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    LOWER TOWNSHIP – Arthur E. “Art” Treon, whose name was synonymous with fire fighting and emergency management in the township, county, and state, died Wednesday night after leaving the scene of a fatal fire in North Wildwood.

    Town Bank Fire Chief Lou McGonigal, a longtime friend, said Treon had gone to Tuesday night’s fire at 212 W. 17th Ave. in North Wildwood Nov. 18. McGonigal said Treon complained of chest pains and shortness of breath and was transported to the hospital, where he appeared to be doing better. Treon later died…

  • North WIldwood house fire 17th St / J. CliffordNORTH WILDWOOD – The North Wildwood Police announced one person died in a fatal fire, Tuesday night.

    Firefighters were called to a home at 212 17th Avenue on Nov. 18 at approximately 8:19 p.m. where they found the residence engulfed in flames.

  • Artist Christine Finn made 350 solid concrete flower pots as an art installation to be displayed at Cape May Point State Park to mark the shared history between New Jersey and the island of Jersey.From Jersey to Jersey, heavy art crosses the waves

    CAPE MAY POINT – The public will be invited to pour a bit of the Atlantic Ocean onto…

  • Middle Township Police DepartmentMiddle Township police announced that they made the following arrests from Nov. 3-9. 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.

  • GREEN CREEK – Six people were injured in an accident on Route 47 at 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 13, and five of them were airlifted from the scene to area hospitals, according to a statement from Middle Township Police Department.

    Police responding to the scene said that a red Ford minivan driven by Nora Torrado, 38, Wildwood, was traveling north on Route 47 near Lomurno Lane when it was struck by a Silver Chevy driven by Vincent McBride, 78, Green Creek.

  • Stockton plans a campus at Showboat Atlantic City site

    GALLOWAY – Richard Stockton College and Caesars Entertainment Corporation have signed a letter of intent for the college to acquire Showboat Atlantic City from the casino company.

    Stockton said Wednesday, Nov. 12 that it plans to repurpose the former Showboat site as a branch campus.

  • LEWES, Del. – Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) officials have announced an agreement to place two electric vehicle charging stations at the Lewes ferry terminal of the Cape May–Lewes Ferry.

    The charging stations will be provided free of charge to the DRBA through a collaborative research agreement between the University of Delaware and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, according to a press release from the DRBA. The program, called Charging Up Delaware, is designed to promote a network of charging stations to facilitate long-distance trips with electric vehicles within the state.

  • Civilians and veterans salute or place their hand over their heart, and some sing along, as the national anthem is sung during the Veteran's Day Ceremony Tuesday, Nov. 11

    Civilians and veterans salute or place their hand over their heart, and some sing along, as the national anthem is sung during the Veteran’s Day Ceremony Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the Cape May County Veteran’s Ceremony in Cape…

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Avalon honors veterans with Veterans Day Ceremony

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 13, 2014 09:58 am

American Legion Post 331 fire a rifle salute in Avalon during a Veterans Day ceremony. American Legion Post 331 fire a rifle salute in Avalon during a Veterans Day ceremony. AVALON – More than 100 veterans and members of the public turned out to pay tribute to the men and women who served, or are serving, the country in various branches of the military at a ceremony hosted by American Legion Post 331, Stone Harbor/Avalon, at Veterans Plaza, 21st and Dune Drive, Tuesday, Nov. 11.

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Students, staff honor veterans at Cape Christian

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 13, 2014 09:41 am

Second grade students sing Second grade students sing Students and staff of Cape Christian Academy celebrated local veterans over two days this year with presentations and luncheons in their honor.

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Clerk’s office posts official election results

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 12, 2014 04:00 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Official election results have been posted to the county’s website, according to county Clerk Rita Fulginiti, however a petition for a recount is expected in at least one municipality.

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Middle Township Middle School students honor veterans

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Written by David Benson Tuesday, November 11, 2014 03:52 pm

Veteran Dick Quinn displays the Philadelphia Daily News, published the day after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Veteran Dick Quinn displays the Philadelphia Daily News, published the day after the attack on Pearl Harbor. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Students and staff at Middle Township Middle School honored veterans Tuesday, Nov. 11, including five of their own teachers who served with the military.

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Pedestrian critically injured in Route 47 crash

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Written by David Benson Tuesday, November 11, 2014 02:57 pm

GREEN CREEK – A pedestrian was critically injured in an accident on Route 47 at about midnight, Sunday, Nov. 9 near the Whispering Woods Motel in Middle township – the third accident involving a pedestrian on that strip of road in the last few months, a police spokesman said.

Michael Smith, 39, Green Creek, was crossing the road near the motel when he was struck by a Ford Expedition driven by Faith Glenn, 22, of Vineland, said Police Capt. John Edwards.

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Grassy Sound bridge on Ocean Drive to get $1 million makeover

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Written by David Benson Tuesday, November 11, 2014 01:36 pm

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP – The 75-year-old toll bridge over Grassy Sound bascule on Ocean Drive will get a $1 million makeover sometime in early 2016, thanks to a state grant that dovetails into another project.

“We’re in the middle of a similar project in Townsend Inlet between Sea Isle and Avalon,” said county engineer Dale Foster.

“The grant for Grassy Sound is excellent, because the Townsend Inlet bridge is a $5 million project, so another million will drastically improve the program.”

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Middle Township Middle School honors veterans

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Written by David Benson Tuesday, November 11, 2014 01:09 pm

Students and staff at Middle Township Middle School honored veterans Tuesday, Nov. 11, including five of their own teachers who served with the military.

World War II veterans Charlie Ellner and Dick Quinn, along with Iraq veteran state Assemblyman Bob Andrzejczak were all slated as the guest speakers at the two-hour ceremony and lunch.

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Police seek Edgewood man in criminal restraint charges

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 10, 2014 04:45 pm

Dwayne Wakefield Dwayne Wakefield MIDDLE TOWNSHIP - Middle Township Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Dwayne Wakefield, 45, Edgewood, who is sought by police for criminal restraint, 3rd degree, and false imprisonment, a disorderly persons offense.

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Cape May County honors veterans

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 10, 2014 12:00 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The annual Cape May County Veterans Day ceremony will be observed 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11 at the Cape May County Veterans Cemetery, 129 Crest Haven Road.

Freeholder Director Gerald Thornton, who oversees the county veterans bureau, invites the public as well as all county veterans organizations to attend and honor the contributions of countywide veterans.

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End of garden season means plan for next year

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, November 09, 2014 07:35 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The public is invited to join “end of the gardening season: plan, prepare, then practice,” presented by Joe Alvarez, at 6 p.m., Monday, Nov. 17, at the Cape May Court House Library, 30 W. Mechanic St.

November brings many of your garden’s challenges, questions, and future plans to the forefront. Soil amendments, autumn plantings, and plans for next year are all important for a successful season next year.

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