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    ehtfootballEGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township High School football team's turnaround season has hit a rough patch of late.

    But despite a loss to Millville on Friday, Nov. 7 that derailed the Eagles’ NJSIAA South Jersey Group V playoff hopes, the program has clearly taken a turn toward a brighter future.

    “We have great kids,” said first-year coach Kevin Stetser after the 42-35 loss to Millville, the…

  • EHT Current

    Laura Stetser/Township Administrator Peter Miller gives is testimony to the Planning Board during a meeting Wednesday, Nov. 5Township presents its case over 2 meetings, with more to come

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – When Township Administrator Peter Miller showed up to the special Planning Board meeting Wednesday, Nov. 5 pushing a cart filled with four bankers boxes, displays and a fully-loaded three-ring binder, it was evident the tug of…

  • Mainland Current

    Suzanne Marino / Guy Fieri's signature red Camaro is parked outside of Carluccio’s Coal Fired Pizza Tuesday.NORTHFIELD—Patrons pressed their noses to the window to get a glimpse of what was keeping one of their favorite pizza restaurants closed on a Saturday afternoon. A handwritten message on the chalkboard in front of Carluccio’s Coal Fired Pizza at the corner of Tilton and New roads said “sorry for the inconvenience we…

  • Columns

    The Mom’s Beat: Birthdays don’t have be about big parties

     In the weeks leading up to our first child’s second birthday, my husband posed a simple but unexpected question.

    “Why do we need to throw a birthday party every year?”

     On our daughter’s first birthday, we had thrown the big, traditional house party with all of our friends and family invited. We were first-time parents, so as she was about to turn 2, the answer to…

  • Downbeach Current

    Jewish War Veterans gather at Bloom Pavilion for 8th annual Veterans Day luncheon.MARGATE – Veterans and their spouses turned out for the eighth annual Veterans Day luncheon held at the Bloom Pavilion Monday, Nov. 10. Third grade students from the William H. Ross School made cards, mingled and helped serve lunch to the veterans during the event.

  • Regional

    Hoilday Events

    Atlantic County 4H Model Railroad Club's elaborate model trains are now on display on the upper level Hamilton Mall by Sears. Hours are 7-9 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Call 609-646-6392 or see www.shophamilton.com.

    Meet Santa at the Hamilton Mall in the mall's center court now through Christmas Eve.  Santa photo hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Santa feeds his reindeer from 1…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

EHT police seek identity of landscape center intruder

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, March 11, 2014 10:35 am

Submitted/Egg Harbor Township Police are asking the public to assist in identifying this person in connection with a robbery Feb. 24. Submitted/Egg Harbor Township Police are asking the public to assist in identifying this person in connection with a robbery Feb. 24.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a person wanted in connection with a burglary Monday evening, Feb. 24 at Stone World Landscape Center on Doughty Road.

According to police, when Egg Harbor Township Police Officers Rob O’Donoghue, Carl Peterson and James Macpherson and Pleasantville Police Department K-9 Officer Brandon Stocks arrived at the center in response to an alarm that was set off, they reported that a robbery had occurred and that someone had recently fled with an undetermined amount of cash. The surveillance camera captured images of someone inside the office area of the business.

Read more: EHT police seek identity of landscape center intruder

 

Atlantic County Sheriff's Report for Egg Harbor Township (Nov. 2013-Feb. 2014)

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 10, 2014 08:27 am

Sheriff's Report Sheriff's Report

Atlantic County Sheriff Frank Balles has announced that the following arrests were made recently by members of the Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office.  If you have information on the whereabouts of people who are wanted by this agency, call 609-909-7200.

Jermaine Britt, 39, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Nov. 25 in Egg Harbor Township by Detectives Christen Mulholland and Jeffery Newman on a municipal warrant issued by Washington Township.

 Nicole T. Pearlingi, 29, of Egg Harbor Township, was arrested Dec. 10 in Atlantic City by Officer Jessica Fane on a nonsupport warrant.

Read more: Atlantic County Sheriff's Report for Egg Harbor Township (Nov. 2013-Feb. 2014)

   

UPDATE: Police arrest 2, seize 87 pot plants as fraud probe uncovers marijuana surprise

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, March 08, 2014 10:09 am

Luis Alba, left, was charged on a warrant with first-degree cultivation of marijuana, first-degree distribution of marijuana, and fourth-degree possession of marijuana.  Miluska Jimenez-Espinoza was charged with third-degree credit card fraud. Luis Alba, left, was charged on a warrant with first-degree cultivation of marijuana, first-degree distribution of marijuana, and fourth-degree possession of marijuana. Miluska Jimenez-Espinoza was charged with third-degree credit card fraud. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Authorities seized 87 marijuana plants and took two people into custody Friday, March 7 after the Egg Harbor Township Police Department executed a search warrant in the Mizpah section of Hamilton Township for a credit card fraud investigation.

Read more: UPDATE: Police arrest 2, seize 87 pot plants as fraud probe uncovers marijuana surprise

 

Police seize more than 100 marijuana plants during seach of Hamilton Township home

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, March 07, 2014 02:15 pm

Charlie Pritchard Investigators comb through evidence on the scene at a home in the Mizpah section of Hamilton Township Friday, March 7 where a marijuana growing operation had been taking place. Charlie Pritchard Investigators comb through evidence on the scene at a home in the Mizpah section of Hamilton Township Friday, March 7 where a marijuana growing operation had been taking place. Two are taken into custody

Police seized more than 100 marijuana plants and took two people into custody after executing a search warrant in Hamilton Township Friday, March 7, Egg Harbor Township Police told The Current.

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Skunk found in EHT tests positive for rabies

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, March 06, 2014 01:13 pm

A rabid skunk was recently collected from a property on Betsy Scull Road in Egg Harbor Township, making it the first confirmed case of rabies in Atlantic County this year.

The homeowner contacted the local animal control officer after a dog she was pet-sitting encountered a skunk in the backyard and killed it. The skunk was sent to the state lab for testing and was confirmed positive for rabies.

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Alder drama club presents 'Guys and Dolls' (VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, March 05, 2014 03:27 pm

Laura Stetser/The Alder Avenue Middle School drama club rehearses for its upcoming performance of 'Guys and Dolls' Laura Stetser/The Alder Avenue Middle School drama club rehearses for its upcoming performance of 'Guys and Dolls'

Special sneak-peek dress rehsearsal for senior citizens residents on Wednesday, March 5 

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The boys and girls from Alder Avenue Middle School’s Drama Club will transform into “Guys and Dolls” as they take the stage in their version of the classic Broadway musical.

 The story takes place in 1940s and follows gambler Nathan Detroit as he attempts to set up a big-time crap game in New York City while trying to keep his longtime fiancé Miss Adelaide at arms length.

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Still paring the school budget in Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, March 05, 2014 03:19 pm

EHT school news EHT school news  EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP- Egg Harbor Township Board of Education and the school district’s administration announced that approximately $1.2 million will still need to be cut from the proposed 2014-2015 school budget in order to stay under the state’s mandated two percent annual spending cap.

The board and the administration reviewed the anticipated revenue sources and expenditures during a poorly attended four-hour public budget workshop held Saturday, March 1.

Read more: Still paring the school budget in Egg Harbor Township

 

Egg Harbor Township husband and wife plead guilty to possession of cocaine and assault weapon

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, March 05, 2014 11:29 am

Submitted/Donald Capriotti, 40, of Egg Harbor Township Submitted/Donald Capriotti, 40, of Egg Harbor Township

Donald Capriotti faces an 18-year prison sentence

TRENTON –An Egg Harbor Township couple pleaded guilty to drug and weapons charges Tuesday, March 4 before Superior Court Judge Michael A. Donio in Atlantic County, acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced.

The charges stemmed from an investigation by the Atlantic City Violent Crime Task Force that resulted in the seizure of a large quantity of cocaine and an assault weapon from the couple’s Robin Road residence in January 2013.

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Small airplane reportedly crashes near Atlantic City International Airport

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, March 04, 2014 05:01 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Reports are coming in regarding the possible crash of a small aircraft near the Atlantic City International Airport. 

Atlantic City International Airport Fire Department, Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company from Egg Harbor Township and Hamilton Township EMS are reportedly en route.

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EHTHS named country's 'most improved' recycling school

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, March 04, 2014 01:54 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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