• EHT Current

    Photo courtesy of Gertrude Roeske/ Cardiff volunteer firefighters in the 1950s

    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.

    Cardiff…

  • Regional

    For the thousands of bikers who have waited all winter for the 2014 Wildwood Spring Bike Rally to finally arrive, here is the weather to expect when you drop a kickstand on Saturday and Sunday in front of the Bolero in Wildwood:/Jen MarraTHE…

  • Columns

    The Mom's Beat blog

    Twitter party hosted by PBS Kids offers new ideas for exploring outdoors

     “Kids these days!” It’s a complaint as old as time.

    While there are times you will catch me saying the same thing (especially after seeing teenage girls walking around in yoga pants at school), I actually find a ton of hope in this generation of caring and conscientious children, particularly each year when we celebrate Earth Day on April 22.

  • Mainland Current

    WMGM TV 40 home at 1601 New Road in Linwood.

    LINWOOD – It appears that NBC will end its affiliation with WMGM TV 40 at the end of 2014.

    A contract between NBC and Access 1 Communications, which manages the station, ran through 2012 but was extended through the end of this year. That contract is not expected to be renewed.

    Headquartered at 1601 New Road in Linwood, WMGM TV 40 is the only television station in…

  • Sports

    jerseygenesisRegistration is open for the 19th Annual Jersey Genesis Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquabike and Bambino Biathlon, scheduled for Saturday, May 31, in Port Republic.

    Race organizers have added a duathlon to this year’s event to give the non-swimmers an opportunity to compete in the race.

    The triathlon portion of the event will consist of a half-mile swim, 16-mile bike and four mile run.  Duathletes will have the option of running two miles rather than swimming the half-mile at the…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

WWII encampment event in Egg Harbor Twp. to feature daylong music, history and more (VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, July 24, 2013 10:53 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The staff at the Greate Egg Harbour Township Historical Society have been busy at work for more than a year, preparing for this week’s World War II encampment, titled “Breakout at Normandy.”

Set for Saturday, July 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the daylong event is designed to honor WWII veterans and educate the public on what it was like for soldiers during this epic war, according to program director Dan Lawless.

Read more: WWII encampment event in Egg Harbor Twp. to feature daylong music, history and more (VIDEO)

 

Egg Harbor Township Police Athletic League’s Annual Fair for All

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, July 24, 2013 12:00 am

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The Egg Harbor Township Police Athletic League will hold its Annual Fair for All from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 15 at its Ready to Ride facility, 2590 Ridge Ave. There will be food vendors, crafters, giant inflatable bouncers, petting zoo, pony rides, go-kart rides, paintball target shooting and more. Fun for the whole family.

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Egg Harbor Twp. students win top prizes at national FCCLA conference

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, July 24, 2013 12:00 am

Submitted/Pictured from left are FCCLA members Corie Meredith, Paige Maples, Emily Mulherin, Rebecca Yaffee, Dan Vacarro and Shannon Lenihan displaying their medals. Submitted/Pictured from left are FCCLA members Corie Meredith, Paige Maples, Emily Mulherin, Rebecca Yaffee, Dan Vacarro and Shannon Lenihan displaying their medals.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - From July 5-11 over 7,000 Family Career and Community Leaders of America members attended the 2013 FCCLA National Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tenn. Among the participants were six Egg Harbor Township High School students representing New Jersey in their event categories. 

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UPDATE: EHT woman identified as victim of fatal car crash on Garden State Parkway in Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, July 23, 2013 07:32 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A 38-year-old Egg Harbor Township woman has been identified as the victim of the fiery two-car crash in the northbound lanes of the Garden State Parkway near mile marker 37 Tuesday morning, July 23, according to the New Jersey State Police. 

Read more: UPDATE: EHT woman identified as victim of fatal car crash on Garden State Parkway in Egg Harbor Township

   

Egg Harbor Township students’ compositions to be featured on O.C. Pops Chamber Music Series

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Tuesday, July 23, 2013 12:39 pm

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Egg Harbor Township High School musicians will have their original compositions featured in a series of performances by the Ocean City Pops. The Pops, in partnership with the Orchestra Engagement Lab (OEL) of Vermont, has been forging new ties with the Ocean City-area community and schools since August 2012.  

Read more: Egg Harbor Township students’ compositions to be featured on O.C. Pops Chamber Music Series

 

First-time EHT novelist blends science and espionage

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, July 23, 2013 12:00 am

 

Submitted/Corbin Coltrane is the pen name of Egg Harbor Township resident Jeff Dilks, who has written a new book. Submitted/Corbin Coltrane is the pen name of Egg Harbor Township resident Jeff Dilks, who has written a new book.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Marrying scientific fact with fiction in his debut novel, one Egg Harbor Township resident has just released the fruit of year-long writing process with his debut novel called “Entanglement: An International Spy Thriller,” self-published through Amazon.

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Families dig dino facts at Egg Harbor Township library event

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 22, 2013 11:49 am

Submitted/Dr. Matt Bonnan of Hammonton shows the children artifacts and dinosaur bones he brought. Submitted/Paleontologist Matt Bonnan of Hammonton shows the children artifacts and dinosaur bones he brought.

Paleontologist Matt Bonnan of Richard Stockton College of New Jersey presented a special program about dinosaurs on Tuesday, July 16 as part of the Dig Into Reading summer reading program at Atlantic County Library System’s Egg Harbor Township branch. (More photos below.)

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Township fire department awards scholarships

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 22, 2013 11:38 am

Submitted/Pictured from left are Egg Harbor Township Fire Department President and West Atlantic City Volunteer Fire Company Chief Wallace Bakely, West Atlantic City volunteer fire fighter Martin Maldonado, President, Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary Donna Winkler, student Lauren Moran, Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company Chief R. Charles Winkler, Daniel Warrell with his father, Scullville Volunteer Firefighter Bill Warrell, Olivia Higbee with her father Cardiff firefighter and Deputy Chief of the Atlantic City International Airport Fire Department William Higbee. Not pictured are Christian Delaney and his father Scullville firefighter Jim Delaney.  Submitted/Pictured from left are Egg Harbor Township Fire Department President and West Atlantic City Volunteer Fire Company Chief Wallace Bakely, West Atlantic City volunteer fire fighter Martin Maldonado, President, Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary Donna Winkler, student Lauren Moran, Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company Chief R. Charles Winkler, Daniel Warrell with his father, Scullville Volunteer Firefighter Bill Warrell, Olivia Higbee with her father Cardiff firefighter and Deputy Chief of the Atlantic City International Airport Fire Department William Higbee. Not pictured are Christian Delaney and his father Scullville firefighter Jim Delaney.

The Egg Harbor Township Fire Department presented the 2013 scholarships to Egg Harbor Township students Wednesday, June 19 at the Egg Harbor Township High School. The scholarships are awarded in the name of Past Chief Anthony "Tony" Canale.

   

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