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    Atlantic County 4H Model Railroad Club's elaborate model trains are now on display on the upper level Hamilton Mall by Sears. Hours are 7-9 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Call 609-646-6392 or see www.shophamilton.com.

    Meet Santa at the Hamilton Mall in the mall's center court now through Christmas Eve.  Santa photo hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Santa feeds his reindeer from 1…

  • EHT Current

    Laura Stetser/Township Administrator Peter Miller gives is testimony to the Planning Board during a meeting Wednesday, Nov. 5Township presents its case over 2 meetings, with more to come

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – When Township Administrator Peter Miller showed up to the special Planning Board meeting Wednesday, Nov. 5 pushing a cart filled with four bankers boxes, displays and a fully-loaded three-ring binder, it was evident the tug of…

  • Downbeach Current

    Jewish War Veterans gather at Bloom Pavilion for 8th annual Veterans Day luncheon.MARGATE – Veterans and their spouses turned out for the eighth annual Veterans Day luncheon held at the Bloom Pavilion Monday, Nov. 10. Third grade students from the William H. Ross School made cards, mingled and helped serve lunch to the veterans during the event.

  • Columns

    The Mom’s Beat: Birthdays don’t have be about big parties

     In the weeks leading up to our first child’s second birthday, my husband posed a simple but unexpected question.

    “Why do we need to throw a birthday party every year?”

     On our daughter’s first birthday, we had thrown the big, traditional house party with all of our friends and family invited. We were first-time parents, so as she was about to turn 2, the answer to…

  • Sports

    ehtfootballEGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township High School football team's turnaround season has hit a rough patch of late.

    But despite a loss to Millville on Friday, Nov. 7 that derailed the Eagles’ NJSIAA South Jersey Group V playoff hopes, the program has clearly taken a turn toward a brighter future.

    “We have great kids,” said first-year coach Kevin Stetser after the 42-35 loss to Millville, the…

  • Mainland Current

    Suzanne Marino / Guy Fieri's signature red Camaro is parked outside of Carluccio’s Coal Fired Pizza Tuesday.NORTHFIELD—Patrons pressed their noses to the window to get a glimpse of what was keeping one of their favorite pizza restaurants closed on a Saturday afternoon. A handwritten message on the chalkboard in front of Carluccio’s Coal Fired Pizza at the corner of Tilton and New roads said “sorry for the inconvenience we…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

EHTHS school spirit soars during annual pep rally (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Chelsea White Monday, November 03, 2014 12:40 pm

Chelsea White/These Eagles supporters wear their face paint with pride.  Chelsea White/These Eagles supporters wear their face paint with pride.

The students of Egg Harbor Township High School got out of classes early Friday Oct. 31, filling the football stadium to show their spirit at the Homecoming pep rally.

Sports teams and student organizations took to the field to battle it out for the spirit stick, wowing the crowd with music, singing and dance moves.

Read more: EHTHS school spirit soars during annual pep rally (SLIDESHOW)

 

Egg Harbor Township college student to be honored at Flyers' game Nov. 14

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 03, 2014 12:23 pm

Submitted / Joseph Kerstetter of Egg Harbor Township served in the Marine Corps for four years and two deployments, first in Iraq from July 2008 to February 2009, then in Afghanistan from March to October 2010. Submitted / Joseph Kerstetter of Egg Harbor Township served in the Marine Corps for four years and two deployments, first in Iraq from July 2008 to February 2009, then in Afghanistan from March to October 2010. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Joseph Kerstetter of Egg Harbor Township will be honored as The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey’s Veteran of the Year during the Philadelphia Flyers game on Friday, Nov. 14 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.

Kerstetter, a former president of the Stockton Veteran Organization at the school, served in the Marine Corps for four years and two deployments – first in Iraq from July 2008 to February 2009, then in Afghanistan from March to October of 2010.

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Lane closures at Dogwood, English Creek avenues expected

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 03, 2014 10:59 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Construction on a new traffic signal at the intersection of Dogwood and English Creek Avenues will cause some lane closures this week.

  The contractor, South State Construction, will be shutting down a lane on Dogwood Avenue in the area of English Creek Avenue today, Nov.3.

 A lane on English Creek Avenue will be closed on Wednesday, Nov. 5.

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UPDATED: Egg Harbor Township High School experiencing a power outage

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, October 31, 2014 09:10 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Egg Harbor Township High School and 242 other Atlantic City Electric customers near the school experienced a power outage this morning (Friday, Oct. 31) due to an issue with the electrical service on a pole nearby.

Atlantic City Electric reported on its website that power was restored around noon.

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EHTHS dance steps off homecoming queen campaigns

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 29, 2014 03:18 pm

Matt Strabuk/Egg Harbor Township High School classmates enjoy the dance on Saturday, Oct. 25. Matt Strabuk/Egg Harbor Township High School classmates enjoy the dance on Saturday, Oct. 25.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP -The Egg Harbor Township High School 2014 Homecoming Queen nominees were announced during the school’s homecoming dance on Saturday, Oct. 25.

Leading up to the homecoming football game on Friday, Oct. 31, students cast their votes for the nominees during the school day.

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UPDATED: South Jersey residents report feeling tremors

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, October 29, 2014 01:24 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP-  Residents around South Jersey are turning to social media to report two incidents of the earth or their homes shaking around noon and again just before 2 p.m. today (Wednesday, Oct. 29).

 Reports about the sensation are coming from as far south as Avalon and as far west as Estell Manor.

 Rick Henderson of Egg Harbor Township reported feeling it twice. 

 "My whole house rattled, shook and rumbled. 2nd time was longer 3-4 seconds. Doors and dishes rattling," he said.

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Egg Harbor Township teacher, staff contract approved

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, October 28, 2014 12:09 pm

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Shift in healthcare plan and additional work hours among changes approved

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – After more than two years of negotiating, the Egg Harbor Township Education Association and the Board of Education have reached an agreement on a teacher and staff contract for 2013 through 2016.

 The three-year agreement was passed by 83 percent of the union membership during a daytime vote Monday, Oct. 27, and by a unanimous vote among the school board members at a special evening meeting. Board member John “Jack” Haines was absent.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Oct. 6-22

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 27, 2014 01:10 pm

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 Police blotter information is supplied by local police departments and other law enforcement agencies. All persons named are presumed innocent unless proven guilty.

Kelly P. Griffin, 51, of Pleasantville was arrested Oct. 6 by Officers Benjamin Wilson, Michael Santoro and Edward Stearns and charged with resisting arrest, simple assault and disorderly conduct.

 Lefty Jorge Jr., 21, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Oct. 7 by Officer Michael Keeping and charged with driving while intoxicated and possession of marijuana.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Oct. 6-22

   

Pleasantville man wanted in thefts from parked cars turns himself in to police

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 27, 2014 11:53 am

Submitted/Jordan Edwards, 23, of Pleasantville Submitted/Jordan Edwards, 23, of Pleasantville EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A 23-year-old Pleasantville man turned himself in to police Oct. 16 after a warrant was issued for his arrest for his alleged involvement with a series of thefts from parked cars around Egg Harbor Township in September.

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Township Committee members unchallenged in bids for reelection

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, October 27, 2014 11:27 am

Submitted/Paul Hodson, left, and Laura Pfrommer are seeking reelection to their seats on Egg Harbor Township Committee. Submitted/Paul Hodson, left, and Laura Pfrommer are seeking reelection to their seats on Egg Harbor Township Committee.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Township Committee has two three-year terms open in the Nov. 4 general election, and incumbents Paul Hodson and Laura Pfrommer are running unchallenged for their seats.

Paul Hodson

Paul Hodson, 62, has been married to his wife Patricia since 1981 and has lived in the township for 31 years. Together they have two married children, daughter Maria and her husband Chris and son William and his wife Rachel. They have two grandchildren.

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