Charlie Pritchard / Shoppers Pat Camey of Egg Harbor Township, Evelyn Cordery of Galloway and Joan McDonnell of Egg Harbor Township look over a table filled with knitted hats, ear warmers and gloves as crafter Mary Jane Steele of Galloway looks on.
The Cologne Volunteer Fire Company hosted its 28th annual craft fair on Saturday, Nov. 2. Hundreds of shoppers came to browse and purchase goods produced by local crafters. As is usually the case, the popular attraction sold out all allocated vendor spaces. Food and baked goods were also sold, with all proceeds from the event going to benefit the service that the fire company provides to its community.
Last Updated on Sunday, November 03, 2013 11:36 pm
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HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Ten candidates are running for four seats on the Hamilton Township Board of Education on Election Day this Tuesday. Greg Cassidy is facing Harry Rogers to fill an unexpired two-year term while eight others are seeking three three-year terms. Following are their profiles and their reason(s) for seeking election to the board.
Last Updated on Saturday, November 02, 2013 06:09 am
The Charles L. Spragg School in Egg Harbor City has announced its students of the month for September, 2013, as selected by their classroom teachers. students recognized for outstanding achievement.
The Charles L. Spragg School in Egg Harbor City has announced its students of the month for September, 2013, as selected by their classroom teachers. students recognized for outstanding achievement. Pictured from left to right are:
Last Updated on Friday, November 01, 2013 06:36 am
Charlie Pritchard / Judge Ebinezer Alouisious Throckmorton III, expertly portrayed by the Rev. John Ash in Courtroom 2 of the county courthouse, told visitors about ghosts that haunt the halls of the building.
Dozens of visitors took to downtown Mays Landing on the evening of Friday, Oct. 25 to learn more about the ghosts that haunt various buildings on Main Street.
Last Updated on Friday, November 01, 2013 10:15 am
Teachers and staff at the Spragg School in Egg Harbor City got into the Halloween spirit Thursday, Oct. 31.
Teachers and staff at the Spragg School in Egg Harbor City got into the Halloween spirit Thursday, Oct. 31 by dressing up as Minions.
Last Updated on Friday, November 01, 2013 05:05 pm
Charlie Pritchard / Halloween costumes were the order of the night Wednesday, Oct. 30, when Main Street in Mays Landing.
Halloween costumes were the order of the night Wednesday, Oct. 30, when Main Street in Mays Landing became everyone’s favorite haunt for the Rotary Club of Mays Landing Halloween parade.
Julie Hazard Oakcrest student body forms a pink ribbon on the football field to express support for women with breast cancer. Pink is the international symbol of breast cancer awareness.
Oakcrest High School students came together and formed a pink ribbon on the football field on Friday, Oct. 25 in support of breast cancer research for Pink Day, and for October which is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In addition, $445 was raised through staff members wearing denim, to be donated to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. The event was sponsored by the Girls Athletic Association.
Last Updated on Sunday, November 03, 2013 11:36 pm
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EGG HARBOR CITY – Six city residents, three Republicans and three Democrats, are on the ballot for this year’s City Council elections.
The Republican team of Angelo Lello and former Councilmen Robert Guerrieri and Frank Maccri are looking to capture three seats currently being held by Democrats. The Democratic candidates include Stefania Kuehner and incumbents Albert “Pat” Moran and Joseph Speyerer. Council member Betty Schoenstein opted not to run for re-election this year.
Last Updated on Sunday, November 03, 2013 11:37 pm
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HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Former Township Committee members William Beyers and Kewy Santana are challenging Republican incumbents Amy Gatto and Roger Silva in this year’s election. Gatto and Silva are each seeking their third three-year term.
In keeping with the bipartisan cooperation that has existed between the two parties the past few years, this year’s candidates are focusing on the issues and avoiding attacks on their opponents.
Last Updated on Saturday, November 02, 2013 07:29 am
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Ever so briefly, a glimmer of hope shone that the contract impasse between the Hamilton Township Education Association (HTEA) and the Hamilton Township Board of Education would finally be resolved.
Two weeks ago, the report of Gerard G. Restaino, the fact-finder mutually chosen by both parties according to rules of the New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission, was made available to both sides. Earlier this week, association officials notified the board’s negotiating team that they were willing to abide by the proposal.
Last Updated on Thursday, December 05, 2013 04:22 pm
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – A letter being sent home today (Friday, Nov. 1) with children in the Hamilton Township School District will inform parents that schools will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 5 due to an anticipated teacher job action.
The letter states that a large number of teachers plan to take Election Day off in response to the continuing impasse in contract negotiations.
Charlie Pritchard / Police Capt. Michael Petuskey greets 4-year-old Dallas Taylor in his office before dropping a treat into her bag.
Halloween came early for a group of preschoolers from Kreative Kids Day Care Center in Mays Landing on Tuesday, Oct. 29. They visited Township Hall where they were rewarded with treats by employees and officials who were entertained by the young visitors.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Township of Hamilton Police Department has made an arrest in an attempted robbery at the Mays Landing Dairy Queen that occurred Saturday, Oct. 26.
It was 8:43 p.m. Saturday when police responded to the Dairy Queen at 6167 Harding Highway for the report of an attempted robbery that had just occurred.
Submitted / Johnny Echevarria, 21 months old, is ready to respond to any emergency during the annual Egg Harbor City Rotary Club Halloween Parade Saturday, Oct. 26.
EGG HARBOR CITY – Results have been announced from the annual Egg Harbor City Rotary Club Halloween Parade, which took place Saturday, Oct. 26 as follows: