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Hamilton school board hears a range of budget options at special meeting

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Monday, March 10, 2014 05:13 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Hamilton Township Board of Education held a special meeting Saturday morning, March 8 to present several budget scenarios for the 2014-’15 school year.

The small audience that attended, comprised of school administrators, potentially affected employees and residents, was offered a package of budget documents that totaled 112 pages upon their entrance. That paperwork served as a pretext to a wide variety of budget scenarios that was to come.

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Justice remains a constant in Hamilton through decades of change, thousands of cases

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Sunday, March 09, 2014 10:46 am

Charlie Pritchard / Hamilton Township Municipal Court Judge H. Robert Switzer presides over a court that handles an average of 18,000 cases a year. Charlie Pritchard / Hamilton Township Municipal Court Judge H. Robert Switzer presides over a court that handles an average of 18,000 cases a year. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – At the annual reorganization meeting for the Republican-controlled Hamilton Township Committee in January, Municipal Court Judge H. Robert Switzer was reappointed for an unprecedented 12th three-year term.

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‘Urinetown, the Musical’ at Cedar Creek

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Written by Julie Hazard Saturday, March 08, 2014 12:24 pm

Julie Hazard / The cast of Cedar Creek High School's Pirate Theatre production of ‘Urinetown, the Musical,’ takes a break from rehearsal to promote its upcoming show. In the back row from left are Craig Dilliplane, Brandon Cheatham, Matt Sult, and Will Arnold. In the middle row are Caitlyn Fee, Natalie Reyes, Rachel Parsons, Dario Colon, Taylor Epps, Nick Isabella, Ramon Fuentes, and Nadine Blank. In front from left are Krystal Bradley, Julia Ferris, Vanessa Matos, Krystina Matos, Malcolm-Ali Davis, and Gabrielle Sear. Julie Hazard / The cast of Cedar Creek High School's Pirate Theatre production of ‘Urinetown, the Musical,’ takes a break from rehearsal to promote its upcoming show. In the back row from left are Craig Dilliplane, Brandon Cheatham, Matt Sult, and Will Arnold. In the middle row are Caitlyn Fee, Natalie Reyes, Rachel Parsons, Dario Colon, Taylor Epps, Nick Isabella, Ramon Fuentes, and Nadine Blank. In front from left are Krystal Bradley, Julia Ferris, Vanessa Matos, Krystina Matos, Malcolm-Ali Davis, and Gabrielle Sear. EGG HARBOR CITY – Pirate Theatre presents its production of the Tony Award winning, “Urinetown, the Musical” March 27-29 in the Adam C.Pfeffer Performing Arts Center at Cedar Creek High School.

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Hamilton faces $2.7 million school budget deficit

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, March 07, 2014 01:36 pm

Meeting 10 a.m. Saturday, March 8 at Davies

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – In preparation for the Hamilton Township Board of Education’s public budget presentation Saturday, March 8, Business Administrator Dan Smith outlined a number of scenarios for board members at their Tuesday, March 4 meeting.

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Hess students celebrating reading during March

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, March 06, 2014 04:35 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Students at the Hess School will join in the National Education Association's Read Across America initiative during the month of March.

NEA's Read Across America festivities, which began on Dr. Seuss's birthday March 2, will encourage more than 45 million readers to pick up a book and read.

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THROWBACK THURSDAY to March 6, 2003

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Written by James Fitzpatrick Thursday, March 06, 2014 09:35 am

THROWBACK THURSDAY to March 6, 2003 THROWBACK THURSDAY to March 6, 2003 Here's a look at what was in the news 11 years ago on the front page of The Current of Hamilton / Egg Harbor City, just released from the Catamaran Media archives. 

This certainly was an exciting news week as page 1 highlighted Absegami girls basketball and its buzzer-beater win over Holy Spirit High School to capture the Cape Atlantic League title. Read our coverage of that game below.

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Declining revenues expected to bring tax rate increase in Egg Harbor City

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Thursday, March 06, 2014 12:18 am

EGG HARBOR CITY – At the outset of the Egg Harbor City Council’s budget meeting Wednesday, March 5, Chief Financial Officer Jodi Kahn gave council members an idea of what to anticipate.

Kahn said the original budget projection included a 15-cent tax rate increase for city taxpayers. Due to a higher-than-anticipated tax collection last year, the increase was reduced to 13.7 or 13.8 cents.

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School referendum is a vote for the future

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Written by David G. Blood Wednesday, March 05, 2014 04:49 pm

Letters to the editor Letters to the editor To the editor:

On Tuesday, March 11, the voters of the Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District will vote on a special referendum. This vote will provide necessary repairs and improvements that will benefit the educational needs of our students.

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UPDATE: Service restored after water main break in Mays Landing

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Written by James Fitzpatrick Wednesday, March 05, 2014 10:39 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – A water main break that was reported earlier today (Wednesday, March 5) by the Hamilton Township Municipal Utilities at the intersection of Route 40 (Harding Highway) and Hoover Drive has been reduced to an internal issue at the Brandywood condominium complex, according to HTMUA.

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Magical escape

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, March 05, 2014 01:00 am

Gregory Cipriani and Diane Korchan of Mays Landing vacationed at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla. in January.  Gregory Cipriani and Diane Korchan of Mays Landing vacationed at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla. in January. Gregory Cipriani and Diane Korchan of Mays Landing vacationed at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla. in January.  

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