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Planning bd . met June 7

by Joseph F . Berenato GAZETTE STAFF WRITER
HAMMONTON — The Hammonton Planning Board entertained two applications at its meeting on June 7 .
The first matter before
HAMMONTON — Members of the Cruisin ’ Classics Auto Club each told their stories of how the club first started , what cars that they drive and what it is like being
HAMMONTON — The seventh annual Pinelands Summer Short Course will be held at Stockton University ’ s Kramer Hall on June 23 from 9 a . m . to 3 p . m . The event is co-sponsored by the New Jersey Pinelands Commission ( NJPC ) and Stockton University and will feature three guided field trips and 12 educational presentations , including a new course on turtles of South Jersey , according to the NJPC and Stockton ’ s press release .
Registration is currently open and it costs $ 60 to attend and educators who attend the event can earn four professional development credits . Kramer Hall ’ s Event and Marketing Specialist Nicolas Zebrowski

Two applications reviewed at board ’ s regular meeting

the board was Application No . 09-23PB , submitted by Fiduciary Trust Company International of PA for Anthony Marquez Self-Settled
a part of the club . The club has been a part of many events in town and around the area since its inception in 1991 . Louis Berenato , Nick Domenico , John Falciano , Vic Mazza and Tony Sceia shared their stories of the club and are actively looking for new members .
stated that the day-long event will feature educational presentations that explore the unique history ,
See PINELANDS , Page 16
HAMMONTON — Young children gathered inside the children ’ s room at the Atlantic County Library System
See LEGO , Page 3
Special Needs Trust for a curb and sidewalk waiver at 141 E . 15th St . Block 1705 / Lot1.03 / Zone RR .
The application was See PLANNING , Page 8

Church Chicken BBQ a success

THG / Mohammed Fuad . To purchase photos in The Gazette , call ( 609 ) 704-1940 .
Some of the volunteers for the St . Mary of Mount Carmel Parish Chicken BBQ on June 11 on the grounds of Saint Anthony de Padua Church on Route 206 .
HAMMONTON — Police have charged a suspect in connection with the attempted withdrawal of $ 3,460 from a bank account
The club started as a group of car fanatics who enjoyed driving , participating in various automotive shows , parades and events . According to Domenico , the club started as an offshoot to the Garden State ‘ 50s Club in Vineland . Domenico is one of the founding members of the club that
HAMMONTON — With the 2022-23 school year coming to a close , Hammonton
included Anthony and Joseph Giralo , Lou Pinto , Joe Merlino , Pat , Jimmy , John and Annette Migliacco , Leon Valentino , Dennis Foster , John Walker , Albert Siciliano , George Mortellite Sr ., Harry Gale , Bill Sauser , Ricky DeMarco , Richie DeMaria , Jimmy Ordille , Gary

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using a fake license , Hammonton Police Chief Kevin Friel said .
The crime was originally reported to police on March 13 at 6:11 p . m ., Friel said , and the charges have been made against an individual as a result of a police investigation , he said .
“ A victim came in reporting that an unknown subject attempted to use a falsified Florida driver ’ s license to withdraw money from his business account ,” Friel
See POLICE , Page 2

Educators , administrators reflect on the school year

Public Schools Superintendent Robin Chieco and several teachers from the Early Childhood Education Center ( ECEC ), Warren E . Sooy Jr . Elementary School
See SCHOOL , Page 12

Cruisin ’ Classics Auto Club members tell their stories

Pinelands Summer Short Course Jun . 23

Library welcomes Lego builders



Tried to take $ 3,460 from account

by Gabe Donio
Ziegler , George Jones , Pete Jones , Russell Groff , Jim Stapleton , Dominic Cipolla and Dan Turygan .
The club has participated in the Red , White and Blueberry Festival , Cruisin ’ MainStreet and Shine in the Pines Spring Event in
See CRUISIN ’, Page 4

Food Truck Festival a tasty treat

THG / Mohammed Fuad . To purchase photos in The Gazette , call ( 609 ) 704-1940 .
Amanda Fishman and Zack Betrini on Horton Street during the Hammonton Food Truck Fest on June 10 . Article and photos inside .
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