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    Meetings set for Oct. 21, Nov. 18 and Dec. 16

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  The Egg Harbor Township School District is hosting a series of public forums to assist administrators in forming a new strategic plan for the district. Employees, parents, students, residents, business owners and governmental officials are invited to attend and participate in the three meetings, each concentrating on a different topic.

     Superintendent Scott McCartney said the district occasionally realigns its goals with the public as needed. In…

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    PLEASANTVILLE – A Pleasantville man who escaped the horrors of an 11-year-long Sierra Leone civil war and the deaths of 50,000 countrymen now fears an even greater enemy: Ebola.

    “When I speak to my countrymen, they tell me they would rather fight a civil war than Ebola,” said John Barclay, 54, who fled to South Jersey in 2001.

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    Feel a cuss coming on? Sugared-up swear words are sweet enough for children’s ears

    My son sat on the floor, quietly pulling apart those little plastic bricks he loves so much and reassembling them into his latest newfangled creation, when it popped out without warning.

     “Dagnabbit,” he said under his breath as one wrong move brought the whole thing crashing down to the floor.

     It’s not the first time my son has…

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    Miss Columbus Day, Olivia Michael, Miss Southern Counties, Amanda Rae Ross and Miss Atlantic County, Kaitlyn Schoeffel ATLANTIC CITY – Three young women walked away with some bling Sunday afternoon, Oct. 12 at the Tropicana Casino and Hotel, where…

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    cannuscioEgg Harbor Township figure skater Anastasia Cannuscio and partner Colin McManus of Saugus, Mass., won the bronze medal last week at 2004 Finlandia Trophy in Espoo, Finland, as part of the of the International Skating Union (ISU) Challenger Series.

    Cannuscio represents the University of Delaware Figure Skating Club while McManus represents The Skating Club of Boston. The duo, who were the 2011 U.S. junior bronze medalists, train in Newark, Delaware, and are coached by Karen Ludington, Alexandr Kirsanov and…

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History Notes, Jan. 28: Cedar Bridge Nurseries

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Tuesday, January 28, 2014 02:47 pm

Photo by Morris Worrell/An aerial photo of Cedar Bridge Nursery from the 1960s. Photo by Morris Worrell/An aerial photo of Cedar Bridge Nursery from the 1960s.

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.

Cedar Bridge Nurseries

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Super Bowl party raises money for Chief Brown Scholarship Fund

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, January 28, 2014 01:00 am

Super Bowl party/fundraiser in Egg Harbor Township Super Bowl party/fundraiser in Egg Harbor Township

Chief Brown Scholarship 22nd Annual Super Bowl Party will be held 2-7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2 at Harbor Pines Golf Club, 500 St Andrews Drive. The scholarship fund has awarded more than $225,000 to local kids in the community since its inception. Admission is $20 which includes a mug with $1 beverage refills, buffet and door prizes.

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Mays receives National Black McDonald’s Operators Association Scholarship

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, January 25, 2014 03:44 pm

  Stephen Mays Jr. of Egg Harbor Township was awarded a $5,000 check from the National Black McDonald’s Operators Association Scholarship Fund on Wednesday, Jan. 8. Stephen Mays Jr. of Egg Harbor Township was awarded a $5,000 check from the National Black McDonald’s Operators Association Scholarship Fund on Wednesday, Jan. 8.

Stephen Mays Jr. of Egg Harbor Township was awarded a $5,000 check from the National Black McDonald’s Operators Association Scholarship Fund on Wednesday, Jan. 8. 

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Foreman Mills in Egg Harbor Township closing its doors

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, January 24, 2014 03:28 pm

Laura Stetser/Foreman Mills is closing its Egg Harbor Township location. Laura Stetser/Foreman Mills is closing its Egg Harbor Township location.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The near-vacant Cardiff Shopping Center will be even emptier soon when Foreman Mills closes its doors. 

Signs advertising that "Everything Must Go!" are posted throughout the parking lot that now contains more hungry seagulls fighting over scraps of food than cars filled with shoppers.

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Holy Trinity in EHT invites community to come eat Greek

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Written by Beth Wade Thursday, January 23, 2014 01:45 pm

Submitted/Nao Plamantouras, a Terpsichorean dancer with Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, performs.. Submitted/The Winter Feast is a fundraiser for Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church as well as a way to explore Greek hospitality, faith and culture. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – “Elate na fame!”

It’s all Greek to you? No problem, says Eugenia Kramvis, who translates the phrase as “Come, let us eat!”

That is just what the parishioners at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church here invite the community to do during their three-day weekend Winter Feast Friday through Sunday, Jan. 24-26.

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EHT's Waldman appointed to Superior Court

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, January 22, 2014 03:02 pm

Submitted/Pictured from left are Waldman’s son Matt, his daughter Melanie, his brother Mitch and Jeff Waldman. Submitted/Pictured from left are Waldman’s son Matt, his daughter Melanie, his brother Mitch and Jeff Waldman.

Jeffrey J. Waldman of Egg Harbor Township was nominated by Gov. Chris Christie to serve as judge on the Superior Court. His nomination was confirmed by the state Senate Jan. 13 and he was sworn in on Jan. 17.

He has been assigned to the Children in Court docket of the Family Division in Atlantic County.  

Waldman was born to Stanley and Dori Waldman in Elizabeth, Union County, on May 30, 1959.  The family moved to Margate in 1960, and Jeffrey Waldman has been a resident of Atlantic County ever since.  

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Jan. 1-16

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, January 19, 2014 09:29 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.

 David L. Anderson, 38, of Egg Harbor City was arrested Jan. 7 by Officers Shawn Owen and Benjamin Kollman and charged with simple assault, theft, unlawful taking of means of conveyance.

 Marlou M. Rellosa, 48, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Jan. 1 by Officer Michael O’Hagen and charged with making terroristic threats and simple assault.

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History Notes, Jan. 19: Christmas 1933

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Sunday, January 19, 2014 02:06 pm

Submitted Submitted 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.

Christmas 1933

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Former Chuck’s Hideaway to open under new ownership

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, January 17, 2014 12:20 pm

Laura Stetser/The bar and restaurant formerly known as Chuck's Hideaway and Brownie's is going to get new life this spring. Laura Stetser/The bar and restaurant formerly known as Chuck's Hideaway and Brownie's is going to get new life this spring.

Linwood business partners hope to have bar, restaurant and package goods store ready by St. Patrick’s Day

 EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – “This place is like Grand Central Station” said one of the new owners of the bar and restaurant once known as Chuck’s Hideaway, and that was saying something considering the place has been boarded up and vacant for almost a decade.

 “People are really excited. They’ve been stopping in, asking what we are doing and when we are going to open,” said Scott Raring of Linwood, who purchased the property at the corner of Bargaintown Road and Poplar Avenue with business partner Victor “Rocky” Klever, also of Linwood.   

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EHTHS student designs new Faces4Autism T-shirt

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, January 15, 2014 04:22 pm

Submitted/Pictured from left are Egg Harbor Township High School FCCLA members Danielle McCormick and Victoria Mosca and contest winner Alexa Taylor. Submitted/Pictured from left are Egg Harbor Township High School FCCLA members Danielle McCormick and Victoria Mosca and contest winner Alexa Taylor.

The objective is to have all the schools in South Jersey participate and wear the Linked In Love T-shirts on Blowing Bubbles for Autism Day, April 1. 

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Danielle McCormick and Victoria Mosca, current members of Egg Harbor Township High School’s chapter of the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, organized a design contest for the students at the school. 

The contest was to discover a new logo and T-shirt design for Faces4Autism, a nonprofit organization dedicated to education and support of children with autism and their families. Alexa Taylor, a senior of Egg Harbor Township High School, won both portions of the contest with her linked in love T-shirt and logo design.

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