• Arthur E.

    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

Jordan Robertson accepted to Colgate University

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 03, 2014 06:53 am

HAMILTON, NY - Wildwood Catholic High School graduate Jordan Robertson, Cape May Court House, has been accepted to Colgate University.

Of the 8,715 applications to the university last year, 26 percent were accepted. The average combined SAT score for students enrolled in the class of 2018 is 1372.

Colgate is a residential liberal arts institution with about 2,900 undergraduate students. The school has a 575-acre campus in rural, central New York.

 

County library hosts toddler time

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 03, 2014 06:52 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Children 2 to 3 years old, along with their caregivers, are invited to toddler time at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays, Nov. 18, 25, and Dec. 2 at the Cape May County Library, 30 W. Mechanic St., Cape May Court House.

During toddler time, children will enjoy simple books, action rhymes and songs that help develop early literacy, language skills and social skills.

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County Library hosts ‘Mother Goose Time’

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, November 02, 2014 06:51 am

The public is invited to "Mother Goose Time," at 10 a.m., Nov. 18, 25 and Dec. 2, at the Cape May County Library, 30 W. Mechanic St., in Cape May Court House.

The program is for babies up to 1 and their caregivers, who will enjoy short stories and a sing-along to Mother Goose rhymes and traditional songs to enhance a baby's early literacy development.

For more information, call 609-463-6354 or visit www.cmclibrary.org .

 

Timothy Buchanan recognized for academic achievement

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, November 02, 2014 06:40 am

Timothy B. Buchanan Timothy B. Buchanan RICHLAND - A Cape May Court House youth is one of six seniors at St. Augustine Preparatory School named as a "commended student" in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program.

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Veterans hope to revitalize Post 198

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, November 02, 2014 06:39 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Veterans with American Legion Post 198 hope to revitalize their property in Cape May Court House, and earlier this year, they reached out to the township to find ways to renovate the meeting hall.

The building of extensive repairs, veterans said in a statement.

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Pork dinner fundraiser planned for election night

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, November 02, 2014 06:37 am

STONE HARBOR - The public is invited to an election night meal of pork and sauerkraut at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 4, at Our Savior parish Hall, 9212 Third Ave., Stone Harbor.

Also on the menu are mashed potatoes, applesauce, pie and a beverage.

Cost is $15 for adults, $6 for children six-12. Children under 6 are free.

For more information, call 609-368-3031, or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

   

Golf tournament raises $21,000 for Atlantic Cape students

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 01, 2014 06:00 pm

MAYS LANDING- The 2014 Atlantic Cape Community College Scramble "Fore" Scholarships golf tournament raised more than $21,000 for student aid and foundation operations. Held Oct. 10 at Cape May National Golf Club in Cape May, the tournament drew nearly 100 players.

Proceeds from the event will be used for scholarships for students attending Atlantic Cape and for foundation operations. Cape May National Golf Club, Ameriprise Financial, Borden Perlman Salisbury and Kelly, CASA Payroll Services, Cooper Levenson Attorneys at Law, Marsh & McLennan Agency, McMahon Agency and Rio Auto Body and others were sponsors of the tournament.

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Wearing pink to support prostate and breast health

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 01, 2014 06:48 am

The Cape May County Clerk’s Office and Board of Taxation staff wore pink and blue on Friday, Oct. 24 to support prostate and breast health.  Shown here are: County Clerk Rita Marie Fulginiti, Donna Koehler, Laurie Thomas, Deborah Greene, Jane Rusco, Janice Kenney, Dawn Sheeks, Leigh Rixey, Lori Rosell, Lizabeth Shay, Barbara Foremski, Patricia Mabry, Kathy Tenaglia, Denise Carter, Violet Rixey and Crystal Buck. The Cape May County Clerk’s Office and Board of Taxation staff wore pink and blue on Friday, Oct. 24 to support prostate and breast health. Shown here are: County Clerk Rita Marie Fulginiti, Donna Koehler, Laurie Thomas, Deborah Greene, Jane Rusco, Janice Kenney, Dawn Sheeks, Leigh Rixey, Lori Rosell, Lizabeth Shay, Barbara Foremski, Patricia Mabry, Kathy Tenaglia, Denise Carter, Violet Rixey and Crystal Buck. The Cape May County Clerk’s Office and Board of Taxation staff wore pink and blue on Friday, Oct. 24 to support prostate and breast health.  Shown here are: County Clerk Rita Marie Fulginiti, Donna Koehler, Laurie Thomas, Deborah Greene, Jane Rusco, Janice Kenney, Dawn Sheeks, Leigh Rixey, Lori Rosell, Lizabeth Shay, Barbara Foremski, Patricia Mabry, Kathy Tenaglia, Denise Carter, Violet Rixey and Crystal Buck.

   

Smoking Cessation Classes Scheduled for November

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 01, 2014 06:36 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - The public is invited to smoking cessation classes from 3-4 p.m. on Wednesdays, Nov. 5, 12, 19, and 26, at Cape May Regional Medical Center.

Cost is $25, with a refund of $15, for those who attend all classes.

For more information, call Bonnie Kratzer at 609-463-4043.

 

Winners in Harvest Festival's costume contest

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 01, 2014 06:32 am

Rory Gilmartin, the Grim Reaper’s victim, is a Cape May resident, who said that Halloween is a big deal to his family. Rory Gilmartin, the Grim Reaper’s victim, is a Cape May resident, who said that Halloween is a big deal to his family. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Middle Township’s Harvest Festival brought thousands of people into the town's center, and many of the younger ones came in costume to participate in the costume contest. This year’s winners included:

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