Middle Township News Notes

Bid awarded for upgrades to public safety building

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 12, 2014 06:18 am

WOOBINE – Upgrades to the borough’s public safety building on DeHirsch Avenue are slated to begin later this month, thanks to a $20,000 grant from the federal Department of Agriculture, an official said recently.

In a statement, Mayor William Pikolycky said that Turtle Construction, Swedesboro, had the winning bid for the construction at $13,600.

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Woodbine passes resolution honoring Beth Judah

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 05, 2014 06:08 am

WOODBINE – Mayor William Pikolycky has announced that council recently passed a resolution honoring Wildwood’s Beth Judah Synagogue on its 100th anniversary.

As home to an older synagogue, the mayor said that Woodbine has a relationship with Wildwood that goes back to the turn of the last century, when the Jewish immigrants living in Woodbine sought summer business opportunities in Wildwood.

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Woodbine Chamber of Commerce plans 3rd annual car show

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 05, 2014 05:03 am

Scholarship winner Ariel Cooper receives a check from chamber officers Chet Davidio and Lisa Fisher. Scholarship winner Ariel Cooper receives a check from chamber officers Chet Davidio and Lisa Fisher. WOODBINE – The public is invited to the Woodbine Chamber of Commerce’s third annual car show, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 11, along the borough’s bike parallel to Route 550 DeHirsch Boulevard.

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Dr. Suess highlighted at gallery

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, October 04, 2014 06:37 am

STONE HARBOR — Ocean Galleries will host a whimsical and historic exhibition over the Columbus Day weekend highlighting 70 years of Dr. Seuss’s creativity and artwork. 

“Secrets of the Deep,” featuring a selection of artworks from The Art of Dr. Seuss, opens on Friday, Oct. 10 and runs through Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.  There will be special gallery receptions featuring noted Dr. Seuss expert Jeff Schuffman from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 and from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 12.

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Library plans showing of Harry Potter movie

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, October 04, 2014 06:10 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The public is invited to a free screening of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” at 6 p.m., Friday, Oct. 24, at the Cape May County Library, 30 W. Mechanic St., Cape May Court House.

A Harry Potter Halloween party is also planned at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29.

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County library hosts a homeschool open house

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 03, 2014 12:11 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The public is invited to a “homeschool social” at 1 p.m., Friday, Oct. 10 at the county library, 30 W. Mechanic St., Cape May Court House

This year the social focus will be on books and what’s available in the library’s collection. Library staff have described it as a “hands-on event,” and said there will be snacks available, as well as time to socialize.

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Friday nights open to Woodbine youth for basketball

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 03, 2014 11:40 am

WOODBINE – Young people are invited to an open gym night, from 6-9:30 p.m. every Friday at the Woodbine community gym behind the library to play basketball with a former coach.

“I’ll play ball till you fall,” said Morris Harris Jr., who’s also a deacon at the First Baptist Church in Woodbine. “We have multiple courts at the Woodbine gym, and we open up on Friday nights to give kids something to do.”

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Sweet treat begins school year at Cape Christian

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, September 20, 2014 06:32 am

Madison Guthrie is ready to enjoy her treat. Madison Guthrie is ready to enjoy her treat. In honor of the beginning of the school year on Tuesday, Sept. 2, Cape Christian Academy students received a surprise visit by the local Kona Ice truck, compliments of the GretaJo Payne and Jonathan Kleinman family.

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Officials break ground at Ockie Wisting complex

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, September 20, 2014 06:26 am

“The Ockie Wisting Recreation Complex will offer unique recreation opportunities for residents of all ages,” said Mayor Tim Donohue. “The Ockie Wisting Recreation Complex will offer unique recreation opportunities for residents of all ages,” said Mayor Tim Donohue. RIO GRANDE – Middle Township officials broke ground at the Robert Ockie Wisting Recreation Complex Friday, Sept. 12 at 7 Fulling Mill Road, Rio Grande.

According to officials, combination of a $580,000 county open space grant and partnership with Cape Express Soccer and Cape May County Disc Golf Association will allow the township to develop the 82-acre former Fort Apache Campground.

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New 4-H teen club seeks members

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 19, 2014 11:21 am

Kylie Smith, Cape May Court House native and a 4-H alumna, is one of the leaders of ‘Commun-A-Teens,’ a club aimed at promoting healthy lifestyles. Smith graduated from The State University of New York College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill last May. Kylie Smith, Cape May Court House native and a 4-H alumna, is one of the leaders of ‘Commun-A-Teens,’ a club aimed at promoting healthy lifestyles. Smith graduated from The State University of New York College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill last May. CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Teenagers in the 8th grade through one year out of high school are invited to have a slice of pizza and join “Commun-A-Teens,” an organization with the Cape May County 4-H Youth Development Program, at its first meeting at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 18.

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