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Recycle dog houses for animals in Middle Township

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, January 25, 2015 07:43 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The Middle Township Animal Advisory Board and the Cape May County Animal Welfare Society are working together to collect dog houses for reuse in the township.

These structures can provide shelter for dogs that live outside. According to a release from the advisory board, most American dogs cannot be outside for extended periods of time when it is cold.

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Volunteer to plant dune grass, and enjoy a day at the beach

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Written by David Benson Sunday, January 25, 2015 07:36 am

Borough officials say that planting the dune grass is a volunteer event the whole family can enjoy. Borough officials say that planting the dune grass is a volunteer event the whole family can enjoy. AVALON – The borough is looking for volunteers who want to enjoy a day at beach along with a free lunch.

Though winter still bears down on the shore, this week, Avalon issued a statement seeking volunteers to plant dune grass beginning at 8:30 a.m., Saturday, April 18, Community Hall at 30th Street and Avalon Avenue.

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Hospital employees pledge $50,000 to the Cancer Center

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, January 25, 2015 07:29 am

Rosemary Hilvert and Noreen DiPadova invite staff stand in front of the plaque recognizing employees who contribute to projects at the medical center.  Rosemary Hilvert and Noreen DiPadova invite staff stand in front of the plaque recognizing employees who contribute to projects at the medical center. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Employees at Cape Regional Medical Center have pledged $50,000 to the cancer center in an annual fundraising campaign, according to a statement from the hospital.

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Woodbine featured in Cross County Connection magazine

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, January 25, 2015 07:27 am

WOODBINE — Mayor William Pikolycky has announced that the borough has been featured in an article in the anniversary issue of the Cross County Connection transportation magazine, “EASYrider”.

In the article “Complete Streets: Lessons Learned” the magazine noted that Woodbine has built on its “already expansive bicycle and pedestrian network” and that the editors hope that “Woodbine will inspire interested communities to adopt a complete streets policy and encourage those that already have policies to start implementing projects.”

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Early-stage Alzheimer’s programs planned at medical center

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Written by David Benson Saturday, January 24, 2015 07:42 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Cape Regional Medical Center will present four early stage Alzheimer’s programs from 1 to 3 p.m. every other Tuesday beginning Feb. 3.

Programs on Feb. 3 and March 3 are in the Maruchi room.

Programs on Feb. 17 and March 17 are in classroom A.

The program will offer dementia-related education, emotional support, and connections with resources to group members.

For more information, call Bonnie Kratzer at 609-463-4043.

 

Florence Smith earns service excellence award

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, January 24, 2015 07:31 am

Florence Smith Florence Smith CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Florence “Flo” Smith has earned the service excellence award for December at Cape Regional Medical Center for her teamwork and customer service skills.

“Flo works tirelessly to help our department run smoothly,” said Cindy Kraemer. “She is the heart and soul of The Diabetes Center.”

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Alexa Deegan named to Champlain College dean’s list

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, January 24, 2015 07:12 am

BURLINGTON, VT - Alexa Deegan, Stone Harbor, has been named to the Champlain College dean's list for fall 2014 for achieving a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher, according to a statement from the college.

Deegan is majoring in graphic design and digital media.

For more information on the school, see www.champlain.edu.

 

Get help for animals shivering in the cold

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, January 24, 2015 07:10 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – When a pet is left shivering in the cold, residents can reach out anonymously to local police to get the animal inside where it’s warm, officials said recently.

The Middle Township Animal Advisory Board issued a statement this week that encourages Middle Township residents to call the Middle Township Police Department at 609-465-8700 to report a pet’s distress.

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Middle school students wait ‘anxiously’ as peers spell

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Written by David Benson Friday, January 23, 2015 02:14 pm

Competing in this year’s spelling bee at Middle Township Middle School were: Thomas Grayson, Kristal Stahler, Abbie Smith, Madison Douglas, Jerry Evans, Pedro Lopez, Vyom Dave, Ishika Patel, Julia Mallett, Mia Watts, Sebastian Tobias, Yoko Cheng, Kylie Mastriana, Elijah Gayle, Scott Fiore, David Tzorfas, Lauren Ryan, Elizabeth Howe, Hayden Johnson, Maddie Byrne, Elizabeth Ianiro, Christopher Champion, Reysa Estes, and Kiana Fevrier. Competing in this year’s spelling bee at Middle Township Middle School were: Thomas Grayson, Kristal Stahler, Abbie Smith, Madison Douglas, Jerry Evans, Pedro Lopez, Vyom Dave, Ishika Patel, Julia Mallett, Mia Watts, Sebastian Tobias, Yoko Cheng, Kylie Mastriana, Elijah Gayle, Scott Fiore, David Tzorfas, Lauren Ryan, Elizabeth Howe, Hayden Johnson, Maddie Byrne, Elizabeth Ianiro, Christopher Champion, Reysa Estes, and Kiana Fevrier. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The crowd was anxious. The young girl standing on stage under a bright light was not.

“Anxiously,” Julia Mallett said, pronouncing the word slowly.

The audience seemed to hold its collective breath as she enunciated each letter carefully.

“a-n-x-i-o-u-s-l-y.”

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Former police chief views the county through a camera

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Written by David Benson Friday, January 23, 2015 08:01 am

Former Middle Township Police Chief Joe Evangelista says he didn’t just fall into photography. ‘I started doing it on my own, and I became good at it.’ Former Middle Township Police Chief Joe Evangelista says he didn’t just fall into photography. ‘I started doing it on my own, and I became good at it.’ CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Joe Evangelista looks at Cape May County differently than most.

For more than 20 years, Evangelista saw the area as a police officer – first patrolling the streets, and later directing the Middle Township Police Department.

But six years ago, when he retired, Evangelista took off his police uniform, put down his service weapon and picked up a camera. 

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