• CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Residents and workers along Mechanic Street near the Middle Township Police Department were evacuated Tuesday, Sept. 16, after a resident walked into the department with a piece of World War II-era ordnance, police said in a statement.

    Atlantic City Police Department’s bomb squad was called in to evaluate the ordnance, and they determined that was a World War II era marking round. According to police, the round would have had an explosive tip to mark targets.

  • Laura Stetser/Egg Harbor Township's Scullville VFC annual haunted hayride opens the first weekend in October. 

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – This year’s Terror in the Junkyard haunted hayride and maze will feature a new attraction involving live zombies, the Scullville Volunteer Fire Company announced Tuesday.

    The Apocalypse Training Zombie Paintball Shootout will give visitors a chance to step up and prevent zombies from attacking. Separate admission to the zombie shootout is $5 for 100 paintballs and includes the use of guns…

  • MARGATE – Mini-golf will make a debut this year at the annual Fall Funfest by the Bay – along with new amusements, boat rides, craft vendors, a smorgasbord of food, critters for the kids, two stages of nonstop entertainment and a visit from Miss New Jersey 2014 Cierra Kaler-Jones.

    The two-day festival will stretch for six blocks along the bayfront on Amherst Avenue, running 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29.

  • We won’t know what Hurricane Edouard will bring, but it’s expected to pass well off the coast this week. Previous storms this year brought some great waves, but this one’s being described as the first major storm of the season. Summer’s not over, but if it were a tube of toothpaste, we’d be…

  • OCEAN CITY — Making a commitment to enrich and nourish the Ocean City School community, school district officials unveiled a revamped district wellness initiative at an Aug. 27 meeting of the Ocean City Board of Education.

    “It’s full speed ahead for 2014-2015,” said Michelle Rundgren, the school district’s human resource manager.

Middle Township Gazette

CASA plans volunteer information session

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, September 04, 2014 01:37 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Residents interested in serving as volunteer court advocates for children living in foster care are invited to a CASA session at 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 11, at the AtlantiCare Health Park, 106 Court House South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House.

According to a statement from CASA, the session explains the role and responsibilities of a CASA volunteer, as well as outlining training requirements.

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Camp Unity’s season ends with water slide, barbecue and magic

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Written by David Benson Thursday, September 04, 2014 01:22 pm

Counselors Shaiye McNeal, Fantasia DelValle, Briana Fitzpatrick and Nashay Freeman turn chicken on the grill at the Martin Luther King Center for the last day of Camp Unity. Counselors Shaiye McNeal, Fantasia DelValle, Briana Fitzpatrick and Nashay Freeman turn chicken on the grill at the Martin Luther King Center for the last day of Camp Unity. WHITESBORO – Camp Unity celebrated the end of the nine-week summer camp last week with a water slide, barbecue and a rabbit popping out of a hat.

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Police charge adult, 8 juveniles in vandalism of Memorial Field

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, September 03, 2014 04:26 pm

Vandalism at Memorial Field was painted over last week. Vandalism at Memorial Field was painted over last week. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – One adult and eight juveniles have been charged with criminal mischief and criminal trespass in connection with the Wednesday, Aug. 27 vandalism of Memorial Field in Cape May Court House.

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Malmgren pleads guilty in death of two teen girls

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, September 03, 2014 10:27 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Joshua Malmgren pleaded guilty to two counts of first degree aggravated manslaughter on Tuesday, Sept. 2, in connection with the vehicle accident that killed two teenage girls in 2012, according to a statement from Cape May County Prosecutor Robert L. Taylor.

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Public decides young giraffe’s name with donations to zoo

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Written by David Benson Tuesday, September 02, 2014 02:20 pm

The newly named Mae was born at the zoo Friday, April 4 The newly named Mae was born at the zoo Friday, April 4 CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The Cape May County Zoo recently raised more than $10,000 to support its animals, but more importantly, a female giraffe born April 4 now has a name.

World, meet Mae.

Mae, meet the world.

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Family reports death of Route 47 accident victim

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Written by David Benson Monday, September 01, 2014 07:09 pm

GREEN CREEK - The family of Sammy Caraballo III, Woodbine, has reported online the death of the 21-year-old man who was hurt in a hit and run accident on Route 47 at about 1:10 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 24.

According to the website: “It is with great sadness that we share the passing of Sammy Caraballo III. Sammy could light up a room and melt your heart with his smile. Let's celebrate the fact that he graced us with his presence for 21 years. Rest in peace SC3.”

[See related story: Charges against N. Wildwood woman raised after victim dies]

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Middle Township Police blotter, Aug. 18-24

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Written by Police Blotter Monday, September 01, 2014 02:26 pm

Middle Township police announced that they made the following arrests from Aug. 18-24. 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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Whitesboro Reunion brings families and community together

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Written by David Benson Monday, September 01, 2014 01:46 pm

The 26th annual Whitesboro Reunion, held Aug. 29-31, brings together family and friends, and aims to strengthen the community. The 26th annual Whitesboro Reunion, held Aug. 29-31, brings together family and friends, and aims to strengthen the community. 3-day event draws hundreds for music, fun and memories

WHITESBORO – Contemporary gospel music rang out over the neighborhood early Saturday, Aug. 30, as families and friends filtered onto the grounds of the Martin Luther King Center for a three-day celebration – the 26th annual Whitesboro Reunion.

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Devon Bry Attends Centenary College

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 01, 2014 07:09 am

HACKETTSTOWN - Devon Bry, Clermont, will attend Centenary College this fall.

Founded in 1867 by the Newark Conference of the United Methodist Church, Centenary College is located in Hackettstown, with an equestrian facility in Washington Township.

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Joanne Taylor honored by peers with Nursing Excellence Award

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 01, 2014 07:05 am

Joanne Taylor honored by peers with Nursing Excellence Award Joanne Taylor honored by peers with Nursing Excellence Award CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Joanne Taylor, Cape Regional Medical Center, has received the center’s first Nursing Excellence Award.

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