Middle Township Gazette

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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Motor vehicle office in Rio Grande plans move to North Cape May

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, January 15, 2015 07:54 am

RIO GRANDE – The state Motor Vehicle Commission’s office in the Rio Grande Plaza Shopping Center will close sometime this summer, and the office is slated to move to a larger building in North Cape May, a state official said Monday.

Mairin Bellack, deputy director of communications with the Motor Vehicle Commission, said an expiring lease at the plaza prompted the move.

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‘Prayer Partners’ brings students together at Cape Christian

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, January 15, 2015 07:26 am

Dorothy Berger, Veronica Panczner and Ana O’Regan with Jayden Tan, Alexandra Zervas and Jocelyn Funk. Dorothy Berger, Veronica Panczner and Ana O’Regan with Jayden Tan, Alexandra Zervas and Jocelyn Funk. Prayer Partners is a weekly session among the students at Cape Christian Academy that is devoted to prayer and praise.

Junior high and high school students are paired with an elementary student for the school year. Each Thursday prior to lunch, the students gather, and the older students lead the younger ones in prayer.

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Mayor: Woodbine future is bright

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, January 15, 2015 12:00 am

Editor’s Note: This is a copy of Mayor William Pikolycky’s State of the Borough address at the recent Woodbine reorganization meeting. The address has been edited for space.

The future remains bright for Woodbine.

It is my pleasure to report the State of the Borough of Woodbine along with my wishes for the best in this New Year on this “Little Christmas” –  our Eastern European celebration of the holiday, and to thank the people of Woodbine for electing me for a seventh term.

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On the cover: Taking it to the basket

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Written by Jen Marra Thursday, January 15, 2015 12:00 am

Bridget Ruskey of the Middle Township High School girls basketball team drives to the basket during her team’s game against rival Lower Cape May Regional Bridget Ruskey of the Middle Township High School girls basketball team drives to the basket during her team’s game against rival Lower Cape May Regional Bridget Ruskey of the Middle Township High School girls basketball team drives to the basket during her team’s game against rival Lower Cape May Regional Monday, Jan 12, in Lower Cape’s gymnasium. Trailing by double digits, the Lady Panthers scored 11 straight points in the fourth quarter to draw to within a point but ultimately fell short, 33-30. See Sports for the story and more photos.

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