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Flags of our fathers placed by Boy Scout volunteers

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Written by James Fitzpatrick Saturday, May 24, 2014 09:09 am

James FitzPatrick / Jeff Armbruster and his son Ethan were in Holy Cross Cemetery in Mays Landing Friday, May 23, placing flags on all of the veterans’ graves on behalf of Boy Scout Troop 126 and VFW Post 220. James FitzPatrick / Jeff Armbruster and his son Ethan were in Holy Cross Cemetery in Mays Landing Friday, May 23, placing flags on all of the veterans’ graves on behalf of Boy Scout Troop 126 and VFW Post 220. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Each Memorial Day, when the local cemetery is transformed into a sea of red white blue to honor the service of veterans who have passed on, it might seem like all those flags appear by magic.

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EHC, Pleasantville subject of ‘Images’ publication

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, May 23, 2014 08:00 pm

Egg Harbor City Historical Society librarian Dennis Niceler displays the 128-page “Images of America: Around Egg Harbor City and Pleasantville.” Egg Harbor City Historical Society librarian Dennis Niceler displays the 128-page “Images of America: Around Egg Harbor City and Pleasantville.” EGG HARBOR CITY – Photos from the private collection of a prominent turn-of-the-century photographers are being cherished and admired again on the pages of a book to be released May 26.

“Images of America: Around Egg Harbor City and Pleasantville” contains 128 pages of photographs taken over a 30-year period by Kirscht family members during the latter part of the 1800s and the early 1900s.

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Hamilton school board receives state recognition

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, May 23, 2014 05:30 pm

Charlene Zoerb, a field service representative for the New Jersey School Boards Association presented the Hamilton Township Board of Education with the association’s Board Certification. Pictured with Zoerb are, L-R, member John Sacchinelli, former member George Hassa, member Greg Ciambrone, member Amelia Francis, Vice President Peg Capone, President Dr. Anne Erickson, member Greg Cassidy, member Erik Aiken, member Stephanie Buchanan, Superintendent Dr. Michelle Cappelluti, member Kim Melton and former member Barbara Kupp. Charlene Zoerb, a field service representative for the New Jersey School Boards Association presented the Hamilton Township Board of Education with the association’s Board Certification. Pictured with Zoerb are, L-R, member John Sacchinelli, former member George Hassa, member Greg Ciambrone, member Amelia Francis, Vice President Peg Capone, President Dr. Anne Erickson, member Greg Cassidy, member Erik Aiken, member Stephanie Buchanan, Superintendent Dr. Michelle Cappelluti, member Kim Melton and former member Barbara Kupp. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Hamilton Township Board of Education received coveted recognition at its meeting on Tuesday, May 20. Charlene Zoerb, a field service representative for the New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA), presented the members with the association’s Board Certification.

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Hamilton Committee takes first step to create deputy police chief position

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, May 23, 2014 11:22 am

Hamilton Committee takes first step to create deputy police chief position Hamilton Committee takes first step to create deputy police chief position HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Hamilton Township Committee voted 4-1 to introduce an ordinance to create a Deputy Chief of Police/ Office of Emergency Management position and eliminate the current police captain position. Committeewoman Aline Dix was the lone dissenting vote during the Monday, May 19 meeting.

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Services set for EHC developer Brad Haber

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Written by Nanette LoBiondo Galloway Monday, May 19, 2014 03:02 pm

Bradley N. Haber Bradley N. Haber EGG HARBOR CITY – Brad Haber, developer of Neighborhoods at Cedar Creek, was killed in an early morning car crash Friday, May 16 in Mullica Township. He was

Haber, 60, of Medford touched the lives of many city residents, including children who play sports for the Crusaders Youth Athletic Organization, and students at Cedar Creek High School. Haber donated money and materials to build dugouts at the Key-Rec field and an equipment shed for the Cedar Creek baseball team. Many of the adults in the community called him “friend.”

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Shaner students hold spring concert

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Saturday, May 17, 2014 12:00 pm

Wednesday’s group of kindergartners sing and sway along with music teacher Sue Milone during the spring concert titled “Wonderful World of Water”. Wednesday’s group of kindergartners sing and sway along with music teacher Sue Milone during the spring concert titled “Wonderful World of Water”. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP - Kindergarten students in the Joseph C. Shaner Elementary School held their spring concerts, titled “Wonderful World of Water” on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, May 14-16 in their school. The 303 students in the class were divided into three groups due to the large numbers of family members who were likely to attend. 

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Oakcrest High School spring concert

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Written by Julie Hazard Saturday, May 17, 2014 09:00 am

Oakcrest Jazz Band members begin their day rehearsing for the upcoming Band Concert on May 22. From left: Christopher Monteiro, Logan Findeison, and Nicholas Signorello. Oakcrest Jazz Band members begin their day rehearsing for the upcoming Band Concert on May 22. From left: Christopher Monteiro, Logan Findeison, and Nicholas Signorello. Oakcrest High School Band will present its Spring Concert 7 p.m. Thursday, May 22 in the school auditorium. The concert features the Oakcrest Concert Band and the Oakcrest Jazz Ambassadors under the direction of Band Director Rick Schwartz. The new jazz band class will be performing original compositions and arrangements by the students, but also performing songs by Tower of Power, Maynard Ferguson and Pharrell Williams. 

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Oakcrest participates in ‘Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day’

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Written by Julie Hazard Saturday, May 17, 2014 12:00 am

Dance teacher Rachel Gaskill with her daughers, Hannah and Grace, as dance team class members watch from the back. Dance teacher Rachel Gaskill with her daughers, Hannah and Grace, as dance team class members watch from the back. MAYS LANDING - Children of several Oakcrest High School faculty members accompanied them to work Thursday, April 24, officially designated by the U. S. Congress and Senate as "Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day."

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Egg Harbor City developer Brad Haber killed in car crash

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Written by Nanette LoBiondo Galloway Friday, May 16, 2014 02:57 pm

Brad Haber Brad Haber EGG HARBOR CITY – Brad Haber, developer of Neighborhoods at Cedar Creek, was killed in an early morning car crash today (Friday, May 16) in Mullica Township.

Haber, 60 of Medford, touched the lives of many city residents, including children who play sports for the Crusaders Youth Athletic Organization, and students at Cedar Creek High School. Haber donated money and materials to build dugouts at the Key-Rec field and an equipment shed for the Cedar Creek baseball team. Many of the adults in the community called him “friend.”

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Settlement reached in Hamilton lawsuit

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, May 16, 2014 10:24 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – A settlement has been reached in the lawsuit filed by Township Committeewoman Aline Dix against fellow Republican committee members Mayor Roger Silva and Deputy Mayor Amy Gatto, township administrator Michael Jacobs, human resources director Mary Kelly and 50 unnamed defendants.

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