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    LOWER TOWNSHIP – Arthur E. “Art” Treon, whose name was synonymous with fire fighting and emergency management in the township, county, and state, died Wednesday night after leaving the scene of a fatal fire in North Wildwood.

    Town Bank Fire Chief Lou McGonigal, a longtime friend, said Treon had gone to Tuesday night’s fire at 212 W. 17th Ave. in North Wildwood Nov. 18. McGonigal said Treon complained of chest pains and shortness of breath and was transported to the hospital, where he appeared to be doing better. Treon later died…

  • North WIldwood house fire 17th St / J. CliffordNORTH WILDWOOD – The North Wildwood Police announced one person died in a fatal fire, Tuesday night.

    Firefighters were called to a home at 212 17th Avenue on Nov. 18 at approximately 8:19 p.m. where they found the residence engulfed in flames.

  • Artist Christine Finn made 350 solid concrete flower pots as an art installation to be displayed at Cape May Point State Park to mark the shared history between New Jersey and the island of Jersey.From Jersey to Jersey, heavy art crosses the waves

    CAPE MAY POINT – The public will be invited to pour a bit of the Atlantic Ocean onto…

  • Middle Township Police DepartmentMiddle Township police announced that they made the following arrests from Nov. 3-9. Those charged are considered innocent unless guilt is proven. This report only contains individuals that were arrested based on complaints signed by law enforcement personnel, not complaints signed by private citizens.

  • GREEN CREEK – Six people were injured in an accident on Route 47 at 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 13, and five of them were airlifted from the scene to area hospitals, according to a statement from Middle Township Police Department.

    Police responding to the scene said that a red Ford minivan driven by Nora Torrado, 38, Wildwood, was traveling north on Route 47 near Lomurno Lane when it was struck by a Silver Chevy driven by Vincent McBride, 78, Green Creek.

  • Stockton plans a campus at Showboat Atlantic City site

    GALLOWAY – Richard Stockton College and Caesars Entertainment Corporation have signed a letter of intent for the college to acquire Showboat Atlantic City from the casino company.

    Stockton said Wednesday, Nov. 12 that it plans to repurpose the former Showboat site as a branch campus.

  • LEWES, Del. – Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) officials have announced an agreement to place two electric vehicle charging stations at the Lewes ferry terminal of the Cape May–Lewes Ferry.

    The charging stations will be provided free of charge to the DRBA through a collaborative research agreement between the University of Delaware and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, according to a press release from the DRBA. The program, called Charging Up Delaware, is designed to promote a network of charging stations to facilitate long-distance trips with electric vehicles within the state.

  • Civilians and veterans salute or place their hand over their heart, and some sing along, as the national anthem is sung during the Veteran's Day Ceremony Tuesday, Nov. 11

    Civilians and veterans salute or place their hand over their heart, and some sing along, as the national anthem is sung during the Veteran’s Day Ceremony Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the Cape May County Veteran’s Ceremony in Cape…

Middle Township Gazette

Avalon Garden Club trip to Winterthur, Dec. 8

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 08, 2014 07:48 am

AVALON - The public is invited to join the Avalon Garden Club for a trip to Winterthur, Monday, Dec. 8.

Cost is $50 per person, and transportation, admission, a guided tour of the abbey and a yuletide tour.

The bus leaves Community Hall, 3001 Avalon Ave., at 8:30 a.m.

For more information, call 609-967-3446 or 609-967-0842.

 

Winners announced for Woodbine car show

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 08, 2014 07:44 am

Winners announced for Woodbine car show Winners announced for Woodbine car show WOODBINE – Mayor William Pikolycky has announce that despite the rain, the Greater Woodbine Chamber of Commerce car show on Saturday, Oct. 11 was a success.

Winners at the show were:

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Dredging slated to begin by Thanksgiving

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Written by David Benson Saturday, November 08, 2014 07:22 am

AVALON – Dredging is expected to begin in borough back bays by Thanksgiving weekend, and the contractor will run the operation 24 hours a day, six days a week, an official said Friday, Oct. 31.

“They’re going to start in Princeton Harbor, and dredge through the end of the year,” said Scott Wahl, business administrator.

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Middle Township honored for creation of animal advisory board

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 08, 2014 07:14 am

Mayor Tim Donohue accepts a certificate of appreciation from Kathleen Schatzmann, state director of the Humane Society of the United States. Mayor Tim Donohue accepts a certificate of appreciation from Kathleen Schatzmann, state director of the Humane Society of the United States. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The township was recently recognized by the Humane Society of the United States for its creation of the state’s first municipal animal advisory board.

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Island holiday planned in Stone Harbor

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 08, 2014 12:00 am

STONE HARBOR  - The public is invited to an island holiday beginning at 6 p.m., Friday Nov. 28, at the 96th Street shopping district in Stone Harbor. Holiday festivities are planned all weekend, including music and special characters for the kids to enjoy.

For more information, call 609-368-6101.

 

UPDATED: Democrat takes Dennis Committee seat by one vote

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Written by David Benson Friday, November 07, 2014 01:01 pm

DENNIS TOWNSHIP – Democrats appear to have swept the race in Dennis Township after a count of provisional votes has given Democratic challenger Lisa Salimbene a one vote lead over her Republican rival, incumbent Frank Germanio.

Mike Donohue, chairman of the county Republican Party, has issued a statement saying he will petition the courts for a recount.

“After the counting of provisional ballots, there is only one vote separating Frank Germanio and his Democratic opponent,” Donohue said in the statement.

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Avalon receives seventh 5-star rating from Library Journal

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 07, 2014 09:49 am

AVALON – The Avalon Free Public Library has been recognized as one of the nation’s top libraries for the seventh time since 2009 by Library Journal.

The journal’s index of public library service, featured in its November edition, listed the Avalon library, along with Ocean City Free Public Library, and Bernardsville Public Library.

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Santa plans calls to township children

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 07, 2014 07:58 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Children are invited to register to receive a free phone call from Santa Claus, and pass on to the big, jolly guy their holiday wish list.

Santa’s busy this time of year, so children must register by Monday, Dec. 15, to receive a call during the week of Christmas.

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Avalon’s Thanksgiving weekend events

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 07, 2014 07:36 am

Festival of Trees — The Whitebrier, Nov. 26, 28 and 29

Start the weekend with the 7 Mile Business Community Association’s annual Festival of Trees at The Whitebrier Restaurant at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 26. Trees and wreaths decorated by local businesses will be up for silent auction. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres are available to bidders, and bidding continues Friday and Saturday starting at noon each day. The auction closes at 6 p.m., Saturday and winners will be notified for pick-up.

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Call for residents to decorate homes

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 07, 2014 07:12 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Middle Township residents are invited to take part in the Recreation Department’s free Christmas house decorating contest.

Homes must be registered by Friday, Nov. 14, and homes will be judged between 5 to 8 p.m., Nov. 17-26.

Winners will be announced at the Christmas in Middle celebration, Friday, Dec. 5.

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