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    Test your luck at ‘Dine and Dine’ Community Partnership ‘FUNraiser’ Feb. 28

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Community Partnership for Egg Harbor Township Schools, Inc. is betting it will have a “full house” at its eighth annual February FUNraiser.

    Presented by Shore Medical Center for the eighth year in a row, the Dice and Dine event will be held Saturday, Feb. 28, at Greate Bay Country Club in Somers Point, with live casino games…

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    Laura Stetser/The vacant Hickory Log Inn restaurant is the first of five buildings slated for firefighter training exercises.“There is no better project to address the issues facing Atlantic City than to clean up the entrance to it,” -Egg Harbor Township Mayor James "Sonny" McCullough

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – It won’t be the big demolition that so many township residents have been waiting to see, but firefighters…

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    Egg Harbor Township newsEGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – In what is described as an uncommon move among municipalities in New Jersey, Egg Harbor Township took a step toward giving the lion’s share of revenue from affordable housing projects to the Egg Harbor Township School District to help offset the impact of new students such development could generate.

     This verbal offer from Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough was confirmed in his Dec. 23 letter to Superintendent Scott McCartney that was accepted by the…

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Slaybaugh teacher of the year takes things in stride

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, May 12, 2014 12:57 pm

Submitted/Amie Elberston is Slaybaugh 2014 Teacher of the Year Submitted/Amie Elberston is Slaybaugh 2014 Teacher of the Year

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Slaybaugh Elementary School teacher of the year Amie Elbertson said she is right where she belongs.

 “I went to West Atlantic City for kindergarten, Davenport for elementary school, Slaybaugh for seventh and eighth grade and Egg Harbor Township High School,” the technology teacher said. “I love being in EHT schools.  I love teaching with teachers I had when I was young.  I love giving back to a community that has given me so much in my life.”

Besides growing up in the township, Elbertson also grew up around educators.

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Fernwood Teacher of the Year takes her students abroad without leaving the classroom

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, May 12, 2014 12:54 pm

Submitted/Fernwood Avenue Middle School 2013 Teacher of the Year Mary Ann Cassidy-Hayes Submitted/Fernwood Avenue Middle School 2013 Teacher of the Year Mary Ann Cassidy-Hayes

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Fernwood Avenue Middle School 2013 Teacher of the Year Mary Ann Cassidy-Hayes takes her students on far-reaching field trips across the globe without leaving her classroom.

Her her favorite lesson requires the students to use their computers to write a travel journal in Microsoft Word, allowing them to explore distant lands as well as learn how what it takes to travel abroad.

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EHT talks trash on clean up day (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Chuck Eberson Monday, May 12, 2014 12:37 pm

More than 300 volunteers showed up on Saturday morning, May 3 at the Egg Harbor Township Community Center for Community Pride Clean Up Day.  Donna Burger, the Clean Community coordinator, ran an efficient registration making sure everyone had what they needed including high visibility T-shirts, trash-picking tools, bags, gloves, water, bug repellant if necessary and a map of the volunteers’ clean up area.

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Rabid fox found in Egg Harbor Township; fifth case of 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, May 09, 2014 06:34 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNHIP – Rabies has been confirmed in a fox that was found on a Devonshire Drive property in Egg Harbor Township.

This is Atlantic County’s fifth case of rabies this year, all of which have been found in Egg Harbor Township, according to the Atlantic County Health Department.

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Egg Harbor Township fugitive caught in Nevada after 20 years 'on the run'

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, May 08, 2014 04:25 pm

Submitted/Zachary Sander Submitted/Zachary Sander EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – An Egg Harbor Township native wanted for more than 20 years on drug and conspiracy charges has been apprehended in Nevada, law enforcement officials announced on Thursday, May 6.

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Law Enforcement United team departs for journey to honor fallen officers (VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, May 08, 2014 12:08 pm

Laura Stetser/From left are team members Paul Weldon, Jeffrey Lancaster, Anthony Meredino, Stacey Williams, Rebecca Roth, David Heritage, Charles and Elaine Super and Egg Harbor Township Chief Michael Morris. In front are David Comer and Eric Cooms. Laura Stetser/From left are team members Paul Weldon, Jeffrey Lancaster, Anthony Meredino, Stacey Williams, Rebecca Roth, David Heritage, Charles and Elaine Super and Egg Harbor Township Chief Michael Morris. In front are David Comer and Eric Cooms.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – With a moment of silence and thoughts of gratitude for the fallen officers they will honor as the participate in the annual bike ride this week, the members of Law Enforcement United-Team New Jersey were sent on their way from the Egg Harbor Township Police Department on Thursday, May 15.

The 14-member team, called Law Enforcement United - Team New Jersey, will drive to Chesapeake, Va., which is the starting point of their bicycle ride into Washington, D.C.

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Five injured in Black Horse Pike crash in Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, May 07, 2014 02:45 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Five people were sent to the hospital with minor injuries from a three-car accident on the Black Horse Pike in the Cardiff section of the township on Wednesday, May 7.

According to police, James Gazzaro, 64, of Hammonton was driving a 1995 Dodge van west on the Black Horse Pike at approximately 10:50 a.m. when he went through a red light at the intersection of Spruce Avenue and hit a 2007 Honda Pilot driven by Quynh Do, 32, of Egg Harbor Township. Do was driving south on Spruce Avenue with his two children, a 1-year-old and a 5-year-old and was crossing the Black Horse Pike at a green light.

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EHT to start $2.2 million gabion project in West Atlantic City section

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, May 07, 2014 01:32 pm

Laura Stetser/Gabions pictured here along Bay Drive in West Atlantic City are big cages or wire boxes filled with rocks or concrete. They are used for erosion and flood control and soil stabilization. Laura Stetser/Gabions pictured here along Bay Drive in West Atlantic City are big cages or wire boxes filled with rocks or concrete. They are used for erosion and flood control and soil stabilization.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township is moving forward with a $2.2 million project to further secure the coastline of West Atlantic City, which was badly damaged during Hurricane Sandy.

  The project will install gabions along the dune from Toledo to Athens avenues, replace sand dunes, fencing, plantings and wooden walkovers and boardwalks along the stretch of the waterfront and install gabions and a concrete retaining wall from Cordova to Brenta avenues along the street edge of Bay Drive. Two wooden stair walkovers and one wooden ramp will be installed over these gabions, Township Engineer Jim Mott explained.

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History Notes, May 6: 1st District Ambulance Squad

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Tuesday, May 06, 2014 12:23 pm

Submitted/ Pictured are members of the Egg Harbor Township 1st District Ambulance Squad Auxilary in 1970. Submitted/ Pictured are members of the Egg Harbor Township 1st District Ambulance Squad Auxilary in 1970.

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.

Ambulance Squad

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Kutless's songs inspire hope

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, May 06, 2014 10:03 am

Kutless and four other Christian rock bands will play in the Change a Life Tour stop Saturday at Atlantic Christian School in Egg Harbor Township./Submitted Kutless and four other Christian rock bands will play in the Change a Life Tour stop Saturday at Atlantic Christian School in Egg Harbor Township./Submitted Change a Life Tour coming to Egg Harbor Township

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Whether it was fate, luck or good timing, one of the headlining acts in Saturday’s Spring Music Fest at Atlantic Christian School hopes to duplicate past success with its current song being played across the country.

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