• Two Pleasantville men were shot Monday, Oct. 20 when the vehicle they were sitting in was riddled by 15-20 rounds of gunfire, according to Pleasantville Police.PLEASANTVILLE - Two Pleasantville men were shot Monday, Oct. 20 when the vehicle they were sitting in was riddled by 15-20 rounds of gunfire, according to Pleasantville Police.

  • Photo by Christie Rotondo/Former Mayor Bill Henfey, left, and current Mayor Patrick Rosenello, right, at Henfey's last meeting in December 2013. NORTH WILDWOOD — Bill Henfey, who served as North Wildwood’s mayor from 2006 to 2013, died Tuesday morning surrounded by family and friends at his home, the city of North Wildwood announced.

    He was 65.

  • Local and county officials attended the ribbon cutting of the Volunteers in Medicine Thrift Store in Cape May Court House, at 10 a.m., Saturday. Oct. 18.CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Shoppers waited patiently outside the doors of the township’s newest store, Saturday, Oct. 18, as local and officials cut the ribbon to open the Volunteers in Medicine thrift store at 20 S. Main St.

  • CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Demands by state, county and municipal officials for a second look at controversial affordable housing project at Patsy’s Way have halted the project – at least temporarily – while the governor’s office examines the proposal, a local official said recently.

    According to Middle Township Mayor Tim Donohue, the state Department of Community Affairs was set to petition HUD for the release of nearly $2 million on Friday, Oct. 10 to begin the project.

  • DENNIS TOWNSHIP – The board of education has two vacancies that came too late to place on the November ballot, and those positions will be filled after the general election on Nov. 4.

    “We had two board members resign – one in September and one last night (Oct. 15),” said Mia DelCorio, secretary to the business administrator. “Since it was so late, we couldn’t get the positions on the ballot.”

Middle Township Gazette

Trial date delayed in Khalil Wallace killing

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Written by David Benson Thursday, July 31, 2014 10:14 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The trial of two men charged in the 2011 slaying of Khalil Wallace has been postponed from its scheduled trial date while Judge Patricia Wild waits to hear two motions, one from the defense and one from the prosecution.

Trial was initially set Aug. 4 for two Millville men – Andre Gross and Norman Gray – charged in connection with the murder of Wallace, whose body was found Oct. 6, 2011 in a small lake in Cumberland County.

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CCW’s ‘Mac and Cheese Contest’ benefits programs for kids

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 31, 2014 09:40 am

WHITESBORO – The Concerned Citizens of Whitesboro organization is hosting a “Mac and Cheese” competition at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30 at the Martin Luther King Community Center at 207 W. Main Street to raise funds for children’s programs.

Individuals, businesses or non-profits are encouraged to submit macaroni and cheese dishes, which will be tasted and judged by attendees of the 26th annual Whitesboro Reunion Festival.

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Dennis Township seeks public comment on planned recreational park upgrade

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Written by David Benson Thursday, July 31, 2014 09:15 am

Dennis Conceptual design Dennis Conceptual design DENNIS TOWNSHIP – With a deadline for requesting a grant from the county just weeks away, Township Committee is asking members of the public to attend a committee meeting at 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4 in the municipal building at 571 Petersburg Road to provide input on a planned upgrade to the township’s recreation complex.

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Woodbine applies for $800,000 grants aimed at municipal airport

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Written by David Benson Thursday, July 31, 2014 09:05 am

WOODBINE – The borough has applied for more than $800,000 in state and federal grants for capital improvement projects at the Woodbine Municipal Airport, an official said recently.

Mayor William Pikolycky said Tuesday that is seeking about $427,000 from the Federal Aviation Administration for three projects: $79,000 for the design and engineering of Taxiway A repair; $273,000 for the removal of obstructions, such as brush and stumps; and $74,000 for the design and permitting of a helicopter parking area.

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Two injured in 3-car accident on Route 47

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Written by David Benson Wednesday, July 30, 2014 03:22 pm

DENNISVILLE – A woman was airlifted to the Atlantic City Medical Center, and a man taken to Cape May Regional Medical Center, at about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 29 after a three-vehicle accident on Route 47, a state official said.

Alice Gregal, 75, Clarksboro, apparently crossed the center line at the 1100 block of Route 47 in a Buick Lucerne, and then sideswiped the first of two Dodge vans traveling in the opposite direction, said State Police spokeswoman Trooper Alina Spies.

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Charges filed for alcohol underage

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, July 30, 2014 12:15 pm

STONE HARBOR — Borough police charged 27 juveniles and nine adults with underage possession of alcohol in two separate incidents last weekend, according to a press release.

Another adult was charged with obstruction.

According to the release, police charged eight juveniles and one adult with underage possession of alcohol at about 10 p.m., Friday, July 25, after officers were dispatched to 123rd Street park lot to investigate a suspicious group of men.

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Elliot Gross responds to recent story

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, July 30, 2014 11:54 am

To the editor:

I find that July 23rd Middle Township Gazette statements regarding the Susan Negersmith case and my 2003 retirement require amplification.

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Alleged shoe thief makes off with $400 in footwear

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Written by David Benson Wednesday, July 30, 2014 11:33 am

Stone Harbor police are seeking a white man in his 60s for allegedly shoplifting more than $400 worth of shoes. Stone Harbor police are seeking a white man in his 60s for allegedly shoplifting more than $400 worth of shoes. STONE HARBOR – An alleged thief made off with more than $400 worth of shoes at a borough store, and Stone Harbor police have asked the public for their help in finding the culprit.

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Rio Grande man helps pull man from burning car

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Written by David Benson Wednesday, July 30, 2014 09:37 am

The car was later fully engulfed in flames. The car was later fully engulfed in flames. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Frank Carroll didn’t have time to think about the vehicle fire when he yanked the drivers’ side door open at about 3:45 p.m., Friday July 25.

He knew the flames were there; the car was hot, and a couple of loud pops let him know that the fire was growing.

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Middle Township’s Night Out kicks off with the band

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Written by David Benson Wednesday, July 30, 2014 09:14 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The Middle Township Marching band will lead residents into Middle Township’s National Night Out Tuesday, according to the man who brings the event together each year, and this time around could be one for the record books.

“We had about 1,000 people come out for last year’s event, and that night we had a little rain,” said Burgess “Butch” Hamer. “With a good night, we could have 2,000 people this year.”

He describes it as the best  Night Out event in the area.

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