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Girl Scouts spread cheer to homeless

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Wednesday, November 27, 2013 09:37 am

Charlie Pritchard / Members of Girl Scout Troop 15478 write holiday cards to residents of the Atlantic City Rescue Mission. From left are Lauren Walden, 10; Molly Neugent, 8; MacKenzie Smith, 9;  Anaya Fitzpatrick, 8; and Gwen Gatto, 8, all of Mays Landing. Charlie Pritchard / Members of Girl Scout Troop 15478 write holiday cards to residents of the Atlantic City Rescue Mission. From left are Lauren Walden, 10; Molly Neugent, 8; MacKenzie Smith, 9; Anaya Fitzpatrick, 8; and Gwen Gatto, 8, all of Mays Landing. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP –  Girl Scout Troop 15478 in Mays Landing hosted a gathering of members of the Lenape Pines Girl Scouts designed to provide bags of holiday cheer to residents of the Atlantic City Rescue Mission Saturday, Nov. 23.

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Spragg School competes again in state-wide Recycle-Bowl

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 26, 2013 07:14 pm

Pictured from left are students Moncia Garcia, Dominic Cross, Phillip Adams, second-grade teacher Deanna Walker, Gabriella Brown, Ty’arah Woodall, and Carey Inemer with their display of recycling containers located in every classroom, and throughout the school. Pictured from left are students Moncia Garcia, Dominic Cross, Phillip Adams, second-grade teacher Deanna Walker, Gabriella Brown, Ty’arah Woodall, and Carey Inemer with their display of recycling containers located in every classroom, and throughout the school. EGG HARBOR CITY – For the second year in a row, students at the Charles L. Spragg School are accepting the challenge to compete in a state-wide Recycle-Bowl, a competition for elementary, middle and high school students.

Participating schools have to record how much they recycle. Last year the Spragg School came in second place for recycling, quite an accomplishment for their first year in the competition.

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Tree sale supports Laureldale volunteers

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 26, 2013 11:35 am

The fire company is located at 2657 Route 50. The fire company is located at 2657 Route 50. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – There will be a Christmas tree sale to benefit Laureldale Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company beginning 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30. Hours are Monday-Thursday, 5:30-9 p.m.; Friday 5:30-10 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-10 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m.-9 p.m. while supplies last.

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Cedar Creek Reach students host Thanksgiving feast

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Written by Julie Hazard Monday, November 25, 2013 11:27 pm

Julie Hazard / Standing rear from left are Cedar Creek teachers Rodney James and John Aragona, teaching assistant Dee Kelly, students Julian Corporan, Ray Swinney, James Snider, Shjon LoSasso, and Rodger Bishop. Seated in front are students Tatiana Perla Sandoval and Ayanna Truax. Julie Hazard / Standing rear from left are Cedar Creek teachers Rodney James and John Aragona, teaching assistant Dee Kelly, students Julian Corporan, Ray Swinney, James Snider, Shjon LoSasso, and Rodger Bishop. Seated in front are students Tatiana Perla Sandoval and Ayanna Truax. EGG HARBOR CITY – Students in Cedar Creek High School's Life Skills "Reach" program hosted and joined in a Thanksgiving feast prepared by the school's culinary students under the direction of Chef Travis Sansevere on Nov. 15. 

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Fire displaces family of 11 in Hamilton Township

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 25, 2013 01:41 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – A family of 11 was displaced and two firefighters suffered minor injuries as a result of a blaze Sunday night, Nov. 24 that fully involved a structure at 22 Hilltop Circle in Mays Landing.

The call was received at 6:45 p.m., according to the Township of Hamilton Police Department, who said the home was fully involved and sustained heavy damage. Firemen had it under control in about  30 minutes.

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One dead after crash on Wrangleboro Road in Hamilton Township (UPDATE)

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, November 24, 2013 08:41 pm

The crash is being investigated by Officers Greg VanGilder and Wade Smith along with Detective Michael Robison of the Township of Hamilton Police Department. The crash is being investigated by Officers Greg VanGilder and Wade Smith along with Detective Michael Robison of the Township of Hamilton Police Department. UPDATE: Victim identified

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Police are investigating a one-car crash 2:45 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24 on Wrangleboro Road (County Route 575) that claimed the life of a Ship Bottom man.

The crash happened when a 2009 Honda Accord, while traveling southbound on Wrangleboro Road, lost control near milepost 11 and ran off the road while attempting to pass another vehicle that was also traveling southbound, police said.

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UPDATE Wrangleboro Road has been reopened

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, November 24, 2013 05:00 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP - Wrangleboro Road (CR 575) has been reopened after being closed earlier this afternoon because of a motor vehicle accident.

At 5:28 this afternoon (Sunday, Nov. 28) the Township of Hamilton Police Department reported that the road is reopened.

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Residents of Egg Harbor City’s newest development love their homes

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Sunday, November 24, 2013 09:00 am

Charlie Pritchard / A construction crew works at the site of one of the homes currently under construction. Charlie Pritchard / A construction crew works at the site of one of the homes currently under construction. EGG HARBOR CITY – The Neighborhoods at Cedar Creek is a relatively new community located at the northern end of Egg Harbor City, bounded by Moss Mill Road and Philadelphia Avenue. There are currently 15 homes that have been completed and sold by developer Brad Haber, and the common theme throughout the development is that the residents love their new homes.

Pamela Baylock shares a typical reaction when asked about her home.

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Heroes’ luncheon inspired by Greek classics

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Written by Julie Hazard Saturday, November 23, 2013 07:00 pm

Julie Hazard / Cedar Creek Principal James Reina, left, addresses the attendees at the ‘Hometown Heroes’ luncheon. Julie Hazard / Cedar Creek Principal James Reina, left, addresses the attendees at the ‘Hometown Heroes’ luncheon. Cedar Creek High School students in Steven Ferguson's Honors English 1 classes studying classical heroes such as Achilles from Homer's Iliad gained a new appreciation for the fictional classic about the Trojan War when they hosted a "Hometown Heroes" luncheon.

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EHT driver charged with DWI after pickup truck overturns on Elwood Road in Hamilton

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 23, 2013 09:15 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP –A 54 year old Egg Harbor Township man was airlifted to the hospital in the early morning hours Saturday, Nov. 23 after his pickup truck went off the road and overturned into the woods on Elwood Road.

Police said alcohol was involved in the crash and an open container was found in the vehicle.

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