• Father Christmas will visit Whale’s Tale on Dec. 13 from 1 to 4 p.m. at 312 Washington Mall in Cape May. An old-fashioned Christmas exhibit

    The public is invited to a free exhibit of holiday traditions through the years complete with model trains, toys and more at the Carriage House Gallery, Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May, through Thursday, Jan. 1. The gallery is open daily, though hours vary. For more information, call 609-884-5404…

  • Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi visited Cape May Court House this week to urge area residents to shop locally. He was joined by town leaders on a tour of business on Main…</div>
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    Children and parents escort Santa Claus to the Martin Luther King Center for the Hamer’s School of Karate annual Christmas party, Saturday, Dec. 13. More than 60 children turned out for the party, and each received a new winter coat, in addition to other gifts.WHITESBORO – More than 60 children clambered…

  • When Alison Mastrangelo was young, she was a huge fan of ABC’s World News Tonight.

    “I always had the biggest crush on (anchor) Peter Jennings,” she said with a laugh. “My mom (Fran) always says whenever they’d turn on the TV and it was on that I’d stop everything I was doing to watch him.”

  • Madison Kelly, 12, has donated twice to the Middle Township Police Department’s holiday drive for toys.Despite cerebral palsy, 12-year-old keeps on giving

    CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Christmas is a time of giving, and few people take the concept more seriously than township residents Madison Kelly, 12, and her mother, Samantha.

    Not long ago, the young girl surprised Middle Township police by dropping off a large cache of toys – gifts for area children in the police department’s annual toy…

Middle Township Gazette

Woodbine holiday parade set Dec. 20

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, December 19, 2014 02:36 pm

WOODBINE – The public is invited to celebrate the holidays at Woodbine’s annual parade at 6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 20, sponsored by the Woodbine Volunteer Fire Company.

Lineup for the parade begins at 5 p.m. on Bryant Street east of Washington Avenue.

The parade route will take participants from Bryant south on Washington to Clay Street, east on Clay to Heilprin Avenue, and north on Heilprin to DeHirsch Avenue to the firehouse.

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Middle Township Police blotter, Dec. 8-14

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Written by Police Blotter Friday, December 19, 2014 01:05 pm

Middle Township Police Blotter Middle Township Police Blotter Middle Township Police Department police announced that they made the following arrests from Dec. 8-14. 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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Middle Township police deliver hundreds of gifts to area families

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Written by David Benson Friday, December 19, 2014 12:33 pm

Officers with the Middle Township Police Department deliver hundreds of gifts to area residents, donated to the police for their annual toy drive to help needy families in Middle Township have a good Christmas. Shown are Patrolman Joe Gamble, Patrolman Michael Reardon, Det. Tracey Super, Officer Alison Akke, Patrolman Brian Revoir, Dispatcher Madonna Sill, Sgt. Fran Fiore, Officer Michelle Brown, and Patrolman Justin Vitola. Officers with the Middle Township Police Department deliver hundreds of gifts to area residents, donated to the police for their annual toy drive to help needy families in Middle Township have a good Christmas. Shown are Patrolman Joe Gamble, Patrolman Michael Reardon, Det. Tracey Super, Officer Alison Akke, Patrolman Brian Revoir, Dispatcher Madonna Sill, Sgt. Fran Fiore, Officer Michelle Brown, and Patrolman Justin Vitola. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Christmas came early for nine area families, when Middle Township police officers delivered more than 500 gifts to excited children and parents.

The Friday deliveries were part of the police department’s annual drive to collect toys and other gifts for families in Middle Township. The drive is a local drive, separate from the national Toys for Tots drive.

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Committee applies for $3.15M beach resiliency grant

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Written by David Benson Friday, December 19, 2014 09:32 am

Committee also supports no passing resolution on Route 47

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Township Committee will apply for a $3.15 million state grant aimed at restoring beaches and dunes at Reeds Beach and Pierces Point Beach, members decided Monday, Dec. 13.

Business Administrator Connie Mahon said the state Department of Environmental Protection will be looking for unique approaches in deciding which grant applications to approve next year, and she felt that the township has a good chance of securing the funds.

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Committee may limit big trucks in neighborhoods

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Written by David Benson Friday, December 19, 2014 09:23 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Township Committee will consider an ordinance in coming months to regulate heavy trucks and semis in residential neighborhoods, in response to complaints about noise, pollution and traffic issues.

During the work session, Monday, Dec. 15, committee discussed issues surrounding commercial vehicles, such as boats and other out-sized vehicles, parked on city streets.

“It’s a common complaint,” said Committeeman Dan Lockwood. “Commercial vehicles parked over and over and over again on residential streets.”

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Middle Township High School students adopt families for a Merry Christmas

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Written by David Benson Thursday, December 18, 2014 03:42 pm

Alyssa Brittingham, Andrea Sarmiento and Emma Carlson work together as they wrap gifts for one of the 12 children the Key Club adopted for the Christmas holidays. Alyssa Brittingham, Andrea Sarmiento and Emma Carlson work together as they wrap gifts for one of the 12 children the Key Club adopted for the Christmas holidays. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Students throughout Middle Township High School have adopted families for Christmas, and on Wednesday, Dec. 17, Key Club members donned pajamas and ugly sweaters to wrap gifts for their chosen recipients.

“The Interact Club. The Red Cross Club. The Go Green Club. They’ve all adopted families for Christmas,” said Susan Toohey, math teacher and advisor to the Key Club.

So has the Key Club. This year, one of the families the club is helping includes a student in the school.

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Dennisville tour offers a glimpse of Christmas past

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Written by David Benson Thursday, December 18, 2014 12:36 pm

The Enoch and Nancy James house, circa 1820-1830, is the featured home on the tour. The Enoch and Nancy James house, circa 1820-1830, is the featured home on the tour. DENNISVILLE – Bring a flashlight and step into the past this year with the 26th annual Christmas house walking tour of historic Dennisville homes, from 5-9 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 20.

At least eight homes will be part of the tour and the houses will be decorated for the holidays, in addition to several public buildings, including the fire house and two churches, said Jack Connolly, a spokesman for the Dennisville Historic Home Owners Association.

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Woodbine woman allegedly burglarizes same home twice

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, December 17, 2014 04:33 pm

NORTH WILDWOOD – A Woodbine woman is in custody, accused of burglarizing the same North Wildwood home on 24th Avenue twice.

Lelani M. Freeman, 30, Woodbine, was charged by North Wildwood police, who said the incidents happened between November and December. Police have accused her of stealing pills and an electronic benefit card. According to police,  she knew the victim.

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Lane reopened on Parkway after truck strikes bridge

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Written by David Benson Wednesday, December 17, 2014 10:38 am

Dale Gerhart/Press of Atlantic City photo courtesy of Dale Gerhart/Press of Atlantic City MIDDLE TOWNSHIP – Northbound traffic on the Garden State Parkway eased Wednesday morning, after a state inspector allowed a lane to be reopened after giving the bridge over Avalon Boulevard a clean bill of health.

On Tuesday, the state Turnpike Authority closed one lane of the Garden State Parkway after a tractor-trailer truck carrying several cars struck the northbound bridge while traveling on Avalon Boulevard.

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State lawmaker introduces resolution supporting local businesses

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Written by David Benson Wednesday, December 17, 2014 09:29 am

Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi visited Cape May Court House this week to urge area residents to shop locally. He was joined by town leaders on a tour of business on Main and Mechanic streets. Shown are Carol Struett, chairwoman Middle Township Economic Development Council, Middle Township Committeeman Dan Lockwood, Karen Parker, owner Bloom’s Florist, Fiocchi, Cape May County Freeholder Gerald Thornton, and Rick Rixey, member of the development council. Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi visited Cape May Court House this week to urge area residents to shop locally. He was joined by town leaders on a tour of business on Main and Mechanic streets. Shown are Carol Struett, chairwoman Middle Township Economic Development Council, Middle Township Committeeman Dan Lockwood, Karen Parker, owner Bloom’s Florist, Fiocchi, Cape May County Freeholder Gerald Thornton, and Rick Rixey, member of the development council. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – A state lawmaker visited businesses in Middle Township on Tuesday, Dec. 16, in a drive to encourage area residents to shop locally, saying that more than half of the money spent in local business stays within the township, and that it can revitalize communities throughout the area.

Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi, District 1, and Assemblywoman Donna M. Simon, District 16, introduced a resolution last week urging residents to shop locally, as well as to support local businesses and organizations.

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