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Local political campaign materials displayed at Mays Landing museum

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, October 31, 2014 02:24 pm

Hamilton Township Historical Society officers Reverend John Ash, Cheryl Fetty and Carl Farrell look over some of the campaign materials at the “All Politics is Local” exhibit. Hamilton Township Historical Society officers Reverend John Ash, Cheryl Fetty and Carl Farrell look over some of the campaign materials at the “All Politics is Local” exhibit. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP - The Hamilton Township Historical Society hosted an open house and special exhibit at its museum on Mill Street in Mays Landing to commemorate the election season, titled “All Politics is Local,” Thursday Oct. 23. Visitors who attended saw past local election history, such as political campaign signs, slogans, sample ballots, campaign memorabilia and photos of previous local politicians.  

 

Hamilton PTA sponsors school board candidates’ night

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, October 31, 2014 02:16 pm

The candidates for three school board seats in Hamilton Township that participated in the candidates’ forum included, from left, Eric Aiken, James Erickson, Amy Hassa, George Hassa, Derek Haye and Barbara Kupp. The candidates for three school board seats in Hamilton Township that participated in the candidates’ forum included, from left, Eric Aiken, James Erickson, Amy Hassa, George Hassa, Derek Haye and Barbara Kupp. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The six candidates for the three open seats on the Hamilton Township Board of Education participated in a candidates’ night sponsored by the district’s PTA on Wednesday, Oct. 29 in the William Davies Middle School Media Center. The six provided opening and closing comments, detailed their qualifications and answered questions from the audience.

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Oakcrest open house

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Written by Julie Hazard Friday, October 31, 2014 12:33 pm

Art student Zoe Mandrell displays her work in the Art Gallery Walk. Art student Zoe Mandrell displays her work in the Art Gallery Walk. Oakcrest High School in Mays Landing held its first Open House Sat., Oct. 25. Eighth graders, parents and community members had an opportunity to meet the high school administrative team, tour the building, attend an activity and athletic fair, and visit with guidance counselors. Performing Arts department's choir, band, dance and drama held performances.

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Students create scarecrows in Egg Harbor City

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Written by Julie Hazard Friday, October 31, 2014 11:09 am

A Cedar Creek Pirates scarecrow proudly wears his CC T-shirt, sitting on a bale of hay. A Cedar Creek Pirates scarecrow proudly wears his CC T-shirt, sitting on a bale of hay. Cedar Creek High School art students, along with Egg Harbor City Community School seventh and eighth graders created scarecrows on Oct. 17. They now adorn Philadelphia Avenue in Egg Harbor City. Cedar Creek honor students displayed the scarecrows that evening.

   

Hamilton Township Police Blotter, Oct. 31, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 31, 2014 11:02 am

Police Blotter Oct. 31 Police Blotter Oct. 31 Police blotter information is supplied by local police departments and other law enforcement agencies. All persons named are presumed innocent unless proven guilty.

Stacy L. Caruso, 30, of Mays Landing was arrested Sept. 9 by Sgt. Dylan Hutton and charged with driving while under the influence.

Mya Louise Parker, 46, of Egg Harbor City was arrested Sept. 12 by Ptl. Jen Hurley and charged with shoplifting.

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Oakcrest principal hire expected soon

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Written by James Fitzpatrick Friday, October 31, 2014 10:02 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District is making good progress toward finding a new principal for Oakcrest High School, according to district Superintendent John Keenan.

“We are on target to recommend to you at the second November meeting (Nov. 17) a new principal,” Keenan told the public and members of the Board of Education at the Oct. 20 meeting.

“We have three outstanding candidates,” he said, adding that the Personnel Committee will meet in late October or early November and should have a recommendation soon.

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Three seek township committee seat in Hamilton election

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, October 31, 2014 09:12 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Three candidates are seeking a three-year term on the Hamilton Township Committee in the election to take place on Tuesday, Nov. 4. Michael Angelo is the endorsed Democratic candidate, John Kurtz is running on the Republican line while incumbent Aline Dix, who was not endorsed by the Republican party, is running as an independent republican.

Following are the polling locations for the thirteen voting districts in Hamilton Township.

D-1 Mays Landing Fire House, 6081 Reliance Ave.

D-2 Laureldale Social Hall, 2649 Route 50

D-3 Mizpah Fire House, 6478 DeHirsch Ave.

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Egg Harbor City residents urged to vote in council election

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, October 31, 2014 09:11 am

EGG HARBOR CITY - A slate of three democrats and three republicans are seeking three-year terms on the Egg Harbor City Council on Tuesday, Nov. 4. The democratic candidates include incumbents Ina Duran and Hazel Mueller as well as Kristin DeClementi.

The republican slate includes incumbent Clifford Mays Jr., Robert E. Ross Jr. and Manya Medrala.

Following are the polling sites for city residents.

WARD 1 DISTRICT 1 – Redman’s Building, 38 London Ave.

WARD I DISTRICT II – Zion Lutheran Church, 312 Philadelphia Ave.

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Three seek seat on regional school district board

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, October 31, 2014 08:50 am

Jennifer Johnson, Margaret (Peg) Capone and Dr. Anne Erickson Jennifer Johnson, Margaret (Peg) Capone and Dr. Anne Erickson HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Three candidates are seeking a three-year term to represent Hamilton Township on the Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School Board of Education.

Following are the profiles of the three: incumbent Jennifer Johnson and challengers Margaret (Peg) Capone and Anne Erickson, as well as their reasons for seeking election to the board. 

Jennifer Johnson

“I am 52, and a lifelong resident of Hamilton Township. I am a graduate of Oakcrest High School along with my husband, Steve, and three of our four children.  Our youngest is currently a junior at Oakcrest.

“I also graduated with a legal assistant degree from Taylor Business Institute and worked as a legal secretary for several years.  Thereafter, I held administrative positions including benefits supervisor in the casino industry for over 10 years.

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2014 Hamilton Township Community Guide

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 28, 2014 11:00 pm

2014 Hamilton Township Community Guide

   

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