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    The Mom’s Beat: Birthdays don’t have be about big parties

     In the weeks leading up to our first child’s second birthday, my husband posed a simple but unexpected question.

    “Why do we need to throw a birthday party every year?”

     On our daughter’s first birthday, we had thrown the big, traditional house party with all of our friends and family invited. We were first-time parents, so as she was about to turn 2, the answer to…

  • Sports

    ehtfootballEGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township High School football team's turnaround season has hit a rough patch of late.

    But despite a loss to Millville on Friday, Nov. 7 that derailed the Eagles’ NJSIAA South Jersey Group V playoff hopes, the program has clearly taken a turn toward a brighter future.

    “We have great kids,” said first-year coach Kevin Stetser after the 42-35 loss to Millville, the…

  • EHT Current

    Laura Stetser/Township Administrator Peter Miller gives is testimony to the Planning Board during a meeting Wednesday, Nov. 5Township presents its case over 2 meetings, with more to come

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – When Township Administrator Peter Miller showed up to the special Planning Board meeting Wednesday, Nov. 5 pushing a cart filled with four bankers boxes, displays and a fully-loaded three-ring binder, it was evident the tug of…

  • Mainland Current

    Suzanne Marino / Guy Fieri's signature red Camaro is parked outside of Carluccio’s Coal Fired Pizza Tuesday.NORTHFIELD—Patrons pressed their noses to the window to get a glimpse of what was keeping one of their favorite pizza restaurants closed on a Saturday afternoon. A handwritten message on the chalkboard in front of Carluccio’s Coal Fired Pizza at the corner of Tilton and New roads said “sorry for the inconvenience we…

  • Regional

    Hoilday Events

    Atlantic County 4H Model Railroad Club's elaborate model trains are now on display on the upper level Hamilton Mall by Sears. Hours are 7-9 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Call 609-646-6392 or see www.shophamilton.com.

    Meet Santa at the Hamilton Mall in the mall's center court now through Christmas Eve.  Santa photo hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Santa feeds his reindeer from 1…

  • Downbeach Current

    Jewish War Veterans gather at Bloom Pavilion for 8th annual Veterans Day luncheon.MARGATE – Veterans and their spouses turned out for the eighth annual Veterans Day luncheon held at the Bloom Pavilion Monday, Nov. 10. Third grade students from the William H. Ross School made cards, mingled and helped serve lunch to the veterans during the event.

Current of Egg Harbor Township

EHT Class of 2004 reunion

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 12, 2014 12:00 am

The Egg Harbor Township High School Class of 2004 is holding a 10-year reunion 7 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Nov. 29 at Caffe Luciano Lamberti, 301 Somers Point-Longport Boulevard in Egg Harbor Township, located just outside of Longport. Tickets are $59 plus tax and include open bar of beer and wine selections 8-11 p.m. and appetizers. See http://tinyurl.com/iswrgjt or call Amanda Corbin 609-204-7496. 

 

Tree lighting

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, November 12, 2014 12:00 am

The Greate Egg Harbour Township Historical Society is hosting at tree lighting ceremony 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3 at the museum, 6647 West Jersey Ave. Bring the whole family. Special visit from Santa is expected. Free refreshments.  See http://gehthsmuseum.org/

   

EHT ShopRite reports series of baby formula thefts

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, November 11, 2014 03:39 pm

Submitted/Moses Lopez, left, and Antonio Roman are wanted in connection with shoplifting incidents at ShopRite in Egg Harbor Township Submitted/Moses Lopez, left, and Antonio Roman are wanted in connection with shoplifting incidents at ShopRite in Egg Harbor Township

Powdered formula is likely being resold or used to 'cut' drugs, police said

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating two suspects wanted in connection with recent shoplifting incidents in which baby formula was stolen from the ShopRite in the English Creek Shopping Center in the Cardiff section of the township in October.

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Clash over Seaview Harbor far from over

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, November 11, 2014 02:13 pm

Laura Stetser/Township Administrator Peter Miller gives is testimony to the Planning Board during a meeting Wednesday, Nov. 5 Laura Stetser/Township Administrator Peter Miller gives his testimony to the Planning Board during a meeting Wednesday, Nov. 5 Township presents its case over 2 meetings, with more to come

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – When Township Administrator Peter Miller showed up to the special Planning Board meeting Wednesday, Nov. 5 pushing a cart filled with four bankers boxes, displays and a fully-loaded three-ring binder, it was evident the tug of war over Seaview Harbor was far from its conclusion.

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UPDATE: EHT Police release new photos of supect in credit card theft

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 11, 2014 12:00 am

Submitted/EHT Police released new images of  this female wanted in connection with a credit card thief. Anyone with information is asked to contact the department. Submitted/EHT Police released new images of this female wanted in connection with a credit card thief. Anyone with information is asked to contact the department. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a female wanted in connection with a credit card investigation.

Detective Scott Hiltner is currently investigating a stolen credit card fraud case in which the cards were taken at Island Gym in the English Creek shopping center and used at Lowes on Oct. 27.  He is attempting to identify the female suspect depicted in these photographs.

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Agatha Christie Murder Mysteries

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 11, 2014 12:00 am

The Egg Harbor Township High School Drama Club presents “Agatha Christie Murder Mysteries: A Murder is Announced, The Rats, The Mousetrap, And Then There Were None and Black Coffee” from Thursday, Dec. 4 through Sunday, Dec. 7 in the school’s auditorium. Cost is $5 per show. For a full schedule and showtimes, go to Facebook page: Egg Harbor Township High School Presents: "Agatha Christie Murder Mysteries.”

   

Holiday craft

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 11, 2014 12:00 am

The Egg Harbor Township branch of the Atlantic County Library System will host a holiday craft event 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13 for children ages 6 to 12. Registration is required. Library is located at 1 Swift Ave. Call 609 927-8664.

 

Atlantic Christian salutes veterans

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, November 10, 2014 12:18 pm

Laura Stetser/First-grader Layla Kent of Egg Harbor Township gives the American flag she colored to Marco Polo Smigliani, also of Egg Harbor Township, a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and the Merchant Marines. Laura Stetser/First-grader Layla Kent of Egg Harbor Township gives the American flag she colored to Marco Polo Smigliani, also of Egg Harbor Township, a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and the Merchant Marines.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – More than 20 veterans who gathered at Atlantic Christian School’s annual Veterans Day assembly Friday, Nov. 7 were honored in song and words as the school and invited guests took a moment to thank them for their service.

The first-grade class presented hand-colored flags to the veterans, and the school band performed a series of patriotic and religious songs.

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Greentree Church Christmas show

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 10, 2014 12:00 am

Greentree Church will celebrate the holiday season with a Christmas Show “Light Has Come” 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 and Sunday, Dec.7. The musical presentation combines a concert choir and multimedia with the beauty of singing in a joyful celebration of Christmas that will capture the heart. Greentree Church is a non-denominational church located at 125 Schoolhouse Road. Tickets are $7 and are available at www.greentree.org. Call 609-927-3838.

 

Kids Cooking with Chef Ray

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 10, 2014 12:00 am

Kids cooking classes introduce youth to the pleasures of preparing and enjoying food that is nutritious and delicious. The class will be held Friday, Dec. 12 at the Egg Harbor Township Community Center, 5045 English Creek Ave. Registration is required. Call 609-272-8129.

   

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