Middle Township News Notes

Cape May County launches new website

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, August 18, 2013 12:00 am

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Want to bike, visit a park or a winery or do other fun things in Cape May County?

The Cape May County Geographic Information Technology Division of the Planning Department has created a website that maps fun things to do.  

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PAC sets attendance record

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 14, 2013 08:48 pm

 MIDDLE TOWNSHIP—The Middle Township Performing Arts Center has set an attendance record for paid admissions in one week, officials say.

Managing director Kay Aspell has announced that more than 3,000 people attended six performances at The PAC during the week of Aug. 4-10.

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New officer in Stone Harbor

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 14, 2013 12:17 pm

Stone Harbor Police Department officer Richard J. Boyle receives his badge.
  Stone Harbor Police Department officer Richard J. Boyle receives his badge.

STONE HARBOR —The Stone Harbor Police Department welcomed Richard J. Boyle III as a full-time police officer.  

Boyle’s hiring was unanimously approved by the Stone Harbor Borough Council during a meeting Aug. 6.   Boyle was administered his oath of office from Stone Harbor municipal clerk Susan Stanford and received his badge from his grandfather, Richard Boyle. He replaces a police officer who retired.

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Be a 4-H club leader

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 14, 2013 11:52 am

 MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — Volunteers are needed for Cape May County’s 4-H.

Those 21 and older interested in serving as 4-H club leaders are encouraged to attend the training scheduled Tuesday, Aug. 20, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County.

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Fight at local Wawa, Whitebriar Restaurant

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 14, 2013 11:47 am

 AVALON — Two men face assault charges after two separate incidents at local businesses in the early hours of Aug. 3.

One of them also attacked a police officer, police allege.

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Bicycle sting continues

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 14, 2013 11:47 am

 AVALON — Avalon Police arrested five people suspected of stealing police-owned bicycles earlier this month.

Police have recently conducted three separate bait bicycle operations where a bicycle was placed at 27th Street and Ocean Drive in Avalon. During each operation, police have charged people on theft of moveable property.

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Softball team forming

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 14, 2013 09:00 am

 OCEAN VIEW – Ocean View Sting 12U softball team, a new team forming, is looking for players.

The team will play fall tournaments and working out in an indoor facility during the winter.

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Food distribution site may be improved

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 14, 2013 12:00 am

 WOODBINE — The borough has applied for $55,864 in improvements to the public safety building, which will be used monthly as the Community FoodBank of New Jersey food distribution site in Woodbine.

The public safety building on DeHirsch Avenue serves as a home for the borough emergency management operation. But Woodbine has offered the use of the first floor of to the Food Bank through a partnership between the First Baptist Church and the Community FoodBank of New Jersey.

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Future chefs

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 08, 2013 01:47 pm

 From left, are Sadie Degennaro, 12, of Seaville; Nicholas Orsini, 11, of Eldora; Gavin Petersen, 12, of Somerdale; chef’s consultant Linda Spengler Jr.; Sam Chase, 14, of Virginia; Kaitlyn Jones, 11, of Northfield; and Logan Thomas, 12, of Cape May Court House, take part in making meals. The Family and Community Health Sciences Department of Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County recently held Junior Chefs Cooking Camp for children. This pilot project incorporated nutrition education with hands-on food preparation lessons to encourage healthy eating habits. The chefs learned many skills plus how to prepare a variety of foods and snacks. At the end of the program, students prepared simple and healthy foods.
 From left, are Sadie Degennaro, 12, of Seaville; Nicholas Orsini, 11, of Eldora; Gavin Petersen, 12, of Somerdale; chef’s consultant Linda Spengler Jr.; Sam Chase, 14, of Virginia; Kaitlyn Jones, 11, of Northfield; and Logan Thomas, 12, of Cape May Court House, take part in making meals. The Family and Community Health Sciences Department of Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County recently held Junior Chefs Cooking Camp for children. This pilot project incorporated nutrition education with hands-on food preparation lessons to encourage healthy eating habits. The chefs learned many skills plus how to prepare a variety of foods and snacks. At the end of the program, students prepared simple and healthy foods.

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Students support the zoo

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 08, 2013 08:50 am

 From left, are Cody Winter, Lemuel Ruiz-Gonzalez, Travis Copeland and Austin Winter.
 From left, are Cody Winter, Lemuel Ruiz-Gonzalez, Travis Copeland and Austin Winter.

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — The Cape May County Special Service School District students from Ocean Academy recently completed the third annual collection of “Pennies for the Zoo.”

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