• 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Public asked to help locate suspect wanted for theft of baby formula from EHT grocery store.

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, January 28, 2014 02:34 pm

Submitted/EHT police are looking for this suspect, described as is a black male in 20s to 30s and of medium build. He was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, black head covering and a large gold chain with a cross on it. Submitted/EHT police are looking for this suspect, described as a black male in his 20s to 30s and of medium build. He was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, black head covering and a large gold chain with a cross on it.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Police are searching for a man who allegedly attempted to steal  hundreds of dollars worth of baby formula from the English Creek ShopRite on Friday, Jan. 17.

According to police, the unidentified man entered the Cardiff area store with his friend Brian Williams, 40, of Millville. The men loaded 12 cartons of powdered baby formula into a cart and exited the store.

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Super Bowl party raises money for Chief Brown Scholarship Fund

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, January 28, 2014 01:00 am

Super Bowl party/fundraiser in Egg Harbor Township Super Bowl party/fundraiser in Egg Harbor Township

Chief Brown Scholarship 22nd Annual Super Bowl Party will be held 2-7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2 at Harbor Pines Golf Club, 500 St Andrews Drive. The scholarship fund has awarded more than $225,000 to local kids in the community since its inception. Admission is $20 which includes a mug with $1 beverage refills, buffet and door prizes.

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EHT driver sent to hospital after vehicle rolls over in Black Horse Pike crash

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, January 27, 2014 04:21 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – An Egg Harbor Township man was sent to the hospital for serious injuries after his vehicle rolled over in a Sunday, Jan. 26 accident along the Black Horse Pike in the area of Harbor Square in the Cardiff section, police said.

  At approximately 11 p.m., German G. Gomez-Miralda, 40, was driving west on the Black Horse Pike at a high rate of speed when he lost control of his 2005 Nissan Pathfinder, police said. The vehicle left the roadway, hit a light pole, rolled over and came to a rest on the westbound shoulder.

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Mays receives National Black McDonald’s Operators Association Scholarship

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, January 25, 2014 03:44 pm

  Stephen Mays Jr. of Egg Harbor Township was awarded a $5,000 check from the National Black McDonald’s Operators Association Scholarship Fund on Wednesday, Jan. 8. Stephen Mays Jr. of Egg Harbor Township was awarded a $5,000 check from the National Black McDonald’s Operators Association Scholarship Fund on Wednesday, Jan. 8.

Stephen Mays Jr. of Egg Harbor Township was awarded a $5,000 check from the National Black McDonald’s Operators Association Scholarship Fund on Wednesday, Jan. 8. 

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Foreman Mills in Egg Harbor Township closing its doors

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, January 24, 2014 03:28 pm

Laura Stetser/Foreman Mills is closing its Egg Harbor Township location. Laura Stetser/Foreman Mills is closing its Egg Harbor Township location.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The near-vacant Cardiff Shopping Center will be even emptier soon when Foreman Mills closes its doors. 

Signs advertising that "Everything Must Go!" are posted throughout the parking lot that now contains more hungry seagulls fighting over scraps of food than cars filled with shoppers.

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Holy Trinity in EHT invites community to come eat Greek

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Written by Beth Wade Thursday, January 23, 2014 01:45 pm

Submitted/Nao Plamantouras, a Terpsichorean dancer with Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, performs.. Submitted/The Winter Feast is a fundraiser for Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church as well as a way to explore Greek hospitality, faith and culture. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – “Elate na fame!”

It’s all Greek to you? No problem, says Eugenia Kramvis, who translates the phrase as “Come, let us eat!”

That is just what the parishioners at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church here invite the community to do during their three-day weekend Winter Feast Friday through Sunday, Jan. 24-26.

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EHT's Waldman appointed to Superior Court

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, January 22, 2014 03:02 pm

Submitted/Pictured from left are Waldman’s son Matt, his daughter Melanie, his brother Mitch and Jeff Waldman. Submitted/Pictured from left are Waldman’s son Matt, his daughter Melanie, his brother Mitch and Jeff Waldman.

Jeffrey J. Waldman of Egg Harbor Township was nominated by Gov. Chris Christie to serve as judge on the Superior Court. His nomination was confirmed by the state Senate Jan. 13 and he was sworn in on Jan. 17.

He has been assigned to the Children in Court docket of the Family Division in Atlantic County.  

Waldman was born to Stanley and Dori Waldman in Elizabeth, Union County, on May 30, 1959.  The family moved to Margate in 1960, and Jeffrey Waldman has been a resident of Atlantic County ever since.  

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Davenport’s new principal hopes to ease into role

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, January 22, 2014 02:59 pm

Laura Stetser/Kevin Fricke is the new principal of the Davenport Complex. Laura Stetser/Kevin Fricke is the new principal of the Davenport Complex.

 EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Kevin Fricke, the new principal of Davenport Complex, said he always had his sights set on administration, even from a young age.

He always admired his father, a high school principal and administrator.

 “He would come home and tell these great stories,” Fricke said during the interview in his sunny office at Davenport Primary School. “Being a principal allows you to affect so many students on a daily basis, not just the ones in front of you in a classroom.”

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Egg Harbor Township police dog injured in line of duty to be retired

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Written by Laura Stetser Sunday, January 19, 2014 10:01 pm

Submitted/Egg Harbor Township Police K-9 will be retired after sustaining injuries in the line of duty in Nov. 2013. Submitted/Egg Harbor Township Police K-9 shooter is back at home, recovering from a gun shot wound.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP- The Egg Harbor Township Police Department K-9 dog who was injured in the line of duty during a multi-agency manhunt in November will be retired, effective Wednesday, Jan. 22 after the Township Committee gives its approval.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Jan. 1-16

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, January 19, 2014 09:29 pm

Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter


Police blotter information is supplied by local police departments and other law enforcement agencies. All persons named are presumed innocent unless proven guilty.

 David L. Anderson, 38, of Egg Harbor City was arrested Jan. 7 by Officers Shawn Owen and Benjamin Kollman and charged with simple assault, theft, unlawful taking of means of conveyance.

 Marlou M. Rellosa, 48, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Jan. 1 by Officer Michael O’Hagen and charged with making terroristic threats and simple assault.

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