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GOVERNOR WANTS QUICKER ASCENT TO $15 MINIMUM WAGE

Governor Phil Murphy wants the State to move to a $15 an hour minimum wage before the year 2024.  Murphy spoke to reporters over the weekend and reiterated that he wants the wage in effect in just over two years.  A measure introduced in Trenton last week would hike the wage to $15 an hour..but …

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FIRE DAMAGES HOTEL IN EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP

Fire damaged a room at a Howard Johnson’s motel in Egg Harbor Township Saturday evening.  Authorities say the say was largely contained to one room, and there were no injuries.  The cause of the fire remains under investigation. The post FIRE DAM...

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COMMERCIAL FISHING BOAT CATCHES FIRE NEAR CAPE MAY, CREW RESCUED

A commercial fishing boat caught fire about 16 miles southeast of Cape May Saturday morning.  The 75 foot vessel “Ocean Pearl” caught on fire around 10:30am on Saturday.  The crew abandoned ship in a life raft.  The men were all in survival suits and were rescued.  The boat remains adrift near the mouth of the …

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HOLIDAY PARADE NIGHT TONIGHT IN MIDDLE TOWNSHIP

Tonight is parade night in Middle Township.  The Township will hold its annual Christmas parade, stepping off at 6:00pm.  Judging for the parade will take place in front of the Cape May County Library on Mechanic Street, and end at the firehouse. The p...

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