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    Laura Stetser/The vacant Hickory Log Inn restaurant is the first of five buildings slated for firefighter training exercises.“There is no better project to address the issues facing Atlantic City than to clean up the entrance to it,” -Egg Harbor Township Mayor James "Sonny" McCullough

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – It won’t be the big demolition that so many township residents have been waiting to see, but firefighters…

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    Test your luck at ‘Dine and Dine’ Community Partnership ‘FUNraiser’ Feb. 28

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Community Partnership for Egg Harbor Township Schools, Inc. is betting it will have a “full house” at its eighth annual February FUNraiser.

    Presented by Shore Medical Center for the eighth year in a row, the Dice and Dine event will be held Saturday, Feb. 28, at Greate Bay Country Club in Somers Point, with live casino games…

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    Egg Harbor Township newsEGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – In what is described as an uncommon move among municipalities in New Jersey, Egg Harbor Township took a step toward giving the lion’s share of revenue from affordable housing projects to the Egg Harbor Township School District to help offset the impact of new students such development could generate.

     This verbal offer from Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough was confirmed in his Dec. 23 letter to Superintendent Scott McCartney that was accepted by the…

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History Notes, Jan. 29: Scull/Champion House in Scullville

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Saturday, January 31, 2015 12:00 am

Scull/Champion House in Scullville Scull/Champion House in Scullville EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Welcome to History Notes, our weekly feature that looks back through Egg Harbor Township history. Each week we will get a chance to learn or reminisce courtesy of Lynn Wood of the Greate Egg Harbour Township Historical Society, who will be sharing early photos of places in Egg Harbor Township with our readers online and in print editions.

Scull/Champion House in Scullville

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Egg Harbor Township's Donchey achieves rank of Eagle Scout

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, January 31, 2015 12:00 am

Submitted/Andrew Donchey of Egg Harbor Township holds his Eagle Scout award. With him are his Scoutmasters Charles Featherer, left, and Peter Bruno. Submitted/Andrew Donchey of Egg Harbor Township holds his Eagle Scout award. With him are his Scoutmasters Charles Featherer, left, and Peter Bruno.

Andrew Donchey, a junior at Egg Harbor Township High School, achieved the rank of Eagle Scout Saturday, Jan. 24 at the Egg Harbor Township Community Center. His Eagle project was to clear out and restore a memorial garden at Christ Episcopal Church in Somers Point. 

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Egg Harbor Township Recreation to offer pickelball

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, January 29, 2015 01:16 pm

pickleball3 Bill LeConey/Brian Conley, right, of Galloway goes for a shot while doubles partner Fred Funk of Lancaster, Pa., looks on during a game at the Village Grande at English Mill

Egg Harbor Township Recreation Department will begin to offer pickleball, a fast-growing sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong.

According to the USA Pickleball Association, there are more than 100,000 active players in America, making it one of the fastest growing recreational sports in the country. It’s similar to tennis, but the court (44 by 20 feet) is smaller and the players use a plastic ball and wooden or graphite paddles.

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Egg Harbor Township opens its kindergarten registration

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, January 29, 2015 12:08 pm

The Egg Harbor Township School District is now taking appointments for kindergarten registration for the 2015-2016 school year. The Egg Harbor Township School District is now taking appointments for kindergarten registration for the 2015-2016 school year. The Egg Harbor Township School District is now taking appointments for kindergarten registration for the 2015-2016 school year. Please call 609-927-4141, ext. 1234 for information or an appointment. Shot records, original birth certificate, mortgage, tax bill, utility bill, or current lease if renting and valid driver’s license will be needed as documentation.

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Two concrete lions are among the stolen items found in EHT theft investigation

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, January 28, 2015 01:21 pm

Egg Harbor Township Police photo Egg Harbor Township Police photo EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – An air compressor, a John Lennon doll, yard tools and two concrete lions are among the items found in a theft investigation by the Egg Harbor Township Police, and now the department is trying to reunite the stolen items with their rightful owners.

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Remembering The Log in better days

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, January 27, 2015 01:50 pm

Courtesy of Joyce Hampton Pullan/The Log in its early days, circa 1930s.Lawrence M. Hampton Sr. painted the bottom to look like the log was sitting on a 'bed of fire' according to his daughter Joyce Hampton Pullan. Courtesy of Joyce Hampton Pullan/The Log in its early days, circa 1930s.Lawrence M. Hampton Sr. painted the bottom to look like the log was sitting on a 'bed of fire' according to his daughter Joyce Hampton Pullan. The West Atlantic City restaurant slated for demolition was 'famous' for its burgers, barbecue and clams. 

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Just as Atlantic City once thrived in the distance, the Hickory Log Inn was a vibrant establishment in its heyday.
Its customers long gone, the once-popular West Atlantic City restaurant sits vacant along a dilapidated strip of seedy motels on the Black Horse Pike – its windows broken, doors boarded up and walls collapsing.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Dec. 24-Jan.20

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, January 26, 2015 02:56 pm

EHT police news EHT police news Police blotter information is supplied by local police departments and other law enforcement agencies. All persons named are presumed innocent unless proven guilty.

 Jason Wagner, 22, of Atlantic City was arrested Jan. 15 by Detectives Robert Harte and Shawn Owen and Officer Katrina Cantell and charged with burglary and theft.

  Jessica L. Flaherty, 26, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Jan. 16 by Officer Gary Johnson and charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance (heroin and alprazolam pills) and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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Seaview Harbor committee cancels special Planning Board meetings

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, January 26, 2015 01:01 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Two special Egg Harbor Township Planning Board meetings scheduled for Monday, Jan. 26 and Tuesday, Jan. 27 have been cancelled by the Seaview Harbor Reallignment Committee, according to a press release from the township.

The meetings were cancelled in anticipation of the inclement weather in the forecast.  There were no rescheduled meeting dates provided in the release.

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Greek Feast delicacies delight in Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, January 26, 2015 12:22 pm

Chelsea White/Terri Dib, right, of Mays Landing adds some potatoes to her husband George’s plate. Lidia Nassar, center, of Port Republic also serves food at the festival as a volunteer. Chelsea White/Terri Dib, right, of Mays Landing adds some potatoes to her husband George’s plate. Lidia Nassar, center, of Port Republic also serves food at the festival as a volunteer. Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church offered local residents a taste of the Mediterranean at their annual Greek Winter Feast on Saturday, Jan. 24.

Baking started during the week to prepare for the feast that was held Friday through Sunday in the church’s community center in Egg Harbor Township.  

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Motorists advised to avoid Black Horse Pike during high tides Jan. 26-27

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, January 26, 2015 10:55 am

Flooding advisories Flooding advisories With the anticipated flooding with the winter storm the Egg Harbor Township Police Department is expecting the closure of the Black Horse Pike in West Atlantic City at the times of high tide.

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