Cape May Gazette

New 4-H Club forms in Villas for children, 5-8

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 03, 2014 12:00 am

VILLAS – A new club will be offered in Villas to children, 5-8, to introduce them to the 4-H Cloverbud Program, according to a volunteer and spokeswoman for the club.

“Cloverbud SPIN Clubs are a wonderful first step into the 4-H Youth Development program,” said Alicia Arnold, head of the club. “It’s an opportunity for children to learn by doing and gain valuable life skills.”

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Cape May police seeking help in identifying suspect

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 02, 2014 04:24 pm

 

CAPE MAY – The Cape May Police Department is requesting the public’s help in identifying a suspect shown on video stealing from a Cape May store.

The video is from Galvanic on Washington Street in Cape May. The suspect is shown walking around a display table in the store before grabbing something and putting it in his pocket.

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Conrad wants numbers, no tax increase

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Written by Christopher South Thursday, October 02, 2014 01:53 pm

LOWER TOWNSHIP – Councilman Tom Conrad said he is unconvinced building a new Public Safety Building on Bayshore Road is a good idea.

Lower Township Council will meet on Monday, Oct. 6, and consider adopting a resolution to authorize moving the police department and court to the municipal complex on Bayshore Road, and to retain bond counsel for creating a bond ordinance for the new Public Safety Building.

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Elks Association Kids Basketball Contest

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 02, 2014 11:48 am

LOWER TOWNSHIP - Greater Cape May Elks Lodge 2839 announces the Annual Hoop Shoot Competition on Sunday, Oct. 12 at noon in the Lower Township Recreation Center on Bayshore Road behind the Municipal Building. 

The contest is open for all boys and girls from ages 8 to 13 years. Separate contests for boys and girls are held between the following age brackets: 8-9, 10-11 and 12-13. Registration is before the contest; bring birth certificate for proof of age. Age category contestants must be in that age bracket before April 1, 2015.

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Judge orders LCMR School District to pay for election

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Written by Christopher South Wednesday, October 01, 2014 01:51 pm

LOWER TOWNSHIP – The Lower Cape May Regional School District is responsible for the full cost of holding the Dec. 9 special school election, Superior Court Judge Julio Mendez said in a decision dated Sept. 26.

In his opinion, which was attached to his order, Mendez outlined the history of Cape May’s effort to change the school funding formula for the regional school district. He noted the circumstances leading up to a July 18 decision by the state Board of Review to grant a petition for a referendum to dissolve the Lower Cape May Regional School District.

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Beat the rush, get your birdseed now

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 01, 2014 11:09 am

CAPE MAY – Autumn has arrived, bringing with it cooler temperatures and NJ Audubon’s monthly birdseed sales. This weekend, Oct. 4 and 5, NJ Audubon members receive a 20 percent discount on all birdseed, suet and feeders. Non-members will receive 10 percent off their similar purchases. Stock up your supply at the Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Avenue, Cape May, overlooking the beautiful Cape May Harbor.

The Center is currently open seven days a week, Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays. Future birdseed sale dates for the remainder of 2014 are Nov. 1 and 2, Dec. 6 and 7. Ccontact the Center at (609) 898-8848, or www.njaudubon.org/nccm  for additional information.

   

Independents focus on election after LTMUA vote

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Written by Christopher South Wednesday, October 01, 2014 10:31 am

LOWER TOWNSHIP – Deputy Mayor Norris Clark referred to it during the last township council meeting, Sept. 15. 

Mayor Mike Beck said it explicitly in a follow-up interview.

The next step, the independents say, is to get another “Yes” vote for dissolution of the Lower Township Municipal Utilities Authority elected to Lower Township Council.

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Drone shot down by shotgun in Lower Township

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, September 30, 2014 10:59 am

On Friday Sept. 26, at about 5:30 p.m., Lower Township Police were dispatched to the 1000 block of Seashore Road to investigate the compliant of a remote control helicopter (also known as a drone) being shot down.

A resident faces charges in the incident.

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Wozick reenlists in Navy on Patriot Day

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, September 30, 2014 10:25 am

LOWER TOWNSHIP – Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum (NASW) hosted Aviation Boatswain's Mate Second Class (AB2) Jennifer Woznick recently as she reenlisted for six more years of service with the U.S. Navy.

Woznick began her enlisted career with the Navy on Sept. 11, 2007, initially serving on surface vessels that work to transport, maintain and operate the different missions of the Navy. She has since moved on to aviation.

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Airport evacuated over mortar shell

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 29, 2014 01:35 pm

LOWER TOWNSHIP — The Cape May County Airport was evacuated on Thursday, Sept. 25 after someone brought a mortar shell to the police station in the airport complex.

He found the round on the beach in Del Haven.

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