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7 hrs ago | Philly.com

Jersey Shore's second great bird-watching mecca

But a small patch of woods on a coastal islet, where a concrete bridge foundation for part of the Route 52 Causeway was rebuilt two years ago at the resort's main gateway, may just be giving veteran birders a new place to flock.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Bird Watching, Ocean City, NJ

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Patch.com

Lawsuit Seeks to Close Wildwood Beach Where Pa. Man Drowned

A Montgomery County, Pa. woman has filed a lawsuit to close a portion of a New Jersey beach where her husband died in July 2012.

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Related Topix: North Wildwood, NJ

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

North Haledon firefighters get share of federal grant

The 30-member department will get 30 new air packs that are "vital" safety equipment for firefighters as part of a federal grant.

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Related Topix: Haledon, NJ, Fire, Englishtown, NJ, Monmouth County, NJ, Green-Creek, NJ

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Free Republic

Middle Township teacher arrested on charges of sexually assaulting student

A Middle Township High School teacher turned himself in to the Cape May County Prosecutor's Office on sex assault charges related to crimes against a minor student over the course of a year, Prosecutor Bob Taylor announced today.

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Related Topix: North Cape May, NJ

Clarks Hometown News Patriot

Christie administration gives New Jersey's dirtiest coal-burning power plant two more years

Under an administrative consent order signed with the state Department of Environmental Protection, the B.L. England power plant, which some view as one of the dirtiest coal units in the state, is not shutting down as soon as expected.

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Related Topix: Pine Barrens (Pinelands), NJ

Patch.com

Cape May County Man Charged With Possession of Child Pornography During Major Sweep

A Cape May County man was among 14 people who were charged in a second round of arrests in "Operation Predator Alert," a joint operation by the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice and ICE Homeland Security Investigations that has targeted offenders in New Jersey who used a file-sharing network to download and distribute child pornography, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, New Jersey, Mays Landing, NJ, Landing, NJ, Salem County, NJ

Wed Jul 23, 2014

NJ.com

N.J. Politics Roundup: Christie pension town hall, bridge scandal, Obamacare ruling, and more

Governor Chris Christie kicked off his pension reform tour with a town hall talk in Long Beach Township.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Newark, NJ, Cory Booker, Andrew Cuomo

Lower Township Gazette

Part-time Ventnor resident arrested for sex with Middle Township minor

A Pennsylvania man who resided part-time in Ventnor was charged and arrested Friday, July 18 for engaging in sexual conduct with a 16 year-old Cape May Court House female, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain said.

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Related Topix: Atlantic County, NJ, Cape May Court House, NJ, Prison

Philly.com

Sexual assault attempt reported at Cape May County beach

Officers from the Middle Township Police Department responded around 11 p.m. to the Hideaway Beach Condominium campground in Goshen, police said.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

CBS Local

High School Teacher Faces Charges, Including Sexual Assault, In Cape May County

A high school teacher in Cape May County, New Jersey has been arrested for charges, including sexual assault, authorities announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Cape May, NJ, North Cape May, NJ, Prison

The Jersey Journal

South Jersey high school teacher charged with sexual assault, child pornography

A South Jersey man is facing sexual assault and child pornography charges after he "committed crimes" against a student while he was a teacher at Middle Township High School, authorities said.

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Related Topix: North Cape May, NJ, Cape May, NJ

NBC Philadelphia

NJ Teacher Allegedly Has Sex With Student

A New Jersey high school teacher accused of having sexual relations with one of his students surrendered to authorities Tuesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Cape May, NJ

NJ.com

Christie administration improperly denied bridge scandal records requests, judge rules

The Christie administration wrongly denied a Cape May County man's requests for Open Public Record Act requests filed in the wake of the George Washington Bridge scandal, N.J. Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson ruled Monday.

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Related Topix: Trenton, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors, Mercer County, NJ, ACLU

Philly.com

Lawmakers, officials discuss bill to share beach services

Officials from New Jersey's four Shore counties and some municipalities that front on the Atlantic Ocean pushed back strongly Monday against a proposed Senate bill that would allow the towns to voluntarily relinquish the management of beaches to their counties under a shared-services agreement.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, Ocean County, NJ, Cape May, NJ, Freehold, NJ

Mon Jul 21, 2014

CBS Local

Police: Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Vehicle In Upper Township

New Jersey State Police say a pedestrian was pronounced dead after a vehicle struck him in Upper Township, Cape May County.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Philly.com

Getting around at the Shore on two wheels

You've been there, stuck in traffic on the way to the Shore behind a car piled so high with bikes, trikes, and two-wheelers with training wheels that it looks like a Dr. Seuss sculpture.

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Related Topix: Cape May, NJ, Ocean City, NJ, Somers Point, NJ, Absecon, NJ

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Evesham police unveil 'body cameras' worn by officers

EVESHAM TWP. - In addition to using dashboard cameras in their vehicles, patrol officers in Evesham will now be outfitted with "body cameras" worn on the front of their uniform.

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Related Topix: Wildwood Crest, NJ, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Lower Township Gazette

Upper Township officials defend support for BL England pipeline

Township officials Monday defended their support of a proposed 24-inch natural gas pipeline through Tuckahoe that would fuel the BL England power plant in Beesleys Point.

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Related Topix: Tuckahoe, NJ, Pine Barrens (Pinelands), NJ, Millville, NJ, Explosion, Camden, NJ

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Patch.com

Cape May County Man Charged With Getting Child Sex Abuse Images Via Instagram

A Cape May County, New Jersey man was arrested Wednesday on charges he received images of child sexual abuse over the Internet using his cellphone, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

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Related Topix: Wildwood, NJ, West Wildwood, NJ, Camden, NJ, Cape May, NJ

Patch.com

Riverside Police Begin Carrying Heroin Antidote

Officers with the Riverside Police Department are now carrying a heroin antidote, the Burlington County Times reports.

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Related Topix: Burlington County, NJ, Monmouth County, NJ, Ocean County, NJ

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