Middle Township Gazette

County museum celebrates season of giving

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 21, 2014 07:48 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Cape May County’s tradition of helping those in need will be celebrated this season when the Museum of Cape May County, 504 Route 9 North, Cape May Court House, opens its doors to welcome several local charities, and their food, fund and gift-raising efforts.

“Like the rest of our nation, people here in the county continue to be adversely affected by economic conditions,” said curator Sheila McCloy-Nuss. “The museum is the perfect place local agencies to gather and meet members of the community.”

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Township may expand options for dog licenses

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Written by David Benson Friday, November 21, 2014 07:21 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Township Committee is moving quickly on a request to give pet owners the option of having a three-year license for dogs, in addition to one year licenses.

Two weeks ago, Madelyn McCarroll, chairwoman Animal Advisory Board, urged the committee to fine tune its pet ordinances to allow for both clarity and ease for pet owners.

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Bishop McHugh announces first quarter honor roll

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 20, 2014 08:34 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Bishop McHugh Regional Catholic School has announced the honor roll students for the first quarter of the 2014-15 school year. Students are recognized for their achievements by being earning “honors” or “second honors” in grades five through eight.

Fourth graders receive academic honors without differentiation on the level.

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Master gardener program accepting applications

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 20, 2014 07:19 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The public is invited to learn more about cultivation through Rutgers University’s master gardener program. Deadline to apply is Dec. 19.

“Each Master Gardener trainee receives in-depth, hands-on training in horticulture from Rutgers University faculty and professional staff,” said Jenny Carleo, Cape May County agricultural agent for Rutgers Cooperative Extension.

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Peace shield to be displayed at library

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 20, 2014 01:00 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - The public is invited to view what is described as an ancient Native American peace shield at 6 p.m., Thursday Nov. 20 at the Cape May Court House Library, 30 W. Mechanic St.

Rainbow Eagle is an Okla-Choctaw American Indian. He is a “Wisdom Keeper,” according to information released about the event, and a storyteller and teacher.

 

Boy Scout wants to do good deed for the township

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Written by David Benson Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:00 pm

John Mihal presents his plan to rehabilitate the Carol Nicoletta Park to Township Committee to get approval for the project. John Mihal presents his plan to rehabilitate the Carol Nicoletta Park to Township Committee to get approval for the project. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – A Boy Scout offered to a good deed for the township Monday night, and Township Committee was more than happy to take him up on his offer.

John Mihal, a scout with Troop 65, Cape May Court House, told the committee that as his Eagle Scout service project, he’d like to rehabilitate the Carol Nicoletta Park at the end of Shellbay Avenue. A service project is a requirement for a scout to be named an Eagle Scout, the highest rank in scouting, and must benefit the community.

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Middle to disburse $1M in COAH funds

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Written by David Benson Thursday, November 20, 2014 10:46 am

Conifer critics call for a delay

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Township Committee unanimously approved disbursing more than a $1 million in COAH funds Monday, Sept. 17 after the township’s spending plan was approved by the state last month.

Disbursing the money could happen as early as this week, a township official said. The vote is a step forward for the projects, but some residents would rather see a delay in one case.

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Lots to do Thanksgiving weekend in Stone Harbor

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 20, 2014 10:43 am

STONE HARBOR - The public is invited to the shopping district of Stone Harbor Thanksgiving weekend, Friday, Nov. 28-29, as the borough rings in the holiday season. Whether it’s to get a head start on holiday shopping, or take part a scavenger hunt, the borough has activities for the entire family.

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Got toys? Call the Marines

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Written by David Benson Thursday, November 20, 2014 10:39 am

When in need, call the Marines.

As a country, we’ve depended on that particular branch of the military for 239 years to defend the nation.

And as a county, Cape May has counted on them for the last 15 years to not only protect the country, but to make sure that kids throughout the area have holidays to brag about.

“The Marines are the face of Cape May Toys for Tots, but we have a lot of community partners,” said David Burton, a former Marine and head of the county’s campaign to put toys in the hands of kids who would otherwise wake to a joyless morning this holiday season.

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UPDATE: Two fatal fires in county in one night

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Last Updated on Thursday, November 20, 2014 04:15 pm Written by David Benson Wednesday, November 19, 2014 02:50 pm

Rio Grande Fire Company battles a blaze in Whitesboro, Tuesday evening. photo courtesy Rio Grande Fire Company Rio Grande Fire Company battles a blaze in Whitesboro, Tuesday evening. photo courtesy Rio Grande Fire Company

Police identify 71-year-old man killed in Whitesboro fire

WHITESBORO – Firefighters with Rio Grande were called from a fire in North Wildwood, that left one person dead, to respond to a fire in Whitesboro that killed another man.

“We were at the North Wildwood fire, and clearing that scene when we got a call for a structure fire in Whitesboro with possible entrapment,” said Jim Belles, Rio Grande Fire Company assistant chief.

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