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Wednesday , March 2 , 2022
Volume 26 • Issue 9

Town plans roadwork

Public Works and Transportation
ing on update on the work
by Joseph F . Berenato
to be done on Vine Street
HAMMONTON — Several infrastructure projects
( PWTC ), held via Zoom teleconferencing software .
Engineer Richard Hall of Adams , Rehmann and Heggan
and School House Lane .
“ Those bids were received , and we made the recommendation for Think
were discussed at the February
( ARH )
Pavers to be awarded that at
24 meeting of the
began the meeting by giv-
See PWTC , Page 3

New Standard coming soon

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by Gabe Donio Friel : He told police


HAMMONTON — A man said he was going to tear the call box off the wall outside the Hammonton Police Department ’ s Dispatch at Hammonton Town Hall — and then proceeded to do it , Hammonton Police
Chief Kevin Friel said . The crime occurred at 3:10 p . m . on February 14 at the town hall , located at 100 Central Ave ., Friel said .
See POLICE , Page 2

Senior living facility opening this spring

THG / Sean Friel To purchase photos in The Gazette , call ( 609 ) 704-1940 .
Julianne Horner , Marketing Director ; Trisha Kaylor , Executive Director ; Pam Schrieber , Business Office Director ; Dawn Davis , Director of Nursing and Gil Provenzano , Director of Culinary Services , at a hard hat tour of New Standard Senior Living on February 24 .
Cappuccio , the president of the by Sean Friel school , led the discussion on
GAZETTE STAFF WRITER where the future of the school is headed academically .
HAMMONTON — On February The curriculum is skill-based , 17 , St . Joseph Academy had its with the intention of helping full curriculum revealed , along students succeed in whatever path with a meet and greet . Stephen of life they choose . Cappuccio said

New sec . system for town hall

H A M M O N T O N — T h e Hammonton Town Hall is getting a new security system , which is a major upgrade from the current system , town officials said . Mayor Stephen DiDonato said he is excited about the new system , which adds some needed security to the famous building .
“ It ’ s gonna be … a key fob system so we know who ’ s going and coming in the building at all times ,” DiDonato said .
With the new key fobs , it ’ s easier to control who gets access to certain parts of the building . With this system , it will be easier for the town to know who is using what room , adding to the security that today , college is not the only option . This curriculum allows for every student to come out of St . Joseph Academy with the skills they need for their desired outcome .
“ It ’ s a student-centered curriculum that focuses on skills
HAMMONTON — New Standard Senior Living is a new direction for seniors , with a dedication to making affordable and
acquisition , on skill development ,” Cappuccio said .
The curriculum is different from the previous , by actively focusing on skills and knowledge that will get students ready for their next step in life . Each year , students will focus on a skill or knowledge

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independent assisted living . New Standard is opening a new $ 27 million assisted living facility on the White Horse Pike ( Route 30 ) in uptown Hammonton , where seniors can live and mingle with other residents . New
See SENIORS , Page 14

St . Joseph Academy outlines its curriculum

Will include key fobs

SECURITY , Page 10

Man charged with arson

by Gabe Donio
HAMMONTON — A man was charged with arson after the Hammonton Police Department and Hammonton Volunteer Fire Department were dispatched in reference to a report of a fire behind an
See ARSON , Page 2 that will prepare them for this leap , while also studying regular courses such as theology , history and English .
“ A freshman seminar class that ’ s going to emphasize public speaking , that ’ s going to
See SJA , Page 4

Sooy Elementary Book Fair

THG / MarySusan Hoffman . To purchase photos in The Gazette , call ( 609 ) 704-1940 .
The Warren E . Sooy Jr . Elementary School is hosting the Scholastic Book Fair February 16 through March 4 in the school ’ s Media Center . Students in both Sooy and the Early Childhood Education Center enjoyed shopping . The middle school also held its book fair . More pictures inside .
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