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    Laura Stetser/The vacant Hickory Log Inn restaurant is the first of five buildings slated for firefighter training exercises.“There is no better project to address the issues facing Atlantic City than to clean up the entrance to it,” -Egg Harbor Township Mayor James "Sonny" McCullough

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – It won’t be the big demolition that so many township residents have been waiting to see, but firefighters…

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    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…

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    Egg Harbor Township newsEGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – In what is described as an uncommon move among municipalities in New Jersey, Egg Harbor Township took a step toward giving the lion’s share of revenue from affordable housing projects to the Egg Harbor Township School District to help offset the impact of new students such development could generate.

     This verbal offer from Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough was confirmed in his Dec. 23 letter to Superintendent Scott McCartney that was accepted by the…

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Jan. 11-14

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, January 20, 2015 02:49 pm

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

 Michael Figueroa, 38, of Hamilton Township was arrested Jan. 11 by Officer Jonathan Nieves and charged with theft of movable property (motor vehicle).

 Vanessa M. Casale, 35, and Zachary L. English, 26, both of Cape May were arrested Jan. 9 by Officers Katrina Cantell and Christopher Leary and charged with shoplifting. English was also charged with being a fugitive from justice.

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Fundraiser for Alder drama club

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, January 20, 2015 12:29 pm

Alder Avenue Middle School Drama Club is hosting a Spirit Night at the Chick-fil-A on the Black Horse Pike 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 20. A portion of proceeds from sales during this time will benefit the club if patrons mention the club’s name when ordering.

The club will present “The Wizard of Oz” 7 p.m. Friday, March 6; Saturday, March 7, and 3 p.m. Sunday, March 8 in the auditorium of Fernwood Avenue Middle School.

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No payday in failed midafternoon robbery at Payless

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, January 20, 2015 11:28 am

 According to police, a light-skinned black or Hispanic male approached the register of the store at around 3 p.m., told an employee that he had a weapon and demanded money from the register. According to police, a light-skinned black or Hispanic male approached the register of the store at around 3 p.m., told an employee that he had a weapon and demanded money from the register. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Police are searching for a male wanted in a failed robbery attempt Saturday, Jan. 17 at Payless in the Cardiff Circle Shopping Center.

According to police, a Hispanic or light-skinned black male approached the register at around 3 p.m., told an employee that he had a weapon and demanded money.

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Purse snatched in parking lot of English Creek ShopRite

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, January 20, 2015 09:38 am

The alleged robber then ran to a vehicle, which sped from the area. The vehicle, which is depicted in the photos, is charcoal grey in color but it is the make or model is not known at this time. The alleged robber then ran to a vehicle, which sped from the area. The vehicle, which is depicted in the photos, is charcoal grey in color but it is the make or model is not known at this time. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the person wanted in connection with a purse snatching Thursday, Jan. 15 in the parking lot of the ShopRite in English Creek Shopping Center.

According to police, someone about 5 feet 8 inches tall of slender build and wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt came up behind a female victim at 7:14 p.m. in the parking lot, grabbed her shoulder bag and ran. The victim was spun around and fell to the ground, and suffered minor injuries.

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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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