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HOFFMAN MEMORIALS FRIDAY EVENING IN WILDWOOD

A major lifeguard event takes place on the beaches of Wildwood Friday evening.  The city will host the 49th Annual Dutch Hoffman Memorial Lifeguard Championships at the Lincoln avenue beach.  The event begins at 6:30pm. The post HOFFMAN MEMORIALS FRIDA...

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REPORT: MAN COMMITS FRAUD, PURCHASES BEACH HOMES IN AVALON

47 year old George Barnard will be spending the next several years in prison and will have to pay nearly $13 million in restitution, per a judicial order.  Barnard was sentenced Thursday for committing mortgage fraud in order to purchase three homes in Avalon.  Barnard targeted victims through Capital Financial Mortgage Corporation.  Barnard also lied …

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DETOURS IN LOWER TOWNSHIP AUGUST 4 FOR THE ANNUAL COOMBS RUN

Lower Township Police have issued an advisory regarding a popular run that will be held a week from Saturday in the community.  The annual Coombs Douglass Memorial Run will be held next Saturday with traffic detours in place in Town Bank and North Cape May.  The event consists of a two mile and five mile …

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TWO $10,000 MEGA MILLIONS TICKETS SOLD IN OUR REGION

Two Mega Millions lottery tickets worth $10,000 apiece were sold in our region, at the Jersey Shore.  Lottery officials confirm that one ticket for Tuesday’s drawing was sold at a Sunoco gas station in Ocean City, while the second ticket was sold...

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WOMAN ACCUSED OF KILLING TWO RELATIVES COMING TO NEW JERSEY

A 41 year old Ventnor woman accused of killing her mother and grandmother over a money dispute is headed back to New Jersey.  Authorities say Heather Barbera is being held at a women’s facility on Rikers Island.  She will be officially charged with two counts of murder and other offenses.  Authorities believe Barbera killed her …

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LOWER TOWNSHIP SECURES FEDERAL REDEVELOPMENT GRANT

Lower Township has been awarded a federal grant that will result in a Rural Business Development Plan.  The new grant will allow the township to plan for business growth at the Cape May Airport, in Erma.  Mayor Erik Simonsen says the grant will allow the Township to work with the County and the DRBA with …

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TWO MORE PLEAD GUILTY TO DR. KAUFFMAN DRUG RING

Two more individuals have pleaded guilty in connection with the illegal drug ring that was operated by Dr. James Kauffman.  37 year old Glenn Seeler of North Carolina and 36 year old Cheryl Pizza of South Carolina were in court Wednesday and admitted to their roles in the crime.  Kauffman wound up hanging himself rather …

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POWER COMPANIES GET SCOLDED FOR POOR RESPONSE DURING NJ STORMS

Power companies in the State of New Jersey have been severely scolded by regulators regarding their lack of a proper response to restore power following storm events.  Governor Murphy ordered the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to review the response time and provide guidance.  The companies now have 30 required actions, including new vegetation …

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