Middle Township Gazette

Millville man ignores police and pays the price

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 27, 2014 04:35 pm

STONE HARBOR – A Millville manned learned that it’s best to pay attention to a police officer’s order when he was arrested on outstanding warrants after Stone Harbor police told him to move his SUV out of a bike lane.

Abel Hernandez-Antolin, 33, allegedly ignored Police Sgt. Greg Jackson’s directive to move his Chevrolet SUV out of a marked bike lane on Second Avenue, at about 8 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 26, according to a statement.

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Vandals do $2,000 in damage to Memorial Field, police say

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 27, 2014 03:29 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Middle Township police are analyzing surveillance video of a group of young people vandalizing the track and buildings at Memorial Field in Cape May Court House.

Police have said the damage may exceed $2,000, which is a third degree crime.

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Whitesboro Reunion aims to strengthen community

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 27, 2014 10:46 am

WHITESBORO – The 26th annual Whitesboro Reunion Festival is planned Aug. 29-31 at the Martin Luther King Community Center at 207 W. Main St., and there’s a fun, activities and entertainment planned throughout the weekend.

This year’s event, themed “Strengthening the Community through Partnership,” is sponsored by the Concerned Citizens of Whitesboro, a nonprofit organization that focuses on bettering the community.

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Bishop McHugh students, families have a ‘blast’ at Sea Isle City beach

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 27, 2014 10:39 am

Principal Tom McGuire is surrounded by students who came out for the Bishop McHugh Beach Blast to celebrate end of summer. Principal Tom McGuire is surrounded by students who came out for the Bishop McHugh Beach Blast to celebrate end of summer. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Families of students at Bishop McHugh Regional Catholic School gathered at the 40th Street Beach in Sea Isle City for a “beach blast” Wednesday, Aug. 20.

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Officials credit pilot's skill in avoiding catastrophe

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, August 26, 2014 01:58 pm

photo by Christie Rotondo photo by Christie Rotondo ‘Dan saw the field to his left, and he made every attempt to get to that spot. He did a tremendous job in saving property and lives, and I’m very proud of both of them.’

— Peter Bosak, county superintendent of mosquito control

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North Wildwood woman charged after 2 pedestrians struck on Route 47, police say

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 25, 2014 06:09 pm

GREEN CREEK – A North Wildwood woman has been charged with leaving the scene of a crash with serious bodily injury after she struck two people on Route 47 at about 1:10 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 24, according to a statement from police.

One of the victims of the accident was thrown in the air, and landed in the back seat of the vehicle, Middle Township police said.

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Police: Man smacks 13-year-old girl’s bottom in Stone Harbor Wawa

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 25, 2014 03:47 pm

STONE HARBOR – A Philadelphia man has been charged with criminal sexual contact after he smacked a 13-year-old girl’s bottom as she entered a convenience store, Stone Harbor police said Monday.

Francis William Dunn, 42, allegedly grabbed the buttocks of several female customers while at the Wawa Food Market, at 9404 Third Ave., at about 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, according to a police statement.

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UPDATED: Helicopter crashes in Cape May Court House

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 25, 2014 11:51 am

Mosquito Control Department helicopter crashes in Cape May Court House. Mosquito Control Department helicopter crashes in Cape May Court House. Pilot identified as Dan Konecny

A helicopter made a forced landing in a field at School House Lane and Boyd Street in Cape May Court House at about 10:50 a.m. Monday, Aug. 25, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

The helicopter belongs to the Cape May County Department of Mosquito Control.

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UPDATED: Vehicle crashes into Wildwood pumping station

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, August 24, 2014 09:21 am

Vehicle crashes into Wildwood pumping station Vehicle crashes into Wildwood pumping station RIO GRANDE - A vehicle crashed into the Wildwood pumping station Saturday, Aug. 23 at 6 a.m., Middle Township police said Sunday.

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Artists presented for Labor Day weekend

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Written by David Benson Sunday, August 24, 2014 07:56 am

STONE HARBOR – Ocean Galleries will host two artists for a Labor Day weekend exhibition: Viktor Shvaiko and Thomas Stiltz.  “Wine and Romance - the Evocative Images of Viktor Shvaiko and Thomas Stiltz” runs Friday, Aug, 29 through Sunday, Aug. 31.

 Guests will have the opportunity to meet the two artists at receptions taking place in the Stone Harbor gallery from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. The exhibit is free and open to the public, with all artwork available for purchase.

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