Cape May Gazette

LCMR hoping to ‘Change a life over lunch’

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Written by Christopher South Friday, October 03, 2014 01:54 pm

LOWER TOWNSHIP – The Lower Cape May Regional Education Foundation is hoping a small group of citizens will make a big impact on some of their students. 

Superintendent Chris Kobik said the district is doing a number of things to make career choice relevant to the real world, and that is one of the goals of the Change a Life Over Lunch program.

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Enjoy cool Cape May with MAC’s October crafts and antiques shows

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 03, 2014 12:35 pm

CAPE MAY - Relish the crunch of leaves underfoot and enjoy the cool, crisp days of October in Cape May during three crafts and antiques shows sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC).

Harvest Festival Crafts & Antiques Show - Oct. 4: The perfect time to bring the family to enjoy the beautiful grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St. is during the Annual Harvest Festival Crafts & Antiques Show onSaturday, Oct. 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year's event once again features fall, family-friendly activities, along with shopping for antiques and hand-crafted goods from talented artisans and unique vendors.

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Gaurdians remember Medal of Honor winner Munro

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 03, 2014 11:56 am

CAPE MAY – Coast Guardsmen and recruits gathered to remember the sacrifice of the Coast Guard’s only Medal of Honor recipient aboard Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, Saturday, Sept. 27.

The crew of Training Center Cape May gathered at a statue erected in Douglas Munro’s honor to mark the 72nd anniversary of the Coast Guardsman’s death during World War II. Munro was killed at Point Cruz, Guadalcanal, attempting to rescue 500 beleaguered Marines who had come under heavy enemy fire Sept. 27, 1942.

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Lower Township Police Department Weekly Adult Arrest Summary Sept. 22 to 28

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 03, 2014 10:46 am

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LTPD Weekly Adult Arrest Summary Sept. 22 to 28

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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.

   

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