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DEP LAUNCHS OFFICE OF DISPUTE RESOLUTION

As part of its commitment to customer service, the Department of Environmental Protection has launched an Office of Dispute Resolution to help find common ground between the Department and the regulated community to prevent differences from becoming full-blown legal battles. “The Office of Dispute Resolution will play a key role …

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FOOD DRIVE TO BE HELD IN OCEAN CITY

The City of Ocean City and the Atlantic County Utilities Authority have teamed again this year for a Fall Food Drive to benefit the Ocean City Ecumenical Council’s Food Cupboard. The Food Drive will be held from Monday, September 27th through Friday, October 1st.  Residents are asked to fill any …

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WILDWOOD CREST TO HOLD MONSTER TRUCK EXPO

The Borough of Wildwood Crest will help kick off Thunder on the Beach Weekend in the Wildwoods by hosting a Monster Truck Expo Friday, Oct. 1 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Crest Pier Recreation Center, located at Heather Road and Ocean Avenue. This fun-filled family event will feature …

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AIRTRAN BEING BOUGHT BY SOUTHWEST

A major acquisition may create some changes at the local airport. Southwest has announced it has reached an agreement to buy Airtran. The deal is worth $1.4 billion. A press conference is scheduled for Monday morning to announce the deal. It is unclear whether this takeover will have any impact …

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NEW SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION MAY BE REQUIRED TO HAVE SOLAR PANELS

Legislation is being considered in Trenton that would force any new school construction to include solar panels. The bill is looked at in the Assembly and could provide long-term savings to some school districts, though some are worried it will not make sense for some school districts to implement. New …

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COAST GUARD STATION TO BREAK GROUND ON NEW FACILITY

The United States Coast Guard is holding its major groundbreaking event at the training center in Cape May today.  The Coast Guard is ready to break ground on a brand new Coast Guard Training Station in Cape May, which will replace the existing facility.  United States Congressman Frank LoBiondo will be in …

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LEGISLATION LOOKING AT DATING VIOLENCE BEING WORKED ON

A bill was passed through an Assembly panel earlier this month that would require schools to teach students about dating violence. A task-force would be created to decide what is age-appropriate to teach students about dating violence. It would be mandated by the state that school districts teach students about …

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SHOOTER BEING LOOKED FOR IN SETON HALL KILLING

One killed and four injured. That is the damage left behind by a shooter at an off-campus party close to the Seton Hall campus. The dead body has been identified as Jessica Moore, a 19-year-old college student. The gunman remains at-large and police are continuing their investigation. A $10,000 reward …

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VICTIM FROM SEA ISLE DROWNING RELEASED

The Sea Isle City Police Department has released the identity of the man who died in the surf on Wednesday. Police says that Robert Weychert, of Hatboro, Pa., was pulled from the water and found unresponsive on Wednesday morning. He was taken to the Cape Regional Medical Center where he …

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LT. GOV. TO MAKE STOP AT CMC CHAMBER MEETING

The annual meeting of the Cape May County Chamber of Commerce is include a very special guest this year. Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno is going to be the special guest at this year’s meeting. The 66th annual meeting is going to be held on Thurs. Oct. 7, beginning at 5 …

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