Cape May Gazette

Cape May Halloween Parade results

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 22, 2014 03:21 pm

CAPE MAY - The 31st annual Cape May Halloween Parade was held Sunday, Oct. 19. Cape May’s 82nd Queen Maysea, Addyson Jensen, was the grand marshal and led a host of monsters, princesses, movie characters, superheroes, witches and many more participants from the Washington Street Mall to the Emlen Physick Estate.

The annual Halloween Parade could not be possible without the help and support of volunteers, businesses, and community at large. The City of Cape thanks Kiwanis of Cape May, the Cape May Police and Fire Departments, The Cape May Department of Public Works, and Mid-Atlantic Center for Arts & Humanities for their effort in support.
Trick or Treating for the City of Cape May is on Friday, Oct. 31 from 5 to 7 p.m.

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Cape May selected for U.S. Navy Band tour

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 22, 2014 02:27 pm

Cape May selected for U.S. Navy Band tour  America's Navy is coming home to Cape May, one of 18 cities in four states to host a performance by the United States Navy Band Commodores during its 2014 tour – one of the Navy's signature outreach programs.

The United States Navy Band Commodores’ performance is scheduled for Nov. 14, at 7:30 p.m. at the Lower Cape May Regional High School’s Paul W. Schmidtchen Theater, 687 Route 9, Cape May, N.J. 08204.

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Taize Service at Church of the Advent Nov. 2

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Written by Christopher South Wednesday, October 22, 2014 02:09 pm

CAPE MAY – The Episcopal Church of the Advent will hold a Taize Service of music and prayer on Sunday, Nov. 2 at 4 pm in the church at Washington and Franklin Streets in Cape May. The music will be led by members of the Advent choir and the First Presbyterian Choir of Cape May. There will be a social hour afterwards.

Call (609) 898-3065 for further information.

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2014 Lower Township Halloween parade winners announced

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:51 pm

LOWER TOWNSHIP – The township’s annual Costume Halloween Parade and Costume Contest was held on Saturday, Oct. 18 at Historic Cold Spring Village. Ghouls and goblins of all ages were encouraged to show off their costumes either as parade participants or spectators during the event. 

A the end of the parade, top honors were awarded to various age divisions

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2014 Cape May Halloween Parade results

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:50 pm

CAPE MAY – The 31st annual Cape May Halloween Parade was held Sunday, Oct. 19, with monsters, princesses, movie characters, superheroes, witches and other participants marching from the Washington Street Mall to the Emlen Physick Estate.

Cape May’s 82nd Queen Maysea, Addyson Jensen, was the grand marshal.

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Police investigating attempted credit card fraud, impersonating a police officer

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 21, 2014 03:37 pm

LOWER TOWNSHIP – Lower Township police are investigating a suspicious phone call in which someone who identified himself as a Middle Township police detective requested credit card numbers and account names from a store manager, saying he was investigating a credit card fraud case.

The store’s business manager placed the caller on hold and immediately called the Middle Township Police Department and confirmed that there was no detective with the name he was given, according to a press release. Upon returning to the conversation with the caller, the manager attempted to obtain as much information as possible, police said.

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Before the wrecking ball, treasures can still be bought

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 21, 2014 02:05 pm

VILLAS – Attention bargain hunters, antique collectors and tag sale connoisseurs. Before the wrecking ball comes in, there are still treasures that can be found at the property located at 2610 Bayshore Road.

Lower Township Purchasing Agent Margaret Vitelli announced that on Saturday, Oct. 25 a tag sale featuring some antique items, household goods, home furnishing and office furniture will be held at the property. Everything from the windows and doors to the kitchen sink will be up for sale.

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Historic Fishing Creek School reopens

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:00 am

LOWER TOWNSHIP – The Fishing Creek School, a one-room school house built in 1888 by Civil War veterans, opened its doors to a new generation Sunday.

The school was rededicated for educational and community use.

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Developing a birder brain

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Written by Christopher South Monday, October 20, 2014 03:37 pm

Living in the land of birding, I have been getting somewhat interested in the activity, but after taking a “bird walk,” I realized I have not even scratched the surface of birding.

The surface of birding was scratched before I got there, so I’m not paying for it.

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Library hosts glow in the dark story time

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 20, 2014 02:27 pm

VILLAS – Children, four and older, along with their families, are invited to a “glow in the dark story time,” at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 30 at the Lower Cape Branch of the County Library, 2600 Bayshore Road, Villas.

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