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Flooding expected along Great Egg Harbor River, Lake Lenape in Hamilton

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, December 08, 2014 05:11 pm

The Township of Hamilton Police Department is advising residents near the Great Egg Harbor River and Lake Lenape to get ready for possible flooding. he Township of Hamilton Police Department is advising residents near the Great Egg Harbor River and Lake Lenape to get ready for possible flooding. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Flooding along the Great Egg Harbor River and Lake Lenape is expected through Thursday night, and the Township of Hamilton Police Department is advising nearby residents to get ready.

Minor to moderate river and lake flooding means river and lake front residents need to secure their properties.

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Cedar Creek presents ‘A Christmas Carol’

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, December 08, 2014 09:00 am

EGG HARBOR CITY – Pirate Theatre at Cedar Creek High School will present its first holiday show, Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Dec. 11 and Dec. 12 in the Adam C. Pfeffer Performing Arts Center.

With a cast and crew of 50, it is Pirate Theatre’s biggest show to date. The show is directed by Matthew Ballistreri with assistance by Paula Londono. Mike McGhee is the supervisor of the performing arts at Cedar Creek. 

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Second potential buyer identified for Duberson property

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, December 05, 2014 03:27 pm

Second potential buyer identified for Duberson property Second potential buyer identified for Duberson property HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Global Workforce, an organization that provides job training programs and is involved with youth recreational programs, was identified at the Hamilton Township Board of Education meeting Tuesday, Dec. 2 as a possible buyer for the J. Harold Duberson property.

The organization is headed by Fred Baxter, a former Auburn University and NFL player who played tight end for the New York Jets, Chicago Bears and New England Patriots for a total of 11 seasons.

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Cedar Creek names students of the month for November

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, December 05, 2014 01:46 pm

Cedar Creek names students of the month for November Cedar Creek names students of the month for November The Cedar Creek High School students of the month for November are, from left, Christian Anderson, Carlos Perez, Fin-Lukas Freimuth, Joseph Perez and John Sollog.

   

Walk to School Day

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, December 05, 2014 01:23 pm

Submitted/Front row from left, students Bentley Chin, Luca Rifice, Broderick Chin, Peyton Manger, Ryann and Rowan Aylwin, and Presley and Lennon Thurlow join parents Jennifer Ade-Chin, Jessica and Nicholas Rifice, Sgt. Marcella Aylwin and Kathryn Thurlow to start their walk to school. Submitted/Front row from left, students Bentley Chin, Luca Rifice, Broderick Chin, Peyton Manger, Ryann and Rowan Aylwin, and Presley and Lennon Thurlow join parents Jennifer Ade-Chin, Jessica and Nicholas Rifice, Sgt. Marcella Aylwin and Kathryn Thurlow to start their walk to school. Students from Egg Harbor City’s Charles L. Spragg School joined students around the world as they celebrated International Walk to School Day Thursday, Oct. 9. Local officials, faculty and students met at the Leek Memorial Recreation Field on Diesterweg Street before school started to kick off the walk.

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Mays Landing merchants support Atlantic Cape scholarships

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, December 05, 2014 01:01 pm

Mays Landing merchants support Atlantic Cape scholarships Mays Landing merchants support Atlantic Cape scholarships The Mays Landing Merchants Association donated $2,500 toward culinary and hospitality scholarship funds Friday, Nov. 21 at Atlantic Cape Community College Academy of Culinary Arts in Mays Landing.

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Barbarito and Beyers Preschool celebrates Thanksgiving

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, December 05, 2014 11:40 am

Barbarito and Beyers Preschool celebrates Thanksgiving Barbarito and Beyers Preschool celebrates Thanksgiving Children at Barbarito and Beyers Preschool in Mays Landing are ready to be served their annual Thanksgiving Feast Wednesday Nov. 26. Thanksgiving stories and skits were part of the festivities. On the left are Edward Daine, Janeliz Echevarria, Mason Medica and Andrew Woods; on the right are Jada Reed, Gabe Basile, Javien Nunez and Madison Fish.

 

Egg Harbor City students observe Great American Smokeout

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, December 05, 2014 11:07 am

Little Buddies Laskya Winters and Janey McDermott and Big Buddies Madison McCourt and other students place pinwheels in the ground in front of the Egg Harbor City Community School. Little Buddies Laskya Winters and Janey McDermott and Big Buddies Madison McCourt and other students place pinwheels in the ground in front of the Egg Harbor City Community School. Third-graders from the Charles L. Spragg School and eighth-graders from the Egg Harbor City Community School teamed up together in the Big and Little Buddies Program administered by the district Guidance Department, Tina Hennaut from the Spragg School and Gretchen Halfpenny from the Community School. 

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Hamilton committeeman-elect recovering from accident injuries

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Wednesday, December 03, 2014 01:19 pm

John Kurtz John Kurtz HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – John Kurtz, who was elected to a three-year term on the Hamilton Township Committee on November 4, was injured while crossing Main Street on Sunday, November 30 at about 5:30 p.m.

Kurtz was in the process of crossing the street in front of his business, County Seat Florist, to check on the lights in Memorial Park when he was struck by a 1998 Nissan Altima. Witnesses said that Kurtz’s vision may have been obstructed by a vehicle in the left turn lane and that he then began crossing the right lane when he was struck by the vehicle.

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Hamilton Committee honors army airborne veteran Michael Rock

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Tuesday, December 02, 2014 09:10 am

Hamilton Township Committeeman Rodney Guishard recites the accomplishments of United States Army Airborne veteran Michael Rock as Rock’s son Michael, daughter Diane, New Jersey Assemblyman Chris Brown and Hamilton Township Mayor Roger Silva look on. Hamilton Township Committeeman Rodney Guishard recites the accomplishments of United States Army Airborne veteran Michael Rock as Rock’s son Michael, daughter Diane, New Jersey Assemblyman Chris Brown and Hamilton Township Mayor Roger Silva look on. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Hamilton Township Committee honored United States Army Airborne veteran Michael Rock as part of its Honor and Remember program at its meeting on Monday, December 1.

Committeeman Rodney Guishard spoke about Rock’s accomplishments during World War II that included his induction in April, 1943 into the 680th Glider Field Artillery Battalion. He also served as a paratrooper in the 17th Airborne Division. He was deployed in Europe from August 1944 until December, 1945 where he fought in the Battle of the Bulge and received the Presidential Unit Citation.

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