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    ERMA – Cory Damiana and Gene Zebrowski officially accepted scholarship offers to play college sports Tuesday afternoon.

    The two Lower Cape May Regional seniors signed National Letters of Intent during a ceremony held at the Board of Education offices on the high school’s campus.

    Damiana, one of the best wrestlers in school history, accepted a two-thirds athletic and academic scholarship to wrestle at Division I Hofstra University. Damiana went 123-24, was a three-time district champion, three-time state qualifier and multi-year Cape-Atlantic League all-star during…

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    Governor vetoes salary increases for DRBA employees

    TRENTON — The Delaware River and Bay Authority and Gov. Chris Christie disagree on how DRBA employees should be compensated. 

    The DRBA issued a statement Tuesday saying the governor vetoed a resolution that would have given a 1.9 percent cost of living adjustment to union and nonunion employees.

  • Regional

     An oil painting, “Cape May Harbor Fishing Fleet,” by John Safrit.  Anita Roth took this picture of driftwood and sea glass, which will be on display at the Splash art gallery on April 26.

    CAPE MAY – Local artists Anita Roth and John Safrit will hold a meet the artists reception from…

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    A dolphin takes a breath while swimming off Ocean City Saturday with several others. Federal officials fear a deadly illness could be coming back north with the returning animals, although the hope is that the disease will peter out this spring. (photo by Bill Barlow)With warming temperatures, the snowbirds are returning…

  • Weather

    For the thousands of bikers who have waited all winter for the 2014 Wildwood Spring Bike Rally to finally arrive, here is the weather to expect when you drop a kickstand on Saturday and Sunday in front of the Bolero in Wildwood:/Jen MarraFor the thousands of bikers who have waited all winter for…

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    CAPE MAY — The Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cape May will transform the Cape May beachfront into a certified 5k and 10k racecourse on Saturday, May 10. Runners will enjoy the fast flat course that loops throughout Cape May. Registration and check-in is at 7:15 a.m.; Race is from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Registration fee is $20 per person. Contact Doreen at (609) 884-5508.

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    Dave Pacevich is a very organized high school track coach when it comes to maintaining and updating records. That’s in part because these days it seems he has to update those records almost every time his Lower Cape May Regional High School girls program competes.

    Quinn Bithell is a major reason why. The versatile sophomore already owns or shares six program records in a variety of events.

    Bithell and her teammates set three new records at the recent Buena Relays. Bithell, Destiny West, Lizzy Sulecki and Suzanne Beteta set a new program mark…

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    VILLAS — Police arrested a man they allege punched an officer who was responding to a disturbance call.
    On April 15, at approximately 7:44 p.m., officers from the Lower Township Police Department responded to the 300 block of Desoto Avenue, Villas, for a report of a disorderly male subject. Upon arriving at that location, Special Officer James Collins encountered Alexander Vosper, 21, an unemployed male who resides in the 4700 block of Susquehanna Avenue, Wildwood. Vosper was actively involved in a verbal altercation with an unidentified male who was still on scene.

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    CAPE MAY – A local business owner who is trying to save the access to her off-street parking described her conflict with a local bank as a “David and Goliath story.”

    Deanna Brown, owner of Antoinette’s Guest Apartments/Suites, 717 Washington St., Cape May, shares a property line with Sturdy Savings Bank at the corner of Washington and Franklin streets. In February 1994, Brown had owned Antoinette’s about five months when Bob McManus sold his gas station to Sturdy Savings. As Sturdy Savings was in the process of getting approvals for construction of the new bank building, Brown sought to maintain…

Cape May Gazette

Police department will focus on customer service, chief says

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Written by Christopher South Thursday, April 24, 2014 11:28 am

CM Police Chief Rob Sheehan CM Police Chief Rob Sheehan CAPE MAY — The Cape May Police Department has a new chief, who said he would like his department to be more open and his officers approachable.

“Communication is the key, whether it is to the public, the rank and file, or to the city,” Police Chief Rob Sheehan said.

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Fisherman dies after fall from boat

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Written by Christopher South Thursday, April 24, 2014 11:25 am

SCHELLENGER’S LANDING — A fisherman reportedly died after falling from a fishing boat docked near the Lobster House Restaurant.
Cape May Fire Chief Jerry Inderwies Jr. confirmed they received a 911 call on Saturday, April 19, at 8:49 p.m.

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Midshipman from Lower Township charged with assault on taxi driver

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Written by Christopher South Wednesday, April 23, 2014 03:45 pm

Gabriel Marc Voumard Gabriel Marc Voumard ANNAPOLIS, Md. — A U.S. Naval Academy midshipman from Lower Township was arrested Sunday and charged with assaulting a taxi driver in Annapolis, Md.

Gabriel Marc Voumard, 22, was arrested on two counts of assault and one count of reckless endangerment after he allegedly threatened the driver with a butter knife.

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Cape May Easter Fashion Stroll Winners

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, April 23, 2014 03:20 pm

Best Easter Bonnet - child Best Easter Bonnet - child

CAPE MAY, NJ – The Washington Street Mall served as the runway for the annual Easter Fashion Stroll on Easter Sunday, where contestants of all ages paraded in their finest Easter attire. Mall merchants celebrated the event with ribbons, prizes, treats and gift certificates. And of course, the Easter Bunny was on hand for pictures and hugs, and gave out free Jelly Beans courtesy of The Original Fudge Kitchen. The Cape May Dairy Queen and The Original Fudge Kitchen also provided free ice cream for all children who are contestants.
Categories Winners are as follows:

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Aviation museum recognizes volunteers

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:00 am

LOWER TOWNSHIP – The Naval Air Station Wildwood (NASW) Aviation Museum Board of Directors recognized volunteers Brian Ferrante, Richie Mayor and Phillip Smith last week.

Ferrante, of Wildwood, received his Bachelor’s degree in History from Jersey City University. He has a love for history, and over the winter he assisted museum staff by researching information for new exhibits, according to a press release. He is also passionate about golf and education, and hopes to pursue a graduate degree.

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State park event targets invasive plants

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:00 am

CAPE MAY POINT – The New Jersey Audubon and the Cape May Habitat Restoration Task Force are seeking volunteers to help cut and remove garlic mustard and other invasive plants within Cape May Point State Park from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, May 3.

Volunteers are asked to meet in front of the hawk watch platform in the park. Come dressed in work clothes and bring work gloves and pruners if you have them.

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Cycle the Cape for a Cause

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 22, 2014 06:51 pm

CAPE MAY — Cycle the Cape for a Cause is a casual bike and walking tour of the Cape May countryside. Visit local eco-friendly locations easily reachable from the state park. You determine the pace and destinations you would like to visit.

The tour will start and end at the Cape May Point Lighthouse on Saturday, May 3. The event is from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Registration is $20 for adults and $12 for children under 12.

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DRBA giveth, and Christie taketh away

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 22, 2014 06:04 pm

Governor vetoes salary increases for DRBA employees

TRENTON — The Delaware River and Bay Authority and Gov. Chris Christie disagree on how DRBA employees should be compensated. 

The DRBA issued a statement Tuesday saying the governor vetoed a resolution that would have given a 1.9 percent cost of living adjustment to union and nonunion employees.

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