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    Anderson Kribel of Margate and her father, Tim, won first place in the cardboard boat regatta.MARGATE – The sixth annual Milton and Betty Katz JCC Great Ducky Race and Cardboard Boat Regatta held in the Katz JCC indoor pool Friday, Aug. 15 was a success with more than 200 in attendance rooting for their duck to win one of three prizes.

    Although thunderstorms and poor weather conditions forced event organizers to…

  • Mainland Current

    Dr. Oz ShowLINWOOD—Tracey Staab, the principal of the Cape Educational Compact in Cape…

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    HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Atlantic Cape Community College invites workers displaced by casino shutdowns to take advantage of its computer labs and additional resources while searching for new employment.

    The college is making computers available at its campuses, by appointment, beginning Monday, Sept. 15. Displaced workers must present a casino ID and bring a USB drive to save their work, or purchase a low-cost print card at campus libraries. Lists of career exploration and resume-building websites will be provided.

  • Sports

    ehtbball1EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – If the turnout for Danielle Brady’s inaugural Egg Harbor Township girls basketball camp is any indication, the high school program has the support – and the numbers – to be healthy and competitive for a long, long time.

    The camp drew about 60 girls ranging from fifth grade to the underclass high school level. And, as Brady noted, with less than three weeks to…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

80 bags of heroin found in Egg Harbor Township traffic stop

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, August 12, 2014 12:15 pm

Submitted/Gregory May, 33, of Pleasantville and Joshua Painter, 37, of Egg Harbor Township Submitted/Gregory May, 33, of Pleasantville and Joshua Painter, 37, of Egg Harbor Township

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Two men were arrested after police found 80 bags of heroin in a vehicle during a traffic stop in the Country Place Condominiums in the Cardiff section of the township on Monday, Aug. 11.

Gregory May, 33, of Pleasantville and Joshua Painter, 37, of Egg Harbor Township were charged with possession of heroin with intent to distribute and other related drug charges after Egg Harbor Township Police Officer Tim Colella found drugs in the vehicle driven by May around 9:43 a.m.  

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, July 26-Aug. 6

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 11, 2014 03:39 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.

Vincent P. Nikopol, 51, of Staten Island, N.Y., was arrested July 31 by Officer Kenneth Winkel and charged with criminal trespass.

 Giorgio Miculiani, 29, of Kenilworth was arrested July 31 by Officer Christopher Leary and charged with possession of heroin, possession of a controlled dangerous substance and possession of drug paraphernalia (hypodermic needles).

 William H. O’Neal, 57, of Absecon was arrested July 31 by Officers Brian McKenney and James Donaldson and charged with shoplifting.

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Democrats seeking a rebirth in Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, August 11, 2014 01:09 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Local Democrats admit they are embarking on a challenging journey as they work to regain momentum here, historically a Republican stronghold.

It has been 18 years since there was a Democratic voice on the five-member Township Committee. The last was Robert Burns, who served from 1993-1996.

A few challengers have tried to gain a foothold on the Republican Committee since Burn’s term ended, but none were successful.

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EHT police say Galloway mother used heroin while infant was in car

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 11, 2014 12:32 pm

Submitted/Brianna Ross of Galloway Submitted/Brianna Ross of Galloway

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A Galloway woman was charged with endangering the welfare of her child and drug offenses after police found heroin and hypodermic needles the same car as her 5-month-old son.

 Brianna Ross, 25, was arrested after police responded to a call around 11:17 a.m. Friday, Aug. 8, in which the caller claimed a woman was possibly under the influence of drugs while parked at the English Creek Center in the Cardiff section of the township.

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EHT to present ‘The Lego Movie’ tonight in the park

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, August 09, 2014 10:07 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – ‘The Lego Movie” will be shown for free tonight, Saturday, Aug. 9 as part of Egg Harbor Township Recreation Department’s Under the Stars movie series at the Tony Canale Amphitheater. The movie follows the story of Emmet, a completely ordinary Lego mini-figure who is identified as the most "extraordinary person" and the key to saving the Lego universe. Emmet and his friends go on an epic journey to stop the evil tyrant, Lord Business.

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Egg Harbor Township man gets 57 months for trafficking contraband cigarettes, mortgage fraud

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 08, 2014 01:15 pm

CAMDEN – An Egg Harbor Township man was sentenced Wednesday, Aug. 6 to 57 months in prison for trafficking millions of dollars in contraband cigarettes, laundering the proceeds through his Pleasantville store and participating in a $2 million mortgage scheme in New York, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

Muhammad Shafique, 44, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Noel L. Hillman to charges of conspiracy to traffic contraband cigarettes, conspiracy to commit money laundering and conspiracy to commit wire and bank fraud. Hillman imposed the sentence in Camden federal court. 

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History Notes, Aug. 7: Job Frambes house

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Thursday, August 07, 2014 12:00 am

Photo by Lynn Wood/The Job Frambes House on Bargaintown Road in Bargaintown Photo by Lynn Wood/The Job Frambes House on Bargaintown Road in Bargaintown EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Welcome to History Notes, our weekly feature that looks back through Egg Harbor Township history.

Each week, we get a chance to learn or reminisce, courtesy of Lynn Wood of the Greate Egg Harbour Township Historical Society, who is sharing early photos of places in Egg Harbor Township with our readers online and in our print editions.

Job Frambes house

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Local Gymnastics and Swim Academy helps children with cancer

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 06, 2014 04:59 pm

Each year Bright Stars Academy of Egg Harbor Township holds a Family Fun Night and fundraiser at their facility which is set for 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8.  Proceeds benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand, a foundation for childhood cancer.   

Over the last few years Bright Stars has raised over $25,000 for Alex’s Lemonade Stand. The Family Fun Night offers games and activities for families to enjoy together and an opportunity for the staff, families and gymnasts to give back to their community.

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EHT’s National Night Out ends with a bang (Slideshow)

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, August 06, 2014 12:35 am

Laura Stetser/Event organizers estimated that up to 5,000 people attended the event. Laura Stetser/Event organizers estimated that up to 5,000 people attended the event.

Largest-ever crowd fills Canale Park 

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The combination of great weather and a newly-added fireworks display allowed the thousands of people who came out for Egg Harbor Township’s National Night Out celebration to enjoy nearly four hours of free community education and entertainment on Tuesday, Aug. 5.

 The event is held locally on the first Tuesday at Tony Canale Park as part of a nationwide movement to prevent crime and substance abuse and to foster a sense of community among the residents.

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Pleasantville man charged with murder of woman whose remains were found behind Shore Mall

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, August 05, 2014 09:46 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A Pleasantville man was arrested and charged with murder on Tuesday, Aug. 5 in connection with the death of a woman whose remains were found by a hunter in a wooded area of Egg Harbor Township seven months ago, Atlantic County Acting Prosecutor Jim McLain said.

 Steven Stallworth, 27, was arrested at the conclusion of a joint investigation by the Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit, Egg Harbor Township Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation led to his arrest at a residence at the 600 block of Noah’s Landing apartment complex in Pleasantville at approximately 9:40 a.m.

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