• A clothing bin in Middle Township.CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Clothing bins are popping up around the township, and the committee is considering introducing an ordinance to govern both placement and care of the huge receptacles.

    While some bins are clean and well maintained, others are stuffed to overflowing or in poor repair, the committee noted during a recent work session.

  • photos by Jen MarraSTRATHMERE – A Toyota pickup truck crashed into three cars in the parking lot of the Deauville Inn, before backing into the restaurant on Willard Avenue in Strathmere shortly after 3 p.m., an employee said Wednesday afternoon.

    “He came in reverse across the street and hit all of the cars in the parking lot, and then tore the door off our kitchen,” said the employee, who asked not to be identified. “And then he took off in forward and he hit his own house, too.”

  • The Atlantic City Downbeach area is one of the communities highlighted in a new report that claims rapidly rising ocean waters could chase home owners from their residences even before they pay off their current mortgage./Encroaching Tides, published Oct. 7 by the Union of Concerned ScientistsThe Atlantic City Downbeach area…

  • Ventnor man pleads guilty to human trafficking charge for operating male prostitution ringClient also pleads guilty in investigation by Attorney General’s Office and FBI task force

    TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that a Ventnor man has pleaded guilty to a human trafficking charge. A joint state and federal investigation revealed that he was operating a prostitution ring from his apartment in Ventnor in which he prostituted young men, including at least one minor, to male clients. A client of the…

  • Mayor Tim Donohue administers the oath of office to the township’s newest officer, Joseph Gamble, as Gamble’s wife, Marie, holds the Bible.CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Middle Township’s newest police officer was sworn in shortly after 6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 6 during the regular meeting of Township Committee.

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VIM Thrift Store opens its doors in Saturday celebration

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Written by David Benson Tuesday, October 21, 2014 08:16 am

Local and county officials attended the ribbon cutting of the Volunteers in Medicine Thrift Store in Cape May Court House, at 10 a.m., Saturday. Oct. 18. Shown are Henry Harrison, Patty Marts, Freeholder Gerald Thornton, who’s holding his grandson, Deacon Jeffrey, Cynthia Harrison, Mayor Tim Donohue, Jackie Meiluta, Lou Altobelli and a representative from state Sen. Jeff Van Drew’s office. Local and county officials attended the ribbon cutting of the Volunteers in Medicine Thrift Store in Cape May Court House, at 10 a.m., Saturday. Oct. 18. Shown are Henry Harrison, Patty Marts, Freeholder Gerald Thornton, who’s holding his grandson, Deacon Jeffrey, Cynthia Harrison, Mayor Tim Donohue, Jackie Meiluta, Lou Altobelli and a representative from state Sen. Jeff Van Drew’s office. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Shoppers waited patiently outside the doors of the township’s newest store, Saturday, Oct. 18, as local and officials cut the ribbon to open the Volunteers in Medicine thrift store at 20 S. Main St.

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Patsy’s Way project halted for governor’s review

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Written by David Benson Monday, October 20, 2014 11:09 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Demands by state, county and municipal officials for a second look at controversial affordable housing project at Patsy’s Way have halted the project – at least temporarily – while the governor’s office examines the proposal, a local official said recently.

According to Middle Township Mayor Tim Donohue, the state Department of Community Affairs was set to petition HUD for the release of nearly $2 million on Friday, Oct. 10 to begin the project.

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Board of education will fill 2 open positions after election

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 20, 2014 08:38 am

DENNIS TOWNSHIP – The board of education has two vacancies that came too late to place on the November ballot, and those positions will be filled after the general election on Nov. 4.

“We had two board members resign – one in September and one last night (Oct. 15),” said Mia DelCorio, secretary to the business administrator. “Since it was so late, we couldn’t get the positions on the ballot.”

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Dennis Township school board forum planned Wednesday

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 19, 2014 08:39 am

DENNIS TOWNSHIP – The Dennis Township PTA and DTEA are co-sponsoring a Dennis Township School Board candidates forum on Wednesday, Oct. 22 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The event will be held in the Dennis Township Primary School All-Purpose Room and will be moderated by the League of Women Voters.

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Open house scheduled at Bishop McHugh

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 19, 2014 07:45 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The public is invited to an open house from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oct. 28 at Bishop McHugh Regional Catholic School, 2221 Route 9 North, Cape May Court House.

The tour aims to introduce families to the state-of-the-art building and curriculum at Bishop McHugh, where students receive instruction in core academic subjects, as well as religion, music and the fine arts, technology, and athletics.

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Cape May County Zoo offers class for children

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 19, 2014 07:44 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Children five to seven are invited to take part in the “Wake Up Wild” camp at the Cape May County Zoo on Saturdays from 9-11 a.m. beginning Oct. 25.

The camps will run for four weeks and are limited to 15 participants per class. Cost is $60.

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Cape Christian has gymnasium fundraising campaign

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 19, 2014 07:15 am

fundraising campaign for Cape Christian gymnasium fundraising campaign for Cape Christian gymnasium CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Cape Christian Academy has announced a fundraising campaign for its gymnasium to raise about $80,000 to add heating, air conditioning, lights, and finish construction of the building.

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Fran Morrison appointed director of system integration

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 19, 2014 07:12 am

Fran Morrison Fran Morrison CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Fran Morrison has joined Cape Regional Health System as its director of system integration, according to a statement from Cape Regional Medical Center.

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Cyber bullying presentation planned at Bishop McHugh

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 19, 2014 07:11 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - The public is invited to a free presentation about the dangers of cyber bullying, and how to protect children online, by Bryan Hamilton, a detective with the county Prosecutor’s Office, at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 21, at Bishop McHugh Regional Catholic School.

According to the PEW Internet Research Center, approximately one in three teenagers has been a victim of cyber bullying, and 95 percent of teens on social media have witnessed cruel behavior, which was ignored by their peers, according to a statement from the school.

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Snow leopard house erected at zoo

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, October 18, 2014 07:53 am

 

Cape May County Zoo Leopard Enclosure Cape May County Zoo Leopard Enclosure CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – A new snow leopard habitat funded by private donations is under construction at the Cape May County Zoo and is expected to be finished in the spring of 2015, according to a statement from the Zoo Society.

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