Middle Township News Notes

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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Route 47 rumble strip to finish by end of month

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 19, 2014 06:43 am

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP – The state began a project to add centerline rumble strips to Route 47 earlier this month, and a state official said this week that the work should be finished by month’s end.

“Approximately 24 miles of roadway will have rumble strips added between Dias Creek Road and Route 55,” said Stephen Schapiro, a state Department of Transportation spokesman. “The estimated cost of this work is approximately $100,000.”

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Wire and bead earring workshop at Woodbine library

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, September 07, 2014 06:34 am

WOODBINE – The public is invited to learn how to make custom earrings out of wire and beads from Adrienne Barge at the Woodbine branch of the Cape May County Library, 800 Monroe St., from 4- 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25.

The workshop will focus on wire bending techniques, light hammering, and making the custom ear wires.

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Devon Bry Attends Centenary College

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 01, 2014 06:09 am

HACKETTSTOWN - Devon Bry, Clermont, will attend Centenary College this fall.

Founded in 1867 by the Newark Conference of the United Methodist Church, Centenary College is located in Hackettstown, with an equestrian facility in Washington Township.

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Joanne Taylor honored by peers with Nursing Excellence Award

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 01, 2014 06:05 am

Joanne Taylor honored by peers with Nursing Excellence Award Joanne Taylor honored by peers with Nursing Excellence Award CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Joanne Taylor, Cape Regional Medical Center, has received the center’s first Nursing Excellence Award.

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Dottie Lindholm honored with Service Excellence Award

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 01, 2014 06:02 am

Dottie Lindholm Dottie Lindholm CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Dottie Lindholm, Cape Regional Medical Center, has been honored with the Service Excellence Award for June in recognition of her commitment to exceptional customer service.

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Kathleen McLeer appointed clinical supervisor, nurse liaison

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 01, 2014 05:57 am

Kathleen A. McLeer Kathleen A. McLeer CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Kathleen A. McLeer has joined Cape Visiting Nurse Association as clinical supervisor and nursing liaison.

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