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Fundraiser planned to benefit CARA, Mission Kokua

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, February 28, 2015 07:10 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The public is invited to a fundraiser for the Coalition Against Rape and Abuse, along with Mission Kokua, which provides support to women and children survivors of human trafficking in the Philippines, from 6 to 9 p.m., Saturday, March 7, at the Bellevue Tavern, 9 South Main St., Cape May Court House.

A six-piece live band from Jersey City will provide entertainment.

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Free health screenings, mammography van planned in Woodbine

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, February 28, 2015 07:01 am

WOODBINE - The public is invited to a free health fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, March 5, at the Puerto Rican Action Committee's building, 604 Franklin St.

Staff from Cape Regional Medical center will provide screenings for blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol.

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Woodbine honored by joint insurance fund

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, February 28, 2015 07:00 am

WOODBINE – Mayor William Pikolycky has announced that the Atlantic County Municipal Joint Insurance Fund, or JIF, recently presented the borough and staff a certificate of achievement from their 2014 safety incentive program, as well as $750 reimbursement.

Municipal Clerk Lisa Garrison accepted the award at the annual recognition luncheon held Feb. 19.

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Adult lecture series planned at county zoo

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 27, 2015 11:55 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - The public is invited a "zoo and you" lecture series at the county zoo's Cultural Information Center, 605 Route 9 North, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., on March 12, 19 and 26.

The lectures are open to those 18 and older. Cost for the series of three classes is $60, or one class for $25.

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Imani Hubbard named to dean’s list at Fairleigh Dickinson

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 27, 2015 07:52 am

MADISON – Imani Hubbard of Cape May Court House has been named to the dean’s list at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s metropolitan campus in Teaneck for the fall 2014 semester.

To qualify for the dean’s list, a student must carry a 3.2 or better grade point average out of a possible 4.0 and be enrolled in a minimum of 12 letter-graded hours four courses.

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Woodbine participates in Stockton status celebration

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 27, 2015 07:16 am

Mayor William Pikolycky and his daughter, Jessica, pose with Stockton University’s mascot, Talon the osprey. Mayor William Pikolycky and his daughter, Jessica, pose with Stockton University’s mascot, Talon the osprey. WOODBINE - The borough is home to the Anne Azeez instructional site of what is now Stockton University, and last week, Mayor William Pikolycky and his daughter, Jessica, were invited to be a part of the Feb. 20 celebration marking the new status of the former Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.

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Middle Township receives three JIF awards

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 27, 2015 07:16 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – An eye for safety, a focus on health, and awareness of the environment has earned Middle Township $1,500, in addition to awards for two township employees.

Middle Township, along with 41 New Jersey municipalities, joined together to pool resources to provide comprehensive fire, liability, automobile and workers’ compensation insurance, as well as risk management and safety programs, called the Atlantic County Municipal Joint Insurance Fund, or JIF.

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State Police blotter, Woodbine Barracks, Jan. 30 – Feb. 12

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Written by Police Blotter Thursday, February 26, 2015 03:31 pm

New Jersey State Police New Jersey State Police The Woodbine barracks of the state police released the following information about recent arrests. Those charged are considered innocent.

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Bursting water pipes plague Stone Harbor

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Written by David Benson Thursday, February 26, 2015 02:05 pm

This year’s deep freeze damaged the faucet on an outdoor hose bib, leading to an icy leak. Stone Harbor officials can turn off the water for a visible leak like this, but if a pipe burst inside, it could be some time before the damage is discovered. This year’s deep freeze damaged the faucet on an outdoor hose bib, leading to an icy leak. Stone Harbor officials can turn off the water for a visible leak like this, but if a pipe burst inside, it could be some time before the damage is discovered. STONE HARBOR – More than 100 homes in the borough have had their water service turned off after pipes froze and burst, officials said recently, and freezing temperatures could be hiding a wider issues.

 “The borough has no reason to go into the home when we turn the water off,” said Kim Stevenson, administrative assistant. “If we see it, or hear it, or the neighbors report it, we can turn off the water.”

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Township wants audible walk sign at Routes 9 and 47

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Written by David Benson Thursday, February 26, 2015 09:49 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Paperwork to install a verbal walk sign to aid visually impaired and blind pedestrians at Route 9 and Route 47 is winding its way through the state Department of Transportation, a state official said last week.

“The department requires any town requesting electrical work to commit to paying 25 percent of the cost of the work,” said Kevin Israel, a state DOT spokesman. “We are working with Middle Township officials to obtain the required written commitment.”

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