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DEMARZO DEFENDS ACTIONS, SAYS CITY DID NO WRONG

Wildwood Mayor Gary DeMarzo said he did not break the law regarding his actions with the police department. DeMarzo spoke with Coastal Broadcasting and said that he has been very careful to consult with legal  representatives over the actions he has taken. DeMarzo acknowledged that the commission form of government …

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LOCAL COMMUNITIES TO HOLD VETERANS DAY EVENTS

Many local communities in Cape May County will be holding various events on Thursday to celebrate Veterans Day.  In Avalon, a major ceremony will be held at 11:00am at Veterans Plaza at the 21st Street circle on Dune Drive.  American Legion Post #331 will participate in that event, along with …

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ARMED ROBBER ARRESTED IN WOODBINE

A teen in Woodbine has been charged in an armed robbery incident. The Cape May County Herald reports that  17-year-old was arrested by State Police on charges of possession of a handgun, terroristic threats, aggravated assault, criminal restraint and robbery. Bail was set at $150,000. The arrest stems back from …

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SEA ISLE GETS FEDERAL BEACH MONEY

One week after North Wildwood, Sea Isle City got great news that 75 percent of their beach fill from earlier this year was paid for by the state. North Wildwood, Avalon, and Sea Isle City all did beach fills this year without state funding to back it. They have now …

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OCEAN CITY WINS STATE TITLE IN FIELD HOCKEY

The Ocean City field hockey team took home the school’s 10th state title. The Red Raiders beat Central Regional in the South Jersey Group III Championship. The final score on the game was 3-1. The team advances to the state semifinals on Thursday, where they will play Wall Township at …

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NEW JERSEY HALL OF FAME NOMINEES ANNOUNCED

Voting is on to decide the next class of the New Jersey Hall of Fame. Some big names top the list this year, including Bruce Willis, John Travolta, Martha Stewart, Tony Bennett, New York Giants owner Wellington Mara, former President Grover Cleveland, and two former governors, Brendan Byrne and Tom …

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BILL SENT TO NJ TRANSIT FOR ARC TUNNEL FUNDS

The federal government wants its money back. A letter was sent to New Jersey Transit to repay all of the funds that the state spent for the ARC Tunnel project that belonged to the federal government. It is estimated at $271 million right now. An audit will be done to …

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STATE POLICE OVERSIGHT HAS BEEN SLOW TO COME TOGETHER

The state office charged with overseeing the State Police have been slow to establish that role. A new report released by the state comptroller says that the Office of Law Enforcement Professional Standards has budget constraints that are keeping it from fully being able to do everything it needs to. …

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PACKAGE OF BILLS TO HELP WITH COLLEGE COSTS MOVES FORWARD

A package of bills geared towards making college more affordable for children of working families cleared a key Assembly panel on Monday. The first bill would create a gross income tax credit for full time attendance at New Jersey institutions of higher education, county colleges and accredited post-secondary training schools. …

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