• The annual All Breed Dog Show returns to Wildwoods starting Wednesday, Jan. 28. (photo by Jen Marra)WILDWOODS – The annual All Breed Dog Show is fun for many, but not as much fun as it is for Susan Shomo, the president of the Boardwalk Kennel Club.

    Shomo has been working with dogs since she was 6, and has been a long time member of the Boardwalk Kennel Club, which started in Atlantic City. She said she has done everything…

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  • CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – A financial consultant hired to examine the township’s financial department has recommended shifting from primarily manual bookkeeping to computer based accounting, among several proposed changes.

    Officials believe the examination saved the township about $80,000.

    The recommendations come in the wake of an audit last year of the beleaguered department’s practices that apparently resulted in a $400,000 overpayment on the township’s phone system over the last 10 years.

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  • Coast Guard units are working with other agencies to assist the vessel Santa Lucia after it ran aground near Miah Maull Shoal, Tuesday, Jan. 27. Local Coast Guard personnel examined the grounded vessel to determine whether it was leaking fuel or presented a danger to navigation.PHILADELPHIA —…

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  • Weathermen across Pennsylvania and New Jersey are scratching their heads this morning after a forecast for more than a foot of snow didn't happen and a wintery landcape like this one from last year remained only a memory./R.J. Liberatore Jr.Oops.

    A late-January snowstorm that the National Weather Service, AccuWeather and Weather Channel all forecast would have…

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  • Borough officials say that planting the dune grass is a volunteer event the whole family can enjoy.AVALON – The borough is looking for volunteers who want to enjoy a day at beach along with a free lunch.

    Though winter still bears down on the shore, this week, Avalon issued a statement seeking volunteers to plant dune grass beginning at 8:30 a.m., Saturday, April 18, Community Hall at 30th Street and Avalon Avenue.

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Middle Township Gazette

Avalon to vote on new clerk Thursday

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 28, 2014 10:12 am

AVALON — Avalon Borough Council is set to appoint a new Borough Clerk for the second time this year.

A special meeting is set for 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30 at Borough Hall, 3100 Dune Drive, to remove the current borough clerk, hold a closed door meeting to discuss the position, and to name Marie J. Hood the clerk for a three year term. Mayor Martin Pagliughi is set to swear in Hood that evening.

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Middle Township police schedule 'Cops and Coffee' Oct. 29

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 27, 2014 06:18 pm

Middle Township Police Department Middle Township Police Department CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - The Middle Township Police Department will host its community relations program “Cops and Coffee” between 8 and 10 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29 at the Cape May Court House McDonald's restaurant on Route 9 in Cape May Court House.

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State Police blotter, Woodbine barracks

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Written by Police Blotter Monday, October 27, 2014 03:56 pm

njsp WOODBINE - The New Jersey State Police are seeking the public's assistance in resolving recent thefts of several commercial air conditioner units from businesses in Upper Township.

Trooper W. Fisher said the estimated value of the units is more than $25,000 and that they were stolen within the last two months. The police believe the thefts occurred during the late night or early morning hours.

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Cape Regional Medical Center birth announcements for Sept. 26-Oct. 22

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 27, 2014 02:29 pm

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

Marley Rose Dunlevy was born to Kaitlyn Conrad and Thomas Dunlevy Jr. of Villas on Sept. 26

Kieran Deacon Saul was born to Nicole James and Josh Saul of West Cape May on Oct. 5

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Middle Township Police blotter, Oct. 13-19

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Written by Police Blotter Monday, October 27, 2014 01:53 pm

Middle Township Police Department Middle Township Police Department Middle Township police announced that they made the following arrests from Oct. 13-19. 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 Harvest Festival 2014 (slideshow)

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Written by David Benson Monday, October 27, 2014 11:16 am

It was a beautiful day in Cape May Court House as about 2,000 people crowded Boyd and Mechanic streets for this year’s Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 25. Here, a young girl holds up her own version of the sun, echoing a perfect day. It was a beautiful day in Cape May Court House as about 2,000 people crowded Boyd and Mechanic streets for this year’s Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 25. Here, a young girl holds up her own version of the sun, echoing a perfect day. It was a beautiful day in Cape May Court House as about 2,000 people crowded Boyd and Mechanic streets for this year’s Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 25. Here, a young girl holds up her own version of the sun, echoing a perfect day.

[For more photos and a slideshow with 89 photos, click below.]

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Middle Township Harvest Fest 2014

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Written by David Benson Monday, October 27, 2014 09:03 am

Dance Dynamics, Ocean View, performed in front of an enthusiastic crowd at the Cape May County Library at Middle Township's Harvest Fest, Saturday, Oct. 25. Dance Dynamics, Ocean View, performed in front of an enthusiastic crowd at the Cape May County Library at Middle Township's Harvest Fest, Saturday, Oct. 25. Dance Dynamics, Ocean View, performed in front of an enthusiastic crowd at the Cape May County Library at Middle Township's Harvest Fest, Saturday, Oct. 25. A crowd of about 2,000 jammed Mechanic and Boyd streets, visiting vendors and sampling a wide variety of foods.

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Harold Delaney named Special Touch Volunteer at medical center

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 26, 2014 06:45 am

Harold Delaney Harold Delaney CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Harold Delaney has been named Cape Regional Medical Center’s “Special Touch Volunteer” for the fourth quarter of 2014.

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Jersey Shore Pops summer concert series tickets available Nov. 1

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 26, 2014 06:39 am

Doug Church will lead off the concert series with “The True Voice of Elvis.” Doug Church will lead off the concert series with “The True Voice of Elvis.” CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Discounted tickets for the next Jersey Shore Pops summer concert series go on sale Nov. 1, and concert-goers will have the chance to enjoy four Saturday performances scheduled in July and August. Through the end of the year, a season pass is $100, a savings of $25.

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October is National 4-H Month

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 26, 2014 05:54 am

4H 4H Cape May County freeholders recently proclaimed October as National 4-H Month in Cape May County. To celebrate, members and adult volunteers of 4-H youth development program attended the Oct. 14 meeting of the freeholders at the county administration building.  Members of the group shared their 4-H experience with the freeholders, and informed them about upcoming programs and events. Among the 4-H members attending were: Marcie Hughes, Jimmy Papperman, Ben Bauer, Kristin Hughes, Alexa Anaya, Cody Hanek, Hunter Riggins, Gracie Bauer and Glenn Hanek.

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