• EHT Current

    Air Canada to launch service between Atlantic City to TorontoEGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  Air Canada on March 4 announced plans to launch nonstop service between its Toronto Pearson hub and Atlantic City. The seasonal service, to be flown by Air Canada Express, operated by Jazz, will offer four return trips a week beginning May 22.

     

     Air Canada's service between Toronto Pearson and Atlantic City International Airport will be operated from May 22 to Sept.…

  • Mainland Current

    ‘Diners, Drive-ins and Dives’ host Guy Fieri, left, and Carlo Citera, owner of Carluccio’s Coal Fired Pizza in Northfield, dig into slices of Grandma’s Pizza during the filming of the ‘Global Tasting’ episode in November.

    Host Guy Fieri noshes at Somers Point's Grilled Cheese and Crab Cake Co. in March 6 segment…

  • EHT Current

    Police are searching for information on two vehicles involved in causing $1,000 worth of damage to the athletic fields at Veterans Memorial Park. The incident occurred in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Feb. 11, police said.EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Police are searching for information on two vehicles involved…

  • Columns

    Snow is making us stir crazyI received some bad news this week. I was hoping for a more positive report, but it seems my wishes are being dashed again.

    More snow is headed our way.

    I am typically a devoted snow lover, but I have had enough of the white stuff this year. It’s not that I am afraid of driving in the snow or that I hate the grocery store craze that accompanies the first…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Do you know Joe? Longtime EHT bus driver retires

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, June 24, 2014 12:09 pm

Submitted/Joe Massaro of Hamilton Township is honored on his last day as a bus driver for Egg Harbor Township School District. Submitted/Joe Massaro of Hamilton Township is honored on his last day as a bus driver for Egg Harbor Township School District.

Longtime bus driver Joe Massaro, 80, of Hamilton Township took his last ride around Egg Harbor Township on Friday, June 20 after 29 years as a daily familiar face for countless families. His first route was in 1985. Most of the first kids who climbed aboard his Egg Harbor Township School District bus now would likely be parents themselves, with their children on his roster.

See more pictures below.

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What is your favorite July 4 tradition?

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, June 24, 2014 09:55 am

July 4 traditions July 4 traditions

Write to us and tell us what you and your family enjoy doing on Independence Day. Remember to send your favorite Independence Day photo also. Be sure to include your full name and hometown. The deadline is Monday, July 23.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, June 11-15

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, June 23, 2014 02:11 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.

Robert Handy, 53, of Pleasantville was arrested June 11 by Officer John Beattes and charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance and shoplifting.

 Patrick D. Murphy, 43, of Auburn, Ala. was arrested June 12 by Officer Brian Santoro and charged with aggravated assault and making terroristic threats.

 William H. Smith Jr., 42, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested June 12 by Officer Brett Fair and charged with aggravated assault and criminal mischief.

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UPDATE: 6-year-old missing from Atlantic City beach has been found safe

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, June 23, 2014 01:25 pm

A 6 year-old boy who was reported as missing from the beach at Chelsea Avenue as of 1 p.m. today, Monday, June 23 has reportedly been found safe. 

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EHT Project Graduation shows grads there’s no place like home (VIDEO, SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Laura Stetser Saturday, June 21, 2014 07:13 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – There was a moment just before 11 p.m. on Friday, June 20 when the nerves settled in. What if no one comes?

“I haven’t eaten all day because of my nerves,” said Lauren Schlam, one of the many dedicated steering committee members of Egg Harbor Township Home and School Association’s Project Graduation, who spent months planning and creating the theme and then hours setting up the decorations and game stations that make the all-night event a special memory for the graduates.

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Egg Harbor Township High School honors its Class of 2014 (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, June 20, 2014 09:18 pm

Laura Stetser/The graduates in EHTHS Class of 2014 are welcomed into the stadium Laura Stetser/The graduates in EHTHS Class of 2014 are welcomed into the stadium

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Some cheered and some cried, but all of the students honored during Egg Harbor Township High School’s Class of 2014 graduation turned a page in their own life stories on Friday, June 20 as they shifted from students to alumni of Atlantic County’s largest high school.

The 638-member class was dressed in black, grey and white robes as they were greeted by a stadium fully packed with supportive friends and family, some of whom had arrived two hours in advance to get the choice seats.

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Plan ahead to attend Egg Harbor Township High School graduation

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, June 20, 2014 04:00 pm

Laura Stetser/Steven Morgan catches the key of family and friends as the graduates walk into commencement Thursday, June 20 Laura Stetser/Steven Morgan catches the key of family and friends as the graduates walk into commencement Thursday, June 20

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township High School has very specific parking instructions for its Class of 2014 graduation. Both graduates and attendees advised to arrive well in advance of the 6 p.m. start time to provide enough time to be transported or to manage traffic patterns around the schools.

Details are below:

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Egg Harbor Township students celebrate last day of school

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, June 20, 2014 11:30 am

Submitted/Mikey Stapelton jumps for joy in front of the Miller School. Submitted/Mikey Stapelton jumps for joy in front of the Miller School.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Friday, June 20 is a great day to be a kid- it's the last school day of the 2014 school year. The kids are smiling from ear-to-ear as they get ready for their well-earned summer break. 

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Miller School students conclude year of D.A.R.E. education

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Written by Jordan Montgomery Friday, June 20, 2014 11:17 am

Jordan Montgomery/ The mock police pursuit at the Miller school’s D.A.R.E Day Jordan Montgomery/ The mock police pursuit at the Miller school’s D.A.R.E Day

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Fifth-grade students of the Dr. Joyanne D. Miller Elementary School marked completion of the D.A.R.E program with a D.A.R.E Day celebration Thursday, June 19. 

The students wrapped around the parking lot to watch a demonstration by the Egg Harbor Township Police Department. As officers were announced, cheers would erupt from different students as they cheered for their particular D.A.R.E officer.

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Future (forecast) looks bright for EHT's Class of 2014

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, June 20, 2014 07:03 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - After a stormy midweek, the graduates of Egg Harbor Township High School's Class of 2014 and their families will get to enjoy a beautiful evening outdoors at the school's Bruce Wolrab Athletic Complex tonight, Friday, June 20.

 The weather report calls for a slight wind of 6 to 7 miles per hour around the 6:10 p.m. graduation start time and comfortable temperatures in the mid-70s. 

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