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    Halloween Trick or Treating in Egg Harbor Township

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Get the costumes and candy bags ready: Egg Harbor Township has set its trick or treat times for Halloween night.

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    Laura Stetser/Wawa to open at corner of Black Horse Pike and Fire Road in Egg Harbor TownshipGrand opening festivities also include charitable hoagie-building competition between police, fire department

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Wawa, Inc. today announced the grand opening of its new Egg Harbor Township store, located at 6743 Black Horse Pike, with festivities set to begin at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24.

    The celebration will include a charitable hoagie-building…

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     The Mom’s Beat: Confessions of a school paper hoarder It stays out of sight and out of mind, right up until the moment when I pop open the cabinet and remember why it has remained closed for weeks. I have no choice but to slam the door closed in self-defense, happy to move on to other, more manageable activities.    

    Inside that seemingly innocent armoire in our study lurks a sleeping giant: a stack of art and schoolwork…

  • Mainland Current

    LINWOOD – The Linwood Board of Recreation Halloween happenings are a little different this year, but organizers are aiming to provide a full night of family-friendly fun Saturday, Oct. 25.
    The day begins with a few kicks in the grass during the MUSA annual Soccer-ween Tournament. The hay bale maze opens 4:30, and there will be a bounce house for the kids, pumpkin painting, a photographer and refreshments.

  • Galloway Current

    Former detective pleads guilty to having sex on the job

    MAYS LANDING – A former Egg Harbor City police detective pled guilty Tuesday, Oct. 21 to official misconduct for exploiting his position as a police officer in order to engage in sexual conduct with several women, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain said.

    On Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, Steven Hadley, 31, of Port Republic, was charged with four counts of second-degree official misconduct.

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Egg Harbor Township woman arrested after police find 40 packets of heroin and cash at EHT residence

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, February 25, 2014 12:00 pm

Submitted/Samantha Moore, 21, of Egg Harbor Township Submitted/Samantha Moore, 21, of Egg Harbor Township

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  An Egg Harbor Township woman was charged with various drug offenses after police executed a search warrant on a residence in the Stoney Fields Mobile Home Park on Monday, Feb. 24 and found 40 packets of heroin, $1,000 in cash and drug paraphernalia.

Samantha Moore, 21, of Egg Harbor Township was charged with possession of heroin with intent to distribute, possession of a controlled dangerous substance (heroin) and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bail was set by Municipal Court Judge William Cappuccio at $50,000 full cash. She was lodged in the Gerard L. Gormley Justice Facility.

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Traffic stop in EHT leads to arrest of fugitive wanted in Philadelphia

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, February 21, 2014 12:23 pm

Submitted/Scott Dorn, 41, of Pleasantville Submitted/Scott Dorn, 41, of Pleasantville

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township Police are crediting their data-driven approach to patrols around the township with the arrest of a Pleasantville man who was wanted on robbery charges in Philadelphia.

According to police, Scott Dorn, 41, of Pleasantville was stopped by Officer Brian Keane at around 11:42 a.m. during a routine traffic stop Thursday, Feb. 20 at the intersection of Tilton Road and the Black Horse Pike for alleged use of a cell phone while driving.

Dorn was found to have a suspended license and was wanted out of Philadelphia for robbery, police said. He was charged with being a fugitive from justice and lodged in the Atlantic County Justice Facility awaiting extradition. 

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Eco-Schools NJ welcomes Miller School as its sixth Atlantic County member

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, February 19, 2014 04:55 pm

  Eco-Schools NJ welcomes Miller School as its sixth Atlantic County member Eco-Schools NJ welcomes Miller School as its sixth Atlantic County member

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - New Jersey Audubon and National Wildlife Federation welcomed the Dr. Joyanne D. Miller Elementary School earlier this month to the growing network of Eco-Schools in New Jersey. 

This international program provides resources and support to schools working towards sustainability and has been gaining in popularity in the Garden State. The program has grown from 43 to 109 schools in New Jersey in less than a year, with Egg Harbor Township representing five of the six schools around Atlantic County.

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Alder’s John Jones wins environmental educator award

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, February 19, 2014 04:49 pm

Submitted/John Jones, a sixth grade teacher at Alder Avenue Middle School, is one othe two recipients of the 2014 Outstanding Environmental Educator award from The Alliance for New Jersey Environmental Education. Pictured with him are the other recipients. Submitted/John Jones, a sixth grade teacher at Alder Avenue Middle School, is one othe two recipients of the 2014 Outstanding Environmental Educator award from The Alliance for New Jersey Environmental Education. Pictured with him are the other recipients.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Alder Avenue Middle School science teacher John Jones won an Outstanding Environmental Educator award from The Alliance for New Jersey Environmental Education Jan. 24 during an awards ceremony at the Crowne Plaza Princeton in Plainsboro.

Jones, who won in the formal sector category, was one of three people honored that night. The other two were Roberta Hunter, the recipient of the non-formal sector award, Dale Rosselet, who won the Patricia L. Kane Lifetime Achievement Award.

Alder Principal Joseph Marinelli recommended Jones for the notable prize.

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UPDATE: 8 juveniles sent to hospital after 2 teen drivers crash in EHT

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, February 18, 2014 12:45 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township Police issued traffic-related summonses against two teenage drivers involved in a crash that sent eight juveniles to the hospital Monday, Feb. 17.

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Egg Harbor Township High School students throw a successful fundraiser for the HERO Campaign

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, February 18, 2014 08:52 am

Submitted/Students pack the bleachers at Egg Harbor Township High School’s Annual Nerf Ball Tournament. The six-hour tournament held Friday, Feb. 7, raised about $4000 for the HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers. Submitted/Students pack the bleachers at Egg Harbor Township High School’s Annual Nerf Ball Tournament. The six-hour tournament held Friday, Feb. 7, raised about $4000 for the HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – More than 500 students, facility, alumni and school staff from Egg Harbor Township turned out last week to blast one another with Nerf balls to raise money for the HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers.

The annual Nerf Ball Tournament is sponsored by the Future Business Leaders of America as a fundraiser for the HERO Campaign. It was held Friday, Feb. 7. at Egg Harbor Township High School and drew a huge crowd of supporters who stomped and whistled through the six-hour tournament. When the event was finished, a single Nerf ball team stood victorious: The Elite 8.

The night began at 6 p.m. with 62 teams, each with eight teammates.

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Services announced for Joyce Yvonne Vanderhoff

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, February 17, 2014 04:21 pm

Jackie Corbin Funeral arrangements have been announced for Joyce Yvonne Vanderhoff.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Funeral arrangements have been announced for Joyce Yvonne Vanderhoff, who was the victim of an apparent homicide last week that remains unsolved.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Feb. 4-11

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, February 17, 2014 12:59 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.

Chelsea M. Barber, 26, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Feb. 4 by Officers Christopher Leary and Katrina Cantell and charged with shoplifting.

 Andrew S. Feliciano, 20, of Hamilton Township was arrested Feb. 4 by Officer Shawn Mensch and charged with resisting arrest and obstruction.

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History Notes, Feb. 17: Farmington Fire Company

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Monday, February 17, 2014 11:52 am

Photo courtesy of Donna Nelson/Emma Hewitt Eccles sits on a Farmington Volunteer Fire Company truck. Photo courtesy of Donna Nelson/Emma Hewitt Eccles sits on a Farmington Volunteer Fire Company truck.

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

Each week, 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.

Farmington Fire Company

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Egg Harbor Township Police opens applications for new officers

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, February 17, 2014 10:05 am

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The Egg Harbor Township Police Department will be conducting an entrance examination on March 26, 2014. An application package may be downloaded at the Egg Harbor Township Police Department website www.ehtpd.com starting Feb. 18. They must be returned no later than March 19 by 4:30 p.m.

All prior applications are null and void. Applicants must be a resident of New Jersey, have an associate degree or is currently matriculating at a four-year college offering a baccalaureate degree and has earned 64 academic credits toward a degree.

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