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North Wildwood man arrested for mass shooting threat

A North Wildwood man was arrested Friday after being charged with causing false public alarm for threatening a mass shooting on Facebook, the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office said.

United Way celebrates women who give

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Attorney Ellen Bailey remembers years ago buying diapers to help a friend with a new baby. She didn’t think much of the assistance at the time but came to understand the impact it had on the friend.

North Wildwood retiree moves from trains to trams

WILDWOOD — John Gigliotti looked out the window of his North Wildwood home. He walked out to his backyard. He paced back and forth.

Cape May drone test showcases future of drones in disasters

LOWER TOWNSHIP — As a large crowd watched from the second floor of the Cape May Lewes Ferry building, a delivery drone took off in brisk winds from the lawn and headed out over the Delaware Bay.

Your Friday traffic updates

So far the South Jersey traffic scene is pretty clear. Here's what to watch out for later today.

Storm damaged at least 49 homes in Cape, too few for disaster aid

LOWER TOWNSHIP — Eileen Crossman was sitting in her home when the worst storm she ever saw sent a large tree crashing through the middle of her house.

Crying, hugging, kissing: It's all in a marbles tournament

WILDWOOD — It was fitting that Bobby Rydell’s “Wildwood Days” played on loudspeakers as fans walked into the Wildwoods Convention Center on Thursday.

Hundreds apply for 15-25 jobs at Middle Township Aldi

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — About 250 people have applied for jobs at an Aldi grocery store set to open in September, Aldi District Manager Kirbi Isaac said Tuesday.

Stockton's bond rating drops, but could get more state aid

Stockton University would get an extra $4 million in state aid for 2016-17 under the budget proposed by the state Legislature Thursday.

Cape storm was microburst, not a tornado, officials say

The winds that blew through lower Cape May County late Tuesday afternoon may not have been rotating.

Wildwood marbles tournament moved inside

The final games of the National Marbles Tournament will be moved inside the Wildwoods Convention Center due to expected rain.

Southern New Jersey faces another threat of storms

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Residents in southern New Jersey face another threat of storms, two days after strong wind and heavy rain downed trees and power lines through the area.

Ocean City library offers free seminar on Medicare options Wednesday

The Ocean City Free Public Library will host a Wednesday morning seminar to help local residents unravel the mysteries of Medicare.

25 arrested in Cape May County drug bust

Twenty-five people were charged following a series of drug busts in Cape May County that netted $18,000 worth of heroin, $4,200 worth of cocaine and four guns, according to the county Prosecutor's Office

Cape May County surveys storm damage, power still out

Update 9:00 a.m.

Over 11,700 customers still without power in Cape May County

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — Utility crews continue to restore electricity after severe thunderstorms rumbled through southern New Jersey.

Route 50 to be closed every night this week

Part of Route 50 in Cape May County will be closed every night this week, state officials announced Tuesday.

Christie proposes equal school aid for every student

Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday declared the current school funding formula a failure and proposed a dramatic change that would provide the same amount of state aid to every student in the state, regardless of where they live.

A.C. conference welcomes black businesswomen, professional women

ATLANTIC CITY — The Mid-Atlantic District of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs will convene for its 51st Conference this week at the Claridge Hotel.

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