James FitzPatrick / The cupola was originally supposed to have windows, but the design was switched to louvers to authentically represent the bell tower that would have graced municipal buildings of yore.
PORT REPUBLIC – Port Republic will take a bold step toward the future, while paying homage to its rich and defining past when it opens its new city hall next week.
At 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, the official dedication ceremony will be held at 143 Main St. The program will include local dignitaries, school children and a meeting of the Atlantic County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
_ Another prominent Absecon business has been victimized by an overnight burglar who specializes in cutting security lines before breaking inside and taking money, police said./Absecon police
ABSECON _ Another prominent Absecon business has been victimized by an overnight burglar who specializes in cutting security lines before breaking inside and taking money, police said.
OCEAN CITY — The Ocean City Free Public Library will host the unveiling of a portrait of former director Christopher Maloney at 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13 in room N110 of the library, 1735 Simpson Ave.
Steven Geisel, 49, of Egg Harbor Township
Sentencing includes community service at SPCA
MAYS LANDING – An Egg Harbor Township man was sentenced today (Friday, Sept. 19) for animal cruelty in connection with the killing of a dog, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.
Steven D. Geisel, 51, of the 2000 block of Ocean Heights Avenue, Egg Harbor Township, was arrested on Feb.12, 2014 for the bludgeoning death of a female pit bull in a wooded area adjacent to Ocean Heights Avenue in Egg Harbor Township, on or about Jan. 29,
Zoo officials declare Rocky, a Siberian tiger, cancer free after chemotherapy.
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – After a year-long battle with a malignant tumor, “Rocky,” the Cape May County Zoo’s male Siberian tiger has been declared clear of cancer, zoo officials said in a statement.
NORTH WILDWOOD – The 23rd Annual Irish Fall Festival comes to North Wildwood Thursday, Sept. 18 through Sunday, Sept. 21.
The festival, which celebrates Irish culture and heritage through a variety of events, begins Thursday, with a golf tournament at Cape May National Golf Course, located at Route 9 and Fairway Drive in Cape May Court House. The tournament begins at 7:30 a.m. and is $90 per golfer until Saturday and $100 per golfer after that date. Price includes golf fees, continental breakfast, cart, buffet lunch, beer, and prizes. Space is limited and reservations are suggested. To reserve a spot, call the Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH) at 800-474-7491.
Rev. Charles and Lavender Frazier, Colleen Snodgrass, Jane Doren, Rev. Anna Livingston and Joan Robertson show off their prize-winning hats at the Ocean City Ecumenical Council Volunteer Luncheon.
The Ocean City Ecumenical Council held their annual Volunteer Luncheon recently in the Stainton Room at St. Peter’s United Methodist Church.
There were a few nice shaped waves this week, like this one on Thursday morning. The ride didn’t last long, though, before the wave closed.
They came, and kept coming.
They came in minivans, beat up station wagons and sedans. They came with boards stuffed in the back of SUVs from Lexus and Mercedes, in Econolines and in pickups with more rust than paint.
They came in search of waves, lured by the promise of Hurricane Edouard, heading up the coast this week.
From left are Joan Sambucci, Elaine Perino and Cathy McMenamin, all of Ocean City, shopping the shoe table at the Auxiliary of Shore Medical Center’s 23rd annual Thrift Shop Fashion Show and Luncheon.
SOMERS POINT – The Auxiliary of Shore Medical Center hosted its 23rd annual Fall Thrift Shop Fashion Show and Luncheon Tuesday, Sept. 16 at Greate Bay Country Club in Somers Point. This year, the event raised a record of more than $15,000, which will be applied to the auxiliary’s $2.5 million pledge to benefit Shore Medical Center.
The Pleasantville Police Department is asking for the public’s help in catching a thief who held up a clerk at gunpoint last month after hiding out overnight in the business in which she worked.
PLEASANTVILLE _ The Pleasantville Police Department is asking for the public’s help in catching a thief who held up a clerk at gunpoint last month after hiding out overnight in the check cashing business where she worked.
Run for the Fallen
LOWER TOWNSHIP - One mile. One flag. One hero.
That’s the motto of a three day, 186-mile memorial run that will make its way up the New Jersey coastline Sept. 26-28 to honor fallen service men and women.
An area of high pressure that will drive 30-degree temperatures deep into the northeast, will give South Jersey residents a taste of both fall- and summer-like temperatures this weekend./Weatherbell Analytics, www.weatherbell.com
An area of high pressure that will drive 30-degree low temperatures temperatures deep into the Northeast will also give South Jersey residents a taste of both fall- and summer-like temperatures this weekend.
And it happens as the first official day of autumn is ready to fall off the desktop calendar.
Here is the latest: