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    Laura Stetser/The vacant Hickory Log Inn restaurant is the first of five buildings slated for firefighter training exercises.“There is no better project to address the issues facing Atlantic City than to clean up the entrance to it,” -Egg Harbor Township Mayor James "Sonny" McCullough

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – It won’t be the big demolition that so many township residents have been waiting to see, but firefighters…

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    Egg Harbor Township newsEGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – In what is described as an uncommon move among municipalities in New Jersey, Egg Harbor Township took a step toward giving the lion’s share of revenue from affordable housing projects to the Egg Harbor Township School District to help offset the impact of new students such development could generate.

     This verbal offer from Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough was confirmed in his Dec. 23 letter to Superintendent Scott McCartney that was accepted by the…

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    Test your luck at ‘Dine and Dine’ Community Partnership ‘FUNraiser’ Feb. 28

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Community Partnership for Egg Harbor Township Schools, Inc. is betting it will have a “full house” at its eighth annual February FUNraiser.

    Presented by Shore Medical Center for the eighth year in a row, the Dice and Dine event will be held Saturday, Feb. 28, at Greate Bay Country Club in Somers Point, with live casino games…

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Egg Harbor Township house fire displaces 6

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Written by Dennis Sharpe Sunday, March 16, 2014 08:11 am

Dennis C. Sharpe photos/Firefighters battle a blaze at a home on Stafford Avenue on Saturday, March 15 Dennis C. Sharpe photos/Firefighters battle a blaze at a home on Stafford Avenue on Saturday, March 15

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 01:18 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. 

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Alder students help set new record in coast-to-coast reading challenge

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, March 13, 2014 08:39 am

 

Submitted/More than 30 students received gift cards to Books-A-Million funded by a mini-grant from the Egg Harbor Township Education Foundation. Here are some of the winners. Submitted/More than 30 students received gift cards to Books-A-Million funded by a mini-grant from the Egg Harbor Township Education Foundation. Here are some of the winners.

Students at Alder Avenue Middle School took part in a nationwide effort called Read the Most Coast to Coast Friday, Feb. 28. Students joined Renaissance Learning’s challenge to break the record for the number of Accelerated Reader Quizzes taken in one day. The new record is 4,987,949 quizzes nationwide.

Accelerated Reader is a computer-based program that helps educators generate excitement for reading and monitor student practice.

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Egg Harbor Township High School program hones native language skills of Spanish-speaking students

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, March 13, 2014 07:34 am

Laura Stetser/From left in bottom row are seniors Luis Sibaja, Alondra Gamarra, Wendy Moya. In top row from left are teacher Yamilei Socorro, senior Nicole Melo, junior Alondra Martínez, junior Nathaly Grisales and teacher Obed J. Pérez. Laura Stetser/From left in bottom row are seniors Luis Sibaja, Alondra Gamarra, Wendy Moya. In top row from left are teacher Yamilei Socorro, senior Nicole Melo, junior Alondra Martínez, junior Nathaly Grisales and teacher Obed J. Pérez.

Could become a state model for similar programs

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – When Michelle Schreiner realized in 1998 that the Spanish-speaking students in Egg Harbor Township High School weren’t having their educational needs met, she decided to initiate a change of course.

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EHT’s proposed $36.4 million budget carries a 1.7-cent tax increase

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, March 13, 2014 07:16 am

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Officials once again put pressure on the state to release tax revenue

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township Committee introduced its 2014 budget that calls for a 1.7-cent increase over last year’s municipal tax rate.

 The $36.4 million budget is 2 percent higher than last year, Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough said during the introduction on Wednesday, March 12. 

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House subcommittee hears testimony on FAA center’s readiness for NextGen

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, March 12, 2014 01:45 pm

Laura Stetser/From left, Michael Whitaker, deputy administrator and chief NextGen officer, and Dennis Filler, director of the William J. Hughes Technical Center present their testimonies in front of the U.S. Congressional Aviation Subcommittee members. Laura Stetser/From left, Michael Whitaker, deputy administrator and chief NextGen officer, and Dennis Filler, director of the William J. Hughes Technical Center present their testimonies in front of the U.S. Congressional Aviation Subcommittee members.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Aviation officials and representatives from the private industry gave testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Aviation during a field hearing on Tuesday, March 11 at the Federal Aviation Administration’s William J. Hughes Technical Center.

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EHT school board approves shorter spring break, longer school year

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, March 12, 2014 12:38 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Board of Education Tuesday, March 11 approved the administration’s plan to recoup six snow days by adding days to the end of the school year as well as recalling three from the weeklong spring break.

The board approved by a vote of 5-3 Superintendent Scott McCartney’s proposal to use three days of the previously scheduled weeklong spring break to recapture days missed due to the winter weather. The plan adds three days to the end of the school year.

Board members Pete Castellano, Jack Haines and James Galvin were the dissenting votes. Board member Ray Ellis was absent.

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EHT police seek 2 in Burlington Coat Factory theft

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, March 12, 2014 12:09 pm

Submitted/The Egg Harbor Township Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two subjects allegedly involved in shoplifting from the Burlington Coat Factory in Harbor Square Shopping Center on Feb. 22. Submitted/The Egg Harbor Township Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two subjects allegedly involved in shoplifting from the Burlington Coat Factory in Harbor Square Shopping Center on Feb. 22.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two females who are suspected of shoplifting from Burlington Coat Factory in Harbor Square Shopping Center Feb. 22.

According to police, the females entered the store, removed boxes of merchandise and left the store before the theft was discovered. They got in a red minivan that was waiting for them, police said. 

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Feb.24-March 5

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, March 12, 2014 08:19 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.

Alicia M. Sites, 23, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Feb. 24 by Officer Jeffrey Lancaster and charged with possession of heroin.

Paulina Ramirez, 48, of Atlantic City was arrested Feb. 26 by Officer Gary Johnson and charged with theft.

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Stubborn warehouse fire in Egg Harbor Township takes two hours to contain

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, March 11, 2014 11:03 am

Dennis C. Sharpe photos/Firefighters battle a large fire in a warehouse at Palermo Masonry on Ivins Avenue on March 5 Dennis C. Sharpe photos/Firefighters battle a large fire in a warehouse at Palermo Masonry on Ivins Avenue on March 5  MCKEE CITY - A large warehouse fire at Palmermo Masonry in the McKee City section of the township put up a two-hour challenge for the firefighters from Cardiff and Bargaintown Volunteer Fire Companies on Wednesday, March 5. The call came in around 3:19 p.m. for the business, located at 3040 Ivins Ave. Smoke was visible from the structure.

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