Middle Township Gazette

Zoning meeting canceled

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Wednesday, July 10, 2013 03:18 pm

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — The Middle Township Zoning Board will not hold its regularly scheduled meeting July 11. Meetings take place at Township Hall, 33 Mechanic St. in Cape May Court House.

 

Masons celebrate Teacher of the Year

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Wednesday, July 10, 2013 02:15 pm

Al Butto, Rich Cushinotto, Mason Blizzard, Katie McGroarty and Logan Mills at the most recent Dennis Township school board meeting, where McGroarty was honored as the Teacher of the Year. Al Butto, Rich Cushinotto, Mason Blizzard, Katie McGroarty and Logan Mills at the most recent Dennis Township school board meeting, where McGroarty was honored as the Teacher of the Year.

Katie McGroarty, a first grade teacher at Dennis Township School District, was recognized at the last Dennis Township School Board meeting as the Teacher of the Year for Star Lodge 65 F&AM in Tuckahoe. 

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Woodbine recognized for bicycle and pedestrian safety

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, July 10, 2013 10:33 am

WOODBINE — A statewide coalition of organizations has recognized Woodbine for its commitment to bicycle and pedestrian safety.

The railroad trail is on the right-of-way of a former Pennsylvania and Reading railroad line.

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Cape May County Chamber president elected to NJ board

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 08, 2013 09:29 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — The Cape May County Chamber of Commerce recently announced that Chamber President Vicki Clark was re-elected to the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors as the current president of the New Jersey Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives.

The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce is a business advocacy organization based in Trenton that works for and is funded by member businesses ranging from solo proprietors to Fortune 500 companies. Members represent every industry doing business in the state, according to local business leaders.

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2 escape from Avalon fire

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Sunday, July 07, 2013 10:40 pm

photo by Avalon Public Information Officer Scott Wahl photo by Avalon Public Information Officer Scott Wahl

AVALON — Two people escaped without injury from a house fire in Avalon on Sunday afternoon. A volunteer fireman was treated for suspected heat exhaustion.

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Artist winners announced

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, July 07, 2013 12:00 am

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — GABLES announced the winners selected by about 60 people who came to the second annual art exhibition June 23.

First place went to Daniel DeVico, Hannah Melcher, Rachel Pickert and Robert Sistler for Crayon Rainbow. They students are involved in the Gay Straight Alliance Club.

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Hicks receives scholarship

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, July 06, 2013 11:16 am

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MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Jennifer Hicks, Middle Township High School Class of 2013 salutatorian, received a $1,000 scholarship from the Jersey Shore Federal Credit Union.

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Tipping presides over last meeting

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 05, 2013 09:13 am


Avalon Borough Council presents Council President Joseph Tipping 
  photo by Avalon public information officer Scott Wahl / Avalon Borough Council presents Council President Joseph Tipping with a plaque during his final council meeting.  From left, are Borough Council members Chuck Covington, Dave Ellenberg, Joseph Tipping, Nancy Hudanich and Richard Dean.  

AVALON — Longtime Avalon Borough Councilman Joseph Tipping presided over his final council meeting June 26.  He was replaced with newcomer John McCorristin.

Tipping has served as president for a second time over the past year and did not seek re-election in the May municipal election, as he continued to recover from health issues.  

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Borough looking to improve infrastructure

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 05, 2013 07:13 am

WOODBINE — The borough is after $250,397 in state money for infrastructure improvements along portions of Heilprin Avenue between Clay Street and Sumner Avenue.

Heilprin Avenue is deteriorated and needs improvements, including the installation of drainage systems. The road is a primary access to the properties and connects the downtown residential area with Sumner Avenue providing an alternative route to and from downtown.  It is the only access for services to these properties, including mail delivery, trash pickup, recyclable pickup and emergency vehicles.

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Pens provide allergy relief

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 05, 2013 07:12 am

AVALON — The Avalon Rescue Squad has become the first rescue squad in Cape May County to carry epinephrine auto-injector “pens” that provide immediate relief to someone who has a severe allergic reaction.

Previously, personnel would have to wait for the arrival of advanced life support services to apply the treatment.

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