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Mattle recognized for MUA service

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Thursday, July 10, 2014 11:00 pm

Hamilton Township Municipal Utilities Authority Executive Director Steve Blankenship presented the award to Robert Mattle. Hamilton Township Municipal Utilities Authority Executive Director Steve Blankenship presented the award to Robert Mattle. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Former Hamilton Township Committeeman Robert Mattle was honored by the Hamilton Township Municipal Utilities Authority at its meeting Wednesday, July 9.

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SJTA warns public not to open bogus E-ZPass emails

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 08, 2014 03:35 pm

Sample email from the SJTA shows what the bogus phishing email looks like. Sample email from the SJTA shows what the bogus phishing email looks like. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The traveling public is being warned to use caution when receiving an email purportedly from E-ZPass, according to the South Jersey Transportation Authority. 

The emails could be an attempt to access your personal information.

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Letter: Have respect for non-fans of the World Cup

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Written by Dave Hunsberger Tuesday, July 08, 2014 01:12 pm

Have respect for non-fans of the World Cup Have respect for non-fans of the World Cup To the editor:

In reference to the story on the popularity of the World Cup this go-round, that's great news for new and old soccer fans alike. What I object to is the snobbery shown by many soccer fans toward me, a non-fan of the sport.

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ACIT outdoor classroom dedicated to former student

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, July 04, 2014 11:00 pm

Taking part in ceremony honoring former Atlantic County Institute of Technology student Naurez Rathore are carpentry instructors Mark Spencer and Chris Padula, guidance counselor Victoria Rangone, art instructor Fatjona  Lubonja, Shilpa, Aadil and Sajid Rathore, principal Ronald DeFelice, computer aided drafting instructor Drew Holmes and Superintendent Philip Guenther. Taking part in ceremony honoring former Atlantic County Institute of Technology student Naurez Rathore are carpentry instructors Mark Spencer and Chris Padula, guidance counselor Victoria Rangone, art instructor Fatjona Lubonja, Shilpa, Aadil and Sajid Rathore, principal Ronald DeFelice, computer aided drafting instructor Drew Holmes and Superintendent Philip Guenther. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP - Students, teachers and administrators of the Atlantic County Institute of Technology took part in a dedication ceremony Monday, June 23 to dedicate an outdoor classroom to Naurez Rathore, a student who died August 11, 2012. A number of classes participated in the project led by computer aided drafting instructor Drew Holmes.

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Contents of shuttered Main Street store sold to highest bidders

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Thursday, July 03, 2014 11:00 pm

Vincent Bila, from Staten Island, N.Y. of Caspert Auctioneers and Appraisers. Vincent Bila, from Staten Island, N.Y. of Caspert Auctioneers and Appraisers. Vincent Bila, from Staten Island, N.Y. of Caspert Auctioneers and Appraisers auctioned off more than 600 lots from the inventory of the Main Street Hardware Store in Mays Landing on Wednesday, June 25. The store was formerly known as the Hand Hardware Store and was a fixture on Main Street for many decades.

 

Hamilton burglaries target sheds, garages

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 03, 2014 03:28 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP –  The Township of Hamilton Police Department has noted an increase in shed and garage burglaries with in the Laureldale and Weymouth areas, and is asking for the public’s help in solving the crimes.

The burglaries have been occurring at night. The thieves are targeting tools, power equipment, lawn mowers, dirt bikes, and generators, police Thursday, July 3. In some cases, force has been used to gain entry.

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Residents near Lake Lenape advised to be prepared for flooding rains

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 03, 2014 02:05 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Beginning today (Thursday, July 3) the Township of Hamilton will begin lowering Lake Lenape in anticipation of heavy, and possibly flooding rains Friday.

“We are expecting 1 to 3 inches of rainfall beginning late this afternoon through tomorrow morning,” reads an announcement from the Township of Hamilton Police Department. “Locally, rainfall amounts could be higher. River and lakefront residents should secure their properties appropriately.”

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Beautiful weather again attracts huge crowds to hometown celebration (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Thursday, July 03, 2014 08:11 am

 

Three year old Silas Ricciardi of Mays Landing wound up to hit one out of the park in the children’s area of the park. Three year old Silas Ricciardi of Mays Landing wound up to hit one out of the park in the children’s area of the park. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – For the second year Hamilton Township’s Hometown Celebration took place at Lake Lenape Park, this year on Saturday, June 28 and Sunday, June 29. Guests were greeted by a new entranceway and paved pathways in the park as a result of recent work in the county facility.

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Oakcrest seniors honor retired social studies teacher

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Thursday, July 03, 2014 08:00 am

Julie Hazard/Retiring Oakcrest teacher Doug Cervi holds the Oakcrest 2014 yearbook in front of the plaque naming the All Wars Veterans Museum in his honor. Julie Hazard/Retiring Oakcrest teacher Doug Cervi holds the Oakcrest 2014 yearbook in front of the plaque naming the All Wars Veterans Museum in his honor. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – There is a tradition at Oakcrest High School in which seniors, on the last day of classes, walk around the school and hand a carnation to their favorite teacher. This year, as the visitations came to a close, social studies teacher Doug Cervi probably had enough flowers to open a small florist shop.

While Cervi has always been a beneficiary of a large bouquet on the last day of school, this year’s carnation collection was special, as it would prove to be his last, as he has decided to retire after 41 years at the school.

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Hamilton Township residents encouraged to be on lookout for burglars

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, July 02, 2014 03:40 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Hamilton Township Police are advising residents here to be aware of suspicious activity after several residential burglaries were reported in the Misty Pines, Hamilton Point, Hamilton Woods and Harding Lakes developments.

The police ask that all residents be very vigilant in reporting anything suspicious.  Most of the burglaries have occurred overnight but some have happened during the daytime hours as well.  

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