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DOUGLASS: WE NEED MORE INFORMATION ON POTENTIAL CUTS

At least one Lower Township Councilman is questioning deficit reports. Glenn Douglass told Coastal Broadcasting he doesn’t understand where the $1 million deficit in Lower Township came from and why the police department is being asked to cut $400,000 from their budget. According to Douglass, he has requested information on …

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ARBITRATION VOTE GETS DELAY IN ASSEMBLY

A proposal to change the arbitration system in the state has been delayed. A bill announced by Democratic lawmakers last week did not have the support of Gov. Chris Christie. Assembly Speaker Shelia Oliver said members of the Democratic caucus in the Assembly had some ideas for how to make …

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COUNTY FREEHOLDER CANDIDATES DEBATE

The four people running for Freeholder in Cape May County held their big debate on Monday. The League of Women Voters sponsored the debate, which featured Republicans Gerald Thornton and Susan Sheppard, plus Democrats Robert Jackson and Patrick Morley. The Republicans continued their platform of jobs for Cape May County and …

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ALBANO BILL ON SICK LEAVE HEADS TO CHRISTIE

Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Pamela R. Lampitt and Nelson T. Albano to limit unused sick leave payouts for current and future public officers and employees received final legislative approval on Monday. “I see no reason why these same reasonable restrictions shouldn’t be placed on public workers,” said Albano (D-Atlantic/Cape …

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MAN ADMITS TO ATTEMPTED MURDER

An Egg Harbor Township man entered a guilty plea on Friday to first-degree attempted murder and fourth-degree criminal sexual contact for attempting to kill a 17-year-old female during an early morning incident in the Venice Park section of Atlantic City in 2009, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel stated today. Robert …

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COAST GUARD MEDAVACS ONE NEAR TWO-MILE BRIDGE

The Coast Guard medevaced a 45-year-old female in the vicinity of the Two-Mile Bridge in Cape May after the 45-foot boat she was aboard ran aground Monday. The Coast Guard received a call at approximately 1:57 p.m. from a crewmember aboard the boat reporting the female had two broken legs …

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HELP PROVIDED TO COMPLETE HOMESTEAD REBATE APPLICATIONS

Volunteers will be assisting residents complete Homestead Rebate Applications this week. The announcement comes out of the Department of Aging in Cape May County. Volunteers from the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (V.I.T.A.) will help Cape May County seniors complete Homestead Rebate applications at the North Wildwood Senior Center located …

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SENIOR FLU SHOT CLINIC TO BE HELD TODAY

A special senior flu shot clinic is available for Cape May County residents today. To be eligible, the person must be 65 years or older and have Medicare Part B as the primary payer. The shot will be provided at the Department of Health located at 6 Moore Road (building #17) …

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FUNDRAISING EVENT ANNOUNCED FOR WCM CHRISTMAS PARADE

West Cape May is going to hold its annual Spaghetti & Meatball dinner. All of the proceeds benefit the borough’s Christmas Parade. The dinner is being hosted by the VFW Post #386 at 419 Congress Street in Cape May, with dinner being served between 4:30 until 8:00 p.m on Nov. 1. …

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