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Road named for freeholder Thornton

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 09, 2013 10:30 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — Cape May County Freeholder Gerald M. Thornton now has a road named for him.

The Cape May County Board of Freeholders passed a resolution Aug. 27 naming the road in the Crest Haven Complex from Crest Haven Road to the ambulance and employee entrances to the Crest Haven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and to the county administration building and the county health department building as “Gerald M. Thornton Way.”    

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Lockwood: More should apply for elevation grant

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 09, 2013 12:00 am

Middle Township Mayor Dan Lockwood is encouraging township residents to apply for a grant to help residents to elevate their primary homes. The deadline for applying for the special grant program enacted by Gov. Chris Christie’s administration is Sept. 15.

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Woodbine man arrested on drug charges

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 06, 2013 12:00 am

AVALON — Borough police arrested a Woodbine man on charges of possessing 18 bags of marijuana and five bags of cocaine Aug. 27.

Police say the drugs were discovered after state police requested that the Avalon Police Department serve a temporary restraining order against Calvin T. Rogers, 33, who was working as a dishwasher at an Avalon business.

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3 new officers in Avalon

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 26, 2013 12:00 am

   3 new officers in Avalon 3 new officers in Avalon

AVALON — The Avalon Police Department has three new full-time officers.  

Mayor Martin Pagliughi swore in Mark Glassford, Joseph Duda and Nicholas Brady during a Borough Council meeting Aug. 14.

“The application process for these three positions was very competitive and Avalon is pleased to add these three men to the ranks of the Avalon Police Department,” Pagliughi said in a prepared statement.

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Margerison gradates from academy

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, August 24, 2013 12:00 am

AVALON — Richard B. Margerison of Pennsylvania has graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy of Colorado Springs.

The graduate, whose grandparents live in Avalon, received a bachelor of science degree and was commissioned as a second lieutenant.

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Delaware man faces imitation firearm charges

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 23, 2013 12:00 am

AVALON — A Delaware man faces charges of having a fake gun after leading police on a chase through the borough on Aug. 15.

At about 12:55 a.m., Police Sgt. John Roscoe saw a green Jeep drive through a red traffic signal. The driver of the Jeep led the police officer through the Avalon business district in the north end of town while driving erratically until he was stopped in the 2900 block of Ocean Drive, according to police.

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Rio Grande man sentenced to four years in jail

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 22, 2013 12:00 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – A Rio Grande man that Lower Township police arrested last year has been sentenced to four years in jail for possession of drugs and intent to distribute.

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Cape May County launches new website

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, August 18, 2013 12:00 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Want to bike, visit a park or a winery or do other fun things in Cape May County?

The Cape May County Geographic Information Technology Division of the Planning Department has created a website that maps fun things to do.  

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PAC sets attendance record

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 14, 2013 08:48 pm

 MIDDLE TOWNSHIP—The Middle Township Performing Arts Center has set an attendance record for paid admissions in one week, officials say.

Managing director Kay Aspell has announced that more than 3,000 people attended six performances at The PAC during the week of Aug. 4-10.

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New officer in Stone Harbor

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 14, 2013 12:17 pm

Stone Harbor Police Department officer Richard J. Boyle receives his badge.
  Stone Harbor Police Department officer Richard J. Boyle receives his badge.

STONE HARBOR —The Stone Harbor Police Department welcomed Richard J. Boyle III as a full-time police officer.  

Boyle’s hiring was unanimously approved by the Stone Harbor Borough Council during a meeting Aug. 6.   Boyle was administered his oath of office from Stone Harbor municipal clerk Susan Stanford and received his badge from his grandfather, Richard Boyle. He replaces a police officer who retired.

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