• Pets

    Reward for lost dog in Linwood 

    UPDATE Oct. 31. Reilly was reunited with her owners.

    Reilly has gone missing from Linwood. Reilly was last spotted at 2:30p.m. on Oct. 28 near Royal Ave. between Shore Rd. and the bike path. If located call 609-226-8455 or the Linwood Police Department at 609-927-5252. No not chase. 

  • Galloway Current

    Former detective pleads guilty to having sex on the job

    MAYS LANDING – A former Egg Harbor City police detective pled guilty Tuesday, Oct. 21 to official misconduct for exploiting his position as a police officer in order to engage in sexual conduct with several women, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain said.

    On Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, Steven Hadley, 31, of Port Republic, was charged with four counts of second-degree official misconduct.

  • EHT Current

    Halloween Trick or Treating in Egg Harbor Township

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Get the costumes and candy bags ready: Egg Harbor Township has set its trick or treat times for Halloween night.

  • EHT Current

    Laura Stetser/Wawa to open at corner of Black Horse Pike and Fire Road in Egg Harbor TownshipGrand opening festivities also include charitable hoagie-building competition between police, fire department

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Wawa, Inc. today announced the grand opening of its new Egg Harbor Township store, located at 6743 Black Horse Pike, with festivities set to begin at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24.

    The celebration will include a charitable hoagie-building…

  • Columns

     The Mom’s Beat: Confessions of a school paper hoarder It stays out of sight and out of mind, right up until the moment when I pop open the cabinet and remember why it has remained closed for weeks. I have no choice but to slam the door closed in self-defense, happy to move on to other, more manageable activities.    

    Inside that seemingly innocent armoire in our study lurks a sleeping giant: a stack of art and schoolwork…

  • Current of Pleasantville, Absecon

    A city man was arrested here on over-the-counter heroin sales at a popular downtown Main Street market after police executed a search warrant following a three-week investigation.PLEASANTVILLE – A city man was arrested here on over-the-counter heroin sales at a popular downtown Main Street market after police executed a search warrant following a three-week investigation.

Current of Egg Harbor Township

EHT haunted hayride opening kicks off Halloween season

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, October 07, 2014 01:05 pm

Matt Strabuk/Alexandria DiBabbo, 12, and Ava Young, 12, both of Egg Harbor Township take a selfie with one of wandering spooks on hand. Matt Strabuk/Alexandria DiBabbo, 12, and Ava Young, 12, both of Egg Harbor Township take a selfie with one of wandering spooks on hand.

Family movie night and toy drive added to this year's event

This year’s Terror in the Junkyard haunted hayride and maze opened for the Halloween season on Friday, Oct. 3. This year annual event put on by the Scullville Volunteer Fire Company features a new zombie-themed attraction as well as a family-focused weekend and is open throughout the month of October.

 The event is the main fundraiser each year for the volunteer fire company, but its Chief Michael Feidor said its benefits are wide-reaching.

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EHT schools host public strategic planning sessions

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, October 06, 2014 12:13 pm

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Meetings set for Oct. 21, Nov. 18 and Dec. 16

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  The Egg Harbor Township School District is hosting a series of public forums to assist administrators in forming a new strategic plan for the district. Employees, parents, students, residents, business owners and governmental officials are invited to attend and participate in the three meetings, each concentrating on a different topic.

 Superintendent Scott McCartney said the district occasionally realigns its goals with the public as needed. In years past, there have been strategic planning sessions held to help the district navigate through its years of heavy school construction and again to “renormalize” after the rapid growth phase slowed.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Sept. 23-30

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 06, 2014 12:07 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.

 Lonzetta L. Jackson, 49, of Pleasantville and Nelda N. Whitehead, 59, of Atlantic City were arrested Sept. 23 by Officer Brian Santoro. Jackson was charged with theft of property lost. Whitehead was charged with receiving stolen property.

 Michael L. Boutelle, 28, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Sept. 27 by Officer John Beattes and charged with theft of property lost and receiving stolen property.

 Bernard S. Murphy, 31, of Atlantic City was arrested Sept. 22 by Officer Joseph Griffiths and charged with receiving stolen property.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Sept. 23-30

 

Letter: Hughes is a promising candidate

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Written by Opinion Monday, October 06, 2014 12:00 am

Letter: Hughes is a promising candidate Letter: Hughes is a promising candidate To the editor:

OK, American citizen, we have a job to do. Let’s get down to the facts.

There are many issues that our government must buckle down and deal with – the debts of our country, the jobs that have been taken away from us, poverty, senior citizen problems, housing for the homeless, having to adjust to weather changes, people losing their homes through losing their jobs – need I go on?

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EHT ambulance squad goes pink

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, October 04, 2014 12:00 am

Submitted by Ken Badger/From left are Amelia Cruz with her mother Carmen Cruz, Kelly Freund, Christopher Sutton, Stephen Lee, Petrina DeMent, James Freund, William Sharp, Gregory Moss, Julia Jackson, Joel Martin, Director William Higbee, Christoper Rouse, Flora Phillips, Melody Kirby, Lexie Falivene, Megan Barry, whose mother Nicole is standing in the middle. Submitted by Ken Badger/From left are Amelia Cruz with her mother Carmen Cruz, Kelly Freund, Christopher Sutton, Stephen Lee, Petrina DeMent, James Freund, William Sharp, Gregory Moss, Julia Jackson, Joel Martin, Director William Higbee, Christoper Rouse, Flora Phillips, Melody Kirby, Lexie Falivene, Megan Barry, whose mother Nicole is standing in the middle.

The Egg Harbor Township Ambulance Squad will be observing Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing pink T-shirts during October as way to support all breast cancer patients.

 The ambulance squad has 35 emergency medical technicians with experience ranging from two to 35 years who operate under the guidance of new director William Higbee.

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Egg Harbor Township PAL marks 25 years

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, October 04, 2014 12:00 am

Matt Strabuk/From left are Kalista Safer, Lexi Mankow, both of Galloway and Emily Frazee of Port Republic during the Egg Harbor Township Police Athletic League’s 25th Anniversary BBQ and Hoedown to celebrate its service to the community’s youth. Matt Strabuk/From left are Kalista Safer, Lexi Mankow, both of Galloway and Emily Frazee of Port Republic during the Egg Harbor Township Police Athletic League’s 25th Anniversary BBQ and Hoedown to celebrate its service to the community’s youth.

The Egg Harbor Township Police Athletic League marked its 25th birthday on Saturday, Sept. 28 with a barbeque hoedown at its Ridge Avenue facility. Attendees were treated to fireworks, barbeque, music, giant bouncers, paintball, hayrides, laser tag and more. 

More photos by Matt Strabuk below:

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Egg Harbor Township announces Halloween trick-or-treat times

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, October 03, 2014 01:34 pm

Halloween Trick or Treating in Egg Harbor Township Halloween Trick or Treating in Egg Harbor Township

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Get the costumes and candy bags ready: Egg Harbor Township has set its trick or treat times for Halloween night.

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Slaybaugh rounds up fun during fall pep rally

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 03, 2014 12:22 pm

Suubmitted/Slaybaugh teachers Patty Sharpe, Tricia Buganski, Kathy Straup, Kim Callaghan, Chris Lane and Kim Powell try to find a needle in the haystack. Suubmitted/Slaybaugh teachers Patty Sharpe, Tricia Buganski, Kathy Straup, Kim Callaghan, Chris Lane and Kim Powell try to find a needle in the haystack.

This year Slaybaugh School Complex’s theme is the “Wild, Wild Best!” and the staff welcomed their students back to school with a rodeo-themed pep rally on Friday, Sept. 19. Teachers participated in a number of fun events, such as needle in the hay stack and lasso toss. Students had a great time as they cheered on their teachers.

 School counselor Lori Kauffman and technology teacher Amie Elbertson said the pep rally was a way to bring the school together, start the year on a positive note, along with promoting team work, sportsmanship and good character.

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Egg Harbor Township events, Oct. 3-7

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 03, 2014 12:01 pm

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Practice SAT test

The Egg Harbor Township branch of the Atlantic County Library at 1 Swift Ave. will offer a full-length Kaplan Practice SAT Test 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4. The test is open to ages 13-18 and registration is required. Students should bring scientific calculators.

Car wash

The Egg Harbor Township Eagles 12U Travel Baseball Team will host a fundraiser car wash from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4 at English Creek Car Wash, 1187 Ocean Heights Ave. Cost is $8. Proceeds benefit the team. Call JoAnn Cordy at 609-385-7598.

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EHT baseball team honored for raising the game

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, October 02, 2014 02:49 pm

Laura Stetser/Members of the Egg Harbor Township Eagles 12U Travel Baseball Team are honored by Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough on Wednesday, Oct. 1. Laura Stetser/Members of the Egg Harbor Township Eagles 12U Travel Baseball Team are honored by Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough on Wednesday, Oct. 1.

The Egg Harbor Township Eagles 12U Travel Baseball Team was honored by the Township Committee Wednesday, Oct. 1 for being the first team in the EHT Baseball Association’s history to play in a highly-competitive week-long tournament in Cooperstown, New York during.

 They also won tournaments outside of the league and competed at Sports at the Beach in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.

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