• The car was later fully engulfed in flames.CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Frank Carroll didn’t have time to think about the vehicle fire when he yanked the drivers’ side door open at about 3:45 p.m., Friday July 25.

    He knew the flames were there; the car was hot, and a couple of loud pops let him know that the fire was growing.

  • Mayor Tim Donohue administers the oath to serve and protect to the township’s newest officer, Mike Pastore. After taking the oath, Pastore’s wife, Leslie, pins his badge to the officer’s uniform. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Middle Township welcomed its newest police officer Monday night when Officer Mike Pastore took an oath to serve and protect township residents during the committee's regular meeting at…

Middle Township Gazette

Middle votes to lower planned tax increase

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Written by David Benson Tuesday, May 06, 2014 10:47 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – A vote to amend the township’s 2014 budget split over party lines during the Middle Township Committee meeting Monday, May 5, when the Republican majority voted to pass a resolution that lowers a planned tax increase.

The vote came after a state revaluation of municipal pension contributions allowed the committee to reconsider this year’s spending. The revised budget was adopted at the meeting in a two to one vote.

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Auxiliary to host Remembrance Day Antique Show and Gala

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, May 05, 2014 08:45 am

AVALON — The Cape Regional Medical Center Auxiliary will host The Remembrance Day annual antique show and sale to benefit Cape Regional’s Brodesser Cancer Center on Friday and Saturday, May 23 and 24 at the Avalon Community Center, at 30th Street and the beach in Avalon, New Jersey.

The show begins with the gala opening event on Friday, May 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. with classical guitarist Joe Urbani, along with wine, cheese, finger foods and antiques. Tickets for the gala are $25 per person.

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Photos sought for annual contest

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, May 05, 2014 08:38 am

AVALON – Amateur photographers are invited to enter the annual photo contest sponsored by the Avalon Historical Society.

Entries will be accepted from Saturday, May 10 through Tuesday, May 27. Categories are nature, scenic, portrait/personality and abstract. There is also a youth category for children under 12.

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Avalon Lions present check to CASA

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, May 05, 2014 08:06 am

From left, Jack Vizzard, Avalon Lions 1st vice president, Karen DeRosa, director of community development for CASA and Phil Cooper, Avalon Lions charity treasurer. From left, Jack Vizzard, Avalon Lions 1st vice president, Karen DeRosa, director of community development for CASA and Phil Cooper, Avalon Lions charity treasurer. AVALON - The Avalon Lions recently presented a $1,500 check to Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA, to support the organization's goal of helping children in Cape May and Atlantic counties.

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Cynthia Leatherwood named County Teacher of the Year

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, May 04, 2014 09:51 am

DENNIS TOWNSHIP - Cynthia Leatherwood, a teacher in the Dennis Township School District, has been named the Cape May County Teacher of the Year for 2014-2015, according to a press release from the superintendent of schools.

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Zoo seeks artists for show

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, May 04, 2014 08:39 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Three agencies have joined together to sponsor a weekend of art, animals and fun in early June, and the groups are seeking artists interested in displaying their work to visitors to the Cape May County Zoo.

The Cape May County Division of Culture and Heritage, the Cape May County Zoo, and the Zoo Society will sponsor “Art & You at the Park & Zoo,” on Saturday and Sunday, June 7-8.

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Middle High School Band wins Superior in Nashville competition

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, May 04, 2014 08:35 am

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP—Fifty musicians from the Middle Township High School concert band flew to Nashville, Tenn., in early April and returned home a few days later on a higher note than when they began.

The band, under the direction of music teacher Richard Sterling, won three prestigious awards in the Festival of Music Band Competition for High Schools. It topped the field with Superior ratings as best band and best percussionists, and won the Espirit De Corps award for embodying the best sprit and enthusiasm among the competing schools from various states.  The band’s scores were 91 out of a possible 100.

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‘Scarf It Up’ group delivers handmade gifts to Crest Haven residents

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, May 04, 2014 08:29 am

The Scarf It Up group recently visited the Crest Haven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center to deliver more than 40 hand-knitted items to the residents. Shown from left are Pauline Dixon; Iris Drackett, assistant administrator; Linda Thornton, administrator; Margaret Vignola and Theresa Quinn. The Scarf It Up group recently visited the Crest Haven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center to deliver more than 40 hand-knitted items to the residents. Shown from left are Pauline Dixon; Iris Drackett, assistant administrator; Linda Thornton, administrator; Margaret Vignola and Theresa Quinn. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - The residents of the Crest Haven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center received warm and colorful gifts recently, when the community group Scarf It Up delivered hand-knitted shawls, lap robes and sleep socks to the center.

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Middle Township Police blotter, April 21 - April 27

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Written by Police Blotter Saturday, May 03, 2014 02:53 pm

Middle Township Police Department responded to or initiated 986 calls for service, averaging 141 per day Monday through Sunday, April 21 - April 27.

Monday, April 21

Vehicle crash - Route 9 South, Rio Grande

Vehicle crash - Route 9 North, Cape May Court House

Vehicle crash - Route 47 South, Rio Grande

Shoplifting - Wawa, Rio Grande

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ACCC chapter of English honor society inducts eight members

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Written by David Benson Saturday, May 03, 2014 08:56 am

Shown from left are Sigma Kappa Delta inductees Emma Marie Price, Brianna Yuhas, Jill Richman Heller, Trischann Corcoran and Chad Murnaghan. Not pictured are Chun Lau, Lindsay Ferrugno, and Amber Molina. Shown from left are Sigma Kappa Delta inductees Emma Marie Price, Brianna Yuhas, Jill Richman Heller, Trischann Corcoran and Chad Murnaghan. Not pictured are Chun Lau, Lindsay Ferrugno, and Amber Molina. MAYS LANDING — A Cape May Court House man was among eight students inducted into Atlantic Cape Community College’s Sigma Kappa Delta on April 22. SKD is an English honor society for two-year colleges.

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