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Hampton student earns Eagle Scout
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November 17, 2019
Vince Riehl of Allison Park earned Boy Scouting’s highest rank when he successfully completed his Eagle Scout Board of Review on November 6, 2019. The son of Kara and Bob Riehl, Vince lead a team of youth and adult volunteers in constructing two bog bridges at Glade Run Conservancy. The bog bridges were designed to […]

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HTSD honors, recognizes Veterans at annual Hampton Heroes event
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November 13, 2019
The Hampton Township School District recognized and honored veterans at the 20th annual Hampton Heroes event on Tuesday, Nov. 12. The event was hosted by the three Hampton elementary schools and held at Hampton Middle School. The Hampton Heroes program has been an ongoing effort by the Hampton Township School District to recognize and honor veterans. […]

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Wireless cell structure approved in Hampton to the dismay of residents
November 7, 2019
Hampton Council members said they’re bound by law to approve the small non-tower wireless communication structure by applicant Crown Castle, which they did 5-0 at a special meeting held Nov. 6 at the community center.

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Martha Hunkele, Joe Dougherty capture seats on Hampton council in general election
November 5, 2019
With 13 of 13 precincts reporting, Republican Martha Hunkele and Republican Joe Dougherty appear to have won two open seats on Hampton Council.

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Retired teachers continue Blessed Trinity Academy reading enrichment program
November 5, 2019
Blessed Trinity Academy welcomed Linda Fischer and Jeanne Bittner back for a second year of reading enrichment. The two retired teachers visit BTA once a month and meet with the kindergarten through fifth grade classes to enhance the language arts program. This year they are focusing on examining different story characters for the kindergarten through third grade students and exploring a variety of genres with the fourth and fifth graders.

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Key lock system ordinance for businesses considered by Hampton officials
November 3, 2019
An ordinance is being considered for businesses to purchase a key lock box, which will give emergency responders access to keys for easy entry into a building.

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Road resurfacing program endorsed by Hampton Council
October 30, 2019
Official endorsement from Hampton Township Council on both the 2020 and 2021 Road Resurfacing programs helps pave the way for preliminary planning, per the motion at their Oct. 23 voting meeting.

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Hampton officials host heated public hearing on proposed wireless communications structure
October 24, 2019
A public hearing on the installation of a new utility pole with a small non-tower wireless communication structure lasted for almost three hours Oct. 23, with Hampton Township Council tabling the vote until the Nov. 6 special meeting.

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Hartwood Acres hosts fourth annual Punkin’ Chunkin’ event
October 22, 2019
Hartwood Acres hosted its fourth annual Punkin’ Chunkin’ event. The event included a plethora of pumpkin events, including pumpkin carving and decorating, ax throwing, crafts, games, food and beverages, as well as the always popular pumpkin launching. SHARP Robotics from the Sarah Heinz House helped prepare a traditional catapult to see who could launch a pumpkin the furthest.

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Four candidates vying to be elected to Hampton council
October 22, 2019
The four candidates running for Hampton Council took some time to share who they are and what they hope to achieve if elected.

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