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    ehtbball1EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – If the turnout for Danielle Brady’s inaugural Egg Harbor Township girls basketball camp is any indication, the high school program has the support – and the numbers – to be healthy and competitive for a long, long time.

    The camp drew about 60 girls ranging from fifth grade to the underclass high school level. And, as Brady noted, with less than three weeks to…

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    Dr. Oz ShowLINWOOD—Tracey Staab, the principal of the Cape Educational Compact in Cape…

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    HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Atlantic Cape Community College invites workers displaced by casino shutdowns to take advantage of its computer labs and additional resources while searching for new employment.

    The college is making computers available at its campuses, by appointment, beginning Monday, Sept. 15. Displaced workers must present a casino ID and bring a USB drive to save their work, or purchase a low-cost print card at campus libraries. Lists of career exploration and resume-building websites will be provided.

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    Anderson Kribel of Margate and her father, Tim, won first place in the cardboard boat regatta.MARGATE – The sixth annual Milton and Betty Katz JCC Great Ducky Race and Cardboard Boat Regatta held in the Katz JCC indoor pool Friday, Aug. 15 was a success with more than 200 in attendance rooting for their duck to win one of three prizes.

    Although thunderstorms and poor weather conditions forced event organizers to…

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High flying Santa visits Atlantic City Coast Guard station

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, December 16, 2013 07:49 pm

Submitted by Nick Ameen/Santa gave his sleigh a rest on Saturday, Dec. 14 in Egg Harbor Township Submitted by Nick Ameen/Santa gave his sleigh a rest on Saturday, Dec. 14 in Egg Harbor Township

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Santa visited Coast Guard families Saturday, Dec. 14 at Air Station Atlantic City in Egg Harbor Township. He even flew in on a helicopter to the delight of the children.

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History Notes, Dec. 15: Scullville School

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Sunday, December 15, 2013 03:31 pm

Submitted/Notice the familiar names in this list of students from 1909. Submitted/Notice the familiar names in this list of students from 1909.

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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For EHT’s Matthew Stephens, bowling is the perfect game

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, December 12, 2013 04:38 pm

Laura Stetser/Freshman Matthew Stephens competes in several bowling leagues as well as for the Egg Harbor Township High School bowling team. Laura Stetser/Freshman Matthew Stephens competes in several bowling leagues as well as for the Egg Harbor Township High School bowling team.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Achieving what some older bowlers work toward their entire lives, one Egg Harbor Township High School freshman bowler hit the elusive perfect score of 300 earlier this fall.

Achieving 12 strikes in a row, Matthew Stephens also hit the milestone before the person who has been teaching him since he was born, his father, Martin.

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Alder wins international award for environmental education and real-world impact (VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, December 11, 2013 08:41 am

Laura Stetser/Alder Avenue Middle School’s new Green Flag is displayed proudly by the students and staff. Laura Stetser/Alder Avenue Middle School’s new Green Flag is displayed proudly by the students and staff.

Alder was also selected by Eco-Schools as one of only 11 schools in the state to serve as an international ‘sister school’ to a school in Taiwan

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Alder Avenue Middle School’s ongoing environmental efforts have already earned it a few accolades.

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Kids in need are the lucky winners of this poker game

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, December 11, 2013 08:08 am

Submitted/Pictured from left is U.S. Marine Bob Fudala, who serves as the Atlantic County Toys for Tots Coordinator, G. Dull of Egg Harbor Township, who is the regional sales representative for World  Tavern Poker, Paul Robinson from Toys for Tots and Ed Submitted/Pictured from left is U.S. Marine Bob Fudala, who serves as the Atlantic County Toys for Tots Coordinator, G. Dull of Egg Harbor Township, who is the regional sales representative for World Tavern Poker, Paul Robinson from Toys for Tots and Ed

More than 280 poker players attended World Tavern Poker’s local chapter’s Battle of the Bars event at King Pin Bowling in Egg Harbor Township on Saturday, Dec. 7. “We had teams from Virginia, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Maryland and New Jersey at our event. King Pin Bowling was rocking and we had the Toys for Tots Marines show up to pick up the 5 large boxes of toys that we collected,” said event organizer G. Dull, of Egg Harbor Township. 

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Cardiff fire company combines Santa and safety (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Chuck Eberson Tuesday, December 10, 2013 11:20 am

Chuck Eberson/Payton, 5 tells Santa what she wants for Christmas with her brother Nicholas, 9 both of Egg Harbor Township. Chuck Eberson/Payton, 5 tells Santa what she wants for Christmas with her brother Nicholas, 9 both of Egg Harbor Township.

The Cardiff fire department had their open house on Saturday, Dec. 7 illustrating various safety measures along with a visit from Santa. One demonstration was extricating a driver from a badly damaged vehicle with the Jaws of Life extraction tool. Firefighters showed how they were able to cut away portions of the vehicle while protecting the occupant in a powerful yet delicate operation.

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Egg Harbor Township Board of Education meeting cancelled

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, December 10, 2013 08:29 am

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Large turnout of teachers had been expected again

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township Board of Education meeting scheduled for 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10 has been cancelled due to the snow forecast.

In addition to the board’s agenda, hundreds of teachers and support staff employees had announced their plan to attend the meeting to protest the lack of progress in their contract negotiations with the board, according to the Myron Plotkin, the district’s representative from the New Jersey Education Association.

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Skating on Bargaintown Mill Pond

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Written by John Dilks Monday, December 09, 2013 06:34 pm

Submitted/Ice skating the mid to late 1950s. Submitted/Ice skating the mid to late 1950s.

Will there be ice skating on Bargaintown Mill Pond this year?  And what will it look like?

I drove by the pond in the morning on Nov. 29 and saw ice that had formed the night before. It was along the “Fischers side” of the pond, which is now all houses and a swim club that was built on an old Indian campground. 

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Nov. 17-Dec. 4

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, December 08, 2013 07:11 pm

  Egg Harbor Township Police blotter November 2013 Egg Harbor Township Police blotter November 2013

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

 William E. Mazzone, 50, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Nov. 22 by Officer Thomas Rocco and charged with driving while intoxicated and operating a motor vehicle with suspended license.

 Brenda S. Palen, 48, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Nov. 22 by Officer Brett Fair and charged with shoplifting.

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History Notes, Nov. 11: Laying gravel on Somers Point Mays Landing Road in 1913

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Sunday, December 08, 2013 01:00 am

Submitted/Gravel train used in 1913 Submitted/Gravel train used in 1913

 

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.

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