Middle Township Gazette

Township calls for a second look at Railroad Avenue project

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 14, 2014 07:44 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – A long-time disputed project to build affordable housing at Railroad Avenue ran into another snag recently, when Mayor Tim Donohue called for another look at potential environmental issues at the site.

Plans call for 48 units to be built in Cape May Court House.

The Conifer project spans several township administrations – both Democratic and Republican – and has raised the ire local environmentalists for years.

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Grassy Sound bridge on Ocean Drive to get $1M makeover

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Written by David Benson Friday, November 14, 2014 07:43 am

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP – The 75-year-old toll bridge over Grassy Sound on Ocean Drive will get a $1 million makeover sometime in early 2016, thanks to a state grant that dovetails into another project.

“We’re in the middle of a similar project in Townsend Inlet between Sea Isle and Avalon,” said county engineer Dale Foster. “The grant for Grassy Sound is excellent, because the Townsend Inlet bridge is a $5 million project, so another million will drastically improve the program.”

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Blue Devils give it their best in round robin championship

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Written by David Benson Friday, November 14, 2014 07:32 am

Coaches Jason Steelman and Hector Cruz were proud of team of boys they coached this year in Dennis Township. Coaches Jason Steelman and Hector Cruz were proud of team of boys they coached this year in Dennis Township. DENNIS TOWNSHIP - The Blue Devils Taxi Team started the football season with just 14 players, according to coaches Jason Steelman and Hector Cruz, and some of those kids were new to the sport.

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Dollar General celebrates opening of Swainton store

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 14, 2014 07:28 am

SWAINTON – Dollar General will celebrate the opening of its Swainton store, 1616 Route 9 North, at 8 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 15, with prizes and deals.

The first 50 adult shoppers will receive a $10 store gift card. The first 200 shoppers will receive a Dollar General tote bag.

The store provides a

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Middle Township Police blotter, Nov. 3-9

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Written by Police Blotter Thursday, November 13, 2014 04:12 pm

Middle Township Police Department Middle Township Police Department Middle 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.

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Six injured in Route 47 crash; 5 airlifted to hospitals

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 13, 2014 03:44 pm

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.

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Fruit of the Spirit awards

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 13, 2014 01:25 pm

Students in preschool through grade 8 were recognized for embodying the Gospel value of love at the Oct. 31 Mass at Bishop McHugh Regional Catholic School. The Fruit of the Spirit awards are presented monthly to students who exhibit the attributes of a Christian life: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Shown are: Jamie Butler, Delaney Larkin, Julia Sittineri, Shane Klemick, Matthew Lashley, Avierre Crawley, Cooper Reich, Rocco Balestiere, Bradin Roberts, Liliana Colalillo and Olivia Kossyvakis. Not pictured is Caley Israel. Students in preschool through grade 8 were recognized for embodying the Gospel value of love at the Oct. 31 Mass at Bishop McHugh Regional Catholic School. The Fruit of the Spirit awards are presented monthly to students who exhibit the attributes of a Christian life: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Shown are: Jamie Butler, Delaney Larkin, Julia Sittineri, Shane Klemick, Matthew Lashley, Avierre Crawley, Cooper Reich, Rocco Balestiere, Bradin Roberts, Liliana Colalillo and Olivia Kossyvakis. Not pictured is Caley Israel. Students in preschool through grade 8 were recognized for embodying the Gospel value of love at the Oct. 31 Mass at Bishop McHugh Regional Catholic School. The Fruit of the Spirit awards are presented monthly to students who exhibit the attributes of a Christian life: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Shown are: Jamie Butler, Delaney Larkin, Julia Sittineri, Shane Klemick, Matthew Lashley, Avierre Crawley, Cooper Reich, Rocco Balestiere, Bradin Roberts, Liliana Colalillo and Olivia Kossyvakis. Not pictured is Caley Israel.

 

Honoring the brave

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Written by Jen Marra Thursday, November 13, 2014 10:34 am

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

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 May Court House, one of several observances of the day throughout the county. Major Mark Berlenbach with the 57th Troop Command of the New Jersey Army National Guard in Atlantic City sings the “Star Spangled Banner” for the ceremony. 

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Avalon honors veterans with Veterans Day Ceremony

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 13, 2014 09:58 am

American Legion Post 331 fire a rifle salute in Avalon during a Veterans Day ceremony. American Legion Post 331 fire a rifle salute in Avalon during a Veterans Day ceremony. AVALON – More than 100 veterans and members of the public turned out to pay tribute to the men and women who served, or are serving, the country in various branches of the military at a ceremony hosted by American Legion Post 331, Stone Harbor/Avalon, at Veterans Plaza, 21st and Dune Drive, Tuesday, Nov. 11.

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Students, staff honor veterans at Cape Christian

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 13, 2014 09:41 am

Second grade students sing Second grade students sing Students and staff of Cape Christian Academy celebrated local veterans over two days this year with presentations and luncheons in their honor.

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