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99-unit affordable housing project proposed in Hamilton

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Wednesday, February 26, 2014 09:27 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The township could see the development of 99 affordable housing units if a proposal presented to the Township Committee Feb. 18 comes to fruition.

Conifer Realty, LLC presented plans for the development, which would be located at the northwest corner of the intersection of Route 40 and New York Avenue.

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William Davies Middle School second marking period honor roll

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, February 25, 2014 01:00 am

The William Davies Middle School has released its superintendent's and principal's honor rolls for the second marking period, grades eight, seven and six. The William Davies Middle School has released its superintendent's and principal's honor rolls for the second marking period, grades eight, seven and six.  HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The William Davies Middle School has released its superintendent's and principal's honor rolls for the second marking period, grades eight, seven and six.

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Egg Harbor City Council recognizes Crusaders jayvees and cheerleaders

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Monday, February 24, 2014 01:00 am

Charlie Pritchard / Members of the Egg Harbor City Crusaders junior varsity football team were presented with certificates by Councilman Mason Wright and Mayor Lisa Jiampetti Feb. 13. Charlie Pritchard / Members of the Egg Harbor City Crusaders junior varsity football team were presented with certificates by Councilman Mason Wright and Mayor Lisa Jiampetti Feb. 13. EGG HARBOR CITY – Members of the Egg Harbor City crusaders junior varsity football team, also known as the “Mean Green Fighting Machine,” and the team’s cheerleaders were honored by the mayor and City Council at its meeting Thursday, Feb. 13.

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Hamilton school board tables decision to seek bids for custodial services

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Sunday, February 23, 2014 01:00 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – An item listed on the Hamilton Township Board of Education’s agenda for the Tuesday night, Feb. 18 meeting called for a motion to go out to bid for custodial services for the 2014-’15 school year. That listed item generated a large audience for the meeting, consisting of many potentially affected employees as well as their friends and supporters.

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Egg Harbor City Council to consider redevelopment plan and board merger

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Saturday, February 22, 2014 11:01 am

EGG HARBOR CITY –The Egg Harbor City Council introduced an ordinance at its meeting on Thursday, Feb.13 to adopt a redevelopment plan for the ambulance building located on Philadelphia Avenue and Diesterweg Street, as well as three adjacent properties that currently sit vacant.

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Hamilton GOP backs Kurtz over Dix, setting up primary fight

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, February 21, 2014 03:50 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The nominating committee of the Hamilton Township Republican Organization endorsed John Kurtz to be the candidate for Hamilton Township Committee this year after interviewing him on Monday, Feb. 15, paving the way for an apparent primary battle with Republican incumbent Aline Dix, who opted not to be interviewed by the committee.

The primary is scheduled for Tuesday, June 3.

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Hamilton Mall pays tribute to British Invasion

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Wednesday, February 19, 2014 10:30 am

Jackie Corbin Charlie Pritchard / Beatles tribute band Britishmania took center court at the Hamilton Mall to perform two shows on Saturday. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Nostalgia was the theme of activities at the Hamilton Mall Valentine’s Day weekend.

Visitors had the opportunity to reminisce about the British Invasion of 1964 when many musical groups from England came to the United States to perform. Of course, heading that list was The Beatles. In honor of that event, the tribute band British Mania took center court at the mall to perform two shows on Saturday.

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Egg Harbor City Community School names teacher of the year

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Tuesday, February 18, 2014 01:00 am

Jackie Corbin Charlie Pritchard / Egg Harbor City Community School teacher of the year James Connelly conducts a lesson, assisted by teaching aide Michelle Walker. Students from left are Mya Spellman, John DeFeo, Jeremiah Perry, Eriq Cruz and Tyquay Woodall.

EGG HARBOR CITY – The teacher of the year has been named at the Egg Harbor City Community School. Principal Jack Griffith announced the recipient, James Connelly, at a recent faculty meeting.

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Heather Camillo named Spragg School teacher of the year

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Sunday, February 16, 2014 01:00 am

Charlie Pritchard / Spragg School teacher of the year Heather Camillo prepares for a lesson with one of her art classes. Students pictured from left are Munir Ford, Kenny Epperson, Rashad Stallings, Austin Long, Davion Schaffer and Ibn Davis. Charlie Pritchard / Spragg School teacher of the year Heather Camillo prepares for a lesson with one of her art classes. Students pictured from left are Munir Ford, Kenny Epperson, Rashad Stallings, Austin Long, Davion Schaffer and Ibn Davis. EGG HARBOR CITY – Heather Camillo, the art teacher at the Charles L. Spragg School, has been selected as the school’s teacher of the year.

Camillo, who grew up in Egg Harbor City and now resides in Mays Landing, has been teaching at Spragg School for five years. In addition to art, she also teaches technology classes and physical education.

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UPDATE: Egg Harbor Township woman identified as homicide victim found along Weymouth Road

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, February 15, 2014 10:30 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office and the Hamilton Township Police Department are investigating the discovery of a woman's body found on the side of a Hamilton Township road this morning. The victim was identified as 25-year-old Joyce Y. Vanderhoff of Egg Harbor Township. Her family has been notified. The State Medical Examiner’s Office has ruled the death a homicide.

According to a press release from acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain, a passing motorist spotted the body and called police. Hamilton Township police responded at about 9 a.m. Friday, Feb. 14 and found an unidentified adult female on the side of Weymouth Road.

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