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Thursday, July 25, 2024


Woodbine 2/1/2006

By Rick Racela

Officers of the Woodbine Volunteer Fire Company were sworn in for another year Jan. 27.
Doing said swearing were Mayor Pikolycky and Assemblymen Van Drew and Albano.
Line Officers are: Chief, Clarence Ryan; Assistant Chief, Jose Santiago, Jr.; Captain, James Gurdgiel; Lieutenants, Juan Rodriguez, Manuel Rodriguez, Douglas Watkins, Joe Schalek; Safety Officer, John Pikolycky. Administrative Officers are: President, James Gurdgiel; Vice President, Juan Rodriguez; Secretary, Sam Caraballo.
We understand the department is looking for (at least) a few more good men and women to join their ranks.
A fundraiser for Sgt. Allen Osmundson, who was injured in a hunting accident, will be held Feb. 4, from 6-10 p.m., at the VFW, 410 Congress Street, West Cape May.
Tickets are twenty dollars and can be purchased at the door.
For tickets and information, call Jon at 284-4275.
Woodbine AARP Chapter #5292 meets tomorrow at 11:30 a.m.
Woodbine Borough Council meets tomorrow at 7:30 p.m.
Woodbine Municipal Court for this month will be held Feb.6 and 27, both at 2 p.m.
Woodbine Municipal Utilities Authority meets Feb. 8 at 7:0 p.m.
Woodbine Planning and Zoning meets Feb. 9 at 8 p.m.
 Upcoming Woodbine Rec basketball games:
 Seventh and eighth grades: tonight, against Upper eight at home, 7 p.m.; Feb. 4, at Margate-Tighe School, 3 p.m.; Feb. 5, at Upper, 4:15 p.m.; against Middle (at Avalon Rec), 6:30 p.m.; Feb. 8, against Upper 7th at home, 7 p.m.
Fifth and sixth: tonight, against Ventnor at home, 6 p.m.; Feb. 5, at Upper, 12:30 p.m.; Feb. 8, against Cape May at home, 6 p.m.
Nominating petitions are available for the Woodbine School Board election.
 Election is April 18.
Deadline for filing nominating petitions is on or before 4 p.m. Feb. 26.
Open positions are three (3) three-year terms.
Candidates must be registered to vote in the district and not disqualified as a voter pursuant to RS 19:4-1, must be a citizen and resident in the Borough of Woodbine for at least one year immediately preceding election.
Interested candidates can obtain a “School Board Candidates Kit” from Board Secretary Alan B. Parmelee.
Tomorrow is Candlemas, Presentation, St. Brigit’s, Imbolc, Groundhog Day.
The day the winter thaw (however slowly) begins and the northern hemisphere begins its implacable movement towards spring.
(Wondering if it will be snowing as this column appears in print.)

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