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Category: Look at This

Wine Tasting for CCA at Whalers’ Cottages

An elegant evening was held at the 18th-19th century Whalers’ Cottages on Batts Lane for the Center for Community Arts. Hosts  Chris and Dave Clemans held a wine tasting event featuring Argentine wines paired with grilled meats and fresh local seafood which was catered by the Washington Inn.


St. Mary’s 100th Anniversary

St. Mary-by-the-Sea celebrated its 100th anniversary at Cape May Point the weekend of June 4-6.. The sisters arranged a special salute, “Lifting the Creative Spirit & Tapping the Artist Within,” to celebrate their century of owning and operating the historic Saint Mary-by-the-Sea Retreat House overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in Cape May Point. Artists, poets, photographers,… Read more »


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 »