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FEMA OFFICIALS WARN OF MOLD FOLLOWING FLOODING

Mold is an ever-present problem following storm flooding and can be a significant health risk if care is not taken, state and federal officials warn. “People are anxious to get on with their lives after a flood,” said Federal Coordinating Officer William L. Vogel, the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s top …

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ATTEMPTED MURDER CHARGE COMES OUT OF SHELTON MOTEL STABBING

Middle Township Police and the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office have updated a story from Sunday. A stabbing did take place at the Shelton Motel on Sunday and a 51-year-old man has been arrested in the assault. Michael Shelton was charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault, and weapons possession charges. …

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FEMA ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR AID

FEMA is continuning to accept applications and hand out money for residents in New Jersey and locally in South Jersey. Statewide, there has been 47,581 applications with 178 of those in Cape May County. Assistance could include grants to help pay for temporary housing needs, essential home repairs and other …

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MAN KILLED IN ATLANTIC CITY CARJACKING

The Press of Atlantic City reports that a man was killed in an apparent carjacking on Sunday morning at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino.  Three men were caught on surveillance cameras in the casino parking garage and are being sought in the crime. According to the report, the couple from …

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COAST GUARD PLANS MASS RESCUE EXERCISE

If you see a lot of activity by the United States Coast Guard in the Delaware Bay on Wednesday do not be alarmed…it’s just an exercise.  The Coast Guard announced that it will be holding a mass rescue operation and a full scale exercise in the Delaware Bay on Wednesday. …

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WEATHER COOL, BUT FIREMEN DRAW CROWDS

It was not a typical post summer weekend at the shore, but that didn’t stop the New Jersey State Firemen’s Convention from having a good time in the Wildwoods.  Thousands of firemen and their families spent the weekend in the Wildwoods and hosted their huge parade Saturday afternoon.  Despite some …

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GAS PRICES SLIDE SLIGHTLY AFTER SUMMER

Gasoline prices are starting to drop slightly in New Jersey.  According to the new gasoline price survey conducted by Mid Atlantic AAA, the average price for a gallon of gasoline is now $3.53, down four cents from a week ago.  The national average for a gallon of gas dropped by …

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FOUR DOGS PERISH IN ATLANTIC COUNTY FIRE

Four pet dogs perished during a house fire in Egg Harbor Township over the weekend.  The Press of Atlantic City reports that the fire started in a rancher home in Scullville Saturday evening, and no one was at home at the time of the fire.  Four dogs were inside the …

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FORMER ASSEMBLYMAN CHARGED WITH DUI

A former North Jersey mayor and assemblyman was charged with DUI just before the weekend after he ran his vehicle into a pole in Hoboken.  47 year old Raul “Rudy” Garcia was arrested late Thursday night after he crashed his Merecedes Benz into a vehicle in the city.  Garcia served …

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SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE FOUND AT TRUMP TAJ MAHAL

A suspicious vehicle closed down some streets and a parking garage near the Trump Taj Mahal casino Saturday evening.  Atlantic City Police cleared the streets around the casino until they determined that the vehicle was harmless.  The parking garage for the casino was cleared, but the casino remained open during …

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