Middle Township Gazette

Blood drive planned March 25 at community college

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, March 15, 2015 06:00 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The public is invited to take part in an American Red Cross Blood Drive, from 2-7 p.m., Wednesday, March 25, in Room 113 at the Atlantic Cape Community College, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road.

To make an appointment, call 1-800-733-2766, or see www.redcrossblood.org. Photo identification is required.

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Citizens to discuss Common Core curriculum and testing

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, March 14, 2015 06:51 am

The public is invited to a meeting with the Concerned Citizens of Southern New Jersey to discuss the Common Core curriculum and testing at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 18 at the Old Court House on Main Street in Cape May Court House.

For more information, call 609-399-6592.

   

Bishop McHugh students earn Fruit of the Spirit awards

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, March 14, 2015 06:48 am

Fruit of the Spirit awards Fruit of the Spirit awards CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Each month students from each grade level at Bishop McHugh Regional Catholic School are selected to receive Fruit of the Spirit awards.

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Woodbine asks state for $500,000

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, March 14, 2015 06:18 am

WOODBINE – Mayor William Pikolycky has announced that the borough will seek $540,000 from the state in discretionary aid for the final phase of a project aimed at improving the streetscape in Woodbine.

The primary project is the construction of a municipal parking lot at the corner of Franklin and Adams. The project will include paving, parking lot improvements, storm water drainage upgrades, streetscape lighting and landscaping.

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Vietnam veterans for VIM annual 5k run at the zoo

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, March 14, 2015 06:08 am

Dr. Elizabeth Crowley, VIM medical director, and Vietnam veteran Rick Kraus at last year’s run. Dr. Elizabeth Crowley, VIM medical director, and Vietnam veteran Rick Kraus at last year’s run. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The public is invited to join the Vietnam Veterans of America, South Jersey Chapter 602 for a 5K run or 2-mile fun walk at the Cape May County Zoo at 9 a.m., Saturday, April 4.

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Ventnor, Avalon among towns with seal sightings today

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 13, 2015 06:19 pm

A healthy seal visited a beach in Atlantic City recently. Officials with the Marine Mammal Stranding Center say seals on the beach are usually in good health, but should not be approached. (photo by John Rosenberg) A healthy seal visited a beach in Atlantic City recently. Officials with the Marine Mammal Stranding Center say seals on the beach are usually in good health, but should not be approached. (photo by John Rosenberg) BRIGANTINE –The Marine Mammal Stranding Center today reported an increased number of beached seals as the weather warms up.

 Officials with the MMSC say they received eight calls about seals on beaches in Avalon, Ventnor, Long Beach Island, Bayville, and Avon By The Sea on Friday, March 13. Officials say this is not uncommon during this time of year.

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Bishop McHugh celebrates Pi Day with pie, pizza and puzzles

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Written by David Benson Friday, March 13, 2015 11:44 am

Delaney Larkin and Carina Filemyr, 8th grade, challenge younger students to match the description of a circle with the corresponding cutout during Bishop McHugh’s during the Millennium Pi Day celebration held Thursday, March 12 at the school. Delaney Larkin and Carina Filemyr, 8th grade, challenge younger students to match the description of a circle with the corresponding cutout during Bishop McHugh’s during the Millennium Pi Day celebration held Thursday, March 12 at the school. CLERMONT – It happens just once every 100 years, an event that had the math aficionados at Bishop McHugh Regional Catholic School giddy with delight, and on Thursday, students throughout the school got together to celebrate Millennium Pi Day.

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Dance to benefit Scouts planned in Avalon, Upper Township

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 13, 2015 06:43 am

A number of dances for adults to benefit scouting in South Jersey are planned at the Upper Township Community Center and Avalon Community Hall throughout the year.

Dances at the community center will be held from 7:30-10 p.m., Saturdays March 28, May 23, June 27, and July 25.

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Pre-spring snow day

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Written by Jen Marra Friday, March 13, 2015 06:28 am

Ruben Soto of Wildwood and Elvis Morales and Anthony Tammaro both of Cape May Court House record their triple slide down the hill using a GoPro Friday, March 6, at the Stone Harbor Golf Club in Cape May Court House. What many hope will be the last snow of the season followed a rainy day Thursday, caused extensive closures and delays on Friday, but Monday's warm weather and Tuesday's rain finally cleared it out. Ruben Soto of Wildwood and Elvis Morales and Anthony Tammaro both of Cape May Court House record their triple slide down the hill using a GoPro Friday, March 6, at the Stone Harbor Golf Club in Cape May Court House. What many hope will be the last snow of the season followed a rainy day Thursday, caused extensive closures and delays on Friday, but Monday's warm weather and Tuesday's rain finally cleared it out. Ruben Soto of Wildwood and Elvis Morales and Anthony Tammaro both of Cape May Court House record their triple slide down the hill using a GoPro Friday, March 6, at the Stone Harbor Golf Club in Cape May Court House. What many hope will be the last snow of the season followed a rainy day Thursday, caused extensive closures and delays on Friday, but Monday's warm weather and Tuesday's rain finally cleared it out.

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Middle Township High School to compete in ‘Math Mayhem’

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 13, 2015 06:11 am

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP – Mayhem is the name of the game, and Middle Township High School students will be among those competing at a math competition Saturday, March 21 at Stockton University.

The fourth annual competition, known as Mathematical Mayhem, takes high school students from both Middle Township and Ocean City high schools to Stockton’s campus to compete in individual and team exams designed to challenge the students and assess their current skill development.

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