• A clothing bin in Middle Township.CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Clothing bins are popping up around the township, and the committee is considering introducing an ordinance to govern both placement and care of the huge receptacles.

    While some bins are clean and well maintained, others are stuffed to overflowing or in poor repair, the committee noted during a recent work session.

  • photos by Jen MarraSTRATHMERE – A Toyota pickup truck crashed into three cars in the parking lot of the Deauville Inn, before backing into the restaurant on Willard Avenue in Strathmere shortly after 3 p.m., an employee said Wednesday afternoon.

    “He came in reverse across the street and hit all of the cars in the parking lot, and then tore the door off our kitchen,” said the employee, who asked not to be identified. “And then he took off in forward and he hit his own house, too.”

  • The Atlantic City Downbeach area is one of the communities highlighted in a new report that claims rapidly rising ocean waters could chase home owners from their residences even before they pay off their current mortgage./Encroaching Tides, published Oct. 7 by the Union of Concerned ScientistsThe Atlantic City Downbeach area…

  • Ventnor man pleads guilty to human trafficking charge for operating male prostitution ringClient also pleads guilty in investigation by Attorney General’s Office and FBI task force

    TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that a Ventnor man has pleaded guilty to a human trafficking charge. A joint state and federal investigation revealed that he was operating a prostitution ring from his apartment in Ventnor in which he prostituted young men, including at least one minor, to male clients. A client of the…

  • Mayor Tim Donohue administers the oath of office to the township’s newest officer, Joseph Gamble, as Gamble’s wife, Marie, holds the Bible.CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Middle Township’s newest police officer was sworn in shortly after 6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 6 during the regular meeting of Township Committee.

Middle Township Gazette

County Library hosts Star Wars reads day

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 06, 2014 07:20 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Children, 4-12, are invited to a “Star Wars Reads Day” celebration at 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Cape May County Library, 30 W. Mechanic St., Cape May Court House.

Join “the force” in a celebration of reading and Star Wars with games, stories, crafts and activities inspired by Star Wars characters. Children are invited to attend in costume.

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Library to show ‘The Quiet Ones’

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 06, 2014 07:19 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The public is invited to a screening of “The Quiet Ones,” at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 22, at the Cape May County Library, 30 W. Mechanic St., Cape May Court House.

In the movie, a physics professor gathers a group of Ph.D students to help him create a poltergeist. Jane Harper (Olivia Cooke) is a deeply troubled girl, and Joseph Coupland (Jared Harris) has an unconventional plan for relieving her troubles.

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Borough officials honor volunteers with luncheon

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 05, 2014 07:42 am

Martin Pagliughi makes a presentation during the luncheon. Martin Pagliughi makes a presentation during the luncheon. AVALON – Volunteers who served the borough at the senior center were honored with a luncheon on Tuesday, Sept. 23 by Mayor Martin Pagliughi and borough officials at the Avalon Senior Center on Dune Drive.

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Avalon Library creates digital archive of Yacht Club yearbooks

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 05, 2014 07:24 am

AVALON – The public is invited to view Avalon Yacht Club yearbooks from 1953-2007 online as part of the library’s digital archive at www.avalonfreelibrary.org.

The 54-year collection also features special publications, including the 25th anniversary show program and anniversary editions of the yearbook.

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Semi-annual hearing on bullying planned

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 05, 2014 07:09 am

DENNIS TOWNSHIP – The public is invited to attend the Board of Education’s semi-annual hearing on violence, vandalism, harassment, intimidation and bullying at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 15, in room B2 of the Dennis Township Primary School, 601 Hagan Road, Clermont.

 

Woodbine passes resolution honoring Beth Judah

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 05, 2014 07:08 am

WOODBINE – Mayor William Pikolycky has announced that council recently passed a resolution honoring Wildwood’s Beth Judah Synagogue on its 100th anniversary.

As home to an older synagogue, the mayor said that Woodbine has a relationship with Wildwood that goes back to the turn of the last century, when the Jewish immigrants living in Woodbine sought summer business opportunities in Wildwood.

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New 4-H Club forms in Villas for children, 5-8

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 05, 2014 07:03 am

VILLAS – A new club will be offered in Villas to children, 5-8, to introduce them to the 4-H Cloverbud Program, according to a volunteer and spokeswoman for the club.

“Cloverbud SPIN Clubs are a wonderful first step into the 4-H Youth Development program,” said Alicia Arnold, head of the club. “It’s an opportunity for children to learn by doing and gain valuable life skills.”

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Woodbine Chamber of Commerce plans 3rd annual car show

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 05, 2014 06:03 am

Scholarship winner Ariel Cooper receives a check from chamber officers Chet Davidio and Lisa Fisher. Scholarship winner Ariel Cooper receives a check from chamber officers Chet Davidio and Lisa Fisher. WOODBINE – The public is invited to the Woodbine Chamber of Commerce’s third annual car show, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 11, along the borough’s bike parallel to Route 550 DeHirsch Boulevard.

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Trip to Trenton, Princeton set for this November

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, October 04, 2014 07:39 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE -  The Cape May County Historical and Genealogical Society is inviting members of the public to spend Nov. 7 in Princeton and Trenton as part of the society’s 2014 autumn adventure that will focus on the stitch work of New Jersey schoolgirls, whose work will be on display at Morven Museum.

The trip will leave the Cape May County museum’s grounds at 7:30 a.m. and return between 5 and 6 p.m.

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Dr. Suess highlighted at gallery

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, October 04, 2014 07:37 am

STONE HARBOR — Ocean Galleries will host a whimsical and historic exhibition over the Columbus Day weekend highlighting 70 years of Dr. Seuss’s creativity and artwork. 

“Secrets of the Deep,” featuring a selection of artworks from The Art of Dr. Seuss, opens on Friday, Oct. 10 and runs through Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.  There will be special gallery receptions featuring noted Dr. Seuss expert Jeff Schuffman from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 and from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 12.

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