• Two Pleasantville men were shot Monday, Oct. 20 when the vehicle they were sitting in was riddled by 15-20 rounds of gunfire, according to Pleasantville Police.PLEASANTVILLE - Two Pleasantville men were shot Monday, Oct. 20 when the vehicle they were sitting in was riddled by 15-20 rounds of gunfire, according to Pleasantville Police.

  • Photo by Christie Rotondo/Former Mayor Bill Henfey, left, and current Mayor Patrick Rosenello, right, at Henfey's last meeting in December 2013. NORTH WILDWOOD — Bill Henfey, who served as North Wildwood’s mayor from 2006 to 2013, died Tuesday morning surrounded by family and friends at his home, the city of North Wildwood announced.

    He was 65.

  • Local and county officials attended the ribbon cutting of the Volunteers in Medicine Thrift Store in Cape May Court House, at 10 a.m., Saturday. Oct. 18.CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Shoppers waited patiently outside the doors of the township’s newest store, Saturday, Oct. 18, as local and officials cut the ribbon to open the Volunteers in Medicine thrift store at 20 S. Main St.

  • CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Demands by state, county and municipal officials for a second look at controversial affordable housing project at Patsy’s Way have halted the project – at least temporarily – while the governor’s office examines the proposal, a local official said recently.

    According to Middle Township Mayor Tim Donohue, the state Department of Community Affairs was set to petition HUD for the release of nearly $2 million on Friday, Oct. 10 to begin the project.

  • DENNIS TOWNSHIP – The board of education has two vacancies that came too late to place on the November ballot, and those positions will be filled after the general election on Nov. 4.

    “We had two board members resign – one in September and one last night (Oct. 15),” said Mia DelCorio, secretary to the business administrator. “Since it was so late, we couldn’t get the positions on the ballot.”

Middle Township Gazette

Donohue runs on a platform of change and low taxes

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Written by David Benson Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:41 pm

Tim Donohue Tim Donohue CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Tim Donohue, Republican incumbent running for re-election to Township Committee, said he got involved with local politics when his brother, county GOP Chairman Mike Donohue, ran for a position with the state Assembly in 2007.

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Stone Harbor man found after a night in the marsh

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Written by David Benson Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:14 pm

Stone Harbor man found after night on the bay Stone Harbor man found after night on the bay STONE HARBOR - A Stone Harbor man was found tired but safe Wednesday morning by fire officials, after he spent a night drifting when his personal watercraft broke down.

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Donohue set to outspend Kelly 2-to-1

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Written by Bill Barlow Wednesday, October 15, 2014 11:23 am

Tim Donohue and Sam Kelly Tim Donohue and Sam Kelly MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Incumbent Republican Tim Donohue has raised twice as much campaign money as Democratic challenger Sam Kelly in this year’s race for Township Committee, according to reports filed recently with the state.

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Suspect tries to flush drugs and cash, police say

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 14, 2014 04:46 pm

RIO GRANDE – A Rio Grande resident has been charged with the intent to distribute narcotics and destruction of evidence, after law enforcement allegedly caught him trying to flush drugs and cash down a toilet, police said Tuesday.

James Allan, 26, was living at the Economy Motel when Middle Township Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit and the Cape May County Regional SWAT Team executed a search warrant at his room, Wednesday, Oct. 8.

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County employee charged with theft from historical society

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 14, 2014 12:42 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – A Lindenwold woman has been charged theft in excess of $500 from the Cape May County Historical and Genealogical Society, according to a statement from Cape May County Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor.

Judith Davis, 52, a Cape May County employee was arrested and charged with third degree theft and second degree official misconduct criminal charges, the prosecutor said.

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‘More of the same’ versus ‘need to change’

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Written by David Benson Tuesday, October 14, 2014 08:56 am

Frank LoBiondo and Bill Hughes Frank LoBiondo and Bill Hughes Candidates spar in county forum

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – A Republican federal lawmaker and his Democratic challenger squared off during a candidates’ forum at the Stone Harbor Country Club last weekend, in a “meet and greet” sponsored by the county League of Women Voters and 98.7 FM The Coast.

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UPDATED: State lawmakers split over Conifer project on Railroad Avenue

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Written by David Benson Monday, October 13, 2014 11:45 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Two state lawmakers have called on Trenton to stop the Conifer project to build affordable housing on Railroad Avenue at the end of Mechanic Street in Middle Township.

But two township officials have said that a state senator doesn’t fully understand the project, and another state lawmaker apparently agreed.

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State Police arrest suspect in Woodbine murder

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 13, 2014 10:08 am

Xavier Geisinger Xavier Geisinger WOODBINE – A Dennisville man was charged with murder less than 24 hours after a Woodbine man was shot and killed on the 300 Block of Jefferson Street in Woodbine, according to the state police.

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Bid awarded for upgrades to public safety building

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 12, 2014 07:18 am

WOOBINE – Upgrades to the borough’s public safety building on DeHirsch Avenue are slated to begin later this month, thanks to a $20,000 grant from the federal Department of Agriculture, an official said recently.

In a statement, Mayor William Pikolycky said that Turtle Construction, Swedesboro, had the winning bid for the construction at $13,600.

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Public invited to 100th anniversary celebration of Evangelical Lutheran Church

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 12, 2014 07:17 am

STONE HARBOR – The public is invited to attend the 100th anniversary of the incorporation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Our Saviour of Stone Harbor at 10 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 19 in the sanctuary at 93rd Street and Third Avenue.

Bishop Tracie L. Bartholomew, of the New Jersey Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, will deliver the morning’s message and preside at Holy Communion. Rev. Dr. Glenn F. Schoenberger, the church’s pastor for the past 31 years, will assist.

   

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