Cape May County Region
Written by David Benson and Laura Stetser Wednesday, October 29, 2014 01:37 pm
One resident said it sounded like a long, loud growl - another thought they'd acquired a ghost
People in Cape May and Atlantic counties are reporting what some believe have been an earthquake, though others believe it may have been more akin to a sonic boom.
Written by David Benson Friday, October 17, 2014 12:59 pm
TRENTON – New Jersey and eight other states have entered into an $850,000 settlement agreement with TD Bank, N.A., which resolves a 2012 data breach and is designed to help ensure that future consumer privacy breaches do not occur, acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced Friday, Oct. 17.
New Jersey worked with other affected states for a year-and-a-half to investigate the TD Bank breach, which affected thousands of TD customers, and to negotiate an “assurance of voluntary compliance” agreement.
Written by Bill Barlow Wednesday, October 15, 2014 06:59 pm
Skeptics continue to push for privacy protections
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — County officials are continuing to move toward bringing drone testing to the Cape May County Airport.
Some skeptics say too quickly.
Last week, Freeholder Will Morey met with Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership officials, along with representatives of the Delaware River and Bay Authority at the airport in Lower Township.
Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 09, 2014 03:37 pm
MIDDLE TOWNSHIP – Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell Tuesday toured restoration projects at Reed’s Beach in the Cape May National Wildlife Refuge aimed at repairing and strengthening beaches and tidal marsh habitat.
The visit comes near the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, and Jewell used the occasion to promote the Obama Administration’s efforts to improve coastal resiliency on the Atlantic Coast, according to a press release.
Written by Christie Rotondo Tuesday, September 30, 2014 09:29 am
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — Dru Shelly was 17 when she was abducted from the Ocean City Boardwalk at knifepoint and driven out into the Cumberland County woods, where she was sexually assaulted for hours, throttled, and left tied to a tree.
That was almost 15 years ago. Today, Shelly works as a financial planner, is married, and has three children. To her, Aug. 7, 2000 was a “long day” she worked much of her life to move on from.
Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, September 24, 2014 02:10 pm
TRENTON – Residents in Cape May County would have a stronger voice when it comes to improvements made on the Garden State Parkway if legislation sponsored by two state senators is cleared by the General Assembly, and gets Gov. Chris Christie’s signature.
According to a statement, state Senate Bill 241 passed unanimously, Monday, Sept. 22, and would require representation on the Turnpike Authority board by all regions of the state, including that at least one of the seven appointed members be from the counties of Cape May, Ocean or Atlantic.
Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, September 24, 2014 11:26 am
The following birth announcements were provided by Cape Regional Medical Center in Cape May Court House.
Christopher Paul Morales was born to Alejandra Mellado (Campos) and Guadencio Dunphy-Morales of Palermo Aug. 26.
Amelia Harris was born to Brittany DeVico and Robert Harris of Villas Aug. 26.
Melanie Rose Wilkins was born to Rose Conti and Michael Wilkins of Wildwood Aug. 27.
Written by Bill Barlow Monday, September 22, 2014 11:00 pm
With the possibility of drone technology being tested at the Cape May County airport, a group of local residents want the county government to curb the unmanned aircraft.
Residents took their case to the Board of Freeholders meeting on Tuesday, with a request that the board approve an ordinance preventing surveillance drones or military drones from being used in Cape May County.
Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 12, 2014 08:57 am
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Area adults seeking to make a difference in the lives of local youth are invited to an orientation program for the Cape May County 4-H Youth Development on Sept. 17 and 23 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Rutgers Cooperative Extension office, at 355 Court House - South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House.
Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 12, 2014 08:52 am
CAPE MAY- Career Firefighters of Cape May County will once again wear pink for the month of October. Firefighters from Wildwood, North Wildwood, Ocean City and Cape May will not only be wearing pink T-shirts while on duty to help promote cancer awareness, they hope to raise funds by selling the pink shirts.
Written by Staff Reports Sunday, September 07, 2014 06:28 am
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The public is invited to nominate people, organizations or business for the 2014 Frank Unkle Outstanding Service Award, which recognizes people for their contributions to improving the quality of life for county residents with disabilities, according to a statement from the Cape May County Department of Aging and Disability Services.
Written by Bill Barlow Friday, August 29, 2014 10:41 am
According to Time Magazine, Cape May County is one of the most dangerous places in the nation for natural disasters. Atlantic County is safer, according to the magazine, but still makes the list of top 15 danger spots.
In fact, it appears from Time’s data that New Jersey is an exceptionally disaster prone area.
- Birth announcements for July 24 – Aug. 20, 2014
- Christie staff: More sandy grants awarded
- Cape May County Zoo ranked 15th in U.S. by TripAdvisor.com
- County health officer warns residents about mosquito-borne diseases
- Azeez Museum exhibition focuses on farming in ‘Little Jerusalem’
- Gypsy moths on decline in New Jersey
- 10 things to do this summer in Cape May County
- Cape May County preserves turn-of-the-century deed books
- Cape Tech students can earn college credit
- Organizations recognized for support of We Check For 21
- Will big arrest increase demand for treatment?
- Ocean County: Cape May County sheriff investigation taken over by state police
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