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Corporate HQ in former Empire Bldg .

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Wednesday , February 8 , 2023
Volume 27 • Issue 6

Town talks contamination

by Joseph F . Berenato GAZETTE STAFF WRITER
HAMMONTON — Public Works Manager Robert Vettese discussed contaminated wells in the Lakeview Gardens section of Hammonton during the January

Lakeview Gardens wells continue to be discussed

23 meeting of town council .
Vettese said that , 2022 , letters were sent to the 54 homes in the area that utilize private wells , because one property owner tested above acceptable limits for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances ( PFAS ).
See COUNCIL , Page 12

Heart & Soul summit draws volunteers www . hammontongazette . com


by Gabe Donio Accident at 12th and


Washington Streets

HAMMONTON — Police responded to a motor vehicle versus pedestrian ac- Hammonton Police Chief Romero , 23 , of Hammon-
5:39 p . m . on January 28 , pickup operated by Ryan cident at the intersection of Kevin Friel said .
ton , who was attempting to
12th Street ( Route 54 ) and Vehicle number one was make a left turn onto N . Washington Street at a 2015 silver Dodge Ram See POLICE , Page 2

S . Coraluzzo , Torrissi

THG / Mohammed Fuad . To purchase photos in The Gazette , call ( 609 ) 704-1940 .
Hammonton Heart & Soul committee members and volunteers .
HAMMONTON — The Hammonton Heart and Soul Community Summit was held at Hammonton High School ’ s cafeteria on Jan . 30 . Members of
HAMMONTON — Town of Hammonton business administrator and municipal town clerk Frank Zuber also serves as the airport manager of the Hammonton Municipal Airport . Zuber and the airport staff met with the Federal Aviation Administration ( FAA ), as they do every year , to talk about improvements for the airport . As of now , they have plans for a taxiway rehab and the budget to acquire snow removal equipment for the airport .
The snow removal equipment consists of bigger trucks and equipment to help speed up the process of the snow removal .
“ The problem at the airport is we have smaller trucks that we use from the highway and it takes town council , police officers , community leaders and residents were assigned to a table number and sat with other people . The community summit was led by Cassie Iacovelli and Rich Rehmann and the point of the summit was for people who were
awhile to clear off the snow when it ’ s a heavy snow so this hopefully will help us . It will be a bigger truck and snow equipment to be
See AIRPORT , Page 3

HHS guidance informational meeting held

HAMMONTON — Hammonton High School held a guidance informational night for parents and students entering high school at the Hammonton High School Performing Arts Center ( PAC ) on
See GUIDANCE , Page 8 in attendance to get to know each other and to discuss the 10 things the community loves about Hammonton based on interviews .
“ We ’ re also looking for a level of validation for the work we ’ ve done so far . We hope you ’ ll meet other members of the community

moving to Route 30

by Gabe Donio
HAMMONTON — According to Samuel Coraluzzo Co . Inc . and Torrissi Transport
tonight and feel that all of you in this room are valued members of this community and we also hope you will see how much this town is loved and cherished and embraced our work to ensure we keep these treasured parts of our community for generations to

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Corporate HQ in former Empire Bldg .

Vice President Michael Torrissi Jr ., the company ’ s corporate headquarters will be
See TORRISSI , Page 10

Hammonton Heart & Soul held community summit

Zuber outlines plans for municipal airport come ,” Iacovelli said to those in attendance .

What was discussed at the summit was the model for community engagement . The three principles that the Heart and Soul Leadership team tries to
See SOUL , Page 4

Fans excited for Eagles , Super Bowl

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Hammonton ’ s Eagles ’ fans are ready to cheer on their favorite team this Sunday , February 12 in the Super Bowl including Kristen Mull , Bernadette Mauriello , Erica Polito and Ricky Mauriello . Check out the local fan pics inside .
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