Middle Township Gazette

Eaves named to dean’s list

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, February 04, 2014 01:00 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — Brandon Eaves of Cape May Court House has been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of New Hampshire.

He has achieved high honors, which is awarded to students who earn a semester grade point average of 3.85. 

 

Lots of programs at the main branch library

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, February 03, 2014 01:51 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — The Cape May County Library invites those 13 to 20 to Game Night for Teens held from 3- 5:30 p.m. each Thursday in February.

The programs will take place at the main branch of the library at 30 West Mechanic St. in Cape May Court House.  

Play the latest in console gaming: Wii, PS3, and Xbox 360. Other games will be available, including Apples to Apples, Munchkin, Yu-Gi-Oh! and Magic: The Gathering!

No registration is required.

For additional information, call 609-463-6357 or see www.cmclibrary.org.

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Townsend’s Inlet bridge closed starting Monday

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, February 03, 2014 01:00 am

AVALON – The Ocean Drive Bridge over Townsend’s Inlet, between Avalon and Sea Isle City, will close for repairs starting Monday, Feb. 3. 

Mugrose Construction Inc. of Essex County is scheduled to close the bridge to begin rehabilitating the movable and tollhouse spans and is expected to reopen April 30.

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Classes offered in Woodbine

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, February 02, 2014 06:45 pm

WOODBINE — The Neighborhood Outreach Center in Woodbine continues to offer High School Equivalency and English languages classes.

Classes are held from 9 a.m.-noon Monday through Friday at the Neighborhood Outreach Center at 308 Clay St. at St. Casimir’s Church, and one-on-one tutoring is available at other times.

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Free beach tags for vets being explored in Stone Harbor

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, February 02, 2014 12:46 pm

STONE HARBOR — This summer, military veterans may be able to visit the Stone Harbor beaches for free.

A new ordinance set to be introduced by the Stone Harbor Borough Council on Tuesday, Feb. 4, would provide free beach tags to those who have served in the armed forces. The ordinance is in response to Gov. Chris Christie’s approval of a state law on Jan. 21 that permits beach communities to offer free or reduced fee beach tags to veterans. 

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Middle Township gets lacrosse grant

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 31, 2014 08:22 pm

CAPE MAY COURT  HOUSE — The Middle Township Recreation Department has received grant through U.S. Lacrosse, the national governing body of lacrosse in the United States.

The grant program will provide equipment and benefits for the youth lacrosse programs in Middle Township before new season, set to begin on March 22.  Middle Township was one of 50 youth girls’ lacrosse programs in the United States to receive this grant.

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Animal control patrol in Dennis Township

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 31, 2014 03:42 pm

DENNIS TOWNSHIP — Shore Animal Control will patrol door-to-door in Dennis Township in February to ensure dogs have rabies vaccinations and are in compliance with the township license ordinance.

The township recently held its annual rabies clinic and began the process of licensing and registering dogs in the township. Rabies vaccinations are required by state law.

After Feb. 1, a late fee of $5 will be charged for each dog license.

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Cape May County study backs consolidated dispatch

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Written by Alex Davis Friday, January 31, 2014 03:31 pm

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP – Consolidation of the county’s emergency dispatch has languished for 25 years.

The idea came up again and again, but municipal governments didn’t seem interested.

This year, things seem to be taking shape.

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Middle Township Police blotter

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 31, 2014 02:45 pm

Middle Township Police Department responded to or initiated 1,029 calls for service, averaging 147 per day Monday through Sunday, Jan. 13-19.

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Teachers: School plan comes down to funding

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 31, 2014 12:41 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE —The Middle Township Education Association is open to discussing Gov. Chris Christie’s proposal to lengthen the school year and school year, but it all comes down to funding, an official said.

That’s similar to sentiments offered by Middle Township School District Superintendent Michael Kopakowski last week.

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