Middle Township Gazette

Smoking Cessation Classes Scheduled for November

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 01, 2014 06:36 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - The public is invited to smoking cessation classes from 3-4 p.m. on Wednesdays, Nov. 5, 12, 19, and 26, at Cape May Regional Medical Center.

Cost is $25, with a refund of $15, for those who attend all classes.

For more information, call Bonnie Kratzer at 609-463-4043.

 

Winners in Harvest Festival's costume contest

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 01, 2014 06:32 am

Rory Gilmartin, the Grim Reaper’s victim, is a Cape May resident, who said that Halloween is a big deal to his family. Rory Gilmartin, the Grim Reaper’s victim, is a Cape May resident, who said that Halloween is a big deal to his family. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Middle Township’s Harvest Festival brought thousands of people into the town's center, and many of the younger ones came in costume to participate in the costume contest. This year’s winners included:

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New pastor named for St. Mary’s in Stone Harbor

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 01, 2014 06:25 am

STONE HARBOR – On Saturday, Nov. 8, The Right Rev. William H. Stokes, 12th Bishop of New Jersey, will lead a “Celebration of New Ministry” for Rev. Victoria Pretti, as she formally assumes her duties as rector of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Stone Harbor. The service will begin at 11 a.m. at the church, 95th Street and Third Avenue.

The service will be followed by a reception in the Parish Hall, to which parish members say all are welcome.

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County Public Works Association announces winners of 2014 Snow Plow Rodeo

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 31, 2014 07:58 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - County departments and municipalities squared off at the annual Snow Plow Rodeo, held Tuesday, Oct. 21, at the Naval Air Station Wildwood Museum at the Cape May County Airport, 1280 Langley Road, Erma.

There were 43 entries in this year’s event.

According to a statement, the objective of the rodeo and equipment show is to promote safety, competition and training opportunities for public works crews and allied agencies while preparing equipment and operators for the upcoming winter storm season.

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Dredging slated to begin by Thanksgiving

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 31, 2014 12:43 pm

AVALON - Dredging is expected to begin in borough back bays by Thanksgiving weekend, and the contractor will run the operation 24 hours a day, six days a week, an official said Friday, Oct. 31.

“They’re going to start in Princeton Harbor, and dredge through the end of the year,” said Scott Wahl, business administrator.

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Marie Hood named Avalon municipal clerk

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 31, 2014 10:07 am

Mayor Martin Pagliughi swears in Marie Hood as municipal clerk as her husband, Frank, holds the Bible. Mayor Martin Pagliughi swears in Marie Hood as municipal clerk as her husband, Frank, holds the Bible. AVALON - Borough Council voted unanimously to name Marie J. Hood to a three-year term as municipal clerk during a special meeting, Thursday, Oct. 30.

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Skatepark is open, though relocation possible

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Written by David Benson Friday, October 31, 2014 06:11 am

Justin Cline, left, and Aaron Taylor met with Mayor Tim Donohue earlier this year to discuss the future of the skatepark in Goshen. Justin Cline, left, and Aaron Taylor met with Mayor Tim Donohue earlier this year to discuss the future of the skatepark in Goshen. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The Middle Township skatepark at the Clarence and Georgiana Davies Sports Complex is open to skaters once again, and for now, township officials will allow scooters to slide up ramps and through half-pipes.

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Budget process begins in Middle Township

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 31, 2014 06:10 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Township officials have begun building a budget for 2015, and on Tuesday said that Middle Township’s surplus next year is expected to remain the same as 2014.

“We had preliminary meetings today about the budget,” said business administrator Connie Mahon on Oct. 28. “This is the time of the year to work on the budget.”

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High school teacher pleads not guilty to sexual assault

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 31, 2014 06:04 am

Defense attorney Joe Rogers, front, asks for 30 days to review discovery at the arraignment of Joseph Towns. Defense attorney Joe Rogers, front, asks for 30 days to review discovery at the arraignment of Joseph Towns. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - A Middle Township High School teacher pleaded not guilty at his arraignment last week to multiple criminal charges, including sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child.

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Library plans preschool dance party

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 30, 2014 07:54 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Children two to three, and their caregivers, are invited to a preschool dance party at 10 a.m., Monday, Nov. 10, at the Cape May County Library, 30 W. Mechanic St., Cape May Court House.

For more information, call 609-463-6354 or see www.cmclibrary.org .

   

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