Cape May Gazette

Ice halts Cape May-Lewes Ferry for third day

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, February 21, 2015 10:45 am

CAPE MAY — Due to continued significant ice accumulations in the Cape May Canal and Delaware Bay, Cape May-Lewes Ferry officials announced Saturday that the ferry will not operate its abbreviated schedule for Feb. 21. The first scheduled departure Saturday morning was canceled Friday afternoon.

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‘Evensong’ planned at Episcopal Church of the Advent

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, February 21, 2015 12:00 am

CAPE MAY – The public is invited to “Evensong,” a traditional set of prayers and scripture lessons set to music, at 4 p.m., Sunday, March 8, at the Episcopal Church of the Advent, 612 Franklin St.

The church’s choir will be joined by the choir of Cape May First Presbyterian Church and friends under the direction of Carol Obligado. Choral settings will include the works of Thomas Attwood Walmisley, E.G. Monk, William Croft and Thomas Attwood. A reception will follow in the Parish Hall. 

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Cape May man faces charges for shooting at pilot whales

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 20, 2015 10:38 am

NEWARK – A Cape May man surrendered to U.S. Marshals Thursday, Feb. 19, for shooting at pilot whales off the New Jersey coast, according to U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman.

Daniel Archibald, 27, is charged with one count of violating the Marine Mammal Protection Act. He appeared yesterday before U.S. Magistrate Judge James B. Clark III in Newark federal court.

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Dixieland jazz will benefit food bank

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, February 19, 2015 01:45 pm

CAPE MAY – The public is invited to a presentation of traditional jazz from 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, March 8, at VFW Post 386, 419 Congress St. by the Perseverance Jazz Band, a seven-piece group of traditional Dixieland jazz players.

Tickets are $15 in advance, or $20 at the door. Proceeds benefit the Food Bank of Southern Jersey.

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Ice in the bay halts Cape May – Lewes Ferry operations

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, February 19, 2015 12:35 pm

Ice built up in the Cape May Canal and Delaware Bay has meant ferry trips are cancelled. Photo by Jen Marra. Ice built up in the Cape May Canal and Delaware Bay has meant ferry trips are cancelled. Photo by Jen Marra. LOWER TOWNSHIP — Due to the accumulation of a significant amount of ice in the Cape May canal and Delaware Bay, Cape May-Lewes Ferry (CMLF) officials announced this afternoon that ferry operations have been suspended for the remainder of today, Thursday, Feb. 19.

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Yoga, wine and chocolate at Congress Hall

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, February 19, 2015 12:00 am

CAPE MAY - The public is invited to an evening of yoga, wine and chocolate at Congress Hall, 200 Congress Place, on Tuesday, Feb. 24, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Attendees will take part in about an hour of yoga, followed by a wine tasting paired with gourmet chocolates.

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Wrestling program sustained by lots of practice and passion

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, February 18, 2015 08:49 pm


Coach John Altieri, second from left, with assistant coaches at a recent Lower Township wrestling match.
Coach John Altieri, second from left, with assistant coaches at a recent Lower Township wrestling match. LOWER TOWNSHIP – The Lower Township Recreation Advisory Board recently recognized wrestling coach John Altieri as its Volunteer of the Month for February.

Altieri has been at the helm of the Lower Township youth wrestling program for 20 years. Youth wrestling is a volunteer-run, non-profit organization dedicated to introducing local kindergarten through eighth grade students to the sport of wrestling.

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Police remember fallen officer on 21st anniversary of shooting

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, February 18, 2015 03:15 pm

David Douglass David Douglass LOWER TOWNSHIP – The Lower Township Police Department marked the 21st anniversary of the death of Officer David C. Douglass Sr. in the line of duty on Wednesday, Feb. 18.

Douglass was killed after exchanging gunfire with a suspect who had just burglarized a home and then set it on fire.

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10th annual Comedy Night Social benefits PAL of Cape May

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Written by Christopher South Wednesday, February 18, 2015 03:00 pm

10th annual Comedy Night Social benefits PAL of Cape May 10th annual Comedy Night Social benefits PAL of Cape May CAPE MAY – Cape May Police Officer Tony Genaro can hardly believe the Police Athletic League of Cape May will be holding its 10th annual Comedy Night Social on Friday, March 13 at Cape May Convention Hall.

“It is hard to believe for sure,” he said.

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Green Dot Olympians

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, February 18, 2015 02:53 pm

First graders go bobsledding. First graders go bobsledding. CAPE MAY – Cape May City Elementary students participated in the third annual Green Dot Olympics on Friday, Feb. 6. The students played games that involved team work and sportsmanship, according to the school. The Olympics are in support of the school’s “Green Dot anti-bullying program.

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