Cape May Gazette

LTPD Weekly Adult Arrest Summary Aug. 4 to Aug. 10

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Written by Christopher South Friday, August 15, 2014 12:50 pm

ltpd Aug. 4:

Gerald J. Shillingford, 47, Ibis Place, North Cape May, contempt of court by violating Domestic Rights Act. 

Aug. 7:

Casey A. VanGorden, 22, E. Jacksonville Ave., Villas, simple assault.

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Lt. Gov visits Training Center-Cape May

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Written by Christopher South Thursday, August 14, 2014 02:52 pm

Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno on a visit to USCG Training Center-Cape May Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno on a visit to USCG Training Center-Cape May CAPE MAY – New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno visited the U.S. Coast Guard Training Center-Cape May, Aug. 7, as part of a statewide initiative to highlight the importance of U.S. military bases located in the state.

Guadagno and Captain Todd Prestidge, Training Center commander, led a group of nearly two dozen people, including local elected officials and members of the governor’s task force visiting the military bases.

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Philadelphia Boys Choir Day in Cape May Aug. 23

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 14, 2014 02:00 pm

CAPE MAY - Philadelphia Boys Choir and Chorale, under the musical direction of Jeffrey R. Smith, presents a full- length concert featuring a diversified program of selections on Saturday evening, Aug. 23, at 8 p.m. in Cape May Convention Hall.

Renowned for its commanding musicianship, intelligence, and interpretive abilities, the Emmy winning and Grammy nominated Philadelphia Boys Choir and Chorale is composed of 80 boys choir members complemented by a 20-member men’s chorale and Smith on the piano. This treasured choral group has just completed an extended concert and sightseeing tour in England during July. Cape May Convention Hall is at 714 Beach Avenue which provides exceptional, unparalleled views of the beachfront and the Atlantic Ocean as well as outstanding acoustics.

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Failure to dredge thwarts pirate ship’s visit to Schellenger’s Landing

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 14, 2014 01:06 pm

CAPE MAY - South Jersey Marina must announced it is greatly disappointed the Spanish Foundation which owns and operates the 18th century replica pirate ship, Galeon Andalucia has canceled its much anticipated Sept. 3 port of call at Schellenger’s Landing. The reason given for this decision was succinct: inadequate water depth due to insufficient dredging. 

The replica ship Galeon Andalucia has been seen in Johnny Depp’s “Pirates of the Caribbean” and John Malkovich’s “Crossbones” and had been scheduled to make Cape May a port of call. Cape May would have been the vessel’s next stop after Ocean City, Md. Other stops include Baltimore and Annapolis during the ships voyage to St. Augustine, Fla.

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Cervical spine injuries happen, but rate not up

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Written by Christopher South Wednesday, August 13, 2014 02:39 pm

Bathers at the Cove Beach Bathers at the Cove Beach CAPE MAY – Officials in charge of rescue operations in Cape May say there have been a number of potential cervical spine injuries on Cape May beaches this summer, but the number is not up significantly.

Lt. Terry Randolph of the Cape May Beach Patrol said there were about 10 surf-related injuries during the period of Aug. 5 through Aug. 10. He said seven of those injuries were recorded on Tuesday, Aug. 5 and Wednesday, Aug. 6, when Hurricane Bertha was making its way past New Jersey.

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LT Council approved charging no construction fees for disabled veterans

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 13, 2014 02:26 pm

LOWER TOWNSHIP - Lower Township Council approved an ordinance, Aug. 4, to exempt disabled veterans or their caretakers from construction permit fees for work related to improving accessibility inside and outside their homes.

Councilmember Tom Conrad, who proposed the ordinance, said disabled veterans gave enough and should not have to bear the costs of construction fees for improvements to their homes that aid their accessibility. 

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Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous arrives at its new homeport

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 13, 2014 12:51 pm

USCG Cutter Vigorous at new port USCG Cutter Vigorous at new port PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous marked its official arrival at its new homeport at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Virginia Beach, Aug. 8.

Vigorous is the first of two Medium Endurance Cutters from Cape May, New Jersey to be relocated to Little Creek. The Coast Guard Cutter Dependable is scheduled to arrive in 2015.

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Car crashes through WCM storefront

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, August 12, 2014 01:28 pm

A 2014 Toyota RAV 4 crashed into a WCM storefront, Aug. 9 A 2014 Toyota RAV 4 crashed into a WCM storefront, Aug. 9

WEST CAPE MAY - The Cape May Police Department is investigating a one-car accident in which a vehicle crashed through the front of a vacant office in West Cape May.

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C-Spine injuries happen, but rate not up

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Written by Christopher South Tuesday, August 12, 2014 01:21 pm

CAPE MAY – Officials in charge of rescue operations in Cape May say there have been a number of potential C-spine injuries on Cape May beaches this summer, but the number is not up significantly.

Lt. Terry Randolph of the Cape May Beach Patrol said there were about 10 surf-related injuries during the period of Aug. 5 through Aug. 10. He said seven of those injuries were record on Tuesday, Aug. 5 and Wednesday, Aug. 6, when Hurricane Bertha was making its way past New Jersey.

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Lenape Nation holds treaty signing and Cultural Day Aug. 17

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, August 12, 2014 01:18 pm

LOWER TOWNSHIP - Representatives of the Lenape Nation will land in Lower Township Saturday, Aug. 16 with a Treaty of Renewed Friendship, as part of their Rising Nation River Journey.

The journey is a 150-mile canoe trip raising awareness of the Lenape Nation, the indigenous people of the Delaware River.

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