Diane Wieland

(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.


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School Year Starts Early For Some, Cutting Into Labor Day Plans

Some schools in Montgomery and Chester counties are among the many across the mid-Atlantic region that will send kids back to school at the end of August.


(File photo: the Ocean City, NJ boardwalk.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Even With Irene, Business At Jersey Shore Was Up For 2011

The Cape May County Department of Tourism routinely surveys some 600 businesses — everything from souvenir shops to real estate agencies.