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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.

  • EHT Current

    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.

  • Sports

    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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    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…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Update: Atlantic County prosecutor says hunter found woman’s body behind former Shore Mall

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, January 06, 2014 04:27 pm

A quiet and secluded side street was anything but on Monday, Jan. 6 as detectives combed the woods for evidence after a female body was found by a local hunter a day earlier./R.J. Liberatore Jr. A quiet and secluded side street was anything but on Monday, Jan. 6 as detectives combed the woods for evidence after a female body was found by a local hunter a day earlier./R.J. Liberatore Jr. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP ­– A quiet and secluded side street was anything but on Monday, Jan. 6 as detectives combed the woods for evidence after a female body was found by a local hunter a day earlier.

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History Notes, Jan. 5, 2014: Garwood school buses

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Sunday, January 05, 2014 04:04 pm

Submitted/Abel English Babcock Garwood from Bargaintown owned his own school bus and was hired to drive neighborhood children to area high schools Submitted/Abel English Babcock Garwood from Bargaintown owned his own school bus and was hired to drive neighborhood children to area high schools

 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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Egg Harbor Township Ongoing Events

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, January 02, 2014 12:00 am

Ongoing events

BOE meeting schedule

The Board of Education holds meetings on Tuesdays in the board room of Alder Avenue Middle School. Work session meetings begin at 7 p.m. Regular meetings begin with an executive session at 6:30 p.m. followed by the public portion at 8 p.m. Agendas for each meeting can be found on the district website under the tab “Board of Education.” Regular meetings are Jan. 28, Feb. 11, Feb. 25, March 11, March 25, April 8, April 22, May 13, May 27, June 10, June 24, July 22, Aug. 26, Sept. 9, Sept. 23, Oct. 14, Oct. 28, Nov. 11, Nov. 25 and Dec. 9.

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History Notes, Dec. 30: Garwood Family

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Monday, December 30, 2013 11:25 am

Submitted/The Garwood family poses for a picture on a pet donkey in the early 1900s. Submitted/The Garwood family poses for a picture on a pet donkey in the early 1900s.

 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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Egg Harbor Township's Year in Review 2013 (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Laura Stetser Sunday, December 29, 2013 03:48 pm

We are always amazed at how much transpires throughout one year in a place like Egg Harbor Township. One way to recap 2013 is to look back through our photo archives. Enjoy, and thank you as always for sharing your events and celebrations with us.

 

 

History Notes, Dec. 22: Township Hall

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Sunday, December 22, 2013 12:00 am

Submitted/Township Hall was built in 1873 Submitted/Township Hall was built in 1873

 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.

Read more: History Notes, Dec. 22: Township Hall

   

Slaybaugh students get guests into the holiday spirit at concert (VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, December 19, 2013 02:03 pm

Laura Stetser/Pictured seated from left are first graders Matthew Bartles, Zalia Mazzone and Joseph Vu, and shown standing from left are Ari Haubois, Kamila Diaz and Jake Karp, ll of Elizabeth Zompa’s class. Laura Stetser/Pictured seated from left are first graders Matthew Bartles, Zalia Mazzone and Joseph Vu, and shown standing from left are Ari Haubois, Kamila Diaz and Jake Karp, ll of Elizabeth Zompa’s class.

The first grade students at Slaybaugh Primary School gave an early treat to their parents, grandparents and friends Thursday, Dec. 19 as they performed a series of holiday songs they had spend months learning with the help of the school’s music teacher Valerie Brozosky.

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Holiday spirit is shared at Village Grande event (VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, December 19, 2013 12:00 am

Laura Stetser/Pictured from left are U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Joshua Smith, Jack Alessandro, Helen Navas, and Vinny Fittipaldi as Santa. Laura Stetser/Pictured from left are U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Joshua Smith, Jack Alessandro, Helen Navas, and Vinny Fittipaldi as Santa.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – There was plenty of holiday cheer being shared inside the clubhouse of The Village Grande at Little Mill Monday, Dec. 16 as the active adult community held its annual Holiday Singalong.

Residents gathered to sing all of the holiday favorites as well as enjoy each other’s company over dozens upon dozens of sweet treats.

Live music played by some of their talented neighbors accompanied the singing, and a new feature this year was the headlining event.

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Egg Harbor Township historical society hosts tree lighting

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, December 18, 2013 07:19 am

Submitted/Betty Steelman waves her wand and lights the tree. Submitted/Betty Steelman waves her wand and lights the tree.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The Greate Egg Harbour Township Historical Society held a tree lighting ceremony Wednesday, Dec.11 outside its museum. A crowd was on hand to see the museum light up the night sky with a good old-fashioned tree lightening ceremony. 

GEHTHS member and Egg Harbor Township resident Betty Steelman, 90, helped with the countdown for the lighting of the tree. She is a veteran WAVE from World War II. 

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History Notes, Dec. 15: Scullville School

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Sunday, December 15, 2013 02:31 pm

Submitted/Notice the familiar names in this list of students from 1909. Submitted/Notice the familiar names in this list of students from 1909.

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.

Read more: History Notes, Dec. 15: Scullville School

   

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