Opinion

Township Committee’s action to support veterans deserves praise

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Written by Opinion Saturday, April 19, 2014 03:00 pm

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On Monday, April 7, Hamilton Township became one of the few municipalities to adopt rules allowing it to award contracts to certain veteran enterprises, or business that would hire a percentage of veterans to do the contracted work.

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Veterans Advisory Board is looking for members

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Written by Opinion Saturday, April 19, 2014 11:00 am

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The Township of Hamilton Veterans Advisory Board is looking for veterans, male and female, to serve on the Township of Hamilton Veterans Advisory Board.

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Veterans be cautious of Democrats

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Written by Russell Bongiovanni Sr. Saturday, March 22, 2014 09:04 am

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Veterans vote, vote, vote to stop the changes this president and the Democratic Party are doing and planning.

Some of these changes include cutting the pay and benefits of our military and veterans; the DOD proposed Tricare overhaul which includes increases in enrollment fees, annual fees and co-pays; or offering one health care plan combining Tricare prime, extra and standard into one program for our military and veterans.

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Letter: GEHR referendum is a sound investment

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Written by Robert and Jane Fink Tuesday, March 11, 2014 11:37 am

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To the editor:

As great-grandparents of school-age children in Oakcrest High School, we are excited about the proposed referendum at Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District.

We have studied the referendum and its costs, and have concluded that this is a sound investment for the children of the district that we are glad to support.

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School referendum is a vote for the future

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Written by David G. Blood Wednesday, March 05, 2014 04:49 pm

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On Tuesday, March 11, the voters of the Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District will vote on a special referendum. This vote will provide necessary repairs and improvements that will benefit the educational needs of our students.

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Letter: Movember at Davies raises awareness about men’s health

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Written by Jay Copperman Wednesday, November 20, 2013 08:45 am

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My name is Jay Copperman, and I am an officer in the William Davies Student Council.

For the first time our school is participating in Movember, which as you may know is sort of an extension of October's Breast Cancer Awareness month.

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Letter: Township Committee race was respectful, professional

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Written by Dr. William Beyers Tuesday, November 12, 2013 02:17 pm

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Working on the Beyers-Santana campaign was a productive and positive experience. 

My running mate, Kewey Santana, was extremely professional and dedicated to improving the quality of life in Hamilton Township in an era when too many run for office for selfish reasons instead of admirable ones. 

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Letter: Veterans have health services available to them

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Written by Lou Green Saturday, October 26, 2013 02:25 pm

Many veterans served where there were “health issues of exposure” and must apply for Veterans Administration health care or V.A. benefits “claims.” Many veterans served where there were “health issues of exposure” and must apply for Veterans Administration health care or V.A. benefits “claims.” To the editor:

Veterans’ Day is a day of sorrow and remembrance of all who died in the service of our nation, and for the many who returned home.

Many of our military served along side these heroes in remote areas of the world, and many were on standby. All should be recognized for their service wherever or whenever they served for our nation’s needs.

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‘Breakfast after the bell’ makes nutrition a part of learning in Egg Harbor City

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Written by Jack Griffith Friday, October 04, 2013 12:02 am

In Egg Harbor City public schools, we have long recognized that a child’s health and nutrition is a critical piece of the equation to achieve academic success; especially for students coming from homes where parents struggle to put food on the table.

For years, the Egg Harbor City School District served breakfast before school, even though the vast majority of our students were unable to come to school early enough to eat before the first bell rang. I always figured, “Well, we’re providing breakfast. It’s up to the parents to get their children here to eat it.”

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Time for Hamilton woods residents to clean up

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, May 08, 2013 05:49 pm

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More than 13 years ago we decided to move our family to Mays Landing. We moved into the small development of Hamilton Woods. That was then and this is now.

In this neighborhood we have buying and selling of drugs and a lot of neighbors just turning and looking the other way. There’s neighbors who feel that they don’t need to clean up their yards. And God forbid if you speak to them about it.

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