• EHT Current

    EHT school newsEGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – With the new computerized standardized testing scheduled to begin next week, parents expressed their continuing concern over the controversial assessment at the Board of Education meeting Tuesday, Feb. 24 and again asked how the district would handle those who refuse to take the test.

    The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers is the measuring stick by which students will be assessed for their understanding the Common Core Standards adopted by…

  • Columns

    Last week a conversation I had with a friend about each family’s rules of when and why children may be left unsupervised led me to do some digging into the legal boundaries of such arrangements.

    While my husband and I do not yet feel comfortable leaving our children unattended, we are likely nearing that age with our oldest one. After my conversation, I was curious if there were laws that would help inform our decision. I found that, much like most things in…

  • Mainland Current

    NORTHFIELD-- Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo (D-Northfield) and Atlantic County Freeholder Colin Bell (D-Margate) formally announced their candidacies for the New Jersey General Assembly in the 2nd Legislative District Monday, Feb.23. In their joint announcement the candidates pledge to focus on relieving the property tax burden, creating jobs and investing in Atlantic County.

  • EHT Current

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Radical times call for radical ideas.

    With Atlantic County unemployment and foreclosure rates soaring to historic numbers, Egg Harbor Township Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough is pitching a suggestion that he believes could help residents stay in their homes by allowing those looking to appeal their tax assessments to use foreclosures, short sales and sheriff sales as comparable sales.

  • Sports

    SurfstadiumA baseball team will take up permanent residence at Surf Stadium in Atlantic City this spring.

    No, it’s not the return of professional baseball to the former Sandcastle for the first time since the minor league Surf left town in 2008, but a junior college team – the Atlantic Cape Community College Buccaneers – will call the Bader Field stadium home beginning in March.

Current of Egg Harbor Township

In your town, Edition of Feb. 5, 2015

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, February 05, 2015 03:04 pm

An ongoing list of events around Egg Harbor Township: 

Kindergarten registration

The Egg Harbor Township School District is taking appointments for kindergarten registration for the 2015-2016 school year. Call 609-927-4141, ext. 1234 for information or an appointment. Shot records, original birth certificate, mortgage, tax bill, utility bill, or current lease if renting and valid driver’s license will be needed as documentation. Only a legal parent or guardian can register a child, or custody papers must be presented if not a legal guardian. Child must be 5 years old on or before Oct. 1, 2015. See www.eht.k12.nj.us.

Project Graduation raffle

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Lady Eagles join Mustangs in Pennies for Patients fundraiser

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, February 05, 2015 12:15 pm

 

Lady Eagles join Mustangs in Pennies for Patients fundraiser Lady Eagles join Mustangs in Pennies for Patients fundraiser EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township High School Lady Eagles basketball teams are putting aside their rivalry with Mainland Regional High School to help the Mustangs raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, which funds blood cancer research and provides education and patient services for people like Briana Gansert, 15.

The Eagles are holding a collection drive to support the Pennies for Patients campaign in honor of Gansert, a Mainland freshman who was diagnosed with biphenotypic acute leukemia, a rare form of cancer that contains both lymphoblastic and mylogenous cells.

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Bennett Chevrolet named dealer of the year by DealerRater

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, February 05, 2015 12:02 pm

Bennett Chevrolet was awarded a 2015 DealerRater Dealer of the Year award, which recognizes auto dealerships across the United States and Canada for outstanding customer service.

The awards are based on reviews by new- and used-car shoppers and those who took their vehicles into dealerships for service. Reviewers evaluate dealers on customer service, quality of work, friendliness, pricing and overall experience, according to a news release.

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Driver charged with DWI in car crash into TGI Friday’s

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, February 05, 2015 12:00 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A Washington Township man was charged with drunken driving and other offenses after he allegedly lost control of his vehicle and crashed into the front of the vacant TGI Friday’s restaurant in the Harbor Square Shopping Center in the township’s Cardiff section at around 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3.

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Egg Harbor Township students invited apply for scholarship

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, February 05, 2015 12:00 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – High school seniors and juniors from Egg Harbor Township are invited to compete for three $1,000 scholarships through the Louis Bay II Future Municipal Leaders Scholarship Competition. This statewide scholarship competition centers on the theme “What My Mayor and Governing Body Do Best,” and seeks to advance the virtues of elected and volunteer members of municipal government.

The scholarship funding is offered through the New Jersey State League of Municipalities and Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough.

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Former director at the reins of riding center comeback

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, February 04, 2015 08:54 pm

Laura Stetser/The old Atlantic Riding Center for the Handicapped is currently a private boarding facility on Asbury Road. Laura Stetser/The old Atlantic Riding Center for the Handicapped is currently a private boarding facility on Asbury Road.

Founder of Atlantic Riding Center for the Handicapped raising money to purchase indoor facility again

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Things have almost come full circle for Sue Adams.

The longtime executive director of the Atlantic Riding Center for the Handicapped was more or less ousted when the nonprofit board eliminated her position in 2010 during an organizational restructuring and an attempt to take the organization down a different path.

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Overdose investigation in EHT leads to arrest of 23-year-old

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, February 04, 2015 10:55 am

Cody Bradshaw, 23, of Egg Harbor Township Cody Bradshaw, 23, of Egg Harbor Township EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A 23-year-old Egg Harbor Township man was arrested on drug charges after police investigating an overdose case found 38 packets of heroin at a residence in the Scullville section of the township on Tuesday, Feb. 3.

Cody Bradshaw was arrested and charged with possession of heroin and possession of heroin with intent to distribute after Egg Harbor Township Police found the drugs inside a home on Island Lane.

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Egg Harbor Township man pleads guilty in fatal shooting of Pleasantville man

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, February 03, 2015 04:14 pm

 EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  An Egg Harbor Township man pled guilty today, Tuesday, Feb. 3, in connection with the 2013 killing of a Pleasantville man found shot dead inside of a motel room, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.

Randall C. Scott, 22, of the 2500 block of Tilton Road pled guilty to aggravated manslaughter today before Atlantic County Superior Court Judge Michael A. Donio for the shooting death in October 2013, of Curtis Watson, 20, of Pleasantville.

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History Notes, Jan. 29: Scull/Champion House in Scullville

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Saturday, January 31, 2015 12:00 am

Scull/Champion House in Scullville Scull/Champion House in Scullville EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Welcome to History Notes, our weekly feature that looks back through Egg Harbor Township history. Each week we will get a chance to learn or reminisce courtesy of Lynn Wood of the Greate Egg Harbour Township Historical Society, who will be sharing early photos of places in Egg Harbor Township with our readers online and in print editions.

Scull/Champion House in Scullville

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Egg Harbor Township's Donchey achieves rank of Eagle Scout

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, January 31, 2015 12:00 am

Submitted/Andrew Donchey of Egg Harbor Township holds his Eagle Scout award. With him are his Scoutmasters Charles Featherer, left, and Peter Bruno. Submitted/Andrew Donchey of Egg Harbor Township holds his Eagle Scout award. With him are his Scoutmasters Charles Featherer, left, and Peter Bruno.

Andrew Donchey, a junior at Egg Harbor Township High School, achieved the rank of Eagle Scout Saturday, Jan. 24 at the Egg Harbor Township Community Center. His Eagle project was to clear out and restore a memorial garden at Christ Episcopal Church in Somers Point. 

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