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After 92 years, Star of the Sea School closes its doors

“Our Lady Star of the Sea School has educated Cape May’s children in the Catholic tradition for the last 92 years. On April 23, 2009 the teachers, parents, and children were given notice by the Camden Diocese that because of low enrollment and grim demographics for future enrollment, the 2009-2010 school year would be the… Read more »

Flag Day

In 1885 a schoolteacher,  BJ Cigrand, of Fredonia, Wisconsin Public School, District 6, first originated the idea of celebrating the flag on June 14 – the 108th anniversary of the official adoption of The Stars and Stripes. He called the event, ‘Flag Birthday’. On June 14, 1891, the Betsy Ross House in Philadelphia held a… Read more »

At long last – Spring

It has been a long, cold, wet winter here in the Northeast and Cape May was particularly hard hit with record numbers of snow and rain, so we rejoice in presenting you with a touch of Spring and hope it puts a spring in your step. Photographs by Macy Zhelyazkova