Last Updated on Wednesday, December 04, 2013 05:59 pm
Ronald Martin served as Hamilton chief of police from 1980 until his retirement in 1995.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Township of Hamilton Police Department is mourning the loss of retired Police Chief Ronald Martin, who died Friday, Nov. 29 at age 83.
Martin was a member of the Township of Hamilton Police Department for 31 years reaching the rank of chief in 1980, a post he held until his retirement in 1995, according to an announcement on the department’s Facebook page.
Last Updated on Tuesday, December 03, 2013 11:22 pm
Charlie Pritchard / Signs like these may soon become a thing of the past as Hamilton Township Committee vows to have them removed from local roadsides.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Hamilton Township resident and former Mayor Bruce Strigh is getting frustrated by the increasing number of signs littering the roads by area businesses. A call to Township Administrator Mike Jacobs led to action by the governing body Monday evening, Dec. 2.
Last Updated on Tuesday, December 03, 2013 11:40 am
Charlie Pritchard / Taking part in the ceremony for John Benjamin Jones Sr. are from left: Committeewoman Judy Link; Michael Francis, retired New Jersey state command chief master sergeant representing Congressman Frank LoBiondo; Willa Stockton, sister of the honoree; niece Karen Roesch; son Jerry Jones; granddaughter Megan Williams; daughter Jeanne Williams; grandson Jacob Williams; Mayor Amy Gatto; nephew Joseph Gigliotti, and Hamilton Township Veterans Advisory Board Chairman Russ Bongiovanni.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – John Benjamin Jones, Sr., a Marine Corps combat veteran of World War II, was honored posthumously by Hamilton Township Committee during its monthly “Hamilton Township Honors and Remembers Its Veterans” program at the Monday, Dec. 2 township meeting.
Born in Homestead, Pa., on July 15, 1923, Jones moved to the township’s Laureldale section with his family at the age of 15.
Last Updated on Monday, December 02, 2013 09:20 pm
Classes are set to resume on a normal schedule tomorrow (Tuesday, Dec. 3) after a bomb scare caused the evacuation of all three campuses of Atlantic Cape Community College Monday.
The campuses were evacuated as a precaution Monday afternoon after a bomb threat was reported at about 3 p.m., according to the Township of Hamilton Police Department, which responded to the Mays Landing campus.
Last Updated on Monday, December 02, 2013 01:15 pm
Charlie Pritchard / Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive in Memorial Park to a huge crowd of excited children and their parents.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Hamilton Township officials got the holiday season started in style Saturday evening, Nov. 30, with the traditional tree lighting ceremony in Memorial Park.
Last Updated on Saturday, November 30, 2013 07:59 am
Charlie Pritchard / Hamilton Township Emergency Management Director and police Capt. Michael Petuskey, Deputy Director Henry Dorsey and emergency management team member and police Sgt. Chris Prychka prepare to check the high-water vehicle recently acquired by the township.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Hamilton Township Office of Emergency Management has acquired a military surplus high-water vehicle for use during emergency situations.
Julie Hazard / Oakcrest High School senior Laura Taraba, right, produced a video to commemorate the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. At left, is Oakcrest secretary Pat Schwarzenbach of the Class of 1964, one of the people interviewed, who said, ‘We were seniors in high school when the announcement came over the intercom; it was total shock with tearful students and teachers all around.’
Oakcrest senior Laura Taraba has produced a 20-minute documentary called "Fifty Years Gone," which brought together teachers and Oakcrest 1964 senior classmates from the time period surrounding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, to remember when.
Local Boy Scouts from Troop A346 attended the 2013 National Jamboree at Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia in July.
Local Boy Scouts from Troop A346 attended the 2013 National Jamboree at Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia in July. This is the new home for all future Jamborees and a High Adventure Camp. All of the Scouts are from the Mays Landing, Egg Harbor Township and Somers Point area.
Last Updated on Friday, November 29, 2013 07:55 am
Charlie Pritchard / Chefs Wolfgang Geckeler and Bob Harre demonstrate methods of preparing a healthy holiday meal to CODI staff members.
EGG HARBOR CITY – Career Opportunity Development, Inc., (CODI) located in Egg Harbor City, is a not-for-profit organization that provides services to people with various forms of physical, mental and economic disabilities.
The Township of Hamilton Police Department has announced that it will have extra officers posted at the township’s many stores to help alleviate any problems and ensure the safety of the public.
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Black Friday (Nov. 29) is one of the biggest shopping days of the year drawing thousands of shoppers to area stores. One thing shoppers may have overlooked is a safety plan for their shopping extravaganza.
The Township of Hamilton Police Department has announced that it will have extra officers posted at the township’s many stores to help alleviate any problems and ensure the safety of the public. The HTPD has also provided the following safety tips for shoppers: