• Regional

    Hoilday Events

    Atlantic County 4H Model Railroad Club's elaborate model trains are now on display on the upper level Hamilton Mall by Sears. Hours are 7-9 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Call 609-646-6392 or see www.shophamilton.com.

    Meet Santa at the Hamilton Mall in the mall's center court now through Christmas Eve.  Santa photo hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Santa feeds his reindeer from 1…

  • Columns

    The Mom’s Beat: Birthdays don’t have be about big parties

     In the weeks leading up to our first child’s second birthday, my husband posed a simple but unexpected question.

    “Why do we need to throw a birthday party every year?”

     On our daughter’s first birthday, we had thrown the big, traditional house party with all of our friends and family invited. We were first-time parents, so as she was about to turn 2, the answer to…

  • Downbeach Current

    Jewish War Veterans gather at Bloom Pavilion for 8th annual Veterans Day luncheon.MARGATE – Veterans and their spouses turned out for the eighth annual Veterans Day luncheon held at the Bloom Pavilion Monday, Nov. 10. Third grade students from the William H. Ross School made cards, mingled and helped serve lunch to the veterans during the event.

  • Mainland Current

    Suzanne Marino / Guy Fieri's signature red Camaro is parked outside of Carluccio’s Coal Fired Pizza Tuesday.NORTHFIELD—Patrons pressed their noses to the window to get a glimpse of what was keeping one of their favorite pizza restaurants closed on a Saturday afternoon. A handwritten message on the chalkboard in front of Carluccio’s Coal Fired Pizza at the corner of Tilton and New roads said “sorry for the inconvenience we…

  • EHT Current

    Laura Stetser/Township Administrator Peter Miller gives is testimony to the Planning Board during a meeting Wednesday, Nov. 5Township presents its case over 2 meetings, with more to come

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – When Township Administrator Peter Miller showed up to the special Planning Board meeting Wednesday, Nov. 5 pushing a cart filled with four bankers boxes, displays and a fully-loaded three-ring binder, it was evident the tug of…

  • Sports

    ehtfootballEGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township High School football team's turnaround season has hit a rough patch of late.

    But despite a loss to Millville on Friday, Nov. 7 that derailed the Eagles’ NJSIAA South Jersey Group V playoff hopes, the program has clearly taken a turn toward a brighter future.

    “We have great kids,” said first-year coach Kevin Stetser after the 42-35 loss to Millville, the…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Free full-length practice SAT

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 13, 2014 12:00 am

The Egg Harbor Township High School Guidance Department is hosting a free full-length practice SAT from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 22. This event is open to all students and is a great way to gain experience and confidence with the SAT.  Learn what to expect on test day, get a complete score analysis and learn strategies to improve your scores.  Registration is required. Please visit http://tinyurl.com/lz5ngsr to sign up. Contact Samantha Elko at 609-653-0100, ext. 1624 or email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

‘Beauty and the Beast’

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 13, 2014 12:00 am

Fernwood Middle School drama club will present “Beauty and the Beast” at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 20-Saturday, Nov. 22 in the school’s auditorium, 4034 Fernwood Ave.

More than 130 students are part of this production. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for kids. Cast will be available for photos after each show. Go to www.eht.k12.nj.us 

   

Ranch Hope meeting

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 13, 2014 12:00 am

The Ranch Hope Auxiliary No. 13 of Atlantic County will meet noon Tuesday, Nov. 25 at Asbury United Methodist Church on Asbury Road for a covered dish luncheon.

Anyone interested in helping Ranch Hope, a place for troubled youth in Alloway and their shelter in Northfield is invited to attend. Members are asked to bring bingo prizes in bags for the fundraiser. Members are also reminded to bring women’s socks for the girls at the shelter and body wash and toothpaste for the boys at the ranch. The organization is also collecting old clothes and shoes.

Whatever is not usable is sold by weight and proceeds go to the ranch. New members always welcome.

Call President Karen Frampus at 609-476-3250.

 

Turkey Trot 5K, fun run

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 13, 2014 12:00 am

The second annual Turkey Trot 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk will be held Saturday, Nov. 29 at the Egg Harbor Nature Reserve, located off of Zion Road. Register online at http://www.ehtgov.org/NatureReserve/. Same-day registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Fun run and 5K to start at 9 a.m. Proceeds benefit the Egg Harbor Nature Reserve in Egg Harbor Township. Contact Brent at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 609-602-1086.

   

EHT crew reunion

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 13, 2014 12:00 am

Alumni and friends of the Egg Harbor Township High School crew team are hosting a reunion in celebration of the team’s 15th anniversary 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29 at Greate Bay Country Club, 901 Somers Point-Mays Landing Road, Somers Point. 

Read more: EHT crew reunion

 

Public skywatch

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 13, 2014 12:00 am

The Atlantic County Library  Egg Harbor Township branch will host a public skywatch 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28. Free and open to the public. The South Jersey Astronomy Club will set up their telescopes to view the moon, stars, planets and more. Rain date is Saturday, Nov. 29. Library is located at 1 Swift Ave. Call 609-927-8664.

   

Community Partnership renames award in memory of DeScioli

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 13, 2014 12:00 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – In memory and honor of its former president and longtime board of trustees member, the Community Partnership for Egg Harbor Township Schools, Inc. will name its annual community award after Lou DeScioli. 

The award, one of three that will be given at its fund-raising dinner in February, will be awarded to a regional business or community person who has made a significant, positive impact on the Egg Harbor Township School District in 2014, and who exhibits DeScioli’s selflessness, community pride and civic-mindedness.

Read more: Community Partnership renames award in memory of DeScioli

 

Egg Harbor Township Committee News in Brief, Nov. 12, 2014

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, November 12, 2014 03:36 pm

Laura Stetser/ Fernwood Avenue sixth-grader Jacob Valenzuela reads his winning essay titled, “The Guardians of America” during the Township Committee meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 5. Laura Stetser/ Fernwood Avenue sixth-grader Jacob Valenzuela reads his winning essay titled, “The Guardians of America” during the Township Committee meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 5. New Mexican restaurant gets liquor license, Fernwood student honored and new police officer sworn in

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Township Committee handled the following matters during its meeting Wednesday, Nov. 5:

Deputy Mayor Paul Hodson presented a certificate of recognition to Fernwood Avenue sixth-grader Jacob Valenzuela for his winning essay titled, “The Guardians of America,” which he wrote for the township Veterans Advisory Board’s annual contest, “What Veterans Day Means to America.”

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Committee News in Brief, Nov. 12, 2014

   

Egg Harbor Township Nature Reserve continues its evolution

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, November 12, 2014 03:22 pm

Submitted/The Egg Harbor Township Nature Reserve is off Zion Road in the Scullville section of the township. Submitted/The Egg Harbor Township Nature Reserve is off Zion Road in the Scullville section of the township. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Since the Egg Harbor Township Nature Reserve was officially opened last year, rarely a day goes by without a car in the parking lot.

Residents slip their canoes into the water to fish, use the trails to walk their dogs, or skid down its steep hills on their sleds when the snow starts falling.

And that is just the beginning of what is possible there, according to Marc Friedman, chairman of the EHT Nature Reserve committee.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Nature Reserve continues its evolution

 

EHT Class of 2004 reunion

Attention: open in a new window. PrintE-mail

Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 12, 2014 12:00 am

The Egg Harbor Township High School Class of 2004 is holding a 10-year reunion 7 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Nov. 29 at Caffe Luciano Lamberti, 301 Somers Point-Longport Boulevard in Egg Harbor Township, located just outside of Longport. Tickets are $59 plus tax and include open bar of beer and wine selections 8-11 p.m. and appetizers. See http://tinyurl.com/iswrgjt or call Amanda Corbin 609-204-7496. 

   

Page 2 of 70