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    Twitter party hosted by PBS Kids offers new ideas for exploring outdoors

     “Kids these days!” It’s a complaint as old as time.

    While there are times you will catch me saying the same thing (especially after seeing teenage girls walking around in yoga pants at school), I actually find a ton of hope in this generation of caring and conscientious children, particularly each year when we celebrate Earth Day on April 22.

  • Sports

    jerseygenesisRegistration is open for the 19th Annual Jersey Genesis Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquabike and Bambino Biathlon, scheduled for Saturday, May 31, in Port Republic.

    Race organizers have added a duathlon to this year’s event to give the non-swimmers an opportunity to compete in the race.

    The triathlon portion of the event will consist of a half-mile swim, 16-mile bike and four mile run.  Duathletes will have the option of running two miles rather than swimming the half-mile at the…

  • Mainland Current

    WMGM TV 40 home at 1601 New Road in Linwood.

    LINWOOD – It appears that NBC will end its affiliation with WMGM TV 40 at the end of 2014.

    A contract between NBC and Access 1 Communications, which manages the station, ran through 2012 but was extended through the end of this year. That contract is not expected to be renewed.

    Headquartered at 1601 New Road in Linwood, WMGM TV 40 is the only television station in…

  • Regional

    For the thousands of bikers who have waited all winter for the 2014 Wildwood Spring Bike Rally to finally arrive, here is the weather to expect when you drop a kickstand on Saturday and Sunday in front of the Bolero in Wildwood:/Jen MarraTHE…

  • EHT Current

    Photo courtesy of Gertrude Roeske/ Cardiff volunteer firefighters in the 1950s

    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.

    Cardiff…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Township approves its $37.5 million budget with 1.2-cent tax rate increase

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:00 am

Egg Harbor Township Committee unanimously approved its $37.5 million municipal budget Wednesday, April 9. There was no input from the few members of the public in attendance.

 The budget calls for a 1.2-cent tax rate increase, bringing the local purpose tax to $.517 per $100 assessed value.

Read more: Township approves its $37.5 million budget with 1.2-cent tax rate increase

 

Yogathon to benefit American Cancer Society

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, April 09, 2014 03:03 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – One local Relay for Life team is looking for supporters who want to stretch themselves for a good cause.

 The Slim’s Butterscotchers are hosting a daylong yogathon in Egg Harbor Township Saturday, May 3 to raise money for the American Cancer Society.

 The event, called “Are you Down to Fight Cancer?” will feature a variety of yoga classes taught by instructors representing many local yoga studios. The more challenging power flow series, as well as slow flow and yin yoga will be offered. The fundraiser will carry over to an after-party at Clancy’s By the Bay restaurant in Somers Point that evening.

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Mandatory pre-prom meeting for EHTHS parents April 9

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, April 08, 2014 03:07 pm

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Prom tickets cannot be purchased until parent or guardian attends one of two mandatory meetings

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - A mandatory pre-prom meeting for parents of all Egg Harbor Township High School students who are planning on attending the prom will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 9 in the school auditorium.

 The meeting will be held to create awareness among parents regarding the topics of parent liability, underage use and possession laws, current trends of drug use with signs and symptoms, media influence as well as information on the current heroin epidemic in our area. 

Read more: Mandatory pre-prom meeting for EHTHS parents April 9

 

UPDATE: EHT police, fire respond to a false alarm near Alder Avenue Middle School

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, April 08, 2014 02:46 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Egg Harbor Township Police responded to a false alarm call near Alder Avenue Middle School on Tuesday, April 8. According to Lt. Robert Gray, the department received a call of someone shouting in the woods near the school at the corner of Dogwood and Pine Avenues, the source of which was found to be two brothers calling out to one another as they searched for golf balls. 

Read more: UPDATE: EHT police, fire respond to a false alarm near Alder Avenue Middle School

   

Long-term Sandy recovery group to meet with residents April 16 in EHT

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, April 08, 2014 01:07 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Residents who are still struggling to recover from Hurricane Sandy damage will have an opportunity to meet with a long-term disaster recovery group on Wednesday, April 16 in the Egg Harbor Township Community Center.

 Starting at 6 p.m. the township will host the Atlantic County Revive Long Term Recovery Group, a coalition of more than 30 large relief organizations, state and county service providers and local nonprofits, which have joined together to help guide and direct Sandy relief and rebuilding efforts in Atlantic County.

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EHT's FCCLA chapter takes home the gold, silver and bronze at state conference

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, April 07, 2014 11:48 am

Submitted/From left in front are Lyllian Rodriquez, Courtney Morgan, Jeffercia Skinner, Amber Jenkins, Ana Zendejas, Victoria Mosca, Danielle Mc Cormick, Jenna Hill, Angela Cervera and Rachel Paduani. In second row are Rotani Abdaliah, Kira Taylor, Stephanie Martin, Paulina Warda, Jennifer Maldonado, Heather Dougherty, Rebecca Yaffee, Paige Maples, Michelle Le, Nudar Chowdhury, Oliveria Farino and Lauren McCartney. In third row are Sophia Forbes, Marissa Davidson, Tawney Gutierrez ,Ariana Vizcarrondo, Sarah Zbieranowski, Alyssa Rutledge, sarah Schwartz, Danielle Morris, Rachael Hook and Alexis Levenskie. Submitted/From left in front are Lyllian Rodriquez, Courtney Morgan, Jeffercia Skinner, Amber Jenkins, Ana Zendejas, Victoria Mosca, Danielle Mc Cormick, Jenna Hill, Angela Cervera and Rachel Paduani. In second row are Rotani Abdaliah, Kira Taylor, Stephanie Martin, Paulina Warda, Jennifer Maldonado, Heather Dougherty, Rebecca Yaffee, Paige Maples, Michelle Le, Nudar Chowdhury, Oliveria Farino and Lauren McCartney. In third row are Sophia Forbes, Marissa Davidson, Tawney Gutierrez ,Ariana Vizcarrondo, Sarah Zbieranowski, Alyssa Rutledge, sarah Schwartz, Danielle Morris, Rachael Hook and Alexis Levenskie.

During the 2014 Family Career and Community Leaders of America State Conference, the organization’s Egg Harbor Township Chapter received six gold, four silver and three bronze medals.  Fourteen students will represent New Jersey at the National FCCLA Conference in San Antonio, Texas in July. They are Heather Dougherty, Ana Zendejas, Jennifer Maldanodo, Paige Maples, Rebecca Yaffee, Danielle Morris, Danielle McCormick, Victoria Mosca, Sarah Zbieranowski, Alexis Levenskie, Sophia Forbes, Lyllian Rodriquez, Jenna Hill and Rachael Hook.

Read more: EHT's FCCLA chapter takes home the gold, silver and bronze at state conference

   

Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, March 27-April 2

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, April 07, 2014 11:25 am

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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.

 Dominic Mascioli, 50, of Hammonton was arrested March 27 by Officer James Ludwig and charged with two counts of public record fraud.

 Achanty M. Colon, 18, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested March 27 by Officer Brian Keane and Benjamin Kollman and charged with simple assault.

 Xiomara M. Arzola, 25, of Galloway was arrested March 28 by Officers Louis Poletis and Kenneth Marchelle and charged with possession of marijuana.    

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, March 27-April 2

 

College information night at EHTHS

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, April 07, 2014 08:53 am

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 College Information Night at EHTHS The guidance department of Egg Harbor Township High School will host a college information night 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 8 in the school’s auditorium. This will be a program for any students and parents interested in learning more about the college application process. All grade levels are welcome.

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