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LOWER TOWNSHIP LOOKING INTO SMALL BUSINESS LOAN PROGRAM

Small business loans may be available through township government in Lower Township. Deputy Mayor Kevin Lare confirmed that the township is looking into a loan program that would be operated through the state. The issue was first brought up during a township council meeting last week. Council is looking at …

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$18,000 RAISED IN FREEZA-POLOSSA BEEF AND BEER

It was a huge turnout and a lot of money was raised. John Lynch confirmed to Coastal Broadcasting that $18,000 was raised during this year’s Freeza-Poloosa. It was the second highest amount raised in the four years running the program. The money raised went in part to help a local …

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NEW GRADUATING CLASS BECOME NEXT STATE TROOPERS

Staffing levels on the New Jersey State Police should be improving. Graduation was held before the weekend for 85 rookies. It is the first time in three years since the State Police has increased the amount of officers. The 151st New Jersey State Police class graduation ceremony was held in …

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STEALING $80 NETS MAN SIX YEARS IN JAIL

An Atlantic City man will spend the next six years of his life in state prison. Dennis White plead guilty to second-degree robbery back in November was sentenced last week. White allegedly shoved a man to the ground and rummaged through his pockets taking a total of $80. White will …

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COAST GUARD RESCUES MAN OFF COAST OF CAPE MAY

The Coast Guard medevaced a 61-year-old man off a 73-foot fishing vessel approximately 75 miles east of Cape May at approximately 11:15 a.m. Saturday. A crewmember from the fishing vessel Debbie Sue called watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay, Pa., at approximately 9:45 a.m. stating a man aboard the …

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GASOLINE PRICES INCH UP IN CAPE MAY COUNTY

Gas prices have gone up slightly in Cape May County over the past week. The new gasoline price survey released by Mid Atlantic AAA shows that the average price for a gallon of gas is now $3.30 in our area; that’s four cents below the state’s average and nine cents …

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EXPRESSWAY TO PARKWAY RAMP TO CLOSE THURSDAY

The exit ramp that takes you off the Atlantic City Expressway heading west to the Garden State Parkway will be closed for six hours on Thursday. The South Jersey Transportation Authority announced that Expressway exit 7-S westbound will be closed on February 2nd between 8:30am and 2:30pm for guide rail …

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WILDWOOD SCHOOL ELECTIONS MOVING TO NOVEMBER

The Wildwood school elections are moving from the spring to November. The Wildwood Board of Education approved a resolution that will move the elections to November which should increase voter turnout while saving the district thousands of dollars. The Wildwood district now must wait for the state to present guidelines …

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REPORT: UPPER TOWNSHIP MAY CONSOLIDATE ZIP CODES

There’s a movement in Upper Township to consolidate its three zip codes into one number. The Gazette Leader reports that the issue was brought up because the firemen’s relief association may be losing some funding because that money may be heading to Woodbine and Dennis Township…two communities that share zip …

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