NEW GIRAFFE COMES TO CAPE MAY COUNTY ZOO

The Cape May County Zoo has welcomed the arrival of a giraffe. Sterling, a 15 year-old male Reticulated Giraffe, is here on a breeding loan from Busch Gardens, Tampa Bay. Known by the scientific name Camelopardalis reticulate, reticulated giraffes are native to Eastern sub-Saharan Africa as well as the western and southern parts of Africa, residing…

MENENDEZ HAPPY WITH AUTISM BILL SIGNING

On the day the legislation had been set to expire, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) on Friday applauded the President’s signing into law the Combating Autism Reauthorization Act (CAA) which authorizes nearly $700 million to fund autism research, training, intervention and other programs.  The ceremony comes after Menendez negotiated a last minute agreement in order…

FREEHOLDER SHEETS RECEIVES 4-H AWARD

Cape May County Freeholder and long-time 4-H supporter received the Friend of the 4-H Award at the Freeholders’ Meeting on September 27, 2011. The Cape May County 4-H Foundation, Inc. and Rutgers Cooperative Extension 4-H Youth Development Program selected Freeholder Sheets, a former 4-H member and Freeholder Liaison to the program, for his outstanding support…