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ACIT inducts 35 students into National Technical Honor Society

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Sunday, June 01, 2014 11:00 am

The 35 newly inducted members of the Atlantic County Institute of Technology’s chapter of the National Technical Honor Society gathered for a group photo after ceremony. The 35 newly inducted members of the Atlantic County Institute of Technology’s chapter of the National Technical Honor Society gathered for a group photo after ceremony. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP- At a ceremony held at the Atlantic County Institute of Technology on Tuesday, May 20, 35 students from eight different programs, were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society.

NTHS honors the achievements of top career technical education students, provides scholarships to encourage the pursuit of higher education, and cultivates excellence in today’s competitive, skilled workforce.

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Bricks dedicated during annual event in Memorial Park

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Saturday, May 31, 2014 11:00 am

Visitors to the event took time to look at the bricks that many of them had purchased during the past year. Visitors to the event took time to look at the bricks that many of them had purchased during the past year. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – A new wrinkle was added to this year’s edition of the Old Time Market, an annual event in Mays Landing’s Memorial Park. Last year the Township of Hamilton Historical Society sold engraved bricks to be placed in the park to commemorate the township’s 200th anniversary. A total of 247 were sold.

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Uncontested primary spots highlight EHC ballot

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, May 30, 2014 04:30 pm

EGG HARBOR CITY – Candidates for three, three-year terms on the Egg Harbor City Council on both the Republican and Democrat tickets face no competition, other than possible write-in votes, in the state’s primary election Tuesday, June 3.

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EHC Council to consider veterans set aside program

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, May 30, 2014 12:00 pm

EGG HARBOR CITY – Egg Harbor City Councilwoman Ina Duran informed her colleagues on the governing body at its meeting on Thursday, May 22 that she is looking into a possible ordinance to set aside certain city contracts for military veterans, similar to the one recently enacted in Hamilton Township.

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No primary battles in Hamilton election

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, May 30, 2014 10:15 am

No primary battles in Hamilton election No primary battles in Hamilton election HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Democrat Michael Angelo and Republican John Kurtz are each running unopposed for their party’s endorsement for the one open Hamilton Township Committee seat in November.

Incumbent Township Committeewoman Aline Dix, rather than opposing the party-endorsed Kurtz in the primary, has chosen to run as an independent Republican in the November general election, making for a three-way race for the seat in the fall.

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Egg Harbor City Parade and ceremony attracts crowds to honor veterans (Slideshow)

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Thursday, May 29, 2014 06:00 pm

The Egg Harbor City Fire Department provided both personnel and fire equipment at the tail end of the parade. The Egg Harbor City Fire Department provided both personnel and fire equipment at the tail end of the parade. Scores of Egg Harbor City residents lined Philadelphia Avenue for the annual Memorial Day parade on Monday, May 26. Parade participants continued to Lincoln Park where veterans, civic leaders and students informed and entertained the large crowd in attendance.

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Three veterans honored at Mays Landing Memorial Day Service (Slideshow)

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Thursday, May 29, 2014 04:28 pm

Wreaths were laid at the monument by American Legion Auxiliary President Melissa Davenport, Barbara gale and VFW Auxiliary Past President and Treasurer Audrey Rhodes Wreaths were laid at the monument by American Legion Auxiliary President Melissa Davenport, Barbara gale and VFW Auxiliary Past President and Treasurer Audrey Rhodes HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Three local veterans were honored at Hamilton Township’s annual Memorial Day Program in Memorial Park on Monday, May 26. Former township mayor and veteran William Mangels attended the ceremony with his family. Families of another former mayor, Frank Grieco who passed away in April 2013, and William French who died in April, were presented with Honor and Remember flags. Ana Schleifer was the guest speaker and also sang the National Anthem.

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Schoer is Volunteer of the Year at Cologne Grange

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, May 28, 2014 08:00 am

Albert Schollenberger, president of Cologne Grange No. 191, presents the 2014 Volunteer of the Year Award to Clare Schroer of Egg Harbor City. Albert Schollenberger, president of Cologne Grange No. 191, presents the 2014 Volunteer of the Year Award to Clare Schroer of Egg Harbor City. Clare Schroer of Egg Harbor City was honored as the 2014 Volunteer of the Year by Cologne Grange No. 191. Schroer is a nurse and an active member of AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Auxiliary and was influential in organizing the Mainland Hospital Auxiliary 40 years ago. She was instrumental in forming the Galloway Rescue Squad, and served as a crew member. She was thanked for being active in her community and church.

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Hamilton Township people in the news, edition of May 27, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, May 27, 2014 12:00 pm

Danielle Piccolo Danielle Piccolo Piccolo completes basic

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Danielle Piccolo has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an intensive eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
Piccolo is the daughter of Linda and Bill Schroer of Egg Harbor City. She is a 2010 graduate of Estero High School in Florida.

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Hosts families needed for Oakcrest student

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, May 27, 2014 08:00 am

MAYS LANDING – The Rotary Club of Mays Landing is looking for host families in the Oakcrest High School area to host a 17-year-old female student from Ponta Grossa, Brazil for the 2014-2015 school year.

Students visit and attend high school for the full academic year, but families are asked to host in three-month blocks. The student will receive a modest monthly stipend from the Rotary Club, but families would be responsible for food, shelter and family entertainment.

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