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Work proceeding on township hall parking area

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, July 25, 2014 12:00 pm

Work proceeding on township hall parking area Work proceeding on township hall parking area Clearing is presently underway on a one and a half acre parcel directly across from Hamilton Township Hall on Thirteenth Street. Once cleared and paved, the area will serve as a parking lot for the building that will be able to accommodate 80 vehicles. The contract specifies that the work be completed in 60 days.

 

Housing project receives committee support

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Written by CHARLIE PRITCHARD Thursday, July 24, 2014 08:58 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Conifer Realty LLC’s plans to develop 100 units of affordable housing in Hamilton Township moved closer to reality with two resolutions passed by the governing body at its meeting on Monday, July 21.

The proposed development, located at the intersection of Route 40 and New York Avenue would include 16 one bedroom units, 54 two bedroom apartments and 30 three bedroom units.

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Egg Harbor City to relocate polling places

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Wednesday, July 23, 2014 09:38 am

New police officer Thomas Coney is sworn in by Mayor Lisa Jiampetti as Coney’s friend Jennie Bollinger holds the Bible. New police officer Thomas Coney is sworn in by Mayor Lisa Jiampetti as Coney’s friend Jennie Bollinger holds the Bible. EGG HARBOR CITY – Voters who reside in ward one, district three and ward two, district three will see their polling places relocated starting with this November’s general election.

The previous location, the ambulance building on Philadelphia Avenue, has been sold necessitating the move. Voters will now cast their ballots at City Hall.

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UPDATE: One arrested as Hamilton house fire is ruled an arson

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, July 19, 2014 12:57 pm

Charlie Pritchard / Crime scene tape blocks entry to the home at at 5876 Holly St. which was seriously damaged by an arson fire Friday. Charlie Pritchard / Crime scene tape blocks entry to the home at at 5876 Holly St. which was seriously damaged by an arson fire Friday. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Friday’s fire that seriously damaged a home on Holly Street in Hamilton Township has been ruled an arson, and a 29-year-old man who lived there has been placed under arrest for the crime.

When police arrived at 4:33 p.m. Friday, July 18 at 5876 Holly St., the home was fully engulfed in smoke and flames, with fire showing through the front windows. Tanker support was dispatched to the scene to provide enough water to bring the blaze under control.

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First responders called to Hamilton house fire

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 18, 2014 04:36 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP - First responders were called to the scene of a working structure fire at 5876 Holly St. in the Laureldale section of Hamilton Township shortly before 5 p.m. today (Friday, July 18).

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Three juveniles arrested for burglaries in Hamilton's Misty Pines section

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 18, 2014 11:33 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Township of Hamilton Police Department has arrested three juveniles in connection with a string of burglaries in the Misty Pines section dating back to September of last year.

Three juveniles were arrested today (Friday, July 18) after township police executed a search warrant at a residence in Misty Pines. 

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New walkway to athletic fields planned for Oakcrest

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, July 18, 2014 09:51 am

Charles Muller, the recently retired Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School Business Administrator, points to the area where the paved walkway will be installed. Charles Muller, the recently retired Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School Business Administrator, points to the area where the paved walkway will be installed. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Work has begun at Oakcrest High School to create a paved path to provide better access to the athletic fields. The path would run from the parking lot near the outdoor basketball courts down a slight slope to the existing gravel and dirt path that leads to the football field.

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Linder and Donohue capture crowns at Lenape triathlon

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Thursday, July 17, 2014 12:00 pm

David Linder of West Chester, Pennsylvania was the first to cross the line in the Lake Lenape Triathlon, defeating local resident Justin Weiner by a mere seven seconds. David Linder of West Chester, Pennsylvania was the first to cross the line in the Lake Lenape Triathlon, defeating local resident Justin Weiner by a mere seven seconds. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – David Linder of West Chester, Pennsylvania and Kristen Donohue from Cape May Court House were the male and female winners of the Lake Lenape Triathlon on Saturday, July 12. Linder’s time for the quarter mile swim, 10.2 mile bike and 3.2 mile run event was 54:31 while Donohue came in just four seconds over an hour.

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Development residents plant tree in honor of Brad Haber

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Thursday, July 17, 2014 09:32 am

Pam Baylock/ John Baylock plants the crimson maple donated by the residents in honor of developer Brad Haber. Pam Baylock/ John Baylock plants the crimson maple donated by the residents in honor of developer Brad Haber. EGG HARBOR CITY – Residents, along with city officials and construction workers, paid tribute to the developer of their homes in the Neighborhoods of Cedar Creek at a ceremony on Sunday, July 6.

Residents contributed to the purchase of a crimson maple tree that was planted on a lot at the end of Liverpool Avenue during the block party in the memory of Brad Haber who was killed in an automobile accident on May 16.

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Mays Landing man convicted of vehicular homicide in 2012 DWI crash

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 17, 2014 09:26 am

MAYS LANDING – A Mays Landing man was convicted Wednesday, July 16, of vehicular homicide for a 2012 DWI crash that claimed the life of his passenger, who was ejected and killed when the vehicle overturned.

Michael T. McMunn, Jr. was found guilty following a jury trial, even though his lawyer argued that he was not the driver that night.

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