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STRUCTURE FIRE DAMAGES HOUSE IN CAPE MAY

A Victorian-era home suffered damage during a fire Monday afternoon at 924 Washington Street in Cape May.  Fire officials say the blaze was at the rear of the home on the third floor.  Efforts wee made by several fire departments to prevent the blaze f...

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AVALON REPUBLICAN WANTS TO CHALLENGE VAN DREW IN 2020

Republican David Richter of Avalon wants to challenge Congressman Jeff Van Drew in 14 months.  Richter announced Monday that he has filed paperwork necessary to seek the republican nomination.  richter and Brian Fitzherbert of Egg Harbor Township are t...

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NO CRIMINAL CHARGES IN OCEAN CITY FATAL ACCIDENT

No criminal charges will be filed in connection with a fatal pedestrian motor vehicle in Ocean City during Memorial Day weekend.  County prosecutors say the accident that killed Thomas Gibbons Jr. of Pennsylvania had no criminal intent.  The collision ...

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FLASH FLOODING, HEAVY STORMS POSSIBLE FOR TUESDAY

There is a very good chance Cape May County will experience some storms and flash flooding on Tuesday.  Accu Weather has put our area in an enhanced risk category for drenching thunderstorms on Tuesday.  Bad weather is expected mid afternoon through th...

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CONFIRMED: TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN IN MILLVILLE LAST WEEK

A tornado touched down in Millville last Wednesday during an outbreak of severe weather.  The National Weather Service reports that the tornado was small, with winds between 65-85mph.  Several rows of solar panels were damaged at a solar farm near a mu...

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SUMMER WINDS DOWN, GAS PRICES BEGIN TO TUMBLE

As summer winds down, gas prices begin to fall in New Jersey.  Mid Atlantic AAA reports that the price for a gallon of gasoline now averages $2.79 in Cape May County, which is a nickel above the statewide average.  The national average remains at $2.67...

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SPORTS: WILDWOOD GRAD HILLS SCORES TOUCHDOWN FOR CARDS

A 2013 graduate of Wildwood High School did nothing but help his chances at making the final cut for the Arizona Cardinals.  Wes Hills scored a touchdown and rushed for 37 yards in the Cardinals’ preseason opener late Thursday night.  He was signed by the Cardinals as a free agent. For more, see Brian Cunniff’s …

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CAPE MAY COULD SOON SINGLE USE PLASTICS

Cape May is moving forward with a measure that could result in the prohibition of certain single use plastic items, including bags.  Council met last week with with its Environmental Commission and other volunteers to talk about the best way to tackle ...

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