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Egg Harbor City Council gets update on senior housing project

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Monday, October 20, 2014 09:12 am

Conifer Senior Vice President of Development Charles Lewis provided an update on the progress of Rittenberg Manor to council and the residents in attendance at the meeting. Conifer Senior Vice President of Development Charles Lewis provided an update on the progress of Rittenberg Manor to council and the residents in attendance at the meeting. EGG HARBOR CITY – What began as an informative update on the ongoing Conifer senior housing project on the site of the former Fanny D. Rittenberg School eventually turned into a contentious discussion between Councilman Clifford Mays, Jr. and his colleagues and an audience member at the council meeting on Thursday, October 16.

The presentation by Charles Lewis, the firm’s senior vice president of development began with him telling council that the project is 55% complete. He said that the project is on schedule for completion in April of 2015.

“There is a great demand for this housing,” Lewis said. “We have 200 names on our list of potential residents for the 100 units. I constantly get 3 or 4 calls a week.” He added that the name for the development, which will include 15 two bedroom units and 85 one bedroom apartments, will be Rittenberg Manor.

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UPDATE: ACIT searched for weapons after bullet is found on campus

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, October 17, 2014 02:46 pm

Charlie Pritchard/Township of Hamilton Police Department K-9 enters ACIT as students are being dismissed Friday, Oct. 17. Charlie Pritchard/Township of Hamilton Police Department K-9 enters ACIT as students are being dismissed Friday, Oct. 17. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Atlantic County Institute of Technology students were gradually dismissed around 2:30 p.m. after being under a lockdown for several hours Friday, Oct. 17, after a bullet was found on school property.

Every student, every room, and every locker was searched, according to an eyewitness at the scene.

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Oakcrest Girls' Athletic Association raises money for breast cancer research

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Written by Julie Hazard Friday, October 17, 2014 10:23 am

Students showed support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, forming the word HOPE in the gym. Students showed support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, forming the word HOPE in the gym. Oakcrest Girls' Athletic Association sponsored several activities at the school Oct. 10, with all proceeds benefiting breast cancer research.  Faculty and staff participated in Denim Day, contributing $5 to wear denim for the day, as well as wearing pink in support of cancer awareness.  Students and staff also donated new hats to the Childhood Cancer Awareness Fund, and students paid $1 to be able to wear a hat throughout the day. 

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Hamilton Township In Your Town, Edition of Oct. 17

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 17, 2014 10:02 am

Hamilton Township In Your Town, Edition of Oct. 17 Hamilton Township In Your Town, Edition of Oct. 17 Fall Leaf Collection

Zone 1: Oct. 20-24, Liverpool Avenue to Hamburg Avenue (includes EHC North section)
Zone 2: Oct. 27-31, Cincinnati Avenue to St. Louis Avenue
Zone 3: Nov. 3-7, Boston Avenue to Bremen Avenue
Zone 4: Nov. 10-14, Arago Street to Diesterweg Street
All leaves must be placed in front of residence no sooner than week of pickup. Leaves only; no branches, grass or trash. 

Paws to Read

The Egg Harbor City Branch of the Atlantic County Library system, 134 Philadelphia Ave., welcomes children 18 months to 14 years and of all reading levels to Paws to Read with Zoe, a registered therapy dog, at 11 a.m. on Saturdays Oct. 18, and Nov. 1. Registration is requested.

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Girl Scouts attend first ‘Mental Health Awareness Day’

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 17, 2014 09:57 am

Mays Landing Girl Scouts show the bookmarks they created at one of the badge-earning stations. They are Isabella Gatto, 11;  Gwen Gatto, 9; and Lauren Ulland, 11.Mays Landing Girl Scouts show the bookmarks they created at one of the badge-earning stations. They are Isabella Gatto, 11;  Gwen Gatto, 9; and Lauren Ulland, 11. Mays Landing Girl Scouts show the bookmarks they created at one of the badge-earning stations. They are Isabella Gatto, 11; Gwen Gatto, 9; and Lauren Ulland, 11. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – More than 70 area Girl Scouts attended a first-of-its kind on the East Coast event at the William Davies School in Mays Landing Oct. 4. 

“Mental Health Awareness Day: Start the Conversation” provided a unique opportunity to receive a mental health awareness badge created by the International Bipolar Foundation.

 “The opportunity exists to help teach troop leaders and Scouts about both mental health and mental illness,” said Muffy Walker, chairwoman of the IBF. 

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Black Horse Pike crash claims Williamstown woman, 25

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Written by James Fitzpatrick Friday, October 17, 2014 09:14 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – A 25-year-old Gloucester County woman died Thursday afternoon, Oct. 16, from injuries sustained in a one-car crash on the Black Horse Pike, according to the Township of Hamilton Police Department.

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Mays Landing Trick or Treat

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 17, 2014 12:00 am

Trick or Treat will be from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31 in Mays Landing.

 

UPDATE: Black Horse Pike in Hamilton Township reopened

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 16, 2014 02:21 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP - The Black Horse Pike has been reopened in both directions after a motor vehicle crash earlier today (Thursday, Oct. 16) caused its closure.

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Crafters wanted for Kris Kringle Mart

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 15, 2014 03:40 pm

EGG HARBOR CITY – Zion Lutheran Church, 312 Philadelphia Ave., Egg Harbor City will hold its first Kris Kringle Mart on Small Business Saturday Nov. 29, and is looking for crafters.  Cost per space is $20 with or without tables for a 6-foot by 3-foot space. Deadline for applying is Nov. 13.

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Letter: Dix brings up important issues

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, October 15, 2014 03:38 pm

To the editor:

Committeewoman Aline Dix asks valid questions at Hamilton Township public meetings. She brings up important issues that need to be addressed, discussed and resolved. Isn’t that the reason for the meetings? Why is she cut off and stopped from asking questions? I don’t hear many questions from other committeepersons.

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