• 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

Family reports death of Route 47 accident victim

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Written by David Benson Monday, September 01, 2014 07:09 pm

GREEN CREEK - The family of Sammy Caraballo III, Woodbine, has reported online the death of the 21-year-old man who was hurt in a hit and run accident on Route 47 at about 1:10 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 24.

According to the website: “It is with great sadness that we share the passing of Sammy Caraballo III. Sammy could light up a room and melt your heart with his smile. Let's celebrate the fact that he graced us with his presence for 21 years. Rest in peace SC3.”

[See related story: Charges against N. Wildwood woman raised after victim dies]

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Middle Township Police blotter, Aug. 18-24

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Written by Police Blotter Monday, September 01, 2014 02:26 pm

Middle Township police announced that they made the following arrests from Aug. 18-24. Those charged are considered innocent unless guilt is proven. This report only contains individuals that were arrested based on complaints signed by law enforcement personnel, not complaints signed by private citizens.

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Whitesboro Reunion brings families and community together

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Written by David Benson Monday, September 01, 2014 01:46 pm

The 26th annual Whitesboro Reunion, held Aug. 29-31, brings together family and friends, and aims to strengthen the community. The 26th annual Whitesboro Reunion, held Aug. 29-31, brings together family and friends, and aims to strengthen the community. 3-day event draws hundreds for music, fun and memories

WHITESBORO – Contemporary gospel music rang out over the neighborhood early Saturday, Aug. 30, as families and friends filtered onto the grounds of the Martin Luther King Center for a three-day celebration – the 26th annual Whitesboro Reunion.

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Devon Bry Attends Centenary College

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 01, 2014 07:09 am

HACKETTSTOWN - Devon Bry, Clermont, will attend Centenary College this fall.

Founded in 1867 by the Newark Conference of the United Methodist Church, Centenary College is located in Hackettstown, with an equestrian facility in Washington Township.

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Joanne Taylor honored by peers with Nursing Excellence Award

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 01, 2014 07:05 am

Joanne Taylor honored by peers with Nursing Excellence Award Joanne Taylor honored by peers with Nursing Excellence Award CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Joanne Taylor, Cape Regional Medical Center, has received the center’s first Nursing Excellence Award.

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Dottie Lindholm honored with Service Excellence Award

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 01, 2014 07:02 am

Dottie Lindholm Dottie Lindholm CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Dottie Lindholm, Cape Regional Medical Center, has been honored with the Service Excellence Award for June in recognition of her commitment to exceptional customer service.

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Kathleen McLeer appointed clinical supervisor, nurse liaison

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 01, 2014 06:57 am

Kathleen A. McLeer Kathleen A. McLeer CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Kathleen A. McLeer has joined Cape Visiting Nurse Association as clinical supervisor and nursing liaison.

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Jacqueline Battaglia enrolls at James Madison University

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, August 31, 2014 07:49 am

HARRISONBURG, VA. - Jacqueline Battaglia, Cape May Court House, has enrolled at James Madison University for the fall 2014 semester. According to a statement from the university, Battaglia plans to major in Management.

James Madison University is part of the statewide system of public higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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Brian Fitzpatrick places 3rd in ‘Transit Roadeo’

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, August 31, 2014 07:39 am

Shown are Leonard C. Desiderio, Freeholder vice-director, E. Marie Hayes, Freeholder, Richard Sampson, Community Transportation and RAIL magazines editor, Brian Fitzpatrick, Daniel Mulraney, Fare Free Transportation director, Gerald M. Thornton, Freeholder director and Freeholders Kristine Gabor and Will Morey. Shown are Leonard C. Desiderio, Freeholder vice-director, E. Marie Hayes, Freeholder, Richard Sampson, Community Transportation and RAIL magazines editor, Brian Fitzpatrick, Daniel Mulraney, Fare Free Transportation director, Gerald M. Thornton, Freeholder director and Freeholders Kristine Gabor and Will Morey. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Brian Fitzpatrick, a driver from the county Fare Free Transportation Department, recently finished in third in the National Community Transit Roadeo held in St. Paul, Minn., and he was honored for his accomplishment by the county Board of Freeholders at a meeting on Aug. 12.

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15th annual Bishop McHugh golf tournament planned at Sand Barrens

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, August 31, 2014 07:36 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Bishop McHugh Regional Catholic School’s 15th annual golf tournament kicks off at 11 a.m. with registration and lunch Friday, Sept. 26 at the Sand Barrens Golf Club, 1765 Route 9, Swainton.

The tournament is the major fundraiser for the preK-8 school, according to a statement from Principal Thomas J. McGuire.

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