Middle Township Gazette

Florine “Mom” Ball celebrates 105 years

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Written by David Benson Tuesday, June 03, 2014 09:19 am

Florine Ball celebrated her 105th birthday on Friday, May 30. Florine Ball celebrated her 105th birthday on Friday, May 30. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Florine Ball celebrated her 105th birthday last Friday, May 30, surrounded by members of the First Baptist Church of Whitesboro, and the staff and residents of the Courthouse Convalescent Center in Cape May Court House.

“We call her Mom Ball,” said Dorothea McNeal, an activity aid with the center. “She’s the mother of the building.”

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Jennine McNeil appointed clinical manager of maternal and child health services

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, June 03, 2014 08:27 am

Jennine McNeil Jennine McNeil CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Cape Regional Medical Center has announced the appointment of Jennine McNeil, RN as clinical manager of maternal and child health services.

“Jennine has been a member of the Cape Regional Medical Center team since 1997 and brings with her 14 years of maternity nursing experience,” said Mary Beth DeCredico, administrative director.

“On behalf of the Cape Regional Medical Center team, we congratulate Jennine on her appointment.”

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UPDATED: Middle super Kopakowski offered job in Pennsylvania

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Written by David Benson Monday, June 02, 2014 05:05 pm

Michael Kopakowski Michael Kopakowski CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Michael Kopakowski, superintendent of Middle Township public schools, is expected to retire this month, after a school board in Pennsylvania announced that they have voted to hire him to take over schools in Morrisville on July 1.

“I haven’t signed a contract yet, nor have I retired,” Kopakowski said  Monday. “I can’t do that until I have a signed contract.”

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4-H Club maintains gardens at nursing home

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, June 02, 2014 08:07 am

Shown in the photo from left: Linda Horner, acting 4-H agent; Karen DiPalantino; Marcy Mihal; Kate Pantelione; Josh Pantelione; Alexa DiPalantino; Allie Sipple; Kate Mihal; Gayle Crookston; Cody Hanek; and Glenn Hanek. Shown in the photo from left: Linda Horner, acting 4-H agent; Karen DiPalantino; Marcy Mihal; Kate Pantelione; Josh Pantelione; Alexa DiPalantino; Allie Sipple; Kate Mihal; Gayle Crookston; Cody Hanek; and Glenn Hanek. Members of the Cape May County 4-H Club, parents and club leaders recently spread mulch at the Crest Haven Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center gardens in Cape May Court House.

The Cape May County 4-H Youth Development Program takes care of the gardens at the building's entrance for the residents and established two butterfly gardens four years ago.

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Family Field Day brings people together in Whitesboro

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Written by David Benson Sunday, June 01, 2014 10:23 am

Takarai Smith, 6, in the foreground, and his sister, Tahira Spencer, 10, take a wild ride on the inflatable slide during Family Field Day at the Martin Luther King Community Center in Whitesboro on Saturday, May 31. Takarai Smith, 6, in the foreground, and his sister, Tahira Spencer, 10, take a wild ride on the inflatable slide during Family Field Day at the Martin Luther King Community Center in Whitesboro on Saturday, May 31. WHITESBORO - It was a rollicking good morning in Whitesboro on Saturday, May 31, as community members came together for the fourth annual Family Field Day at the Martin Luther King Community Center.

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Cheryl Brewer receives doctorate in physical therapy

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, June 01, 2014 07:44 am

Cheryl Brewer Cheryl Brewer CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Cheryl Brewer, Dennisville, recently earned a doctorate degree in physical therapy from The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, achieving a 4.0 grade point average.

Brewer has worked as a physical therapist in the Rehabilitation Medicine Department at Cape Regional Medical Center since 1996.

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DeNittis named 'Top Doctor' by Philadelphia Magazine

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, May 31, 2014 08:13 am

Dr. Albert DeNittis Dr. Albert DeNittis CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Dr. Albert S. DeNittis, has been named 'Top Doctor' by Castle Connelly and Philadelphia Magazine for 2014.

DeNittis has served as medical director of The Brodesser Cancer Center at Cape Regional Medical Center since 2010, and he is chief of Radiation Oncology at Lankenau Hospital.  In addition, he serves as clinical associate professor of the Lankenau Institute of Medical Research in Wynnewood, Pa.

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Woodbine to hold public hearing on grant applications

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, May 31, 2014 07:52 am

WOODBINE - The borough wants to improve its streets and is seeking $2 million in grants to get the job done. A public hearing has been scheduled at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 10 in the main meeting room of the municipal services building at 501 Washington Ave., in Woodbine to discuss applications to the state Department of Transportation.

In a press release, Mayor William Pikolycky said the borough will apply for funding for work on its streets through two programs - Transportation Alternatives and Safe Routes to School.

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Take a tour of 'olde' homes in Avalon

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, May 31, 2014 07:26 am

AVALON - The Avalon Historical Society will host its 11th annual Olde House Tour of homes in Avalon on June 21 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Six houses will be featured on the tour, including a home that dates to 1890; a Sears Roebuck Kit House; and one home that transformed an attic space into bedrooms.

Three of the houses are cozy cottages that have been restored.  All of the homes retain original hardwood floors and plaster walls, and most have fireplaces.

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Family Promise offers homeless hope and a temporary home

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Written by David Benson Saturday, May 31, 2014 06:57 am

Many of the children that have stayed in the program have made posters expressing their thanks to Family Promise. The staff frames each poster, and above, Laurie Johnson, director, points out grateful messages. Many of the children that have stayed in the program have made posters expressing their thanks to Family Promise. The staff frames each poster, and above, Laurie Johnson, director, points out grateful messages. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Most members of a community are familiar with the idea of a church home, a place where a congregation can gather for communion and worship on Sundays.

But for some homeless families in Cape May County, area churches are quite literally home, for up to three months at a time.

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