Middle Township Gazette | News Notes

Grants sought for Woodbine drainage improvements

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 09, 2013 10:07 pm

WOODBINE — The borough has applied to the state Department of Transportation for grant funding totaling more than $830,000 to correct recurring flooding problems and extend the Woodbine bikeway, Mayor William Pikolycky announced.

The first application is for reconstruction of Sumner Avenue from Tyler Road to Heilprin Avenue, including the installation of stormwater facilities to reduce flooding. The amount requested is $293,439.

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Schutta named police captain in Stone Harbor

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 09, 2013 10:10 am

  Capt. Thomas Schutta and his wife, Kelly. Capt. Thomas Schutta and his wife, Kelly.  STONE HARBOR — The Stone Harbor Borough Council promoted Thomas Schutta to captain of the Stone Harbor Police Department.

Schutta had been serving as acting captain since June. The unanimous vote to promote Schutta was made at the Oct. 1 meeting of the Borough Council.

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Stone Harbor proposes changes to building regulations

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 09, 2013 12:00 am

STONE HARBOR — The Stone Harbor Borough Council introduced an ordinance Tuesday, Oct. 1 that attempts to create uniform building regulations based on the new flood maps recently released by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

The new regulations set a new base elevation of 9 feet and an extra foot of freeboard. The measure advances to the Stone Harbor Planning and Zoning Board for consideration before it undergoes a final public review at the Oct. 15 borough council meeting.

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Middle Township Police Blotter > Sept. 23-29

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 09, 2013 12:00 am

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP - The Middle Township Police Department responded to or initiated 822 calls for service, averaging 117 per day Monday through Sunday, Sept. 23-29.

Some of the more serious calls included:

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Crest Haven celebrates 60 years

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 03, 2013 12:00 am

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP – The Crest Haven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is celebrating its 60th anniversary with an open house today, Oct. 3.

The event will include tours and demonstrations of the various programs and services provided at the center.  

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County employees learn about healthy foods

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 02, 2013 08:24 pm

 Healthy Eating class participants make no-salt seasoning mix as a healthy alternative to using salt. Healthy Eating class participants make no-salt seasoning mix as a healthy alternative to using salt. MIDDLE TOWNSHIP –  County employees learned about health food during a workshop last week.

The Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County, Family and Community Health Sciences Department hosted a Healthy Eating: Avoid Salt Overload workshop for Cape May County employees on Sept. 26.

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Passport applications still being accepted locally

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 02, 2013 12:23 pm

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP –  The Cape May County Clerk’s Office is still accepting passport applications, even though the federal government has been partially shut down.

“As passport agent for Cape May County, my office works closely with the U.S. Department of State Passport Services in assisting citizens applying for U.S. Passports,” County Clerk Rita Marie Fulginiti said in a statement posted on the office’s Facebook page this week. “We are monitoring the impact of the federal government shutdown situation for our passport customers.”

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Learn some Stone Harbor stories

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 01, 2013 12:00 am

STONE HARBOR – Want to learn more about earlier life in Stone Harbor?

Stone Harbor Museum is presenting "Stone Harbor Stories" on the first four Thursday evenings this month, starting Oct. 3.

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Cape Christian students participate in prayer

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 30, 2013 12:00 am

Cape Christian students participate in prayer  Cape Christian students participate in prayer

Cape Christian Academy students and staff gathered at the flagpole to pray on Wednesday, Sept. 25 in observance of “See You at the Pole,” a national event. The event, focused on student-led prayer, began in Texas in 1990. Teachers met for devotions at the flagpole before students arrived. Administrator John Spriggs read from the book of James and the staff prayed for the community, the school, and each other. The Lighthouse Church Worship Team, led by Adam Nudo, helped lead worship.   Students were allowed to paste prayer concerns on the poll.

 

Cape May County communications office takes home honors

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 27, 2013 12:00 am

 MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Cape May County’s public relations office received four 2013 Awards of Excellence, presented annually by the National Association of County Information Officers.

Cape May County won a 2013 Superior Award in the writing news releases category for the release “Experience Spring at the Cape May County Park and Zoo”; a 2013 Superior Award for the 2012 Cape May County directory in the brochures, multiple page booklets category; a 2013 Meritorious Award for the 2012 Cape May County calendar in the external publications category and a 2013 Meritorious Award for the 2012 electronic quarterly newsletter in the computer media category.

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