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On-duty Hamilton officer involved in Route 40 crash

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, April 25, 2014 03:03 pm

Courtesy of the Township of Hamilton Police Department / Officer James Longo was doing traffic enforcement on State Highway 40 when his SUV was struck by vehicle operated by David McAvaddy, 41, of Egg Harbor Township. Courtesy of the Township of Hamilton Police Department / Officer James Longo was doing traffic enforcement on State Highway 40 when his SUV was struck by vehicle operated by David McAvaddy, 41, of Egg Harbor Township.

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – A Township of Hamilton police officer and an Egg Harbor Township motorist were injured this morning (Friday, April 25) in a motor vehicle crash on Route 40 in the township’s Mizpah section.

Officer James Longo was doing traffic enforcement on State Highway 40 near milepost 42 when his patrol SUV was struck by vehicle operated by David McAvaddy, 41, of Egg Harbor Township.

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Sending troops overseas gifts from home

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, April 25, 2014 03:00 pm

The Greater Egg Harbor Chamber is looking to lifts the spirits of men and women in service overseas by sending gifts from home. The chamber is teaming up with Gloves 4 Troops, an organization that ships baseball gloves, balls and letters of encouragement to American service personnel stationed across the globe.

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German students put to the test

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Written by Julie Hazard Friday, April 25, 2014 10:26 am

From left are Cedar Creek German III students, junior Cecilie Ravn, who is an exchange student from Naestved, Denmark (Gold Award for Distinguished Achievement), junior Xiomy Garcia from Egg Harbor City (Above Average Achievement Award), and Greg Ferree, Cedar Creek teacher of French and German. From left are Cedar Creek German III students, junior Cecilie Ravn, who is an exchange student from Naestved, Denmark (Gold Award for Distinguished Achievement), junior Xiomy Garcia from Egg Harbor City (Above Average Achievement Award), and Greg Ferree, Cedar Creek teacher of French and German. Cedar Creek High School German students fared well in recent testing of the National German Exam. The annual exam, now in its 54th year, is administered to nearly 22,000 high school students in the second, third and fourth level of German.

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Bridgeton man accused of luring 13-year-old Hamilton girl

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, April 23, 2014 05:49 pm

Jacob Williams, 23, of Bridgeton, who was allegedly attempting to pick up the juvenile near her residence. Jacob Williams, 23, of Bridgeton, who was allegedly attempting to pick up the juvenile near her residence. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – An investigation into a report of a runaway girl has led to the arrest of a 23-year-old Bridgeton man on luring charges.

When the Township of Hamilton Police Department responded to the Cloverleaf section of the township 12:30 a.m. Monday, April 21 for a report of a 13-year-old runaway, officers made contact with Jacob Williams, 23, of Bridgeton, who was allegedly attempting to pick up the girl near her residence.

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UPDATE: Mall assault suspect turns himself in

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, April 21, 2014 04:00 pm

Haniff Cooper Haniff Cooper HAMILTON TOWNSHIP  –  Police have taken into custody a man wanted in connection with a box cutter assault at the Hamilton Mall Saturday, April 19, that left a victim with numerous slash wounds.

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Letter: Township Committee’s action to support veterans deserves praise

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Written by Opinion Saturday, April 19, 2014 03:00 pm

To the editor:

On Monday, April 7, Hamilton Township became one of the few municipalities to adopt rules allowing it to award contracts to certain veteran enterprises, or business that would hire a percentage of veterans to do the contracted work.

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Letter: Veterans Advisory Board is looking for members

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Written by Opinion Saturday, April 19, 2014 11:00 am

To the editor:

The Township of Hamilton Veterans Advisory Board is looking for veterans, male and female, to serve on the Township of Hamilton Veterans Advisory Board.

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Hamilton PTA donates $8500 to local schools

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, April 18, 2014 05:01 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – When Hamilton Township Parent Teacher Association President Danielle Bolf approached the microphone at the Tuesday, April 15 Board of Education meeting, Board members, having seen the listed agenda item, were aware of what she was prepared to present. That in no way however limited their enthusiasm and gratitude to the organization.

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Former Hammonton man jailed after being clocked driving 146 mph in Mullica Township

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, April 18, 2014 12:40 pm

Though the Indianapolis 500 doesn’t race until Memorial Day weekend, it didn’t stop a former Hammonton man from reaching Indy-like speeds on the “speedway” section of the White Horse Pike, according to Mullica Township police.

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Hamilton Township provides opportunity for residents to discard unwanted items

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, April 18, 2014 12:00 pm

Township provides opportunity for residents to discard unwanted items Township provides opportunity for residents to discard unwanted items HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The township is providing an opportunity for its residents to discard unwanted items during its Earth Day and Arbor Day event scheduled for Saturday, April 26 at Township Hall, Route 50 and Thirteenth Street in Mays Landing.

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