Cape May County will be holding a Memorial Day ceremony on Monday afternoon. County officials will be on hand for the ceremony which will be held at the Veterans’ Cemetery. In the event of rain, the event will be held inside the County’s public safety training center.
The Cape May County Police Academy has received a national award from the National Association of Counties. The award was given to Cape May County for its ability to meet the needs of a changing law enforcement environment. The nomination highlighted the Academy’s driving simulator, indoor range, and the de-escalation program.
Atlantic City Electric announced that it will be inspecting 28,000 wood utility poles in its service area this year. The utility says the annual inspection of the wooden poles helps maintain reliability and averts problems before they occur. The company has 284,000 wood utility poles in its service area.
A 37 year old member of the Cape May County Sheriff’s Office was found not guilty of sexually assaulting a subordinate. A jury returned a not guilty verdict against Sergeant Jay Gaskill of Middle Township. Gaskill was acquitted of second degree sexual assault and fourth degree criminal sexual contact.
It’s a 40th birthday party for the Cape May County Park and Zoo on June 9th, and you’re invited. The County announced that the Zoo will be celebrating its 40th birthday on June 9th with a four hour celebration and the naming of a baby giraffe.
Middle Township Police announced that a 34 year-old woman and her three year old son who were reported missing on Tuesday have been found. Shannon Burgess and her son were last seen boarding a bus headed for Camden. They were both found safe in Camden on Wednesday afternoon.
The annual Police Unity Tour Chapter 2 peddled through Cape May County on Thursday. Dozens of police officers from our region hop on bikes and ride to Washington, DC to raise support and awareness for the men and women who gave their lives in law enforcement. Photo courtesy of Borough of Avalon website.
The World Series of Birding will be happening this Saturday in Cape May County. The event allows competitors the opportunity to find the largest number of bird species in a 24 hour period. Its the 35th anniversary of the event, held by the New Jersey Audubon’s Cape May Bird Observatory.
On Wednesday, members of the Wildwood Fire Department along with several other communities including the U.S. Coast Guard, assembled at Morey’s Mariner’s Pier for the first day of training for high-angle rope rescue for target hazards. Instruction was given by a firm from Bellmawr, NJ, involving “real-life” scenarios of civilians and workers trapped on stalled…
Cape May County freeholders recognized the Wildwoods’ John Lynch who recently received an honor from President Trump for his selfless public service to his community. The Board honored Lynch for his 4,000 hours of community service that involves his “Lunch with Lynch” foundation. Lynch serves as the Director of Sales and Entertainment for the Wildwoods…