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Cedar Creek gets lesson from AQUA regional controller

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Written by Julie Hazard Friday, November 07, 2014 02:17 pm

From left, AQUA America, Inc. Pa./NJ Regional Controller William Packer, Cedar Creek environmental students Megan Atkinson, Alex Bronsky, and Neil Oberdick.  Students hold examples of old and new water lines. From left, AQUA America, Inc. Pa./NJ Regional Controller William Packer, Cedar Creek environmental students Megan Atkinson, Alex Bronsky, and Neil Oberdick. Students hold examples of old and new water lines. William Packer, regional controller for Pennsylvania and New Jersey for AQUA America, Inc., visited Cedar Creek High School Oct. 21 to meet with juniors and seniors enrolled in the school's environmental magnet program.  He spoke about the economics of water and showed the materials AQUA America uses for water lines.

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Scouts, volunteers place flags on graves of veterans

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, November 07, 2014 01:16 pm

Joey Tepper, 12 and Danny Tepper, 15, of Egg Harbor Township Boy Scout Troop 94 place flags on the graves of veterans. Joey Tepper, 12 and Danny Tepper, 15, of Egg Harbor Township Boy Scout Troop 94 place flags on the graves of veterans. Local Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops and numerous volunteers came out Wednesday, Nov. 5 to plant American flags at the gravesites of more than 3,000 veterans buried in the Atlantic County Veterans Cemetery in Estell Manor in commemoration of Veterans Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11.

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Oakcrest students clean the Great Egg Harbor River

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Written by Julie Hazard Friday, November 07, 2014 12:38 pm

Oakcrest students clean the Great Egg Harbor River Oakcrest students clean the Great Egg Harbor River On Oct. 9, the Oakcrest High School Student Environmental Association cleaned up the wild and scenic Great Egg Harbor River. Thirteen students and four teachers canoed and kayaked down the river, picking up trash and debris along the way. Students found chairs, table, bottles, cans, four gallons of motor oil, along with hundreds of shoes, which were disposed of properly.

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Mays, Ross, Mueller lead EHC vote

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 04, 2014 11:08 pm

EGG HARBOR CITY – Republicans took two of three open seats in the race between six candidates for Egg Harbor City Council, according to preliminary results announced Tuesday night.

Republican incumbent Clifford Mays Jr. and Republican Robert Ross garnered 487 and 474 votes respectively, followed by incumbent Democrat Hazel A. Mueller with 445.

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Kupp, Haye and Erickson lead Hamilton BOE race

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 04, 2014 09:54 pm

Capone ousts Johnson from GEHR board

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Barbara Kupp got the most votes by a solid margin, but the race for two of three open seats on the Hamilton Township Board of Education appears to be too close to call judging from preliminary election returns announced Tuesday night.

Coming in as the top vote getter was Kupp with 2,018.

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It's Kurtz in Hamilton

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 04, 2014 08:39 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Local businessman John Kurtz has emerged as the top vote-getter in the race for one open seat on Hamilton Township Committee, according to unofficial results from tonight's voting.

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Blood drive at Oakcrest

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Written by Julie Hazard Monday, November 03, 2014 02:06 pm

Senior Justina Biss, at left, is checked in by National Honor Society members Gabrielle Cruz and Sarah Cali, both seniors. Senior Justina Biss, at left, is checked in by National Honor Society members Gabrielle Cruz and Sarah Cali, both seniors. Oakcrest National Honor Society held its annual fall American Red Cross Blood Drive on Oct. 21 at the school.  In total, 74 pints of blood were collected, saving potentially 222 lives in the process. National Honor Society advisors Mary Alvarado and Chip Lockwood helped students register and coordinate the event.

 

Hammonton man faces arson charges in Mullica

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, November 03, 2014 12:47 pm

Township police officers have arrested a Hammonton man and charged him with setting an Oct. 29 fire that resulted in more than $150,000 in damages to a township home. Christopher E. Smith was arrested./Mullica Township Police Township police officers have arrested a Hammonton man and charged him with setting an Oct. 29 fire that resulted in more than $150,000 in damages to a township home. Christopher E. Smith was arrested./Mullica Township Police MULLICA _ Township police officers have arrested a Hammonton man and charged him with setting an Oct. 29 fire that resulted in more than $150,000 in damages to a township home.

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Pedestrian struck and killed in Hamilton

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Written by James Fitzpatrick Monday, November 03, 2014 11:31 am

Pedestrian struck and killed in Hamilton Pedestrian struck and killed in Hamilton HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – A pedestrian died Sunday night when they were struck by a car on the Black Horse Pike near McKee Avenue, police said. Details have not yet been released about the identity of the victim.

A 2008 Honda Civic, driven by Caterina M. Giordano, 58, of Waterford, was eastbound on Route 322 when it struck the pedestrian, according to the Township of Hamilton Police Department, which was called at 8:15 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2.

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Halloween spirit at Oakcrest

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Written by Julie Hazard Monday, November 03, 2014 10:39 am

A A Oakcrest High School showed its Halloween spirit on Oct. 31 for Halloween Dress up Day at the school.  Teachers and students enjoyed showing off their creative talents.

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