Middle Township Gazette

Easter Bunny and egg hunt at the zoo

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 27, 2015 06:23 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The public is invited to the annual free Cape May County Park and Zoo Easter Egg Hunt from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, March 28 at the zoo, 707 Route 9 North.

The egg hunt starts at 10 a.m., and the Easter Bunny will pose for pictures with children after the hunt.

Also planned are family activities that include educational displays, crafts and live animal encounters.

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Public invited to dance marathon to support county and Haitian ministry

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 27, 2015 06:19 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The public is invited to join Our Lady of the Angels at a “Dance Storm” dance marathon from noon to 6 p.m., Saturday, May 16, at Bishop McHugh Regional Catholic School, as a fundraiser to benefit youth groups and parish outreach projects in Cape May County and Haiti.

According to a statement from the church, the social justice group at Our Lady of the Angels recently launched its newest Haiti project: a fresh water fish farm to provide a good source of protein to improve the diets and health of poor families.

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Easter egg hunt scheduled in Dennis Township

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Written by David Benson Friday, March 27, 2015 06:12 am

Children scramble to find Easter eggs during the 2014 hunt in Dennis Township. Children scramble to find Easter eggs during the 2014 hunt in Dennis Township. DENNIS TOWNSHIP – Children under 10 are invited to the township’s annual Easter egg hunt at 12:30 p.m., Sunday, March 29, at the recreation complex, 565 Dennisville Road in South Dennis.

The event is scheduled rain or shine, and children are reminded to bring baskets or pails to collect eggs.

For more information, call 609-861-1045.

 

Middle Township students raise record-breaking $9,500 for organization

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Written by David Benson Friday, March 27, 2015 06:04 am

More than 500 children took part in Elementary No. 1’s Jumpathon this year, and raised a record $9,490 for the American Hear Association. Shown are teachers Chris McMullen and Andrew Johnson along with the top fundraisers: Kurt Himstedt, Dylan DiLossi, Madeline Bernacki, Terrence Tomlin, Eric Matteucci, Gabriel Guida, Andrew Johnson, Chase Adams and Ella Leahy. Not pictured is Maggie Farrell. More than 500 children took part in Elementary No. 1’s Jumpathon this year, and raised a record $9,490 for the American Hear Association. Shown are teachers Chris McMullen and Andrew Johnson along with the top fundraisers: Kurt Himstedt, Dylan DiLossi, Madeline Bernacki, Terrence Tomlin, Eric Matteucci, Gabriel Guida, Andrew Johnson, Chase Adams and Ella Leahy. Not pictured is Maggie Farrell. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – More than 500 elementary school children raised a record $9,490 this year for the American Heart Association, while having fun and jumping rope.

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Dennis Township car dealer charged with theft by deception

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Written by David Benson Thursday, March 26, 2015 12:43 pm

DENNIS TOWNSHIP – A Seaville man has been charged with theft by deception for selling vehicles on consignment and not paying off the original owners.

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Middle Township Police blotter, March 16-22

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Written by Police Blotter Thursday, March 26, 2015 09:16 am

Middle Township Police Department Middle Township Police Department Middle Township Police announced that they made the following arrests from March 16-22. Those charged are considered innocent unless guilt is proven. This report only contains individuals that were arrested based on complaints signed by law enforcement personnel, not complaints signed by private citizens.

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Top honor for an eventful evening

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Written by Jen Marra Thursday, March 26, 2015 06:26 am

James Holmes proudly holds up his trophies after being crowned Mr. Cape May Tech 2015 Friday, March 20, in the Cape May County Technical High School auditorium.  Holmes also received trophies for the shoobie and talent rounds. James Holmes proudly holds up his trophies after being crowned Mr. Cape May Tech 2015 Friday, March 20, in the Cape May County Technical High School auditorium. Holmes also received trophies for the shoobie and talent rounds. James Holmes proudly holds up his trophies after being crowned Mr. Cape May Tech 2015 Friday, March 20, in the Cape May County Technical High School auditorium.  Holmes also received trophies for the shoobie and talent rounds. 

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Fish fry planned to support Catholic education

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, March 26, 2015 06:24 am

WILDWOOD CREST - The public is invited to a Lenten fish fry to support Catholic education from 7 to 10 p.m., Friday, March 27 at the Bayview Inn, 8100 Bayview Ave.

Tickets are $25 and include a fried fish dinner, beer and wine.

For more information, call 609-624-1900 ext. 31, or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

   

Raising money for the Relay

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Written by Jen Marra Thursday, March 26, 2015 06:08 am

Middle Township High School senior Lauren Novsak of team OOTI, “Once on this Island,” sends the ball to the opposing team as her teammate Jennifer McCann backs her up during a Relay for Life of Middle Township Volleyball Tournament Friday, March 20, in the school gymnasium. Proceeds from the event benefit Middle Township Relay for Life. Middle Township High School senior Lauren Novsak of team OOTI, “Once on this Island,” sends the ball to the opposing team as her teammate Jennifer McCann backs her up during a Relay for Life of Middle Township Volleyball Tournament Friday, March 20, in the school gymnasium. Proceeds from the event benefit Middle Township Relay for Life. Middle Township High School senior Lauren Novsak of team OOTI, “Once on this Island,” sends the ball to the opposing team as her teammate Jennifer McCann backs her up during a Relay for Life of Middle Township Volleyball Tournament Friday, March 20, in the school gymnasium. Proceeds from the event benefit Middle Township Relay for Life.

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Woodbine’s tax rate flat in proposed $1.8M budget

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Written by David Benson Thursday, March 26, 2015 06:02 am

WOODBINE – The local tax rate will hold steady in Woodbine under a proposed budget, according to statement from borough officials.

Borough Council recently introduced a $1.88 million budget that includes a tax rate of 23.5 cents per $100 assessed value – the same rate as 2014. The proposed budget is exclusive of state and federal grants, and represents a spending increase of about 6 percent over last year’s budget, according to a statement from Mayor William Pikolycky.

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