• Two Pleasantville men were shot Monday, Oct. 20 when the vehicle they were sitting in was riddled by 15-20 rounds of gunfire, according to Pleasantville Police.PLEASANTVILLE - Two Pleasantville men were shot Monday, Oct. 20 when the vehicle they were sitting in was riddled by 15-20 rounds of gunfire, according to Pleasantville Police.

  • Photo by Christie Rotondo/Former Mayor Bill Henfey, left, and current Mayor Patrick Rosenello, right, at Henfey's last meeting in December 2013. NORTH WILDWOOD — Bill Henfey, who served as North Wildwood’s mayor from 2006 to 2013, died Tuesday morning surrounded by family and friends at his home, the city of North Wildwood announced.

    He was 65.

  • Local and county officials attended the ribbon cutting of the Volunteers in Medicine Thrift Store in Cape May Court House, at 10 a.m., Saturday. Oct. 18.CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Shoppers waited patiently outside the doors of the township’s newest store, Saturday, Oct. 18, as local and officials cut the ribbon to open the Volunteers in Medicine thrift store at 20 S. Main St.

  • CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Demands by state, county and municipal officials for a second look at controversial affordable housing project at Patsy’s Way have halted the project – at least temporarily – while the governor’s office examines the proposal, a local official said recently.

    According to Middle Township Mayor Tim Donohue, the state Department of Community Affairs was set to petition HUD for the release of nearly $2 million on Friday, Oct. 10 to begin the project.

  • DENNIS TOWNSHIP – The board of education has two vacancies that came too late to place on the November ballot, and those positions will be filled after the general election on Nov. 4.

    “We had two board members resign – one in September and one last night (Oct. 15),” said Mia DelCorio, secretary to the business administrator. “Since it was so late, we couldn’t get the positions on the ballot.”

Middle Township Gazette

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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Birth Announcements for Aug. 16-Sept. 17

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, October 04, 2014 07:34 am

The following birth announcements were provided by Shore Medical Center in Somers Point.

Stephanie Schuck and Patrick Murphy of Ocean View welcomed a daughter, Ellie Mae Murphy, Sept. 9. 

Melissa and Ronald Grube of Cape May welcomed a daughter, Mia Rose Grube, Sept. 10.

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Cape Assist plans ‘healthy’ program in Woodbine

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, October 04, 2014 07:21 am

WOODBINE – Residents 51 and older are invited to a series of classes aimed at learning to get and stay healthy beginning Monday, Oct. 20, from 10 a.m. to noon, at the Sam Azeez Museum of Woodbine Heritage, 610 Washington Ave., Woodbine.

Lunch will be provided. Those completing the six sessions will receive a $50 gift card at the end of the program.

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County library hosts Lego club

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, October 04, 2014 07:19 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Children, 5-12, as well as their caregivers, are invited to a Lego club at 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Cape May County Library, 30 W. Mechanic St., Cape May Court House.

Participants will read books to get ideas about what to construct, and then build with the Legos.

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Library plans showing of Harry Potter movie

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, October 04, 2014 07:10 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The public is invited to a free screening of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” at 6 p.m., Friday, Oct. 24, at the Cape May County Library, 30 W. Mechanic St., Cape May Court House.

A Harry Potter Halloween party is also planned at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29.

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Police identify woman’s body found on Indian Trail Road

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 03, 2014 02:37 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Dental records were used to identify the badly decomposed body of a woman found on the 300 block of Indian Trail Road in Middle Township, according to Cape May County Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor and Middle Township Police Chief Chris Leusner.

The body of Kimberly Gable-Bujak, 50, was discovered by a neighbor walking her dog behind her residence, on Tuesday, Sept. 30. Gable-Bujak was an area resident and lived at 319 Indian Trail.

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