Cape May County Region
Written by Joan Kostiuk Friday, April 11, 2014 12:03 pm
TRENTON – With a lifetime of experience in journalism, Jacob Schaad Jr., 92, of Del Haven in Cape May County has turned the spotlight on many people – be they criminals, politicians, celebrities or everyday heroes.
He started as a copy boy at the Paterson Evening News in 1939 and moved up to writing, staying at the Evening News for 30 years. As a reporter on the courts beat in the ’50s and ’60s, Schaad was in the thick of some high-profile cases and interviewed a number of celebrity plaintiffs and defendants.
Written by David Benson Thursday, April 10, 2014 11:58 am
MIDDLE TOWNSHIP – The annual migration of the red knot is about a month away, and this year the birds' trek to shores of the Delaware Bay will coincide with a federal agency's consideration to add the shorebird to the threatened species list.
Written by Bill Barlow Wednesday, April 09, 2014 12:34 pm
Officials are blaming heroin for the deaths of two men a few days apart.
One was 29, the other 30.
In announcing the deaths, the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office withheld the names of the victims.
Written by Staff Reports Monday, April 07, 2014 09:24 pm
CREST HAVEN – On March 7, 33 students from Cape May County Technical High School were inducted into the school’s James S. Kilpatrick National Honor Society.
Membership requirements include a grade point average of 3.6, demonstrated leadership, service and character qualities, according to an announcement from the school.
Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, April 02, 2014 12:00 am
ADVISORY COMMISSION — The Cape May County Freeholders Advisory Commission on the Status of Women can direct you with appropriate legal referrals. If you have questions concerning legal matters and need answers call the Women's Commission office at 609-463-6695. Leave your name, phone number and indicate that you have a legal question. This is a free service and available to all Cape May County residents.
CAR DONATIONS — The Boys and Girls Clubs in New Jersey are running a car campaign to support their programs. The clubs are asking people with unwanted cars to remember them. Cars will be sold at auction, and the proceeds will be used to help the local clubs. Call 1-800-246-0493.
REASSURANCE PROGRAM — CONTACT Cape-Atlantic makes daily telephone Reassurance calls to senior citizens and others who live alone. Reassurance program volunteers provide a freindly hello and check to make sure there are no emergencies. The program is offered on a permanent basis or a short term period. If you are interested in receiving a Reassurance call or you know someone who is, call Kathleen David at 609-823-0762 or 609-823-1850.
Last Updated on Tuesday, April 01, 2014 01:50 pm Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 31, 2014 05:11 pm
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The chairman of the Cumberland County Regular Republican Organization and former chairman of the Dennis Township Regular Republican Organization has been arrested on charges that he bilked an elderly patient in his care of more than $149,000, according to the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office.
On Monday, March 31, County Prosecutor Robert Taylor announced the arrest of Robert V. Greco Jr., 51, of Vineland, the owner and administrator of the East Creek Manor Rehabilitation Center on Route 47 in Eldora.
Written by Alex Davis Monday, March 31, 2014 03:59 pm
Program with college aimed at training tomorrow’s managers
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — County government has joined with the community college on a program aimed at preparing county employees for advancement.
The goal of the Management Leadership Program is for county employees to replace retirees who have held middle to upper management positions, said Michael Laffey, the county director of operations. The program is led by county employees, and an instructor through an agreement with Atlantic Cape Community College’s continuing education division.
Written by Bill Barlow Saturday, March 29, 2014 08:46 am
Atlantic Electric project to offer new areas for eastern tiger salamanders
MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Chances are you’ve never seen one, but a rare amphibian is set to get an assist from the local power company.
Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, March 26, 2014 10:44 pm
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Atlantic and Cape May counties will hold its first Wild Walk for Kids 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, April 5 at the Cape May County Park and Zoo.
Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 21, 2014 03:35 pm
A man charged in the slaying of Courtney Cash, Johnny Cash’s niece, is from Cape May County, officials said Friday. Officials said they suspect the murder is drug-related.
Wayne Masciarella, 27, who was charged with first degree murder, is being held in Tennessee's Putnam County Jail without bond after facing a judge this morning, Putnam County Sherrif David K. Andrews said Friday afternoon.
Written by Claire Lowe Friday, March 21, 2014 02:46 pm
Tourism revenue up statewide, down in Atlantic County
TRENTON – Cape May County was one of the counties leading the surge as New Jersey’s tourism industry set a new record in 2013, generating more than $40 billion.
Written by Bill Barlow Wednesday, March 19, 2014 04:00 pm
After big settlement, former county employee remains angry
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — Last month, the county and its insurance company agreed to pay more than three-quarters of a million dollars to former employee Arthur Montana to, as he put it, “make him go away.”
If that were the case, it didn’t seem to work.
- Pre-trial witnesses delayed in Malmgren case
- Congress approves flood insurance reform bill
- State change to Sandy grant program may allow some to see money up front
- Residents plan to take action against addiction in Cape May County
- House passes flood insurance reform bill
- Multimillion-dollar jail project in Cape May County will cost more than expected
- Gov. Christie slams pension spending in budget address
- CARA looking for volunteers, advocates
- SI Swimsuit Issue features Cape May, Wildwood
- Complaint planned in dispute at Cape May County board
- Students warned early about heroin
- The cost of history
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