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    WMGM TV 40 home at 1601 New Road in Linwood.

    LINWOOD – It appears that NBC will end its affiliation with WMGM TV 40 at the end of 2014.

    A contract between NBC and Access 1 Communications, which manages the station, ran through 2012 but was extended through the end of this year. That contract is not expected to be renewed.

    Headquartered at 1601 New Road in Linwood, WMGM TV 40 is the only television station in…

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    Twitter party hosted by PBS Kids offers new ideas for exploring outdoors

     “Kids these days!” It’s a complaint as old as time.

    While there are times you will catch me saying the same thing (especially after seeing teenage girls walking around in yoga pants at school), I actually find a ton of hope in this generation of caring and conscientious children, particularly each year when we celebrate Earth Day on April 22.

  • Sports

    jerseygenesisRegistration is open for the 19th Annual Jersey Genesis Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquabike and Bambino Biathlon, scheduled for Saturday, May 31, in Port Republic.

    Race organizers have added a duathlon to this year’s event to give the non-swimmers an opportunity to compete in the race.

    The triathlon portion of the event will consist of a half-mile swim, 16-mile bike and four mile run.  Duathletes will have the option of running two miles rather than swimming the half-mile at the…

  • Regional

    For the thousands of bikers who have waited all winter for the 2014 Wildwood Spring Bike Rally to finally arrive, here is the weather to expect when you drop a kickstand on Saturday and Sunday in front of the Bolero in Wildwood:/Jen MarraTHE…

  • EHT Current

    Photo courtesy of Gertrude Roeske/ Cardiff volunteer firefighters in the 1950s

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Welcome to History Notes, our weekly feature that looks back through Egg Harbor Township history.

    Each week, we get a chance to learn or reminisce, courtesy of Lynn Wood of the Greate Egg Harbour Township Historical Society, who is sharing early photos of places in Egg Harbor Township with our readers online and in our print editions.

    Cardiff…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, April 3-7

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 15, 2014 01:50 pm

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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.

 Anthony J. Martino, 22, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested April 3 by Officer Joseph Colella and charged with possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon by a convicted felon and improper behavior.

 Sensation M. Blackwell, 34, of Atlantic City was arrested April 4 by Officer Christopher Leary and charged with hindering apprehension.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, April 3-7

 

18-year-old arrested in second EHT drug raid

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, April 15, 2014 01:09 pm

Kyle Zachodylo, 18, of Egg Harbor Township, Kyle Zachodylo, 18, of Egg Harbor Township,

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A second 18-year-old Egg Harbor Township man was arrested Thursday, April 10 on drug distribution charges and other offenses after the Egg Harbor Township Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Unit executed search warrants from ongoing investigations.

 According to police, Kyle Zachodylo was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, possession of marijuana and possession of controlled dangerous substance paraphernalia after township police and members of the Atlantic County SWAT executed a search warrant at a residence in the Pleasant Woods neighborhood in the Farmington section of the township. Police said a quantity of marijuana, controlled dangerous substance paraphernalia and an undisclosed amount of cash were recovered.

Read more: 18-year-old arrested in second EHT drug raid

   

Safely dispose of old, unwanted medication through Operation Take Back April 26

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, April 14, 2014 05:00 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – On Saturday, April 26 The Egg Harbor Township Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its eighth opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.

Residents can drop off pills and patches to the Egg Harbor Township Police Department at 3515 Bargaintown Road between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

The DEA cannot accept liquids, needles or sharps. The service is free and anonymous, with no questions asked.

Read more: Safely dispose of old, unwanted medication through Operation Take Back April 26

 

Hodson, Prfommer seek re-election to Township Committee

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Written by Laura Stetser Saturday, April 12, 2014 12:00 am

Republican Township Committee members Paul Hodson and Laura Pfrommer have filed for re-election for their seats in the November 2014 election.

The incumbent pair will be unchallenged. No other candidates filed by the June primary’s deadline.

Read more: Hodson, Prfommer seek re-election to Township Committee

   

Atlantic County Pops to perform annual HERO concert Friday (VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, April 10, 2014 02:27 pm

Laura Stetser/Laura Stetser/The Cygnus dancers rehearse their routines Tuesday, April 8. Laura Stetser/Laura Stetser/The Cygnus dancers rehearse their routines Tuesday, April 8.

"The love of music brings everyone together. It’s passing the musical experience from one generation to another.”

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Atlantic County Pops Community Band will present its seventh annual HERO concert 7 p.m. Friday, April 11 in the Egg Harbor Township Community Center, 5035 English Creek Ave.

Admission is $5, with the proceeds going to the HERO Campaign.

The 85-member band will be accompanied by the Cygnus Contemporary Dance Ensemble as they perform American Cameos, a medley of familiar tunes by composer Aaron Copland.

Read more: Atlantic County Pops to perform annual HERO concert Friday (VIDEO)

 

First-ever mandatory prom meeting for parents held at EHTHS (VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, April 10, 2014 01:35 pm

Laura Stetser/Sgt. Cherie Burgan explains drug trends to Egg Harbor Township High School parents on Wednesday, April 9. Laura Stetser/Sgt. Cherie Burgan explains drug trends to Egg Harbor Township High School parents on Wednesday, April 9.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The grumbling started in the parking lot of Egg Harbor Township High School as the line of parents entering the first-ever mandatory pre-prom information session began to grow longer on Wednesday, April 9.

“This is ridiculous,” one mother was overheard saying.

“This better not take long,” said another.

Both parents refused to be quoted about their discontent over the meeting, which was called by the school’s administration as a prerequisite for prom ticket sales.

But, as the parents filtered out from the hour-long meeting that focused mostly on drug trends among teens, the reviews were a little kinder.

Read more: First-ever mandatory prom meeting for parents held at EHTHS (VIDEO)

   

Egg Harbor Township police arrest 18-year-old in early morning drug raid

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, April 10, 2014 01:10 pm

Submitted/Randy Canela-Reyna, 18, of Egg Harbor Township Submitted/Randy Canela-Reyna, 18, of Egg Harbor Township

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – An 18-year-old Egg Harbor Township man was arrested on drug charges early on Thursday, April 10 after police executed a narcotics search warrant on a Swan Drive residence in the Cardiff section of the township.

 Randy Canela-Reyna was charged with possession of greater than one ounce of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of two and half pounds of marijuana, possession of marijuana within 1,000 feet of a school (Fernwood Avenue Middle School) and possession of a controlled dangerous substance.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township police arrest 18-year-old in early morning drug raid

 

Parkway widening scheduled to begin late summer

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:00 am

Laura Stetser/Parkway widening is expected to begin late summer, early fall 2014 Laura Stetser/Parkway widening is expected to begin late summer, early fall 2014

 EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The proposed Garden State Parkway widening project is set to begin by late summer, according to John T. Whithers, supervising engineer for the New Jersey Turnpike Authority. Whithers and other officials were on hand in the Egg Harbor Township Community Center on Wednesday, April 9 to explain the design plans to the public.

 The project will widen the northbound and southbound lanes of the roadway from milepost 35 to 38. Other improvements include new overhead guide signs, ramp lighting, and guide rails. The construction is an effort to reduce congestion and crashes in this area, Whithers said.

Read more: Parkway widening scheduled to begin late summer

   

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