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Area students compete in annual Robot Challenge

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, April 18, 2014 09:00 am

Seniors Shirley Luo, 17, and Robert Nealy, 18, two members of the winning team from Egg Harbor Township High School prepared their robot before the official start of the contest. Seniors Shirley Luo, 17, and Robert Nealy, 18, two members of the winning team from Egg Harbor Township High School prepared their robot before the official start of the contest. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – On Saturday, April 12, 31 four member teams from area schools and organizations competed in Robot Challenge V at Cedar Creek High School. The event was sponsored by Women in Engineering (WIE), an affinity group of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)      

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Spragg students warm up to Skeldon

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, April 17, 2014 06:39 pm

Spragg students warm up to Skeldon Spragg students warm up to Skeldon Charles L. Spragg Elementary School teachers Denise DiGerolamo and Alysha Garcia welcomed meteorologist TV 40 Dan Skeldon to their classroom Friday, April 11. Skeldon spoke to the students about his goal of becoming a meteorologist as a young student, and the variety of weather systems. He also discussed the use of the green screen during the television broadcasts.

   

EHC Rotary Club hosts annual Easter Egg Hunt

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Thursday, April 17, 2014 05:31 pm

Gavin Martyn, 5, of Egg Harbor City had an opportunity to meet and pose with the Easter Bunny. Gavin Martyn, 5, of Egg Harbor City had an opportunity to meet and pose with the Easter Bunny. EGG HARBOR CITY – Scores of youngsters flocked to Rotary Park on Saturday, April 12 for the annual Sam Weiner Easter Egg Hunt to collect plastic eggs from the hundreds that were laid out throughout the park and playground. They also had an opportunity to meet the Easter Bunny.

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Sheriff warns of phone scam

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Written by Nanette LoBiondo Galloway Thursday, April 17, 2014 01:33 pm

MAYS LANDING – Atlantic County Sheriff Frank X. Balles is advising the public to be aware of scam phone calls being made throughout the county that prompt residents to wire money to prevent their arrest.

The subject is identifying himself as an officer of the Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office. Information given from several victims of the scam indicate the man is using the name Sergeant Jackson and warning residents there is a warrant out for their arrest. The accused is saying that their bail has been set at $1,000 and requests that they go to Wal-Mart and use the Green Account to wire the bail money.

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Water and sewer rates to rise in Egg Harbor City

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Tuesday, April 15, 2014 12:40 pm

Water and sewer rates to rise in Egg Harbor City Water and sewer rates to rise in Egg Harbor City EGG HARBOR CITY – Egg Harbor City residents can expect a slight increase in their water and sewer rates for the upcoming year.

At City Council’s meeting on Thursday, April 10, City Council President Ed Dennis announced an increase of 5 cents per thousand gallons on both rates.

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St. Vincent de Paul Regional School Students make Easter Baskets for others

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, April 15, 2014 12:17 pm

 Adrianna Tadros of Egg Harbor Township and Joshua Genzone of Mays Landing show off the basket they made together./Submitted Adrianna Tadros of Egg Harbor Township and Joshua Genzone of Mays Landing show off the basket they made together./Submitted MAYS LANDING _ Pre-K3 through fourth-grade students, parents and teachers of the St. Vincent de Paul Regional School’s community recently provided Easter baskets for the local food pantry.

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Hanusewicz completes basic training

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 15, 2014 12:00 am

Army Pvt. Eric V. Hanusewicz, the son of Vincent Hanusewicz of Egg Harbor City and Sandra Simpson of Absecon, has graduated from One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

The program consisted of basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT).

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Piccolo completes basic

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, April 14, 2014 12:02 pm

Airman 1st Class Danielle Piccolo Airman 1st Class Danielle Piccolo Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Danielle Piccolo has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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Getting ready fro Spring Dance Concert at Oakcrest

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Written by Julie Hazard Sunday, April 13, 2014 12:00 pm

Julie Hazard / The Oakcrest High School Oakcrest dance team members rehearse for their upcoming Spring Dance Concert set for 7 p.m. Friday, April 25, in the Oakcrest auditorium. Julie Hazard / The Oakcrest High School Oakcrest dance team members rehearse for their upcoming Spring Dance Concert set for 7 p.m. Friday, April 25, in the Oakcrest auditorium. The Oakcrest High School Oakcrest dance team members rehearse for their upcoming Spring Dance Concert set for 7 p.m. Friday, April 25, in the Oakcrest auditorium. 

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Egg Harbor City school board approves Spragg building project

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Sunday, April 13, 2014 12:00 am

EGG HARBOR CITY – The Egg Harbor City Board of Education unanimously voted Wednesday, April 9, to move forward with a project to replace roofing and the heating, ventilation and air conditioning system at the Charles L. Spragg Elementary School.

School board Business Administrator Joseph Smurlo outlined the plans and schedule to the board members and the sparse audience at the board meeting. If all goes according to plan, advertising for bids will be released April 17, with documents being available April 22. The bids will be opened May 21, with board approval scheduled for June 4. The site will be available for work to commence June 24.

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