According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Egg Harbor Township covers an area of 74.93 square miles consisting of 66.59 square miles of land and 8.336 square miles of water. It is the second-largest municipality in Atlantic County.

  • By CHARLIE PRITCHARD

With the decline of employment in the casino industry due to competition from other states and the resulting downward economic conditions, officials in Atlantic County hired Angelou Economics, a consulting firm based in Austin, Texas, to prepare a comprehensive economic development study in 2015.

  • Submitted by the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign

The mission of the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign is to prevent drunken driving tragedies nationwide by promoting the use of sober designated drivers. With everyone’s help, we will make having a designated driver be as automatic as wearing a seat belt. Thanks to our HEROES it’s working, as in…

Established in 1989, the South Jersey Astronomy Club gives local astronomy enthusiasts and anyone who enjoys the stars a chance to meet and share the hobby.

The Ministry of Motherhood is a dynamic group of new and experienced mothers who share a commitment to making Christ the center of their family lives by supporting, praying, sharing with and learning from each other.

The Celiac and Gluten Free Support Group is an educational and social group for people interested in living a gluten-free life and learning from speakers and each other. Monthly speakers include physicians, dieticians, chefs and mental health professionals.

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church at 7004 Ridge Ave is a faith-based organization with many opportunities for community outreach, fellowship and cultural activities. Church services are 9:30 a.m. every Sunday, along with weekday Feast Day services. All members of the community are welcome.

In 2005, Egg Harbor Township schools were busting at the seams with nearly 8,000 students. The influx of new residents who came to the area in 1979 to fill casino jobs and Egg Harbor Township's designation as a Regional Growth Area by the state Pinelands Commission in 1980 combined to create…

There is plenty of fun to be had in Egg Harbor Township, both indoors and out. The Recreation Department is committed to providing as many recreational opportunities as possible to residents.

The Egg Harbor Township Nature Reserve is a 220-acre public park in the Scullville section of the township with entrances on Zion Road Road and Schoolhouse Road. It consists of an arboretum, a 40-acre lake and a wooded area with extensive trail systems. Its management and development is over…