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     The Mom's Beat blog by Laura Stetser

    The good news and the bad news is that my family is in the market for a new minivan. I wish it could be a different style of car, but it truly is the only mode of transportation that works for us.

     After driving the same one for seven years, I am looking forward to a clean slate. I can’t wait for that new car smell, unfaded upholstery and corners without hidden…

  • EHT Current

    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,”…

  • Ocean City Gazette

    Manco and Manco Pizza on the Ocean City Boardwalk OCEAN CITY—The owners of Manco and Manco were arraigned in federal court in Camden Monday, where they entered a not guilty plea to several federal tax evasion charges, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. 

    Mary, 53, and Charles Bangle, 54, were arrested in their Somers Point home on April 3 by IRS-Criminal Investigation special agents on a 30-count indictment charging the couple with multiple counts of tax evasion…

  • EHT Current

    Yogathon benefits Relay for Life team

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – One local Relay for Life team is looking for supporters who want to stretch themselves for a good cause.

     The Slim’s Butterscotchers are hosting a daylong yogathon in Egg Harbor Township Saturday, May 3 to raise money for the American Cancer Society.

     The event, called “Are you Down to Fight Cancer?” will feature a variety of yoga classes taught by instructors representing many local yoga studios. The more challenging power…

  • Sports

    houghtonscoreHAMILTON TOWNSHIP - Chemistry class was back in session Monday for the Egg Harbor Township boys lacrosse team.

    Attack men Connor Houghton, Ryan King and Nick Lacovara combined for 11 goals and eight assists as the Eagles rebounded from their first loss of the season with a 14-6 win over Cape-Atlantic League rival Oakcrest.

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Egg Harbor Township Recreation Department head honored for service

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Written by Laura Stetser Saturday, November 30, 2013 07:56 am

Laura Stetser/Bob Lincoln receives his plaque from Egg Harbor Township Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough. Laura Stetser/Bob Lincoln receives his plaque from Egg Harbor Township Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough.

The Egg Harbor Township Committee honored head of the township Director of Parks and Recreation Robert Lincoln for 30 years of valued service to the township on Wednesday, Oct. 23. Longtime Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough presented him with a plaque and joked that Lincoln was one of the very few township employees that he did not hire.

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Holiday Pops Concert on tap (VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Saturday, November 30, 2013 01:00 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The members of the Atlantic County Pops Community Band filled the music room of Fernwood Avenue Middle School on Tuesday, Nov. 19 as they gathered for their first group rehearsal for the upcoming annual Toy Drive Concert where attendees bring in a gift for needy children instead of paying for admission.

The concert, set for 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4, features holiday music and brings together young and experienced musicians alike.

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Egg Harbor Township family to appear on Jimmy Kimmel Live show tonight

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, November 27, 2013 10:07 am

Submitted/The Maegerle Family of Egg Harbor Township Submitted/The Maegerle Family of Egg Harbor Township

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Out of thousands of people who submitted YouTube videos and made it through rounds of Skype interviews, one family from Egg Harbor Township has been selected to participate in Jimmy Kimmel Live’s Thanksgiving Family Scavenger Hunt, set to air during tonight’s show.

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Alder Avenue Middle School to be honored for environmental excellence

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 27, 2013 01:00 am

Nikki Djokovich/Alder Avenue Middle School in Egg Harbor Township Nikki Djokovich/Alder Avenue Middle School in Egg Harbor Township

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Alder Avenue Middle School will be honored Friday, Dec. 6 when it is presented with the Green Flag Award - the ultimate international eco accolade –  by the National Wildlife Federation’s Eco-Schools USA program, according to a school district news release.

Eco-Schools is an international program that provides a framework to help educators integrate sustainable principles throughout their schools and curriculum.

It strives to model environmentally sound practices, provide support for greening the curriculum, enhance academic achievement, and foster environmental stewardship.

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Fabulous “Auntie Mame” on stage at EHTHS Dec. 5-8 (SLIDESHOW, VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, November 26, 2013 05:24 pm

Chuck Eberson/Michelle Rossi (Mame) reacts as Mitch Marsico (Beauregard Burnside) falls in the Alps. Chuck Eberson/Michelle Rossi (Mame) reacts as Mitch Marsico (Beauregard Burnside) falls in the Alps.

The Egg Harbor Township High School Drama Club was putting the finishing touches on its fall production on “Auntie Mame” through dress rehearsals Saturday, Nov. 23.

The play, based on the bestselling novel by Patrick Dennis is set from 1928 though 1946 and follows the character Patrick Dennis, who is orphaned when his father unexpectedly dies.

Read more: Fabulous “Auntie Mame” on stage at EHTHS Dec. 5-8 (SLIDESHOW, VIDEO)

 

New STEM initiative at Egg Harbor Township schools aims to keep lessons relevant

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, November 26, 2013 04:46 pm

Teaching Tech series logo Teaching Tech series logo

A series on how Egg Harbor Township Schools and community groups are educating students in science, technology, engineering and math, collectively known as STEM.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Call it a building phase for the Egg Harbor Township elementary schools.

Throughout the rest of the school year, students in all kindergarten through fifth-grade classrooms will be literally constructing more projects and solving more problems through new lessons rolled out as part of the district’s new STEM initiative.  

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Suspect in EHT manhunt charged with new gun, drug offenses

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, November 26, 2013 03:29 pm

Submitted/Donald Capriotti, 40, of Egg Harbor Township Submitted/Donald Capriotti, 40, of Egg Harbor Township

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Additional charges were lodged Tuesday, Nov. 26 against Donald Capriotti, who police said was involved in a multiagency manhunt and the shooting of a police dog earlier this month.

Capriotti, 40, of Egg Harbor Township was charged with unlawful possession of a handgun, possession of a defaced firearm, conspiring with another to possess with the intent to distribute cocaine and heroin and conspiring with another to possess with the intent to distribute cocaine and heroin in excess of one-half ounce Tuesday after what police said was a lengthy and ongoing drug distribution investigation by detectives from the Egg Harbor Township Police Department Criminal Investigations Bureau and members of the Atlantic City Task Force Street Gang Unit.

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Man allegedly gashes assailant with machete; both men charged, another sought in EHT incident

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 26, 2013 01:28 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – An Egg Harbor Township man was charged with aggravated assault and other charges after using a machete to defend himself Monday, Nov. 25 against two men who allegedly arrived at his Tudor Street residence to assault him, police said.

Drew Vasquez, 24, of Egg Harbor Township was charged with aggravated assault, possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, possession of marijuana under 50 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia after police were called to the home on a report of a fight in progress around 8:30 p.m.

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