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Davies students take over township hall for a day

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Thursday, June 05, 2014 12:00 am

Lena Nguyen,13, learns about human resources from her mentor Mary Kelly. Lena Nguyen,13, learns about human resources from her mentor Mary Kelly. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Eighth grade students from the William Davies Middle School arrived at township hall on the morning of Wednesday, June 4 and proceeded to take over the local government.

Actually, this was not a coup d’état but rather the start of the annual Youth in Government Day in Hamilton Township. The 25th annual event – started in 1990 when the local government was temporarily housed in a building in the Business Park as a result of a fire that razed the existing municipal building in February 1988 – again placed students with elected officials and department heads.

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Hess Educational Complex Paraprofessional of the month

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, June 04, 2014 08:00 am

Hess Educational Complex Paraprofessional of the month Hess Educational Complex Paraprofessional of the month Traci Brittain of Mays Landing is the Hess Educational Complex Paraprofessional of the Month for April. Traci ha worked in the Hamilton Township School District for 15 years and was picked by her co-workers for going "Above and Beyond" her daily duties.

   

Angelo, Kurtz receive party nods in uncontested primary

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Wednesday, June 04, 2014 12:00 am

Angelo, Kurtz receive party nods in uncontested primary Angelo, Kurtz receive party nods in uncontested primary HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – In the New Jersey primary election held on Tuesday, June 3, republican John Kurtz and democrat Michael Angelo won their parties’ endorsements for one contested seat on Hamilton Township Committee with 402 and 400 votes respectively.

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Senior take over day at Cedar Creek

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Written by Julie Hazard Tuesday, June 03, 2014 05:00 pm

Cedar Creek seniors and staff at the end of the Cedar Creek seniors and staff at the end of the Cedar Creek High School in Egg Harbor City hosted its second annual Senior Take Over Day on May 29th. The seniors had the privilege of assuming the roles of administrators, teachers and staff for the entire school day. More than 60 seniors participated in the event while gaining a deeper appreciation for the hard work that staff puts in on a daily basis.

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Cedar Creek students learn how to determine water quality

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Written by Julie Hazard Tuesday, June 03, 2014 08:00 am

Cedar Creek Environmental Science students take a break from sample collection, from left, Nico Musitano, Lexie Blazej, Hayley Bryde, Matt Sooy, Taylor Troehler, and ShyAnne Matias. Cedar Creek Environmental Science students take a break from sample collection, from left, Nico Musitano, Lexie Blazej, Hayley Bryde, Matt Sooy, Taylor Troehler, and ShyAnne Matias. Cedar Creek High School Environmental Science and Biology classes participated in a hands-on demonstration centered on identifying macro invertebrates, showing them how organism identification can determine the quality of water.  Mullica River Watershed Ambassador Steve Luell and Greater Egg Harbor Watershed Ambassador Morgyn Ellis visited the school on April 8-9 and made presentations to the students.  

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Oakcrest High School visits Atlantic Cape

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Written by Julie Hazard Monday, June 02, 2014 08:00 am

Oakcrest High School's Spanish Interest Club and Multi-Cultural Club attended a career awareness program at Atlantic Cape Community College on May 2.  Here the group takes a break from the session. Oakcrest High School's Spanish Interest Club and Multi-Cultural Club attended a career awareness program at Atlantic Cape Community College on May 2. Here the group takes a break from the session. Oakcrest High School's Spanish Interest Club and Multi-Cultural Club attended a career awareness program at Atlantic Cape Community College on May 2.  Here the group takes a break from the session.

   

ACIT inducts 35 students into National Technical Honor Society

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Sunday, June 01, 2014 11:00 am

The 35 newly inducted members of the Atlantic County Institute of Technology’s chapter of the National Technical Honor Society gathered for a group photo after ceremony. The 35 newly inducted members of the Atlantic County Institute of Technology’s chapter of the National Technical Honor Society gathered for a group photo after ceremony. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP- At a ceremony held at the Atlantic County Institute of Technology on Tuesday, May 20, 35 students from eight different programs, were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society.

NTHS honors the achievements of top career technical education students, provides scholarships to encourage the pursuit of higher education, and cultivates excellence in today’s competitive, skilled workforce.

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Bricks dedicated during annual event in Memorial Park

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Saturday, May 31, 2014 11:00 am

Visitors to the event took time to look at the bricks that many of them had purchased during the past year. Visitors to the event took time to look at the bricks that many of them had purchased during the past year. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – A new wrinkle was added to this year’s edition of the Old Time Market, an annual event in Mays Landing’s Memorial Park. Last year the Township of Hamilton Historical Society sold engraved bricks to be placed in the park to commemorate the township’s 200th anniversary. A total of 247 were sold.

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Uncontested primary spots highlight EHC ballot

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, May 30, 2014 04:30 pm

EGG HARBOR CITY – Candidates for three, three-year terms on the Egg Harbor City Council on both the Republican and Democrat tickets face no competition, other than possible write-in votes, in the state’s primary election Tuesday, June 3.

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EHC Council to consider veterans set aside program

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, May 30, 2014 12:00 pm

EGG HARBOR CITY – Egg Harbor City Councilwoman Ina Duran informed her colleagues on the governing body at its meeting on Thursday, May 22 that she is looking into a possible ordinance to set aside certain city contracts for military veterans, similar to the one recently enacted in Hamilton Township.

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