• CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Residents and workers along Mechanic Street near the Middle Township Police Department were evacuated Tuesday, Sept. 16, after a resident walked into the department with a piece of World War II-era ordnance, police said in a statement.

    Atlantic City Police Department’s bomb squad was called in to evaluate the ordnance, and they determined that was a World War II era marking round. According to police, the round would have had an explosive tip to mark targets.

  • Laura Stetser/Egg Harbor Township's Scullville VFC annual haunted hayride opens the first weekend in October. 

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – This year’s Terror in the Junkyard haunted hayride and maze will feature a new attraction involving live zombies, the Scullville Volunteer Fire Company announced Tuesday.

    The Apocalypse Training Zombie Paintball Shootout will give visitors a chance to step up and prevent zombies from attacking. Separate admission to the zombie shootout is $5 for 100 paintballs and includes the use of guns…

  • MARGATE – Mini-golf will make a debut this year at the annual Fall Funfest by the Bay – along with new amusements, boat rides, craft vendors, a smorgasbord of food, critters for the kids, two stages of nonstop entertainment and a visit from Miss New Jersey 2014 Cierra Kaler-Jones.

    The two-day festival will stretch for six blocks along the bayfront on Amherst Avenue, running 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29.

  • We won’t know what Hurricane Edouard will bring, but it’s expected to pass well off the coast this week. Previous storms this year brought some great waves, but this one’s being described as the first major storm of the season. Summer’s not over, but if it were a tube of toothpaste, we’d be…

  • OCEAN CITY — Making a commitment to enrich and nourish the Ocean City School community, school district officials unveiled a revamped district wellness initiative at an Aug. 27 meeting of the Ocean City Board of Education.

    “It’s full speed ahead for 2014-2015,” said Michelle Rundgren, the school district’s human resource manager.

Middle Township Gazette

Website gives residents a way to see crime in their own neighborhood

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Written by David Benson Wednesday, July 02, 2014 02:13 pm

RaidsOnline RaidsOnline CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The digital age has given Middle Township Police another tool to fight crime, and the chief is sharing that tool with the public to better focus law enforcement efforts throughout the area.

www.RaidsOnline.com has a three-year database of offenses in Middle Township available to the public that’s updated daily by the township police department.

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Avalon adds three police officers

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, July 02, 2014 01:54 pm

Anthony DeCesero Jr.’s mother watches as her son is sworn in by Mayor Martin Pagliughi. Anthony DeCesero Jr.’s mother watches as her son is sworn in by Mayor Martin Pagliughi. Borough honors Andrew Bednarek for his years of service

AVALON – Three officers were sworn in during Borough Council meeting Wednesday, June 25 by Mayor Martin Pagliughi, after the council approved recommendations made by Police Chief William McCormick, an official said recently.

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50-year-old Burleigh man charged with intent to sell heroin

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, June 30, 2014 04:18 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – A 50-year-old Burleigh man has been charged with possession with intent to distribute heroin, prescription drugs and marijuana as a result of a search of his home on Thursday, June 26, according to a police report.

Herbert Dolson, a Garden Lake mobile home resident, was arrested and taken to the county jail with bail set at $50,000, after the prosecutor’s office and the county regional SWAT team executed a warrant at his home.

According to a police statement, law enforcement recovered heroin, illegal prescription drugs and marijuana.

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Middle Township Police blotter, June 16-22

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Written by Police Blotter Monday, June 30, 2014 03:19 pm

Middle Township Police Department responded to or initiated 864 calls for service, averaging 123 per day Monday through Sunday, June 16-22.

Monday, June 16

Fraud - Mechanic Street, Cape May Court House

Shoplifting - Joe Canals, Rio Grande

Vehicle crash - Route 9 South, Cape May Court House

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Bridgeton youth airlifted to hospital after parkway accident

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Written by David Benson Monday, June 30, 2014 11:47 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – A 17-year-old Bridgeton youth was medivacked to the Atlantic City Medical City Sunday afternoon with serious injuries after his vehicle overturned and went off the road near the North Wildwood exit of the Garden State Parkway, officials said.

Cesar Gomez had to be extricated from his green Ford Explorer by two local fire companies, said Trooper Jeff Flynn.

“Rio Grande and Middle Township fire departments and the Middle Township Police Department assisted at the scene,” Flynn said.

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Golfers attend competition to benefit historical society

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, June 30, 2014 07:16 am

AVALON - About 30 golfers turned out for the Avalon Historical Society’s second annual Miniature Golf Competition Saturday, June 14, at Go Fish Golf Course.

The winner for best score adult category was Mike Kress. In the children’s category, Colin Kress had best score. Adults with the most holes in one included James Agger Jr, Janine Fante and Mike Kress. In the children’s division, Colin Stenger sank the most one-stroke putts.

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Woodbine Elementary School Students graduate, earn awards

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, June 29, 2014 07:15 am

WOODBINE - Graduating from Woodbine Elementary School on June 19 were: Dylan Hunter Cruz, Taliah Marie Anderson, Ma’Qi  Anthony Gibbs, Xavielle Lovell Anthony Toney, Cristian Jose Cortes-Lopez, Joel Kenneth White, Dominique Esperanza Alicea, Shyedeeia Brittany Guilford, Morris Bennie Murray-Harris, Dominic Edwin Thompson, Emily Rachel Moran, Stacy Ann Rymarz, Jared John White, Marc Anthony Rivera, Dai’Sheila De-Ann Jones, Joshua Emmanuel Cooper, Kevan Lee Johnson Jr.

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Volunteers clean up Lincoln Park in Woodbine

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, June 29, 2014 07:05 am

Woodbine clean up Woodbine clean up WOODBINE - Volunteers joined with borough employees on Sunday, June 22, from 1 to 4 p.m. to clean up Lincoln Park, a 22-acre property along DeHirsch Avenue in the central part of Woodbine.

According to a press release from the Municipal Alliance, the Woodbine Volunteer Fire Department provided three trucks and additional manpower to provide ample water for the wash-up of equipment in the three Park playgrounds.

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Scrappy and Merlin: pets of the week

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, June 28, 2014 07:35 am

Scrappy Scrappy Scrappy is an adult black Labrador retriever, who’s lived with cats, kids and other dogs without problems. Shelter workers said that Scrappy is an older dog, who would do well in a quiet home. Scrappy like to chase a tennis ball, and will play until he’s too tired to move. Scrappy’s adoption fee is $95 which includes neutering, micro chipping, all vaccinations brought up to date.

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PAC dance festival to finish with three national competitions

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, June 28, 2014 07:14 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The public is invited to free dance performances beginning July 1 at the Middle Township’s Performing Art Center when three companies bring their national competitions to the stage in Cape May Court House.

According to Kay Aspell, managing director, the show begins when the Power of Dance Company of Green Brook takes to the stage, July 1-2. The competition begins at 9 a.m. and expected to finish around 8 p.m.

On Stage America of Baltimore is next on the agenda, July 6-11, and competitions are scheduled throughout the day, again from 9 a.m.-8 p.m.

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