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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH POSTED FOR CAPE MAY COUNTY

Cape May County is under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch Thursday until 5pm.  A line of thunderstorms could roll through our region around 3pm today, and some smaller storms could be right behind it.  Much of the rain has advanced to the north and east of us, but we still may see some heavy downpours and [...]

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CREST TO BEGIN PACIFIC AVENUE RECONSTRUCTION ON FRIDAY

A major reconstruction project involving a portion of Pacific Avenue from Rambler Road to Cresse Avenue in Wildwood Crest begins on Friday.  Crest officials expect the work to be completed by Memorial Day weekend.  Southbound traffic along Pacific Avenue in the work zone will be prohibited from Monday mornings through Friday afternoons during this construction. [...]

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WOODBINE RECEIVES NJDOT GRANT FOR $102,000

Woodbine has received a $102,000 discretionary aid grant from the New Jersey Department of Transportation.  Borough officials say the grant will be used for the DeHirsch Avenue reconstruction project.  Work is expected to begin later this month. ##

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NEW JERSEY SUPREME COURT HEARS ARGUMENTS OVER..HAPPY HOURS?

The New Jersey Supreme Court is hearing arguments this week over lawsuits involving the prices that are charged by chain restaurants during happy hours for beer and other beverages.  Two suits have been filed by customers who said they were charged one price for a drink, and a higher price for a second drink because [...]

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WILDWOOD CONTINUES TO UPGRADE, UPDATE CITY PARKS

The City of Wildwood continues to provide necessary improvements to its various parks.  Mayor Ernie Troiano announced that the city has installed sprinkler systems and other improvements at the parks as part of a city-wide beautification effort.  Sick and dead trees have been removed, and decorative fountains have been installed. ##

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HARD ROCK CAFE UNVEILS PLANS FOR TAJ PROPERTY IN ATLANTIC CITY

Hard Rock has bought the former Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, and on Wednesday unveiled major plans for the property.  The Hard Rock announced that it intends to include thousands of slot machines, two large arenas, and other amenities when it re-opens for business in the summer of 2018. ##

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LOWER TOWNSHIP COUNCIL HEARS DISCUSSION ON BAY DRIVE IMPROVEMENTS

Dozens of Lower Township residents turned out for a public discussion this week on major safety improvements planned along Bay Drive in North Cape May.  Engineers have proposed efforts to enhance both pedestrian and bicycling safety along a one a half mile section of the roadway.  The Township intends to seek funding from the Cape [...]

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