Middle Township Gazette

Middle Township Police blotter: Oct. 21-27

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 07, 2013 01:00 am

Middle Township Police Department responded to or initiated 809 calls for service, averaging 115 per day Monday through Sunday, Oct. 21-27.

Some of the more serious calls included:

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Middle Township Middle School sees iPad as important tool for students

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Written by Alex Davis Thursday, November 07, 2013 12:00 am

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — During the week, a group of eighth-graders at Middle Township Middle School work on iPads.

On Tuesday, that wasn’t the case. The Internet went down, forcing teacher Heather Chew to change her lesson plans. She had to bring in newspapers for the students to complete an assignment on the general election.

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Road work completed in Rio Grande

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Written by Alex Davis Wednesday, November 06, 2013 12:00 am

RIO GRANDE — Reconstruction of a bypass traffic route in this Middle Township community is completed.

In late September, Asphalt Paving Systems of Atlantic County began the final part of the project that includes paving, according to Middle Township business administrator Connie Mahon.

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Incumbents win in Middle Township School Board race

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 05, 2013 11:54 pm

Three familiar faces will remain on the Middle Township Board of Education for the next three years, according to unofficial election results Tuesday night.

Burgess “Butch” Hamer took the lead with 2,802 votes. George DeLollis received 2,590 votes. School board president Calvin Back Sr., who has served on the board for more than 50 years, narrowly beat newcomer Edward Dagney, 2,095 votes to 2,073, according to unofficial results. Twenty-four write-ins were cast.

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Middle to keep one Democrat on Committee

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 05, 2013 11:09 pm

As if 10 p.m. Tuesday, it looks like Democrat Michael Clark has won a seat on the three-member Township Committee.

Clark said on Tuesday evening that Republican candidate Melanie Collins conceded the race about a half hour earlier. He said he had also spoken with the Township’s Republican mayor, Dan Lockwood.

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Avalon business takes customer service award

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 05, 2013 07:44 pm

AVALON - PM Pools, Spas and Games of Avalon was recently awarded Gold for customer service and customer relations when the Northeast Spa and Pool Association (NESPA) named its winners for the 2013 Outstanding Achievement Awards - Service Competition in October.

This year, several dozen companies submitted nearly 200 entries between the builders competition and the service competition.

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New law office in Middle Township

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 05, 2013 05:20 pm

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In October, Divij H. Dave opened a new law office at 106 North Main Street, Unit D in Cape May Court House.

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Emergency work for Whitesboro center

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Written by Alex Davis Tuesday, November 05, 2013 11:57 am

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Officials are racing to get the heat back on at the Martin Luther King Community Center in Whitesboro.

A boiler has failed at the rec center, so on Monday Township Committee approved an emergency appropriation of $16,000 to Nick Badame Refrigeration of Middle Township to put in a replacement boiler.

“The repair is an emergent situation and is a top priority,” said township business administrator Connie Mahon said. “We are expediting the installation to ensure that visitors to the MLK are safe and warm.”

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Avalon beach tags on sale

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 04, 2013 06:30 pm

AVALON —The borough will begin selling its popular holiday beach tags for next summer during Avalon’s Friday Festive event and at a new event, Snowfest Saturday, Nov. 29-30.

This year’s holiday beach tag depicts two holiday bells tied together with a red ribbon. The beach tags will cost $21, come in a decorative box and will be available inside the Avalon Rescue Squad building at 31st Street and Dune Drive in Avalon between 11 a.m.-5 p.m. both days.

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Middle Township woman returns home

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 04, 2013 12:39 pm

A Goshen woman who went missing on Saturday has returned home safe and sound, police say.

At 9 p.m. Nov. 2, Kimberly DalSanto left her residence on Goshen Road, under a circumstance that prompted her family to report her as missing endangered, according to police.

Police issued an announcement about her disappearance on Sunday night, and on Monday morning they canceleed the notice when DalSanto was found.

   

Police seeking information on burglaries in Middle Township

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, November 03, 2013 06:40 pm

Middle Township Police are requesting the public's help in solving four home burglaries and a business burglary that happened in the past week.

Three of the burglaries occurred on School House Lane, one on Wayne Avenue, and the business burglary on North Railroad Avenue, according to police. Most of the burglaries were reported during the daytime.

Report suspicious activity to 911 or 465-8700. Anyone with information on the burglaries can anonymously call Cape May County Crime Stoppers at 465-2800 or text 847411.

 

RSVP looking for tax filers

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, November 03, 2013 06:27 am

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — The Retired Senior Volunteer Program is seeking people to be part of the Volunteer Tax Assistance Program.

More than 750 Cape May County residents with incomes less that $50,000 received free help filing their 2012 tax returns by RSVP.  To continue this service, more volunteers are being recruited for training.

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