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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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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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Lower Township Chamber of Commerce celebrates 20 years

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 28, 2014 12:23 pm

Group giving an update to chamber Group giving an update to chamber

LOWER TOWNSHIP - The Lower Township Chamber of Commerce is celebrating 20 years of promoting and supporting the community’s local business. President Barbara Frame told members at their August lunch meet at Harpoon Henry’s that the chamber started with only 14 members and now has grown to 177 chamber members. She said other strides have been made in community and business events such as Hospitality Night in December and a chamber office on Bayshore Road. The Lower Township Chamber of Commerce’s objective is to promote business and community growth and development by supporting economic programs designed to strengthen and expand the income potential of all business.

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Motor vehicle stop leads to arrest for drug paraphernalia

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 28, 2014 11:21 am

LOWER TOWNSHIP – A traffic stop led to an arrest for drug paraphernalia after the driver turned out to be wanted on a warrant from Lower Township. 

On Aug. 21, Special Officer Scheid of the Lower Township Police Department conducted a motor vehicle stop on Route 9 in Erma he observed committing a traffic violation.
The driver, David P. Tosto, 42, who is employed as a chef, and residing in the 100 block of Heidi Avenue in North Cape May, was found to have an active warrant for his arrest out of the Lower Township Municipal Court. During the arrest, Tosto was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia associated with heroin.

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Owner of lost snakes hands over three more to animal control

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Written by Christopher South Wednesday, August 27, 2014 02:15 pm

Zoo is not a home for unwanted exotic animals

A red-tailed boa turned over to authorities A red-tailed boa turned over to authorities

LOWER TOWNSHIP – The good news is the owner of the escaped snake that had township residents worried for weeks this summer has donated his three other snakes to the Cape May County Zoo.

The bad news is the zoo doesn’t want them.

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East Lynne Theater Company honors Jacob Schaad at SJCA Awards

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 27, 2014 01:27 pm

Jacob Schaad was honored by ELTC Jacob Schaad was honored by ELTC

CAPE MAY - Jacob Schaad was East Lynne Theater Company's honoree on Thursday, May 29 at the South Jersey Cultural Alliance's (SJCA) 19th Annual Paul Aiken Encore Awards Dinner at the Levoy Theatre in Millville.
East Lynne is a proud member of SJCA, and this event offers the opportunity for members to recognize those who graciously support arts organizations in eight South Jersey counties.
The Alliance's own 2014 Lillian Levy Standing Ovation Award was given to Sara Cureton in recognition of her work as Director of the New Jersey Historical Commission at New Jersey Department of State. The Lifetime Achievement Award recipient was Pat Witt, an artist who has encouraged the work of others since 1962 at her Barn Studio of Art in Millville.

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