Upper Township Gazette

Sea Isle City police inviting public comments as part of accreditation

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 03, 2014 10:30 am

SEA ISLE CITY – The Sea Isle City Police Department will take part in an onsite assessment as part of the accreditation process through the New Jersey Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission, which is administered by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police.  Successful completion of the process will also result in accreditation from the New Jersey Chiefs of Police Association. 

The accreditation program requires agencies to comply with standards that represent the best practices in law enforcement. The accreditation process includes a close examination of the agency’s written directive system, operation and facility, according to a press release.

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Sea Isle City celebrated New Year’s Eve with early countdown

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, January 02, 2014 03:30 pm

Tommy Munz, 8, Tyler James, 10, Kaeli McShane, 6, and Jimmy Munz, 6, all of Conshohocken, Pa. and Sea Isle City, enjoyed the balloon artists. Tommy Munz, 8, Tyler James, 10, Kaeli McShane, 6, and Jimmy Munz, 6, all of Conshohocken, Pa. and Sea Isle City, enjoyed the balloon artists.

SEA ISLE CITY – More than 175 youngsters attended Sea Isle City’s annual New Year’s Eve in Egypt celebration for children inside the City Hall gymnasium.

Hosted by Sea Isle’s Municipal Alliance Committee and Division of Recreation, the evening featured a dinner buffet, desserts, face painters, balloon artists and dancing. There was also an early countdown to midnight, which allowed younger children to celebrate the New Year and still get to bed at a reasonable hour.

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Mommy and Me programs in Upper Township

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, January 02, 2014 12:11 pm

SEAVILLE – The Bridge Wellness Center in Seaville will hold a Mommy and Me music ministry program starting in January.

The program will be held from 10-11 a.m. on Saturdays. The cost is $10 per person.

The class is designed for children 4-7 years old and their caregivers. The first half is filled with high energy dance and play. The last half focuses on slow, yoga-like stretching. A faith-based curriculum is incorporated into the program.

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Christmas sweets

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, January 01, 2014 12:00 am

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Blue Dolfin Sweets, located on Route 9 in Upper Township, created a tasty showpiece that was displayed at the Flanders Hotel during the December 2013 Christmas season.

   

What’s the one thing you would like to do more often in 2014? | Upper Township Gazette

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, December 31, 2013 06:00 am

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Grief Share group to meet in Upper Township

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, December 27, 2013 01:52 pm

A new Grief Share group will meet from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 14 at Second Cape May Baptist Church in Marmora.

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Music Together program teaches music and movement in Palermo

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, December 27, 2013 12:51 pm

Music Together of Upper Township is now accepting registrations for the winter semester. Music Together is an early childhood music and movement class for children up to five years old. Classes are held at 10 a.m. on Saturdays at the Little School House of Palermo on Route 9.

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Cape Shore Chorus rehearsals in Tuckahoe

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, December 27, 2013 11:47 am

TUCKAHOE - Women of all ages who enjoy singing are invited to attend Cape Shore Chorus rehearsals during the month of January at the Upper Township Community Center on Route 50 in Tuckahoe.

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Masons install new officers in Tuckahoe

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Written by Deborah Patterson Monday, December 23, 2013 11:12 am

District Deputy Grand Master Bruce S. Graham, Grand Master David A. Dolworth, new Worshipful Master Jeffrey Schwartz, and outgoing Master Wayne S. Motte. District Deputy Grand Master Bruce S. Graham, Grand Master David A. Dolworth, new Worshipful Master Jeffrey Schwartz, and outgoing Master Wayne S. Motte.

TUCKAHOE – Masonic Star Lodge No. 65 held a public installation of Jeffrey B. Schwartz as Worshipful Master and installed other officers for 2014 during a ceremony Sunday.

Schwartz is the owner of Red Sky Café in Seaville. He was named Worshipful Master during a ceremony at the lodge in Tuckahoe.

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Santa Claus arrives in Sea Isle

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Written by Jen Marra Sunday, December 22, 2013 12:00 am

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Alli and Casey Nagle, 4 and 6 respectively, of Dennisville, sit with Santa Claus and ask for a guitar and marker maker during the annual Christmas Celebration for Children Wednesday, Dec. 18, hosted by the Sea Isle City Volunteer Fire Department inside the fire house on JFK Boulevard and Park Road. 

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Poinsettia and wreath sale pays to repair Hurricane Sandy damage

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, December 21, 2013 12:00 pm

The Sea Isle City Italian-American Club Women’s Auxiliary hosted a successful Poinsettia and Wreath Sale on Dec. 7. Shown during the sale are auxiliary volunteers (from left) Barbara Steel, corresponding secretary Netta Otto, Roxanne Sortino and auxiliary liaison Lynda Fraizer. The Sea Isle City Italian-American Club Women’s Auxiliary hosted a successful Poinsettia and Wreath Sale on Dec. 7. Shown during the sale are auxiliary volunteers (from left) Barbara Steel, corresponding secretary Netta Otto, Roxanne Sortino and auxiliary liaison Lynda Fraizer.

SEA ISLE CITY – The Sea Isle City Italian-American Club Women’s Auxiliary recently raised money from a poinsettia and wreath sale to help pay for repairs to the organization’s club house, which was damaged during Hurricane Sandy.

The auxiliary raises money for charitable efforts every year. But the group decided it needed to make repairs to the club house on JFK Boulevard in order to help others in the future, according to auxiliary vice president Colleen Falcone.

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Sea Isle homeowners light up for the holidays

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, December 21, 2013 10:00 am

The Blum family at 312 45th Place won first prize in Sea Isle City’s 2013 Holiday House Lighting Contest. The Blum family at 312 45th Place won first prize in Sea Isle City’s 2013 Holiday House Lighting Contest.

SEA ISLE CITY – The city’s Division of Recreation and the Sea Isle City Garden Club named the winners of this year’s Holiday House Lighting Contest last week.

The competition featured 14 well-decorated homes that were rated on creativity, aesthetics and endeavor.  

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Upper Township Middle School Honor Roll

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, December 21, 2013 09:00 am

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Former governors add voices to local pipeline opposition

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Written by Columb Higgins Friday, December 20, 2013 11:56 am

PETERSBURG – Local opponents to a proposed natural gas pipeline through the Pinelands touted support from four former New Jersey governors last week.

Former governors Brendan Byrne, Tom Kean, Christie Whitman and Jim Florio – two Republicans and two Democrats – signed a letter to Pinelands Commission chairman Mark Lohbauer Wednesday, Dec. 18 saying they are against a pending proposal to build the pipeline through the Pinelands.

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New youth group starts at Church of the Resurrection in Marmora

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Written by Deborah Patterson Friday, December 20, 2013 11:12 am

Group leader Paula Dalessandro and Father Peter Joyce pose with Keara Sorenson and Aubrey Hunter of Dennis Township and Dylan Eshelman and Alyson Curtain, both of Seaville, at the Youth Group kick off event. Group leader Paula Dalessandro and Father Peter Joyce pose with Keara Sorenson and Aubrey Hunter of Dennis Township and Dylan Eshelman and Alyson Curtain, both of Seaville, at the Youth Group kick off event.

MARMORA – The Church of the Resurrection in Marmora, part of the St. Maximilian Kolbe parish that includes St. Casimir Church in Woodbine, hosted its first Youth Group event on Sunday, Dec. 15. The night kicked off with a bonfire plus an evening of prayer, Christmas caroling and games.

Father Peter Joyce worked with youth group leaders Diane Peck, Cecelia Quigley, Paula Delassandro and Mark Bisignaro to start the group. Children attended from all over Upper Township and Dennis Township.

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Children enjoy visit by Santa Claus in Seaville

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Written by Ted Klepac Wednesday, December 18, 2013 03:36 pm

From left are Santa Claus, Elizabeth Shone and her mother Sarah. From left are Santa Claus, Elizabeth Shone and her mother Sarah.

SEAVILLE – Word quickly spread that Santa Claus would be arriving at Dino’s Diner in Seaville at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12.

More than 60 children and their parents and grandparents awaited his arrival. Suddenly, with a loud “Ho, Ho, Ho” and ringing bells, Santa appeared with a large bag of gifts.

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