• WILDWOOD — In June, law enforcement took about 15 kilograms of an especially deadly kind of heroin, worth about $10 million, off Cape May County streets. Several of the properties searched were in Wildwood, and a number of the individuals charged in the sweep lived and worked in the city.

    Police and members of the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office hoped that the bust would lead to a decrease in the number of overdoses in the county, but so far, public safety officials in Wildwood say they haven’t seen a major drop in the number of overdoses they have responded…

  • Cape May County Sheriff’s Honor Guard salute the flag during the 9/11 remembrance ceremony in front of the Old Courthouse in Cape May Court House.CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – A crowd of more than 50 people bowed their heads for a long moment of silence in front of the Old Courthouse, Thursday, Sept. 11.

  • Miss Delaware, Brittany LewisMiss Delaware Brittany Lewis, who hails from Brigantine, was named first runner-up for the Miss America Quality of Life Award Wednesday, Sept. 10, and is the winner of a $4,000 scholarship.

    The Quality of Life scholarship is given to women who excel in their commitment to enhance the quality of life for others through volunteerism and community service, according to the Miss America website.

  • Atlantic County prosecutor

    New Jersey legislators calling for review of pretrial intervention, domestic violence laws 

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Despite the bright hot light of the national media, the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office says it has nothing more to say about NFL football star Ray Rice’s assault case.

    After granting an interview with another local news organization that was released yesterday, Wednesday, Sept. 10, Prosecutor Jim McClain said he will not be releasing any additional information or comments to the media regarding the case or Rice’s acceptance into the pretrial intervention program, according…

Middle Township Gazette

Section of Bike Path closed Sept. 15-16

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 12, 2014 01:37 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Utility poles and wires will be replaced between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 15-16, between Sand Castle Drive and Goshen Road in Cape May Court House while Atlantic City Electric upgrades its equipment, a spokesman said Friday.

The Bike Path in that area will be closed during the maintenance, according to a statement from Middle Township police.

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Public invited to exhibit Stone Harbor

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 12, 2014 07:59 am

Artist Viktor Shvaiko, center, with Patti DiMarco and Skip Iannucci, Stone Harbor. Artist Viktor Shvaiko, center, with Patti DiMarco and Skip Iannucci, Stone Harbor. STONE HARBOR - The public is invited to an exhibition of the works of Viktor Shvaiko and Thomas Stiltz at Ocean Galleries, 9618 Third Ave., Stone Harbor.

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Sunny celebration of Stone Harbor centennial

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Written by Jen Marra Friday, September 12, 2014 07:43 am

Students of the Stone Harbor Elementary School wave to crowd as part of Stone Harbor’s Centennial Jubilee Celebration Parade Saturday, Sept. 6. Students of the Stone Harbor Elementary School wave to crowd as part of Stone Harbor’s Centennial Jubilee Celebration Parade Saturday, Sept. 6. Students of the Stone Harbor Elementary School wave to crowd as part of Stone Harbor’s Centennial Jubilee Celebration Parade Saturday, Sept. 6. 

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Whitesboro class encourages people to live well

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Written by David Benson Friday, September 12, 2014 07:36 am

WHITESBORO - The public is invited to “Living Well in Whitesboro,” a free program scheduled on the second Tuesday of each month, from 6-7 p.m. at the Whitesboro Grammar School, 100 E. Main St.

The next class is Oct. 10, and attendees will learn how to eat healthy on a budget. Monthly classes are scheduled through August 2015.

For more information, call 609-536-8352.

   

Breakfast planned at Rio Grande Fire House

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 12, 2014 07:08 am

RIO GRANDE - The public is invited to an all-you-can-eat breakfast from 8 a.m.-noon, Sunday, Sept. 14, at the Rio Grande Fire House, 1120 Route 47.

This special buffet for firemen’s weekend includes eggs, pancakes, sausage, bacon, potatoes, sausage gravy, doughnuts, toast, coffee, tea and juice.

Cost is $7 for adults, $3 for kids.

 

Volunteers sought for dune grass planting

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 12, 2014 07:01 am

AVALON - The borough is seeking volunteers to plant dune grass at 8:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 4.

Individuals or groups are asked to meet Avalon Community Hall at 30th Street and Avalon Avenue for brief demonstration, where special tools will be provided. The city will provide transportation to the planting sites.

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Bison born at Cape May County Zoo

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, September 11, 2014 03:46 pm

The newborn bison calf is flanked by his mother, Henrietta, and Snap’ (his sister) on the right.  photo by zookeeper Kim Simpkins The newborn bison calf is flanked by his mother, Henrietta, and Snap’ (his sister) on the right. photo by zookeeper Kim Simpkins CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — The Cape May County Zoo has a new addition – a baby bison boy!

The male bison calf arrived September 10 2014 and is doing very well, according to the zoo veterinarians. 

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Stone Harbor dedicates Freedom Park during 9/11 ceremony

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, September 11, 2014 03:45 pm

Stone Harbor Elementary students sing, and sign, ‘God Bless America.’ Stone Harbor Elementary students sing, and sign, ‘God Bless America.’ Park features I-beam recovered from the World Trade Center

STONE HARBOR - Mayor Suzanne Walters and Borough Council dedicated Freedom Park on Thursday, Sept. 11, the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attack on the United States.

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Woodbine airport to receive $400,000 for runway repair, helicopter parking

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, September 11, 2014 01:50 pm

U.S. Rep. Frank Lobiondo U.S. Rep. Frank Lobiondo WOODBINE – The borough will receive two federal grants totaling nearly $400,000 to renovate the airport’s taxiway and explore the addition of a helicopter parking apron, a federal official announced Thursday, Sept. 11.

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9/11 remembered in Cape May Court House

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Written by David Benson Thursday, September 11, 2014 12:47 pm

Cape May County Sheriff’s Honor Guard salute the flag during the 9/11 remembrance ceremony in front of the Old Courthouse in Cape May Court House. Cape May County Sheriff’s Honor Guard salute the flag during the 9/11 remembrance ceremony in front of the Old Courthouse in Cape May Court House. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – A crowd of more than 50 people bowed their heads for a long moment of silence in front of the Old Courthouse, Thursday, Sept. 11.

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