• Mainland Current

    Democrats Steve Sweeney, Colin Bell and Vince Mazzeo on the Somers Point-Mays Landing Road Friday morning to point out the deficiencies of the circa 1967 bridge.SOMERS POINT – The bridge on Somers Point-Mays Landing Road that divides Somers Point and Egg Harbor Township was the focus of a press conference Friday, Sept. 12 called by state Senate President Steven Sweeney of…

  • Regional

    Miss America 2015 is Miss New York, Kira Kazantsev.ATLANTIC CITY—It was a three-peat at Boardwalk Hall Sunday night as Kira Kazantsev, Miss New York brought the crown home for the Empire State for the third year running. She follows Miss Americas Nina Davuluri and Mallory Hagan with the crown. 

    The 22-year old blonde, Hofstra University graudate performed the very upbeat song “Happy” while sitting on stage and tapping out the tune with a red plastic cup during the…

  • Columns

    Enterovirus update New Jersey

     You know what’s coming. That sneeze you just heard means that cold and flu season is creeping up. But this time, the annual germ festival could be bringing along new friend that you should know about.

    Meet enterovirus D68, a respiratory illness first identified in California in the 1960s that is making a comeback, sickening approximately 1,000 children already in other parts of the country.

  • Sports

    ehtac1ATLANTIC CITY - Kevin Stetser said before the season started that it was time for the Egg Harbor Township High School football program to win again.

    Not just to compete, not to play for the tie and overtime on the road – but to win.

    In his wildest dreams, he probably didn’t expect…

  • EHT Current

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  Egg Harbor Township Committee is expected to approve a new affordable housing project at its Wednesday, Sept. 17 meeting.

    If approved, the project would create up to 135 units of affordable “family housing” by the Marlton-based Michaels Development Company at the intersection of Doughty and Fire roads.

    The township is required by the state to provide affordable housing, despite years of court battles attempting to get its many existing mobile home parks and apartments used as credit toward that obligation.

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EHTHS student designs new Faces4Autism T-shirt

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, January 15, 2014 04:22 pm

Submitted/Pictured from left are Egg Harbor Township High School FCCLA members Danielle McCormick and Victoria Mosca and contest winner Alexa Taylor. Submitted/Pictured from left are Egg Harbor Township High School FCCLA members Danielle McCormick and Victoria Mosca and contest winner Alexa Taylor.

The objective is to have all the schools in South Jersey participate and wear the Linked In Love T-shirts on Blowing Bubbles for Autism Day, April 1. 

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Danielle McCormick and Victoria Mosca, current members of Egg Harbor Township High School’s chapter of the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, organized a design contest for the students at the school. 

The contest was to discover a new logo and T-shirt design for Faces4Autism, a nonprofit organization dedicated to education and support of children with autism and their families. Alexa Taylor, a senior of Egg Harbor Township High School, won both portions of the contest with her linked in love T-shirt and logo design.

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Egg Harbor Township High School film fest grows as student talent develops (SLIDESHOW, VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, January 15, 2014 04:14 pm

Laura Stetser/From left, seniors Madeline Donnerstag, Veronica Notaro, Anora Redzepi and Melissa Fottrell hold up a promotional poster for the Egg Harbor Township High School Media Club’s fifth annual Film Festival. Laura Stetser/From left, seniors Madeline Donnerstag, Veronica Notaro, Anora Redzepi and Melissa Fottrell hold up a promotional poster for the Egg Harbor Township High School Media Club’s fifth annual Film Festival.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township High School Media Club’s fifth annual Film Festival Friday, Jan. 17 will showcase student work on art, horror and drama films, music videos and short commercials.

The Academy Award-style event will recognize excellence in each genre and other special achievements.

Under the guidance of Media Club advisor and event organizer Kristen Dirato, students conceived and created professional-looking productions, which will be judged by a team of teachers and alumni.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township High School film fest grows as student talent develops (SLIDESHOW, VIDEO)

   

Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Dec. 23-Jan. 5

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, January 14, 2014 10:19 am

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.

Tyrone E. Montague, 48, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Dec. 23 by Officer Brian Keane and charged with shoplifting.

 Ryan C. Applegate, 29, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Dec. 23 by Officer Alekhine Pahang and charged with theft.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Dec. 23-Jan. 5

 

Alleged robbers shoot dog after forcing entry to Egg Harbor Township motel room

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, January 13, 2014 06:16 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Two Egg Harbor Township residents were held up at gunpoint at the Budget Motel in the West Atlantic City section of the township on Saturday, Jan. 11 and police are now asking the public for assistance in identifying and locating two males, who also allegedly shot one the victim's dog in the encounter.

 According to police, the victims heard a knock on the door of their Black Horse Pike motel room around 4:38 a.m. The victims opened the door to see who was there, a decision that allowed the alleged armed robbers to enter the room.

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History Notes, Jan. 12: Egg Harbor Township police officers of 1972

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Sunday, January 12, 2014 11:23 am

Submitted/Some of the officers on the Egg Harbor Township Police Department force in 1972 Submitted/Some of the officers on the Egg Harbor Township Police Department force in 1972

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Welcome to History Notes, our weekly feature that looks back through Egg Harbor Township history.

Each Sunday, we get a chance to learn or reminisce, courtesy of Lynn Wood of the Greate Egg Harbour Township Historical Society, who is sharing early photos of places in Egg Harbor Township with our readers online and in our print editions.

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Local groups to bring music of Broadway to Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 10, 2014 01:38 pm

The Community Partnership for Egg Harbor Township Schools Inc. and the Theater Collaborative of South Jersey will co-host “Broadway By Request” at the Egg Harbor Township High School Performing Arts Center Saturday, Feb.1 The Community Partnership for Egg Harbor Township Schools Inc. and the Theater Collaborative of South Jersey will co-host “Broadway By Request” at the Egg Harbor Township High School Performing Arts Center Saturday, Feb.1

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – From “My Fair Lady” to “Wicked” and from “Camelot” to “Spamalot,” local theater fans will have the opportunity to hear their favorite Broadway tunes for a fraction of the price of a typical New York show.

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Discount ski lift tickets available for Egg Harbor Township residents

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, January 10, 2014 11:44 am

Discount ski lift tickets for EHT residents Discount ski lift tickets for EHT residents

The Egg Harbor Township Recreation Department offers discount tickets to several area ski resorts. Tickets may be purchased Egg Harbor Township Recreation Department, 5045 English Creek Avenue, Monday thru Friday between the hours of 9 and 4 p.m. with cash or money order only payable to N.J.R.P.A. Call first as ticket availability is limited. Call 609-272-8120.

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EHTPAL robotics team wins again, looks for more members

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, January 09, 2014 06:21 pm

Members of the Egg Harbor Township Enforcers Robotics Team made a nearly four-hour drive Sunday, Dec. 15 to the Sidwell Friends School to compete in the Maryland First Tech Challenge Qualifier.

The Enforcers were victorious, defeating 25 teams from Maryland and Virginia.

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Fundraiser to aid Egg Harbor Township Police K-9 Unit

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Written by Mandee McCullough Wednesday, January 08, 2014 07:35 pm

Submitted/Egg Harbor Township Police K-9 shooter is back at home, recovering from a gun shot wound. Submitted/ Egg Harbor Township Police Department K-9 Shooter sustained a gunshot wound during a manhunt Thursday, Nov. 7. He has since recovered.

A fundraiser to aid in Egg Harbor Township Police Department K-9’s protection will be held 6 to 10 p.m. Jan. 18 at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church located on Mill Road and Ridge Avenue in Egg Harbor Township.

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Galvin named school board president in EHT BOE reorganization

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, January 08, 2014 11:23 am

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Longtime member James Galvin was unanimously reelected as president of the Egg Harbor Township Board of Education at its annual reorganization meeting Tuesday, Jan. 7. Lou Della Barca was elected vice president after he, fellow incumbent Galvin and newcomer Ray Ellis were sworn into the three-year posts.

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