• 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

Patsy’s Way project developer seeks Township ‘resolution of need’

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Written by David Benson Tuesday, April 08, 2014 02:34 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - A project to develop affordable housing on Fishing Creek Road has stalled, and residents of the area, as well as the Township Committee, are seeking answers from the developer.

Rukenstein and Associates, LLC got state approval last year for a 10-unit project called Patsy’s Way, after the developer received a $500,000 low-income loan from the New Jersey Development Authority as part of the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery funds in September 2013.

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Huge Internet response leads to arrests in TV thefts

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Written by David Benson Monday, April 07, 2014 04:19 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — A concerned public can claim credit for helping police arrest two suspects in last week's theft of two 42-inch LED televisions from a Rio Grande department store, an official said today.

Vincent DiFlippo, 24, of Villas, and William Nelson, 24, Lower Township, were arrested Monday, April 7 and charged with shoplifting and conspiracy in connection with the theft, said Capt. John Edwards, Middle Township Police Department.

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‘One Day’ makes a difference here and around the world

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Written by David Benson Monday, April 07, 2014 03:59 pm

Jennifer McCann, left, and Reef Gentilini, of the Middle Township High School Key Club, work to paint Felicia Smith’s home in Whitesboro. Jennifer McCann, left, and Reef Gentilini, of the Middle Township High School Key Club, work to paint Felicia Smith’s home in Whitesboro. WHITESBORO – A Whitesboro woman has spent years making a difference in other people’s lives - helping them at the expense of her own home and health.

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Middle Township Police blotter, March 24 - 30

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, April 07, 2014 08:10 am

Middle Township Police Department responded to or initiated 725 calls for service, averaging 104 per day Monday through Sunday, March 24 - March 30.

Monday, March 24

Assault – East Atlantic Avenue, Cape May Court House

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Young dancers kick off festival at Middle PAC

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, April 07, 2014 07:11 am

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — More than 100 youngsters from Cape May and Atlantic Counties helped the Performing Arts Center start its four month dance festival last weekend in a competition staged by a national dance production company from Las Vegas.

The winning regional contestants now must wait for other regional competitions throughout the nation to determine whether their scores were high enough to make the national finals in Sandusky, Ohio, from July 2 to 5. Also in the offing is the possibility of some of the contestants being selected for the world dance championships in Italy next year.

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Oscar nominated documentary to be shown at Middle PAC

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, April 06, 2014 03:18 pm

5 Broken Cameras 5 Broken Cameras CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - The Performing Arts Center of Middle Township will continue its “Monday Night at the Movies Series” on April 7 at 7 p.m. with the Oscar-nominated film, “5 Broken Cameras.”

The movie was the first Palestinian film to be nominated for best documentary. The movie follows the life and non-violent resistance in Bil'in, a West Bank village surrounded by Israeli settlements.

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Dennis students are jumping for a cause

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, April 06, 2014 08:15 am

DENNIS TOWNSHIP — Carol Pittaluga, Dennis Township schools health teacher,  can brag that her students are “all heart.”  As Jump Rope for Heart coordinator for the Dennis Elementary and Middle schools, she works with her students to promote heart health through education and exercise, as well as organizing the Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser.

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Estella Klohoker honored for service to Cape Regional Medical Center

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Written by David Benson Saturday, April 05, 2014 03:22 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Estella Klohoker has been named Cape Regional Medical Center’s “Special Touch Volunteer” for the first quarter of 2014.

Klohoker began her hospital volunteer service in December 2008 and has contributed more than 1,000 hours as an errand volunteer.

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Meatballs, with a chance of spelling at Dennis school

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, April 05, 2014 09:54 am

The judges and winners in the kindergarten-through-second grade division at a recent Dennis Township school event. The judges and winners in the kindergarten-through-second grade division at a recent Dennis Township school event. DENNIS TOWNSHIP – Dennis Township students and families recently enjoyed a double-header event at the Elementary School:  Meatball Madness and the spelling bee.  Both events were sponsored by the Dennis Township Education Association Pride Committee and the Dennis Township Municipal Alliance and brought in 75 student contestants ranging from kindergarten to 8th grade. About 150 family members were also there to cheer them on.

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Blood evidence to be allowed in manslaughter trial

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Written by David Benson Saturday, April 05, 2014 07:15 am

Shackled at wrists and ankles, Bruce Moffitt sits quietly at the defense table on April 1 while Judge John Porto rules on a defense motion to suppress blood evidence. Shackled at wrists and ankles, Bruce Moffitt sits quietly at the defense table on April 1 while Judge John Porto rules on a defense motion to suppress blood evidence. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — Blood drawn without a warrant following an alleged 2013 drunken-driving crash that left one man dead is admissible at trial, a Cape May County judge ruled this week, despite a recent Supreme Court ruling requiring warrants for a blood test.

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