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FORMER HOBOKEN MAYOR IS SENTENCED IN CORRUPTION TRIAL

A high ranking political official was sentenced in his corruption trial. Former Hoboken Mayor Peter Cammarano III was sentenced to two years in prison for taking bribes. He was arrested with over 40 others from the state in a huge corruption sting. Cammarano had plead guilty and could have gotten …

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HURRICANE SEASON SHOULD BE BUSY

New projections say this hurricane season season could be the busiest in the past five years. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has said it should be an above average year for hurricanes. There is the potential of 8 to 12 hurricanes, and up to 20 tropical storms, according to …

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ASSEMBLY WANTS PENSION PAYMENT MADE WITH REFORMS

The Assembly budget committee began to look at the $10.5 billion budget gap for the upcoming fiscal year. The committee said they think the state should be obligated to make its pension payment and begin to close the $46 billion hole the fund is in. Any reforms that are passed …

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DRUG POSSESSION ARREST FROM DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CALL

Two females got into a fight on Monday and Lower Township Police were called to the scene. A verbal argument was taking place when it was reported that Bethany Titerence, of the 900 block of Shirley Ave. in Erma, became physical. She fled the area and was picked up by …

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DISORDERLY PERSON ARRESTED AT BAYSHORE INN

A man who was acting disorderly at the Bayshore Inn in North Cape May was arrested on Wednesday. Lower Township Police say that William Rynne Jr., of the town, ran from officers and hid in the hedges nearby when they arrived on the scene. Police say that Rynne was acting belligerent …

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SNOW LEOPARDS TO BE NAMED AT COUNTY ZOO

An official naming and coming out for the Cape May County Zoo’s Snow Leopard Cubs will take place at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 10, 2010 at the Cape May County Zoo.  Freeholder Director Daniel Beyel and Cape May County Zoo staff will officially name the two male Snow Leopards …

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MULTIPLE LOCAL POLICE DEPARTMENTS TO CHECK FOR DRUNK DRIVERS

Law enforcement officers from Middle Township, Lower Township, and Wildwood City will be cracking down on drunk drivers as part of the summer 2010 “Over the Limit, Under Arrest” campaign.  Beginning August 20 and running through September 6, local and state law enforcement officers will conduct sobriety checkpoints and saturation …

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ARREST MADE IN WILDWOOD SHOOTING

The man accused of shooting a man in Wildwood on Wednesday evening has turned himself into authorities. The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office announced that James Hoyle is charged with shooting Shariff Wilson, of Wildwood. Hoyle was charged with attempted murder, multiple weapons possession charges. He was placed in the …

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HEAT ADVISORY ANNOUNCED FOR TODAY

A heat advisory is in the forecast, despite rain being expected today. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Cape May County from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. The high temperature today is at 93 degrees, but the heat index calls for 105 degrees. Rain is in …

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MIDDLE TOWNSHIP RATIFIES AGREEMENT WITH RESCUE WORKERS

The Middle Township committee ratified an agreementwith the Middle Township Ambulance Corps and with the Rio Grande Rescue Squad during a meeting this week. Committee did cut some money as they did in many areas. Committeeman Dan Lockwood credited the job done by the rescue workers to continue to provide quality service.

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