Before Hurricane Irene made landfall early Sunday morning, city officials were busy removing the benches from the Promenade and the Washington Street Mall. Merchants hustled to buy the last roll of duct tape and to the lumber yard to buy the last plank of ply board to board-up their storefronts. But first thing Monday morning,… Read more »
Cape May is open and ready for business. We were REALLY lucky folks. Other than a couple of trees coming down, we’ve suffered through much worse Nor’easters. For those of you who were vacationing last week and had to evacuate – thanks for doing so with such grace and come on back. We’d love to… Read more »
We will keep you updated on the latest hurricane news for the Cape May area.
Shortly before 2:00 p.m., an earthquake was felt in Cape May. Our entire office building shook, lights swung, and floors vibrated. The shaking lasted approximately 30 seconds. The USGS reports this was a 5.8 magnitude quake, the epicenter of which was located in Virginia. If you felt the quake, report your experience to the US… Read more »
Is there any more obsessive storm chaser than the photographer? A few of Cape Island’s photographers share some of their favorite storm pictures with us.
The 36th Annual Peach Festival, sponsored by the Women’s Community Club of Cape May, was held Friday in the recreational hall of St. Mary’s by the Sea Catholic Church. An assortment of peach goodies including peach pie, peach cobbler, peach jam and other peach baked goods was available – all homemade. A special display, Bra-Vado,… Read more »
Saturday August 7 was National Lighthose Day, and thousands of visitors and photographers toured the Cape May Lighthouse last weekend in honor of the event. Enjoy these past photos and articles that CapeMay.com and Cape May Magazine have covered of the Lighthouse over the years. Read more about the lighthouse Love at the Lighthouse Is… Read more »
The City of Cape May and specifically the Cape May Beach Patrol, played host to the U. S. Lifesaving Association’s lifeguard competition. The 4-day event featured top talent from as far away as California and Florida as well as South Jersey, New York and Delaware. The photos here are just a sampling of the many… Read more »
It was perfect weather for the 79th Annual Baby Parade which took place in Cape May Friday, August 4. Miss New Jersey, Katharyn Nicolle, this year’s Grand Marshall, led a throng of 200 baby parade participants that included 70 contestants, family members, special guests & entertainers. Cape May Mayor Dr. Edward Mahaney, Jr., Deputy Mayor Jack… Read more »
Queen Maysea LXXVIII (that’s 78 for those of you who don’t speak Roman numerals), Julia Marie Hinker, passed her crown along to this year’s queen, Kamryn Brooke Spicer, in a ceremony held at Cape May Elementary on August 3rd at 7:00 p.m. A special crowning ceremony was also held for Miss Jerry, who presided over… Read more »