Cape May Gazette

‘Artists With a Purpose’ event through Labor Day

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, August 19, 2014 02:26 pm

CAPE MAY – The “Artists With a Purpose” open mic event is being held at the Magic Brain Café, 31 Perry St., Cape May, every Wednesday, 7 to 10 p.m., through Sept. 4. Celebrate the arts with spoken word, music, and more.

From monologues and poetry to music and song, explore dramatic performance and an array of other at forms. All genres of artistic expression are welcome.

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LTPD apprehends burglary suspect in Villas

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, August 19, 2014 12:02 pm

VILLAS – Please announced the arrest of a burglary suspect on burglary and drug charges after executing a criminal warrant.

On Aug. 7, police responded to an address on E. St. Johns Ave. in Villas for a reported burglary of a residence. Inside the residence, Ptlm. Matt Gamble and Special Officer Robert Martinelli observed damage to the family’s television, ceiling fan and walls. During the investigation, information was obtained identifying the suspect as James W. “Jake” Donnelly of Villas. Based on the information obtained, Judge Thomas Hillegass issued a warrant charging Donnelly with the burglary. Several locations had been checked by the officers trying to apprehend Donnelly without success.

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Woman arrested for drug use in North Cape May Wawa

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 18, 2014 03:51 pm

LOWER TOWNSHIP – A woman was arrested Sunday for allegedly using drugs in the Wawa on Bayshore Road in North Cape May, according to police.

Lower Township police were called to the store at 3719 Bayshore Road on Sunday, Aug. 17 on reports of a woman using drugs in the store.

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MAC Grounds Crew Volunteers of the Month for August

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 18, 2014 02:10 pm

Volunteers of the Month for August Volunteers of the Month for August The Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC) Volunteers of the Month for August are the members of MAC’s hard-working, all-volunteer grounds crew. Shown here, from left, are: Jerry York, Cape May; Geri Breth, Cape May; Steve Irving, West Chester, Pa.; Warren Nuessle, Cape May; Sue Irving, West Chester, Pa.; and the group’s volunteer leader and organizer, Tom Carroll, Cape May. (Not shown are Dave Martz, Denny Sweetman and Frank Acker.) The all-volunteer Grounds Crew was conceived and organized by Tom Carroll, a long-time friend of MAC. The group was nominated for Volunteers of the Month by MAC Director Michael Zuckerman.

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State finance board approves LTMUA merger

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Written by Christopher South Monday, August 18, 2014 02:05 pm

LOWER TOWNSHIP – Township officials announced last week that the state Local Finance Board approved the dissolution of the Lower Township Municipal Utilities Authority (LTMUA) by a 5-0 vote.

The move to bring the water and sewer services into the township structure still needs approval by a super majority of Lower Township Council, meaning four of five votes. This far, Councilmen Thomas Conrad and Erik Simonsen have not been convinced the move is a good one (see related story).

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Not all of council behind LTMUA dissolution

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Written by Christopher South Monday, August 18, 2014 02:05 pm

LOWER TOWNSHIP - Not everyone on council is convinced that merging the Lower Township Municipal Utilities Authority with township services is the best idea.

Councilman Thomas Conrad and Erik Simonsen remain opposed to the merger saying the council and manager have gone forward on the dissolution of the LTMUA, despite the approval by the Local Finance Board.

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Inderwies has ‘ambitious vision’ for Cape May

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Written by Christopher South Monday, August 18, 2014 10:58 am

Jerry Inderwies files petitions in council race. Jerry Inderwies files petitions in council race. CAPE MAY – Jerry Inderwies Jr. has officially started his campaign for a Cape May City Council seat with the statement that he has an “ambitious vision for the future of Cape May.”

Inderwies picked up petitions for the city council election Nov. 4, which includes three seats being vacated by incumbents. Inderwies said his campaign started with a discussion with now campaign manager Jim Cheney and treasurer Bob Steenrod. Inderwies said he went to work getting the required number of petitions. He filed those with the city clerk last week, being the first candidate to actually file.

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LTPD makes arrest for motor vehicle theft

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, August 16, 2014 04:46 pm

COLD SPRING – Police arrested a Newark man and charged him with stealing a vehicle from Seashore Road. 

On Aug. 14, at 7:35 p.m., Lower Township Police responded to Seashore Road in the Cold Spring section of the township in investigate the report of a stolen motor vehicle. Upon Arrival, Officers learned that a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado was taken from the property by an unknown subject and was last seen traveling north on Seashore Road. At approximately midnight, that evening, Special Officer James Collins observed the vehicle traveling on Pacific Avenue in the Diamond Beach section of the township and immediately attempted a motor vehicle stop.

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Newark man faces charges after truck theft

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 15, 2014 03:57 pm

A midnight traffic stop in the Diamond Beach section of Lower Township led to the recovery of a stolen truck.

Lower Township Police responded to Seashore Road in the Cold Spring section of the township in investigate the report of a stolen motor vehicle at 7:35 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14. Upon arrival, officers learned that a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado was taken from the property and was last seen traveling north on Seashore Road.

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Kris Kristofferson in Cape May for son’s Coast Guard graduation

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 15, 2014 01:52 pm

Singer, actor and songwriter Kris Kristofferson hands Jesse Kristofferson, his son, a certificate during the graduation ceremony of Alpha-190 at U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, Aug. 15. Kristofferson's son was one of 78 graduates to enter the Coast Guard enlisted workforce where they will be stationed all over the country performing duties ranging from maritime law enforcement to search and rescue. Jesse Kristofferson will be stationed at Coast Guard Training Center Petaluma, Calif., for Operation Specialist training. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Chief Warrant Officer John Edwards) Singer, actor and songwriter Kris Kristofferson hands Jesse Kristofferson, his son, a certificate during the graduation ceremony of Alpha-190 at U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, Aug. 15. Kristofferson's son was one of 78 graduates to enter the Coast Guard enlisted workforce where they will be stationed all over the country performing duties ranging from maritime law enforcement to search and rescue. Jesse Kristofferson will be stationed at Coast Guard Training Center Petaluma, Calif., for Operation Specialist training. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Chief Warrant Officer John Edwards) Singer, actor and songwriter Kris Kristofferson hands Jesse Kristofferson, his son, a certificate during the graduation ceremony of Alpha-190 at U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, Friday, Aug. 15. Kristofferson's son was one of 78 graduates to enter the Coast Guard enlisted workforce where they will be stationed all over the country performing duties ranging from maritime law enforcement to search and rescue. Jesse Kristofferson will be stationed at Coast Guard Training CenterPetaluma, Calif., for Operation Specialist training. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Chief Warrant Officer John Edwards)

   

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