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    ehtac1ATLANTIC CITY - Kevin Stetser said before the season started that it was time for the Egg Harbor Township High School football program to win again.

    Not just to compete, not to play for the tie and overtime on the road – but to win.

    In his wildest dreams, he probably didn’t expect…

  • Regional

    Miss America 2015 is Miss New York, Kira Kazantsev.ATLANTIC CITY—It was a three-peat at Boardwalk Hall Sunday night as Kira Kazantsev, Miss New York brought the crown home for the Empire State for the third year running. She follows Miss Americas Nina Davuluri and Mallory Hagan with the crown. 

    The 22-year old blonde, Hofstra University graudate performed the very upbeat song “Happy” while sitting on stage and tapping out the tune with a red plastic cup during the…

  • Columns

    Enterovirus update New Jersey

     You know what’s coming. That sneeze you just heard means that cold and flu season is creeping up. But this time, the annual germ festival could be bringing along new friend that you should know about.

    Meet enterovirus D68, a respiratory illness first identified in California in the 1960s that is making a comeback, sickening approximately 1,000 children already in other parts of the country.

  • EHT Current

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  Egg Harbor Township Committee is expected to approve a new affordable housing project at its Wednesday, Sept. 17 meeting.

    If approved, the project would create up to 135 units of affordable “family housing” by the Marlton-based Michaels Development Company at the intersection of Doughty and Fire roads.

    The township is required by the state to provide affordable housing, despite years of court battles attempting to get its many existing mobile home parks and apartments used as credit toward that obligation.

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Zombies are coming to Terror in the Junkyard

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, September 16, 2014 03:27 pm

Laura Stetser/Egg Harbor Township's Scullville VFC annual haunted hayride opens the first weekend in October. Laura Stetser/Egg Harbor Township's Scullville VFC annual haunted hayride opens the first weekend in October.  

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – This year’s Terror in the Junkyard haunted hayride and maze will feature a new attraction involving live zombies, the Scullville Volunteer Fire Company announced Tuesday.

The Apocalypse Training Zombie Paintball Shootout will give visitors a chance to step up and prevent zombies from attacking. Separate admission to the zombie shootout is $5 for 100 paintballs and includes the use of guns and air canisters.

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History Notes: Historic Home at English Creek

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Tuesday, September 16, 2014 12:44 pm

 

Courtesy of Leah Drobel/This historic home on Somers Point-Mays Landing Road in the English Creek section of the township once belonged to the English family. Courtesy of Leah Drobel/This historic home on Somers Point-Mays Landing Road in the English Creek section of the township once belonged to the English family.

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.

Historic Home at English Creek

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Aug. 18-Sept. 10

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 15, 2014 02:09 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.

Shantal E. White, 19, of Jersey City was arrested Sept. 5 by Officer Michael Palmentieri and charged with burglary and theft.

 Thomas R. Bonanni, 51, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Sept. 4 by Officers Christopher Berry and Paul Janetta and charged with simple assault.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Aug. 18-Sept. 10

 

EHT police allege woman stole from her grandmother, filed false report

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, September 12, 2014 10:41 am

Submitted/ Shelby Hutchins, 22, was charged with theft and filing a false police report, Submitted/ Shelby Hutchins, 22, was charged with theft and filing a false police report,

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Shelby Hutchins, 22, was arrested and charged with theft and filing a false police report Tuesday, Sept. 11 after she called police and told them someone had broken into the house she shares with her grandmother in the Norms Dale Mobile Park here and stole televisions and other property.

Police said Hutchins called police Aug. 26 and reported that an unknown person had broken into the home she shares with her 64-year-old grandmother and taken various items including two flat-screen televisions.

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EHT committee poised to OK new affordable housing project

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, September 11, 2014 02:39 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  Egg Harbor Township Committee is expected to approve a new affordable housing project at its Wednesday, Sept. 17 meeting.

If approved, the project would create up to 135 units of affordable “family housing” by the Marlton-based Michaels Development Company at the intersection of Doughty and Fire roads.

The township is required by the state to provide affordable housing, despite years of court battles attempting to get its many existing mobile home parks and apartments used as credit toward that obligation.

Read more: EHT committee poised to OK new affordable housing project

 

The man behind all the fun in Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, September 11, 2014 12:00 am

Laura Stetser/Bob Lincoln greets residents during registration for fall recreation programs Tuesday, Sept. 9. Laura Stetser/Bob Lincoln greets residents during registration for fall recreation programs Tuesday, Sept. 9.

Longtime recreation director Bob Lincoln is retiring Friday after more than 30 years on the job

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A lot has changed during Bob Lincoln’s tenure as the director of recreation for this burgeoning community, a fact that was not lost on him as he sat presiding over his last free concert in the park Friday, Sept. 5.

It was a beautiful night, and a Beatles tribute band played crowd favorites as friends stopped by Lincoln’s picnic table to wish him well on his retirement, which is effective Friday, Sept. 12.

When he was hired in October 1983, he lived in Cape May County and didn’t know the difference between Egg Harbor Township and Egg Harbor City.

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EHT dedicates World Trade Center memorial

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, September 11, 2014 12:00 am

Tucked behind the Bargaintown Volunteer Fire Company station on Mill Road sits a piece of debris that was created on Sept. 11, 2001 when America was attacked by terrorists. A portion of a steel I-beam recovered from the south tower of the World Trade Center, officially labeled Artifact I-0003S, has been given a place of honor atop the 9/11 monument.

“To some this is a just a piece of steel,” fire company President Dennis Hofmann said at the township’s 9/11 memorial service and monument dedication. “Shame on them. This beam has been baptized by fire, blood and tears. It comes to life when you touch it and reminds us that evil exists in this world.

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NYC man pleads guilty to aggravated sexual assault of 12-year-old Atlantic County girl

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, September 10, 2014 10:55 pm

Caracciolo must serve 17 years before becoming eligible for parole

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A New York City man who is a registered sex offender in the state of California pleaded guilty Wednesday, Sept. 10 to the sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl from Atlantic County, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.

Joseph Anthony Caracciolo, 48, of New York City, pled guilty today to aggravated sexual assault of the victim, a 12-year-old Atlantic County female.

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Egg Harbor Township woman indicted for 2006 murder of boyfriend

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, September 10, 2014 10:04 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – An Egg Harbor Township woman was indicted and arrested Tuesday, Sept. 9 in connection with the 2006 murder of her boyfriend, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.

 An 8-year investigation by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit led to the arrest yesterday of Eileen Leone, 43, who now lives of the 8000 block of Atlantic Avenue in Margate. She was charged with murder in the bludgeoning death of her boyfriend, Darius Smith, then 32, in the Egg Harbor Township home they shared with their 4-year-old child.

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Egg Harbor Township teachers, school board await report from state's mediator

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, September 10, 2014 02:19 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - In the ongoing negotiations between the Egg Harbor Township Education Association and the Egg Harbor Township Board of Education, both parties are waiting to hear whether either side accepted the latest proposal by the state-appointed mediator.

Superconciliator Martin Scheinman met with committees representing the groups Wednesday, Sept. 3 and left them with his suggestion for a settlement. Both parties reviewed it with their members and have responded to him with their decision.

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