Cape May Gazette

Mayor says farewell to Pilot House owners

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Written by Christopher South Wednesday, June 04, 2014 02:55 pm

CAPE MAY – Mayor Ed Mahaney took a moment Monday to say farewell to Frank and Dierdre Hineline, who operated the Pilot House Restaurant for nearly four decades.
“After 38 years Frank and Dierdre Hineline are thinking of retiring,” Mahaney said. “I’d like to thank them for their dedicated service to the city and the community. Sorry to see them retire.”

Mahaney said the Hineline’s last day would be Saturday, June 7.

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NJ Audubon names new director of Cape May Bird Observatory

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, June 04, 2014 11:08 am

New CMBO director David La Puma New CMBO director David La Puma
CAPE MAY – New Jersey Audubon (NJA) announced David La Puma, Ph.D., has joined the team as director of the Cape May Bird Observatory (CMBO).
La Puma brings more than a decade of experience in ecological research to the CMBO; research that has focused on conservation of endangered species and identification of important stopover habitats for migrating birds.

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WCFA hosting show featuring local restaurants

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, June 03, 2014 10:58 am

Restaurant Talk host Jackie Yeager Restaurant Talk host Jackie Yeager

CAPE MAY – The Center for Community Arts’ WCFA-LP 101.5 FM radio station has a new show that will entice food and wine lovers in the listening area. “Restaurant Talk,” with Jackie Yeager airs Wednesdays at noon. 

The new program is one of a kind for the station, featuring behind the scenes looks into local restaurants, bakeries, and wineries.

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Local schools receive $1,000 from Mayor's Book Club

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, June 01, 2014 02:41 pm

CAPE MAY – On June 3, at Cape May Elementary School, students, teachers, staff, Cape May Mayor Ed Mahaney and officials from The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey will be on hand for a celebration of the successful completion of the Mayors Book Club program sponsored by the New Jersey League of Municipalities Education Foundation, with help from Stockton. 

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LCMR students pass on their technological advances to senior citizens

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, May 30, 2014 10:47 am

ERMA — As a senior citizen in the twenty first century, it can be very difficult to adapt to the technological advances of the time period. This is why Mary Rose Bispels and her “21st Century” computer class created the “Computer 101 Workshop,” where senior citizens have the ability to pair up with an advanced student in order to improve their computer skills. At this workshop students are able to highlight and apply their skills and create a relationship with senior citizens.

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Dinner and a Show evening funds scholarships

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, May 30, 2014 09:31 am

CAPE MAY - Enjoy a "Dinner and Show" evening Tuesday, June 24, at Aleathea's at the Inn of Cape May, Ocean St. and Beach Ave., and Cape May Stage for "Moon Over Buffalo. The evening begins with a cash bar at 5 p.m.; dinner, with several entree choices, is 6 p.m. 

"Moon Over Buffalo" is a zany, backstage antics-driven farce as actors George and Charlotte Hay realize their big chance to move from Buffalo theater to Hollywood movies. The event is sponsored by Cape Women's Resource Fund and proceeds fund college scholarships for Cape May County women. Tickets are $70 for dinner and the show; checks, payable to CWRF, can be mailed to CWRF, Box 903, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210. For information call (609) 408-2219, (609) 522-0198 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

   

USCG rescues six from sinking sailboat off Cape May

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, May 29, 2014 05:11 pm

CAPE MAY – The Coast Guard rescued five adults and one child Thursday, May 29, from a 68-foot sailboat taking on water 25 miles offshore from Cape May.

An emergency position-indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) alerted Coast Guard watchstanders to the sailing vessel Irvmiren’s distress at approximately 10:46 p.m., Wednesday.

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Mute swans: the silent killers of Lake Lily

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Written by Christopher South Thursday, May 29, 2014 11:52 am

swans  CAPE MAY – Looking out on Cape May Point’s Lake Lily, one might spot a mother mute swan and her four cygnets (baby swans). The bevy of swan offspring often huddle around their mother, or sometimes form a line behind the pen as she glides elegantly on the water, looking majestic and proud.

What is not readily apparent to anyone, perhaps even to her young, is that the mother mute swan is a killer.

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A festival within a jazz festival

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Written by Christopher South Thursday, May 29, 2014 10:37 am

CAPE MAY — A marriage featuring an old Cape May institution and a relatively new one is bringing what Exit 0 International Jazz Festival producer Michael Kline called “a festival within a festival.”

“We area collaborating with the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts and Humanities on two events,” Kline said. “The biggest thing is the jazz at the Physick Estate on Saturday, May 31. That is basically a festival within a festival.”

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Hey look, free gluten

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Written by Christopher South Wednesday, May 28, 2014 11:28 am

I had a birthday recently and my daughter, who has been concerned about my health as I age, baked me a gluten-free cake.

I appreciated the gesture, but I did have to ask, “Why gluten-free?”

I never really understood the whole problem with gluten – probably because I have no gluten issues. I decided to Google it and see what is the big matter with gluten.

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