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CHRISTIE REMAINS POPULAR AMONG STATE RESIDENTS

You like him, you really like him. Gov. Chris Christie’s approval rating is at 52 percent, according to the latest Monmouth University poll. The numbers are virtual the same as in Oct. However, state voters think Christie is focusing more on his future. Nearly half 48 percent say Chris Christie …

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TRAFFIC ADVISORY POSTED FOR FIRE ROAD

A traffic detour/road closure is  in effect on Fire Road in Egg Harbor Township, between Delilah Road and Doughty Road, until 5 PM this afternoon for utility work by the South Jersey Gas Company. Local residents/businesses will have access to their properties. Police will be on site to assist. Motorists …

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MALLETT TO STAY ON AS ADMINISTRATOR IN MIDDLE TOWNSHIP

Middle Township won’t need to look for an administrator for at least another year. Committee and Mark Mallett have come to terms on a one year contract extension. Committeeman Tim Donohue said the township got changes to the end of the contract to reduce the township’s exposure there, and in …

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BIKES COULD BE BANNED AT MIDDLE TWP. SKATE PARK

The Middle Township Committee is poised to ban bicycles at its skate park.  Middle Township Committeeman Tim Donohue told Coastal Broadcasting that township committee introduced an ordinance Monday evening that would ban the use of bicycles at the skate park.  This follows an accident between a bicyclist and a skateboarder …

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STONE HARBOR COUNCIL TO DISCUSS LIBRARY PROJECT

The potential construction of a county library branch in Stone Harbor is expected to be discussed during today’s Stone Harbor Borough Council meeting.  Council will meet at 4:30pm today and Freeholder Susan Sheppard is expected to discuss the project with council.  Stone Harbor put the brakes on the possible construction …

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SPORTS: MIDDLE TWP. GIRLS MAKE SWIMMING PLAYOFFS

It’s a first in program history..the Middle Township girls swimming team will be participating in the playoffs this winter.  Middle is ranked 8th in South Jersey Public B and will face a strong opening match against top seed Haddonfield.  Middle Township has had a girls swim team for three seasons; …

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CAMDEN DIOCESE TO MEET WITH SACRED HEART SUPPORTERS

Local supporters were able to save Wildwood Catholic High School. Now another local organization hopes to save Sacred Heart High School in Vineland from closing. The group will be meeting on Tuesday with the Camden Diocese to present their comprehensive plan to save the Vineland landmark from closing at the …

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MIDDLE TWP. SETS RULES FOR OFFICIAL’S EMAILS

On Monday, the Middle Township Committee enacted an email policy to prevent them from violating the state’s “Open Public Meetings Act”. The Press of Atlantic City reports that the policy also covers the planning and zoning boards. Members of these governing bodies cannot hit “reply all” for emails including all …

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ELDERLY MAN FOUND MURDERED IN MULLICA TWP.

This past Sunday was not Super in Mullica Township. An elderly resident was found shot dead in his home Sunday at 3pm by family members. Authorities report John Kingsbury, age 77, was found with two gunshot wounds to the head. This was the first homicide in Mullica Twp. Since 1999. …

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