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    The Mom’s Beat: Nursing moms shouldn’t have to feed babies in dirty bathroom stalls

    In theory, traveling with a nursing infant should be easier than making the trip with a bottle-fed one. There’s no mess, no need for warming devices and no bottles to lug around. The babies are also more likely to be calmer, which benefits all travelers.

    But as one local mother found out, it’s not always that easy or…

  • Downbeach Current

    Beach bagEveryone seems to have a different idea of how a day at the beach should go. As locals, we’ve seen all types of beach days, but the one thing in common is that it's always a good day for people watching. Below are the common beach types you'll see along South Jersey's shoreline:

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    New light at Zion and Old Zion roads will be operational July 24

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Beginning Wednesday, July 23 through Wednesday, July 30, a lane shift traffic pattern will be in effect in the southbound lane of Fire Road at the intersection of Route 322/40 in Egg Harbor Township on weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for work by a private developer.  Lanes in both directions will remain open to traffic. Police will be onsite to assist. Work is contingent on weather conditions. 

     The county is also…

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    GALLOWAY- Mara Justine Platt, the Galloway preteen who wowed judges on NBC’s America’s Got Talent last month, did it again with her rendition of Whitney Houston’s “I have nothing.”

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    Fireworks will be added to EHT's National Night OutEGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  This year when the community comes together to mark National Night Out, the evening of fun will conclude with a fireworks display.

    The nationwide event, now in its 31st year, is held locally on the first Tuesday at Tony Canale Park. It is organized to prevent crime and substance abuse and to foster a sense of community among the residents.

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Attempted abduction reported in Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, November 04, 2013 04:25 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township Police confirmed they are investigating an attempted abduction of a girl that reportedly occurred and was reported to them on Friday, Nov. 1 in the area of Mill Road and Tremont Avenue.

 According to Capt. Chris Ruef, the department received a call Friday from a mother stating that an individual in a white SUV had attempted to abduct her daughter from her bus stop before school. The girl reportedly fled and was unharmed from the alleged encounter.

Read more: Attempted abduction reported in Egg Harbor Township

 

Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Oct. 24-29

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 04, 2013 01:15 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.

John P. Herring, 37, of Atlantic City was arrested Oct. 24 by Officer Kenneth Winkel and charged with making terroristic threats and shoplifting.

 Aquia Perez, 30, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Oct. 24 by Officers Jonathan Niceta, James Naylor and Kenneth Marchelle and charged with aggravated assault, possession of a weapon (a pair of scissors) and obstruction.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Oct. 24-29

   

Gov. Chris Christie wins re-election in Egg Harbor Township High School mock election

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, November 01, 2013 03:39 pm

Laura Stetser/The mock election offered a cross-curricular experience for EHTHS students Laura Stetser/The mock election offered a cross-curricular experience for EHTHS students

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The results are in, and Gov. Chris Christie has won re-election in a mock election held today, Friday, Nov. 1 at Egg Harbor Township High School.

Out of the 1,152 student who voted during the daylong event held in the school media center, Christie secured his win by a margin of 88 votes.

Senior Ciarra Lenahan, one of the students who worked the polls, said she voted for the current governor because of his stance on abortion and education.

Read more: Gov. Chris Christie wins re-election in Egg Harbor Township High School mock election

 

California sex offender indicted in assault of Egg Harbor Township girl, 12, who got pregnant

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 31, 2013 04:29 pm

MAYS LANDING – A New York City man who is a registered sex offender in California was indicted Wednesday, Oct. 30 in the aggravated sexual assault of a 12-year-old Egg Harbor Township girl, acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced today. The assult resulted in a pregnancy.

An Atlantic County grand jury indicted Joseph Anthony Caracciolo, 47, most recently of New York City, on charges of aggravated sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child.

Read more: California sex offender indicted in assault of Egg Harbor Township girl, 12, who got pregnant

   

UPDATE: 81-year-old crashes into pole, closing Bargaintown Road in EHT for 8 hours

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, October 31, 2013 12:50 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – An 81-year-old Egg Harbor Township man, who possibly was having a medical emergency, crashed his car into a pole along Bargaintown Road Wednesday, Oct. 30, temporarily knocking out nearby power and closing the roadway for eight hours, police said.

Robert Glaymon was driving a 2012 Volvo S60 south on the road between Mill and Zion Roads at approximately 1:31 p.m. when his vehicle left the roadway and hit the utility pole. The impact caused a 30- to 45-minute outage in the area.

Read more: UPDATE: 81-year-old crashes into pole, closing Bargaintown Road in EHT for 8 hours

 

Egg Harbor Township man airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after morning car crash

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, October 31, 2013 11:38 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – An Egg Harbor Township man had to be extricated and airlifted to the hospital after he lost control of his car while driving along Robert Best Road in the Scullville section of the township today, Thursday, Oct. 31.

According to police at approximately 8:50 a.m., James Ford, 20, was accelerating and turning his 2003 Honda sports model vehicle left on to Robert Best Road from Hunter Court when lost control, left the roadway and struck a tree on the driver’s side. He was entrapped from the impact and was extricated by the Scullville Volunteer Fire Company utilizing the “Jaws of Life” rescue tool. 

Read more: Egg Harbor Township man airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after morning car crash

   

Four compete for three seats on Egg Harbor Township Board of Education

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, October 30, 2013 11:20 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Three incumbents and one challenger are vying for three open seats on the Egg Harbor Township Board of Education during the Tuesday, Nov. 5 election. Each seat is for a three-year term.

The candidates are:

Lou Della Barca, incumbent

A member of the board for the last three and a half years, Lou Della Barca is a retired educator who spent 40 years in Egg Harbor Township schools. He lived here since 1974. Since retiring in 2009, he has worked as an adjunct instructor and supervisor of student teachers at Stockton College.

Read more: Four compete for three seats on Egg Harbor Township Board of Education

 

EHT Nature Reserve is no longer the pits

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Written by Chuck Eberson Wednesday, October 30, 2013 10:42 am

Chuck Eberson/EHT resident Paul Quick and his two best friends are regulars on the trails. Chuck Eberson/EHT resident Paul Quick and his two best friends are regulars on the trails.

Former soil mining site is now features 45-acre lake populated with bass and wooded trails

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The Egg Harbor Township Nature Reserve was officially dedicated Saturday, Oct. 26 with a ribbon cutting by Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough.  With the assistance of volunteers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the township began the process of reclaiming the land and turning it into a resource than can be enjoyed for generations to come. 

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Visitors welcome to spooky Egg Harbor Township Halloween displays

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, October 30, 2013 08:53 am

Submitted/Spooky things lurk behind the displays at 2 Village Lane in Egg Harbor Township Submitted/Spooky things lurk behind the displays at 2 Village Lane in Egg Harbor Township

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – If you’re still looking for a great place to go for trick or treating on Halloween night, two residents in Egg Harbor Township have extended a public invitation to their extensive spooky displays.

Denise Somers, who lives at 33 Ravenwood Drive, said she has installed nearly $6,000 worth of Halloween decorations outside her home, and Craig Middleton, who lives at 2 Village Lane, has stepped up his annual display as well.

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With the help of technology, EHT students learn from peers in Atlantic City

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, October 30, 2013 07:36 am

Submitted/Slaybaugh Teacher Malinda Brita’s second grade class participated in the event Submitted/Slaybaugh Teacher Malinda Brita’s second grade class participated in the event

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  Through a special distance learning event staged between a second grade class at Slaybaugh Elementary School and Sovereign Avenue School in Atlantic City on Oct. 18, children were able to discuss a book they read as well as discuss its theme of overcoming hardships. The lesson, scheduled to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, was based on the book “A Chair for My Mother” by Vera B. Williams.

The story follows a girl, Rosa, whose family has to save their money to replace their possessions after a fire destroys their home.

Each class showed the chairs they decorated to each other via television and asked each other questions, which helped produce a dialog between the two schools of overcoming hardships. 

Read more: With the help of technology, EHT students learn from peers in Atlantic City

   

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