Cape May Gazette

Lower Township Police Department Weekly Adult Arrest Summary, edition of July 2

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, July 02, 2014 12:35 pm

ltpd June 25:

Terry L. Gift, 48, E. Pacific Avenue, Villas, driving while under the influence, driving while drivers license/registration suspended.

June 26:

Dawn J. Williams, 49, E. Weber Avenue, Villas, simple assault.

June 27:

Edward J. Smith, 67, N. Feathering Road, Media, Pa., driving while under the influence.

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Photography Club of Cape May photo exhibit

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, July 02, 2014 11:05 am

CAPE MAY – The Photography Club of Cape May is holding a photo exhibit daily through July 9 at Mad Batter Restaurant on Jackson Street.

The Chalfonte Hotel’s King Edward Bar, 301 Howard St.. has three seasonal photo exhibits running now through mid October. The exhibits are free.

   

CG training center hosts 'Perfect Storm' presentation

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, July 02, 2014 10:01 am

CAPE MAY ¬– The Coast Guard Training Center Cape May will host a presentation by Cmdr. Bill Moeller (USCG Ret.) at 7 p.m., Sunday, July 13.

Moeller will discuss the inside story of the Coast Guard Cutter Tamaroa's 1991 rescue effort of a downed Air National Guard helicopter crew, an event featured in Sebastian Junger's book "The Perfect Storm" and the film of the same name. Having served as a junior officer aboard the Tamaroa at the time, Moeller will share his eye-witness account of this harrowing event.

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New exhibit opening at SOMA NewArt Gallery

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Written by Christopher South Tuesday, July 01, 2014 02:14 pm

New painting by Sean Taylor at SOMA NewArt Gallery New painting by Sean Taylor at SOMA NewArt Gallery CAPE MAY - SOMA NewArt Gallery is pleased to announce our third art exhibition of the 2014 Season, featuring two Solo exhibits: “Chasing Rainbows” new paintings by artist Sean Taylor, and “Rural Life” new paintings by artist Greg Bennett, Exhibiting in Gallery One and Two, SOMA welcomes Taylor back for his seventh consecutive show at SOMA. Taylor’s new work is a return to painting Cape May landscapes, and the imagery it invokes. Using the horizon as his focus point, Taylor finds challenges in the juxtaposition of the huge open sky and how it meets the land.

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CM Stage presents Heather MacRae in 'Songs for My Father'

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, June 29, 2014 01:54 pm

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CAPE MAY - Cape May Stage presents Heather MacRae in “Songs for My Father,” a stunning tribute to her late father, Broadway star Gordon MacRae, on July 7, at 8 p.m.

MacRae is the first of five cabaret performances in the Equity theatre’s highly-anticipated sixth annual Second Stage Broadway Series.

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Giuffrida graduates Air Force basic training

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, June 28, 2014 12:25 pm

U.S. Air Force Airman Michael J. U.S. Air Force Airman Michael J. SAN ANTONIO — U.S. Air Force Airman Michael J. Giuffrida graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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Marinalife’s Summer Membership Drive to benefit the Nature Center of Cape May

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, June 28, 2014 12:12 pm

CAPE MAY - The boating industry’s definitive guide to the boating lifestyle, Marinalife, has announced that 10 percent of the proceeds from this summer’s Cruising Club Membership will go to support New Jersey Audubon’s Nature Center of Cape May.

According to publisher, Joy McPeters, “We were looking to partner with a 501(c)(3) charity that has demonstrated a clear commitment to the water, nature and the marine environment. In our opinion, few organizations have been as effective as the Nature Center at educating the public, and when necessary stepping up to lead the way in helping to keep our waterways safe for navigation, recreation and the creatures that depend upon those waters for their very subsistence.”

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Friends gather for Merion Inn reopening

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Written by Christopher South Friday, June 27, 2014 01:39 pm

CAPE MAY – Some said it wouldn’t happen – friends of Merion Inn owner Vick Watson said they never doubted it would.

Dozens of friends were invited to a reception at the Merion Inn Monday to clink glasses and celebrate what for some was the long-awaited reopening of the Merion Inn Restaurant.
In April, the Cape May Gazette interviewed Watson, who said a dispute with a contractor had tied up her bank accounts and it put the Merion’s reopening in question. Watson said she was looking for a partner to help finance the reopening, which she hoped would happen in mid-May. Short of getting a partner, Watson said she might be forced to put the Merion Inn up for sale. In the meantime, she advised her employees to find other work, at least for the short term, because she couldn’t guarantee she would have a job for them.

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Lower Township updated event listings

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, June 27, 2014 11:52 am

Saturday, June 28: Lower Township Kayaking Club’s Bay Rally and Fun Race, 1 p.m., Lincoln Boulevard (Ferry Road) and Beach Drive. Kayakers will have the opportunity to race in calm bay waters along Lower Township’s beaches when the Lower Township Kayak Club holds its Kayak Rally and Fun Race. The race is free and open to all kayakers. Participants will receive a free T-shirt and local businesses also donated gift certificates as prizes for seven finishers. At the end of the race, a group photo will be taken on the beach, to be followed by a picnic. 

For more information, call 886-7359 or visit the Lower Township Kayak Club on Facebook.

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Lower Township Police Deparment weekly adult arrest summary, June 16 to June 22

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, June 27, 2014 11:21 am

ltpd June 16 to June 22

June 17:

Christopher W. McCullough, 30, Norwood Road, Cold Spring, driving while under the influence, possession of drug paraphernalia, use of CDS.

June 19:

Kenneth A. Wright, 47, Bayshore Road, North Cape May, criminal mischief, simple assault.

William J. Rozniakowski, 25, Townbank Road, North Cape May, unlawful possession of weapons.

Samantha L. Shuman, 26, 26, Fulling Mill Road, Villas, aggravated assault, possession of weapons for unlawful purpose, unlawful possession of weapons.

Read more: Lower Township Police Deparment weekly adult arrest summary, June 16 to June 22

   

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