• Mainland Current

    Sister Judy Loschiavo in her first grade classroom at St. Joseph Regional School in Somers Point SOMERS POINT – Sister Judy Loschiavo found music as a remedy to deal with grief after the loss of her parents. Now her hope is that her music will allow others feeling a sense of loss to find a chord that rings true to them.

  • EHT Current

    Yogathon benefits Relay for Life team

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – One local Relay for Life team is looking for supporters who want to stretch themselves for a good cause.

     The Slim’s Butterscotchers are hosting a daylong yogathon in Egg Harbor Township Saturday, May 3 to raise money for the American Cancer Society.

     The event, called “Are you Down to Fight Cancer?” will feature a variety of yoga classes taught by instructors representing many local yoga studios. The more challenging power…

  • Sports

    houghtonscoreHAMILTON TOWNSHIP - Chemistry class was back in session Monday for the Egg Harbor Township boys lacrosse team.

    Attack men Connor Houghton, Ryan King and Nick Lacovara combined for 11 goals and eight assists as the Eagles rebounded from their first loss of the season with a 14-6 win over Cape-Atlantic League rival Oakcrest.

  • Columns

     The Mom's Beat blog by Laura Stetser

    The good news and the bad news is that my family is in the market for a new minivan. I wish it could be a different style of car, but it truly is the only mode of transportation that works for us.

     After driving the same one for seven years, I am looking forward to a clean slate. I can’t wait for that new car smell, unfaded upholstery and corners without hidden…

  • Mainland Current

    Suzanne Marino/The helping hands of Everyone’s Children are from left Samantha Mazuz, Shelly Furman, Stacey Rich, June Dix all of Linwood and Aiccis Bloom of Ventnor.

    LINWOOD—Saturday morning Stacey Rich’s home could have passed for the Easter Bunny’s workshop. Hundreds of baskets lined every flat surface in the living room, dining room, kitchen and family room and volunteers were…

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History Notes, Aug. 18: Captain John Jeffries

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Sunday, August 18, 2013 09:25 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Welcome to History Notes, our weekly feature that looks back through Egg Harbor Township history.

Each Sunday, 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.

Read more: History Notes, Aug. 18: Captain John Jeffries

 

Christie eases access to New Jersey’s medical marijuana program for sick children

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Saturday, August 17, 2013 12:18 pm

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Calls for lifting three-strain cultivation limit, allowing edible consumption for children and giving parents choice

TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie acted on Friday, Aug. 16 to ease access for sick children to New Jersey’s medical marijuana program by lifting the three-strain cultivation limit on authorized growers and to make the treatment available to children in edible form. 

Read more: Christie eases access to New Jersey’s medical marijuana program for sick children

   

Stir It Up > Salmon Pinwheels Stuffed with Chard (SLIDESHOW)

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Saturday, August 17, 2013 11:36 am

Submitted/Salmon pinwheels with chard Submitted/Salmon pinwheels with chard

We love when our proteins and veggies play together. This recipe a great summertime grilling idea. Blanch your chard in salted water and then season with olive oil, salt and pepper. Full directions and slideshow below.

Read more: Stir It Up > Salmon Pinwheels Stuffed with Chard (SLIDESHOW)

 

Egg Harbor Township Tax bills due by Aug. 19

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, August 16, 2013 09:07 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Monday, Aug. 19 is the final day for Egg Harbor Township residents to pay the third quarter 2013 tax bill without accruing interest. This date was the extended grace period. The original due date was Aug. 1. 

If you wish to check on the status of your account, go to www.ehtgov.org and select "Property Taxes" at the top of the page. Insert the name or address of the property you are inquiring. 

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Tax bills due by Aug. 19

   

More New Jersey drivers may be able to 'skip the trip' to renew licenses

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, August 16, 2013 07:32 am

Submitted/Mail in drivers license renewals will be option for more drivers Submitted/Mail in drivers license renewals will be option for more drivers

State program expands to offer mail-in option to all ages of drivers

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – No matter how pleasant the staff tries to make the experience, a trip to the Motor Vehicle Commission is never thought of as a fun way to spend one’s time.

Read more: More New Jersey drivers may be able to 'skip the trip' to renew licenses

 

Tom Williams’ column always enjoyable

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, August 14, 2013 03:31 pm

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To the editor:

I wanted to express my pleasure in reading Tom Williams’s column
“At Large” each week. Whether he writes about “movies for a rainy day or reminiscing about Ocean City Businesses no longer there”- his articles are well written and always enjoyable.

Read more: Tom Williams’ column always enjoyable

   

EHT voters approve of Booker, Lonegan for special U.S. Senate race

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, August 14, 2013 05:40 am

Submitted/Cory Booker, left, and Steven Lonegan will face off for U.S. Senate seat Submitted/Cory Booker, left, and Steven Lonegan will face off for U.S. Senate seat

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP- Polls closed last night with Egg Harbor Township voters following the majority of others across the state, moving forward Democratic Newark Mayor Cory Booker against Republican Steven Lonegan, former Bogota mayor, to fill the unexpired term vacated by the death of longtime U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg.

Read more: EHT voters approve of Booker, Lonegan for special U.S. Senate race

 

The Egg Harbor Township Fire Report, Aug. 1-13

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, August 13, 2013 04:50 pm

Submitted by Dennis Sharpe/On Aug. 9, the Bargaintown, Scullville and Cardiff Volunteer Fire Companies responded to Zion Road in the vicinity of the Garden State Parkway for a structure fire and were on location for two hours. Submitted by Dennis Sharpe/On Aug. 9, the Bargaintown, Scullville and Cardiff Volunteer Fire Companies responded to Zion Road in the vicinity of the Garden State Parkway for a structure fire and were on location for two hours.

On Aug. 1, the Farmington Volunteer Fire Company No. 4 responded at 2:36 p.m. to the 200 block of Woodland Avenue for a vehicle fire and was on location for 30 minutes.

On Aug. 5, the Cardiff, Bargaintown and Farmington Volunteer Fire Companies responded at 7:14 p.m. to the Cardiff station at 6609 Black Horse Pike for a structure fire and were on location for several hours. Egg Harbor Township Police are interviewing a suspect seen leaving the scene of the fire.

Read more: The Egg Harbor Township Fire Report, Aug. 1-13

   

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