• 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

Township hires environmental consultant to review Conifer application

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Written by David Benson Wednesday, December 03, 2014 11:06 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Township Committee approved a resolution Monday night to hire a consultant who will take another look at possible environmental issues surrounding a controversial project to build 48 apartments in an affordable housing project on Railroad Avenue.

Mayor Tim Donohue said that Whitman Company will review the state environmental application process associated with the construction of the project to ensure compliance with the state Department of Environmental Protections CAFRA and coastal zone management rules.

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UPDATED: Robbery suspect attacks woman, 68, police say

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Written by David Benson Wednesday, December 03, 2014 09:40 am

Held on $50,000 cash bail

RIO GRANDE – A Whitesboro man has been charged with robbery after he threw a 68-year-old woman to the ground as she tried to get into her car in a K-mart parking lot in Middle Township, according to police.

Thomas Dickerson, 18, Whitesboro, fled with the woman’s purse, police said, and eluded law enforcement for less than 24 hours before Middle Township Police Sgt. Robert Shepherd recognized and arrested the suspect.

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Black Furr-iday runs through Christmas Eve

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, December 02, 2014 02:51 pm

It’s easy to find a black cat in the snow. It’s easy to find a black cat in the snow. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The public is invited to take advantage of an extended Black Friday, by adopting a black cat from the county Animal Shelter, during it’s “Black Furr-iday Sale.”

“Historically, black cats are often overlooked and less likely to be adopted,” said shelter manager Judy Davies-Dunhour. “This program was designed to bring attention to the ongoing mission of the Cape May County Animal Shelter to adopt a black cat while holiday shoppers are looking for Black Friday deals.”

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Marilyn Miller named Employee of The Month

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, December 02, 2014 10:33 am

Marilyn Miller accepts the award from Mayor Tim Donohue at Monday’s committee meeting. Marilyn Miller accepts the award from Mayor Tim Donohue at Monday’s committee meeting. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Township Committee named Marilyn Miller as the October 2014 Employee of the Month at its meeting, Monday, Dec. 1.

Miller began her career with the township in 2005 and serves as the director of the DeVico Senior Center.

She said that her favorite aspect of her job is the smiling faces of seniors.

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Christmas celebration planned in Middle Township

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, December 01, 2014 12:47 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The public is invited to the township’s annual Christmas celebration, Friday, Dec. 5, when the parade steps off at 6 p.m. The route will take celebrants from Cape Bank on Route 9, then south down Route 9, turning right onto Hand Avenue and right onto Boyd Street, concluding at the Old Fire House.

The celebration continues there, with the tree lighting at 6:30 p.m., along with the announcement of the winners of the township’s Christmas house decorating contest. Activities continue through 8:45 p.m. throughout the town.

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Mold remediation presentation planned at library

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, December 01, 2014 12:03 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The public is invited to a free presentation of “mold remediation,” by Karen Lawinski, county Department of Health, at 1 p.m., Monday, Dec. 8, at the Cape May County Library, 30 W. Mechanic Street.

Participants will learn what mold is, how it affects health, and how to rid it from a home.

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Sean Bidic joins staff at Cape Regional Medical Center

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, December 01, 2014 07:26 am

Sean Bidic Sean Bidic CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Dr. Sean Bidic, plastic surgeon and hand surgeon, has joined the staff of Cape Regional Medical Center, according to a statement from the center.

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Public invited to breakfast with Santa at the mall

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, November 30, 2014 07:31 am

Santa with Academy of Culinary Arts students at a previous “Breakfast with Santa.” Santa with Academy of Culinary Arts students at a previous “Breakfast with Santa.” MAYS LANDING - The public is invited to breakfast with Santa in the food court of the Hamilton Mall, 4403 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing, Saturday, Dec. 6, sponsored by the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College.

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Pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus at the zoo

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, November 30, 2014 07:29 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - The public is invited to bring their camera to the Santa Family Workshop at the Cape May County Zoo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 13, to take pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus.

For more information, call 609-465-5271

 

Stories, along with milk and cookies at the library

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, November 30, 2014 07:21 am

WOODBINE - Parents and their children are invited to a pajama story time, from 10-11 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 11, at the Woodbine branch of the Cape May County Library.

The free event will allow families to read holiday stories, sing songs, and decorate a cookie, which will later be served with milk.

“We encourage the parents and guardians of our youngest residents to come and enjoy this sweet program at our Woodbine branch,” said Mayor William Pikolycky.

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