Middle Township Gazette

Avalon beach tags on sale

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 04, 2013 06:30 pm

AVALON —The borough will begin selling its popular holiday beach tags for next summer during Avalon’s Friday Festive event and at a new event, Snowfest Saturday, Nov. 29-30.

This year’s holiday beach tag depicts two holiday bells tied together with a red ribbon. The beach tags will cost $21, come in a decorative box and will be available inside the Avalon Rescue Squad building at 31st Street and Dune Drive in Avalon between 11 a.m.-5 p.m. both days.

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Middle Township woman returns home

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 04, 2013 12:39 pm

A Goshen woman who went missing on Saturday has returned home safe and sound, police say.

At 9 p.m. Nov. 2, Kimberly DalSanto left her residence on Goshen Road, under a circumstance that prompted her family to report her as missing endangered, according to police.

Police issued an announcement about her disappearance on Sunday night, and on Monday morning they canceleed the notice when DalSanto was found.

   

Police seeking information on burglaries in Middle Township

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, November 03, 2013 06:40 pm

Middle Township Police are requesting the public's help in solving four home burglaries and a business burglary that happened in the past week.

Three of the burglaries occurred on School House Lane, one on Wayne Avenue, and the business burglary on North Railroad Avenue, according to police. Most of the burglaries were reported during the daytime.

Report suspicious activity to 911 or 465-8700. Anyone with information on the burglaries can anonymously call Cape May County Crime Stoppers at 465-2800 or text 847411.

 

RSVP looking for tax filers

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, November 03, 2013 06:27 am

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — The Retired Senior Volunteer Program is seeking people to be part of the Volunteer Tax Assistance Program.

More than 750 Cape May County residents with incomes less that $50,000 received free help filing their 2012 tax returns by RSVP.  To continue this service, more volunteers are being recruited for training.

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Generators for Woodbine

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 02, 2013 08:31 pm

WOODBINE — Officials will use a state grant to purchase several generators for municipal facilities.

Mayor William Pikolycky announced that the state Department of Law and Public Safety has informed Woodbine that $242,080 has been earmarked through the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program—Energy Allocation Initiative.

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Woodbine honored for ‘complete streets’

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 02, 2013 10:00 am

WOODBINE — The borough was recognized Oct. 21 for accommodating transit-riders, pedestrians, cyclists and motorists while making the roads safe.

Woodbine was honored at the networking luncheon and recognition ceremony at the 2013 New Jersey Complete Streets Summit held at Rutgers University for its accomplishment as a complete streets Community.

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Down to the wire in Middle Committee race

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Written by Alex Davis Saturday, November 02, 2013 06:00 am

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — One candidate is a teacher, the other is a banker.

Republican Melanie Collins and Democrat candidate Michael Clark are seeking one spot on the Middle Township Committee during the General Election on Tuesday. Polls are open from 6 a.m.-8 p.m.

Township Committeewoman Susan DeLanzo decided to not seek re-election.

Voters will also have their say on the governor and the legislative representation for the 1st District, as well as on two seats on the county freeholder board, where the Republican incumbents are running unopposed.

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Drugs, weapons charges after Woodbine fight

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 01, 2013 01:10 pm

State police recovered about 50 bags of heroin and a loaded handgun following a fight in Woodbine earlier this week.

Troopers from the Woodbine barracks responded to the incident about 10:50 a.m. Monday, 28, for a fight among five or six people at Franklin Avenue in Woodbine.

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Books for Ocean Academy and Cape May County High School students

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 01, 2013 10:20 am

Shayla Zeak with the book she chose as a reading reward. Shayla Zeak with the book she chose as a reading reward.  MIDDLE TOWNSHIP – Students at Cape May County Special Services School District will be receiving new books as reading incentives and birthday presents, thanks to the grant from the district’s Education Foundation and Build-A-Bear Workshop Bear Hugs Foundation. 

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Dennis sends two teams to school Quizz Bowl

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 01, 2013 06:20 am

Dennis sends two teams to school Quizz Bowl

Thirty-six teams, one winner. The pressure was on.

The seventh annual Quiz Bowl at St. Augustine Prep in Richland was one to remember.

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Parenting Opportunity Partnership event held

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 31, 2013 10:25 pm

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — About 50 parents and 75 children an event about parenting during a workshop Oct. 19 at the Cape May County Special Services School District in Cape May Court House.

This was the first Cape May County Parenting Opportunity Partnership event.

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On the Cover > Peacock princess spotted at Boo at the Zoo

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Written by Jen Marra Thursday, October 31, 2013 04:38 pm

Tessa Rutherford, 8, of Swainton twirls around to show off her peacock costume during the costume contest dance party at Cape May County’s annual Boo at the Zoo Tessa Rutherford, 8, of Swainton twirls around to show off her peacock costume during the costume contest dance party at Cape May County’s annual Boo at the Zoo Saturday, Oct. 26. Tessa Rutherford, 8, of Swainton twirls around to show off her peacock costume during the costume contest dance party at Cape May County’s annual Boo at the Zoo Saturday, Oct. 26. For more photos, see Boo at the Zoo. Prints available. 

Photos by Jen Marra

   

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