Cape May Gazette

Crest Savings Bank supports Cape May’s Victorian Family Fair

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, July 20, 2014 12:35 pm

Photo courtesy of Crest Savings Photo courtesy of Crest Savings Jay M. Ford, Crest Savings Bank President/CEO and Jodie DiEduardo, Crest Savings Bank Vice President and Branch Administrator, right, present a check for $1,000 to Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC) Director Michael Zuckerman, in support of the annual Victorian Family Fair that was held on the grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate, Cape May’s only Victorian house museum, at 1048 Washington St., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 28. “We are very grateful to Crest Savings Bank for their generous support that helps underwrite this event,” said Zuckerman. “Community partners such as Crest Savings Bank help us to provide educational and entertaining activities to the residents and visitors of the Cape May region which is an integral part of MAC’s mission.”

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CM Stage presents Liz and Ann Hampton Callaway in ‘Here Come the Callaways!’

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, July 19, 2014 12:29 pm

CAPE MAY – On Monday, July 28, Cape May Stage welcomes back the supremely talented, dynamic sister act of Liz Callaway and Ann Hampton Callaway in “Here Come the Callaways!” Witness their spectacular performance at either 7 or 9 p.m. at the Robert Shackleton Playhouse in downtown Cape May.

Featuring highlights from their three critically acclaimed acts – “Sibling Revelry,” “Relative Harmony” and “Boom!” – “Here Come the Callaways!” represents the best of the best of the repertoire of these Tony-nominated sisters. Their rapport is infectious and their bond undeniable as they bounce between duets and solos. Heartwarming and hilarious, featuring items from the Broadway, pop and jazz catalogues, this universally appealing performance will enchant until the very end of the final note.

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Cape Island Radio is extraterrestrial

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Written by Christopher South Friday, July 18, 2014 02:38 pm

CAPE MAY - Cape Island Radio founder Ray Crew refers to radio stations with a physical transmitter planted in the ground as a “terrestrial” radio station.

That must make Internet radio “extraterrestrial.”

Crew, who is a clinical therapist, has a background in journalism that started in Shippensburg, Pa., where he interned at Channel 6. He was also at the Quakertown Free Press for awhile, before moving on to his new calling in life. However, like Dr. Frankenstein, he has reanimated his former self in the form of Internet radio.

This is a bold step in an area where there are so many print and e-publications competing for advertising dollars. What makes Internet radio different than many other types of media is its reach.

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82nd Annual Baby Parade in Cape May

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 18, 2014 01:38 pm

CAPE MAY – Stand up and cheer for the youngsters at the 82nd annual Cape May Baby Parade on Friday, Aug 1. The parade will march off at 11 a.m. from Congress Street along Beach Avenue and end at Howard Street. Post parade there will be an awards ceremony held in Cape May Convention Hall. Trophies will be awarded in five separate categories: Pretty Baby, Decorated Baby Carriage, Children Walking in Fancy Dress, Children Walking in Comic Dress, and Decorated on Wheels. There will also be awards for Best Float (motorized or pulled) and Best Overall Entry.

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Inderwies considering council run

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Written by Christopher South Thursday, July 17, 2014 02:47 pm

CAPE MAY – Jerry Inderwies Jr., who retired June 1 as chief of the Cape May Fire/Rescue Department, said he is considering running for one of three seats on Cape May City Council.

Cape May has a five-member council, which includes the mayor, with all five being at-large positions. The terms are staggered with the mayor and one at-large council position running together, and two years later the three remaining seats are up for election.

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Cape Couriers fight the traffic so you don’t have to

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Written by Christopher South Thursday, July 17, 2014 02:37 pm

CAPE MAY – Recently, Cape May Point clerk/administrator Kim Hodsdon said she couldn’t take the time to go out and pick up her lunch.

“It would take me an hour in all the traffic, and I just can’t be out of the office that long,” she said.

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Wildlife Tours Showcase Lower Township Gardens

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 17, 2014 12:23 pm

Pat Sutton leading a Garden Tour Pat Sutton leading a Garden Tour LOWER TOWNSHIP - Have you ever wanted to take a peek into some of the butterfly or humming bird gardens that are tucked throughout Lower Township? Or have you always wanted to learn the ins and outs of gardening, but you didn’t know where to start?

This summer, the Nature Center of Cape May will tour various private gardens in the county, with many located in Lower Township, and teach participants the importance of landscaping for local birds and butterflies.

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Street signs with Ivy League names pilfered

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Written by Christopher South Wednesday, July 16, 2014 02:48 pm

CAPE MAY POINT – The Borough of Cape May Point had six street signs and one stop sign stolen over the July 4 weekend, Commissioner Bob Mullock reported.

Mullock, who serves as the director of Public Works, said the stop sign was replaced immediately. 

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New Jersey a leader in parasailing safety

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Written by Christopher South Wednesday, July 16, 2014 12:53 pm

Gazette Reporter Christopher South parasailing for a story. Gazette Reporter Christopher South parasailing for a story. CAPE MAY – “New Jersey is the safest place to parasail in the country,” said Andy Barber, owner of East Coast Parasail in Cape May.

Barber said New Jersey was the first of two states in the nation to regulate parasailing, the second being Virginia, which used New Jersey’s statute as a model.

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Lower Township Police Department Weekly Adult Arrest Summary – June 30 to July 6

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, July 16, 2014 12:12 pm

ltpd June 30:

Stanley J. Matthews, 42, E. New York Ave., Villas, simple assault.

July 1:

Walter Javier Vibanco, 48, Leaming Ave., North Cape May, possession of child pornography, distribution of child pornography. 

July 2:

Christopher R. Britton, 26, Heather Lane, Erma, driving while under the influence.

Vincent A. DiFilippo, 24, Cedardale Ave., Villas, possession of drug paraphernalia, contempt of court.

Christal L. West, 27, W. New York Ave., Villas, simple assault, possession of drug paraphernalia.

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