Press of Atlantic City: Lower Cape May

Lower Cape May

Speed limit on parkway still 45 mph in Middle Township

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — You’re probably speeding on the Garden State Parkway and might not know it.

'Tommy's Folly' now 'Cape May's living room'

In all the years Louise Dutney and her family lived in Princeton, they just didn’t do the Jersey Shore.

Cape May wants to make historic town bike-friendly

Cape May is known for its Victorian charm, but its roads were designed for the horses and carriages that give tourists quaint rides around town, not the cars and sport utility vehicles that visitors drive to get here.

New rabbi seeks to strengthen Wildwood's Jewish population

Just days before Rabbi Ron Isaacs retired after 40 years as head of Temple Sholom in Bridgewater, he got a call from Wildwood’s Beth Judah Synagogue: Will you be our rabbi?

Old theater getting new life in Stone Harbor

With video

Lower Township to remember officer killed in the line of duty

LOWER TOWNSHIP – The township will mark the 22nd anniversary of the death of Officer David C. Douglass Sr. with a ceremony at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18.

Storm-weary coastal residents weather another high tide, fear more

Residents of Cape May County coastal communities woke up Monday to astronomically high tides that quickly flooded streets and swamped the spirits of barrier island residents already beaten from Winter Storm Jonas.

State tries again to make hospitals pay fees to host towns

A bill to maintain hospitals’ nonprofit status and charge them a community service fee rather than property taxes has been reintroduced in the Assembly, after being pocket-vetoed by Gov. Chris Christie last month.

Two storms, three years, still no home for O.C. Station No. 2

OCEAN CITY – Two weeks after Winter Storm Jonas pushed 6 inches of floodwaters into city fire station No. 2, firefighters are still waiting for renovations. They've actually been waiting years, ever since the station’s living quarters were destroyed by several feet of water from Hurricane Sandy.

Wildwood lends helping hand to all in need

WILDWOOD — After Winter Storm Jonas trashed her house, all Sandy Anderson had to wear on her feet were a pair of pale pink Croc clogs. The rubber shoes, perforated with trademark holes, aren’t the warmest in the winter, but Anderson treasures hers more than ever.

Black History Month exhibit opens in Upper Township

UPPER TOWNSHIP – An exhibit showing the transition of Woodbine from a Jewish settlement in 1891 through today will be presented at the Thomas Beesley House in celebration of Black History Month starting this weekend.

Friend in Need schedules Super Bash fund-raiser

AVALON – Super Bash XIII, which benefits Friend in Need, will be held all day Sunday, Feb. 7, at the Princeton, 2008 Dune Drive.

The Plunge must go on in storm-battered Sea Isle City

SEA ISLE CITY — Despite the city sustaining $24 million in damage from a powerful nor’easter in January, the annual Polar Bear Plunge will take place as scheduled Feb. 13, organizers and business owners said.

Convenience the big draw to mobile vet clinics

With video.

Being marooned during storms part of barrier-island life

By 10 a.m. Saturday, access to every barrier island in Cape May County had been cut off by Winter Storm Jonas. As record-setting tides rolled in, residents from Ocean City to Cape May were held captive, unable to use coastal evacuation routes during the height of the nor’easter.

Cape May County cleans up from Jonas with eye toward future events

NORTH WILDWOOD — Brothers Michael and T.J. Haldeman are in a race to reopen their 17th Avenue pub in time for the biggest sports holiday of the year — the Super Bowl.

Wildwood Crest votes down Pacific Avenue plan

WILDWOOD CREST — Borough residents voted Tuesday night to block a $2.7 million bond referendum that would have installed medians on Pacific Avenue.

Wildwood seeks proposals for beach concerts

WILDWOOD — An electronic dance music festival may be back in Wildwood this summer, as officials continue their push for more events on the beach.

Ocean Shore Holdings releases year-end report

Ocean City Home Bank’s net income rose 9 percent for 2015 compared to the year before, according to year-end results its parent company released this week.

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