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    Greentree Church is also hosting a hunt and magic show

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township Fire Department’s Annual Egg Hunt is back.

     After a one-year break in what is an annual tradition in the township, the Bargaintown Volunteer Fire Company's Ladies Auxiliary's egg hunt is scheduled to return to Tony Canale Park at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 28.

     More than 1,000 eggs are being stuffed with candy and goodies…

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    Laura Stetser/Swift Elementary SchoolEGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Swift Elementary School’s spring book fair will be combined for the first time with its annual science fair and some fun STEM stations for or an exciting and educational event Tuesday, March 24.  

    Spring Splash! festivities begin at 3:30 p.m. when the Scholastic “Under the Sea Book Fair” opens with a visit from “Clifford, the Big Red Undersea Dog,” who will pose for…

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    EHT Community GuideThe Current is seeking your input for its 2015 Egg Harbor Township Community Guide scheduled for publication next month. 

    We are asking local organizations to write a few words about the good work they are doing on behalf of their neighbors to help make Egg Harbor Township a special place to live, work and raise a family.

    If you are a leader of a local service club, veterans group, charity, youth program, community…

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    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township Board of Education approved sending a $132 million budget to the county that carries a 5.1-cent increase to the school tax rate.

    The budget passed Tuesday, March 17 by an 8-1 vote. Lisa Dagit was the sole dissenting vote, and Barbara Szilagyi was absent.

    Since the budget was first introduced at a public workshop Saturday, March 7, the administration was charged with cutting $750,000 in order to get to the 2 percent spending increase cap imposed by the state. If the board decided…

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    Betty D’Andrea of Galloway and Virgil Elam of Mays Landing, students in the Academy of Culinary Arts noncredit training program at the Worthington Campus in Atlantic City, cover a seasoned salmon fillet to make gravlax for the Atlantic Cape Restaurant Gala.ATLANTIC…

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Swift School presents ‘Spring Splash!’

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, March 17, 2015 01:39 pm

Laura Stetser/Swift Elementary School Laura Stetser/Swift Elementary School EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Swift Elementary School’s spring book fair will be combined for the first time with its annual science fair and some fun STEM stations for or an exciting and educational event Tuesday, March 24.  

Spring Splash! festivities begin at 3:30 p.m. when the Scholastic “Under the Sea Book Fair” opens with a visit from “Clifford, the Big Red Undersea Dog,” who will pose for photos.

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EHT Police seeking public comment as part of accreditation process

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, March 17, 2015 01:26 pm

EHT police news EHT police news Write a letter, email or call in on Monday, March 23

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A team of assessors from the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police will arrive on Sunday, March 22, to examine all aspects of the Egg Harbor Township Police Department’s policies and procedures, management, operations and support services, Police Chief Raymond Davis announced. A portion of this assessment includes a public comment component.

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EHT Youth Organization property getting field lights and renovated bathroom

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, March 17, 2015 01:15 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township Youth Organization is about to get some much-needed upgrades to Veterans Memorial Park, including new playing field lights and improvements to the field house bathrooms.

In February, the Recreation Commission and Township Committee approved allocating a combined $135,000 toward the improvements after EHTYO members and the commission said there is an urgent need for the work during the committee’s December meeting.

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Miller teacher of the year helps students learn to be citizens

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, March 13, 2015 12:00 am

 

Colin McClain is congratulated by Principal Latifah Potter Colin McClain is congratulated by Principal Latifah Potter EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Teaching was always in the cards for Colin F. McClain, 33, of Galloway, who was selected the Dr. Joyanne D. Miller School 2014 teacher of the year.

“Honestly, this is always what I wanted to do,” the fifth-grade teacher said.

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Aviation summer camp offers first-hand learning at the FAA tech center in EHT

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, March 12, 2015 12:54 pm

Submitted/The Careers in Aviation Summer Academy is a full-day camp that will run from July 27-31 for students in grades 6-12 Submitted/The Careers in Aviation Summer Academy is a full-day camp that will run from July 27-31 for students in grades 6-12

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Students interested in aviation careers are invited to a summer camp offered by the Educational Information and Resource Center and the Federal Aviation Administration’s William J. Hughes Technical Center this summer.

The Careers in Aviation Summer Academy is a full-day camp that will run from July 27 to 31. Students in grades six-12 will learn about careers in aviation and the key role that air transportation plays in improving the lives of all Americans.

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Get the baskets ready: Egg hunts around Egg Harbor Township announced

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, March 12, 2015 11:22 am

Egg hunt Egg Harbor Township Egg hunt Egg Harbor Township

Greentree Church is also hosting a hunt and magic show

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township Fire Department’s Annual Egg Hunt is back.

 After a one-year break in what is an annual tradition in the township, the Bargaintown Volunteer Fire Company's Ladies Auxiliary's egg hunt is scheduled to return to Tony Canale Park at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 28.

 More than 1,000 eggs are being stuffed with candy and goodies and hid around the park near the amphitheater thanks to the auxiliaries of Bargaintown and Cardiff Ladies Auxiliary and other volunteers.

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EHT tax rate up 5.1 cents under $123M tentative school budget

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, March 11, 2015 03:06 pm

EHT School news EHT School news EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township Board of Education began working on a $123,087,939 budget on Saturday, March 7 that carries a potential tax rate increase of 5.1 cents.

The document, which is a work-in-progress according to Superintendent Scott McCartney, was shared during a four-hour workshop that attracted fewer than 10 members of the public.

Potential impact

The proposed budget is within the 2 percent spending cap imposed by the state and would raise the tax levy by $2,018,132.15 over the 2014-2015 levy. If approved, the new school tax rate would be $1.908 per $100 of assessed value, up from 1.857 cents.

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Ocean County man charged with siphoning gas from area businesses

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, March 09, 2015 02:01 pm

Submitted/Robert Bailey of West Creek, NJ Submitted/Robert Bailey of West Creek, NJ

Robert Bailey III, of West Creek also charged in arson at EHT tow lot

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A West Creek man was arrested by Egg Harbor Township police and the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Officer Intelligence Unit on theft and arson charges after multiple law enforcement agencies executed a search warrant Monday, March 9 at an Ocean County residence.

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EHT man takes cops on car chase with 5-year-old in vehicle

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 09, 2015 10:36 am

Submitted/Bryan Amato of Egg Harbor Township Submitted/Bryan Amato of Egg Harbor Township EGG HARBOR TOWNSNHIP – A 25-year-old township man was arrested Sunday, March 8 after he allegedly fled from police while a 5-year-old child was in the vehicle.

Bryan Amato was charged with eluding, child endangerment and 11 other motor vehicle charges after he was arrested on Abbey Court around 2:45 p.m. following a police chase by Sgt. Heath Per who had attempted to stop the gray Jeep Cherokee Amato was driving.

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Mais oui! Baird is Fernwood’s teacher of the year

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Written by Laura Stetser Sunday, March 08, 2015 12:00 am

 

Submitted/Kelli Ann Baird cuddles up with her three children, Emma, Noah and Abby. Submitted/Kelli Ann Baird cuddles up with her three children, Emma, Noah and Abby. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Fernwood Avenue Middle School teacher of the year Kelli Ann Baird said the diverse student population in the district is one of the reasons she loves teaching here.

“I absolutely love the fact that a simple discussion about a French custom, holiday or tradition can spark an insightful conversation about how classmates have different means of doing so because of their culture,” said the French teacher, who former students know by her maiden name of Nadeau. “It is a wonderful display of everyone’s differences portrayed in a very positive light.”

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