• EHT Current

    Fireworks will be added to EHT's National Night OutEGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  This year when the community comes together to mark National Night Out, the evening of fun will conclude with a fireworks display.

    The nationwide event, now in its 31st year, is held locally on the first Tuesday at Tony Canale Park. It is organized to prevent crime and substance abuse and to foster a sense of community among the residents.

  • EHT Current

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A racial discrimination lawsuit filed against Egg Harbor Township and several Township Committee members has officially concluded  more than four years after it was filed by a now retired Egg Harbor Township Police captain.

    Hector Tavarez, who at the time was a lieutenant on the force, filed a federal lawsuit in the United States District Court in December 2009 alleging that the township’s failure to promote him to the rank of captain in 2007, 2008 and 2009 constituted racial discrimination. 

  • Galloway Current

     GALLOWAY– Mara Justine Platt, the Galloway preteen who wowed judges on NBC’s "America’s Got Talent" last month, did it again with her rendition of Whitney Houston’s “I Have Nothing” during Judgment Week on the show, which aired Tuesday, July 22.

    As part of her selection by “AGT,” Platt, 12, will perform at Radio City Music Hall (airing 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays on NBC). NBC has not announced the date of her next appearance.

  • Downbeach Current

    Beach bagEveryone seems to have a different idea of how a day at the beach should go. As locals, we’ve seen all types of beach days, but the one thing in common is that it's always a good day for people watching. Below are the common beach types you'll see along South Jersey's shoreline:

  • Columns

    The Mom’s Beat: Nursing moms shouldn’t have to feed babies in dirty bathroom stalls

    In theory, traveling with a nursing infant should be easier than making the trip with a bottle-fed one. There’s no mess, no need for warming devices and no bottles to lug around. The babies are also more likely to be calmer, which benefits all travelers.

    But as one local mother found out, it’s not always that easy or…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Stir It Up > Roasted Red Pepper Soup is a vitamin powerhouse (Recipe)

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Written by John and Amy Manzione Sunday, October 13, 2013 09:30 am

Submitted/Roasted Red Pepper Soup Submitted/Roasted Red Pepper Soup

This velvety delicious soup is rich in antioxidant vitamins A, C and K. 

Ingredients

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

2 large carrots , chopped

2 stalks celery, chopped

1 yellow  onion, chopped 

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Oct. 3-4

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, October 12, 2013 05:44 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.

Michael P. Egan, 35, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Oct. 3 by Officer Christopher Berry and charged with defiant trespass.

 Alan R. Lousinian, 44, of Brigantine was arrested Oct. 3 by Officer Curtis Ware and charged with simple assault.

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New traffic light to be installed at Dogwood and English Creek avenues in Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, October 11, 2013 03:48 pm


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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Changes are coming to the busy intersection of English Creek and Dogwood avenues.

A resolution was passed on Tuesday, Oct. 1 by the Atlantic County Board of Chosen Freeholders authorizing an agreement between Atlantic County and Egg Harbor Township for the design and construction of improvements to this intersection, which is host to tricky left turns and high volume, especially during the beginning and end of each school day as well as during rush hour. 

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Pennsylvania man extricated from vehicle after a serious crash in Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 10, 2013 03:59 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A 79-year-old Pennsylvania man had to be extricated from his vehicle after he allegedly failed to stop at intersection of Mill Road and Ridge Avenue Thursday, Oct. 10, causing a serious two-vehicle crash and closing the roadway for an hour.

Joseph Nelli, 50, of Ventnor was driving a 2005 Ford pickup west on Mill Road in the Bargaintown section of the township at approximately 2:39 p.m. when a 2005 Hyundai was being driven south on Ridge Avenue by Giorgio Ventrano, 79, of Frackville, Penn. crossed into his path. Police said Ventrano failed to stop at the stop sign at the Mill Road intersection and became entrapped in his vehicle from the impact.

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Civil War breaks out in Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, October 10, 2013 03:48 pm

Laura Stetser / Civil War reenactors prepare to march. Laura Stetser / Civil War reenactors prepare to march.

The Greate Egg Harbour Township Historical Society hosted a Civil War encampment Saturday, Oct. 5 at its museum. Reenactors staged a full campsite and conducted patrols while historian June Sheridan and other members of the society read correspondence from local Civil War era soldiers. (See more pictures below)

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Submarine veterans welcome a new member aboard prestigious club

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, October 10, 2013 10:43 am

Laura Stetser/Members of the Holland Club stand together after the ceremony Saturday, Oct. 5. Laura Stetser/Members of the Holland Club stand together after the ceremony Saturday, Oct. 5.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Base of the U.S. Submarine Veterans inducted a new member into the prestigious Holland Club during its meeting Saturday, Oct. 5 at the Elks Lodge here.

 Donald Brown of Northfield, the chapter treasurer, was inducted into the club, which honors only those who have 50 years of submarine experience.

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New character education program started at Egg Harbor Township schools

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, October 09, 2013 03:26 pm

Submitted/The Egg Harbor Township High School theme for the 2013-2014 school year through the 'Believe in U' character education program Submitted/The Egg Harbor Township High School theme for the 2013-2014 school year through the 'Believe in U' character education program

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township School District unveiled its new character education program to the public during the Board of Education meeting Tuesday, Oct. 8.

 “Believe in U” replaces the previous program by Jostens Renaissance, a move that Assistant Superintendent Kim Gruccio said allows the program to be shared at all levels of the district. Jostens Renaissance was more geared toward middle school and high school students.

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Lexus helps drive Toys for Tots with Egg Harbor Township building donation

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Written by STEVE PRISAMENT Wednesday, October 09, 2013 11:13 am

Lexus of Atlantic City General Manager Scott T. Harvey turns over keys to the firm’s building to members of the Cape-Atlantic Marine Corps League Detachment for use as their Toys for Tots center. From left are Harvey, Robert Fudala, Joseph Patrick and Charles Fields. (Steve Prisament) Lexus of Atlantic City General Manager Scott T. Harvey turns over keys to the firm’s building to members of the Cape-Atlantic Marine Corps League Detachment for use as their Toys for Tots center. From left are Harvey, Robert Fudala, Joseph Patrick and Charles Fields. (Steve Prisament)

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Lexus of Atlantic City has made an in-kind donation of about $35,000 to Toys for Tots – allowing them use through December of a former used car showroom on the Black Horse Pike across from Shore Mall.

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Egg Harbor Township man charged with murder of Pleasantville man

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, October 09, 2013 09:14 am

 An Egg Harbor Township man was charged with the murder of a Pleasantville man found shot dead inside of a motel room early on Tuesday, Oct. 8, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced. 

On Tuesday, Oct. 8, at approximately 12:30 a.m., Egg Harbor Township Police responded to a 911 call reporting shots fired at the Courtesy Inn motel located at 2580 Tilton Road. 

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Miller School in Egg Harbor Township gets new safety patrol

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, October 08, 2013 12:26 pm

Laura Stetser / Pictured from left are Capt. R.J. Matthews, 11; Sgt. Christine Castellano, 10; and Sgt. Ariyana Davis, 10, all fifth-graders at the Dr. Joyanne D. Miller School in Egg Harbor Township. The students are part of a new School Safety Patrol, sponsored by AAA Mid-Atlantic. Laura Stetser / Pictured from left are Capt. R.J. Matthews, 11; Sgt. Christine Castellano, 10; and Sgt. Ariyana Davis, 10, all fifth-graders at the Dr. Joyanne D. Miller School in Egg Harbor Township. The students are part of a new School Safety Patrol, sponsored by AAA Mid-Atlantic.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – School official hope the student body that fills the halls of the Dr. Joyanne D. Miller School will be a little safer this year than in years past thanks to the efforts of the newly formed School Safety Patrol members.

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