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Susan Tischler

Susan Tischler is the former editor of CapeMay.com and Cape May Magazine.

Polar Bear Plunge 2014

The Polar Bear Plunge for Special Olympics New Jersey took place in Wildwood Saturday, January 18. More than 900 registered at the Wildwoods Convention Center. Each participant pledges $100 or more to take a brazen romp into the chilly waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Are they crazy? Crazy generous. Donations totaled $188,170.


Christmas Eve at USCG Training Base, Cape May

The 187 recruits at Cape May’s Training Center for the United States Coast Guard were the beneficiaries of the Jersey Cape Military Spouses’ Club ‘s Adopt-a-Recruit program. Now in its third year, the wives gather together a few days before and stuff stockings for the recruits filled with gift cards, hair gel, other necessities, some… Read more »


Sunshine News & Beach Celebrates Grand Opening

Sunshine News & Beach owner Ron Sayle made it official this morning when members of the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cape May gathered at the funky store on Gurney Street, near Beach Avenue, to cut the ribbon. The store’s Facebook page describes it as “intellectual, international, special interest magazines, newspapers, greeting cards,products made from… Read more »


38th Annual Peach Festival

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… Read more »


81st Cape May Baby Parade

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 –… Read more »


Solar Boat Chronicles Docks in Cape May

Solar Boat Chronicles – a TV realty show based on four total strangers circumnavigating the Great Loop (6,000 miles) in a solar powered boat in order to set a Guinness record – docked briefly in Cape May shortly after midnight Sunday, July 7 and set sail at noon Monday. The crew reported that everyone at… Read more »