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SPORTS: CAPE MAY TECH BOYS BEAT MIDDLE TWP IN OVERTIME

it was a big win for the Cape May Tech boys basketball team Wednesday night as they defeated Middle Township in overtime, 60-58.  James Longstreet nailed a jumper late in overtime to seal the win.  Middle girls beat Tech, 52-16, Ocean City boys defeated Oakcrest by 12, Sanford girl beat Wildwood Catholic, 50-49, and Wildwood …

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WILDWOOD CREST TO ADD TWO NEW OFFICERS

The Wildwood Crest Police Department is adding two new officers.  Zackary Magnavita and Brian Harrison both graduated from the Cape May County Police Academy on Tuesday and will be full time officers with the department, according to the social media p...

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VINELAND SPORTS COACH LEGEND RICH KLIMEK PASSES AWAY

A giant in the Vineland High School sports program has passed away.  Rich Klimek, who won over 400 games while coaching the Vineland High soccer program, died on Wednesday.  The soccer field at the school was named after Klimek two years ago.  Klimek a...

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HALF FOOT OF SNOW IN NORTHERN NEW JERSEY THIS WEEKEND

A winter storm will dump up to six inches of snow in northwestern New Jersey Saturday, but here at the shore?  Largely a rain event.  Accu Weather predicts very little, if any, accumulating snowfall for Cape May County on Saturday.  We transition to wi...

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PETITION NOW VALID, ATLANTIC CITY SPECIAL ELECTION COMES IN MARCH

In a complete change of direction, a special election will be held in Atlantic City at the end of March to potentially change the form of government in the city.  A petition that was initially rejected by the clerk’s office has now been accepted.  Atlantic City has a mayor-council government; that may change to a …

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BRIDGETON MAN ARRESTED, CHARGED WITH WEAPONS AND DRUG OFFENSES

New Jersey State Police have announced the arrest of 38 year old Frank Green of Bridgeton on multiple weapons and drug offenses.  Police announced today that Green sold drugs in Cumberland and Salem counties, and had guns and over $62,000 worth of drugs in his possession when he was arrested.  Green is lodged in the …

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DETENTION HEARING FOR COAST GUARD WEAPONS SUSPECT MOVED TO FRIDAY

A detention hearing for a North Carolina man who is accused of bringing weapons and ammunition to the United States Coast Guard base in Cape May last week has been moved to Friday.  25 year old Dustin A. Peters of Wilmington, NC will now appear in court on Friday.  The delay was requested by an …

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2019 WAS A GREAT YEAR FOR CASINOS IN ATLANTIC CITY

The Atlantic City casino industry is very much alive and well, according to year-end gaming figures released this week.  The Division of Gaming Enforcement reports that the casinos won nearly $3.3 billion from gamblers in 2019, which represents a healthy 15 percent increase.  Sports betting helped support the gaming revenue increase.  It’s the first time …

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