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    For the thousands of bikers who have waited all winter for the 2014 Wildwood Spring Bike Rally to finally arrive, here is the weather to expect when you drop a kickstand on Saturday and Sunday in front of the Bolero in Wildwood:/Jen MarraTHE…

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    Twitter party hosted by PBS Kids offers new ideas for exploring outdoors

     “Kids these days!” It’s a complaint as old as time.

    While there are times you will catch me saying the same thing (especially after seeing teenage girls walking around in yoga pants at school), I actually find a ton of hope in this generation of caring and conscientious children, particularly each year when we celebrate Earth Day on April 22.

  • Sports

    jerseygenesisRegistration is open for the 19th Annual Jersey Genesis Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquabike and Bambino Biathlon, scheduled for Saturday, May 31, in Port Republic.

    Race organizers have added a duathlon to this year’s event to give the non-swimmers an opportunity to compete in the race.

    The triathlon portion of the event will consist of a half-mile swim, 16-mile bike and four mile run.  Duathletes will have the option of running two miles rather than swimming the half-mile at the…

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    Photo courtesy of Gertrude Roeske/ Cardiff volunteer firefighters in the 1950s

    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.

    Cardiff…

  • Mainland Current

    WMGM TV 40 home at 1601 New Road in Linwood.

    LINWOOD – It appears that NBC will end its affiliation with WMGM TV 40 at the end of 2014.

    A contract between NBC and Access 1 Communications, which manages the station, ran through 2012 but was extended through the end of this year. That contract is not expected to be renewed.

    Headquartered at 1601 New Road in Linwood, WMGM TV 40 is the only television station in…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Tips for transitioning special needs students back into school year

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, August 22, 2013 11:19 am

Back to school routines should start before first day Back to school routines should start before first day

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  Most students have excitement and some nervousness as they head back to school with new classmates, new teachers and a new schedule. These feelings can be amplified for families with special needs children.

 To help ease these students back into the school routine, Abby Longstreet, organizer of the Egg Harbor Township Special Education Resource Group, provided some suggestions.

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Back-to-school information for Egg Harbor Township to be available starting Friday

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, August 22, 2013 09:58 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Egg Harbor Township Superintendent Scott McCartney released a message to school district families informing them that back-to-school information will be available starting Friday, Aug. 23. 

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Egg Harbor Township HS cheerleaders host fall mum sale

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 22, 2013 12:00 am

Mum sale Mum sale

The Egg Harbor Township High School cheerleaders are hosting at mum sale beginning Wednesday, Aug. 28 to Thursday, Sept. 12. Delivery is Sept. 21. The plants come in 9-inch pots and are $8 each.

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Operation Backpack carries inspiring words to school

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, August 22, 2013 12:00 am

Submitted/Linda Johnson of Egg Harbor Township created backpack tag to let the children know they are special. Submitted/Linda Johnson of Egg Harbor Township created backpack tag to let the children know they are special.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – When children receive the backpacks filled with donated school supplies from Family Service Association next week, their packages will be marked with a special handmade tag as a personal touch, thanks to the hard work of one talented Egg Harbor Township woman.

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Multi-Sport Camp comes to Egg Harbor Township (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Chuck Eberson Wednesday, August 21, 2013 03:27 pm

Chuck Eberson/Lucas Cross tries to outrun Jaxon Williams, both of Egg Harbor Township, as he evades the defense in flag football. Chuck Eberson/Lucas Cross tries to outrun Jaxon Williams, both of Egg Harbor Township, as he evades the defense in flag football.

The U.S. Sports Institute provided campers with exposure to over 16 sports this week at Tony Canale Park. Sessions ran Monday through Friday, with one session in the morning and one later in the afternoon. The multi-sport camp is appropriate for ages 5-14 years of age. 

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Egg Harbor Township brothers’ quick action saves the day after lightning strikes their home

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, August 21, 2013 03:11 pm

Submitted/Chase Davis, 11, and his younger brother Campbell, 9, both of Egg Harbor Township Submitted/Chase Davis, 11, and his younger brother Campbell, 9, both of Egg Harbor Township

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Thanks to the keen awareness of two Egg Harbor Township boys, a house fire was caught before it could turn into a much larger disaster Tuesday, Aug. 13.

As the stormy weather that passed through the area that day raged on outside, Chase Davis, 11, and his younger brother Campbell, 9, headed downstairs to the unfinished basement of the Island Lane home they share with their parents Lesli and Darren Davis to play until the thunderstorm cleared.

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Car fire along Atlantic City Expressway under investigation

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 21, 2013 07:21 am

Submitted by Dennis C. Sharpe /Volunteer firefighters from Cardiff and Farmington Volunteer Fire Companies work to extinguish the blaze. Submitted by Dennis C. Sharpe /Volunteer firefighters from Cardiff and Farmington Volunteer Fire Companies work to extinguish the blaze.

The volunteer fire companies of Cardiff and Farmington of the Egg Harbor Township Fire Department responded to milepost 8 in the westbound lane of the Atlantic City Expressway at approximately 5:15 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 19 for a report of a vehicle fire.

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UPDATE: Egg Harbor Township Police looking for public's help in armed robbery case (IMAGES)

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, August 20, 2013 01:15 pm

Submitted/Suspect is seen here on video footage Submitted/Suspect is seen here on video footage

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a person wanted in connection with an alleged armed robbery at the Country Farms Store on Tilton Road on Sunday, Aug. 18.

According to police, an employee called police stating a man entered the Farmington section store at approximately 5:24 a.m. The person approached the counter, showed a handgun to the employee and demanded money from the register. An undetermined amount of cash was turned over to the person, who then fled the area by foot. The employee was not injured.

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