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Cape Island Radio is extraterrestrial

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Written by Christopher South Friday, July 18, 2014 02:38 pm

CAPE MAY - Cape Island Radio founder Ray Crew refers to radio stations with a physical transmitter planted in the ground as a “terrestrial” radio station.

That must make Internet radio “extraterrestrial.”

Crew, who is a clinical therapist, has a background in journalism that started in Shippensburg, Pa., where he interned at Channel 6. He was also at the Quakertown Free Press for awhile, before moving on to his new calling in life. However, like Dr. Frankenstein, he has reanimated his former self in the form of Internet radio.

This is a bold step in an area where there are so many print and e-publications competing for advertising dollars. What makes Internet radio different than many other types of media is its reach.

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82nd Annual Baby Parade in Cape May

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 18, 2014 01:38 pm

CAPE MAY – Stand up and cheer for the youngsters at the 82nd annual Cape May Baby Parade on Friday, Aug 1. The parade will march off at 11 a.m. from Congress Street along Beach Avenue and end at Howard Street. Post parade there will be an awards ceremony held in Cape May Convention Hall. Trophies will be awarded in five separate categories: Pretty Baby, Decorated Baby Carriage, Children Walking in Fancy Dress, Children Walking in Comic Dress, and Decorated on Wheels. There will also be awards for Best Float (motorized or pulled) and Best Overall Entry.

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Inderwies considering council run

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Written by Christopher South Thursday, July 17, 2014 02:47 pm

CAPE MAY – Jerry Inderwies Jr., who retired June 1 as chief of the Cape May Fire/Rescue Department, said he is considering running for one of three seats on Cape May City Council.

Cape May has a five-member council, which includes the mayor, with all five being at-large positions. The terms are staggered with the mayor and one at-large council position running together, and two years later the three remaining seats are up for election.

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Cape Couriers fight the traffic so you don’t have to

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Written by Christopher South Thursday, July 17, 2014 02:37 pm

CAPE MAY – Recently, Cape May Point clerk/administrator Kim Hodsdon said she couldn’t take the time to go out and pick up her lunch.

“It would take me an hour in all the traffic, and I just can’t be out of the office that long,” she said.

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Wildlife Tours Showcase Lower Township Gardens

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 17, 2014 12:23 pm

Pat Sutton leading a Garden Tour Pat Sutton leading a Garden Tour LOWER TOWNSHIP - Have you ever wanted to take a peek into some of the butterfly or humming bird gardens that are tucked throughout Lower Township? Or have you always wanted to learn the ins and outs of gardening, but you didn’t know where to start?

This summer, the Nature Center of Cape May will tour various private gardens in the county, with many located in Lower Township, and teach participants the importance of landscaping for local birds and butterflies.

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Street signs with Ivy League names pilfered

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Written by Christopher South Wednesday, July 16, 2014 02:48 pm

CAPE MAY POINT – The Borough of Cape May Point had six street signs and one stop sign stolen over the July 4 weekend, Commissioner Bob Mullock reported.

Mullock, who serves as the director of Public Works, said the stop sign was replaced immediately. 

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New Jersey a leader in parasailing safety

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Written by Christopher South Wednesday, July 16, 2014 12:53 pm

Gazette Reporter Christopher South parasailing for a story. Gazette Reporter Christopher South parasailing for a story. CAPE MAY – “New Jersey is the safest place to parasail in the country,” said Andy Barber, owner of East Coast Parasail in Cape May.

Barber said New Jersey was the first of two states in the nation to regulate parasailing, the second being Virginia, which used New Jersey’s statute as a model.

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Lower Township Police Department Weekly Adult Arrest Summary – June 30 to July 6

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, July 16, 2014 12:12 pm

ltpd June 30:

Stanley J. Matthews, 42, E. New York Ave., Villas, simple assault.

July 1:

Walter Javier Vibanco, 48, Leaming Ave., North Cape May, possession of child pornography, distribution of child pornography. 

July 2:

Christopher R. Britton, 26, Heather Lane, Erma, driving while under the influence.

Vincent A. DiFilippo, 24, Cedardale Ave., Villas, possession of drug paraphernalia, contempt of court.

Christal L. West, 27, W. New York Ave., Villas, simple assault, possession of drug paraphernalia.

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MAC: Discover Cape May's otherworldly charms

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 11, 2014 12:46 pm

CAPE MAY - Have you ever heard an EVP (electronic voice phenomenon) or seen an orb? Have you ever seen the full moon from atop the Cape May Lighthouse?

Use the equipment the professional ghost-hunting enthusiasts use and explore Cape May's "other side" this summer at the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., and the Cherry House, a private home built in 1849, during ghost hunting events sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). Add to the thrill of ghost exploration by choosing an evening under the light of the full moon, where the deepened shadows awaken the spirits and heighten the excitement.

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82nd Annual Baby Parade in Cape May

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 11, 2014 11:24 am

2013 Cape May Baby Parade results

CAPE MAY – Stand up and cheer for the youngsters at the 82nd Annual Cape May Baby Parade on Friday, Aug. 1.

The parade will march off at 11 a.m. from Congress Street along Beach Avenue and end at Howard Street. Post parade there will be an awards ceremony held in Cape May Convention Hall. Trophies will be awarded in five separate categories: Pretty Baby, Decorated Baby Carriage, Children Walking in Fancy Dress, Children Walking in Comic Dress, and Decorated on Wheels. There will also be awards for Best Float (motorized or pulled) and Best Overall Entry.

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