Cape May Gazette

Macomber retires from LTPD

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, February 05, 2015 09:45 am

Macomber retires from LTPD Macomber retires from LTPD LOWER TOWNSHIP – Lower Township Council honored former Lower Township Police Department Det. Sgt. Ernie Macomber at its meeting Monday, Feb. 2.

Macomber retired in December.

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Cape May hosts assemblyman’s Eco-Agri Tourism Summit

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Written by Christopher South Thursday, January 29, 2015 01:11 pm

fiocchi CAPE MAY – Cooperation was the theme for an Ecological-Agricultural Tourism Summit held in Cape May Wednesday, Jan. 28.

The summit was the project of Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi, who took the opportunity to introduce the audience to a handful of bills or resolutions he has introduced to help promote New Jersey tourism in general, and what is being called “eco-agri” tourism in particular. 

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Bizarre History of Cape May: Cape May not always immune to criminal violence

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Written by Jacob Schaad Jr. Thursday, January 29, 2015 10:27 am

The news in recent months has been dominated by stories of mayhem and murder from near and far. Cops have been shot and killed in this nation and in other instances cops have shot and killed others. In France, heavily armed terrorists, their identity hidden by black masks, attacked the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and killed 12 people. The attackers were later tracked down and killed by police.

From American towns that are seldom heard of and are thought to be peacefully untouchable comes the shocking news that schools and shopping malls are being threatened.

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No snow but good swell at Poverty Beach

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Written by Jen Marra Thursday, January 29, 2015 09:36 am

Jack Hendee, 14, of Dennisville, spends the late morning surfing the barreling waves at Poverty Beach in Cape May Tuesday, Jan 27. The winter storm this week did not leave much snow behind in Cape May County but brought in a nice swell in Cape May.
Jack Hendee, 14, of Dennisville, spends the late morning surfing the barreling waves at Poverty Beach in Cape May Tuesday, Jan 27. The winter storm this week did not leave much snow behind in Cape May County but brought in a nice swell in Cape May. Jack Hendee, 14, of Dennisville, spends the late morning surfing the barreling waves at Poverty Beach in Cape May Tuesday, Jan 27. The winter storm this week did not leave much snow behind in Cape May County but brought in a nice swell in Cape May.

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Blizzard a no-show in Cape May, Lower Township

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Written by Portia Cole Thursday, January 29, 2015 12:00 am

CAPE MAY – The blizzard of 2015 hit New England hard, but forecasts that South Jersey would see more than a foot of snow ended up being a bit overblown.

The City of Cape May and Lower Township came through the storm almost unscathed.

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Eagle Scout hopeful restores part of Hangar 1 at airport

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Written by PORTIA COLE Wednesday, January 28, 2015 02:52 pm

LOWER TOWNSHIP – A local boy scout recently restored an area outside Hangar 1 at the Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum as part of his Eagle Scout project.

Bob Craft, 18, of Boy Scout Troop 76 in Sea Isle City, repaired and repainted a concrete platform once used as a loading dock for Hangar 1. He and a group of volunteers completed the project on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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East Lynne brings theater workshops to area schools

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, January 28, 2015 10:11 am

Sally Bingham of the East Lynne Theater Company will work in local schools teaching theater.
Submitted / Sally Bingham of the East Lynne Theater Company will work in local schools teaching theater. CAPE MAY – The East Lynne Theater Company plans on bringing after-school theater programs to students in West Cape May and the Wildwood School District.

Throughout the school year, ELTC artists in residence will meet with two classes of Wildwood students twice a week, according to a release. Group sizes vary between 10 to 20 students, and topics cover improvisation, movement, and working with scripts.

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Aviation museum summer camps let students’ dreams soar

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, January 28, 2015 10:08 am

ACE Academy students at the controls of an aircraft during last year’s camp.
ACE Academy students at the controls of an aircraft during last year’s camp. LOWER TOWNSHIP – What do you want to be when you grow up?

The Naval Air Station Wildwood (NASW) Aviation Museum and the Federal Aviation Administration are partnering up to host two summer academies to help answer that question for young students.

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MAC names Volunteer of the Month for January

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, January 28, 2015 10:00 am

Maryjane Rupinski is shown here on a garden bench in winter at the historic 1879 Emlen Physick Estate in Cape May.
Submitted / Maryjane Rupinski is shown here on a garden bench in winter at the historic 1879 Emlen Physick Estate in Cape May. CAPE MAY – The Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC) has named Maryjane Rupinski of Fishing Creek its Volunteer of the Month for January.

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Township preparing for winter storm

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, January 26, 2015 10:30 am

Check on seniors, bring pets indoors, and stay off roadways

LOWER TOWNSHIP – According to the National Weather Service, a winter nor’easter is likely to bring snow, high winds and areas of coastal flooding to much of Southern New Jersey by Monday night into Tuesday.

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