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GEHR superintendent Steven Ciccariello announces retirement

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Written by Nanette LoBiondo Galloway Monday, February 03, 2014 01:46 pm

Julie Hazard / Steven Ciccariello has been in education for 34 years, serving the last 22 years at Greater Egg. He started in 1992 as vice principal at Oakcrest High School. Julie Hazard / Steven Ciccariello has been in education for 34 years, serving the last 22 years at Greater Egg. He started in 1992 as vice principal at Oakcrest High School. EGG HARBOR CITY ­– The Greater Egg Harbor Regional Board of Education Jan. 27 unanimously accepted with regret the retirement of Superintendent of Schools Steven Ciccariello.

Ciccariello is retiring one year earlier than the expiration date of his current contract. His last day in the district will be on June 30, the same day Business Administrator Charles Mueller will retire. Mueller announced his retirement in October 2013.

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Curling in Canada

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, February 03, 2014 01:00 am

Bob Hamilton and Dave Hineline of Mays Landing.. Bob Hamilton and Dave Hineline of Mays Landing.. Bob Hamilton and Dave Hineline of Mays Landing brought The Current to the Kelvington curling center in Kelvington, Saskatchewan, during a November 2013 hunting trip to Canada.

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Oakcrest biology teacher having a positive impact on the school environment

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Sunday, February 02, 2014 01:00 am

 Julie Hazard /  Kristine Demark prepares to explain a biology concept to her students at Oakcrest High School. Julie Hazard / Kristine Demark prepares to explain a biology concept to her students at Oakcrest High School. Kristine Demark named teacher of the year

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – When Kristine Demark, a veteran 10-year biology and environmental science teacher at Oakcrest High School, recently answered a phone call that was coming from her school, she expected it to be an automated school closing announcement. Instead, she was shocked to hear the live voice of Superintendent Steve Ciccariello informing her that she had been selected as that school’s teacher of the year.

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Hamilton Mall hosts Pinewood Derby

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Saturday, February 01, 2014 01:00 am

Charlie Pritchard /  Pinewood Derby overall award winners Jaden Alioto, second place; Vincenzo O’Cone, third place; and winner Justin Haye. Charlie Pritchard / Pinewood Derby overall award winners Jaden Alioto, second place; Vincenzo O’Cone, third place; and winner Justin Haye. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Cub Scouts from Pack 254 in Mays Landing held their annual Pinewood Derby on Saturday, Jan. 25 at the Hamilton Mall. For many of the participants, it was the final event before they move on to becoming Boy Scouts.

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Egg Harbor City honors Crusaders, Christmas contest winners

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, January 31, 2014 10:32 am

Charlie Pritchard / Greater Egg Harbor Chamber of Commerce President James Schroeder, left, presents a gift certificate for Hime Restaurant to Bill Vanfossen, Christmas Lighting Contest winner. Charlie Pritchard / Greater Egg Harbor Chamber of Commerce President James Schroeder, left, presents a gift certificate for Hime Restaurant to Bill Vanfossen, Christmas Lighting Contest winner. EGG HARBOR CITY – The Egg Harbor City Council took time out from its regular business Jan. 23 to recognize the Crusader pee wee football team and cheerleaders, as well as the 2013 Christmas Lighting Contest winners.

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Hamilton plans reassessment; discusses deputy CFO appointment

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Thursday, January 30, 2014 05:34 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – At a special meeting held on Friday, Jan. 24 necessitated by the postponement of a regularly scheduled meeting due to snow, the Hamilton Township Committee unanimously voted to award a contract to conduct a reassessment of township properties this year. The contract was awarded to Professional Property Appraisals in the amount of $297,560.

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Tax increase on the table as Hamilton school board weighs budget options

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Thursday, January 30, 2014 10:36 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – At Tuesday evening’s Hamilton Township Board of Education meeting, Business Administrator Dan Smith presented four scenarios pertaining to the 2014-’15 school year budget. To the eight members present, none of the scenarios was very attractive, as it appears unlikely that a tax increase can be avoided.

One who would disagree with that opinion is Vice President Peg Capone, who happens to chair the finance committee.

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Mays Landing Rotary recognizes Blosch, Carrigan

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Monday, January 27, 2014 04:55 pm

Ted Marx / Arlene Blosch and John Carrigan, center, receive awards for their service to the community from Mays Landing Rotary Club President Dan Snodgrass Jan. 18 at the Tuscany House Hotel in Egg Harbor City. Ted Marx / Arlene Blosch and John Carrigan, center, receive awards for their service to the community from Mays Landing Rotary Club President Dan Snodgrass Jan. 18 at the Tuscany House Hotel in Egg Harbor City. EGG HARBOR CITY – The Rotary Club of Mays Landing held its annual Award Dinner Jan. 18 at the Tuscany House Hotel at the Renault Winery in Egg Harbor City.

The honorees were Arlene Blosch as business person of the year and John Carrigan as the first responder of the year.

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Two hurt, charges pending in Bears Head Road crash

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, January 26, 2014 11:03 am

File photo / Witnesses told police that the Nissan Maxima was traveling at a high rate of speed and spun out of control while attempting to pass. File photo / Witnesses told police that the Nissan Maxima was traveling at a high rate of speed and spun out of control while attempting to pass. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Two Vineland residents were injured Friday, Jan. 24 when their car left the road and struck a utility pole and a tree on Bears Head Road (County Road 552) between Sterling and Maryland avenues.

Riccardo Barreto, 35, of Vineland was attempting to pass several vehicles in the northbound lane when the 3:30 p.m. crash occurred. Witnesses told police that Barreto’s Nissan Maxima was traveling at a high rate of speed and spun out of control while attempting to pass.

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Fire damages Cologne Garden Apartments

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, January 26, 2014 10:06 am

The quick response of firefighters stopped the fire from spreading and saved the other housing units in the building. The quick response of firefighters stopped the fire from spreading and saved the other housing units in the building. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – No one was hurt in a fire at the Cologne Garden Apartments early Friday evening, Jan. 24.

When the Township of Hamilton Police Department and Cologne Volunteer Fire Company responded to the 5:35 p.m. structure fire call, they found flames at the rear of Building S, according to police. 

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