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UPDATE: One arrested as Hamilton house fire is ruled an arson

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, July 19, 2014 12:57 pm

Charlie Pritchard / Crime scene tape blocks entry to the home at at 5876 Holly St. which was seriously damaged by an arson fire Friday. Charlie Pritchard / Crime scene tape blocks entry to the home at at 5876 Holly St. which was seriously damaged by an arson fire Friday. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Friday’s fire that seriously damaged a home on Holly Street in Hamilton Township has been ruled an arson, and a 29-year-old man who lived there has been placed under arrest for the crime.

When police arrived at 4:33 p.m. Friday, July 18 at 5876 Holly St., the home was fully engulfed in smoke and flames, with fire showing through the front windows. Tanker support was dispatched to the scene to provide enough water to bring the blaze under control.

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First responders called to Hamilton house fire

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 18, 2014 04:36 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP - First responders were called to the scene of a working structure fire at 5876 Holly St. in the Laureldale section of Hamilton Township shortly before 5 p.m. today (Friday, July 18).

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Three juveniles arrested for burglaries in Hamilton's Misty Pines section

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 18, 2014 11:33 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Township of Hamilton Police Department has arrested three juveniles in connection with a string of burglaries in the Misty Pines section dating back to September of last year.

Three juveniles were arrested today (Friday, July 18) after township police executed a search warrant at a residence in Misty Pines. 

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New walkway to athletic fields planned for Oakcrest

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, July 18, 2014 09:51 am

Charles Muller, the recently retired Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School Business Administrator, points to the area where the paved walkway will be installed. Charles Muller, the recently retired Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School Business Administrator, points to the area where the paved walkway will be installed. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Work has begun at Oakcrest High School to create a paved path to provide better access to the athletic fields. The path would run from the parking lot near the outdoor basketball courts down a slight slope to the existing gravel and dirt path that leads to the football field.

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Linder and Donohue capture crowns at Lenape triathlon

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Thursday, July 17, 2014 12:00 pm

David Linder of West Chester, Pennsylvania was the first to cross the line in the Lake Lenape Triathlon, defeating local resident Justin Weiner by a mere seven seconds. David Linder of West Chester, Pennsylvania was the first to cross the line in the Lake Lenape Triathlon, defeating local resident Justin Weiner by a mere seven seconds. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – David Linder of West Chester, Pennsylvania and Kristen Donohue from Cape May Court House were the male and female winners of the Lake Lenape Triathlon on Saturday, July 12. Linder’s time for the quarter mile swim, 10.2 mile bike and 3.2 mile run event was 54:31 while Donohue came in just four seconds over an hour.

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Development residents plant tree in honor of Brad Haber

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Thursday, July 17, 2014 09:32 am

Pam Baylock/ John Baylock plants the crimson maple donated by the residents in honor of developer Brad Haber. Pam Baylock/ John Baylock plants the crimson maple donated by the residents in honor of developer Brad Haber. EGG HARBOR CITY – Residents, along with city officials and construction workers, paid tribute to the developer of their homes in the Neighborhoods of Cedar Creek at a ceremony on Sunday, July 6.

Residents contributed to the purchase of a crimson maple tree that was planted on a lot at the end of Liverpool Avenue during the block party in the memory of Brad Haber who was killed in an automobile accident on May 16.

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Mays Landing man convicted of vehicular homicide in 2012 DWI crash

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 17, 2014 09:26 am

MAYS LANDING – A Mays Landing man was convicted Wednesday, July 16, of vehicular homicide for a 2012 DWI crash that claimed the life of his passenger, who was ejected and killed when the vehicle overturned.

Michael T. McMunn, Jr. was found guilty following a jury trial, even though his lawyer argued that he was not the driver that night.

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Colorado runner captures Hometown 5K race

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Wednesday, July 16, 2014 08:56 am

Runners take off for the start of the Hometown 5K in Egg Harbor City. Runners take off for the start of the Hometown 5K in Egg Harbor City. EGG HARBOR CITY- Training at a high altitude obviously helped Katie Lyons of Greeley, Colorado who captured the Hometown 5K at sea level on Saturday, July 12 in Egg Harbor City. The seventeen year-old captured first place among a field of 53 runners in a time of 20:30 for the 3.1 miles.

Michael Corathers, 54 of Vineland won the male competition with a time of 21:41.

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EHC residents celebrate their town at annual event (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Tuesday, July 15, 2014 09:46 am

Patricia Slocum took a ride with her great nephew Anthony Lopez on a camel led by Nick Santana of Barnyard Friends. Patricia Slocum took a ride with her great nephew Anthony Lopez on a camel led by Nick Santana of Barnyard Friends. EGG HARBOR CITY – The annual Hometown Celebration in Egg Harbor City returned to Lincoln Park on Friday and Saturday, July 11 and 12, after a one year relocation to Philadelphia Avenue. Visitors seemed to appreciate the return to the park and turned out in large numbers for the entertainment, vendors, games and food.

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Spragg students recognized for perfect attendance

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 14, 2014 03:31 pm

The students received certificates and were recognized at a special lunch. The Egg Harbor City McDonald’s Family Restaurant supplied complimentary Happy Meals for the students. The students received certificates and were recognized at a special lunch. The Egg Harbor City McDonald’s Family Restaurant supplied complimentary Happy Meals for the students. EGG HARBOR CITY - Students at the Charles L. Spragg School who achieved perfect attendance for the 2013-2014 school year include, in the front row from left: Thomas Campbell, second grade; Bendue Toure, second grade; Monica Garcia, first grade; Julianna Huynh, pre-k; and Heaven Adams, pre-k.

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