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Oakcrest knitters donate baby blanket

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Written by Julie Hazard Friday, January 09, 2015 02:19 pm

Clockwise from bottom center, Altea Parlapiano, Michaela Puggi, Cloie Mungcal, Jessica Ketschek, Grace Rogers, Arianna Pagan, Teea Allmond and Maria Summerville pose with the blanket the made. Clockwise from bottom center, Altea Parlapiano, Michaela Puggi, Cloie Mungcal, Jessica Ketschek, Grace Rogers, Arianna Pagan, Teea Allmond and Maria Summerville pose with the blanket the made. Members of the Oakcrest High School Knitting Club spent the holiday season making a baby blanket that was donated to the New Day Family Success Center in Galloway. The fairly new club has 30 to 40 members who attend meetings, learn new skills and work on community projects.

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Egg Harbor City School Board swears in Brown, Murphy; Selects Brown as president

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, January 09, 2015 12:40 pm

Janine Brown and Stephen Murphy were sworn in to begin their 3-year terms on the Egg Harbor City Board of Education by Board Secretary Laura Quinones, seated at left. Janine Brown and Stephen Murphy were sworn in to begin their 3-year terms on the Egg Harbor City Board of Education by Board Secretary Laura Quinones, seated at left. EGG HARBOR CITY – Incumbents Janine Brown and Stephen Murphy were sworn in to begin 3-year terms on the Egg Harbor City Board of Education during its Wednesday, Jan.7 meeting.

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Egg Harbor City church honors pastor on his retirement

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, January 09, 2015 12:13 pm

Zion Lutheran Church Pastor Glenn Engelhardt presides over his final mass Sunday, Jan. 4 at the Egg Harbor City church. Zion Lutheran Church Pastor Glenn Engelhardt presides over his final mass Sunday, Jan. 4 at the Egg Harbor City church. EGG HARBOR CITY – Congregants at Zion Lutheran Church recognized the service provided by interim pastor Glenn Engelhardt for the past three years.

They expressed their appreciation by honoring him at a retirement luncheon following his final Mass Sunday, Jan. 4.

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Hamilton Township Current Police Blotter Jan. 9, 2015

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 09, 2015 11:25 am

Police blotter information is supplied by local police departments and other law enforcement agencies. All persons named are presumed innocent unless proven guilty.

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Hamilton Historical Society announces guest speaker series

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, January 09, 2015 11:00 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Hamilton Historical Society’s 2015 guest speaker series will feature four lectures starting Jan. 14 with a presentation by local historian and accountant William Betts.

The programs will take place 7:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month in the Fellowship Hall of the Presbyterian Church, 6001 Main Street in Mays Landing.

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Hamilton school board swears in three, elects Aiken president

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, January 09, 2015 10:45 am

Hamilton Township School Board members Derek Haye, Barbara Kupp and Eric Aiken are sworn in for three-year terms by school board Secretary Dan Smith. Hamilton Township School Board members Derek Haye, Barbara Kupp and Eric Aiken are sworn in for three-year terms by school board Secretary Dan Smith. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Hamilton Township Board of Education swore in three members at its reorganization meeting Tuesday, Jan. 6.

Sworn in for three-year terms by Board Secretary Dan Smith were incumbent Eric Aiken, former and returning member Barbara Kupp and newcomer Derek Haye. They were elected from a crowded field of candidates on Nov. 4.

Once the three were seated, an election by the members was held for president.

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Letter: Hess, Woodrow Wilson too dissimilar to compare

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, January 07, 2015 12:00 am

Letter: Hess, Woodrow Wilson too dissimilar to compare Letter: Hess, Woodrow Wilson too dissimilar to compare To the editor:

Ms. Capone's comparison of Hess test scores to Woodrow Wilson's (part of Union City School District but located in Weehawkin) is disingenuous at best and ultimately reveals her lack of accomplishment at the end of her board tenure.

According the 2014 Spending Guide on the New Jersey Department of Education website, Hamilton Township is compared to other k-8 districts of 750 or more students. There are 84 such districts.

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Egg Harbor City Council swears in three, re-elects Dennis as council president

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Tuesday, January 06, 2015 09:29 am

Charlie  Pritchard / Robert Ross is sworn in to a three-year term by Superior Court Judge Bernard DeLury as Ross’s wife Mary Beth holds the Bible and his children Andrew and Sarah look on. Charlie Pritchard / Robert Ross is sworn in to a three-year term by Superior Court Judge Bernard DeLury as Ross’s wife Mary Beth holds the Bible and his children Andrew and Sarah look on. EGG HARBOR CITY – Robert Ross, a former city councilman who is returning to the governing body, was sworn into office on Monday, Jan. 5 along with incumbents Hazel Mueller and Clifford Mays Jr.

The three were elected to three-year terms on Nov. 4. All three were sworn in by Superior Court Judge Bernard DeLury.

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Kurtz sworn into office, Silva to remain as mayor in Hamilton

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Tuesday, January 06, 2015 09:20 am

Charlie Pritchard / Incoming Township Committee member John Kurtz is sworn into office by Atlantic County Freeholder Will Pauls as Jennie Kurtz holds the Bible. Charlie Pritchard / Incoming Township Committee member John Kurtz is sworn into office by Atlantic County Freeholder Will Pauls as Jennie Kurtz holds the Bible. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Following the swearing-in of new Township Committee member John Kurtz, the Hamilton Township Committee unanimously re-elected Roger Silva as mayor and Amy Gatto as deputy mayor for 2015. This is the fourth year that Silva will preside over the meetings of the governing body, which remains in a 3-2 Republican majority.

Commenting after his induction, Kurtz thanked his family and friends, as well as the voters, for helping make his election possible.

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American Red Cross Blood Drive offer voucher for free coffee in Egg Harbor City

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 02, 2015 09:00 am

Egg Harbor City– The Zion Lutheran Church, 312 Philadelphia Avenue, Egg Harbor City, will hold a American Red Cross Blood Drive from 2-7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 5. All presenting donors will receive a voucher for a free pound of Dunkin’ donut coffee.

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