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Two suspects sought in thwarted Macy’s theft

Courtesy Township of Hamilton Police Department / Surveillance photos show the female suspect standing next to the suspect vehicle and the male suspect exiting the store.   Courtesy Township of Hamilton Police Department / Surveillance photos show the female suspect standing next to the suspect vehicle and the male suspect exiting the store. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Police are asking for the public’s help finding a couple in their 20s accused of stealing $700 worth of clothing from Macy’s at the Hamilton Mall Saturday night, Jan. 17, and injuring two store employees as they escaped.

The Township of Hamilton Police Department, who responded at 8:57 p.m. for a report of a shoplifting and robbery, said the female was waiting behind the wheel of a black, four-door, midsize sedan as the male suspect exited with the stolen items.

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Absecon American Legion donates canned goods and money to food bank

American Legion Post No. 28 members Dino Martin, right, and Archie Rinaldo prepare to deliver food and money to the Food Bank of New Jersey, Southern Branch./Submitted American Legion Post No. 28 members Dino Martin, right, and Archie Rinaldo prepare to deliver food and money to the Food Bank of New Jersey, Southern Branch./Submitted ABSECON _ American Legion Post 28 members donated money and food recently to the took up a member’s collection drive for donations to the Community Foodbank of New Jersey, Southern Branch.

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Purse snatched in parking lot of English Creek ShopRite

The alleged robber then ran to a vehicle, which sped from the area. The vehicle, which is depicted in the photos, is charcoal grey in color but it is the make or model is not known at this time. The alleged robber then ran to a vehicle, which sped from the area. The vehicle, which is depicted in the photos, is charcoal grey in color but it is the make or model is not known at this time. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the person wanted in connection with a purse snatching Thursday, Jan. 15 in the parking lot of the ShopRite in English Creek Shopping Center.

According to police, someone about 5 feet 8 inches tall of slender build and wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt came up behind a female victim at 7:14 p.m. in the parking lot, grabbed her shoulder bag and ran. The victim was spun around and fell to the ground, and suffered minor injuries.

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Complacency is the enemy of dreams, bishop says

Members of the Mount Zion Baptist Church Combined Choir perform “Lift Every Voice and Sing,”  during the 21st annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Service held Monday, Jan. 19 at Mount Zion Baptist Church in Pleasantville./R.J. Liberatore Jr. Members of the Mount Zion Baptist Church Combined Choir perform “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” during the 21st annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Service held Monday, Jan. 19 at Mount Zion Baptist Church in Pleasantville./R.J. Liberatore Jr. PLEASANTVILLE – “Complacency is the enemy of all dreams,” said the keynote speaker at the 21st annual Martin Luther King Jr. Service held Monday, Jan. 19 at Mount Zion Baptist Church here.

“Being self-satisfied disables dreams,” Bishop Robert F. Hargrove of Grace Family Church of Egg Harbor Township said, warning that King’s dream of racial equality remains unfulfilled.

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21-year-old man shot and killed after allegedly breaking into Lower Township home

LOWER TOWNSHIP – The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office and Lower Township police are investigating the shooting death of a 21-year-old man in the Cold Spring section of the township.

The prosecutor’s office said in a release that James P. Weaver, of Cold Spring, attempted to enter a home on the 700 block of Route 109 around 3:15 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 18. Police were responding to the scene when it was learned that the homeowner had shot Weaver after he broke through a glass door, according to the release.

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KKK flyer circulated in Egg Harbor City

EGG HARBOR CITY – A flier claiming to be from the Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan was widely distributed throughout Egg Harbor City Monday, Jan. 19, the morning of the national holiday celebrating Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

Mayor Lisa Jiampetti said she awoke that morning to find a plastic bag on her lawn with the flier inside. The bag was filled with rice to keep it from blowing away. Jiampetti said that bags could be seen on her neighbors’ lawns, as well as on other streets in the city.

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Lower Township man 'became enraged' on ride home before fatal shooting, police say

LOWER TOWNSHIP – Officials said an autopsy of the Cold Springs man who was shot and killed while allegedly breaking into a home Sunday has determined he died from a single gunshot wound to the head.

Cape May County Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor and Lower Township Police Chief William Mastriana said in a press release Monday, Jan. 19 that the state Medical Examiner’s Office conducted the autopsy of James Weaver, Jr., 21, and that a final report is pending toxicology results.

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Community is focus as Ocean City honors Martin Luther King Jr.

Claire Lowe / Terri Showers, at left, and her sisters, perform during the city’s Martin Luther King ceremony Saturday, Jan. 17 at the Hughes Performing Arts Center. Claire Lowe / Terri Showers, at left, and her sisters, perform during the city’s Martin Luther King ceremony Saturday, Jan. 17 at the Hughes Performing Arts Center.

OCEAN CITY — The message was about a strong community as residents gathered to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Saturday, Jan. 17 at the Hughes Performing Arts Center in Ocean City.

“Today’s all about community,” said Mayor Jay Gillian.

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