... Read more →


COVID-19 Cases in Cape May County Increase to 10

March 28, 2020 Cape May Court House- New Jersey has become the second leading state in the nation with 8,825 total COVID-19 cases and 108 deaths. Today, Cape May County’s total has increased by one case, a 12-year-old female who is recovering at her residence, bringing the county to a total of 10 cases . MUNICIPALITY NUMBER Covid 19 Cases AVALON 1 CAPE MAY CITY 2 CAPE MAY POINT 0 DENNIS TOWNSHIP 0 LOWER TOWNSHIP 1 MIDDLE TOWNSHIP 3 NORTH WILDWOOD 0 OCEAN CITY 1... Read more →


PET FOR ADOPTION: MEET GIGI

Gigi Siberian Husky Adult Female SEE MORE PETS HERE Available for Adoption Matawan, NJ 674 miles away Organization Contact Info: Husky House 391 Rt 34 Matawan, NJ 07747 Huskyhouseinc@gmail.com http://huskyhouse.org Meet Gigi! Doing well in her foster home, Gigi is still looking for her loving forever home. She is very sweet and gets along well with other dogs. She is also crate trained. Please no homes with small animals or cats. Interested in adopting Gigi? Please visit www.huskyhouse.org today to fill out an application. More... Read more →


Atlantic City Electric Warns Customers About Utility Scammers During COVID-19 Pandemic

MAYS LANDING N.J. (March 26, 2020) – With New Jersey and the world experiencing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Atlantic City Electric is reminding customers to always be on alert for potential scams targeting energy customers. Scams occur throughout the year, but the company has seen an increase in scam attempts with scammers using this health crisis to take advantage of energy customers throughout the United States. The company has received reports that scammers are threatening to shut service off, and also are offering... Read more →


Atlantic City Electric Extending Customer Support Practices

To Ensure All Residents Have Safe and Reliable Energy Service During This Critical Time Company to provide electric service to previously disconnected residents across South Jersey MAYS LANDING N.J. (March 23, 2020) – Atlantic City Electric is taking several major steps to help ensure all residents across its service area have access to electric service during this critical time. As the COVID-19 pandemic worsens, officials across the country are enacting shelter in place or similar orders to ensure public safety. With more people, including school... Read more →


Aquariums in New Jersey to Visit

The Marine Mammal Stranding Center is an amazing organization that helps sea creatures including dolphins, seals, whales and sea turtles. It is aa great place to take the kids for them to learn about local New Jersey oceanography, and what we can all do to help these sea animals. The Atlantic City Aquarium is another beautiful facility where kids can experience sea life up close and personal. The Seaport Aquarium is located at 3400 Boardwalk, Wildwood, New Jersey. Lastly, we have The Adventure Aquarium in... Read more →


Jacqueline Mary Dimmerman, age 71, Lifelong member/shop steward for Local 54

Surrounded by her daughters, on March 18, 2020, at age 71. (nee Kaluhiokalani) Formerly of Gloucester City and Williamstown. Beloved mother of Thelma Fagan, Sherry Walker Fuss (late James) and John Walker, III. Cherished grandmother of Glenn VanLeer, Jr. and Thomas Fuss and great grandmother of Leah VanLeer. Beloved sister of Joseph Kaluhiokalani (Tina) and the late David Kaluhiokalani (surviving Lynn). Also survived by her former husband, Joseph Dimmerman and her pups, Bella and Raffy. Jackie will be remembered as a loving, dedicated and compassionate... Read more →


Villanova Professor: Atlantic City casino business will be hit hard by COVID-19 (video)

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. BY Rhonda Schaffler, Correspondent | March 19, 2020, New Jersey’s hospitality industry could suffer long-term impacts from COVID-19 even after the pandemic ends, according to Dr. David Fiorenza, an assistant professor of economics at Villanova University. He says the casino industry in Atlantic City will have to rethink its business model, and he doesn’t rule... Read more →


To Slow Coronavirus Murphy Orders Extensive Closures, Mobilizes Guard in Race to Slow Virus

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. Text: Tim Nostrand Video report: Brenda Flanagan, NJTV News Amid a spike in confirmed COVID-19 cases in New Jersey, Gov. Phil Murphy and other state officials on Monday imposed a series of mandatory closures and business regulations, all designed to limit the close interactions between people that facilitate the spread of the coronavirus that causes... Read more →


COVID-19 Checklist for NJ to Help Keep Residents Informed

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com. KIMBERLEE BONGARD | MARCH 19, 2020 | MORE ISSUES, CORONAVIRUS IN NJ The COVID-19 pandemic is moving almost too quickly to track. An updated look at many of the closures and the exceptions statewide The closures have been ordered, or voluntarily undertaken, to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. In an attempt to slow... Read more →


Exelon and its Family of Companies Donate $1M plus for Wuhan Virus Response & Relief

Exelon utilities and Constellation suspend service disconnections and late payment charges; Exelon Generation raises support for plant community aid organizations CHICAGO (March 17, 2020) — Exelon Corporation and its family of companies announced today that they will donate more than $1.15 million to national and local relief organizations to support communities impacted by the spread of the coronavirus. “We are committed to helping support impacted communities, especially those where we live, work and serve. Our donation will help local charities and relief organizations address hardships... Read more →


*The Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala

BY MediaWize ATLANTIC CITY, NJ Tickets are now on sale for South Jersey’s premier food and beverage event. The 37th Annual Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala will be held on Thursday, April 16, in the Avalon Ballroom of Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center in Atlantic City. Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala is April 16. (Photo courtesy ACCC) The annual event celebrates food by highlighting hors d’oeuvres prepared by students in the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape and showcasing the specialties of 40... Read more →


Carino Boys All-Star Game Cancelled

Reluctantly, the Carino Boys Basketball Club has announced the due to our current situation with the Caronavirus that has created havoc in our world, our Annual All-Star Game along with the Tim Lenahan Memorial 8th Grade All-Star Game has been cancelled for this year. The uncertainty of the health crisis has prevented the rescheduling of the events to a later date. The Club looks forward to continuing the tradition next season. Additionally, plans for our upcoming Awards Banquet scheduled for Thursday, April 9th are being... Read more →


Most Attractive Bonuses Offered By Online Casinos

Gloucestercitynews.net (March 17, 2020)--Online casinos are offering all kinds of bonuses to attract players. They are very innovative when it comes to this, and there is a number of popular bonuses that keep their existing customers and bring new ones. The following are the most attractive types of bonuses currently offered by popular online casinos. Make sure you take advantage of them and maximize your chances for profits. A welcome bonus is a standard type of bonus given by online casinos. You can get this... Read more →


*Tuckahoe Craftsmen & Home Spring Show event!

Visitors will find everything they need for Spring decorating and home remodeling Tuckahoe, New Jersey, April 4-5, 2020 from 10am to 4pm: The Spring in TuckahoeCraftsmen & Home Event is coming to the Upper Township Community Center, 1790 Route 50, Tuckahoe, NJ, on April 4-5, from 10am to 4pm.This two- day gathering of artists, craftsmen, home improvement and direct sales vendors has something for everyone. Over 80 vendors are expected to participate, and the event is held indoors. Visitors to the show will find wood... Read more →


A Message from Lower Township Mayor Frank Sippel

Dear residents, (March 16, 2020)-- The President of the United States has declared a national emergency and the Governor a State Emergency referencing the Coronavirus (COVID-19). This is a time to listen to the experts and take necessary steps to mitigate the spread of this virus. As of today, we are unaware of anyone in Lower Township or Cape May County that has been affected by the Coronavirus. However, this information is changing by the hour. The safety and well-being of the residents of Lower... Read more →


New Jersey Cancels All Municipal Court Hearings, Jury Trials for Two Weeks

March 14, 2020 (Camden, NJ) – Yesterday, the Camden County Department of Health announced the second presumptive positive case of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County. On Saturday, New Jersey Supreme Court Chief Justice, Stuart Rabner, announced that all municipal courts in the state will begin a two-week suspension starting Monday. Anyone scheduled to appear in municipal court between Monday, March 16, and Friday, March 27, will receive notice of a new court date. “Although the risk posed by coronavirus in New Jersey is still considered... Read more →


Atlantic City Electric Taking Steps to Support Customers During Pandemic

Company provides tips, resources and payment accommodations for those who may have challenges paying their monthly energy bill MAYS LANDING, N.J. (March 13, 2020) – With officials in New Jersey and other locations declaring a state of emergency in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Atlantic City Electric understands customers may be affected by the ramifications and is taking steps to help. In addition to reminding customers of existing bill assistance resources, the company is taking steps to expand awareness of the programs in place to... Read more →


Singh Wins Endorsement of Cape May County

Linwood, NJ – The Republican Party of the deeply conservative Cape May County in New Jersey endorsed conservative U.S. Senate candidate Hirsh Singh for the primary election in June. Cape May County is the most Republican County in New Jersey as registered Republicans outnumber registered Democrats by almost two to one. Singh will be on the ballot with President Trump in the most Republican county in the state. In 2016, Trump carried the county by nearly 20 points and it is no surprise that Singh,... Read more →


NEW JERSEY SPORTSBOOKS NEARLY HIT $500 MILLION IN FEBRUARY

Sportsbooks make year-over-year jump, online casinos could help lessen potential impact of coronavirus on Atlantic City casinos, according to PlayNJ (ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.) — Super Bowl betting pushed New Jersey’s online and retail sportsbooks to a strong February, though the monthly handle fell short of $500 million for the first time since October. But the concern for New Jersey’s sportsbooks is what lies ahead, according to PlayNJ analysts, after the NBA suspended its season, the NCAA Tournament limited spectators, and other leagues mull suspensions. “New... Read more →


GOP Chairman Holman/Vice-Chairwoman Lanuto Endorse Hirsh Singh for U.S. Senate

Linwood, NJ – Hirsh Singh, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in New Jersey, today received the endorsement of Ocean County Republican Organization Chairman Frank Holman and Vice-Chairwoman Barbara Lanuto. “Singh is a fighter, and he earned the Ocean County GOP endorsement resoundingly. He spoke with and met with almost every member in the county and they know he is our only chance to beat Cory Booker and win the US Senate seat in New Jersey. Hirsh started his campaign early and worked to ensure Republican... Read more →


Biden Receives Support of South Jersey Democrats

Joining the South Jersey Democrats' united message, Congressman Donald Norcross said, "America needs a president with the integrity, experience and strength to unite our diverse nation while fighting for progressive Democratic priorities. Former Vice President Joe Biden exemplifies those values, and he’s always stood up for working families in New Jersey and across the country. I am proud to call Joe a friend, and I can’t wait to call him President of the United States.” In addition, State Senate President Steve Sweeney stated, "There's only... Read more →


Javier Cruz-Rojas Sentenced for Sexual Assault of Child

MAYS LANDING- A 45 year-old Pleasantville man has been sentenced on charges of 2nd Degree Sexual Assault and 2nd Degree Endangering by Sexual Conduct of a girl who he began assaulting when she was 8 years-old, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. An investigation determined that the girl was sexually assaulted on multiple occasions while in the care of Cruz-Rojas from February 5, 2016 to February 3, 2018. Javier Cruz-Rojas was sentenced before Presiding Judge Bernard DeLury on Friday, February 28, 2020, to 10... Read more →


Atlantic City Electric Continues Efforts to Raise Awareness of Customer Scams

During National Consumer Protection Week National Consumer Protection Week brings attention to common scamming practices and educates customers on how they can fight back and protect themselves MAYS LANDING, N.J. (March 3, 2020) – Atlantic City Electric this week joins Utilities United Against Scams (UUAS) to recognize National Consumer Protection Week and to educate customers on how they can guard against falling victim to imposter utility scams. As a member of UUAS—a consortium of 146 U.S. and Canadian electric, natural gas and water companies and... Read more →


Egg Harbor Teacher's Aide/Dive Coach Pleads Guilty to Distribution of Child Porn

MAYS LANDING- A former Egg Harbor Township High School teacher’s aide and dive coach has pleaded guilty in connection to the Distribution of Child Abuse and Sexual Exploitation Images through the multimedia messaging service Snapchat, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Mark Balesteri, 30, of Egg Harbor Township On February 19, 2020, Mark Balesteri, 30, pleaded guilty before the Honorable Sarah Beth Johnson, J.S.C. to second degree Endangering for Distributing Sexual Exploitative Child Images to other users on a multi-media messaging service, Snapchat. Balesteri... Read more →