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RICHARD STOCKTON COLLEGE COMING TO WOODBINE

Richard Stockton College is going to be providing a presence in Cape May County. The Press of Atlantic City reports the college is signing an agreement next week at the Sam Azeez Museum to bring the college down to Cape May County. Details of the agreement are still limited, but …

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VEHICLE ACCIDENT SENDS ONE TO HOSPITAL

A new report says an accident in Woodbine injured a man. The Press of Atlantic City reports that Luis Cruz was injured in the Dennis Township incident. The Woodbine man hit a utility pole inside of his vehicle while driving on Tyler Rd. The report says the man was taken …

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SOUTH JERSEY GAS ANNOUNCES DROP IN RATE

Good news for South Jersey Gas customers. The rate is dropping on average by 3.4 percent. The utility made the announcement on Thursday. The state’s Board of Public Utilities approved the rate change. South Jersey Gas has said that their rates have dropped by nearly 10 percent in the past …

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LEWIS NOW OFF BALLOT FOR NJ SENATE

In the odd back-and-forth story, Carl Lewis has been ordered off the ballot by the same court that said he could remain on the ballot. The Federal appeals panel revised its own ruling saying that a vote in 2009 in California should keep him off the ballot to run for …

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SECOND OF THREE SUSPECTS ARRESTED IN CARJACKING MURDER

A second suspect has been arrested in connection with a carjacking and shooting in Atlantic City. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office has announced the arrest of Eric Darden. He surrendered to the Haddon Heights Police Department. Raheem Simmons remains loose. Philip Byrd, Darden, and Simmons have been charged with murder …

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BILL TO HELP SMALL BUSINESSES PASSES COMMITTEE

Legislation which would create a “Small Business Loan Program” to provide low interest loans to small businesses that commit to increase their workforce was approved by the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee by a unanimous vote. The bill (S-3052) would direct the New Jersey Economic Development Authority to establish the …

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ALBINO ALLIGATOR DAYS AT COUNTY ZOO COMING TO CLOSE

The Cape May County Zoo has been a summer home to an Albino American Alligator but her vacation is coming to an end. There are only fifty known Albino American Alligators in the World! The alligator, on loan from the St. Augustine Alligator Farm, will remain on exhibit in the Zoo’s Reptile …

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GENERAL ELECTION BALLOTS MAILED OUT

Its that time of year again…ballots are being mailed out for the general election in November. 2,335 Mail-In Ballots were mailed out to approved voters in Cape May County and around the globe by the Cape May County Clerk’s Office. Sample ballots will be mailed to active voters during last …

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TOURISM DEPARTMENT TO HOST SEMINAR NEXT MONTH

A two-day tourism seminar is going to be held in Cape May County. International Tourism Expect Roger A. Brooks will conduct the seminar with the Cape May County Department of Tourism. This first-time educational event conducted by Brooks will discuss new, smart and practical solutions for moving beyond feel-good generic …

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