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MIDDLE TWP. SCHOOL THREAT ON SOCIAL MEDIA, INCREASED PRESENCE THURSDAY

Middle Township Police will have a presence at public schools Thursday morning thanks to a threat against the district via social media.  Police announced Wednesday night they apprehended 20 year old Raymond Bailey III, a former student at the Middle Township and Cape May County Technical school districts.  Bailey has been charged with three crimes, …

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OCEAN CITY MAYOR FIGHTS BACK AGAINST LOCAL GROUP’S EFFORTS

Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian is fighting back against an effort by a local citizens group to derail the purchase of a car dealership property.  Gillian sent an email Wednesday saying “Fairness in Taxes” is trying to circulate a petition to block the city’s attempt to buy the former Harry Klause car dealership lot.  Gillian …

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RUN FOR THE FALLEN GOES THROUGH CAPE MAY COUNTY THURSDAY

The annual Run for the Fallen event will begin in Cape May County on Thursday.  The event includes a 190 mile run that begins in Lower Township, and will include a lunch for the runners in Avalon.  The event concludes Sunday in Holmdel. The post RUN FO...

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STATE SENATE COULD CONSIDER BILL TO ELIMINATE PLASTIC BAGS

The New Jersey Senate will entertain discussion on a new bill Thursday that would eliminate the use of most single use plastic bags in the state.  An initial proposal from Governor Murphy that would have taxed the bags failed, now a ban may be coming.  Recently Avalon and Stone Harbor approved local ordinances that ban …

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STUDENT AT MILLVILLE HIGH CHARGED OVER INSTAGRAM POST

Millville Police have charged a teenage girl with creating a false public alarm following a post on a fake Instagram page.  The teenage girl posted a picture of Millville High School and a coffin with the words “I’m coming”.  The thre...

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FORUM HELD ON DELAWARE RIVER WATERSHED PROTECTION

The sixth annual Delaware River Watershed Forum was held in Cape May on Tuesday, to discuss the status of the four-state area that feeds the Delaware Bay. The 14,000 square mile watershed is the source of drinking water for over 15 million people and must be protected from pollution. The 131-member coalition of organizations discussed …

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WEST CAPE MAY COULD AWARD LIQUOR LICENSE TODAY

West Cape May’s Borough Commission meets today and could issue a new liquor license.  The Commission has an item on its agenda that could potentially award one plenary consumption license in the community.  The license has been put out to bid. Th...

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GOOD CHANCE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS TONIGHT

There is a good chance that South Jersey will see some severe thunderstorm activity tonight.  Accu Weather has put the chances at severe storms at greater 50% for the Jersey Shore, which means heavy downpours in thunderstorms are possible tonight.  Thi...

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