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Egg Harbor City fall leaf collection under way

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 22, 2013 10:21 am

Collection for Zone 1, Liverpool Avenue to Hamburg Avenue, runs Oct. 21 to Oct. 25. Collection for Zone 1, Liverpool Avenue to Hamburg Avenue, runs Oct. 21 to Oct. 25. EGG HARBOR CITY – Fall leaf collection is under way in Egg Harbor City according to the following schedule:

Zone 1, Oct. 21 to Oct. 25, Liverpool Avenue to Hamburg Avenue.

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Kurtz honored by fellow Rotarians with Vocational Service Award

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Monday, October 21, 2013 11:15 am

John Kurtz, center, is greeted by Rotary International President Gary C.K. Huang and his wife, Corinna Yao at Rotary’s 33rd New Jersey State Vocational Assembly Oct. 7 at Pines Manor in Edison. John Kurtz, center, is greeted by Rotary International President Gary C.K. Huang and his wife, Corinna Yao at Rotary’s 33rd New Jersey State Vocational Assembly Oct. 7 at Pines Manor in Edison. John Kurtz of Mays Landing was the recipient of Rotary District 7640’s Vocational Service Award at Rotary’s 33rd New Jersey State Vocational Assembly held Monday, Oct. 7 at Pines Manor in Edison. The event recognized recipients of the award from Rotary International’s five New Jersey districts.

The assembly gave Rotary Club members throughout the state the opportunity to come together to celebrate and learn more about the true meaning and purpose of vocational service.

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Oakcrest hosts 22 annual College Fair

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 20, 2013 12:00 am

Rondell Tull, left, and Jamese Wright like what Salisbury University has to offer while Admissions Recruiter Justin Arora gives a thumbs up sign. Rondell Tull, left, and Jamese Wright like what Salisbury University has to offer while Admissions Recruiter Justin Arora gives a thumbs up sign.

Representatives from more than 80 colleges, universities, trade and technical schools as well as the Armed Forces engaged Oakcrest High School students with their program offerings at the 22nd annual College Fair for juniors and seniors on Friday, Sept. 27 at the school. The event was organized by the school’s guidance department.

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Cedar Creek Science Club members plant tree to honor Global Cooperation Day

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Written by Judy Hazard Saturday, October 19, 2013 12:00 am

Judy Hazard/Cedar Creek Science Club members begin to dig the hole to plant their native Pine Barrens flowering pear tree. Judy Hazard/Cedar Creek Science Club members begin to dig the hole to plant their native Pine Barrens flowering pear tree.

Cedar Creek Science Club members planted a tree on the school grounds on Oct. 4 in honor of Global Cooperation Day, an initiative by Liz Greenwell, Adam Greenwell and ForestNation.

The tree planting is a symbolic and important act anyone can do to help us connect with nature and each other.

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Hazard mitigation plan presented to Egg Harbor City Council

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, October 18, 2013 10:18 am

Charlie Pritchard / Paul Miller of Tetra Tech presents a hazard mitigation plan to council and the public at the Thursday, Oct. 10 council meeting. Charlie Pritchard / Paul Miller of Tetra Tech presents a hazard mitigation plan to council and the public at the Thursday, Oct. 10 council meeting. EGG HARBOR CITY- City Council and the attending public were treated to a rousing presentation by Paul Miller of Tetra Tech on a hazard mitigation plan that the company is preparing for the city during its Thursday, Oct. 10 meeting.

“A hazard mitigation plan is a local community’s blueprint to address their vulnerability to their natural hazards,” Miller told council. “Having a plan in place makes the city proactive rather than reactive, which can reduce future losses.”

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Hamilton school board recognizes top readers at Hess

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Thursday, October 17, 2013 04:24 pm

Charlie Pritchard / The 20 Hess Education Complex top readers gather with their teachers, administrators and Board of Education members at the meeting on Tuesday night, Oct. 15 in the Michael Duberson Library of the William Davies Middle School. Charlie Pritchard / The 20 Hess Education Complex top readers gather with their teachers, administrators and Board of Education members at the meeting on Tuesday night, Oct. 15 in the Michael Duberson Library of the William Davies Middle School. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Hamilton Township Board of Education honored 20 students from the Hess Education Complex at its meeting on Tuesday night, Oct. 15.

The 20 were participants in the Scholastic Summer Challenge which ran from May 6 to Sept. 8. More than 4,000 schools worldwide participated in the challenge. 

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Literacy Volunteers to honor Henry Goldsmith

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Wednesday, October 16, 2013 07:53 am

Henry Goldsmith remains very active as a former president of Literacy Volunteers of New Jersey and treasurer of the Atlantic City Kiwanis Club. Henry Goldsmith remains very active as a former president of Literacy Volunteers of New Jersey and treasurer of the Atlantic City Kiwanis Club. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Literacy Volunteers of New Jersey and Literacy Volunteers of Union County will honor Henry Goldsmith of Mays Landing, retired president of Literacy Volunteers of New Jersey, when the two groups celebrate “Improving Lives through Literacy” at a joint gala fundraiser Wednesday, Nov. 13 at Shackamaxon Country Club in Scotch Plains.

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Group mounts effort to induct Peace Pilgrim into NJ Hall of Fame

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 15, 2013 07:39 am

Mildred Lisette On Jan. 1, 1953, with just the clothes on her back, a toothbrush and comb, Mildred Lisette Norman started her cross-country pilgrimage for peace. PeacePilgrim100, the group that organizes Egg Harbor City’s annual three-day celebration of peace, is asking New Jersey residents and non-residents to support its effort to get Peace Pilgrim inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame. EGG HARBOR CITY – A group of local and state residents is mounting a campaign to get a local woman inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame. 

PeacePilgrim100, the group that organizes Egg Harbor City’s annual three-day celebration of peace, is asking New Jersey residents and non-residents to support its effort to get Peace Pilgrim inducted into the Hall of Fame. The group is circulating a petition that will be presented to the hall’s voting academy on Oct. 31.

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