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THROWBACK THURSDAY to March 6, 2003

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Written by James Fitzpatrick Thursday, March 06, 2014 09:35 am

THROWBACK THURSDAY to March 6, 2003 THROWBACK THURSDAY to March 6, 2003 Here's a look at what was in the news 11 years ago on the front page of The Current of Hamilton / Egg Harbor City, just released from the Catamaran Media archives. 

This certainly was an exciting news week as page 1 highlighted Absegami girls basketball and its buzzer-beater win over Holy Spirit High School to capture the Cape Atlantic League title. Read our coverage of that game below.

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Declining revenues expected to bring tax rate increase in Egg Harbor City

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Thursday, March 06, 2014 12:18 am

EGG HARBOR CITY – At the outset of the Egg Harbor City Council’s budget meeting Wednesday, March 5, Chief Financial Officer Jodi Kahn gave council members an idea of what to anticipate.

Kahn said the original budget projection included a 15-cent tax rate increase for city taxpayers. Due to a higher-than-anticipated tax collection last year, the increase was reduced to 13.7 or 13.8 cents.

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School referendum is a vote for the future

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Written by David G. Blood Wednesday, March 05, 2014 04:49 pm

Letters to the editor Letters to the editor To the editor:

On Tuesday, March 11, the voters of the Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District will vote on a special referendum. This vote will provide necessary repairs and improvements that will benefit the educational needs of our students.

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UPDATE: Service restored after water main break in Mays Landing

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Written by James Fitzpatrick Wednesday, March 05, 2014 10:39 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – A water main break that was reported earlier today (Wednesday, March 5) by the Hamilton Township Municipal Utilities at the intersection of Route 40 (Harding Highway) and Hoover Drive has been reduced to an internal issue at the Brandywood condominium complex, according to HTMUA.

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Magical escape

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, March 05, 2014 01:00 am

Gregory Cipriani and Diane Korchan of Mays Landing vacationed at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla. in January.  Gregory Cipriani and Diane Korchan of Mays Landing vacationed at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla. in January. Gregory Cipriani and Diane Korchan of Mays Landing vacationed at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla. in January.  

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Egg Harbor City Community School honored as NJ Recycle Bowl champions

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Tuesday, March 04, 2014 05:15 pm

Charlie Pritchard / ACUA Board Chairman Marvin Embry, right, presents a check for $1,000 to Egg Harbor City Community School Principal Jack Griffith for winning the New Jersey Recycle Bowl. Charlie Pritchard / ACUA Board Chairman Marvin Embry, right, presents a check for $1,000 to Egg Harbor City Community School Principal Jack Griffith for winning the New Jersey Recycle Bowl. EGG HARBOR CITY – Representatives from the Atlantic County Utilities Authority visited the Egg Harbor City Community School Feb. 26 to present awards for winning the state title in the national Recycle Bowl sponsored by Nestle Corp.

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Jersey Shore Children’s Museum hosts business mixer

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Tuesday, March 04, 2014 12:50 pm

Financial advisor and board President and Matthew Gilliano speaks to some of the event’s guests about the museum’s current situation and its role in entertaining and educating area children. Financial advisor and board President and Matthew Gilliano speaks to some of the event’s guests about the museum’s current situation and its role in entertaining and educating area children. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The evening of Thursday, Feb. 20 was a rarity at the Jersey Shore Children’s Museum, located in the Hamilton Mall. That night, the organization’s board members hosted an adults-only event, “Mixer that Matters,” to promote the venue to local businesspeople and other interested guests.

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Cedar Creek, Chapman Ford plan Project Prom fundraiser

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, March 04, 2014 09:52 am

EGG HARBOR CITY – Chapman Ford Lincoln Mazda and the Cedar Creek High School Project Prom Committee have announced a Drive 4 UR School test-drive event 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, March 15 at the high school, 1701 New York Ave.

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