• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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.

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Letter: Hughes is a promising candidate

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Written by Opinion Monday, October 06, 2014 12:00 am

Letter: Hughes is a promising candidate Letter: Hughes is a promising candidate To the editor:

OK, American citizen, we have a job to do. Let’s get down to the facts.

There are many issues that our government must buckle down and deal with – the debts of our country, the jobs that have been taken away from us, poverty, senior citizen problems, housing for the homeless, having to adjust to weather changes, people losing their homes through losing their jobs – need I go on?

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EHT ambulance squad goes pink

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, October 04, 2014 12:00 am

Submitted by Ken Badger/From left are Amelia Cruz with her mother Carmen Cruz, Kelly Freund, Christopher Sutton, Stephen Lee, Petrina DeMent, James Freund, William Sharp, Gregory Moss, Julia Jackson, Joel Martin, Director William Higbee, Christoper Rouse, Flora Phillips, Melody Kirby, Lexie Falivene, Megan Barry, whose mother Nicole is standing in the middle. Submitted by Ken Badger/From left are Amelia Cruz with her mother Carmen Cruz, Kelly Freund, Christopher Sutton, Stephen Lee, Petrina DeMent, James Freund, William Sharp, Gregory Moss, Julia Jackson, Joel Martin, Director William Higbee, Christoper Rouse, Flora Phillips, Melody Kirby, Lexie Falivene, Megan Barry, whose mother Nicole is standing in the middle.

The Egg Harbor Township Ambulance Squad will be observing Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing pink T-shirts during October as way to support all breast cancer patients.

 The ambulance squad has 35 emergency medical technicians with experience ranging from two to 35 years who operate under the guidance of new director William Higbee.

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Egg Harbor Township PAL marks 25 years

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, October 04, 2014 12:00 am

Matt Strabuk/From left are Kalista Safer, Lexi Mankow, both of Galloway and Emily Frazee of Port Republic during the Egg Harbor Township Police Athletic League’s 25th Anniversary BBQ and Hoedown to celebrate its service to the community’s youth. Matt Strabuk/From left are Kalista Safer, Lexi Mankow, both of Galloway and Emily Frazee of Port Republic during the Egg Harbor Township Police Athletic League’s 25th Anniversary BBQ and Hoedown to celebrate its service to the community’s youth.

The Egg Harbor Township Police Athletic League marked its 25th birthday on Saturday, Sept. 28 with a barbeque hoedown at its Ridge Avenue facility. Attendees were treated to fireworks, barbeque, music, giant bouncers, paintball, hayrides, laser tag and more. 

More photos by Matt Strabuk below:

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Egg Harbor Township announces Halloween trick-or-treat times

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, October 03, 2014 01:34 pm

Halloween Trick or Treating in Egg Harbor Township 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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Slaybaugh rounds up fun during fall pep rally

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 03, 2014 12:22 pm

Suubmitted/Slaybaugh teachers Patty Sharpe, Tricia Buganski, Kathy Straup, Kim Callaghan, Chris Lane and Kim Powell try to find a needle in the haystack. Suubmitted/Slaybaugh teachers Patty Sharpe, Tricia Buganski, Kathy Straup, Kim Callaghan, Chris Lane and Kim Powell try to find a needle in the haystack.

This year Slaybaugh School Complex’s theme is the “Wild, Wild Best!” and the staff welcomed their students back to school with a rodeo-themed pep rally on Friday, Sept. 19. Teachers participated in a number of fun events, such as needle in the hay stack and lasso toss. Students had a great time as they cheered on their teachers.

 School counselor Lori Kauffman and technology teacher Amie Elbertson said the pep rally was a way to bring the school together, start the year on a positive note, along with promoting team work, sportsmanship and good character.

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Egg Harbor Township events, Oct. 3-7

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 03, 2014 12:01 pm

EHT events EHT events

Practice SAT test

The Egg Harbor Township branch of the Atlantic County Library at 1 Swift Ave. will offer a full-length Kaplan Practice SAT Test 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4. The test is open to ages 13-18 and registration is required. Students should bring scientific calculators.

Car wash

The Egg Harbor Township Eagles 12U Travel Baseball Team will host a fundraiser car wash from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4 at English Creek Car Wash, 1187 Ocean Heights Ave. Cost is $8. Proceeds benefit the team. Call JoAnn Cordy at 609-385-7598.

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EHT baseball team honored for raising the game

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, October 02, 2014 02:49 pm

Laura Stetser/Members of the Egg Harbor Township Eagles 12U Travel Baseball Team are honored by Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough on Wednesday, Oct. 1. Laura Stetser/Members of the Egg Harbor Township Eagles 12U Travel Baseball Team are honored by Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough on Wednesday, Oct. 1.

The Egg Harbor Township Eagles 12U Travel Baseball Team was honored by the Township Committee Wednesday, Oct. 1 for being the first team in the EHT Baseball Association’s history to play in a highly-competitive week-long tournament in Cooperstown, New York during.

 They also won tournaments outside of the league and competed at Sports at the Beach in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.

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EHT’s longest-serving employee retires after 43 years on the job

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, October 02, 2014 02:43 pm

 Laura Stetser/Joseph Pagano takes a seat in his new wooden rocking chair give to him as a retirement gift from Egg Harbor Township. Laura Stetser/Joseph Pagano takes a seat in his new wooden rocking chair give to him as a retirement gift from Egg Harbor Township.

The longest-serving employee in Egg Harbor Township’s history, Joseph Pagano is retiring from the Public Works Department. Pagano was honored for his service of 43 years during the Township Committee meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 1.

He began his employment in February 1971, when he was 18 years old. At that time there were only 10 employees. Today, there are 56 in the department and much of what used to be manual labor has become easier with the help of motorized machines and automated trucks.

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EHT volunteers get busy on Green Apple Day of Service

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 02, 2014 10:25 am

Submitted/Students of all ages, teachers and parent volunteers worked together to create an outdoor classroom and garden at Slaybaugh Primary School Saturday, Sept. 27. Submitted/Students of all ages, teachers and parent volunteers worked together to create an outdoor classroom and garden at Slaybaugh Primary School Saturday, Sept. 27.

 Students of all ages, teachers and parent volunteers worked together to create an outdoor classroom and garden at Slaybaugh Primary School Saturday, Sept. 27. The raised garden bed will allow the elementary students to grow and harvest vegetables. It also contains a milkweed and flower border to attract and nurture monarch butterflies.

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Invictus Club seeks to give at-risk girls the tools to succeed

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, October 01, 2014 03:19 pm

Laura Stetser/Invictus Club at Fernwood Middle School seeks to give at-risk girls the tools to succeed Laura Stetser/Invictus Club at Fernwood Middle School seeks to give at-risk girls the tools to succeed

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – “The first student who received a permission slip cried, and then I cried. The next two girls high-fived each other, and I knew this group would make a difference,” Fernwood Avenue Middle School teacher Jacqueline McAlister said about a new club she created to help at-risk girls. “Maybe it will only make a difference in the life of one young girl, but that’s enough to make every effort worthwhile.”

Called The Invictus Club after the Latin word for “unconquered,” the club’s purpose is ensure that academically and economically struggling girls understand the value of and education.

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