Middle Township Gazette

Shirley Green seeks to eliminate fear with Moments in Time

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Written by David Benson Friday, August 01, 2014 08:45 am

Shirley Green shows off Treebark Mountain. Shirley Green shows off Treebark Mountain. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Shirley Green wants to eliminate the fear that she says too often separates people.

“I do it with my Moment in Time exhibitions,” Green said during a recent interview. “I want to bring people together, and get everybody to understand one another.”

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Ocean View rest area opened on Garden State Parkway

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Written by David Benson Friday, August 01, 2014 08:28 am

A new $2.5 million rest area on the Garden State Parkway includes a gas station, a convenience store, a visitors’ center inside and bathrooms. A new $2.5 million rest area on the Garden State Parkway includes a gas station, a convenience store, a visitors’ center inside and bathrooms. DENNIS TOWNSHIP – With the construction taking place on the Garden State Parkway, it may have been easy to overlook the reopening of the Ocean View rest area near Exit 17.

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Cape Women's Resource Fund Equality Day Tea honors Marilyn Sweeney

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 01, 2014 08:10 am

Marilyn Sweeney Marilyn Sweeney Marilyn Sweeney, a nurse and health care advocate who has worked to improve health care, with a special concern for veterans and the homebound, will be honored at 4 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 26, at the Cape Women's Resource Fund's annual Equality Day Tea.

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Ocean View Fire Company receives training to save furry friends

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 01, 2014 08:03 am

Veterinarian demonstrates how to use a “catch stick” to control a frightened or aggressive animal. Veterinarian demonstrates how to use a “catch stick” to control a frightened or aggressive animal. OCEAN VIEW – Members of the Ocean View Fire Company in Dennis Township recently learned how to save animals, when Ira Niedweske, veterinarian with Ocean View Veterinary Hospital, gave the firefighters a course in animal CPR.

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Program aims to help families of people with drug problems

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 31, 2014 11:51 am

RIO GRANDE - Families and friends of people with drug problems are invited to a free drug intervention program, presented by Father Ron and Sandra Lockhart, from St. Mary’s Church, Stone Harbor, from 7-9 p.m., Monday, Aug. 4 at The Branches, 1304 Route 47, Village Shoppes, Rio Grande.

The program begins is split into three segments, and will meet again on Aug. 11 and Aug. 18.

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Trial date delayed in Khalil Wallace killing

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Written by David Benson Thursday, July 31, 2014 10:14 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The trial of two men charged in the 2011 slaying of Khalil Wallace has been postponed from its scheduled trial date while Judge Patricia Wild waits to hear two motions, one from the defense and one from the prosecution.

Trial was initially set Aug. 4 for two Millville men – Andre Gross and Norman Gray – charged in connection with the murder of Wallace, whose body was found Oct. 6, 2011 in a small lake in Cumberland County.

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CCW’s ‘Mac and Cheese Contest’ benefits programs for kids

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 31, 2014 09:40 am

WHITESBORO – The Concerned Citizens of Whitesboro organization is hosting a “Mac and Cheese” competition at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 30 at the Martin Luther King Community Center at 207 W. Main Street to raise funds for children’s programs.

Individuals, businesses or non-profits are encouraged to submit macaroni and cheese dishes, which will be tasted and judged by attendees of the 26th annual Whitesboro Reunion Festival.

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Dennis Township seeks public comment on planned recreational park upgrade

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Written by David Benson Thursday, July 31, 2014 09:15 am

Dennis Conceptual design Dennis Conceptual design DENNIS TOWNSHIP – With a deadline for requesting a grant from the county just weeks away, Township Committee is asking members of the public to attend a committee meeting at 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4 in the municipal building at 571 Petersburg Road to provide input on a planned upgrade to the township’s recreation complex.

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Woodbine applies for $800,000 grants aimed at municipal airport

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Written by David Benson Thursday, July 31, 2014 09:05 am

WOODBINE – The borough has applied for more than $800,000 in state and federal grants for capital improvement projects at the Woodbine Municipal Airport, an official said recently.

Mayor William Pikolycky said Tuesday that is seeking about $427,000 from the Federal Aviation Administration for three projects: $79,000 for the design and engineering of Taxiway A repair; $273,000 for the removal of obstructions, such as brush and stumps; and $74,000 for the design and permitting of a helicopter parking area.

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Two injured in 3-car accident on Route 47

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Written by David Benson Wednesday, July 30, 2014 03:22 pm

DENNISVILLE – A woman was airlifted to the Atlantic City Medical Center, and a man taken to Cape May Regional Medical Center, at about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 29 after a three-vehicle accident on Route 47, a state official said.

Alice Gregal, 75, Clarksboro, apparently crossed the center line at the 1100 block of Route 47 in a Buick Lucerne, and then sideswiped the first of two Dodge vans traveling in the opposite direction, said State Police spokeswoman Trooper Alina Spies.

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