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STUCK: 14 RESCUED FROM ELEVATOR AT TROPICANA CASINO

It was a difficult start to the day early Sunday morning for the Atlantic City Fire Department.  It had to rescue 14 people who were stuck inside an elevator at the Tropicana Casino in Atlantic City.  Each of those who had to be rescued were lifted 100 feet up the elevator shaft. ##

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REPORT: WILDWOOD CAN USE NORTH WILDWOOD SITE FOR SCHOOL

The Wildwood School District can use a site in North Wildwood for classroom space without permission from North Wildwood.  The Press of Atlantic City reports that Judge J. Christopher Gibson has ruled in favor of the Wildwood District, saying it can lease space at the St. Simeon Episcopalian Church annex in North Wildwood. ##

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STATE TROOPERS HAND OUT BIKE HELMETS, PRIZES TO KIDS

Saturday was a day for New Jersey State Police to give back to the community in Woodbine.  Police had a bike helmet giveaway that resulted in helmets, footballs, and other sporting equipment being handed over to youth in the area.  Troopers conduct this service as a way to educate children on the dangers of bicycle [...]

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MILLVILLE POLICE INVESTIGATING HIT AND RUN ACCIDENT

Millville Police are investigating a hit and run accident that occurred Friday night on West Main Street.  Police tell us that a woman was struck by a vehicle as family members tried to jump start her car.  She was airlifted to Cooper Hospital in Camden. ##

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OCEAN CITY TO GUARD TEN LOCAL BEACHES DURING HOLIDAY WEEKEND

The Ocean City Beach Patrol will have ten guarded beaches during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend.  City officials announced that ten beaches will be manned with lifeguards and the public is advised to only swim in the presence of a lifeguard.  Rowing clinics for rookie guards are forthcoming. ##

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RAIN HEAVY, FLOOD GATES OPENED AT LAKE LENAPE IN ATLANTIC CO.

Hamilton Township opened the flood gates at Lake Lenape Monday afternoon thanks to three and a half inches of rainfall.  The level of the lake was expected to drop Monday night but the river is expected to rise quickly once waters reach the Mays Landing area.  Homeowners were asked to secure their properties. ##

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SIX COUNTY SOROPTIMIST MEMBERS ACHIEVE SPECIAL AWARDS

Six local women have all been recognized by Soroptimist of Cape May County for their individual achievements in the organization.  The six women were honored during a recent event at the Two Mile Landing.  Those recognized were Annika Marks, Allanah Moulton, Lois Harris, Emma Lord, Hibba Ahmed, and Hennessey Barry. ##

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