Middle Township Gazette

Woman charged with taking more than $75,000 from golf course

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, May 09, 2014 04:31 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – An Egg Harbor City woman has been charged with stealing more than $75,000 from a local golf course, the Cape May County prosecutor’s office announced on Friday, May 9.

Kerriann McMullan, 29, faces second degree theft charges as a result of a joint investigation conducted by Middle Township detectives and the prosecutor’s office.

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Ordinance could stub out smoking in parks

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Written by David Benson Friday, May 09, 2014 10:00 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Smokers who enjoy their habits on publicly owned property may soon have to take their butts elsewhere or pay a $200 fine, if an ordinance introduced by the Middle Township Committee at the Monday, May 5, meeting passes at its public hearing and final vote in June.

That includes e-cigarettes.

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Middle Township Police blotter, April 28 - May 4

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Written by Police Blotter Friday, May 09, 2014 09:01 am

Middle Township Police Department responded to or initiated 934 calls for service, averaging 133 per day Monday through Sunday, April 28 - May 4.

Monday, April 28

Harassment - Route 9 South, Rio Grande

Theft - North 5th Street, Rio Grande

Harassment - Route 47 South, Rio Grande

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UPDATED: Middle Township High School staff member suspended during investigation

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Written by David Benson Thursday, May 08, 2014 03:47 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — A Middle Township High School staff member has been suspended with pay, a school official said, Thursday, May 8.

The suspension comes after rumors surfaced of an investigation of an improper relationship between the staff member and a student.

 

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Former Seaville resident wants people to laugh at his film

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Written by David Benson Thursday, May 08, 2014 09:30 am

Sean Lonesky Sean Lonesky SEAVILLE – Sean Lonesky, a former Seaville resident, doesn’t believe that comedy will win him an Academy Award.

“You really don’t see comedies bringing home any Oscars,” he said in a recent interview. “But I like making people smile and laugh. I like entertaining them.”

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USFWS completes $1.65M beach project in Cape May County

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, May 08, 2014 09:28 am

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently announced the completion of $1.65 million beach restoration project along Cape May County’s inner shoreline, including Kimbles Beach, Reeds Beach, Cooks Beach, Pierces Point in Middle Township, and Moores Beach in Cumberland County.

The project was finished in Middle Township in mid-April. Moores Beach was the last in line for restoration, and work there was wrapped up by the end of April.

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Man faces drug, assault charges in Rio Grande

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, May 07, 2014 04:10 pm

RIO GRANDE – A Rio Grande man is in jail on charges of aggravated assault and possession of drugs after he fled a police officer who recognized him near a hotel on Route 47, police said in a statement released on Wednesday, May 7.

Jesse Daisey, 20, was near the Off Shore Hotel on Friday, May 2 at 10 a.m. in Rio Grande when he was spotted by Middle Township Patrolman Len Larkin.

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Students are the driving force behind Relay for Life

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Written by David Benson Wednesday, May 07, 2014 12:13 pm

Two day event to benefit the American Cancer Society

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – For the third consecutive year, students at the Middle Township High School have organized the township’s Relay for Life, and this year the event is larger than ever.

The relay begins at 6 p.m. Friday, May 16 and ends 12 hours later at 6 a.m. Saturday, May 17. As of Monday, May 5, 48 teams and 350 participants had signed up for the overnight walk and pledged more than $19,000 for the American Cancer Society.

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Township introduces ordinance to create animal welfare board

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, May 07, 2014 12:07 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — Domestic animals in Middle Township are about a month away from having 13 friends in high places, if an ordinance introduced at the Township Committee's meeting on Monday, May 5, is passed after a public hearing in June.

"We put the call out for volunteers for our Animal Welfare Advisory Board, and they were there," said Mayor Tim Donohue.

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County plans air delivery of baits to control rabies

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Written by David Benson Wednesday, May 07, 2014 09:58 am

Vaccine-laden bait Vaccine-laden bait CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – An increase in the number of rabies cases in Cape May County has led the county officials in two departments to work together to distribute nearly 35,000 vaccine-laden baits throughout the mainland communities of the county.

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