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Getting ready fro Spring Dance Concert at Oakcrest

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Written by Julie Hazard Sunday, April 13, 2014 12:00 pm

Julie Hazard / The Oakcrest High School Oakcrest dance team members rehearse for their upcoming Spring Dance Concert set for 7 p.m. Friday, April 25, in the Oakcrest auditorium. Julie Hazard / The Oakcrest High School Oakcrest dance team members rehearse for their upcoming Spring Dance Concert set for 7 p.m. Friday, April 25, in the Oakcrest auditorium. The Oakcrest High School Oakcrest dance team members rehearse for their upcoming Spring Dance Concert set for 7 p.m. Friday, April 25, in the Oakcrest auditorium. 

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Egg Harbor City school board approves Spragg building project

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Sunday, April 13, 2014 12:00 am

EGG HARBOR CITY – The Egg Harbor City Board of Education unanimously voted Wednesday, April 9, to move forward with a project to replace roofing and the heating, ventilation and air conditioning system at the Charles L. Spragg Elementary School.

School board Business Administrator Joseph Smurlo outlined the plans and schedule to the board members and the sparse audience at the board meeting. If all goes according to plan, advertising for bids will be released April 17, with documents being available April 22. The bids will be opened May 21, with board approval scheduled for June 4. The site will be available for work to commence June 24.

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Hamilton Trails to hold Second Chance Golf Club Exchange

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, April 12, 2014 07:29 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Tired of those old golf clubs cluttering up the garage or basement and gathering dust? Or perhaps you’re looking for a bargain on some used clubs. If so, the Second Chance Golf Club Exchange at Hamilton Trails Golf Club in Mays Landing is the place to be 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, April 12.

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Hamilton Township adopts veteran set-aside law

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, April 11, 2014 12:48 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – After months of debate and amendments to a proposed ordinance to set aside certain local government contracts for veterans, the legislation was finally adopted at the Monday, April 7 Hamilton Township Committee meeting. The ordinance passed 4-0 with committee member Aline Dix not in attendance.

The purpose of the ordinance is to provide preference to veteran business enterprises (VBEs) for the opportunity to bid and be awarded selected township contracts up to 1% of the township’s purchases, services and construction contracts which is an amount estimated to be about $184,000.

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Hamilton Committee honors USAF veteran John J. McGuire

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Thursday, April 10, 2014 08:14 am

ceremony for John J. McGuire Charlie Pritchard / Taking part in the ceremony for John J. McGuire were, l-r; his son John F. McGuire, Liz Diaz, her son Billy McGuire, grandson of the honoree, daughter Lorna Partin, Township Committeeman Rodney Guishard, McGuire and his wife Kay, Mayor Roger Silva, Hamilton Township Veterans Advisory Board Vice-Chairman Doug Hand, Michael Francis, retired New Jersey State Command Chief Master Sergeant who represented Congressman Frank LoBiondo and New Jersey Assemblyman Chris Brown. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Hamilton Township Committeeman Rodney Guishard was obviously impressed by the accomplishments of former United States Air Force Tech. Sgt. John J. McGuire as he read them at the Monday, April 7 Township Committee “Honors and Remembers its Veterans” ceremony. And when he finished reciting them, he was also impressed that McGuire could still fit into his uniform some 42 years after leaving the service.

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UPDATE: Dump truck overturns in Hamilton

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 08, 2014 01:21 pm

Courtesy of the Township of Hamilton Police Department / Police said the busy intersection, located near Atlantic Cape Community College and the Hamilton Mall, was partially closed for three hours while the scene was being cleared. Courtesy of the Township of Hamilton Police Department / Police said the busy intersection, located near Atlantic Cape Community College and the Hamilton Mall, was partially closed for three hours while the scene was being cleared.

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – A 27-year-old Egg Harbor Township man was issued a summons for careless driving Tuesday, April 8, after the dump truck he was driving tipped over at Leipzig Avenue and the Black Horse Pike, spilling its load of topsoil into the roadway.

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Egg Harbor to hold Citywide Cleanup Day

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 08, 2014 10:05 am

EGG HARBOR CITY – Hundreds of volunteers will be out in force Saturday, May 3 to clean the city border to border.

The seventh annual Citywide Cleanup Day will be held 8-11 a.m. rain or shine. Residents, church groups, organizations, clubs, schools and businesses are encouraged to participate in picking up litter on streets, parks and creeks throughout the city.

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Hamilton PD promotes one to lieutenant and another to sergeant

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Saturday, April 05, 2014 12:00 am

Charlie Pritchard / Hamilton Township Police Chief Stacy Tappeiner, on left and Captain Michael Petuskey, far right, pose with promoted officers, Lieutenant Greg Ciambrone and Sergeant Nicole Nelson. Charlie Pritchard / Hamilton Township Police Chief Stacy Tappeiner, on left and Captain Michael Petuskey, far right, pose with promoted officers, Lieutenant Greg Ciambrone and Sergeant Nicole Nelson. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Hamilton Township Police Department promoted two of its officers in a ceremony held on Saturday, March 29.

Greg Ciambrone has been promoted from the rank of sergeant to become the department’s third lieutenant. He joined the department in 1997 and served as a School Resource Officer, detective and was then promoted to sergeant in 2007.  He was selected as the VFW Officer of the Year in 2010 and holds a master’s degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

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