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Woman's body found on Indian Trail Road

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — The badly decomposed remains of a woman were found in the 300 block of Indian Trail Road at about 10 p.m., Tuesday , Sept. 30, police said.

Few details were immediately available as of Wednesday afternoon.

Cape May County Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor and Middle Township Police Chief Christopher Leusner announced on Wednesday that the Middle Township Police Department responded to the 300 block of Indian Trail Road in Middle Township Tuesday evening regarding the discovery of a body.

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September 2014 was warmer than normal in South Jersey, but by how much?

Try to answer this question quickly. Were daily temperatures during September 2014 much warmer, a little warmer, normal or cooler than normal? The answer might surprise you.

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Egg Harbor Township officers to be honored with Award of Valor

Laura Stetser/Egg Harbor Township Police Officers Joseph Coady, John Dowd (retired) and Joseph Griffiths are being honored for professionalism during a stressful call. Laura Stetser/Egg Harbor Township Police Officers Joseph Coady, John Dowd (retired) and Joseph Griffiths are being honored for professionalism during a stressful call. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – As three Egg Harbor Township Police Department officers raced to an emergency call last summer, each thought there had to be a mix-up of some sort. But as they arrived on the scene within seconds of each other, they found the situation to be all too real.

“The call came in that there was a mother beating a baby. Then they said the mother was nude. Another call said it was a doll,” said Officer Joseph Coady. “So as we raced there, I was thinking the call was exaggerated.”

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The Mom’s Beat: An open letter to our sons about violence against women

The Mom’s Beat: An open letter to our sons about violence against women The Mom’s Beat: An open letter to our sons about violence against women

Dear son,

There are more headlines in the news lately than I care to read about the bad things that people who call themselves men do to women.

I have hidden these stories from you because most of them are too horrific for you to hear. But I must make the lessons of them clear to you so when you eventually start hearing them, you will already know they are wrong.

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Lower Township man found guilty of nephew’s murder

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Lower Township resident Frederick Gene Marr was found guilty Tuesday of the 2010 murder of his nephew, Ronald Denny Sr.

Marr, 75, fatally shot Denny Aug. 11, 2010 outside of Denny’s Del Haven home after they had a dispute over jointly-owned real estate in Florida.

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UPDATE: Classes resume after Atlantic Cape bomb threat

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – All operations at Atlantic Cape Community College's Mays Landing resumed 2 p.m. today (Tuesday, Sept. 30) after a bomb threat caused the campus to be evacuated.

At 10:03 a.m. the Township of Hamilton Police Department responded to the campus after a bomb threat was received via a 911 phone call, police said. 

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Drone shot down by shotgun in Lower Township

On Friday Sept. 26, at about 5:30 p.m., Lower Township Police were dispatched to the 1000 block of Seashore Road to investigate the compliant of a remote control helicopter (also known as a drone) being shot down.

A resident faces charges in the incident.

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Atlantic City ‘GALS’ celebrate 70 years of sisterhood (SLIDESHOW)

Marilyn Sacco Baranski, Sarana Favazzo Booye and Phyllis Rich Smith enjoyed the 70th anniversary party of Atlantic City High School’s GALS Club. Marilyn Sacco Baranski, Sarana Favazzo Booye and Phyllis Rich Smith enjoyed the 70th anniversary party of Atlantic City High School’s GALS Club. SOMERS POINT – Even though the days of being just girls has long passed, the GALS Club of Atlantic City High School, originated by Ernestine Savio Daisey of Margate many years ago, is still going strong. Forty-nine women attended a special luncheon at the Crab Trap restaurant on Tuesday, Sept. 30, to celebrate the club’s 70th anniversary with an all-year reunion.

Women came from as far away as Florida and Minneapolis to attend the reunion and recall with fondness days gone by.

“Seventy years ago, who would have thought that we would be here together 70 years later,” Daisey said.

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‘Did You Know?’ campaign billboard unveiled

The Ocean City Community Team’s new bill board on the westbound side of Roosevelt Boulevard sports an anti-drug and -alcohol abuse message. The billboard was unveiled during a ceremony Monday, Sept. 29. The Ocean City Community Team’s new bill board on the westbound side of Roosevelt Boulevard sports an anti-drug and -alcohol abuse message. The billboard was unveiled during a ceremony Monday, Sept. 29.

OCEAN CITY — With a newly unveiled billboard sporting an anti-drug and alcohol message behind him, Len Desiderio, the mayor Sea Isle City – one of four communities involved in a new program at Ocean City High School – said students like those involved in the school’s Student Coalition Against Tobacco (SCAT) and the Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) have the right idea. 

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Student arrested in two bomb threats at Absegami

The male student was charged with two counts of terroristic threats, two counts of causing false public alarm, and two counts of criminal mischief, police said. The male student was charged with two counts of terroristic threats, two counts of causing false public alarm, and two counts of criminal mischief, police said. GALLOWAY – A 17-year-old Absegami High School student has been arrested for allegedly making two bomb threats at the school Sept. 25 and 26.

The male student was charged with two counts of terroristic threats, two counts of causing false public alarm, and two counts of criminal mischief, police said.  He has been suspended from school and placed on home electronic monitoring pending a Family Court hearing.

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A new age in Pleasantville

Pleasantville officials hold groundbreaking ceremony for downtown redevelopment project

In the neighborhood where the center of Pleasantville’s culture, business and political climate once thrived 130 years ago, officials gathered Tuesday, Sept. 30 to celebrate it’s rebirth into a new age. Pleasantville Mayor Jesse Tweedle Sr. describes Pleasantville’s downtown redevelopment project as a complex that will “set the tone for Pleasantville.”/R.J. Liberatore Jr. In the neighborhood where the center of Pleasantville’s culture, business and political climate once thrived 130 years ago, officials gathered Tuesday, Sept. 30 to celebrate it’s rebirth into a new age. Pleasantville Mayor Jesse Tweedle Sr. describes Pleasantville’s downtown redevelopment project as a complex that will “set the tone for Pleasantville.”/R.J. Liberatore Jr.

PLEASANTVILLE - In the neighborhood where the center of Pleasantville’s culture, business and political climate once thrived 130 years ago, officials gathered Tuesday, Sept. 30 to celebrate it’s rebirth into a new age.

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Missing Tuxedo cat in Cape May

Missing Tuxedo cat in Cape May Missing Tuxedo cat in Cape May Jinx was last seen in Friday Sept. 19 at his home on the Jefferson/ Sewell/ Wenonah intersection of Cape May. Jinx is a slender black and white male neutered and declawed cat. There is a second cat here that looks almost identical to him but is very skittish and won't present himself to anyone.

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Survivor of 2000 rape, kidnapping in OC shares her story

Dru Shelly was kidnapped and raped at 17. Now, she works as a financial planner, is married, and has three children. Her story of survival will be the keynote at Friday’s Violence Survivor Symposium. Dru Shelly was kidnapped and raped at 17. Now, she works as a financial planner, is married, and has three children. Her story of survival will be the keynote at Friday’s Violence Survivor Symposium. Dru Shelly will be keynote at Violence Survivor Symposium

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — Dru Shelly was 17 when she was abducted from the Ocean City Boardwalk at knifepoint and driven out into the Cumberland County woods, where she was sexually assaulted for hours, throttled, and left tied to a tree.

That was almost 15 years ago. Today, Shelly works as a financial planner, is married, and has three children. To her, Aug. 7, 2000 was a “long day” she worked much of her life to move on from.

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