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19 YEAR OLD MAN CHARGED WITH SHOOTING FLARES AT LOCAL HOMES

A 19 year old Swainton man has been arrested and charged with shooting flares at two home early Monday morning.  Police say James Dehainaut shot flares at properties in Whitesboro and in Cape May Court House; in one case, the flare set carpeting on fire.  Two juveniles were also involved in the crime and their …

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CHILD STUCK IN TREE IN WILDWOOD CREST, POLICE HELP WITH RESCUE

The attempted recovery of a flip flop in a tree near the Von Savage pool in Wildwood Crest on Monday resulted in a rescue by Crest Police.  A six year old girl climbed a tree to recover the flip flop..then became stuck.  Crest Police stayed with the girl until the fire department arrived to help …

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AVALON TO CONSIDER BID FOR CREATION OF A NEW PARK

The Avalon Borough Council meets Wednesday afternoon and is expected to award a contract for the construction of a new Surfside Park next to the Community Hall.  The Borough has received $2 million in County Open Space funding for the project which inc...

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WEST CAPE MAY TO ADDRESS AFFORDABLE HOUSING WEDNESDAY

The West Cape May Commission will meet Wednesday and is expected to address and potentially adopt a new affordable housing ordinance.  The affordable housing discussion has been such a mess that the issue was turned over to court justices who have been working with all towns to create a plan for the housing.  The meeting …

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WATCHING MICHAEL: SOUTH JERSEY COULD SEE STORM’S RAINS THURSDAY

Keep an ear on the Accu Weather forecast this week for any effects from what will become Hurricane Michael.  Michael could be a Category 2 hurricane when it visits near the Florida panhandle on Wednesday, and the quick moving storm may bring some wind and rain to our region on Thursday.  Cape May County remains …

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TWO KILLED IN PARKWAY ACCIDENT IN GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP

Two people were killed, and two injured in a crash on the Garden State Parkway early Sunday morning.  State Police say the accident occurred in the southbound lanes of Galloway Township near milepost 42.1. A Nissan Sentra went off the roadway, struck trees, and burst into flames.  The driver and a 20 year old man …

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