Cape May Gazette

Exhibit highlights 20-year history of Center for Community Arts

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, January 14, 2015 03:02 pm


Cordelia Bounds, left, and Janet Eldredge Vance, right, from the same Cape May High School graduating class, share memories Feb. 23, 2006 during a panel discussion during the 2006 Center for Community Arts exhibit, Cordelia Bounds, left, and Janet Eldredge Vance, right, from the same Cape May High School graduating class, share memories Feb. 23, 2006 during a panel discussion during the 2006 Center for Community Arts exhibit, CAPE MAY – The Center for Community Arts is marking its 20th anniversary this year, and its 16th collaboration with the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC) on annual exhibits that highlight African-American life and history in Cape May.

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Cape May man charged with Collier’s burglary

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, January 14, 2015 01:54 pm

CAPE MAY – Cape May police have charged a local man with the burglary of Collier’s Liquor Store on Christmas Eve.

Joseph A. Monzo, 19, was arrested by Cape May police at 4:05 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 10, according to a post on the police Facebook page. He is being charged with burglary, theft of moveable property and criminal mischief, police said.

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North Cape May man charged with resisting arrest

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, January 14, 2015 01:50 pm

LOWER TOWNSHIP – Lower Township Police have charged a North Cape May man with aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, obstruction, resisting arrest and possession of marijuana and possession of an anabolic steroid without a prescription.

Richard Steele, 37, of North Cape May, was arrested at 2:25 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 11, police said in a press release.

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Lower police respond to 640 calls

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, January 14, 2015 12:00 am

ltpd LOWER TOWNSHIP – The Lower Township Police Department responded to a total of 640 calls and made 13 arrests during the week of Dec. 29 through Jan. 4, according to a press release.

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Concert at St. Barnabas Jan. 25

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, January 12, 2015 12:00 am

VILLAS – Guitarist and singer-songwriter Tom Werkheiser will perform in concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 25 at St. Barnabas by the Bay Church, 13 W. Bates Avenue in Villas.

A freewill offering will be taken and refreshments will follow the performance. The concert is open to the public.

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Lunch and learn ‘Victorian medicine’

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, January 12, 2015 12:00 am

The public is invited to bring a bag lunch at noon, Wednesday, Jan. 21, and listen as Wilma Korevaar discusses Victorian medical theories and practices - how medicine made great advances in the Victorian era but still fell a short of modern standards during a presentation at the Carriage House at the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St.

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Cape May City Council swears in three new members

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Written by Portia Cole Friday, January 09, 2015 11:44 am

CAPE MAY – Cape May City Council held its reorganization meeting Thursday, Jan. 1 and brought on three new council members.

Council members Beatrice Passagno, Shaine Meier, and Jerry Inderwies Jr. were sworn in to office and will be joining the five-member council.

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Mutt Strut proceeds donated to county K-9 unit

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 09, 2015 11:12 am

Mutt Strut proceeds donated to county K-9 unit Mutt Strut proceeds donated to county K-9 unit CAPE MAY – Members of the Cape May County Dog Obedience Training Club (CMCDOTC)  recently donated $2,359 to the Cape May County Sheriff‘s Office K-9 Unit for the purchase of protective K-9 vests.

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Cape May Brewing Co. is now ‘Jersey Fresh’

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 09, 2015 10:40 am

Cape May Brewing Co. is now ‘Jersey Fresh’ Cape May Brewing Co. is now ‘Jersey Fresh’ LOWER TOWNSHIP – The Cape May Brewing Company is the first brewery to carry the “Made with Jersey Fresh” label for its Honey Porter beer, according to a press release.

The beer is described as roasted with dark crystal malts that shine through in a smooth and light-bodied porter balanced by a hint of sweetness thanks to Jersey Fresh honey.

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New council majority makes big changes at first meeting

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Written by Portia Cole Friday, January 09, 2015 10:39 am

LOWER TOWNSHIP – The new Republican majority on Lower Township Council made sweeping changes at the Monday, Jan. 6 reorganization meeting, replacing the township manager and attorney and hiring a new engineering firm.

Mayor Michael Beck, an independent, said the decision to replace Michael Voll with an acting township manager Jim Ridgway, the assistant superintendent of the Parks and Recreation Department, was a surprise to him when he saw it on the agenda. He argued that Republican members of council were not replacing Voll in the correct way.

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