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Davies School to hold 10th annual Ladies Tea

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 27, 2015 11:12 am

The William Davies Middle School will host its 10th annual Ladies Tea 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Friday, March 27 in recognition of Women’s History Month.

The school library will once again be transformed into a charming setting for a tea social. The morning events include brunch, a table etiquette lesson and an opportunity for guests to meet with each of the invited women. Andrea Lawfull-Trainer will be the keynote speaker.

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Former Hamilton mayor recognized by county GOP

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, March 27, 2015 10:39 am

William Mangels, center, receives the Chairman’s Seashell Award as the Atlantic County Republican of the Year from Chairman Keith Davis and Hamilton Township Mayor Roger Silva. William Mangels, center, receives the Chairman’s Seashell Award as the Atlantic County Republican of the Year from Chairman Keith Davis and Hamilton Township Mayor Roger Silva. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – William Mangels, former Hamilton Township committeeman and mayor, was honored at the Atlantic County Republican Party’s annual convention Saturday, March 21 at the Cologne Fire Hall in Hamilton Township.

Mangels was presented with the Chairman’s Seashell Award by Chairman Keith Davis and Hamilton Township Mayor Roger Silva as the Atlantic County Republican of the Year.

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Hamilton Township In Your Town, edition of March 26

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 27, 2015 10:02 am

Hamilton Township In Your Town, edition of March 26 Hamilton Township In Your Town, edition of March 26 Music Together Class

The Jersey Shore Children’s Museum, in the Hamilton Mall, offers a Music Together Class at 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 27 hosted by Music Together of Galloway. Class is included with your museum admission. Registration is requested. For more information call 609-641-5726.

Yoga for Life

The Mays Landing branch of the Atlantic County Library, 40 Farragut Ave., presents Yoga for Life 10 a.m. Saturday, March 28. The free program is open to older teens and adults.

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Egg Harbor City Community School wins recycling contest

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, March 27, 2015 09:24 am

Submitted/ Egg Harbor City Mayor Lisa Jiampetti and school custodian Jen Whisner accept the award from ACUA President Rick Dovey and ACUA mascot Supercan. EHC Schools earn recycling awards Submitted/ Egg Harbor City Mayor Lisa Jiampetti and school custodian Jen Whisner accept the award from ACUA President Rick Dovey and ACUA mascot Supercan. EHC Schools earn recycling awards EGG HARBOR CITY – The Egg Harbor City Community School and the Charles Spragg Elementary School came in first and second, respectively, in a recycling contest sponsored by the nonprofit agency Keep America Beautiful. Twenty-one schools from Atlantic County competed.

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Revised Hamilton budget adds 9.9 cents to school tax rate

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, March 27, 2015 08:53 am

Revised Hamilton budget adds 9.9 cents to school tax rate Revised Hamilton budget adds 9.9 cents to school tax rate HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Hamilton Township Board of Education introduced a revised 2015-2016 school district budget Monday, March 23 that reduces the tax rate hike projected in the original spending plan presented at the March 7 budget workshop. It calls for additional cuts and reallocations.

After a lengthy discussion the board agreed to the amended budget, which calls for a school tax increase of 9.9 cents per $100 of assessed property value – a figure that is 2 cents less than the tax rate originally proposed.

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Fluoridation debated at Egg Harbor City council meeting

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, March 27, 2015 08:19 am

Fluoridation debated at Egg Harbor City council meeting Fluoridation debated at Egg Harbor City council meeting EGG HARBOR CITY – Earlier this year, Superintendent of Water and Sewer Jerry Gleason suggested eliminating fluoride from the city’s water supply.

At a special council meeting  Wednesday, March 25, he explained why he suggested eliminating the process that’s been in use since 1957.

Gleason said that the average person uses 100 gallons of water a day, of which only one gallon is ingested. The rest is used for laundry, showers, etc.

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Letter: One test can’t quantify what a student learns

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Written by Opinion Thursday, March 26, 2015 12:00 am

Letter: One test can’t quantify what a student learns Letter: One test can’t quantify what a student learns To the editor:

It is impossible to accurately or absolutely quantify what a student learns or does not on the basis of one major test, while negating or diluting the importance and credibility of the qualified professional analysis, evaluation and judgments made by the 40 or more teachers most students encounter during the typical k-12 public school experience.

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Letter: Hamilton School District is failing

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, March 25, 2015 12:00 am

Letter: Hamilton School District is failing Letter: Hamilton School District is failing To the editor:

Finally, Hamilton Township School District presented student tests results, and Superintendent Cappelluti responded, “Everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but not everyone is entitled to their own facts.” Instead of the New Jersey Department of Education's determined district’s goals, HTSD focused on its own benchmarks. After months of stalling to present the report and conveniently after negotiating a new contract, the superintendent managed to spin the results in comparing the district to the rest of the state.

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Egg Harbor City church hosts spring concert

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Monday, March 23, 2015 08:58 am

Richard Stockton State College senior Joseph Sramaty sang a number of songs during the concert at Saint John’s United Church of Christ while accompanied by pianist Chad Kemp who frequently plays for services at the church. Richard Stockton State College senior Joseph Sramaty sang a number of songs during the concert at Saint John’s United Church of Christ while accompanied by pianist Chad Kemp who frequently plays for services at the church. Saint John’s United Church of Christ in Egg Harbor City held its annual spring concert, titled Sing and make music to the Lord, on Sunday, March 22. The event featured organist Donna Marie Berchtold, pianist Chad Kemp, harpist Stephanie Sussmeier and vocalist Joseph Sramaty. It was hosted by music committee chairperson Sharon Sakellion.

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Mays Landing’s Joshua DiNatale earns honors

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Written by STAFF Sunday, March 22, 2015 11:38 am

Joshua DiNatale Joshua DiNatale

Joshua DiNatale of Mays Landing earned dean’s list honors for the fall semester at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia.

He is majoring in finance.

His parents are Terri Giordano and James DiNatale.

Grandparents are Joan and Joe Giordano of Egg Harbor City.

   

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