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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

County Chamber offers complimentary membership to veterans’ organizations

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, August 17, 2014 07:42 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - The board of directors of the county Chamber of Commerce in July approved complimentary memberships for veterans’ organizations with chapters in Cape May County.

According to Scott Campbell, chamber chairman, offering the memberships to organizations such as Disabled American Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Vietnam Veterans of America allows the chamber to support county men and women who have served in the military.

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Kaitlyn Rupert named to University of Rhode Island Dean’s List

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, August 16, 2014 10:02 am

KINGSTON, RI - Kaitlyn Rupert of Woodbine has been named to the University of Rhode Island’s spring dean’s list, according to a statement from the college.

Students included on the list must have completed 12 or more credits during a semester for letter grades with at least a 3.30 quality point average.

   

Marie, Joseph Mullen named ‘Special Touch Volunteers’

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, August 16, 2014 08:04 am

Joseph and Marie Mullen Joseph and Marie Mullen CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Marie and Joseph Mullen have been named Cape Regional Medical Center’s “Special Touch Volunteers” for the second quarter of 2014.

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Dueling violin mother daughter team return to PAC

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, August 16, 2014 07:34 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - The public is invited to “Great Balls of Fire,” a production planned at 7 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 23 at the Performing Arts Center, featuring the violin mother daughter team of Susan and Amina Elsayed, along with Linda Gentille and The Jersey Shore Pops.

“Amina and her mother both have amazing stage charisma in addition to fabulous technique,” said Gentille. “How they bounce all over the stage while playing amazing technical feats astounds me.”

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PAC brings the ‘Rat Pack’ together again

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, August 16, 2014 06:31 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – “The Rat Pack Together Again” show returns to the Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 20, at 7:30 p.m.

Featured in the cast are Tony Sands as Frank Sinatra; Johnny Petillo as Dean Martin and Geno Monroe as Sammy Davis Jr.

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William Mayerson to be honored as township’s Employee of the Month

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 15, 2014 04:02 pm

William Mayerson William Mayerson CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Middle Township Committee will recognize William Mayerson as the July 2014 Employee of the Month at the committee meeting at 6 p.m., Monday, Aug 18.

Mayerson has been recognized by his supervisors for his work ethic and dedication to the Public Works Department and residents of the township.

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Chris Evans slinging ink in Wildwood

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 15, 2014 03:17 pm

Shown here, Chris Evans tattoos Danielle Meenan, formerly of Upper Township. Meenan left the area four years ago to attend college in Conneticut. Shown here, Chris Evans tattoos Danielle Meenan, formerly of Upper Township. Meenan left the area four years ago to attend college in Conneticut. WILDWOOD – Chris Evans, formerly of Cape May Court House, moved to Denver a couple of years ago to pursue a career in tattooing at EOD Tattoo.

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John Daily appointed general manager at The Reeds

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 15, 2014 02:54 pm

John Daily John Daily The Reeds at Shelter Haven has announced that John Daily, formerly of Congress Hall, has been appointed as its new general manager.

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Parkway project on schedule, southbound overpasses expected to finish this fall

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 15, 2014 07:06 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The Garden State Parkway project to replace three intersection with overpasses is on schedule, a Turnpike Authority spokesman said Tuesday, and southbound travelers should have a clear road by the end of the year.

“The project is on schedule to be completed in November 2015,” said spokesman Thomas Feeney.

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Disaster awareness a priority for Avalon mayor, FEMA says

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 15, 2014 07:01 am

Mayor Pagliughi addresses residents in front of the emergency pet shelter. Mayor Pagliughi addresses residents in front of the emergency pet shelter. AVALON - When Mayor Martin Pagliughi was appointed as the director of Cape May County’s Emergency Management Communications Center in August 2013, Pagliughi found himself with a challenge that few expected of a county with water on three sides, according to a statement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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