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Operation Fireside ready for another mission

CAPE MAY – The Coast Guard and American Red Cross will place more than 150 Coast Guard recruits with several dozen South Jersey families for Thanksgiving as part of Operation Fireside Thursday at 8:30 a.m.

Coast Guard Training Center Cape May has about 160 recruits in training from more than 29 states and U.S. territories, including two recruits from New Jersey and one from Pennsylvania.

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Community comes out for Disabilities Awareness Day

 Charlene Latham sang the Star Spangled Banner to open the event
 Charlene Latham sang the Star Spangled Banner to open the event

 CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Officials and community members celebrated the fifth annual Disabilities Awareness Day in Cape May County Saturday, Nov. 16 at the Avalon Elementary School.

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With win secure, Fiocchi is looking for office space

 With win secure, Fiocchi is looking for office space

Both parties promise to work for district

Cumberland County Freeholder Sam Fiocchi, Republican Assemblyman-elect, is looking for an office in Cape May County. He said he plans to have an office in each county.

“That’s my goal. It’s a pretty big district,” he said Wednesday.

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United Airlines to offer nonstop daily flights to Chicago and Houston from Atlantic City airport

Submitted/United Airlines announced that it will begin offering daily nonstop flights between Atlantic City and Chicago and Houston Submitted/United Airlines announced that it will begin offering daily nonstop flights between Atlantic City and Chicago and Houston

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – United Airlines announced that it will begin offering daily nonstop flights between Atlantic City and Chicago and Houston through the Atlantic City International Airport. The service will begin April 1, 2014.

 The announcement was made Thursday, Nov. 14 by Gov. Chris Christie and United President Jeff Smisek during a news conference at Newark Liberty International Airport, where United operates the region’s largest airline hub, according to a company news release.

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FEMA officials face Cape May County residents on flood maps

VILLAS — Cape May County residents could ask questions of FEMA officials about flood elevations maps during a Nov. 1 meeting held in Lower Township’s Town Hall. 

The meeting had been delayed because of the federal government shutdown.

Under the new flood elevation maps, owners whose properties have been placed in higher risk zones face the possibility of higher flood insurance premiums if they do not raise their homes to the proposed elevations, and if those elevations are not changed on future maps.

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Plenty of activities at county libraries

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Several events are planned at the Cape May County Library in Cape May Court House, including a game night, a movie showing and storytime.

The Cape May County Library invites those 18 and up to the new Game Night for Adults Thursday, Nov. 14, starting at 7 p.m. at 30 West Mechanic St. in Cape May Court House.

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Cape May County 4-H cooks up creations

 Kitchen Phanatics 4-H club leaders Gayle Crookston and Adele Marks congratulate winners of the division two age group of the 4-H Creative Foods Show, held at L’s Restaurant & J Bones Tavern of Corbin City on Nov. 18. From left, are Crookston; third-place winner Madison Glenz; second-place winner Colby Schalek; first-place winner Sadie DeGenarro; and Marks. 
  Kitchen Phanatics 4-H club leaders Gayle Crookston and Adele Marks congratulate winners of the division two age group of the 4-H Creative Foods Show, held at L’s Restaurant & J Bones Tavern of Corbin City on Nov. 18. From left, are Crookston; third-place winner Madison Glenz; second-place winner Colby Schalek; first-place winner Sadie DeGenarro; and Marks.  

CAPE MAY COUNTY - Kitchen Phanatics 4-H club leaders Gayle Crookston and Adele Marks congratulate winners of the division two age group of the 4-H Creative Foods Show, held at L’s Restaurant & J Bones Tavern of Corbin City on Nov. 18. From left, are Crookston; third-place winner Madison Glenz; second-place winner Colby Schalek; first-place winner Sadie DeGenarro; and Marks.  

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Deadly additive found in Cape May County heroin

As if heroin isn’t enough, Cape May County law enforcement officials say the drug is sometimes cut with a deadly additive called fentanyl.

Recently, officials have warned that an influx of cheaper, more powerful heroin into the county has meant a spike in overdoses. Now, there are indications that an additive to the drug could be making it even more dangerous.

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Parkway rest stop to be demolished in Ocean View

$2.5M project planned for new gas station, building

It’s been years since the Roy Rogers closed at the Ocean View service area on the Garden State Parkway. Now the building is set to be torn down, along with the gas station there.

The building and the service station will soon be demolished, according to officials with the Turnpike Authority, meaning there won’t be bathrooms or gasoline available on the Parkway anywhere in Cape May County. There are bathrooms, fuel and 23 miles north at the Atlantic City Service Center.

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Greater Wildwood Lions Club supports VIM

 
Patty Nesbitt, Barbara Harvey, RN, and Dr. Elizabeth Crowley at the Volunteers in Medicine clinic in Cape May County. Patty Nesbitt, Barbara Harvey, RN, and Dr. Elizabeth Crowley at the Volunteers in Medicine clinic in Cape May County.

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The Greater Wildwood Lions Club recently donated $1,000 to Volunteers in Medicine of Cape May County (VIM).

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Firefighters bring in money for organization

CAPE MAY COUNTY — Cape May County Career Firefighters presented a $33,600 check to Survivors of Cancer on Nov. 9.

Firefighters from Wildwood, North Wildwood, Ocean City and Cape May raised funds by selling pink T-shirts. The Survivors of Cancer organization helps Cape May County cancer patients, survivors and organizations dedicated to the same cause. The group, based in Wildwood, was founded in 2002.

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‘Meet the Court’ works with Cape Tech

“Meet the Court” TV program guest, Howard H. Berchtold, Jr., and host, Ellen Procida, were welcomed by Tech students.  From left are Harry Wozunk, of Cape May Court House; Brian DeVico, of Cape May Court House; Jessica McAnulty, of Dennis Township; Katie Berry, of Cape May; and Jared Tallant, of Cape May Court House.
  “Meet the Court” TV program guest, Howard H. Berchtold, Jr., and host, Ellen Procida, were welcomed by Tech students.  From left are Harry Wozunk, of Cape May Court House; Brian DeVico, of Cape May Court House; Jessica McAnulty, of Dennis Township; Katie Berry, of Cape May; and Jared Tallant, of Cape May Court House.

CREST HAVEN – On Oct. 25, the Judiciary of Atlantic and Cape May Counties joined Cape May Technical High School for the inaugural recording of the “Meet the Court” TV Show.

The Communication Arts Technology students in their third year program of study produced the show in the school’s digital TV production facility.  While on-site, the host and guest spent time after the show to speak to the students.  They shared their knowledge and experience through conversation and a question and answer session.

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