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CHRISTIE WANTS MORE CONTROL OVER BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

Being governor in New Jersey is powerful, but not powerful enough for Chris Christie. Christie is proposing legislation that would give him more veto power over boards and commissions in the state. Certain groups, like the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission, were able to abuse their power and were unchecked by …

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INFORMATION SESSION SET ON CENSUS DATA

An information session will be held on the release of census data. Cape May County Freeholder Leonard Desiderio and the Cape May County Complete Count Committee will host an information session on the results of the 2010 Census on Wednesday, April 6, 2011. The discussion, led by Leonard Preston from …

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VAN DREW QUESTIONS TRANSPARENCY OF TREE REMOVAL

Senator Jeff Van Drew yesterday sent a letter to the New Jersey Turnpike Authority expressing concern that the authority gave incorrect information to the public regarding the purpose of a project that has resulted in mass tree removal along the Garden State Parkway in Atlantic County. A recent news report …

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LOCAL TEACHERS RECEIVE GRANTS FROM ATLANTIC CITY ELECTRIC

Two local teachers won grant money. Atlantic City Electric sent $1000 checks to Woodbine and Middle Township schools for the utility’s Mini-Grant Program. The program is designed to support public and private classroom teachers with funds for new, innovative projects and extensions of currently funded projects within the schools. The …

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WILDWOOD CHAMBER TO HOST CANDIDATE’S NIGHT

Wildwood voters will have a chance to better know who they want to vote for. The Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce is going to hold a candidate’s night on Tues. April 12. The meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. with networking and move to a question and answer period starting at …

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MAN FABRICATED STORY OF ROBBERY

Middle Township Police say it was all a lie. A man fabricated a story of a robbery on Wednesday. 24-year-old Anthony Anderson,  from Philadelphia, reported just being robbed by four (4) white males in the area of Game Stop, located in the Rio Plaza Shopping Center.  Anderson reported the men …

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SPORTS: PHILS END CASTILLO EXPERIMENT

So long, Luis Castillo.   The veteran second baseman was released today by the Philadelphia Phillies.  Castillo was a castoff from the New York Mets and brought in by the Phillies to see if Castillo could hold down a roster spot while second baseman Chase Utley recovers from an injury.  Phillies Manager …

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PATRIOT FLAG CEREMONY IN WILDWOOD

The 911/Patriot Flag Ceremony took place Wednesday morning at the Wildwoods Convention Center. A crowd of local veterans, police, fire and rescue personnel were honored by members of the public, including the Lower Cape May Regional High School Symphonic Band and the first grade class of the Crest Memorial School. …

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TWO MEN CHARGED IN KILLING OF MILLVILLE MAN

Two South Jersey men have been charged with the murder and desecreation of a man who’s been missing from Millville since January.   The Cumberland County Prosecutor’s office announced that charges have been brought up against 34 year old Jason Moore of Maurice River his brother, 30 year old Lewis Moore.  Prosecutors …

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CRACKDOWN ON EXACT CHANGE TOLL CHEATS TO BEGIN

Better think twice the next time you want to toss some change into an exact change toll booth on the Garden State Parkway that doesn’t add up to the exact toll.  The Star Ledger reports today that by the end of the summer the Parkway will be cracking down on …

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