Middle Township Gazette

DeNittis named 'Top Doctor' by Philadelphia Magazine

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, May 31, 2014 08:13 am

Dr. Albert DeNittis Dr. Albert DeNittis CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Dr. Albert S. DeNittis, has been named 'Top Doctor' by Castle Connelly and Philadelphia Magazine for 2014.

DeNittis has served as medical director of The Brodesser Cancer Center at Cape Regional Medical Center since 2010, and he is chief of Radiation Oncology at Lankenau Hospital.  In addition, he serves as clinical associate professor of the Lankenau Institute of Medical Research in Wynnewood, Pa.

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Woodbine to hold public hearing on grant applications

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, May 31, 2014 07:52 am

WOODBINE - The borough wants to improve its streets and is seeking $2 million in grants to get the job done. A public hearing has been scheduled at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 10 in the main meeting room of the municipal services building at 501 Washington Ave., in Woodbine to discuss applications to the state Department of Transportation.

In a press release, Mayor William Pikolycky said the borough will apply for funding for work on its streets through two programs - Transportation Alternatives and Safe Routes to School.

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Take a tour of 'olde' homes in Avalon

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, May 31, 2014 07:26 am

AVALON - The Avalon Historical Society will host its 11th annual Olde House Tour of homes in Avalon on June 21 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Six houses will be featured on the tour, including a home that dates to 1890; a Sears Roebuck Kit House; and one home that transformed an attic space into bedrooms.

Three of the houses are cozy cottages that have been restored.  All of the homes retain original hardwood floors and plaster walls, and most have fireplaces.

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Family Promise offers homeless hope and a temporary home

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Written by David Benson Saturday, May 31, 2014 06:57 am

Many of the children that have stayed in the program have made posters expressing their thanks to Family Promise. The staff frames each poster, and above, Laurie Johnson, director, points out grateful messages. Many of the children that have stayed in the program have made posters expressing their thanks to Family Promise. The staff frames each poster, and above, Laurie Johnson, director, points out grateful messages. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Most members of a community are familiar with the idea of a church home, a place where a congregation can gather for communion and worship on Sundays.

But for some homeless families in Cape May County, area churches are quite literally home, for up to three months at a time.

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County workers take part in heart walk

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, May 30, 2014 05:31 pm

Heart Walk Heart Walk Members of Cape May County government raised $200 when they took to the Ocean City Boardwalk on Saturday, May 17 to support the American Heart Association in the South Jersey Heart Walk. Employees participating in the walk included: Bill Gannon, Diane Hermann, Anmarie Abbatiello, Helene Mason, Luz Magee, Linda Miller, Lori Cosimi, Kathy Miley, Mike Laffey, Bill Crowther and Marge Rothenbiller.

 

 

Dog obedience club donates to sheriff’s K-9 unit

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, May 30, 2014 05:18 pm

Sheriff’s K-9 Jax wears a protective vests donated by Cape May County Dog Obedience and Training Club Sheriff’s K-9 Jax wears a protective vests donated by Cape May County Dog Obedience and Training Club CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Dogs with the Cape May County Sherriff’s office K-9 unit are safer, thanks to a donation of $2,439 from the Cape May County Dog Obedience Training Club for the purchase of a K-9 vest.

The club raised the funds through the 2013 Mutt Strut held on the Cape May Promenade last September.

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Birth Announcements for May 9-22

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, May 30, 2014 04:15 pm

Birth Announcements Birth Announcements

The following birth announcements were provided by Cape Regional Medical Center in Cape May Court House.

Trinity Renae Calverley was born to Sarah Foltz and Rich Calverley of North Cape May, May 9.

Avery Taylor Bové was born to Liz Unruh and Andrew Bové of West Cape May, May 9.

Ryden Olivia Chase was born to Jessica Chase of Cape May, May 10.

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Students ponder paths into the future on Career Day

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Written by David Benson Friday, May 30, 2014 12:47 pm

Students and faculty Students and faculty worked together to make Career Day a success at Middle Township High School on Thursday, May 29. Shown are faculty members Kim Moore, Dave Joslin, John King and Laura Lambert. Students are Steve Hand, Joe Duma, Chris DeVico, Taylor Brown, Julianna Riggitano, Zach Buchanan, Adam Vaul, Noah Granigan, Jen Ney and Sammy Geisinger. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – By the time Ted Bryan finished talking to students in Kim Moore’s world history class about his career in teaching at Middle Township High School, Kelsey Dunlevy, 15, had made up her mind.

She wants to teach.

“I want to be a history teacher,” Dunlevy said. “I love everything about history.”

She hopes to attend Rowan University to earn a teaching degree and work at her school.

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Matthews breaks ground at community garden at Whitesboro School

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, May 30, 2014 09:53 am

Robert Matthews breaks ground for the community garden in Whitesboro. Robert Matthews breaks ground for the community garden in Whitesboro. WHITESBORO – With the support of Middle Township Committee, Robert Matthews, recreation director at Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Complex, used a rototiller to break ground for a community garden next to the historic Whitesboro School on Wednesday, May 21.

“I want to commend Robert Matthews for presenting this concept as an innovative use for the grounds surrounding our historic school,” said Mayor Tim Donohue.

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MTHS art students create memories for Nicaraguan children

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Written by David Benson Friday, May 30, 2014 09:31 am

Art students at Middle Township High School painted portraits of children in Nicaragua earlier this year. They plan a fundraiser to raise about $200 to send the paintings to the children. Art students at Middle Township High School painted portraits of children in Nicaragua earlier this year. They plan a fundraiser to raise about $200 to send the paintings to the children. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Art students at Middle Township High School plan to give children in Nicaragua a hand-painted portrait of themselves.

“A lot of kids in Nicaragua don’t even have a picture of themselves,” said Karen Biederman, art teacher at Middle Township High School. “They live in such extreme poverty, they don’t have anything.”

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