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Letter: Cruse named essay contest finalist

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Written by Opinion Friday, November 28, 2014 12:00 am

To the editor:

Congratulations to fourth-grade student Amayah Cruse for being selected as a finalist prize winner in AtlantiCare's How to Help a Friend anti-bullying writing contest.

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Atlantic County Sheriff’s Report, Oct. 22 - 28

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 28, 2014 12:00 am

Atlantic County Sheriff  The following arrests were made recently by the Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office. Anyone who has information on the whereabouts of persons who are wanted by the agency is asked to call 609-909-7200.

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Mays Landing man charged with murder Thanksgiving morning

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 27, 2014 10:16 am

HAMILTON TWP – A Mays Landing was charged with murder in the shooting death of the woman with whom he lived, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced Thanksgiving morning. 

Joseph Morrison, 62, of the 6000 block of Sears Avenue in Mays Landing was charged with murder and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose in connection with the death Wednesday of Debra J. Mason, 52, of the same address. 

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Book fair raffle winner

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 26, 2014 03:55 pm

Book fair raffle winner Book fair raffle winner Third-grader Sarah Reingruber won a raffle basket of books and materials at the annual Scholastic Book Fair Fall Family Night Wednesday, Nov. 19 at the George L. Hess Educational Complex.

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Davies Middle School takes learning outdoors

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 26, 2014 02:38 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Students at William Davies Middle School are getting their hands dirty and loving it.

Kids get to dig in for hands-on learning in the school’s organic garden while applying lessons learned in the classroom to real-world examples right outside their door. A native plant garden and koi pond at the front entrance attracts native wildlife such as birds, butterflies and other insects. The garden also attracts families in the community as students invite their younger siblings and parents to see what they have created.

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Hamilton police address recent pedestrian fatalities

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Wednesday, November 26, 2014 02:23 pm

Hamilton police address recent pedestrian fatalities Hamilton police address recent pedestrian fatalities HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Following a recent rash of pedestrian accidents on the Black Horse Pike in the township’s retail shopping district, the Hamilton Township Police Department has launched a campaign to inform area residents about the dangers of improperly attempting to cross the highway.

According to Detective Frank Schalek, the department’s public information officer, the New Jersey Department of Transportation has designated Route 40/322 mile posts 50 to 53.2 a Safe Corridor roadway. 

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Hamilton officer breaks arm while arresting shoplifting suspect

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:40 pm

Hamilton officer breaks arm while arresting shoplifting suspect Hamilton officer breaks arm while arresting shoplifting suspect HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – A township police officer broke his arm Tuesday night, Nov. 25 while subduing a shoplifting suspect in the Hamilton Mall parking lot, police said.

Township of Hamilton police responded at 6:26 p.m. to a report of a shoplifting in progress at the Mays Landing Wal-Mart.

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Hamilton Police arrest Ventnor, Mays Landing men in alleged home invasion

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, November 22, 2014 08:54 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Police here arrested two men in response to a call of a home invasion with a weapon shortly before 1 a.m. Saturday morning.

Township of Hamilton Police responded to Hamilton Walk just north of the Hamilton Mall at 12:53 p.m. Saturday Nov. 22 for a reported home invasion with a gun.

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Renault Winery files for bankruptcy protection

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Thursday, November 20, 2014 09:03 am

EGG HARBOR CITY – The Renault Winery, situated on Bremen Avenue on the border of Egg Harbor City and Galloway Township is the oldest active winery in New Jersey. On Thursday, November 13, the historic business, founded in 1864, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in order to ward off a sheriff’s sale scheduled for that day.

The move enables the business to remain open while it reorganizes its finances.

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New Oakcrest principal appointed

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Written by STAFF Tuesday, November 18, 2014 11:02 am

New Oakcrest Principal Joseph Carruth at Nov. 17 school board meeting. New Oakcrest Principal Joseph Carruth at Nov. 17 school board meeting.

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District Board of Education approved the appointment of  Joseph Carruth to serve as the next principal of Oakcrest High School during its Monday, Nov. 17 meeting at the school. 

Oakcrest is one of three high schools in the Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District, the largest regional high school district in Atlantic County. The other district schools are Absegami in Galloway and Cedar Creek in Egg Harbor City. 

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