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GAS LEAK SHUTS DOWN GAS STATION FOR AN HOUR

A gas leak was reported in Middle Township on Monday. Police there responded to the Gulf station in Rio Grande. While a gas station employee was filling the gas tank on a boat, the employee mistook the rod holder for the gas tank. The boat was filled with $75 worth …

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ONE VEHICLE ACCIDENT REPORTED IN MIDDLE TOWNSHIP

An accident took place on Tuesday morning in the area of Atkinson’s Tavern. Middle Township Police say the incident took place on Route 9 around 7:17 a.m.  A vehicle operated by Saulamon D. Allen of Woodbine was travelling north on Route 9 when it left the roadway and struck a …

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MIDDLE POLICE ISSUE RELEASE ON GOSHEN FIRE

Middle Township Police updated the story regarding a fire that broke out in Goshen on Monday. Police and fire were dispatched to a structure fire at 13 Williams St. that had smoke and flames billowing out of the structure. The firefighters were able to bring the fire under control after …

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FIRE TAKES OUT HOME IN MIDDLE TOWNSHIP

A fire in Middle Township has displaced a family. The incident took place in the Goshen section of the township. Authorities tell Coastal Broadcasting that no injuries took place in the fire. Multiple fire crews assisted on the scene. The The fire began Monday morning around 8:30 a.m. and was …

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CHARGES AGAINST CARTY LIKELY TO GET DROPPED

A new report says charges against George Carty III could be dropped soon. The Press of Atlantic City reports that the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office has requested charges against the 1982 murder suspect be dropped. Carty had been implicated in the death of John Attenborough. The key element for …

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AVALON TO CONSIDER SOLAR POWER AT BOROUGH HALL

Solar energy could be coming to Avalon Borough Hall. The Public Information Officer Scott Wahl told Coastal Broadcasting that borough officials are looking at following the lead of other municipalities that are trying to get solar power for municipal buildings. The project may including a parking canopy as well, according …

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FEMA OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE RESULTS OF GIVEN OUT FUNDS

FEMA officials say they have given out $137 million in the first month of recovery in New Jersey. The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management and FEMA announce the following summary of assistance as of Oct. 1: – 34,706 individuals have been approved for FEMA disaster assistance, averaging more than …

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FEMA CENTER REMAINS OPEN IN CAPE MAY COUNTY

The FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is still open in Cape May County, until further notice, to provide face-to-face assistance to those who suffered damage from Hurricane Irene.  The center, located in the lower level of the Cape May County Main Library, 30 West Mechanic Street, Cape May Court House, …

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