Cape May Gazette

Cape May Wine Trail set Dec. 27

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 27, 2014 03:02 pm

CAPE MAY - The public is invited to the Cape May Wine Trail, Saturday, Dec. 27, from noon to 5 p.m. Spend the afternoon visiting Cape May County’s wineries and sampling the flavors of each.

Lunch starts the tour at The Mad Batter Restaurant, 19 Jackson St., and then visitor will take the trolley shuttle to the Natali Vineyards, Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery and the Willow Creek Winery, where they’ll learn about viniculture and visit the tasting rooms.

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Aviation museum receives Kindle Community Challenge grant

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 27, 2014 11:38 am

LOWER TOWNSHIP – The Naval Air Station Wildwood (NASW) Aviation Museum, located at the Cape May Airport, received more than $2,000 as part of Kindle Auto Plaza’s Community Challenge.

Announced in January by Steven Kindle, the “Honest Neighbors” 2014 campaign asked Kindle customers to allocate $100,000 in charitable contributions to the community organization of their choice through the qualifying purchase of a vehicle or automotive service.

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Celebrate the holidays with a designer home tour

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 27, 2014 12:00 am

CAPE MAY – The public is invited to combine a tour of the Cape May designer show house “celebrating holidays” with dinner at Cape May restaurants, with the designer show house dinner packages.

Dinner at 5:30 p.m. is followed by a show house guided tour at 7 p.m. Participating restaurants include: Sundays - The Merion Inn or Tisha’s; Mondays - Blue Pig Tavern or Tisha’s; Thursdays - The Merion Inn or Blue Pig Tavern; Fridays - Union Park or Aleathea’s.

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Congress Hall receives 35-foot Christmas tree

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 27, 2014 12:00 am


The tree is positioned on Congress Hall’s lawn to be displayed for the holiday season. The tree is positioned on Congress Hall’s lawn to be displayed for the holiday season.

CAPE MAY – The Holman family cut down a 35-foot blue spruce to Congress Hall for display over the holiday season.

The tree was planted by the Holmans 20 years ago. They always enjoyed decorating each Christmas, but it had to be cut down because it was diseased, according to a press release.

The family donated the tree to Congress Hall, and it will be used in the hotel’s tree lighting ceremony following a concert in the ballroom at 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 5.
 

   

Community will honor Charlotte Daily at tree lighting

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 26, 2014 04:42 pm

x x West Cape May will honor Charlotte Daily, who died earlier this year, by dedicating the lighting of the Holly Tree starting at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29 at the second annual Light the Tree event at Wilbraham Park.

Known as the Parade Lady, Daily was active in the community and ran the Christmas parade every year.

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Lower Township seeking Coastal Resiliency grant

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 26, 2014 11:30 am

LOWER TOWNSHIP – Lower Township Council is applying for the Hurricane Sandy Coastal Resiliency Competitive Grant Program, which could bring $250,000 in federal funds to pay for projects that restore ecological systems and protect communities.

The program supports projects that reduce community’s vulnerability to the growing risks from coastal storms, sea level rise, flooding, erosion and associated threats through strengthening natural ecosystems that also benefit fish and wildlife, according to a press release. It will award more than $100 million in grants throughout the region affected by Hurricane Sandy.

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Small Cities grant funds ADA improvements

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:00 am

LOWER TOWNSHIP – Lower Township was recently awarded $238,495 in Small Cities Public Facilities Funds from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, which will be used to complete improvements at the township’s Paul R. Will Recreation Complex.

The work will make the building compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), according to grant coordinator Colleen Crippen.

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MAC holds their annual Tree-Lighting Ceremony

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:00 am

   

Local veterans honored

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:00 am

NORTH CAPE MAY – Victoria Manor partnered with the American Red Cross to provide their own veteran residents and other local veterans from Disabled American Veterans Chapter 44 a hot breakfast complete with individual recognition.

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Cape May Stage presents ‘The Santaland Diaries’

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 25, 2014 12:00 am


Brady Adair as Crumpet the elf in “The Santaland Diaries.”
Brady Adair as Crumpet the elf in “The Santaland Diaries.”

CAPE MAY – Cape May Stage and Congress Hall are teaming up to present a look at the darker side of the holiday season next month. 

David Sedaris’ “The Santaland Diaries” is the tale of what happens when a young man struggling in New York City takes a job as a Christmas elf at Macy’s. The irreverent account of Christmas horrors comes to life through actor Brady Adair.

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