Middle Township Gazette

Township could promote instead of hiring new rec director

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Written by Alex Davis Wednesday, August 28, 2013 12:09 pm

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Two familiar faces are continuing to lead the recreation department in Middle Township.

Township officials have decided to not hire a new rec director, according to township business administrator Connie Mahon.

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Funds raised for Family Promise

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, August 27, 2013 07:33 pm

 Laurie Johnson, executive director of Family Promise of Cape May County, receives a check for $43,000 from Bob Baxter, who headed a golf fundraiser. 
 Laurie Johnson, executive director of Family Promise of Cape May County, receives a check for $43,000 from Bob Baxter, who headed a golf fundraiser.

CAPE MAY COUNTY - Members of the St. Brendan the Navigator Parish say the second annual charity golf invitational was a huge success.

Laurie Johnson, executive director of Family Promise of Cape May County, accepted a check for $43,000 from Bob Baxter, the chairman of this year’s golf event.

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Man sought in Rio Grande stabbing in custody

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Tuesday, August 27, 2013 12:51 pm

Man sought in Rio Grande stabbing in custody

Middle Township Police arrested a man on Sunday whom they say was involved in a stabbing on Friday morning.

Police say that Bobby Wilson ran after he allegedly stabbed a 42-year-old man twice. That took place early Friday in the Linden Lane section of Rio Grande.

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3 new officers in Avalon

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 26, 2013 12:00 am

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AVALON — The Avalon Police Department has three new full-time officers.  

Mayor Martin Pagliughi swore in Mark Glassford, Joseph Duda and Nicholas Brady during a Borough Council meeting Aug. 14.

“The application process for these three positions was very competitive and Avalon is pleased to add these three men to the ranks of the Avalon Police Department,” Pagliughi said in a prepared statement.

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Margerison gradates from academy

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, August 24, 2013 12:00 am

AVALON — Richard B. Margerison of Pennsylvania has graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy of Colorado Springs.

The graduate, whose grandparents live in Avalon, received a bachelor of science degree and was commissioned as a second lieutenant.

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Planned book to explore Stone Harbor history

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Written by Alex Davis Friday, August 23, 2013 06:19 pm

STONE HARBOR — A book that will chronicle Stone Harbor’s history will be available in time for the borough’s 100th anniversary next year.

The publication will focus on themes like the beach and bay and the downtown and be comprised of around 230 pages.

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Middle Township police search for missing woman

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Friday, August 23, 2013 03:48 pm

Middle Township Police are seeking the public's help in locating a 44-year-old woman who has been missing since Aug. 18 from Cape May Court House.

Police say that Carol Jezek, 44, of Philadelphia, was staying briefly at a Coalition Against Rape and Abuse facility, left to visit family and never returned.

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Delaware man faces imitation firearm charges

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 23, 2013 12:00 am

AVALON — A Delaware man faces charges of having a fake gun after leading police on a chase through the borough on Aug. 15.

At about 12:55 a.m., Police Sgt. John Roscoe saw a green Jeep drive through a red traffic signal. The driver of the Jeep led the police officer through the Avalon business district in the north end of town while driving erratically until he was stopped in the 2900 block of Ocean Drive, according to police.

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Township lays off janitors as contract approved

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Written by Alex Davis Thursday, August 22, 2013 02:12 pm

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — A company was expected to start cleaning the Middle Township municipal complex on Wednesday, a day before two township employees are to be laid off.

Township Committee on Monday awarded a contract to A & J Cleaning Service of North Cape May, not to be more than $16,900 a year.

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Aquatic adventures

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Written by Jen Marra Thursday, August 22, 2013 01:56 pm

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Aidan Kleinhans, 8, searches for hermit crabs and beach glass in a tidal pool at the base of the fishing pier at 31st Street and the beach in Avalon Monday, Aug. 19.

   

Smoke from faulty unit leads to county building’s evacuation

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Thursday, August 22, 2013 01:53 pm

Emergency responders were called to an alarm at the Cape May County Social Services building in Rio Grande on Wednesday morning and found there was no fire.

Firefighters responded to the building and found smoke coming from a faulty blower motor in one of the air conditioning units on the roof, according to police Capt. John Edwards.

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Rio Grande motel closed after blaze

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Thursday, August 22, 2013 01:44 pm

A fire Wednesday night has temporarily closed the Offshore Motel in Rio Grande and forced 37 guests to be housed elsewhere, police say.

The Middle Township Police were called to the scene at 8:40 p.m. No one was injured in the blaze that damaged one room at the two-story motel at 1801 Route 47, according to Police Capt. John Edwards and a firefighter from the Rio Grande Volunteer Fire Co. Smoke filled the second floor of the motel. Edwards said the fire appeared to originate from the electrical system.

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