The Oncology Nursing Society will present its 2013 Making a Difference Frontline Care Award to registered nurse Josie Ellis of Egg Harbor City at the opening ceremony of the 38th annual ONS Congress April 25 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.
Last Updated on Monday, April 22, 2013 05:45 pm
From left are Oakcrest SADD members Alexis Sutley, Apria Pinkett, Brittney Jarvis, Brandon Bell, Kristin Petty, Kayla Watt, Amber Juzwiak, Marquella Andreadis, Alyssa Rivera and Christina Garguilo. Julie Hazard
As proms and end-of-year school activities get under way, Oakcrest High School students from Students Against Destructive Decisions organized several events to encourage their peers to act responsibly.
Veterans Advisory Board Chairman Russ Bongiovanni and board member Doug Hand show the flag that will be given to honored veterans. Charlie Pritchard
As chairman of the Hamilton Township Veterans Advisory Board, Russ Bongiovanni is an advocate of honoring his fellow service veterans. At the Monday, April 15 Township Committee meeting he and board member Doug Hand proposed an honors program to do just that.
Last Updated on Thursday, April 25, 2013 12:02 pm
EGG HARBOR CITY – Representatives of Commercial Utilities Consultants, Inc. (CUC), a firm based in West Chester, Pa., addressed the Egg Harbor City Council at its meeting Thursday, April 11 on ways that they can help lower utility rates for the city.
Representatives Ryan Carr and Mike Brown explained the process of energy aggregation, which is designed to save money for the city’s own utility obligations, as well as for residential and commercial entities.
Last Updated on Thursday, April 18, 2013 09:00 am
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Two 16-year-old Oakcrest High School students have been arrested for allegedly making multiple bomb threats at the school on two separate occasions.
The teenagers were taken into custody by police Wednesday afternoon, April 17 for threats made against the school on April 10 and April 16, according to the Township of Hamilton Police Department.
Last Updated on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 03:30 pm
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HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – After hearing a glowing report from auditor Ken Moore who said there were no audit findings or deficiencies, the Hamilton Township Committee unanimously approved a $25 million budget for 2013 with no change in the tax rate for township services.
The goal is to complete the renovations by the beginning of June. Charlie Pritchard
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – “It looks like we’re not going to eat tonight,” a disappointed potential diner said to her spouse after noticing that their favorite dining spot was closed for renovations. It is quite likely that despite a prominent sign at the entrance announcing the closing, this scene will be repeated frequently over the next six weeks or so at the Maplewood II Restaurant on the Black Horse Pike in Mays Landing.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Township of Hamilton Police Department arrested one man and seized heroin, crack cocaine, and other illicit drugs while investigating a towing dispute in the Woodlands Complex Tuesday evening, April 23.
It was about 8:30 p.m. when Sgt. Patrick Muller was flagged down by security in the Woodlands Complex about a towing dispute.
Last Updated on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 01:10 pm
Tiffany Franco of Mays Landing outside her school, Galloway’s Pilgrim Academy.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Tiffany Franco of the Mays Landing section of Hamilton Township, a sophomore at the Pilgrim Academy in Galloway, finished second at the Monmouth Junior Science Symposium's General Poster Session at Monmouth University March 21.
The Greater Egg Harbor City Chamber of Commerce will be supporting two local food banks and honoring the 2012 business of the year at its second annual International Taste of the Town fundraiser 4 p.m. Sunday, April 28.
EGG HARBOR CITY – The Greater Egg Harbor City Chamber of Commerce will be supporting two local food banks and honoring the 2012 business of the year at its second annual International Taste of the Town fundraiser 4 p.m. Sunday, April 28.
The event will features international cuisine from nearly 20 area restaurants.
Last Updated on Thursday, April 25, 2013 12:34 pm
ACIT teacher Jan Smith of Mays Landing and her sons Adam, 7, and Andrew, 6, are wide-eyed and bushy-tailed Saturday morning for the 11th annual Hotcakes 5k Run. Greg Marino
The Atlantic County Institute of Technology in Hamilton Township held its 12th annual Hotcakes 5K and 1-mile Fun Run Saturday, April 13. The event included a full breakfast consisting of hotcakes, eggs, fruit, juice and more for participants. Nonparticipants could purchase the breakfast separately. Proceeds benefit the student activity fund.
Last Updated on Thursday, April 18, 2013 08:55 am
MAYS LANDING – An Atlantic County grand jury indicted two Atlantic City men Wednesday, April 17 for the murder of a Zachary Taylor, 19, of Mays Landing on June 18, 2012.
Hasan Bruce, 19, and his brother Jamal Bruce, 21, were arrested Sept. 28 and indicted on charges of murder, conspiracy and weapons offenses.
Last Updated on Monday, April 15, 2013 03:33 pm
The six-day Turf Festival is set for Thursday, April 25, to Wednesday, May 1. Submitted
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Fans of the “Sport of Kings” will again get a chance to watch thoroughbreds in action right here their own backyard when live racing returns to Atlantic City Race Course April 25.
The six-day Turf Festival, set for Thursday, April 25, to Wednesday, May 1, includes a post time each day of 3:30 p.m. Gates will open at 11 a.m. for early handicappers and simulcast fans. Monday, April 29 is an off day.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – With an audience mainly comprised of teachers in attendance to protest the lack of a contract, the Hamilton Township school board meeting Tuesday, April 9 focused mainly on student and teacher safety concerns.
Much discussion took place on the replacement of the district’s school resource and attendance officer, who recently left to take another position. Board members discussed various possibilities including hiring another person in the position, replacing him with two part-time employees or possibly even hiring just one part-time person for the job.