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BALLOT POSITION AWARDED IN WILDWOOD

Positions on the ballot have been decided. Wildwood City Clerk announced the order the names would appear on the ballot for the May election. 1. Peter Byron 2. Anthony Leonetti 3. Ernie Troiano Jr 4. Sandra Richardson 5. Al Brannen 6. Gary S. DeMarzo 7. Edward E. Harshaw 8. Dara …

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DAYS DIFFERENCE RETURNS TO WILDWOOD CATHOLIC THIS WEEKEND

A nationally touring band will be stopping in Cape May County this weekend. Days Difference will play at Wildwood Catholic for the Save Wildwood Catholic movement. The concert will take place on Saturday, show begins at 7 p.m. Tickets cost $13. Days Difference got some nationally attention last year with …

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PHILLIES: UTLEY TO BEGIN SEASON ON DISABLED LIST

The Philadelphia Phillies have confirmed the worst:  Second baseman Chase Utley will very likely begin the 2011 season on the disabled list.  Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. told reporters that Utley’s right knee is feeling better but is still acting up, so Utley will likely begin the season in …

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MIDDLE COPS: MORE RACCOONS SPOTTED IN TOWNSHIP

They are small and furry, and wear black masks…and they’ve been spotted in Middle Township.  Middle Township Police say they have experienced a number of increased calls to animal control regarding raccoons.  Police say the calls have dealt with raccoons who have been spotted during the daytime acting “drunk” or …

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S’NO KIDDING? CHANCE OF SNOW THIS WEEKEND

Winter may be gone, but the threat of some snow is still here in spring.  The National Weather Service says there is a chance for some snow to fall in Cape May County over the weekend.  Cold air is in place, and Saturday night a front will push over our …

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TOLL COLLECTORS BEGIN TO FIGHT BACK IN NEW JERSEY

Toll collectors in New Jersey are mad, and fighting back.  A union that represents toll collectors on the state’s major toll roads filed a lawsuit on Thursday in an attempt to prevent a vote that would result in their jobs falling into private hands.  The Associated Press reports that the …

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NEW JERSEY UNEMPLOYMENT RATE CLIMBS TO 9.2%

New Jersey’s jobless rate climbed during the month of February.  New figures released by the state put the unemployment rate in New Jersey at 9.2 percent, which is a one tenth of one percent increase from January.  State officials say the rate went up become some residents are just discouraged …

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LOWER TWP. WOMAN CATCHES BURGLAR IN HER APARTMENT

Lower Township Police are searching for the man who broke into a woman’s apartment at the Townbank Manor Apartments Wednesday morning..and was caught by the woman red handed.  Police say a woman called about a man she caught inside her apartment rummaging through her belongings in her bedroom.  The man …

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SEA ISLE SPEAKS WITH COUNTY REGARDING LANDIS AVENUE

A portion of Landis Avenue in Sea Isle City may be getting a facelift in the near future.  Mayor Len Desiderio announced this week that he has spoken with county officials about getting a portion of Landis Avenue resurfaced in the resort; Landis Avenue is a county road.  Desiderio says …

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STATE ANNOUNCES NEW TRANSPORTATION FUNDING PLAN

$3.5 billion.  That’s how much money the Christie administration plans on putting into various transportation projects in the Garden State.  The New Jersey Department of Transportation unveiled a new budget that reflects year one of a five year plan by Governor Chris Christie to rebuild the state’s transportation infrastructure.  Among …

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