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Mays Landing man convicted of vehicular homicide in 2012 DWI crash

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 17, 2014 08:26 am

MAYS LANDING – A Mays Landing man was convicted Wednesday, July 16, of vehicular homicide for a 2012 DWI crash that claimed the life of his passenger, who was ejected and killed when the vehicle overturned.

Michael T. McMunn, Jr. was found guilty following a jury trial, even though his lawyer argued that he was not the driver that night.

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Colorado runner captures Hometown 5K race

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Wednesday, July 16, 2014 07:56 am

Runners take off for the start of the Hometown 5K in Egg Harbor City. Runners take off for the start of the Hometown 5K in Egg Harbor City. EGG HARBOR CITY- Training at a high altitude obviously helped Katie Lyons of Greeley, Colorado who captured the Hometown 5K at sea level on Saturday, July 12 in Egg Harbor City. The seventeen year-old captured first place among a field of 53 runners in a time of 20:30 for the 3.1 miles.

Michael Corathers, 54 of Vineland won the male competition with a time of 21:41.

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EHC residents celebrate their town at annual event (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Tuesday, July 15, 2014 08:46 am

Patricia Slocum took a ride with her great nephew Anthony Lopez on a camel led by Nick Santana of Barnyard Friends. Patricia Slocum took a ride with her great nephew Anthony Lopez on a camel led by Nick Santana of Barnyard Friends. EGG HARBOR CITY – The annual Hometown Celebration in Egg Harbor City returned to Lincoln Park on Friday and Saturday, July 11 and 12, after a one year relocation to Philadelphia Avenue. Visitors seemed to appreciate the return to the park and turned out in large numbers for the entertainment, vendors, games and food.

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Spragg students recognized for perfect attendance

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 14, 2014 02:31 pm

The students received certificates and were recognized at a special lunch. The Egg Harbor City McDonald’s Family Restaurant supplied complimentary Happy Meals for the students. The students received certificates and were recognized at a special lunch. The Egg Harbor City McDonald’s Family Restaurant supplied complimentary Happy Meals for the students. EGG HARBOR CITY - Students at the Charles L. Spragg School who achieved perfect attendance for the 2013-2014 school year include, in the front row from left: Thomas Campbell, second grade; Bendue Toure, second grade; Monica Garcia, first grade; Julianna Huynh, pre-k; and Heaven Adams, pre-k.

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Tiny and Little Miss EHC

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 14, 2014 08:22 am

Tiny Miss Egg Harbor City,Hailey Butterhof, and Little Miss Egg Harbor City Amayah Cruse. Tiny Miss Egg Harbor City,Hailey Butterhof, and Little Miss Egg Harbor City Amayah Cruse. Winners of the Tiny Miss Egg Harbor City and Little Miss Egg Harbor City were announced Saturday, July 12 during the Hometown Celebration. Hailey Butterhof, age 4, was crowned Tiny Miss Egg Harbor City while Amayah Cruse, age 9, was crowned Little Miss Egg Harbor City.

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Egg Harbor City's Hometown Celebration returns to its roots (VIDEO)

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Written by Michael Carroll Monday, July 14, 2014 07:56 am

Michael Carroll / Families came out to relax, eat good food, listen to great music, enjoy some rides and games with the kids and meet their friends and neighbors. Michael Carroll / Families came out to relax, eat good food, listen to great music, enjoy some rides and games with the kids and meet their friends and neighbors. EGG HARBOR CITY – The city’s Hometown Celebration came back to where it started as the annual event returned to Lincoln Park Friday and Saturday, July 11 and 12.

Previous venues have included Egg Harbor City Lake Park and Philadelphia Avenue.

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Assemblyman Chris Brown addresses Hamilton governing body

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, July 11, 2014 11:00 am

Township Solicitor Robert Sandman displays a “Hamilton Township Honors and Remembers” banner along with Assemblyman Chris Brown at the July 7 Township Committee meeting. Township Solicitor Robert Sandman displays a “Hamilton Township Honors and Remembers” banner along with Assemblyman Chris Brown at the July 7 Township Committee meeting. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Ever since he took office, New Jersey Assemblyman Chris Brown has made a point to visit municipalities in his district to learn about their concerns. On Monday, July 7, his tour stopped at the bi-monthly meeting of the Hamilton Township Committee.

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Hamilton Township swears in new police officer

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, July 11, 2014 10:30 am

Dennis Bakker Jr. Dennis Bakker Jr. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Dennis Bakker Jr. was recently sworn in as a special officer in the Hamilton Township Police Department. The Mays Landing resident graduated from the Cape May County Police Academy on June 30, 2014 and was ranked second in academics while enrolled there.

   

Pot growing in Hamilton back yard leads to arrest

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 11, 2014 09:17 am

Stanley Frizzell Stanley Frizzell HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – A 52-year-old Mays Landing man has been arrested and charged after police discovered marijuana growing in a back yard in the township's Misty Pines section.

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Peg Capone honored

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 11, 2014 08:27 am

Peg Capone with Atlantic County Freeholder Alex Marino, Hamilton Township Deputy Mayor Amy Gatto, republican candidate for Hamilton Township Committee John Kurtz, Hamilton Township Mayor Roger Silva and Atlantic County Freeholder Will Pauls. Peg Capone with Atlantic County Freeholder Alex Marino, Hamilton Township Deputy Mayor Amy Gatto, republican candidate for Hamilton Township Committee John Kurtz, Hamilton Township Mayor Roger Silva and Atlantic County Freeholder Will Pauls. Peg Capone, vice president of the Hamilton Township Republican Club, was recently honored by the state republican party for her commitment to the organization.

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