IN NEWS : The town bonded for $ 1.1 million at the Jan . 24 council meeting . AND : The Hammonton Board of Education met on Jan . 20 . PLUS : Family businesses are a key part of the local economy ; the Pernas share stories from 50 years of marriage ; the impact of COVID-19 ' s Omicron variant ; and local crime . IN OPINION : Columns by Gabe Donio and Cherie Calletta and more . IN ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT : A movies review , articles , and the " What ' s Hot " and " Mind Games " pages . SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT : The 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing , China begin on February 4 ! Read The Gazette ' s guide to the Winter Olympics in this week ' s edition . AND IN SPORTS : Dan Russoman brings you all the local high school and youth sports action ! AND REMEMBER : You can watch " Gazette Sports Week " 24 / 7 at hammontongazette . com as well as " Gazette News Briefs " weekly and " Gazette In Fashion " monthly on YouTube and " Blueberry Skies " on Facebook every Monday and Friday .