Middle Township Gazette

Prosecutor and Partnership recognized for drug abuse campaign

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 28, 2014 10:00 am

Shown are Sheriff Gary G. Schaffer, Freeholder Leonard C. Desiderio, Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor, Angelo M. Valente, executive director of the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey, and Chief Kenneth W. Super of the prosecutor’s office. Shown are Sheriff Gary G. Schaffer, Freeholder Leonard C. Desiderio, Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor, Angelo M. Valente, executive director of the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey, and Chief Kenneth W. Super of the prosecutor’s office. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – An award winning campaign aimed at educating young people and parents about the dangers of heroin has earned the county prosecutor and the Partnership for a Drug-free New Jersey statewide recognition by the National Association of Government Communicators.

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Woodbine’s 3rd annual Kids Carnival bigger than ever

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 28, 2014 09:36 am

Woodbine’s 3rd annual Kids Carnival bigger than ever Woodbine’s 3rd annual Kids Carnival bigger than ever WOODBINE – The third annual Kids Carnival, held in Woodbine’s Lincoln Park Saturday, Aug. 9, drew more participants than ever, according to a statement from Borough Councilwoman Mary Helen Perez.

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Township seeks to modify fishing pier plan at complex

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Written by Christie Rotondo Thursday, August 28, 2014 09:32 am

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Officials with the township asked for a change to their approved Open Space application for a fishing pier at the Ockie Wisting recreational complex Tuesday, Aug. 26, in order to get the project underway as soon as possible.

Original plans for the recreation complex included a 265-foot fishing pier on the property, which is located adjacent to Route 47 in the Rio Grande section of the township.

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Millville man ignores police and pays the price

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 27, 2014 04:35 pm

STONE HARBOR – A Millville manned learned that it’s best to pay attention to a police officer’s order when he was arrested on outstanding warrants after Stone Harbor police told him to move his SUV out of a bike lane.

Abel Hernandez-Antolin, 33, allegedly ignored Police Sgt. Greg Jackson’s directive to move his Chevrolet SUV out of a marked bike lane on Second Avenue, at about 8 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 26, according to a statement.

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Vandals do $2,000 in damage to Memorial Field, police say

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 27, 2014 03:29 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Middle Township police are analyzing surveillance video of a group of young people vandalizing the track and buildings at Memorial Field in Cape May Court House.

[See related story: Nine indentified in vandalism]

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Whitesboro Reunion aims to strengthen community

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 27, 2014 10:46 am

WHITESBORO – The 26th annual Whitesboro Reunion Festival is planned Aug. 29-31 at the Martin Luther King Community Center at 207 W. Main St., and there’s a fun, activities and entertainment planned throughout the weekend.

This year’s event, themed “Strengthening the Community through Partnership,” is sponsored by the Concerned Citizens of Whitesboro, a nonprofit organization that focuses on bettering the community.

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Bishop McHugh students, families have a ‘blast’ at Sea Isle City beach

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 27, 2014 10:39 am

Principal Tom McGuire is surrounded by students who came out for the Bishop McHugh Beach Blast to celebrate end of summer. Principal Tom McGuire is surrounded by students who came out for the Bishop McHugh Beach Blast to celebrate end of summer. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Families of students at Bishop McHugh Regional Catholic School gathered at the 40th Street Beach in Sea Isle City for a “beach blast” Wednesday, Aug. 20.

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Officials credit pilot's skill in avoiding catastrophe

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, August 26, 2014 01:58 pm

photo by Christie Rotondo photo by Christie Rotondo ‘Dan saw the field to his left, and he made every attempt to get to that spot. He did a tremendous job in saving property and lives, and I’m very proud of both of them.’

— Peter Bosak, county superintendent of mosquito control

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North Wildwood woman charged after 2 pedestrians struck on Route 47, police say

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 25, 2014 06:09 pm

GREEN CREEK – A North Wildwood woman has been charged with leaving the scene of a crash with serious bodily injury after she struck two people on Route 47 at about 1:10 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 24, according to a statement from police.

One of the victims of the accident was thrown in the air, and landed in the back seat of the vehicle, Middle Township police said.

[See related story]

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Police: Man smacks 13-year-old girl’s bottom in Stone Harbor Wawa

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 25, 2014 03:47 pm

STONE HARBOR – A Philadelphia man has been charged with criminal sexual contact after he smacked a 13-year-old girl’s bottom as she entered a convenience store, Stone Harbor police said Monday.

Francis William Dunn, 42, allegedly grabbed the buttocks of several female customers while at the Wawa Food Market, at 9404 Third Ave., at about 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, according to a police statement.

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