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Guilty verdict for Hamilton man found with 497 bags of heroin

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 29, 2014 11:27 am

MAYS LANDING – A Mays Landing man is in the county jail awaiting sentencing following his conviction Tuesday, April 28, of heroin possession with intent to distribute and weapons charges stemming from a routine motor vehicle stop in Hamilton Township last year.

On Jan. 15, 2013, Fuquan Gillard, 29, of Hoover Drive in Mays Landing, was pulled over by Hamilton Township Police Officer Jeremy Hartman for suspected drunk driving near the intersection of Route 40 and New York Avenue, Mays Landing, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain stated.

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Jersey City man indicted in shooting, decapitation of 2 men buried in Atlantic County

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, April 28, 2014 03:31 pm

TRENTON – A 29-year-old Jersey City man has been indicted by a grand jury on charges he shot two men, cut off their heads and hands, and buried their remains in Buena Vista, acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman said.

Yusuf Ibrahim, 29, of Jersey City was charged with 16 counts, Hoffman said.

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Cedar Creek High School senior wins President's Volunteer Service Award

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Written by Julie Hazard Sunday, April 27, 2014 04:00 pm

Cedar Creek High School senior wins President's  Volunteer Service Award Cedar Creek High School senior wins President's Volunteer Service Award Cedar Creek High School senior David Kuc was honored for his exemplary volunteer service with a President's Volunteer Service Award.  The award, which recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of their time to serve their communities and their country, was granted by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program on behalf of President Barack Obama. 

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Purple Heart recipient speaks at Oakcrest High School

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Written by Julie Hazard Saturday, April 26, 2014 03:00 pm

World War II Army medic Bernie Friedenberg, recipient of a Silver Star, Bronze Star and Purple Heart, spoke to Oakcrest history students on Feb. 27. World War II Army medic Bernie Friedenberg, recipient of a Silver Star, Bronze Star and Purple Heart, spoke to Oakcrest history students on Feb. 27. Margate resident Bernie Friedenberg, a Silver Star, Bronze Star and Purple Heart recipient, visited history students at Oakcrest High School Feb. 27. Friedenberg is a WWII Army medic who was with the 1st U. S. Infantry Division, the first group of foot soldiers to land on NormandyBeach on D-Day, June 6, 1944.

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Cedar Creek High School celebrates pi day

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Written by Julie Hazard Saturday, April 26, 2014 11:00 am

Cedar Creek High School celebrates pi day Cedar Creek High School celebrates pi day Cedar Creek High School math classes celebrated Pi Day Friday, March 14, as students learned the definition and significance of pi.  Pi Day honors the value of pi, a ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter, which can be simplified to 3.14. 

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On-duty Hamilton officer involved in Route 40 crash

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, April 25, 2014 03:03 pm

Courtesy of the Township of Hamilton Police Department / Officer James Longo was doing traffic enforcement on State Highway 40 when his SUV was struck by vehicle operated by David McAvaddy, 41, of Egg Harbor Township. Courtesy of the Township of Hamilton Police Department / Officer James Longo was doing traffic enforcement on State Highway 40 when his SUV was struck by vehicle operated by David McAvaddy, 41, of Egg Harbor Township.

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – A Township of Hamilton police officer and an Egg Harbor Township motorist were injured this morning (Friday, April 25) in a motor vehicle crash on Route 40 in the township’s Mizpah section.

Officer James Longo was doing traffic enforcement on State Highway 40 near milepost 42 when his patrol SUV was struck by vehicle operated by David McAvaddy, 41, of Egg Harbor Township.

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Sending troops overseas gifts from home

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, April 25, 2014 03:00 pm

The Greater Egg Harbor Chamber is looking to lifts the spirits of men and women in service overseas by sending gifts from home. The chamber is teaming up with Gloves 4 Troops, an organization that ships baseball gloves, balls and letters of encouragement to American service personnel stationed across the globe.

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German students put to the test

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Written by Julie Hazard Friday, April 25, 2014 10:26 am

From left are Cedar Creek German III students, junior Cecilie Ravn, who is an exchange student from Naestved, Denmark (Gold Award for Distinguished Achievement), junior Xiomy Garcia from Egg Harbor City (Above Average Achievement Award), and Greg Ferree, Cedar Creek teacher of French and German. From left are Cedar Creek German III students, junior Cecilie Ravn, who is an exchange student from Naestved, Denmark (Gold Award for Distinguished Achievement), junior Xiomy Garcia from Egg Harbor City (Above Average Achievement Award), and Greg Ferree, Cedar Creek teacher of French and German. Cedar Creek High School German students fared well in recent testing of the National German Exam. The annual exam, now in its 54th year, is administered to nearly 22,000 high school students in the second, third and fourth level of German.

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Bridgeton man accused of luring 13-year-old Hamilton girl

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, April 23, 2014 05:49 pm

Jacob Williams, 23, of Bridgeton, who was allegedly attempting to pick up the juvenile near her residence. Jacob Williams, 23, of Bridgeton, who was allegedly attempting to pick up the juvenile near her residence. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – An investigation into a report of a runaway girl has led to the arrest of a 23-year-old Bridgeton man on luring charges.

When the Township of Hamilton Police Department responded to the Cloverleaf section of the township 12:30 a.m. Monday, April 21 for a report of a 13-year-old runaway, officers made contact with Jacob Williams, 23, of Bridgeton, who was allegedly attempting to pick up the girl near her residence.

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UPDATE: Mall assault suspect turns himself in

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, April 21, 2014 04:00 pm

Haniff Cooper Haniff Cooper HAMILTON TOWNSHIP  –  Police have taken into custody a man wanted in connection with a box cutter assault at the Hamilton Mall Saturday, April 19, that left a victim with numerous slash wounds.

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