• CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Residents and workers along Mechanic Street near the Middle Township Police Department were evacuated Tuesday, Sept. 16, after a resident walked into the department with a piece of World War II-era ordnance, police said in a statement.

    Atlantic City Police Department’s bomb squad was called in to evaluate the ordnance, and they determined that was a World War II era marking round. According to police, the round would have had an explosive tip to mark targets.

  • Laura Stetser/Egg Harbor Township's Scullville VFC annual haunted hayride opens the first weekend in October. 

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – This year’s Terror in the Junkyard haunted hayride and maze will feature a new attraction involving live zombies, the Scullville Volunteer Fire Company announced Tuesday.

    The Apocalypse Training Zombie Paintball Shootout will give visitors a chance to step up and prevent zombies from attacking. Separate admission to the zombie shootout is $5 for 100 paintballs and includes the use of guns…

  • MARGATE – Mini-golf will make a debut this year at the annual Fall Funfest by the Bay – along with new amusements, boat rides, craft vendors, a smorgasbord of food, critters for the kids, two stages of nonstop entertainment and a visit from Miss New Jersey 2014 Cierra Kaler-Jones.

    The two-day festival will stretch for six blocks along the bayfront on Amherst Avenue, running 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29.

  • We won’t know what Hurricane Edouard will bring, but it’s expected to pass well off the coast this week. Previous storms this year brought some great waves, but this one’s being described as the first major storm of the season. Summer’s not over, but if it were a tube of toothpaste, we’d be…

  • OCEAN CITY — Making a commitment to enrich and nourish the Ocean City School community, school district officials unveiled a revamped district wellness initiative at an Aug. 27 meeting of the Ocean City Board of Education.

    “It’s full speed ahead for 2014-2015,” said Michelle Rundgren, the school district’s human resource manager.

Middle Township Gazette

One dead in single-car crash on Route 47

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, May 12, 2014 10:09 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – A Gloucester County woman is dead after a single-car crash on Route 47 on Saturday, May 10, after the driver of the vehicle fell asleep at the wheel, police said.

Raquel S. Cannon, 19, a front-seat passenger, was killed on impact after the Ford Taurus driven by Lacey Marlow, 18, drifted off the roadway and struck a tree.

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Food pantry open in Seaville church

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, May 11, 2014 08:59 am

SEAVILLE - A food pantry in lower level the Fellowship Hall of the Seaville United Methodist Church at 3100 Shore Road, Seaville is open to the community on Tuesdays, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The pantry is run by Caring for kids, a parent educator organization, and the Seaville United Methodist Church.

For more information, or to make a donation, call 609-675-5400 or 609-408-5220.

   

Stone Harbor seeks chief financial officer

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, May 11, 2014 08:58 am

STONE HARBOR - The borough is seeking a chief financial officer who will be responsible for all aspects of financial management in Stone Harbor.

Candidates for the position must be proficient Edmunds Accounting software as well as the Casa payroll system.

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Spring weather and seafood

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Written by Jen Marra Sunday, May 11, 2014 08:43 am

Jen Northridge of Egg Harbor City makes balloon flowers and animals for Oriah Cohen-Chase, 3, of Port Norris with her mother Aimee and sister Thea, 1, twins Grace and Olivia Hendee, 11, of Dennis Township, and Kellen Brown, 1, with his mother Bonnie of Middle Township during Stone Harbor’s Seafood Festival Saturday, May 3, along 96th Street between Ocean and Dune drives. Jen Northridge of Egg Harbor City makes balloon flowers and animals for Oriah Cohen-Chase, 3, of Port Norris with her mother Aimee and sister Thea, 1, twins Grace and Olivia Hendee, 11, of Dennis Township, and Kellen Brown, 1, with his mother Bonnie of Middle Township during Stone Harbor’s Seafood Festival Saturday, May 3, along 96th Street between Ocean and Dune drives. STONE HARBOR - Jen Northridge of Egg Harbor City makes balloon flowers and animals for Oriah Cohen-Chase, 3, of Port Norris with her mother Aimee and sister Thea, 1, twins Grace and Olivia Hendee, 11, of Dennis Township, and Kellen Brown, 1, with his mother Bonnie of Middle Township during Stone Harbor’s Seafood Festival Saturday, May 3, along 96th Street between Ocean and Dune drives.

Take the link below for more photos by Jen Marra

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Lions Club donates tree to celebrate centennial

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, May 10, 2014 08:53 am

The Stone Harbor Lions Club recently donated a crepe myrtle tree to the borough. Shown are Councilwoman Joan Kramar, Cynthia Harrison, Stone Harbor Lions Club president, Henry Harrison and Carol Fiore, club secretary.  The Stone Harbor Lions Club recently donated a crepe myrtle tree to the borough. Shown are Councilwoman Joan Kramar, Cynthia Harrison, Stone Harbor Lions Club president, Henry Harrison and Carol Fiore, club secretary. STONE HARBOR - The Stone Harbor Lions Club donated a crepe myrtle tree to the borough recently, and the tree was planted on the traffic island along Second Avenue at 108th Street during a ceremony held on Friday, May 2.

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Middle Township approves $4M in road work

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Written by David Benson Saturday, May 10, 2014 08:32 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — Middle Township Committee unanimously passed a $4 million bond ordinance at its meeting on Monday, May 5, that could mean fewer potholes and less flooding on roads throughout the area, a township official said.

This is a part of an ongoing project to address drainage and road infrastructure, said Mayor Tim Donohue.

“The ordinance allows us to maintain our road paving project,” the mayor said.

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Jazzed up for juice

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Written by David Benson Saturday, May 10, 2014 08:23 am

Joe Wallash and his son, Landon, see a bright future for Shore Juice in Stone Harbor. Joe Wallash and his son, Landon, see a bright future for Shore Juice in Stone Harbor. After a sales career, Dennis man opens his own business

STONE HARBOR – It took getting laid off twice in less than four years to set Joe Wallash on the path to freedom from the corporate grind. But once the Dennis Township man decided to take that less-traveled road, he didn’t bother to look back.

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Woman charged with taking more than $75,000 from golf course

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, May 09, 2014 05:31 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – An Egg Harbor City woman has been charged with stealing more than $75,000 from a local golf course, the Cape May County prosecutor’s office announced on Friday, May 9.

Kerriann McMullan, 29, faces second degree theft charges as a result of a joint investigation conducted by Middle Township detectives and the prosecutor’s office.

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Ordinance could stub out smoking in parks

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Written by David Benson Friday, May 09, 2014 11:00 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Smokers who enjoy their habits on publicly owned property may soon have to take their butts elsewhere or pay a $200 fine, if an ordinance introduced by the Middle Township Committee at the Monday, May 5, meeting passes at its public hearing and final vote in June.

That includes e-cigarettes.

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Birth Announcements for April 16 - 29, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, May 09, 2014 10:57 am

Birth Announcements Birth Announcements

The following birth announcements were provided by Cape Regional Medical Center in Cape May Court House:

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