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COAST GUARD TO HOST SUNSET PARADES

In celebration of “The Year of the Coast Guard Family,” Coast Guard Training Center Cape May will host four sunset parade ceremonies this summer. The first parade will be held Sunday, May 29, 2011 at 7:50 p.m. Sunset Parades are colorful, inspiring military ceremonies featuring the recruit band, drill team, …

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MIDDLE POLICE LAUNCH “COPS AND COFFEE”

The Middle Township Police Department will be launching a new community relations program labeled “Cops And Coffee”.  This program is designed to give the public a chance to speak with our local police officers in a casual setting and exchange ideas and concerns over a cup of coffee.  This program …

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WILDWOODS TAKES HOME BEST BEACHES AWARD

Five Cape May County beaches were ranked in the top-10 of the state. The Wildwoods won beach overall. Ocean City came in third, Sea Isle City fourth, Cape May fifth, and Cape May Point ninth. The Wildwoods won in four categories, including Best Overall, Best Family Beach, Best Eco Tourism …

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OCEAN CITY HIRES NEW FOOTBALL COACH

A new football coach has the job in Ocean City. Kevin Smith was hired to replace Mark Impagliazzo who stepped down from his post. The decision was confirmed by the Board of Education on Wednesday. Smith was previously serving as the team’s offensive coordinator and will take the step up …

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AVALON TO PROVIDE ANIMAL SHELTER FOR EMERGENCIES

The Borough of Avalon has plans for their human residents in the event of a natural disaster. Officials have made provisions for their pets as well. Avalon Mayor Marty Pagliughi says the borough will renovate a tractor trailer to be used as a mobile pet shelter. The Red Cross does not allow …

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AVALON APPROVES SHELTER PLAN FOR RESIDENTS

A new emergency management plan in Avalon included the availablity of sheltering for first-responder’s family and elderly. Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi presented the plan that involves the offshore evacuation of residents in the event of a major hurricane or another natural disaster. A key component of the Avalon Emergency Management …

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REPORT: MAYOR CALLS OUT SOLICITOR IN VINELAND

Some disciplinary action is coming the way of the solicitor in Vineland. The Daily Journal reports that Mayor Robert Romano made the decision after a city-owned vehicle was damaged in an accident that the police weren’t notified about. The report says Alfred Verderose said he didn’t report it because he …

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NEW THIRD LANE OPENS ON PARKWAY FOR WEEKEND

Motorists who are heading down to the shore this weekend will find an easier commute on the Garden State Parkway.  The New Jersey Turnpike Authority announced that a third lane that runs between Toms River and Long Beach Island is now open in both directions on the highway.  That means …

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