• 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

Stone Harbor’s new rec leader has big plans

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Written by Alex Davis Sunday, March 16, 2014 12:00 am

Miranda Duca Miranda Duca STONE HARBOR — Miranda Duca wants to empower area residents through art, sports and a healthy lifestyle.

“It’s just a matter of providing them with the opportunity to find their niche or their next favorite hobby,” said Ducca, who became the new Stone Harbor rec director earlier this year. “The recreation department can provide just that. I want to be part of their journey while improving the overall quality of life in Stone Harbor.”

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Hurricane Sandy gives the Wetlands Institute reason to rebuild marsh walkway

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, March 15, 2014 07:21 am

Placement of the steel pilings for the new marsh walkway at The Wetlands Institute was finished on March 11. The mesh covering for the gangplanks is expected to begin next week. Placement of the steel pilings for the new marsh walkway at The Wetlands Institute was finished on March 11. The mesh covering for the gangplanks is expected to begin next week. STONE HARBOR – While Hurricane Sandy was devastating, the storm has given The Wetlands Institute an opportunity to rebuild and improve.

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Film shot locally to be shown in NYC

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, March 15, 2014 07:00 am

“Trust Me, I’m a Lifeguard” “Trust Me, I’m a Lifeguard” STONE HARBOR - A comedy filmed in Stone Harbor last summer will be screened in New York City in April.

"Trust Me, I’m a Lifeguard” will receive its world premiere at the 13th annual Tribeca Film Festival April 16-27.

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Horvat to address Tea Party Patriots

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 14, 2014 12:00 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - On March 18, John Horvat II will address the Tea Party Patriots of Southern NJ at the historic county court house on Route 9, at 11 North Main Street in Cape May Court House. Horvat is the author of “Return to Order,” and vice president of the Web site “Tradition, Family and Private Property,” or TFP.org. The author’s topic of discussion is “Getting to the Core of What is Wrong with America: The Case for a Return to Order.” The event begins at 6:30 p.m.

   

Dennis declines animal ordinance suggestion

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Written by David Benson Friday, March 14, 2014 12:00 am

DENNIS TOWNSHIP – A township resident says he wants animals taken care of in his neighborhood.

He’s asked the Dennis Township government to look at other municipalities for ideas when it comes to a new ordinance to address animal safety.

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Middle Township Police blotter, March 3 - 9

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Written by Police Blotter Thursday, March 13, 2014 03:52 pm

Middle Township Police Department responded to or initiated 770 calls for service, averaging 110 per day Monday through Sunday, March 3 - March 9.

Monday, March 3

Vehicle crash – Route 9 North, Swainton

Vehicle crash – Route 47 North, Goshen

Vehicle crash – Route 47 South, Rio Grande

Theft – Stone Harbor Blvd, Cape May Court House

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Donohue gains support of Middle GOP for Township Committee

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, March 13, 2014 09:07 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Middle Township Mayor Tim Donohue received the unanimous support of the Middle Township Republican Committee as the party's candidate for Middle Township Committee in 2014.  The selection process took place at the March 4 meeting of the Middle Township Regular Republican Organization.  

Donohue, whose election in 2011 swung the majority on Middle Township Committee to the Republican Party for the first time in several decades, promised to build on the foundation laid over the last two years.

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Sun and surf

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Written by Jen Marra Wednesday, March 12, 2014 10:14 am

Devon Heath of Baltimore, cuts into his final wave of the day after taking advantage of the surf Saturday, March 8, at 9th Street beach in Avalon. Devon Heath of Baltimore, cuts into his final wave of the day after taking advantage of the surf Saturday, March 8, at 9th Street beach in Avalon. Devon Heath of Baltimore, cuts into his final wave of the day after taking advantage of the surf Saturday, March 8, at 9th Street beach in Avalon. 

photos by Jen Marra

 

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Warming up Middle Township's cold cases

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Written by David Benson Tuesday, March 11, 2014 02:07 pm

Detective Sgt. Doug Osmundsen heads up the police department’s 2014 cold cases initiative. The detective, who still works undercover assignments, asked that his face not be shown. (photo by Dave Benson) Detective Sgt. Doug Osmundsen heads up the police department’s 2014 cold cases initiative. The detective, who still works undercover assignments, asked that his face not be shown. (photo by Dave Benson) CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — A cold case is never really cold in Middle Township, where the police regularly scrutinize dormant cases. Some are decades old.

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Pair of Scimitar-Horned Oryx Born at Cape May County Zoo

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 10, 2014 10:45 am

Scimitar-Horned Oryx Scimitar-Horned Oryx CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — Winter is usually a quiet time at the Cape May County Zoo, but February proved to be a departure from the norm with the birth of two scimitar-horned oryx, the first born at the zoo since 1998. 

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