• EHT Current

    EHT investigationsEGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Authorities are investigating a "suspicious" fire Thursday, Jan. 15 that damaged three vehicles at the Egg Harbor Township Police Department’s impound lot.

    According to police, a report of an explosion and fire at the lot at the Public Works complex on Mill Road in the Bargaintown section was called in around 8 p.m.

  • Mainland Current

    NORTHFIELD – Reconstruction of Cedar Bridge on Zion Road in Northfield is set to begin on or about Wednesday,  Jan. 21, and a full detour will be in effect, according to Atlantic County  public information officer Linda Gilmore.

    The bridge, on Zion at the intersection of Bargaintown Road near Burroughs Avenue where Northfield meets Linwood and Egg Harbor Township, is being replaced as part of the Fire Road and Mill Road intersection project.

  • EHT Current

    Laura Stetser / Tim Hanna of Upper Township explains how Tuckahoe Brewing Company’s new brewhouse will operate once the Egg Harbor Township location is up and running.EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Tuckahoe Brewing Company, currently based in the Ocean View section of Dennis Township, is positioning itself for a growth spurt through its upcoming move to…

  • Mainland Current

    LINWOOD – Mainland Regional High School Principal Mark Marrone told parents at a meeting Monday, Jan. 12 that the Board of Education would vote next week on a proposal to do away with what has long been a sacred cow: class rank.
    Speaking at a parents meeting, Marrone said it is time for the school to move beyond class rank.

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship off coast of Atlantic City

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 16, 2015 01:36 pm

 U.S. Coast Guard photo U.S. Coast Guard photo. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP -The Coast Guard medevaced a 67-year-old woman Thursday, Jan. 15 from a cruise ship approximately 75 miles east of Atlantic City.

A medical doctor aboard the cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway contacted Coast Guard watchstanders at 7:53 p.m. to report the woman was in need of immediate medical assistance.

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LoBiondo talks with Egg Harbor Township High School students

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, January 16, 2015 01:26 pm

Laura Stetser/U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo fields student questions during a visit to Egg Harbor Township High School Monday, Jan.12. Laura Stetser/U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo fields student questions during a visit to Egg Harbor Township High School Monday, Jan.12. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The students in Egg Harbor Township High School teacher Joseph Cottrell’s advanced placement government class were ready with substantive questions to throw at Congressman Frank LoBiondo during his visit to the school on Monday Jan. 12.

From how to reduce the federal deficit to marginalize ISIS and other terror organizations and from the impact of the Affordable Care Act to changes needed within the structure of the United Nations, the conversation covered a lot of ground.

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Project Graduation committee selling dinner raffle tickets

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, January 16, 2015 12:39 pm

The Egg Harbor Township Project Graduation committee is selling $20 dinner raffle tickets to help pay for this year's event.   The Egg Harbor Township Project Graduation committee is selling $20 dinner raffle tickets to help pay for this year's event. The Egg Harbor Township Project Graduation committee is selling $20 dinner raffle tickets to help pay for this year's event.  

 Project Graduation provides over 800 seniors and their guests a safe night of fun and activities.

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Test your luck at ‘Dice and Dine’ Community Partnership ‘FUNraiser’

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 16, 2015 11:53 am

Test your luck at ‘Dine and Dine’ Community Partnership ‘FUNraiser’ Feb. 28 Test your luck at ‘Dine and Dine’ Community Partnership ‘FUNraiser’ Feb. 28

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Community Partnership for Egg Harbor Township Schools, Inc. is betting it will have a “full house” at its eighth annual February FUNraiser.

Presented by Shore Medical Center for the eighth year in a row, the Dice and Dine event will be held Saturday, Feb. 28, at Greate Bay Country Club in Somers Point, with live casino games offered by Tumbling Dice Entertainment, Inc.

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3 cars damaged in suspicious fire at EHT impound lot

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 16, 2015 11:27 am

EHT investigations EHT investigations EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Authorities are investigating a "suspicious" fire Thursday, Jan. 15 that damaged three vehicles at the Egg Harbor Township Police Department’s impound lot.

According to police, a report of an explosion and fire at the lot at the Public Works complex on Mill Road in the Bargaintown section was called in around 8 p.m.

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Pair of alleged shoe thieves arrested by Egg Harbor Township Police

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, January 15, 2015 03:09 pm

Submitted/ Kevin Charlton, 27, of Ventnor and Brian Wagner, 39, of Somers Point Submitted/ Kevin Charlton, 27, of Ventnor and Brian Wagner, 39, of Somers Point

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A Ventnor and Somers Point man were arrested for allegedly stealing shoes from the Burlington Coat Factory store in Egg Harbor Township on Tuesday, Jan. 13, police said.

 Kevin Charlton, 27, of Ventnor and Brian Wagner, 39, of Somers Point were taken into custody after the store’s loss prevention officer who told police the men were seen attempting to take 7 pairs of shoes out of the Harbor Square Shopping Center store without paying for them.

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3 charged in attempted theft of Michael Kors merchandise from Boscovs

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, January 15, 2015 01:01 pm

Submitted/Andrew Mason, 49, Sean Flaherty, 33, both of Atlantic City attempted to remove $1,024 of Michael Kors items. The third suspect, Jack Kalman , 49, of Absecon attempted to remove two Michael Kors belts valued at $96.  Submitted/Andrew Mason, 49, Sean Flaherty, 33, both of Atlantic City attempted to remove $1,024 of Michael Kors items. The third suspect, Jack Kalman , 49, of Absecon attempted to remove two Michael Kors belts valued at $96.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Three men were arrested on shoplifting charges after police said they attempted to steal more than $1,000 worth of Michael Kors items from Boscov's department store Tuesday, Jan. 13.

Police said Andrew Mason, 49, and Sean Flaherty, 33, both of Atlantic City, attempted to remove $1,024 in Michael Kors merchandise from the store. The third man, Jack Kalman , 49, of Absecon attempted to remove two Michael Kors belts valued at $96. All three were taken into custody. 

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Tech Trek aims to put local girls on the path to high-paying careers

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, January 15, 2015 12:00 am

Tech Trek, a weeklong overnight summer camp program that runs July 19-25, is sponsored through the American Association of University Women branch at Richard Stockton College in Galloway. Tech Trek, a weeklong overnight summer camp program that runs July 19-25, is sponsored through the American Association of University Women branch at Richard Stockton College in Galloway. “When girls are empowered to fight stereotypes and follow their dreams, they pursue STEM in high school, college, and beyond.” -- American Association of University Women

There’s good news for seventh-grade girls who want to learn how to create their own apps, build crystals and explore similar skills over the summer.

Tech Trek, a weeklong overnight summer camp program that runs July 19-25, is sponsored through the American Association of University Women branch at Richard Stockton College in Galloway. Stockton is one of only three locations in the country to be approved for the pilot program.

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Egg Harbor Township school news in brief

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, January 14, 2015 05:00 pm

EHT school news EHT school news

PARCC testing details, bullying report and budget talks among topics covered

The Board of Education held its regular meeting Tuesday, Jan. 13. The following action was taken:

PARCC testing decision

Superintendent Scott McCartney said the district has decided to take a “business as usual” approach to handle the students whose parents have decided they do not wish to have their children tested in the new standardized Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers. He said the district highly encourages all students to take the test, but it respects parents’ decisions.

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Tuckahoe Brewing Co. taps larger space with move to Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, January 14, 2015 04:41 pm

Laura Stetser / Tim Hanna of Upper Township explains how Tuckahoe Brewing Company’s new brewhouse will operate once the Egg Harbor Township location is up and running. Laura Stetser / Tim Hanna of Upper Township explains how Tuckahoe Brewing Company’s new brewhouse will operate once the Egg Harbor Township location is up and running. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Tuckahoe Brewing Company, currently based in the Ocean View section of Dennis Township, is positioning itself for a growth spurt through its upcoming move to a higher-profile location in Egg Harbor Township.

With the larger leased space on English Creek Avenue and new equipment purchased from a North Carolina brewery that recently closed, the owners of the 3-year-old craft beer operation expect to increase production.

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