Cape May Gazette

Civilian employee arrested at Coast Guard Base

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 22, 2014 06:21 pm

CAPE MAY – Cape May police arrested a civilian employee at the U.S. Coast Guard Training Center-Cape May, Tuesday, on warrants out of Atlantic City.

Tracy Perrin, 21, of Atlantic City and Rio Grande, was arrested without incident by Cape May Police Department on July 22 at 8:12 a.m. on warrants charging him with robbery, conspiracy, possession of a weapon for unlawful purposes, and unlawful possession of a weapon. Arresting officers included Sgt. J. Bobik, Ptlm. A. Coll, and Ptlm. A. Genaro. 

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Plein air painting classes with Patricia Neville

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 22, 2014 03:27 pm

CAPE MAY - Capture beautiful iconic Cape May scenes on Thursday evenings throughout the summer with plein air painting classes with Patricia Neville.

All levels are welcome as we will start from the basics and if you have more experience, you can work at your own pace. Concentration will be on realism, although various other painting styles may be explored. Artist and teacher Patricia Neville will work one on one with students throughout each workshop. Each class is designed to have participants create a finished image although bring a camera to record information to go back in to work at a later date if desired. Students may work in media of their choice including oils, acrylics, watercolor, pastels, or any other transportable media. After each painting session they will meet back at the gallery for coffee and an informal critique.

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The deSatnick name could be on November ballot

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Written by Christopher South Monday, July 21, 2014 03:34 pm

CAPE MAY – There has been some discussion in the community that there will be a deSatnick name on the ballot for Cape May City Council in November.

Chad deSatnick picked up petitions, but he has not made it clear for whom the petitions were for. Some say his mother, Anita, is interested in running for council. deSatnick said who and if they are running will be announced later.

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A Catch of Cape May, this summer’s ‘Must Attend’ event

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 21, 2014 03:17 pm

CAPE MAY - A Catch of Cape May, this summer’s ‘Must Attend’ event, will be held on July 26, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Saltwater Cafe, South Jersey Marina, in Cape May. The cost is $70 per person.

Space is restricted. Call (609) 898-8848 for reservations; payment will confirm your space. All proceeds benefit New Jersey Audubon’s Nature Center of Cape May.
The event includes: Local seafood buffet, Lobster House raw bar. live music, Tiny Cruise Line harbor tours, complimentary drink, auction and raffle, surprises.
Guests must be over age 21.

   

Crest Savings Bank supports Cape May’s Victorian Family Fair

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, July 20, 2014 12:35 pm

Photo courtesy of Crest Savings Photo courtesy of Crest Savings Jay M. Ford, Crest Savings Bank President/CEO and Jodie DiEduardo, Crest Savings Bank Vice President and Branch Administrator, right, present a check for $1,000 to Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC) Director Michael Zuckerman, in support of the annual Victorian Family Fair that was held on the grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate, Cape May’s only Victorian house museum, at 1048 Washington St., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 28. “We are very grateful to Crest Savings Bank for their generous support that helps underwrite this event,” said Zuckerman. “Community partners such as Crest Savings Bank help us to provide educational and entertaining activities to the residents and visitors of the Cape May region which is an integral part of MAC’s mission.”

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CM Stage presents Liz and Ann Hampton Callaway in ‘Here Come the Callaways!’

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, July 19, 2014 12:29 pm

CAPE MAY – On Monday, July 28, Cape May Stage welcomes back the supremely talented, dynamic sister act of Liz Callaway and Ann Hampton Callaway in “Here Come the Callaways!” Witness their spectacular performance at either 7 or 9 p.m. at the Robert Shackleton Playhouse in downtown Cape May.

Featuring highlights from their three critically acclaimed acts – “Sibling Revelry,” “Relative Harmony” and “Boom!” – “Here Come the Callaways!” represents the best of the best of the repertoire of these Tony-nominated sisters. Their rapport is infectious and their bond undeniable as they bounce between duets and solos. Heartwarming and hilarious, featuring items from the Broadway, pop and jazz catalogues, this universally appealing performance will enchant until the very end of the final note.

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Cape Island Radio is extraterrestrial

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Written by Christopher South Friday, July 18, 2014 02:38 pm

CAPE MAY - Cape Island Radio founder Ray Crew refers to radio stations with a physical transmitter planted in the ground as a “terrestrial” radio station.

That must make Internet radio “extraterrestrial.”

Crew, who is a clinical therapist, has a background in journalism that started in Shippensburg, Pa., where he interned at Channel 6. He was also at the Quakertown Free Press for awhile, before moving on to his new calling in life. However, like Dr. Frankenstein, he has reanimated his former self in the form of Internet radio.

This is a bold step in an area where there are so many print and e-publications competing for advertising dollars. What makes Internet radio different than many other types of media is its reach.

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82nd Annual Baby Parade in Cape May

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 18, 2014 01:38 pm

CAPE MAY – Stand up and cheer for the youngsters at the 82nd annual Cape May Baby Parade on Friday, Aug 1. The parade will march off at 11 a.m. from Congress Street along Beach Avenue and end at Howard Street. Post parade there will be an awards ceremony held in Cape May Convention Hall. Trophies will be awarded in five separate categories: Pretty Baby, Decorated Baby Carriage, Children Walking in Fancy Dress, Children Walking in Comic Dress, and Decorated on Wheels. There will also be awards for Best Float (motorized or pulled) and Best Overall Entry.

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Inderwies considering council run

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Written by Christopher South Thursday, July 17, 2014 02:47 pm

CAPE MAY – Jerry Inderwies Jr., who retired June 1 as chief of the Cape May Fire/Rescue Department, said he is considering running for one of three seats on Cape May City Council.

Cape May has a five-member council, which includes the mayor, with all five being at-large positions. The terms are staggered with the mayor and one at-large council position running together, and two years later the three remaining seats are up for election.

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Cape Couriers fight the traffic so you don’t have to

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Written by Christopher South Thursday, July 17, 2014 02:37 pm

CAPE MAY – Recently, Cape May Point clerk/administrator Kim Hodsdon said she couldn’t take the time to go out and pick up her lunch.

“It would take me an hour in all the traffic, and I just can’t be out of the office that long,” she said.

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