MONDROSCH, DORIS, 81, of North Cape May, November 6, 2019. She worked at Crest Haven Nursing Home.

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Ocean City will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at two different events Jan. 20, 2020: the Day of Service and the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Ceremony and Soul Food Dinner.

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The Herald is seeking readers' stories, recipes, poems, and photographs for the Christmas edition, Dec. 25.

DONEGAN, MARY B., 92, of North Wildwood, and North Cape May, November 4, 2019. She was a volunteer for many local organizations and had worked for the Cape May County Adjusters Office in CMCH.

The Lower Township Chamber of Commerce will hold its Nov. 14 luncheon at Vincenzo's Little Italy Restaurant in North Cape May, at 12:30 p.m., 12:00 p.m. networking.

Veterans, regardless of their branch of service, entered for various reasons. Some were simply drafted. They had little choice or desire to raise their right hands and swear to defend the nation, but they served.

As Veterans Day quickly draws near, I wanted to take the time to share my thoughts and sentiments with you and offer my sincere gratitude to the Cape May community for the support you provide to members of our service, not just one day a year, but all year long, and also to personally thank all the veterans who have served this great nation.

Communities across the country celebrate Veterans Day Nov. 11.  It is a day to remember and to express our gratitude to all of those who raised their right hand, promised to defend our freedoms, and protect our great nation.

Cape Christian Academy’s annual scholarship fundraiser "Raise Up Giving Day" was held Sept. 30. The event surpassed the goal of raising $20,000 in 24 hours through a matching pledge from their Board of Directors.

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Four strokes, including one that claimed his speech clarity, hasn’t kept Stone Harbor resident Frank D’Elia from the pews of St. Paul’s Church, less than a mile from his home.

BUSCHAM, CHRISTIAN A., 53, of Wildwood, November 3, 2019. He worked as a carpet installer.

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The Honorable M. Susan Sheppard swore in 14 Atlantic and Cape May county residents as Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers Aug. 27, at Greate Bay Country Club in Somers Point. According to a release, the graduation ceremony was the culmination of 35 hours of instruction in child advocacy, the family court system and cultural competency. 

W. Donald Breder born September 18, 1929 was always prepared and planning ahead. Don wrote the following before his health declined.W. Donald Breder of Dresher PA and Wildwood Crest, NJ passed away at the age of 90 years old on October 26, 2019. He is survived by his wife Marjorie Cherry nee…

GATTIS, JEANETTE E., 81, of North Cape May, November 1, 2019. She was a member of Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church.

HILL, EDWARD WILLIAM, III (Bill), 77, of Ocean View, November 2, 2019. He was a Senior Mechanic for the Ocean City Police Department.

Ellen H. Thomas, 77 of Cape May Court House, NJ passed away October 30, 2019. She was born in Philadelphia, PA and moved to Cape May County at a young age. Ellen worked and retired as a bus driver for the Lower Township school district.Ellen is survived by her daughters: Mary Thomas, Julie (…

Hughes, The Honorable William J. (Bill), Sr. Ambassador and former U.S. Congressman, - 87, of Ocean City, NJ, passed away on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at his home. He was 87 years old. Born on October 17, 1932 and raised in Penns Grove, New Jersey, he graduated from Penns Grove High School…

RICKLEY, TIMOTHY, 77, of Woodbine, October 29, 2019. He was a US Navy Veteran, serving in Vietnam.

LAYRE, MARY F., 76, of North Wildwood, October 31, 2019. She was a member of the Notre Dame De La Mer Parish, Wildwood.

Ronald H. Platt, 79, of Port Elizabeth passed peacefully on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at home surrounded by his family after a lengthy illness. Born in Millville, he was the son of the late Jay C. and Evelyn Garrison Platt. Ron played football for the Millville Thunderbolts. After graduatin…

Mildred Marie Schissler (nee Achilles) of the Villas, NJ, passed away on October 10, 2019 at the age of 90 years. Devoted wife of the late John Schissler Sr., who predeceased her in 1978. Beloved mother of Louise Sowers (Joseph) and Jack Schissler and a niece Denise Jackson that she raised a…

DONCHEY, MARJORIE E., 87, of Cape May Court House, October 27, 2019. She was a member of the Church of the Advent.

Richard Steel (Richie), age 42, of Villas, passed away. A lifelong resident of the area, Richie worked as a Foreman for a few area construction companies. He enjoyed spending his time with his family at the beach and boardwalk and loved playing flag football. He never missed a day at the gym…


Those same challengers have no record of helping improve the City of Wildwood.


Today’s Herald, Oct. 30, will be the final edition of our local paper before next Tuesday’s election, a final chance for candidates to make their case and talk about our vision for a brighter future. 

At the ninth annual John R. Elliott HERO Campaign Walk & 5K Run Oct. 20,  members of the Ocean City Police Benevolent Association (PBA) Local 61 delivered a $1,000 donation to the HERO Campaign, supporting its efforts at promoting designated driving.