Upper Township Gazette

Fire arms ordinance should include bow and arrows

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Written by Opinion Tuesday, August 28, 2012 01:00 am

To the editor:

Any ordinance restricting the distance that a firearm can be fired from a residence should also include the shooting of bows and arrows.

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Upper should follow Northfield, Linwood move on EMS

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Written by Opinion Monday, August 27, 2012 04:42 pm

To the editor:

After reading the recent Atlantic City Press story about Northfield and Linwood awarding a no cost contract for EMS services to Shore Medical Center, I’m at a loss to understand the resistance to replacing the Upper Township Rescue Squad with professionals. Committee people, please call Northfield or Linwood and ask how they did it. We need to think more progressively.

Robert Tish Sr.

Marmora

   

Cape Regional Medical Center Auxiliary announces scholarship recipients

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Tuesday, July 31, 2012 11:00 am

Ocean City High School students Carolyn Hoke, Hannah Lavin, Amanda Jamison and Kelly Williamson are shown after receiving scholarships from a member of the Cape Regional Medical Center Auxiliary. Ocean City High School students Carolyn Hoke, Hannah Lavin, Amanda Jamison and Kelly Williamson are shown after receiving scholarships from a member of the Cape Regional Medical Center Auxiliary.

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Cape Regional Medical Center Auxiliary last week announced the winners of its 2012 academic scholarships.

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New fees, lower interest rate prompt Upper to look for new bank

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Written by Columb Higgins Friday, July 27, 2012 11:30 am

PETERSBURG – Officials said Monday that they will begin searching for a new bank.

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New businesses moving into former South Shore Auto World site

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Written by Columb Higgins Thursday, July 05, 2012 11:28 am

MARMORA – The owner of Auto Plaza of English Creek and Auto Plaza of Galloway Township has signed a lease to use a portion of the old South Shore Auto World lot.

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Some campaign signs have stepped over the line

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Written by Opinion Tuesday, July 03, 2012 12:38 pm

To the editor:

As evidenced by the numerous “vote for me” signs throughout Upper Township, the political season is upon us. It may just be me but, like Christmas, it seems to start earlier every year.

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Baking their own way: Upper Township couple opens Blue Dolfin Sweets

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Written by Columb Higgins Thursday, April 05, 2012 09:45 am

Pastry chef Stefan Zareba with a wedding cake he recently completed. Earlier this month, Zareba baked an 11-foot cake for the Atlantic Cape Community College gala. Pastry chef Stefan Zareba with a wedding cake he recently completed. Earlier this month, Zareba baked an 11-foot cake for the Atlantic Cape Community College gala.

Stefan Zareba, of Upper Township, has worked as a pastry chef for almost 30 years, first at the Marriott Hotel in Minneapolis and then at the Seaview Marriott Country Club in Absecon. But in December of last year he decided to start baking for himself and opened Blue Dolfin Sweets in Marmora with the help of his wife, Barbara.

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Artymowicz is Shore’s 2011 Employee of the Year

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, March 07, 2012 04:41 pm

Shore Medical Center President and CEO Ron Johnson presents pharmacist Kathy Artymowicz with the 2011 Employee of the Year award.   Shore Medical Center President and CEO Ron Johnson presents pharmacist Kathy Artymowicz with the 2011 Employee of the Year award. - Submitted

SOMERS POINT – Shore Medical Center pharmacist Kathy Artymowicz of Seaville has been named Shore Medical Center’s 2011 Employee of the Year. Artymowicz was honored during a ceremony in DiOrio Hall last month.

Nurse Kathryn Henry nominated Artymowicz for the award, citing her dedication to others.

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CrossFit 609 offers elite level of fitness

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Written by Marjorie Preston Monday, January 30, 2012 01:04 pm

CrossFit 609 owner and trainer Joe Pappano cheers on clients Jennifer Jamison and Cheryl Weigel. Michael Jamison works out in the background.  CrossFit 609 owner and trainer Joe Pappano cheers on clients Jennifer Jamison and Cheryl Weigel. Michael Jamison works out in the background.

OCEAN VIEW – Former police officer Lynn Sooy of Upper Township has been a personal trainer for more than 17 years. She has a home workout center and free memberships at a number of commercial gyms where she teaches. But she comes to CrossFit 609 in Ocean View to train.

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One family, two businesses, a shared goal

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Written by Marjorie Preston Monday, January 30, 2012 01:01 pm

Business to business: Chiropractor James and his wife, hair salon owner Shannon, maintain a busy schedule with their children, James, 7, and Kathryn, 13.  Business to business: Chiropractor James and his wife, hair salon owner Shannon, maintain a busy schedule with their children, James, 7, and Kathryn, 13.

Couple has invested a collective half-century in county

UPPER TOWNSHIP – Dr. James O’Rourke found his chosen profession as a chiropractor literally by accident.

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