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Indian dance, music, theater at Cape May State

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 17, 2013 04:45 pm

 Indian dance, music, theater at Cape May State Indian dance, music, theater at Cape May State

 CAPE MAY – Cape May Stage will present a dance, music and theater tradition from southeast India called Kuchipudi at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 28 at the Robert Shackleton Playhouse, Lafayette and Bank streets in Cape May.

This particular performance of Kuchipudi was created by and stars Neelima Raju.

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Lower to consider tax abatements for airport businesses

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Written by Mary Linehan Thursday, October 17, 2013 05:00 am

LOWER TOWNSHIP – Council will move forward with a proposal to foster business growth at the county airport by creating tax incentives.

Ryan Krill, one of the founders of the airport-located Cape May Brewing, pitched the idea at the Sept. 16 council meeting. Last week, Deputy Mayor Norris Clark asked the township move forward on the idea.

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Guest Column: ‘Animal Farm’ on Capitol Hill

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Written by By Kevin McKinney Thursday, October 17, 2013 12:00 am

Zoe is back at the bungalow.

She’s at that cute age, nearly three, inquiring about anything and everything she comes across. I’m sort of her uncle; I look after her now and then when her mom Mary must go away.

Just a little tyke with big brown eyes – and wavy black and white fur. Of course, she has that natural adventuresome energy and curiosity that most Jack Russell Terriers possess.

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Employees want council to take action against MUA director

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Written by Mary Linehan Wednesday, October 16, 2013 04:15 pm

Allege harassment, assault

 LOWER TOWNSHIP – Nearly 50 protesters showed up at last week’s council meeting, bearing signs and placards asking Lower Township Council to act against the Municipal Utility Authority’s executive director.

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Cape May County Career Firefighters raise money for breast cancer awareness

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 16, 2013 03:50 pm


Members of the Cape May Fire Department, Cape Firefighters Local IAFF 3495, wear pink to raise awareness for breast cancer research.
  Members of the Cape May Fire Department, Cape Firefighters Local IAFF 3495, wear pink to raise awareness for breast cancer research.

WILDWOOD – A group of Cape May County firefighters are wearing pink T-shirts on duty to raise money and awareness for breast cancer research.

The Cape May County Career Firefighters launched a campaign to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer this month. The initiative’s member organizations include Ocean City FMBA Local 27, North Wildwood FMBA Local 56, Wildwood FMBA Local 50, and Cape May IAFF Local 3495.

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Coast Guard assists disabled sailboat

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 16, 2013 03:47 pm

 Coast Guard assisting disabled sailboat photo by fireman Michael Deugwillo/Crew members from Coast Guard Station Cape May assist boaters who are aboard a 44-foot sailboat Oct. 12.

CAPE MAY – The Coast Guard assisted four people who were aboard a disabled 44-foot sailboat about one mile offshore from Cape May Inlet Saturday.

A 45-foot Response Boat Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Cape May was already underway at 1:15 p.m. when crewmembers noticed an unusual-looking sailboat.

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Lower Township police monthly activity report > September 2013

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 16, 2013 12:00 am

 LOWER TOWNSHIP – Lower Township police reported 3,815 general complaints and service calls in September. There were 175 EMS calls with Lower Township Rescue and 46 fire alarm calls.

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Student assembly focuses on stopping bullying

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 10, 2013 01:20 pm

 Sadie Jensen leads the staff and students in the Pledge of Allegiance during the first Green Dot/Mind Up assembly at Cape May City Elementary School.
 Sadie Jensen leads the staff and students in the Pledge of Allegiance during the first Green Dot/Mind Up assembly at Cape May City Elementary School.

Sadie Jensen leads the staff and students in the Pledge of Allegiance during the first Green Dot/Mind Up assembly at Cape May City Elementary School.

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Co-op gallery announces featured artists for October

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 10, 2013 01:10 pm

 Halloween candles by Dennis Dowe
 Halloween candles by Dennis Dowe CAPE MAY – The Cape May Artists Cooperative Gallery is featuring the work of four members through October. Sharing the spotlight are Catherine Bosna, Dennis Dowe, Lee Hajduk and Linda Pendrak.

Bosna works in a variety of media including custom-designed floorcloths – a medium she uses to express her love of form, color, texture and design, according to a news release. She studied fine art at Rosemont College and painting with Philadelphia artist Domenic DeStephano.

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Bizarre History of Cape May > Lincoln historian coming to Cape May, but did Honest Abe?

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Written by Jacob Schaad Jr. Thursday, October 10, 2013 09:37 am

When renowned Lincoln historian Harold Holzer speaks in Cape May on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 13, he will feel right at home although it will be his first visit at the seashore resort. Abe Lincoln seems to follow Holzer wherever he goes and Cape May is no exception because a local Lincoln legend was started here 164 years ago, just a few blocks from where Holzer will be speaking.

People have been arguing about its authenticity right to this day.

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