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    Snow is making us stir crazyI received some bad news this week. I was hoping for a more positive report, but it seems my wishes are being dashed again.

    More snow is headed our way.

    I am typically a devoted snow lover, but I have had enough of the white stuff this year. It’s not that I am afraid of driving in the snow or that I hate the grocery store craze that accompanies the first…

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    Air Canada to launch service between Atlantic City to TorontoEGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  Air Canada on March 4 announced plans to launch nonstop service between its Toronto Pearson hub and Atlantic City. The seasonal service, to be flown by Air Canada Express, operated by Jazz, will offer four return trips a week beginning May 22.

     

     Air Canada's service between Toronto Pearson and Atlantic City International Airport will be operated from May 22 to Sept.…

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    ‘Diners, Drive-ins and Dives’ host Guy Fieri, left, and Carlo Citera, owner of Carluccio’s Coal Fired Pizza in Northfield, dig into slices of Grandma’s Pizza during the filming of the ‘Global Tasting’ episode in November.

    Host Guy Fieri noshes at Somers Point's Grilled Cheese and Crab Cake Co. in March 6 segment…

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    Police are searching for information on two vehicles involved in causing $1,000 worth of damage to the athletic fields at Veterans Memorial Park. The incident occurred in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Feb. 11, police said.EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Police are searching for information on two vehicles involved…

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Mock crash scenario at EHTHS aims to prevent real-life crashes

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, June 09, 2014 02:55 pm

Laura Stetser/Senior Sierra Fox is placed on a stretcher after being extracted from the car with the use of Jaws of Life rescue tools. Laura Stetser/Senior Sierra Fox is placed on a stretcher after being extracted from the car with the use of Jaws of Life rescue tools.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The impact of on person making the wrong decision was laid bare in front of nearly 700 Egg Harbor Township High School seniors as they were witness to a realistic mock car crash Friday, June 6, just one day before they would celebrate their prom.

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Dog walk raises money for future EHT Dog Park

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, June 08, 2014 10:58 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The Friends of the Egg Harbor Township Dog Park hosted its third annual Bark for Your Park Dog Walk 9 a.m. Saturday, June 7 at Bargaintown Park, corner of Delaware and Ridge avenues. Proceeds from the $10 registration fee benefited the organization's effort to build a dog park in the township along Swift Drive.

Video by Michael Carroll

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Egg Harbor Township students head to 'Enchanted Garden' prom (SLIDESHOW,VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Saturday, June 07, 2014 05:51 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Egg Harbor Township High School students made their way to their 2014 "Enchanted Garden" themed prom at the Wildwood Convention Center via the red carpet on Saturday, June 7. 

 The students were personally introduced in front of a packed crowd of family members and friends who took the opportunity to fill their cameras with more pictures. The students then were loaded onto a dozen coach buses to be transported to the prom. 

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Pleasantville man arrested after EHT police break up alleged drug deal

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, June 07, 2014 09:26 am

Submitted/Jimmy Blake, 26, of Pleasantville Submitted/Jimmy Blake, 26, of Pleasantville

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A 26-year-old Pleasantville man was arrested on drug and assault charges after police interrupted an alleged drug deal in the Heathercroft Condominium complex in the Bargaintown section of the township Thursday, June 5.

Jimmy Blake was charged with aggravated assault, resisting arrest, tampering with evidence, possession of marijuana less than 50 grams, distribution of a controlled dangerous substance and criminal mischief after a short foot chase and struggle with Egg Harbor Township police around 7:51 p.m.

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Expanded deck means more dining space at McCullough's Emerald Golf Links

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, June 06, 2014 03:52 pm

Laura Stetser/The newly expanded deck at McCullough’s Emerald Golf Links and the Library III Restaurant is open for the summer season. Laura Stetser/The newly expanded deck at McCullough’s Emerald Golf Links and the Library III Restaurant is open for the summer season. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – When the Library III Restaurant relocated its full restaurant operations inside McCullough’s Emerald Golf Links clubhouse last April, part of the deal was that the owners expand the outdoor dining deck to give the course more space for golfers.

 That end of the bargain was kept, and the new deck was debuted during the spring golf season.

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Discount summer amusement tickets available for EHT residents

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, June 05, 2014 01:41 pm

Discount tickets to local attractions Discount tickets to local attractions The Egg Harbor Township Recreation Department offers discounted tickets to popular summer amusement attractions.

The following tickets may be purchased in person with cash or a money order at the department, 5045 English Creek Ave. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Tickets are limited. Call first to verify availability at 609-272-8120. All tickets must be purchased by Sept. 1.

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Ocean City bicyclist hit by car on Tilton Road

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, June 05, 2014 09:44 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  An Ocean City bicyclist was sent to the hospital with serious injuries after he was hit by a car as he crossed Tilton Road in the Bargaintown section of the township on Wednesday, June 4, according to Egg Harbor Township Police.

 Ventzeslav Matuski, 45, of Ocean City was crossing Tilton Road in the area of the Heathercroft Square shopping center entrance around 2:20 p.m. when he veered into the southbound lane where Christopher Mazzoni, 38, of Seaville, was driving a 2005 Audi A5. Mazzoni struck the bike with his vehicle, police said.

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Miller Mile competitors set new school records

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, June 04, 2014 11:00 pm

Submitted/The top three winners in each category stand with the school’s principal. In back from left are Brandon Bell, David Pomales, Drew Carpenter, Riley Rudolph, Patrick Smith, Sara Karprzykouski, Principal Latifah Potter. In front from left are Kennedy Miller, Alicia Page, Madison Morgan, Dalia Gad and Lauren Princz. Submitted/The top three winners in each category stand with the school’s principal. In back from left are Brandon Bell, David Pomales, Drew Carpenter, Riley Rudolph, Patrick Smith, Sara Karprzykouski, Principal Latifah Potter. In front from left are Kennedy Miller, Alicia Page, Madison Morgan, Dalia Gad and Lauren Princz.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - New records were set this year in the Miller Mile May 20, an annual event at the Dr. Joyanne D. Miller Elementary School.

All students run the mile route at various times during the school year under the supervision of the physical education teachers. The students who ran the fastest times during their gym classes are the participants in this exciting event.

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Primary results for Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, June 04, 2014 03:34 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The results of the Tuesday, June 3 primary are as follows:

 Republican John Carman of Egg Harbor Township was unchallenged for his bid for a seat on the Atlantic County Freeholders and received 623 votes. Carman, who currently serves on the Township Committee, will face Democrat Kewy Santana of Hamilton Township who was unchallenged in the primary and received 450 votes. If Carman wins in November, he will vacate his committee seat and a replacement would be appointed.

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Officials say state should inform public on changes to Black Horse Pike plans

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, June 04, 2014 11:37 am

Laura Stetser/Construction along the Black Horse Pike in Egg Harbor Township is underway on Thursday, May 29. Laura Stetser/Construction along the Black Horse Pike in Egg Harbor Township is underway on Thursday, May 29.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The long-standing plan to remove the many dangerous median cut-throughs and to add turn lanes at three key intersections along the Black Horse Pike has been altered, according to a letter sent to Egg Harbor Township officials on May 6, and local officials are calling on the state to host an updated public information session.

The letter from Department of Transportation Acting Assistant Commissioner John M. Case stated that the contract has been amended to call for only three turn lanes instead of the six initially outlined in the scope of work.

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