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HEAT ADVISORY ANNOUNCED FOR TODAY

A heat advisory is in the forecast, despite rain being expected today. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Cape May County from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. The high temperature today is at 93 degrees, but the heat index calls for 105 degrees. Rain is in …

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MIDDLE TOWNSHIP RATIFIES AGREEMENT WITH RESCUE WORKERS

The Middle Township committee ratified an agreementwith the Middle Township Ambulance Corps and with the Rio Grande Rescue Squad during a meeting this week. Committee did cut some money as they did in many areas. Committeeman Dan Lockwood credited the job done by the rescue workers to continue to provide quality service.

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CONCESSIONS AGREED TO BY VINELAND POLICE

Police in Vineland have made concessions to keep layoffs from taking place on the force. The union voted in favor of the concessions, which include paying additional money for health care and a switch to a less expensive health care plan. The city is going to try to provide the rest of …

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VEHICLE HITS TWO BICYCLISTS IN WILDWOOD CREST

A vehicle failed to yield to two bicyclists and both were hit. Valdimir Zentinov and Veronika Ihoshava, were injured in the incident. Zentinov was flown to the Atlantic City Medical Center and was listed in critical condition. Ihoshava was brought to the Cape Regional Medical Center for non-life-threatening injuries. Lorriane …

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OCEAN CITY POLICE WARN OF MONEY SCAM

Counterfeit bills are being passed in Ocean City. Police there warn of a scam going on within the resort. They say 10 businesses have complained in the last month and a half. The denominations being used range from $20 to $100. The majority of the cases have been reported on …

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REPORT: SHOOTING IN WILDWOOD INJURES MAN

A new report says four shots were fired in Wildwood and one man was injured as a result. The website for the Cape May County Herald reports that the shooting took place on Wednesday evening just prior to 11 p.m. As of this time, no suspects have been announced arrested …

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SWEENEY SAYS HE SUPPORTS CASINOS AND HORSE RACING

Horse racing and the casino industry are important to the highest ranking Democrat in the state. Senate President Steve Sweeney said on Wednesday he doesn’t like the plan by Gov. Chris Christie which “abandons” the racing industry in the state. Christie wants the subsidy from the casino industry to come …

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NEW PANEL TO LOOK AT HOW STATE LEASES LAND

DEP Commissioner Bob Martin announced the creation of a special panel to recommend ways to overhaul the State’s process of leasing property to private companies that run pipelines, cables, electric lines and towers across many thousands of acres of state-owned land and water.   The new panel, to include representatives …

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MAN DIES OFF THE COAST OF BRIGANTINE

The Coast Guard recovered a 46-year-old man in the vicinity of the back bay near Brigantine after he fell off a recreational boat Wednesday. The Coast Guard received a call at 3:17 p.m. from a person aboard a personal watercraft reporting a man went overboard and could not be located. A rescue …

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NEW JERSEY STATE POLICE GET ACCREDITATION

The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) awarded the New Jersey State Police with its first re-accreditation.  The honor was bestowed at a meeting of the CALEA Commissioners on Saturday, July 31st. The re-accreditation award is the culmination of an intense, three year process every bit as tough …

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