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Egg Harbor City Police blotter July 15-July 28

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 08, 2014 01:00 pm

The Egg Harbor City Police Department has announced the following arrests for the week of July 15-July 28.

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Two men sentenced to 6 years for vehicular homicide

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 08, 2014 11:49 am

MAYS LANDING – Two New Jersey men were sentenced Thursday, Aug. 7 to six years in prison for racing on the highway in Egg Harbor City in 2011, and causing a crash that killed a 19-year-old woman, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced Friday, Aug. 8.

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Hamilton Committee seeks post-Hurricane Sandy planning grant

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, August 08, 2014 11:40 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Hamilton Township Committee unanimously voted at its meeting Monday, Aug. 4 to authorize applications to the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs for a Post-Sandy Planning Grant. The proposed funding is for a Historic Mays Landing Neighborhood Plan, and a Preliminary Investigation and Redevelopment Plan for Historic Mays Landing.

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Oakcrest High School rolls out first Welcome Wagon

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, August 08, 2014 08:49 am

Charlie Pritchard / Superintendent John Keenan along with Principal Dan Money, Student Council President Maren Ross, Senior Class President Mariah Matthews and the Oakcrest High School Falcon deliver pizzas to incoming freshman Spencer Monhollen. Charlie Pritchard / Superintendent John Keenan along with Principal Dan Money, Student Council President Maren Ross, Senior Class President Mariah Matthews and the Oakcrest High School Falcon deliver pizzas to incoming freshman Spencer Monhollen. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Five incoming Oakcrest High School freshmen each received a delivery of pizza on Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 5. That is certainly not an unusual happening. However, the method of the delivery was quite unique.

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Dog survives shooting in Hamilton

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 07, 2014 03:02 pm

Police responded at 7:04 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6 to Harding Highway and Landis Avenue for an injured dog on the roadway. Police responded at 7:04 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6 to Harding Highway and Landis Avenue for an injured dog on the roadway. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Township of Hamilton police said a dog was shot Wednesday, Aug. 6 by a property owner who felt threatened by the animal when it wandered onto his Beacon Avenue property in Mays Landing.

The dog survived and police are investigating.

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Committee votes advance affordable housing project in Hamilton

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Wednesday, August 06, 2014 12:06 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Conifer Realty LLC’s plans to develop 100 units of affordable housing in Hamilton Township moved closer to reality with two resolutions passed by the governing body at its meeting on Monday, July 21.

The proposed development, located at the intersection of Route 40 and New York Avenue, would include 16 one-bedroom units, 54 two-bedroom apartments and 30 three-bedroom units.

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Three Hamilton School Board candidates disqualified

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Wednesday, August 06, 2014 12:00 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Three candidates for the Hamilton Township Board of Education, including two incumbents, have had their election petitions disqualified. The reason cited by Jacob Austin, the manager of the elections division of the Atlantic County Clerk’s office was a lack of qualified signatures on the petitions submitted by board President Anne Erickson, Vice President Margaret “Peg” Capone and new candidate Kathryn Hoffman.

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Course on drones available at Atlantic Cape

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, August 05, 2014 11:27 am

Topics will include history of UAV systems; how they are used in such fields as agriculture, search and rescue, pipeline monitoring, protecting wildlife, police surveillance, filmmaking, and border patrol. Topics will include history of UAV systems; how they are used in such fields as agriculture, search and rescue, pipeline monitoring, protecting wildlife, police surveillance, filmmaking, and border patrol. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP –  Atlantic Cape Community College will offer “Introduction to Unmanned Aerial Systems” this fall through its aviation studies program for those interested in learning about the emerging field of non-piloted aircraft, more commonly known as drones.

The class meets 7-9:45 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Sept. 2 at the Mays Landing Campus 5100 Black Horse Pike, and is open to the public.

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Egg Harbor City Rotary Club installs officers

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 04, 2014 01:30 pm

Submitted / Rotary District 7640 Governor Tim Datig, left, recently installed Bruce Weaknecht as president of the Egg Harbor City Rotary Club. Submitted / Rotary District 7640 Governor Tim Datig, left, recently installed Bruce Weaknecht as president of the Egg Harbor City Rotary Club. EGG HARBOR CITY – The Egg Harbor City Rotary Club met for Sunday brunch at the Renault Winery Gourmet Restaurant recently to install new officers got the Rotary year. 

Rotary District 7640 Governor Tim Datig spoke about the plans and goals for the year, and installed new club officers for the year.

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Egg Harbor City bargain hunters press on through the rain

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Monday, August 04, 2014 01:18 pm

Charlie Pritchard / Egg Harbor City bargain hunters press on through the rain Charlie Pritchard / Egg Harbor City bargain hunters press on through the rain Despite off-and-on showers that blanketed the city on Saturday, Aug., 2, Egg Harbor City’s annual citywide yard sale went on as scheduled.

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