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OCEAN CITY SEEKING VOLUNTEERS FOR VARIOUS BOARDS

Ocean City needs residents to fill positions on various boards and committees.  The city announced that it’s seeking applicants for its Zoning Board, Shade Tree Commission, Historic Preservation Commission, and other boards.  Applications to appl...

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FOUNDER OF CASALE’S SHOES, VINCENT CASALE, 87

The owner and founder of Casale’s Shoes on the Washington Street Mall in Cape May has passed away at the age of 87.  Vincent Casale died on Thanksgiving morning at his Cape May home.  The store has been in existence since the late 1950’s.  Funeral services will be held on Wednesday at Our Lady Star [...]

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FIRE BURNS UP GARAGE, VEHICLES IN FISHING CREEK

The second significant fire of the Thanksgiving weekend occurred early Saturday morning in Fishing Creek, Lower Township when a garage went up in flames.  Officials say the the garage was a total loss and vehicles were burned up, but there were no inju...

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DID YOU SEE IT? FIREBALL STREAKS ACROSS SKY FRIDAY NIGHT

Did you see it?  Residents of Ocean City, Stone Harbor, and other locations saw a small fireball pass through the sky on Friday night.  The ball was a mix of very bright colors and it was very likely a meteor that broke up as it passed through the sky.  Thousands of fireballs happen every day, [...]

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KAYAKERS FROM VINELAND RESCUED IN SEASIDE PARK

Two kayakers from Vineland were rescued by a surfer in Seaside Park on Friday morning after the kayak overturned and dumped both men into the water.  The Daily Journal reports that surfer Stephen Houser helped save the father and son who were stranded in the ocean.  One of the victims was struggling to breathe in [...]

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WILDWOOD POLICE REPORT INCREASE IN VEHICLE BURGLARIES

If you park your vehicle in Wildwood, be sure to lock it up.  City police have announced a recent increase in burglaries involving unlocked motor vehicles.  Police say in each recent burglary case, the vehicle was left unlocked which provided easy access.  Police also advise individuals to put any holiday packages in the trunk where [...]

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INVESTIGATION CONTINUES INTO BIG FIRE IN SEA ISLE CITY

The investigation continues into the cause of a fire that destroyed three homes in Sea Isle City’s south end early Friday morning.  Fire crews from several towns were called to the scene of a house fire that spread to two adjoining homes.  One single family home and two duplexes were damaged; one fireman on the [...]

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NORTH WILDWOOD TO HOST TREE LIGHTING FRIDAY NIGHT

North Wildwood will host its annual tree lighting event on Friday night, December 1st.  The event will be held starting at 4:30pm, with the tree lighting at 5:00pm.  Various refreshments will be offered to the public at the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse. T...

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