• Upper Township Gazette

    (Jen Marra) Beaches in Strathmere have signs posted warning visitors of nearby nesting birds. The birds nest here each spring.

    STRATHMERE – Mayor Richard Palombo said last week that the planned beach replenishment project in Strathmere, Sea Isle City and the southern end of Ocean City will start sometime next fall and take more than a year to complete.

  • Upper Township Gazette

    UPPER TOWNSHIP – Kameron Ghanavati of Upper Township will compete with the University of Delaware’s Vocal Point a capella group in the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (ICCA) competition next month.

  • Upper Township Gazette

    UPPER TOWNSHIP – A spokesperson with the state Department of Community Affairs said this week that the closure of the BL England power plant in Beesleys Point would not affect $6.2 million in energy tax receipts to Upper Township.

    The money funds half of the township’s budget each year. Officials have said a loss of that revenue would lead to large tax increases or substantial cuts in services.

  • Upper Township Gazette

    UPPER TOWNSHIP – The township is seeking a conditional approval of its official tax map in order to proceed with a planned property revaluation this year.

    The state Division of Taxation gave officials a 64-page itemized list of changes that must be made to the tax map in March, engineer Paul Dietrich said last week. Upper Township had hoped to start its revaluation in April.

  • Upper Township Gazette

    Last weekend, 34 scouts and leaders from Boy Scout Troop 95 spent the weekend in New York City. Scouts were picked up from school Friday, and quickly loaded into waiting cars, their gear having already been packed the night before.

Upper Township Gazette

Police seek information on body found in Sea Isle City

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Written by Columb Higgins Friday, August 16, 2013 12:27 pm

SEA ISLE CITY – New Jersey State Police are seeking information from the public about the body of a man found in the back bay in Sea Isle City Thursday.

State Police said a white man's body was found by neighbors at 12:36 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 15. He was between 45 to 60 years old, between 5'5" and 5'10" and 140 to 150 pounds. He was wearing black cargo shorts and a tan collared shirt, according to police.

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Historical society to celebrate Upper Township’s 215th anniversary

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Written by Columb Higgins Friday, August 16, 2013 12:13 pm

UPPER TOWNSHIP – The Historical Preservation Society of Upper Township is planning a celebration to mark the township’s 215th anniversary.

It is also the historical preservation society’s 35th anniversary.

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Body found in Sea Isle City bay

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Written by Columb Higgins Thursday, August 15, 2013 05:35 pm

SEA ISLE CITY – A body was found in the bay in Sea Isle City Thursday afternoon.

The New Jersey State Police Marine Bureau said a body was reported found at 12:36 p.m. near 43rd Street. The street has homes on the bay with boats docks in the water.

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Upper Township looks to sell old municipal building

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Written by Columb Higgins Wednesday, August 14, 2013 11:47 am

TUCKAHOE – Township committee will look at selling its old Upper Township Municipal Building on Mount Pleasant-Tuckahoe Road.

The building has not been used for many years, and is now mostly used as a parking lot for the adjacent baseball field, according to officials. It was built in 1908.

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Off the hook

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


Lucas Slate, 8, of Strathmere and Downingtown, Pa., holds up an eight inch spot he caught while fishing in the 38th annual Boys and Girls Surf Fishing Tournament at the inlet by the Ocean City/Longport Bridge Saturday, Aug. 10. The event is sponsored by the Ocean City Fishing Club.    Lucas Slate, 8, of Strathmere and Downingtown, Pa., holds up an eight inch spot he caught while fishing in the 38th annual Boys and Girls Surf Fishing Tournament at the inlet by the Ocean City/Longport Bridge Saturday, Aug. 10. The event is sponsored by the Ocean City Fishing Club.

Lucas Slate, 8, of Strathmere and Downingtown, Pa., holds up an eight inch spot he caught while fishing in the 38th annual Boys and Girls Surf Fishing Tournament at the inlet by the Ocean City/Longport Bridge Saturday, Aug. 10. The event is sponsored by the Ocean City Fishing Club.

 

Change to automated trash trucks moves forward amid questions

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Written by Columb Higgins Tuesday, August 13, 2013 06:34 pm

PETERSBURG – Township committee voted to approve two contracts for a rear loading trash truck and 10,000 trash containers at its meeting Monday, Aug. 12, and plans to rebid a contract for two automated trucks by the end of the week.

A $161,661 contract for a rear loading trash truck, which will still have three-man crews and be used in Strathmere and for bulk trash pickup, was awarded to HA DeHart of Thorofare. A contract for more than 10,000 trash containers totaling $558,409 was awarded to Cascade Engineering, Inc. of Grand Rapids, Mich.

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CrossFit gaining a loyal following in Upper Township

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Written by Ann Richardson Tuesday, August 13, 2013 12:57 pm

 SEAVILLE – The CrossFit strength and conditioning program, a mix of aerobic exercise, gymnastics and Olympic weight lifting, is growing in popularity in South Jersey.

It combines intense, demanding movements, such as sprinting, rowing, jumping rope, climbing rope, flipping tires, carrying heavy objects and lifting weights. It mixes in an assortment of equipment, including barbells and dumbbells, pull-up bars, kettle bells, rings, tractor tires and medicine balls.

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Kids enjoy National Night Out in Sea Isle City

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 12, 2013 04:24 pm

 Sea Isle Volunteer Ambulance Corps Chief Kristine Lynch invites children to explore the interior of an ambulance. Shown with the chief are (front, from left) Jake Blozy, 10, of Brooklyn, NY, Ellie DiBona, 7, of Philadelphia, Aly Albanese, 8 of Drexel Hill, Pa., Tessa Blozy, 5, and (back, from left) Justin DiBona, 9, and Luke Blozy, 8.
 Sea Isle Volunteer Ambulance Corps Chief Kristine Lynch invites children to explore the interior of an ambulance. Shown with the chief are (front, from left) Jake Blozy, 10, of Brooklyn, NY, Ellie DiBona, 7, of Philadelphia, Aly Albanese, 8 of Drexel Hill, Pa., Tessa Blozy, 5, and (back, from left) Justin DiBona, 9, and Luke Blozy, 8.  SEA ISLE CITY – National Night Out event brought youngsters out to Marina Park last week for the annual drug prevention and anti-crime event, raising more than $600 for Mayor Leonard Desiderio’s Holiday Toy and Food Drive.

Local organizations and businesses supported National Night Out in Sea Isle City. The event featured complimentary food and drinks, free giveaways, face painters, balloon artists, music and other free family enjoyment. A dunk tank raised money for the toy and food drive.

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Announcements, edition of Aug. 14, 2013

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 12, 2013 11:09 am

Whitford enrolls at James Madison University

Allison Whitford of Seaville has enrolled at James Madison University for the fall 2013 semester. Whitford plans to major in dietetics.

 

Baldini named to Widener Law Dean's List

Paul Baldini of Sea Isle City was included on the Dean's List at Widener Law. Students named to the list earned a GPA in the top 20 percent of their class and division for the semester.

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Local Students named to Chestnut Hill College Dean’s List

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, August 11, 2013 12:00 am

The following students have been named to the Dean's List at Chestnut Hill College for the spring 2013 semester:

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Camp joins AC law firm

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 08, 2013 04:02 pm

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ATLANTIC CITY – Brittany J. Camp of Ocean City has joined the law firm of Miller, Gallagher and Grimley as an associate, where she will work in estate planning and administration.

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On the cover: Full steam ahead

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Written by Jen Marra Thursday, August 08, 2013 03:57 pm

Jackson Hunter, 2, of Sea Isle City, takes a ride on the boats with his favorite pal Mickey Mouse in the passenger seat as he visits Gillian’s Funland of Sea Isle City on Monday, Aug. 5. Half the proceeds from the park’s Magical Monday benefit Peyton’s Promise, which is raising awareness and money for research of a life threatening birth defect know as Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia or CDH. Jackson Hunter, 2, of Sea Isle City, takes a ride on the boats with his favorite pal Mickey Mouse in the passenger seat as he visits Gillian’s Funland of Sea Isle City on Monday, Aug. 5. Half the proceeds from the park’s Magical Monday benefit Peyton’s Promise, which is raising awareness and money for research of a life threatening birth defect know as Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia or CDH.

SEA ISLE CITY - Jackson Hunter, 2, of Sea Isle City, takes a ride on the boats with his favorite pal Mickey Mouse in the passenger seat as he visits Gillian’s Funland of Sea Isle City on Monday, Aug. 5. Half the proceeds from the park’s Magical Monday benefit Peyton’s Promise, which is raising awareness and money for research of a life threatening birth defect know as Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia or CDH.

 

   

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