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Water and sewer rates to rise in Egg Harbor City

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Tuesday, April 15, 2014 12:40 pm

Water and sewer rates to rise in Egg Harbor City Water and sewer rates to rise in Egg Harbor City EGG HARBOR CITY – Egg Harbor City residents can expect a slight increase in their water and sewer rates for the upcoming year.

At City Council’s meeting on Thursday, April 10, City Council President Ed Dennis announced an increase of 5 cents per thousand gallons on both rates.

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St. Vincent de Paul Regional School Students make Easter Baskets for others

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, April 15, 2014 12:17 pm

 Adrianna Tadros of Egg Harbor Township and Joshua Genzone of Mays Landing show off the basket they made together./Submitted Adrianna Tadros of Egg Harbor Township and Joshua Genzone of Mays Landing show off the basket they made together./Submitted MAYS LANDING _ Pre-K3 through fourth-grade students, parents and teachers of the St. Vincent de Paul Regional School’s community recently provided Easter baskets for the local food pantry.

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Hanusewicz completes basic training

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 15, 2014 12:00 am

Army Pvt. Eric V. Hanusewicz, the son of Vincent Hanusewicz of Egg Harbor City and Sandra Simpson of Absecon, has graduated from One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga.

The program consisted of basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT).

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Piccolo completes basic

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, April 14, 2014 12:02 pm

Airman 1st Class Danielle Piccolo Airman 1st Class Danielle Piccolo Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Danielle Piccolo has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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Egg Harbor City school board approves Spragg building project

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Sunday, April 13, 2014 12:00 am

EGG HARBOR CITY – The Egg Harbor City Board of Education unanimously voted Wednesday, April 9, to move forward with a project to replace roofing and the heating, ventilation and air conditioning system at the Charles L. Spragg Elementary School.

School board Business Administrator Joseph Smurlo outlined the plans and schedule to the board members and the sparse audience at the board meeting. If all goes according to plan, advertising for bids will be released April 17, with documents being available April 22. The bids will be opened May 21, with board approval scheduled for June 4. The site will be available for work to commence June 24.

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Hamilton Township adopts veteran set-aside law

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, April 11, 2014 12:48 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – After months of debate and amendments to a proposed ordinance to set aside certain local government contracts for veterans, the legislation was finally adopted at the Monday, April 7 Hamilton Township Committee meeting. The ordinance passed 4-0 with committee member Aline Dix not in attendance.

The purpose of the ordinance is to provide preference to veteran business enterprises (VBEs) for the opportunity to bid and be awarded selected township contracts up to 1% of the township’s purchases, services and construction contracts which is an amount estimated to be about $184,000.

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Hamilton Committee honors USAF veteran John J. McGuire

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Thursday, April 10, 2014 08:14 am

ceremony for John J. McGuire Charlie Pritchard / Taking part in the ceremony for John J. McGuire were, l-r; his son John F. McGuire, Liz Diaz, her son Billy McGuire, grandson of the honoree, daughter Lorna Partin, Township Committeeman Rodney Guishard, McGuire and his wife Kay, Mayor Roger Silva, Hamilton Township Veterans Advisory Board Vice-Chairman Doug Hand, Michael Francis, retired New Jersey State Command Chief Master Sergeant who represented Congressman Frank LoBiondo and New Jersey Assemblyman Chris Brown. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Hamilton Township Committeeman Rodney Guishard was obviously impressed by the accomplishments of former United States Air Force Tech. Sgt. John J. McGuire as he read them at the Monday, April 7 Township Committee “Honors and Remembers its Veterans” ceremony. And when he finished reciting them, he was also impressed that McGuire could still fit into his uniform some 42 years after leaving the service.

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UPDATE: Dump truck overturns in Hamilton

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 08, 2014 01:21 pm

Courtesy of the Township of Hamilton Police Department / Police said the busy intersection, located near Atlantic Cape Community College and the Hamilton Mall, was partially closed for three hours while the scene was being cleared. Courtesy of the Township of Hamilton Police Department / Police said the busy intersection, located near Atlantic Cape Community College and the Hamilton Mall, was partially closed for three hours while the scene was being cleared.

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – A 27-year-old Egg Harbor Township man was issued a summons for careless driving Tuesday, April 8, after the dump truck he was driving tipped over at Leipzig Avenue and the Black Horse Pike, spilling its load of topsoil into the roadway.

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Hamilton PD promotes one to lieutenant and another to sergeant

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Saturday, April 05, 2014 12:00 am

Charlie Pritchard / Hamilton Township Police Chief Stacy Tappeiner, on left and Captain Michael Petuskey, far right, pose with promoted officers, Lieutenant Greg Ciambrone and Sergeant Nicole Nelson. Charlie Pritchard / Hamilton Township Police Chief Stacy Tappeiner, on left and Captain Michael Petuskey, far right, pose with promoted officers, Lieutenant Greg Ciambrone and Sergeant Nicole Nelson. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – The Hamilton Township Police Department promoted two of its officers in a ceremony held on Saturday, March 29.

Greg Ciambrone has been promoted from the rank of sergeant to become the department’s third lieutenant. He joined the department in 1997 and served as a School Resource Officer, detective and was then promoted to sergeant in 2007.  He was selected as the VFW Officer of the Year in 2010 and holds a master’s degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

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Dix to forgo primary, run as independent candidate

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Friday, April 04, 2014 12:00 am

Aline Dix Aline Dix HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Incumbent Committeewoman Aline Dix has decided to opt out of the June Republican primary contest against the party’s selected candidate John Kurtz and run as an independent candidate in November. That will pit her against Kurtz and the Democrat candidate Michael Angelo.

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