Cape May County Region

Police search for man exposing himself in Cape May County

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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.

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Long Term Recovery Group helps residents rebuild homes

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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.

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Restored Civil War flag returns to Cape May County

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Written by Columb Higgins Monday, June 09, 2014 10:19 pm

 Members of the Cape May County Historical and Genealogical Society gather after removing a restored American flag from a trailer. The flag was given to soldiers from Cape Island in Company A of the 7th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War.
 Members of the Cape May County Historical and Genealogical Society gather after removing a restored American flag from a trailer. The flag was given to soldiers from Cape Island in Company A of the 7th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The tattered American flag that the men of Cape Island took to war in 1861 tells the story of a divided nation.

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Hughes, LoBiondo to face off in November

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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.

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County plans response as new hurricane season begins

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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.

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FBI seeks public’s assistance with identifying people who aim lasers at aircraft

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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.

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Fiocchi plans monthly visits to Cape May Court House

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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.

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Association of Environmental Authorities honors county MUA

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, June 02, 2014 12:00 am


John Baron, left, and Charles Norkis, rear, accept a 2014 energy savers award on behalf of Cape May County MUA. Also shown are Jerry Cevetello, AEA president, and Peggy Gallos, AEA executive director.
John Baron, left, and Charles Norkis, rear, accept a 2014 energy savers award on behalf of Cape May County MUA. Also shown are Jerry Cevetello, AEA president, and Peggy Gallos, AEA executive director. The Cape May County Municipal Utilities Authority was one of 15 organizations recognized by the state Association of Environmental Authorities at its annual spring awards luncheon for the MUA’s ingenuity, management skill and dedication.

“These award recipients exemplify excellence,” said Jerry Cevetello, its annual spring awards luncheon president.

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4-H youth care for Crest Haven gardens

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, June 02, 2014 12:00 am

4-H youth members, parents and club leaders spread mulch recently at the Crest Haven Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center gardens. The Cape May County 4-H Youth Development Program takes care of the gardens located at the building's entrance for the residents there and established two butterfly gardens four years ago. Shown from left: Linda Horner, acting 4-H agent; Karen DiPalantino; Marcy Mihal; Kate Pantelione; Josh Pantelione; Alexa DiPalantino; Allie Sipple; Kate Mihal; Gayle Crookston; Cody Hanek; and Glenn Hanek. The members also expressed their thanks to VFW posts No. 5343 in Villas and No. 5941 in North Wildwood for their donations to 4-H for the upkeep of the gardens. For more information about 4-H opportunities for youth, see www.cmc4h.com.
4-H youth members, parents and club leaders spread mulch recently at the Crest Haven Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center gardens. The Cape May County 4-H Youth Development Program takes care of the gardens located at the building's entrance for the residents there and established two butterfly gardens four years ago. Shown from left: Linda Horner, acting 4-H agent; Karen DiPalantino; Marcy Mihal; Kate Pantelione; Josh Pantelione; Alexa DiPalantino; Allie Sipple; Kate Mihal; Gayle Crookston; Cody Hanek; and Glenn Hanek. The members also expressed their thanks to VFW posts No. 5343 in Villas and No. 5941 in North Wildwood for their donations to 4-H for the upkeep of the gardens. For more information about 4-H opportunities for youth, see www.cmc4h.com.

4-H youth members, parents and club leaders spread mulch recently at the Crest Haven Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center gardens.

The Cape May County 4-H Youth Development Program takes care of the gardens located at the building's entrance for the residents there and established two butterfly gardens four years ago.

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Rutgers Cooperative Extension Celebrates 100 Years

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, May 26, 2014 12:00 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – A reception to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the national Cooperative Extension System is planned at 7 p.m. on May 29 at the Rutgers Cooperative Extension office at 355 Court House-South Dennis Road in Cape May Court House.

Exhibits will highlight the system’s past and focus on the current application of Cooperative Extension’s mission and vision. Light refreshments will be served. The Extension Advisory Council of Cape May County will also honor the memory of John MacLeod, a former agricultural agent.

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Pierogie Kitchen available in local supermarkets

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, May 25, 2014 12:44 pm

Residents of South Jersey won’t have to drive into Pennsylvania this summer if they want a pierogi from the Pierogie Kitchen in Philadelphia, as the company’s award-winning pierogies are now available at seven area Acme Markets.

The Pierogie Kitchen’s wares have been featured on the Food Network; and in 2006, won best pierogi in Philadelphia Magazine’s, Best of Philly.

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County Chamber of Commerce awards $4,000 in scholarships

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, May 24, 2014 12:40 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Seven students in Cape May County who plan to attend college this fall have been selected to receive $500 scholarships, one student will receive $1000, the county Chamber of Commerce has announced.

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