• EHT Current

    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.

  • 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.

  • Columns

     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…

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • Pets

    Reward for lost dog in Linwood 

    UPDATE Oct. 31. Reilly was reunited with her owners.

    Reilly has gone missing from Linwood. Reilly was last spotted at 2:30p.m. on Oct. 28 near Royal Ave. between Shore Rd. and the bike path. If located call 609-226-8455 or the Linwood Police Department at 609-927-5252. No not chase. 

Current of Egg Harbor Township

EHTHS named country's 'most improved' recycling school

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, March 04, 2014 02:54 pm

Submitted/Egg Harbor Township High School receives a $1,000 prize for being named the ‘most improved’ school in recycling efforts, having increased its recycling by more than 190 percent. Submitted/Egg Harbor Township High School receives a $1,000 prize for being named the ‘most improved’ school in recycling efforts, having increased its recycling by more than 190 percent.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township High School won a superlative of its own this month when it was named as the “most improved’ out of all participating schools in this year’s nationwide Recycle Bowl.

The Recycle Bowl is sponsored nationally by Keep America Beautiful, a nonprofit that brings people together to build and sustain vibrant communities. More than 700,000 students from all 50 states and the District of Columbia competed in the challenge, which ran from Oct. 19 through Nov. 15. Atlantic County Utilities Authority hosts it on the local level.

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Kids hit the 'slopes' at EHT Nature Reserve

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, March 03, 2014 06:51 pm

Laura Stetser/Nathan Weldon, 6, and his brother Colin, bundle up to brace themselves against the frigid winds during sledding at the EHT Nature Reserve Monday, March 3. Laura Stetser/Nathan Weldon, 6, and his brother Colin, 9, bundle up to brace themselves against the frigid winds during sledding at the EHT Nature Reserve Monday, March 3.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The hills of the Egg Harbor Township Nature Reserve were packed Monday, March 3 as township kids enjoyed a snow day.

 The nearly all-day snowstorm dropped about six inches of powdery snow on Egg Harbor Township and the families were out in force enjoying it at one of the few places that has hills steep enough for proper sledding.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Feb. 8-26

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 03, 2014 01:49 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.

Edward T. Douglas, 43, of Pleasantville was arrested Feb. 20 by Officers Ernest Dunson, Lawrence Graham and Michael Santoro and charged with possession of a weapon (knife), resisting arrest, possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose and shoplifting.

 Harry B. Hiksdal III, 28, of Galloway was arrested Feb. 21 by Officer Alekhine Pahang and charged with shoplifting.

 Melissa A. Link, 47, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Feb. 21 by Officer Shawn Owen and charged with driving while intoxicated.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Feb. 8-26

 

History Notes, March 2: Garwood farm

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Sunday, March 02, 2014 04:11 pm

Courtesy of Fred and Margie Garwood/A mule pulls a wagon filled with wood in late 1800s Courtesy of Fred and Margie Garwood/A mule pulls a wagon filled with wood in late 1800s

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.

Garwood farm

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EHT Hall of Fame Gala photos

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, March 01, 2014 12:00 am

Photos by Chuck Eberson
 

Scouts visit Current newsroom

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Written by Nanette LoBiondo Galloway Friday, February 28, 2014 05:55 pm

Boy Scouts from around Atlantic County visited the Current newsroom on Friday Boy Scouts from around Atlantic County visited the Current newsroom on Friday. Members of Boy Scout Troop 254 in Mays Landing, 94 in Egg Harbor Township and 634 in Galloway Township visited the Current newsroom in Egg Harbor Township Friday afternoon. Here Rebekah Zumwalt talks to the Scouts about posting stories to the newspaper's website, www.shorenewstoday.com .  The Scouts are seeking their journalism merit badge.

 

   

Danz is EHT's 2013 employee of the year

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, February 28, 2014 12:41 pm

Laura Stetser/Dena Danz is Egg Harbor Township's 2013 employee of the year Laura Stetser/Dena Danz is Egg Harbor Township's 2013 employee of the year

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township Committee announced and honored its 2013 employee of the year Dena Danz during its meeting Wednesday, Feb. 26. 

Danz has worked for the township since 1997. She is the records clerk in the police department's community service bureau. She serves on the Municipal Alliance, is a coordinator of National Night Out and is a youth sports coach and member of the Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company Ladies' Auxiliary.

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History Notes, Feb. 27: Journey Through Time, Part 2

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Thursday, February 27, 2014 04:02 pm

Submitted/1 At left: James S. Smith ran the general store/Post Office of Steelmanville on Ocean Heights Avenue until he died in 1852. At right: In 2014 the building is the Ocean Heights Marina. Submitted/1 At left: James S. Smith ran the general store/Post Office of Steelmanville on Ocean Heights Avenue until he died in 1852. At right: In 2014 the building is the Ocean Heights Marina.

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.

Journey Through Time, Part 2

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Former Shore Mall has been sold, mayor says

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, February 26, 2014 06:27 pm

Mayor James 'Sonny' McCullough. Mayor James 'Sonny' McCullough.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Shore Mall (Harbor Square) was sold today (Wednesday, Feb. 27) to a New York City company, Mayor James "Sonny" McCullough said. He added that he hopes the new owners will revive the shopping center.

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EHT Teachers of the Year announced

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, February 26, 2014 06:26 pm

Egg Harbor Township School District Teacher of Year Egg Harbor Township School District Teacher of Year

 The Egg Harbor Township School Districts Teachers of the Year were announced during the Tuesday, Feb. 25 Board of Education meeting. The winners were treated to a red carpet affair, with fellow staff members and some of their own students sharing why they stand apart from their peers.

The 2013 teachers of the year winners are Mary Ann Cassidy Hayes of Fernwood Avenue Middle School, Christina Andrews of Dr. Joyanne D. Miller School, Carol Wilkinson of Egg Harbor Township High School, Nanci Barr of Swift Elementary School, Amie Elbertson of the Slaybaugh Complex, Erin Lichtenwalner of the Davenport Complex, Greg Smith of Eagle Academy and Maria Behm of Alder Avenue Middle School. 

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