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HOSPITALITY NIGHT COMES TO LOWER TOWNSHIP

Its Hospitality Night in Lower Township. The chamber of commerce there is hosting the event, which promotes the businesses along Bayshore Rd. Businesses that don’t have a store front along Bayshore Rd. are stationed in Township Hall and inside of the Villas Fire House. People will get tickets from participating …

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LATKO HEARS CHARGES FORMALLY IN DOUBLE MURDER CASE

A man accused in a double homicide appeared in court for the first time on Thursday. Patrick Latko is accused of killing Diana and Ryan Patterson, who were mother and son. Latko is charged with two counts of murder and weapons offenses. Authorities say the two were stabbed to death …

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ACTING SUPERINTENDENT NAMED IN VINELAND

An acting superintendent has been named in Vineland this week. The school board there named Mary Gruccio to the acting role. Maryann Banks is on medical leave and announced she would be stepping down as superintendent  effective April 1. The school board plans on beginning a search for a permanent …

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MILLVILLE TO PLAY FOR STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

An local football team will be playing for a state championship. Millville will be playing Pennsauken Friday night in the Group IV South title game. The game will be played at Rowan University. The Thunderbolts are playing in a state sectional title game for only the second time in school …

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MIDDLE TOWNSHIP HOSTS ANNUAL CHRISTMAS EVENT

It is time for Christmas in Courthouse. The annual Middle Township tradition begins with a parade stepping off from the Cape Bank in Cape May Court House. The parade will go down Route 9 towards Mechanic St. and will be followed by the tree lighting. Children’s activities and shopping will …

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VAN DREW BILL TO HELP SMALL BUSINESSES MOVES AHEAD IN SENATE

The Senate Economic Growth Committee released legislation Senators Paul Sarlo and Jeff Van Drew sponsored to broaden the ability of a small business to challenge bureaucratic rules and regulations it believes are detrimental to business. The measure would clearly delineate the process by which a regulatory appeal would be make, …

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