Upper Township Gazette

Air Force Heritage Ramblers band plays Wednesday

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, June 16, 2014 12:05 pm

The Air Force Heritage Ramblers will play June 18 in Sea Isle City. The Air Force Heritage Ramblers will play June 18 in Sea Isle City. SEA ISLE CITY – The United States Air Force Heritage Ramblers, part of the Heritage of America Band, will perform at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 18 at the Excursion Park Band Shell, JFK Boulevard and Pleasure Avenue.

The Heritage Ramblers features the talents of six professional airman-musicians. The New Orleans style Dixie group plays patriotic and original music in the style of Louis Armstrong, Sidney Bechet, Jack Teagarden and Bix Beiderbecke.

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Mattress sale for humanitarian mission

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, June 13, 2014 10:00 am

SEAVILLE - A mattress fundraiser sale will be held from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday, June 14 at the Seaville Firehall. Save $75 off any set over $599 and $25 off any set under $599.

All sizes and brands available. All profits will go to fund a mission trip to Guatemala. Missionaries will build homes and distribute food to needy families.

   

Music Together program holds open house in Palermo

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, June 13, 2014 09:00 am

PALERMO - Music Together of Upper Township is inviting parents, caregivers and their children ages birth to five years old to attend an open house at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 14 at the Little Schoolhouse of Palermo on Route 9.

Music Together is an early childhood music and movement program for young children and the grown-ups who love them.

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Officials: Mixing trash and recycling an isolated occurrence

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Written by Columb Higgins Thursday, June 12, 2014 03:05 pm

UPPER TOWNSHIP – Officials said this week that an Upper Township trash truck operator mixed recycling and trash during a recent collection, but that the issue was an isolated one.

An Upper Township resident wrote letters to the township and The Gazette alleging that recyclables and trash were recently picked up together in one truck. The Cape May County landfill does not allow recyclables and trash to be dumped together.

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Tuckahoe American Legion raises money for K-9 protective vests

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Written by Ted Klepac Thursday, June 12, 2014 01:45 pm

(photo by Ted Klepac) From left are American Legion junior vice commander Dennis Welch, vice commander Dennis DeSalvo, George Strunk and Ted Kelpac’s dog, Wyatt. (photo by Ted Klepac) From left are American Legion junior vice commander Dennis Welch, vice commander Dennis DeSalvo, George Strunk and Ted Kelpac’s dog, Wyatt.

OCEAN VIEW – Aaron Wittkamp Colwell American Legion Post 239 in Tuckahoe raised money at the Ocean View Wawa last weekend to purchase protective vests for police dogs.

Vice commander Dennis DeSalvo said the American Legion was prompted to hold the fundraiser after a police dog in Atlantic County was critically injured.

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Ballot set for Upper Township Committee seat in November

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Written by Columb Higgins Thursday, June 12, 2014 01:04 pm

UPPER TOWNSHIP – Jeffrey Pierson won a convincing victory in the Republican primary last Tuesday but will now have to face incumbent committeeman Anthony Inserra in November.

Inserra filed to run as an independent Republican just days before the deadline. He had started out backing Pierson’s opponent in the primary.

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Police identify couple caught having sex in Sea Isle surf

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, June 10, 2014 05:26 pm

SEA ISLE CITY – Police said they arrested a Philadelphia couple Sunday after they were observed having sex in the ocean off the 46th Street beach.

Matthew McPeak, 27, and Stephanie Wallington, 23, were charged with Lewdness in the 4th degree. They were both released on a summons.

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All winners in water ball

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Written by Jen Marra Tuesday, June 10, 2014 04:13 pm

 Sea Isle City’s Volunteer Fire Department hosted the Cape May County Fire Fighter’s Water Ball Tournament Saturday, June 7, in Sea Isle’s Municipal Marina parking lot.  The firefighters split into two teams and competed against each other.
 Sea Isle City’s Volunteer Fire Department hosted the Cape May County Fire Fighter’s Water Ball Tournament Saturday, June 7, in Sea Isle’s Municipal Marina parking lot. The firefighters split into two teams and competed against each other.

Sea Isle City’s Volunteer Fire Department hosted the Cape May County Fire Fighter’s Water Ball Tournament Saturday, June 7, in Sea Isle’s Municipal Marina parking lot. The firefighters split into two teams and competed against each other.

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Upper Township historical society meets tonight

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, June 10, 2014 11:33 am

PETERSBURG - The Historical Preservation Society of Upper Township will meet on Tuesday, June 10 at the Upper Township Branch library in Petersburg for a sharing program on Upper Township schools from past to present.

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Upper Township woman honored by United Way

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, June 10, 2014 05:11 am

Ronnie Town, center, was honored for her volunteer service during a recognition celebration held by United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at the Tuckahoe inn in Marmora. Also pictured from left are UWGPSNJ local operating board members in Cape May County Joseph Scheufele and John Armand, UWGPSNJ’s executive director in Cape May County John Emge, and immediate past chair of the local operating board Joe Murray.
  Ronnie Town, center, was honored for her volunteer service during a recognition celebration held by United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at the Tuckahoe inn in Marmora. Also pictured from left are UWGPSNJ local operating board members in Cape May County Joseph Scheufele and John Armand, UWGPSNJ’s executive director in Cape May County John Emge, and immediate past chair of the local operating board Joe Murray. BEESLEYS POINT – The United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey honored an Upper Township woman last week for her volunteer service.

Ronnie Town serves as Senior Public Affairs Manager at Atlantic City Electric. She serves on the board of the Ocean City Chamber of Commerce, Red Cross Shore Chapter, chairs the Cape May County Child Placement Review board and serves as secretary of the Atlantic City Electric Political Action Committee. She has raised more than $110,000 for the ASL Association in memory of her husband, Eddie Town, according to a press release.

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