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MIDDLE TOWNSHIP MAY ASK VOTERS TO LOOK AT SIZE OF TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE

Middle Township may be looking to voters to determine if the size of the Township Committee should be expanded.  The Committee meets Monday and is expected to discuss a submission to the County Clerk for a non-binding referendum question that would create an advisory committee on the size and form of Township government.  Currently, Middle …

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VENTNOR WOMAN ACCUSED OF DOUBLE HOMICIDE BACK IN NEW JERSEY

A 41 year-old Ventnor woman charged in the homicide of her mother and grandmother, appeared in court on Friday to face murder charges. Heather Barbera was extradited Thursday from New York state where she was being held after her arrest for the alleged robbery and double-homicide on July 8th. Barbera is charged with two counts …

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP MOTEL CLOSED, GUESTS KICKED OUT

A hotel that is far from a five-star resort in Egg Harbor Township was closed by health department officials on Thursdays, and guests were told to leave.  The Courtesy Inn was shuttered by health officials; a water company turned off the water at lunchtime due to a lack of payment.   Two years ago the …

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BROOKSTONE TO CLOSE ALL MALL STORES, SEVEN IN NJ

Brookstone is out of business and closing all of its stores in malls, including seven in New Jersey.  Brookstone is a retailer known for selling various gadgets and massage chairs.  The company got a $30 million loan to keep operating, but not in malls...

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COAST GUARD RESCUES THREE NEAR OCEAN CITY

The United States Coast Guard rescued three paddle boarders near Ocean City Thursday morning.  The Coast Guard used a response boat from Ocean City to help bring the three people to safety near the Music Pier.  The  paddle boarders were stuck in a mars...

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TODAY IS TEST DAY FOR COUNTY’S CODE RED ALERT SYSTEM

Thursday is test day for the new Code Red telephone alert system being used by the Cape May County Office of Emergency Management.  The system will be tested today between the hours of 11:00am and 2:00pm and over 100,000 county residents will be getting the test call.  The system will be used to alert individuals …

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