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EHT school lunch costs to remain stable for 2014-2015 year

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, August 25, 2014 03:22 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The costs of students a school lunch at the cafeteria will remain the same for the sixth year, according to Dining Services Director Thomas Beck.

The elementary school lunch cost for the 2014-2015 will again be $3. Middle school lunches will remain the same at $3.25. High school lunches will cost the same as last year at $3.50.

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Information session for EHTHS freshman parents tonight

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 25, 2014 01:10 pm

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The Egg Harbor Township High School will host its freshman orientation from 9 a.m. to noon on Monday, Aug. 25. Students will go through abbreviated schedules and hear presentations. Busing is provided. Representatives from athletic teams and student clubs also will be available with information.

Later in the evening, parents on incoming freshmen are invited to attend a separate information session at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium. The administration will present details on academic programs, athletics and student services.

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Catawba Bridge replacement delayed until Fall 2015

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 25, 2014 11:46 am

Original plans called for bridge work to be completed by June 2015

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The replacement of Catawba Bridge, EH-17, over Miry Run on Somers Point-Mays Landing Road (Rt. 559) in Egg Harbor Township will go out to bid early next spring several months later than originally planned, Atlantic County officials announced Monday, Aug. 25.

The bidding process will delayed to prevent motorists from having to deal with two detours on the same roadway at the same time, according to the press release.

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EHT Talks! Speaker Series at library continues in September

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 25, 2014 11:04 am

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The Atlantic County Library’s Egg Harbor Township branch will host the EHT Talk! speakers series featuring six two-hour programs spotlighting local speakers on local history, health and wellness, spirituality, legends and lore. The series is open to adults and teens and is 6 p.m. Mondays. All are welcome to ask questions and participate in the discussions.

 

The schedule is below:

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Atlantic Christian School preps for new school year

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, August 25, 2014 10:54 am

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Orientations begin tonight, Monday, Aug. 25.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Atlantic Christian School has scheduled several orientation nights to help welcome students for the 2014-15 school year.

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Designated drivers key to Labor Day weekend safety

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, August 24, 2014 12:36 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The John R. Elliott Hero Campaign for Designated Drivers is promoting designated driving this Labor Day weekend, one of the deadliest times for traffic fatalities. The National Safety Council estimates 405 fatalities this Labor Day weekend.

“The cure for drunken driving is a designated driver,” said Hero Campaign founder and chairman Bill Elliott. “The cure for drunken driving is a designated driver. The designated drivers are the real heroes, making sure everyone gets home safely.

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Mill Road and Ridge Avenue intersection to become four-way stop

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, August 23, 2014 07:35 pm

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New stop signs are first step toward eventual traffic light 

Motorists are advised that on or before Monday, Sept. 1, the Atlantic County Division of Planning and Engineering will install a signage making the intersection of Mill Road and Ridge Avenue a four-way stop. All lanes of traffic at this intersection will be required to stop and take turns crossing. 

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EHT Dog Park finally gets its footing

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, August 21, 2014 12:00 am

EHT Dog park EHT Dog park EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Donna Burns, organizer of the Egg Harbor Township Dog Park committee, said she can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel.

 Five years ago the avid dog owner came up with the idea to open an off-leash dog park in the township. There were several near-misses on land deals and proposed leases that did not pan out. She admits she was afraid the park would not open in her dogs’ lifetimes, but as of last week, the committee has a executed lease with Egg Harbor Township that will enable the all volunteer organization to start the actual work of making the park, slated for Swift Drive across from the Atlantic County Library branch.

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Egg Harbor Township hotel fined over alleged Hurricane Sandy price gouging

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 20, 2014 12:00 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs announced on Wednesday, Aug. 20 that Amy Hotels, LLC, which operates the Econo Lodge in Egg Harbor Township, has agreed to pay $64,543.96 to resolve the state’s allegations that the hotel engaged in 545 instances of unlawful price gouging in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

“New Jersey’s laws specifically prohibit price gouging for needed commodities during a declared state of emergency,” Hoffman said.  “This settlement, and the many other victories we have obtained against alleged Superstorm Sandy price-gougers, should deter other businesses from violating this law in the future.”

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Coach ‘Wilk” Golf Tournament is Friday

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, August 19, 2014 02:54 pm

Golf tournament Golf tournament The 4th annual Coach Wilk Golf Tournament, held in honor and memory of the beloved Egg Harbor Township High School calculus teacher and coach, is 12:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22 at McCullough’s Emerald Golf Links. Donations in Wilkinson’s name may be made to the Peggy Spiegler Melanoma Research Foundation at www.psmrf.org or by sending a check to the organization in care of Neil Spiegler, PSMRF, 410 Gatewood Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003.

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