• Father Christmas will visit Whale’s Tale on Dec. 13 from 1 to 4 p.m. at 312 Washington Mall in Cape May. An old-fashioned Christmas exhibit

    The public is invited to a free exhibit of holiday traditions through the years complete with model trains, toys and more at the Carriage House Gallery, Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May, through Thursday, Jan. 1. The gallery is open daily, though hours vary. For more information, call 609-884-5404…

  • Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi visited Cape May Court House this week to urge area residents to shop locally. He was joined by town leaders on a tour of business on Main…</div>
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    Children and parents escort Santa Claus to the Martin Luther King Center for the Hamer’s School of Karate annual Christmas party, Saturday, Dec. 13. More than 60 children turned out for the party, and each received a new winter coat, in addition to other gifts.WHITESBORO – More than 60 children clambered…

  • When Alison Mastrangelo was young, she was a huge fan of ABC’s World News Tonight.

    “I always had the biggest crush on (anchor) Peter Jennings,” she said with a laugh. “My mom (Fran) always says whenever they’d turn on the TV and it was on that I’d stop everything I was doing to watch him.”

  • Madison Kelly, 12, has donated twice to the Middle Township Police Department’s holiday drive for toys.Despite cerebral palsy, 12-year-old keeps on giving

    CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Christmas is a time of giving, and few people take the concept more seriously than township residents Madison Kelly, 12, and her mother, Samantha.

    Not long ago, the young girl surprised Middle Township police by dropping off a large cache of toys – gifts for area children in the police department’s annual toy…

Middle Township Gazette

COAH spurs local fight

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Written by David Benson Friday, August 08, 2014 09:21 am

Middle says it will challenge latest rules, but the disagreement is over whom to hire

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Republicans and Democrats agree that the state’s upcoming requirements for affordable housing in the township are unreasonable, but at Monday’s committee meeting, they split on the choice of attorney’s to fight the third round of housing obligations in Middle Township.

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Local Lions Club loans charter to Stone Harbor Museum

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 08, 2014 08:31 am

Henry and Cynthia Harrison, district governor and president respectively, of the Stone Harbor Lions Club loan the club charter from 1952 to Terrie Cwik, president of the board of trustees of the Stone Harbor Museum accompanied by intern Sarah McBride, 18. Henry and Cynthia Harrison, district governor and president respectively, of the Stone Harbor Lions Club loan the club charter from 1952 to Terrie Cwik, president of the board of trustees of the Stone Harbor Museum accompanied by intern Sarah McBride, 18. STONE HARBOR – The Stone Harbor Lions Club loaned the borough’s museum more than 60 years’ worth of history recently, when the club handed over its charter for display.

“We were formed in 1952, and we’d really like to have people see it,” said Cynthia Harrison, president of the Stone Harbor Lions. “The charter is a part of the city and its history.”

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‘Lowe’s Heroes’ donate time and supplies to landscape Senior Center

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Written by David Benson Friday, August 08, 2014 08:18 am

Woodbine Senior Center More than a dozen turned out to spruce up the area around the Woodbine Senior Center. Among those volunteering were: Lynn Pitetti, John McDonald, Don Dral, Kathleen Killen, Mike Faragasso, Rob Franke, Sal Nieves, Kus Kusvendra, Phil Watson, Michael Carpenter, James Collins, Varvara Ovcharenko, Committeeman Frank Germanio, Thomas Germanio and Julie DeRose. DENNISVILLE – A bevy of “Lowe’s Heroes” surrounded the Senior Center in Dennis Township at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 4, spreading mulch and stones, as well as planting flowers and trees.

“Every year, every single Lowe’s around the country does something good for the community,” said Varvara Ovcharenko, a Lowe’s spokeswoman. “We find someone that needs help, and then do as much as we can.”

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Getting slimed is better than eating a bug

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Written by David Benson Thursday, August 07, 2014 01:17 pm

Librarians go to any length to keep kids reading

Librarians across the county will do anything to get kids to read, and that includes letting them pour sticky, green slime over the librarians’ heads.

So long as the children make their reading goal.

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Dan Marro joins Jersey Shore Pops for Stone Harbor performance

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 07, 2014 10:17 am

STONE HARBOR — The public is invited to a concert featuring The Jersey Shore Pops Orchestra and Dan Marro at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 12, at the water tower plaza at 95th Street and Second Avenue

Seating begins at 6 p.m. with a special wine and beer station to enjoy before and during the concert. Guests may also bring a blanket or a beach chair to enjoy the free performance.

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Café 101 and Carvery opens in Cape May Court House

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Written by David Benson Thursday, August 07, 2014 08:30 am

David Seitz, left, and Christopher Lare are brothers-in-law and partners in Café 101 and Carvery at 1 South Main St. David Seitz, left, and Christopher Lare are brothers-in-law and partners in Café 101 and Carvery at 1 South Main St. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – It was 1 a.m. when Christopher Lare and David Seitz put the finishing touches on their restaurant at 1 South Main St. – a long day before turning in for the evening.

Less than five hours later, Monday, July 21, the duo threw open the doors of Café 101 and Carvery, and the heady aroma of roasting beef and turkey, freshly baked cookies and buttermilk biscuits welcomed visitors to their restaurant.

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Tri the Wildwoods rerouted

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Written by David Benson Thursday, August 07, 2014 08:21 am

Businesses were concerned about access if roads were closed

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – A Wildwoods race organizer has agreed to reroute an upcoming triathlon after marina owners in Grassy Sound said that the race would hurt their summer business.

“As soon as we found out there was an issue, we acted immediately to reroute the race,” said Steve Del Monte, race organizer and owner of DelMo Sports in Wildwood. “I’m from the Wildwoods, and I understand the impact of having a business closed during a day in the summer.”

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Bishop McHugh opens for enrollment

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 07, 2014 08:11 am

Principal Tom McGuire Principal Tom McGuire CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Enrollment is open at Bishop McHugh Regional Catholic School, grades pre-K through eight, the school said in a recent statement.

According to the release, the K-8 curriculum includes math, science, religion, social studies, reading and language arts, Spanish, fine arts, music, and physical education.

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Avalon celebrates National Night Out

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 06, 2014 03:58 pm

Batman takes time out to pose with attendees at Avalon’s National Night Out, Tuesday, Aug. 5. More than 800 people attended the event, aimed at building community connections and fighting crime. Batman takes time out to pose with attendees at Avalon’s National Night Out, Tuesday, Aug. 5. More than 800 people attended the event, aimed at building community connections and fighting crime. Batman takes time out to pose with attendees at Avalon’s National Night Out, Tuesday, Aug. 5. More than 800 people attended the event, aimed at building community connections and fighting crime.

photos by Scott Wahl

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Carroll honored at committee meeting for pulling man from burning car

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Written by David Benson Wednesday, August 06, 2014 01:33 pm

Frank Carroll accepts a certificate of honor from Mayor Tim Donohue. Also shown are Carroll’s wife, Tara, and children, Ava, 7, and Franky, 5. Frank Carroll accepts a certificate of honor from Mayor Tim Donohue. Also shown are Carroll’s wife, Tara, and children, Ava, 7, and Franky, 5. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Frank Carroll was honored by the mayor and Township Committee during Monday’s regular meeting for Carroll’s part in pulling a man from a burning car about two weeks ago.

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