HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office, the Atlantic County Institute of Technology, Atlantic County Special Services School, and D.A.R.E. NJ will present a D.A.R.E. Community Safety Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at Atlantic County Special Services School located at 4805 Nawakwa Blvd., Mays Landing.
Members of the Hamilton Township Education Association hold signs of colleagues who have left for other positions as Carrie Connolly read their names. Charlie Pritchard
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – It was obvious right from the start of Tuesday’s Hamilton Township Board of Education meeting that the final item on the agenda, the appointment of interim Hess Educational Complex Principal Janet Wilbraham, was going to be contentious, and that certainly turned out to be true.
Last Updated on Tuesday, May 07, 2013 08:10 am
Kim Vasile, center, leads her group that went on to win. Charlie Pritchard photo
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The walls in the Tilton Fitness Center in Mays Landing were vibrating from the blasting music inside Saturday, April 27 as members got together to participate in a project to aid injured soldiers and their families.
To the editor:
More than 13 years ago we decided to move our family to Mays Landing. We moved into the small development of Hamilton Woods. That was then and this is now.
In this neighborhood we have buying and selling of drugs and a lot of neighbors just turning and looking the other way. There’s neighbors who feel that they don’t need to clean up their yards. And God forbid if you speak to them about it.
Honor Society members Jordyn Dolski, 18 of Mullica Township and Peter Venuti, 17 of Mays Landing kept track of the results. Charlie Pritchard photo
EGG HARBOR CITY – Twenty-four mixed doubles teams of all skill levels took to the tennis courts at Cedar Creek High School Saturday, April 27.
Last Updated on Tuesday, May 07, 2013 09:57 am
Patrick Weisback, left, and James Dunn, Oakcrest High School U. S. History I teachers prepare to tell school board about upcoming Civil War encampment at the school. (Steve Prisament)
Oakcrest High School will host a Civil War Living History Camp Friday, May 17.
Drew Brosh sports a dress shirt and tie to help his mom, guidance counselor Donna Brosh. Julie Hazard photo
The fourth Thursday of April is "Take Your Child to Work Day," and Oakcrest guidance counselors took advantage of that on April 25 when they brought their sons and daughters to work to offer them experiences in their workplace. The theme for the 20th anniversary of the event this year was "work in progress," and was developed to help girls and boys explore the many life choices they have.
Greg McElroy prepares to toss a football to a trivia contest winner in the balcony. Charlie Pritchard
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – This year, students at the George Hess Educational Complex have been taking part in the “Eat Right, Move More” program. The program is a partnership between the Department of Agriculture, the New York Jets and the American Dairy Association & Dairy Council’s Fuel Up to Play 60 campaign, which encourages New Jersey school children to take advantage of healthy foods in their school cafeterias and become more active.
Hometown Celebration Committee members Arlene Blosch, Warren Dagrosa, John Kurtz and Deputy Mayor Roger Silva look over a map of Lake Lenape Park. Charlie Pritchard photo.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Music, crafters, animals, movies, bounce rides, water slides and fireworks are just a handful of the features planned for this year’s Hamilton Township Hometown Celebration. The event will take place over two days Saturday and Sunday, June 29 and 30 at Lake Lenape Park in Mays Landing.
Hamilton Township Remembers 9/11 Committee members sign the fundraising letter. Clockwise from left front are Deputy Mayor Roger Silva, John Carrigan, Reverend Linda Ross of the First United Methodist Church, Cathleen Foster, Reverend John Ash and Scott Ehrlich. Charlie Pritchard photo
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP - At last year’s 9/11 Memorial Ceremony in Memorial Park in Mays Landing, then Mayor Roger Silva, made an announcement.
He said plans were under way to add a monument in the park to those lost on that date. After months of planning and designing the monument, the time has come to seek donations to make the memorial a reality.
Last Updated on Wednesday, May 08, 2013 06:06 pm
Chris and Peg Dreher with their new pet, Tara. (Steve Prisament)
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – On Saturday, May 4, the last three letters from the word PetSmart seemed to stand out.
A man picking up a dog from Penny Angels Beagle Rescue is an artist.
From left, Oakcrest freshmen Will Fish and Jenna Sayers meet with Sally Hanlin, assistant municipal division manager of the Superior Court of New Jersey Atlantic and Cape May Vicinage and administrative specialist Rhonda Crimi after their presentation to freshmen April 18. Julie Hazard photo
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – In a continuing series of programs designed to inform and educate the students of Oakcrest High School of the dangers of distracted driving, special education teacher Rich Howey and the school Teen Center coordinated a program that informed ninth-grade health students about laws of the roadway, including teen driving rights and responsibilities.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Riordan’s Canine Boutique and Grooming Salon held a grand opening Saturday, May 4 at its new location, 5736 Main St., in the heart of historic Mays Landing.
There was a ribbon-cutting ceremony performed by Mayor Amy Gatto. Guests, along with their canine friends. Riordan’s owner and stylist, Judy Riordan Siciliano, said she is confident the relocation to Main Street is a good decision.
Pictured from left are PTO Treasurer Julie Hall, President Janine Brown and Vice President Corine Lenzi.
The Egg Harbor City Parent Teacher Organization was one of four winners of a $250 prize awarded Saturday, May 4 during the Egg Harbor City Wide Cleanup. Pictured from left are PTO Treasurer Julie Hall, President Janine Brown and Vice President Corine Lenzi. Submitted by Janine Brown