Middle Township Gazette

Gentilini Chevrolet contributes to local Little League

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Staff Reports Friday, April 04, 2014 12:00 am

Gentilini Chevrolet is supporting Cape May County Little League through the Chevy Youth Baseball Program, with money and equipment donations during the 2014 youth baseball season.

Gentilini Chevrolet is sponsoring Cape May County Little League as a part of Chevrolet’s nationwide commitment to support youth sports, according to business owners.

Read more: Gentilini Chevrolet contributes to local Little League

 

Report of fight leads to heroin arrest

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by David Benson Thursday, April 03, 2014 04:39 pm

RIO GRANDE – Reports of a brawl between two women in a convenience store parking lot early Thursday morning led to the arrest of a Cape May Court House man on charges of possession with intent to distribute heroin, according to police reports.

Bryan Williams, 24, was arrested Thursday, April 3 at 11:45 a.m. after police responded to reports of women fighting at the Rio Grande Wawa, said Capt. John Edwards of the Middle Township Police Department.

Read more: Report of fight leads to heroin arrest

   

Grant to help make Middle Township more accessible

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by David Benson Thursday, April 03, 2014 09:13 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Work is underway at municipal properties throughout Middle Township to bring those locations into compliance with the American with Disabilities Act, a township official said recently.

The work has been made possible through a $268,000 grant from the state Deptartment of Community Affairs. Gametime, a playground equipment supplier, gave Middle Township the $29,000 it needed in matching dollars for the grant.

Read more: Grant to help make Middle Township more accessible

 

Poultry enthusiasts attend clinic

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Jen Marra Thursday, April 03, 2014 08:22 am

Teresa McGayhey of Toms River and a member of Fine Feathered Friends 4-H Club holds onto a Lakenvelder chicken as she demonstrates showing a bird in competition during a poultry clinic Saturday, March 29, in the Lockwood 4-H Youth Center in Cape May Court House.  McGayhey covered topics such as cleaning the chicken for show, what to know about the breed and other details. For instance, when describing a chicken to a judge, start at head and work down to the tail. Teresa McGayhey of Toms River and a member of Fine Feathered Friends 4-H Club holds onto a Lakenvelder chicken as she demonstrates showing a bird in competition during a poultry clinic Saturday, March 29, in the Lockwood 4-H Youth Center in Cape May Court House. McGayhey covered topics such as cleaning the chicken for show, what to know about the breed and other details. For instance, when describing a chicken to a judge, start at head and work down to the tail. Teresa McGayhey of Toms River and a member of Fine Feathered Friends 4-H Club holds onto a Lakenvelder chicken as she demonstrates showing a bird in competition during a poultry clinic Saturday, March 29, in the Lockwood 4-H Youth Center in Cape May Court House.  McGayhey covered topics such as cleaning the chicken for show, what to know about the breed and other details. For instance, when describing a chicken to a judge, start at head and work down to the tail. photo by Jen Marra

Read more: Poultry enthusiasts attend clinic

   

Lou Altobelli is Middle business person of the year

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Staff Reports Thursday, April 03, 2014 12:00 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — The Middle Township Chamber of Commerce plans to honor Lou Altobelli of Rio Auto Body 2014 Business Person of the Year on April 4 at the Stone Harbor Country Club –Links Restaurant.

Doors open at 6 p.m., with dinner to start at 7, and the evening will also include the installation of officers and the presentation of other awards.

Read more: Lou Altobelli is Middle business person of the year

 

Massive project underway to build Bay beaches

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by David Benson Wednesday, April 02, 2014 02:08 pm

Heavy equipment places sand along the beach at Pierces Point. Heavy equipment places sand along the beach at Pierces Point. MIDDLE TOWNSHIP – The rumble and squeal of heavy equipment cut the air at Pierces Point Wednesday, April 2, as work continued on a $1.6 million restoration project on five southern New Jersey beaches on the Delaware Bay critical to horseshoe crabs.

The $1.65 million federally funded project, referred to as Phase 2 of the Horseshoe Crab Beach Restoration Project, is expected to finish work begun last year, after Hurricane Sandy devastated the beaches in late 2012.

Read more: Massive project underway to build Bay beaches

   

Planning Board to weigh Wal-Mart expansion April 8

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by David Benson Wednesday, April 02, 2014 09:55 am

RIO GRANDE – A proposed expansion to Wal-Mart in Rio Grande has drawn fire at recent Middle Township Planning Board meetings, and next week, the board will once again consider the store's request to add about 40,000 square feet to Wal-Mart's footprint in the township.

If plans are approved by the board, the Middle Township store could be a “Supercenter” by the end of the year. According to the engineering report, a portion of the expansion would be within retail stores north of the existing Wal-Mart building. The remainder would be new construction.

Read more: Planning Board to weigh Wal-Mart expansion April 8

 

Stomping out a beat

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by David Benson Tuesday, April 01, 2014 08:24 am

Christal Holmes, left, and Thea Crawley lead the students as they practice for the Step Show. Christal Holmes, left, and Thea Crawley lead the students as they practice for the Step Show. Students get ready for the spring Step Show

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Stomping a hardwood floor and raising their hands high, students of all ages thundered through the Middle Township Middle School gymnasium last week, grinning fiercely and using their feet to pound out the beat to Katy Perry’s latest hit.

Read more: Stomping out a beat

   

Middle Township students head to Pennsylvania for regional science fair

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by David Benson Monday, March 31, 2014 09:56 am

Ruby Washington, left, and Khushbu Patel will compete in the Chemistry Division of the Delaware Valley Science Fairs on April 2. Ruby Washington, left, and Khushbu Patel will compete in the Chemistry Division of the Delaware Valley Science Fairs on April 2. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Two longtime friends will compete against one another next week in a contest neither of them thought they'd reach. The stakes are high - a share of $3 million worth of scholarships and awards.

Read more: Middle Township students head to Pennsylvania for regional science fair

 

Water main replacement planned in Township

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 31, 2014 08:14 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - New Jersey American Water has notified township officials of plans to complete a water main replacement project this year.

The project involves the installation of a water main and the replacement of customer water service connections and fire hydrants.

Read more: Water main replacement planned in Township

   

Avalon retains AAA bond rating

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 31, 2014 07:19 am

AVALON - For the second consecutive year Avalon has been given a AAA bond rating from the Standard and Poor's Rating Services. The bond rating is the highest offered by Standard and Poor's, and could save the borough money in interest on any future borrowing or refinancing of existing debt.

Read more: Avalon retains AAA bond rating

 

Quartet to perform in Stone Harbor church

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 31, 2014 06:00 am

  STONE HARBOR – The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Our Saviour at 9212 Third Ave. will feature Pamela Whitman and her Quartet in The Universal Experience 3 p.m. Sunday, April 6.

The Universal Experience features Whitman, a flutist, leading her Playmates Quartet, which includes pianist Scott J. Breiner, Rich Kurtz on bass and Jason Koenig on drums and percussion performing music in a variety of genres.

Read more: Quartet to perform in Stone Harbor church

   

Page 6 of 76