• With one wrecked, and another aging, county considering single aircraft

    CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The County Freeholders voted this week to accept an $80,000 insurance settlement for a county helicopter that crashed last month, an official said Wednesday, however the county is unlikely to replace the aircraft.

    “We have two helicopters,” said Freeholder Director Gerald Thornton. “We’re discussing just going to one helicopter, and replacing the one we have.”

  • Jacob SpiegelWILDWOOD — An official with the Wildwood fire department says that Jake Spiegel, the part-time firefighter who was indicted by a grand jury Sept. 24 with his father, Rob, on official misconduct charges, is not currently working for the department.

    As a part-time firefighter, Jake Spiegel is a summer employee for the city of Wildwood, said Deputy Fire Chief Dan Speigel (no relation to the accused). The department is “monitoring the situation” to determine at a later date if Spiegel can return to work next summer.

  • WILDWOOD — Officials in Wildwood decided Wednesday to keep the city’s curfew in place, unlike other New Jersey towns that have opted to repeal theirs after courts found them to be unconstitutional.

    Instead, they asked city attorney Mary D’Arcy Bittner to revise the curfew to protect Wildwood against possible lawsuits.

  • Jacob Spiegel, left, and former Seaville fire chief Rob Spiegel, right, were indicted Wednesday.TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman said Wednesday that the former chief of the Seaville Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company and his son have been indicted for allegedly receiving payments of approximately $46,000 based on fraudulent invoices and receipts they submitted for reimbursement to the fire company and Fire District No. 4 commissioners.

    Eugene “Rob” Spiegel, 51, and Jacob Spiegel, 20, both of Seaville, were indicted by…

  • Performers from Dance Dynamics and Dancers Two dazzled the crowd during the 2013 Harvest Festival.CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Harvest Festival is just a month away, and this year could be the township’s largest fall celebration ever, township officials said recently.

    [photos courtesy of Middle Township]

Middle Township Gazette

Mavromates named manager of Long & Foster Avalon office

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, May 06, 2013 12:00 am

Michael T. Mavromates Michael T. Mavromates

 AVALON – Michael T. Mavromates has been named manager of Long & Foster Real Estate’s Avalon office.

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Executive chef named at The Reeds at Shelter Haven

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, May 06, 2013 12:00 am

David O. Utley David O. Utley

STONE HARBOR – The Reeds at Shelter Haven, preparing for its grand opening this summer in Stone Harbor, has named David O. Utley as their executive chef.

Utley will oversee all culinary operations for the many dining and catering options at The Reeds at Shelter Haven. He will develop the menus for each of these venues, craft the recipes for each menu item, and procure all product needed for those recipes.

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Yoga studio celebrates 10 years in Avalon

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Monday, April 08, 2013 01:00 am

Yoga studio celebrates 10 years in Avalon Yoga studio celebrates 10 years in Avalon

Sol Luna Yoga studio, 2819 Dune Drive in Avalon, celebrates 10 years in business in April.

AmySue Smith, Sol Luna's owner, lived in Avalon for 15 years, and now lives in North Cape May. She said the studio has recently been renovated after damage from Sandy.

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Long and Foster merges with Avalon Real Estate

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Sunday, April 07, 2013 01:00 am

CHANTILLY, Va. — Long and Foster Real Estate, Inc. recently announced that it has merged with the Avalon Real Estate Agency, the largest real estate company on Seven Miles Island, which includes Avalon and Stone Harbor. 

Moving forward, the company will operate under the Long and Foster brand. According to officials, it is the largest independently held residential real estate company in the United States.

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Long & Foster merges with Avalon Real Estate

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 02, 2013 08:30 pm

Paul E. Leiser Paul E. Leiser

Bill Soens Bill Soens

Merger builds Long & Foster brand in South Jersey

CHANTILLY, Va. -- Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc. recently announced that it has merged with the Avalon Real Estate Agency, the largest real estate company on Seven Miles Island, which includes Avalon and Stone Harbor. 

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Hofmann appointed administrative medical director of Cape Physicians

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 02, 2013 07:34 pm

Dr. William Hofmann
Dr. William Hofmann

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – William Hofmann, D.O., has been appointed Administrative Medical Director of Cape Regional Physicians Associates (CRPA) and will join the Cape Regional Physicians Associates practice in Stone Harbor.

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McGarry honored at hospital

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 02, 2013 04:28 pm

McGarry honored at hospital  McGarry honored at hospital

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Learning specialist Kathleen McGarry was presented with the Quality Spotlight Award at the February meeting of Cape Regional Medical Center’s Performance Improvement Committee.

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Big Lots coming to Middle

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Written by Alex Davis Friday, March 15, 2013 05:37 pm

People filled out job applications at the Big Lots planned to open in Cape May Court House. People filled out job applications at the Big Lots planned to open in Cape May Court House.

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP -- People filled out applications in the former Super Fresh store in Cape May Court House Friday for the Big Lots store coming in.

The large building has sat empty since Super Fresh shut its doors in 2011, causing about 80 people to lose their jobs.

On March 15, the building was lined with empty shelves and workers were getting the store ready for opening.

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Township looking at attracting, keeping businesses

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, December 27, 2012 07:00 am

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP – Representatives from the state’s Business Action Center recently toured Middle Township as local officials try to attract and retain businesses.

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Fashion Bug to close in 2013

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, December 06, 2012 01:00 am

RIO GRANDE – Seven people will be out of work when Fashion Bug in Rio Grande closes next year, the manager said this week.

The women’s clothing store at the Walmart plaza is the latest across the country that will be shut down. Earlier this year, Ascena Retail Group Inc., based in New York, acquired Charming Shoppes Inc. in an approximate $890 million cash transaction. The sale included Fashion Bug, Lane Bryant and Catherines Plus Sizes.

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