Middle Township Gazette

Physicians associates celebrate anniversary

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 08, 2013 01:00 am

Physicians associates  Dr. Stephanie Doyle, Jackie Russell, Elise Rohana, and the staff at Cape Regional Physicians Associates Rio Grande office recently celebrated their first anniversary caring for the Lower Township and Rio Grande community. The office is located in Cape Regional Medical Plaza, 4011 Route 9 South, Suite 201, Rio Grande and opened in October, 2012.

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Dr. Stephanie Doyle, Jackie Russell and Elise Rohana at Cape Regional Physicians Associates Rio Grande office are celebrating their first anniversary caring for the Lower Township and Rio Grande community.

The office is located in Cape Regional Medical Plaza, 4011 Route 9 South, Suite 201, Rio Grande and opened in October, 2012.

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Cape May County gets $1.65M for road, bridge projects

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 07, 2013 09:39 pm

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP – Cape May County will receive $1,656,100 from the state Department of Transportation for road and bridge projects, including in Woodbine and Middle Township.

The county anticipates using the county aid on various road improvement projects. The projects under consideration include Woodbine-Ocean View Road (county road 550) in Woodbine, Hand Avenue (county road 658) in Cape May Court House and Lafayette Street (county road 633) in Cape May.

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County receives honor for environmental stewardship

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 07, 2013 06:30 pm

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP – The state Department of Environmental Protection has recently awarded Cape May County a certificate for its environmental stewardship.

Each year under the Water Quality Program, the DEP Compliance and Enforcement Division, performs an inspection of the county public works’ facilities, including the county airport and Crest Haven and Upper Township section road department maintenance yards.

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Success for program aimed at false alarms in Middle Township

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Written by Alex Davis Thursday, November 07, 2013 01:50 pm

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Township police officers have been responding to fewer false burglary alarm calls since a new program was implemented in 2010.

That has meant that officers can focus their attention on other areas of law enforcement instead of responding to a false alarm, according to Middle Township Police Chief Chris Leusner.

“The false alarm program has exceeded my expectations,” he said.

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Vines removed from Bird Sanctuary in Stone Harbor

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 07, 2013 12:13 pm

Vines removed from Bird Sanctuary in Stone Harbor

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP – Volunteers helped remove invasive vines from sections of the Bird Sanctuary in Stone Harbor last weekend.

The Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary Committee lead by chairman Jack Berrigan collaborated with The Wetlands Institute under the direction of Lenore Tedesco to sponsor the first of many planned volunteer efforts designed to remove invasive vines.

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On the cover: A royal moment

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

 MTHS student Maddie Anagnou is crowned the 2013 homecoming queen by Alex Thomas, who was crowned last year  Middle Township High School student Maddie Anagnou is crowned the 2013 homecoming queen by Alex Thomas, who was crowned last year, during the school’s football game against Bridgeton Friday, Nov. 2.


Middle Township High School student Maddie Anagnou is crowned the 2013 homecoming queen by Alex Thomas, who was crowned last year, during the school’s football game against Bridgeton Friday, Nov. 2.

   

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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