• EHT Current

    4-way stop sign to be installed at Ridge Avenue and Mill Road in October

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Motorists are advised to drive with caution at the intersection of Mill Road and Ridge Avenue as Atlantic County begins converting the intersection into a four-way stop in early October.

    Currently the intersection is controlled by a stop sign on the Ridge Avenue approaches only.

  • Columns

    The Mom’s Beat: What I have learned from being a room mom

    Well, it happened again. I was selected to be room mom by default for one of my children’s classrooms. While I am always happy to help out where needed, I did not sign up for the task because I know I cannot make all of the parties.

    But because I did the job last year, also by default, and seemingly made it…

  • Sports

    EHTACFH7ATLANTIC CITY – Rebecca Richman’s energy and enthusiasm for field hockey are contagious. Combined with the unyielding tenacity of the team’s defense, it can be an unbeatable combination for the Egg Harbor Township High School field hockey team.

    Richman, a junior, scored one goal and assisted on another by Juliana Catania as the streaking Eagles shut out Atlantic City, 2-0, on Sept. 22 at Atlantic City High School for their fifth straight victory.

  • EHT Current

    Affordable housing community in Egg Harbor Township moves ahead

    “The state of New Jersey is our enemy. They have brutalized the school system.” - Mayor James "Sonny" McCullough

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The developer of a proposed affordable housing project slated for the Farmington section of the township was given the green light to proceed with its application for financing after the Township Committee voted 3-1 to moves the project forward despite opposition from members…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Parkway crash presents challenging rescue for responders on Saturday

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, May 26, 2014 08:46 pm

Dennis C. Sharpe/Volunteer firefighters work to extricate driver after SUV is driven off of parkway and crashes into a tree. Dennis C. Sharpe/Volunteer firefighters work to extricate driver after SUV is driven off of parkway and crashes into a tree.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A driver who crashed his vehicle in the woods along the Garden State Parkway in Egg Harbor Township on Saturday, May 24 took nearly 30 minutes to be extricated from his vehicle, according to the Egg Harbor Township Fire Department.

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Egg Harbor Township woman sentenced to 7 years on drug and gun charges

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, May 24, 2014 07:53 am

Husband was sentenced to 18 years in prison for possessing cocaine and assault weapon

TRENTON – An Egg Harbor Township woman was sentenced to state prison Friday, May 23 on charges stemming from an investigation by the Atlantic City Violent Crime Task Force, acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced. The task force arrested the woman and her husband in January 2013 after executing a search warrant at their home and finding a large quantity of cocaine and an assault weapon.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township woman sentenced to 7 years on drug and gun charges

   

Mud Run in EHT will benefit future PAL youth activity center

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Written by Laura Stetser Saturday, May 24, 2014 12:00 am

Mud Run Mud Run

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Challenge yourself to go beyond your comfort zone at the Egg Harbor Township Police Athletic League 2k and 5k Enforcer Challenge II on Sunday, June 8, rain or shine at the Ready to Ride Center, 2590 Ridge Ave in Egg Harbor Township.

 The first wave of runners starts at 9 a.m.  Early entry fee through May 24 is $20 for 2k runners and $30 for 5k runners. After May 25, the costs increase by $10. Enforcer Challenge t-shirts are guaranteed to those who register prior to May 25.

Read more: Mud Run in EHT will benefit future PAL youth activity center

 

Swift students take WordMasters Challenge

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, May 23, 2014 12:00 am

Submitted/In the top row from left are Min Hwang, Matthew Levine (second place), Sawyer Dilks (first place), Hunter Jorgenson (third place), and Christian Orlowski (fourth place). In the bottom row are Samiha Atique, Hannah Olson, Logan Crines, Alan Knudsen, and Paul Lang. Submitted/In the top row from left are Min Hwang, Matthew Levine (second place), Sawyer Dilks (first place), Hunter Jorgenson (third place), and Christian Orlowski (fourth place). In the bottom row are Samiha Atique, Hannah Olson, Logan Crines, Alan Knudsen, and Paul Lang.

Swift Elementary School participated in the WordMasters Challenge for the third consecutive year.  The national competition for students in grades three through eight encourages growth in vocabulary and verbal reasoning.  More than 4,200 school teams, from 50 states, participate each year. More than 30 of Swift’s third-grade students participated this year. 

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EHT police searching for 3 males and vehicle in burglary case

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, May 22, 2014 12:31 pm

Photo of truck allegedly involved in residential burglary April 20. Photo of truck allegedly involved in residential burglary April 20. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township Police are asking the public’s help in locating individuals wanted in connection with a residential burglary along the 5000 block of Tremont Avenue on Sunday, April 20.

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Wooded lots a fire safety worry for Scullville chief

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, May 21, 2014 03:51 pm

 Laura Stetser/Scullville Volunteer Fire Company Chief Michael Feidor points to the height of the ladder truck that would be required to fight a two-story home fire. Laura Stetser/Scullville Volunteer Fire Company Chief Michael Feidor points to the height of the ladder truck that would be required to fight a two-story home fire.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The chief is worried – worried that residents are not doing enough to protect themselves against fires.

 There are more than three dozen residences in the Scullville Volunteer Company’s fire district that its chief Michael Feidor said his crew would have trouble getting to in time to fight a fire effectively.

That’s crucial time lost, he said. When a fire is raging, mere seconds can determine the difference between life and death for a child or family member, or whether a home can be salvaged, he said.

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UPDATE: Toddler run over by vehicle in Egg Harbor Township driveway is in stable condition

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, May 21, 2014 02:00 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP -  A 1-year-old child was airlifted to Cooper Hospital Trauma Center with moderate injuries after her mother unknowingly ran over the child in the driveway of a Flatbush Avenue home around 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 20.

 According to police, Christina Rodriguez, 24, of Egg Harbor Township was backing from the driveway when her toddler ran into the path of her 2014 Hyundai Elantra. The vehicle struck the child, continued in reverse and pinned the child underneath. Neighbors alerted the driver, and the vehicle was stopped.

Read more: UPDATE: Toddler run over by vehicle in Egg Harbor Township driveway is in stable condition

 

Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, May 8-14

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, May 21, 2014 12:00 am

EHTPD arrests EHTPD arrests

Police blotter information is supplied by local police departments and other law enforcement agencies. All persons named are presumed innocent unless proven guilty.

Victor J. Guzman, 25, of Pleasantville was arrested May 8 by Officer Gary Johnson and charged with possession of marijuana and possession with intent to distribute.

 Sarah C. Gazia, 22, of Northfield was arrested May 10 by Officer Brian Santoro and charged with driving while intoxicated.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, May 8-14

   

EHT police to start seat belt checkpoints as part of nationwide Click It or Ticket campaign

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, May 20, 2014 11:44 am

Seat belt enforcement underway in Egg Harbor Township A Seat belt enforcement underway in Egg Harbor Township A Egg Harbor Township -- Law enforcement officers from the Egg Harbor Township Police Department will be cracking down on unbuckled motorists and passengers as part of the national “Click it or Ticket” campaign.

Beginning May 19 and running through June 1, the annual initiative includes high-visibility law enforcement seat belt checkpoints and saturation patrols, as well as local and national publicity designed to ensure that drivers and passengers recognize the life-saving value of seat belts. 

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Multicultural Night

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, May 20, 2014 12:00 am

The Egg Harbor Township Human Relations Committee presents Multicultural Night, an evening celebrating the diversity of the Egg Harbor Township community from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 22 at the Egg Harbor Township High School. This district-wide event is free and open to the public. Food, entertainment and fun are planned. Call 609-383-3355, ext. 1503. 

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