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Hamilton Township people in the news

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, August 09, 2014 10:00 am

Megan Petuskey named to Dean’s List at Stevens Institute of Technology Megan Petuskey named to Dean’s List at Stevens Institute of Technology Megan Petuskey named to Dean’s List at Stevens Institute of Technology

Megan Petuskey, 20 of Mays Landing, was named to the spring 2014 Dean’s List at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken. The daughter of Michael and Barbara Petuskey is a junior majoring in business technology with a concentration in finance. She is also a two-year varsity letter winner as a forward on the school’s basketball team.

Mays Landing local joins Teach for America

Jon Scheaffer, a 2010 graduate of Oakcrest, has been accepted to Teach for America’s 2014 teaching corps and will teach in Las Vegas Valley.

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Night Out event at Oakcrest Estates draws a crowd

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, August 08, 2014 03:00 pm

Dan Collins, District Warden for Section 5, Division 4 of the New Jersey Forest Fire Service shared his expertise with Stephanie Ripa and her children Manny Espada, 9 and Camryn Espada, 7 while twelve year old Jonathan Vega looked on. Dan Collins, District Warden for Section 5, Division 4 of the New Jersey Forest Fire Service shared his expertise with Stephanie Ripa and her children Manny Espada, 9 and Camryn Espada, 7 while twelve year old Jonathan Vega looked on. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP- The Oakcrest Estates development on Cologne Avenue held its annual National Night Out event on the evening of Tuesday, August 5. The event attracted many of the development’s residents to view displays and demonstrations by local public safety agencies.

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Egg Harbor City Community School announces supply list for the fall

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Written by James Fitzpatrick Friday, August 08, 2014 02:43 pm

The Egg Harbor City Community School has released the following back-to-school supply list for the coming school year. The Egg Harbor City Community School has released the following back-to-school supply list for the coming school year. EGG HARBOR CITY – The Egg Harbor City Community School has released the following back-to-school supply list for the coming school year.

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Egg Harbor City Police blotter July 15-July 28

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 08, 2014 12:00 pm

The Egg Harbor City Police Department has announced the following arrests for the week of July 15-July 28.

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Two men sentenced to 6 years for vehicular homicide

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 08, 2014 10:49 am

MAYS LANDING – Two New Jersey men were sentenced Thursday, Aug. 7 to six years in prison for racing on the highway in Egg Harbor City in 2011, and causing a crash that killed a 19-year-old woman, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced Friday, Aug. 8.

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Hamilton Committee seeks post-Hurricane Sandy planning grant

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, August 08, 2014 10:40 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Hamilton Township Committee unanimously voted at its meeting Monday, Aug. 4 to authorize applications to the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs for a Post-Sandy Planning Grant. The proposed funding is for a Historic Mays Landing Neighborhood Plan, and a Preliminary Investigation and Redevelopment Plan for Historic Mays Landing.

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Oakcrest High School rolls out first Welcome Wagon

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, August 08, 2014 07:49 am

Charlie Pritchard / Superintendent John Keenan along with Principal Dan Money, Student Council President Maren Ross, Senior Class President Mariah Matthews and the Oakcrest High School Falcon deliver pizzas to incoming freshman Spencer Monhollen. Charlie Pritchard / Superintendent John Keenan along with Principal Dan Money, Student Council President Maren Ross, Senior Class President Mariah Matthews and the Oakcrest High School Falcon deliver pizzas to incoming freshman Spencer Monhollen. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Five incoming Oakcrest High School freshmen each received a delivery of pizza on Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 5. That is certainly not an unusual happening. However, the method of the delivery was quite unique.

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Dog survives shooting in Hamilton

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 07, 2014 02:02 pm

Police responded at 7:04 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6 to Harding Highway and Landis Avenue for an injured dog on the roadway. Police responded at 7:04 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6 to Harding Highway and Landis Avenue for an injured dog on the roadway. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Township of Hamilton police said a dog was shot Wednesday, Aug. 6 by a property owner who felt threatened by the animal when it wandered onto his Beacon Avenue property in Mays Landing.

The dog survived and police are investigating.

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Committee votes advance affordable housing project in Hamilton

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Tuesday, August 05, 2014 11:06 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Conifer Realty LLC’s plans to develop 100 units of affordable housing in Hamilton Township moved closer to reality with two resolutions passed by the governing body at its meeting on Monday, July 21.

The proposed development, located at the intersection of Route 40 and New York Avenue, would include 16 one-bedroom units, 54 two-bedroom apartments and 30 three-bedroom units.

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Three Hamilton School Board candidates disqualified

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Tuesday, August 05, 2014 11:00 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Three candidates for the Hamilton Township Board of Education, including two incumbents, have had their election petitions disqualified. The reason cited by Jacob Austin, the manager of the elections division of the Atlantic County Clerk’s office was a lack of qualified signatures on the petitions submitted by board President Anne Erickson, Vice President Margaret “Peg” Capone and new candidate Kathryn Hoffman.

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