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    Children and parents escort Santa Claus to the Martin Luther King Center for the Hamer’s School of Karate annual Christmas party, Saturday, Dec. 13. More than 60 children turned out for the party, and each received a new winter coat, in addition to other gifts.WHITESBORO – More than 60 children clambered…

  • Father Christmas will visit Whale’s Tale on Dec. 13 from 1 to 4 p.m. at 312 Washington Mall in Cape May. An old-fashioned Christmas exhibit

    The public is invited to a free exhibit of holiday traditions through the years complete with model trains, toys and more at the Carriage House Gallery, Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May, through Thursday, Jan. 1. The gallery is open daily, though hours vary. For more information, call 609-884-5404…

  • When Alison Mastrangelo was young, she was a huge fan of ABC’s World News Tonight.

    “I always had the biggest crush on (anchor) Peter Jennings,” she said with a laugh. “My mom (Fran) always says whenever they’d turn on the TV and it was on that I’d stop everything I was doing to watch him.”

  • Madison Kelly, 12, has donated twice to the Middle Township Police Department’s holiday drive for toys.Despite cerebral palsy, 12-year-old keeps on giving

    CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Christmas is a time of giving, and few people take the concept more seriously than township residents Madison Kelly, 12, and her mother, Samantha.

    Not long ago, the young girl surprised Middle Township police by dropping off a large cache of toys – gifts for area children in the police department’s annual toy…

Middle Township Gazette

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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Results of Brendan Borek Surf Memorial

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, August 09, 2014 06:56 am

Jack Hendee, 14, of Cape May Court House takes a sharp turn on a wave to score some points in the boys semi-final heat as a fellow competitor paddles back out during the Brendan Borek Surf Memorial Saturday, Aug. 2, at 30th Street and the beach in Avalon.  Hendee moved on to the final and took first place in his age group.  Jack Hendee, 14, of Cape May Court House takes a sharp turn on a wave to score some points in the boys semi-final heat as a fellow competitor paddles back out during the Brendan Borek Surf Memorial Saturday, Aug. 2, at 30th Street and the beach in Avalon. Hendee moved on to the final and took first place in his age group. Area surfers and residents turned out Saturday, Aug. 2, to support the Brendan Borek High Tides Memorial Fund, a local grassroots organization that provides “comprehensive, compassionate and personalized assistance” to local pediatric cancer patients and their families.

photos by Jen Marra

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Pops to perform free concerts in Stone Harbor

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, August 09, 2014 06:51 am

STONE HARBOR — The Jersey Shore Pops Orchestra will perform a free outdoor concerts in Stone Harbor this summer as part of the borough’s centennial celebration. 

The Pops will perform 7-9 p.m. Aug. 12. Guest artists will be scheduled to perform at all four concerts.

The concerts will be staged at the water tower plaza at 95th Street and Second Avenue, where a tent will be set up for the sale of beer and wine. Guests may bring a blanket or a beach chair.

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