Cape May NJ

(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.


(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.


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Man Rescued From Overturned Kayak In Cape May

A 65-year-old man whose kayak overturned near the entrance of the Delaware Bay was rescued by the Coast Guard on Sunday evening.


(The sparsely populated, post-Labor Day boardwalk in Cape May, NJ.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: The Jersey Shore After Labor Day

Kids are back in school, and weekdays offer wide open spaces and a ramped down pace.


(A graduation of USCG recruits at Cape May.  Credit: Steve Butler)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Coast Guard Memories

It’s been sixty years since Jay Lloyd first rode through the gates at the Coast Guard Training Center (“boot camp”) in Cape May, NJ.


(Jay's buddy Roger prepared lobsters at home on a Prince Edward Island getaway.   Credit: Denise Wiltshire)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: The Single Biggest Money-Saving Travel Trip

Want to cut the cost of your vacation or other getaway in half? It’s not hard when you know the trick.


(An Ocean City, NJ lifeguard dory.  File photo by Steve Butler)

Ocean City, Finishing Second, Scoffs at Latest ‘Best NJ Beaches’ Survey

The Wildwoods has won the “best beach in New Jersey” survey for the fourth time in five years. But the survey is being called “cockamamie” by Mark Soifer, public information officer for Ocean City.


(With cool breezes and frigid water temperatures that keep swimmers and sunbathers at bay, the beaches of Cape May Point are a haven for surf fishing and other preseason activities.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Preseason in Cape May, N.J.

With Memorial Day on the horizon, Jay Lloyd tries to beat the getaway crowds.


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Positively Philadelphia: An Historic Hotel In Nearby Cape May, N.J.

Thousands of people from the Philadelphia area go to Cape May to visit each summer, many winding up at the Chalfonte, built by a Civil War hero in the 1870s.


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Jersey Shore Towns Offer Their Own Special Easter Weekend Events

Promenades along the boardwalk? Hey, they’ve written songs about that.


(Graphic by Ed Fischer)

Cape May Man Nabbed In Alleged Scam Of Nuns In Puerto Rico And Pennsylvania

Adriano Sotomayor had been on the lam for more than three months before being nabbed in Las Vegas. He is charged with bilking one elderly nun out of a quarter of a million dollars.


(A small ferry or "water taxi" plies the East River between Manhattan and Brooklyn in New York City.  Credit: Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Discovering Nearby America

Among those who tucked into domestic rather than foreign travel this year was KYW’s Jay Lloyd.


(The Cape May Lighthouse stands watch over cottages nearby.  Credit:  Jay Lloyd)

Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Cape May, NJ, After Labor Day

Summertime crowds are gone, as Jay Lloyd heads for a Cape May getaway.


(A beach at Sea Isle City, NJ.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

New Jersey Group Holds Annual “Top Ten Beaches” Vote

From Asbury Park to Avalon and beyond, many of us have a favorite shore point. And if so, now’s the time to be counted.


(credit: Google Maps)

One Dead, One Critical After Delaware Bay Boating Mishap

The US Coast Guard was called out by New Jersey state police after word came in that a 63-foot fishing boat was taking on water in the Delaware Bay, about seven miles off shore.