Middle Township Gazette

County library to show ‘The Theory of Everything’

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, March 08, 2015 06:04 am

The public is invited to attend Cape May County Library April showing of “The Theory of Everything.”

The film will be shown:

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

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Learn how to spot a hawk at library presentation

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, March 08, 2015 06:03 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The public is invited to learn “How to Spot Hawks and Eagles” at a presentation by Pat Sutton at 6 p.m., Monday, March 9, at the Cape May Court House Library, 30 West Mechanic St.

The program, based on the Pat and Clay Sutton’s book by the same name, will share methods of finding, studying, and enjoying the birds of prey.

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Celebrating Dr. Seuss's birthday

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, March 07, 2015 06:53 am

PreK and second grade students at Bishop McHugh Regional Catholic School get an early start celebrating the birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, on March 2, as they dress up as characters from several of the writer's books on Friday, Feb. 27. The children - and teachers - dressed as Thing 1 and 2, Whos from Whoville and the Cat in the Hat. PreK and second grade students at Bishop McHugh Regional Catholic School get an early start celebrating the birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, on March 2, as they dress up as characters from several of the writer's books on Friday, Feb. 27. The children - and teachers - dressed as Thing 1 and 2, Whos from Whoville and the Cat in the Hat. PreK and second grade students at Bishop McHugh Regional Catholic School get an early start celebrating the birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, on March 2, as they dress up as characters from several of the writer's books on Friday, Feb. 27. The children - and teachers - dressed as Thing 1 and 2, Whos from Whoville and the Cat in the Hat.

 

Cape Christian students hear ‘Tales of Olde Cape May’

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, March 07, 2015 06:49 am

Stories of pirates, Blackbeard, Captain Kidd and buried treasure were the starting point of the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts “Tales of Olde Cape May” presentation at Cape Christian Academy, Friday Feb. 27. Stories of pirates, Blackbeard, Captain Kidd and buried treasure were the starting point of the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts “Tales of Olde Cape May” presentation at Cape Christian Academy, Friday Feb. 27. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Stories of pirates, Blackbeard, Captain Kidd and buried treasure were the starting point of the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts “Tales of Olde Cape May” presentation at Cape Christian Academy, Friday Feb. 27.

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County library hosts Homeschool Lego Club

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, March 07, 2015 06:07 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Children four to 12 are invited to the Homeschool Lego Club at 10 a.m., Thursday, March 12 at the Cape May Court House Library, 30 West Mechanic St.

The club meets monthly and each meeting has a theme. Participants will first read a book to get ideas about what to build using Legos.

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Volunteers read to students at Elementary School No. 1

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, March 07, 2015 06:00 am

Reading night at Elementary School No. 1 Reading night at Elementary School No. 1 Children at Elementary School No. 1 wear pajamas and enjoy a variety of activities after school on Tuesday, Feb. 24, as part of the annual Family Reading Night. Students also attended the 'Scholastic Book Fair' to purchase books, snack and watch a puppet show that was performed in the cafeteria by Jennifer Sivers-Shrader from the Cape May County Library performed the puppet show.

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Ocean View man dies after leaping from bridge

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 06, 2015 04:47 pm

An Ocean View man jumped to his death from the George Washington Bridge leading into New York City, Thursday, March 5, a Port Authority spokesman said.

Nolan Siciensky, 21, rode his bicycle onto the bridge before jumping from the eastbound upper level of the span at about 4:30 p.m., said Joe Pentangelo, spokesman for the Port Authority Police Department.

“According to witnesses, he parked his bike, went to the rail and jumped.”

Pentangelo said Siciensky was about mid-span on the bridge.

About 10 minutes earlier, Jia Chen, 38, East Rutherford, N.Y., also leaped to his death from the bridge, Pentagelo said.

New York City emergency responders recovered both bodies from the Hudson River, he said.

 

Collins invited to panel discussion in Washington, D.C.

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 06, 2015 06:36 am

Melanie Collins, far right, takes part in a panel discussion with Ronald Moten, an author and motivational speaker, and Denise Rolark Barnes, publisher of the Washington Informer as part of a celebration and exploration of Black History month at the Nannie Helen Burroughs School, Washington, D.C. Melanie Collins, far right, takes part in a panel discussion with Ronald Moten, an author and motivational speaker, and Denise Rolark Barnes, publisher of the Washington Informer as part of a celebration and exploration of Black History month at the Nannie Helen Burroughs School, Washington, D.C. Melanie Collins, Cape May Court House, was one of three panelists invited to the Nannie Helen Burroughs School, Washington, D.C., on Sunday, Feb. 22, to discuss whether Burroughs’ paper “Twelve Things the Negro must do for Himself,” written in the early 1900s, was still relevant in 2015.

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Leaping for love

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Written by Jen Marra Friday, March 06, 2015 06:32 am

Once on this Island - photos from the play Once on this Island - photos from the play Middle Township High School students perform “Once on this Island” Friday, Feb. 27, in the Performing Arts Center. Hannah Catanoso as the peasant girl Ti Moune dances for the man she loves.

more photos by Jen Marra

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Lockwood earns Middle Township GOP endorsement

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 06, 2015 06:30 am

Committeeman Dan Lockwood Committeeman Dan Lockwood CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Committeeman Dan Lockwood recently announced that he would run for his third term, and on Tuesday he earned the endorsement of the Middle Township Regular Republican Organization as their candidate for Middle Township Committee in 2015.

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