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Month: August 2011

Earthquake felt in Cape May

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 »


36th Annual Peach Fest

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 »


National Lighthouse Day

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 »


USLA Competition

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 »


79th Annual Baby Parade Winners

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 »