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Clowning around at preschool

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, August 10, 2014 12:00 am

Clowning around at preschool Clowning around at preschool The circus came to Barbarito and Beyers Pre-schools’ Mays Landing location July 30 as clowns Blondi and Bunky performed for the children. The youngsters got to try their luck bobbing for apples, banana tossing, the wheel of steel, and the bean bag toss.

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Cole Bros. Circus returns to Mays Landing for a five day run

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Saturday, August 09, 2014 02:00 pm

Nine year old Tyler Jacob Reynolds of Egg Harbor Township came to the circus on Wednesday afternoon dressed for the occasion. Nine year old Tyler Jacob Reynolds of Egg Harbor Township came to the circus on Wednesday afternoon dressed for the occasion. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Cole Bros. Circus rolled into town on Wednesday, August 6 for the first of a five day engagement at the Atlantic City Race Course. The circus is celebrating its 130th anniversary this year making it America’s oldest big top circus. There are two performances daily at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m.

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Hamilton Township people in the news

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, August 09, 2014 11:00 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 04:00 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 03:43 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 01:00 pm

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

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Davies sixth-grade orientation Wednesday

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Written by James Fitzpatrick Friday, August 08, 2014 12:14 pm

Because of strong turnout in the past, two separate presentations are planned, with student and parent attendance determined alphabetically. Because of strong turnout in the past, two separate presentations are planned, with student and parent attendance determined alphabetically. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The William Davies Middle School will be conducting its annual orientation for incoming sixth-grade students and their parents Wednesday, Aug. 13 with sessions at 6 p.m. and 7:15.

Topics include scheduling, technology, immunization, the student handbook, school activities and physicals. Parents will be able to meet administrators and teachers, and ask questions. There will also be a chance to tour part of the Davies School, and have students practice opening their lockers.

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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 11:49 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 11:40 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 08:49 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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