• 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

Students named to dean’s list

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 26, 2013 11:50 am

Dean Wetty of Cape May Court House and Sarah Laubengeyer of Woodbine were named to the spring dean’s list at University of the Sciences.

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County concerned about bridge to Stone Harbor

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Thursday, July 25, 2013 12:17 pm

A county official says emergency repairs will be made on the Great Channel Bridge linking Stone Harbor and Middle Township on Stone Harbor Boulevard as early as Wednesday, July 31.

Crews will work overnight to reduce the impact, but the bridge will have to be closed to traffic.

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Middle Township says business is picking up

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Written by Alex Davis Thursday, July 25, 2013 11:10 am

Middle Township downtown New stores downtown, and more could be on the way 

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Empty storefronts still plague Middle Township, but the large municipality is rebounding, officials say.

Within the year, a mix of new stores has opened, including a bail bonds business, a seafood market and a Verizon store.

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Middle Township works to secure schools

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Written by Alex Davis Thursday, July 25, 2013 12:00 am

New entrances designed to keeps students safer

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — A security guard will be posted at Middle Township Elementary School No. 1 when students head to classes in September.

After the Connecticut school massacre in December that left 20 children and others dead, Middle looked at its security polices and plans and surveyed its buildings.

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On the cover > Fair leap

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Written by Jen Marra Thursday, July 25, 2013 12:00 am

Emily Hess, 11, of Rio Grande clears a 2 foot jump with her horse Fox Ridge Penelope during the annual Cape May County 4-H Fair at the fairgrounds in Cape May Court House Friday, July 19.

Emily Hess, 11, of Rio Grande clears a 2 foot jump with her horse Fox Ridge Penelope during the annual Cape May County 4-H Fair at the fairgrounds in Cape May Court House Friday, July 19.  

 

Middle Township seeks FEMA funds for bayside work

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Written by Alex Davis Wednesday, July 24, 2013 06:55 pm

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Officials are waiting to see if millions of dollars will be awarded to help improve flood-prone areas in Middle Township.

The township is after a Hazard Mitigation grant to reconstruct bulkheads at Pierce's Point and Reeds beaches. The bulkheads protect the surrounding properties from high waves on the Delaware Bay.

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Dennis campers have plenty to do

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, July 24, 2013 06:09 pm

Campers Riley Laus, Paige McCurdy, Aidan McCorristan, Isabella Williams, Madeleine McCurdy, William Kline, Michael Kline, Chase Moore, Matt Frame, Chris Tozer, and Anna Harrar enjoy mustaches and eyewear of their own creation.   The hot weather didn’t deter the intrepid campers of the Dennis Township School District’s Hawklet’s Hideaway from enjoying their many summer camp activities.

The camp is run by the school and enrollment is open to children pre-K through 7th grade regardless of residency. The camp is open five days a week, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., for eight weeks during the summer.

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Changes made in school administration

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Written by Alex Davis Wednesday, July 24, 2013 03:51 pm

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Administrators have been shuffled at Middle Township School District.

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Fun at the 4-H Fair

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Written by Jen Marra Wednesday, July 24, 2013 02:10 pm

Taylor Harris, 16, of Belleplain keeps her goat, named Delilah, hydrated with a bottle of cool Gatorade. See more pictures in this week's Gazette. 

 

Bike stolen in police sting

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, July 24, 2013 09:22 am

AVALON - A 27-year-old Philadelphia woman faces charges of stealing a bicycle. Police say they caught her as part of a bicycle theft sting operation in the borough.

On Friday, July 12, at about 1:43 a.m., Special Officers Scott Bertoldi and Michael Mangiaracina spotted Maura Heenan walking southbound on Ocean Drive, according to a report. Heenan allegedly stopped at the “bait” bicycle, picked it up, and began riding away.

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