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     The Mom's Beat blog by Laura Stetser

    The good news and the bad news is that my family is in the market for a new minivan. I wish it could be a different style of car, but it truly is the only mode of transportation that works for us.

     After driving the same one for seven years, I am looking forward to a clean slate. I can’t wait for that new car smell, unfaded upholstery and corners without hidden…

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    houghtonscoreHAMILTON TOWNSHIP - Chemistry class was back in session Monday for the Egg Harbor Township boys lacrosse team.

    Attack men Connor Houghton, Ryan King and Nick Lacovara combined for 11 goals and eight assists as the Eagles rebounded from their first loss of the season with a 14-6 win over Cape-Atlantic League rival Oakcrest.

  • Mainland Current

    Sister Judy Loschiavo in her first grade classroom at St. Joseph Regional School in Somers Point SOMERS POINT – Sister Judy Loschiavo found music as a remedy to deal with grief after the loss of her parents. Now her hope is that her music will allow others feeling a sense of loss to find a chord that rings true to them.

  • EHT Current

    Laura Stetser/Sgt. Cherie Burgan explains drug trends to Egg Harbor Township High School parents on Wednesday, April 9.

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The grumbling started in the parking lot of Egg Harbor Township High School as the line of parents entering the first-ever mandatory pre-prom information session began to grow longer on Wednesday, April 9.

    “This is ridiculous,” one mother was overheard saying.

    “This better not take long,”…

  • Mainland Current

    Suzanne Marino/The helping hands of Everyone’s Children are from left Samantha Mazuz, Shelly Furman, Stacey Rich, June Dix all of Linwood and Aiccis Bloom of Ventnor.

    LINWOOD—Saturday morning Stacey Rich’s home could have passed for the Easter Bunny’s workshop. Hundreds of baskets lined every flat surface in the living room, dining room, kitchen and family room and volunteers were…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

New daily service by United Airlines lands at Atlantic City International Airport

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 01, 2014 07:46 pm

Submitted/The first United Airlines flights to Atlantic City International Airport is greeted with a 'water cannon salute' on Tuesday, April 1. Submitted/The first United Airlines flights to Atlantic City International Airport is greeted with a 'water cannon salute' on Tuesday, April 1.

Daily flights from Atlantic City to Chicago and Houston now available

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - United Airlines kicked off the start of service between Atlantic City International Airport and Chicago and Houston on Tuesday, April 1 with a press conference starting following the arrival of the first flight and the traditional “water cannon salute” by the airport fire department.

Read more: New daily service by United Airlines lands at Atlantic City International Airport

 

Third case of rabies found in Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 01, 2014 04:17 pm

A third case of rabies has been confirmed in Egg Harbor Township according to the Atlantic County Division of Public Health.

“All three cases this year have come from Egg Harbor Township,” noted County Health Officer Patricia Diamond. “Two cases have involved raccoons and the first case of 2014 was found in a skunk.”

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Hamilton Township woman charged with assault in Egg Harbor Township restaurant fight

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 01, 2014 09:47 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A Hamilton Township woman was arrested for allegedly assaulting a former boyfriend during a family birthday party at the TGI Fridays restaurant in Harbor Square on Monday, March 31.

According to police, an altercation between Cammy Farmer, 35, and members of the male victim’s family started inside the restaurant around 8:12 p.m. Farmer had her table moved from one area of the restaurant to an area close to the victim’s party, police said.

Read more: Hamilton Township woman charged with assault in Egg Harbor Township restaurant fight

 

Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, March 20-26

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 31, 2014 10:43 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.

Christopher L. Jones, 32, of Pleasantville was arrested March 20 by Officers Raymond Wilson and Patrick Daly and charged with simple assault.

 Roman M. Hayes, 21, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested March 20 by Officer James Macpherson and charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

 Daniela Castano, 23, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested March 21 by Officer Joseph Griffiths and charged with driving while intoxicated and refusal to submit a breath test.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, March 20-26

   

Egg Harbor Township students take top prizes at Jersey Shore Mathletes Competition

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, March 31, 2014 08:03 am

Laura Stetser/From left are Dr. Joyanne D. Miller School fifth graders Kimberly Kline, Gus Buzby, Joseph Johnston, Ethan Saul, Mikki Pomatto and Samantha Phung. Laura Stetser/From left are Dr. Joyanne D. Miller School fifth graders Kimberly Kline, Gus Buzby, Joseph Johnston, Ethan Saul, Mikki Pomatto and Samantha Phung.

Event attendance doubled over last year’s tournament

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – When a recipe is a success, the next time you make it you tend to double it so that there is enough of it to go around to all of the hungry mouths that are clamoring for a piece.

On Saturday, the winning recipe being doubled was that of the area’s only regional mathematics competition – the Jersey Shore Mathletes Competition – and the hungry mouths were substituted by the hungry minds of more than 160 contestants.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township students take top prizes at Jersey Shore Mathletes Competition

 

Officials frustrated over state’s stance on Black Horse Pike project

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Written by Laura Stetser Sunday, March 30, 2014 01:32 pm

Laura Stetser/Lanes along the Black Horse Pike in Egg Harbor Township remain closed while construction is at a standstill. Laura Stetser/Lanes along the Black Horse Pike in Egg Harbor Township remain closed while construction is at a standstill.

“They basically said, ‘It’s our road. We will do what we want with it.'"

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The Township Committee members and Township Administrator Peter Miller expressed exasperation over what they called a “frustrating meeting” held recently with representatives from the state Department of Transportation regarding the cut-through closures along the Black Horse Pike.

 Miller said the meeting was called at the request of the township, through the help of Assemblyman Chris Brown. The topic was expected to be the township’s proposed changes to the state construction plans along this busy roadway in which the turn lanes would be shifted and a stop light considered for the intersection at Ridge Avenue. However Miller said in his opinion the actual discussion that took place was not fruitful.

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Egg Harbor Township cracks down on motorists' cell phone use

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, March 30, 2014 01:19 pm

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Distracted Driving Enforcement and Education Campaign to be carried out locally as part of new national program

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – While it is always a good idea to keep the cell phones out of reach while you are behind the wheel, the Egg Harbor Township Police Department will be giving motorists an additional reason during the month of April.

Officers will be cracking down on distracted drivers as part of a new national distracted driving enforcement campaign. Beginning April 1 and running through April 21, the high visibility law enforcement initiative will target motorists who engage in dangerous distracted driving behaviors such as talking on handheld cell phones and sending text messages while driving.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township cracks down on motorists' cell phone use

 

Medical marijuana dispensary now accepting walk-in patients

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, March 28, 2014 07:14 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP- Compassionate Care Foundation will now be accepting walk-in patients who have the dispensary listed as their registered medicinal marijuana facility and have active prescriptions.

Patients are responsible for knowing their prescription purchase period and can find that information online at: njmmp.nj.gov

Patients may visit between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

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