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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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    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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    ‘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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    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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EHT talks trash on clean up day (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Chuck Eberson Monday, May 12, 2014 12:37 pm

More than 300 volunteers showed up on Saturday morning, May 3 at the Egg Harbor Township Community Center for Community Pride Clean Up Day.  Donna Burger, the Clean Community coordinator, ran an efficient registration making sure everyone had what they needed including high visibility T-shirts, trash-picking tools, bags, gloves, water, bug repellant if necessary and a map of the volunteers’ clean up area.

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Rabid fox found in Egg Harbor Township; fifth case of 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, May 09, 2014 06:34 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNHIP – Rabies has been confirmed in a fox that was found on a Devonshire Drive property in Egg Harbor Township.

This is Atlantic County’s fifth case of rabies this year, all of which have been found in Egg Harbor Township, according to the Atlantic County Health Department.

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Egg Harbor Township fugitive caught in Nevada after 20 years 'on the run'

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, May 08, 2014 04:25 pm

Submitted/Zachary Sander Submitted/Zachary Sander EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – An Egg Harbor Township native wanted for more than 20 years on drug and conspiracy charges has been apprehended in Nevada, law enforcement officials announced on Thursday, May 6.

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Law Enforcement United team departs for journey to honor fallen officers (VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, May 08, 2014 12:08 pm

Laura Stetser/From left are team members Paul Weldon, Jeffrey Lancaster, Anthony Meredino, Stacey Williams, Rebecca Roth, David Heritage, Charles and Elaine Super and Egg Harbor Township Chief Michael Morris. In front are David Comer and Eric Cooms. Laura Stetser/From left are team members Paul Weldon, Jeffrey Lancaster, Anthony Meredino, Stacey Williams, Rebecca Roth, David Heritage, Charles and Elaine Super and Egg Harbor Township Chief Michael Morris. In front are David Comer and Eric Cooms.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – With a moment of silence and thoughts of gratitude for the fallen officers they will honor as the participate in the annual bike ride this week, the members of Law Enforcement United-Team New Jersey were sent on their way from the Egg Harbor Township Police Department on Thursday, May 15.

The 14-member team, called Law Enforcement United - Team New Jersey, will drive to Chesapeake, Va., which is the starting point of their bicycle ride into Washington, D.C.

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Five injured in Black Horse Pike crash in Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, May 07, 2014 02:45 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Five people were sent to the hospital with minor injuries from a three-car accident on the Black Horse Pike in the Cardiff section of the township on Wednesday, May 7.

According to police, James Gazzaro, 64, of Hammonton was driving a 1995 Dodge van west on the Black Horse Pike at approximately 10:50 a.m. when he went through a red light at the intersection of Spruce Avenue and hit a 2007 Honda Pilot driven by Quynh Do, 32, of Egg Harbor Township. Do was driving south on Spruce Avenue with his two children, a 1-year-old and a 5-year-old and was crossing the Black Horse Pike at a green light.

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EHT to start $2.2 million gabion project in West Atlantic City section

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, May 07, 2014 01:32 pm

Laura Stetser/Gabions pictured here along Bay Drive in West Atlantic City are big cages or wire boxes filled with rocks or concrete. They are used for erosion and flood control and soil stabilization. Laura Stetser/Gabions pictured here along Bay Drive in West Atlantic City are big cages or wire boxes filled with rocks or concrete. They are used for erosion and flood control and soil stabilization.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township is moving forward with a $2.2 million project to further secure the coastline of West Atlantic City, which was badly damaged during Hurricane Sandy.

  The project will install gabions along the dune from Toledo to Athens avenues, replace sand dunes, fencing, plantings and wooden walkovers and boardwalks along the stretch of the waterfront and install gabions and a concrete retaining wall from Cordova to Brenta avenues along the street edge of Bay Drive. Two wooden stair walkovers and one wooden ramp will be installed over these gabions, Township Engineer Jim Mott explained.

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History Notes, May 6: 1st District Ambulance Squad

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Tuesday, May 06, 2014 12:23 pm

Submitted/ Pictured are members of the Egg Harbor Township 1st District Ambulance Squad Auxilary in 1970. Submitted/ Pictured are members of the Egg Harbor Township 1st District Ambulance Squad Auxilary in 1970.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Welcome to History Notes, our weekly feature that looks back through Egg Harbor Township history.

Each week, we get a chance to learn or reminisce, courtesy of Lynn Wood of the Greate Egg Harbour Township Historical Society, who is sharing early photos of places in Egg Harbor Township with our readers online and in our print editions.

Ambulance Squad

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Kutless's songs inspire hope

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, May 06, 2014 10:03 am

Kutless and four other Christian rock bands will play in the Change a Life Tour stop Saturday at Atlantic Christian School in Egg Harbor Township./Submitted Kutless and four other Christian rock bands will play in the Change a Life Tour stop Saturday at Atlantic Christian School in Egg Harbor Township./Submitted Change a Life Tour coming to Egg Harbor Township

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Whether it was fate, luck or good timing, one of the headlining acts in Saturday’s Spring Music Fest at Atlantic Christian School hopes to duplicate past success with its current song being played across the country.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, April 25-May 1

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, May 05, 2014 01:29 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.

Robert D. Adams, 48, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested April 25 by Officer Brett Fair and charged with driving while intoxicated.

John F. Kelly, 63, of Galloway was arrested April 26 by Officers Joseph Coady, Sean O’Donoghue and Brian Santoro and charged with assault on medical services and making terroristic threats.

Erica I. Padron, 32, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested April 26 by Officers Robert Griffiths and Lawrence Graham and charged with resisting arrest and obstruction.

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Our Local Coast Guard: Carl Blas

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Written by By Petty Officer 3rd Class Cynthia Oldham Monday, May 05, 2014 08:23 am

Submitted/Petty Officer 3rd Class Carl Blas Submitted/Petty Officer 3rd Class Carl Blas

Get to know your local Coast Guard through a monthly installment featuring locally stationed Coast Guard members.

Petty Officer 3rd Class Carl Blas, a Coast Guardsman serving at the Coast Guard Air Station in Egg Harbor Township was born and raised where America’s day begins in Yigo, Guam. 

Deciding to join the Coast Guard and leave Guam was not a difficult decision for Blas.

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