Cape May Gazette

Nuessle Memorial Scholarship now in its fourth year

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, April 30, 2014 11:25 am

CAPE MAY — The Nature Center of Cape May announced that the Randy Nuessle Memorial Scholarship Fund is being offered for a fourth year in a row. This work-study program provides recipients with a $3,000 award each year throughout four years of college. Administered by Nature Center Director, Gretchen Whitman, the fund seeks to promote a deeper understanding and awareness of the natural sciences while encouraging responsible stewardship of our shared natural resources.

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Super heroes on the big screen and in Lower Township

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 29, 2014 03:03 pm

LOWER TOWNSHIP — The Tiger Teens Girl Mentor program, which is in partnership with Lower Township Recreation, was treated on April 24 to a very special afternoon at the movies to view a premiere performance. The movie theme involved Super Heroes on the big screen, but, three dedicated Lower Township Police Officers, Kaitlin Black, Jennifer Anzelone and Joe Mellina, proved they also walk among us in Cape May County.

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Son threatens mother with knife

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Written by Christopher South Tuesday, April 29, 2014 09:50 am

ERMA — Police have arrested an 18-year-old son for allegedly threatening his mother with a knife.

On Sunday, April 27, at 12:53 a.m., Lower Township Police Department officers were dispatched to the area of Erma Lane and Shirley Avenue in Erma for a report of a domestic assault involving a knife.

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Lower Township Police arrest man for robbery and assault

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Written by Christopher South Tuesday, April 29, 2014 09:03 am

VILLAS — Township police arrested a man who allegedly violated a restraining order, then assaulted and robbed a woman.
On Friday, April 25, at approximately 10:21 p.m., Lower Township Police were dispatched to a residence on Maple Avenue in Villas for a reported robbery.

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Man charged with burglary in WCM

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 29, 2014 08:56 am

WEST CAPE MAY - Cape May police reported arresting a local man on alleged theft and burglary charges.On Monday, April 28, at 1:09 p.m. the Cape May Police Department received a 911 call reporting a residential burglary in progress from the Westwood Mobile Estates in West Cape May.

Patrol units in the area responded and came into contact with Garrett Brough, 32, from West Cape May, who was subsequently arrested and charged with theft and burglary. Brough is being held on $25,000 bail at the Cape May County Correctional Facility.

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Hoban graduates Air Force basic training

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, April 28, 2014 04:05 pm

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Air Force Airman Jason P. Hoban graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Hoban is the son of Thomas Hoban of Villas and Sue Crane of North Cape May. He is a 2012 graduate of Lower Cape May Regional High School.

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Help others while having fun!

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, April 28, 2014 03:58 pm

CAPE MAY — The annual “Paddle for a Purpose” kayak and paddle craft regatta will again be held during this year’s Harbor Fest on June 14, beginning at 1 p.m. The regatta has been an integral part of Harbor Fest since the very beginning and provides an important foundation for the event.

All types of paddle craft are welcome: kayaks, SUP, canoes, row boats, etc. Participants pay $40 for a single $70 for a double, or only $20 if they bring their own craft. They are then treated to a two-hour guided tour and sent home with the official Paddle for a Purpose T-shirt.

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Merion Inn owner looking to reopen with a partner

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Written by Christopher South Friday, April 25, 2014 02:59 pm

CAPE MAY — Amid rumors that the Merion Inn is closing its doors and being sold, owner Vicky Watson said her first choice is to acquire a partner and reopen in a couple of weeks.

Watson said it is not true that some 35 Merion Inn employees were fired.

“The employees were told we can’t reopen right now and we recommend they look for other jobs,” Watson said. “It was only fair to tell them — they need a place to work.”

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Dozens of organizations prepare for full-scale antiterrorism exercise

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, April 25, 2014 02:57 pm

CAPE MAY – Several dozen law enforcement, emergency management and military organizations are preparing for the first full-scale, antiterrorism exercise aboard a Coast Guard training center Tuesday, April 29, at 9:30 a.m.
The Coast Guard has partnered with more than a dozen local, state and federal law enforcement and emergency management agencies to test their response to a simulated suicide bomber attacking the facility and injuring dozens of recruits and staff.

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TPA not at odds with city…for now

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Written by Christopher South Friday, April 25, 2014 09:47 am

CAPE MAY — The Taxpayers Association of Cape May is not at odds with the City of Cape May…but is ready to take up a fight if the situation arises.

“We’re not contentious now, but we have been,” TPA president Kate Wyatt said.

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