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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

New sidewalk to be finished by year's end

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 13, 2014 10:17 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Middle Township Committee has announced plans to pour a 1,200-foot sidewalk from the Emeritus of Cape May facility to East Pacific Avenue, according to a press release.

The new sidewalk will finish a project to install sidewalks along the Route 9 business corridor.

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State gives $1 million for summer drunk driving clampdown

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 13, 2014 09:15 am

TRENTON – The Middle Township Police Department is one of 195 law enforcement agencies statewide that has received a $5,000 grant to crack down on drunk and impaired drivers during the end of summer “Drive Sober, or Get Pulled Over” campaign.

Police Capt. John Edwards said the grant will be used for saturation patrols that target drunk drivers from Aug. 1 to Sept. 1.

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Bishop McHugh offers transitional preschool

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 13, 2014 08:20 am

Tom McGuire Tom McGuire CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - The Little Storm Preschool at Bishop McHugh Regional Catholic School has introduced a class aimed at children under 3 years old, or who are not potty trained, according to a statement from the school.

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Middle Township police say ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, August 12, 2014 10:27 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - The Middle Township Police Department will crack down on drunk drivers as part of the 2014 Labor Day “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign, according to a statement from the department.

From Aug. 15 through Sept. 1, local and state law enforcement officers will conduct sobriety checkpoints and roving patrols, looking for anyone driving while intoxicated.

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Suspect charged in Rio Grande bank robbery

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Written by David Benson Monday, August 11, 2014 11:23 am

RIO GRANDE – A man who allegedly robbed the Bank of America in Rio Grande Saturday, Aug. 9, was caught in Atlantic City Sunday when law enforcement found him walking on Ohio Avenue, police said.

Clifford Ginyard, 29, Rio Grande, lived in the mobile park about a block away from the bank, said Middle Township Police Capt. John Edwards.

The unarmed man escaped with about $1,000, after handing a teller at the bank a note demanding money, police said.

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Middle Township Police blotter, July 21-27

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Written by Police Blotter Monday, August 11, 2014 10:20 am

Middle Township police announced that they made the following arrests from July 21-27. Those charged are considered innocent unless guilt is proven.

Tuesday, July 22

Rebecca M. Sparks, 32, Wildwood - Shoplifting

James Novak, 58, Rio Grande - Fugitive from justice, warrant

Thursday, July 24

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'Doubt' to be shown at The Branches

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 11, 2014 06:53 am

RIO GRANDE — The Branches, an outreach ministry of the Episopal Partners in Ministry in Cape May County, is hosting a movie night 7 p.m. Aug. 17

“Doubt” starring Meryl Streep and Philip Seymour Hoffman will be shown. The film is rated PG-13. Admittance is free of charge and open to the public.

Movie-goers can bring snacks and non-alcoholic beverages, as well as participate in a discussion after the film.

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Chat with a State Trooper

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, August 10, 2014 06:47 am

WOODBINE – The public is invited to chat with a State Trooper from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 14 at Marge’s Diner, 1974 North Route 9, Cape May Court House.

According to Lt. Doug Pearson, Woodbine station commander, the troopers will address issues in the community.

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Worship in the park

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, August 09, 2014 05:05 pm

Shown are members of the worship team: Deb Czezecki, June Camizzdi, Adam Nudo, Abbie Sheptock, Lane Simkins, Andrew Milcarek and Paul Thompson. Shown are members of the worship team: Deb Czezecki, June Camizzdi, Adam Nudo, Abbie Sheptock, Lane Simkins, Andrew Milcarek and Paul Thompson. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - The worship team from Lighthouse Church, Burleigh, was just one of many bands who raised joyous songs of praise at "Praise in the Park," held Saturday, Aug. 9, at the Cape May County Park and Zoo.

Hundreds of people streamed through the park, raising their voices and hands in worship as bands from churches around the area played traditional and contemporary music.

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Bank robbed in Rio Grande, police release video

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Written by David Benson Saturday, August 09, 2014 04:46 pm

RIO GRANDE - An unarmed man robbed a bank in Rio Grande, Saturday, Aug. 9, at about 1 p.m., Middle Township Police said, and officials have released a video of the alleged thief, asking the public's help in finding the suspect.

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