Middle Township Gazette

Police establish date of death for woman found on Indian Trail Road

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 17, 2014 02:44 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Law enforcement has established an estimated date of death for Kimberly Gable-Bujak, whose decomposed body was discovered Tuesday, Sept 30, on the 300 block of Indian Trail Road in Middle Township.

“We’ve placed the date of death at about Sept. 16, approximately two weeks prior to the discovery of the body,” said Cape May County Chief of Detectives Kenneth Super.

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Woodbine airport gets $800,000 in state, federal grants

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Written by David Benson Friday, October 17, 2014 12:46 pm

WOODBINE – The borough’s airport will undergo major upgrades over the next six months thanks to state and federal grants that total nearly $800,000, an official said recently.

On Wednesday, Oct. 15, the state announced that it would give Woodbine $378,000 for construction and rehabilitation of runway 119 at the Woodbine Municipal Airport, said William Pikolycky.

“That comes on the heels of the federal grant that was announced last month,” Pikolycky said.

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Cape May Court House man sought in Atlantic County burglaries

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Written by David Benson Friday, October 17, 2014 10:14 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – A Cape May Court House man is one of six people sought in a string of more than 40 break-ins in towns throughout Atlantic County, police said Friday, Oct. 17.

Ronald Wegner, 32, is one of five men and a woman believed to have broken into sheds and garages to steal motorcycles, tools and other property, said Hamilton Township Deputy Chief Mike Petuskey.

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Middle Township Police blotter, Sept. 29-Oct. 5

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Written by Police Blotter Friday, October 17, 2014 09:08 am

Middle Township Police Blotter Middle Township Police Blotter Middle Township police announced that they made the following arrests from Sept. 29-Oct. 5. 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.

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Horse show to benefit cancer fund

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 17, 2014 06:59 am

ELDORA - Pembrook Farm, at 1722 Route 47 in Eldora, is holding its 11th annual horse show Saturday, Oct. 18. 

Besides giving riders a chance to show their skills in the ring, the Horse Show is also a fundraiser for the Love of Linda Cancer Fund, established in 1994, which has assisted more than 2,200 Cape May County cancer patients and distributed over $1.5 million to help cancer patients cover ancillary expenses.

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Former administrator suggests politics played a role in announcement of phone overcharges

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Written by David Benson Friday, October 17, 2014 06:52 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – A retired township worker said he contacted Verizon at least six years ago to cancel high speed telephone lines that have cost Middle Township at least $400,000 over the last decade in unnecessary charges, and that he met with township officials earlier this year to discuss the bills.

“When people in the township asked me about this subject in May, I told them that they were in the files that were associated with the communications project,” said Jim Alexis, former business administrator and municipal clerk.

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Fire Prevention Week

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Written by David Benson Friday, October 17, 2014 06:20 am

01 Abbey Letts, Ainsley Scarpa and Abbie Crowther tour a fire engine during Fire Prevention Week during an assembly at Middle Township Elementary School No. 1. Firefighters from Green Creek, Cape May Court House, Goshen, Rio Grande and the state Division of Parks and Forestry brought equipment and fire engines to the school to drive home fire safety to the children. 02 Linda Kelley’s second grade class pause for a photo while waiting their turn to get inside one of the fire engines parked at the school for Fire Prevention Week. 03 Children greet ‘Sparky’ during Fire Prevention Week. The mascot was at the school to underscore the importance of smoke alarms and other safety equipment that can save lives in the event of a fire. 04 Jessica Groetsch’s kindergarten class answers questions about fire safety. 05 A firefighter demonstrates equipment and gear for children gathered for Fire Prevention week. 01 Abbey Letts, Ainsley Scarpa and Abbie Crowther tour a fire engine during Fire Prevention Week during an assembly at Middle Township Elementary School No. 1. Firefighters from Green Creek, Cape May Court House, Goshen, Rio Grande and the state Division of Parks and Forestry brought equipment and fire engines to the school to drive home fire safety to the children. 02 Linda Kelley’s second grade class pause for a photo while waiting their turn to get inside one of the fire engines parked at the school for Fire Prevention Week. 03 Children greet ‘Sparky’ during Fire Prevention Week. The mascot was at the school to underscore the importance of smoke alarms and other safety equipment that can save lives in the event of a fire. 04 Jessica Groetsch’s kindergarten class answers questions about fire safety. 05 A firefighter demonstrates equipment and gear for children gathered for Fire Prevention week. Abbey Letts, Ainsley Scarpa and Abbie Crowther tour a fire engine during Fire Prevention Week during an assembly at Middle Township Elementary School No. 1. Firefighters from Green Creek, Cape May Court House, Goshen, Rio Grande and the state Division of Parks and Forestry brought equipment and fire engines to the school to drive home fire safety to the children.

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Thrift store schedules opening on Oct. 18

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 17, 2014 06:06 am

VIM Thrift Store VIM Thrift Store CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The public is invited to attend the grand opening of the Volunteers in Medicine thrift store at 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 18, at 20 S. Main St., Cape May Court House.

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Middle Township looks forward to 17th annual Harvest Fest

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 16, 2014 02:50 pm

Performers from Dance Dynamics and Dancers Two dazzled the crowd during the 2013 Harvest Festival. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE Middle Township will host its 17th annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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‘From Pills to Heroin’ presentation planned in Woodbine

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 16, 2014 01:09 pm

WOODBINE - The public is invited to a free presentation of “From Pills to Heroin,” from 5-8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 17, at the Sam Azeez Museum of Woodbine Heritage and Culture, 610 Washington Ave.

The event will be presented by the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office, and aims to educate area residents about the heroin epidemic that affects communities across the county.

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