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    Dr. Oz ShowLINWOOD—Tracey Staab, the principal of the Cape Educational Compact in Cape…

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    ehtbball1EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – If the turnout for Danielle Brady’s inaugural Egg Harbor Township girls basketball camp is any indication, the high school program has the support – and the numbers – to be healthy and competitive for a long, long time.

    The camp drew about 60 girls ranging from fifth grade to the underclass high school level. And, as Brady noted, with less than three weeks to…

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    HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Atlantic Cape Community College invites workers displaced by casino shutdowns to take advantage of its computer labs and additional resources while searching for new employment.

    The college is making computers available at its campuses, by appointment, beginning Monday, Sept. 15. Displaced workers must present a casino ID and bring a USB drive to save their work, or purchase a low-cost print card at campus libraries. Lists of career exploration and resume-building websites will be provided.

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    Anderson Kribel of Margate and her father, Tim, won first place in the cardboard boat regatta.MARGATE – The sixth annual Milton and Betty Katz JCC Great Ducky Race and Cardboard Boat Regatta held in the Katz JCC indoor pool Friday, Aug. 15 was a success with more than 200 in attendance rooting for their duck to win one of three prizes.

    Although thunderstorms and poor weather conditions forced event organizers to…

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EHT Dog Park finally gets its footing

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, August 21, 2014 12:00 am

EHT Dog park EHT Dog park EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Donna Burns, organizer of the Egg Harbor Township Dog Park committee, said she can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel.

 Five years ago the avid dog owner came up with the idea to open an off-leash dog park in the township. There were several near-misses on land deals and proposed leases that did not pan out. She admits she was afraid the park would not open in her dogs’ lifetimes, but as of last week, the committee has a executed lease with Egg Harbor Township that will enable the all volunteer organization to start the actual work of making the park, slated for Swift Drive across from the Atlantic County Library branch.

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EHTHS Football Community BBQ

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, August 19, 2014 02:57 pm

EHTHS Football Community BBQ EHTHS Football Community BBQ The Egg Harbor Township High School Football Team is hosting its Annual Black and Silver Game at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 at the high school. The inter-squad scrimmage will be followed by a community barbeque, sponsored by the team’s booster club and donors.

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Coach ‘Wilk” Golf Tournament is Friday

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, August 19, 2014 02:54 pm

Golf tournament Golf tournament The 4th annual Coach Wilk Golf Tournament, held in honor and memory of the beloved Egg Harbor Township High School calculus teacher and coach, is 12:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22 at McCullough’s Emerald Golf Links. Donations in Wilkinson’s name may be made to the Peggy Spiegler Melanoma Research Foundation at www.psmrf.org or by sending a check to the organization in care of Neil Spiegler, PSMRF, 410 Gatewood Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003.

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Edward Jones investments sponsoring EHT school supply drive

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, August 19, 2014 02:41 pm

School supply donation drive School supply donation drive

The Egg Harbor Township-location of investment firm Edward Jones is hosting a school supply donation drive to support the Egg Harbor Township School District.

 Residents and business owners of Egg Harbor Township and surrounding areas are asked to donate school supplies, which add value to the school system as students will be provided with the appropriate tools to begin or continue his or her learning and development.

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History Notes, Bargaintown Class of 1920

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Tuesday, August 19, 2014 12:00 am

Submitted/Students pose for a class picture at Bargaintown School in 1920. Submitted/Students pose for a class picture at Bargaintown School in 1920.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Welcome to History Notes, our weekly feature that looks back through Egg Harbor Township history.

Each week, we get a chance to learn or reminisce, courtesy of Lynn Wood of the Greate Egg Harbour Township Historical Society, who is sharing early photos of places in Egg Harbor Township with our readers online and in our print editions.

BARGAINTOWN CLASS 1920

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Coach bag bingo in Egg Harbor Township (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Chelsea White Monday, August 18, 2014 04:51 pm

Megan VanderGracht, right, of Egg Harbor Township, with her mother-in-law Cheryl VanderGracht of Millville, wins the first Coach bag of the night. Megan VanderGracht, right, of Egg Harbor Township, with her mother-in-law Cheryl VanderGracht of Millville, wins the first Coach bag of the night. Ten designer Coach bags were among the prizes up for grabs Saturday night, Aug. 16 at Egg Harbor Township Elks Lodge 2563. Friends and family members packed the lodge for Coach Bag Bingo, with a $25 donation reserving a spot for ten rounds of the game. Drinks and snacks were available at the bar as participants also joined in on a 50/50 raffle and Chinese auction.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Aug.1-14

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 18, 2014 01:48 pm

Egg Harbor Township Police Egg Harbor Township Police

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

Brianna N. Ross, 25, of Galloway Township was arrested Aug. 8 by Officers Alekhine Pahang and James Naylor and charged with possession of heroin, possession of hypodermic syringe and endangering the welfare of a child.

 Lisa M. Johnson, 50, of Sicklerville was arrested Aug. 9 by Detective Robert Harte and Officers James Donaldon and Brian McKenney and charged with theft and theft of moveable property.

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Our Local Coast Guard: Jennifer Paulson

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Written by By Petty Officer 2nd Class Cynthia Oldham Monday, August 18, 2014 12:21 pm

 

Submitted/ Lt. Jennifer Paulson is a helicopter pilot for the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City. Submitted/ Lt. Jennifer Paulson is a helicopter pilot for the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City.

Get to know your local Coast Guard through a monthly installment featuring locally stationed Coast Guard members.

 Lt. Jennifer Paulson, who was born and raised in Richmond, R.I., is an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter pilot serving at Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City.

 Paulson did not grow up wanting to fly. She said the idea did not even cross her mind until the summer after her first year of college at the Coast Guard Academy, in New London, Conn.

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EHT school district receives award for energy savings

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, August 16, 2014 12:00 am

Laura Stetser/Egg Harbor Township Schools District Energy Manager Shawn P. Braue, John Kenny, maintenance mechanic at Fernwood Avenue Middle School, Barry Ersek, senior executive consultant for Cenergistic Inc., James Galvin, president of the Board of Education and Scott McCartney, superintendent, stand with the check representing the savings. Laura Stetser/Egg Harbor Township Schools District Energy Manager Shawn P. Braue, John Kenny, maintenance mechanic at Fernwood Avenue Middle School, Barry Ersek, senior executive consultant for Cenergistic Inc., James Galvin, president of the Board of Education and Scott McCartney, superintendent, stand with the check representing the savings.

The Egg Harbor Township School District received an award from Cenergistic Inc., the district’s energy conservation consultant, on June 24 for saving $3.6 million in energy costs. The district’s conservation efforts have resulted in a 34.4 percent savings this year.

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Alleged heroin dealer arrested after EHT police execute search warrant

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 15, 2014 02:45 pm

Submitted/Robert Torres, 33,  of EHT Submitted/Robert Torres, 33, of EHT

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – An alleged heroin dealer from Egg Harbor Township arrested after police executed a narcotics search warrant on a residence in the Stoney Fields Mobile Park off of Ocean Heights Avenue in the Scullville section on Friday, Aug. 15.

Robert Torres, 33, was arrested at charged with possession of prescription legend drug, distribution of heroin and possession of controlled dangerous substance paraphernalia after members of the Egg Harbor Township Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Unit, Atlantic County SWAT and Egg Harbor Township Patrol Division executed a narcotics search warrant early in the morning at the home. The search yielded drug paraphernalia and prescription legend drugs.   

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