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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, April 3-7

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 15, 2014 12:50 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.

 Anthony J. Martino, 22, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested April 3 by Officer Joseph Colella and charged with possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon by a convicted felon and improper behavior.

 Sensation M. Blackwell, 34, of Atlantic City was arrested April 4 by Officer Christopher Leary and charged with hindering apprehension.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, April 3-7

 

18-year-old arrested in second EHT drug raid

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, April 15, 2014 12:09 pm

Kyle Zachodylo, 18, of Egg Harbor Township, Kyle Zachodylo, 18, of Egg Harbor Township,

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A second 18-year-old Egg Harbor Township man was arrested Thursday, April 10 on drug distribution charges and other offenses after the Egg Harbor Township Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Unit executed search warrants from ongoing investigations.

 According to police, Kyle Zachodylo was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, possession of marijuana and possession of controlled dangerous substance paraphernalia after township police and members of the Atlantic County SWAT executed a search warrant at a residence in the Pleasant Woods neighborhood in the Farmington section of the township. Police said a quantity of marijuana, controlled dangerous substance paraphernalia and an undisclosed amount of cash were recovered.

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Atlantic County Pops to perform annual HERO concert Friday (VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, April 10, 2014 01:27 pm

Laura Stetser/Laura Stetser/The Cygnus dancers rehearse their routines Tuesday, April 8. Laura Stetser/Laura Stetser/The Cygnus dancers rehearse their routines Tuesday, April 8.

"The love of music brings everyone together. It’s passing the musical experience from one generation to another.”

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Atlantic County Pops Community Band will present its seventh annual HERO concert 7 p.m. Friday, April 11 in the Egg Harbor Township Community Center, 5035 English Creek Ave.

Admission is $5, with the proceeds going to the HERO Campaign.

The 85-member band will be accompanied by the Cygnus Contemporary Dance Ensemble as they perform American Cameos, a medley of familiar tunes by composer Aaron Copland.

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First-ever mandatory prom meeting for parents held at EHTHS (VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:35 pm

Laura Stetser/Sgt. Cherie Burgan explains drug trends to Egg Harbor Township High School parents on Wednesday, April 9. Laura Stetser/Sgt. Cherie Burgan explains drug trends to Egg Harbor Township High School parents on Wednesday, April 9.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The grumbling started in the parking lot of Egg Harbor Township High School as the line of parents entering the first-ever mandatory pre-prom information session began to grow longer on Wednesday, April 9.

“This is ridiculous,” one mother was overheard saying.

“This better not take long,” said another.

Both parents refused to be quoted about their discontent over the meeting, which was called by the school’s administration as a prerequisite for prom ticket sales.

But, as the parents filtered out from the hour-long meeting that focused mostly on drug trends among teens, the reviews were a little kinder.

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Egg Harbor Township police arrest 18-year-old in early morning drug raid

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:10 pm

Submitted/Randy Canela-Reyna, 18, of Egg Harbor Township Submitted/Randy Canela-Reyna, 18, of Egg Harbor Township

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – An 18-year-old Egg Harbor Township man was arrested on drug charges early on Thursday, April 10 after police executed a narcotics search warrant on a Swan Drive residence in the Cardiff section of the township.

 Randy Canela-Reyna was charged with possession of greater than one ounce of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of two and half pounds of marijuana, possession of marijuana within 1,000 feet of a school (Fernwood Avenue Middle School) and possession of a controlled dangerous substance.

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Garden State Parkway widening scheduled to begin late summer

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, April 09, 2014 11:00 pm

Laura Stetser/Parkway widening is expected to begin late summer, early fall 2014 Laura Stetser/Parkway widening is expected to begin late summer, early fall 2014 EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The proposed Garden State Parkway widening project is set to begin by late summer, according to John T. Whithers, supervising engineer for the New Jersey Turnpike Authority. Whithers and other officials were on hand in the Egg Harbor Township Community Center on Wednesday, April 9 to explain the design plans to the public.

 The project will widen the northbound and southbound lanes of the roadway from milepost 35 to 38. Other improvements include new overhead guide signs, ramp lighting, and guide rails. The construction is an effort to reduce congestion and crashes in this area, Whithers said.

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Township approves its $37.5 million budget with 1.2-cent tax rate increase

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, April 09, 2014 11:00 pm

Egg Harbor Township Committee unanimously approved its $37.5 million municipal budget Wednesday, April 9. There was no input from the few members of the public in attendance.

 The budget calls for a 1.2-cent tax rate increase, bringing the local purpose tax to $.517 per $100 assessed value.

Read more: Township approves its $37.5 million budget with 1.2-cent tax rate increase

 

UPDATE: EHT police, fire respond to a false alarm near Alder Avenue Middle School

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, April 08, 2014 01:46 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Egg Harbor Township Police responded to a false alarm call near Alder Avenue Middle School on Tuesday, April 8. According to Lt. Robert Gray, the department received a call of someone shouting in the woods near the school at the corner of Dogwood and Pine Avenues, the source of which was found to be two brothers calling out to one another as they searched for golf balls. 

Read more: UPDATE: EHT police, fire respond to a false alarm near Alder Avenue Middle School

   

EHT's FCCLA chapter takes home the gold, silver and bronze at state conference

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, April 07, 2014 10:48 am

Submitted/From left in front are Lyllian Rodriquez, Courtney Morgan, Jeffercia Skinner, Amber Jenkins, Ana Zendejas, Victoria Mosca, Danielle Mc Cormick, Jenna Hill, Angela Cervera and Rachel Paduani. In second row are Rotani Abdaliah, Kira Taylor, Stephanie Martin, Paulina Warda, Jennifer Maldonado, Heather Dougherty, Rebecca Yaffee, Paige Maples, Michelle Le, Nudar Chowdhury, Oliveria Farino and Lauren McCartney. In third row are Sophia Forbes, Marissa Davidson, Tawney Gutierrez ,Ariana Vizcarrondo, Sarah Zbieranowski, Alyssa Rutledge, sarah Schwartz, Danielle Morris, Rachael Hook and Alexis Levenskie. Submitted/From left in front are Lyllian Rodriquez, Courtney Morgan, Jeffercia Skinner, Amber Jenkins, Ana Zendejas, Victoria Mosca, Danielle Mc Cormick, Jenna Hill, Angela Cervera and Rachel Paduani. In second row are Rotani Abdaliah, Kira Taylor, Stephanie Martin, Paulina Warda, Jennifer Maldonado, Heather Dougherty, Rebecca Yaffee, Paige Maples, Michelle Le, Nudar Chowdhury, Oliveria Farino and Lauren McCartney. In third row are Sophia Forbes, Marissa Davidson, Tawney Gutierrez ,Ariana Vizcarrondo, Sarah Zbieranowski, Alyssa Rutledge, sarah Schwartz, Danielle Morris, Rachael Hook and Alexis Levenskie.

During the 2014 Family Career and Community Leaders of America State Conference, the organization’s Egg Harbor Township Chapter received six gold, four silver and three bronze medals.  Fourteen students will represent New Jersey at the National FCCLA Conference in San Antonio, Texas in July. They are Heather Dougherty, Ana Zendejas, Jennifer Maldanodo, Paige Maples, Rebecca Yaffee, Danielle Morris, Danielle McCormick, Victoria Mosca, Sarah Zbieranowski, Alexis Levenskie, Sophia Forbes, Lyllian Rodriquez, Jenna Hill and Rachael Hook.

Read more: EHT's FCCLA chapter takes home the gold, silver and bronze at state conference

 

Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, March 27-April 2

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, April 07, 2014 10:25 am

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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.

 Dominic Mascioli, 50, of Hammonton was arrested March 27 by Officer James Ludwig and charged with two counts of public record fraud.

 Achanty M. Colon, 18, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested March 27 by Officer Brian Keane and Benjamin Kollman and charged with simple assault.

 Xiomara M. Arzola, 25, of Galloway was arrested March 28 by Officers Louis Poletis and Kenneth Marchelle and charged with possession of marijuana.    

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, March 27-April 2

   

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