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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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Miller promoted to director

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, September 26, 2013 07:32 pm

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Township Committee has promoted Marilyn Miller as director of the Samuel DeVico Senior Center on West Romney Place in Cape May Court House.

Miller is entering her ninth year as an employee of Middle Township.  She began as an activities coordinator under previous center director, Catherine Murphy. 

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Local artwork featured at Gov. Christie’s home

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, September 25, 2013 12:00 am

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP – Goshen resident Stan Sperlak’s artwork is being showcased in Gov. Chris Christie’s home.

He is one of 13 artists whose landscapes will be on display at Drumthwacket, the governor’s official residence, through July 2014, announced First Lady Mary Pat Christie.

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Sounds of Society performing in Avalon

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, September 24, 2013 12:00 am

AVALON - The nine-piece band Sounds of Society will perform a concert tribute to the band Chicago 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28 at Avalon Community Hall, 30th Street and Avalon Avenue at the beach.

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MTPD to be assessed

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, September 11, 2013 07:46 pm

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — The police department is looking to get re-accredited.

On Oct. 6-7, a team of assessors from the New Jersey Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission will come to evaluate the department’s policies and procedures, management, operations and support services.

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Darius Graham remembered with award

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, September 11, 2013 11:37 am


Darius Graham remembered with award   Darius Graham remembered with award

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Middle Township has created an award program, named for Darius Graham, which will recognize an exceptional municipal employee.

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Grassy Sound Marina gets funds

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, September 11, 2013 11:36 am

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — The Grassy Sound Marina in Middle Township will receive $36,364 to help repair and rebuild after Hurricane Sandy.

The state Department of Transportation recently announced the award of more than $370,000 to three recreational boating marinas through the federal National Boating Infrastructure Grant program.

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Avalon project set to begin this fall

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 09, 2013 01:27 pm

AVALON — Avalon has obtained state permits needed to move forward with what officials say is an innovative dredging project scheduled to begin this fall.
The borough will clear materials from a dredge spoils site to make room for new spoils, according to officials. The project is aimed at clearing silted waterways. The actual dredging is expected to begin late next year.

This will be the first municipal offload of a major New Jersey confined disposal facility that will make room for future dredged materials, according to an announcement.

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Road named for freeholder Thornton

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 09, 2013 10:30 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — Cape May County Freeholder Gerald M. Thornton now has a road named for him.

The Cape May County Board of Freeholders passed a resolution Aug. 27 naming the road in the Crest Haven Complex from Crest Haven Road to the ambulance and employee entrances to the Crest Haven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and to the county administration building and the county health department building as “Gerald M. Thornton Way.”    

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Lockwood: More should apply for elevation grant

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 09, 2013 12:00 am

Middle Township Mayor Dan Lockwood is encouraging township residents to apply for a grant to help residents to elevate their primary homes. The deadline for applying for the special grant program enacted by Gov. Chris Christie’s administration is Sept. 15.

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