Last Updated on Friday, March 08, 2013 04:57 pm
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Hamilton Township Board of Education voted unanimously to approve a $48 million 2013-14 school district budget at a meeting Tuesday, March 5 in the William Davies Middle School.
The spending plan calls for an amount to be raised by local tax levy of $16,621,103, with the balance to be obtained from state and federal funding.
The New Jersey State Forest Fire Service is conducting controlled burns in Hamilton Township today (Tuesday, March 5) and into tomorrow morning, according to an annoucement from the Township of Hamilton Police Department. The burns are taking place in the Weymouth section, in the area of Makepeace Lake, and in the Mizpah section, in the area of Baker Avenue, police said.
Egg Harbor City Public Schools is conducting its annual Project Child Find program.
EGG HARBOR CITY – Egg Harbor City Public Schools will be conducting its annual Project Child Find initiative, a free two-fold program that offers early intervention programs for children from birth to 3 years, and a preschool handicapped program for toddlers ages 3 to 5 years.
Charlie Pritchard / Mayor Lisa Jiampetti congratulates Alex Nardone, right, on his retirement after 24 years, and Chester Breder on his retirement after 17 years with Egg Harbor City.
EGG HARBOR CITY – Egg Harbor City Council addressed a variety of engineering projects at its meeting Thursday, Feb. 28.
City Engineer Ryan McGowan, of the firm of Remington, Vernick and Walberg, provided council with a list of 16 items and then explained them in detail.
Submitted by Julie Hazard/Most musical winners Olivia Ragan and Nick Murphy, center, are announced by guest presenters and Oakcrest graduates R&B soul songwriter and performer Nate Hall, left, and D.J. Camper of Mays Landing, who was nominated for this year's Grammy for best R&B song for co-writing ‘Refill,’ recorded by Elle Varner.
Hollywood, waiting to air the Academy Awards on Feb. 24, had nothing on Oakcrest High School when the Yearbook and Teen Center hosted the first Senior Superlatives Award Show Friday, Feb. 22. The event honored the skills, talents and personalities of members of the Class of 2013.
Last Updated on Thursday, February 28, 2013 12:47 pm
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HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – A 49-year-old Mays Landing man died this morning (Tuesday, Feb. 26) from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle crash at Route 50 and the Atlantic City Expressway, according to the Township of Hamilton Police Department.
Last Updated on Thursday, February 28, 2013 01:29 pm
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – A Mays Landing man has been indicted for vehicular homicide in connection with a fatal accident that claimed the life of a 21-year-old Estell Manor woman last summer, acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.
On Wednesday, Feb. 20, an Atlantic County grand jury indicted Michael McMunn, Jr., now 21, for second-degree vehicular homicide for his involvement in a fatal crash that resulted in the death of 21-year-old Richard Kisby of Estell Manor.
Last Updated on Thursday, March 07, 2013 01:06 pm
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Paul Montalbo, 18, of Mays Landing was arrested and charged with harassment after he allegedly created a fake Facebook account and used it to contact an underage female.
EGG HARBOR CITY – The Egg Harbor City Board of Education at its meeting Wednesday, March 6 is scheduled to consider a $9.93 million tentative budget for the 2013-2014 school year, according to the meeting agenda.
The proposed spending plan includes a general fund of $8,052,707, special revenue fund of $1,246,267, and a debt service fund $633,389 for a total of $9,932,363 serving an anticipated enrollment of 526 students.
Last Updated on Monday, March 04, 2013 04:07 pm
Submitted by Arlene Blosch / New Celebratory banners hang on Main Street in Mays Landing.
Celebratory banners have been hung on Main Street in Mays Landing in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the Township of Hamilton’s incorporation.
The banners will continue to be displayed as a reminder of the township’s official 200-year celebration set for June 29-30, in Lake Lenape Park. The Hometown Celebration will feature many free activities for children, live entertainment, and fireworks, all just in time to kickoff the summer.
To learn more see the Mays Landing Merchants Association website, www.MaysLandingMerchants.com.
Last Updated on Monday, March 04, 2013 11:18 am
(UPDATED 10:10 a.m. Monday, March 4).
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP - Two men died Sunday, March 3 from injuries sustained in a one-vehicle crash on County Route 559. The victims have been identified as Michael Love, 30, of Atlantic City, and Matthew A. Zaydel, 19, of Mays Landing.
At approximately 1:56 a.m. Officer Francis Smyth was on patrol in the area of milepost 16.5 when he observed an overturned vehicle along the woods line, police said. The two occupants had been ejected from the vehicle.
Julie Hazard/Oakcrest High School's Yearbook and Teen Center hosted the first ever Senior Superlatives Award Show on Friday, Feb. 22. The event honored the skills and talents of members of the Class of 2013. All nominees arrived by limo, were escorted down the red carpet before the show, waiting to hear the winners announced on stage, with their accomplishments forever to be immortalized on their yearbook pages. Proceeds from the event went toward Project Graduation and the Senior Picnic. Here Superlatives nominees Alyssa Rivera and Ally Gutshall arrive in style, ride provided by Royal Sedan Service.
Oakcrest High School's Yearbook and Teen Center hosted the first ever Oakcrest Senior Superlatives Award Show on Friday, Feb. 22. The event honored the skills and talents of members of the Class of 2013. All nominees arrived by limo and were escorted down the red carpet before the show. Proceeds from the event went toward Project Graduation and the Senior Picnic. Here Superlatives nominees Alyssa Rivera and Ally Gutshall arrive in style, via a limo provided by Royal Sedan Service. See more pictures in this week's edition of the The Mays Landing/Egg Harbor City Current and check back to this webpage.
Last Updated on Thursday, February 28, 2013 01:27 pm
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – A team of assessors from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police will be at the Township of Hamilton Police Department Sunday and Monday, Feb. 24-25 to examine all aspects of the department’s policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services, according to Police Chief Stacy Tappeiner.
The accreditation program requires agencies to comply with best practice standards.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Two juveniles have been arrested in connection with break-in attempts at two local liquor establishments, according to the Township of Hamilton Police Department.
Police were called at 10 .am. Feb. 11 to Testa’s Good Guys Pub on Mays Landing Road for the report of a burglary that occurred sometime during the overnight hours. Upon arrival, police found that the glass was smashed on the side door of the business and several bottles of liquor were taken.