• 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.

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • EHT Current

    Halloween Trick or Treating in Egg Harbor Township

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Get the costumes and candy bags ready: Egg Harbor Township has set its trick or treat times for Halloween night.

  • Pets

    Reward for lost dog in Linwood 

    UPDATE Oct. 31. Reilly was reunited with her owners.

    Reilly has gone missing from Linwood. Reilly was last spotted at 2:30p.m. on Oct. 28 near Royal Ave. between Shore Rd. and the bike path. If located call 609-226-8455 or the Linwood Police Department at 609-927-5252. No not chase. 

Current of Egg Harbor Township

A special hayride ride

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 17, 2014 12:00 am

Vinny and Sophia Lorenzi get ready for the ride with their father, Vinny Lorenzi.
Vinny and Sophia Lorenzi get ready for the ride with their father, Vinny Lorenzi. The Scullville Volunteer Fire Department provided a sensory-friendly hayride Sunday, Oct. 19 for people with autism and other special needs along with their families.

The hayride volunteers opened an hour early, refused to accept any money, and provided a toned-down version of the junkyard hayride, according to mother Cindy Fertsch of Egg Harbor Township.

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EHT rowers to compete in Boston’s Charles Regatta this weekend

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, October 16, 2014 03:02 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Alex Bossi and Julia Hendricks, both 17 and seniors at Egg Harbor Township High School, will be competing in the 50th annual Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston, Massachusetts.

 The Head of the Charles is considered one of the most prestigious races in the world and features some of the sport’s top rowers. This year, there are more than 11,000 athletes from clubs, high schools, colleges and universities around the world competing in 60 categories ranging from eights to singles.

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Project Graduation raffle tickets now on sale with $5,000 up for grabs

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, October 16, 2014 02:11 pm

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Egg Harbor Township High School Project Graduation raffle tickets are for sale for $100 each. Up to 200 will be sold.

First prize is $5,000, second prize is $3,000, and third prize is $2,000. The raffle is the main fundraiser for the annual event.

Read more: Project Graduation raffle tickets now on sale with $5,000 up for grabs

 

Egg Harbor Township police seeking car used in alleged robbery

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, October 16, 2014 11:04 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a vehicle used in connection with a burglary at a Scullville area home on Tuesday, Sept. 30.

 According to police, witnesses described seeing an older model Ford Taurus, green or blue in color, with a black or primer colored driver's side fender leaving the Bevis Mill Road home around the time of the reported burglary.

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Letter: Patch and paint won’t DO for AC

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, October 15, 2014 03:40 pm

To the editor:

Over several decades there been suggestions that our hotels need to be rebuilt or remodeled. In most cases that's a serious truth. My experience leads me to the management of the property. The Sands and Playboy probably did not need to be torn down, just redone from wear. The Trump Plaza property utilized the former Holiday Inn built in the late ’60s, which had major problem 10 years after it was built.

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EHT parents revive Home School Association

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, October 15, 2014 02:59 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township Home and School Association is waking up from a decade-long nap, thanks to a group of involved parents who are rebuilding the organization and preparing themselves for a very busy month.

 The organization was established 27 years ago, but for the past 10 years has been inactive with the exception of supporting the district’s Summer Enrichment Program and Project Graduation.

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Five Atlantic County residents charged in alleged vehicle burglaries

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:24 pm

Submitted/Maurice Sessoms, 23, of Atlantic City, Tyseema Bing Howard, 28, and Tyria Bing, 20, both of Egg Harbor Township were arrested on Oct. 3 by Egg Harbor Township Police. Complaints were also signed against William Jenkins Jr., 19, of Egg Harbor Township and Jordan Edwards, 23, of Pleasantville. Submitted/Maurice Sessoms, 23, of Atlantic City, Tyseema Bing Howard, 28, and Tyria Bing, 20, both of Egg Harbor Township were arrested on Oct. 3 by Egg Harbor Township Police. Complaints were also signed against William Jenkins Jr., 19, of Egg Harbor Township and Jordan Edwards, 23, of Pleasantville.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Five Atlantic County residents were charged with various offenses in connection with a series of vehicle burglaries around Egg Harbor Township in September.

Maurice Sessoms, 23, of Atlantic City, Tyseema Bing Howard, 28, and Tyria Bing, 20, both of Egg Harbor Township were arrested on Oct. 3 by Egg Harbor Township Police. Complaints were also signed against William Jenkins Jr., 19, of Egg Harbor Township and Jordan Edwards, 23, of Pleasantville.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Sept. 30-Oct. 6

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 15, 2014 10:32 am

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

Sergio J. Santiago, 29, of Atlantic City was arrested Oct. 4 by Officer Benjamin Kollman and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia (hypodermic needle).

 Stephen W. McCormick Jr., 32, of Ventnor was arrested Oct. 4 by Officer Alekhine Pahang and charged with hindering apprehension.

 Jessie D. Suksri, 18, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Oct. 4 by Officer Edward Bertino and charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Sept. 30-Oct. 6

   

Egg Harbor Township teachers, board have a tentative contract agreement

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, October 14, 2014 08:56 pm

EHT school news EHT school news EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Representatives from the Egg Harbor Township Education Association and the Board of Education signed a memorandum of agreement for teacher and support staff contracts on Tuesday, Oct. 14.

 No details were released, but representatives from the negotiating committees of the association and the board both confirmed the agreement was signed just before the school board meeting began.

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Egg Harbor Township police investigating robbery at Wings To Go

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 14, 2014 02:19 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a person wanted in connection with a robbery at Wings To Go location in the Harbortown Plaza on Sunday, Oct. 12. 

 According to police, a thin black male in his 30s to early 40s entered the Black Horse Pike business, jumped the counter, grabbed an employee and demanded money.

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