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Bishop McHugh students collect for food pantry

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, November 23, 2014 07:38 am

Bishop McHugh students collect for food pantry Bishop McHugh students collect for food pantry Bishop McHugh first graders Erin McMahon and Claire Capone make their donations of nonperishable food for the needy this holiday season. The school’s student council, Team Mercy, has organized a school-wide collection to be donated to the Holy Redeemer Jersey Shore Food Pantry in Swainton.

 

Island holiday planned in Stone Harbor

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 22, 2014 07:02 am

The public is invited to an island holiday beginning at 6 p.m., Friday Nov. 28, at the 96th Street shopping district in Stone Harbor. Holiday festivities are planned all weekend, including music and special characters for the kids.

For more information, call 609-368-6101.

   

Festival of Trees – The Whitebrier, Nov. 26, 28 and 29

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 22, 2014 07:00 am

AVALON - Start the holiday weekend with the 7 Mile Business Community Association’s annual Festival of Trees at The Whitebrier Restaurant at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 26. Trees and wreaths decorated by local businesses will be up for silent auction. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres are available to bidders, and bidding continues Friday and Saturday starting at noon each day. The auction closes at 6 p.m., Saturday and winners will be notified for pick-up.

 

Aviation museum to receive $88,000 state grant

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 22, 2014 06:57 am

LOWER TOWNSHIP – The Naval Air Station Wildwood aviation museum at the Cape May County Airport will receive an $88,000 state grant, officials announced today, after a review by the New Jersey Historic Trust showed that it was one of 37 sites in 12 counties damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

Six sites in Ocean City will receive a total of $1.5 million.

Read more: Aviation museum to receive $88,000 state grant

   

African lions to make their debut at Cape May County Zoo

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 21, 2014 04:07 pm

Twin African lions, Bella and Lex, are new to the zoo. Twin African lions, Bella and Lex, are new to the zoo. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Folks in Cape May Court House may hear twin roars this weekend, as new lions get used to their surroundings in Cape May County.

Two 3-year-old African lions from Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson arrived at the zoo in time for the Thanksgiving holiday, zoo officials announced Friday, Nov. 21.

Read more: African lions to make their debut at Cape May County Zoo

 

Democrats secure seats after vote recount in Dennis committee race

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Written by David Benson Friday, November 21, 2014 04:05 pm

Republican contender plans to challenge election

DENNIS TOWNSHIP – Democrats in Dennis Township have officially won the election after a court-ordered recount of votes, though an attorney for a Republican candidate has promised a challenge to the election.

Read more: Democrats secure seats after vote recount in Dennis committee race

   

Wetland Institute volunteers receive Disney Conservation award

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 21, 2014 08:01 am

Steve and Susan Ahern were two of the winners of the Disney Conservation Heroes award. Steve and Susan Ahern were two of the winners of the Disney Conservation Heroes award. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - The Wetlands Institute has announced that Joe Grottola and Steve and Susan Ahern – part of the storm drain terrapin rescue team – have been honored with a Disney Conservation Heroes award from the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund.

The award recognizes local citizens for their efforts to save wildlife, protect habitats, and educate communities, according to a statement from the institute.

Read more: Wetland Institute volunteers receive Disney Conservation award

 

Township may expand options for dog licenses

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Written by David Benson Friday, November 21, 2014 07:21 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Township Committee is moving quickly on a request to give pet owners the option of having a three-year license for dogs, in addition to one year licenses.

Two weeks ago, Madelyn McCarroll, chairwoman Animal Advisory Board, urged the committee to fine tune its pet ordinances to allow for both clarity and ease for pet owners.

Read more: Township may expand options for dog licenses

   

Bishop McHugh announces first quarter honor roll

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 20, 2014 08:34 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Bishop McHugh Regional Catholic School has announced the honor roll students for the first quarter of the 2014-15 school year. Students are recognized for their achievements by being earning “honors” or “second honors” in grades five through eight.

Fourth graders receive academic honors without differentiation on the level.

Read more: Bishop McHugh announces first quarter honor roll

 

Peace shield to be displayed at library

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 20, 2014 01:00 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - The public is invited to view what is described as an ancient Native American peace shield at 6 p.m., Thursday Nov. 20 at the Cape May Court House Library, 30 W. Mechanic St.

Rainbow Eagle is an Okla-Choctaw American Indian. He is a “Wisdom Keeper,” according to information released about the event, and a storyteller and teacher.

   

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