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     The Mom's Beat blog by Laura Stetser

    The good news and the bad news is that my family is in the market for a new minivan. I wish it could be a different style of car, but it truly is the only mode of transportation that works for us.

     After driving the same one for seven years, I am looking forward to a clean slate. I can’t wait for that new car smell, unfaded upholstery and corners without hidden…

  • Mainland Current

    Sister Judy Loschiavo in her first grade classroom at St. Joseph Regional School in Somers Point SOMERS POINT – Sister Judy Loschiavo found music as a remedy to deal with grief after the loss of her parents. Now her hope is that her music will allow others feeling a sense of loss to find a chord that rings true to them.

  • EHT Current

    Laura Stetser/Sgt. Cherie Burgan explains drug trends to Egg Harbor Township High School parents on Wednesday, April 9.

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The grumbling started in the parking lot of Egg Harbor Township High School as the line of parents entering the first-ever mandatory pre-prom information session began to grow longer on Wednesday, April 9.

    “This is ridiculous,” one mother was overheard saying.

    “This better not take long,”…

  • Ocean City Gazette

    Manco and Manco Pizza on the Ocean City Boardwalk OCEAN CITY—The owners of Manco and Manco were arraigned in federal court in Camden Monday, where they entered a not guilty plea to several federal tax evasion charges, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. 

    Mary, 53, and Charles Bangle, 54, were arrested in their Somers Point home on April 3 by IRS-Criminal Investigation special agents on a 30-count indictment charging the couple with multiple counts of tax evasion…

  • Sports

    houghtonscoreHAMILTON TOWNSHIP - Chemistry class was back in session Monday for the Egg Harbor Township boys lacrosse team.

    Attack men Connor Houghton, Ryan King and Nick Lacovara combined for 11 goals and eight assists as the Eagles rebounded from their first loss of the season with a 14-6 win over Cape-Atlantic League rival Oakcrest.

Current of Egg Harbor Township

EHT school budget calls for staffing changes in township schools

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, March 19, 2014 02:54 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – During its work session meeting Tuesday, March 18, the Board of Education approved a $129,162,037 budget for the 2014-2015 school year with a 4 cent tax rate increase. The budget is under the state-mandated 2 percent spending cap by approximately $7,000.

The 8-1 vote allowed the district to send the budget to the Atlantic County superintendent of schools for approval. Reductions can be made before it is adopted in April, but no changes that would increase the figures are allowed. Board member Lisa Dagit was the sole dissenting vote.

Read more: EHT school budget calls for staffing changes in township schools

 

Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, March 4-13

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 17, 2014 04:35 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.

Carl P. Restifo, 50, of Waretown was arrested March 4 by Officers Benjamin Kollman and Officer Louis Poletis and charged with simple assault and harassment.

 Natasha Miller, 24, and Ahkem A. Seruby, 24, both of Pleasantville were arrested March 6 by Officers John Beattes and William Peterson and charged with shoplifting.

 Joseph J. Erickson, 31, of Pleasantville was arrested March 7 by Officer Alekhine Pahang and charged with shoplifting.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, March 4-13

   

Eagle Academy students complete project at EHT Nature Reserve (SLIDESHOW/VIDEO)

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Written by Chuck Eberson Monday, March 17, 2014 02:47 pm

Chuck Ebserson/Anton Lopez, 18 helps the effort by bringing some wood over to the garage. Chuck Ebserson/Anton Lopez, 18 helps the effort by bringing some wood over to the garage.

 EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The newest addition to the Egg Harbor Township Nature Reserve, a storage garage, was completed Tuesday, March 11 by students of the Eagle Academy, Egg Harbor Township School District’ alternative high school. 

Nature Reserve Trustee Nick Fasola complimented everyone on the group effort.

“This structure was built at a little more than half the cost of a pre-manufactured storage shed, so this is an example what can happen when we pool the resources together,” Fasola said.

Read more: Eagle Academy students complete project at EHT Nature Reserve (SLIDESHOW/VIDEO)

 

St. Patrick's Day snow causes another change to the EHT school calendar

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, March 17, 2014 07:42 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP- Looks like there will be one more change to the school year calendar for Egg Harbor Township School District.

The snow day today, Monday, March 17, will be made up by having schools in session for a half day of instruction for students Friday, March 21, the administration announced.

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Lego programs offered at EHT PAL

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, March 17, 2014 05:01 am

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The Egg Harbor Township Police Athletic League will host two Lego-related clubs. The Lego WEDO programs are for first through third graders and meets Tuesdays between 4:30 and 7 p.m., depending on levels of the children. These programs begin March 18. A summer enrichment program will also be offered between 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on Wednesdays starting June 25.

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History Notes, March 16: Bargaintown saw mill

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Sunday, March 16, 2014 09:42 am

Linwood Historical Society/In this early photo, an unidentified woman poses by the big blade at the sawmill on Central Ave in Bargaintown.  Linwood Historical Society/In this early photo, an unidentified woman poses by the big blade at the sawmill on Central Ave in Bargaintown.

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.

Bargaintown saw mill

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Egg Harbor Township house fire displaces 6

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Written by Dennis Sharpe Sunday, March 16, 2014 09:11 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Six people were displaced by a house fire Saturday morning, March 15 at 320 Stafford Avenue in the township’s Farmington section.

Six fire companies and other agencies were called to battle the blaze, which took an hour to extinguish. Firefighters faced heavy smoke coming from the one-story wood frame home, and had to maneuver around large debris that was scattered around the dwelling. 

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Egg Harbor Township High School seniors vie for Olympic championship (SLIDESHOW/VIDEO)

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Written by Chuck Eberson Thursday, March 13, 2014 02:18 pm

Seniors at Egg Harbor Township High School enjoyed three days of stiff competition at their Senior Olympics Tuesday, March 4 through Thursday, March 6.  Teams sported war paint and their own unique T-shirts with colorful names such as, No Fear, Katz  Scratch Fever, Finding Finn, Innuminati and Salvataurus Rex. 

Read more: Egg Harbor Township High School seniors vie for Olympic championship (SLIDESHOW/VIDEO)

   

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