Middle Township Gazette

American Littoral Society seeks veterans for paid internships

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 13, 2015 08:25 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — The American Littoral Society is offering paid internships of up to $5,000 for veterans to work on horseshoe crab habitat restoration projects along the Delaware Bay, according to a press release from Middle Township Committee.

“We have been a proud to partner with the American Littoral Society on several projects to enhance beach protection on our Delaware Bay shoreline,” Mayor Tim Donohue said.  “We are happy to spread the word about this unique opportunity for our local veterans to participate in this important work.”

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Stone Harbor launches Mayors Wellness Campaign

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 13, 2015 07:48 am

STONE HARBOR – Area residents are invited to join Mayor Suzanne Walters in the Mayors Wellness Campaign, a free 10-week wellness program that aims to guide the community toward becoming a healthier, more active town.

“I am pleased to work with the Mayor’s Wellness Campaign to get our community exercising more, eating properly and living healthier more active lifestyles,” said Walters in a press release.

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Woodbine receives $91,000 for emergency generator

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 13, 2015 07:04 am

WOODBINE – State and federal grants for $91,000 will be used to purchase an emergency generator for the borough’s municipal building, according to a press release.

Mayor William Pikolycky said that the Federal Emergency Management Agency will pick up $75,000 of the cost of the generation. The state will pick up the rest, according to the release.

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Dan Lockwood to seek third term on Township Committee

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Written by David Benson Thursday, February 12, 2015 02:54 pm

Dan Lockwood Dan Lockwood CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Middle Township Committeeman Dan Lockwood has announced that he will seek reelection this fall, and is seeking the support of both the county and township Republican organizations.

 “I am running this year,” Lockwood said. “As part of the process, I’ll seek their endorsements.”

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Middle Township Key Club supports Socks for Seniors

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, February 12, 2015 08:25 am

Members of the Middle Township High School Key Club and Susan Toohey, club advisor, work together to collect socks for seniors at the Crest Haven Nursing Home. Members of the Middle Township High School Key Club and Susan Toohey, club advisor, work together to collect socks for seniors at the Crest Haven Nursing Home. MIDDLE TOWNSHIP – For the second year in a row, high school students with the Middle Township Key Club collected socks and assembled holiday packages to deliver to the Crest Haven Nursing Home.

This year, with an emphasis on Valentine’s Day, club president Morgon Goranson said that members of the Key Club took part in the collection as way of showing love for others.

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Avalon taps Charles McDonnell as rec director

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, February 12, 2015 08:12 am

Charles McDonnell Jr. Charles McDonnell Jr. AVALON — Charles McDonnell Jr., a lifelong resident of the area, was expected to be named director of the borough’s recreation department at the Wednesday, Feb. 11 council meeting.

McDonnell replaces Susan Ellenberg who has served as the interim director of the department. Last week, McDonnell said that he plans to reach out to both the community and civic organizations to learn what they would like to see in a recreation department.

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Area birth announcements Jan. 23 - Feb. 3

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, February 12, 2015 07:16 am

Area Births Area Births The following birth announcements were provided by Cape Regional Medical Center in Cape May Court House.

Sophia Michelle Wombacker was born to Autumn Lucille Wombacker of Cape May Court House on Jan. 30.

Scarlett May Harrell was born to Zinah Harrell (Kanas) and Bryce Harrell of Villas on Jan. 31.

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Stone Harbor Point closed during beach restoration

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, February 11, 2015 02:02 pm

STONE HARBOR - Access to Stone Harbor Point will be closed on Tuesday, Feb. 10 while engineers begin a beach restoration project expected to last until March 1, borough officials said in a press release.

The project will bolster both coastal resiliency and wildlife habitat, according to the release.

No vehicle or foot traffic will be allowed beyond the 122nd Street entrance until the project is complete.

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Box truck collides with vehicle in Swainton

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, February 11, 2015 01:50 pm

SWAINTON – A box truck collided with a another vehicle on Friday, Feb. 6, then crashed through a guard rail before coming to a stop near interchange 12, Route 9, in Swainton, police said Monday.

Winthrop Russell, 45, was charged with failing to obey a stop sign, Middle Township police said, after his truck collided with a vehicle driven by Meghan Carroll, 22, at the intersection.

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Living history - Documenting a lecture from the past

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Written by Jen Marra Wednesday, February 11, 2015 12:01 pm

Cape May County Technical High School students in the Communication Arts Technology class re-create a 1915 classroom and a lecture in agriculture as part of the school district's 100 year anniversary celebration Tuesday, Feb. 10. Cape May County Technical High School students in the Communication Arts Technology class re-create a 1915 classroom and a lecture in agriculture as part of the school district's 100 year anniversary celebration Tuesday, Feb. 10. Cape May County Technical High School students in the Communication Arts Technology class re-create a 1915 classroom and a lecture in agriculture as part of the school district's 100 year anniversary celebration Tuesday, Feb. 10. John Dennison, teacher of automotive technology at Cape May County Technical High School, portrays James Stackhouse a teacher of agriculture in 1915 in Cape May County. 

photos by Jen Marra

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