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Hamilton police seek owner of ash-filled urn labeled ‘Mom’

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, September 17, 2014 02:56 pm

Submitted/The Township of Hamilton Police Department recovered an urn in July 2013. Submitted/The Township of Hamilton Police Department recovered an urn in July 2013.

The Township of Hamilton Police Department recovered an urn containing ashes partially buried along the Great Egg Harbor River in July 2013.

The urn has the word "Mom" on the side.

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Hundreds gather to observe Mays Landing 9/11 ceremony (Slideshow)

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Monday, September 15, 2014 09:40 am

Part of the large crowd gathered behind the monument that was dedicated at last year’s ceremony. Part of the large crowd gathered behind the monument that was dedicated at last year’s ceremony. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Hundreds of onlookers gathered in Memorial Park in Mays Landing on Thursday, September 11 to participate in the township’s annual 9/11 commemoration. The event included the lighting of candles on the monument unveiled at last year’s ceremony, reflections by four residents on where they were when the attacks occurred and performances by the Community Choir and Hamilton Brass.

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WTC artifact donated at Egg Harbor City 9/11 ceremony

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Monday, September 15, 2014 09:12 am

Commander Thomas Messina of the American Legion Rudolph Elmer Post 158 dedicated a piece of steel that he acquired from the World Trade Center to the city, represented by Mayor Lisa Jiampetti. Commander Thomas Messina of the American Legion Rudolph Elmer Post 158 dedicated a piece of steel that he acquired from the World Trade Center to the city, represented by Mayor Lisa Jiampetti. EGG HARBOR CITY – Egg Harbor City commemorated the tragedies that occurred on September 11, 2001 at a ceremony held on the grounds of city hall on Thursday, September 11. Commander Thomas Messina of the American Legion Rudolph Elmer Post 158 served as master of ceremonies and also dedicated a piece of steel from the World Trade Center to Egg Harbor City, which will be installed on the Campe Street side of City Hall.  

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UPDATED: Suspect charged in bomb threat that causes college evacuation

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Written by David Benson Friday, September 12, 2014 02:42 pm

Campus cleared, classes to resume Saturday

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP - A Vineland man has been charged with causing a false public alarm, 3rd degree, after a tweet police said he posted to Twitter caused Atlantic Cape Community College to evacuate all three of its campuses on Friday, Sept. 12.

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Hamilton Township In Your Town, Edition of Sept. 11, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 12, 2014 02:25 pm

Hamilton Township In Your Town, Edition of Sept. 11, 2014 Hamilton Township In Your Town, Edition of Sept. 11, 2014 Vendors wanted

The Hamilton Historical Society is searching for vendors for its Art in the Park on Saturday, Sept. 20. Call 609-625-1598 for information.                  

One- on-One computer classes

The Mays Landing Branch of the Atlantic County Library System, 40 Farragut Ave., hosts one-on-one computer classes at 6:30p.m. Wednesdays Sept. 3-17. Wolfie Thompson will be presenting the one hour classes that may include basic internet search strategies, word processing, or email. Registration is required. For more information call 609-625-2776 ext. 6304.

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Mays Landing man is biking cross-country for charity

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Thursday, September 11, 2014 09:17 am

Mays Landing resident Curt Wunder,; second from left, joins Keith O'Neal of Denver Colorado, Rick Friesen of Kansas City, Missouri and Jason McAllister of Parker, Colorado as they head out on their cross-country journey from Oceanside, California. Mays Landing resident Curt Wunder,; second from left, joins Keith O'Neal of Denver Colorado, Rick Friesen of Kansas City, Missouri and Jason McAllister of Parker, Colorado as they head out on their cross-country journey from Oceanside, California. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Mays Landing resident Curt Wunder left Oceanside, California, Sunday, Sept. 7 to return home to New Jersey. His planned return date is Oct. 22 – which might sound like a long time if you didn't know he is making the trek by bicycle.

Wunder is traveling with three other bikers and a three-member support crew on the Coast to Coast Ride for Hunger sponsored by MANNA Worldwide. The purpose of the ride is to raise awareness about the poverty so many children face on a daily basis.

The trip is a fundraiser that had an original goal of raising $100,000, but as that goal has already been attained, the group has increased its goal to $150,000.

The ride is quite a challenge.

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Township of Hamilton Historical Society to again host Art in the Park

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Written by CHARLIE PRITCHARD Wednesday, September 10, 2014 09:32 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Art in the Park, sponsored by the Township of Hamilton Historical Society, is an annual tradition that will take place this year on Saturday, September 20. The event takes place in Memorial Park in Mays Landing from 9 AM to 4 PM, rain or shine.

The occasion will feature artists, crafters and food vendors, as well as children’s games.

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Waterfront Wine and Food Festival arrives

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, September 09, 2014 08:53 pm

MAYS LANDING – The 2014 Waterfront Wine and Food Festival, presented by the Mays Landing Merchants Association, will be held from noon to 5p.m. Sept. 27 and 28 at Lake Lenape East in Mays Landing.

This year the festival has expanded to include California and international wines in addition to the 10 local South Jersey wineries. Participants will be able to sample more than 100 different wines from Auburn Road Vineyards, Chestnut Run Farms, Coda Rossa Winery, DiMatteo Vineyards, Natali Vineyards, Plagidos Winery, Sharrott Winery, Tomasello Winery, Wagonhouse Winery, Balic Winery, Gallo Wineries, Rive Lebu and Argenses.

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Crash closes Cologne Ave. in Hamilton

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Tuesday, September 09, 2014 02:17 pm

Charlie Pritchard / A woman and a child were taken to the hospital this afternoon (Tuesday, Sept. 9) following a motor vehicle car crash in Cologne Avenue in Hamilton. Charlie Pritchard / A woman and a child were taken to the hospital this afternoon (Tuesday, Sept. 9) following a motor vehicle car crash in Cologne Avenue in Hamilton. A woman and a child were taken to the hospital this afternoon (Tuesday, Sept. 9) following a motor vehicle car crash in Cologne Avenue in Hamilton.

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Former SEAL to speak at fundraiser for Warfighter Sports

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 08, 2014 04:08 pm

Richard Marcinko Richard Marcinko Retired Navy SEAL Cmdr. Richard Marcinko will be the keynote speaker at a fundraising dinner Thursday, Sept. 25 at Mays Landing Country Club, according to an announcement from the newly formed Southern New Jersey Chapter of Warfighter Sports, a program of Disabled Sports USA.

Warfighter Sports offers sports rehabilitation programs veterans and active duty members of the military who have a permanent physical disability such as amputation, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, visual impairments and significant nerve and muscle damage.

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