Cape May Gazette

Library hosts song circle

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, January 04, 2015 04:10 pm

VILLAS – The Cape May County Library invites the public to join “Song Circle for All Ages” presented by Larry Sarner.

This program will take place at 6 p.m. every third Wednesday of each month starting on Jan. 21. The program will take place at the Lower Branch Library, 2600 Bayshore Road in Villas.

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Lunch and learn ‘Victorian medicine’

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, January 04, 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.

Admission free for members of Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts and $5 for non-members. 

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Cyclists to ride from Long Branch to Cape May for MS

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, January 03, 2015 04:58 pm

 Coast the Coast enjoy coasting the scenic New Jersey shore line as they cycle toward a world free of MS.

Coast the Coast enjoy coasting the scenic New Jersey shore line as they cycle toward a world free of MS. CAPE MAY – Registration has opened for the National Multiple Sclerosis New Jersey Metro Chapter’s Bike MS: Coast the Coast 2015 ride scheduled for May 16-17.

The two-day event will start at Monmouth University in West Long Branch and take cyclists on a journey along the Jersey shore.

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Exhibit on CCA planned

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, January 03, 2015 12:00 am

CAPE MAY - This public is invited to a free arts exhibit, "Center for Community Arts Celebrates 20 Years of History," at the Carroll Gallery on the grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Saturday, Jan. 17 through Sunday, April 12.

For information on the exhibit, call 609-884-7525 or visit www.centerforcommunityarts.org . For gallery hours call 609-884-5404 or see www.capemaymac.org .

   

Creative arts program at the library

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, January 03, 2015 12:00 am

VILLAS – The Cape May County Library invites the public to join in “Creative Arts for Adults with Special Needs” presented by Cheryl Crews at the Lower Cape Branch beginning at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 13. The branch is located at 2600 Bayshore Road, Villas.

This art class will allow creative exploration with drawing, painting, and sculpture using various media for the developmentally disabled. 

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Dodgeball league in Cape May

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 02, 2015 08:11 pm

CAPE MAY – The City of Cape May is offering another season of an adult co-ed dodgeball league.

The league will take place at the Cape May Elementary School, 921 Lafayette Street in Cape May.

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Skating into the New Year

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Written by Jen Marra Friday, January 02, 2015 04:53 pm

Taylor Brown, 7, of Frenchtown, Jayden Snyder, 7, of Villas, and Jakob Collins, 6, of North Cape May, team up for a three person skate during the first day of roller skating Friday, Dec. 26, at Cape May Convention Hall. Open skating sessions will be held from 4-6 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Fridays and 1-3 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Toddler skating sessions are 10 a.m.-noon on Fridays. For more information visit www.discovercapemaynj.com or call the recreation department at 609-884-9565.
Taylor Brown, 7, of Frenchtown, Jayden Snyder, 7, of Villas, and Jakob Collins, 6, of North Cape May, team up for a three person skate during the first day of roller skating Friday, Dec. 26, at Cape May Convention Hall. Open skating sessions will be held from 4-6 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Fridays and 1-3 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Toddler skating sessions are 10 a.m.-noon on Fridays. For more information visit www.discovercapemaynj.com or call the recreation department at 609-884-9565. Taylor Brown, 7, of Frenchtown, Jayden Snyder, 7, of Villas, and Jakob Collins, 6, of North Cape May, team up for a three person skate during the first day of roller skating Friday, Dec. 26, at Cape May Convention Hall. Open skating sessions will be held from 4-6 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Fridays and 1-3 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Toddler skating sessions are 10 a.m.-noon on Fridays. For more information visit www.discovercapemaynj.com or call the recreation department at 609-884-9565. 

photos by Jen Marra

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Cutter Dependable returns to Cape May

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 02, 2015 04:47 pm

photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Micallef // Basic training recruits at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May observe the return to homeport of the Coast Guard Cutter Dependable on Friday, Dec. 26. The crew of the Dependable conducted a 60-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea, during which they carried out counter-drug and alien migrant interdiction operations. photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Micallef // Basic training recruits at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May observe the return to homeport of the Coast Guard Cutter Dependable on Friday, Dec. 26. The crew of the Dependable conducted a 60-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea, during which they carried out counter-drug and alien migrant interdiction operations.  photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Micallef

Basic training recruits at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May observe the return to homeport of the Coast Guard Cutter Dependable on Friday, Dec. 26. The crew of the Dependable conducted a 60-day patrol in the Caribbean Sea, during which they carried out counter-drug and alien migrant interdiction operations.

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Always looking for a laugh

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Written by PORTIA COLE Friday, January 02, 2015 04:43 pm

Longtime Collier’s employee says goodbye after 41 years

Daniel Anderson has been a staple at Collier’s Liquor Store in Cape May for 41 years. He is retiring on Jan. 1.
Daniel Anderson has been a staple at Collier’s Liquor Store in Cape May for 41 years. He is retiring on Jan. 1.

CAPE MAY – Regulars at Collier’s Liquor Store probably know Daniel Anderson Sr., better known to customers and loved ones as Dan or Danny. They might remember some of his jokes through the years, too.

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Church reaches out to youth, officers

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Written by PORTIA COLE Friday, January 02, 2015 04:36 pm

Breakfast one step in dialogue with local law enforcement

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CAPE MAY – After Macedonia Baptist Church in Cape May held a special service for the black youth at the church, Rev. Kathleen Smallwood Johnson wanted to follow it up with a different event, and start a dialogue between members of the church and local law enforcement.

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