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POPULAR SHORE TAVERN GOES UP IN SMOKE AND FLAMES WEDNESDAY

One of the most popular Jersey Shore taverns in Ocean County burned up on Wednesday.  The fire occurred at Caffrey’s Tavern in Lacey Township; the fire started after sunup on Wednesday.  Portions of the roof caved in on the bar, and it may be a total loss. Photo courtesy of Ocean County Sherrif’s office social …

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NEARLY 20 SHOTS FIRED IN SHOOTING THAT KILLED BRIDGETON GIRL

Authorities say nearly 20 shots were fired the night that a bullet pierced the home of Jennifer Trejo in Bridgeton, killing the nine year old girl as she slept in her bed.  Authorities were in court on Wednesday as four men are charged in connection with her killing.  Police say the shooting occurred on Elmer …

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NEARLY 20 SHOTS FIRED IN SHOOTING THAT KILLED BRIDGETON GIRL

Authorities say nearly 20 shots were fired the night that a bullet pierced the home of Jennifer Trejo in Bridgeton, killing the nine year old girl as she slept in her bed.  Authorities were in court on Wednesday as four men are charged in connection with her killing.  Police say the shooting occurred on Elmer …

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USDA FUNDING GRANTS HEAD TO AVALON, WILDWOOD

Congressman Frank LoBiondo announced that four USDA grants have been awarded in his district, three of them in Cape May County.  Two grants were awarded to Wildwood, one for the purchase of turnout gear for the city’s fire department.  Another gr...

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TWO INCUMBENTS NOT RUNNING FOR RE-ELECTION IN CAPE MAY

Two incumbent members of the Cape May City Council will not seek re-election.   Bea Pessagno and Roger Furlin did not submit nominating petitions to run for office.  Five candidates will seek three seats on Council, with a guarantee of two new faces jo...

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TRANSIT JAMMED: HUGE DELAYS, CANCELLATIONS FOR NEW JERSEY TRANSIT WEDNESDAY

Wednesday started out with tremendous difficulty for riders on New Jersey Transit’s trains and buses.  In northern New Jersey, trains were delayed by at least an hour for the morning commute.  Here in South Jersey, the Atlantic City rail service was shut down until sometime next year.  Federally-mandated safety systems have to be installed on …

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AVALON ANNOUNCES SPECIAL SEPTEMBER 11TH REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY

Avalon has announced plans for a special September 11th Remembrance Ceremony at the site of its popular 9/11 Memorial.  American Legion Post #331 and Military Veterans Partners will be part of the ceremony to be held next Tuesday at 8:45am. The post AV...

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SPECIAL EVENTS WEEKENDS KICK OFF AT JERSEY SHORE

Labor Day weekend is gone, and the first post-summer weekend in Cape May County brings with it a slew of special events.  The Wildwoods will be hosting the annual “Roar to the Shore” motorcycle rally through the weekend with thousands of bikes in town.  Ocean City will have a Street Rod Weekend on Saturday and …

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