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Update: Clear skies expected for Monday’s rocket launch

There’s good news for South Jersey sky watchers now that NASA and Orbital Sciences Corporation have announced launch times and viewing altitudes for Monday’s resupply mission to the International Space Station./NASA There’s good news for South Jersey sky watchers now that NASA and Orbital Sciences Corporation have announced launch times and viewing altitudes for Monday’s resupply mission to the International Space Station./NASA There’s good news for South Jersey sky watchers now that NASA and Orbital Sciences Corporation have announced launch times and viewing altitudes for Monday’s resupply mission to the International Space Station.

If you live in South Jersey, along with the rest of the Middle Atlantic States, you’ll have a good chance of seeing the Antares rocket roar into space.

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EHT man arrested for alleged assaulting woman and her child

Submitted/Robert C. Ewing, 23 Submitted/Robert C. Ewing, 23 EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – An Egg Harbor Township man was arrested various offenses after he allegedly assaulted a woman and her child and briefly threatened police with a machete on Wednesday, Oct. 22.

Robert C. Ewing, 23, was charged with aggravated assault, resisting arrest, terroristic threats and weapons offenses after he was arrested outside of a residence in the Stoney Fields Mobile Park on Ocean Heights Avenue in the Scullville section of the township.

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Beth Judah celebrates a century in Wildwood


Gail Hayman Cohen and Pauline Levy have lineages that trace back to Beth Judah's founding families, and both have been working to organize the synagogue's centennial celebration and strategic plan. Gail Hayman Cohen and Pauline Levy have lineages that trace back to Beth Judah's founding families, and both have been working to organize the synagogue's centennial celebration and strategic plan. Respecting roots, looking to the future

WILDWOOD -- Gail Hayman Cohen and Pauline Levy sat talking in Beth Judah Temple Monday, surrounded by stained glass windows and gold plaques dedicated to the families that founded the congregation 100 years ago.

"Every one of these windows was donated by a founding family," Levy explains. They were business owners and restaurateurs, attorneys and doctors, who lived above their businesses during the summer months in Wildwood. Rabbi Jeffrey Lipschultz said walking into Beth Judah is "like stepping literally into the past."

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Boo at the Zoo

Children gather by the stage to watch the Monster Magic Show during Boo at the Zoo Saturday, Oct. 18, hosted by the Cape May County Park and Zoo. Children gather by the stage to watch the Monster Magic Show during Boo at the Zoo Saturday, Oct. 18, hosted by the Cape May County Park and Zoo. Children gather by the stage to watch the Monster Magic Show during Boo at the Zoo Saturday, Oct. 18, hosted by the Cape May County Park and Zoo.

--see more photos by Jen Marra

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Free coffee for 10 days at Wawa's newest location in Egg Harbor Township

Laura Stetser/Wawa to open at corner of Black Horse Pike and Fire Road in Egg Harbor Township Laura Stetser/Wawa to open at corner of Black Horse Pike and Fire Road in Egg Harbor Township Grand opening festivities also include charitable hoagie-building competition between police, fire department

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Wawa, Inc. today announced the grand opening of its new Egg Harbor Township store, located at 6743 Black Horse Pike, with festivities set to begin at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24.

The celebration will include a charitable hoagie-building competition between members of the Egg Harbor Township Police Department and the Egg Harbor Township Fire Department and free coffee for the first 10 days the store is open.

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Two suspects still sought in shed burglaries

Carlos Soler Carlos Soler Tyler Gallagher Tyler Gallagher HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Two suspects remain at large and four have been charged in connection with a series of burglaries from sheds over the past year, the Township of Hamilton Police Department announced today (Tuesday, Oct. 21).

Carlos Soler, 26, and Tyler Gallagher, 20, of Mays Landing remain at large with warrants for their arrest, police said.

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Pleasantville police stop heroin trade at Main Street market

A city man was arrested here on over-the-counter heroin sales at a popular  downtown Main Street market after police executed a search warrant following a three-week investigation. A city man was arrested here on over-the-counter heroin sales at a popular downtown Main Street market after police executed a search warrant following a three-week investigation. PLEASANTVILLE – A city man was arrested here on over-the-counter heroin sales at a popular downtown Main Street market after police executed a search warrant following a three-week investigation.

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Avalon dredging project could take 3 years

AVALON – A planned two-year dredging project is set to begin in the back bays of Avalon, however new state and federal regulations governing nesting birds and spawning fish could drag the project out to three years or more.

The dredging of state waterways throughout the borough’s back bays, includes Long Reach, Whale Harbor, Oler Thorofare, Graven’s Thorofare and 54th Street marina entrance. The estimated cost is $6.7 million.

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Sustainable Jersey for Schools to launch next week

Sustainable Jersey for Schools to launch next week Sustainable Jersey for Schools to launch next week

Sustainable Jersey and several educational organizations will announce the launch of a certification program to advance sustainability in schools Tuesday, Oct. 28 in Atlantic City.

This certification program is for New Jersey public schools that want to go green and conserve resources. The program, “Sustainable Jersey for Schools,” will provide tools, training and resources to support and reward schools as they pursue sustainability initiatives.

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Christie activates New Jersey Ebola preparedness plan

Gov. Chris Christie holds a press conference to announce the activation of a statewide Ebola preparedness plan at Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack Wednesday, Oct. 22. Administration officials, state agencies and departments will work in a coordinated manner to ensure the health and safety of New Jersey residents is protected and to execute on decisions in an efficient and effective manner. (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen) Gov. Chris Christie holds a press conference to announce the activation of a statewide Ebola preparedness plan at Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack Wednesday, Oct. 22. Administration officials, state agencies and departments will work in a coordinated manner to ensure the health and safety of New Jersey residents is protected and to execute on decisions in an efficient and effective manner. (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)

Gov. Chris Christie signed Executive Order 164 on Oct. 22, creating the Ebola Virus Disease Joint Response Team to implement the state’s Ebola preparedness plan. The plan covers airport travel, public transportation, schools and universities, and hospitals.

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15- to 20-round drive-by shooting injures two in Pleasantville

Two Pleasantville men were shot Monday, Oct. 20 when the vehicle they were sitting in was riddled by 15-20 rounds of gunfire, according to Pleasantville Police. Two Pleasantville men were shot Monday, Oct. 20 when the vehicle they were sitting in was riddled by 15-20 rounds of gunfire, according to Pleasantville Police. PLEASANTVILLE - Two Pleasantville men were shot Monday, Oct. 20 when the vehicle they were sitting in was riddled by 15-20 rounds of gunfire, according to Pleasantville Police.

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Police investigating attempted credit card fraud, impersonating a police officer

LOWER TOWNSHIP – Lower Township police are investigating a suspicious phone call in which someone who identified himself as a Middle Township police detective requested credit card numbers and account names from a store manager, saying he was investigating a credit card fraud case.

The store’s business manager placed the caller on hold and immediately called the Middle Township Police Department and confirmed that there was no detective with the name he was given, according to a press release. Upon returning to the conversation with the caller, the manager attempted to obtain as much information as possible, police said.

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Monday was demolition day at American Legion Post 353 in Linwood

Workers cleared all of the overgrown brush away from American Legion Post 353 to make way for the demolition of the building Monday, Oct. 20. Workers cleared all of the overgrown brush away from American Legion Post 353 to make way for the demolition of the building Monday, Oct. 20. LINWOOD—It sounded like a million dry matchsticks snapping in half Monday morning as the excavator being used by Cobra Enterprises of Allentown, NJ finally began the demolition of the long shuttered American Post 353 on Elm Ave. Cobra was the successful bidder on the project at $21,000.

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