Last Updated on Saturday, November 23, 2013 10:07 am
Facebook photo / The flag was flown at half staff Friday, Nov. 22 to honor a Day of Remembrance for President John F. Kennedy on the 50th anniversary of his assassination.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The flag was flown at half staff Friday, Nov. 22 to honor a Day of Remembrance for President John F. Kennedy on the 50th anniversary of his assassination.
The Current Newspapers also marked the event by collecting the remembrances of our loyal readers,which are published here.
Last Updated on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 03:10 pm
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP - Township police said they have located a 13-year-old boy who went missing in the area of the William Davies Middle School earlier today.
Last Updated on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 06:17 pm
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – A 12-year-old local boy has been charged in connection with a suspicious fire that erupted in a bathroom sometime after 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20 at the William Davies Middle School.
Last Updated on Monday, November 25, 2013 01:52 pm
Things to do
Community Thanksgiving Breakfast
The Greater Egg Harbor Chamber of Commerce will host a community Thanksgiving breakfast 7:30-9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26 at Renault Winery. The event will highlight reasons we have to give thanks in our communities and foster continued cooperation among local business, community, religious and elected leaders to improve our quality of life. Gary Melton will bring the keynote address. The chamber will announce its businessperson of the year and its service organization of the year. Tickets are $12 or $100 for a table of 10 by calling the law offices of James E. Schroeder at 609-270-7590, or email
Last Updated on Saturday, November 23, 2013 10:09 am
Charlie Pritchard / William Davies Middle School National Junior Honor Society members gather around a portion of the food that has been collected. Pictured from left are Lena Nguyen, Mia Somershoe, Becky May, Kristen Henry, Kaitlyn Scardino, Joylin Jeffries, Kylie Patterson, Taylor Molina and Katie Johnson.
Students in the William Davies Middle School are collecting non-perishable food products to be given to the First United Methodist Church of Mays Landing for distribution to those in need for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Last Updated on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 06:46 am
Kristen Eaton / In the front row from left are Morgan Jenigen, Emily Hanna, Erin Foster, Tommi Schieder and Essence Pittman. In the rear are staff Courtney Sherman, Jason Findeison, Rich Tinsley, band director Rick Schwartz, Fred Washington and Shari Carty.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Oakcrest High School Marching Ambassadors have a long history of winning trophies in competitive events. They delivered once again this year at the Tournament of Bands, Atlantic Coast Group 2-A Class competition held at West Shore Stadium in Camp Hill, Pa.
The Ambassadors placed first of 20 bands in the event held on the weekend of Nov. 2-3.
Jonathan M. Fishman
Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Jonathan M. Fishman, the son of Reny Fishman of Mays Landing, has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
The intensive eight-week program included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
Last Updated on Saturday, November 23, 2013 10:08 am
Charlie Pritchard / Resident Denise Brasher speaks out about the tactic used by the HTEA that led to the closing of schools on Election Day and Veterans Day.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – There is little doubt that parents of Hamilton Township school children were taken by surprise recently when schools were forced to close due to teachers planning to take off on Election Day and Veterans Day.
Tuesday evening’s Board of Education meeting gave a few of them an opportunity to air their displeasure.
Last Updated on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 06:29 pm
Charlie Pritchard / Kevin McCarty, Renault Winery director of marketing, speaks to Cedar Creek High School FBLA members about his career and the business that he helps to make successful.
EGG HARBOR CITY – This fall, a new club was added to the group of student organizations at Cedar Creek High School. The Future Business Leaders of America is an outgrowth of the school’s business department, which doubled its staff this year to four teachers.
Last Updated on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 12:11 am
letter to the editor
To the editor:
My name is Jay Copperman, and I am an officer in the William Davies Student Council.
For the first time our school is participating in Movember, which as you may know is sort of an extension of October's Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Last Updated on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 11:10 pm
Charlie Pritchard / City resident Connie Kuehner likes the fact that you can buy items in small quantities and claims that Dollar Fresh is a great addition to the community.
EGG HARBOR CITY – A little more than a month has passed since one of Egg Harbor City’s newest businesses opened, and already it has attracted a steady stream of loyal customers.
Dollar Fresh is primarily a produce market where every item in the store sells for one dollar. According to proprietor Liz Macrie, the vast majority of the fruits and vegetables that they sell are locally grown. Macrie is very qualified to manage the operation, one of three stores owned by her cousin Peter Macrie, having grown up in a farm family.
St. Vincent de Paul student Dominic Grassi with Capt. Todd Prestidge, commander of the Coast Guard Training Center in Cape May.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – An eighth-grade student at St. Vincent de Paul Regional School and his family collected Halloween candy for service members aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous, which is based in Cape May.
Capt. Todd Prestidge, commander of the Coast Guard Training Center in Cape May, created a unique plan for the officers and how to use the donated candy, collected by student Dominic Grassi.
Last Updated on Monday, November 18, 2013 05:12 pm
Tickets will be sold at the door at $5 for children and students with ID, and $8 for adults.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The second annual Mr. Red Hawk competition will take place 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22 in the Performing Arts Center of the Atlantic County Institute of Technology, 5080 Atlantic Ave., Mays Landing.
Presented by the Class of 2014, celebrity judges will include Sojo”s Tom Morgan, undefeated MMA champion Jonavin Webb, Philadelphia Eagles cheer captain Tiffany Monroe, and Jim Craine, the “Singing Lifeguard” and Saturday night WOND radio party host.
Charlie Pritchard / Shonyae Porter, 16, a junior dental assistant student from Atlantic City receives a gift basket for collecting the most funds. Pictured are ACIT medical assistant instructor Gina DeMaio, Porter, Anne Neustadter of the Shirley Mae Breast Cancer Assistance Fund and AtlantiCare breast care coordinator nurse Linnea Brown.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Students in the various medical programs at the Atlantic County Institute of Technology have made it an annual project to raise funds for the Shirley Mae Breast Cancer Assistance Fund.