Two Cape May County residents were sworn in as Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Feb. 15in the Cape May County Court House by Superior Court judge M. Susan Sheppard. Catherine Doto of Ocean View and Suzanne Smigo of Cape May join more than 200 CASA volunteers in Atlantic and Cape May …
MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — A gravestone stands just off milepost 6.2 on the Garden State Parkway, and while legend has it that as many as eight black Civil War veterans may be buried here, only the grave of Noah Cherry is marked with a monument.
About 500 Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts from five states will learn and earn badges at the annual Sea Pines District Merit Badge Academy from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24 at Stockton University.
MAYS LANDING — Tickets are now on sale for the 35th annual Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala taking place Wednesday, March 28, in the Avalon Ballroom of Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center in Atlantic City.
The 13th annual Lines on the Pines event, which started as a book signing event for Pinelands authors and has evolved into a full-blown festival of Pinelands life, will be at Stockton University this year for the first time, organizers said.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — The 29th annual Pinelands Short Course will take place 9 a.m.-3:45 p.m. Saturday, March 10 at the Stockton University main campus, 101 Dr. Vera King Farris Drive.
The Current and Gazette Newspapers won 12 awards in the New Jersey Press Association’s 2017 Better Newspaper Contest. The accolades, announced Wednesday, Feb. 14, include five first-place awards.
ATLANTIC CITY — The Health Professions Institute at Atlantic Cape Community College is offering an emergency medical responder course at the college’s Atlantic City Campus this spring.
VENTNOR — The New Jersey Organizing Project will hold a meeting Saturday, Feb 24, at the Ventnor branch of the Atlantic County Library to help families still suffering from Hurricane Sandy.
MARGATE — The Milton & Betty Katz Jewish Community Center will recognize the AMI Foundation of Atlantic Medical Imaging with its Community Leadership Award at its annual gala 6-9 p.m. Thursday, March 22 at The Noyes Arts Garage of Stockton University in Atlantic City.
MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — More than 100 children, many dressed in pajamas, brought their parents to school last week for the 20th annual Family Reading Night at Middle Township Elementary School 1.
NORTHFIELD — The Atlantic County Board of Chosen Freeholders is considering banning plastic bags at county parks and plans to encourage municipalities to adopt measures aimed at curbing disposable bag use.
A detour will be in effect weekdays beginning Tuesday, Feb. 20 on Wescoat Road between Delilah Road in Egg Harbor Township and Mill Road in Absecon for roadwork by the New Jersey Turnpike Authority, county officials said Tuesday.
Staff members of the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities in Cape May volunteered Thursday, Feb. 8 to prepare, cook and serve a free hot lunch as part of the Thursday Community Lunch program at the First Baptist Church of Wildwood, 230 E. Maple Ave.
TRENTON — Cape May County Freeholder E. Marie Hayes was sworn in as the 2nd vice president of the New Jersey Association of Counties at the group's annual reorganization Jan. 26 in the New Jersey State House Senate Chambers, county officials said.