• 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

Atlantic Cape offers ‘Club 50 Plus’ workshops

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 06, 2014 07:23 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Area residents over 50 are invited to attend workshops with the Atlantic Cape Community College’s Club 50 Plus group.

* Manage, edit and email your photographs prepares participants to move images from a digital camera to a computer, then edit and resize pictures for use on the web or email. Students will need a digital camera and a USB cable to connect to the computer. Two sessions are planned, beginning Nov. 7 at the Cape May County Campus and Dec. 19 at the Mays Landing campus.

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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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