• EHT Current

    EHT school board election

    Five residents are running for three open seats on the Egg Harbor Township Board of Education this November. The candidates are: Christopher J. Moran; Justin A. Riggs; Tamika Gilbert-Floyd; Barbara Szilagyi; and Thor Himley.

    Each seat is for a three-year term. Szilagyi has served previously. Himley is a current board member seeking reelection to his seat.

  • Columns

    Laura Stetser/Jeana Beana pureés are available at summer farmers’ markets in Brigantine and Margate as well as by order.

    Even if you’re one of the lucky ones whose children enjoy eating a variety of vegetables, there have to be some that you can’t get them to try, like beets, kale or squash. Or, while they may eat a few “trees” of broccoli at dinner each night, they…

  • EHT Current

    Laura Stetser/Chef Robert Seidel, with the assistance of his son, begin filming Tuesday, July 22.

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Chef Robert Seidel was presented with the same dilemma that many home cooks experience. He had to use what was available from the pantry.

    A whole turkey too big for one meal and orange soda were some of the items available from the Community FoodBank of New Jersey during the week of…

  • Downbeach Current

    LONGPORT – Mayor Nicholas Russo welcomed the Atlantic County Board of Chosen Freeholders to Borough Hall on Tuesday, July 29, thanking freeholders for working to turn around Atlantic City. What followed was contentious political dialog about an ordinance designed to help hospitality workers keep their jobs.

  • Mainland Current

    ATLANTIC CITY – The economic effect of thousands of people out of work due to potential casino closings was the focus of a forum Thursday, July 24 that brought elected officials together from Atlantic and Cape May counties.
    Atlantic County Executive Dennis Levinson said the purpose of the meeting was to get everyone on the same page and give them the most up-to-date information on what state and county governments can do to mitigate the economic impact of up to 6,500 casino employees out of…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Authorities investigating homicide at Egg Harbor Township hotel

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, November 10, 2013 09:41 pm

Submitted/Egg Harbor Township Police responded to the report of a man found by hotel staff dead inside the Howard Johnson Inn Submitted/Egg Harbor Township Police responded to the report of a man found by hotel staff dead inside the Howard Johnson Inn

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – An Atlantic City man was found fatally shot at the Howard Johnson Inn on Sunday, Nov. 10, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.

The body of Kaneil Harris, 22, was found in the hotel hallway around 11 a.m. by staff at the hotel, located on the 6000 block of the Black Horse Pike. 

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The Arc seeks donations of food and gift cards to assist families at Thanksgiving

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, November 10, 2013 10:01 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The Arc of Atlantic County is in need of nonperishable food and grocery store gift cards for its annual Thanksgiving Assistance Program. The organization is asking for donations of non-perishable food items and grocery store gift cards for low-income individuals with developmental disabilities and their families in Atlantic County.

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UPDATE: Suspect in critical condition from shooting as police search for gun

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, November 08, 2013 04:42 pm

Dept. of Correction/Donald Capriotti, 39, of Egg Harbor Township Dept. of Correction/Donald Capriotti, 39, of Egg Harbor Township

Egg Harbor Township man with prior manslaughter conviction identified as suspect, allegedly shot K-9 while eluding police

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Police today were still searching along the marshes in West Atlantic City, looking for a gun that police allege was used in connection with a shooting on Thursday, Nov. 7 that left the suspect and an Egg Harbor Township K-9 dog injured.

Read more: UPDATE: Suspect in critical condition from shooting as police search for gun

 

Eagle Enterprises at EHTHS gets visitors from afar

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, November 08, 2013 08:49 am

 

Submitted/Egg Harbor Township High School social studies teacher Steve Marcus, center, and special education teacher Sean Coyle, far right, stand with South Korean visitors Friday, Oct. 25. Submitted/Egg Harbor Township High School social studies teacher Steve Marcus, center, and special education teacher Sean Coyle, far right, stand with South Korean visitors Friday, Oct. 25.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - A group of social workers from South Korea came to visit the programs of Eagle Enterprises at Egg Harbor Township High School Friday, Oct. 25.

The program is comprised of six different real-world settings in which special education students learn and practice real life skills. Students can enter the program as freshmen and go through each learning environment as their individualized education plan stipulates.

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Pedestrian hit by car along Fire Road in Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 07, 2013 01:09 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – An Egg Harbor Township pedestrian was hit by a car and sustained moderate injuries while crossing Fire Road in the Farmington section of the township on Wednesday, Nov. 6, police said.

At approximately 5:25 p.m., Joseph Allen, 64, was walking along Fire Road in the area of Morning Star Church when he crossed directly into the path of a 1995 Toyota Corolla, driven by Sherry Castro, 42, of Egg Harbor Township, who was driving north on the road, police said.

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Leeds descendant debunks legend of the Jersey Devil

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, November 06, 2013 04:37 pm

Submitted/An iconic image of the Jersey Devil Submitted/An iconic image of the Jersey Devil

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – For generations, stories about the Jersey Devil have been passed down and passed around by people living and visiting South Jersey. One former resident decided to dig deeper into the lore and try to find out not only the truth, but why the tales have persisted through the years.

“I used to think it was kind of cute and harmless,” Bill Sprouse said of the myth. “But now I’ve met too many people who have been influenced by stories like that, which are dressed up as journalism, and they think the Jersey Devil is real.”

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Unchallenged Township Committeeman Cafero to return for three-year term

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, November 05, 2013 11:43 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP- Joe Cafero, who ran unchallenged for a return to his seat on the Township Committee, received 6,295 votes during today's election. He will serve a three-year term.

He is currently finishing his fourth year in the post. He served on the Zoning Board for four and half years before being elected to the Township Committee.

Cafero is a manager for the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Agency.

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Longtime incumbent ousted in Egg Harbor Township Board of Education race

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, November 05, 2013 11:16 pm

Newcomer Ray Ellis to join board, Galvin and Della Barca to return as well

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Newcomer Ray Ellis will join incumbents James Galvin and Lou Della Barca on the Egg Harbor Township Board of Education for three-year terms. Incumbent and longtime member Barbara Szilagyi received the least votes and will not be returned to the board.

 Della Barca received 4,298 votes. Galvin received 4,087 votes. Ellis received 3,469 votes, and Szilagyi received 2,946 votes.

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Cafero seeks re-election to Egg Harbor Township Committee

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, November 04, 2013 07:40 pm

Running unchallenged for his seat 

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Republican Joe Cafero is the seeking re-election for another three-year term on the Township Committee.

He is currently finishing his fourth year in the post. He served on the Zoning Board for four and half years before being elected to the Township Committee.

Cafero is a manager for the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Agency.

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Attempted abduction reported in Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, November 04, 2013 04:25 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township Police confirmed they are investigating an attempted abduction of a girl that reportedly occurred and was reported to them on Friday, Nov. 1 in the area of Mill Road and Tremont Avenue.

 According to Capt. Chris Ruef, the department received a call Friday from a mother stating that an individual in a white SUV had attempted to abduct her daughter from her bus stop before school. The girl reportedly fled and was unharmed from the alleged encounter.

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