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Bongiovanni recognized at Honors and Remembers ceremony

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, February 08, 2015 12:00 am

Joining Russell Bongiovanni Sr., center, for the ceremony are, from left, Russell Bongiovanni Jr., Hamilton Township Police Officer Kristi Ware, Theresa Bongiovanni, Hamilton Township Mayor Roger Silva, Deputy Mayor Amy Gatto, and Michael Francis who represented Congressman Frank LoBiondo and presented Bongiovanni with a commendation. Joining Russell Bongiovanni Sr., center, for the ceremony are, from left, Russell Bongiovanni Jr., Hamilton Township Police Officer Kristi Ware, Theresa Bongiovanni, Hamilton Township Mayor Roger Silva, Deputy Mayor Amy Gatto, and Michael Francis who represented Congressman Frank LoBiondo and presented Bongiovanni with a commendation.

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Russell Bongiovanni Sr. is the latest U.S. service veteran to be honored as part of Hamilton Township’s Honors and Remembers program. He was recognized for his service at the Monday, Feb. 2 Township Committee meeting.

Bongiovanni enlisted in the U.S. Army in June of 1959. His basic training took place at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. After his basic training he attended an eight-week petroleum storage course at Fort Benning, Virginia. He was then sent to Fort Campbell, Kentucky, to attend paratrooper training with the 101st Airborne Division.

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Ranero graduates from basic military training

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, February 07, 2015 12:00 am

Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Shamira Ranero graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

Ranero is the daughter of Mayra Vargas of Sabana Grande, Puerto Rico, the sister of Israel Ranero of Del Valle, Texas, and Yadira Perez-Hazel of Bronx, New York. She is a 2002 graduate of Oakcrest High School.

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Tewell graduates from basic combat training

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, February 07, 2015 12:00 am

Army Pvt. Robert F. Tewell graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina.

Tewell is the son of Robert Tewell and Lisa Najim of Mays Landing and a 2014 graduate of Oakcrest High School.

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Local students make college dean’s lists

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 06, 2015 03:45 pm

Shellby Albanese-Lloyd, Brandon Bunting, Victoria Giansante and Meghan Guerrieri, all of Mays Landing, were named to the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester at Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania.

Michelle Marie Forte of Egg Harbor City and Emily J. Huenke of Mays Landing were named to the dean's list for the fall 2014 semester at the University of Rhode Island.

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Sheriff’s Report, edition of Feb. 6

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Written by Police Blotter Friday, February 06, 2015 02:08 pm

Gregory Wilkes, 41, of Hamilton was arrested Nov. 14 in Atlantic City by Detectives Matthew Poupard and Michael Hankins on nonsupport and municipal warrants issued by Hamilton Township and Egg Harbor Township.

John Wilkes, 46, of Mullica was arrested Nov. 18 in Mullica by Detectives Luis Unda and Timothy Brown on a nonsupport warrant.

Wayne M. Principe, 22, of Hamilton was arrested Nov. 19 in Hamilton by Detectives Christen Mulholland and Stephen Jinks on a Superior Court bench warrant.

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Bishop visits St. Vincent de Paul

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 06, 2015 01:22 pm

Bishop Dennis Sullivan visits Eva Marie Quattrochi’s eighth-grade class. The students are  Ervin Ortiz, Jordan Castor, Maura Bloh, Job Gacayan, Shelby Kott, Ambika Vig, Victoria Levy,  Katherine Dinh, Gianna Genzone, Steven Cummins, Samantha Carano, Salvatore Grassi, Luke Karavan and Christopher Brown. Bishop Dennis Sullivan visits Eva Marie Quattrochi’s eighth-grade class. The students are Ervin Ortiz, Jordan Castor, Maura Bloh, Job Gacayan, Shelby Kott, Ambika Vig, Victoria Levy, Katherine Dinh, Gianna Genzone, Steven Cummins, Samantha Carano, Salvatore Grassi, Luke Karavan and Christopher Brown. Bishop Dennis Sullivan visited students at St. Vincent De Paul Regional School in Mays Landing Friday, Jan. 30 to wrap up Catholic Schools Week. It was Multicultural Day at school, and each class celebrated a different country by experiencing its food, doing crafts and watching a video. Sullivan visited each classroom and held a prayer service.

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Oakcrest students study diabetes

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Written by Julie Hazard Friday, February 06, 2015 12:36 pm

From left are Melissa Zou, Ben Pham, Justice Ross, Kaitlyn Scardino, Jenna Steelman, Tobi Fadugba, Kayla Epp Riffel, Taylor Dimino, Kaylee Johnson, Nicole Emper, Lianna Graniglia, Bernice Ntambwe, Wilfred Salvatierra, Jayshaun Ely and Preston Phommathep. From left are Melissa Zou, Ben Pham, Justice Ross, Kaitlyn Scardino, Jenna Steelman, Tobi Fadugba, Kayla Epp Riffel, Taylor Dimino, Kaylee Johnson, Nicole Emper, Lianna Graniglia, Bernice Ntambwe, Wilfred Salvatierra, Jayshaun Ely and Preston Phommathep. Students in Oakcrest High School's PBS biomedical magnet course recently were given the task of designing an innovation to help the treatment or management of diabetes. Teams gave formal presentations and defended their innovation to a mock grant committee panel appointed by the parents of a fictitious victim.

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County Exec to provide insight into presidents and their spouses

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, February 06, 2015 12:09 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Every year for the past dozen or so years, Atlantic County Executive Dennis Levinson has given a talk in public about the country’s chief executives during the week of President’s Day. This year is no exception and he will begin his presentation at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12 at the Atlantic County Library in Mays Landing.

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Egg Harbor City revives green team

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, February 06, 2015 11:29 am

Egg Harbor City revives green team Egg Harbor City revives green team EGG HARBOR CITY – Concerned citizens of Egg Harbor City have revived the city’s green team and are inviting residents to get involved in providing a sustainable future for all residents.

Members of SustainableEHC met twice at City Hall to reorganize and come up with programs that ensure the city remains a great place to live, work and play. The next green team meeting will be 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10. The public is invited to attend.

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Sorrentino assumes Hamilton deputy police chief position

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, February 06, 2015 10:38 am

Paul P. Sorrentino is sworn in by Hamilton Township Deputy Clerk Rita Martino as Sorrentino’s wife Amy, daughter Sydney, 10, and son Paul, 14, look on. Paul P. Sorrentino is sworn in by Hamilton Township Deputy Clerk Rita Martino as Sorrentino’s wife Amy, daughter Sydney, 10, and son Paul, 14, look on. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Paul P. Sorrentino, a member of the Hamilton Township Police Department since 1996, was promoted from his rank of lieutenant to deputy chief of police at the Hamilton Township Committee meeting on Monday, February 2.

“Paul is not just an asset to the department, but he is an asset to all of the residents of Hamilton Township,“ Police Chief Stacy Tappeiner said.

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