OPERATION FIRESIDE KICKS IN ON THURSDAY

An annual tradition provided by the Red Cross will continue this Thanksgiving. The Coast Guard and American Red Cross will place more than 190 Coast Guard recruits with approximately 45 South Jersey families for Thanksgiving as part of Operation Fireside beginning Thursday at 8:45 a.m. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May has approximately 200 recruits in…

ARRESTS MADE IN CAR BUGLARY RING

Local residents can feel a bit safer now that NJ State Police have made two arrests in a car theft operation that lasted about six months. Two men from Upper Township were arrested and charged with various theft and weapons offenses, in conjunction with the burglaries of more than 1,000 cars in Upper, Dennis and Middle Townships. Arrested…

DISASTER FOOD STAMP ASSISTANCE NOW AVAILABLE TO COUNTY RESIDENTS

Cape May County Freeholder Kristine Gabor announced that the Cape May County Board of Social Services will be taking Disaster Food Stamp Assistance applications for those affected by Hurricane Sandy. Disaster SNAP, called D-SNAP, is administered by the US Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Services through the Department of Human Services. Eligible recipients will receive…