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CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION TO BATTLE DELAWARE RIVER PROJECT

The Chris Christie Administration has filed notices with the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Philadelphia informing the court it will appeal rulings that will allow the deepening of the Delaware River’s shipping channel to proceed despite the lack of updated environmental studies. The Christie administration wants the U.S. …

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REPORT: DISPUTE OVER EVENT DATES BREWING IN STONE HARBOR

Members of the Stone Harbor Garden Club appeared at the Stone Harbor Council meeting Tuesday afternoon to express their displeasure over a conflict of dates involving its popular plant sale and the popular “Sail Into Summer” weekend event. The Cape May County Herald reports that members were upset to learn …

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PAINTBALL PLAY IN VINELAND PARKS MAY BE REGULATED

The city of Vineland is taking steps to regulate paintball activity in local parks. The Vineland City Council will meet next week to discuss the removal of Vineland parks as being appropriate for paintball play. It’s also very possible the city council could ban paintball play in Vineland parks altogether …

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REPORT: TEACHERS’ TENURE ON THE CHOPPING BLOCK TODAY

According to a report by the Star Ledger, the days of teachers being tenured are numbered. The state’s new acting education chief will announce today some sweeping reforms to New Jersey’s education system which may include dumping tenure for teachers in return for five year contracts. Christoper Cerf will deliver …

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REPORT: OCEAN CITY HOME BANK BUYS SELECT BANK

Another bank acquisition in Cape May County. The Press of Atlantic City reports that Ocean City Home Bank will acquire Select Bank of Egg Harbor Township for just over $11 million. Ocean City Home Bank says the acquisition will help make it the community bank for Atlantic County. Ocean City …

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CASINO AUTHORITY GETS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The New Jersey Casino Reinvestment Development Authority took action Tuesday approving Susan Ney Thompson as Interim Executive Director for the Authority. This action follows the Governor’s acceptance of the resignation of Thomas D. Carver, Esq. who has served as Executive Director since 2005. Thompson will serve until the selection process …

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NO VERDICT YET IN ROBERT DAVIES MURDER CASE

The jury reached no verdict Tuesday afternoon in the Robert Davies murder case. Davies is the 49 year old North Wildwood man who’s accused of killing tourist Lavern Paul Ritch in Margate in August, 2007. Closing arguments in the case were held on Tuesday morning, and the jury began deliberations …

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CHRISTIE TO SPEND WEDNESDAY IN WASHINGTON, DC

The governor of New Jersey will be spending his Wednesday in Washington, DC. Governor Chris Chrisite announced that he will spend part of his morning Wednesday meeting with New Jersey’s congressional delegation in Washington. Christie will leave that meeting and then participate in a meeting involving the Advisory Committee for …

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REPORT: SUPERFRESH IN COURT HO– USE WILL CLOSE SOON

A report in Philadelphia says the Superfresh supermarket located in Cape May Court House will be closing in the coming weeks. Philly.com reports that the supermarket company that owns Superfresh and Pathmark supermarkets will be closing ten stores in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware, including the Superfresh store in Cape …

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