Middle Township Gazette

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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Cape May County seeks input on combating addiction

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Written by Alex Davis Tuesday, October 15, 2013 02:57 pm

Dozens of people turned out for a forum on drug addiction on Oct. 10. Dozens of people turned out for a forum on drug addiction on Oct. 10.

Hope badly needed, is message in latest of meetings

Drug addicts face hopelessness, shame and a shortage of treatment.

Those were some thoughts expressed during the “Giving a Voice to Addiction” program Thursday at the Cape May County administration building.

This was the second forum hosted by county officials to deal with the area’s drug problem. Cape May County Prosecutor Robert Taylor said that the top drug in the county is heroin, and that drug has caused several overdoses this year, including some deaths.

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Middle named Choice district

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Written by Alex Davis Monday, October 14, 2013 04:37 pm

More students will be able to attend Middle Township School District starting next year.

The state recently approved the district as an Interdistrict Public School Choice, meaning parents in other districts will be able to send their children to Middle for free.

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Burglaries reported at three Middle Township businesses

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 10, 2013 04:28 pm

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP - Middle Township Police are seeking the public's help after burglaries were reported this week at three Cape May Court House businesses.

According to police, the three burglaries were committed sometime during the night of Oct. 9 or early Oct. 10 in Cape May Court House.

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Middle UAW workers get raise in new contract

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Written by Alex Davis Thursday, October 10, 2013 12:00 am

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — The township’s dispatchers will receive a 4-percent pay raise after Township Committee approved a two-year contract this week.

An increase in salaries was the sticking point in negotiations, said Middle Township business administrator Connie Mahon. The agreement for the telecommunications personnel is for 2012-13.

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‘Harbor Hoedown’ at Stone Harbor Elementary

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 10, 2013 12:00 am

STONE HARBOR - The St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Stone Harbor will hold a “Harbor Hoedown” 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 in the all-purpose room at Stone Harbor Elementary School, 275 93rd St. in Stone Harbor.

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Grants sought for Woodbine drainage improvements

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 09, 2013 10:07 pm

WOODBINE — The borough has applied to the state Department of Transportation for grant funding totaling more than $830,000 to correct recurring flooding problems and extend the Woodbine bikeway, Mayor William Pikolycky announced.

The first application is for reconstruction of Sumner Avenue from Tyler Road to Heilprin Avenue, including the installation of stormwater facilities to reduce flooding. The amount requested is $293,439.

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Township to reimburse NJTA for sewer work

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Written by Alex Davis Wednesday, October 09, 2013 02:18 pm

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — The township will reimburse the New Jersey Turnpike Authority $75,878 for additional sewer line work, part of a major Garden State Parkway project.

During Monday’s committee meeting, Middle Township Committee authorized an agreement to repay the authority for the installation an additional 474 feet of force sewer main, as part of the Garden State Parkway traffic light removal project.

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Arts and craft beers at Oktoberfest

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Written by Jen Marra Wednesday, October 09, 2013 01:22 pm

photos by Jen Marra

 Grace Masaitis, 4, of Stone Harbor, adds pastel color to her pumpkin provided by Kids Parties to Go during Avalon’s third annual Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 5. Grace Masaitis, 4, of Stone Harbor, adds pastel color to her pumpkin provided by Kids Parties to Go during Avalon’s third annual Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 5.

Grace Masaitis, 4, of Stone Harbor, adds pastel color to her pumpkin provided by Kids Parties to Go during Avalon’s third annual Oktoberfest Saturday, Oct. 5.

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Schutta named police captain in Stone Harbor

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 09, 2013 10:10 am

  Capt. Thomas Schutta and his wife, Kelly. Capt. Thomas Schutta and his wife, Kelly.  STONE HARBOR — The Stone Harbor Borough Council promoted Thomas Schutta to captain of the Stone Harbor Police Department.

Schutta had been serving as acting captain since June. The unanimous vote to promote Schutta was made at the Oct. 1 meeting of the Borough Council.

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