Cape May Gazette

Two muggings in Villas

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, January 23, 2014 05:07 pm

VILLAS — Two men were attacked and robbed near the CVS Pharmacy, according to police.

Lower Township police announced the investigation on Thursday. In each instance, the victim was struck in the face. In the first attack, a man was returning a movie to a Red Box vending machine a little after midnight on Tuesday, Jan. 21. 

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Five juveniles charged with burglaries in Villas

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, January 23, 2014 04:57 pm

LOWER TOWNSHIP – Police said they have charged five juveniles for burglarizing four homes in the Villas section.

The initial burglary was reported on the 200 block of Weber Avenue in the Villas on Jan. 16, according to police. During the investigation a suspect was established which led to the discovery of three additional burglaries within the Villas section.

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Snow day in Cape May

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Written by Jen Marra Thursday, January 23, 2014 12:54 pm

John Matusiak of Cape May takes his sons J.T. and Ian, 7 and 4 respectively, sledding down a snow covered Columbia Avenue Wednesday, Jan 22, after a winter storm left several inches of snow in the county.

 

 

North Cape May woman named ‘Special Touch Volunteer’

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, January 22, 2014 09:59 pm


Linda Cramer Linda Cramer

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Linda Cramer of North Cape May has been named Cape Regional Medical Center’s “Special Touch Volunteer” for the fourth quarter of 2013.

She began her hospital volunteer service in April, 2009. She has contributed more than 800 hours as an errand volunteer and a Patient Feeding Assistance Volunteer.

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Proposed budget includes 2 cent tax increase for Cape May

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Written by Mary Linehan Wednesday, January 22, 2014 07:34 pm

CAPE MAY – The city’s proposed $16.6 million budget for 2014 includes a $395,000 increase in spending for legal costs associated with the regional school district and the Convention Hall facility.

City manager Bruce MacLeod presented the preliminary budget document to council in a special meeting last week.

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New curator uncovering personal history of naval air station

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Written by Mary Linehan Wednesday, January 22, 2014 05:56 pm


Ranalli explains the importance of letters and personal documents donated to the museum.
 Ranalli explains the importance of letters and personal documents donated to the museum.

LOWER TOWNSHIP – Nina Ranalli loves her job.

On a quiet Tuesday afternoon in her office at the aviation museum at Naval Air Station Wildwood, this young woman, barely a quarter century old herself, starts explaining why the small, very old objects she has selected to share are so important.

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Soaring

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Written by photo by John Reilly Wednesday, January 22, 2014 05:44 pm

A bald eagle flies over Lily Lake in Cape May Point A bald eagle flies over Lily Lake in Cape May Point

A bald eagle flies over Lily Lake in Cape May Point.

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Museum thankful for donation

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, January 22, 2014 04:58 pm

Trustee makes a big contribution to building work

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — Alice Belanger McGuigan, a trustee of the Cape May County Historical and Genealogical Society, has donated $25,000 to the Museum of Cape May County this year.

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Letter: Christie scandal sounds like abuse of power

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, January 22, 2014 01:00 am

To the editor:

Bill Clinton never inhaled and Richard Nixon was not a crook. Just because they said it, is it true? Gov. Chris Christie similarly expressed himself and posed as a victim. Do politicians consider the general public naïve, or in fact stupid?

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Cape May senior a candidate for Presidential Scholar program

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, January 19, 2014 03:37 am

  Cape May senior a candidate for Presidential Scholar program Cape May senior a candidate for Presidential Scholar program

CAPE MAY – Cape May County Technical High School senior Hamzah Almadani of Cape May has been selected as a Chief State School Officer candidate to represent New Jersey for application to the Presidential Scholar program.

The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program was established in 1964 by executive order of the president to recognize and honor some of the nation's most distinguished graduating high school seniors. In 1979, the program was extended to recognize students who demonstrate exceptional talent in the visual, creative and performing arts.

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