• Downbeach Current

    LONGPORT – Mayor Nicholas Russo welcomed the Atlantic County Board of Chosen Freeholders to Borough Hall on Tuesday, July 29, thanking freeholders for working to turn around Atlantic City. What followed was contentious political dialog about an ordinance designed to help hospitality workers keep their jobs.

  • Mainland Current

    ATLANTIC CITY – The economic effect of thousands of people out of work due to potential casino closings was the focus of a forum Thursday, July 24 that brought elected officials together from Atlantic and Cape May counties.

    Atlantic County Executive Dennis Levinson said the purpose of the meeting was to get everyone on the same page and give them the most up-to-date information on what state and county governments can do to mitigate the economic impact of up to 6,500 casino employees out of work…

  • EHT Current

    Laura Stetser/Chef Robert Seidel, with the assistance of his son, begin filming Tuesday, July 22.

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Chef Robert Seidel was presented with the same dilemma that many home cooks face: He had to use what was in the pantry.

    A whole turkey too big for one meal and orange soda were some of the items available at the Community FoodBank of New Jersey during the week of July…

  • EHT Current

    EHT school board election

    Five residents are running for three open seats on the Egg Harbor Township Board of Education this November. The candidates are: Christopher J. Moran; Justin A. Riggs; Tamika Gilbert-Floyd; Barbara Szilagyi; and Thor Himley.

    Each seat is for a three-year term. Szilagyi has served previously. Himley is a current board member seeking reelection to his seat.

  • Columns

    Laura Stetser/Jeana Beana pureés are available at summer farmers’ markets in Brigantine and Margate as well as by order.

    Even if you’re one of the lucky ones whose children enjoy eating a variety of vegetables, there have to be some that you can’t get them to try, like beets, kale or squash. Or, while they may eat a few “trees” of broccoli at dinner each night, they…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Chefs with a Mission cook up educational programs, video series

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:00 am

Laura Stetser/Chef Robert Seidel, with the assistance of his son, begin filming Tuesday, July 22. Laura Stetser/Chef Robert Seidel, with the assistance of his son, begin filming Tuesday, July 22.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Chef Robert Seidel was presented with the same dilemma that many home cooks face: He had to use what was in the pantry.

A whole turkey too big for one meal and orange soda were some of the items available at the Community FoodBank of New Jersey during the week of July 21.

Working on a special project for the FoodBank as part of Chefs with a Mission, Seidel was videotaping a cooking program on how the typical family can stretch the groceries they bring home from the food bank and improvise with ingredients they find there.

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Foreman Mills to reopen EHT store in August

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, July 30, 2014 03:40 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Despite appearance and signage that the Foreman Mills store in Egg Harbor Township was closing earlier this year, the store has announced it was just remodeling the interior and will reopen on Friday, Aug. 1.

 According to Eric Gerstein, the franchise’s marketing director, the store has been redesigned for a better shopping experience.

“We needed a facelift,” he said, noting that prices will remain the same as before.

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Five candidates to vie for three EHT school board seats

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, July 30, 2014 02:07 pm

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Five residents are running for three open seats on the Egg Harbor Township Board of Education this November. The candidates are: Christopher J. Moran; Justin A. Riggs; Tamika Gilbert-Floyd; Barbara Szilagyi; and Thor Himley.

Each seat is for a three-year term. Szilagyi has served previously. Himley is a current board member seeking reelection to his seat.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, July 17-24

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 29, 2014 03:18 pm

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

Christopher R. Chlan, 56, of Margate was arrested July 17 by Officer Shawn Owen and charged with hindering apprehension.

 Chelsea L. Delaney, 25, of Galloway was arrested July 17 by Officer Christopher Leary and charged with shoplifting.

 Christopher T. Porter, 42, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested July 17 by Officer Thomas Rocco and charged with driving while intoxicated.

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DWI checkpoint to be held Saturday, Aug. 2 in EHT

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 29, 2014 03:12 pm

DWI checkpoint Aug. 2 in Egg Harbor Township DWI checkpoint Aug. 2 in Egg Harbor Township

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – On Saturday, Aug. 2 the Egg Harbor Township Police Department will be conducting a checkpoint for intoxicated drivers between the hours of 11 p.m. and 3 a.m. The location of the checkpoint will be the westbound lanes of the Black Horse Pike between the intersections of Tilton Road and Uibel Avenue.

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Essential information for the Blake Shelton, Lady Antebellum concerts (MAP)

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:25 pm

Blake Shelton and Lady Antebellum will perform free concerts in Atlantic City Blake Shelton and Lady Antebellum will perform free concerts in Atlantic City

The Blake Shelton concert on Thursday, July 31 and the Lady Antebellum concert on Sunday, Aug. 3 will be held on the Atlantic City beach between Caesar’s Pier at Arkansas Avenue and Central Pier at St. James Place.

 The following information was supplied by event organizers:

-          Everyone attending will need a ticket.

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Egg Harbor Township Historical Society presents 'Call of Duty' (Slideshow)

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Written by Chelsea White Monday, July 28, 2014 04:14 pm

Learning how to operate the switchboard, Edwin Nguyen, 8, of Egg Harbor Township makes a call to his twin brother at a nearby phone. He is assisted by SSgt. Gary Oprendek. Learning how to operate the switchboard, Edwin Nguyen, 8, of Egg Harbor Township makes a call to his twin brother at a nearby phone. He is assisted by SSgt. Gary Oprendek. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A flag-raising ceremony started off the action at the “Call of Duty” presentation Saturday morning, July 26 at the Greate Egg Harbor Township Historical Society’s museum grounds on West Jersey Avenue.

The 9th Infantry Division WWII Historical Preservation Society joined the local historical society in presenting the free event for the second year, with help from volunteers and financial support from donations and membership fees.

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Ongoing events around Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Laura Stetser Sunday, July 27, 2014 12:00 am

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Depression awareness group

The Matt McIntosh Foundation holds peer support meetings, where friendship, depression awareness education, suicide prevention and introspection are provided from 7-9 p.m. on the last Wednesday night of each month at the St. Maxamiliian Kolbe Parish 200 West Tuckahoe Road, Marmora. For information call Kevin Coopersmith at 609-457-3284.

MOMS Club of EHT

The MOMS Club of Egg Harbor Township, a support group for local mothers, meets the first Friday of every month. New members are always welcome. See www.momsclub.org  or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for information.

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Family Sucess Center in EHT to host a variety of family-friendly programs

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, July 25, 2014 09:00 am

Spruce Family Success Center is located on Spruce Avenue in Egg Harbor Township Spruce Family Success Center is located on Spruce Avenue in Egg Harbor Township

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The Spruce Family Sucess Center hosts multi-faceted community-based programs that offer families and individuals convenient access to information, support and resources that help develop and maximize their strengths and potential.The following are some of their upcoming events:

Estell Manor Park Trip

The Family Success Center staff will hold a day at Estell Manor Park starting 10 a.m. Friday, July 25. There will be various outdoor games and educational nature presentations. Nature trails and playgrounds are available. Call 609-569-0376.

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EHT web design students ready for real world

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 25, 2014 12:00 am

Submitted Egg Harbor Township High School students in Lynne Kesselman’s Advanced Web Classes recently were awarded their Adobe Certified Associate Dreamweaver Certification. From left are Tyler Reigel, Michael Berenotto, Jeffrey Maul, Mohammed Moktader Mowla, Marco Salden and Abel Rojas Rodriguez. Submitted Egg Harbor Township High School students in Lynne Kesselman’s Advanced Web Classes recently were awarded their Adobe Certified Associate Dreamweaver Certification. From left are Tyler Reigel, Michael Berenotto, Jeffrey Maul, Mohammed Moktader Mowla, Marco Salden and Abel Rojas Rodriguez. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Seven Egg Harbor Township High School students in Lynne Kesselman’s Advanced Web Classes recently were awarded their Adobe Certified Associate Dreamweaver Certification.  The students are Tyler Reigel, Michael Berenotto, Jeffrey Maul, Mohammed Moktader Mowla, Marco Salden and Abel Rojas Rodriguez.

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