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September 25, 2017

WEST NILE VIRUS CONFIRMED IN CAPE MAY COUNTY MOSQUITOES

Mosquitoes collected in the lower and central parts of Cape May County have tested positive for West Nile Virus. County officials say our region will continue to see mosquitoes until the first frost of the year and it’s important to do everything you can to protect yourself from the bugs. The County’s mosquito commission will [...]

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September 25, 2017

PUBLIC MEETING OCTOBER 2ND TO DISCUSS RIO GRANDE GATEWAY PROJECT

A public meeting has been scheduled for October 2nd at the Wildwoods Convention Center to discuss a potential Rio Grande Avenue gateway project for the island. Discussions are expected to include a reduction in traffic congestion, improved drainage, a...
September 25, 2017

AT LEAST THREE DEAD IN WEEKEND BEACH INCIDENTS AT THE SHORE

There were three swimming related deaths in New Jersey over the weekend due to beach goers hitting the surf without lifeguards present. No drownings occurred in Cape May County, but deaths have been reported in Long Branch, Seaside Park, and Point Pleasant. There were dozens of other rescues as rip currents persisted up and down [...]

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September 25, 2017

UPDATE: ONE KILLED IN MAYS LANDING CONDO SHOOTING

One man is dead and three others were wounded during a shooting at a condo complex in Mays Landing on Sunday night. Atlantic County authorities say the investigation is continuing, and so far no suspects are in custody. One of those injured is still ...