• 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.

  • 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…

  • 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,”…

  • Ocean City Gazette

    Manco and Manco Pizza on the Ocean City Boardwalk OCEAN CITY—The owners of Manco and Manco were arraigned in federal court in Camden Monday, where they entered a not guilty plea to several federal tax evasion charges, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. 

    Mary, 53, and Charles Bangle, 54, were arrested in their Somers Point home on April 3 by IRS-Criminal Investigation special agents on a 30-count indictment charging the couple with multiple counts of tax evasion…

  • Columns

     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…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Power boat racing next topic in Greate Egg Harbour Township Historical Society discussion series

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, April 04, 2014 10:08 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Power boat racing champions George Conover and his son George Jr. will be this week’s featured speakers in the Greate Egg Harbour Township Historical Society’s 2014 speaker series.

Conover said he hopes to introduce the public to the sport, which can provide fun for the whole family.

“There are entry level classes and veteran level classes available,” the Egg Harbor Township resident explained. “There is something for everyone in the family to do.”

Read more: Power boat racing next topic in Greate Egg Harbour Township Historical Society discussion series

 

UPDATE: 'Suicidal' individual near Egg Harbor Township elementary schools leads to lockdown

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, April 03, 2014 04:51 pm

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Superintendent said information on the event will go home with kids

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Swift Elementary and Slaybaugh Complex Schools were placed in a lockdown for approximately 30 minutes on Thursday, April 3 while police officers searched the nearby woods for an armed male reported to be suicidal.   

At approximately 1:15 p.m. Thursday, April 3, Egg Harbor Township Police received a call about the allegedly suicidal man, who had entered the woods near Zion Park in the area of Spray Avenue in the Scullville section of the township. The caller reported he had a firearm with him, police said.

Read more: UPDATE: 'Suicidal' individual near Egg Harbor Township elementary schools leads to lockdown

   

Eagle Academy teacher succeeds by keeping the class mood upbeat

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, April 03, 2014 12:55 pm

Submitted/Gregory R. Smith is the 2013 Eagle Academy Teacher of the Year Submitted/Gregory R. Smith is the 2013 Eagle Academy Teacher of the Year

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Eagle Academy’s 2013 Teacher of the Year Gregory R. Smith said being prepared to face challenges with students allows him to navigate around them easier.

“Teenagers have complex emotions, and if we are going to keep them interested in learning, we must constantly be ready to defuse any situation that they bring with them from home,” he said. “School has to be the place they like to go when they have problems, rather than the cause of those problems.”

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Local pharmacy designated national provider of medicine for the nation’s ‘war dogs’

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, April 03, 2014 12:27 pm

Submitted/War dogs are used to perform a variety of tasks for troops and accompany them on daring missions. Submitted/War dogs are used to perform a variety of tasks for troops and accompany them on daring missions.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Jersey Shore Pharmacy on Ocean Heights Avenue has been designated as the national provider for medications needed by retired canines of the armed forces.

These so-called “war dogs” are often not adopted quickly because they return from the service with illnesses such as arthritis, post-traumatic stress syndrome, hearing loss, depression, anxiety, epilepsy, bowl inflammation, skin problems, thyroid deficiency, stomach ulcers and heartworm, according to Rachel DiStephano, a compounding consultant at the pharmacy.

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Accident at Spruce and Black Horse Pike injures three drivers

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, April 02, 2014 04:31 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Three Egg Harbor Township residents were injured in a three-car crash at the intersection of the Black Horse Pike and Spruce Avenue in the Cardiff section of the township on Tuesday, April 1.

 According to police, David Niedzwiadek of Egg Harbor Township was driving a 2012 Hyundai Sonata south on Spruce Avenue, crossing the Black Horse Pike at a green light when a Jessica Merito of Egg Harbor Township failed to stop her Toyota Sienna at the red light as she was driving west on the Black Horse Pike around 10:56 a.m.

 The Toyota hit the Hyundai, which caused that car to hit Saul Martinez-Banos of Egg Harbor Township’s Ford F150 pickup truck that was stopped in the left turn lane on the eastbound side of the Black Horse Pike.

Read more: Accident at Spruce and Black Horse Pike injures three drivers

 

EHT Drama Club presents ‘How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying’

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, April 02, 2014 03:48 pm

Opening night is Thursday, showtimes run through Sunday

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township High School Drama Club will put its spin on the 1960s musical comedy “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” Thursday through Sunday, April 2-6.

The plot follows 27-year-old New York window washer J. Pierpont Finch, who believes he can find success in the corporate world after he picks up a book titled “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.”

With the help of the book, he rises to the top of The Worldwide Wicket Corporation, a company he previously only was able to watch from the outside. Love, rivalry and ambition all play a part in the musical.

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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.

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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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