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Rittenberg cornerstone contents revealed during ceremony

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Saturday, June 21, 2014 11:00 am

Egg Harbor City Historical Society President Mark Maxwell reveals the contents of the time capsule to those in attendance for the ceremony. Egg Harbor City Historical Society President Mark Maxwell reveals the contents of the time capsule to those in attendance for the ceremony. EGG HARBOR CITY – Then Egg Harbor City Board of Education secretary Wilbur Heitz was the emcee at the laying of the cornerstone at the dedication ceremony of the Philadelphia Avenue School annex 43 years ago.

On Saturday, June 14, Heitz was on hand, along with Mayor Lisa Jiampetti, to reopen the stone and reveal what had been placed inside the time capsule years ago.

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Oakcrest Falcons graduate under sunny blue skies

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Saturday, June 21, 2014 10:09 am

Charlie Pritchard / Class Salutatorian Omee Upadhyaya recognized her fellow classmates for their many achievements. Charlie Pritchard / Class Salutatorian Omee Upadhyaya recognized her fellow classmates for their many achievements. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – A decision made by the Oakcrest High School administration on Thursday, June 19 to postpone the graduation ceremony to the following day due to an ominous weather forecast proved to be quite fortunate as the graduates and their family members were able to enjoy the ceremony under sunny blue skies.

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Cedar Creek’s ‘First in Four’ class moves on to next level

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Saturday, June 21, 2014 09:31 am

Charlie Pritchard / Anjelica Andujar, 17, of Egg Harbor City and her friend Bridget Adams, 18, of Mullica Township enter the field hand-in-hand. Charlie Pritchard / Anjelica Andujar, 17, of Egg Harbor City and her friend Bridget Adams, 18, of Mullica Township enter the field hand-in-hand. EGG HARBOR CITY – The first graduating class to have attended Cedar Creek High School from “beginning to end” marched onto the school’s football field on the evening of Friday, June 20 to complete their high school journey.

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Davies School students celebrate their day in the sun

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Saturday, June 21, 2014 08:00 am

The William Davies Middle School choir performed the National Anthem to open the ceremony. The William Davies Middle School choir performed the National Anthem to open the ceremony. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Up until last week, Hamilton Township school officials had planned to hold the William Davies Middle School eighth-grade graduation ceremony in the Hess Education Complex auditorium, in order to avoid a repeat of last year’s last-minute decision to move it indoors due to an ominous weather forecast.

However, many demands from family members who complained that each student would only be allowed two tickets persuaded the administration to plan an outdoor ceremony on the Oakcrest High School football field with again contingency plans to relocate it to the auditorium if bad weather arose.

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UPDATE: 4-year-old boy second victim in Expressway crash

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, June 20, 2014 04:24 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP - A 35-year-old man and a 4-year-old boy are dead following a rollover crash on the Atlantic City Expressway this morning (Friday, June 20) in Hamilton Township.

The 7:07 a.m. accident occurred when a 1996 Ford pick-up truck, driven by Roselyn Kornegay, 45, left the road to the right, struck a guard rail and rolled over at mile marker 22.7 westbound, police said.

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Oakcrest High School top ten

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, June 20, 2014 02:00 pm

  Oakcrest High School top ten graduates Oakcrest High School top ten graduates Mays Landing– Oakcrest High School will graduate its Class of 2014 on Friday, June 20. The grades have been tallied and the courses weighted, and the school's Top 10 students have been announced. They are:

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Cedar Creek High School top ten graduates

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, June 20, 2014 11:27 am

Cedar Creek High School top ten graduates Cedar Creek High School top ten graduates Egg Harbor City – Cedar Creek High School will graduate its Class of 2014 on Friday, June 20. The grades have been tallied and the courses weighted, and the school's Top 10 students have been announced. They are:

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Assemblyman updates Egg Harbor City Council

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, June 20, 2014 09:32 am

New Jersey State Assemblyman Chris Brown speaks to the Egg Harbor City City Council on a variety of issues including the paving of the White Horse Pike. New Jersey State Assemblyman Chris Brown speaks to the Egg Harbor City City Council on a variety of issues including the paving of the White Horse Pike. EGG HARBOR CITY – When Assemblyman Chris Brown visited the Egg Harbor City Council in April to hear its concerns, one of the complaints he heard was the horrible condition of the White Horse Pike and the need for resurfacing.

Brown returned to address council on Thursday, June 12 to provide an update.

Council members were already aware of what he was prepared to say, as paving had already begun on the roadway.

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Cadet take second in national tourney

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, June 17, 2014 12:00 pm

Cadet take second in national tourney Cadet take second in national tourney The Mays Landing Cadet B All-Star hockey team completed its season by finishing second in the United States Nationals held in Leominster, Mass during the Memorial Day weekend.

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Davies School principal in running for national award

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Tuesday, June 17, 2014 12:00 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Stephen Santilli, the principal of the William Davies Middle School in Mays Landing, has been nominated for the Bammy Awards, a very prestigious national award that honors all aspects of the educational community. The award is named for BAM, a radio network that produces educational programming.

The Academy of Education Arts and Sciences announced the final list of candidates for the third annual interdisciplinary Bammy Awards recognizing the contributions of educators in 24 categories across the field. The Academy is comprised of over 280 prominent education leaders.

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