• EHT Current

    4-way stop sign to be installed at Ridge Avenue and Mill Road in October

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Motorists are advised to drive with caution at the intersection of Mill Road and Ridge Avenue as Atlantic County begins converting the intersection into a four-way stop in early October.

    Currently the intersection is controlled by a stop sign on the Ridge Avenue approaches only.

  • EHT Current

    Affordable housing community in Egg Harbor Township moves ahead

    “The state of New Jersey is our enemy. They have brutalized the school system.” - Mayor James "Sonny" McCullough

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The developer of a proposed affordable housing project slated for the Farmington section of the township was given the green light to proceed with its application for financing after the Township Committee voted 3-1 to moves the project forward despite opposition from members…

  • Sports

    EHTACFH7ATLANTIC CITY – Rebecca Richman’s energy and enthusiasm for field hockey are contagious. Combined with the unyielding tenacity of the team’s defense, it can be an unbeatable combination for the Egg Harbor Township High School field hockey team.

    Richman, a junior, scored one goal and assisted on another by Juliana Catania as the streaking Eagles shut out Atlantic City, 2-0, on Sept. 22 at Atlantic City High School for their fifth straight victory.

  • Ocean City Gazette

    “He loved old horror movies, especially Frankenstein,” Priscilla Presley said to curator Ron MacCloskey of her husband, Elvis, when she autographed this drawing by English artist Paul Garner.

    Ron MacCloskey announces his second Frankenstein art exhibit “From Frightening to Funny Part II” beginning Oct. 1 through Nov. 1 at the Ocean City Library, 1735 Simpson Ave.

  • Columns

    The Mom’s Beat: What I have learned from being a room mom

    Well, it happened again. I was selected to be room mom by default for one of my children’s classrooms. While I am always happy to help out where needed, I did not sign up for the task because I know I cannot make all of the parties.

    But because I did the job last year, also by default, and seemingly made it…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

EHT school board going back to drawing board on student-teacher communication policy

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, September 10, 2014 08:54 am

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All New Jersey public schools are required by law to have similar policies in place

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A proposed policy restricting the ways in which Egg Harbor Township students and teachers are permitted to communicate failed for a lack of support from the Board of Education on Tuesday, Sept. 9.

 The measure, which the board approved on its first reading last month, died after no one made a motion for the policy to face a vote.

 President James Galvin said he was relieved the measure died on the floor.

Read more: EHT school board going back to drawing board on student-teacher communication policy

 

EHT school board sets rules for public commentary at meetings

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, September 09, 2014 01:07 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Residents who attend the Egg Harbor Township Board of Education meetings will start to see some changes in the way in which the board handles the public comment portion, starting at the Tuesday, Sept. 9 meeting. 

 On Tuesday, Aug. 26, the board voted in favor of changing the bylaw which governs public participation at its meetings. Among the changes, each speaker will be allotted three minutes to address the board, the policy reads.

“Upon the expiration of the speaker’s three minutes, the speaker must stop speaking and the speaker may not utilize any additional time by ‘borrowing’ another member of the public’s three minutes," it reads.

Read more: EHT school board sets rules for public commentary at meetings

   

Our Local Coast Guard: Sean Seabrooks

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Written by By Petty Officer 1st Class Nick Ameen Tuesday, September 09, 2014 12:14 pm

Submitted/Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean Seabrooks has served in the Coast Guard for five years, and he’s an IT at Electronics Support Detachment Atlantic City in Egg Harbor Township. Submitted/Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean Seabrooks has served in the Coast Guard for five years, and he’s an IT at Electronics Support Detachment Atlantic City in Egg Harbor Township.

Get to know your local Coast Guard through a monthly installment featuring locally stationed Coast Guard members.

Computers have become more and more prevalent over the years, and like so many other things in this world they need to be maintained and sometimes fixed.

The U.S. Coast Guard relies on its information systems technicians for establishing and maintaining computer systems, analog and digital voice systems and installing and maintaining the physical network infrastructure that ties the systems together.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Aug. 29-Sept. 4

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 08, 2014 08:44 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.

Richard A. Clark, 26, and Azizuddin B. Clark, 22, both of Egg Harbor Township were arrested Aug. 27 by Officer Louis Poletis and charged with possession of marijuana.

 Kelly L. Smith, 31, of Hamilton Township was arrested Aug. 28 by Officer Kyle Macpherson and Kenneth Winkel and charged with shoplifting.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Aug. 29-Sept. 4

   

Letter: Teachers are underappreciated, underpaid

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Written by Opinion Monday, September 08, 2014 01:35 pm

Letter: Teachers are underappreciated, underpaid Letter: Teachers are underappreciated, underpaid To the editor:

In a 2014 study by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, the only career path cited with a decline in starting salaries was education. College graduates who major in business, communications, engineering, computer science, humanities and social sciences and math and the sciences all showed an average increase in starting salary of 7.5 percent over the previous year. Ironically, the education “industry” was the No. 1 recruiter, hiring 161,400 new graduates.

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Police: Pot found in car suspected in EHT drive-by egging

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, September 08, 2014 12:31 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A 17-year-old boy from Egg Harbor Township was charged with possession of marijuana and other offenses Saturday, Sept. 6, after a resident complained of eggs being thrown at his Scullville-area home.

The driver was charged with possession of more than 50 grams of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia and numerous motor vehicle offenses during a traffic stop on Mill Road in which police allegedly found 100 grams of marijuana.

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Letter: Expansion is good, but why take out more woods?

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Written by Opinion Monday, September 08, 2014 11:07 am

Expansion is good, but why take out more woods? Expansion is good, but why take out more woods? To the editor:

With recent impending layoffs, it is good to know some businesses are expanding and relocating. For example, Mercedes Benz of Atlantic City has recently purchased three properties, Fenton Brothers, Driftwood RV Center and H.I. Rib, 20 acres in all on the Black Horse Pike and Spruce Street (back to Franklin Avenue) in Egg Harbor Township.

Read more: Letter: Expansion is good, but why take out more woods?

 

UPDATE: Home health aide wanted again for allegedly stealing from elderly EHT client

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 08, 2014 12:00 am

Submitted/Lisa Johnson, 50, of Sicklerville and Justin Brown, 26, of Galloway Submitted/Lisa Johnson, 50, of Sicklerville and Justin Brown, 26, of Galloway

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – On Friday, Sept. 5, Egg Harbor Township Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Lisa Johnson, 50, of Sicklerville, who is wanted for allegedly using a stolen ATM card to withdraw money from the account of her elderly patient. She was previously charged with stealing items from the same man.

According to police, an investigation by Detective Robert Harte uncovered there had been an unauthorized withdraw of $2,000 from the victim’s Bank of America bank account using his ATM card. The withdrawals took place in four transactions between Aug. 1 and Aug. 4.  

Read more: UPDATE: Home health aide wanted again for allegedly stealing from elderly EHT client

   

Motorcyclist injured after losing control of bike on Black Horse Pike

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 05, 2014 02:27 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A Williamstown man was moderately injured when he lost control of his motorcycle on the Black Horse Pike in the Cardiff section of the township around 7:45 a.m. Friday, Sept. 5.

According to police, Kelly Caulk, 51, was driving a 2013 Honda motorcycle east on the Black Horse Pike in the area of Bennett Chevrolet when he came upon stopped traffic. He attempted to stop, lost control was separated from the bike, according to reports.

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Free support workshops for parents of older children with intellectual and developmental disabilities

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 05, 2014 12:54 pm

Free support workshops for parents of older children with intellectual and developmental disabilities Free support workshops for parents of older children with intellectual and developmental disabilities EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Arc of Atlantic County is hosting four workshops for parents of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities ages 16 to 21. Parents will be able to learn what resources and support are available for their child now and as they begin to age out of school entitlement programs.

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