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CABRERA: BOROUGH HALL SHOULD BE OPEN SATURDAYS IN SUMMER

One Wildwood Crest commissioner has suggested opening borough hall on Saturdays during the summer. Don Cabrera made the suggestion during a commission meeting on Wednesday. Cabrera noted the number of second home owners who come down on weekends and may need government services. An ordinance would need to be reviewed …

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BORGATA BUILDING POWER PLANT TO POWER CASINO

A new power plant is going to be built to power the Borgata Casino and the Water Club. The Press of Atlantic City is reporting that the Borgata has some issues losing heat and hot water during the winter storms in Feb. This new plant will help fix the issues …

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OBAMA RAISES $1.5 MILLION FOR DEMOCRATS IN NEW JERSEY

A large fundraiser was held in New Jersey on Wednesday and President Barack Obama helped raise a lot of money for the Democratic National Committee. Figures released say that $1.5 million was raised during a dinner in Cresskill. About 50 people or so attended the dinner and paid the $30,400 …

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STATE RELEASES INFORMATION ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISTRIBUTION

People looking to get their hands on medical marijuana can start applying for it next month. The state has said it likely won’t be in anyone’s hands before the summer, but applications will soon be taken for the drug. A website has been set up, www.nj.gov/health/med_marijuana.shtml, to discuss what conditions …

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SCHUNDLER TO TESTIFY IN SENATE ON "RACE TO TOP"

Former Education Commissioner Bret Schundler is going to testify during a Senate hearing on the state’s failed “Race to the Top” application today. Democratic lawmakers want to find out where the mistake was made and how was it allowed to happen. A costly error was made to one of the …

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SCHUNDLER TO TESTIFY IN SENATE ON “RACE TO TOP”

Former Education Commissioner Bret Schundler is going to testify during a Senate hearing on the state’s failed “Race to the Top” application today. Democratic lawmakers want to find out where the mistake was made and how was it allowed to happen. A costly error was made to one of the …

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NJSIAA TRIES TO SAVE ITSELF, VOWS REFORMS

The New Jersey Sports Interscholastic Athletic Association adopted 10 reforms on Wednesday, as it tried to avoid dissolution. A state investigation recently found the organization had poor financial oversight and wasteful spending. Legislation had been introduced in the legislature to end the NJSIAA and move its powers under the New …

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COUNTY DRUG CARDS AVAILABLE ONLINE

If you haven’t picked up your Free Cape May County Discount Prescription Drug card you can download one today at cmchealth.net.  Since the county introduced the discount prescription drug card on July 13, 2010; nearly 30,000 cards have been distributed.  Any resident of Cape May County can use the Cape …

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ATLANTIC CITY CASINOS LETS GO OF 1,400 JOBS

Atlantic City casinos shed jobs in September after the end of the seasonal time of the year. 1,400 jobs were lost, according to new Casino Control Commission data. The cuts were deeper than last year, with just under 300 additional people losing their jobs. More job losses are expected heading …

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LOWER COPS ATTACKED WHILE RESPONDING TO AREA CAMPGROUND

A man who was being loud at an area campground attacked the responding police officer. Lower Township Police say that Michael Callahan punched the officer multiple times before being handcuffed. While Callahan was being escorted to the police vehicle, another man became physical with one of the officers who arrived …

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