• 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

Township lauded by American Heart Association

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, June 09, 2014 07:31 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Middle Township Committee has learned that township government has been awarded a distinction as a “Fit Friendly Work Site” by the American Heart Association.

“Middle Township has encouraged physical activity, healthy eating, and good living habits to improve overall health and fitness while providing ever better services to our citizens,” said Mayor Tim Donohue. “This award by the American Heart Association is affirmation of our employees’ dedication and effort. I want to recognize our deputy administrator and Municipal Clerk, Kim Krauss and the entire Wellness Committee for their efforts.”

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Woodbine to receive county MUA recycling grant

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, June 08, 2014 10:44 am

WOODBINE - The borough will receive a $4,346 2013 recycling rebate from the County Municipal Utilities Authority, a township official said in a recent press release.

Rebates are given to municipalities based upon the tons of recyclables delivered to the MUA’s Intermediate Processing Facility (IPF) for processing during 2013, said Mayor William Pikolycky.

The recycling rebates are in addition to the savings earned by avoiding the landfill tip fee for every ton recycled.

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Cody Hanek, Amanda Schuler recognized at dinner

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, June 08, 2014 09:16 am

From left are Freeholder Director Gerald M. Thornton, Freeholder E. Marie Hayes, Cody Hanek, Amanda Schuler, state Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher, Freeholder Kristine Gabor and Freeholder Will Morey. From left are Freeholder Director Gerald M. Thornton, Freeholder E. Marie Hayes, Cody Hanek, Amanda Schuler, state Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher, Freeholder Kristine Gabor and Freeholder Will Morey. The Cape May County Board of Agriculture honored Cody Hanek and Amanda Schuler, the 2014 Outstanding Senior 4-H Members, at their annual Beach to the Bay Dinner on May 17.

Hanek, from Dennisville, is a junior at Cape May County Technical High School and is a member of the Barnyard Buddies 4-H Club, where he shows poultry, lambs and hogs.

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Preparation Course Offered at Cape May County Campus

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, June 08, 2014 07:59 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Atlantic Cape Community College has joined Academi Prep to offer a seven-hour program that prepares participants for any law enforcement academy. The class is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, July 14 at the Cape May County Campus at 341 Court House-South Dennis Road.

The cost for the program is $99.

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Jessica Pikolycky earns masters’ degree in education

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Written by David Benson Sunday, June 08, 2014 07:48 am

Jessica Pikolycky Jessica Pikolycky WOODBINE – Jessica Pikolycky, Woodbine, recently earned a masters’ degree in education from The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.

Pikolycky works in the Hamilton Township School District in eighth grade special education language arts.

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Cape Tech students earn welding certification

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Written by David Benson Sunday, June 08, 2014 07:41 am

Shown from left:  Stanley VanNote, North Wildwood; Nicholas Schuler, Upper Township; Matthew Kimball, Dennis Township; George Loder, Upper Township; Morgan Teller, Middle Township; and Michael Pettit, Dennis Township.  Not pictured:  Johnny Jones, Dennis Township; and Joshua Mander, Upper Township. Shown from left: Stanley VanNote, North Wildwood; Nicholas Schuler, Upper Township; Matthew Kimball, Dennis Township; George Loder, Upper Township; Morgan Teller, Middle Township; and Michael Pettit, Dennis Township. Not pictured: Johnny Jones, Dennis Township; and Joshua Mander, Upper Township. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Eight seniors in the welding technology program at the Cape May County Technical High School recently earned their American Welding Society 1G Certification, which is needed for entry-level jobs in the welding field.

Thomas Jackson is the welding instructor.

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David Tarantino appointed chief medical officer

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, June 07, 2014 10:24 am

David Tarantino David Tarantino CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Cape Regional Health System has announced the appointment of Dr. David Tarantino as the chief medical officer, effective June 16.

“It is with great pleasure that we welcome Dr. David Tarantino to Cape Regional Health System,” said Joanne Carrocino, president and CEO. “Dr. Tarantino’s strong clinical background coupled with his extensive experience in medical staff leadership and development will be a tremendous benefit to the Health System as we continue to grow to meet the needs of our community.”

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Samantha Szathmary graduates from DeSales University

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, June 07, 2014 10:23 am

CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - Samantha Szathmary, Cape May Court House, has earned a bachelor of science in nursing degree from DeSales University.

DeSales University, in Center Valley, Pa., is a private, four-year Catholic liberal arts university.

   

Diane Hermann receives lifestyle award

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, June 07, 2014 07:53 am

Diane Hermann Diane Hermann Diane Hermann of the county Board of Social Services received the American Heart Association Healthy Lifestyle Award at the AHA Heart Walk at the Ocean City Boardwalk on Saturday, May 17.

Hermann was nominated for the award by the county Wellness Division for her dedication to living and promoting a healthy lifestyle.

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Medical center receives an ‘A’ for safety

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, June 07, 2014 07:47 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Cape Regional Medical Center has earned high marks from a group that grades hospitals on their ability to keep patients safe from preventable harm and medical errors, a hospital representative said in a press release.

The medical center received an “A” from Hospital Safety Score.

“Cape Regional Medical Center continually strives to achieve the highest level of patient safety and quality as evidenced by this ‘A’ rating by the Leapfrog Group,” said Joanne Carrocino, president and CEO. “Congratulations to our entire team of physicians and staff for creating a culture of patient safety and quality in all that we do.”

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