Last Updated on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 01:24 pm
Letter to the editor.
To the editor:
Working on the Beyers-Santana campaign was a productive and positive experience.
My running mate, Kewey Santana, was extremely professional and dedicated to improving the quality of life in Hamilton Township in an era when too many run for office for selfish reasons instead of admirable ones.
Last Updated on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 04:43 pm
Charlie Pritchard / The Cedar Creek Pirates Marching Band provided musical entertainment during the six-block march up Philadelphia Avenue, and then back to the starting point.
EGG HARBOR CITY - A host of veterans’ groups, community organizations, city dignitaries and fire equipment marched down Philadelphia Avenue Monday evening Nov. 11 to honor its heroes on Veterans Day. The Cedar Creek Pirates Marching Band provided the musical entertainment for the marchers as well as the spectators. Following the parade, the marchers returned to the Rudolph Elmer American Legion Post 158 building for refreshments.
Last Updated on Saturday, November 09, 2013 08:55 am
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – A father and son escaped injury in a predawn fire this morning (Saturday, Nov. 9) that fully engulfed a mobile home in the Inland Estates Mobile Park.
When first responders were dispatched at 2:48 a.m. they found the mobile home fully engulfed in flames, according to the Township of Hamilton Police Department.
Last Updated on Friday, November 08, 2013 08:33 pm
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – A 44-year-old Hammonton man died in the predawn hours today (Friday, Nov. 8) after being struck by a Mullica Township police vehicle on Weymouth Road.
The incident occurred as police were investigating an abandoned vehicle that was found crashed into a utility pole on the northbound side of Weymouth Road, in Mullica Township, according to the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – A Superior Court judge has upheld a township ordinance that allows it to inspect rental housing in the township and collect fees for it.
A suit was filed by Timber Glen Phase III, LLC and JSM at Timber Glen, LLC against the township in 2012 in response to the township’s ordinance governing residential rental unit licensing and habitability inspections.
Last Updated on Wednesday, November 06, 2013 07:02 am
Robert Guerrieri previously served on council for nine years.
EGG HARBOR CITY – Two incumbent Democrats and one Republican prevailed Tuesday in the race for three open City Council seats in Egg Harbor City.
Republican Robert E. Guerrieri was the top vote-getter with 577 votes or 20.23 or percent, followed by incumbent Democrats Albert R. “Pat” Moran, Jr. with 503 votes and 17.64 percent, and Stefania P. Kuehner with 485 votes and 17.01 percent, according to unofficial totals from the county.
Last Updated on Friday, November 08, 2013 04:15 pm
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Mayor Amy Gatto and Deputy Mayor Roger Silva retained their seats on the Hamilton Township Committee with a resounding victory Tuesday, Nov. 5.
Charlie Pritchard / Due to heavy air traffic, Santa chose to arrive on a Cologne Volunteer Fire Company truck.
A huge crowd was on hand Saturday, Nov. 9 to welcome Santa to his temporary location inside Hamilton Mall where he has set up shop to take gift requests from anxious children. A parade through the parking lot, which included the Oakcrest High School Marching Ambassadors, costumed characters, youth recreation organizations, local dignitaries and fire trucks from the Cologne Volunteer Fire Company, kicked off the festivities.
The raffle drawing will be Friday, Dec. 13.
EGG HARBOR CITY – The Cedar Creek High School Class of 2014 is holding a raffle with a grand prize of a pair of show tickets to either the Kimmel Center or the Academy of Music, along with an overnight stay at the Philadelphia Downtown Marriott Hotel.
The “Philly’s Finest” raffle offers five chances to win Philadelphia themed prizes including:
Last Updated on Saturday, November 09, 2013 07:31 am
Julie Hazard / Cedar Creek's 2013 Homecoming Queen and King, Brianna Mays and Dan Smith.
After a week filled with Pirate spirit, with dress-up days and a school-wide pep rally, Cedar Creek High School in Egg Harbor City crowned its first-ever homecoming king and queen during half-time of the football game with Vineland Nov. 2.
Last Updated on Friday, November 08, 2013 02:35 pm
Lock box program now available from HTPD
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Township of Hamilton Police Department has announced a new emergency lock box program designed to help first responders better serve senior citizens and the disabled who are living alone.
The program creates a central registry and access program for senior citizens or others living alone whose physical limitations may prevent them from gaining assistance in an emergency.
Last Updated on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 04:44 pm
Assumption open houses
Assumption Regional Catholic School, 146 S. Pitney Road in Galloway, holds “Meet Us Mondays” 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays for prospective students and their families. See www.arcsgalloway.org.
Cedar Creek used clothing drive
Cedar Creek High School is collecting usable or slightly used items, including clothes, shoes, pocketbooks and handbags, belts and scarves, gloves, blankets, bed sheets, quilts and comforters, towels and toys such as action figures and stuffed animals now throughout the school year. Any donated items can be placed in a plastic bag and dropped at the school during the school day in the main office or bring any donations to any athletic event. Proceeds will benefit Cedar Creek High School students and the 24 area needy families in Mullica Township and Egg Harbor City. For information call (609) 965-9146.
Last Updated on Tuesday, November 05, 2013 11:16 pm
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Preliminary results are in for the race in which 10 candidates were running for four seats on the Hamilton Township Board of Education.
With 1,835 votes, Greg Cassidy beat Harry Rogers (1,169 votes) in the race to fill an unexpired two-year term.
Last Updated on Tuesday, November 05, 2013 04:49 pm
Submitted by Julie Hazard / Oakcrest senior Domonique Dixon gets ready to test an actual voting booth provided by the Atlantic County Board of Elections.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Oakcrest High School Social Studies Club held its annual Campaign Convention on Oct. 30 in the school gym, with the purpose of acquainting fellow students with the political process and to encourage youth participation.
A panel of local politicians addressed the students and fielded their questions in a town hall style forum.