• EHT Current

    Laura Stetser/Township Administrator Peter Miller gives is testimony to the Planning Board during a meeting Wednesday, Nov. 5Township 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…

  • Mainland Current

    Suzanne Marino / Guy Fieri's signature red Camaro is parked outside of Carluccio’s Coal Fired Pizza Tuesday.NORTHFIELD—Patrons pressed their noses to the window to get a glimpse of what was keeping one of their favorite pizza restaurants closed on a Saturday afternoon. A handwritten message on the chalkboard in front of Carluccio’s Coal Fired Pizza at the corner of Tilton and New roads said “sorry for the inconvenience we…

  • Regional

    Hoilday Events

    Atlantic County 4H Model Railroad Club's elaborate model trains are now on display on the upper level Hamilton Mall by Sears. Hours are 7-9 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Call 609-646-6392 or see www.shophamilton.com.

    Meet Santa at the Hamilton Mall in the mall's center court now through Christmas Eve.  Santa photo hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Santa feeds his reindeer from 1…

  • Sports

    ehtfootballEGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township High School football team's turnaround season has hit a rough patch of late.

    But despite a loss to Millville on Friday, Nov. 7 that derailed the Eagles’ NJSIAA South Jersey Group V playoff hopes, the program has clearly taken a turn toward a brighter future.

    “We have great kids,” said first-year coach Kevin Stetser after the 42-35 loss to Millville, the…

  • Columns

    The Mom’s Beat: Birthdays don’t have be about big parties

     In the weeks leading up to our first child’s second birthday, my husband posed a simple but unexpected question.

    “Why do we need to throw a birthday party every year?”

     On our daughter’s first birthday, we had thrown the big, traditional house party with all of our friends and family invited. We were first-time parents, so as she was about to turn 2, the answer to…

  • Downbeach Current

    Jewish War Veterans gather at Bloom Pavilion for 8th annual Veterans Day luncheon.MARGATE – Veterans and their spouses turned out for the eighth annual Veterans Day luncheon held at the Bloom Pavilion Monday, Nov. 10. Third grade students from the William H. Ross School made cards, mingled and helped serve lunch to the veterans during the event.

Current of Egg Harbor Township

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

 

ATF involved in investigation into 'suspicious' Egg Harbor Township fire

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 06, 2014 10:42 am

U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and the Atlantic County Prosecutors Office are assisting in this investigation. U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and the Atlantic County Prosecutors Office are assisting in this investigation. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Federal and local agencies are investigating a “suspicious” early morning fire that left a hole in the roof of Ref’s Tap House on Washington Avenue in the Farmington section of the township Wednesday, Nov. 5.

After a passing motorist reported seeing a fire at the restaurant and bar, police officers and members of the Egg Harbor Township Fire Department responded at around 5 a.m., according to Egg Harbor Township Police Department.

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Alder teams sweep Middle School Quiz Bowl

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, November 05, 2014 02:37 pm

Photo by Jennifer Yu/From left to right are David Serback, Hans-Derek Yu, Femi Agabalogun, Aidan Himley, teacher and advisor Jeff Warner, Sheikh Mahmud, Vito Acosta, Quiz Bowl coordinator Steve Cappuccio, Jarod Wille and Michael Donchey.   Photo by Jennifer Yu/From left to right are David Serback, Hans-Derek Yu, Femi Agabalogun, Aidan Himley, teacher and advisor Jeff Warner, Sheikh Mahmud, Vito Acosta, Quiz Bowl coordinator Steve Cappuccio, Jarod Wille and Michael Donchey. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Alder Avenue Middle School students swept the seventh  annual Middle School Quiz Bowl Wednesday, Oct. 22 at St. Augustine College Preparatory School for its second straight win at the regional event.

Not only did the school’s A Team take first place, its B Team tied for second place in the competition, in which teams compete head-to-head to answer questions on subjects such as history, literature, science, fine arts, current events, sports and popular culture.

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Republican candidates win among EHT voters

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, November 05, 2014 10:45 am

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Democrat Senator Cory Booker is sole exception

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – With the exception of the U.S. Senate race, Egg Harbor Township voters showed more support for Republican candidates in local races for Atlantic County Sheriff and Board of Chosen Freeholders.

 Voter turnout was 33.48 percent of registered voters, according to the unofficial results released by the township clerk’s office on Tuesday, Nov. 4.

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