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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 →

South Jersey Gas Recognized by American Gas Association

for Safety Performance FOLSOM, N.J. – April 3, 2020 – South Jersey Gas, a subsidiary of SJI (NYSE: SJI), was recognized today by the American Gas Association as a 2019 Industry Leader Accident Prevention. Utilities recognized with this distinction have a Days Away Restricted or Transferred (DART) rate below the industry average within their peer group. South Jersey Gas is one of only seven large local gas distribution companies in the nation to achieve this recognition. “Safety is a core value at South Jersey Gas... 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 →

Atlantic City Electric Tells Residents, Businesses and Contractors to Call 811 Before You Dig

With many people at home due to COVID-19, company emphasizes safe practices to avoid accidental damage and service disruptions MAYS LANDING, N.J. (April 3, 2020) – April is National Safe Digging Month, and Atlantic City Electric is joining New Jersey One Call – the one-call notification center for New Jersey – to remind residents, businesses and contractors that safe digging must remain a priority to prevent damage to critical underground energy services and keep communities safe. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and New Jersey’s... 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 →

CNB Fishing Delaware: Latest emergency order allows restricted surf fishing for out-of-state visitors;

Out-of-state visitors must self-quarantine for 14 days before engaging in fishing, hunting, golf, visiting state parks and wildlife areas DOVER, Del. – A week after Gov. John Carney issued stay-at-home orders to slow the coronavirus spread, state parks and wildlife areas remain open but now with additional restrictions for residents and visitors. Under the latest directive, anyone who enters Delaware from another state must immediately self-quarantine for 14 days. The order applies to individuals who would like to fish, hunt or intended to visit state... Read more →

Novel COVID-19 - Did the betting odds for Top Candidates for Winning EURO 2020 change? 

Gloucestercitynews.net (March 31, 2020)--Even though the football across Europe stopped for the moment, the fans are still debating about the EURO 2020 winners. The postponement of the tournament due to COVID-19 virus did disappoint both the players and the fanbase across the world, but it also increased various speculations regarding the outcome of this competition. There were some heated discussions even before the group stage draw has been made, but after that, we might as well say that it went to another level. Apart from... 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 →

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 →

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 →


SEE MORE PETS HERE Available for Adoption Tennyson, Siberian Husky, Adult Male Matawan, NJ Organization Contact Info: Husky House 391 Rt 34 Matawan, NJ 07747 Huskyhouseinc@gmail.com http://huskyhouse.org Meet Tennyson. The new boy at Husky House, Tennyson is looking for his loving forever home. Previously in a foster home with children, smaller dogs, cats, and big dogs, Tennyson got along well with all of them. He is a very big fella that loves being with his pack. He is super sweet and lovable. He will do... Read more →

Wash your hands, clean your phone

Newswise — Wash your hands, clean your phone “Alright everyone…let’s get started!” Richa claps twice to draw the attention of a busy room. Around her, leaders are packed shoulder to shoulder – some standing around the periphery, others are seated at a long table on which ten glowing computer monitors, a free-standing smart board, and countless laptops feed real-time data regarding medical supplies, travel screening, and surge planning into a central hub. This is our 24/7 COVID-19 command center “It’s been a busy day guys…... 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 →

UPDATE on DNREC operations in response to COVID-19

Events, including private rentals, canceled through May 15; One-day cleaning period implemented between rentals of State Park cabins and cottages DOVER, Del. – The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control continues to focus on taking a proactive and preventative approach to keep communities and employees safe in the midst of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, while maintaining operations and services as best as possible. Detailed information about events, meetings and online options is available at dnrec.alpha.delaware.gov/coronavirusand destateparks.com/Covid19. A few of the updates include: All Department... Read more →

Using phone credit to pay for casino play

Gloucestercitynews.net (March 20, 2020)--Today, gamers can enjoy a first-rate casino from the sofa without ever needing to head to a real-life casino. What’s more, players can now pay for their play with a huge variety of methods such as debit and credit cards as well as with options like Boku, Skrill and more now extremely popular at online casinos. Increasingly, players are selecting to pay for their time at online casinos using phone credit. These days, it is super simple to pay via phone bill,... 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 →

March 18 Maryland Fishing Report : Despite the Chinese Virus You Can Still Go Fishing

By Keith Lockwood Maryland Department of Natural Resources “No life is so happy and so pleasant as the life of the well-govern’d angler.“–Izaak Walton Michael Novak Jr. caught this beautiful crappie recently while fishing with his dad. Photo by Michael Novak We face extraordinary times and everyone must make decisions regarding the safety of ourselves and those we love. Given Maryland’s current State of Emergency, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources has made adjustments as well. After careful consideration, the department decided to suspend spring... 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 →

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 →


CALLS FOR NEEDED AID FOR NEW JERSEY’S CASINO INDUSTRY [March 16, 2020 - Longport, New Jersey] Today, Governor Phil Murphy announced that all casinos in New Jersey would close on Monday at 8 pm. To address the devastating economic effects of this announcement Brigid Callahan Harrison, Democratic candidate for Congress (NJ-02) issued this afternoon a series of additional policy suggestions focused specifically to assist New Jersey’s casino and hospitality industry. Today’s announcement adds to a series of COVID-19 policy proposals outlined last week by the... Read more →

Lower Township Health Advisory Issued Due to WUHAN VIRUS

Lower Township Police Department has issued a health advisory for Lower Township. Phone Reporting Option Available for Minor / Non-Emergency Calls for Service The Lower Township Police Department along with the Middle Township Police Department will be implementing protocols to take reports over the phone for minor non-emergency calls for service that do not require evidence to be collected or an on-scene investigation. Residents are encouraged to utilize this option if they have an incident meeting the above criteria. Officers will continue to respond to... Read more →

CNB Fishing/Hunting NJ: Bluefish/Striped Bass Regulations Update

The NJ Marine Fisheries Council passed motions to adopt new recreational regulations for Bluefish and Striped Bass at their February 13, 2020 meeting. The NJ Marine Fisheries Administration is working to implement these new regulations by April 1. Until then, regulations from 2019 are in effect. See the table below and keep an eye out for additional message information. 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 →

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City Suspends Entertainment Until Mid-April

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (March 13, 2020) – Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City announced today that effective immediately the resort destination will suspend entertainment taking place inside Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena, Sound Waves, Howie Mandel’s Comedy Club and DAER Nightclub until April 15. The entertainment lineup includes: 3LAU (March 14), Adam Sandler (March 14), Jay Mohr (March 14), Hard Rock Hoops (March 19 - 22), Cage Fury Fighting Championships (March 21), T-Pain (March 21), Jason Weiss (March 24), DJ Ikon (March 27),... Read more →


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 →