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    Betty D’Andrea of Galloway and Virgil Elam of Mays Landing, students in the Academy of Culinary Arts noncredit training program at the Worthington Campus in Atlantic City, cover a seasoned salmon fillet to make gravlax for the Atlantic Cape Restaurant Gala.ATLANTIC…

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    Laura Stetser/Swift Elementary SchoolEGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Swift Elementary School’s spring book fair will be combined for the first time with its annual science fair and some fun STEM stations for or an exciting and educational event Tuesday, March 24.  

    Spring Splash! festivities begin at 3:30 p.m. when the Scholastic “Under the Sea Book Fair” opens with a visit from “Clifford, the Big Red Undersea Dog,” who will pose for…

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    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township Board of Education approved sending a $132 million budget to the county that carries a 5.1-cent increase to the school tax rate.

    The budget passed Tuesday, March 17 by an 8-1 vote. Lisa Dagit was the sole dissenting vote, and Barbara Szilagyi was absent.

    Since the budget was first introduced at a public workshop Saturday, March 7, the administration was charged with cutting $750,000 in order to get to the 2 percent spending increase cap imposed by the state. If the board decided…

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    EHT Community GuideThe Current is seeking your input for its 2015 Egg Harbor Township Community Guide scheduled for publication next month. 

    We are asking local organizations to write a few words about the good work they are doing on behalf of their neighbors to help make Egg Harbor Township a special place to live, work and raise a family.

    If you are a leader of a local service club, veterans group, charity, youth program, community…

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    Egg hunt Egg Harbor Township

    Greentree Church is also hosting a hunt and magic show

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township Fire Department’s Annual Egg Hunt is back.

     After a one-year break in what is an annual tradition in the township, the Bargaintown Volunteer Fire Company's Ladies Auxiliary's egg hunt is scheduled to return to Tony Canale Park at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 28.

     More than 1,000 eggs are being stuffed with candy and goodies…

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Gregory to play professional soccer in Iceland

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, May 18, 2014 11:00 pm

Madison Gregory, a 2010 Egg Harbor Township High School who is graduating from Saint Peter’s University May 19, has signed on to play professional soccer in Iceland.

Gregory, 21, will play defense for ÍA Akranes FC.  Akranes is located in a port town on the west coast of Iceland, north of Reykjavik, Iceland's capital city. She leaves for Iceland May 20, the day after graduation, and will return when the season ends in late September.

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Letter: Dr. Infantolino will be missd

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Written by Opinion Thursday, May 15, 2014 11:00 pm

To the editor:

I just moved from Egg Harbor Township to Pennsylvania. Dr. Infantolino was my doctor for 25 years.

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PAL SeaPerch team advances to nationals

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, May 15, 2014 11:00 pm

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From left are coach Denise Massey, captain Robert Simpson, Jhadyn Seward, Jake Dill, Hangasu Abdullahi and Aidan Himley. Kneeling are Julian Seward, Jermaine Bethea and James Massey.
 Submitted / From left are coach Denise Massey, captain Robert Simpson, Jhadyn Seward, Jake Dill, Hangasu Abdullahi and Aidan Himley. Kneeling are Julian Seward, Jermaine Bethea and James Massey.

A team from the Egg Harbor Township Police Athletic League took first place overall at the 2014 Greater Philadelphia SeaPerch Competition Friday, April 25, at Drexel University.  They also took first place in vehicle performance and third place in poster presentation.

The win qualified the team to advance to the National SeaPerch Challenge at the University of Southern Mississippi May 16-18, 2014. This is the second-straight year the team will be competing on the national level.

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Fulton wins Microsoft challenge

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, May 15, 2014 11:00 pm

Laura Fulton, a senior at Egg Harbor Township High School, was named as one of only five grand prize winners in Microsoft’s 2014 YouthSpark Challenge for Change, a contest that asked young people ages 18-25 from around the world to submit an idea to address a social issue in their communities. 

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Bargaintown Volunteer Fire Company receives $21k grant

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, May 15, 2014 11:49 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –The Bargaintown Volunteer Fire Company No. 2 will receive $21,375 in federal funding from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.

“Day in and day out, the men and women of our fire and rescue units are the first responders to emergency events in our communities,” said U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo, a member of the Congressional Fire Caucus in announcing the grants.

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Rocking to a higher beat

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Thursday, May 15, 2014 11:48 am

Grammy-nominated artist Kutless performs its breakout hit “Strong Tower” Saturday, May 10 at the Atlantic Christian School Spring Music Fest which drew more than 1,000 people./R.J. Liberatore Jr. Grammy-nominated artist Kutless performs its breakout hit “Strong Tower” Saturday, May 10 at the Atlantic Christian School Spring Music Fest which drew more than 1,000 people./R.J. Liberatore Jr. More than 1,000 people filled the infield of the Atlantic Christian School sports complex in Egg Harbor Township Saturday, May 10 for the inaugural Spring Music Fest.

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EHT students get big reward for winning miniature golf design

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, May 15, 2014 08:50 am

 Kelly Hunt/From left are Patrick Lam, Gus Buzby, Thomas Deng and Nashid Ellis, the winning team of the Goofy Golf miniature golf course design contest. Kelly Hunt/From left are Patrick Lam, Gus Buzby, Thomas Deng and Nashid Ellis, the winning team of the Goofy Golf miniature golf course design contest.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A classroom lesson from the Dr. Joyanne D. Miller School has rolled into a much larger project, and now four students from the school will have a personal and permanent connection to a landmark along the Ocean City Boardwalk.

 Fifth graders Gus Buzby, Thomas Deng, Patrick Lam and Nashid Ellis were selected as the winners of a miniature golf course hole design contest by the owner of Goofy Golf, Randy Kohr, whose course is in the midst of renovation. When Kohr heard about the class project through his friend, teacher and golf professional Cheri Cotelli, he invited the students to participate and gave them some requirements for the project.

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Santos-Duna named ‘Guardian Angel’

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, May 14, 2014 11:00 pm

 Santos-c named ‘Guardian Angel’ Santos-c named ‘Guardian Angel’

Registered nurse Althea Santos-Duna of Egg Harbor Township was honored as Shore Medical Center’s March 2014 Guardian Angel of the Month for providing passionate and exceptional care to Shore’s patients. The Guardian Angel Program was established to enable patients a way to say thank you to a special caregiver through a donation to Shore Medical Center. Santos-Duna, of Egg Harbor Township, has worked on Shore’s Intensive Care Unit for nine years. 

   

EHT school board releases details of teacher contract negotiations

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, May 14, 2014 02:28 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Details of the contract negotiations between the Egg Harbor Township Board of Education and the Education Association were released by school board member Thor Himley at a public meeting Tuesday, May 13. Education Association President Kathy Waszen appeared taken aback by the disclosure.

Until the parties met with a state-appointed fact finder on April 22, the meetings had been held in closed sessions, but Himley said the fact finder’s soon-to-be released report will be a public document.

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EHT school district's 2014-2015 calendar approved

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, May 14, 2014 11:39 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP -The first five weather-related closures of Egg Harbor Township schools will be made up by adding school days to the end of the school year, according to the 2014-2015 school year calendar approved by the Egg Harbor Township Board of Education during its meeting Tuesday, May 13. 

 The calendar states that the first five school closings due to weather-related conditions or other emergencies will be made up at the end of the school year. If there are more than five closures, only then could the spring recess be reduced.

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