Middle Township Gazette

Personnel changes approved by school board

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Written by Alex Davis Tuesday, October 22, 2013 04:22 pm

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — The Middle Township Board of Education made several personnel moves during a meeting on Thursday, Oct. 17.

School board members named John King as an instructional supervisor at the high school. He will receive a $4,000 stipend. He replaces Van Cathcart, who became the assistant high school principal earlier this year. King is a science teacher at the high school.

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Township plans to tear down unsafe buildings

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Written by Alex Davis Tuesday, October 22, 2013 02:20 pm

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — The township’s worst dilapidated buildings will be coming down.

On Monday, Middle Township Committee introduced an ordinance to designate $200,000 to demolish unsafe structures in the municipality. 

“Several homes within the township either been abandoned or destroyed by fire leaving them unsafe for habitation for multiple years,” said business administrator Connie Mahon. “This is unacceptable and will be corrected ASAP.”

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Health-care center opens in Rio Grande

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, October 19, 2013 03:21 am

RIO GRANDE — There’s now a health-care center at ShopRite in Rio Grande.

Officials hosted the grand opening of RiteCare, a facility for those seeking non-emergency care after-hours and on weekends.

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Dias Creek man charged with shooting 70 BBs at shelter dog

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 16, 2013 04:44 pm

A Dias Creek man faces charges of animal cruelty. Police say he shot a dog at the Animal Welfare Society with BBs.

Det. Clint Stocker of the Middle Township Major Crimes Unit arrested Nicholas F. Spurrier, 29, of Dias Creek on Oct. 16, Middle Township Police announced late that afternoon.

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Philadelphia man charged after shooting arrows

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 16, 2013 01:04 pm

STONE HARBOR — A Philadelphia man has been charged after a police officer allegedly found him shooting arrows at a water bottle on the beach.

According to police, Ronald L. Manuel, 62, was found shooting arrows by an access ramp on the beach at 107th Street. He gave Sgt. Robert Walker a name and address, and he was sent on his way.

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Donohue comes out against energy aggregation

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Written by Alex Davis Wednesday, October 16, 2013 12:17 pm

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — For months, Committeeman Tim Donohue touted the benefits of residents getting involved in an energy program that could save them thousands of dollars on their utility bills.

Now, he is having second thoughts.

Since last year, township officials have been exploring combining residents’ energy accounts to snag a better rate than what is offered by Atlantic City Electric. Officials had said the concept had the potential to save thousands of dollars for residents.

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Answers sought on affordable housing plan

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 16, 2013 11:13 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Township Committee will discuss a proposed affordable housing development in the municipality on Monday.

Officials say residents have questions on the plans that call for 10 single-family homes to be constructed in Cape May Court House for special-needs families in financial need following Hurricane Sandy.

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Organization, staff honored

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 16, 2013 12:00 am

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — The Cape May County Board of Freeholders recognized the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts and Humanities and the staff of the Twinings Tea Room at a meeting Oct. 8.

The presentation was made during Breast Cancer Awareness Month since, in May, the Tea Room sponsored the Pink Tea to celebrate Breast Cancer Survivor Day.

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New programs at Middle rec

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 16, 2013 12:00 am

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP –The Middle Township Recreation Department announced that it is offering new programs and activities through the fall.

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6 seeking Dennis Township school board seats

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Written by Alex Davis Wednesday, October 16, 2013 12:00 am

Six residents are after four seats on the Dennis Township Board of Education in the fall election.

Incumbents Patricia Lynn Ziolkowski, Dawn M. McDaniel and Tara Leith and newcomer candidate, Jamie Lynn VanArtsdalen, are looking for three, three-year spots on the Board of Education. Newcomers Giovanna M. Capuano and Dr. James Manlandro Jr. are seeking a single one-year unexpired seat.

The General Election is Tuesday, Nov. 5.

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Middle Township Planning Board meeting canceled

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 16, 2013 12:00 am

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — The Middle Township Planning Board meeting scheduled for Oct. 24 has been canceled.

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Middle Township Police blotter > Sept. 30 - Oct. 6.

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 16, 2013 12:00 am

Middle Township Police Department responded to or initiated 765 calls for service, averaging 109 per day Monday through Sunday, Sept. 30-Oct. 6.

Some of the more serious calls included:

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