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AVALON PASSES ORDINANCE BANNING SINGLE USE PLASTIC BAGS

Starting next June, single use plastic bags will not be offered by merchants in Avalon.  Borough Council Wednesday night unanimously approved a new ordinance that eliminates single use plastic bags, plastic straws, and styrofoam containers to be issued...

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BREAKING: 27 BUSTED, 13 VEHICLES SEIZED IN LARGE SCALE LOCAL DRUG BUST

27 people have been arrested, 13 vehicles seized, and 6,500 bags of heroin now off the streets as a huge local drug bust culminated on Tuesday.  Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey Sutherland announced that “Operation Forefathers” was executed on Tuesday and residents of both Cape May and Cumberland Counties were rounded up.  Search warrants were …

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ALERT: MISSING WOMAN FROM LOWER TOWNSHIP

Lower Township Police Wednesday night issued an alert for a missing 43 year old woman.  Police say Carmen Rosario is reported missing and was last seen in the Villas one month ago.  Rosario frequents Wildwood and Wildwood Crest.  She is described as a ...

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LOWER TWP MAN FLIPS CAR IN DUI ACCIDENT, SUFFERS MULTIPLE LACERATIONS

A 23 year old Lower Township man suffered multiple lacerations during a DUI accident early Saturday morning on Seashore Road near Stimpson’s Lane.  Lower Township Police say Derek J. Luklam of the Villas flipped his Toyota RAV, which wound up in the trees adjacent to the Cape Island Masonic Lodge.  He was charged with drunk …

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WOODBINE GETS FEDERAL GRANT FOR FIRE TRUCK PUMPER

Woodbine has received a $44,800 federal grant to be put towards the purchase of a new fire pumper truck for its volunteer fire department.  Officials say the the funding will supplement a much larger grant the Borough received last year for the fire tr...

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LOWER TOWNSHIP MAN ARREST MAN FOR CRIMINAL RESTRAINT, WEAPONS

Lower Township Police have arrested a 29 year old Erma man for assaulting a woman with a black handgun after he exited her outside shower and fled the area on foot Saturday evening.  Police say Officer Matthew Gamble was able to arrest Jacob McCandless on charges that he assaulted the woman at her home on …

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