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Hamilton Township In Your Town, Edition of Oct. 24

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 24, 2014 11:14 am

Hamilton Township In Your Town, Edition of Oct. 24 Hamilton Township In Your Town, Edition of Oct. 24 Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat will be from 6-8p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31 in Mays Landing.

Fall Leaf Collection

Zone 2: Oct. 27-31, Cincinnati Avenue to St. Louis Avenue
Zone 3: Nov. 3-7, Boston Avenue to Bremen Avenue
Zone 4: Nov. 10-14, Arago Street to Diesterweg Street
All leaves must be placed in front of residence no sooner than week of pickup. Leaves only; no branches, grass or trash.

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3 seats up for election on Hamilton school board

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, October 24, 2014 11:01 am

. The slate of candidates includes current board member Eric Aiken, former board members George Hassa and Barbara Kupp, and James Erickson, Amy Hassa and Derek Haye. . The slate of candidates includes current board member Eric Aiken, former board members George Hassa and Barbara Kupp, and James Erickson, Amy Hassa and Derek Haye. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Once again a crowded field marks the annual Board of Education election, set this year for Tuesday, Nov. 4. The slate of candidates includes current board member Eric Aiken, former board members George Hassa and Barbara Kupp, and James Erickson, Amy Hassa and Derek Haye.

The six candidates, while running individually, are divided into two teams. Kupp, Haye and Aiken form one slate, while James Erickson, Amy Hassa and George Hassa form the other group.

The Current asked each candidate to explain why they are running, what they hope to accomplish and why they would be an asset. The following profiles are based on their responses.

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3 vie for open seat on Hamilton committee

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, October 24, 2014 10:09 am

On the ballot in the Nov. 4 election are incumbent Aline Dix, who is running as an independent Republican, Democrat Michael Angelo, and Republican John Kurtz. On the ballot in the Nov. 4 election are incumbent Aline Dix, who is running as an independent Republican, Democrat Michael Angelo, and Republican John Kurtz. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – In what could prove to be a highly competitive three-way race for an open seat on the Hamilton Township Committee, one thing is certain: It is highly unlikely that any previous election has seen the preponderance of lawns signs that have appeared this year.

On the ballot in the Nov. 4 election are incumbent Aline Dix, who is running as an independent Republican, Democrat Michael Angelo, and Republican John Kurtz.

Angelo is seeking to help current Township Committee members Rodney Guishard and Judy Link gain a majority on the five-member governing body. Dix is seeking to retain the seat that she has held for the previous three years, and Kurtz is carrying the banner as the endorsed Republican candidate.

Each candidate was asked to provide background information and answer four questions.

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Incumbents running unopposed for 2 EHC school board seats

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, October 24, 2014 10:05 am

Janine Brown and Stephen Murphy Janine Brown and Stephen Murphy EGG HARBOR CITY – Egg Harbor City Board of Education members Janine Brown and Stephen Murphy are running unopposed for the two open seats on the board. Brown has served on the board for slightly more than three years, while Murphy is concluding his first year on the board.

The election takes place Tuesday, Nov. 4.

The Current asked the candidates to provide biographical information and state their reasons for desiring to remain on the board. The following profiles are based on their responses.

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Egg Harbor City council candidates share their views on city’s future

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, October 24, 2014 09:57 am

EGG HARBOR CITY – Six candidates are facing off for three seats on the Egg Harbor City Council in the Nov. 4 elections. Each seat is for a three-year term.

The Democratic candidates are incumbents Ina Duran and Hazel Mueller and newcomer Kristin DeClementi.

Running on the Republican ticket are incumbent Clifford Mays Jr., Robert E. Ross Jr. and Manya Medrala.

The Current asked each candidate to provide background information and answer four questions:

What do you see as the biggest issue(s) facing the city over the next three years?

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Hamilton PTA to sponsor candidates’ forum

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Thursday, October 23, 2014 04:17 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Hamilton Township PTA is providing an opportunity for township residents to hear the views and opinions of the six candidates seeking seats on the Hamilton Township Board of Education in Nov. 4 general election. The forum will take place in the media center at the William Davies Middle School starting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 29.

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Potential second party interested in Duberson School property

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:39 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – At the Hamilton Township Board of Education’s meeting on Tuesday, October 21, it was revealed that, in addition to a proposal made by the Volunteers of America at the previous meeting, another organization is interested in assuming ownership of the vacant Duberson School property.

Board Solicitor Eric Goldstein pointed out that no formal offer had been made by the interested party that was not named. “This organization is interested in using the school as an adult training center,” he said. “In order for them to assume ownership they would need to receive state funding for those programs. As with any other developer of the site, they would need approvals from the New Jersey Historical Commission.”

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Hamilton Committee considers tax abatements for potential business park developers

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Wednesday, October 22, 2014 09:01 am

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – In an effort to attract businesses to the Hamilton Township Business Park, representatives of the township’s Industrial Commission presented the township committee with a plan to further its goal at the governing body’s meeting on Monday, October 20.

The commission’s marketing director Tony DiDio of Colliers International, explained how New Jersey has formulated programs to attract businesses. He focused on tax abatement programs that are being utilized in many communities to make them more attractive to industry.

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Two suspects still sought in shed burglaries

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 21, 2014 03:41 pm

Carlos Soler Carlos Soler Tyler Gallagher Tyler Gallagher HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Two suspects remain at large and four have been charged in connection with a series of burglaries from sheds over the past year, the Township of Hamilton Police Department announced today (Tuesday, Oct. 21).

Carlos Soler, 26, and Tyler Gallagher, 20, of Mays Landing remain at large with warrants for their arrest, police said.

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Atlantic County Institute of Technology information session

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 21, 2014 11:27 am

Atlantic County Institute of Technology will be holding Information Sessions for potential students and their parents at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesday Oct. 21. All Atlantic County eighth grade students and their parents are invited to come and learn about the school, programs, athletics and activities offered. An informational presentation will be given, self guided tours will be available along with students and teachers on-sight to answer questions.

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