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Letter: Thanks for helping the food pantry

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Written by Opinion Tuesday, May 27, 2014 12:00 am

Thanks for helping the food pantry Thanks for helping the food pantry To the editor:

The First United Methodist Church sponsored food pantry would like to extend our sincere thanks and appreciation for the collection and delivery of approximately 2,400 pounds of goods to the Main Street Pantry.

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Letter: The ‘smart gun’ is flawed technology

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Written by Opinion Tuesday, May 27, 2014 12:00 am

The ‘smart gun’ is flawed technology The ‘smart gun’ is flawed technology To the editor:

The recent column in The Current, "Have you heard about the smart gun?,” is just another example of the kind of disingenuous verbiage we are accustomed to getting from leftwing zealots intent on creating a particular mindset among readers via half-truths, distortions and omissions of facts.

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Hamilton teen stable after shooting

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, May 26, 2014 10:12 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP  – A 17-year-old Hamilton Township teen is hospitalized in stable condition after being shot in the back Sunday night, May 25, in Mays Landing.

When Township of Hamilton Police Department officers responded to Flintshire Court for a reported shooting at approximately 10:56 p.m., they found the victim on the ground with a gunshot wound to his back.

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Greater Egg Harbor Regional Education Foundation annual golf tournament

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, May 26, 2014 12:00 am

Greater Egg Harbor Regional Education Foundation annual golf tournament Greater Egg Harbor Regional Education Foundation annual golf tournament The Greater Egg Harbor Regional Education Foundation will hold its annual golf tournament on June 1, 2014 at the Mays Landing Golf Club.

The tournament is the main fundraiser for the foundation, which assists students and programs at Absegami, Oakcrest and Cedar Creek high schools. 

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Neals wins fourth grade art contest

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, May 26, 2014 12:00 am

Winner of the Jaiden Ohnemuller-Muskett Visual Arts Contest Payge Neals stands with her artwork. Winner of the Jaiden Ohnemuller-Muskett Visual Arts Contest Payge Neals stands with her artwork. MULLICA TOWNSHIP– The Mullica Township Parent Teacher Association has announced Payge Neals as the first place winner of its inaugural Jaiden Ohnemuller-Muskett Visual Arts Contest.

“With so many impressive entries, the PTA officers found it very difficult to select a winner,” said Beth Schroeder Buonsante, PTA treasurer and contest chairwoman. “Payge Neals’s colorful drawing and depiction of our theme, Mullica Township PRIDE, scored the highest among all entries.”

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Teen male and female take 6K titles

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Sunday, May 25, 2014 03:00 pm

Participants in the H2O Give Help to Others 6K Race take off from the starting line to begin their run on the cross country course. Participants in the H2O Give Help to Others 6K Race take off from the starting line to begin their run on the cross country course. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Thirteen year-old Sean May of Mays Landing and 19 year-old Michelina Hesse from Mullica Township were the respective male and female winners of the H2O Give Help to Others 6K Race held on a cross country course at the William Davies Middle School on Saturday, May 17.

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Davies students learn about green careers

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Sunday, May 25, 2014 11:00 am

Christina Albert of Jah’s Creation Organic Farm explained organic farming to eighth graders Khalil Hill, Dylan Forbes, Dajour Smith and Ray Kwon. Christina Albert of Jah’s Creation Organic Farm explained organic farming to eighth graders Khalil Hill, Dylan Forbes, Dajour Smith and Ray Kwon. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Students in the William Davies Middle School took time out from their normal studies on Friday, May 16 to learn about green careers. Eighth graders had the opportunity to meet with a variety of exhibitors in the library relating to that field.

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ACIT provides veterans with a warm welcome

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Saturday, May 24, 2014 03:00 pm

Atlantic County Institute of Technology Superintendent Philip Guenther visits with military veterans who were treated to lunch at the school. Atlantic County Institute of Technology Superintendent Philip Guenther visits with military veterans who were treated to lunch at the school. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Following a delicious meal of salad, beef, mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables, courtesy of the staff and administration of the Atlantic County Institute of Technology, Korean War veteran Marine Bob Watt opted to pass on the rice pudding for a very logical reason. Having spent a long period of time in a Chinese prisoner of war camp during the Korean War in 1951, rice was pretty much his sole source of nutrition. Ever since his release, it is a grain that he tends to avoid.

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Historical society celebrates reopening of Little Red Schoolhouse museum

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Saturday, May 24, 2014 11:00 am

Historical Society Vice President Dottie Kinsey shows Clovis points, used as knife blades or spear points by the Clovis culture in New Mexico that date back to 10,000 B.C.,  to visitors Bill Curry and Nancy Molinari of Mays Landing. Historical Society Vice President Dottie Kinsey shows Clovis points, used as knife blades or spear points by the Clovis culture in New Mexico that date back to 10,000 B.C., to visitors Bill Curry and Nancy Molinari of Mays Landing. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Hamilton Township Historical Society’s museum is again open for those looking to peruse the many artifacts located in the building. The museum, located in the former Little Red Schoolhouse at 49 Mill Street, held an open house on Saturday, May 17 to mark the reopening.

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Flags of our fathers placed by Boy Scout volunteers

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Written by James Fitzpatrick Saturday, May 24, 2014 09:09 am

James FitzPatrick / Jeff Armbruster and his son Ethan were in Holy Cross Cemetery in Mays Landing Friday, May 23, placing flags on all of the veterans’ graves on behalf of Boy Scout Troop 126 and VFW Post 220. James FitzPatrick / Jeff Armbruster and his son Ethan were in Holy Cross Cemetery in Mays Landing Friday, May 23, placing flags on all of the veterans’ graves on behalf of Boy Scout Troop 126 and VFW Post 220. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Each Memorial Day, when the local cemetery is transformed into a sea of red white blue to honor the service of veterans who have passed on, it might seem like all those flags appear by magic.

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