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COUNTY AWARDS WINNER IN EARTH DAY LOGO CONTEST

The annual winner for the Earth Day Logo Contest was announced. The following winners were selected from the more than three hundred and fifty entries received from Cape May County students. 1st Place – Morgan Wheaton, Cape May County Technical High School 2nd Place Winner – Nicole Moya, Middle Township …

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“FREEHOLDER FOR A DAY,” STUDENT GOVERNMENT TAKES OVER

It was Student Government Day in Cape May County. Eighteen students representing nine Cape May County High Schools participated in the event that concluded with the students conducting the Freeholders’ meeting after spending the day learning about the role of county government. The students spent the day with the Freeholders …

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ADDITIONAL ATTEMPTED MURDER CHARGES FILED IN MILLVILLE

A new report says a jailed man is facing additional charges. The News of Cumberland County reports that Henry William Murray is being charged with two counts of attempted murder, ten counts of aggravated assault, along with weapons possession charges, and other related charges from an incident from June of …

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FORMER STATE LAWMAKER SENTENCED FOR FRAUD

Former Assemblyman and Perth Amboy Mayor Joseph Vas and his longtime aide Melvin Ramos were sentenced today to 78 and 37 months in prison, respectively, for corruptly misusing Vas’ position as mayor to steal affordable housing funds and for committing federal election fraud, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. The …

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MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO DEFRAUDING MEDICARE

A Sewell man plead guilty to health care claims fraud. Salvatore Chillemi was in Superior Court on Monday to plead guilty to defrauding Medicare. He was the manager of an adult day health services facility. He will be sentenced on June 10. Under the plea agreement, the state will recommend …

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LOBIONDO TO HELP ENROLL VETERANS FOR HEALTH CARE

An enrollment clinic will be held later this month for area veterans. Congressman Frank LoBiondo will be hosting a VA health care enrollment on Friday, April 29th. LoBiondo says in a release that higher enrollment will help convince the VA that more services are needed for veterans in South Jersey. …

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EDUCATION GETS FOCUS DURING CHRISTIE’S VISIT

The first town hall meeting in Cape May County by Gov. Chris Christie was all about education. Christie spent his entire speech on the importance of changing how funding takes places in the state and fixing the state’s tenure system. Christie began by citing the Abbott school districts taking all …

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POWER WAS LOST TO THOUSANDS TODAY

A major power outage took place in northern Cape May County today. Areas of Dennis Township, Upper Township, and Ocean City were effected with over 5,000 customers without power. Atlantic City Electric has not yet released a reason for the power outage. According to the outage map, power was restored …

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THEFT CHARGES FOR OCEAN CITY WOMAN

A woman was charged with stealing $60 out of an employee’s purse in Ocean City. Tanya Cuthbert, of Ocean City, was reported to police for taking the money and was found after a short investigation. Police are warning anyone in the area of the 900 block of Asbury Ave. that …

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