• Two Pleasantville men were shot Monday, Oct. 20 when the vehicle they were sitting in was riddled by 15-20 rounds of gunfire, according to Pleasantville Police.PLEASANTVILLE - Two Pleasantville men were shot Monday, Oct. 20 when the vehicle they were sitting in was riddled by 15-20 rounds of gunfire, according to Pleasantville Police.

  • Photo by Christie Rotondo/Former Mayor Bill Henfey, left, and current Mayor Patrick Rosenello, right, at Henfey's last meeting in December 2013. NORTH WILDWOOD — Bill Henfey, who served as North Wildwood’s mayor from 2006 to 2013, died Tuesday morning surrounded by family and friends at his home, the city of North Wildwood announced.

    He was 65.

  • Local and county officials attended the ribbon cutting of the Volunteers in Medicine Thrift Store in Cape May Court House, at 10 a.m., Saturday. Oct. 18.CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Shoppers waited patiently outside the doors of the township’s newest store, Saturday, Oct. 18, as local and officials cut the ribbon to open the Volunteers in Medicine thrift store at 20 S. Main St.

  • CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Demands by state, county and municipal officials for a second look at controversial affordable housing project at Patsy’s Way have halted the project – at least temporarily – while the governor’s office examines the proposal, a local official said recently.

    According to Middle Township Mayor Tim Donohue, the state Department of Community Affairs was set to petition HUD for the release of nearly $2 million on Friday, Oct. 10 to begin the project.

  • DENNIS TOWNSHIP – The board of education has two vacancies that came too late to place on the November ballot, and those positions will be filled after the general election on Nov. 4.

    “We had two board members resign – one in September and one last night (Oct. 15),” said Mia DelCorio, secretary to the business administrator. “Since it was so late, we couldn’t get the positions on the ballot.”

Middle Township Gazette

UPDATED: Medical examiner resigns

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Written by David Benson Wednesday, July 16, 2014 10:41 am

Attorney General’s office recommends three autopsies be reexamined

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Three autopsies in Cape May County need to be re-examined, a state official said, after law enforcement tipped off the state Attorney General’s office in January that the county’s medical examiner had voluntarily surrendered his license in New Mexico about three years ago.

Hisham Hashish, 52, resigned his position with the Southern Regional Medical Examiner’s office in Woodbine in February, said Paul Loriquet, a spokesman with the Attorney General’s office.

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Township meets with project contractors to ease gridlock in Cape May Court House

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 15, 2014 03:47 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Public safety and city gridlock were the reasons behind a recent meeting called by Mayor Tim Donohue, and representatives of the county, the state and the Garden State Parkway overpass project contractor.

According to a press release from the mayor, the meeting, held Friday, July 11, explored solutions to traffic headaches caused by the construction to replace three traffic lights on the parkway with overpasses.

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Mia Bergmann headlines at county fair

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 15, 2014 10:56 am

Mia Bergmann has played more than 100 shows during the last two years. Mia Bergmann has played more than 100 shows during the last two years. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Mia Bergmann, Nashville recording artist singer-songwriter and Margate resident, will headline the county 4-H Fair, Friday, July 18 from 5-6 p.m. and again from 7:30-9 p.m. at the Cape May County 4-H Fairgrounds.

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Concerned Citizens of Whitesboro to lease historic Whitesboro school

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Written by David Benson Monday, July 14, 2014 12:23 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Township Committee has announced plans to lease the front portion of the historic Whitesboro Grammar School to the Concerned Citizens of Whitesboro.

Connie Mahon, township business administrator, said the CCW will lease a majority of the building for five years, though the township will maintain the building.

“It’s a $1-a-year lease, and the Concerned Citizens will be paying the majority of the utilities,” Mahon said.

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Jersey Shore Pops concert with Johnny Petillo postponed

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 14, 2014 09:39 am

Jersey Shore Pops Jersey Shore Pops STONE HARBOR - The borough’s recreation department has rescheduled Tuesday's concert to Thursday, July 17, due to rain in the forecast.

On Thursday, come ready for a trip back in time when Johnny Petillo joins The Jersey Shore Pops Orchestra at 7 p.m. at the water tower plaza at 95th Street and Second Avenue, as part of the borough’s centennial celebration.

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‘Sinatra’ sizzles at Performing Arts Center

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, July 13, 2014 09:52 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Claude Eric, a Canadian singer, will join Linda Gentille and The Jersey Shore Pops to star in “Sinatra Sizzles” at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 19 at the Middle Township Performing Arts Center as part of the summer concert series.

This show will feature all of Sinatra's greatest hits including: “My Way,” “New York, New York,” “The Summer Wind,” “Come Fly with Me,” “Fly Me to the Moon,” along with many other hits of the Chairman of the Board.

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Helen McCaffrey to address Tea Party Patriots

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, July 12, 2014 10:40 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The Tea Party Patriots of Southern New Jersey will have a county-wide meeting 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 16 at the historic Cape May Court House located at 9 Main Street. Helen McCaffrey is scheduled as the guest speaker and will address human trafficking. The meeting is open to the public.

 

Chainsaw artist turns timber into art at county 4-H fair

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, July 12, 2014 08:25 am

Matt Hass, a chainsaw artist, will be at the Cape May County Fair Saturday, July 19 Matt Hass, a chainsaw artist, will be at the Cape May County Fair Saturday, July 19 CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Some artists use oils and canvas.

Matt Hass uses a chainsaw and lumber to turn a chunk of wood into a soaring eagle, proud Native American chief, howling wolf or towering bear.

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Committee holds official ribbon cutting for Phase 4 of Bike Path

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Written by David Benson Friday, July 11, 2014 06:02 pm

Mayor Tim Donohue, left, and Committeeman Dan Lockwood, center, helped cut the ribbon that officially opened Phase 4 of the Bike Path in Middle Township. I’yonna Linthicum, right, said the path makes it safer for kids to ride and play in Whitesboro. Mayor Tim Donohue, left, and Committeeman Dan Lockwood, center, helped cut the ribbon that officially opened Phase 4 of the Bike Path in Middle Township. I’yonna Linthicum, right, said the path makes it safer for kids to ride and play in Whitesboro. Phase 5 to Satt Avenue could begin in late fall

WHITESBORO – I’yonna Linthicum felt safer, and on Friday, July 11, she thanked Mayor Tim Donohue for the long stretch of asphalt between Whitesboro and Cape May Court House, known as the Bike Path.

“I used to ride my bike on it when it was just a dirt path,” she said. “I think this is a whole lot safer.”

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Township baseball and softball association receives donation from Acme

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 11, 2014 09:42 am

Acme’s David Hand presents a donation to former Deputy Mayor Nate Doughty. Acme’s David Hand presents a donation to former Deputy Mayor Nate Doughty. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – For the second year in a row, the Acme in Cape May Court House kicked off the Fourth of July holiday with a donation to a local non-profit. This year, the Middle Township Baseball and Softball Association was the recipient of a $500 check.

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