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Girl struck while crossing Black Horse Pike in Hamilton

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 27, 2014 12:59 pm

The victim, a juvenile female whose identity has not been released by police, was stuck at 10:21 p.m. by a red Buick Lacrosse as she attempted to cross the Black Horse Pike. She was walking south from the Hamilton Commons Shopping Center toward Wawa. The victim, a juvenile female whose identity has not been released by police, was stuck at 10:21 p.m. by a red Buick Lacrosse as she attempted to cross the Black Horse Pike. She was walking south from the Hamilton Commons Shopping Center toward Wawa. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – A girl was struck by a car on the Black Horse Pike Friday night, Oct. 24, near Hamilton Commons while attempting to cross the road.

According to a preliminary police investigation:

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Mays Landing cyclist completes 3300 mile ride for charity

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, October 24, 2014 02:29 pm

Curt Wunder of Mays Landing, along with his fellow cyclists, officially ended their journey with a celebratory dip of their bikes in the ocean. Curt Wunder of Mays Landing, along with his fellow cyclists, officially ended their journey with a celebratory dip of their bikes in the ocean. OCEAN CITY – When Curt Wunder of Mays Landing left Oceanside, California on September 7, he and his three fellow cyclists planned to arrive in Ocean City on Wednesday, October 22. Sure enough, they rolled up the ramp to the Boardwalk on Ninth Street at 3 p.m. that afternoon. The group was riding to raise funds and awareness for MANNA Worldwide on its Coast to Coast Ride for Hunger. The highly successful venture earned more than $110,000 for the humanitarian organization.

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Cedar Creek open house

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Written by Julie Hazard Friday, October 24, 2014 02:22 pm

National Honor Society members, from left, welcomed the community to Open House, Danny Librizzi, Curtis Librizzi, Carlos Perez, Emily Darling, Megan Atkinson, Christian Anderson and Billy Librizzi. National Honor Society members, from left, welcomed the community to Open House, Danny Librizzi, Curtis Librizzi, Carlos Perez, Emily Darling, Megan Atkinson, Christian Anderson and Billy Librizzi. CedarCreekHigh School in EggHarborCity held its first open house Sat., Oct. 18, welcoming incoming eighth graders and community members to see all that Cedar Creek has to offer.

Dual enrollment, athletics and activities and the school's magnet programs of environmental sciences and engineering were highlighted. Guided and open tours were conducted by National Honor Society members, and art, dance and music exhibitions were held. 

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Hamilton Township In Your Town, Edition of Oct. 24

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 24, 2014 11:14 am

Hamilton Township In Your Town, Edition of Oct. 24 Hamilton Township In Your Town, Edition of Oct. 24 Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat will be from 6-8p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31 in Mays Landing.

Fall Leaf Collection

Zone 2: Oct. 27-31, Cincinnati Avenue to St. Louis Avenue
Zone 3: Nov. 3-7, Boston Avenue to Bremen Avenue
Zone 4: Nov. 10-14, Arago Street to Diesterweg Street
All leaves must be placed in front of residence no sooner than week of pickup. Leaves only; no branches, grass or trash.

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3 seats up for election on Hamilton school board

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, October 24, 2014 11:01 am

. The slate of candidates includes current board member Eric Aiken, former board members George Hassa and Barbara Kupp, and James Erickson, Amy Hassa and Derek Haye. . The slate of candidates includes current board member Eric Aiken, former board members George Hassa and Barbara Kupp, and James Erickson, Amy Hassa and Derek Haye. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Once again a crowded field marks the annual Board of Education election, set this year for Tuesday, Nov. 4. The slate of candidates includes current board member Eric Aiken, former board members George Hassa and Barbara Kupp, and James Erickson, Amy Hassa and Derek Haye.

The six candidates, while running individually, are divided into two teams. Kupp, Haye and Aiken form one slate, while James Erickson, Amy Hassa and George Hassa form the other group.

The Current asked each candidate to explain why they are running, what they hope to accomplish and why they would be an asset. The following profiles are based on their responses.

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3 vie for open seat on Hamilton committee

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, October 24, 2014 10:09 am

On the ballot in the Nov. 4 election are incumbent Aline Dix, who is running as an independent Republican, Democrat Michael Angelo, and Republican John Kurtz. On the ballot in the Nov. 4 election are incumbent Aline Dix, who is running as an independent Republican, Democrat Michael Angelo, and Republican John Kurtz. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – In what could prove to be a highly competitive three-way race for an open seat on the Hamilton Township Committee, one thing is certain: It is highly unlikely that any previous election has seen the preponderance of lawns signs that have appeared this year.

On the ballot in the Nov. 4 election are incumbent Aline Dix, who is running as an independent Republican, Democrat Michael Angelo, and Republican John Kurtz.

Angelo is seeking to help current Township Committee members Rodney Guishard and Judy Link gain a majority on the five-member governing body. Dix is seeking to retain the seat that she has held for the previous three years, and Kurtz is carrying the banner as the endorsed Republican candidate.

Each candidate was asked to provide background information and answer four questions.

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Incumbents running unopposed for 2 EHC school board seats

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, October 24, 2014 10:05 am

Janine Brown and Stephen Murphy Janine Brown and Stephen Murphy EGG HARBOR CITY – Egg Harbor City Board of Education members Janine Brown and Stephen Murphy are running unopposed for the two open seats on the board. Brown has served on the board for slightly more than three years, while Murphy is concluding his first year on the board.

The election takes place Tuesday, Nov. 4.

The Current asked the candidates to provide biographical information and state their reasons for desiring to remain on the board. The following profiles are based on their responses.

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Egg Harbor City council candidates share their views on city’s future

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, October 24, 2014 09:57 am

EGG HARBOR CITY – Six candidates are facing off for three seats on the Egg Harbor City Council in the Nov. 4 elections. Each seat is for a three-year term.

The Democratic candidates are incumbents Ina Duran and Hazel Mueller and newcomer Kristin DeClementi.

Running on the Republican ticket are incumbent Clifford Mays Jr., Robert E. Ross Jr. and Manya Medrala.

The Current asked each candidate to provide background information and answer four questions:

What do you see as the biggest issue(s) facing the city over the next three years?

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Committee considers tax abatements for potential development in Hamilton Business Park

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Thursday, October 23, 2014 04:19 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – In an effort to attract businesses to the Hamilton Township Business Park, representatives of the township’s Industrial Commission presented the township committee with a plan to further its goal at the governing body’s meeting Monday, Oct. 20.

Industrial commission Marketing Director Tony DiDio of Colliers International, explained how New Jersey has formulated programs that attract businesses. DiDio focused on tax abatement programs that are being used in many communities to make them more attractive to industry.

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Hamilton PTA to sponsor candidates’ forum

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Thursday, October 23, 2014 04:17 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Hamilton Township PTA is providing an opportunity for township residents to hear the views and opinions of the six candidates seeking seats on the Hamilton Township Board of Education in Nov. 4 general election. The forum will take place in the media center at the William Davies Middle School starting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 29.

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