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Mayor Leonard Desiderio addressed the problem of south-end beach erosion during remarks to Sea Isle City Council members, at their June 8 meeting.  

As part of the president’s National Month of Action to get more people vaccinated against Covid by July 4, select ACME Pharmacies in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and New York will hold extended hours on Friday evenings in June.  

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Lower Township Council introduced ordinances to amend the municipal land development code that would allow marijuana sales and delivery businesses, at its June 7 meeting. Another ordinance would set mercantile license fees for those businesses at $2,000 each. 

At 12:12 p.m. June 10, Wildwood Police Department communications officers received a 911 call, reporting three swimmers in distress, at Andrews Ave. and the beach.  

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The Borough of Wildwood Crest has been matched with an Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Climate Corps Fellow, who will provide expertise and support for evaluation, planning and implementation of projects that will help improve the energy performance of its facilities, as part of the Sustainable Jersey program.

Cape May County Prosecutor Jeffrey H. Sutherland and Chief Christopher Leusner, of the Middle Township Police Department, announced the arrest of 42-year-old Dante Norton and 37-year-old Andria Norton June 8, both of whom are from Middle Township. 

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About 40-50 Ocean City School District alumni, parents, and concerned community members staged a “peaceful protest” June 4, at the Ocean City Education Foundation’s “Health, Well-being and Happiness” dinner honoring Superintendent Kathleen Taylor, who is retiring after 15 years leading the district.

Dennisville Volunteer Fire Company units, along with automatic aid from Ocean View Volunteer Fire Company, Belleplain Volunteer Fire Company and Stone Harbor Volunteer Fire Company No. 1's quint, were dispatched to Cedar Mill Lane.

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Cape May City Council June 1 introduced an ordinance that would continue to permit outdoor dining while requiring that it end at 10 p.m. The combination of seats allocated to outdoor and indoor dining cannot exceed the total seats approved in the establishment’s mercantile license.  

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The North Wildwood Police Department is requesting assistance from the public to identify a suspect who assaulted a victim at approximately 2 a.m. June 7, in the area of 19th Street and the boardwalk.  

Legal volunteers staffing the nonpartisan Election Protection 866-OUR-VOTE (866-687-8683) hotline are available to answer calls from New Jersey voters who need help casting their ballot during the June 8 statewide primary elections. 

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A combination of environmental factors and continued overharvesting of female horseshoe crabs are threatening the Delaware Bay ecological system, as the number of red knots who stop there for critical food supplies plummeted this year.