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CAL RELEASES NEW FOOTBALL DIVISIONS

Realignment is set in football. The Cape Atlantic League announced its new football structure for the next two years. The National Division will include teams like Lower Cape May Regional, Vineland, Ocean City, Middle Township, and Pleasantville. The American Division includes teams like Holy Spirit, Hammonton, Millville, and Egg Harbor …

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TWO INVOLVED IN MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

Two people in Egg Harbor Township had their Valentine’s Day plans cleared. A vehicle crash took place on Tuesday night just prior to 7 p.m. A 2011 Mitsubishi operated by, Michael Collins 52 years of age of Egg Harbor Township, was proceeding North on English Creek Avenue when his vehicle …

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INDICTMENT HANDED DOWN IN 2011 MURDER

An indictment was handed down in a 2011 murder on Wednesday. An Atlantic County Grand Jury indicted Manuel E. Concepcion for the death of Ignacio Castro. Castro was stabbed with a pair of scissors. Concepcion was charged with murder and weapons offenses. He has been placed in the Atlantic County …

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CHRISTIE ADDRESSES CRITICS OF LOWERING FLAG FOR WHITNEY HOUSTON

Should flags be lowered to half-staff for Whitney Houston? Gov. Chris Christie thinks so and defended his actions during a press conference on Wednesday. Christie said despite her battles with drugs, she made significant enough contributions to be worthy of having the flag lowered on Saturday, which is her funeral. …

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MAN ASSAULTED, ROBBED, WHILE DELIVERING FOOD

Delivering food recently has been a dangerous chore. Jin Song Zheng, 35 years of age from Egg Harbor Township was making a food delivery in the area when 2 suspects approached him, assaulted him, took the food order and his wallet.  The suspects fled the area on foot. The victim …

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LOPEZ INDICTED IN ATLANTIC CITY STABBING

An Atlantic City murder formally has a suspect. An indictment was handed down against Luis Lopez in the stabbing death of Craig Giatto. Lopez was indicted for murder and weapon possession charges. Lopez faces the potential of lie in prison and up to $200,000 in fines. The incident in question …

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RABIES CASE CONFIRMED IN ESTELL MANOR

Be careful of rabies in Atlantic County. A raccoon that was collected from a residential property in the vicinity of 10th Street and Maple Avenue in Estell Manor on February 9 has tested positive for rabies, according to Atlantic County Health Officer Patricia Diamond, making it the first confirmed case …

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CHRISTIE HONORS WHITNEY WITH FLAG GESTURE

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has stirred up some controversy in New Jersey.  Christie has ordered that flags at state government buildings be flown at half staff on Saturday to honor pop star Whitney Houston, who died last weekend.  Houston’s funeral will be held Saturday in New Jersey.  Some critics …

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CAL GOES BACK TO TWO CONFERENCE FOOTBALL FORMAT

The Cape Atlantic League has decided to go to a two conference league for the next two high school football seasons.  The league announced that the American and National conferences have been formed, and both Lower Cape May and Middle Township will play in the National Conference, along with Ocean …

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