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Hess students celebrating reading during March

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, March 06, 2014 04:35 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Students at the Hess School will join in the National Education Association's Read Across America initiative during the month of March.

NEA's Read Across America festivities, which began on Dr. Seuss's birthday March 2, will encourage more than 45 million readers to pick up a book and read.

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Declining revenues expected to bring tax rate increase in Egg Harbor City

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Thursday, March 06, 2014 12:18 am

EGG HARBOR CITY – At the outset of the Egg Harbor City Council’s budget meeting Wednesday, March 5, Chief Financial Officer Jodi Kahn gave council members an idea of what to anticipate.

Kahn said the original budget projection included a 15-cent tax rate increase for city taxpayers. Due to a higher-than-anticipated tax collection last year, the increase was reduced to 13.7 or 13.8 cents.

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School referendum is a vote for the future

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Written by David G. Blood Wednesday, March 05, 2014 04:49 pm

Letters to the editor Letters to the editor To the editor:

On Tuesday, March 11, the voters of the Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District will vote on a special referendum. This vote will provide necessary repairs and improvements that will benefit the educational needs of our students.

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UPDATE: Service restored after water main break in Mays Landing

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Written by James Fitzpatrick Wednesday, March 05, 2014 10:39 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – A water main break that was reported earlier today (Wednesday, March 5) by the Hamilton Township Municipal Utilities at the intersection of Route 40 (Harding Highway) and Hoover Drive has been reduced to an internal issue at the Brandywood condominium complex, according to HTMUA.

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Magical escape

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, March 05, 2014 01:00 am

Gregory Cipriani and Diane Korchan of Mays Landing vacationed at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla. in January.  Gregory Cipriani and Diane Korchan of Mays Landing vacationed at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla. in January. Gregory Cipriani and Diane Korchan of Mays Landing vacationed at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla. in January.  

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Egg Harbor City Community School honored as NJ Recycle Bowl champions

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Tuesday, March 04, 2014 05:15 pm

Charlie Pritchard / ACUA Board Chairman Marvin Embry, right, presents a check for $1,000 to Egg Harbor City Community School Principal Jack Griffith for winning the New Jersey Recycle Bowl. Charlie Pritchard / ACUA Board Chairman Marvin Embry, right, presents a check for $1,000 to Egg Harbor City Community School Principal Jack Griffith for winning the New Jersey Recycle Bowl. EGG HARBOR CITY – Representatives from the Atlantic County Utilities Authority visited the Egg Harbor City Community School Feb. 26 to present awards for winning the state title in the national Recycle Bowl sponsored by Nestle Corp.

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Jersey Shore Children’s Museum hosts business mixer

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Tuesday, March 04, 2014 12:50 pm

Financial advisor and board President and Matthew Gilliano speaks to some of the event’s guests about the museum’s current situation and its role in entertaining and educating area children. Financial advisor and board President and Matthew Gilliano speaks to some of the event’s guests about the museum’s current situation and its role in entertaining and educating area children. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The evening of Thursday, Feb. 20 was a rarity at the Jersey Shore Children’s Museum, located in the Hamilton Mall. That night, the organization’s board members hosted an adults-only event, “Mixer that Matters,” to promote the venue to local businesspeople and other interested guests.

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Redevelopment for rescue squad site advances in Egg Harbor City

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

EGG HARBOR CITY – Egg Harbor City Council on Thursday, Feb. 27 passed an ordinance that opens the door for redevelopment of four parcels on Philadelphia Avenue and Diesterweg Street.

The site includes the former rescue squad building and three vacant properties all of which are owned by the city.

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Hamilton PTA forum to address community safety

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 28, 2014 12:21 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Hamilton Township PTA will host a town hall forum on "Safety in our Community" 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 11 in the George Hess Educational Complex Auditorium, 700 Babcock Road in Mays Landing.

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Hamilton police announce arrests in Jan. 30 burglary

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, February 27, 2014 05:17 pm

Hamilton police announce arrests in Jan. 30 burglary Hamilton police announce arrests in Jan. 30 burglary

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Three local men have been arrested and charged in a case in which the home of a 90-year-old woman was burglarized while she was at home alone, asleep.

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