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    Scullville fire company aims to bring holiday cheer to children

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  The Scullville Volunteer Fire Company wants to provide a Christmas surprise to needy families in its service area.

     Starting in October, the fire company began collecting unwrapped toy donations and is now stepping up its collection efforts to provide a holiday surprise for 27 families with children who may not have enough…

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    This is a week devoted to giving thanks. Here are some people you might know describing what makes them thankful. Some are humorous, some serious. Some are personal, others general.

    Walt Tucker, NASCAR historian

    I am thankful for family, friends and, most of all, my health. Also for living in a great country where freedom exists and for regular luncheons with friends.

    Tom Park, educator
    I am thankful that God blessed me with a wonderful loving wife and daughter.

    Michael Gill,…

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    The Mom’s Beat: Be thankful for the mundane as well as the grand

    From taco night to our health, there's always something to be thankful for

    As a mother, Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. There are no gifts involved, so the focus is all on family and friends. We get a moment to take stock of what it is we are thankful to have in our lives, a great practice to…

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    tgivingfootballartIt’s not true that the Pilgrims and Indians played a lively game of touch football just before the original Thanksgiving buffet. But somewhere, somehow, football became entwined with the traditions of Thanksgiving Day in America.

    Football games on Thanksgiving are nearly as old as the game itself. The first Thanksgiving Day game took place in Philadelphia in 1869 between the Young America Cricket Club and the Germantown Cricket Club.

    On the local front, the feast is…

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    You can give your Thanksgiving toast in a dozen different languages and liquids and addressed, whatever your faith, to “the livin’ Gawd that made you,” as Rudyard Kipling put it. But the heartfelt reasons we raise our glasses each year with such profound gratitude differs a bit with each of us. In the main we publicly give thanks for common reasons; our family, our friends, our good luck. The part that’s different we often keep to ourselves.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Oct. 28-Nov.5

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 07, 2014 12:55 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.

Michael K. Jones Jr., 32, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Oct. 28 by Officer Brian Keane and charged with shoplifting and resisting arrest by flight.

 Dustin Anderson, 35, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Oct. 28 by Officer Shawn Mensch and charged with hindering apprehension.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Oct. 28-Nov.5

 

ATF involved in investigation into 'suspicious' Egg Harbor Township fire

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 06, 2014 10:42 am

U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and the Atlantic County Prosecutors Office are assisting in this investigation. U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and the Atlantic County Prosecutors Office are assisting in this investigation. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Federal and local agencies are investigating a “suspicious” early morning fire that left a hole in the roof of Ref’s Tap House on Washington Avenue in the Farmington section of the township Wednesday, Nov. 5.

After a passing motorist reported seeing a fire at the restaurant and bar, police officers and members of the Egg Harbor Township Fire Department responded at around 5 a.m., according to Egg Harbor Township Police Department.

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Alder teams sweep Middle School Quiz Bowl

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, November 05, 2014 02:37 pm

Photo by Jennifer Yu/From left to right are David Serback, Hans-Derek Yu, Femi Agabalogun, Aidan Himley, teacher and advisor Jeff Warner, Sheikh Mahmud, Vito Acosta, Quiz Bowl coordinator Steve Cappuccio, Jarod Wille and Michael Donchey.   Photo by Jennifer Yu/From left to right are David Serback, Hans-Derek Yu, Femi Agabalogun, Aidan Himley, teacher and advisor Jeff Warner, Sheikh Mahmud, Vito Acosta, Quiz Bowl coordinator Steve Cappuccio, Jarod Wille and Michael Donchey. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Alder Avenue Middle School students swept the seventh  annual Middle School Quiz Bowl Wednesday, Oct. 22 at St. Augustine College Preparatory School for its second straight win at the regional event.

Not only did the school’s A Team take first place, its B Team tied for second place in the competition, in which teams compete head-to-head to answer questions on subjects such as history, literature, science, fine arts, current events, sports and popular culture.

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Republican candidates win among EHT voters

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, November 05, 2014 10:45 am

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Democrat Senator Cory Booker is sole exception

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – With the exception of the U.S. Senate race, Egg Harbor Township voters showed more support for Republican candidates in local races for Atlantic County Sheriff and Board of Chosen Freeholders.

 Voter turnout was 33.48 percent of registered voters, according to the unofficial results released by the township clerk’s office on Tuesday, Nov. 4.

Read more: Republican candidates win among EHT voters

   

Moran, Szilagyi and Riggs to join EHT Board of Education

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, November 04, 2014 09:27 pm

Submitted/Chris Moran, Barbara Szilagyi and Justin Riggs Submitted/Chris Moran, Barbara Szilagyi and Justin Riggs

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Christopher Moran, Barbara Szilagyi and Justin Riggs have been elected to a three-year term on the Egg Harbor Township Board of Education, according to unofficial results released by the township clerk's office. 

 Moran received 3,422 votes. Szilagyi received 3,005 votes. Riggs received 3,140. 

Read more: Moran, Szilagyi and Riggs to join EHT Board of Education

 

Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Oct. 9-28

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 04, 2014 04:00 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.

Tracey L. Broadhurst, 39, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Oct. 20 by Officers Charles Davenport and William Peterson and charged with simple assault.

 Ever J. Arelanno, 47, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Oct. 18 by Officer Benjamin Kollman and charged with theft by deception.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Oct. 9-28

   

EHTHS school spirit soars during annual pep rally (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Chelsea White Monday, November 03, 2014 12:40 pm

Chelsea White/These Eagles supporters wear their face paint with pride.  Chelsea White/These Eagles supporters wear their face paint with pride.

The students of Egg Harbor Township High School got out of classes early Friday Oct. 31, filling the football stadium to show their spirit at the Homecoming pep rally.

Sports teams and student organizations took to the field to battle it out for the spirit stick, wowing the crowd with music, singing and dance moves.

Read more: EHTHS school spirit soars during annual pep rally (SLIDESHOW)

 

Egg Harbor Township college student to be honored at Flyers' game Nov. 14

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 03, 2014 12:23 pm

Submitted / Joseph Kerstetter of Egg Harbor Township served in the Marine Corps for four years and two deployments, first in Iraq from July 2008 to February 2009, then in Afghanistan from March to October 2010. Submitted / Joseph Kerstetter of Egg Harbor Township served in the Marine Corps for four years and two deployments, first in Iraq from July 2008 to February 2009, then in Afghanistan from March to October 2010. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Joseph Kerstetter of Egg Harbor Township will be honored as The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey’s Veteran of the Year during the Philadelphia Flyers game on Friday, Nov. 14 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.

Kerstetter, a former president of the Stockton Veteran Organization at the school, served in the Marine Corps for four years and two deployments – first in Iraq from July 2008 to February 2009, then in Afghanistan from March to October of 2010.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township college student to be honored at Flyers' game Nov. 14

   

Lane closures at Dogwood, English Creek avenues expected

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 03, 2014 10:59 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Construction on a new traffic signal at the intersection of Dogwood and English Creek Avenues will cause some lane closures this week.

  The contractor, South State Construction, will be shutting down a lane on Dogwood Avenue in the area of English Creek Avenue today, Nov.3.

 A lane on English Creek Avenue will be closed on Wednesday, Nov. 5.

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UPDATED: Egg Harbor Township High School experiencing a power outage

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, October 31, 2014 09:10 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Egg Harbor Township High School and 242 other Atlantic City Electric customers near the school experienced a power outage this morning (Friday, Oct. 31) due to an issue with the electrical service on a pole nearby.

Atlantic City Electric reported on its website that power was restored around noon.

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