• EHT Current

    Laura Stetser/Wawa to open at corner of Black Horse Pike and Fire Road in Egg Harbor TownshipGrand opening festivities also include charitable hoagie-building competition between police, fire department

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Wawa, Inc. today announced the grand opening of its new Egg Harbor Township store, located at 6743 Black Horse Pike, with festivities set to begin at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24.

    The celebration will include a charitable hoagie-building…

  • EHT Current

    Halloween Trick or Treating in Egg Harbor Township

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Get the costumes and candy bags ready: Egg Harbor Township has set its trick or treat times for Halloween night.

  • Columns

     The Mom’s Beat: Confessions of a school paper hoarder It stays out of sight and out of mind, right up until the moment when I pop open the cabinet and remember why it has remained closed for weeks. I have no choice but to slam the door closed in self-defense, happy to move on to other, more manageable activities.    

    Inside that seemingly innocent armoire in our study lurks a sleeping giant: a stack of art and schoolwork…

  • Galloway Current

    Former detective pleads guilty to having sex on the job

    MAYS LANDING – A former Egg Harbor City police detective pled guilty Tuesday, Oct. 21 to official misconduct for exploiting his position as a police officer in order to engage in sexual conduct with several women, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain said.

    On Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, Steven Hadley, 31, of Port Republic, was charged with four counts of second-degree official misconduct.

  • Current of Pleasantville, Absecon

    A city man was arrested here on over-the-counter heroin sales at a popular downtown Main Street market after police executed a search warrant following a three-week investigation.PLEASANTVILLE – A city man was arrested here on over-the-counter heroin sales at a popular downtown Main Street market after police executed a search warrant following a three-week investigation.

  • Pets

    Reward for lost dog in Linwood 

    UPDATE Oct. 31. Reilly was reunited with her owners.

    Reilly has gone missing from Linwood. Reilly was last spotted at 2:30p.m. on Oct. 28 near Royal Ave. between Shore Rd. and the bike path. If located call 609-226-8455 or the Linwood Police Department at 609-927-5252. No not chase. 

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Pancake fundraiser benefits Boy Scouts

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 31, 2014 12:51 pm

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Egg Harbor Township Boy Scout Troop 94 will hold a Flapjack Fundraiser 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1 at Applebee’s restaurant, 700 Consumer Square in Mays Landing. Tickets are $8 for ages 6 and up; children 5 and under eat free. Tickets can be purchased from Troop 94 Scouts or at the door.

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Elks/AmVets hosting Halloween party tonight

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 31, 2014 12:46 pm

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The Egg Harbor Township Elks Lodge 2563 and the AMVETS are having a Halloween party 6-11 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31 at the lodge, 1815 Somers Point-Mays Landing Road. Free admission. Live music by Hampton Wick.

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Looking for a spot for trick or treating? Check out these spots tonight

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, October 31, 2014 12:16 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Those searching for a side of fright with their trick-or-treat candy can count on two separate Egg Harbor Township couples to serve it up tonight on Halloween.

 Craig Middleton and his wife Diane have put together their annual “Halloween Haunt” at their home, located at 2 Village Lane. Village Lane is located off of Zion Road.

Read more: Looking for a spot for trick or treating? Check out these spots tonight

 

UPDATED: Egg Harbor Township High School experiencing a power outage

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, October 31, 2014 10:10 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Egg Harbor Township High School and 242 other Atlantic City Electric customers near the school experienced a power outage this morning (Friday, Oct. 31) due to an issue with the electrical service on a pole nearby.

Atlantic City Electric reported on its website that power was restored around noon.

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EHTHS dance steps off homecoming queen campaigns

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 29, 2014 04:18 pm

Matt Strabuk/Egg Harbor Township High School classmates enjoy the dance on Saturday, Oct. 25. Matt Strabuk/Egg Harbor Township High School classmates enjoy the dance on Saturday, Oct. 25.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP -The Egg Harbor Township High School 2014 Homecoming Queen nominees were announced during the school’s homecoming dance on Saturday, Oct. 25.

Leading up to the homecoming football game on Friday, Oct. 31, students cast their votes for the nominees during the school day.

Read more: EHTHS dance steps off homecoming queen campaigns

 

UPDATED: South Jersey residents report feeling tremors

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, October 29, 2014 02:24 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP-  Residents around South Jersey are turning to social media to report two incidents of the earth or their homes shaking around noon and again just before 2 p.m. today (Wednesday, Oct. 29).

 Reports about the sensation are coming from as far south as Avalon and as far west as Estell Manor.

 Rick Henderson of Egg Harbor Township reported feeling it twice. 

 "My whole house rattled, shook and rumbled. 2nd time was longer 3-4 seconds. Doors and dishes rattling," he said.

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Egg Harbor Township teacher, staff contract approved

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, October 28, 2014 01:09 pm

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Shift in healthcare plan and additional work hours among changes approved

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – After more than two years of negotiating, the Egg Harbor Township Education Association and the Board of Education have reached an agreement on a teacher and staff contract for 2013 through 2016.

 The three-year agreement was passed by 83 percent of the union membership during a daytime vote Monday, Oct. 27, and by a unanimous vote among the school board members at a special evening meeting. Board member John “Jack” Haines was absent.

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Tentative contract for EHT teachers, staff up for vote today

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, October 27, 2014 02:15 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Members of the Egg Harbor Township Education Association are casting their votes today on whether to accept the contract terms itemized in a memorandum of agreement signed between its representatives and those from the Board of Education on Oct. 14. 

The Egg Harbor Township Board of Education has scheduled a special meeting for 7 p.m. tonight (Monday, Oct. 27) in the board room of Alder Avenue Middle School to vote on the matter as well.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Oct. 6-22

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 27, 2014 02:10 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.

Kelly P. Griffin, 51, of Pleasantville was arrested Oct. 6 by Officers Benjamin Wilson, Michael Santoro and Edward Stearns and charged with resisting arrest, simple assault and disorderly conduct.

 Lefty Jorge Jr., 21, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Oct. 7 by Officer Michael Keeping and charged with driving while intoxicated and possession of marijuana.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Oct. 6-22

 

Pleasantville man wanted in thefts from parked cars turns himself in to police

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 27, 2014 12:53 pm

Submitted/Jordan Edwards, 23, of Pleasantville Submitted/Jordan Edwards, 23, of Pleasantville EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A 23-year-old Pleasantville man turned himself in to police Oct. 16 after a warrant was issued for his arrest for his alleged involvement with a series of thefts from parked cars around Egg Harbor Township in September.

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