Cape May Gazette

Mutt Strut proceeds donated to county K-9 unit

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 09, 2015 11:12 am

Mutt Strut proceeds donated to county K-9 unit Mutt Strut proceeds donated to county K-9 unit CAPE MAY – Members of the Cape May County Dog Obedience Training Club (CMCDOTC)  recently donated $2,359 to the Cape May County Sheriff‘s Office K-9 Unit for the purchase of protective K-9 vests.

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Cape May Brewing Co. is now ‘Jersey Fresh’

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 09, 2015 10:40 am

Cape May Brewing Co. is now ‘Jersey Fresh’ Cape May Brewing Co. is now ‘Jersey Fresh’ LOWER TOWNSHIP – The Cape May Brewing Company is the first brewery to carry the “Made with Jersey Fresh” label for its Honey Porter beer, according to a press release.

The beer is described as roasted with dark crystal malts that shine through in a smooth and light-bodied porter balanced by a hint of sweetness thanks to Jersey Fresh honey.

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New council majority makes big changes at first meeting

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Written by Portia Cole Friday, January 09, 2015 10:39 am

LOWER TOWNSHIP – The new Republican majority on Lower Township Council made sweeping changes at the Monday, Jan. 6 reorganization meeting, replacing the township manager and attorney and hiring a new engineering firm.

Mayor Michael Beck, an independent, said the decision to replace Michael Voll with an acting township manager Jim Ridgway, the assistant superintendent of the Parks and Recreation Department, was a surprise to him when he saw it on the agenda. He argued that Republican members of council were not replacing Voll in the correct way.

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Cape Island Lodge 30 installs officers

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, January 08, 2015 12:00 am

From left, (front row) James Bratten, Shelton Marsden, Dayton Umholtz, Gerald J. Sharpe, Robert H.Boyd, Anthony Fazio, Tyler Gary Coleman, (back row) Robert Heinly, Joe Andrzejczak, Kevin Farrell, Geoff Moran, John Donley and John Williams.
From left, (front row) James Bratten, Shelton Marsden, Dayton Umholtz, Gerald J. Sharpe, Robert H.Boyd, Anthony Fazio, Tyler Gary Coleman, (back row) Robert Heinly, Joe Andrzejczak, Kevin Farrell, Geoff Moran, John Donley and John Williams. CAPE MAY – Cape Island Lodge 30 in Cape May installed its 2015 officers at a Dec. 9 meeting.

Gerald J. Sharpe, Grand Master of Masons in New Jersey, was the installing officer. Robert H. Boyd was installed as Worshipful Master.

   

Explosive ordnance found in Villas dumpster inactive, police say

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, January 05, 2015 01:46 pm

LOWER TOWNSHIP – Lower Township Police and the Villas Volunteer Fire Company responded to a thrift shop and blocked off streets Monday after a report of possible explosive ordnance being found in a dumpster.

Authorities responded to North End Thrift on West Weber Avenue in the Villas on the morning of Monday, Jan. 5, according to a press release. Responding officers found two pieces of explosive ordnance in a garbage dumpster behind the thrift shop, police said.

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Library hosts song circle

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, January 04, 2015 04:10 pm

VILLAS – The Cape May County Library invites the public to join “Song Circle for All Ages” presented by Larry Sarner.

This program will take place at 6 p.m. every third Wednesday of each month starting on Jan. 21. The program will take place at the Lower Branch Library, 2600 Bayshore Road in Villas.

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Lunch and learn ‘Victorian medicine’

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, January 04, 2015 12:00 am

The public is invited to bring a bag lunch at noon, Wednesday, Jan. 21, and listen as Wilma Korevaar discusses Victorian medical theories and practices - how medicine made great advances in the Victorian era but still fell a short of modern standards during a presentation at the Carriage House at the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St.

Admission free for members of Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts and $5 for non-members. 

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Cyclists to ride from Long Branch to Cape May for MS

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, January 03, 2015 04:58 pm

 Coast the Coast enjoy coasting the scenic New Jersey shore line as they cycle toward a world free of MS.

Coast the Coast enjoy coasting the scenic New Jersey shore line as they cycle toward a world free of MS. CAPE MAY – Registration has opened for the National Multiple Sclerosis New Jersey Metro Chapter’s Bike MS: Coast the Coast 2015 ride scheduled for May 16-17.

The two-day event will start at Monmouth University in West Long Branch and take cyclists on a journey along the Jersey shore.

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Exhibit on CCA planned

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, January 03, 2015 12:00 am

CAPE MAY - This public is invited to a free arts exhibit, "Center for Community Arts Celebrates 20 Years of History," at the Carroll Gallery on the grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Saturday, Jan. 17 through Sunday, April 12.

For information on the exhibit, call 609-884-7525 or visit www.centerforcommunityarts.org . For gallery hours call 609-884-5404 or see www.capemaymac.org .

 

Creative arts program at the library

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, January 03, 2015 12:00 am

VILLAS – The Cape May County Library invites the public to join in “Creative Arts for Adults with Special Needs” presented by Cheryl Crews at the Lower Cape Branch beginning at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 13. The branch is located at 2600 Bayshore Road, Villas.

This art class will allow creative exploration with drawing, painting, and sculpture using various media for the developmentally disabled. 

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