During Sea Isle City Council's Oct. 12 meeting, Council member Mary Tighe aired concerns that “city administration issued a letter to the business community, informing them that use of city property for fundraising or private events will be curtailed with no heads up or discussion with council.

During Dennis Township Committee's Oct. 12 meeting, Business Manager Jessica Bishop briefed committee members about efforts to combat gypsy moth infestations in the municipality.  

At its Oct. 12 meeting, Sea Isle City Council unanimously approved the dedication of the city's marina as the "Frank P. Edwardi Sr." marina. His son, Council member Frank Edwardi Jr., was not present at the meeting and did not take part in the vote.

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An Upper Township mother, accompanied by her two young daughters, asked the Board of County Commissioners to pass a resolution "regarding a dismissal of the (governor's) mask mandates being enforced in our schools."

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Sea Isle City Council's Oct. 12 meeting drew a larger-than-usual crowd of residents, and the atmosphere was charged with anticipation as the council deliberated approval of proceeding with a $20 million proposal to construct a new community center, at the site of the former school at 4501 Park Ave.

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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced Oct. 13 that the disaster declaration for public assistance resulting from damages caused by remnants of Tropical Storm Ida Sept. 1-3 now includes certain private nonprofit organizations (PNPs) in Cape May County.

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Gov. Phil Murphy’s Interagency Council on Climate Resilience Oct. 12 released the final version of the state’s first Climate Change Resiliency Strategy, a science-based blueprint for protecting New Jersey’s vulnerable communities, environment, economy, and infrastructure from the impacts of climate change.

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A proposal by the La Mer Beachfront Resort is seeking approval for a seasonal ice skating rink that would be placed over an existing parking lot, with temporary structures for activity, from November through early March. 

At the Sept.  28, 2021 meeting, the Cape May County Open Space Board approved the application presented by the City of Cape May for Phase 1 of the restoration of the historic Allen African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, on Franklin Street, in Cape May.  

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Resolution 21 on Middle Township Committee's Oct. 4 agenda authorized the committee to enter into a developer’s agreement with CKJR LLC, the current owner of 1-19 Patsy’s Way, “in order to enable the completion of the Patsy’s Way subdivision.”

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Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Eustace Mita, of Icona Resorts, appeared before Cape May City Council Oct. 5 with plans for a seven-story, 168-room hotel in the tradition of the historic grand hotels of the city’s past.

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont, and Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf Oct. 7 signed a memorandum of understanding to share crime gun data, in an effort to prevent gun violence and enhance public safety. 

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In September, Cape May officials announced an agreement with the police union on a contract that will run from Jan. 1, 2022, to Dec. 31, 2025. The city is now engaged in collective bargaining with its firefighters.

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During Stone Harbor Borough Council's Oct. 5 meeting, a consensus emerged that the ordinance dealing with the rezoning of the Courts and Linden Lane would also bring those areas into compliance with the borough’s requirements for design flood elevation levels of 11 feet when a property is raised.

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North Wildwood City Council, during its Oct. 5 meeting, approved a $3 million bond ordinance for capital improvements on second reading.  

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During Cape May City Council's Oct. 5 meeting, three women used public comment to call on Councilman Christopher Bezaire to resign. Their statements were greeted with applause from the audience and silence from Bezaire.