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SATURDAY: NEW LEGISLATIVE MAP TO BE PICKED TODAY

A special commission that’s coming up with a new legislative map for the state of New Jersey is expected to pick the new map later today.  The commission will decide how the 40 legislative districts in the Garden State will be divided up; on Sunday the commission will formally vote …

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VIETNAM WALL HELPS WIN TOURISM AWARD FOR STATE

The Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority (GWTIDA) received the 2011 New Jersey Governor’s Award for Tourism Excellence for its 2010 Public Relations campaign for the unveiling of the Wildwoods’ Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. John Siciliano, Executive Director of GWTIDA, accepted the award along with Vince DePrinzio of Wildwoods’ Vietnam …

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NEW LEGISLATIVE MAP AVAILABLE THIS WEEKEND

The state’s brand new legislative map is expected to be wrapped up before the end of the weekend.  A deadline arrives on Sunday for officials to develop the new map which will set the boundaries for the various legislative districts.  Much of the attention is being paid in North Jersey …

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NO DECISION YET ON FATE OF BEACH THEATER

There’s been no decision made yet on the fate of the Beach Theater in Cape May.  Another public hearing was held last night on the future of the theater, which may face the wrecking ball.  Experts testified during another Zoning Board hearing on Thursday night about why the theater should …

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LOCAL BOY! OSBORN JOINS SOUL TV BROADCASTS

A former Cape May County sports star and member of the Coastal Broadcasting Systems family will be back on football broadcasts this spring.  Wildwood High School graduate Bill Osborn is part of the two man television announcing crew for upcoming Philadelphia Soul indoor football games that will be broadcast live …

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STATE’S HIGH COURT TO HEAR AFFORDABLE HOUSING CASE

The state’s on again, off again battle with affordable housing is headed back to court again.  The New Jersey Supreme Court announced that it will hear a case that could once again set new affordable housing regulations in New Jersey.  13 different New Jersey communities and the New Jersey League …

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CHRISTIE ADMIN: KEEP CASINO GAMING ONLY IN ATLANTIC CITY

The man who heads up a state commission on casinos and racetracks for the Christie administration believes that casino gaming should remain in Atlantic City, and not be permitted anywhere else.  Jon Hanson spoke at a gaming forum on Thursday and told the audience that casino gaming should not be …

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COUNTY TOURISM OFFICE GETS TOP TOURISM AWARD

40 years of honoring the Canadian tourist.  That’s what earned the Cape May County Department of Tourism’s “Excellent in Tourism” award during last week’s state travel and tourism convention in Atlantic City.  Coastal Broadcasting was the first to report about the honor presented to the county’s tourism department for its …

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WILDWOODS CONVENTION HALL RECEIVES BIG HONOR

The Wildwoods Convention Center has received a very prestigious honor from a trade magazine.  “Facilities Magazine”, one of the top convention magazines in the world, gave the Wildwoods Convention Center its “Prime Site” award.  The Wildwood location was selected for its unique location overlooking the Wildwood beachfront combined with the …

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PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE ANNOUNCES DRUG ARRESTS

Two men were charged in a big drug bust in Wildwood. Cape May County Prosecutor Robert Taylor announced that Daniel Genore and Hortensio Arrocha were charged in the incident. Both were arrested on numerous drug charges. A search of Genore’s residence at 300 W. Cresse Ave. found cocaine, marijuana, and …

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