Middle Township Gazette

Woodbine students take part in ‘Student Government Day’

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, May 16, 2014 03:31 pm

Students and teachers at Woodbine Student Government Day on Friday, May 9. Students and teachers at Woodbine Student Government Day on Friday, May 9. WOODBINE – Students from the Woodbine Elementary School recently got a closer look at how government works when members of the eighth grade class attended “Student Government Day” on Friday, May 9, at the Woodbine Municipal Complex.

The students and their advisors – Steven Schleckser and Margaret Benson – spent the morning at borough hall learning about the workings of their local government.

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Pets of the week - Gracie and Scrappy

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, May 16, 2014 03:08 pm

Gracie Gracie Gracie is an adult, female cat available for adoption. Shelter staff describe the cat as a sweet, older feline who needs a good home for her golden years. She is spayed and vaccinated, and Gracie's adoption fee is $20.


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Middle Township receives $360,000 state grant for bike path

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Written by David Benson Thursday, May 15, 2014 03:23 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Eight Cape May County municipalities will share about $1.7 million in state grants, officials said earlier this month, and Middle Township will pick up an extra $360,000 for the next phase of its bike path project.

Mayor Tim Donohue recently received notification from the state notifying him of the award that will allow Middle Township to complete Phase 5 of the township’s bicycle path project.

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Birth Announcements for April 16 - May 8, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, May 15, 2014 03:14 pm

Birth Announcements Birth Announcements

The following birth announcements were provided by Cape Regional Medical Center in Cape May Court House.

Blake Ryder Alexander was born to Desiree Sullivan and Steven Alexander, Jr. of Villas April 16.

Sae'vyon Nasir Lamant Johnson was born to Alexis Davis and Daron Johnson of Woodbine April 29.

Vivian Rose Fox-Marino was born to Marjorie Fox and Eric Marino of North Wildwood April 30.

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Stone Harbor plans largest beach opening in borough history

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, May 15, 2014 09:07 am

STONE HARBOR - To celebrate its centennial, Stone Harbor has planned its largest ever beach-opening at 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 22 at the 95th Street beach, officials announced in a recent press release.

At the ceremony, Mayor Suzanne Walters will be joined by members of the Borough Council, the borough Beach Patrol, and local business owners.

“Our Centennial celebration in Stone Harbor is the biggest event in our borough's history and we want to make our annual beach opening ceremony reflective of our effort,” Walters said.

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Rec department seeks toy donations

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, May 15, 2014 09:05 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The Middle Township Recreation Department is looking for a few toys to put wide smiles on the faces of the toddlers that visit the fields at both the Martin Luther King Center in Whitesboro, and the Clarence Davies Sports Complex in Goshen.

One reason is Tot Time, Wednesdays at the centers from 9:30 – 11 a.m., said Tammy Devitt, director at Davies. “Children are provided with a snack, and they do a craft, and then they play with the toys,” Devitt said.

Devitt said there’s a $2 per child charge for Tot Time.

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Middle Township School District’s 2014-2015 calendar

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Written by David Benson Wednesday, May 14, 2014 04:57 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – School days missed during 2014-2015 school year for weather-related closings will be made up at the end of the year, a school official said recently.

“If we have school closings for weather next year,” said Michael Kopakowski, superintendent of Middle Township schools, “we’re just going to add them onto the end of the year.”

As the calendar is currently planned, the last day of school for the 2014-2015 school year is Wednesday, June 17, 2015.

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Memorial law enforcement day

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Written by Jen Marra Wednesday, May 14, 2014 04:01 pm

 
Law enforcement officers participating in the annual Police Unity Tour Saturday, May 10, arrive at the Cape May County Police Academy in the Crest Haven Complex for The Cape May County Law Enforcement Memorial Service, which honors county officers who lost their lives in the line of duty.
 Law enforcement officers participating in the annual Police Unity Tour Saturday, May 10, arrive at the Cape May County Police Academy in the Crest Haven Complex for The Cape May County Law Enforcement Memorial Service, which honors county officers who lost their lives in the line of duty.

Law enforcement officers from several counties participating in the Police Unity Tour Saturday, May 10, arrive at the Cape May County Police Academy in Cape May Court House for The Cape May County Law Enforcement Memorial Service, which honors county officers who lost their lives in the line of duty. The memorial honors Ocean City Police Officer Harry Shore, Woodbine Borough Police Chief Philip DeSantis, Sea Isle City Police Officer Michael Cullinane Sr., Lower Township Police Officer David Douglass Sr., Wildwood Crest Police Officer Eugene Miglio, and New Jersey State Trooper Bertram Zimmerman.

photos by Jen Marra

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Firefighters free Wildwood woman from car after accident

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Written by David Benson Wednesday, May 14, 2014 12:16 pm

Firefighters said the vehicle rolled, then landed up right in an accident on Wildwood Boulevard Wednesday morning. Firefighters said the vehicle rolled, then landed up right in an accident on Wildwood Boulevard Wednesday morning. RIO GRANDE – Firefighters pried a woman free of her vehicle early Wednesday morning, after a one-car accident on Wildwood Boulevard left her trapped in the car, a fire official said.

After she was freed from the vehicle, Dalia Moreno, 25, of Wildwood was taken to the hospital for minor injuries, said Capt. John Edwards of Middle Township Police.

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State grant allows reconstruction of Third Street

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, May 14, 2014 11:12 am

RIO GRANDE - Third Street in Rio Grande will get a makeover, thanks to a $174,000 state grant, the township announced in a recent press release.

Funding to reconstruct the street was approved earlier this month, and is part of the state Department of Transportation’s Municipal Aid Program.

“Middle Township is very appreciative of the governor’s support for this important road project,” said Mayor Tim Donohue.

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