Upper Township Gazette

Depression awareness group meets in Marmora

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 29, 2014 03:26 pm

MARMORA -The Matt McIntosh Foundation holds a peer support meeting where friendship, depression awareness education, suicide prevention and introspection are provided from 7-9 p.m. on the last Wednesday night of each month at the St. Maxamiliian Kolbe Parish, 200 West Tuckahoe Road in Marmora.

For more information, call Kevin Coopersmith at 609-457-3284.

 

Officials looking for options in Strathmere

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Written by Columb Higgins Tuesday, July 29, 2014 01:25 pm

STRATHMERE – Mayor Richard Palombo said the township is looking for options to shore up beaches on the north end of Strathmere until a federal beach replenishment project this fall.

“It’s rather disheartening, especially because we have a huge project on the way,” he said of estimates of as much as $500,000 to truck in 30,000 cubic yards of sand to Strathmere.

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Upper Township Committee approves purchase of new trash truck

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Written by Columb Higgins Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:24 pm

PETERSBURG – Upper Township Committee Monday voted to approve the purchase of a third side-loading automated trash truck.

The new truck will allow the transfer of three more trash collectors to other duties, officials said. Overall, the township’s public works department will be able to move a total of nine employees to other jobs as the automated trucks come online.

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Fundraiser for Upper Township Rescue Squad tomorrow

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 28, 2014 04:19 pm

MILLVILLE -The Upper Township Rescue Squad is holding a fundraiser in participation with the Texas Roadhouse restaurant in Millville from 3-10 p.m. on Tuesday, July 29.

Ten percent of your total food purchase will be donated to the rescue squad with presentation of a fundraiser flyer. Flyers are available at the rescue squad headquarters, 2028 Tuckahoe Road in Petersburg, or on the squad’s Facebook page.

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Junior Firefighter Camp in Upper Township

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 28, 2014 04:00 pm

Upper Township Chiefs Association and Upper Township Emergency Services, along with the four volunteer fire companies and the rescue squad, are sponsoring a Junior Firefighter Camp

UPPER TOWNSHIP – The Upper Township Chiefs Association and Upper Township Emergency Services, along with the four volunteer fire companies and the rescue squad, are sponsoring a Junior Firefighter Camp in August.

The camp is for children in grades 4-8. Registration is limited to 40 participants, according to a press release.

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Three people injured in Tuckahoe boat accident

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 28, 2014 01:56 pm

A 20-foot boat hit a boat ramp in Tuckahoe at high speed and launched into the air Saturday night. A 20-foot boat hit a boat ramp in Tuckahoe at high speed and launched into the air Saturday night. TUCKAHOE – Three people were injured Saturday night when the boat they were in struck a boat ramp at high speed.

The 20-foot boat went airborne and landed on a bulkhead adjacent to the boat ramp in the Lester McNamara Wildlife Management Area off Mosquito Landing Road in Tuckahoe shortly after 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 26, according to a press release from the Upper Township Rescue Squad.

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Announcements, edition of July 23, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, July 26, 2014 09:00 am

John Szramiak of Seaville recently graduated magna cum laude with a GPA of 3.75 from Boston University's School of Management Honors Program. He was also was inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma Business Honor Society.

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Memorial skate contest returning to Sea Isle City

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Written by Columb Higgins Friday, July 25, 2014 02:30 pm

SEA ISLE CITY – The 2nd Annual Brian Deutsch Memorial Skate Contest will return to the Dealy Field skate park in Sea Isle City next month.

The skate contest was organized by Michael Lamantia in 2013 to honor his friend, Brian Deutsch, who died from an opioid overdose last January. It raised $5,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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Donation goes to Tuckahoe American Legion’s K-9 vest fundraiser

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Written by Ted Klepac Friday, July 25, 2014 12:00 pm

Shore Clean Express owner Chuck Baker (left) presents a donation to American Legion Post 239 financial secretary Robert Smith. Shore Clean Express owner Chuck Baker (left) presents a donation to American Legion Post 239 financial secretary Robert Smith. MARMORA – The Aaron Wittkamp Colwell American Legion Post 239 in Tuckahoe recently received a donation from Chuck Baker, owner of Shore Clean Car Wash and Express Car Center in Marmora.

The donation was made to the local American Legion’s fundraiser for police K-9 protective vests.

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Property revaluation underway in Upper Township

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Written by Columb Higgins Friday, July 25, 2014 10:00 am

UPPER TOWNSHIP – Inspectors have begun collecting data for Upper Township’s property revaluation.

The township recently received a conditional approval from the state Division of Taxation to proceed with the revaluation. Earlier this year, the state gave officials here a 64-page itemized list of changes that must be made to the tax map, which threatened to hold up the process.

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