• EHT Current

    Laura Stetser/Wawa to open at corner of Black Horse Pike and Fire Road in Egg Harbor TownshipGrand opening festivities also include charitable hoagie-building competition between police, fire department

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Wawa, Inc. today announced the grand opening of its new Egg Harbor Township store, located at 6743 Black Horse Pike, with festivities set to begin at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24.

    The celebration will include a charitable hoagie-building…

  • Columns

     The Mom’s Beat: Confessions of a school paper hoarder It stays out of sight and out of mind, right up until the moment when I pop open the cabinet and remember why it has remained closed for weeks. I have no choice but to slam the door closed in self-defense, happy to move on to other, more manageable activities.    

    Inside that seemingly innocent armoire in our study lurks a sleeping giant: a stack of art and schoolwork…

  • Galloway Current

    Former detective pleads guilty to having sex on the job

    MAYS LANDING – A former Egg Harbor City police detective pled guilty Tuesday, Oct. 21 to official misconduct for exploiting his position as a police officer in order to engage in sexual conduct with several women, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain said.

    On Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, Steven Hadley, 31, of Port Republic, was charged with four counts of second-degree official misconduct.

  • Current of Pleasantville, Absecon

    A city man was arrested here on over-the-counter heroin sales at a popular downtown Main Street market after police executed a search warrant following a three-week investigation.PLEASANTVILLE – A city man was arrested here on over-the-counter heroin sales at a popular downtown Main Street market after police executed a search warrant following a three-week investigation.

  • Mainland Current

    LINWOOD – The Linwood Board of Recreation Halloween happenings are a little different this year, but organizers are aiming to provide a full night of family-friendly fun Saturday, Oct. 25.
    The day begins with a few kicks in the grass during the MUSA annual Soccer-ween Tournament. The hay bale maze opens 4:30, and there will be a bounce house for the kids, pumpkin painting, a photographer and refreshments.

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Egg Harbor Township students celebrate last day of school

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, June 20, 2014 12:30 pm

Submitted/Mikey Stapelton jumps for joy in front of the Miller School. Submitted/Mikey Stapelton jumps for joy in front of the Miller School.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Friday, June 20 is a great day to be a kid- it's the last school day of the 2014 school year. The kids are smiling from ear-to-ear as they get ready for their well-earned summer break. 

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Miller School students conclude year of D.A.R.E. education

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Written by Jordan Montgomery Friday, June 20, 2014 12:17 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Fifth-grade students of the Dr. Joyanne D. Miller Elementary School marked completion of the D.A.R.E program with a D.A.R.E Day celebration Thursday, June 19. 

The students wrapped around the parking lot to watch a demonstration by the Egg Harbor Township Police Department. As officers were announced, cheers would erupt from different students as they cheered for their particular D.A.R.E officer.

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Future (forecast) looks bright for EHT's Class of 2014

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, June 20, 2014 08:03 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - After a stormy midweek, the graduates of Egg Harbor Township High School's Class of 2014 and their families will get to enjoy a beautiful evening outdoors at the school's Bruce Wolrab Athletic Complex tonight, Friday, June 20.

 The weather report calls for a slight wind of 6 to 7 miles per hour around the 6:10 p.m. graduation start time and comfortable temperatures in the mid-70s. 

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Egg Harbor Township High School Class of 2014 graduate list

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, June 20, 2014 05:15 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The Class of 2014 contains 638-members. They are:

Joseph A. Abbate

Rawan Yehya Abdallah

Regina E. Accardi

Brian M. Adams

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Modifications to EHT's accelerated math program don’t compute with everyone

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, June 19, 2014 10:28 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – School district administrators and several board members are still at odds over modifications proposed to the district’s accelerated math program, despite nearly three hours of discussion on the matter during the Board of Education work session meeting Tuesday, June 17.

Greg Ryan, supervisor of the mathematics department, presented a lengthy report to the board and the public in attendance on the rationale and details of the proposed changes, explaining that the administration is trying to meet the more rigorous standards set by New Jersey’s adoption of the Common Core State Standards, and the new standardized test called  PARCC, which stands for Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers.

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Storm knocks out power to Atlantic County customers

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, June 19, 2014 07:02 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - A strong thunderstorm that rolled through the area around 3 a.m. on Thursday, June 19 knocked out the power to many of Atlantic City Electric's customers in Atlantic County.

As of 7 a.m., approximately 3,445 customers were still affected by outage. The highest concentration of homes and businesses without power is located in Egg Harbor Township, Linwood and Northfield, according to company information.

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EHT man accused of beating pit bull dog to death indicted by grand jury

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, June 18, 2014 07:59 pm

Steven Geisel, 49, of Egg Harbor Township Steven Geisel, 49, of Egg Harbor Township

MAYS LANDING – An Egg Harbor Township man has been indicted for animal cruelty in connection with the killing of a dog, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced Wednesday, June 18.

On Wednesday, June 11, Steven D. Geisel, 50, of the 2000 block of Ocean Heights Avenue in Egg Harbor Township, was indicted by an Atlantic County grand jury on one count of animal cruelty – a third-degree crime – for the bludgeoning death of a female pit bull canine in a wooded area adjacent to Ocean Heights Avenue in Egg Harbor Township, on or about Jan. 29, 2014.

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Egg Harbor Township High School's top five students

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, June 18, 2014 04:48 pm

Submitted/Egg Harbor Township Class of 2014 Top 5 students Submitted/Egg Harbor Township Class of 2014 Top 5 students EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township High School graduated its 638-member Class of 2014 on Friday, June 20. The grades have been tallied and the courses weighted, and the school's top five students have been announced. They are:

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Class of 2014 Quick Facts

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, June 18, 2014 12:00 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Egg Harbor Township High School will send its Class of 2014 into the world on Friday, June 20. Here are a few quick facts about the 638-member class.

Class of 2014 Post-Secondary Plans:

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, June 5-10

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, June 17, 2014 04:49 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.

Joyce D. Proctor, 59, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested June 5 by Officer Katrina Cantell and charged with harassment, obstruction and resisting arrest.

 Michael T. Murphy, 41, of Mays Landing was arrested June 5 by Officer Anthony Venuto and charged with obstruction.

 Enoc Feliciano, 36, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested June 6 by Officer Robert Sheppard and charged with obstruction and resisting arrest.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, June 5-10

   

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