Middle Township Gazette

Santa plans calls to township children

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 07, 2014 07:58 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Children are invited to register to receive a free phone call from Santa Claus, and pass on to the big, jolly guy their holiday wish list.

Santa’s busy this time of year, so children must register by Monday, Dec. 15, to receive a call during the week of Christmas.

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Call for residents to decorate homes

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 07, 2014 07:12 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Middle Township residents are invited to take part in the Recreation Department’s free Christmas house decorating contest.

Homes must be registered by Friday, Nov. 14, and homes will be judged between 5 to 8 p.m., Nov. 17-26.

Winners will be announced at the Christmas in Middle celebration, Friday, Dec. 5.

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Panthers roar into second round

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Written by Jen Marra Friday, November 07, 2014 07:05 am

The Panther mascot and members of the Middle Township High School field hockey team celebrate a 2-0 victory against Overbrook in a state playoff contest Friday, Oct. 31, on the sports field next to the high school. The Panther mascot and members of the Middle Township High School field hockey team celebrate a 2-0 victory against Overbrook in a state playoff contest Friday, Oct. 31, on the sports field next to the high school. The Panther mascot and members of the Middle Township High School field hockey team celebrate a 2-0 victory against Overbrook in a state playoff contest Friday, Oct. 31, on the sports field next to the high school.  Middle Township improved to 16-3 with the victory, setting a new program record for wins in a season.  See Sports for more on the game. 

--photo by Jen Marra

 

November events at the Avalon Free Public Library

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 07, 2014 07:00 am

To register, call 609–967-7155 or stop by the circulation desk.

Mondays, Nov. 10, 17, and 24, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Knitting Club – Open to all.

Tuesdays, Nov. 18, and 25, 10 to 10:45 a.m.

Story Time for children of all ages.

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Middle Township Police blotter, Oct. 27-Nov. 2

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Written by Police Blotter Thursday, November 06, 2014 03:36 pm

Middle Township Police Department Middle Township Police Department Middle Township police announced that they made the following arrests from Oct. 27-Nov. 2. 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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Legislative task force sitting down for first meeting at county college

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 06, 2014 01:23 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — The first meeting of the 1st Legislative District Economic Development Task Force is getting underway today (Thursday, Nov. 6) at Atlantic Cape Community College at the Cape May Court House campus.

The task force includes residents from Cape May, Cumberland and Atlantic counties, and is charged with studying and recommending ways to improve economic conditions in the 1st Legislative District, one of the most economically depressed areas of New Jersey.

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Mayor to attend conference on veterans’ homelessness

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 06, 2014 11:54 am

Mayor Tim Donohue Mayor Tim Donohue CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Middle Township Mayor Tim Donohue will attend the 16th annual NJ Supportive Housing Conference next month as part of the township’s effort to end veterans’ homelessness, according to a statement.

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Rutgers Cooperative hosts grandparents raising grandchildren support program

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 06, 2014 10:46 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The public is invited to the “grandparents raising grandchildren support program,” from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 13 at the Rutgers Cooperative Extension Building, 355 Courthouse-South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House.

The goal of the free program is to provide grandparents with information to keep them informed about what is new and important at their grandchildren’s schools.  Discussion will focus on the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers.

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$30k in donations kicks off primate project at county zoo

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Written by David Benson Thursday, November 06, 2014 10:26 am

Shown are Ed Runyon, county Parks Director, Bill MacQueen, executive director of the county Zoological Society, Freeholder E. Marie Hayes, James T. Plousis, chairman of the State Parole Board, and Hubert J. Paluch, county zoo director. Shown are Ed Runyon, county Parks Director, Bill MacQueen, executive director of the county Zoological Society, Freeholder E. Marie Hayes, James T. Plousis, chairman of the State Parole Board, and Hubert J. Paluch, county zoo director. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Two donations totaling $30,000 will help the Cape May County Zoo build two new habitats for its monkeys, kicking off a fundraising drive known to zoo officials as the “primate project campaign.”

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Avalon Boulevard closed after vehicle strikes pole

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 05, 2014 04:34 pm

Avalon police reported that Avalon Boulevard is closed in both directions for a vehicle crash at about 4 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 5.

Police said Wednesday afternoon that a vehicle struck a utility pole, and that live wires are down in the street.

Police said to expect significant delays.

More information will be posted as it becomes available.

   

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