Middle Township Gazette

No shortage of legs for Sandy Paws 5K Run and Pooch Walk

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Written by Jen Marra Friday, August 29, 2014 07:05 am

Jenny Merson of Cape May Court House takes her dogs Bella and Brownstone for a walk down the beach as they participate in the Sandy Paws 5K Run and 1 Mile Pooch Walk Sunday, Aug. 24, at 96th Street and the beach in Stone Harbor.  Proceeds from the event benefit the Stone Harbor Volunteer Fire Company and the Animal Alliance of Cape May County.  Jenny Merson of Cape May Court House takes her dogs Bella and Brownstone for a walk down the beach as they participate in the Sandy Paws 5K Run and 1 Mile Pooch Walk Sunday, Aug. 24, at 96th Street and the beach in Stone Harbor. Proceeds from the event benefit the Stone Harbor Volunteer Fire Company and the Animal Alliance of Cape May County. Jenny Merson of Cape May Court House takes her dogs Bella and Brownstone for a walk down the beach as they participate in the Sandy Paws 5K Run and 1 Mile Pooch Walk Sunday, Aug. 24, at 96th Street and the beach in Stone Harbor.  Proceeds from the event benefit the Stone Harbor Volunteer Fire Company and the Animal Alliance of Cape May County. 

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Free peripheral artery disease screenings set

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 28, 2014 02:50 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The public is invited to make an appointment for a free peripheral artery disease, or PAD, screening at Cape Regional Medical Center on Friday, Sept. 12.

The 15 minute ultrasound screening procedure is noninvasive and involves taking blood pressures of arms and pressures with ultrasound readings of ankles. 

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Middle Township schedules free rabies clinic Sept. 27

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 28, 2014 11:25 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - The public is invited to bring cats or dogs to a free rabies clinic from 2-3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 27 at the Department of Public Works at 400 West Mechanic St.

According to a statement from the township, this is the last free clinic scheduled this year.

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Belleplain VFW premiers new Web page

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 28, 2014 11:16 am

Committeeman Frank Germanio, right, and Belleplain VFW Commander Harry Creamer in front of the VFW post. Committeeman Frank Germanio, right, and Belleplain VFW Commander Harry Creamer in front of the VFW post. DENNIS TOWNSHIP — Belleplain VFW Post 6257 has a new Web page, and the post’s commander has thanked a local elected official for helping to bring it together.

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Prosecutor and Partnership recognized for drug abuse campaign

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 28, 2014 10:00 am

Shown are Sheriff Gary G. Schaffer, Freeholder Leonard C. Desiderio, Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor, Angelo M. Valente, executive director of the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey, and Chief Kenneth W. Super of the prosecutor’s office. Shown are Sheriff Gary G. Schaffer, Freeholder Leonard C. Desiderio, Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor, Angelo M. Valente, executive director of the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey, and Chief Kenneth W. Super of the prosecutor’s office. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – An award winning campaign aimed at educating young people and parents about the dangers of heroin has earned the county prosecutor and the Partnership for a Drug-free New Jersey statewide recognition by the National Association of Government Communicators.

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Woodbine’s 3rd annual Kids Carnival bigger than ever

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 28, 2014 09:36 am

Woodbine’s 3rd annual Kids Carnival bigger than ever Woodbine’s 3rd annual Kids Carnival bigger than ever WOODBINE – The third annual Kids Carnival, held in Woodbine’s Lincoln Park Saturday, Aug. 9, drew more participants than ever, according to a statement from Borough Councilwoman Mary Helen Perez.

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Township seeks to modify fishing pier plan at complex

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Written by Christie Rotondo Thursday, August 28, 2014 09:32 am

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Officials with the township asked for a change to their approved Open Space application for a fishing pier at the Ockie Wisting recreational complex Tuesday, Aug. 26, in order to get the project underway as soon as possible.

Original plans for the recreation complex included a 265-foot fishing pier on the property, which is located adjacent to Route 47 in the Rio Grande section of the township.

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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.

[See related story: Nine indentified in vandalism]

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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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