Submitted by Julie Hazard/Faculty members show off and get ready to sample the healthy dishes that they prepared, including veggie pizza, a salmon entree and salad. From left are chef Troy Jenkins, Susan Foreman, Joe Seaman, Charlene Newman, Mark Perez, Craig Markley, Alycia Molinelli, Beverly Williams, Silvana Berardo and Kristine Demark.
OakcrestHigh School culinary arts teacher Troy Jenkins conducted a Heart Healthy Cooking Demonstration for the staff Feb. 7 at the school.
Last Updated on Monday, February 11, 2013 09:50 pm
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP - The Atlantic County Police Training Center will hold a graduation ceremony for 13 members of Class No. 13 who have completed the Basic Course for Police Officers.
Charlie Prichard/Donna Franks has been a teacher for 28 years, including 24 with township schools.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Donna Franks, sixth-grade mathematics teacher at the William Davies Middle School, has been selected as Hamilton Township School District teacher of the year, according to Superintendent Michelle Cappelluti. The announcement was made at the Tuesday, Feb. 5 Board of Education meeting.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Officials believe a faulty fluorescent light fixture caused an electrical fire this morning at the Hollister Store in the Hamilton Mall.
Police got the call at 6:06 a.m. this morning (Thursday, Feb. 7) according to the Township of Hamilton Police Department who responded along with the Cologne, Mays Landing and Laureldale fire companies to a report of a structure fire.
Last Updated on Thursday, April 25, 2013 01:26 pm
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – A Burlington County man was indicted for vehicular homicide in connection with a 2011 drag race in Egg Harbor City that claimed the life of a 19-year-old woman, acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain said.
On Monday, Feb. 4, members of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office arrested Alec Kavanagh, 20, at his residence in Brown Mills. Kavanagh is the second man charged with vehicular homicide for alleged involvement in the fatal crash on Oct. 23, 2011 that left Ashley Adams of Southampton, Burlington County, dead.
Submitted by Julie Hazard/Students who receive an average grade of at least 3.5 on all AP exams taken and a grade of 3 or higher on five or more AP exams are designated AP scholars with distinction. Oakcrest High School’s are, from left, Daniel Heckmann, Amber Kell, James Townley, Emily Ding, George Schieder, Schuyler Devos, Theodore Price, Michael Giovinco and Nick Murphy.
The OakcrestHigh School guidance department recognized students identified as AP scholars by the College Board for their performance on the spring 2012 advanced placement program tests. The College Board recognizes several levels of achievement for students who take advanced placement college-level courses in high school. Students can earn college credit, advanced placement or both for successful performance on the exams.
Submitted by Julie Hazard/Cedar Creek sophomore James Snider of Egg Harbor City, stands center surrounded by members of the school's step team and the load of presents for children with cancer at Alfred I. duPont Hospital in Wilmington, Del.
James Snider, a sophomore at Cedar Creek High School, is a 10-year leukemia survivor, and wanted to do something special for other cancer children at the Alfred I. duPont Hospital. Just as he was so many times, these children were in the hospital over the holidays.
Charlie Pritchard photo
Hamilton township officials dedicated a new electronic welcome sign Tuesday, Feb. 12 at the entrance to Mays Landing at the Sugar Hill intersection. From left are Chris Carey, vice president of Engineering Design Associates and Planning Board engineer who donated site plan work and landscaping; former Deputy Mayor Charles Cain; Township Committeewoman Aline Dix; Mayor Amy Gatto; Deputy Mayor Roger Silva; Municipal Utilities Authority Chairman Robert Mattle, and township information technology specialist Steve Ruberti. The project is a partnership between the township, the MUA and Atlantic County.
Last Updated on Monday, February 11, 2013 07:14 pm
Charlie Pritchard /Committee members Rodney Guishard, Judy Link, Aline Dix and Roger Silva watch Mayor Amy Gatto cuts the cake commemorating the township’s 200th birthday.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Residents who attended the Monday, Feb. 4 Township Committee meeting were provided with an unexpected treat. In the meeting room there was a large birthday cake in front of the governing body, set there to celebrate the formation of the township on Feb. 5, 1813.
Charlie Pritchard/Howard Wasserman of Egg Harbor Township and Joe Duble of Hammonton serve Hamilton Township residents Michael Biglin and 12-year-old Cooper Weller.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Nearly 400 people turned out on a frigid evening Feb. 1 for a pasta dinner at the William Davies Middle School to benefit resident Maria Duble, 48, who is undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatment in her fight against cancer.
Last Updated on Thursday, February 07, 2013 09:57 am
“Coach Mongo” is presented with a baseball bat recognizing his years of coaching the Oakcrest baseball team. From left are teacher Vince Sera, Mongelluzzo and Athletic Director Dave Bennett. (Submitted by Julie Hazard)
GALLOWAY – “The kids and the teachers did me well,” Tony Mongelluzzo said Thursday, Jan. 31 – his last day as Oakcrest High School principal.
Last Updated on Thursday, January 31, 2013 09:43 pm
Charlie Pritchard/Lisa Jiampetti takes her place as Egg Harbor City’s first female mayor.
EGG HARBOR CITY – This community has a new mayor for the first time in eight years.
Lisa Jiampetti was sworn in Jan. 3 by State Senator Jim Whelan, replacing outgoing mayor Joseph Kuehner. She is the first woman to hold that position in the city’s long history.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP - A 28-year-old Mays Landing man was arrested in the early morning hours Friday, Jan. 25 when he was found to be in possession of a stolen handgun and heroin during a motor vehicle stop, police said.
It was about 2 a.m. Friday, Jan. 25 when Officer Jeremy Hartman of the Township of Hamilton Police Department conducted a motor vehicle stop on a suspected drunk driver.
Last Updated on Thursday, January 24, 2013 05:25 pm
Photo by Charlie Pritchard/Judy Link and Rodney Guishard are the newest members of a Township Committee in which senior citizens and women constitute the majority.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Two words come to mind when one observes the makeup of the current Township Committee: diversity and firsts. Rodney Guishard is serving as the first minority member on Township Committee. Also, with the election of Judy Link, for the first time women make up the majority of the group.
Senior citizens also constitute a majority of the committee; however, Amy Gatto has been the youngest mayor in the township’s history.