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THIRD DOLPHIN DIES IN STAFFORD TOWNSHIP

Another common dolphin died soon after it was found on a Staford Township beach on Monday. Officials from the Marine Mammal Stranding Center are currently investigating the death of two dolphins in ape May County on Sunday. The three deaths could be linked to a mass stranding last month in Cape …

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PISTOL PETE’S FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY PROTECTION

A new report says a well-known steakhouse in Atlantic County has filed for bankruptcy. The Press of Atlantic City reports that Pistol Pete’s Steakhouse and Saloon in Pleasantville will remain open in the meantime under the management of the bank. The report states that Peter Quarelli’s application for Chapter 11 …

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CUMBERLAND COUNTY READIES ITSELF FOR ROAD CONSTRUCTION

Construction equipment rolled out on Centerton Road last week, kicking off the first of 15 road improvement projects scheduled for 2012 across Cumberland County. Funding for the projects – which range from bridge replacements and repaving to installation of new traffic lights — comes entirely from federal and state grants. …

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TWO ANNOUNCE INTENTIONS TO RUN IN UPPER TOWNSHIP

Two Republicans have officially announced they are running for reelection. The Press of Atlantic City reports that Upper Township Mayor Richard Palombo and Committeeman Edward Barr say they will file to run for reelection. To this point, no other candidates have announced their intention to run at this point. Barr …

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BYRON: 50/50 CHANCE OF BEACH BARS THIS YEAR

Just cause you haven’t heard anything new on beach bars in Wildwood doesn’t mean they aren’t happening. Wildwood Commissioner Pete Byron tells Coastal Broadcasting that he thinks there is a 50/50 chance there would be a beach bar this year in Wildwood. Byron said the city is working on the …

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CAPE MAY COUNTY SCHEDULES TRANSPORTATION CONFERENCE

What does transportation look like in Cape May County going forward? The 8th Annual Cape May County Transportation Infrastructure Conference is scheduled for Feb. 28. The theme of this year’s conference is “Transportation – An Engine That Fuels Economic Development.”  The free conference will take place from 10 a.m. until 12:30 …

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CHRISTIE CALLS ON TOWNS TO SHARE SERVICES

Shared service. This could be the key to bring down property taxes in New Jersey. Gov. Chris Christie discussed legislation that is going to be sponsored by Senate President Steve Sweeney would push for shared service by in some cases including penalties for towns that do not share services. The …

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ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT DRIVES DRUNK, ARRESTED

A drunk driver helped create a four vehicle accident on Saturday. Bridgeton Police says that Renee R. Diaz was the man arrested and that he was in the country illegally. In the mean time Diaz has been placed in the Cumberland County Jail. The incident took place in the area …

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WILDWOOD CREST LIBRARY PROJECT TO TAKE STEP AHEAD

A brand new library could be moving forward in Wildwood Crest. A request for proposal is expected to be filed following a Cape May County Freeholder meeting on Tuesday. The RFP will allow the county to find the best architect for the price. Freeholder Susan Sheppard told Coastal Broadcasting that …

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