Upper Township Gazette

Beacon Animal Rescue looking for volunteers

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, December 02, 2013 01:11 pm

PALERMO – Beacon Animal Rescue on Butter Road in Palermo is looking for volunteers to help local cats and kittens at the PetSmart store in Consumer Square in Mays Landing. 

Volunteers should be willing to clean the cat adoption center inside the store. The work would require two hours in the morning.

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On the cover: Just for the girls

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 27, 2013 03:41 pm

 Laura Mandell of Lancaster, Pa.; Brittany Fellin of Lancaster, Pa.; MaryKate Pawlowski of West Chester, Pa. and Kendall Warren of Baltimore, Md. spend the afternoon perusing the shops in Sea Isle City during the Sea Isle Chamber of Commerce and Revitalization’s annual Girls Weekend Saturday, Nov. 23. The friends find fun clothes, accessories and even a wine cup with a straw and planned to visit one of the participating bars for a martini special. Laura Mandell of Lancaster, Pa.; Brittany Fellin of Lancaster, Pa.; MaryKate Pawlowski of West Chester, Pa. and Kendall Warren of Baltimore, Md. spend the afternoon perusing the shops in Sea Isle City during the Sea Isle Chamber of Commerce and Revitalization’s annual Girls Weekend Saturday, Nov. 23. The friends find fun clothes, accessories and even a wine cup with a straw and planned to visit one of the participating bars for a martini special.

Laura Mandell of Lancaster, Pa.; Brittany Fellin of Lancaster, Pa.; MaryKate Pawlowski of West Chester, Pa. and Kendall Warren of Baltimore, Md. spend the afternoon perusing the shops in Sea Isle City during the Sea Isle Chamber of Commerce and Revitalization’s annual Girls Weekend Saturday, Nov. 23. The friends find fun clothes, accessories and even a wine cup with a straw and planned to visit one of the participating bars for a martini special.

Photo by Jen Marra

   

Local connection to a classic piece of Americana

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Written by Michael R. Houdart, Janet Stevens and Jean Albrecht Wednesday, November 27, 2013 01:00 pm

 Norman Rockwell’s “Saying Grace,” on the Thanksgiving cover of the Saturday Evening Post, Nov. 24, 1951, started with a suggestion from Elsie Earl of Townsends Inlet. The original is expected to bring more than $15 million at auction Dec. 4.
 Norman Rockwell’s “Saying Grace,” on the Thanksgiving cover of the Saturday Evening Post, Nov. 24, 1951, started with a suggestion from Elsie Earl of Townsends Inlet. The original is expected to bring more than $15 million at auction Dec. 4.

A famous painting expected to sell for millions at a New York auction made a woman with local connections $50 in 1951.

In December, Sotheby’s in New York will auction Norman Rockwell’s original “Saying Grace,” among several other works, with estimates that the painting could bring $15 million to $20 million dollars.

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Letters page: Police patrols, not lower limits, needed to reduce speeds

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, November 27, 2013 01:00 am

To the editor:

In response to the article “Upper Township looks to slow down Stagecoach Road traffic once again” printed on Nov. 14, lowering the speed limit on Stagecoach Road will certainly not decrease the speed that people drive.

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Sea Isle begins the holidays next week with ice skating, parade

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 22, 2013 10:30 am

Shown during last year’s event are sisters Haley, 11, and Annalise Tyson, 7, of Mantua, with Santa Claus. Shown during last year’s event are sisters Haley, 11, and Annalise Tyson, 7, of Mantua, with Santa Claus.

SEA ISLE CITY – The city will hold its second annual Holiday Extravaganza on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 29-30.

The event is sponsored by the Sea Isle City Chamber of Commerce and Revitalization in cooperation with the city. The two-day event will begin at 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 29 with free ice skating at Excursion Park on JFK Boulevard next to the Promenade. For those without their own ice skates, complementary skates will be available courtesy of the Chamber of Commerce.

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Letters page: Police patrols, not lower limits, needed to reduce speeds in Upper Township

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Written by Opinion Thursday, November 21, 2013 06:36 pm

To the editor:

In response to the article “Upper Township looks to slow down Stagecoach Road traffic once again” printed on Nov. 14, lowering the speed limit on Stagecoach Road will certainly not decrease the speed that people drive.

I am a resident on Peach Orchard Road, which is located in Seaville. As a resident of this lengthy residential road, I have almost never seen any cars traveling the 25 mph speed limit. Personal vehicles, delivery trucks, even school buses, have been observed traveling at a high rate of speed down this residential road.

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Entries now accepted for Sea Isle City’s Holiday House Lighting Contest

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 21, 2013 04:09 pm

SEA ISLE CITY – The city’s Division of Recreation is now accepting entries for the annual Holiday House Lighting Contest.

Local residents and business owners can enter the competition, which will be judged on Thursday, Dec. 12 by members of the Sea Isle City Garden Club. Judging will be based on creativity, aesthetics, effect and endeavor. Prizes will be awarded to the contest’s top three winners.

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Car crashes into utility pole on Route 9 in Upper Township

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Written by Columb Higgins Tuesday, November 19, 2013 12:48 pm

PALERMO – A car crashed into a utility pole on Route 9 in Palermo Tuesday morning.

Emergency responders were called to the scene around 9:30 a.m. after a car left the road and hit the pole. There were no reports of any injuries.

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Holiday beach tags available in Sea Isle City

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 19, 2013 12:12 pm

Sea Isle City’s limited edition holiday beach tags are now on sale for $20. Sea Isle City’s limited edition holiday beach tags are now on sale for $20.

SEA ISLE CITY – The city’s limited edition holiday beach tags are now on sale.

The tags cost $20 each, which is the pre-season beach tag rate. They can be purchased at City Hall, 4501 Park Road, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday. They can also be purchased 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturdays at Sea Isle City’s Welcome Center, 300 JFK Boulevard.

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Great turnout at Upper Township Community Night

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Written by Deborah Patterson Tuesday, November 19, 2013 10:59 am

Mark Johnston of Seaville attended Community Night with his daughters Amber and Brianna Mark Johnston of Seaville attended Community Night with his daughters Amber and Brianna

MARMORA – What a great turnout for the Upper Township Business Association's annual Community Night held Wednesday, Nov. 13 in the primary school gym. There were a lot of activities for families this year and lots to see and do.

Sensei John McCray of the American Martial Arts Academy held a karate demonstration, Daryl DeTroia's Challenger Sports had a ball toss game set up, and Lynn Sooy invited the audience to dance to the Zumba beat. I got there too late for the line dancing led by Joelle Motley that UTBA board member Blanche Adams said was there on my suggestion from last year...Dang!

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