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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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    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…

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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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    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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    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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United Airlines pulling out of Atlantic City airport

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, November 07, 2014 04:01 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – United Airlines is ending its short-lived service out of Atlantic City International Airport, according to a story published today, Friday, Nov. 7, on Business Week’s website.

 The news came after the company issued a statement earlier in the day that stated “service between Atlantic City International Airport and Chicago and Houston is ‘no longer sustainable,’” according to the report.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Oct. 28-Nov.5

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 07, 2014 12:55 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.

Michael K. Jones Jr., 32, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Oct. 28 by Officer Brian Keane and charged with shoplifting and resisting arrest by flight.

 Dustin Anderson, 35, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Oct. 28 by Officer Shawn Mensch and charged with hindering apprehension.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Oct. 28-Nov.5

   

ATF involved in investigation into 'suspicious' Egg Harbor Township fire

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 06, 2014 10:42 am

U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and the Atlantic County Prosecutors Office are assisting in this investigation. U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and the Atlantic County Prosecutors Office are assisting in this investigation. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Federal and local agencies are investigating a “suspicious” early morning fire that left a hole in the roof of Ref’s Tap House on Washington Avenue in the Farmington section of the township Wednesday, Nov. 5.

After a passing motorist reported seeing a fire at the restaurant and bar, police officers and members of the Egg Harbor Township Fire Department responded at around 5 a.m., according to Egg Harbor Township Police Department.

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Alder teams sweep Middle School Quiz Bowl

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, November 05, 2014 02:37 pm

Photo by Jennifer Yu/From left to right are David Serback, Hans-Derek Yu, Femi Agabalogun, Aidan Himley, teacher and advisor Jeff Warner, Sheikh Mahmud, Vito Acosta, Quiz Bowl coordinator Steve Cappuccio, Jarod Wille and Michael Donchey.   Photo by Jennifer Yu/From left to right are David Serback, Hans-Derek Yu, Femi Agabalogun, Aidan Himley, teacher and advisor Jeff Warner, Sheikh Mahmud, Vito Acosta, Quiz Bowl coordinator Steve Cappuccio, Jarod Wille and Michael Donchey. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Alder Avenue Middle School students swept the seventh  annual Middle School Quiz Bowl Wednesday, Oct. 22 at St. Augustine College Preparatory School for its second straight win at the regional event.

Not only did the school’s A Team take first place, its B Team tied for second place in the competition, in which teams compete head-to-head to answer questions on subjects such as history, literature, science, fine arts, current events, sports and popular culture.

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Republican candidates win among EHT voters

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, November 05, 2014 10:45 am

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Democrat Senator Cory Booker is sole exception

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – With the exception of the U.S. Senate race, Egg Harbor Township voters showed more support for Republican candidates in local races for Atlantic County Sheriff and Board of Chosen Freeholders.

 Voter turnout was 33.48 percent of registered voters, according to the unofficial results released by the township clerk’s office on Tuesday, Nov. 4.

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Moran, Szilagyi and Riggs to join EHT Board of Education

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, November 04, 2014 09:27 pm

Submitted/Chris Moran, Barbara Szilagyi and Justin Riggs Submitted/Chris Moran, Barbara Szilagyi and Justin Riggs

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Christopher Moran, Barbara Szilagyi and Justin Riggs have been elected to a three-year term on the Egg Harbor Township Board of Education, according to unofficial results released by the township clerk's office. 

 Moran received 3,422 votes. Szilagyi received 3,005 votes. Riggs received 3,140. 

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Oct. 9-28

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 04, 2014 04:00 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.

Tracey L. Broadhurst, 39, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Oct. 20 by Officers Charles Davenport and William Peterson and charged with simple assault.

 Ever J. Arelanno, 47, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Oct. 18 by Officer Benjamin Kollman and charged with theft by deception.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Oct. 9-28

 

EHTHS school spirit soars during annual pep rally (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Chelsea White Monday, November 03, 2014 12:40 pm

Chelsea White/These Eagles supporters wear their face paint with pride.  Chelsea White/These Eagles supporters wear their face paint with pride.

The students of Egg Harbor Township High School got out of classes early Friday Oct. 31, filling the football stadium to show their spirit at the Homecoming pep rally.

Sports teams and student organizations took to the field to battle it out for the spirit stick, wowing the crowd with music, singing and dance moves.

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Egg Harbor Township college student to be honored at Flyers' game Nov. 14

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 03, 2014 12:23 pm

Submitted / Joseph Kerstetter of Egg Harbor Township served in the Marine Corps for four years and two deployments, first in Iraq from July 2008 to February 2009, then in Afghanistan from March to October 2010. Submitted / Joseph Kerstetter of Egg Harbor Township served in the Marine Corps for four years and two deployments, first in Iraq from July 2008 to February 2009, then in Afghanistan from March to October 2010. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Joseph Kerstetter of Egg Harbor Township will be honored as The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey’s Veteran of the Year during the Philadelphia Flyers game on Friday, Nov. 14 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.

Kerstetter, a former president of the Stockton Veteran Organization at the school, served in the Marine Corps for four years and two deployments – first in Iraq from July 2008 to February 2009, then in Afghanistan from March to October of 2010.

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Lane closures at Dogwood, English Creek avenues expected

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 03, 2014 10:59 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Construction on a new traffic signal at the intersection of Dogwood and English Creek Avenues will cause some lane closures this week.

  The contractor, South State Construction, will be shutting down a lane on Dogwood Avenue in the area of English Creek Avenue today, Nov.3.

 A lane on English Creek Avenue will be closed on Wednesday, Nov. 5.

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