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Hamilton plans reassessment; discusses deputy CFO appointment

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Thursday, January 30, 2014 05:34 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – At a special meeting held on Friday, Jan. 24 necessitated by the postponement of a regularly scheduled meeting due to snow, the Hamilton Township Committee unanimously voted to award a contract to conduct a reassessment of township properties this year. The contract was awarded to Professional Property Appraisals in the amount of $297,560.

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Tax increase on the table as Hamilton school board weighs budget options

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Thursday, January 30, 2014 10:36 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – At Tuesday evening’s Hamilton Township Board of Education meeting, Business Administrator Dan Smith presented four scenarios pertaining to the 2014-’15 school year budget. To the eight members present, none of the scenarios was very attractive, as it appears unlikely that a tax increase can be avoided.

One who would disagree with that opinion is Vice President Peg Capone, who happens to chair the finance committee.

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Berchtolds of Egg Harbor City seeking descendants for family reunion

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Written by Nanette LoBiondo Galloway Wednesday, January 29, 2014 06:35 pm

This historical photo features the seven children of Friedrick and Anna Berchtold with their grandmother, Wilhelmina Berchtold. This historical photo features the seven children of Friedrick and Anna Berchtold with their grandmother, Wilhelmina Berchtold. EGG HARBOR CITY – Members of the Berchtold clan are trying to find their long lost relatives for a family reunion to be held in July.

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Mays Landing Rotary recognizes Blosch, Carrigan

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Monday, January 27, 2014 04:55 pm

Ted Marx / Arlene Blosch and John Carrigan, center, receive awards for their service to the community from Mays Landing Rotary Club President Dan Snodgrass Jan. 18 at the Tuscany House Hotel in Egg Harbor City. Ted Marx / Arlene Blosch and John Carrigan, center, receive awards for their service to the community from Mays Landing Rotary Club President Dan Snodgrass Jan. 18 at the Tuscany House Hotel in Egg Harbor City. EGG HARBOR CITY – The Rotary Club of Mays Landing held its annual Award Dinner Jan. 18 at the Tuscany House Hotel at the Renault Winery in Egg Harbor City.

The honorees were Arlene Blosch as business person of the year and John Carrigan as the first responder of the year.

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Two hurt, charges pending in Bears Head Road crash

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, January 26, 2014 11:03 am

File photo / Witnesses told police that the Nissan Maxima was traveling at a high rate of speed and spun out of control while attempting to pass. File photo / Witnesses told police that the Nissan Maxima was traveling at a high rate of speed and spun out of control while attempting to pass. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Two Vineland residents were injured Friday, Jan. 24 when their car left the road and struck a utility pole and a tree on Bears Head Road (County Road 552) between Sterling and Maryland avenues.

Riccardo Barreto, 35, of Vineland was attempting to pass several vehicles in the northbound lane when the 3:30 p.m. crash occurred. Witnesses told police that Barreto’s Nissan Maxima was traveling at a high rate of speed and spun out of control while attempting to pass.

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Fire damages Cologne Garden Apartments

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, January 26, 2014 10:06 am

The quick response of firefighters stopped the fire from spreading and saved the other housing units in the building. The quick response of firefighters stopped the fire from spreading and saved the other housing units in the building. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – No one was hurt in a fire at the Cologne Garden Apartments early Friday evening, Jan. 24.

When the Township of Hamilton Police Department and Cologne Volunteer Fire Company responded to the 5:35 p.m. structure fire call, they found flames at the rear of Building S, according to police. 

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ACIT superintendent earns state recognition

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Saturday, January 25, 2014 01:00 am

Charlie Pritchard / Atlantic County Institute of Technology Superintendent Philip Guenther, left, was honored at the school on Friday, Jan. 17 as New Jersey’s 2014 candidate for the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) national superintendent of the year award. Atlantic County Executive Dennis Levinson proclaimed the date as “Dr. Philip Guenther Day” in Atlantic County. Charlie Pritchard / Atlantic County Institute of Technology Superintendent Philip Guenther, left, was honored at the school on Friday, Jan. 17 as New Jersey’s 2014 candidate for the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) national superintendent of the year award. Atlantic County Executive Dennis Levinson proclaimed the date as “Dr. Philip Guenther Day” in Atlantic County. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Atlantic County Institute of Technology Superintendent Philip Guenther was honored at the school on Friday, Jan. 17 as New Jersey’s 2014 candidate for the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) national superintendent of the year award.

The award was presented by Rich Bozza, the executive director of the New Jersey Association of School Administrators.

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Hamilton Democrats gather for victory dinner

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Written by Alan Dumoff Friday, January 24, 2014 01:57 pm

Alan Dumoff / Candidate for Congress William Hughes addresses the audience at a victory dinner sponsored by the Hamilton Township Democratic Club Saturday, Jan. 18 at the Mays Landing Country Club. Alan Dumoff / Candidate for Congress William Hughes addresses the audience at a victory dinner sponsored by the Hamilton Township Democratic Club Saturday, Jan. 18 at the Mays Landing Country Club. The Hamilton Township Democratic Club held a victory dinner Saturday, Jan. 18 at the Mays Landing Country Club.

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