• EHT Current

    Fireworks will be added to EHT's National Night OutEGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  This year when the community comes together to mark National Night Out, the evening of fun will conclude with a fireworks display.

    The nationwide event, now in its 31st year, is held locally on the first Tuesday at Tony Canale Park. It is organized to prevent crime and substance abuse and to foster a sense of community among the residents.

  • Galloway Current

     GALLOWAY– Mara Justine Platt, the Galloway preteen who wowed judges on NBC’s "America’s Got Talent" last month, did it again with her rendition of Whitney Houston’s “I Have Nothing” during Judgment Week on the show, which aired Tuesday, July 22.

    As part of her selection by “AGT,” Platt, 12, will perform at Radio City Music Hall (airing 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays on NBC). NBC has not announced the date of her next appearance.

  • Downbeach Current

    Beach bagEveryone seems to have a different idea of how a day at the beach should go. As locals, we’ve seen all types of beach days, but the one thing in common is that it's always a good day for people watching. Below are the common beach types you'll see along South Jersey's shoreline:

  • Columns

    The Mom’s Beat: Nursing moms shouldn’t have to feed babies in dirty bathroom stalls

    In theory, traveling with a nursing infant should be easier than making the trip with a bottle-fed one. There’s no mess, no need for warming devices and no bottles to lug around. The babies are also more likely to be calmer, which benefits all travelers.

    But as one local mother found out, it’s not always that easy or…

  • EHT Current

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A racial discrimination lawsuit filed against Egg Harbor Township and several Township Committee members has officially concluded  more than four years after it was filed by a now retired Egg Harbor Township Police captain.

    Hector Tavarez, who at the time was a lieutenant on the force, filed a federal lawsuit in the United States District Court in December 2009 alleging that the township’s failure to promote him to the rank of captain in 2007, 2008 and 2009 constituted racial discrimination. 

Current of Egg Harbor Township

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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Hamilton Police arrest EHT assault suspect

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Written by Staff Report Thursday, July 24, 2014 11:50 am

Mark Poper of Egg Harbor Township, arrested Thursday, July 24 on aggravated assault and DWI charges. Mark Poper of Egg Harbor Township, arrested Thursday, July 24 on aggravated assault and DWI charges.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP––In a multi-jurisdictional investigation Hamilton Police arrested Mark Poper, 35, of Egg Harbor Township on various DWI related offenses. They turned him over to Egg Harbor Township Police who were looking for Poper for an aggravated assault that occurred a short time prior to his DWI arrest.

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