Governor Christie visited Cape May this morning for a press conference on the 300 block of the Washington Street Mall. The weather cut his visit short, but he took photos with locals and visitors for about an hour before the rain sent everyone inside!
Mayor Edward Mahaney, Jr. crowned Alexandra Marie Bruno the 81st Queen Maysea last night at a ceremony held at Convention Hall. Alexandria’s first job as queen will be to lead the 81st Annual Baby Parade Friday, August 2.
Last year’s queen, Erin Rose Connelly, was on hand to turn over the reins. Speaking to a packed house with the entertainment by the Fred Hall Orchestra, Mayor Mahaney along with Mary Stewart of the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts, presided over the ceremony.
Cobblers, Cakes, Pies, Peaches & Ice Cream – highlighted this year’s The 38th Annual Peach Festival, sponsored by the Women’s Community Club of Cape May. The festival was held Friday, August 9 in Our Lady Star of the Sea Parish Hall. All proceeds from the event go to various community projects. The Women’s Community Club of Cape May celebrates its 91st year in November.
The newly crowned Queen Maysea – Alexandra Marie Bruno – led the 81st Annual Cape May Baby Parade Friday morning down Beach Avenue to Convention Hall where Mayor Edward Mahaney, Jr. announced the coveted Baby Parade trophies.
The winner of the Carlyle Dennis Memorial Award for Best Overall Entry was the float Surfer Girl – Skylar Matthews. The winner of the Cory Scott Wolf Memorial Award for Best Float Overall was Under the Cape May Sea: Ashleigh & Julianna Krefski; Kaitlyn Krefski; Joseph Saquella; Genovieve Saquella; Dave and Woerner Gang.