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    LOWER TOWNSHIP – Arthur E. “Art” Treon, whose name was synonymous with fire fighting and emergency management in the township, county, and state, died Wednesday night after leaving the scene of a fatal fire in North Wildwood.

    Town Bank Fire Chief Lou McGonigal, a longtime friend, said Treon had gone to Tuesday night’s fire at 212 W. 17th Ave. in North Wildwood Nov. 18. McGonigal said Treon complained of chest pains and shortness of breath and was transported to the hospital, where he appeared to be doing better. Treon later died…

  • North WIldwood house fire 17th St / J. CliffordNORTH WILDWOOD – The North Wildwood Police announced one person died in a fatal fire, Tuesday night.

    Firefighters were called to a home at 212 17th Avenue on Nov. 18 at approximately 8:19 p.m. where they found the residence engulfed in flames.

  • Artist Christine Finn made 350 solid concrete flower pots as an art installation to be displayed at Cape May Point State Park to mark the shared history between New Jersey and the island of Jersey.From Jersey to Jersey, heavy art crosses the waves

    CAPE MAY POINT – The public will be invited to pour a bit of the Atlantic Ocean onto…

  • Middle Township Police DepartmentMiddle Township police announced that they made the following arrests from Nov. 3-9. 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.

  • GREEN CREEK – Six people were injured in an accident on Route 47 at 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 13, and five of them were airlifted from the scene to area hospitals, according to a statement from Middle Township Police Department.

    Police responding to the scene said that a red Ford minivan driven by Nora Torrado, 38, Wildwood, was traveling north on Route 47 near Lomurno Lane when it was struck by a Silver Chevy driven by Vincent McBride, 78, Green Creek.

  • Stockton plans a campus at Showboat Atlantic City site

    GALLOWAY – Richard Stockton College and Caesars Entertainment Corporation have signed a letter of intent for the college to acquire Showboat Atlantic City from the casino company.

    Stockton said Wednesday, Nov. 12 that it plans to repurpose the former Showboat site as a branch campus.

  • LEWES, Del. – Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) officials have announced an agreement to place two electric vehicle charging stations at the Lewes ferry terminal of the Cape May–Lewes Ferry.

    The charging stations will be provided free of charge to the DRBA through a collaborative research agreement between the University of Delaware and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, according to a press release from the DRBA. The program, called Charging Up Delaware, is designed to promote a network of charging stations to facilitate long-distance trips with electric vehicles within the state.

  • Civilians and veterans salute or place their hand over their heart, and some sing along, as the national anthem is sung during the Veteran's Day Ceremony Tuesday, Nov. 11

    Civilians and veterans salute or place their hand over their heart, and some sing along, as the national anthem is sung during the Veteran’s Day Ceremony Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the Cape May County Veteran’s Ceremony in Cape…

Middle Township Gazette

Prosecutor and Partnership recognized for drug abuse campaign

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 28, 2014 09:00 am

Shown are Sheriff Gary G. Schaffer, Freeholder Leonard C. Desiderio, Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor, Angelo M. Valente, executive director of the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey, and Chief Kenneth W. Super of the prosecutor’s office. Shown are Sheriff Gary G. Schaffer, Freeholder Leonard C. Desiderio, Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor, Angelo M. Valente, executive director of the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey, and Chief Kenneth W. Super of the prosecutor’s office. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – An award winning campaign aimed at educating young people and parents about the dangers of heroin has earned the county prosecutor and the Partnership for a Drug-free New Jersey statewide recognition by the National Association of Government Communicators.

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Woodbine’s 3rd annual Kids Carnival bigger than ever

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 28, 2014 08:36 am

Woodbine’s 3rd annual Kids Carnival bigger than ever Woodbine’s 3rd annual Kids Carnival bigger than ever WOODBINE – The third annual Kids Carnival, held in Woodbine’s Lincoln Park Saturday, Aug. 9, drew more participants than ever, according to a statement from Borough Councilwoman Mary Helen Perez.

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Township seeks to modify fishing pier plan at complex

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Written by Christie Rotondo Thursday, August 28, 2014 08:32 am

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Officials with the township asked for a change to their approved Open Space application for a fishing pier at the Ockie Wisting recreational complex Tuesday, Aug. 26, in order to get the project underway as soon as possible.

Original plans for the recreation complex included a 265-foot fishing pier on the property, which is located adjacent to Route 47 in the Rio Grande section of the township.

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Millville man ignores police and pays the price

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 27, 2014 03:35 pm

STONE HARBOR – A Millville manned learned that it’s best to pay attention to a police officer’s order when he was arrested on outstanding warrants after Stone Harbor police told him to move his SUV out of a bike lane.

Abel Hernandez-Antolin, 33, allegedly ignored Police Sgt. Greg Jackson’s directive to move his Chevrolet SUV out of a marked bike lane on Second Avenue, at about 8 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 26, according to a statement.

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Vandals do $2,000 in damage to Memorial Field, police say

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 27, 2014 02:29 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Middle Township police are analyzing surveillance video of a group of young people vandalizing the track and buildings at Memorial Field in Cape May Court House.

[See related story: Nine indentified in vandalism]

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Whitesboro Reunion aims to strengthen community

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 27, 2014 09:46 am

WHITESBORO – The 26th annual Whitesboro Reunion Festival is planned Aug. 29-31 at the Martin Luther King Community Center at 207 W. Main St., and there’s a fun, activities and entertainment planned throughout the weekend.

This year’s event, themed “Strengthening the Community through Partnership,” is sponsored by the Concerned Citizens of Whitesboro, a nonprofit organization that focuses on bettering the community.

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Bishop McHugh students, families have a ‘blast’ at Sea Isle City beach

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 27, 2014 09:39 am

Principal Tom McGuire is surrounded by students who came out for the Bishop McHugh Beach Blast to celebrate end of summer. Principal Tom McGuire is surrounded by students who came out for the Bishop McHugh Beach Blast to celebrate end of summer. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Families of students at Bishop McHugh Regional Catholic School gathered at the 40th Street Beach in Sea Isle City for a “beach blast” Wednesday, Aug. 20.

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Officials credit pilot's skill in avoiding catastrophe

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, August 26, 2014 12:58 pm

photo by Christie Rotondo photo by Christie Rotondo ‘Dan saw the field to his left, and he made every attempt to get to that spot. He did a tremendous job in saving property and lives, and I’m very proud of both of them.’

— Peter Bosak, county superintendent of mosquito control

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North Wildwood woman charged after 2 pedestrians struck on Route 47, police say

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 25, 2014 05:09 pm

GREEN CREEK – A North Wildwood woman has been charged with leaving the scene of a crash with serious bodily injury after she struck two people on Route 47 at about 1:10 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 24, according to a statement from police.

One of the victims of the accident was thrown in the air, and landed in the back seat of the vehicle, Middle Township police said.

[See related story]

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Police: Man smacks 13-year-old girl’s bottom in Stone Harbor Wawa

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 25, 2014 02:47 pm

STONE HARBOR – A Philadelphia man has been charged with criminal sexual contact after he smacked a 13-year-old girl’s bottom as she entered a convenience store, Stone Harbor police said Monday.

Francis William Dunn, 42, allegedly grabbed the buttocks of several female customers while at the Wawa Food Market, at 9404 Third Ave., at about 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, according to a police statement.

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