• Father Christmas will visit Whale’s Tale on Dec. 13 from 1 to 4 p.m. at 312 Washington Mall in Cape May. An old-fashioned Christmas exhibit

    The public is invited to a free exhibit of holiday traditions through the years complete with model trains, toys and more at the Carriage House Gallery, Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May, through Thursday, Jan. 1. The gallery is open daily, though hours vary. For more information, call 609-884-5404…

  • Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi visited Cape May Court House this week to urge area residents to shop locally. He was joined by town leaders on a tour of business on Main…</div>
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    Children and parents escort Santa Claus to the Martin Luther King Center for the Hamer’s School of Karate annual Christmas party, Saturday, Dec. 13. More than 60 children turned out for the party, and each received a new winter coat, in addition to other gifts.WHITESBORO – More than 60 children clambered…

  • When Alison Mastrangelo was young, she was a huge fan of ABC’s World News Tonight.

    “I always had the biggest crush on (anchor) Peter Jennings,” she said with a laugh. “My mom (Fran) always says whenever they’d turn on the TV and it was on that I’d stop everything I was doing to watch him.”

  • Madison Kelly, 12, has donated twice to the Middle Township Police Department’s holiday drive for toys.Despite cerebral palsy, 12-year-old keeps on giving

    CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Christmas is a time of giving, and few people take the concept more seriously than township residents Madison Kelly, 12, and her mother, Samantha.

    Not long ago, the young girl surprised Middle Township police by dropping off a large cache of toys – gifts for area children in the police department’s annual toy…

Middle Township Gazette

‘My County Poster Contest’ winners honored April 9

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, April 21, 2014 07:20 am

2014 Poster Contest Winners - Winners of the annual “My County Poster Contest” were honored by Cape May County constitutional officers Sheriff  Gary G. Schaffer (top left), Surrogate M. Susan Sheppard (top 2nd from left) and County Clerk Rita Marie Fulginiti  (top second from right) at a special awards ceremony held in the Courthouse on April 9.  Also pictured are:  (1st row) 1st place, Kylie Graham; 2nd place, A.J. Fucci; 3rd place, Isabella Freund. (2nd row) Honorable mention - Sammy Andress, Justin Tomlin, Cohl Mercado, Angelina Alliano, Adrianna Rivera. (3rd row) Honorable mention - Ava Irizarry.  Not pictured are Alexis Fox, Katrina Fuentes and Faith Hurst. 2014 Poster Contest Winners - Winners of the annual “My County Poster Contest” were honored by Cape May County constitutional officers Sheriff Gary G. Schaffer (top left), Surrogate M. Susan Sheppard (top 2nd from left) and County Clerk Rita Marie Fulginiti (top second from right) at a special awards ceremony held in the Courthouse on April 9. Also pictured are: (1st row) 1st place, Kylie Graham; 2nd place, A.J. Fucci; 3rd place, Isabella Freund. (2nd row) Honorable mention - Sammy Andress, Justin Tomlin, Cohl Mercado, Angelina Alliano, Adrianna Rivera. (3rd row) Honorable mention - Ava Irizarry. Not pictured are Alexis Fox, Katrina Fuentes and Faith Hurst. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Winners of the 22nd annual “My County Poster Contest” were honored on April 9 in the courthouse jury assembly room by Cape May County officials.

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Township plans work on Stagecoach Road

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Written by David Benson Sunday, April 20, 2014 02:09 pm

Stagecoach Road Stagecoach Road CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Stagecoach Road is due for an upgrade, and at a recent meeting of the Township Committee, officials unanimously approved a resolution to spend more than $300,000 to bring a section of the road up to snuff.

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Marc Miller receives wound care certification

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Written by David Benson Sunday, April 20, 2014 11:14 am

Marc Miller Marc Miller CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Marc Miller, a physical therapist with Cape Regional Medical Center has earned a certification in wound care, hospital officials said recently.

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Woodbine to participate in Summer Youth work experience program

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, April 20, 2014 09:12 am

WOODBINE – Young people in Woodbine will get the chance to earn more than $200 a week this year at the Summer Youth program sponsored by the Atlantic Cape May Office of Workforce Development, Training and New Jersey Youth Corps, Youth Unit.

According to Mayor William Pikolycky, the program is open to students from 17 to 21, who are at least juniors in high school.

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Anne Garrison takes over as grant writer

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, April 20, 2014 08:57 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Anne Garrison has been hired to replace Jill Becker as the economic development coordinator and grant writer for Middle Township, officials announced recently.

“Anne’s background and extensive knowledge of our township and region will help her tremendously as she engages in dialogue with our business and residential communities and writes grants for township that will fund essential projects.”

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Documentary on AIDS drugs to be shown at PAC

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, April 19, 2014 01:51 pm

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP—The highly acclaimed and controversial Indian film, “Fire In The Blood,” will be shown 7 p.m. April 28 at in the “Monday Night at the Movies” series at the Performing Arts Center  of Middle Township.

“Fire In the Blood” tells the story of how western pharmaceutical companies and governments blocked access to low-cost AIDS drugs for African and other nations after 1996, allegedly causing more than ten million unnecessary deaths. It also recounts the efforts of a group of people who fought back. It has been described as “an intricate tale of medicine, monopoly and malice.”  

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Middle Township names Brittany Linz March Employee of the Month

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, April 18, 2014 01:19 pm

Brittany Linz Brittany Linz CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Brittany Linz, violations clerk, will be recognized as the township March Employee of the Month at the Monday, April 21 during the regular 6 p.m. meeting of the Township Committee at the municipal courthouse at 33 Mechanic St.

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Easter surprise

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Written by Jen Marra Friday, April 18, 2014 01:12 pm

photo by Jen Marra photo by Jen Marra Bella Seem, 2, of Villas takes a peek inside one of the Easter eggs she collected during an Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 12, at the Cape May County Park and Zoo.  The event is part of Easter Bunny at the Park and after the hunt children got to visit the Easter Bunny in the zoo.

   

Middle Police add video to online arsenal

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Written by David Benson Thursday, April 17, 2014 01:34 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - The Middle Township Police Department has stepped into the social media age, with Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Pinterest. Now, the department has added a new weapon to its digital arsenal, with its Crime Watch Video program.

On Thursday, April 17, the department launched a nearly three-minute video documenting six crimes in the township ranging from burglary to theft. The video was posted to its YouTube channel, and the police linked the video through their Facebook and Twitter accounts.

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Black-crowned night heron stars at Stone Harbor Sanctuary

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, April 17, 2014 09:47 am

file photo by Bill Barlow A black crowned night heron perching last summer. STONE HARBOR - The world recently got a high definition view of the Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary, and the star of the show is the black-crowned night heron, a bird the sanctuary said is rare in this part of New Jersey.

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