Middle Township Gazette

Praise for Middle Township reporter

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Written by Opinion Tuesday, January 20, 2015 12:00 am

To the editor:

I have been speaking out on community issues for many years. Now that I've had an unsuccessful run for office, my detractors feel I should shut up. That ain't gonna happen. Having been politically active and writing many letters to various editors of local newspapers, I have established relationships with numerous staff members of these publications. While I do not mean to diminish the credentials of any of these good people, one stood out to me. 

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Prayer breakfast brings folks together to honor Martin Luther King Jr.

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Written by David Benson Monday, January 19, 2015 03:02 pm

Nearly 200 people attended a prayer breakfast honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 19, at the Martin Luther King Center in Whitesboro. Nearly 200 people attended a prayer breakfast honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 19, at the Martin Luther King Center in Whitesboro. WHITESBORO – Monday brought nearly 200 people together in a morning of family, fellowship and remembrance at a prayer breakfast honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

 “Today is about togetherness,” said Wanda Shepard, secretary for the Cape May County chapter of the NAACP.

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Cape Bank appoints Birenbaum to lead commercial lending practice

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, January 17, 2015 07:20 am

Arthur M. Birenbaum Arthur M. Birenbaum CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Cape Bank has announced the appointment of Arthur M. Birenbaum, formerly of The Bancorp, to lead the bank’s commercial lending practice.

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Comcast plans 'power up' stations during power outages

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, January 17, 2015 07:11 am

Comcast has announced that it will join with NBC10 and Telemundo62 to offer Delaware Valley residents who lose power during mass outages the chance to recharge devices at participating Comcast/Xfinity store locations in the region.

"A lot of our facilities have generators, so we have back up power," said Jennifer Bilotta, a Comcast spokeswoman.

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Bishop McHugh celebrates Catholic schools week

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 16, 2015 07:59 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The public is invited to celebrate national Catholic schools week – Jan. 25-31 – with the staff and students at Bishop McHugh Regional Catholic School, 2221 Route 9 North, Clermont.

According to a statement, school officials have planned a week of activities, and the school’s doors are open for visitors who are interested in learning more about Catholic education.

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Jersey Shore Pops Jazz Quintet plans Valentine’s performance

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 16, 2015 07:00 am

Clifford Buggs leads the new Jersey Shore Pops Jazz Quintet which debuts in a concert at the Avalon Links Restaurant on Valentine’s Day. Clifford Buggs leads the new Jersey Shore Pops Jazz Quintet which debuts in a concert at the Avalon Links Restaurant on Valentine’s Day. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The public is invited to a romantic dinner with jazz and dancing at 6 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 14, at Avalon Links Restaurant, 1510 Route 9 North, Cape May Courthouse, featuring the Jersey Shore Pops Jazz Quintent, led by trumpeter Clifford Buggs.

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Middle police begin test of body cameras on officers

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, January 15, 2015 05:18 pm

The Middle Township Police Department started a pilot program today, Thursday, Jan. 15, testing the use of body cameras in the field by patrol officers, the department announced. 

The body cameras are manufactured by Taser International and two officers on each patrol shift will wear the cameras on a rotating basis. 

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Middle Township Police blotter, Jan. 5-11

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, January 15, 2015 12:33 pm

Middle Township Police Blotter Middle Township Police Department police announced that they made the following arrests from Jan. 5-11. 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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MVC facilities to close in recognition of MLK Day

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, January 15, 2015 10:04 am

Motor Vehicle Commission facilities statewide – including agencies, driver testing sites and inspection stations – will be closed Monday, Jan. 19 in recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

MVC facilities will be open for regular operating hours on Tuesday, Jan. 20.

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Eighth grade student organizes dance-a-thon as fundraiser

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, January 15, 2015 07:55 am

 Augostina ‘Augie’ Mallous says that dance is outlet for creativity and self-discovery. Augostina ‘Augie’ Mallous says that dance is outlet for creativity and self-discovery. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Augostina Mallous wants to dance, while at the same time sharing her of love of whirling across the floor with other teens who may not have that opportunity.

“Having the privilege and ability to dance is a gift,” said Mallous, known as “Augie” to her friends. “I want to share this gift with everyone I can, especially to those who are lacking essential funds.”

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