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MTHS teacher faces sexual assault charges

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - A Middle Township High School teacher faces multiple criminal charges, including sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child, law enforcement officials said Tuesday, July 22.

Joseph Towns, 34 of Bayshore Road in North Cape May, surrendered to law enforcement at about 1 p.m. Tuesday, according to a press release from the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office. Bail was set at $175,000 cash

Towns was taken into custody, and Judge John C. Porto set the all-cash bond. In the release, the prosecutor said Towns was processed and sent to county jail, where he posted bail.

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UPDATE: Pedestrian struck and killed by vehicle on Route 9

SEAVILLE – A pedestrian crossing Route 9 in Seaville was struck and killed by a vehicle Monday night.

The Seaville Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company, Upper Township Rescue Squad and State Police responded to the scene around 7 p.m. Monday, July 21.

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Search for missing boater ongoing

LONGPORT - New Jersey State Police are continuing a search for a man who fell overboard after a boating accident near the jetty in Longport Sunday night.

According to New Jersey State Police, a pontoon boat crashed into a channel marker and one person was ejected.

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Ocean City-Upper Township team made Little League history

Brian Furey was the winning pitcher in the Section 4 championship game Brian Furey was the winning pitcher in the Section 4 championship game The combined Ocean City-Upper Township team added another Little League championship to its resume and, in the process, accomplished something never achieved by a Cape May County team.

OC-UT defeated Haddonfield, 7-4, in North Vineland to win the Section 4 championship and improve its Little League tournament record to 8-0. It marked the first time a Cape May County team had won the section title and advanced to the state tournament.

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‘New’ business administrator held the position before at GEHR

EGG HARBOR CITY– The Greater Egg Harbor Regional School District appointed a new school business administrator at its meeting Monday, July 21 at Cedar Creek High School.

Well, not really new. 

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Tropical Depression No. 2 forms, but heads toward a rough and tumble neighborhood

Though it looks healthy, hurricane forecasters say Tropical Depression No. 2 is walking into a backstreet full of meteorological thugs and bullies that could leave it fighting for its life./NHC Though it looks healthy, hurricane forecasters say Tropical Depression No. 2 is walking into a backstreet full of meteorological thugs and bullies that could leave it fighting for its life./NHC Though it looks healthy, hurricane forecasters say Tropical Depression No. 2 is walking into a backstreet full of meteorological thugs and bullies that could leave it fighting for its life.

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UPDATED: Woman attacked on beach in Middle Township

Police urge witnesses to contact officials

At about 11 p.m. Sunday, July 20, the Middle Township Police Department was called to Hideaway Beach Condominium in Goshen for a report of an attempted sexual assault.

A 49-year-old woman was assaulted on the beach at the end of Cooks Beach Road. She was grabbed by an unknown man, who ripped her shirt and attempted to remove her shorts. The woman was able to get free and run to the safety of her vehicle.

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Federal racial discrimination case against Egg Harbor Township dismissed

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A racial discrimination lawsuit filed against Egg Harbor Township and several Township Committee members has officially concluded  more than four years after it was filed by a now retired Egg Harbor Township Police captain.

Hector Tavarez, who at the time was a lieutenant on the force, filed a federal lawsuit in the United States District Court in December 2009 alleging that the township’s failure to promote him to the rank of captain in 2007, 2008 and 2009 constituted racial discrimination. 

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Car fire backs up traffic at Garden State Parkway exit in Egg Harbor Township

R.J. Liberatore Jr./The car sits at the exit of the Garden State Parkway entrance off of Fire Road on Tuesday, July 22. R.J. Liberatore Jr./The car sits at the exit of the Garden State Parkway entrance off of Fire Road on Tuesday, July 22. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - A Dodge Intrepid caught fire as it as it was pulling off of the Garden State Parkway exit 36 onto Fire Road around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 22. The was no immediate information as the condition of the occupants or the cause of the fire which destroyed the car.

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Three heroin bricks seized, two arrested in early morning SWAT search at Rex Motel in Egg Harbor Township

Submitted/Sammantha Kinney, 22, and Christoffa Davila, 24, were arrested Submitted/Sammantha Kinney, 22, and Christoffa Davila, 24, were arrested EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Three bricks of heroin were taken off of the street and two Egg Harbor Township residents were arrested related charges after police executed a narcotics search warrant at the Rex Motel in the Cardiff section of the township early on Tuesday, July 22.

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Absecon Police investigate nighttime armed robbery of a delivery driver

A restaurant delivery driver is without his cash, credit cards and Iphone this morning after he was robbed by two men, including one armed with a handgun, police say./Absecon Police Department A restaurant delivery driver is without his cash, credit cards and Iphone this morning after he was robbed by two men, including one armed with a handgun, police say./Absecon Police Department ABSECON – A restaurant delivery driver is without his cash, credit cards and Iphone this morning after he was robbed by two men, including one armed with a handgun, police say.

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Extraordinary comeback by double cancer survivor

Giovanna Imbesi with boyfriend and cancer survivor Bob Garbutt following the Upper Township bay race STRATHMERE – Last December was a cold month for Bob Garbutt, and not just because the first of what was a long winter chill for all of us was settling into the region. It was during that time that he began the first of eight rounds of chemotherapy for an aggressive form of lymphoma, even more aggressive than the first bout of a related kind of cancer he beat about a decade ago.

Then in March, he underwent a stem cell transplant.

So to see Garbutt competing in the Upper Township Six-Mile Bay Row Monday evening behind the Deauville Inn, well, it was nothing short of extraordinary.

Garbutt, rowing with his girlfriend, Giovanna Imbesi, crossed the finish line in second place among mixed doubles crews and 27th overall out of 42 boats. They – and more specifically Garbutt – however, were the real winners of the race.

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Alternate route program available for Atlantic County residents seeking police training

Applications available at Tony Canale Training Center in Egg Harbor Township

The Atlantic County Police Training Center is now accepting applications for the next Alternate Route Program that allows eligible residents to enroll in a 23-week basic police training course without first being hired by a police agency. Graduates of the Alternate Route Program will qualify for a State of New Jersey Police Training Commission certificate upon employment.

Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 35 with a minimum of 60 college credits prior to the start of training. Two years active military duty or a combination of college and military may be substituted. They must also possess a valid New Jersey drivers license and pass a drug test.

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