Cape May County Region

Two Cape May County students graduate Academy of Culinary Arts

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, December 24, 2013 01:00 am

From left, Amy Bobel of Greenloch, Matthew Briglia of Cedarbrook, George Buriak of Williamstown and Vanessa Burk of Ocean City listen to guest speaker Tom Biglan, executive chef of the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa. From left, Amy Bobel of Greenloch, Matthew Briglia of Cedarbrook, George Buriak of Williamstown and Vanessa Burk of Ocean City listen to guest speaker Tom Biglan, executive chef of the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa.

MAYS LANDING — The Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College awarded culinary medals and certificates to more than 30 new chefs and baking and pastry professionals on Thursday, Dec. 19.

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One way to see a white Christmas

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Written by Bill Barlow Saturday, December 21, 2013 08:56 am

This snowy owl was sheltered on some waterfront rocks in the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in Galloway Township. The birds have been seen throughout the region, including in Ocean City and Cape May. This snowy owl was sheltered on some waterfront rocks in the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in Galloway Township. The birds have been seen throughout the region, including in Ocean City and Cape May.

Birders celebrate snowy owl invasion

On the beaches of Ocean City and Wildwood Crest, from Smithville to Cape May, and points throughout the northwest, an exotic, brilliantly white bird is being seen with astonishing regularity.

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Cape and Atlantic county towns recognized for flood protection improvements

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Written by Claire Lowe Thursday, December 19, 2013 05:28 pm

Efforts will mean savings on residents’ insurance rates

Cape May Mayor Ed Mahaney accepts a plaque from FEMA Region II officials recognizing the city’s efforts to reduce flood hazard risk during a ceremony at Sea Isle City Elementary School Dec. 18. Cape May Mayor Ed Mahaney accepts a plaque from FEMA Region II officials recognizing the city’s efforts to reduce flood hazard risk during a ceremony at Sea Isle City Elementary School Dec. 18.

SEA ISLE CITY — Eight Atlantic and Cape May county towns were recognized for lowering their flood hazard risks Wednesday, Dec. 18 at Sea Isle City Elementary School.

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25 in Cape May County charged in child support sweep

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, December 16, 2013 02:14 pm

The Cape May County Sheriff’s Office recently arrested 25 people on child support warrants in a three-day sweep.

The county sheriff’s office participated in the operation Dec. 9-11 seeking parents who do not have custody and have allegedly failed to pay their court-ordered child support.  Additional targets included parents who have failed to appear at court hearings to establish a child support order or an order for medical support, according to officials.

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How to protect your vehicle against road salt damage

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Written by Joan Kostiuk Thursday, December 12, 2013 05:08 pm

Shore Clean car wash in Marmora posts a humorous and timely reminder for motorists to remember to wash the salt off their cars./Joan Kostiuk Shore Clean car wash in Marmora posts a humorous and timely reminder for motorists to remember to wash the salt off their cars./Joan Kostiuk

Shore Clean Auto Care Center on Route 9 in the Marmora section of Upper Township posted a sign recently reminding motorists to wash the road salt off their vehicles.

“Salts only good on fries,” a sign in front of the car wash stated Thursday (If only they had used an apostrophe).

It’s good advice.

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Cape May County Animal Response Team meeting canceled

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, December 10, 2013 11:08 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The Cape May County Animal Response Team’s meeting planned for tonight, Dec. 10, has been canceled because of hazardous weather.

The meeting will be rescheduled.

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Cape May County eyes ways to combat heroin

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Written by Christie Rotondo Friday, December 06, 2013 02:52 pm

Overdose antidote Narcan may be coming to county

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE— Since the start of 2013, over 100 people have died in Ocean County from a heroin overdose. In the new year, police in that county’s 33 towns will carry an antidote, called Narcan, to help revive overdose victims.

In Cape May County, Prosecutor Robert Taylor says bringing the antidote to this area is being discussed with local police chiefs.

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Cape Christian celebrates grandparents

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, December 04, 2013 01:00 am

 Third grader Nathaniel Arena poses with his grandparents, Bob and Anne Lovell.
 Third grader Nathaniel Arena poses with his grandparents, Bob and Anne Lovell.   On Wednesday, Nov. 27, Cape Christian Academy held its annual grandparent’s day.

Each year the school honors the student’s grandparents and the special people in their lives with a morning of entertainment, followed by lunch.

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Operation Fireside ready for another mission

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 27, 2013 09:29 pm

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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Cape May County 4-H cooks up creations

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 27, 2013 03:02 pm

 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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Community comes out for Disabilities Awareness Day

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 27, 2013 12:32 pm

 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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Deadly additive found in Cape May County heroin

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 21, 2013 04:00 pm

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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