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Camden County couple admits to copper wire theft in Hamilton

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 13, 2015 11:33 am

Steve Pangia and Taylor Hess Steve Pangia and Taylor Hess HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – A man and a woman from Camden County were charged with several counts of theft after they admitted to stealing copper wire from a Laureldale residence, police said.

Steve Pangia of Berlin and Taylor Hess of Sicklerville, both 22, were apprehended Feb. 6 after police received a 3:05 a.m. call from a resident of Oak Street about a copper wire theft in progress on his property. 

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Hamilton MUA reappoints Couts as chairwoman

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, February 13, 2015 10:38 am

Richard DeFeo is sworn in for a five-year term by Atlantic County Board of Elections official Susan Sandman. Richard DeFeo is sworn in for a five-year term by Atlantic County Board of Elections official Susan Sandman. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Mary Jo Couts was reappointed chairwoman of the Hamilton Township Municipal Utilities Authority at its annual reorganization meeting Wednesday, Feb. 11.

“It has been an honor and a privilege to serve in this role,” she said. “It’s been a learning curve but a wonderful experience.”

She praised the authority for five years of clean audits.

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Woman injured in one-car crash

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 13, 2015 10:04 am

HAMILTON TOWBSHIP – A 27-year-old Mays Landing woman was injured in a predawn one-car crash Wednesday, Feb. 11 on Cologne Avenue.

Carmella Roberson was driving a 1993 Nissan Sentra northbound on Cologne Avenue near milepost 1.9 when it left the road via the northbound shoulder and struck a tree near Paddock Street. Hamilton Township police responded at 4:47 a.m.

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Hammonton man charged in Mays Landing burglary

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 13, 2015 09:28 am

Bryan Mastrangelo Bryan Mastrangelo HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – A 27-year-old Hammonton man was arrested and charged in connection with a residential burglary that occurred in the township’s Mays Landing section.

On Feb. 2 a burglary occurred at a home on Route 40. The owners reported that someone entered their residence and stole several guns, jewelry and credit cards.

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Hamilton man arrested with loaded handgun, police say

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, February 12, 2015 01:00 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – A 34-year-old Mays Landing man faces multiple charges after he was allegedly found to be in possession of a handgun loaded with hollow-point bullets while walking on Cologne Avenue Saturday afternoon.

Police responded to the Cologne Gardens Apartments 2:27 p.m. Feb. 7 for a report of a man who pulled a knife on another person during a dispute. 

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DWI crash leaves car up a tree

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, February 11, 2015 12:00 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – A Vineland man was charged with drunken driving after he flipped his car into a tree Monday afternoon, Feb. 9, on Route 40 near the Brandywood Complex.

Javier Gomez, 32, of Vineland was driving a 2001 Honda Accord west on Route 40 at about 1:49 p.m. when he lost control after passing two vehicles, police said. The accident happened as he attempted to get back into his lane.

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Letter: Why mum on seminars, training for township staff?

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Written by Opinion Monday, February 09, 2015 02:30 pm

To the editor:

Again a letter is printed criticizing Hamilton's Board of Education. This time the issue is that the meeting dates were changed and allegedly created potential conflicts. Where was this letter writer when the Hamilton Township MUA changed its meeting dates to permit the commissioners to attend the local Republican Club meetings?

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Egg Harbor City Common Council special meeting March 5

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, February 09, 2015 12:00 am

EGG HARBOR CITY – The Egg Harbor City Common Council will conduct a special meeting 7 p.m. March 5 at the Egg Harbor City Municipal Building, 500 London Ave.

The meeting was called to discuss the possibility of removing fluoride from city water.

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Bongiovanni recognized at Honors and Remembers ceremony

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, February 08, 2015 12:00 am

Joining Russell Bongiovanni Sr., center, for the ceremony are, from left, Russell Bongiovanni Jr., Hamilton Township Police Officer Kristi Ware, Theresa Bongiovanni, Hamilton Township Mayor Roger Silva, Deputy Mayor Amy Gatto, and Michael Francis who represented Congressman Frank LoBiondo and presented Bongiovanni with a commendation. Joining Russell Bongiovanni Sr., center, for the ceremony are, from left, Russell Bongiovanni Jr., Hamilton Township Police Officer Kristi Ware, Theresa Bongiovanni, Hamilton Township Mayor Roger Silva, Deputy Mayor Amy Gatto, and Michael Francis who represented Congressman Frank LoBiondo and presented Bongiovanni with a commendation.

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Russell Bongiovanni Sr. is the latest U.S. service veteran to be honored as part of Hamilton Township’s Honors and Remembers program. He was recognized for his service at the Monday, Feb. 2 Township Committee meeting.

Bongiovanni enlisted in the U.S. Army in June of 1959. His basic training took place at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. After his basic training he attended an eight-week petroleum storage course at Fort Benning, Virginia. He was then sent to Fort Campbell, Kentucky, to attend paratrooper training with the 101st Airborne Division.

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Ranero graduates from basic military training

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, February 07, 2015 12:00 am

Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Shamira Ranero graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

Ranero is the daughter of Mayra Vargas of Sabana Grande, Puerto Rico, the sister of Israel Ranero of Del Valle, Texas, and Yadira Perez-Hazel of Bronx, New York. She is a 2002 graduate of Oakcrest High School.

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