• 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

Bid awarded for upgrades to public safety building

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 12, 2014 07:18 am

WOOBINE – Upgrades to the borough’s public safety building on DeHirsch Avenue are slated to begin later this month, thanks to a $20,000 grant from the federal Department of Agriculture, an official said recently.

In a statement, Mayor William Pikolycky said that Turtle Construction, Swedesboro, had the winning bid for the construction at $13,600.

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Public invited to 100th anniversary celebration of Evangelical Lutheran Church

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 12, 2014 07:17 am

STONE HARBOR – The public is invited to attend the 100th anniversary of the incorporation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Our Saviour of Stone Harbor at 10 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 19 in the sanctuary at 93rd Street and Third Avenue.

Bishop Tracie L. Bartholomew, of the New Jersey Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, will deliver the morning’s message and preside at Holy Communion. Rev. Dr. Glenn F. Schoenberger, the church’s pastor for the past 31 years, will assist.

   

Snip of the ribbon officially opens new playground

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, October 11, 2014 07:10 am

Snip of the ribbon officially opens new playground Snip of the ribbon officially opens new playground GOSHEN - Mayor Tim Donohue and Committeeman Michael Clark were joined by employees of the township's Public Works Department and community members for a ribbon cutting Friday, Oct. 3, to officially open the township's news playground at the Clarence and Georgiana Davies Sports Complex, 626 Goshen Road.

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Arraignment postponed for high school teacher

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Written by David Benson Saturday, October 11, 2014 07:07 am

Joseph Towns, right, appears in court with his attorney, Joe Rodgers, Thursday, Oct. 2. Joseph Towns, right, appears in court with his attorney, Joe Rodgers, Thursday, Oct. 2. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The arraignment of a Middle Township High School teacher facing multiple criminal charges, including sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child, was delayed this week, after the defense attorney said he was still waiting for discovery, or evidence in the trial.

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Avalon, Sea Isle City to share $1 million grant for bridges

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, October 11, 2014 07:05 am

AVALON – The borough will share a $1 million state grant aimed at rehabilitating the bascule and tollhouse portions of the bridge on Ocean Drive over Townsends Inlet, according to a statement from state officials.

The grant is part of a larger $2.7 million award to the county.

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Ready named Citizen of the Year in Stone Harbor

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 10, 2014 06:17 pm

Charlie Tomlinson, Vice President, Jon Ready, Jeff Alderton, President Charlie Tomlinson, Vice President, Jon Ready, Jeff Alderton, President STONE HARBOR — Jon Ready was named the 2014 Outstanding Citizen of the Year at the fall general membership meeting of the Stone Harbor Property Owners Association (POA).

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Jennie Troxel honored for three decades of volunteering

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Written by David Benson Friday, October 10, 2014 11:46 am

Jennie Troxel, seated, is joined by other volunteers as they celebrate her retirement from volunteering. Jennie Troxel, seated, is joined by other volunteers as they celebrate her retirement from volunteering. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Jennie Troxel was honored recently by staff and peers for Troxel’s more than 30 years of volunteer service at Cape Regional Medical Center, according to a statement from the center.

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Volunteers turn out to plant dune grass in Avalon

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 10, 2014 11:39 am

Volunteers plant dune grass in Avalon. Volunteers plant dune grass in Avalon. AVALON – More than two dozen volunteers braved rain showers Saturday morning, Oct. 4, to plant dune grass as part of what borough officials have called an important environmental initiative.

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Fire starts after vehicle strikes utility pole on Wildwood Boulevard

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Written by David Benson Friday, October 10, 2014 10:02 am

Rio Grande Fire Company firefighters battle a car blaze on Wildwood Boulevard, Friday, Oct. 10 Rio Grande Fire Company firefighters battle a car blaze on Wildwood Boulevard, Friday, Oct. 10 MIDDLE TOWNSHIP – Rio Grande firefighters responded to a single vehicle accident Friday morning, after an Atlantic City woman struck a utility pole on Wildwood Boulevard near pier 47 Friday morning, flipped and started a grassfire, a fire official said today.

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Caryn Rixey wants to ‘put the brakes on fatalities’ every day

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Written by David Benson Thursday, October 09, 2014 12:03 pm

Police Chief Christopher Leusner and Caryn Rixey want to 'Put the Brakes on Fatalities.' Police Chief Christopher Leusner and Caryn Rixey want to 'Put the Brakes on Fatalities.' CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Caryn Rixey knows that her son was wrong.

“He broke the law,” she said. “He broke the speed limit.”

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