Cape May Gazette

Cape May Dragon Boat Festival returns for third year

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, September 03, 2014 09:49 am

CAPE MAY - Team registration is open for the 2014 Cape May Dragon Boat Festival and Races. The festival is Saturday, Sept. 27 at the Cape May Harbor on Delaware Avenue, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Space is limited, so register now.

There are over 40 teams this year, made up of friends, family, co-workers, clubs, schools, hospitals, community groups, employees of local businesses, non-profits, and people who just want to have fun. Everyone is encouraged to come out and cheer your favorite team onto the finish line.
Each team is comprised of 21 paddlers who race head to head in 41-foot-long dragon boats over a 200 meter course. To see photos of last years event visit www.capemaydragonboat.com or for information call Cathy at the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cape May at (609) 884-5508.

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County Library hosts Rainbow Loom Club

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, September 03, 2014 09:42 am

VILLAS - The Cape May County Library invites kids, ages 10-18, to join them for Rainbow Loom Club. The program will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 9. It will take place at the Lower Cape Branch of the Library located at 2600 Bayshore Road in the Villas. 

Learn new patterns for the Rainbow Loom and meet with friends at the Rainbow Loom Club, a monthly meeting for ages 10-18. Jennifer Bolton will be on hand to teach a new style every month. Bring your own loom and bands, or use theirs.
Registration is not required for this event. For additional information please contact the Children’s Room at (609) 463-6354, or visit online at www.cmclibrary.org.

   

Lower Township Police Department Weekly Adult Arrest Summary Aug. 18 to 24

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, August 31, 2014 02:09 pm

ltpd Aug. 19:

Harry S. Schroter, 52, E. Atlantic Ave., Villas, assault.

Aug. 20:

Ryan P. Freeling, 19, E. New York Ave., Villas, fictitious report to a law enforcement officer to incriminate another.

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New Lower Township animal control policy

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, August 30, 2014 11:51 am

Morrow family with dog Morrow family with dog LOWER TOWNSHIP - Lower Township officials announced that all non-emergency animal control calls will be forwarded to Shore Animal Control directly. The number to call for Shore Animal Control is 1 (800) 351-1822.

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Cape May Beachfront Run date set

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 29, 2014 04:08 pm

CAPE MAY - There’s no time like the present to sign up for the 31st annual Cape May Beachfront Run to be held on Saturday, Sept. 20. The run features certified 2-mile and 5-mile courses along the Cape May beachfront.

Runners will have access to three rest stations stocked with bananas and bottled water before and after both races. All runners will receive T-shirts, and both races award overall and age-group trophies as follows: for the 5 miler, the first three men, first three women, first three in age groups and the team title; for the 2 miler, the first male, first female, and top two in age groups.

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CM Stage’s Ivy League of Comedy Night starring Karen Bergreen and Shaun Eli

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 29, 2014 12:52 pm

Comedian Karen Bergreen Comedian Karen Bergreen

CAPE MAY – Cape May Stage transforms from a theater into a comedy club for one night only. On Monday, Sept. 8, at 8 p.m., the Ivy League of Comedy Night comes back for an encore performance.
Shaun Eli returns, but this time with a new headliner – lawyer turned comedian and mother of two boys Karen Bergreen. You’ll be rolling in the aisles and gasping from laughter in a night that can only be described as absolutely hysterical. It’s comedy night, done right.
A graduate of Harvard University and University of Minnesota’s Law School, Karen Bergreen was a paralegal, an associate at a law firm and a clerk before she decided to throw it all away for comedy. Now a mother of two small boys, Bergreen does stand-up in order to get out of the house.

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Lower Township pool closes for season

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 29, 2014 12:38 pm

LOWER TOWNSHIP - Enjoy the last days of the Lower Township Community Pool before it closes for the season on Sept. 1. 

The pool is located at Rosehill Parkway and Winslow Avenue in North Cape May and is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Daily fees are: $2 for those under the age of 16 and $3 for anyone over $16. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

 

PDFNJ, CMC Prosecutor recognized for excellence by NAGC

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 29, 2014 11:28 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - The Partnership for a Drug-free New Jersey along with the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office was recognized by the National Association of Government Communicators for their collaboration on their award winning campaign, “Heroin: Are you talking to your kids yet?” “We are very grateful for the cooperation of the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office in helping us solve the opiate abuse epidemic that has gripped our state,” said Angelo M. Valente, executive director of the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey. “We remain committed to ending this crisis and look forward to continued collaboration with all of our partners across New Jersey.”

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Coast Guard responds to choking woman off Cape May

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 28, 2014 04:04 pm

Coast Guard officials helped a choking woman Wednesday, Aug. 27, off Cape May.

The Coast Guard administered oxygen to the 61-year-old woman aboard the 65-foot Canyon Lady, homeported in Cape May, according to information released by the Coast Guard.

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North Cape May man charged with drug possession

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 28, 2014 02:37 pm

NORTH CAPE MAY – Lower Township police said they arrested a man for possession of heroin and six syringes Wednesday.

Keiffer Hahn, 21, was found to be in possession of several packets of heroin and six syringes at his home, police said. Police responded to the residence around 7:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 27 on a suspicious person call.

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