• The annual All Breed Dog Show returns to Wildwoods starting Wednesday, Jan. 28. (photo by Jen Marra)WILDWOODS – The annual All Breed Dog Show is fun for many, but not as much fun as it is for Susan Shomo, the president of the Boardwalk Kennel Club.

    Shomo has been working with dogs since she was 6, and has been a long time member of the Boardwalk Kennel Club, which started in Atlantic City. She said she has done everything…

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  • CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – A financial consultant hired to examine the township’s financial department has recommended shifting from primarily manual bookkeeping to computer based accounting, among several proposed changes.

    Officials believe the examination saved the township about $80,000.

    The recommendations come in the wake of an audit last year of the beleaguered department’s practices that apparently resulted in a $400,000 overpayment on the township’s phone system over the last 10 years.

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  • Coast Guard units are working with other agencies to assist the vessel Santa Lucia after it ran aground near Miah Maull Shoal, Tuesday, Jan. 27. Local Coast Guard personnel examined the grounded vessel to determine whether it was leaking fuel or presented a danger to navigation.PHILADELPHIA —…

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  • Weathermen across Pennsylvania and New Jersey are scratching their heads this morning after a forecast for more than a foot of snow didn't happen and a wintery landcape like this one from last year remained only a memory./R.J. Liberatore Jr.Oops.

    A late-January snowstorm that the National Weather Service, AccuWeather and Weather Channel all forecast would have…

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  • Borough officials say that planting the dune grass is a volunteer event the whole family can enjoy.AVALON – The borough is looking for volunteers who want to enjoy a day at beach along with a free lunch.

    Though winter still bears down on the shore, this week, Avalon issued a statement seeking volunteers to plant dune grass beginning at 8:30 a.m., Saturday, April 18, Community Hall at 30th Street and Avalon Avenue.

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Middle Township Gazette

Kylie deGrouchy makes dean’s list

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, January 31, 2015 07:57 am

LEWISBURG, Pa. – Kylie deGrouchy of Stone Harbor has been named to the dean’s list at Bucknell University for the fall semester. She is the daughter of Patrick and Dawn deGrouchy. Dean’s list students have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a scale of 4.0.

Located in Lewisburg, Pa., Bucknell University is a private liberal arts university that offers majors in the arts, engineering, humanities, management, and social and natural sciences, along with opportunities outside of class, to its 3,600 undergraduates.

 

Middle was one of state’s initial townships

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, January 31, 2015 07:54 am

Old Middle Township Court House Old Middle Township Court House Middle Township was formed as a precinct on April 2, 1723, and was incorporated by an act of the state Legislature on Feb. 21, 1798, as one of the state's initial group of 104 townships.

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February events at the Avalon Free Public Library

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, January 31, 2015 07:44 am

To register, call 609–967-7155 or stop by the circulation desk.

3:30-4:30 p.m. on Mondays, Feb. 2, 9, 16, and 23

Knitting Club - Open to all.

10-11:30 a.m. on Thursdays, Feb. 5, 12, 19, and 26

Complete your Memoirs - A four-week workshop. Registration required.

3:30- 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 5

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Annual event offers a tour of Dennisville history

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, January 31, 2015 07:07 am

Annual event offers a tour of Dennisville history Annual event offers a tour of Dennisville history Last year, hundreds of visitors from around the area were invited to bring a flashlight and step into the past with the 26th annual Christmas house walking tour of historic Dennisville homes.

People strolled the streets, Saturday, Dec. 20, listening to Middle Township High School’s a cappella vocal quartet, as they sang songs of the season, while dressed in period costume. The annual tour remains a big draw for the historic community.

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Bob, Karen Mallen claim December $9.1 million lottery win

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Written by David Benson Friday, January 30, 2015 12:49 pm

Robert and Karen Mallen bought a $9.1 million Pick-6 lottery ticket Monday, Dec. 29, at Acme in Cape May Court House. The Mallens chose the cash value of the ticket over the annunity - about $6 million before taxes. Robert and Karen Mallen bought a $9.1 million Pick-6 lottery ticket Monday, Dec. 29, at Acme in Cape May Court House. The Mallens chose the cash value of the ticket over the annunity - about $6 million before taxes. Acme announces donations to three charities

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Even though Bob and Karen Mallen won about $6.8 million in a recent Pick-6 Lottery drawing, the couple plans to continue their volunteer work, helping to rescue feral cats in Sea Isle City.

“We’ve been volunteering at The Crooked Tail in Sea Isle for about a year,” Karen Mallen said. “Even though we’re not cat people – we’re dog people.”

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Nathan Horvath named to dean’s list

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 30, 2015 07:49 am

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. – Nathan Horvath of Cape May Court House was named to the dean’s list at Delaware Valley College for the fall 2014 semester.

Delaware Valley College, founded in 1896, is an independent, multidisciplinary college with property in Bucks and Montgomery counties. The college offers programs in the sciences, as well as a variety of programs in business and the humanities.

   

Pre-‘Souper’ Bowl fundraiser supports area food banks

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 30, 2015 07:45 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The public is invited to a pre-“Souper” Bowl fundraiser noon-3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30 at the Middle Township Senior Center, 23 Romney Place.

The event is part of the Souper Bowl of Caring initiative, where youth across the nation work to fight hunger and poverty in their communities around the time of the Super Bowl.

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Eric Kane named security manager at Cape Regional

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 30, 2015 07:36 am

Eric Kane Eric Kane CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Officials at Cape Regional Medical Center announced that Eric Kane, a former state police officer, has been appointed security manager.

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Chamber announces state of township address by mayor

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 30, 2015 07:24 am

Mayor Tim Donohue Mayor Tim Donohue CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The public is invited to a “State of the Township” presentation by Mayor Tim Donohue Tuesday, Feb. 24 at the Bellevue Tavern, 9 South Main St., hosted by the Middle Township Chamber of Commerce.

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Beef and beer planned as fundraiser for kidney transplant

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 30, 2015 07:02 am

Segmon Price Segmon Price The public is invited to a beef and beer from 8 to 11 p.m., Saturday, March 14, at The Bayview Bar and Restaurant, 8100 Bayview Avenue, Wildwood Crest, to benefit Segmon Price, a graduate of Middle Township High School.

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