Cape May Gazette

Letter: Officials should support public education

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Written by Opinion Tuesday, November 04, 2014 06:33 pm

To the editor:

James Madison is certainly smiling down on Harry Sundstrom and his advocacy and defense of public education. At the 1787 Constitutional Convention James Madison stated: "Above all things, I hope the education of the common people will be attended to; convinced that on this good sense we may rely with most security for the preservation of a due degree of liberty.”

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Students from China visit Cape May Elementary

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 04, 2014 05:00 pm

Madeline Hunter shows the novel “In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson” to Daniel (interpreter) and international students, George and Leroy. The international students from China chose American first names. 
Madeline Hunter shows the novel “In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson” to Daniel (interpreter) and international students, George and Leroy. The international students from China chose American first names. CAPE MAY – International students from China who attend Wildwood Catholic High School visited the fifth- and sixth-graders at Cape May City Elementary School on Monday, Oct. 27. The fifth grade students are reading, “In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson” and were discussing differences in cultures. Diane Corkery and her son, Daniel, accompanied the students and served as interpreters.


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Sturdy supports LCMR Renaissance program

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 04, 2014 02:00 pm


Sturdy Savings Bank is an annual sponsor of Lower Cape May Regional High School’s Renaissance program, which rewards students for academic achievement. From left, front row, are students Kaitlene Torres, Caitlin Gallagher and Carly McNamee, Renaissance program advisor Mary Rose Bispels, and Sturdy’s North Cape May branch manager Geoffrey Harrison. In back, from left, are students Jenny Weidman, Kaitlin Poling and Faith Corlett.
Sturdy Savings Bank is an annual sponsor of Lower Cape May Regional High School’s Renaissance program, which rewards students for academic achievement. From left, front row, are students Kaitlene Torres, Caitlin Gallagher and Carly McNamee, Renaissance program advisor Mary Rose Bispels, and Sturdy’s North Cape May branch manager Geoffrey Harrison. In back, from left, are students Jenny Weidman, Kaitlin Poling and Faith Corlett. Sturdy Savings Bank is an annual sponsor of Lower Cape May Regional High School’s Renaissance program, which rewards students for academic achievement. From left, front row, are students Kaitlene Torres, Caitlin Gallagher and Carly McNamee, Renaissance program advisor Mary Rose Bispels, and Sturdy’s North Cape May branch manager Geoffrey Harrison. In back, from left, are students Jenny Weidman, Kaitlin Poling and Faith Corlett.

 

11th annual Dickens Yuletide Bazaar

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 04, 2014 01:48 pm

Ken Johnson puts on a jacket helped by saleswoman June Willis, as his wife Lorraine looks on.
Ken Johnson puts on a jacket helped by saleswoman June Willis, as his wife Lorraine looks on. CAPE MAY – The 11th annual Dickens Yuletide Bazaar will be held from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8 at the First Presbyterian Church of Cape May.

Attic treasures, jewelry, baked goods, needlework, children’s toys and games, books, a silent auction and a collection of trains and assorted structures, all in HO scale, will be offered by Pastor Jim Richards, an avid model railroader all his life.

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Alleged jewel thief suspected in thefts in 3 states

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 04, 2014 11:57 am

CAPE MAY – A Delran man has been charged with stealing more than $60,000 worth of jewelry after a local business owner alerted police to a person fitting a suspect’s likeness, distributed by Cape May police through social media.

Kenneth M. O’ Leary, 51, was arrested about 2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 30 on charges related to a jewelry theft that occurred on the Washington Street Mall on Wednesday, Sept. 17.

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Masked man allegedly steals $950 from safe, flees on foot

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 04, 2014 11:53 am

CAPE MAY – A Villas man faces charges of burglary after he allegedly robbed a store’s safe, police said recently.

Justin M. Freeling, 25, was arrested by Cape May police at about 6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29, after they responded to a 911 call from an employee of Dellas 5&10 on store on the Washington Street Mall reporting a theft of cash from the store safe.

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Master Chief Petty Officer visits Coast Guard Training Center

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Written by Christopher South Monday, November 03, 2014 11:00 pm

CAPE MAY – The Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard, Steven W. Cantrell, recently spent two days at U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May attending and participated in various events.

Cantrell and his wife, Janet Cantrell, attended Guardian Spouse meetings, toured the Child Development Center on base and attended a recruit graduation.

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Mad Batter hosts Cape May Artists’ Cooperative Gallery members

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 03, 2014 02:43 pm

CAPE MAY – The work of members of the Cape May Artists Cooperative Gallery will be on display at the Mad Batter, 19 Jackson Street in Cape May, during the month of November.

The exhibit includes works in oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, photography, clay and wood. A meet-the-artist reception will be held from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 9.

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Same signs don’t mean a slate

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Written by Christopher South Sunday, November 02, 2014 02:41 pm

signs CAPE MAY – Having the same style campaign signs doesn’t mean two candidates formed a team for the Nov. 4 election, Jerry Inderwies Jr. said.

Inderwies, one of five candidates for three seats on Cape May City Council, said he began fielding questions recently about he and Charles Hendricks, who have nearly identical lawns signs. He said people were asking if the two had formed a partnership in running for Cape May City Council.

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School board authorizes lease of grounds for park Security is foremost concern, says BOE president

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Written by Christopher South Saturday, November 01, 2014 02:39 pm

CAPE MAY – The Cape May City Board of Education authorized a lease with the City of Cape May for a large portion of its recreational space to become part of Lafayette Street Park.

The school board had a special meeting on Thursday, Oct. 23 to discuss and vote on the measure, which passed by a 6-2 vote with one member absent.

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