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(Looking for "diamonds" on Cape May beach.  Photo by Spencer Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Cape May Point, N.J. in The Fall

Want a relaxing, nature-seeking autumn getaway, close to home? Here’s one to the Jersey shore that includes diamond hunting!

10/09/2014

(A piping plover feeding on edge of wetland. Photo by Steven Tucker, USFWS)

Concern Over Protected NJ Shore Birds Postpones Drone Testing

Federal officials ordered a delay in those tests because of piping plovers and red knots, which migrate to New Jersey coastal waters this time of year.

08/05/2014

(The view of Niagara Falls from a room in the Marriott Fallsview hotel.  Photo provided by niagarafallsmariott.com)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: The View’s The Thing

A room with a view can dramatically enhance a summer getaway splurge. Here are some ideas on where to look.

07/31/2014

(Image provided by Peter Shields Inn.)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: A Romantic Valentine’s Day Weekend

Whether your idea of a romantic Valentine’s Day getaway runs to the shore, the mountains, or the bay, here’s a trio of ideas to make the holiday memorable.

02/06/2014

(Cornell Rhodes has been a shucker at the Oyster House for 17 years.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Center City Restaurant Sends Its Oyster Shells Back To Nature

Instead of throwing the shells in the trash, they are placed in bins and picked up by a nonprofit, New Jersey-based environmental group, the BaySave Foundation.

12/20/2013

File Photo (credit: U.S. Coast Guard)

Coast Guard Crew Aids Injured Man In Disabled Boat In NJ

The Coast Guard came to the aid of an injured man aboard a disabled boat in waters off southern New Jersey.

11/03/2013

(A couple enjoys an off-season walk along the beach in Cape May Point, NJ.  File photo by Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Postseason Bliss

We’ve arrived at the week when area tourists who are seeking thinly populated getaway destinations get their wish.

08/29/2013

(Kayak fishing off Cape May Point.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Cape May Point, NJ

Cape May Point presents a placid side of the otherwise bustling Jersey shore.

05/30/2013

(L to R: USCG veterans Jay Lloyd, Jack Hennessey, and Dick Doherty.)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Boating Safety Voices of Experience

As boaters and guests start a new season on the water, US Coast Guard veterans provide some hard-won safety tips.

05/23/2013

(In this handout from the US Coast Guard, the cruise ship Carnival Triumph sits idle in the Gulf of Mexico.  Credit: Paul McConnell/ USCG via Getty Images)

Cape May-Based US Coast Guard Unit Renders Assistance to Crippled Cruise Ship

A local US Coast Guard team has pitched in to help those cruise ship passengers stranded in the Gulf of Mexico.

02/14/2013

(One of the three intersections along the Garden State Parkway that is controlled by traffic lights.  File photo)

Traffic Intersection Lights Being Removed Along Garden State Parkway

The traffic lights are at exits 9, 10, and 11, in Cape May County.

02/04/2013

(Cape May mayor Edward Mahaney waves to a passerby from the steps of the Cape May Convention Center.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

S. Jersey Officials Reminding Vacationers That Sandy Mostly Spared Their Towns

Businesses at the South Jersey shore are now part of a “Restore the Shore” effort, to encourage tourism dollars to remain in New Jersey despite the devastation that Superstorm Sandy wrought along some North Jersey beaches.

12/03/2012

(John McArdle surf fishing at Cape May Point, NJ.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Late Fall in Cape May, NJ

For daytime relaxation, try surf fishing on Sunset Beach at Cape May Point.

11/29/2012

(Clean-up on Beach Avenue in Cape May, New Jersey) (credit: Tony Hanson)

Cape May Breathes Sigh Of Relief In Sandy’s Aftermath

Hurricane Sandy caused some damage and some flooding in Cape May, but Mayor Ed Mahaney says the storm’s ultimate path spared the New Jersey shore town.

10/30/2012

(Sea water cascades over the seawall and onto the roadway in Cape May, NJ, about 12 hours before Hurricane Sandy's landfall.  Credit: Tony Hanson)

South Jersey Shore Towns Still Awaiting Sandy’s Worst

Cape May mayor Dr. Edward Mahaney says it’s the worst flooding here in at least two decades.

10/29/2012

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