• William Thron and his foster daughter enjoy the barbecue during the sixth grade orientation at the Middle Township Middle School, Aug. 1.CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Taking the fear out of starting sixth grade begins early at Middle Township Middle School, and at least one parent said the school’s approach to welcoming new students is envied by parents in other districts.

    “It’s a nice turnout for the orientation,” said Missy Bock, a Del Haven…

  • Stone Harbor police are seeking a white man in his 60s for allegedly shoplifting more than $400 worth of shoes.STONE HARBOR – An alleged thief made off with more than $400 worth of shoes at a borough store, and Stone Harbor police have asked the public for their help in finding the culprit.

  • The car was later fully engulfed in flames.CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Frank Carroll didn’t have time to think about the vehicle fire when he yanked the drivers’ side door open at about 3:45 p.m., Friday July 25.

    He knew the flames were there; the car was hot, and a couple of loud pops let him know that the fire was growing.

Middle Township Gazette

Middle Township Middle School has orientation for new students, parents

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Written by David Benson Friday, August 01, 2014 04:17 pm

William Thron and his foster daughter enjoy the barbecue during the sixth grade orientation at the Middle Township Middle School, Aug. 1. William Thron and his foster daughter enjoy the barbecue during the sixth grade orientation at the Middle Township Middle School, Aug. 1. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Taking the fear out of starting sixth grade begins early at Middle Township Middle School, and at least one parent said the school’s approach to welcoming new students is envied by parents in other districts.

“It’s a nice turnout for the orientation,” said Missy Bock, a Del Haven resident, whose daughter, Brynn, 11, starts the sixth grade this year.

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Shirley Green seeks to eliminate fear with Moments in Time

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Written by David Benson Friday, August 01, 2014 08:45 am

Shirley Green shows off Treebark Mountain. Shirley Green shows off Treebark Mountain. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Shirley Green wants to eliminate the fear that she says too often separates people.

“I do it with my Moment in Time exhibitions,” Green said during a recent interview. “I want to bring people together, and get everybody to understand one another.”

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Ocean View rest area opened on Garden State Parkway

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Written by David Benson Friday, August 01, 2014 08:28 am

A new $2.5 million rest area on the Garden State Parkway includes a gas station, a convenience store, a visitors’ center inside and bathrooms. A new $2.5 million rest area on the Garden State Parkway includes a gas station, a convenience store, a visitors’ center inside and bathrooms. DENNIS TOWNSHIP – With the construction taking place on the Garden State Parkway, it may have been easy to overlook the reopening of the Ocean View rest area near Exit 17.

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Mayor to deliver state of the borough address, Aug. 9

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 01, 2014 08:24 am

AVALON - Mayor Martin Pagliughi has invited the public to the state of the borough address during the Avalon Home and Land Owners Association’s annual meeting at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 9 in Community Hall, 30th Street and Avalon Avenue.

Scheduled to speak are Pagliughi and Richard Perniciaro, Cape Atlantic Community College.

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Cape Women's Resource Fund Equality Day Tea honors Marilyn Sweeney

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 01, 2014 08:10 am

Marilyn Sweeney Marilyn Sweeney Marilyn Sweeney, a nurse and health care advocate who has worked to improve health care, with a special concern for veterans and the homebound, will be honored at 4 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 26, at the Cape Women's Resource Fund's annual Equality Day Tea.

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Ocean View Fire Company receives training to save furry friends

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 01, 2014 08:03 am

Veterinarian demonstrates how to use a “catch stick” to control a frightened or aggressive animal. Veterinarian demonstrates how to use a “catch stick” to control a frightened or aggressive animal. OCEAN VIEW – Members of the Ocean View Fire Company in Dennis Township recently learned how to save animals, when Ira Niedweske, veterinarian with Ocean View Veterinary Hospital, gave the firefighters a course in animal CPR.

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Dennis Township National Night Out

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:05 pm

DENNIS TOWNSHIP – The township’s National Night Out will be held at the recreation complex at 565 Dennisville Road, South Dennis beginning at 6 p.m., Aug. 5.

According to a press release, 500 hot dogs and sodas will be given out during the event.

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Program aims to help families of people with drug problems

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 31, 2014 11:51 am

RIO GRANDE - Families and friends of people with drug problems are invited to a free drug intervention program, presented by Father Ron and Sandra Lockhart, from St. Mary’s Church, Stone Harbor, from 7-9 p.m., Monday, Aug. 4 at The Branches, 1304 Route 47, Village Shoppes, Rio Grande.

The program begins is split into three segments, and will meet again on Aug. 11 and Aug. 18.

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Ocean View Fire Company plans yard sale

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 31, 2014 10:24 am

OCEAN VIEW - Ocean View Fire Company is seeking vendors for its first yard sale, planned Saturday, Sept. 20 at 2545 Route 9, Ocean View.

Cost is $20 for a position. Tables are not provided. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for a registration form with “Yard Sale Form” as the subject line.

Rain date for the yard sale is Sept. 21.

 

Avalon Players to present ‘Peter Pan Jr.’

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 31, 2014 10:21 am

AVALON - The public is invited to a presentation of Disney’s “Peter Pan Jr.” by the Avalon Players at the Avalon Elementary School at 32nd Street and Ocean Drive.

Performances are planned: Thursday, July 31, 7 p.m.; Friday, Aug. 1, 7 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 2, 7 p.m.; and Sunday, Aug. 3, 5 p.m.

Tickets are $8 at the door. For more information, see www.avalonplayers.org.

   

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