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Community asked to take “3-Day Challenge” in support of EHT schools

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, September 02, 2014 12:00 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township School District officials and the Community Partnership for Egg Harbor Township Schools Inc. have issued a challenge for residents to “Take the 3-Day Challenge to Support Egg Harbor Township Schools.”

 The challenge call on community members to attend three school-related functions planned between Friday, Sept. 19 and Sunday, Sept. 21:

-  Friday, Sept. 19, 7 p.m., Egg Harbor Township High School stadium: Help kick-off the Egg Harbor Township High School football season by attending the team’s first home game versus Lower Cape May Regional; 

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Injuries and investigations linger after car accidents, house fire over Labor Day weekend in EHT

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 01, 2014 05:42 pm

Dennis C. Sharpe/On Sunday, Aug. 31, the Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company arrived at to car fully involved in a fire along the Black Horse Pike in front of the Shore Mall Dennis C. Sharpe/On Sunday, Aug. 31, the Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company arrived at to car fully involved in a fire along the Black Horse Pike in front of the Shore Mall

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township first responders were kept busy over the Labor Day weekend with a series of motor vehicle crashes and fires.

  On Saturday, Aug. 30, two people were injured in a two-car crash that also caused a car fire. The Bargaintown Volunteer Fire Company and the Egg Harbor Township Ambulance Squad were dispatched to Mill Road in the vicinity of the Bargaintown Volunteer Fire Company's Station #1 for a motor vehicle fire.

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Police searching for information on EHT teen missing since June

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 01, 2014 03:44 pm

Submitted/Police are searching for November Reighn of Egg Harbor Township Submitted/Police are searching for November Reighn of Egg Harbor Township

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing teenage girl who went missing on Sunday, June 15.

 Police are investigating the disappearance of November Reighn, who was 17 year old when she was last seen. She is described as a white female, approximately 5-foot, 3-inches tall and weighing approximately 170 pounds.

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Longport police officer 'Tommy' Adams, of EHT, laid to rest

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Written by Laura Stetser Sunday, August 31, 2014 06:46 pm

  Laura Stetser/Police officers gather to pay respects to Charles 'Tommy' Adams on Saturday, Aug. 30 in Egg Harbor Township Laura Stetser/Police officers gather to pay respects to Charles 'Tommy' Adams on Saturday, Aug. 30 in Egg Harbor Township EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Law enforcement officers from around the tri-state area gathered to honor Longport Police Department Sgt. Charles “Tommy” Adams, 53, of Egg Harbor Township during his funeral at Greentree Church in Egg Harbor Township on Saturday, Aug. 30.

 Adams, a 21-year veteran of the force, was out for a motorcycle ride, enjoying a beautiful day when he was involved in a crash on Harding Highway at the intersection of Tuckahoe Road. The accident occurred at 4:15 p.m. Aug. 25 when an elderly woman drove her SUV into the path of Adams’ Harley Davidson.

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EHT school board approves draft of teacher-student electronic communication policy

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, August 29, 2014 12:00 am

Lines of electronic communications between EHT’s students and teachers, staff cut with new state-guided policy Lines of electronic communications between EHT’s students and teachers, staff cut with new state-guided policy

All New Jersey public schools are required by law to have similar policies in place

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Board of Education During approved the first draft of a policy Tuesday, Aug. 26 that restricts ways in which teachers, coaches and other staff members can communicate with students.

Superintendent Scott McCartney said at the board meeting that the policy is intended to protect both students and staff members in today’s digital age. 

 

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Grapes and Greens Garden Party Fundraiser set for Sept. 20 at Hidden Creek Golf Club

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 28, 2014 12:35 pm

Greens and Grains Garden Party in EHT Greens and Grains Garden Party in EHT

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — The Community Partnership for Egg Harbor Township Schools, Inc. will host the Friends of Chuck Donovan Grapes and Greens Garden Party, Wine Tasting and Auction at 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 20, on the grounds and clubhouse of the Hidden Creek Golf Club here.

While past Community Partnership wine tasting fundraisers have been formal sit-down affairs, this year’s event will take the shape of an endless cocktail party, featuring a variety of buffet-style small plates and wine pairings.

The fun, friendly and informal format will allow guests to experience the club’s indoor and outdoor charms.

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Book discussion on ‘The Goldfinch’

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 28, 2014 12:00 am

Book discussions at EHT library Book discussions at EHT library

The Egg Harbor Township branch of the Atlantic County Library System hosts a discussion of book “The Goldfinch” by Donna Tartt at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4. Other upcoming discussions are: “The Hiding Place” by Corrie Ten Boom at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2 ,  “The Art Forger” by Barbara Shapiro at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6;  and “My Story” by Elizabeth Smart at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4.

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New tattoo studio in EHT hopes to leave indelible mark on local ink market

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, August 28, 2014 12:00 am

Laura Stetser/Joseph Benson, 29, has several tattoos but was adding a new one to his forearm while at The Inkuisition in Egg Harbor Township. Laura Stetser/Joseph Benson, 29, has several tattoos but was adding a new one to his forearm while at The Inkuisition in Egg Harbor Township.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – For Jamie Corpes, getting something as permanent as a tattoo should be a well-researched decision.

 The tattoo artist said it should be important to clients that the individuals marking up their skin are competent and comfortable in their work environments.

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Ocean Heights Ave. closure to continue Thursday, Aug. 28 in EHT, Somers Point

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 27, 2014 04:32 pm

Traffic alert Traffic alert

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Ocean Heights Avenue will be closed Thursday, Aug. 28 from 6 a.m. to noon to all traffic from Blackman Road to the its end in Somers Point as construction crews affect repairs to the roadway at the base of the Patcong Bridge.

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EHT police find heroin and crack in car that contained infant

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 27, 2014 03:58 pm

Submitted/Anthony Williams, 34, of Pleasantville Submitted/Anthony Williams, 34, of Pleasantville

Warrant issued for Hallie Thompson of Williamstown for the drug offenses as well as possible child abuse charges

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  A robbery investigation led Egg Harbor Township Police to uncover heroin, crack cocaine and other drugs from a car that also contained an infant.

According to police, Hallie Thompson, 21, of Williamstown and Anthony Williams, 34, of Pleasantville were arrested and charged with possession of heroin, possession of crack cocaine, and possession of a prescription legend drug after police came across them standing outside of a 1999 Lexus during a robbery call at the Budget Motel in the West Atlantic City section of the township on Thursday, Aug. 21.

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