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    LOWER TOWNSHIP – Arthur E. “Art” Treon, whose name was synonymous with fire fighting and emergency management in the township, county, and state, died Wednesday night after leaving the scene of a fatal fire in North Wildwood.

    Town Bank Fire Chief Lou McGonigal, a longtime friend, said Treon had gone to Tuesday night’s fire at 212 W. 17th Ave. in North Wildwood Nov. 18. McGonigal said Treon complained of chest pains and shortness of breath and was transported to the hospital, where he appeared to be doing better. Treon later died…

  • North WIldwood house fire 17th St / J. CliffordNORTH WILDWOOD – The North Wildwood Police announced one person died in a fatal fire, Tuesday night.

    Firefighters were called to a home at 212 17th Avenue on Nov. 18 at approximately 8:19 p.m. where they found the residence engulfed in flames.

  • Artist Christine Finn made 350 solid concrete flower pots as an art installation to be displayed at Cape May Point State Park to mark the shared history between New Jersey and the island of Jersey.From Jersey to Jersey, heavy art crosses the waves

    CAPE MAY POINT – The public will be invited to pour a bit of the Atlantic Ocean onto…

  • Middle Township Police DepartmentMiddle Township police announced that they made the following arrests from Nov. 3-9. Those charged are considered innocent unless guilt is proven. This report only contains individuals that were arrested based on complaints signed by law enforcement personnel, not complaints signed by private citizens.

  • GREEN CREEK – Six people were injured in an accident on Route 47 at 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 13, and five of them were airlifted from the scene to area hospitals, according to a statement from Middle Township Police Department.

    Police responding to the scene said that a red Ford minivan driven by Nora Torrado, 38, Wildwood, was traveling north on Route 47 near Lomurno Lane when it was struck by a Silver Chevy driven by Vincent McBride, 78, Green Creek.

  • Stockton plans a campus at Showboat Atlantic City site

    GALLOWAY – Richard Stockton College and Caesars Entertainment Corporation have signed a letter of intent for the college to acquire Showboat Atlantic City from the casino company.

    Stockton said Wednesday, Nov. 12 that it plans to repurpose the former Showboat site as a branch campus.

  • LEWES, Del. – Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) officials have announced an agreement to place two electric vehicle charging stations at the Lewes ferry terminal of the Cape May–Lewes Ferry.

    The charging stations will be provided free of charge to the DRBA through a collaborative research agreement between the University of Delaware and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, according to a press release from the DRBA. The program, called Charging Up Delaware, is designed to promote a network of charging stations to facilitate long-distance trips with electric vehicles within the state.

  • Civilians and veterans salute or place their hand over their heart, and some sing along, as the national anthem is sung during the Veteran's Day Ceremony Tuesday, Nov. 11

    Civilians and veterans salute or place their hand over their heart, and some sing along, as the national anthem is sung during the Veteran’s Day Ceremony Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the Cape May County Veteran’s Ceremony in Cape…

Middle Township Gazette

Two arrested in Middle Township car burglaries

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Written by David Benson Friday, August 29, 2014 12:36 pm

Items recovered by Middle Township Police Items recovered by Middle Township Police GREEN CREEK – Two people have been arrested in connection with two car burglaries in the township, officials said Friday, Aug. 29, and they may be connected with as many as 39 more.

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Nine identified in vandalism of Memorial Field; damages estimated at $100,000

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Written by David Benson Friday, August 29, 2014 11:36 am

Some of the worst of the graffiti was painted over Thursday, Aug. 28. Some of the worst of the graffiti was painted over Thursday, Aug. 28. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Middle Township police have identified nine people involved with the vandalism of Memorial Field in Cape May Court House, and the cost of the damage is significantly higher than first reported, an official said Friday, Aug. 29.

[See updated story, Police charge one adult, eight juveniles in vandalism of Memorial Field]

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Equine therapy facility has ribbon cutting for new barn

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Written by David Benson Friday, August 29, 2014 06:23 am

Patrick O’Connor leans close to his therapy horse, Poco, during a ribbon-cutting for a new barn at the Seaview Equine Learning Facility at Star Hollow Stables in South Dennis Thursday, Aug. 21. Patrick O’Connor leans close to his therapy horse, Poco, during a ribbon-cutting for a new barn at the Seaview Equine Learning Facility at Star Hollow Stables in South Dennis Thursday, Aug. 21. SOUTH DENNIS – One of the founders of an equine therapy center stopped in mid-sentence during a ribbon-cutting for a new barn housing therapy horses in South Dennis.

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County 4-H clubs announce State Horse Show results

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 29, 2014 06:10 am

Kelly Suter and Ringo Kelly Suter and Ringo 4-H members from around the county recently took part in the state 4-H Championship Horse Show, held Aug. 22-24 at the Horse Park of New Jersey in Allentown.

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No shortage of legs for Sandy Paws 5K Run and Pooch Walk

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Written by Jen Marra Friday, August 29, 2014 06:05 am

Jenny Merson of Cape May Court House takes her dogs Bella and Brownstone for a walk down the beach as they participate in the Sandy Paws 5K Run and 1 Mile Pooch Walk Sunday, Aug. 24, at 96th Street and the beach in Stone Harbor.  Proceeds from the event benefit the Stone Harbor Volunteer Fire Company and the Animal Alliance of Cape May County.  Jenny Merson of Cape May Court House takes her dogs Bella and Brownstone for a walk down the beach as they participate in the Sandy Paws 5K Run and 1 Mile Pooch Walk Sunday, Aug. 24, at 96th Street and the beach in Stone Harbor. Proceeds from the event benefit the Stone Harbor Volunteer Fire Company and the Animal Alliance of Cape May County. Jenny Merson of Cape May Court House takes her dogs Bella and Brownstone for a walk down the beach as they participate in the Sandy Paws 5K Run and 1 Mile Pooch Walk Sunday, Aug. 24, at 96th Street and the beach in Stone Harbor.  Proceeds from the event benefit the Stone Harbor Volunteer Fire Company and the Animal Alliance of Cape May County. 

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Belleplain VFW premiers new Web page

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 28, 2014 10:16 am

Committeeman Frank Germanio, right, and Belleplain VFW Commander Harry Creamer in front of the VFW post. Committeeman Frank Germanio, right, and Belleplain VFW Commander Harry Creamer in front of the VFW post. DENNIS TOWNSHIP — Belleplain VFW Post 6257 has a new Web page, and the post’s commander has thanked a local elected official for helping to bring it together.

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Prosecutor and Partnership recognized for drug abuse campaign

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 28, 2014 09:00 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 08:36 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 08:32 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 03:35 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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