Middle Township News Notes

Socks being collected for seniors

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 28, 2013 05:12 pm

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — A local organization has put out a call for socks to be collected for senior citizens throughout Cape May County.

Each year, the Socks for Seniors hosts its annual sock drive along with community leaders and volunteers.

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Guardianship volunteers needed

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 22, 2013 05:31 am

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP – Cape May County Surrogate Susan Sheppard is seeking volunteers to be part of the Guardianship Monitoring Program in Cape May County.  

The state-wide initiative calls for volunteers to monitor the well-being of the elderly and disabled who rely on legal guardians to manage their financial and health-related decisions.  

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Secret Santa toys being sought

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 22, 2013 01:00 am

DENNIS TOWNSHIP — Toy donation boxes for the Dennis Township's annual Secret Santa Program are at various locations in the township.

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Heisman promoted

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 20, 2013 09:29 pm

Chief William McCormick pins Ptl. Sgt. Eric Heisman. Chief William McCormick pins Ptl. Sgt. Eric Heisman. AVALON — Avalon Police Department and Borough Council has promoted Eric Heisman to patrol sergeant.

Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi administrated the oath of office to Heisman on Nov. 13.

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Family day movie at library

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 20, 2013 03:25 pm

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP – On Friday, 6- to 12-year-olds and their families are invited to the screening of Monsters University during Family Movie Days.  

A screening will be held starting at 6 p.m. at the main library, 30 West Mechanic St., Cape May Court House and at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30, at the Lower Cape Library, 2600 Bay Shore Road, Villas.  

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Adoption promotion at animal shelter

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 19, 2013 01:00 am

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — The Cape May County Animal Shelter and Adoption Center is holding a special promotion starting Friday, Nov. 29.

Black cats can be adopted for 75 percent off the normal fee through Dec. 24. The shelter has 31 cats available for adoption.

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$6,650 raised in tuition assistance for students

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 15, 2013 06:30 am

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Cape May County’s “Women of Wonder” League recently joined forces to raise $6,650 for Atlantic Cape Community College tuition assistance for Cape Educational COMPACT students.

The league met in Stone Harbor during the third annual event Oct. 29, which featured a pre-Halloween superhero-themed reception.

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Cape May County Chamber says ‘shop locally’

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 13, 2013 07:28 pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — The Cape May County Chamber of Commerce kicks off the 10th annual Shop Local in Cape May County campaign Nov. 15 with a “Keep the Cheer Here” contest for shoppers.

To encourage more shopping in Cape May County this time of year, the Chamber will host the contest through Dec. 15. Participating stores will have signs and registration forms. The only qualification for shoppers is that they must make a purchase in order to enter the contest. The winner will receive $500 in gift cards for more Cape May County shopping.

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Township looking for new flood elevation standards

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 13, 2013 01:00 pm

LOWER TOWNSHIP — Middle Township officials are continuing conversations with the Federal Emergency Management Agency following a recent meeting that focused on new flood elevation standards for bayfront communities in Middle Township and Lower townships.  

The two townships are working together to achieve new flood maps for bayfront communities that show flood risks. The meeting took place Nov. 1 at the Lower Township municipal building.  

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Avalon, Stone Harbor consolidate dispatch

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 13, 2013 12:27 pm

AVALON — Avalon and Stone Harbor are consolidating police and emergency dispatching services next year, a move that officials say will save taxpayers more than a $1 million.

The share-service agreement also involves the Cape May County’s dispatch service that will handle fire and emergency medical services calls.

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