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Township of Hamilton Historical Society hosts Civil War discussion

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Saturday, February 15, 2014 01:00 am

Charlie Pritchard / Charles ‘Skip’ Bellino tells Hamilton Township Historical Society members about Civil War unrest Wednesday, Feb. 12 in Fellowship Hall in the Mays Landing Presbyterian Church. Charlie Pritchard / Charles ‘Skip’ Bellino tells Hamilton Township Historical Society members about Civil War unrest Wednesday, Feb. 12 in Fellowship Hall in the Mays Landing Presbyterian Church. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Charles “Skip” Bellino of Galloway was this month’s participant in the Township of Hamilton Historical Society speaker series.

His presentation Wednesday, Feb. 12 focused on clashes between President Abraham Lincoln and General George McClellan during the Civil War, and led to a spirited question and answer session with the audience, many very learned on the topic.

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County announces plans to improve Bears Head Road in Hamilton

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 14, 2014 05:14 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The county has announced plans to make improvements to Bears Head Road.

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Award-winning author Mary Downing Hahn visits Hess students

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, February 14, 2014 08:47 am

Charlie Pritchard / Fifth-graders Tatyanna Rodriguez and Alyssa Pofi, both 11, had the opportunity to get some personal writing tips from Mary Downing Hahn. Charlie Pritchard / Fifth-graders Tatyanna Rodriguez and Alyssa Pofi, both 11, had the opportunity to get some personal writing tips from Mary Downing Hahn. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Award-winning children’s author Mary Downing Hahn, renowned for her spooky ghost stories popular with fourth- and fifth-graders, visited the George L. Hess Educational Complex Friday, Feb. 7.

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Outdoor market slated to open at Atlantic City Race Course in May

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Wednesday, February 12, 2014 01:50 pm

Charlie Pritchard / Dina Guzzardo and Dirk DaCosta look over plans for the site of a 10.4-acre outdoor market they plan to open May 3 at the Atlantic City Race Course. Charlie Pritchard / Dina Guzzardo and Dirk DaCosta look over plans for the site of a 10.4-acre outdoor market they plan to open May 3 at the Atlantic City Race Course. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Dina Guzzardo and Dirk DaCosta are Galloway Township residents who often wake up on weekends and lament that there was little to do in the area.

“We need to fix this problem,” Guzzardo recalls saying often.

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Hundreds turn out to support Hess cafeteria worker

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Tuesday, February 11, 2014 11:39 am

 

Charlie Pritchard / Amber Parker, 23, of Egg Harbor Township, and Deborah Reidy, 22 of Pleasantville purchase Chinese auction tickets from Hamilton Township Community Education Department Director Cliff Melder. Charlie Pritchard / Amber Parker, 23, of Egg Harbor Township, and Deborah Reidy, 22 of Pleasantville purchase Chinese auction tickets from Hamilton Township Community Education Department Director Cliff Melder. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – An overflow crowd of a few hundred people turned out for a benefit dinner and Chinese auction on the evening of Friday, Feb. 7 in support of the family of Hess Elementary School head cook Colleen Csaszar, whose son Kyle passed away suddenly on Nov. 4 at the age of 23.

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Rock Art Show to feature Beatles tribute and more

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, February 10, 2014 03:00 am

Submitted / Ron Campbell, director of the Saturday morning Beatles cartoon series that aired on ABC from 1965 to 1969 and animator on the Beatles film “Yellow Submarine,” will make an appearance at the Rock Art Show. Submitted / Ron Campbell, director of the Saturday morning Beatles cartoon series that aired on ABC from 1965 to 1969 and animator on the Beatles film “Yellow Submarine,” will make an appearance at the Rock Art Show. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – With the 50th anniversary celebration of the Beatles U.S. television debut in high gear, Hamilton Mall is getting in on the craze with the return of the Kool 98.3 and 103.7 WMGM Rock Art Show and Sale Feb. Friday-Sunday, Feb. 14-16.

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EHC Community School wins state Recycle Bowl

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Sunday, February 09, 2014 07:00 am

Charlie Pritchard / Shawn Sullivan's self-contained life skills class, along with Betty Anne Morgenweck, secretary for the 21st Century Reach program, and custodian Jen Whisner were instrumental in making the program a success. Charlie Pritchard / Shawn Sullivan's self-contained life skills class, along with Betty Anne Morgenweck, secretary for the 21st Century Reach program, and custodian Jen Whisner were instrumental in making the program a success. EGG HARBOR CITY – Students and staff at the Egg Harbor City Community School embarked on a mission this school year to improve their rate of recycling. Last week they realized just how successful their efforts have been.

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Oakcrest recognizes AP Scholars

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Written by Julie Hazard Saturday, February 08, 2014 12:26 pm

Julie Hazard / AP Scholar with Honor, granted to students who receive an average grade of at least 3.25 on all AP exams taken, and grades of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams, are from left: Neil Philip, Joseph Abbott-Schiff and Michael Murphy. Julie Hazard / AP Scholar with Honor, granted to students who receive an average grade of at least 3.25 on all AP exams taken, and grades of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams, are from left: Neil Philip, Joseph Abbott-Schiff and Michael Murphy. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Oakcrest High School guidance department honored several students during the holiday season as AP Scholars as recognized by the College Board for their performance on the Spring 2013 Advanced Placement tests. 

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