Middle Township News Notes

Woodbine awards contract for water tower renovation

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, July 26, 2014 08:18 am

WOOBINE – The borough will see a refurbished water tower soon, thanks to a state $400,000 state grant that will allow its renovation.

Mayor William Pikolycky announced at the July 17 council meeting that Allied Panting, Inc., Cherry Hill, was awarded a contract for $317,150 for the renovation of the Woodbine Municipal Utilities Water Tower.

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Woodbine receives $230,000 for Heilprin Ave drainage

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, July 26, 2014 07:17 am

WOODBINE – Mayor William Pikolycky has announced that the borough has received a state grant for $230,000 to address drainage on Heilprin Avenue.

According to a statement from the mayor, Heilprin Avenue is a primary access for properties along the roadway, including the Woodbine Development Center. It also connects the downtown residential area with Sumner Avenue, providing an alternative route into the borough’s downtown.

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Oscar Mayer Wienermobile at Acme in Avalon

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 18, 2014 07:49 am

The staff of the Avalon Acme turned out for the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile last Friday, July 11, when the vehicle stopped at the store at 15 Avalon Boulevard for a visit. The staff of the Avalon Acme turned out for the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile last Friday, July 11, when the vehicle stopped at the store at 15 Avalon Boulevard for a visit. The staff of the Avalon Acme turned out for the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile last Friday, July 11, when the vehicle stopped at the store at 15 Avalon Boulevard for a visit.

 

‘Sinatra’ sizzles at Performing Arts Center

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, July 13, 2014 08:52 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE - Claude Eric, a Canadian singer, will join Linda Gentille and The Jersey Shore Pops to star in “Sinatra Sizzles” at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 19 at the Middle Township Performing Arts Center as part of the summer concert series.

This show will feature all of Sinatra's greatest hits including: “My Way,” “New York, New York,” “The Summer Wind,” “Come Fly with Me,” “Fly Me to the Moon,” along with many other hits of the Chairman of the Board.

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Helen McCaffrey to address Tea Party Patriots

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, July 12, 2014 09:40 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The Tea Party Patriots of Southern New Jersey will have a county-wide meeting 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 16 at the historic Cape May Court House located at 9 Main Street. Helen McCaffrey is scheduled as the guest speaker and will address human trafficking. The meeting is open to the public.

 

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

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, July 12, 2014 07:25 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.

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Township baseball and softball association receives donation from Acme

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 11, 2014 08:42 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.

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Performing Arts Center brings in dancers from far and wide

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 11, 2014 06:03 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.

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

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 10, 2014 09:49 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.

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Johnny Petillo with Jersey Shore Pops in Stone Harbor

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 10, 2014 08:54 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.

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