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Egg Harbor City Lake provides low cost summer fun

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Wednesday, July 30, 2014 09:06 am

Name the Dragon contest winner Jack Hall is congratulated by Egg Harbor City Mayor Lisa Jiampetti as they sit in Smaug. Name the Dragon contest winner Jack Hall is congratulated by Egg Harbor City Mayor Lisa Jiampetti as they sit in Smaug. EGG HARBOR CITY – Those looking to find a refreshing place to cool off during the hot summer days might want to head a short distance north on Philadelphia Avenue in Egg Harbor City to the lake that bears the city’s name.

Egg Harbor City Lake is a haven for area residents seeking a serene place to cool off during the hot, humid and hazy days of a Jersey summer. Those familiar with the site return with great frequency week after week, year after year, for the cooling cedar waters and other attractions, all offered at a very nominal price.

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Hamilton gunman jailed in afternoon robbery attempt

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, July 28, 2014 04:05 pm

Hamilton Township police arrested a Cologne Garden Apartments man after they responded to a report of an armed robbery in progress at 1:38 p.m. Saturday, July 26 at the complex./Hamilton Township police Hamilton Township police arrested a Cologne Garden Apartments man after they responded to a report of an armed robbery in progress at 1:38 p.m. Saturday, July 26 at the complex./Hamilton Township police HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Township police arrested a Cologne Garden Apartments man after they responded to a report of an armed robbery in progress at 1:38 p.m. Saturday, July 26 at the complex.

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Laureldale Fire Rescue yard sale (Video)

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Written by Michael Carroll Monday, July 28, 2014 12:13 pm

Laureldale Fire Rescue yard sale Laureldale Fire Rescue yard sale The Laureldale Fire Rescue hosted its second annual community yard sale and family fun day Saturday July 26 at its building 2657 Rt. 50 in Laureldale. The yard sale event included crafts, a flea market, music, food and drinks, games, fire safety information and more.

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Work proceeding on township hall parking area

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, July 25, 2014 12:00 pm

Work proceeding on township hall parking area Work proceeding on township hall parking area Clearing is presently underway on a one and a half acre parcel directly across from Hamilton Township Hall on Thirteenth Street. Once cleared and paved, the area will serve as a parking lot for the building that will be able to accommodate 80 vehicles. The contract specifies that the work be completed in 60 days.

   

Housing project receives committee support

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Written by CHARLIE PRITCHARD Thursday, July 24, 2014 08:58 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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Egg Harbor City to relocate polling places

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Wednesday, July 23, 2014 09:38 am

New police officer Thomas Coney is sworn in by Mayor Lisa Jiampetti as Coney’s friend Jennie Bollinger holds the Bible. New police officer Thomas Coney is sworn in by Mayor Lisa Jiampetti as Coney’s friend Jennie Bollinger holds the Bible. EGG HARBOR CITY – Voters who reside in ward one, district three and ward two, district three will see their polling places relocated starting with this November’s general election.

The previous location, the ambulance building on Philadelphia Avenue, has been sold necessitating the move. Voters will now cast their ballots at City Hall.

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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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