Cape May Gazette

‘Clueless at the Physick Estate: The Death of the Party’

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 24, 2014 12:55 pm

'Death of the Party' at the Physick Estate 'Death of the Party' at the Physick Estate

CAPE MAY - Feel the suspense as it unfolds around you during “Clueless at the Physick Estate: The Death of the Party.” 

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Lower Township and Egg Harbor Township men arrested in child pornography sweep

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Written by David Benson Thursday, July 24, 2014 12:24 pm

Child Porn Sweep Child Porn Sweep A Lower Township man was arrested July 1 on both possession and distribution of child pornography, after authorities said they found at least 250 images and videos of child pornography on his computer.

Walter Javier Vibanco, 47, was one of 14 New Jersey residents arrested in a second round of arrest in “Operation Predator Alert,” a joint operation by the state Division of Criminal Justice and ICE Homeland Security Investigations that has targeted offenders in New Jersey who used a file-sharing network to download and distribute child pornography, including child rape videos, on the Internet.

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Lower Township man among 14 arrested in child pornography sweep

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 24, 2014 10:03 am

A Lower Township man was one of 14 people arrested in a child pornography sweep who will be named at a press conference today in Trenton, according to Acting Attorney General John Hoffman.

The arrests are part of a joint state and federal sweep, and the arrests include two school bus drivers; as well as another defendant charged with manufacturing child pornography for allegedly hacking into an underage girl’s email account and blackmailing her to force her to strip naked on a webcam while he recorded her.

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Jeff Coon bringing nightclub to Convention Hall

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Written by Christopher South Wednesday, July 23, 2014 01:19 pm

Jeff Coon of Cape May Summer Camp Jeff Coon of Cape May Summer Camp CAPE MAY – Jeff Coon is trying to bring the classic nightclub entertainment scene to Cape May’s Conventional Hall when he hosts “Cape May Summer Club” on three nights in July and August.

Coon is a local by birth, a 1988 graduate of Lower Cape May Regional High School, who now makes his home in Delaware County, Pa.

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County planning upgrade or removal of outfall pipes

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Written by Christopher South Wednesday, July 23, 2014 01:03 pm

CAPE MAY – Mayor Ed Mahaney announced last week that Cape May County would be repairing, upgrading, replacing or disconnecting outfall pipes along Beach Avenue in Cape May.
Mahaney said the county would be going out to bid on the project in August, and county engineer Dale Foster confirmed the work would begin in the fall and continue through the winter.
“It’s going to take the whole off-season,” Foster said.
Foster said the county owns seven outfall pipes, which carry storm water from the storm drainage system out to the ocean.
The county owns the outfall pipes at Wilmington, Brooklyn, Baltimore, Pittsburgh, Trenton, Reading, and Madison avenues, which is all the pipes from Wilmington to Convention Hall, with the exception of Queen Street, where the pipe is owned by the city.

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Cops in Shops grant awarded to Lower Township Police Department

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, July 23, 2014 12:21 pm

ltpd LOWER TOWNSHIP – The Lower Township Police Department received federal money obtained through the Division of Highway and Traffic Safety and dispersed through the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office, Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control, from the Cops in Shops, 2014 Summer Shore Initiative Grant.

The Lower Township Police Department has participated in the Cops and Shops Program for over 10 years, which places undercover police officers in area liquor store establishments to deter and/or apprehend under age minors from purchasing alcoholic beverages. The program also targets adults who purchase alcoholic beverages for minors. This program started in June and will run through September.

   

Women’s Community Club Peach Festival

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, July 23, 2014 12:11 pm

CAPE MAY – The Women’s Community Club of Cape May will hold their annual Peach Festival on Friday, Aug. 8, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Our Lady Star of the Sea Parish Hall at Lafayette Street and Ocean Avenue in Cape May. Come early and have coffee and sweets. There will be a culinary-style lunch and beverages available with cobblers, cakes, pies, ice cream, and of course, peaches for dessert. 

Tables include crafts, books, plants, jewelry and white elephant items. Buy some cakes or other goodies to take home. This event is held to raise funds for the various local charities this club supports each year. For more information call (609) 884-1866.

 

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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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.

   

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