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    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township Board of Education approved sending a $132 million budget to the county that carries a 5.1-cent increase to the school tax rate.

    The budget passed Tuesday, March 17 by an 8-1 vote. Lisa Dagit was the sole dissenting vote, and Barbara Szilagyi was absent.

    Since the budget was first introduced at a public workshop Saturday, March 7, the administration was charged with cutting $750,000 in order to get to the 2 percent spending increase cap imposed by the state. If the board decided…

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    Egg hunt Egg Harbor Township

    Greentree Church is also hosting a hunt and magic show

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township Fire Department’s Annual Egg Hunt is back.

     After a one-year break in what is an annual tradition in the township, the Bargaintown Volunteer Fire Company's Ladies Auxiliary's egg hunt is scheduled to return to Tony Canale Park at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 28.

     More than 1,000 eggs are being stuffed with candy and goodies…

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    Betty D’Andrea of Galloway and Virgil Elam of Mays Landing, students in the Academy of Culinary Arts noncredit training program at the Worthington Campus in Atlantic City, cover a seasoned salmon fillet to make gravlax for the Atlantic Cape Restaurant Gala.ATLANTIC…

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    Laura Stetser/Swift Elementary SchoolEGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Swift Elementary School’s spring book fair will be combined for the first time with its annual science fair and some fun STEM stations for or an exciting and educational event Tuesday, March 24.  

    Spring Splash! festivities begin at 3:30 p.m. when the Scholastic “Under the Sea Book Fair” opens with a visit from “Clifford, the Big Red Undersea Dog,” who will pose for…

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    EHT Community GuideThe Current is seeking your input for its 2015 Egg Harbor Township Community Guide scheduled for publication next month. 

    We are asking local organizations to write a few words about the good work they are doing on behalf of their neighbors to help make Egg Harbor Township a special place to live, work and raise a family.

    If you are a leader of a local service club, veterans group, charity, youth program, community…

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Egg Harbor Township High School honors its Class of 2014 (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, June 20, 2014 09:18 pm

Laura Stetser/The graduates in EHTHS Class of 2014 are welcomed into the stadium Laura Stetser/The graduates in EHTHS Class of 2014 are welcomed into the stadium

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Some cheered and some cried, but all of the students honored during Egg Harbor Township High School’s Class of 2014 graduation turned a page in their own life stories on Friday, June 20 as they shifted from students to alumni of Atlantic County’s largest high school.

The 638-member class was dressed in black, grey and white robes as they were greeted by a stadium fully packed with supportive friends and family, some of whom had arrived two hours in advance to get the choice seats.

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Plan ahead to attend Egg Harbor Township High School graduation

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, June 20, 2014 04:00 pm

Laura Stetser/Steven Morgan catches the key of family and friends as the graduates walk into commencement Thursday, June 20 Laura Stetser/Steven Morgan catches the key of family and friends as the graduates walk into commencement Thursday, June 20

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township High School has very specific parking instructions for its Class of 2014 graduation. Both graduates and attendees advised to arrive well in advance of the 6 p.m. start time to provide enough time to be transported or to manage traffic patterns around the schools.

Details are below:

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Egg Harbor Township students celebrate last day of school

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, June 20, 2014 11:30 am

Submitted/Mikey Stapelton jumps for joy in front of the Miller School. Submitted/Mikey Stapelton jumps for joy in front of the Miller School.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Friday, June 20 is a great day to be a kid- it's the last school day of the 2014 school year. The kids are smiling from ear-to-ear as they get ready for their well-earned summer break. 

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Miller School students conclude year of D.A.R.E. education

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Written by Jordan Montgomery Friday, June 20, 2014 11:17 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Fifth-grade students of the Dr. Joyanne D. Miller Elementary School marked completion of the D.A.R.E program with a D.A.R.E Day celebration Thursday, June 19. 

The students wrapped around the parking lot to watch a demonstration by the Egg Harbor Township Police Department. As officers were announced, cheers would erupt from different students as they cheered for their particular D.A.R.E officer.

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Future (forecast) looks bright for EHT's Class of 2014

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, June 20, 2014 07:03 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - After a stormy midweek, the graduates of Egg Harbor Township High School's Class of 2014 and their families will get to enjoy a beautiful evening outdoors at the school's Bruce Wolrab Athletic Complex tonight, Friday, June 20.

 The weather report calls for a slight wind of 6 to 7 miles per hour around the 6:10 p.m. graduation start time and comfortable temperatures in the mid-70s. 

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Egg Harbor Township High School Class of 2014 graduate list

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, June 20, 2014 04:15 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The Class of 2014 contains 638-members. They are:

Joseph A. Abbate

Rawan Yehya Abdallah

Regina E. Accardi

Brian M. Adams

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Modifications to EHT's accelerated math program don’t compute with everyone

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, June 19, 2014 09:28 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – School district administrators and several board members are still at odds over modifications proposed to the district’s accelerated math program, despite nearly three hours of discussion on the matter during the Board of Education work session meeting Tuesday, June 17.

Greg Ryan, supervisor of the mathematics department, presented a lengthy report to the board and the public in attendance on the rationale and details of the proposed changes, explaining that the administration is trying to meet the more rigorous standards set by New Jersey’s adoption of the Common Core State Standards, and the new standardized test called  PARCC, which stands for Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers.

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Storm knocks out power to Atlantic County customers

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, June 19, 2014 06:02 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - A strong thunderstorm that rolled through the area around 3 a.m. on Thursday, June 19 knocked out the power to many of Atlantic City Electric's customers in Atlantic County.

As of 7 a.m., approximately 3,445 customers were still affected by outage. The highest concentration of homes and businesses without power is located in Egg Harbor Township, Linwood and Northfield, according to company information.

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EHT man accused of beating pit bull dog to death indicted by grand jury

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, June 18, 2014 06:59 pm

Steven Geisel, 49, of Egg Harbor Township Steven Geisel, 49, of Egg Harbor Township

MAYS LANDING – An Egg Harbor Township man has been indicted for animal cruelty in connection with the killing of a dog, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced Wednesday, June 18.

On Wednesday, June 11, Steven D. Geisel, 50, of the 2000 block of Ocean Heights Avenue in Egg Harbor Township, was indicted by an Atlantic County grand jury on one count of animal cruelty – a third-degree crime – for the bludgeoning death of a female pit bull canine in a wooded area adjacent to Ocean Heights Avenue in Egg Harbor Township, on or about Jan. 29, 2014.

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Egg Harbor Township High School's top five students

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, June 18, 2014 03:48 pm

Submitted/Egg Harbor Township Class of 2014 Top 5 students Submitted/Egg Harbor Township Class of 2014 Top 5 students EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township High School graduated its 638-member Class of 2014 on Friday, June 20. The grades have been tallied and the courses weighted, and the school's top five students have been announced. They are:

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