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    Lt. Eric Grimley guards the beach in Longport.Shore protection takes on an alternate meaning as Labor Day, the unofficial end of summer, came a bit early this year. Although many out-of-towners have left their summer retreats, locals and those vacationing in the off season can still enjoy the last few weeks of summer without the crowds.

    The official last day of summer is Sept. 21, and as the locals and many others know, September is a good time…

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    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township School District officials and the Community Partnership for Egg Harbor Township Schools Inc. have issued a challenge for residents to “Take the 3-Day Challenge to Support Egg Harbor Township Schools.”

     The challenge call on community members to attend three school-related functions planned between Friday, Sept. 19 and Sunday, Sept. 21:

    -  Friday, Sept. 19, 7 p.m., Egg Harbor Township High School stadium: Help kick-off the Egg Harbor Township High School football season by attending the team’s…

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    MRHS Principal Mark Marrone leads the soccer team at the end of a candlelight vigil in honor of incoming Mainland freshman Aisling Cooke who died Tuesday, Sept. 2 from injuries sustained in a three-car accident Saturday morning.

    LINWOOD – The stadium was filled, and the overflow crowd gathered…

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    newphillipiDanny Phillipi of Egg Harbor Township, a Special Olympics gold medalist golfer, recently received a special recognition of his achievements from the state Senate and Assembly.

    Danny was accompanied by his parents Dan and Mary Ann as well as representatives from the Arc of Atlantic County for the official presentation at the office of Assemblyman Vincent Mazzeo.

    “Danny is a great reminder to us all that there are no limits to success, only the ones we place on…

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    The Mom’s Beat: Play it safe and check your child’s device

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    Surely most of these situations uncovered have…

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Egg Harbor Township Police warn of increase in vehicle burglaries

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 05, 2014 11:27 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Reporting an increase in vehicle burglaries, the Egg Harbor Township Police Department is encouraging residents to secure their cars and to report stolen items.

 In 2013, there were 161 vehicle burglaries reported to the police and in 2014 there have been 83 vehicle burglaries to date. “There may be significantly more that have not been reported,” the department stated in the release.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police warn of increase in vehicle burglaries

 

Alleged EHT church burglars arrested

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, September 05, 2014 12:00 am

Submitted/Mary Hennedy, 23, and Richard Bowen, 23, both of Barnegat and Shantal White, 19, of Jersey City Submitted/Mary Hennedy, 23, and Richard Bowen, 23, both of Barnegat and Shantal White, 19, of Jersey City

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Three people were arrested and charged with burglarizing and stealing a safe and cash from the St. Paul’s Coptic Orthodox Church in July.

 Egg Harbor Township Police allege that Mary Hennedy, 23, and Richard Bowen, 23, both of Barnegat and Shantal White, 19, of Jersey City stole a large safe from the Tremont Avenue church and an undetermined amount of cash from the parishioner collection boxes on July 17. The safe contained valuables and bank information of the church and its members.

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Cabot's Gratitude Grill serves up lunch to those who fight against hunger

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, September 04, 2014 02:17 pm

Laura Stetser/ Cabot Creamery brought its Gratitude Grill food truck to the Egg Harbor Township location to serve grilled cheese sandwiches, garden salad and chocolate chip cookies as a thank you to volunteers for helping those in need. Laura Stetser/ Cabot Creamery brought its Gratitude Grill food truck to the Egg Harbor Township location to serve grilled cheese sandwiches, garden salad and chocolate chip cookies as a thank you to volunteers for helping those in need. Community FoodBank marks national hunger awareness day with treat for volunteers

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Community FoodBank of New Jersey marked National Hunger Action Day Thursday, Sept. 4 by providing free lunch for the volunteers who help the local food pantry distribute an average of 150,000 pounds of groceries each week.

The awareness event kicked off Hunger Action Month, which is observed each September as part of a campaign to get the public involved in fighting hunger in America.

Read more: Cabot's Gratitude Grill serves up lunch to those who fight against hunger

 

Egg Harbor Township teachers, school board to mull over state-suggested settlement terms

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, September 04, 2014 06:27 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The Egg Harbor Township Board of Education and the Egg Harbor Township Education Association did not reach a settlement on ongoing teacher and staff employment contracts during a meeting with a state-appointed mediator on Wednesday, Sept. 3, according to a letter issued by Superintendent Scott McCartney on behalf of the board.

Both parties left the meeting with a settlement proposal suggested by superconciliator, Martin Scheinman, who met with committees representing the groups.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township teachers, school board to mull over state-suggested settlement terms

   

UPDATE: EHT teen missing since June has been found

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, September 03, 2014 08:44 am

Submitted/Police are searching for November Reighn of Egg Harbor Township Submitted/Police are searching for November Reighn of Egg Harbor Township

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – An Egg Harbor Township teenager missing since June has been found safe, Egg Harbor Township Police reported today, Wednesday, Sept. 3.

 According to police, a tip came in via Facebook allowed authorities to find November Reign, 17.

Read more: UPDATE: EHT teen missing since June has been found

 

Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Aug. 11-27

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, September 02, 2014 03:20 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.

Marino Rodriguez, 33, of Atlantic City was arrested Aug. 11 by Officer Brian Santoro and charged with violation of a court order and harassment.

 Keith L. Ford, 30, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Aug. 16 by Officer Michael Keeping and charged with making terroristic threats and harassment.

 Mary Hennedy, 23, of Barnegat was arrested Aug. 19 by Detective Kyle Warren and charged with burglary and theft.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Aug. 11-27

   

History Notes, Sept. 2: Mauls Building Supply in Cardiff

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Tuesday, September 02, 2014 02:02 pm

Courtesy Loretta Maul/ Mauls Building Supply on Spruce Avenue Courtesy Loretta Maul/ Mauls Building Supply on Spruce Avenue

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.

Mauls Building Supply in Cardiff 

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Community asked to take “3-Day Challenge” in support of EHT schools

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, September 02, 2014 12:00 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township School District officials and the Community Partnership for Egg Harbor Township Schools Inc. have issued a challenge for residents to “Take the 3-Day Challenge to Support Egg Harbor Township Schools.”

 The challenge call on community members to attend three school-related functions planned between Friday, Sept. 19 and Sunday, Sept. 21:

-  Friday, Sept. 19, 7 p.m., Egg Harbor Township High School stadium: Help kick-off the Egg Harbor Township High School football season by attending the team’s first home game versus Lower Cape May Regional; 

Read more: Community asked to take “3-Day Challenge” in support of EHT schools

   

Injuries and investigations linger after car accidents, house fire over Labor Day weekend in EHT

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 01, 2014 05:42 pm

Dennis C. Sharpe/On Sunday, Aug. 31, the Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company arrived at to car fully involved in a fire along the Black Horse Pike in front of the Shore Mall Dennis C. Sharpe/On Sunday, Aug. 31, the Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company arrived at to car fully involved in a fire along the Black Horse Pike in front of the Shore Mall

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township first responders were kept busy over the Labor Day weekend with a series of motor vehicle crashes and fires.

  On Saturday, Aug. 30, two people were injured in a two-car crash that also caused a car fire. The Bargaintown Volunteer Fire Company and the Egg Harbor Township Ambulance Squad were dispatched to Mill Road in the vicinity of the Bargaintown Volunteer Fire Company's Station #1 for a motor vehicle fire.

Read more: Injuries and investigations linger after car accidents, house fire over Labor Day weekend in EHT

 

Longport police officer 'Tommy' Adams, of EHT, laid to rest

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Written by Laura Stetser Sunday, August 31, 2014 06:46 pm

  Laura Stetser/Police officers gather to pay respects to Charles 'Tommy' Adams on Saturday, Aug. 30 in Egg Harbor Township Laura Stetser/Police officers gather to pay respects to Charles 'Tommy' Adams on Saturday, Aug. 30 in Egg Harbor Township EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Law enforcement officers from around the tri-state area gathered to honor Longport Police Department Sgt. Charles “Tommy” Adams, 53, of Egg Harbor Township during his funeral at Greentree Church in Egg Harbor Township on Saturday, Aug. 30.

 Adams, a 21-year veteran of the force, was out for a motorcycle ride, enjoying a beautiful day when he was involved in a crash on Harding Highway at the intersection of Tuckahoe Road. The accident occurred at 4:15 p.m. Aug. 25 when an elderly woman drove her SUV into the path of Adams’ Harley Davidson.

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