• 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…

  • Joseph TownsBoard of Education releases statement

    CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - A Middle Township High School teacher faces multiple criminal charges, including sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child, law enforcement officials said Tuesday, July 22.

  • Officer Joseph GambleCAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Middle Township Committee will recognize Officer Joseph Gamble as the June 2014 Employee of the Month at its Monday, July 21 meeting.

    According to a press release from the committee, Gamble will be honored for saving a life through his quick-thinking response during an emergency.

Middle Township Gazette

Middle to join in Avalon dredge project

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Written by David Benson Thursday, April 24, 2014 09:19 am

But negotiations planned with Avalon Manor homeowners on the bill

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Some Avalon Manor homeowners want part of a state grant to help fund dredging of their harbor.

Some owners brought concerns about a dredging project at Sterbeck Harbor to Township Committee Monday, April 22.

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Middle seeks help to fund feral cat program

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Written by David Benson Thursday, April 24, 2014 09:12 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The Township Committee unanimously passed a resolution on Monday seeking a $31,000 grant from PetSmart Charities to continue a program begun in 2011 to spay and neuter feral cats.

Over the last two years, more than 500 feral felines were trapped, neutered and released, said Charlotte Anderson, board member of the Animal Alliance of Cape May. But the funds for the program ran out about six months ago.

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Woodbine celebrates the Week of the Young Child

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:19 pm

WOODBINE — The borough has issued a proclamation declaring April 21-25 as “Week of the Young Child,” with the theme of “Early Years are Learning Years,” an official said recently, and the school district has planned activities throughout the week to recognize the event.

“I hope and encourage that a parent or family member of each child will be able take part in at least some of those activities celebrate the Week of the Young Child and I welcome our Head Start children who will be joining in this celebration,” said Mayor William Pikolycky.

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Woodbine residents observe Arbor Day with tree seedlings

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:06 pm

Woodbine resident John Sturm receives trees from Jim Gurdgiel, a plant operator with the MUA. Woodbine resident John Sturm receives trees from Jim Gurdgiel, a plant operator with the MUA. WOODBINE — The borough had a special twist on its annual Arbor Day celebration when it served as the county drop-off site for free tree seedlings to be distributed under the state Tree Recovery Campaign, a borough official said recently.

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UPDATE: One dead in Avalon Boulevard collision

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, April 23, 2014 08:36 am

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — A 51-year-old man is dead after a two car crash on Avalon Boulevard Tuesday.

Middle Township Police responded to the accident at about 4:50 p.m. April 22. According to police, a silver minivan heading east crossed the center line and struck a Green Jeep Wrangler, driven by Addison Jones, 61, of Langhorne, Pa.

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Parkway construction closures, April 21-25

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 22, 2014 05:59 pm

From the NJ Turnpike Authority

  • Exit 11 westbound is closed. It is expected to reopen in mid-May.
  • April 21-25 - The southbound right shoulder is closed from mile marker 11.6 to 11.4, from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • April 21-25 - The southbound right shoulder is closed from mile marker 8.1 to 7.9, from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.


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Coloring contest winners honored in Middle Township

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 22, 2014 02:16 pm

Shown from left are Tammy Devitt, recreational leader, Amelia Slick, Tatyana Moffitt, Craig Martin, Nicholas Cummiskey, Cara Stehman, Elizabeth Howe and Committeeman Dan Lockwood. Shown from left are Tammy Devitt, recreational leader, Amelia Slick, Tatyana Moffitt, Craig Martin, Nicholas Cummiskey, Cara Stehman, Elizabeth Howe and Committeeman Dan Lockwood. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — Township Committee recognized children throughout the area during its regular meeting on Monday, April 22, when an official awarded prizes to the winners of the Recreation Department's fourth annual Easter coloring contest.

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Woodbine receives funding to study sewer service

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, April 21, 2014 08:30 am

WOODBINE - Woodbine has received $30,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Rural Development to conduct engineering reviews and cost benefit analysis for incorporating borough-wide sanitary sewers into the Cape May County Municipal Utilities Authority plans for disposal from the county landfill in Woodbine, a borough official said recently.

In a press release, Mayor William Pikolycky said that the funding enables Woodbine to participate in the CMCMUA's request for proposal and design study process. The study will evaluate how residents and businesses of Woodbine would benefit from the construction of a sanitary sewage collection system to replace the current septic systems.

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‘reTURN the Favor’ walk planned to rescue horseshoe crabs

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, April 21, 2014 08:27 am

reTURN the Favor reTURN the Favor KIMBLES BEACH - With the weather turning and the temperature rising, the annual spawn of the horseshoe crab is just weeks away. This year, the public can see the crabs up close and do them a favor at the same time, when they join the Friends of Cape May National Wildlife Refuge on Sunday, May 4, 11 a.m. at Kimbles Beach for a program about horseshoe crabs, shorebirds, and the importance of the Delaware Bay to their survival.

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‘My County Poster Contest’ winners honored April 9

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, April 21, 2014 08:20 am

2014 Poster Contest Winners - Winners of the annual “My County Poster Contest” were honored by Cape May County constitutional officers Sheriff  Gary G. Schaffer (top left), Surrogate M. Susan Sheppard (top 2nd from left) and County Clerk Rita Marie Fulginiti  (top second from right) at a special awards ceremony held in the Courthouse on April 9.  Also pictured are:  (1st row) 1st place, Kylie Graham; 2nd place, A.J. Fucci; 3rd place, Isabella Freund. (2nd row) Honorable mention - Sammy Andress, Justin Tomlin, Cohl Mercado, Angelina Alliano, Adrianna Rivera. (3rd row) Honorable mention - Ava Irizarry.  Not pictured are Alexis Fox, Katrina Fuentes and Faith Hurst. 2014 Poster Contest Winners - Winners of the annual “My County Poster Contest” were honored by Cape May County constitutional officers Sheriff Gary G. Schaffer (top left), Surrogate M. Susan Sheppard (top 2nd from left) and County Clerk Rita Marie Fulginiti (top second from right) at a special awards ceremony held in the Courthouse on April 9. Also pictured are: (1st row) 1st place, Kylie Graham; 2nd place, A.J. Fucci; 3rd place, Isabella Freund. (2nd row) Honorable mention - Sammy Andress, Justin Tomlin, Cohl Mercado, Angelina Alliano, Adrianna Rivera. (3rd row) Honorable mention - Ava Irizarry. Not pictured are Alexis Fox, Katrina Fuentes and Faith Hurst. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Winners of the 22nd annual “My County Poster Contest” were honored on April 9 in the courthouse jury assembly room by Cape May County officials.

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