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Pepperoni Bread Contest winners

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A Salute to Nurses

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Ridley returns to Star Wars world
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Wednesday , May 3 , 2023
Volume 27 • Issue 18

Court could welcome 2 more

by Joseph F . Berenato GAZETTE STAFF WRITER
HAMMONTON — Two more municipalities , Hamilton Twp . and Northfield , will potentially be joining Hammonton ’ s Joint Municipal Court , town solicitor
by Joseph F . Berenato GAZETTE STAFF WRITER
HAMMONTON — The Hammonton Planning Board voted on several matters at their meeting on April 19 .
At the top of the meeting , Chairman William Olivo discussed the resolution on the agenda relating to Mark and Kimberly Visco of 604 N . Egg Harbor Rd ., who had submitted Application No . 22-18PB for a waiver of curb and sidewalk . That application had been approved at the planning board ’ s meeting on March 15 .
“ We have additional findings about what they did know and what they didn ’ t know . I ’ ll ask the solicitor : is that something we can bring them back to before we pass the resolution ?” Olivo said .

Hamilton Twp ., Northfield plan move to joint court

Board solicitor Joseph P . McGroarty answered in the affirmative .
HAMMONTON — At the April 18 meeting of the Hammonton Parks and Recreation Commission , Recreation Leader Denise Mazzeo
See PARKS , Page 3
Michael Malinsky announced at the April 24 meeting of town council .
At the beginning of the meeting , Mayor Stephen Di- Donato held a moment of silence in honor of Rene Wuillermin — wife of Councilman Edward Wuillermin — who died on April 22 . “ She was a wonderful See COUNCIL , Page 8
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Hammonton Tax Assessor Mary Joan Wyatt ( right ) received flowers and a proclamation on April 24 , read by Councilman Thomas Gribbin ( left ), for her 50 years of service to the town .
HAMMONTON — A man was arrested on outstanding warrants and also charged with criminal mischief after police were called to the 300 block of W . Orchard Street by a neighbor at 11:53 p . m . on
HAMMONTON — Republican Renee Rodio has been on town council for about
April 29 in reference to a disturbance , Hammonton Police Chief Kevin Friel said .
A shattered front window was found at a residence , Friel said .
“ Officer Richard Carpo
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responded and observed the front window of the house was shattered and several people inside had blood on them . There were large amounts of alcoholic beverages scattered throughout

Cruisin ’ MainStreet coming on Friday , May 19

by Mohammed Fuad
HAMMONTON — Cruisin ’ MainStreet will be hosting their
p . m . Several events and activities are on schedule and prizes will be given out for different age groups .
From 5:30 p . m . to 7 p . m ., there will be a ‘ 50s dress-up contest and a prize will be given out for the best
A Paul Morris DanceXplosion performance will take place at 6:15 p . m ., a hula hoop contest at 6:45 p . m ., bubble gum blowing contest at 7 p . m ., ‘ 50s dressed up contest at 7:30 p . m . and a cruise down
Mica McCullough calls the event a throwback to a bygone era . Central
Avenue will be closed as the disc jockey will be performing there , events and activities taking place there as well as cars lining up and
it ’ s great for people who want to dress up , people who want to have wholesome family fun from a bygone era and for people who likes classic cars ,” McCullough said .
29th annual event on Friday , May
adult man and woman costume as
Bellevue Avenue to conclude the
parking on the street .
Cruisin ’
19 on Bellevue and Central
Avenues from 5:30 p . m . to 9:30
well as a prize for the best boy and girl costume .
event at 9 p . m .
MainStreet Executive Director
“ It is fun for the whole family , it ’ s a throwback to the 1950s and
Angela Donio said that the event
See CRUISIN ’, Page 4

Planning board met on April 19

See PLANNING , Page 16

Grant received for park bandstand

by Joseph F . Berenato GAZETTE STAFF WRITER


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Warrants , criminal mischief charges for man

See POLICE , Page 2

Republican Renee Rodio enjoying role on council

four months . Sworn in as a member of town council in January , Rodio is the lone minority party member on town council , which includes six members of the local
See RODIO , Page 12

Seany Shoe Hands run , walk

THG / Mohammed Fuad . To purchase photos in The Gazette , call ( 609 ) 704-1940 .
Hammonton Police Officer Sean Grasso ( left ) with his son Sean ( right ) at the Seany Shoe Hands 5K and 1 Mile Hero Walk for Autism on April 30 at Hammonton Lake Park . Article and photos inside .
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