Middle Township Gazette

Safe driving program gets personal with students

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Written by David Benson Thursday, March 05, 2015 10:41 am

A.J. Stelacio, a Burke Motor Group representative, speaks to students about safe driving. Behind him a news story is displayed about the death of his grandmother following a crash. A.J. Stelacio, a Burke Motor Group representative, speaks to students about safe driving. Behind him a news story is displayed about the death of his grandmother following a crash. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The message was personal, the stories from experience.

Last week, Middle Township police joined with high school officials and representatives of Burke Motor Group to urge students to take a pledge that could not only save them money – it could save their lives.

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Students kickoff Relay for Life campaign

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Written by David Benson Thursday, March 05, 2015 10:32 am

Students sign up for this summer’s Relay for Life at the Middle Township High School. Shown are Rob Giulian, Sean Geary and Stephen Burner. Students sign up for this summer’s Relay for Life at the Middle Township High School. Shown are Rob Giulian, Sean Geary and Stephen Burner. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Relay for Life in Middle Township saw its official kick-off, last week, as high school student council members – the driving force behind the fundraiser – spoke with both middle school and high school students about the annual relay.

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Students test their theories in Bishop McHugh science fair

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Written by David Benson Thursday, March 05, 2015 10:14 am

Medal winners in the Bishop McHugh Science Fair showed off their projects to their families and fellow students Thursday, Feb. 26. Medal winners in the Bishop McHugh Science Fair showed off their projects to their families and fellow students Thursday, Feb. 26. CLERMONT – Students at Bishop McHugh Regional Catholic School delved into the sciences last week, and judges chose from 45 entries, from grades 6th through 8th, before selecting Michael Klein as the grand prize winner with his model hovercraft, a project the sixth grader called “science friction.”

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Avalon Council introduces 2015 municipal budget

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, March 04, 2015 04:49 pm

AVALON – Borough Council introduced a $25.3 million budget last week that includes a fifth of a cent increase in the tax rate – from 22.2 to 22.7 cents per $100 of assessed valuation.

If approved, that tax rate would mean the owner of a house assessed at $500,000 would owe $1,135 in local taxes, plus school and county taxes. That will be about $25 more than last year.

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Mayor seeks responsible growth, flat taxes

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Written by David Benson Wednesday, March 04, 2015 04:40 pm

Mayor Tim Donohue delivers the state of the township address Mayor Tim Donohue delivers the state of the township address CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – While there’s always room for improvement, the township is good shape and on course for responsible growth, Mayor Tim Donohue said last week during a state of the township address to the Middle Township Chamber of Commerce, Feb. 24, at the Bellevue Tavern, Main Street.

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Story time returns to Avalon Library

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, March 01, 2015 07:05 am

AVALON – Children of all ages are invited to story time at 10 a.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning March 3, at the Avalon Free Public Library, 235 32nd St.

Children, parents and guardians are urged to join the library staff for stories, songs, and crafts.

For more information, see www.avalonfreelibrary.org.

   

Registration Open at Bishop McHugh for 2015-16 school year

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Written by David Benson Sunday, March 01, 2015 07:03 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Registration is open at Bishop McHugh Regional Catholic School, a county-wide PreK-8 regional school, is registering for the 2015-16 school year. Bishop McHugh offers a student-centered curriculum grounded in the Gospel values.

Transportation is available for enrolled students. For more information, call 609-624-1900, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or see www.bishopmchugh.com.

 

Fundraiser planned to benefit CARA, Mission Kokua

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, February 28, 2015 07:10 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The public is invited to a fundraiser for the Coalition Against Rape and Abuse, along with Mission Kokua, which provides support to women and children survivors of human trafficking in the Philippines, from 6 to 9 p.m., Saturday, March 7, at the Bellevue Tavern, 9 South Main St., Cape May Court House.

A six-piece live band from Jersey City will provide entertainment.

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Free health screenings, mammography van planned in Woodbine

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, February 28, 2015 07:01 am

WOODBINE - The public is invited to a free health fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday, March 5, at the Puerto Rican Action Committee's building, 604 Franklin St.

Staff from Cape Regional Medical center will provide screenings for blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol.

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Woodbine honored by joint insurance fund

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, February 28, 2015 07:00 am

WOODBINE – Mayor William Pikolycky has announced that the Atlantic County Municipal Joint Insurance Fund, or JIF, recently presented the borough and staff a certificate of achievement from their 2014 safety incentive program, as well as $750 reimbursement.

Municipal Clerk Lisa Garrison accepted the award at the annual recognition luncheon held Feb. 19.

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