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Committee votes advance affordable housing project in Hamilton

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Wednesday, August 06, 2014 12:06 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Conifer Realty LLC’s plans to develop 100 units of affordable housing in Hamilton Township moved closer to reality with two resolutions passed by the governing body at its meeting on Monday, July 21.

The proposed development, located at the intersection of Route 40 and New York Avenue, would include 16 one-bedroom units, 54 two-bedroom apartments and 30 three-bedroom units.

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Three Hamilton School Board candidates disqualified

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Wednesday, August 06, 2014 12:00 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Three candidates for the Hamilton Township Board of Education, including two incumbents, have had their election petitions disqualified. The reason cited by Jacob Austin, the manager of the elections division of the Atlantic County Clerk’s office was a lack of qualified signatures on the petitions submitted by board President Anne Erickson, Vice President Margaret “Peg” Capone and new candidate Kathryn Hoffman.

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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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