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5K FUNDRAISER HELD ON OCEAN CITY BOARDWALK

On Thanksgiving morning, the Ocean City boardwalk welcomed nearly 600 runners for the Fast and Furriest 5K Turkey Trot. The annual holiday running event began six years ago with about 100 runners. This year the race was a fundraiser for the Humane Society of Ocean City and some participants brought …

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BLACK FRIDAY TO ATTRACT MANY SHOPPERS

It is the busiest day of the year for retailers. Some shoppers from around South Jersey started their Black Friday shopping on Thanksgiving. Some stores were open Thanksgiving night to provide door buster savings. Many more stores will open as early as 5 a.m. on Friday. Typically, Black Friday can …

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ASSEMBLY TO LOOK AT A NUMBER OF ISSUES ON MONDAY

Assembly committees on Monday will consider renewed legislation to create the Back to Work NJ job creation program and bills to help employers stave off layoffs, assist local governments repair Hurricane Irene damage, strengthen teen driver safety, promote the state’s wine industry and help juveniles forced into prostitution get services …

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ADDITIONAL FLU SHOT AVAILABILITY ANNOUNCED

Beginning Monday, November 28, the Atlantic County Division of Public Health will provide flu shots to county residents 6 months and older at two walk-in locations: Monday – Friday, 9 AM to 12 Noon 201 South Shore Road, Northfield Tuesday, 10 AM to 12 Noon 310 Bellevue Avenue, Hammonton Children …

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SOLID BOND RATING RETAINED IN ATLANTIC COUNTY

Atlantic County government has obtained record low interest rates on $9.5 million in capital improvement bonds following the affirmation of the county’s bond ratings by the nation’s top bond rating agencies. The bonds were sold at a net interest rate of 1.94% over 10 years and include 2011 general bonds, …

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88-YEAR-OLD RETIRES FROM CAPE MAY COUNTY

Freeholder Director Daniel Beyel and the Cape May County Board of Chosen Freeholders recognized recently retired county employee Ed Rodgers, 88 years old, at their meeting held on Tuesday, November 22, 2011. Rodgers, who retired from the County in October 2011, was born in 1923 in Philadelphia.  He is a …

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ANIMAL SHELTER OPEN HO– USE IN DECEMBER

Cape May County invites the public to join volunteers and staff at a Holiday Open House at the Cape May County Animal Shelter & Adoption Center on Sunday, December 11th from Noon to 3 p.m.  Also, Santa will be on hand from 12 until 2 p.m. for free photos with …

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MAN ARRESTED IN WEEKEND HOMICIDES

An Atlantic City man has been arrested in connection with one of the homicides that occurred over the weekend in Atlantic City, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel announced. At approximately 8:30 p.m. last night, authorities arrested Haneef Graves, 29. An arrest warrant for Graves was served at 158 North South Carolina Avenue in …

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OPERATION CLEAN SWEEP GETS DRUG ARRESTS IN MIDDLE TOWNSHIP

A sweep was conducted by the Middle Township Police Department and the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office. “Operation Clearn Sweep was a month long investigation. At approximately 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday,  four simultaneous search warrants were executed at the Off Shore Motel in Rio Grande. As a result of the …

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