Middle Township News Notes

Cape May County gets $1.65M for road, bridge projects

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 07, 2013 09:39 pm

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP – Cape May County will receive $1,656,100 from the state Department of Transportation for road and bridge projects, including in Woodbine and Middle Township.

The county anticipates using the county aid on various road improvement projects. The projects under consideration include Woodbine-Ocean View Road (county road 550) in Woodbine, Hand Avenue (county road 658) in Cape May Court House and Lafayette Street (county road 633) in Cape May.

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County receives honor for environmental stewardship

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 07, 2013 06:30 pm

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP – The state Department of Environmental Protection has recently awarded Cape May County a certificate for its environmental stewardship.

Each year under the Water Quality Program, the DEP Compliance and Enforcement Division, performs an inspection of the county public works’ facilities, including the county airport and Crest Haven and Upper Township section road department maintenance yards.

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Avalon beach tags on sale

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 04, 2013 06:30 pm

AVALON —The borough will begin selling its popular holiday beach tags for next summer during Avalon’s Friday Festive event and at a new event, Snowfest Saturday, Nov. 29-30.

This year’s holiday beach tag depicts two holiday bells tied together with a red ribbon. The beach tags will cost $21, come in a decorative box and will be available inside the Avalon Rescue Squad building at 31st Street and Dune Drive in Avalon between 11 a.m.-5 p.m. both days.

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RSVP looking for tax filers

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, November 03, 2013 06:27 am

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — The Retired Senior Volunteer Program is seeking people to be part of the Volunteer Tax Assistance Program.

More than 750 Cape May County residents with incomes less that $50,000 received free help filing their 2012 tax returns by RSVP.  To continue this service, more volunteers are being recruited for training.

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Woodbine honored for ‘complete streets’

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 02, 2013 10:00 am

WOODBINE — The borough was recognized Oct. 21 for accommodating transit-riders, pedestrians, cyclists and motorists while making the roads safe.

Woodbine was honored at the networking luncheon and recognition ceremony at the 2013 New Jersey Complete Streets Summit held at Rutgers University for its accomplishment as a complete streets Community.

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Books for Ocean Academy and Cape May County High School students

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 01, 2013 10:20 am

Shayla Zeak with the book she chose as a reading reward. Shayla Zeak with the book she chose as a reading reward.  MIDDLE TOWNSHIP – Students at Cape May County Special Services School District will be receiving new books as reading incentives and birthday presents, thanks to the grant from the district’s Education Foundation and Build-A-Bear Workshop Bear Hugs Foundation. 

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Parenting Opportunity Partnership event held

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 31, 2013 10:25 pm

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — About 50 parents and 75 children an event about parenting during a workshop Oct. 19 at the Cape May County Special Services School District in Cape May Court House.

This was the first Cape May County Parenting Opportunity Partnership event.

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New website launched for Middle Township

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 25, 2013 12:00 am

 MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Middle Township has completed a redesign of its municipal website.

Officials say that users can find essential information more quickly, ask questions, post comments and visit more community links.

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New location for 9/11 memorial

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 24, 2013 07:48 pm

 STONE HARBOR — Community opposition promoted officials to change the location of a proposed Sept. 11 memorial in Stone Harbor.

“There were some concerns in the community about the size and scope of our project which would have also created a passive park and a beautiful point for tribute and reflection at our original location for the memorial,” said Stone Harbor Mayor Suzanne Walters. “We listened, and we responded appropriately. Our community can now enthusiastically support the true goal of this memorial…an everlasting tribute to Americans and their families who were personally impacted by the events of Sept. 11, 2001.”

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Woodbine looking for funds

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 24, 2013 04:50 pm

 WOODBINE — The borough is looking for $300,000 from the state Department of Transportation to help pay for drainage-related reconstruction on various roads.

The borough recently received bids on the project with the low bid coming in at $1,461,731.  

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