Middle Township Gazette

Afternoon flurries in Middle Township

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Written by David Benson Wednesday, February 25, 2015 11:53 am

photo by Jen Marra photo by Jen Marra A family has a wintry walk as snow falls heavily Saturday, Feb. 21, in Cape May Court House.  The snow eventually turned to rain as temperatures increased but the water left behind later froze as temperatures dropped again in the evening. 

--photo by Jen Marra

 

Project Teach students get a look at local black history

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Written by David Benson Wednesday, February 25, 2015 11:07 am

Shirley Green, right, teaches local girls about black history in Cape May County. Shirley Green, right, teaches local girls about black history in Cape May County. BURLEIGH – Students with Project Teach got a personal look at black history in Cape May County this week when they attended a presentation from Shirley Green, a local artist and founder of the Whitesboro Historical Museum.

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Police eye new radio system

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Written by David Benson Wednesday, February 25, 2015 10:57 am

Middle Township Police Chief Christopher Leusner Middle Township Police Chief Christopher Leusner State gear could aid communication throughout the township

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The police department is closing in on a recommendation for a new radio system that could eliminate dead spots in coverage throughout the township, as well as link officers together by voice no matter where they are in the state.

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Committee hears proposal on tax abatement program for local businesses

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Written by David Benson Wednesday, February 25, 2015 10:53 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Township Committee heard a limited tax abatement plan last week that presenters said could spur economic growth along the business corridors, as well as other areas of the township.

“This is an economic stimulus program,” said Michael Zumpino, chairman Triad Associates. “It’s not a reduction in taxes for business, but on taxes to improvements to a business.”

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Step team honors Martin Luther King Jr. during BoE meeting

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Written by David Benson Tuesday, February 24, 2015 04:01 pm

The Middle Township Step Team dazzled and inspired residents and members of the Board of Education during last week’s meeting, held at the Martin Luther King Center in Whitesboro, Thursday, Feb. 19. The Middle Township Step Team dazzled and inspired residents and members of the Board of Education during last week’s meeting, held at the Martin Luther King Center in Whitesboro, Thursday, Feb. 19. WHITESBORO – Students from elementary through high school recognized the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. last week in a building named in his honor during the Middle Township Board of Education meeting held in Whitesboro.

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Spaghetti dinner benefits Middle Township Panther Band

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, February 24, 2015 03:34 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - The public is invited to a spaghetti dinner to benefit Middle Township Panther Band from 4 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 26, at Steve's Cafe, 189 South Delsea Drive (Route 47), Cape May Court House.

Eat in or take out. Attendees will get spaghetti with a choice of meatballs or sausage, bread, salad and dessert.

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Homework Club presents to Board of Education

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Written by David Benson Tuesday, February 24, 2015 09:57 am

Students with the Homework Club tell the Middle Township Board of Education how much they like the club, and how it helps during last week’s meeting. Shown are Courtney Bowyer, 2nd grade, Lilee Conover, 2nd grade, Yasmine Daniels, 3rd grade, Gloriana Le, 4th grade, Mia Knight, 5th grade, Emmajah Pelzer, 8th grade. Students with the Homework Club tell the Middle Township Board of Education how much they like the club, and how it helps during last week’s meeting. Shown are Courtney Bowyer, 2nd grade, Lilee Conover, 2nd grade, Yasmine Daniels, 3rd grade, Gloriana Le, 4th grade, Mia Knight, 5th grade, Emmajah Pelzer, 8th grade. WHITESBORO – Students from the Homework Club held in the Martin Luther King Center spoke with members of the township Board of Education, Thursday, Feb. 19, letting the board know how much they appreciate the extra help they get with their schoolwork through the club.

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Police identify North Wildwood man killed in chain reaction accident

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, February 23, 2015 02:38 pm

GRASSY SOUND – One person was killed in a chain reaction accident involving seven vehicles at about 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 21, on North Wildwood Boulevard in Grassy Sound, according to a police press release.

Joseph Waldron, 45, North Wildwood, was a passenger in one of the vehicles who got out of the car after the crashes, and was fatally struck by another vehicle.

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Middle Township Police blotter, Feb. 9-15

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Written by Police Blotter Monday, February 23, 2015 12:23 pm

Middle Township Police Department Middle Township Police Department Middle Township Police Blotter Middle Township Police Department police announced that they made the following arrests from Feb. 9-15. 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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Author Elin Hilderbrand to visit Avalon library

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, February 22, 2015 07:07 am

Elin Hilderbrand Elin Hilderbrand AVALON – The public is invited to a free presentation by Elin Hilderbrand, a New York Times bestselling author, at 6 p.m., Wednesday, July 15, in the Avalon Elementary School auditorium as part of the Avalon Free Public Library’s summer author series.

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