• 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

Aging and Disability Services seeks nominations for award

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, September 13, 2014 07:37 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The public is invited to nominate people, organizations or business for the 2014 Frank Unkle Outstanding Service Award, which recognizes folks for their contributions to improving the quality of life for county residents with disabilities, according to a statement from the Cape May County Department of Aging and Disability Services.

To nominate a candidate, call Paulann Pierson at 609-886-2784 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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Ocean View Fire Company plans hoagie sale

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, September 13, 2014 07:10 am

OCEAN VIEW – The public is invited to a hoagie sale Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Ocean View Fire Company, 2545 Route 9.

Cost is $6 for an Italian, or turkey and cheese hoagie, and they will be available for pickup between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tickets are available at the door, however the fire department recommends advance orders.

For more information, call 609-224-0425 or 609-780-5385.

   

Mayor joins national campaign to aid homeless veterans

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, September 13, 2014 07:09 am

Mayor Tim Donohue Mayor Tim Donohue CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Today, Mayor Tim Donohue joined First Lady Michelle Obama in committing to end veteran homelessness in Middle Township by the end of 2015, the mayor said in a statement.

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Margaret Bellucci receives Service Excellence Award

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, September 13, 2014 07:02 am

Margaret Bellucci Margaret Bellucci CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Margaret Bellucci, human resources employment assistant at Cape Regional Medical Center, has been honored with the Service Excellence Award for July in recognition of what hospital officials call her consistently superior customer service.

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Good Samaritans aid Stone Harbor police in back bay rescue

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 12, 2014 04:27 pm

STONE HARBOR – Two good Samaritans helped borough police rescue five women and a child this week, when the women’s boat overturned in reportedly choppy seas about 100 yards from shore in the back bay near Golden Gate Road, police said in a statement.

Stone Harbor police responded to a 911 call at 1:13 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 11, to 106th Street, Stone Harbor Bay, where they saw the women clinging to a small, capsized fishing boat off shore.

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Police charge third suspect in string of car burglaries

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Written by David Benson Friday, September 12, 2014 03:30 pm

GREEN CREEK – Middle Township police have charged a third person in a string of car burglaries, and the ongoing investigation will likely result in more charges for those arrested, an official said Friday, Sept. 12.

Jimmy Testa, 29, Green Creek, has so far been charged with two car burglaries, said Middle Township Police Capt. John Edwards.

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Villas woman charged in hit and run accident on Route 47

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Written by David Benson Friday, September 12, 2014 01:56 pm

GREEN CREEK – A woman has been charged leaving the scene of a crash that left another woman injured on the side of road on Route 47, at 8:25 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 10.

Erika Andrews, 27, Villas, was charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in serious bodily injury, 3rd degree, police said. She was also charged with driving while suspended and causing serious bodily injury, 4th degree, and careless driving.

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Section of Bike Path closed Sept. 15-16

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 12, 2014 01:37 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Utility poles and wires will be replaced between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 15-16, between Sand Castle Drive and Goshen Road in Cape May Court House while Atlantic City Electric upgrades its equipment, a spokesman said Friday.

The Bike Path in that area will be closed during the maintenance, according to a statement from Middle Township police.

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Public invited to exhibit Stone Harbor

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 12, 2014 07:59 am

Artist Viktor Shvaiko, center, with Patti DiMarco and Skip Iannucci, Stone Harbor. Artist Viktor Shvaiko, center, with Patti DiMarco and Skip Iannucci, Stone Harbor. STONE HARBOR - The public is invited to an exhibition of the works of Viktor Shvaiko and Thomas Stiltz at Ocean Galleries, 9618 Third Ave., Stone Harbor.

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Sunny celebration of Stone Harbor centennial

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Written by Jen Marra Friday, September 12, 2014 07:43 am

Students of the Stone Harbor Elementary School wave to crowd as part of Stone Harbor’s Centennial Jubilee Celebration Parade Saturday, Sept. 6. Students of the Stone Harbor Elementary School wave to crowd as part of Stone Harbor’s Centennial Jubilee Celebration Parade Saturday, Sept. 6. Students of the Stone Harbor Elementary School wave to crowd as part of Stone Harbor’s Centennial Jubilee Celebration Parade Saturday, Sept. 6. 

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