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Special Services School students beautify local roadways

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, May 10, 2014 05:00 pm

ACSSSD Student Council members Jenny Lord, Marisol Arroyo and Victoria Velasquez gathered various items of trash and recyclables during the cleanup. ACSSSD Student Council members Jenny Lord, Marisol Arroyo and Victoria Velasquez gathered various items of trash and recyclables during the cleanup. High school students and council members from the Atlantic County Special Services School District took time on Tuesday, May 6 to gather trash from Nineteenth Street in the Hamilton Township Business Park. Participants included Jenny Lord, Marisol Arroyo, Victoria Velasquez, Akirah Harvey, Aida Saez, Michael Sear, Jonathan Marable, Tyler Caldwell, Jonathan Knox, Anthony DiPrimio, Rushit Patel, Petey Hoyle and Kyle Parent.They collected four bags of trash, three bags of recycling and two televisions.

 

Hamilton Committee hears concerns from Fairways residents

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Saturday, May 10, 2014 02:00 pm

Hamilton Committee hears concerns from Fairways residents Hamilton Committee hears concerns from Fairways residents By CHARLIE PRITCHARD

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – A group of concerned, but respectful, residents of the Fairways development, showed up en masse at the Monday, May 5 township committee meeting. Their attendance was related to the April 29 fire that destroyed one home and damaged others.

Resident Mike Choma, who lives across the street from where the fire started, expressed concerns about a slow response from the fire companies.

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‘Restaurant Impossible’ team to visit Egg Harbor City area next week

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Written by Nanette LoBiondo Galloway Friday, May 09, 2014 03:15 pm

EGG HARBOR CITY – Rumors are flying about which local restaurant will get a Food Network makeover in the coming weeks.

The hit show Restaurant Impossible, which features former Atlantic City Chef Robert Irvine, is seeking volunteers to fix up an undisclosed local restaurant next week.

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Driver launches boat into Lake Lenape, and car too

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, May 09, 2014 12:30 pm

The Toyota lies in the waters of Lake Lenape as rescue workers survey the scene. The Toyota lies in the waters of Lake Lenape as rescue workers survey the scene. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Seventy year old Michael Santambrogio of Egg Harbor Township planned to launch his boat into Lake Lenape at the Atlantic County Park on Tuesday, May 6. Unfortunately, his foot slipped off the brake pedal as he was backing up to the lake and his Toyota SUV, as well as the trailer, slid into the water.

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Hamilton Township man and former Marine laid to rest with full military honors

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, May 09, 2014 11:00 am

Hamilton Township man and former Marine laid to rest with full military honors Hamilton Township man and former Marine laid to rest with full military honors By CHARLIE PRITCHARD

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – William French, a longtime resident of the Township, died at the age of 94 on April 30 after a rich and rewarding life. He was buried in Our Lady of Pompeii Cemetery in Vineland following a military funeral service.

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Dissension again displayed at Hamilton school board meeting

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, May 09, 2014 09:52 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Tempers among board members flared at Tuesday night’s Board of Education meeting. Before the four hour meeting ended, just after 11 p.m., the anger carried over to audience members, the majority of whom stormed out of the room in protest of an action by the board.

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Latino Club celebrates Cinco de mayo

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, May 09, 2014 12:00 am

Latino Club Vice President and City Councilwoman Hazel Mueller helps Carlos Perez, 17, load up a platter of homecooked Mexican food. Latino Club Vice President and City Councilwoman Hazel Mueller helps Carlos Perez, 17, load up a platter of homecooked Mexican food. The Latino Club of Egg Harbor City held its annual dinner and fundraiser for Cinco de Mayo on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at the Union 331 Hall on Philadelphia Avenue. Guests were treated to a Latino buffet and music by DJ Papo. In addition, there was a Chinese/penny auction with dozens of donated items on which to bid.  

 

Letter: Point of cleanup lost on one family

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, May 07, 2014 09:40 am

Point of cleanup lost on one family Point of cleanup lost on one family To the editor:

I'm sure there's a moral to the following story, but I need help with it, perhaps from your readers:

After Egg Harbor City's trash cleanup on May 3, everyone who participated was invited to a barbecue lunch at the City Lake Pavilion.  I watched a family and a group of boys enjoy their food on a beach at the edge of the lake. 

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UPDATE: Unattended cigarette cited as cause of quick-spreading Hamilton fire that destroyed two homes

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, May 07, 2014 07:00 am

Township of Hamilton Police Department / HTPD and multiple fire departments on scene of today's major fire on Pebble Beach Drive in the Fairways Development. Township of Hamilton Police Department / HTPD and multiple fire departments on scene of today's fire on Pebble Beach Drive in the Fairways Development.

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Fire investigators have ruled the fire in the Fairways development on Tuesday, April 29 was accidental. Due to the high winds that day, the fire quickly spread to neighboring homes and also destroyed a car and a shed. 

No one was injured, but two homes were destroyed by the afternoon fire the Fairways development in Mays Landing.

The Township of Hamilton Police Department and Cologne Volunteer Fire Company responded to Pebble Beach Drive at 2:25 p.m. where they found two homes fully engulfed in flames. The fire was investigated by Detective Mike Robison and Officer Jet Pahang of the Hamilton Township Police Department.

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Vehicle goes into the water at Lake Lenape boat ramp

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, May 06, 2014 09:32 am

First resonders are responding to Lake Lenape for a vehicle in the lake. First resonders are responding to Lake Lenape for a vehicle in the lake. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP - First responders were called to Lake Lenape for a vehicle in the lake, according to a report released 9:10 a.m. today (Tuesday, May 6) by local police.

According to an account from a reporter at the scene, the accident occurred when a vehicle drove too far down the boat ramp.

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