Cape May Gazette

Lower Township police monthly activity report > August 2013

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, September 17, 2013 04:04 pm

LOWER TOWNSHIP – Lower Township police reported 4,089 general complaints and service calls in August. There were 193 EMS calls with Lower Township Rescue and 58 fire alarm calls.

Read more: Lower Township police monthly activity report > August 2013

 

Cold Spring church marks 300th anniversary next year

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Jacob Schaad Jr. Tuesday, September 17, 2013 01:52 pm

LOWER TOWNSHIP – Much of what has been old will be new again at the historic Cold Spring Presbyterian Church as it prepares for a year-long celebration of its 300th anniversary.

The church, at which President Benjamin Harrison and other national dignitaries once worshipped, is undergoing some $80,000 in new carpeting and painting and the structure will be closed for about eight weeks as workmen move in. Services and other church activities will continue at Price Hall on the church’s spacious grounds on Seashore Road.

Read more: Cold Spring church marks 300th anniversary next year

   

Writer goes ‘on the couch’ to discuss Freud play

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Staff Reports Sunday, September 15, 2013 01:26 pm

  Mark St. Germain Mark St. Germain

CAPE MAY – Playwright Mark St. Germain, author of “Freud's Last Session,” will discuss the inspiration for the show and his writing process in two talks after the 8 p.m. performances of the show on Saturday, Sept. 21 and Sunday, Sept. 22.

Read more: Writer goes ‘on the couch’ to discuss Freud play

 

Rickley graduates basic training

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Staff Reports Saturday, September 14, 2013 06:36 am

Army Pvt. Timothy M. Rickley has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the U.S. Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

Read more: Rickley graduates basic training

   

Bizarre History of Cape May > Swain family has deep roots in Cape May

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Jacob Schaad Jr. Friday, September 13, 2013 06:34 am

At the funeral of the first mayor of West Cape May, his pastor at the Cold Spring Presbyterian Church delivered a Biblical message that did not necessarily apply to the mayor but was relevant to others then and even to those of today.

“Be ye also ready for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of Man cometh,” preached the Rev John L. Landis, who served as pastor at the historic church from 1886 to 1890.

Read more: Bizarre History of Cape May > Swain family has deep roots in Cape May

 

Douglass files petition to reclaim council seat

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Mary Linehan Thursday, September 12, 2013 02:00 pm

 LOWER TOWNSHIP – Glenn Douglass, who resigned from township council less than two weeks ago, has filed a petition to appear on the November ballot as an Independent.

Douglass had to resign from his 3rd Ward council seat in order to keep his public employee pension, under a state law that went into effect in 2011. He worked as an industrial manager with the New Jersey Department of Corrections from 1990, as well as the Cape May County Sheriff’s Department and the township’s Municipal Utilities Authority.

Read more: Douglass files petition to reclaim council seat

   

Artists’ Co-op members featured

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Staff Reports Thursday, September 12, 2013 01:16 pm

  Last Light of Day by Patricia Neville Last Light of Day by Patricia Neville

CAPE MAY – The Mad Batter Restaurant is featuring the work of Patricia Neville and Linda Pendrak during the month of September. Both artists are painters and members of the Cape May Artists’ Cooperative Gallery.

Read more: Artists’ Co-op members featured

 

Lower officials to voters: Just vote no on school district referendum

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Mary Linehan Thursday, September 12, 2013 01:12 pm

 LOWER TOWNSHIP – Elected council and appointed legal counsel are keeping the message on point regarding the school referendum question added for this November’s ballot. Their message: “Just say no.”

“Should Cape May be permitted to withdraw from the regional school district? The answer is ‘no.’ Should the regional school district be dissolved? The answer is no,” said Francis Campbell, Lower Township’s attorney for the school issue. “The answer is always ‘no.’”

Read more: Lower officials to voters: Just vote no on school district referendum

   

Class II officer applications being accepted

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Staff Reports Thursday, September 12, 2013 12:45 pm

LOWER TOWNSHIP – The Lower Township Police Department is accepting applications for Special Class II Police Officers.

Applicants must hold a valid PTC Certification for New Jersey Special Class II Officer and have a minimum of two years experience as a law enforcement officer.

Read more: Class II officer applications being accepted

 

State to help residents with home elevation

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Staff Reports Thursday, September 12, 2013 12:31 pm

CAPE MAY – The city wants local property owners to attend an informational meeting with New Jersey Department of Community Affairs representatives to learn about and apply for a reimbursement grant up to $30,000 for elevating their homes to meet the requirements of the new flood insurance risk maps.
The Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) Elevation Program disperses grants to homeowners after the Department of Community Affairs and Federal Emergency Management Agency have approved an application and the elevation has been completed.

Read more: State to help residents with home elevation

   

Page 47 of 79