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STONE HARBOR: NEW LIBRARY CONSTRUCTION IN SUMMER

Stone Harbor will be getting a new and improved library. County Freeholders voted last week to approve a new structure to be built at 96th St. and the beach. County Administrator Steven O’Connor said the county is waiting on one final DEP permit before construction can begin. The target date …

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COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MONDAY, 8PM

The National Weather Service is keeping a Coastal Flood Advisory in effect through Monday at 8:00pm.  A low pressure system over the East Coast is responsible for the changeable weather which will include more showers and thunderstorms at times for most of the week.  An onshore flow will keep waters …

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TRAVEL ADVISORY POSTED ON AC EXPRESSWAY

There is a travel advisory in place on the Atlantic City Expressway, near Atlantic City.  The South Jersey Transportation Authority announced that the southbound left lane from milepost 1.3 to 0.6 will be closed this week during the peak travel times of morning through early afternoon.  The southbound tunnel will …

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DEVELOPING STORY: ONE DEAD IN PARKWAY CRASH

New Jersey State Police are continuing their investigation into a motor vehicle accident that resulted in one fatality on the Garden State Parkway.  State Police confirm that the accident took place Sunday afternoon on the northbound parkway at milepost 25.6.  Officers from the Bass River barracks are investigating the accident. …

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REPORT: ELVIS IMPERSONATOR TED PRIOR PASSES

A man who entertained thousands of locals and visitors with his Elvis Presley show passed away Sunday morning.  The Press of Atlantic City reports that local legend Ted Prior died at the age of 68.  Prior lived in Gallway Township and learned that he had cancer last fall.  He gave …

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THREE PANTHERS HOOPS STARS PICK D-II SCHOOLS

Three basketball players who were instrumental in Middle Township’s South Jersey championship this year are moving on to Division II colleges to continue their careers.  The Gazette Leader’s Brian Cunniff reports that senior Garrett Kerr, Marcus Harmon, and Shai Henry will also be playing basketball in the Central Atlantic College …

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WILDWOOD COMMISSIONERS’ LAST DAY IS MONDAY

This week will bring a major transition to Wildwood city government.  Monday will be the last full day on the job for current commissioners Gary DeMarzo, Chip Harshaw, and Al Brannen.  All three commissioners were voted out of office during last week’s election.  They will be replaced by Ernie Troiano, …

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AVALON’S LONGTIME RECREATION DIRECTOR RETIRES

The man who’s been at the helm of the Avalon Department of Recreation for the past three decades is stepping down at the end of the month.  Dave Haberle is retiring as of May 31st.  Haberle has been the director of recreation in Avalon for the past 31 years after …

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CAPE GAS PRICES REMAIN VIRTUALLY UNCHANGED

Gasoline prices in Cape May County have remained virtually unchanged from one week ago.  According to the latest gas price survey from Mid Atlantic AAA, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas in our county is now at $3.88; that represents only a one cent drop from …

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TWO WOMEN KILLED IN WEEKEND MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT

Two South Jersey women were killed during a violent motorcycle accident involving a pickup truck and two bikes.  State Police say a pickup truck driven by 40 year old Joseph Moyer of Dennis township was heading north on Route 347 Saturday afternoon when he lost control of his truck and …

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