• EHT Current

    Scullville fire company aims to bring holiday cheer to childrenEGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  The Scullville Volunteer Fire Company wants to provide a Christmas surprise to needy families in its service area.

     Starting in October, the fire company began collecting unwrapped toy donations and is now stepping up its collection efforts to provide a holiday surprise for 27 families with children who may not have enough money for Christmas gifts.

  • Columns

    This is a week devoted to giving thanks. Here are some people you might know describing what makes them thankful. Some are humorous, some serious. Some are personal, others general.

    Walt Tucker, NASCAR historian

    I am thankful for family, friends and, most of all, my health. Also for living in a great country where freedom exists and for regular luncheons with friends.

    Tom Park, educator

    I am thankful that God blessed me with a wonderful loving wife and daughter.

    Michael Gill, attorney

    Life has…

  • Sports

    tgivingfootballartIt’s not true that the Pilgrims and Indians played a lively game of touch football just before the original Thanksgiving buffet. But somewhere, somehow, football became entwined with the traditions of Thanksgiving Day in America.

    Football games on Thanksgiving are nearly as old as the game itself. The first Thanksgiving Day game took place in Philadelphia in 1869 between the Young America Cricket Club and the Germantown Cricket Club.

    On the local front, the feast is…

  • Columns

    The Mom’s Beat: Be thankful for the mundane as well as the grand

    From taco night to our health, there's always something to be thankful for

    As a mother, Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. There are no gifts involved, so the focus is all on family and friends. We get a moment to take stock of what it is we are thankful to have in our lives, a great practice to…

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    You can give your Thanksgiving toast in a dozen different languages and liquids and addressed, whatever your faith, to “the livin’ Gawd that made you,” as Rudyard Kipling put it. But the heartfelt reasons we raise our glasses each year with such profound gratitude differs a bit with each of us. In the main we publicly give thanks for common reasons; our family, our friends, our good luck. The part that’s different we often keep to ourselves.

Current of Egg Harbor Township

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.

   

United Airlines pulling out of Atlantic City airport

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, November 07, 2014 04:01 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – United Airlines is ending its short-lived service out of Atlantic City International Airport, according to a story published today, Friday, Nov. 7, on Business Week’s website.

 The news came after the company issued a statement earlier in the day that stated “service between Atlantic City International Airport and Chicago and Houston is ‘no longer sustainable,’” according to the report.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Oct. 28-Nov.5

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 07, 2014 12:55 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.

Michael K. Jones Jr., 32, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Oct. 28 by Officer Brian Keane and charged with shoplifting and resisting arrest by flight.

 Dustin Anderson, 35, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Oct. 28 by Officer Shawn Mensch and charged with hindering apprehension.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Oct. 28-Nov.5

   

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