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COUNTY: CANADIAN VISITATION BACK WITH BIG NUMBERS

Canadian tourism numbers are back in a big way this summer in Cape May County. The County’s department of tourism reports that the Quebec Construction Holiday runs through August 6th and Canadian currency has increased in value, which translates into big visitation to the Jersey Cape. 33

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COAST GUARD CALLS OFF SEARCH FOR MISSING SWIMMER

The United States Coast Guard called off the search for a 24 year old woman was missing in the surf off the coast of Point Pleasant on Sunday. Authorities say Zuzana Oravcova went into the ocean with a friend around 2:30am and never came back to shore...

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KERR MEMORIAL RACES IN AVALON POSTPONED UNTIL TUESDAY

The annual Kerr Memorial Lifeguard races in Avalon scheduled for Sunday night were postponed due to high winds and dangerous water conditions. The races will instead be held on Tuesday evening at the 35th Street beach in Avalon, the same night as Avalon’s National Night Out event next to Community Hall. ##

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COAST GUARD SEARCHING FOR MISSING SWIMMER

The United States Coast Guard was searching Sunday for a swimmer who went missing off Point Pleasant Beach on Sunday. The Guard says it received a report that a 24 year old woman went swimming with a friend shortly before 2:30am and never returned from the ocean. A lifeboat crew and a helicopter were both [...]

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OCEAN CITY MAYOR DEFENDS HIS STANCE ON MS BIKE RIDE

Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian is defending his position regarding a route change for the popular September bicycle ride to support MS research. Gillian says a plan to move the ride onto the Route 52 Causeway and to Ninth Street without causing gridlock is not feasible. He says he’s offended when people suggest he doesn’t [...]

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