Cape May County Region

Stockton announces fall 2014 graduates

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, December 19, 2014 09:54 am

stockton Stockton announces fall 2014 graduates

EDITOR’S NOTE: This list of Cape May County graduates from The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey is based on the latest information available. According to the college, not every individual who is listed necessarily received a degree from Stockton, and there may be omissions.

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Residents can spay or neuter pets in January for $10

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, December 19, 2014 09:35 am

Spaces are still available for the state sterilization funding program for qualified residents. The program begins Thursday, Jan. 1 at participating veterinary offices to help qualified residents spay or neuter their pets for $10.

Shore Veterinarians encourages residents to sign up in December for the program before all the slots are taken. Shore Veterinarians participates in the state program at its locations in Seaville, Williamstown, Hammonton and Egg Harbor Township.

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Bill to improve living conditions in boarding homes awaits Christie’s signature

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, December 19, 2014 09:33 am

Legislation sponsored by District 1 Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi to improve living conditions at residential health care centers, boarding homes and homeless shelters earned approval recently from the state Assembly.

The bill, passed unanimously by the Senate in June, now awaits Gov. Chris Christie’s review.

Fiocchi’s legislation would require inspection reports from residential facilities to be published for public review on the Department of Community Affairs website.

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Chamber holiday lunch Dec. 18

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, December 10, 2014 09:41 am

The Cape May County Chamber of Commerce will host its annual holiday lunch meeting at the Lobster House in Cape May on Thursday, Dec. 18. Check in and networking start 11:15 a.m., and the meeting begins at noon. Pre-paid registration is required.

Donations of non-perishable food, personal hygiene items and unwrapped toys and games will be collected at the meeting. All donations will be shared with organizations in Cape May County who assist needy families.  

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State receives $115,000 in multi-state settlement agreement with Sirius radio

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, December 04, 2014 12:54 pm

TRENTON - The state will receive $114,982 from Sirus XM Radio Inc. as its part in a multi-state agreement that resolves allegations the satellite radio company engaged in misleading advertising and billing practices, said acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman.

Under the agreement, New Jersey receives its share from Sirius, which was alleged to have engaged in a variety of misleading, unfair and deceptive business practices in violation of consumer protection laws. Overall, Sirius has agreed to pay a total of $3.8 million to the participating states, and to provide restitution to eligible consumers.

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LoBiondo optimistic about next term in Washington

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Written by Christopher South Wednesday, December 03, 2014 10:37 am

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Frank A. LoBiondo was reelected to his 11th term, Nov. 4, and while after 20 years he’s comfortable in his role in elected office, he said there is a lot of work to do.

“Things are going great…we’ve been in session last week, this week,” he said. “Part of it is reorganization – that’s the first order of business after an election.”

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Registration begins Dec. 1 for winter, spring sessions at Atlantic Cape

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:30 pm

Registration for winter and spring sessions at Atlantic Cape Community College will be offered to new and returning students based on the number of credits earned at the time of registration. Credits must have been completed, not in progress. Registration dates:

* Dec. 1 for students with at least 48 credits

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County artist to exhibit in Maryland at Yellow Barn Gallery

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:17 pm

GLEN ECHO, MD - Contemporary artist Linette Childs, a Cape May County resident, will exhibit 60 works at the Yellow Barn Gallery in Maryland during the Thanksgiving weekend. Childs will discuss her work at an opening reception from 5-7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 28. The free exhibit continues, from noon to 5 p.m. Nov. 29-30.

The collection features recent work and includes oil paintings, drawings, ink and watercolors, featuring landscapes, portraits, cityscapes and still lifes.

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Legislative task force sitting down for first meeting at county college

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 17, 2014 08:52 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — The first meeting of the 1st Legislative District Economic Development Task Force took place Thursday, Nov. 6, at Atlantic Cape Community College at the Cape May Court House campus.

The task force includes residents from Cape May, Cumberland and Atlantic counties, and is charged with studying and recommending ways to improve economic conditions in the 1st Legislative District, one of the most economically depressed areas of New Jersey.

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National Guard Association plans breakfast

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 17, 2014 12:00 am

VILLAS - Current and former members of the military are invited to a breakfast at 9 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 6, at the Villas Diner, 2100 Bayshore Road, Villas, held by the Cape May County Army National Guard Association.

According to a statement from the association, the breakfast is also the last date for a headcount for the Dec. 13 Christmas dinner.

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Former county treasurer wins national award

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 15, 2014 12:00 am

Edmund J. Grant, Jr., former treasurer and director of purchasing for Cape May County, received the Albert H. Hall Memorial Award recently from the National Institute of Government Procurement (NIGP), the highest individual honor given by NICP, and earned a lifetime role as Fellow of the National Institute of Government Procurement.

A 20-year veteran of the NIGP, Grant served as president of the organization in 2007-08 and as a member of the Board of Directors for many years. During his tenure he worked as a certified instructor and a speaker for chapters and public agencies in the US and globally.

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County National Arts Program awards presentation set

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 15, 2014 12:00 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The public is invited to the 2014 National Arts Program awards presentation and opening of the art exhibit, from 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, Nov.12, at the Middle Township Performing Arts Center, 1 Penkethman Way.

The exhibit will remain on display at the PAC weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Dec. 3, according to a statement from the county Division of Culture and Heritage.

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