• Father Christmas will visit Whale’s Tale on Dec. 13 from 1 to 4 p.m. at 312 Washington Mall in Cape May. An old-fashioned Christmas exhibit

    The public is invited to a free exhibit of holiday traditions through the years complete with model trains, toys and more at the Carriage House Gallery, Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May, through Thursday, Jan. 1. The gallery is open daily, though hours vary. For more information, call 609-884-5404…

  • Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi visited Cape May Court House this week to urge area residents to shop locally. He was joined by town leaders on a tour of business on Main…</div>
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    Children and parents escort Santa Claus to the Martin Luther King Center for the Hamer’s School of Karate annual Christmas party, Saturday, Dec. 13. More than 60 children turned out for the party, and each received a new winter coat, in addition to other gifts.WHITESBORO – More than 60 children clambered…

  • When Alison Mastrangelo was young, she was a huge fan of ABC’s World News Tonight.

    “I always had the biggest crush on (anchor) Peter Jennings,” she said with a laugh. “My mom (Fran) always says whenever they’d turn on the TV and it was on that I’d stop everything I was doing to watch him.”

  • Madison Kelly, 12, has donated twice to the Middle Township Police Department’s holiday drive for toys.Despite cerebral palsy, 12-year-old keeps on giving

    CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Christmas is a time of giving, and few people take the concept more seriously than township residents Madison Kelly, 12, and her mother, Samantha.

    Not long ago, the young girl surprised Middle Township police by dropping off a large cache of toys – gifts for area children in the police department’s annual toy…

Middle Township Gazette

Kindle Auto Presents ‘Honest Neighbors’ Grant to Bishop McHugh

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, December 12, 2014 08:30 am

Bishop McHugh students and staff celebrate a donation from Kindle Auto Plaza’s Steven Kindle. Bishop McHugh students and staff celebrate a donation from Kindle Auto Plaza’s Steven Kindle. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Steven Kindle of Kindle Auto Plaza presented students at Bishop McHugh Regional Catholic School with a check for $1,186.  The donation was the result of Kindle Auto Plaza’s Honest Neighbors Campaign, where customers nominated local nonprofit organizations to receive donations. Bishop McHugh was one of 100 recipients of the program.

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Handmade for the holidays

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Written by Jen Marra Friday, December 12, 2014 08:21 am

Sandy Hackford of Cape May Court House, Monique Nabb of Avalon, Heidi Dunn of Avalon, Eileen Kajetzke of Avalon and Barbara Middleton of North Wildwood are focused on making ornaments out of felt during an art workshop with Paige Cunningham Monday, Dec. 8, at the Avalon Library. Sandy Hackford of Cape May Court House, Monique Nabb of Avalon, Heidi Dunn of Avalon, Eileen Kajetzke of Avalon and Barbara Middleton of North Wildwood are focused on making ornaments out of felt during an art workshop with Paige Cunningham Monday, Dec. 8, at the Avalon Library. Sandy Hackford of Cape May Court House, Monique Nabb of Avalon, Heidi Dunn of Avalon, Eileen Kajetzke of Avalon and Barbara Middleton of North Wildwood are focused on making ornaments out of felt during an art workshop with Paige Cunningham Monday, Dec. 8, at the Avalon Library. 

 

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Legion helps Coast Guard members go home for holidays

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, December 12, 2014 08:01 am

Jim Fleischmann presents Coast Guard Seaman Betty Siscoe with her ticket and travel itinerary for trip home at the Stone Harbor American Legion Post 331, Sunday, Dec. 7. Jim Fleischmann presents Coast Guard Seaman Betty Siscoe with her ticket and travel itinerary for trip home at the Stone Harbor American Legion Post 331, Sunday, Dec. 7. CAPE MAY – Stone Harbor American Legion Post 331 presented two Coast Guard members tickets home as part of their Home for the Holidays program during a ceremony held Sunday, Dec. 7.

Petty Officer 3rd Class Cameron Hutchens and Seaman Betty Sciscoe submitted their names into a fishbowl in August and were randomly selected as the winners of the American Legion’s program.

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Bishop McHugh appoints lay advisory board

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, December 12, 2014 07:22 am

Lay advisory board members include Danielle Fox, Martin Radzieta, Kathy Filippo, Mike Klein, Jeanette Powers, Bob Dooley, Kate Klemick. Not pictured is Julie Grimes. Lay advisory board members include Danielle Fox, Martin Radzieta, Kathy Filippo, Mike Klein, Jeanette Powers, Bob Dooley, Kate Klemick. Not pictured is Julie Grimes. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Bishop McHugh Regional Catholic School has appointed a lay advisory board, a group of professionals from the four parishes affiliated with the school.

The volunteer board meets monthly to advise the school on matters ranging from recruitment and community outreach to student programs, grants and funding opportunities and technology.

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Middle school students to perform with Gentille, Jersey Shore Pops

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Written by David Benson Thursday, December 11, 2014 03:24 pm

Linda Gentille and Cindy Yenolevich work with students in advance of their performance at the holiday show at the Performing Arts Center, Saturday, Dec. 13. Linda Gentille and Cindy Yenolevich work with students in advance of their performance at the holiday show at the Performing Arts Center, Saturday, Dec. 13. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Area music students will get the chance to shine this week, when they take the stage at the Performing Arts Center with Linda Gentille and the Jersey Shore Pops at 2p.m., Saturday, Dec. 13.

The students’ performance is part of Bugler’s Holiday, a show featuring many local stars including Gentille, The Dueling Violins, percussionist Ray Deeley, sopranos Jacklyn Buckingham and Michelle English, Clifford Buggs and baritone Ron Baker.

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Family movie night supports Toys for Tots

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, December 11, 2014 02:12 pm

STONE HARBOR - The public is invited to family movie night at 5:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 12, presented by Stone Harbor Recreation. The movie, “Arthur Christmas,” will be shown on a jumbo screen outside, under the recreation department's pavilion at 81st and Second Avenue.

Hot cocoa and cookies will be provided to ward off the cold.

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Section of Bike Path to be closed, Dec. 15-19

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, December 11, 2014 02:01 pm

The section of the bike path from Dias Creek Road to Oyster Road will be closed the entire week of Dec. 15-19, while the Atlantic City Electric company replaces transmission poles at its Court House substation.

According to a statement from the township, the bike path section is closed out of concern for public safety.

 
 

Middle Township Police blotter, Dec. 1-7

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Written by Police Blotter Thursday, December 11, 2014 11:15 am

Middle Township Police Department Middle Township Police Department Middle Township Police Department police announced that they made the following arrests from Dec. 1-7. 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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Social media tips lead to arrest in court theft

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, December 11, 2014 09:19 am

Police posted a video of the alleged to social media. Police posted a video of the alleged to social media. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Last week, Middle Township police asked for the public's help in identifying a man who allegedly stole a jacket with personal belongings from inside Middle Township Municipal Court.

On Thursday, Dec. 4, police posted a video, along with a description, and asked that fans identify the suspect.

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Trial set after reorganization for Republican challenge

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Written by David Benson Thursday, December 11, 2014 09:17 am

DENNIS TOWNSHIP – A Republican challenge to a Democratic win in the township continues and will not be resolved until after the committee reorganizes in January, attorneys said recently.

Lisa Salimbene, the Democrat who holds a one-vote lead in the November vote over incumbent Frank Germanio, a Republican, will take office during the committee’s reorganization at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 5.

After a recount, Salimbene’s total 1,110 was just enough to hold her lead over Germanio’s 1,109 votes.

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