Middle Township News Notes

Chainsaw artist turns timber into art at county 4-H fair

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Staff Reports Saturday, July 12, 2014 08:25 am

Matt Hass, a chainsaw artist, will be at the Cape May County Fair Saturday, July 19 Matt Hass, a chainsaw artist, will be at the Cape May County Fair Saturday, July 19 CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Some artists use oils and canvas.

Matt Hass uses a chainsaw and lumber to turn a chunk of wood into a soaring eagle, proud Native American chief, howling wolf or towering bear.

Read more: Chainsaw artist turns timber into art at county 4-H fair

 

Township baseball and softball association receives donation from Acme

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 11, 2014 09:42 am

Acme’s David Hand presents a donation to former Deputy Mayor Nate Doughty. Acme’s David Hand presents a donation to former Deputy Mayor Nate Doughty. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – For the second year in a row, the Acme in Cape May Court House kicked off the Fourth of July holiday with a donation to a local non-profit. This year, the Middle Township Baseball and Softball Association was the recipient of a $500 check.

Read more: Township baseball and softball association receives donation from Acme

   

Performing Arts Center brings in dancers from far and wide

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 11, 2014 07:03 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – It was a big year for the Performing Arts Center, as the center hosted five national and regional competitions, as well as seven local recitals as part of its four-month dance festival.

Kay Aspell, managing director of the PAC, said that about 6,500 dancers competed on the stage during the events which began in April. National competitions are expected to finish by mid-July.

Contestants came from as far away as Ohio, North Carolina and Massachusetts.

Read more: Performing Arts Center brings in dancers from far and wide

 

Parents get off-stage advice to help on-stage kids

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 10, 2014 10:49 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Many mothers and fathers are receiving off-stage advice this summer to help their children act on-stage at the Performing Arts Center of Middle Township.

A 40-page booklet, in English and Spanish, describes steps for parents to take while their offspring rehearse and act. The publication, called “Family Matters,” is described as “a parent’s guide to the magic of theatre.”

The booklet includes advice on everything from how parents can help children to handle casting disappointments to encouraging children to rehearse before a live audience at the dinner table in a form of family dinner theater.

Read more: Parents get off-stage advice to help on-stage kids

   

Johnny Petillo with Jersey Shore Pops in Stone Harbor

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 10, 2014 09:54 am

Johnny Petillo will join Linda Gentille & The Jersey Shore Pops in “The Fabulous Fifties” July 15 in Stone Harbor. Johnny Petillo will join Linda Gentille & The Jersey Shore Pops in “The Fabulous Fifties” July 15 in Stone Harbor. STONE HARBOR – Get ready for a trip back in time when Johnny Petillo joins The Jersey Shore Pops Orchestra at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 15 at the water tower plaza at 95th Street and Second Avenue, as part of the borough’s centennial celebration.

“Johnny Petillo is a fantastic entertainer that I met many years ago when he had a local television station,” Linda Gentille, orchestra conductor, said in a statement.

Read more: Johnny Petillo with Jersey Shore Pops in Stone Harbor

 

‘Thursdays on Dune’ begins tonight

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 10, 2014 07:50 am

AVALON – Though last week’s hurricane forced the borough to cancel the first scheduled “Thursdays on Dune,” area residents will still get the chance to listen to the band - Loud ‘n’ Klear - that was on the bill for July 3.

Patrice Davis, a spokeswoman for the Avalon Chamber of Commerce, said the popular band was rescheduled for Thursday, Aug. 21.

For the rest of the summer, Thursdays on Dune will go on as scheduled, she said.

On July 10, The Mango Men will entertain residents and vacationers as they stroll through the heart of the borough.

Read more: ‘Thursdays on Dune’ begins tonight

   

Middle Township Gazette Map - 2014

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Staff Reports Saturday, June 28, 2014 12:00 am

 

Middle Township Gazette Map - 2014

 

Middle Township Map - 2014

 

Woodbine Elementary School students earn library $1,000

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, June 11, 2014 12:00 am

WOODBINE - First grade students at Woodbine Elementary School recently helped the school library earn $1,000 by reading more 1,600 books during the latter half of the school year.

Valerie Newman's class at the elementary school was chosen to take part in the state League of Municipalities Education Foundation's fifth annual Mayor's Book Club, in partnership with Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.

Read more: Woodbine Elementary School students earn library $1,000

   

Food pantry open in Seaville church

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Staff Reports Sunday, May 11, 2014 08:59 am

SEAVILLE - A food pantry in lower level the Fellowship Hall of the Seaville United Methodist Church at 3100 Shore Road, Seaville is open to the community on Tuesdays, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The pantry is run by Caring for kids, a parent educator organization, and the Seaville United Methodist Church.

For more information, or to make a donation, call 609-675-5400 or 609-408-5220.

 

Stone Harbor seeks chief financial officer

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Staff Reports Sunday, May 11, 2014 08:58 am

STONE HARBOR - The borough is seeking a chief financial officer who will be responsible for all aspects of financial management in Stone Harbor.

Candidates for the position must be proficient Edmunds Accounting software as well as the Casa payroll system.

Read more: Stone Harbor seeks chief financial officer

   

Page 2 of 6