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BRIDGETON MAN SENTENCED IN CHILD PORN CASE

Carl Timm, 55, of Bridgeton, N.J., was sentenced to 240 months in prison for traveling from New Jersey to New York for sex with a child and distributing child pornography, United States Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Timm was initially arrested in March 2010 by the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office …

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AREA TOWNS GET SMALL CITIES GRANT MONEY

The Christie Administration today announced the award of more than $7 million in Small Cities Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program grants to municipalities in New Jersey. The 20 grants, which are federally funded, will benefit 17 municipalities and 9 counties in the state. The New Jersey Department of Community …

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SEA ISLE TO HOST EASTER PROGRAM

Children (up to age 11) are invited to enjoy a variety of kid-friendly activities during Sea Isle City’s Annual Easter Program on Wednesday, April 13 at 4:30 p.m. (rain date: April 14). The Easter Program is open to all youngsters interested in meeting the Easter Bunny, having their faces painted, …

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TRIO OF LABOR UNIONS SIGN ON AT REVEL

A casino that is being built continues to put the infrastructure in to get moving next year. The Press of Atlantic City reports that three labor unions have agreed to terms with Revel. The being built casino is projected to create 5,500 year-round jobs. It is estimated to open by …

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FLAG CEREMONG TO BE HELD TO REMEMBER SEPT. 11 ATTACKS

The Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement & Development Authority, in conjunction with Sunset Beach Gifts and the Cape May County Fire Chiefs Association, will host a Patriot Flag Ceremony at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 30 inside the Wildwoods Convention Center’s main exhibit hall. The Patriot Flag is a 50’x40’ American …

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DRBA RELEASES INFORMATION ON NEW BUDGET

At its March monthly meeting, the Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) Commission unanimously approved Resolution 11-09, which established an operating budget of $71,661,262 for the Delaware Memorial Bridge, the Cape May – Lewes Ferry, Food Services, Three Forts Ferry Crossing, Police and Administration. The Commissioners also authorized a budget …

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PHILLIES SIGN CASTILLO TO MINOR LEAGUE DEAL

Second baseman Luis Castillo has signed a minor league contract with the Phillies and will report to camp as a non-roster invitee, Senior Vice President & General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. announced today. Castillo, 35, was hitting .286 (8-28) with two RBI in 11 games for the New York Mets …

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POWERBALL LOTTERY GROWS OVER $100 MILLION

New Jersey has two lotteries over $100 million. The Powerball had no winning tickets sold on Saturday and the rollover puts the next jackpot at $101 million. The next drawing will be held on Wednesday. The Mega Millions will draw for $244 million on Tuesday.

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MAN STUCK IN WATER, POLICE RESCUE IN MIDDLE

A man was trying to climb up a dock ladder but fell between the boat and dock at Layton’s Marina and was stuck. Middle Township Police responded on Sunday afternoon and were able to rescue the man. Police say he was in the cold water for 15 minutes. He was …

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CAPE MAY POINT APPROVES SLIGHT TAX INCREASE

Taxes will be going up in Cape May Point. A report by the Cape May County Herald says that Cape May Point officials approved a nearly one-cent tax increase during a meeting on March 10. The new tax rate has been set at 26.1 cents. According to the report, the …

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