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Noticias en español

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Dog finds a home at Heritage

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Hammonton Halloween

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McBride returning to Walking Dead ?
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Wednesday , November 2 , 2022
Volume 26 • Issue 44

Pastor on roadwork

by Joseph F . Berenato GAZETTE STAFF WRITER
HAMMONTON — The Rev . Tiffany Bruno Travia , the pastor of the First United Methodist Church of Hammonton , spoke about the hardships placed

Speaks to council about hardships to church

on her congregation because of the ongoing roadwork on School House Lane at the October 24 meeting of town council .
Travia , who began her pastorship on July 1 , said that the church received a letter on August 15 from
See COUNCIL , Page 12

A fun Halloween scene

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by Gabe Donio Caught in field


HAMMONTON — Police arrested a suspect who was caught laying in a field following a theft attempt with the equipment on the prime block of Route 206 , Friel said .
arrest was made at 3:10 a . m . on October 27 he allegedly attempted to steal , Hammonton Police Chief Kevin Friel said . The theft
See POLICE , Page 10
Police were dispatched to a retail store

Iacovelli reflects on

THG / Sean Friel . To purchase photos in The Gazette , call ( 609 ) 704-1940 .
Trick-or-Treating fun happened across town on October 31 . From the neighborhood of Golf Drive and Winding Way to Grape Street to Centennial Drive , it was a “ spooktacular ” night for costumed , candy seekers . More pics inside .
HAMMONTON — Recently presented to the Hammonton Police Department , the Hammonton Drug Alliance wrapped a Ford SUV in the

A look at local


The Gazette spoke with two of by Sean Friel the local businesses in town that
GAZETTE STAFF WRITER only offer breakfast and lunch to See FOOD , Page 3
HAMMONTON — There are plenty of tasty places to eat in Hammonton and the surrounding area , with spots all over town for breakfast , lunch and dinner . Some say the food in the town is its best quality , with many local businesses offering delicious and unique items . However , some local businesses are only open for breakfast and lunch and have been doing so for years . These luncheonettes are quite popular in town , with many locals claiming the breakfast and lunch locations are the best places to go .
Local luncheonettes include Mary ’ s Café , Rodio ’ s Kitchen , Apron Café and the Red Barn Café . memory of Corporal Richard Jones who passed away earlier this year . Jones was an SRO ( school resource officer ) at the Hammonton High School , and will now be honored with his name on the new vehicle . The wrapped SUV will primarily be

Nolan Ryan , ‘ Lilt ’ exhibits at Stockton

Located in Stockton ’ s Kramer Hall , the “ Lilt ” and Nolan Ryan exhibits are both open for the public . Each exhibit has its own unique items and history , with more than 25 pieces in each
See HHS , Page 8 used for the SRO program at the high school , in memory of Jones .
Hammonton Drug Alliance organizer Mary Young provided some insight on the vehicle and how it will be used .
“ They approached me to see if we could provide assistance in the

time with MainStreet

determined to bring a unique atmosphere to
the downtown area . The ultimate goal for Iacovelli , she said ,
was to try and bring the community
HAMMONTON — For more than 10 years , MainStreet Hammonton Executive Director Cassie Iacovelli has been
wrapping . Since Richie was one of our SROs in the high school , we were more than happy to help out and do that ,” Young said .
The Ford SUV was wrapped in blue and white stars and stripes , with the HHS Blue Devils logo on the hood of the vehicle . The logos

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Cpl . Jones ’ memory honored with wrapped police SUV

of the L . E . A . D ( Law Enforcement Against Drugs and Violence ) organization and Birch Communications can be seen on the sides and rear of the vehicle , with Hammonton Police badges and logos as well . “ In memory of
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Happy birthday at Halloween Parade

THG / Betsey Karl . To purchase photos in The Gazette , call ( 609 ) 704-1940 .
Gigi Gillespie walked through downtown in the Kiwanis Club Halloween Parade on October 26 . It was her fourth birthday . More pics inside .
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