Middle Township Gazette

Middle Township Police blotter, March 24 - 30

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, April 07, 2014 09:10 am

Middle Township Police Department responded to or initiated 725 calls for service, averaging 104 per day Monday through Sunday, March 24 - March 30.

Monday, March 24

Assault – East Atlantic Avenue, Cape May Court House

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Young dancers kick off festival at Middle PAC

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, April 07, 2014 08:11 am

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — More than 100 youngsters from Cape May and Atlantic Counties helped the Performing Arts Center start its four month dance festival last weekend in a competition staged by a national dance production company from Las Vegas.

The winning regional contestants now must wait for other regional competitions throughout the nation to determine whether their scores were high enough to make the national finals in Sandusky, Ohio, from July 2 to 5. Also in the offing is the possibility of some of the contestants being selected for the world dance championships in Italy next year.

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County Library Hosts Vegetable Garden Seminar

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, April 06, 2014 06:23 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The public is invited to “The South Jersey Vegetable Garden” class presented by Joe Alvarez at the Cape May County Library at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 28 in Cape May Court House.

The discussion will cover all the vegetables that do well in South Jersey, from garden plot to dinner plate.

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Oscar nominated documentary to be shown at Middle PAC

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, April 06, 2014 04:18 pm

5 Broken Cameras 5 Broken Cameras CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - The Performing Arts Center of Middle Township will continue its “Monday Night at the Movies Series” on April 7 at 7 p.m. with the Oscar-nominated film, “5 Broken Cameras.”

The movie was the first Palestinian film to be nominated for best documentary. The movie follows the life and non-violent resistance in Bil'in, a West Bank village surrounded by Israeli settlements.

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Dennis students are jumping for a cause

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, April 06, 2014 09:15 am

DENNIS TOWNSHIP — Carol Pittaluga, Dennis Township schools health teacher,  can brag that her students are “all heart.”  As Jump Rope for Heart coordinator for the Dennis Elementary and Middle schools, she works with her students to promote heart health through education and exercise, as well as organizing the Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser.

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Bishop McHugh students honored for work

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, April 06, 2014 08:00 am

The Catholic Daughters of the Americas honored seventh graders at Bishop McHugh for their artwork. The Catholic Daughters of the Americas honored seventh graders at Bishop McHugh for their artwork. DENNIS TOWNSHIP — Each year the Catholic Daughters of the Americas holds an education contest for students in grades sixth through eighth. The themes this year were: “Jesus loves us.” “How do we spread that love?” and “How do I promote peace in the world?”

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Estella Klohoker honored for service to Cape Regional Medical Center

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Written by David Benson Saturday, April 05, 2014 04:22 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Estella Klohoker has been named Cape Regional Medical Center’s “Special Touch Volunteer” for the first quarter of 2014.

Klohoker began her hospital volunteer service in December 2008 and has contributed more than 1,000 hours as an errand volunteer.

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Meatballs, with a chance of spelling at Dennis school

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, April 05, 2014 10:54 am

The judges and winners in the kindergarten-through-second grade division at a recent Dennis Township school event. The judges and winners in the kindergarten-through-second grade division at a recent Dennis Township school event. DENNIS TOWNSHIP – Dennis Township students and families recently enjoyed a double-header event at the Elementary School:  Meatball Madness and the spelling bee.  Both events were sponsored by the Dennis Township Education Association Pride Committee and the Dennis Township Municipal Alliance and brought in 75 student contestants ranging from kindergarten to 8th grade. About 150 family members were also there to cheer them on.

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Blood evidence to be allowed in manslaughter trial

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Written by David Benson Saturday, April 05, 2014 08:15 am

Shackled at wrists and ankles, Bruce Moffitt sits quietly at the defense table on April 1 while Judge John Porto rules on a defense motion to suppress blood evidence. Shackled at wrists and ankles, Bruce Moffitt sits quietly at the defense table on April 1 while Judge John Porto rules on a defense motion to suppress blood evidence. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — Blood drawn without a warrant following an alleged 2013 drunken-driving crash that left one man dead is admissible at trial, a Cape May County judge ruled this week, despite a recent Supreme Court ruling requiring warrants for a blood test.

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Two Middle men face drug charges after hundreds of pills seized

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, April 04, 2014 04:15 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE -- Police arrested two men from Middle Township on several drug charges after a SWAT team search seized 200 oxycodone pills from a Cape May Court House home Friday, the prosecutor’s office announced.

Vincenzo and Gaspare Biondo, who are 34 and 26 years old, respectively, were arrested as a result of the investigation, according to police.

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Deck collapse may spoil sale of bayside home

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Written by David Benson Friday, April 04, 2014 02:42 pm

Jen Marra / Deck collapse may spoil sale of bayside home Jen Marra / Deck collapse may spoil sale of bayside home

STONE HARBOR – A local Realtor may have lost an opportunity to sell a Third Avenue home after a second-floor deck collapsed, plastering him and two potential buyers with the debris.

On Wednesday, April 2, a passerby pulled his vehicle to the side of the road next to a vacant home on Third Avenue near 92nd Street after he saw a first-floor deck collapse with three people on it.

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Habitat looking for applicants for next homes

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Written by David Benson Friday, April 04, 2014 11:07 am

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP – Habitat for Humanity of Cape May County is seeking four local families who are interested in working with the organization to become homeowners.

The homes will be built in Whitesboro and Cape May Court House during 2014 and 2015.

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