Middle Township Gazette

Dueling violin mother daughter team return to PAC

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 22, 2014 11:32 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - The public is invited to “Great Balls of Fire,” a production planned at 7 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 23 at the Performing Arts Center, featuring the violin mother daughter team of Susan and Amina Elsayed, along with Linda Gentille and The Jersey Shore Pops.

“Amina and her mother both have amazing stage charisma in addition to fabulous technique,” said Gentille. “How they bounce all over the stage while playing amazing technical feats astounds me.”

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Under the sea - The Little Mermaid Jr.

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Written by Jen Marra Friday, August 22, 2014 10:23 am

Skyla LaMonica as Ariel glides across the stage singing “Part of Your World” while her friends Gianna Balestriere as Flounder and Macey Tilsner as Starfish admire her collection of human things in Shore Productions musical presentation of Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr. Skyla LaMonica as Ariel glides across the stage singing “Part of Your World” while her friends Gianna Balestriere as Flounder and Macey Tilsner as Starfish admire her collection of human things in Shore Productions musical presentation of Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr. Skyla LaMonica as Ariel glides across the stage singing “Part of Your World” while her friends Gianna Balestriere as Flounder and Macey Tilsner as Starfish admire her collection of human things in Shore Productions musical presentation of Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr. Friday, Aug. 15, in the Middle Township Performing Arts Center.  Theatrical flying is provided by Fly by Foy. 

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Committee cuts potential red tape to allow street opening waiver

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Written by David Benson Friday, August 22, 2014 09:32 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – When an area resident found herself the victim of timing in attempting to get a sewer hook-up, Township Committee moved quickly during Monday’s work session to get a resolution on the agenda for that night’s regular meeting that would Ischa Campbell to cut through potential red tape.

Campbell’s house on Robert M Greene Way in Cape May Court House was under construction and awaiting state Department of Environmental Protection permits for completion when the road was paved.

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Committee to weigh $1M in capital requests

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Written by David Benson Friday, August 22, 2014 09:26 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Middle Township Committee will spend the next few weeks considering about $1.1 million in capital requests made by five departments, including one request to protect documents more than 100 years old.

The Public Works department is asking the committee for about $844,000 over the next 12 months to replace and repair equipment.

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Expansion of juvenile diversion program gives kids a second chance

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Written by David Benson Friday, August 22, 2014 07:00 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – A second chance is all that some kids need to find the right path, officials say, and this year, municipal law enforcement officials throughout the county are working to expand an existing program to help those under 14 stay out of the legal system.

Cape Assist’s Impact6 program has already been running for about 10 years, though it primarily targets underage drinking in youths 14 to 17 years old, said Temerity Berry, coordinator of the program.

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Development council plans restaurant week

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 21, 2014 11:14 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The Middle Township Economic Development Council is planning “restaurant week” from Sept. 22-27, and plans to contact restaurants throughout the area to participate in the event, according to a press release.

“There have been new restaurants that have opened in Middle Township within the past year, and of course we have many established restaurants,” said Carol Struett, chairwoman of the council.

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Middle Township Police blotter, Aug. 4-10

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Written by Police Blotter Thursday, August 21, 2014 10:45 am

Middle Township police announced that they made the following arrests from Aug. 4-10. 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.

Monday, Aug. 4

Joseph D. Bassett, 29, Millville – Possession of drugs

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Jersey Shore Pops to present “Great Balls of Fire” legends of piano

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 21, 2014 09:32 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - “Great Balls of Fire,” a concert focused on piano, is planned for 7 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 23 at the Performing Arts Center, starring Linda Gentille and The Jersey Shore Pops.

According to a press release, the show will feature music from piano legends of the last 50 years including: Jerry Lee Lewis, Liberace, Roger Williams, Billy Joel, Elton John, Barry Manilow, Stevie Wonder, Fats Waller, Floyd Cramer and Victor Borge.

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Annual Sandy Paws 5k race planned Sunday

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 21, 2014 09:28 am

STONE HARBOR – Pooches and their owners are invited to the seventh annual Sandy Paws 5k Run and 1 Mile Pooch Walk at 8 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 24 at the Stone Harbor Fire Department.

Proceeds from the run and walk benefit the Animal Alliance of Cape May County and Stone Harbor Fire Department.

Only humans can compete in the run, however the Pooch Walk is for dogs and their owners.

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County Zoo ranked 15th in U.S. by TripAdvisor.com

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 21, 2014 09:19 am

A cotton-top tamarin keeps an eye on the visitors at the Cape May County Zoo. The free zoo has ranked high in a recent national list. A cotton-top tamarin keeps an eye on the visitors at the Cape May County Zoo. The free zoo has ranked high in a recent national list. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Cape May County Zoo was recently honored by TripAdvisor.com when it received a certificate of excellence from the website, and was ranked 15th in the country, just behind metropolitan zoos such as the San Diego Zoo, according to a press release.

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