Cape May Gazette

Lower Township Police schedule ‘Cop/Stop’ on Saturday

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, February 25, 2015 02:47 pm

NORTH CAPE MAY – The public is invited to join Patrolman Eric Coombs and Patrolman Michael Iames from 9 to 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 28, at Uncle Bill’s Pancake House, 3820 Bayshore Road, for a “Cop/Stop.”

The Lower Township officers will be available to answer questions or listen to comments from area residents concerning the operations of the police department.

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Traditional jazz

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, February 25, 2015 12:00 am

The Cape May Traditional Jazz Society will present the Perseverance Jazz Band from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, March 8 at the VFW, 419 Congress Street in Cape May.

The Perseverance Jazz Band is a seven-piece group of young traditional Dixieland jazz players.

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Women’s History Month event March 8

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, February 25, 2015 12:00 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Freeholder E. Marie Hayes and the Cape May County Culture & Heritage Commission are inviting people to participate in “Corresponding Women” to celebrate Women’s History Month.

The exhibit features the paintings, drawings and letter correspondence of two local artists – Cheryl Crews writes from her home studio in the Jersey Cape, and Barbara Maxwell corresponds from her home studio in Atlantic County.

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World Day of Prayer March 6

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, February 25, 2015 12:00 am

CAPE MAY – The Women of Cape May Lutheran Church will host the annual World Day of Prayer at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 6 at the church, 509 Pittsburgh Avenue.

There will be a luncheon in Fellowship Hall following a service. All denominations are welcome.

   

North Cape May man faces charges in attack with chain, cleaver

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, February 24, 2015 02:45 pm

NORTH CAPE MAY — A local man faces assault and weapons charges after he allegedly went after his girlfriend and a neighbor with a chain and a meat cleaver on Monday, according to a police report.

Lower Township Police responded to the Villa Woods Apartment Complex at 3311 Bayshore Road in to investigate a fight taking place outside of an apartment in the A Building at about 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23.  

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Ice broken: Ferry back in operation

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, February 23, 2015 10:13 am

CAPE MAY — Beverages or a few jokes can help to break the ice at parties, but it takes more than that to break the ice on the Delaware Bay after a frigid week.

Tug boats and the ferry New Jersey managed it on Sunday, however, allowing the Cape May to Lewes, Del. run to resume normal operations after several days stuck in dock as ice piled up in the bay and the Cape May Canal.

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The terror of submarines presentation planned

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, February 23, 2015 12:00 am

CAPE MAY – The public is invited to a presentation of “the terror of submarines,” from 1 to 3 p.m., Saturday, April 18 at Cape May Lutheran Church, 509 Pittsburgh Ave.

The program will focus on submarine warfare in the North Atlantic during World War II, and emphasis will be placed on submarine actions in the Cape May Area.

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Family Board Game Night at the library

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, February 22, 2015 03:47 pm

LOWER TOWNSHIP – Children and their families are invited to attend Family Board Game Night at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25 at the Lower Cape Branch library, 2600 Bayshore Road in the Villas.

Games like Scrabble, Uno, Life and Checkers can be played. Registration is not required.

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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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