Middle Township Gazette

Aggressive begging ban introduced in Middle Township

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Written by Alex Davis Wednesday, August 07, 2013 01:24 pm

September vote could curtail some activity

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Police will be cracking down on aggressive begging in Middle Township.

Township Committee on Monday introduced an ordinance that would allow police to fine those who aggressively solicit money, valuables or other items. That includes people who beg near businesses.

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Court appearance delayed because of accident

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Written by Alex Davis Wednesday, August 07, 2013 12:17 pm

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — A court appearance for a man who allegedly hit and killed two girls in Middle Township last summer has been postponed until September.

Joshua Malmgren of Cape May County was set to appear in court on Tuesday but it was delayed because one of his sons suffered serious injuries in a two-car accident in Middle Township last week, a county official said.

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Neighbors pitch in to build Habitat home

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Written by Alex Davis Wednesday, August 07, 2013 11:12 am

Neighbors pitch in to build Habitat home

WHITESBORO — Michael Hubbard and his neighbors were against Habitat for Humanity building two duplexes in his neighborhood.

They felt duplexes would not fit the character of the neighborhood that has single-family homes.

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Laptops, and mentors, for some college students

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Written by Alex Davis Wednesday, August 07, 2013 10:10 am

ACCC MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Tamia Bey of Whitesboro has attended Atlantic Cape Community College for almost two years and has used an old computer to do her work.

On Monday, she and eight other students from Cape May County received new laptops and printers as part of the Collegiate Computers Program.

“It’s cool. Everything is touch screen,” the 39-year-old said, as she had the laptop in front of her.

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Where is the interest in small business success?

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, August 07, 2013 12:00 am

To the editor:

After reading your article on Middle Township's business growing in the July 25 edition of the Gazette (“Middle says business is picking up,” Page 1), I am very insulted and appalled at your lack of mentioning the small business, servicing oriented, family owned businesses in the Cape May Court House immediate area.

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Help Cape May County museum

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, August 03, 2013 12:00 am

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Volunteers are needed at the Cape May County Historical Society and Museum.

Those 18 and older who have a love of history and Cape May County are encouraged to become a volunteer, officials say. There are also positions available in the genealogy library.

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Malmgren to be in court Tuesday

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Written by Alex Davis Thursday, August 01, 2013 12:00 am

It’s been  year since two teens were killed on Bay Shore Road

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — It’s been a year since a Cape May County man has been accused of killing two teenaged girls in a car accident last summer in Middle Township. He will appear in court on Tuesday.

Joshua Malmgren of Villas was indicted on two counts of aggravated manslaughter after allegedly hitting and killing a 13-year-old and a 15-year-old on Bay Shore Road in Middle Township July 31.

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MTHS, Tech students receive aviation awards

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 01, 2013 12:00 am

From left, mother Sharon Clark; Jonathon Clark; his brother Harrison Clark; and the father Gordon Clark at a recent award presentation. His sister Emily is in front. From left, mother Sharon Clark; Jonathon Clark; his brother Harrison Clark; and the father Gordon Clark at a recent award presentation. His sister Emily is in front.

From left, Ben's grandmother Martha Conlin; father Jeff Conlin; Ben Conlin; mother  Dory Conlin; and brother Peter Conlin posefor a photo with Ben’s aviation award. From left, Ben's grandmother Martha Conlin; father Jeff Conlin; Ben Conlin; mother Dory Conlin; and brother Peter Conlin posefor a photo with Ben’s aviation award.

Two local high school students have been recognized for their participation in the Civil Air Patrol.

Cadet 1st Lt. Benjamin Conlin of Cape May Court House and Cadet 2nd Lt. Jonathon Clark of Erma received aviation awards.

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Conifer expects word on funding for Middle Township projects

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Written by Alex Davis Wednesday, July 31, 2013 07:48 pm

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — A developer looking to build two large affordable housing projects in Middle Township is expecting word today (Thursday, Aug. 1) on whether the project will be awarded loans and tax credits.

Conifer wants construct 48 units at Railroad Avenue in Cape May Court House and 112 on Rio Grande Avenue in Rio Grande.

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Schools see drop in violence, other incidents

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Written by Alex Davis Wednesday, July 31, 2013 05:43 pm

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Violence, vandalism, substance abuse and other incidents at Middle Township School District have gone down 47 percent over last year.

Assistant Superintendent David Salvo credits the overall improvement to the staff, administration and the security department remaining vigilant in keeping the students safe.

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