Middle Township Gazette

Stone Harbor Point closed during beach restoration

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, February 11, 2015 02:02 pm

STONE HARBOR - Access to Stone Harbor Point will be closed on Tuesday, Feb. 10 while engineers begin a beach restoration project expected to last until March 1, borough officials said in a press release.

The project will bolster both coastal resiliency and wildlife habitat, according to the release.

No vehicle or foot traffic will be allowed beyond the 122nd Street entrance until the project is complete.

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Box truck collides with vehicle in Swainton

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, February 11, 2015 01:50 pm

SWAINTON – A box truck collided with a another vehicle on Friday, Feb. 6, then crashed through a guard rail before coming to a stop near interchange 12, Route 9, in Swainton, police said Monday.

Winthrop Russell, 45, was charged with failing to obey a stop sign, Middle Township police said, after his truck collided with a vehicle driven by Meghan Carroll, 22, at the intersection.

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Living history - Documenting a lecture from the past

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Written by Jen Marra Wednesday, February 11, 2015 12:01 pm

Cape May County Technical High School students in the Communication Arts Technology class re-create a 1915 classroom and a lecture in agriculture as part of the school district's 100 year anniversary celebration Tuesday, Feb. 10. Cape May County Technical High School students in the Communication Arts Technology class re-create a 1915 classroom and a lecture in agriculture as part of the school district's 100 year anniversary celebration Tuesday, Feb. 10. Cape May County Technical High School students in the Communication Arts Technology class re-create a 1915 classroom and a lecture in agriculture as part of the school district's 100 year anniversary celebration Tuesday, Feb. 10. John Dennison, teacher of automotive technology at Cape May County Technical High School, portrays James Stackhouse a teacher of agriculture in 1915 in Cape May County. 

photos by Jen Marra

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Step team celebrates Black History Month

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Written by David Benson Wednesday, February 11, 2015 10:24 am

The Middle Township Step Team dances to “Happy” at the Woodbine Elementary School during a performance Thursday, Feb. 6 to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. and Black History Month. The Middle Township Step Team dances to “Happy” at the Woodbine Elementary School during a performance Thursday, Feb. 6 to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. and Black History Month. WOODBINE – Middle Township students honored the memory and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. last week with dance and spoken word performances at Woodbine Elementary School and Haven House last week.

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Girls night lock-in builds respect, confidence

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Written by David Benson Wednesday, February 11, 2015 08:50 am

Middle Township Middle School girls march around tables in the school’s cafeteria shouting their belief in themselves during a Girls Night Lock In at the school, an event aimed at raising self-esteem, Friday, Feb. 6. Middle Township Middle School girls march around tables in the school’s cafeteria shouting their belief in themselves during a Girls Night Lock In at the school, an event aimed at raising self-esteem, Friday, Feb. 6. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – It started as a whisper: “I believe in me.” A chant that went round and round the room.

Fifteen circles and 10 girls in each circle, their hands on one another’s shoulders as the girls marched around tables. Louder and louder the chant grew, as 150 voices rose to a shout: “I believe in me.”

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Middle Township Police blotter, Jan. 26-Feb. 1

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Written by Police Blotter Tuesday, February 10, 2015 09:53 am

Middle Township Police Department Middle Township Police Department Middle Township Police Blotter Middle Township Police Department police announced that they made the following arrests from Jan. 26 - Feb 1. 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.

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Middle Township resident awarded Bronze Star Medal

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, February 09, 2015 03:01 pm

Tech. Sgt. Christopher Donohue, right, is congratulated by Col. Kerry M. Gentry, commander of the 177th Fighter Wing, after receiving the Bronze Star Medal at Atlantic City Air National Guard Base, Sunday, Feb. 8. Tech. Sgt. Christopher Donohue, right, is congratulated by Col. Kerry M. Gentry, commander of the 177th Fighter Wing, after receiving the Bronze Star Medal at Atlantic City Air National Guard Base, Sunday, Feb. 8. ATLANTIC CITY AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE - A member of the 177th Fighter Wing and Middle Township resident recently received the Bronze Star Medal in recognition of his meritorious service in a combat zone.

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Christopher W. Donohue a joint terminal attack controller with the 227th Air Support Operations Squadron, received the Bronze Star Medal in connection with a deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom Jan. 4, 2014 through Sept. 2, 2014.

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Future babysitters learn life-saving lessons at Red Cross class

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Written by David Benson Monday, February 09, 2015 01:21 pm

Attending the class were Jonathan Hargest, Ariana Laboy, Sydney Pett, Emile Repici, Shelby Repici, Jayne Seitz, Alexa Sbaraglia, Abbie Smith, Thomas Stahler, Emily Mendel, Rachel Nagle, Elizabeth Mendel and Gianna Bougioukas. Attending the class were Jonathan Hargest, Ariana Laboy, Sydney Pett, Emile Repici, Shelby Repici, Jayne Seitz, Alexa Sbaraglia, Abbie Smith, Thomas Stahler, Emily Mendel, Rachel Nagle, Elizabeth Mendel and Gianna Bougioukas. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Thanks to a $5,000 grant from AtlantiCare and training from the Red Cross, students at Middle Township Middle School learned about more than basic child care during a babysitting class Feb. 4.

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Wildwood woman, 93, in critical condition after single-vehicle accident

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Written by David Benson Monday, February 09, 2015 10:59 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – A 93-year-old Wildwood woman is in critical condition after a single-car crash last week, medical officials say.

Amanda Stamas of Wildwood was airlifted to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City after the accident, which occurred at about 1 p.m., Friday, Feb. 6 on Route 47, police said. According to a press release from police, Stamas was traveling east when her Chevy Malibu left the highway and struck the pole.

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'The Good Lie' to be presented at library

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, February 09, 2015 07:57 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The public is invited to attend the Cape May County Library showing of “The Good Lie.”

The film will be shown:

* Monday, Feb. 9 at 6 p.m., Sea Isle City Branch, 4800 Central Ave.

* Wednesday, Feb. 11 at 6 p.m., Cape May Court House Library, 30 W. Mechanic St.

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