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FORMULA 1 RACE COMING TO NEW JERSEY

North Jersey will be seeing some additional economic development in 2013. Gov. Chris Christie announced that Formula One racing is coming to Weehawken. The race is going to be called the Formula 1 Grand Prix of America. The event is going to be held over three days. The announcement on …

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FEELING LUCKY? CASINO FUNDRAISER IN WILDWOOD

A new fundraiser is being started this year by the Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce. The group is going to hold a “Casino Royale” on Nov. 5. All of the proceeds are going to the Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce Foundation, which helps provide tuition money to local students. It …

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DRIVE-THRU FLU CLINIC ANOTHER SUCCESS

Over 2,600 residents attended the county’s free Drive-Through Flu clinic, which was held on Sunday. The annual drive is one of the most successful flu clinics in the state. Check the Department of Health’s website at www.cmchealth.net or call the flu hotline at 463-6581 for information on protecting yourself from …

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DISABILITIES AWARENESS DAY SET IN AVALON

Cape May County will again celebrate Disabilities Awareness Day in November in Avalon, an event designed as a day of information, food, music and fun not only for people with disabilities but for all who are interested in the agencies and organizations that serve the citizens of Cape May County. …

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MIDDLE POLICE INVESTIGATING BUGLARIES

Residential buglaries were reported in Middle Township. Police there say the incidents took place on Monday. The two incidents involved suspect(s) entering unoccupied residences through rear windows and removing televisions, computers, jewelry and other electronic equipment. Residents are urged to keep their windows and doors secured and to report any …

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FREE BEACH TAGS FOR MILITARY COMING TO OCEAN CITY

At tonight’s meeting of the Ocean City Council, a vote is expected on an ordinance for free beach tags for active-duty members of the military. The Press of Atlantic City reports that Middle Township veteran Joe Griffies is asking City Council to extend the free beach tag offer to all …

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FIREFIGHTERS RESPOND TO DENNIS TWP. STRUCTURE FIRE

The Press of Atlantic City reports that firefighters from various Cape May County fire departments responded to a structure fire on Route 9 Monday night at about 9:30PM. According to State Police, the fire engulfed a garage at 1889 Route 9 in Clermont, in the vicinity of Routes 9 and …

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MORE IMPROVEMENTS COME TO FREEMAN DOUGLASS PARK

First the baseball field and now new ice. Lower Township Deputy Mayor Kevin Lare said volunteers helped with installing the new hockey playing surface at Freeman Douglass Park. Lare said the community has been great in coming out and making the improvements at the park, which included a new grass …

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ATLANTIC COUNTY OFFICIALS WARN OF HALLOWEEN RISKS

Halloween trick-or-treat hours pose a significant risk to children each year due to an increased number of motorists and pedestrians traveling in concentrated areas. The Atlantic County Office of Highway Traffic Safety reminds residents that the key to being safe is to be sure that you can be seen. More …

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