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Annual 4-H Fair showcases familiar traditions, leaders of tomorrow in Hamilton

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, August 05, 2014 07:53 pm

Atlantic County’s 4-H Fair educates and encourages responsibility in young people through a diverse range of projects and activities they oversee that are then showcased at the fair. Atlantic County’s 4-H Fair educates and encourages responsibility in young people through a diverse range of projects and activities they oversee that are then showcased at the fair. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Atlantic County 4-H Fair, a local tradition since 1948, returns to the David C. Wood 4-H Fairgrounds Aug. 7, 8, and 9.

For three days each year the 4-H Fair invites you to enjoy the tradition as it comes alive with kids, livestock, carnival rides and contests, along with demonstrations of projects and programs designed to further the education and leadership development of Atlantic County’s young people.

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Course on unmanned aerial systems available at Atlantic Cape

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, August 05, 2014 11:27 am

Topics will include history of UAV systems; how they are used in such fields as agriculture, search and rescue, pipeline monitoring, protecting wildlife, police surveillance, filmmaking, and border patrol. Topics will include history of UAV systems; how they are used in such fields as agriculture, search and rescue, pipeline monitoring, protecting wildlife, police surveillance, filmmaking, and border patrol. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP –  Atlantic Cape Community College will offer “Introduction to Unmanned Aerial Systems” this fall through its aviation studies program for those interested in learning about the emerging field of non-piloted aircraft, more commonly known as drones.

The class meets 7-9:45 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Sept. 2 at the Mays Landing Campus 5100 Black Horse Pike, and is open to the public.

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Egg Harbor City Rotary Club installs officers

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 04, 2014 01:30 pm

Submitted / Rotary District 7640 Governor Tim Datig, left, recently installed Bruce Weaknecht as president of the Egg Harbor City Rotary Club. Submitted / Rotary District 7640 Governor Tim Datig, left, recently installed Bruce Weaknecht as president of the Egg Harbor City Rotary Club. EGG HARBOR CITY – The Egg Harbor City Rotary Club met for Sunday brunch at the Renault Winery Gourmet Restaurant recently to install new officers got the Rotary year. 

Rotary District 7640 Governor Tim Datig spoke about the plans and goals for the year, and installed new club officers for the year.

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Egg Harbor City bargain hunters press on through the rain

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Monday, August 04, 2014 01:18 pm

Charlie Pritchard / Egg Harbor City bargain hunters press on through the rain Charlie Pritchard / Egg Harbor City bargain hunters press on through the rain Despite off-and-on showers that blanketed the city on Saturday, Aug., 2, Egg Harbor City’s annual citywide yard sale went on as scheduled.

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Jury convicts Pennsylvania man of abusing boys 12, 17

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, July 30, 2014 10:00 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP _ A Pennsylvania man was convicted Friday of the abuse of two child victims in 2010, including the sexual assault of a 17-year-old boy, and the performance of indecent and unlawful sexual acts in the presence of a 12-year-old boy, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain said.

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Egg Harbor City Lake provides low cost summer fun

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Wednesday, July 30, 2014 09:06 am

Name the Dragon contest winner Jack Hall is congratulated by Egg Harbor City Mayor Lisa Jiampetti as they sit in Smaug. Name the Dragon contest winner Jack Hall is congratulated by Egg Harbor City Mayor Lisa Jiampetti as they sit in Smaug. EGG HARBOR CITY – Those looking to find a refreshing place to cool off during the hot summer days might want to head a short distance north on Philadelphia Avenue in Egg Harbor City to the lake that bears the city’s name.

Egg Harbor City Lake is a haven for area residents seeking a serene place to cool off during the hot, humid and hazy days of a Jersey summer. Those familiar with the site return with great frequency week after week, year after year, for the cooling cedar waters and other attractions, all offered at a very nominal price.

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Hamilton gunman jailed in afternoon robbery attempt

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, July 28, 2014 04:05 pm

Hamilton Township police arrested a Cologne Garden Apartments man after they responded to a report of an armed robbery in progress at 1:38 p.m. Saturday, July 26 at the complex./Hamilton Township police Hamilton Township police arrested a Cologne Garden Apartments man after they responded to a report of an armed robbery in progress at 1:38 p.m. Saturday, July 26 at the complex./Hamilton Township police HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Township police arrested a Cologne Garden Apartments man after they responded to a report of an armed robbery in progress at 1:38 p.m. Saturday, July 26 at the complex.

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Laureldale Fire Rescue yard sale (Video)

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Written by Michael Carroll Monday, July 28, 2014 12:13 pm

Laureldale Fire Rescue yard sale Laureldale Fire Rescue yard sale The Laureldale Fire Rescue hosted its second annual community yard sale and family fun day Saturday July 26 at its building 2657 Rt. 50 in Laureldale. The yard sale event included crafts, a flea market, music, food and drinks, games, fire safety information and more.

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Work proceeding on township hall parking area

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, July 25, 2014 12:00 pm

Work proceeding on township hall parking area Work proceeding on township hall parking area Clearing is presently underway on a one and a half acre parcel directly across from Hamilton Township Hall on Thirteenth Street. Once cleared and paved, the area will serve as a parking lot for the building that will be able to accommodate 80 vehicles. The contract specifies that the work be completed in 60 days.

 

Hamilton Township In Your Town, Edition of July 24, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 25, 2014 09:14 am

Hamilton Township In Your Town, Edition of July 24, 2014 Hamilton Township In Your Town, Edition of July 24, 2014 Kiwanis seeks Citizen of the Year

The Egg Harbor City Kiwanis Club is soliciting nominations for its 2014 Citizen of the Year award. Nominations must be submitted in writing to the Kiwanis Club secretary at 406 Chicago Ave., Egg Harbor City by Aug. 15.

This annual award is given to a Greater Egg Harbor City area resident who has contributed to the community’s civic or social well being. 

Ultimate Spokes Dogs

The Mays Landing Branch of the Atlantic County Library System, 40 Farragut Ave., presents ultimate spoke dogs from 6:30 until 8 p.m. Thursday, July 24. Participants of all ages will learn from presenters Donna Downs and Colleen McIntyre-Berenetto about the differences between therapy dogs, service dogs, support animals and others. For more information call 609-625-2776.

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