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S. Dennis Firm Wins Bridge Railing Contract

CREST HAVEN - Time and salt water have taken their toll on the railings of Townsend's Inlet Bridge linking Avalon and Sea Isle City. For that reason, freeholders approved a contract Sept. 12 for $2.7 million to Thomas Barry Marine Construction of South Dennis. According to the resolution awarding th

CAPE MAY COUNTY HERALD - 2017-09-19 13:40:00

Sea Isle Harborfest celebrates flavors of the shore Sept. 30

Sea Isle City will celebrate the best of life by the sea with its annual Harborfest 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, rain or shine. Sponsored by the Sea Isle City Chamber of Commerce and Revitalization, the festival will be held in Marina Park, 42nd Place and the bay. First and foremost, the event

SHORE NEWS TODAY - 2017-09-18 23:00:00

Savor September Food, Wine and Beer Festival welcomes fall in Stone Harbor

Stone Harbor will hold its sixth annual Savor September Food, Wine and Beer Festival noon-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23. Presented by the Stone Harbor Chamber of Commerce, the festival will take place along the 200 block of 96th Street. There will be two tasting tents offering craft beer from local brew

SHORE NEWS TODAY - 2017-09-19 18:00:00

NASW Big Swing Dance, Dinner & Concert

Get ready to swing your way back into the 1940s during the Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum's Annual 1940s Big Band Swing Dance, Dinner & Concert Saturday, Sept. 23. Starting at 6:30 p.m., guests adorned in the dance attire of the era will join the instructor for the evening, Tom Cupp, in

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2017-09-19 19:41:00

Atlantic, Cape May County roads and services closed due to flooding from Hurricane Jose

Senior Centers in North Wildwood and Ocean City are also closed, Wieland said. Other Fare Free transportation services and Meals on Wheels will remain on regular schedule, Wieland said. All other county government services will be open during regular hours. In Atlantic County, officials anticipate s

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2017-09-19 14:02:00

Family goes all out for Wildwoods' Irish Fall Festival with a tradition over a decade old

The Wildwoods' annual Irish Fall Festival is by no means a small affair. The "largest Irish festival on the East Coast," it draws in crowds of over 200,000 people, who travel from far and near to enjoy the over 100 vendors. Few, however, look forward to the Irish Festival more than Amy Loughead and

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2017-09-19 18:32:00

Woodbine Makes Two Applications to NJDOT for Woodbine Municipal Airport

WOODBINE - The Borough of Woodbine has made application to the New Jersey Department of Transportation for a two grants totaling approximately $900,000. The first, in the amount of $278,852.73, is for Jet A Fuel Design and Construction. This project is for the Design and Construction Management for

CAPE MAY COUNTY HERALD - 2017-09-19 04:16:00

Hidden Sands, latest brewery in Atlantic County, set for big start this fall

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - On a weekend afternoon, one of the principals of Atlantic County's newest brewery met with a reporter, while two others walked a group from Fulton Bank of New Jersey through the operation. Standing in what will become the main tasting room of Hidden Sands Brewing Co., John Cipr

SHORE NEWS TODAY - 2017-09-19 20:00:00

Jersey Shore emergency officials prepare for rough surf, flooding from Jose

OCEAN CITY - Beach patrols and emergency management coordinators across the region are keeping a close eye on Tropical Storm Jose as it grazes the Jersey Shore this week, bringing with it wind, rough surf and coastal flooding. "City crews are blocking dune crossovers with sand, removing free-standin

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2017-09-19 10:15:00

Cape May County cancellations due to Hurricane Jose

Few were willing to brave the beach at Ocean City on Monday afternoon with gray skies, wind, and misty rain making its way through the island. Tropical Storm Jose is on its way up the east coast and is expected to bring rain, wind and flooding to the Jersey Shore.ERIN GRUGAN / Staff Photographer CAP

SHORE NEWS TODAY - 2017-09-18 21:13:00

Makerspaces offer students unique opportunities to create

OCEAN CITY - If you filled a room with 6,500 Legos, what could kids create? Students at the Ocean City Primary School will soon find out, as their makerspace lab opened this week. Technology teacher Randy Kohr and kindergarten teacher Jen DeVlieger helped a group of 30 third-grade students last year

SHORE NEWS TODAY - 2017-09-18 21:15:00

Coastal Flood Warning In Effect For Ocean City

OCEAN CITY, NJ - A Coastal Flood Warning and a High Surf Advisory are both in effect for Ocean City for the rest of Tuesday despite Hurricane Jose not becoming the big storm that New Jersey feared, the National Weather Service announced. Water levels are expected to peak in the hours around high tid

PATCH - 2017-09-19 15:01:46

Ocean City teens attend Girls State Conference

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 524 of Ocean City sponsored three local girls to attend the Girls State Conference at Georgian Court University this summer. At the conference, the teens ran for office, held campaign rallies, delivered speeches, created campaign artwork, and learned about many governm

SHORE NEWS TODAY - 2017-09-18 22:00:00

Irma may have harmed shaky NJ piping plover population

Piping plovers are making a modest comeback in New Jersey after hitting a low of 92 pairs in 2014, but now scientists are nervously awaiting word of how they survived Hurricane Irma at their wintering grounds in the Caribbean and Florida. About 40 percent of the East Coast population winters in the

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2017-09-17 17:00:00

Angstadt Murder Trial Again Delayed

COURT HOUSE - Once again, the hearing for defendants suspected in the December 2015 murder of 15-year-old Nicole "Nikki" Angstadt, was delayed following a Sept. 13 appearance in Superior Court. Two months after her disappearance and the subsequent discovery of her body at an empty home in Rio Grande

CAPE MAY COUNTY HERALD - 2017-09-18 20:02:00

Wildwood 3, Cape May County Tech 0

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ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2017-09-18 20:00:00

A look back at Hurricane Gloria 1985

Hurricane Gloria came on Sept. 27, 1985. It landed a glancing blow as the storm scooted north about 100 miles offshore. The storm surge generated the third-highest tide on record at the time, of 8.6 feet. Winds gusted in Ocean City about 80 mph. Gloria was the first significant system to strike the

ATLANTIC CITY PRESS - 2017-09-18 18:24:00

Habitat for Humanity Celebrates Building on Faith Week

This week, Habitat for Humanity welcomed Thrivent Financial to join them in their first joint Building on Faith Week Sept. 16-23, 2017. The three different construction and non-construction events held in Cape May County were a part of a broader effort that included 14 communities throughout the nor

CAPE MAY COUNTY HERALD - 2017-09-18 13:52:00

Raise a glass of wine to harvest time in Cape May County

Any time of year is perfect for a sip, a glass or a bottle of vino from one of Cape May County's wineries, but fall is an especially good time to visit a local vineyard. While autumn is an exceptionally busy time for wineries trying to balance entertaining visitors in their tasting rooms with harves

SHORE NEWS TODAY - 2017-09-17 16:23:00

No Injuries in Stone Harbor Fire

STONE HARBOR - A structure fire was reported on the 200 block 87th Street in Stone Harbor at 12:50 p.m. Sept. 17. Stone Harbor Fire-Rescue responded. Chief Roger Stanford requested a second alarm which brought Avalon Fire Department RIT (rapid intervention team) and Cape May Court House engine and t

CAPE MAY COUNTY HERALD - 2017-09-18 14:49:00