• Resident Fran Rambo has collected 175 names on a petition that asks that the natural ambience of Bennys Landing be preserved, and has hung a sign to emphasize her resistance to proposed changes.CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Bennys Landing is a place out of time, an area known to the locals as “arrogantly shabby,” and that’s just how the residents like it.

  • One resident said it sounded like a long, loud growl - another thought they'd acquired a ghost

    People in Cape May and Atlantic counties are reporting what some believe have been an earthquake, though others believe it may have been more akin to a sonic boom.

    Some have placed the time at about noon, while others say it was closer to 2 p.m.

    Ralph Walter, West Cape May, said he was fishing on Cape May Point Beach when he heard a rumble. “It was dark on the Delaware beach side, and at first I thought it was thunder,” he said.…

Middle Township Gazette

Woodbine to receive county MUA recycling grant

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, June 08, 2014 10:44 am

WOODBINE - The borough will receive a $4,346 2013 recycling rebate from the County Municipal Utilities Authority, a township official said in a recent press release.

Rebates are given to municipalities based upon the tons of recyclables delivered to the MUA’s Intermediate Processing Facility (IPF) for processing during 2013, said Mayor William Pikolycky.

The recycling rebates are in addition to the savings earned by avoiding the landfill tip fee for every ton recycled.

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Cody Hanek, Amanda Schuler recognized at dinner

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, June 08, 2014 09:16 am

From left are Freeholder Director Gerald M. Thornton, Freeholder E. Marie Hayes, Cody Hanek, Amanda Schuler, state Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher, Freeholder Kristine Gabor and Freeholder Will Morey. From left are Freeholder Director Gerald M. Thornton, Freeholder E. Marie Hayes, Cody Hanek, Amanda Schuler, state Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher, Freeholder Kristine Gabor and Freeholder Will Morey. The Cape May County Board of Agriculture honored Cody Hanek and Amanda Schuler, the 2014 Outstanding Senior 4-H Members, at their annual Beach to the Bay Dinner on May 17.

Hanek, from Dennisville, is a junior at Cape May County Technical High School and is a member of the Barnyard Buddies 4-H Club, where he shows poultry, lambs and hogs.

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Preparation Course Offered at Cape May County Campus

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, June 08, 2014 07:59 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Atlantic Cape Community College has joined Academi Prep to offer a seven-hour program that prepares participants for any law enforcement academy. The class is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, July 14 at the Cape May County Campus at 341 Court House-South Dennis Road.

The cost for the program is $99.

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Jessica Pikolycky earns masters’ degree in education

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Written by David Benson Sunday, June 08, 2014 07:48 am

Jessica Pikolycky Jessica Pikolycky WOODBINE – Jessica Pikolycky, Woodbine, recently earned a masters’ degree in education from The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.

Pikolycky works in the Hamilton Township School District in eighth grade special education language arts.

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Cape Tech students earn welding certification

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Written by David Benson Sunday, June 08, 2014 07:41 am

Shown from left:  Stanley VanNote, North Wildwood; Nicholas Schuler, Upper Township; Matthew Kimball, Dennis Township; George Loder, Upper Township; Morgan Teller, Middle Township; and Michael Pettit, Dennis Township.  Not pictured:  Johnny Jones, Dennis Township; and Joshua Mander, Upper Township. Shown from left: Stanley VanNote, North Wildwood; Nicholas Schuler, Upper Township; Matthew Kimball, Dennis Township; George Loder, Upper Township; Morgan Teller, Middle Township; and Michael Pettit, Dennis Township. Not pictured: Johnny Jones, Dennis Township; and Joshua Mander, Upper Township. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Eight seniors in the welding technology program at the Cape May County Technical High School recently earned their American Welding Society 1G Certification, which is needed for entry-level jobs in the welding field.

Thomas Jackson is the welding instructor.

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David Tarantino appointed chief medical officer

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, June 07, 2014 10:24 am

David Tarantino David Tarantino CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Cape Regional Health System has announced the appointment of Dr. David Tarantino as the chief medical officer, effective June 16.

“It is with great pleasure that we welcome Dr. David Tarantino to Cape Regional Health System,” said Joanne Carrocino, president and CEO. “Dr. Tarantino’s strong clinical background coupled with his extensive experience in medical staff leadership and development will be a tremendous benefit to the Health System as we continue to grow to meet the needs of our community.”

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Samantha Szathmary graduates from DeSales University

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, June 07, 2014 10:23 am

CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - Samantha Szathmary, Cape May Court House, has earned a bachelor of science in nursing degree from DeSales University.

DeSales University, in Center Valley, Pa., is a private, four-year Catholic liberal arts university.

 

Diane Hermann receives lifestyle award

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, June 07, 2014 07:53 am

Diane Hermann Diane Hermann Diane Hermann of the county Board of Social Services received the American Heart Association Healthy Lifestyle Award at the AHA Heart Walk at the Ocean City Boardwalk on Saturday, May 17.

Hermann was nominated for the award by the county Wellness Division for her dedication to living and promoting a healthy lifestyle.

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Medical center receives an ‘A’ for safety

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, June 07, 2014 07:47 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Cape Regional Medical Center has earned high marks from a group that grades hospitals on their ability to keep patients safe from preventable harm and medical errors, a hospital representative said in a press release.

The medical center received an “A” from Hospital Safety Score.

“Cape Regional Medical Center continually strives to achieve the highest level of patient safety and quality as evidenced by this ‘A’ rating by the Leapfrog Group,” said Joanne Carrocino, president and CEO. “Congratulations to our entire team of physicians and staff for creating a culture of patient safety and quality in all that we do.”

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Winners named in historical society photo contest

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, June 06, 2014 11:07 am

Diane LaPreta, “The Cove at Cape May” Diane LaPreta, “The Cove at Cape May” AVALON - The Avalon Historical Society recently named the winners of the 2014 Photography Contest, held on Tuesday, May 27.

The judges awarded first place in the scenic category and best in show to Diane LaPreta for “The Cove at Cape May.”

Second in the same category went to John Steiger. Diane LaPreta also took third place.

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