• Downbeach Current

    Mary Platt of Egg Harbor Township chats with her father, William Delgesso, who turns 100 years old Friday, Dec. 12VENTNOR – Dancing through life keeps William Delgesso young, the soon-to-be centenarian said.

    “I’m 100, going on 50,” he said in his Somerset Avenue home last week. His 100th birthday is Friday, Dec. 12.

    Delgesso danced his way out of tribulation and into the arms…

  • Mainland Current

    Longport Media WMGM-TV NBC40LINWOOD – There have been rumors swirling about what is to become of local news station WMGM-TV NBC40 when the station ceases to be an NBC affiliate Jan. 1.

    Station manager Roger Powe stepped forward during the 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts Tuesday, Dec. 9to give viewers an idea of what to expect in the upcoming weeks and months from South Jersey’s only TV station.

  • Columns

    The Mom’s Beat: The power of the elf network

    Even Santa’s magic needs a boost sometimes

    Last year a little girl from New Jersey put an item on her wish list to Santa that came seemingly out of the blue.

    “I would like the Sweetshine Glow Happy Clubhouse,” she announced.

    Her parents were stumped. Neither had ever heard of the toy.

  • EHT Current

     Atlantic County citizen of year

    Said she always felt a calling to be a firefighter

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – It…

  • Sports

    CALFallWrap2The swimmers are in the pools and, starting next week, jump shots and takedowns will replace third-down conversions and extra points.

    But first, one final look at the 2014 Cape-Atlantic League football season and a couple of other fall sports.

    It was another fall season filled with success.

    St. Joseph won another NJSIAA championship, keeping the CAL’s streak alive – at least one NJSIAA…

  • Sports

    EHTMainswim1LINWOOD - Athletes from Mainland Regional and Egg Harbor Township high schools took to the water on Friday, Dec. 6 in a competitive early-season Cape-Atlantic League swim meet at Mainland's pool.

    The EHT girls beat their Mainland rivals 110-60 as sophomore Camryn Greenleaf took victories in the 100-meter freestyle and 100 backstroke, and joined her teammates for wins in the 200 medley relay and 400 freestyle relay.

    Kirstin…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

EHT tachers union donates to Community FoodBank

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Written by Laura Stetser Sunday, December 21, 2014 12:00 am

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The Egg Harbor Township Education Association donated $500 to the Community FoodBank of New Jersey Southern Branch in Egg Harbor Township Monday, Dec. 8.

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Epic light show in Egg Harbor Township is a labor of love

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Written by Laura Stetser Saturday, December 20, 2014 08:53 am

Laura Stetser/Landscaper Tim McGowan decorates his and two of his neighbors’ houses, creating an elaborate drive-through display at the corner of Second and Walnut avenues in Egg Harbor Township. Laura Stetser/Landscaper Tim McGowan decorates his and two of his neighbors’ houses, creating an elaborate drive-through display at the corner of Second and Walnut avenues in Egg Harbor Township. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  It’s not often that folks start decorating for Christmas before Halloween, but when you have nearly a hundred thousand lights to install, such a lead time is a necessity.

Tim McGowan, a landscaper from Egg Harbor Township who puts out an epic display each year, said he always has loved Christmas lights.

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UPDATE: 11-year-old student arrested for bomb threat at Egg Harbor Township middle school

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, December 19, 2014 12:39 pm

Laura Stetser/Egg Harbor Township Police block off Alder Avenue from motorists while the bomb threat is investigated on Dec. 18. Laura Stetser/Egg Harbor Township Police block off Alder Avenue from motorists while the bomb threat is investigated on Dec. 18.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – An Alder Avenue Middle School student, 11, was arrested Friday, Dec. 19 and charged with creating false public alarm for his alleged role in a bomb threat at the school that led to its evacuation and significant police response on Thursday, Dec. 18.

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Egg Harbor Township parents, educators present strategic planning wish list

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, December 17, 2014 01:47 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The final session in a series of strategic planning meetings for the school district was held Tuesday, Dec. 16 in the Egg Harbor Township High School cafeteria.

The approximately 100 parents, teachers, staff, administration and community members who attended were asked to take the suggestions compiled from the two previous meetings, prioritize them and cite steps they would like to see the Board of Education take to bring them to fruition.

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Brown announces Atlantic City recovery plan

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, December 17, 2014 01:42 pm

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Assemblyman calls for investment in nongaming attractions, job protection, tax fairness throughout the county, and no North Jersey casinos

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Assemblyman Chris Brown announced a plan to help Atlantic City recover while providing tax relief for all Atlantic County taxpayers at a press conference Wednesday, Dec. 17 at the Egg Harbor Township Community Center.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter Dec. 4- Dec. 11

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, December 17, 2014 10:19 am

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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

 Jamirah S. Elam, 18, Khaliymah L. Holloway, 20, both of Atlantic City and Nicky M. Campbell, 21, of Pleasantville were arrested Dec. 4 by Officer Jonathan Niceta and charged with shoplifting.

 Steven Deaza, 20, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Dec. 6 by Officer Curtis Ware and charged with possession of marijuana.

 Christine Boyd, 41, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Dec. 6 by Officer Lawrence Graham and charged with driving while intoxicated.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter Dec. 4- Dec. 11

   

EHT police develop new clues in hit-and-run accident

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, December 16, 2014 02:39 pm

EHT police news EHT police news EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Police have developed new information that they hope may help locate the vehicle involved in a Nov. 14 hit-and-run crash on Delilah Road.

Through debris left behind at the scene, the Egg Harbor Township Police Department Traffic Safety Unit and Criminal Investigations Bureau have concluded that the parts are a passenger side mirror backing and bracket from a General Motors J-body vehicle, either a Chevy Cavalier or Pontiac Sunfire, 1990-present. The vehicle is black or dark colored, as per the original report.

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Egg Harbor Township High School receives $20,000 in summer study abroad scholarships

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, December 16, 2014 02:24 pm

Egg Harbor Township High School receives $20,000 in summer study abroad scholarships Egg Harbor Township High School receives $20,000 in summer study abroad scholarships  One of only 50 schools nationwide to receive Global Navigator Scholarships

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township High School students will have more opportunities to study abroad this summer, thanks to $20,000 in Global Navigator Scholarships that were awarded to the school.

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Pizza with Santa at Alder Middle School (Slideshow)

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Written by Chelsea White Monday, December 15, 2014 10:31 am

Student Council volunteers sell reindeer food and snowman poop among other goodies to raise money for school dances, the school play and Christmas gift purchases for families in need. Student Council volunteers sell reindeer food and snowman poop among other goodies to raise money for school dances, the school play and Christmas gift purchases for families in need. The cafeteria of Alder Middle School transformed into Santa’s workshop Friday Dec. 12 to host its first-ever Pizza with Santa. Student council volunteers were jolly elves assisting the children with crafts, cookie decorating, photo booth props and letters to Santa. The fundraiser was a success, with all 200 tickets reserved by local residents who wanted to come out for a night of holiday cheer.

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New traffic light at English Creek, Dogwood to be fully operational by Monday

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, December 11, 2014 11:53 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The new traffic signal at English Creek and Dogwood avenues will be activated in flashing mode as of Friday, Dec. 12 following the completion of pavement striping.

On Monday, December 15, following the morning rush hour, the signal will be fully operational.

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