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CAPE MAY CONTINUES INDEPENDENCE WEEK CELEBRATION

Cape May is continuing its independence week celebration tonight with a performance by the 63rd Army Band inside the city’s Convention Hall.  Cape May will also be hosting a big parade on Sunday along Beach Avenue; the parade begins at 1:00pm. Th...

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FORMER ROWAN UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT DONALD FARISH, 75

The former longtime president of Rowan University died suddenly after a short but serious illness.  75 year old Donald Farish passed away on Thursday.  Farish was serving as the president at Roger Williams University of Rhode Island and was planning a ...

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WEEKEND TO START WITH THUNDERSTORMS, HEAVY RAIN

Friday may not be the best beach day this summer.  Accu Weather is calling for the potential of thunderstorms that may produce heavy rain, largely during the afternoon hours at the beaches on Friday.  The good news, the rain clears out with sunshine an...

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OCEAN CITY POLICE CAPTAIN STEVEN ANG RETIRES

A 32 year long law enforcement career has ended for former Ocean City Police Captain Steven Ang.  City leaders are congratulating Ang for his public service; Ang has retired from the department. The post OCEAN CITY POLICE CAPTAIN STEVEN ANG RETIRES app...

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55 YEAR OLD VINELAND MAN CHARGED WITH FIRE

A 55 year old Vineland man has been charged with setting off a firework celebration that resulted in 14 vehicles and two acres of woods being burned up.  Police announced the arrest of Richard A. Caulford of Taylor Avenue who has been charged with one count of arson, and other offenses.  Police believe Caulford lit …

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LOCAL TEENAGER KILLED IN ACCIDENT ALONG ROUTE 47 IN RIO GRANDE

A 17 year old girl from Middle Township was killed early Thursday morning during a motor vehicle accident on Route 47.  Middle Township Police say Sadie Faulkner of Rio Grande was driving westbound on the highway at milepost 2.1 when her vehicle left the roadway, struck a pole and two trees.  The investigation into the …

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BODY FOUND IN SEA ISLE CITY, FOUL PLAY IS NOT SUSPECTED

The deceased body of an adult male was found behind a property in Sea Isle City Wednesday afternoon, and authorities say foul play is not suspected.  The body was that of 52 year old Charles C. Staropoli of Avondale, Pennsylvania.  A preliminary autopsy report shows now foul play, and toxicology reports are pending.  The County …

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DROWNING REPORTED AT THE JERSEY SHORE, IN SURF CITY

There was a reported drowning along the Jersey Shore during the 4th of July.  Officials in Surf City report that a man drowned in the surf in the community Wednesday afternoon.  There were rip currents at the time of the drowning. The post DROWNING REP...

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