Cape May County Region
Written by Christie Rotondo Wednesday, July 02, 2014 02:19 pm
Waits are common for those seeking help getting clean
Last week, the equivalent of 182,000 bags of heroin was taken off Cape May County streets in what is being called the largest drug bust in county history.
Written by Christie Rotondo and Bill Barlow Wednesday, July 02, 2014 02:14 pm
There are indications that an investigation is ongoing into Cape May County Sheriff Gary Schaffer.
Few details could be confirmed, but John Paff, an advocate for open government with New Jersey’s Libertarian party, said he is looking to either confirm or dispel rumors of an investigation.
Written by David Benson Thursday, June 26, 2014 02:47 pm
Beaches in Avalon, Stone Harbor, Sea Isle City, Strathmere, and Wildwood Crest were all named “superstar” beaches by the Natural Resources Defense Council, for consistently meeting national water quality benchmarks set by the federal Environmental Protection Agency.
Written by Christie Rotondo Thursday, June 19, 2014 11:56 am
Macomber, who says he has been in long-term recovery for 13 years, is the founder of the Galloway Township center, which is the first of its kind in Atlantic County. The facility focuses on peer-to-peer long-term recovery for addicts and is run entirely by volunteers off of donations.
Written by Staff Reports Monday, June 16, 2014 12:00 am
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - A county program that aims to discourage using fake IDs to buy liquor kicks off on Tuesday, June 17 at the Wildwoods Convention Center at 4501 Boardwalk in Wildwood.
Three 90-minute training sessions for “We Check for 21” will be held at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. for employees of liquor license establishments in Cape May County.
Written by Staff Reports Friday, June 13, 2014 05:22 pm
Area police are looking for a man who pulled up to various locations, got out of his van, pulled down his pants and began to masturbate.
According to the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office, there have been five similar incidents reported, including two in Middle Township, two in Cape May and one in Lower Township.
Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, June 11, 2014 12:00 am
Seven families have received funds ranging from $5,000 to $22,000 from the Cape May County Long Term Recovery Group to restore homes damaged during Super Storm Sandy, a representative of the group said this week.
“The homes are in the Villas, Wildwood, North Wildwood and Ocean City,” said Pat Devaney, a spokeswoman for the group.
Written by Columb Higgins Monday, June 09, 2014 10:19 pm
Written by Christie Rotondo Sunday, June 08, 2014 12:00 am
Cape May County incumbents face no challenge in primary, or in November
On June 3, Republicans and Democrats cast their votes for party nominations in the state’s primary election Tuesday, June 3.
U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo will run for his ninth Congressional term after winning the primary election against Atlantic City’s Mike Assad. LoBiondo has served as a representative of New Jersey’s second congressional district since 1995.
Written by Christie Rotondo Friday, June 06, 2014 12:00 am
WILDWOOD – While meteorologists are predicting a slower than usual hurricane season this year, Cape May County officials are still asking residents to look to Sandy as a reason to always be prepared.
Emergency management officials, meteorologists, and experts from around the state gathered in the Wildwoods Convention Center Tuesday, June 3 to discuss the steps the county has taken since Hurricane Sandy and what still needs to be done.
Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, June 03, 2014 04:54 pm
NEWARK – On Tuesday, the FBI announced a national campaign to deter people from pointing lasers at aircraft, and thanked county agencies for their cooperation in the campaign.
According to an FBI press release, pointing a laser at an aircraft is a federal violation that presents a danger to pilots, passengers and those on the ground.
The federal agency is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information that leads to the arrest of any individual who aims a laser at an aircraft. The reward is available for 90 days in all 56 FBI field offices throughout the country.
Written by Staff Reports Monday, June 02, 2014 12:00 am
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – In an effort to reach out to residents within District 1, Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi has announced that he will make monthly visits to the Cape May County Administration Building at 4 Moore Road in Cape May Court House.
Fiocchi and his staff will be available to meet with the public on Wednesday, June 4 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in room G128.
- Association of Environmental Authorities honors county MUA
- 4-H youth care for Crest Haven gardens
- Rutgers Cooperative Extension Celebrates 100 Years
- Pierogie Kitchen available in local supermarkets
- County Chamber of Commerce awards $4,000 in scholarships
- Cape May Zoo to offer county's largest free Wi-Fi connection
- Christie appoints new Pinelands Commission members
- Anti-heroin campaign aimed at shore towns
- LoBiondo: Veterans Affairs head should step down
- State will work with feds to locate beach sand
- State approves grants for home elevations
- Ocean water tests to begin May 12
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