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    Scullville fire company aims to bring holiday cheer to childrenEGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  The Scullville Volunteer Fire Company wants to provide a Christmas surprise to needy families in its service area.

     Starting in October, the fire company began collecting unwrapped toy donations and is now stepping up its collection efforts to provide a holiday surprise for 27 families with children who may not have enough money for Christmas gifts.

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    You can give your Thanksgiving toast in a dozen different languages and liquids and addressed, whatever your faith, to “the livin’ Gawd that made you,” as Rudyard Kipling put it. But the heartfelt reasons we raise our glasses each year with such profound gratitude differs a bit with each of us. In the main we publicly give thanks for common reasons; our family, our friends, our good luck. The part that’s different we often keep to ourselves.

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    The Mom’s Beat: Be thankful for the mundane as well as the grand

    From taco night to our health, there's always something to be thankful for

    As a mother, Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. There are no gifts involved, so the focus is all on family and friends. We get a moment to take stock of what it is we are thankful to have in our lives, a great practice to…

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    tgivingfootballartIt’s not true that the Pilgrims and Indians played a lively game of touch football just before the original Thanksgiving buffet. But somewhere, somehow, football became entwined with the traditions of Thanksgiving Day in America.

    Football games on Thanksgiving are nearly as old as the game itself. The first Thanksgiving Day game took place in Philadelphia in 1869 between the Young America Cricket Club and the Germantown Cricket Club.

    On the local front, the feast is…

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    This is a week devoted to giving thanks. Here are some people you might know describing what makes them thankful. Some are humorous, some serious. Some are personal, others general.

    Walt Tucker, NASCAR historian

    I am thankful for family, friends and, most of all, my health. Also for living in a great country where freedom exists and for regular luncheons with friends.

    Tom Park, educator

    I am thankful that God blessed me with a wonderful loving wife and daughter.

    Michael Gill, attorney

    Life has…

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Holy Trinity in EHT invites community to come eat Greek

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Written by Beth Wade Thursday, January 23, 2014 12:45 pm

Submitted/Nao Plamantouras, a Terpsichorean dancer with Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, performs.. Submitted/The Winter Feast is a fundraiser for Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church as well as a way to explore Greek hospitality, faith and culture. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – “Elate na fame!”

It’s all Greek to you? No problem, says Eugenia Kramvis, who translates the phrase as “Come, let us eat!”

That is just what the parishioners at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church here invite the community to do during their three-day weekend Winter Feast Friday through Sunday, Jan. 24-26.

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EHT's Waldman appointed to Superior Court

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, January 22, 2014 02:02 pm

Submitted/Pictured from left are Waldman’s son Matt, his daughter Melanie, his brother Mitch and Jeff Waldman. Submitted/Pictured from left are Waldman’s son Matt, his daughter Melanie, his brother Mitch and Jeff Waldman.

Jeffrey J. Waldman of Egg Harbor Township was nominated by Gov. Chris Christie to serve as judge on the Superior Court. His nomination was confirmed by the state Senate Jan. 13 and he was sworn in on Jan. 17.

He has been assigned to the Children in Court docket of the Family Division in Atlantic County.  

Waldman was born to Stanley and Dori Waldman in Elizabeth, Union County, on May 30, 1959.  The family moved to Margate in 1960, and Jeffrey Waldman has been a resident of Atlantic County ever since.  

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Jan. 1-16

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, January 19, 2014 08:29 pm

Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter


Police blotter information is supplied by local police departments and other law enforcement agencies. All persons named are presumed innocent unless proven guilty.

 David L. Anderson, 38, of Egg Harbor City was arrested Jan. 7 by Officers Shawn Owen and Benjamin Kollman and charged with simple assault, theft, unlawful taking of means of conveyance.

 Marlou M. Rellosa, 48, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Jan. 1 by Officer Michael O’Hagen and charged with making terroristic threats and simple assault.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Jan. 1-16

 

History Notes, Jan. 19: Christmas 1933

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Sunday, January 19, 2014 01:06 pm

Submitted Submitted EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Welcome to History Notes, our weekly feature that looks back through Egg Harbor Township history.

Each Sunday, 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.

Christmas 1933

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Former Chuck’s Hideaway to open under new ownership

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, January 17, 2014 11:20 am

Laura Stetser/The bar and restaurant formerly known as Chuck's Hideaway and Brownie's is going to get new life this spring. Laura Stetser/The bar and restaurant formerly known as Chuck's Hideaway and Brownie's is going to get new life this spring.

Linwood business partners hope to have bar, restaurant and package goods store ready by St. Patrick’s Day

 EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – “This place is like Grand Central Station” said one of the new owners of the bar and restaurant once known as Chuck’s Hideaway, and that was saying something considering the place has been boarded up and vacant for almost a decade.

 “People are really excited. They’ve been stopping in, asking what we are doing and when we are going to open,” said Scott Raring of Linwood, who purchased the property at the corner of Bargaintown Road and Poplar Avenue with business partner Victor “Rocky” Klever, also of Linwood.   

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EHTHS student designs new Faces4Autism T-shirt

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, January 15, 2014 03:22 pm

Submitted/Pictured from left are Egg Harbor Township High School FCCLA members Danielle McCormick and Victoria Mosca and contest winner Alexa Taylor. Submitted/Pictured from left are Egg Harbor Township High School FCCLA members Danielle McCormick and Victoria Mosca and contest winner Alexa Taylor.

The objective is to have all the schools in South Jersey participate and wear the Linked In Love T-shirts on Blowing Bubbles for Autism Day, April 1. 

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Danielle McCormick and Victoria Mosca, current members of Egg Harbor Township High School’s chapter of the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, organized a design contest for the students at the school. 

The contest was to discover a new logo and T-shirt design for Faces4Autism, a nonprofit organization dedicated to education and support of children with autism and their families. Alexa Taylor, a senior of Egg Harbor Township High School, won both portions of the contest with her linked in love T-shirt and logo design.

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Egg Harbor Township High School film fest grows as student talent develops (SLIDESHOW, VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, January 15, 2014 03:14 pm

Laura Stetser/From left, seniors Madeline Donnerstag, Veronica Notaro, Anora Redzepi and Melissa Fottrell hold up a promotional poster for the Egg Harbor Township High School Media Club’s fifth annual Film Festival. Laura Stetser/From left, seniors Madeline Donnerstag, Veronica Notaro, Anora Redzepi and Melissa Fottrell hold up a promotional poster for the Egg Harbor Township High School Media Club’s fifth annual Film Festival.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township High School Media Club’s fifth annual Film Festival Friday, Jan. 17 will showcase student work on art, horror and drama films, music videos and short commercials.

The Academy Award-style event will recognize excellence in each genre and other special achievements.

Under the guidance of Media Club advisor and event organizer Kristen Dirato, students conceived and created professional-looking productions, which will be judged by a team of teachers and alumni.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Dec. 23-Jan. 5

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, January 14, 2014 09:19 am

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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.

Tyrone E. Montague, 48, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Dec. 23 by Officer Brian Keane and charged with shoplifting.

 Ryan C. Applegate, 29, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Dec. 23 by Officer Alekhine Pahang and charged with theft.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Dec. 23-Jan. 5

   

History Notes, Jan. 12: Egg Harbor Township police officers of 1972

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Sunday, January 12, 2014 10:23 am

Submitted/Some of the officers on the Egg Harbor Township Police Department force in 1972 Submitted/Some of the officers on the Egg Harbor Township Police Department force in 1972

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Welcome to History Notes, our weekly feature that looks back through Egg Harbor Township history.

Each Sunday, 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.

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Local groups to bring music of Broadway to Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 10, 2014 12:38 pm

The Community Partnership for Egg Harbor Township Schools Inc. and the Theater Collaborative of South Jersey will co-host “Broadway By Request” at the Egg Harbor Township High School Performing Arts Center Saturday, Feb.1 The Community Partnership for Egg Harbor Township Schools Inc. and the Theater Collaborative of South Jersey will co-host “Broadway By Request” at the Egg Harbor Township High School Performing Arts Center Saturday, Feb.1

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – From “My Fair Lady” to “Wicked” and from “Camelot” to “Spamalot,” local theater fans will have the opportunity to hear their favorite Broadway tunes for a fraction of the price of a typical New York show.

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