Middle Township Gazette

Cape Christian students hold annual Christmas concert

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, December 20, 2014 07:45 am

First-graders dressed in their Sunday best wait to put on their show. Shown are: Benjamin Funk, Ava Larson, Anthony Unkle, Alexandria Connerton, Chloe Cope, Luke Olson and Macyn Whitley. First-graders dressed in their Sunday best wait to put on their show. Shown are: Benjamin Funk, Ava Larson, Anthony Unkle, Alexandria Connerton, Chloe Cope, Luke Olson and Macyn Whitley. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Students at Cape Christian Academy held their annual Christmas concert, “Joyful and Triumphant,” at Tabernacle United Methodist Church, Erma, Friday, Dec.12

The students entertained their guests with a variety of traditional and contemporary holiday worship music, through a blend of vocals, instrument and dance.

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At church, arrows target the center of faith

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Written by David Benson Saturday, December 20, 2014 07:13 am

Alli Conley takes aim at a target in the Cape Community Church family center during a program that uses archery to bring families closer together and spread the Gospels. Alli Conley takes aim at a target in the Cape Community Church family center during a program that uses archery to bring families closer together and spread the Gospels. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The steady thwap of arrows finding their targets punctuated a church leader’s thoughts as he talked about how archery can bring families closer together, and help children find God.

“The yellow circle is the bullseye, the center of the target,” said Carl Price, Cape Community Church. “What we teach them while they learn how to shoot is to make Christ the center of their lives.”

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Cape Regional Medical Center birth announcements for Dec. 3-9

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, December 20, 2014 07:03 am

The following birth announcements were provided by Cape Regional Medical Center in Cape May Court House.

Evangeline Marie DeNapoli was born to Corinne Carr and Samuel DeNapoli of Cape May Court House on Dec. 3

Dominick John Greto was born to Samantha Greto (Piro) and Anthony Greto of Cape May Court House on Dec. 3

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Middle Township Police blotter, Dec. 8-14

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Written by Police Blotter Friday, December 19, 2014 01:05 pm

Middle Township Police Blotter Middle Township Police Blotter Middle Township Police Department police announced that they made the following arrests from Dec. 8-14. 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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Middle Township police deliver hundreds of gifts to area families

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Written by David Benson Friday, December 19, 2014 12:33 pm

Officers with the Middle Township Police Department deliver hundreds of gifts to area residents, donated to the police for their annual toy drive to help needy families in Middle Township have a good Christmas. Shown are Patrolman Joe Gamble, Patrolman Michael Reardon, Det. Tracey Super, Officer Alison Akke, Patrolman Brian Revoir, Dispatcher Madonna Sill, Sgt. Fran Fiore, Officer Michelle Brown, and Patrolman Justin Vitola. Officers with the Middle Township Police Department deliver hundreds of gifts to area residents, donated to the police for their annual toy drive to help needy families in Middle Township have a good Christmas. Shown are Patrolman Joe Gamble, Patrolman Michael Reardon, Det. Tracey Super, Officer Alison Akke, Patrolman Brian Revoir, Dispatcher Madonna Sill, Sgt. Fran Fiore, Officer Michelle Brown, and Patrolman Justin Vitola. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Christmas came early for nine area families, when Middle Township police officers delivered more than 500 gifts to excited children and parents.

The Friday deliveries were part of the police department’s annual drive to collect toys and other gifts for families in Middle Township. The drive is a local drive, separate from the national Toys for Tots drive.

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Committee applies for $3.15M beach resiliency grant

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Written by David Benson Friday, December 19, 2014 09:32 am

Committee also supports no passing resolution on Route 47

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Township Committee will apply for a $3.15 million state grant aimed at restoring beaches and dunes at Reeds Beach and Pierces Point Beach, members decided Monday, Dec. 13.

Business Administrator Connie Mahon said the state Department of Environmental Protection will be looking for unique approaches in deciding which grant applications to approve next year, and she felt that the township has a good chance of securing the funds.

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Committee may limit big trucks in neighborhoods

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Written by David Benson Friday, December 19, 2014 09:23 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Township Committee will consider an ordinance in coming months to regulate heavy trucks and semis in residential neighborhoods, in response to complaints about noise, pollution and traffic issues.

During the work session, Monday, Dec. 15, committee discussed issues surrounding commercial vehicles, such as boats and other out-sized vehicles, parked on city streets.

“It’s a common complaint,” said Committeeman Dan Lockwood. “Commercial vehicles parked over and over and over again on residential streets.”

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Middle Township High School students adopt families for a Merry Christmas

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Written by David Benson Thursday, December 18, 2014 03:42 pm

Alyssa Brittingham, Andrea Sarmiento and Emma Carlson work together as they wrap gifts for one of the 12 children the Key Club adopted for the Christmas holidays. Alyssa Brittingham, Andrea Sarmiento and Emma Carlson work together as they wrap gifts for one of the 12 children the Key Club adopted for the Christmas holidays. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Students throughout Middle Township High School have adopted families for Christmas, and on Wednesday, Dec. 17, Key Club members donned pajamas and ugly sweaters to wrap gifts for their chosen recipients.

“The Interact Club. The Red Cross Club. The Go Green Club. They’ve all adopted families for Christmas,” said Susan Toohey, math teacher and advisor to the Key Club.

So has the Key Club. This year, one of the families the club is helping includes a student in the school.

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Woodbine woman allegedly burglarizes same home twice

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, December 17, 2014 04:33 pm

NORTH WILDWOOD – A Woodbine woman is in custody, accused of burglarizing the same North Wildwood home on 24th Avenue twice.

Lelani M. Freeman, 30, Woodbine, was charged by North Wildwood police, who said the incidents happened between November and December. Police have accused her of stealing pills and an electronic benefit card. According to police,  she knew the victim.

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Lane reopened on Parkway after truck strikes bridge

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Written by David Benson Wednesday, December 17, 2014 10:38 am

Dale Gerhart/Press of Atlantic City photo courtesy of Dale Gerhart/Press of Atlantic City MIDDLE TOWNSHIP – Northbound traffic on the Garden State Parkway eased Wednesday morning, after a state inspector allowed a lane to be reopened after giving the bridge over Avalon Boulevard a clean bill of health.

On Tuesday, the state Turnpike Authority closed one lane of the Garden State Parkway after a tractor-trailer truck carrying several cars struck the northbound bridge while traveling on Avalon Boulevard.

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