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Atlantic-Cape Hub to present free Sustainable Schools mixer

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, January 20, 2015 03:13 pm

CORBIN CITY – The Sustainable Jersey Atlantic-Cape May Hub will present a free Sustainable Schools program for green teams in Atlantic and Cape May counties 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3 at L’s Restaurant in Corbin City.

Sustainable Jersey for Schools is a voluntary certification program for public schools that want to go green, conserve resources and take steps to create a brighter future, according to a news release. It is similar to Sustainable Jersey’s municipal certification program.

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Cape May County Calendar

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Sunday, Jan. 25

East Lynne holds annual fundraiser Jan. 25

WILDWOOD - Boardwalk Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show 8 a.m. daily at Wildwoods Convention Center. AKC All breed dog show featuring Best of Breed Competition, Police K-9 Unit Demonstration, Obedience and Rally Trials, vendors and much more! Ticket prices are $8 for adults, $5 for senior citizens, children 12 and under $2. See BoardwalkKennelClub.com .

Wednesday, Jan. 28

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14 Days events

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, January 20, 2015 12:00 am

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Vintage jazz at Ventnor Coffee8-10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23 at Ventnor Coffee, 108 N. Dorset Ave., Ventnor Heights. The six-piece local group plays ragtime, songs and jazz of the 1920s and 1930s. Several of the band members hail from the Village Grande, an over-55 community in Egg Harbor Township, where they met and still play regularly. For information, call Ventnor Coffee at 609-992-3046.

Greek Winter Fest 5-10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, noon-10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24 and noon-8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 25 at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church Community Center, 7004 Ridge Ave., Egg Harbor Township. Authentic Greek dishes, dancing and tours. Call 609-653-8092, ext. 5. 

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Sunday supper and hymn-singing in Congress Hall

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, January 19, 2015 10:15 pm

CAPE MAY – The public is invited to supper and an “old-timey hymn sing” at 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, at Congress Hall, 200 Congress Place, Cape May.

Dinner in the hall’s ballroom includes fried chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans, cornbread and apple pie. After supper, join musicians and vocalists Myra Vassian, Don Shough and Tom Naglee Jr. in singing the hymns of years gone by. 

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Bay-Atlantic Symphony nominated for ‘People’s Choice Award’

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, January 19, 2015 02:14 pm

For the seventh consecutive year, the Bay-Atlantic Symphony has been nominated for the JerseyArts.com  People’s Choice Award, according to a statement.

Members of the symphony have asked the community to vote for the symphony as their favorite “symphony/orchestra” at JerseyArts.com/peopleschoice.

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What's Happening in Atlantic City

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, January 19, 2015 12:00 am

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Linkin Park featuring Rise Against and Of Mice and Men Friday, Jan. 23 at Boardwalk Hall. Tickets at www.ticketmaster.com.

Ring of Combat 8:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23 in Tropicana’s Showroom. Tickets are $50-$125. See www.ticketmaster.com. 

David Cassidy 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24 at Tropicana. Tickets are $43-$63. See www.ticketmaster.com. 

Fleetwood Mac Jan. 24 at Boardwalk Hall. Ticket prices TBA. See www.ticketmaster.com.

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Upcoming Trips

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, January 19, 2015 12:00 am

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Bus trip to the National Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC, sponsored by Jewish Federation of Cumberland, Gloucester & Salem Counties and the Cumberland County Coalition for Holocaust and Genocide Education and Jewish Federation of Cumberland, Gloucester & Salem Counties, Thursday, Feb. 19. The bus will be leaving the University Center at Cumberland County College, College Drive, Vineland, by 8 a.m. sharp. Those going should arrive between 7:30 and 7:45 a.m. and can park in Parking Lots J and I directly across from the building.

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Celebrate spring with Doo Wop and dinner in Cape May

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, January 19, 2015 12:00 am

CAPE MAY – The public is invited to Doo Wop night, along with dinner, at 5 p.m., Sunday, March 22 at Congress Hall, 200 Congress Place, Cape May.

Dane Anthony, and his band, The Sons of Thunder, will perform “Great Balls of Fire,” “Personality,” “Roll Over Beethoven” and a tribute to the Platters.

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Reunions

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, January 18, 2015 12:00 am

Upcoming class reunions Upcoming class reunions MRHS Class of 1995 Reunion

The Mainland Regional High School Class of 1995 is attempting to obtain current contact information for class members. Contact Brian Hartley at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . The event is scheduled for March, 2015.

 

Religion Briefs

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, January 18, 2015 12:00 am

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Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church Services

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Egg Harbor Township holds Sunday Services Divine Liturgy and Philoptochos Open House, and Jan. 25, Divine Liturgy and Greek Letters Program. Weekday Feast Services at 10 a.m.includingJan. 27, Removal of the Relics of John Chrysostom, and Jan. 30, Synaxis of the Three Hierarchs. Other dates include Bible Study 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 27; Greek School Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. See www.holytrinityeggharbor.com.

Tu B’shevat Seder and Shabbat dinner

Temple Beth Shalom, 4419 W. Brigantine Ave., will host its fifth annual Tu B’ Shevat Seder and Shabbat dinner 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6. It celebrates the renewal of life in Israel with drink, eat and welcome the holiday and Shabbat. Jews around the world partner to make it a particularly special evening.

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Notable Neighbors: Wine and beer tasting is a chance to show some love for marine mammals

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Written by Carol Romano Friday, January 16, 2015 10:20 am

Stranding technician Danielle Brown of Neptune, Monmouth County, and Marine Mammal Stranding Center co-director Sheila Dean of Galloway finalize plans for a wine and beer tasting fundraiser 6-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6 at Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro in Somers Point. Stranding technician Danielle Brown of Neptune, Monmouth County, and Marine Mammal Stranding Center co-director Sheila Dean of Galloway finalize plans for a wine and beer tasting fundraiser 6-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6 at Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro in Somers Point. Animal lovers will have a chance to show their support for marine mammals at a Valentine's Day-themed wine and beer tasting to benefit the Marine Mammal Stranding Center 6-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6 at Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro, 908 Shore Road, Somers Point.

It is the organization’s first wine and beer tasting fundraiser, according to MMSC marketing and development director Jill Epple.

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Army National Guard Association breakfast

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 02, 2015 12:00 am

VILLAS – The Cape May County Army National Guard Association will hold a breakfast at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 31 at the Villas Diner, 2100 Bayshore Road.

All branches of the military are welcomed. New members who have been honorably discharged from service, along with those currently serving, are encouraged to join.

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Cape May County Calendar > Ongoing

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Volunteer Wanted for the Salvation Army is looking for volunteers to help low income families in Cape May County. If you would like to help people, call 609-231-5565 or 231-3109 for information.

The Cape May County Advisory Commission of the Status of Women is currently seeking applicants for membership. The Commission meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at the Old Court House, Main St., Cape May Court House. For information and application, call 609-463-6595.

Cape May County Animal Shelter is in need of donations of dog and cat food, pet and shelter supplies. A collection of these items can be dropped off the day of the show to Simone, chairperson of the flea market. For a complete list of what is needed call the shelter at 609-465-8923.

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14 days calendar > Ongoing

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, December 29, 2013 12:00 am

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Coffee Talk Hope and Healing 3 and 7 p.m. Thursdays and 8 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Sundays at Ventnor Coffee, 108 Dorset Ave., Ventnor. New Jersey Hope and Healing hosts weekly Coffee Talks for Hurricane Sandy survivors. Business owners, families and individuals impacted by the storm can network, find resources as well as get information related to storm recovery. New Jersey Hope and Healing is sponsored by the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Disaster and Terrorism Branch, through a FEMA grant.

Hurricane Sandy Support 6 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ventnor branch of the Atlantic County Library System, 6500 Atlantic Ave. A weekly support group for individuals impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Resources for recovery and elevation information is shared. The meeting is facilitated by New Jersey Hope and Healing, which is sponsored by the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Disaster and Terrorism Branch, through a FEMA grant. Call Jaime Angelini at 609-652-3800, ext. 308. 

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