• Mayor Tim Donohue administers the oath to serve and protect to the township’s newest officer, Mike Pastore. After taking the oath, Pastore’s wife, Leslie, pins his badge to the officer’s uniform. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Middle Township welcomed its newest police officer Monday night when Officer Mike Pastore took an oath to serve and protect township residents during the committee's regular meeting at…

  • Joseph TownsBoard of Education releases statement

    CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - A Middle Township High School teacher faces multiple criminal charges, including sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child, law enforcement officials said Tuesday, July 22.

  • Officer Joseph GambleCAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Middle Township Committee will recognize Officer Joseph Gamble as the June 2014 Employee of the Month at its Monday, July 21 meeting.

    According to a press release from the committee, Gamble will be honored for saving a life through his quick-thinking response during an emergency.

Middle Township Gazette

Missing history?

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Written by Alex Davis Wednesday, August 14, 2013 03:42 pm

 In depth cataloguing planned at county museum 
 In depth cataloguing planned at county museum

In depth cataloguing planned at county museum

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Two hats from the Civil War went missing from the Cape May County Museum about five years ago. About a year ago, a military medal vanished.

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'Shrek' staged at Middle PAC

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Written by Jen Marra Wednesday, August 14, 2013 02:53 pm

Shore Productions holds their final performance of “Shrek the Musical” Friday, Aug. 9, in the Middle Township Performing Arts Center. 

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Solar project at college to be one of Cape May County’s largest

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Written by Alex Davis Wednesday, August 14, 2013 02:04 pm

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — A major solar project at the Atlantic Cape Community College’s Cape May County Campus will help the environment but also save students money, according to college staff.

Ground was broken earlier this year on putting carport solar arrays at the parking lot along Court House-South Dennis Road. The work is expected to be completed by Labor Day.

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New officer in Stone Harbor

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 14, 2013 12:17 pm

Stone Harbor Police Department officer Richard J. Boyle receives his badge.
  Stone Harbor Police Department officer Richard J. Boyle receives his badge.

STONE HARBOR —The Stone Harbor Police Department welcomed Richard J. Boyle III as a full-time police officer.  

Boyle’s hiring was unanimously approved by the Stone Harbor Borough Council during a meeting Aug. 6.   Boyle was administered his oath of office from Stone Harbor municipal clerk Susan Stanford and received his badge from his grandfather, Richard Boyle. He replaces a police officer who retired.

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Be a 4-H club leader

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 14, 2013 11:52 am

 MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Volunteers are needed for Cape May County’s 4-H.

Those 21 and older interested in serving as 4-H club leaders are encouraged to attend the training scheduled Tuesday, Aug. 20, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County.

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Excavation depth could be doubled

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 14, 2013 11:52 am

Rule change may mean more local gravel used for Parkway

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Officials are looking to increase the depth that gravel can be mined in the municipality as a major Garden State Parkway project continues.

Township Committee on Monday is expected to discuss amending an ordinance that would allow digging up to 60 feet at a gravel pit. Currently, 30 feet is permitted under township code.

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Fight at local Wawa, Whitebriar Restaurant

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 14, 2013 11:47 am

 AVALON — Two men face assault charges after two separate incidents at local businesses in the early hours of Aug. 3.

One of them also attacked a police officer, police allege.

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Bicycle sting continues

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 14, 2013 11:47 am

 AVALON — Avalon Police arrested five people suspected of stealing police-owned bicycles earlier this month.

Police have recently conducted three separate bait bicycle operations where a bicycle was placed at 27th Street and Ocean Drive in Avalon. During each operation, police have charged people on theft of moveable property.

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Softball team forming

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 14, 2013 09:00 am

 OCEAN VIEW – Ocean View Sting 12U softball team, a new team forming, is looking for players.

The team will play fall tournaments and working out in an indoor facility during the winter.

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Food distribution site may be improved

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 14, 2013 12:00 am

 WOODBINE — The borough has applied for $55,864 in improvements to the public safety building, which will be used monthly as the Community FoodBank of New Jersey food distribution site in Woodbine.

The public safety building on DeHirsch Avenue serves as a home for the borough emergency management operation. But Woodbine has offered the use of the first floor of to the Food Bank through a partnership between the First Baptist Church and the Community FoodBank of New Jersey.

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