• Mayor Tim Donohue administers the oath to serve and protect to the township’s newest officer, Mike Pastore. After taking the oath, Pastore’s wife, Leslie, pins his badge to the officer’s uniform. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Middle Township welcomed its newest police officer Monday night when Officer Mike Pastore took an oath to serve and protect township residents during the committee's regular meeting at…

  • Joseph TownsBoard of Education releases statement

    CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - A Middle Township High School teacher faces multiple criminal charges, including sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child, law enforcement officials said Tuesday, July 22.

  • Officer Joseph GambleCAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Middle Township Committee will recognize Officer Joseph Gamble as the June 2014 Employee of the Month at its Monday, July 21 meeting.

    According to a press release from the committee, Gamble will be honored for saving a life through his quick-thinking response during an emergency.

Middle Township Gazette

MTHS presents ‘The Secret Garden’

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, February 27, 2014 11:58 am

photos by Jen Marra photos by Jen Marra CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — “The Secret Garden” is this year’s Middle Township High School musical, based on the children’s novel of the same name by Frances Hodgson Burnett. 

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Township earns safety award from ACMJIF

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Written by David Benson Thursday, February 27, 2014 10:29 am

Sean McDevitt and Vera Kalish from the Middle Township Safety Committee, which helped the township earn a safety award. Sean McDevitt and Vera Kalish from the Middle Township Safety Committee, which helped the township earn a safety award. MIDDLE TOWNSHIP - An eye for safety and attention to risk management has earned Middle Township $1,500, as well as recognition from the township's peers at the Atlantic County Municipal Joint Insurance Fund's 25th annual Safety Incentive Program kickoff breakfast.

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A word ‘aficionado’ wins Middle School spelling bee

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Written by David Benson Wednesday, February 26, 2014 03:04 pm

Zach Wyatt, who won the Middle School Spelling Bee, is flanked by Abbie Smith, left, and Logan Thomas. Zach Wyatt, who won the Middle School Spelling Bee, is flanked by Abbie Smith, left, and Logan Thomas.

Competition is back after 10 years

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — More than 600 people turned out for the Middle Township Middle School Spelling Bee, a mixture of proud parents and supportive middle school students.

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Villas man killed in Goshen crash

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, February 26, 2014 11:42 am

GOSHEN — A 38-year-old Villas man was killed in a single-car crash on Tuesday, Feb. 25, according to Middle Township police.

Several 911 calls came in at 2:51 p.m. Tuesday about a serious vehicle crash on Route 47 in Goshen. Officers responded to find a single car that had crashed into two utility poles.

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Middle Township to create animal welfare board

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Written by David Benson Tuesday, February 25, 2014 04:58 pm

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP - The Middle Township Committee is expected to introduce an ordinance during its March 17 meeting that enables the township to create an Animal Welfare Advisory Board.

Once created, the board will be made up of township residents to promote and protect the health, safety and welfare of animals in the township.

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Four new police officers planned for Middle Township

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Written by David Benson Tuesday, February 25, 2014 04:48 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — The Middle Township Police Department is on track to add four new officers this year, and the department could begin background checks on candidates as soon as next month.

“I think that right now the intent of the township committee is to hire at least four officers this year,” said Chief Christopher Leusner.

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Seized money used to upgrade police video system

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, February 24, 2014 04:33 pm

While crime doesn't pay, it can fund improvements to Middle Township when lawbreakers are caught.

According to the Middle Township Police Department's 2013 Annual Report, the department was able to fund an upgrade to the station video surveillance system courtesy of funds seized over the last few years.

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Logan, Padrnos named to dean’s list

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, February 23, 2014 05:22 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — Derick W. Logan of Cape May Court House was named to the dean's list for the fall 2013 semester at Saint Michael's College.

He is a senior media studies and digital arts major at the liberal arts and sciences, residential Catholic college in Burlington, Vt.

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Route 47 work planned

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, February 23, 2014 08:23 am

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Officials say that sections of Route 47 will be repaired from late May through late June.

According to the state Department of Transportation, the Route 47 pavement preservation project will extend to Middle Township, Dennis Township, Maurice River and Millville. The project limits are defined by the state from Woodcock Lane to Juniper Drive in Cumberland Cape May counties. Locally, Route 47 from milepost 10.24 to 17.4 will be part of this project. Route 47 is a popular route used to get to the barrier islands.

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More violence, fewer thefts shown in annual report for Middle Township

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Written by Alex Davis Friday, February 21, 2014 01:00 am

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Violent crimes have increased by 30 percent in Middle Township in 2013, while the number of thefts have decreased.

There were also more vehicle crashes, according to the annual report released by the Middle Township Police Department on Tuesday.

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