Cape May County Region
Written by Claire Lowe Saturday, February 07, 2015 10:34 am
Thanks to the work of local governments, many properties that were once in the area in the restrictive V zone are now being moved into the A zone, according to updated flood insurance rate maps released last week.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Monday, Feb. 2 released revised preliminary flood insurance rate maps (or FIRMs) for certain communities, including several areas of Atlantic and Cape May counties.
Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, February 03, 2015 07:55 am
The Cape May County Veterans’ Bureau is sponsoring a Valentine’s trip to Vineland Memorial Home on Wednesday, Feb. 11.
Veterans’ organizations and their auxiliaries are currently collecting donations from businesses throughout the county to present to hospitalized veterans.
Written by Bill Barlow Monday, February 02, 2015 01:15 pm
Cape May County had been pretty lucky as far as the flu goes this season. While other areas of the country saw overflowing hospitals and widespread infection rates, the southern end of New Jersey was classified as having low risk of flu exposure through most of this winter.
That luck may be running out.
Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 30, 2015 10:19 am
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — The Cape May County Board of Chosen Freeholders introduced a budget of $142.1 million for 2015 on Tuesday Jan. 27, an increase of $3 million over last year.
This year’s budget has a tax-rate increase of less than 1/2 cent per $100 of assessed value, with a 2.2-percent increase of the tax levy, according to county officials.
Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, January 27, 2015 03:52 pm
According to a Coast Guard statement, a crewmember aboard the 470-foot Santa Lucia contacted Coast Guard watchstanders at about 4:30 a.m. to report the grounding. He told the Coast Guard the ship ran aground while inbound to Philadelphia. The ship's cargo is reported to be fresh produce.
Written by Claire Lowe Monday, January 26, 2015 10:54 am
According to 511nj.org, as of 8:42 a.m., speed has been reduced to 45 mph on the Garden State Parkway in both directions between Cape May and the New York state line in Montvale.
Written by Staff Reports Thursday, January 15, 2015 12:00 am
WMGM NBC-40, which was headquartered in Linwood, closed at the beginning of the year.
Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, January 14, 2015 12:00 am
The 200 Club of Atlantic and Cape May Counties is seeking nominations for its Valor Awards to law enforcement, rescue and fire personnel “who have given service above and beyond the call of duty,” according to a press release.
Written by Staff Reports Monday, January 12, 2015 10:27 am
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The third annual “Evening in Cape May Wine Country” fundraising event raised $35,000 in support of cancer services at Cape Regional Medical Center, according to a statement.
The event, themed “The Power of Pink,” focused on breast cancer services at the medical center, and was attended by 146 people.
Written by Staff Reports Monday, January 12, 2015 10:19 am
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Cape May County’s sheriff, clerk and surrogate are sponsoring their 23rd annual "My County" Poster Contest for fourth-grade students. County Clerk Rita Marie Fulginiti, Sheriff Gary G. Schaffer and Surrogate M. Susan Sheppard sponsor the event to bring awareness of the function of county government to fourth graders, according to a press release.
The contest asks students to depict their concept of what is unique about Cape May County and how it relates to county government.
Written by Staff Reports Monday, January 12, 2015 12:00 am
Classes begin Tuesday, Jan. 20, in Cape May Court House, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road.
Written by Jen Marra Friday, January 09, 2015 11:50 am
Work continues on the north bound lane overpasses of the Garden State Parkway in Cape May Court House Tuesday, Dec. 30. The overpasses on the southbound lanes opened in the fall, and officials are shooting to complete the other half of the project by fall of 2015, eliminating the three traffic lights in Middle Township, the last along the length of the Parkway.
photos by Jen Marra
- Sheriff, freeholders sworn to new terms
- Christmas tree collection schedule
- Lawmakers call for support of police in wake of slaying
- New Jersey State Police offer tips for a safe holiday
- County recognizes work of the late Frank Unkle
- County municipalities receive $265,000 as share of recycling grants
- Register for winter term at ACCC
- Forum focuses on anti-addiction accomplishments
- Stockton announces fall 2014 graduates
- Residents can spay or neuter pets in January for $10
- Bill to improve living conditions in boarding homes awaits Christie’s signature
- State receives $115,000 in multi-state settlement agreement with Sirius radio
Page 1 of 18