• A clothing bin in Middle Township.CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Clothing bins are popping up around the township, and the committee is considering introducing an ordinance to govern both placement and care of the huge receptacles.

    While some bins are clean and well maintained, others are stuffed to overflowing or in poor repair, the committee noted during a recent work session.

  • photos by Jen MarraSTRATHMERE – A Toyota pickup truck crashed into three cars in the parking lot of the Deauville Inn, before backing into the restaurant on Willard Avenue in Strathmere shortly after 3 p.m., an employee said Wednesday afternoon.

    “He came in reverse across the street and hit all of the cars in the parking lot, and then tore the door off our kitchen,” said the employee, who asked not to be identified. “And then he took off in forward and he hit his own house, too.”

  • The Atlantic City Downbeach area is one of the communities highlighted in a new report that claims rapidly rising ocean waters could chase home owners from their residences even before they pay off their current mortgage./Encroaching Tides, published Oct. 7 by the Union of Concerned ScientistsThe Atlantic City Downbeach area…

  • Ventnor man pleads guilty to human trafficking charge for operating male prostitution ringClient also pleads guilty in investigation by Attorney General’s Office and FBI task force

    TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that a Ventnor man has pleaded guilty to a human trafficking charge. A joint state and federal investigation revealed that he was operating a prostitution ring from his apartment in Ventnor in which he prostituted young men, including at least one minor, to male clients. A client of the…

  • Mayor Tim Donohue administers the oath of office to the township’s newest officer, Joseph Gamble, as Gamble’s wife, Marie, holds the Bible.CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Middle Township’s newest police officer was sworn in shortly after 6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 6 during the regular meeting of Township Committee.

Middle Township Gazette

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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Township seeks Shade Tree Commission members

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 29, 2014 02:24 pm

Commission will oversee planting of nearly thirteen hundred trees in grant program

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Township Committee is seeking residents with an interest in landscaping and environmental preservation to serve on the township’s Shade Tree Commission. Members must be residents of Middle Township and available to meet monthly.

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Middle Township Police blotter, July 14-20

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Written by Police Blotter Tuesday, July 29, 2014 02:03 pm

Middle Township Police Department responded to or initiated 808 calls for service, averaging 115 per day Monday through Sunday, July 14-20.

The following is a list of some of the more serious calls for service which occurred during the week:

Monday, July 14

Burglary - Route 47 South, Green Creek

Vehicle crash - Route 9 South, Cape May Court House

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Former pro soccer player visits Helen Diller Vacation Home for Blind Children

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 29, 2014 11:20 am

Former professional soccer player and Avalon native Kevin MacFarlane played soccer with the children at the Helen Diller home in Avalon. Former professional soccer player and Avalon native Kevin MacFarlane played soccer with the children at the Helen Diller home in Avalon. AVALON — Former professional soccer player and Avalon native Kevin MacFarlane visited the Helen L. Diller Vacation Home for Blind Children Friday, July 25, where he taught the youngsters how to dribble, pass and shoot.

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Anthony Weiss earns promotion at medical center

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 28, 2014 08:47 am

Anthony Weiss Anthony Weiss CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Anthony "A.J." Weiss has been appointed manager of occupational therapy, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and the fitness center at Cape Regional Medical Center, according to a press release. Weiss joined the center in October 2011.

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Dawn Stanfa receives Service Excellence Award at Cape Regional Medical Center

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 28, 2014 08:42 am

Dawn Stanfa Dawn Stanfa CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Dawn Stanfa, staff nurse at Cape Regional Medical Center, has been honored with the Service Excellence Award for May in recognition of her caring commitment to her patients, according to a press release.

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Man stabbed after parkway argument turns violent, police say

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 28, 2014 07:44 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – A Cape May Court House man faces charges after a parkway argument led to a confrontation at a local convenience store, which ended in a stabbing, according to the Middle Township Police Department.

Victor Sawaichi, 26, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a weapon, according to police.

According to the release, Sawaichi was lodged in the Cape May County Jail on $100,000 full cash bail set by Judge George Neidig.

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Mike Meisenzahl named assistant pro at Shore Gate

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, July 27, 2014 08:37 am

Mike Meisenzahl Mike Meisenzahl OCEAN VIEW – Shore Gate Golf Club in Dennis Township has announced the addition of Mike Meisenzahl, 26, to its staff as an assistant professional, said Harry Bittner, general manager and director of golf.

According to a press release, Meisenzahl’s achievements include three wins on the Minor League Golf Tour in Florida in 2013. In the third of those wins, Meisenzahl shot 11 under par in two rounds to win the event at PGA National in West Palm Beach.

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Lindsay Schwartz graduates from SUNY Potsdam

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, July 27, 2014 08:32 am

POTSDAM, NY - Lindsay Schwartz, Avalon, recently graduated cum laude from SUNY Potsdam with a bachelor's degree in childhood/early childhood education, according to a press release from the university.

This year, The State University of New York at Potsdam recognized more than 900 candidates for graduation during the college's 2014 commencement celebrations.

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