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NOT SO FAST…FLYERS HAVE LIFE, BUT LOSE BOUCHER

With their backs against the walls, the Philadelphia Flyers responded on the road, despite another key injury. The Flyers pitched a 4-0 shutout and now send the series back to Philadelphia down 3-2 in the best-of-seven. They finished the game and will likely finish the series with Michael Leighton in …

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OCEAN CITY TO ELECT NEW MAYOR, NEW COUNCIL MEMBERS

Ocean City will have a major election on Tuesday, and the mayor’s seat will be filled.  Mayor Sal Perillo decided against running for re-election this year and two men are seeking the top position in Ocean City government.  The clear favorite is local businessman Jay Gillian, who operates a popular …

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CAPE MAY VOTERS HEAD TO POLLS TUESDAY

One of the most interesting elections in Cape May’s recent history will take place on Tuesday.  Voters are heading to the polls to fill three vacant seats on the city council.  This time, no incumbents are running for re-election.  Council members Niels Favre, Linda Steenrod, and David Kurkowski all took …

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WEST CAPE MAY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON BUDGET WEDNESDAY NIGHT

The West Cape May Borough Commission will formally vote on a new municipal budget during Wednesday night’s meeting.  The budget was introduced earlier this spring with a small increase in municipal spending.  The commission will also introduce two ordinances; one of them provides for water amnesty when appropriate and modifies …

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SCHUNDLER UNVEILS PLAN TO REFORM EDUCATION IN NEW JERSEY

It was a tough sell, but New Jersey Education Commissioner Bret Schundler met with hundreds of educators on Monday and spelled out a new education reform plan that will reward teachers with merit pay.  Schundler spent time in Trenton unveiling a new state program that will result in major changes …

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STATE GETS FEDERAL MONEY FOR COASTAL PROJECTS

Shipping companies were fined by the federal government, and that results in $1.5 million in fines that will be dedicated towards coastal projects in the Garden State.  The United States Attorney’s Office in New Jersey announced Monday that the fines were levied against shipping companies that discharged oil or bilge …

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REPORT: SPECIAL ED TEACHER TOOK NUDE PHOTOS IN VACANT CLASSROOM

A 40 year old teacher at the Atlantic County Special Services School allegedly took nude photographs of himself while using a computer in an empty classroom.  The Press of Atlantic City reports that Christopher Daggett of Northfield allegedly took inappropriate photographs of himself while using a computer inside a classroom …

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WILDWOOD FOP RALLIES TO SAVE POLICE JOBS

Wildwood’s Fraternal Order of Police will try to prevent some police layoffs in the community.  The FOP has sent out a letter this week to residents that asks them to show up at the Wednesday evening city commission meeting to protest the layoffs of four police officers.  In the letter, …

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ACCIDENT TAKES PLACE AT EXIT 10 INTERSECTION

An accident involving at least two vehicles took out a light pole along the Garden State Parkway. Police and rescue crews were on scene at the Exit 10 intersection. One vehicle was left sitting next to a downed light pole. Another vehicle had its bumper fall off. Police are on …

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