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    LOWER TOWNSHIP – Arthur E. “Art” Treon, whose name was synonymous with fire fighting and emergency management in the township, county, and state, died Wednesday night after leaving the scene of a fatal fire in North Wildwood.

    Town Bank Fire Chief Lou McGonigal, a longtime friend, said Treon had gone to Tuesday night’s fire at 212 W. 17th Ave. in North Wildwood Nov. 18. McGonigal said Treon complained of chest pains and shortness of breath and was transported to the hospital, where he appeared to be doing better. Treon later died…

  • North WIldwood house fire 17th St / J. CliffordNORTH WILDWOOD – The North Wildwood Police announced one person died in a fatal fire, Tuesday night.

    Firefighters were called to a home at 212 17th Avenue on Nov. 18 at approximately 8:19 p.m. where they found the residence engulfed in flames.

  • Artist Christine Finn made 350 solid concrete flower pots as an art installation to be displayed at Cape May Point State Park to mark the shared history between New Jersey and the island of Jersey.From Jersey to Jersey, heavy art crosses the waves

    CAPE MAY POINT – The public will be invited to pour a bit of the Atlantic Ocean onto…

  • Middle Township Police DepartmentMiddle Township police announced that they made the following arrests from Nov. 3-9. Those charged are considered innocent unless guilt is proven. This report only contains individuals that were arrested based on complaints signed by law enforcement personnel, not complaints signed by private citizens.

  • GREEN CREEK – Six people were injured in an accident on Route 47 at 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 13, and five of them were airlifted from the scene to area hospitals, according to a statement from Middle Township Police Department.

    Police responding to the scene said that a red Ford minivan driven by Nora Torrado, 38, Wildwood, was traveling north on Route 47 near Lomurno Lane when it was struck by a Silver Chevy driven by Vincent McBride, 78, Green Creek.

  • Stockton plans a campus at Showboat Atlantic City site

    GALLOWAY – Richard Stockton College and Caesars Entertainment Corporation have signed a letter of intent for the college to acquire Showboat Atlantic City from the casino company.

    Stockton said Wednesday, Nov. 12 that it plans to repurpose the former Showboat site as a branch campus.

  • LEWES, Del. – Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) officials have announced an agreement to place two electric vehicle charging stations at the Lewes ferry terminal of the Cape May–Lewes Ferry.

    The charging stations will be provided free of charge to the DRBA through a collaborative research agreement between the University of Delaware and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, according to a press release from the DRBA. The program, called Charging Up Delaware, is designed to promote a network of charging stations to facilitate long-distance trips with electric vehicles within the state.

  • Civilians and veterans salute or place their hand over their heart, and some sing along, as the national anthem is sung during the Veteran's Day Ceremony Tuesday, Nov. 11

    Civilians and veterans salute or place their hand over their heart, and some sing along, as the national anthem is sung during the Veteran’s Day Ceremony Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the Cape May County Veteran’s Ceremony in Cape…

Middle Township Gazette

Trash, recycling collection changing in Woodbine

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, February 19, 2014 12:00 am

WOODBINE — Woodbine is changing its trash and recycling collection process starting in March.

Mayor William Pikolycky announced that both will be picked up on Thursdays. Monday collection of trash is being replaced by this combined collection schedule.

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Cape May County Health Department to assess those impacted by Sandy

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, February 08, 2014 12:00 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The Cape May County Health Department will conduct a survey to assess the unmet health and well-being needs of those affected by Superstorm Sandy.   

“Although there has been much progress made, some families and communities are still recovering from Superstorm Sandy,” said Cape May County Freeholder Kristine Gabor. “The resulting information will aid in addressing infrastructure recovery gaps so that impacted individuals and families can connect to vital health, mental health and social services programs.”

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Sturdy supports “Dentistry from the Heart”

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, February 04, 2014 04:09 pm

Sturdy supports “Dentistry from the Heart”   Sturdy supports “Dentistry from the Heart”  Sturdy Savings Bank is a sponsor of Dr. Eric Thomas’ “Dentistry from the Heart” event on Friday, Feb. 7. During “Dentistry from the Heart,” Thomas and his Sunshine Dentistry staff will provide free dental care for approximately 100 patients in need. Thomas is pictured above, left, with Michael Clark, Sturdy Savings Bank’s Cape May Branch Manager. For more information, call Sunshine Dental at 609-465-5415.

 

Eaves named to dean’s list

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, February 04, 2014 12:00 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — Brandon Eaves of Cape May Court House has been named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at the University of New Hampshire.

He has achieved high honors, which is awarded to students who earn a semester grade point average of 3.85. 

   

Classes offered in Woodbine

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, February 02, 2014 05:45 pm

WOODBINE — The Neighborhood Outreach Center in Woodbine continues to offer High School Equivalency and English languages classes.

Classes are held from 9 a.m.-noon Monday through Friday at the Neighborhood Outreach Center at 308 Clay St. at St. Casimir’s Church, and one-on-one tutoring is available at other times.

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Free beach tags for vets being explored in Stone Harbor

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, February 02, 2014 11:46 am

STONE HARBOR — This summer, military veterans may be able to visit the Stone Harbor beaches for free.

A new ordinance set to be introduced by the Stone Harbor Borough Council on Tuesday, Feb. 4, would provide free beach tags to those who have served in the armed forces. The ordinance is in response to Gov. Chris Christie’s approval of a state law on Jan. 21 that permits beach communities to offer free or reduced fee beach tags to veterans. 

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Middle Township gets lacrosse grant

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 31, 2014 07:22 pm

CAPE MAY COURT  HOUSE — The Middle Township Recreation Department has received grant through U.S. Lacrosse, the national governing body of lacrosse in the United States.

The grant program will provide equipment and benefits for the youth lacrosse programs in Middle Township before new season, set to begin on March 22.  Middle Township was one of 50 youth girls’ lacrosse programs in the United States to receive this grant.

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Animal control patrol in Dennis Township

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 31, 2014 02:42 pm

DENNIS TOWNSHIP — Shore Animal Control will patrol door-to-door in Dennis Township in February to ensure dogs have rabies vaccinations and are in compliance with the township license ordinance.

The township recently held its annual rabies clinic and began the process of licensing and registering dogs in the township. Rabies vaccinations are required by state law.

After Feb. 1, a late fee of $5 will be charged for each dog license.

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Middle Township Police blotter

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 31, 2014 01:45 pm

Middle Township Police Department responded to or initiated 1,029 calls for service, averaging 147 per day Monday through Sunday, Jan. 13-19.

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No details released on Brett Fitzpatrick’s death

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Written by Alex Davis Thursday, January 30, 2014 02:29 pm

[See related story: Brett Fitzpatrick's death ruled accidental drowning]

AVALON - Nearly a month after the body of Brett Fitzpatrick was found on an Avalon beach, the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office hasn’t released any new details.

On New Year’s Day, the Avalon Police were called at about 7:30 a.m. to the 23rd Street beach for a report of a body.

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