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    The Mom’s Beat: What I have learned from being a room mom

    Well, it happened again. I was selected to be room mom by default for one of my children’s classrooms. While I am always happy to help out where needed, I did not sign up for the task because I know I cannot make all of the parties.

    But because I did the job last year, also by default, and seemingly made it…

  • Sports

    EHTACFH7ATLANTIC CITY – Rebecca Richman’s energy and enthusiasm for field hockey are contagious. Combined with the unyielding tenacity of the team’s defense, it can be an unbeatable combination for the Egg Harbor Township High School field hockey team.

    Richman, a junior, scored one goal and assisted on another by Juliana Catania as the streaking Eagles shut out Atlantic City, 2-0, on Sept. 22 at Atlantic City High School for their fifth straight victory.

  • Ocean City Gazette

    “He loved old horror movies, especially Frankenstein,” Priscilla Presley said to curator Ron MacCloskey of her husband, Elvis, when she autographed this drawing by English artist Paul Garner.

    Ron MacCloskey announces his second Frankenstein art exhibit “From Frightening to Funny Part II” beginning Oct. 1 through Nov. 1 at the Ocean City Library, 1735 Simpson Ave.

  • EHT Current

    4-way stop sign to be installed at Ridge Avenue and Mill Road in October

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Motorists are advised to drive with caution at the intersection of Mill Road and Ridge Avenue as Atlantic County begins converting the intersection into a four-way stop in early October.

    Currently the intersection is controlled by a stop sign on the Ridge Avenue approaches only.

  • EHT Current

    Affordable housing community in Egg Harbor Township moves ahead

    “The state of New Jersey is our enemy. They have brutalized the school system.” - Mayor James "Sonny" McCullough

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The developer of a proposed affordable housing project slated for the Farmington section of the township was given the green light to proceed with its application for financing after the Township Committee voted 3-1 to moves the project forward despite opposition from members…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Aug. 11-27

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, September 02, 2014 03:20 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.

Marino Rodriguez, 33, of Atlantic City was arrested Aug. 11 by Officer Brian Santoro and charged with violation of a court order and harassment.

 Keith L. Ford, 30, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Aug. 16 by Officer Michael Keeping and charged with making terroristic threats and harassment.

 Mary Hennedy, 23, of Barnegat was arrested Aug. 19 by Detective Kyle Warren and charged with burglary and theft.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Aug. 11-27

 

History Notes, Sept. 2: Mauls Building Supply in Cardiff

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Tuesday, September 02, 2014 02:02 pm

Courtesy Loretta Maul/ Mauls Building Supply on Spruce Avenue Courtesy Loretta Maul/ Mauls Building Supply on Spruce Avenue

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.

Mauls Building Supply in Cardiff 

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Community asked to take “3-Day Challenge” in support of EHT schools

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, September 02, 2014 12:00 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township School District officials and the Community Partnership for Egg Harbor Township Schools Inc. have issued a challenge for residents to “Take the 3-Day Challenge to Support Egg Harbor Township Schools.”

 The challenge call on community members to attend three school-related functions planned between Friday, Sept. 19 and Sunday, Sept. 21:

-  Friday, Sept. 19, 7 p.m., Egg Harbor Township High School stadium: Help kick-off the Egg Harbor Township High School football season by attending the team’s first home game versus Lower Cape May Regional; 

Read more: Community asked to take “3-Day Challenge” in support of EHT schools

 

Injuries and investigations linger after car accidents, house fire over Labor Day weekend in EHT

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 01, 2014 05:42 pm

Dennis C. Sharpe/On Sunday, Aug. 31, the Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company arrived at to car fully involved in a fire along the Black Horse Pike in front of the Shore Mall Dennis C. Sharpe/On Sunday, Aug. 31, the Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company arrived at to car fully involved in a fire along the Black Horse Pike in front of the Shore Mall

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township first responders were kept busy over the Labor Day weekend with a series of motor vehicle crashes and fires.

  On Saturday, Aug. 30, two people were injured in a two-car crash that also caused a car fire. The Bargaintown Volunteer Fire Company and the Egg Harbor Township Ambulance Squad were dispatched to Mill Road in the vicinity of the Bargaintown Volunteer Fire Company's Station #1 for a motor vehicle fire.

Read more: Injuries and investigations linger after car accidents, house fire over Labor Day weekend in EHT

   

Longport police officer 'Tommy' Adams, of EHT, laid to rest

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Written by Laura Stetser Sunday, August 31, 2014 06:46 pm

  Laura Stetser/Police officers gather to pay respects to Charles 'Tommy' Adams on Saturday, Aug. 30 in Egg Harbor Township Laura Stetser/Police officers gather to pay respects to Charles 'Tommy' Adams on Saturday, Aug. 30 in Egg Harbor Township EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Law enforcement officers from around the tri-state area gathered to honor Longport Police Department Sgt. Charles “Tommy” Adams, 53, of Egg Harbor Township during his funeral at Greentree Church in Egg Harbor Township on Saturday, Aug. 30.

 Adams, a 21-year veteran of the force, was out for a motorcycle ride, enjoying a beautiful day when he was involved in a crash on Harding Highway at the intersection of Tuckahoe Road. The accident occurred at 4:15 p.m. Aug. 25 when an elderly woman drove her SUV into the path of Adams’ Harley Davidson.

Read more: Longport police officer 'Tommy' Adams, of EHT, laid to rest

 

EHT school board approves draft of teacher-student electronic communication policy

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, August 29, 2014 12:00 am

Lines of electronic communications between EHT’s students and teachers, staff cut with new state-guided policy Lines of electronic communications between EHT’s students and teachers, staff cut with new state-guided policy

All New Jersey public schools are required by law to have similar policies in place

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Board of Education During approved the first draft of a policy Tuesday, Aug. 26 that restricts ways in which teachers, coaches and other staff members can communicate with students.

Superintendent Scott McCartney said at the board meeting that the policy is intended to protect both students and staff members in today’s digital age. 

 

Read more: EHT school board approves draft of teacher-student electronic communication policy

   

Book discussion on ‘The Goldfinch’

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 28, 2014 12:00 am

Book discussions at EHT library Book discussions at EHT library

The Egg Harbor Township branch of the Atlantic County Library System hosts a discussion of book “The Goldfinch” by Donna Tartt at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4. Other upcoming discussions are: “The Hiding Place” by Corrie Ten Boom at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2 ,  “The Art Forger” by Barbara Shapiro at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6;  and “My Story” by Elizabeth Smart at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4.

Read more: Book discussion on ‘The Goldfinch’

 

New tattoo studio in EHT hopes to leave indelible mark on local ink market

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, August 28, 2014 12:00 am

Laura Stetser/Joseph Benson, 29, has several tattoos but was adding a new one to his forearm while at The Inkuisition in Egg Harbor Township. Laura Stetser/Joseph Benson, 29, has several tattoos but was adding a new one to his forearm while at The Inkuisition in Egg Harbor Township.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – For Jamie Corpes, getting something as permanent as a tattoo should be a well-researched decision.

 The tattoo artist said it should be important to clients that the individuals marking up their skin are competent and comfortable in their work environments.

Read more: New tattoo studio in EHT hopes to leave indelible mark on local ink market

   

EHT police find heroin and crack in car that contained infant

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 27, 2014 03:58 pm

Submitted/Anthony Williams, 34, of Pleasantville Submitted/Anthony Williams, 34, of Pleasantville

Warrant issued for Hallie Thompson of Williamstown for the drug offenses as well as possible child abuse charges

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  A robbery investigation led Egg Harbor Township Police to uncover heroin, crack cocaine and other drugs from a car that also contained an infant.

According to police, Hallie Thompson, 21, of Williamstown and Anthony Williams, 34, of Pleasantville were arrested and charged with possession of heroin, possession of crack cocaine, and possession of a prescription legend drug after police came across them standing outside of a 1999 Lexus during a robbery call at the Budget Motel in the West Atlantic City section of the township on Thursday, Aug. 21.

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Miller school schedule, staffing changed to meet new educational rigors

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, August 27, 2014 01:54 pm

Dr. Joyanne D. Miller Elementary School Dr. Joyanne D. Miller Elementary School

Recess time also increased by 50 percent

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The fourth and fifth grade students and teachers at Dr. Joyanne D. Miller Elementary School will be dedicating more time to math and language arts this year, thanks to the first schedule change in the school’s 11-year history.

 Principal Latifah Potter, who took the over the job in 2013, said she hopes the schedule changes and semi-departmentalization of teachers that also took place over the summer will allow the students to receive better instruction as well as inch up standardized test scores.

Read more: Miller school schedule, staffing changed to meet new educational rigors

   

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