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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…

  • EHT Current

    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…

  • Mainland Current

    Halloween parade and funfest set in Linwood 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.

  • Current of Pleasantville, Absecon

    A city man was arrested here on over-the-counter heroin sales at a popular downtown Main Street market after police executed a search warrant following a three-week investigation.PLEASANTVILLE – A city man was arrested here on over-the-counter heroin sales at a popular downtown Main Street market after police executed a search warrant following a three-week investigation.

  • 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.

Current of Egg Harbor Township

EHT fire chief lobbying to allow increased funding for volunteer fire companies

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, February 26, 2014 04:05 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township Volunteer Fire Department Chief William Danz says state laws regulating how much money municipalities can give volunteer fire departments are out of date, and he is petitioning local lawmakers to have them updated.

Danz said his goal is to have the law changed to increase the maximum that towns can give the department for maintenance and equipment upgrades. He said the change is overdue.

“This bill first came to be in 1971 and was last amended in 1989,” he said.

Read more: EHT fire chief lobbying to allow increased funding for volunteer fire companies

 

Police asking for public to help identify person of interest in burglary case

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, February 26, 2014 08:02 am

Submitted/Police are seeking help in locating this person for questioning. Submitted/Police are seeking help in locating this person for questioning.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with an alleged residential burglary that occurred in the Farmington section of Egg Harbor Township this weekend.

The homeowners were out of the state when cash, jewelry and credit cards were stolen from their home. A vehicle was stolen from the driveway and later recovered in Absecon. 

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Egg Harbor Township’s Jamie Crescenzo remembered in a meaningful way

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, February 25, 2014 12:00 pm

From left are Margaret Crescenzo, Kathy and Brian Cavanaugh, Brian and Renee Richards, Brooke Tommi, Meredith D’Amico-Sellers and Nicole Mendolera. From left are Margaret Crescenzo, Kathy and Brian Cavanaugh, Brian and Renee Richards, Brooke Tommi, Meredith D’Amico-Sellers and Nicole Mendolera.

Saturday, Feb. 22 marked the 14th annual Remembering Jamie Italian Night at the Egg Harbor Township Elks Lodge.

Jamie Crescenzo, who died in a freak traffic accident when a brief snowstorm slicked Ocean Heights Avenue in February 2000, is remembered with scholarships to her high school, college and other organizations she participated in and championed.

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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. 

Read more: Traffic stop in EHT leads to arrest of fugitive wanted in Philadelphia

 

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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