• CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Residents and workers along Mechanic Street near the Middle Township Police Department were evacuated Tuesday, Sept. 16, after a resident walked into the department with a piece of World War II-era ordnance, police said in a statement.

    Atlantic City Police Department’s bomb squad was called in to evaluate the ordnance, and they determined that was a World War II era marking round. According to police, the round would have had an explosive tip to mark targets.

  • Laura Stetser/Egg Harbor Township's Scullville VFC annual haunted hayride opens the first weekend in October. 

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – This year’s Terror in the Junkyard haunted hayride and maze will feature a new attraction involving live zombies, the Scullville Volunteer Fire Company announced Tuesday.

    The Apocalypse Training Zombie Paintball Shootout will give visitors a chance to step up and prevent zombies from attacking. Separate admission to the zombie shootout is $5 for 100 paintballs and includes the use of guns…

  • MARGATE – Mini-golf will make a debut this year at the annual Fall Funfest by the Bay – along with new amusements, boat rides, craft vendors, a smorgasbord of food, critters for the kids, two stages of nonstop entertainment and a visit from Miss New Jersey 2014 Cierra Kaler-Jones.

    The two-day festival will stretch for six blocks along the bayfront on Amherst Avenue, running 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29.

  • We won’t know what Hurricane Edouard will bring, but it’s expected to pass well off the coast this week. Previous storms this year brought some great waves, but this one’s being described as the first major storm of the season. Summer’s not over, but if it were a tube of toothpaste, we’d be…

  • OCEAN CITY — Making a commitment to enrich and nourish the Ocean City School community, school district officials unveiled a revamped district wellness initiative at an Aug. 27 meeting of the Ocean City Board of Education.

    “It’s full speed ahead for 2014-2015,” said Michelle Rundgren, the school district’s human resource manager.

Middle Township Gazette

Prostate cancer support group begins in July

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, June 23, 2014 07:42 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - A support group for men living with a diagnosis of prostate cancer will begin on July 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Maruchi room at Cape Regional Medical Center at 2 Stone Harbor Blvd. in Cape May Court House.

The first meeting will provide education and resources, as well as support for newly diagnosed patients as well as prostate cancer survivors.

Read more: Prostate cancer support group begins in July

 

Stone Harbor Farmers’ Market open

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, June 23, 2014 07:35 am

Farmers' Market Farmers' Market STONE HARBOR - Mayor Suzanne Walters and Borough Council kicked off this year’s Stone Harbor Farmers’ Market with a ceremonial cutting of a ribbon made of parsley. The market, is open Sundays, June 23-Sept. 7 from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Visitors to the area can find the market at the Water Tower lot at 95th Street and Second Avenue.

For more information, call 609-368-5102.

   

Students receive scholarships

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, June 23, 2014 07:31 am

Students receive scholarships Students receive scholarships Our Lady of the Angels Knights of Columbus Council No. 12184 recently gave students at Bishop McHugh Regional Catholic School $1,000 scholarships toward their current year’s tuition. Shown in the photo are Middle Township Mayor Tim Donohue, Catilin Beaulieu, Jasmine Filippo, Brett Staino, Hanna Westfield, and Principal Laura Tomlin.

 

Joan Pote honored by Cape Regional Medical Center

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, June 22, 2014 07:24 am

Joan Pote Joan Pote CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Joan Pote has received the Service Excellence of the Year award from Cape Regional Medical Center after three fellow employees nominated her for the award, hospital officials said recently.

“Joan brightens the day with her great sense of humor and smile,” wrote nominators, Kevin Smyth, Marjorie Madonna, and Carolyn Richards of the Accounting Department.

Read more: Joan Pote honored by Cape Regional Medical Center

   

Sherry Ford, Kendell Davis receive degrees from Berkeley

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, June 22, 2014 07:23 am

Sherry Ford, Cape May Court House, recently earned an associate's degree in applied science in business administration from Berkeley College, the college announced on Friday, June 13.

Ford joins more than 2,300 students who have graduated from Berkeley using Berkeley College Online to earn bachelor's or associate's degrees and certificates.

Kendell Davis, Ocean City, earned a bachelor of science in fashion marketing and management at the college's Newark campus.

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Municipal Alliance plans cleanup of Lincoln Park

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, June 21, 2014 07:40 am

WOODBINE — The borough’s Municipal Alliance has announced a cleanup of Lincoln Park, a 22-acre property along DeHirsch Avenue in the central part of the borough, on Sunday, June 22, from 1 to 4 p.m.

A rain date is set June 29.

Residents are invited to join the alliance and Woodbine Elementary School Peer Leadership students in the clean-up.

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Glendora man accused of stealing a pickup truck

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, June 21, 2014 07:15 am

STONE HARBOR — A Glendora man has been accused of stealing a pickup truck in Stone Harbor.

Gregory G. Troyano, 57, allegedly took a red Chevrolet pickup truck from the 9000 block of Second Avenue on Friday, June 13, as well as an undetermined amount of cash from an unnamed victim.

He was sent to county jail on a $2,500 cash bond, borough police said Monday, June 16.

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Gazette readers asked to help identify 4-H queens

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, June 21, 2014 07:10 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - For 42 years, the county’s 4-H Club elected a queen each year to reign over the Cape May County 4-H fair, and this year members of the club plan to host “Throwback Thursday ... Where have all the 4-H Queens Gone?” to recognize past fair royalty.

The club elected its first queen in 1956. In 1996, the contest was changed from queen to grand marshal to allow boys to enter. In 2001 the contest was changed again to the spirit award.

Now, club members want to honor past representatives on the first night of the three-day event –Thursday, July 17.

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MTHS student films to be included in festival

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Written by David Benson Friday, June 20, 2014 02:16 pm

ATLANTIC CITY - Videos and films made by Middle Township High School students will be among those featured at the High School Film Extravaganza at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 26 at The Noyes Art Garage at 2200 Fairmount Ave. in Atlantic City.

The event is hosted by Artists Alike Studies in Egg Harbor Township and The Noyes Museum and aims to promote the works of young filmmakers.

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David Salvo appointed new superintendent of schools

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Written by David Benson Friday, June 20, 2014 11:22 am

David Salvo, left, was appointed superintendent for Middle Township public schools by the Board of Education Thursday, June 19. Michael Kopakowski, outgoing superintendent, announced his retirement earlier this month. David Salvo, left, was appointed superintendent for Middle Township public schools by the Board of Education Thursday, June 19. Michael Kopakowski, outgoing superintendent, announced his retirement earlier this month. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Middle Township Board of Education appointed David Salvo, assistant superintendent for support services, as the new superintendent of schools at its meeting Thursday, June 20.

Dennis Roberts, board president, said the internal search for a replacement produced two qualified candidates.

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