Upper Township Gazette

Girl injured by surfboard in Sea Isle City

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Written by Columb Higgins Wednesday, July 30, 2014 05:10 pm

SEA ISLE CITY – A girl suffered a serious leg injury from a surfboard on the 38th Street beach Wednesday, according to the Sea Isle City Beach Patrol.

A girl was injured when a surfboard collided with her in the water Wednesday morning. She suffered a serious gash on her leg, according to a member of the beach patrol.

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Upper Township Fourth of July DVD for sale

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Written by Columb Higgins Wednesday, July 30, 2014 04:35 pm

PETERSBURG – A DVD of the Fourth of July celebration at Amanda’s Field is available for sale at the township clerk’s office.

The DVD costs $10. All proceeds go to benefit Upper Township Challenger Sports, which adapts team sports for children with disabilities.

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Freeholders honor Tuckahoe American Legion for fundraising efforts

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Written by Ted Klepac Wednesday, July 30, 2014 03:31 pm

Cape May County K-9 officers (kneeling, l-r) Nolan Harris and Axel and Jose Gomez and Bama with (standing) Post 239 senior vice commander Dennis DeSalvo, Randy Mystic and Marko, Russ Norcross and Scout and Beth Perednas and Jax. Cape May County K-9 officers (kneeling, l-r) Nolan Harris and Axel and Jose Gomez and Bama with (standing) Post 239 senior vice commander Dennis DeSalvo, Randy Mystic and Marko, Russ Norcross and Scout and Beth Perednas and Jax.

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – County freeholders recently honored the Wittkamp Colwell American Legion Post 239 in Tuckahoe for fundraising efforts to benefit the Cape May County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit.

Freeholder board vice-director Leonard Desiderio presented a plaque to Post 239 senior vice commander Dennis DeSalvo for the post’s dedication and support to the sheriff’s office.

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Depression awareness group meets in Marmora

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 29, 2014 03:26 pm

MARMORA -The Matt McIntosh Foundation holds a peer support meeting where friendship, depression awareness education, suicide prevention and introspection are provided from 7-9 p.m. on the last Wednesday night of each month at the St. Maxamiliian Kolbe Parish, 200 West Tuckahoe Road in Marmora.

For more information, call Kevin Coopersmith at 609-457-3284.

   

Officials looking for options in Strathmere

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Written by Columb Higgins Tuesday, July 29, 2014 01:25 pm

STRATHMERE – Mayor Richard Palombo said the township is looking for options to shore up beaches on the north end of Strathmere until a federal beach replenishment project this fall.

“It’s rather disheartening, especially because we have a huge project on the way,” he said of estimates of as much as $500,000 to truck in 30,000 cubic yards of sand to Strathmere.

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Upper Township Committee approves purchase of new trash truck

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Written by Columb Higgins Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:24 pm

PETERSBURG – Upper Township Committee Monday voted to approve the purchase of a third side-loading automated trash truck.

The new truck will allow the transfer of three more trash collectors to other duties, officials said. Overall, the township’s public works department will be able to move a total of nine employees to other jobs as the automated trucks come online.

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Junior Firefighter Camp in Upper Township

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 28, 2014 04:00 pm

Upper Township Chiefs Association and Upper Township Emergency Services, along with the four volunteer fire companies and the rescue squad, are sponsoring a Junior Firefighter Camp

UPPER TOWNSHIP – The Upper Township Chiefs Association and Upper Township Emergency Services, along with the four volunteer fire companies and the rescue squad, are sponsoring a Junior Firefighter Camp in August.

The camp is for children in grades 4-8. Registration is limited to 40 participants, according to a press release.

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Three people injured in Tuckahoe boat accident

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 28, 2014 01:56 pm

A 20-foot boat hit a boat ramp in Tuckahoe at high speed and launched into the air Saturday night. A 20-foot boat hit a boat ramp in Tuckahoe at high speed and launched into the air Saturday night. TUCKAHOE – Three people were injured Saturday night when the boat they were in struck a boat ramp at high speed.

The 20-foot boat went airborne and landed on a bulkhead adjacent to the boat ramp in the Lester McNamara Wildlife Management Area off Mosquito Landing Road in Tuckahoe shortly after 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 26, according to a press release from the Upper Township Rescue Squad.

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Great start for new July 4 tradition

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 28, 2014 12:00 am

To the editor:

Congratulations to Mayor Richard Palombo, Upper Township Committee, recreation secretary Karen Buchanan and the recreation board. You scored an incredible victory for the home town team with your support of Committeeman Hobie Young’s revival of the Fourth of July celebration at Amanda’s Field.

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Announcements, edition of July 23, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, July 26, 2014 09:00 am

John Szramiak of Seaville recently graduated magna cum laude with a GPA of 3.75 from Boston University's School of Management Honors Program. He was also was inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honor Society.

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