• Downbeach Current

    Dean Randazzo, 45, of Atlantic City is UNICO’s Person of the Year.

    ATLANTIC CITY – Dean Randazzo, New Jersey’s most successful professional surfer and founder of the Dean Randazzo Cancer Foundation, will be honored as the 2014 Person of the Year by the Greater Atlantic City Chapter of UNICO National and the Atlantic County UNICO Scholarship Foundation.

  • Columns

    Four key things to know about taking maternity leave in New Jersey

    Writing this week’s column brought me right back. As I tried to refresh my knowledge on the laws regarding maternity leave in New Jersey to offer a primer for local expectant moms, I remembered how I felt when I was in their place; it seemed no one could give me a straight answer about how much time I could take off and…

  • Mainland Current

    Nicole Chain of Seaville with Alyssa Chain, 14, and Amber Glenn, 14, of Ventnor, purchase a few quarts of strawberries from Stoddard Bixby of Petersburg.

    Growing up in South Jersey, your parents have more than likely pulled you along to several community events you wouldn’t find anywhere else in the country. Whether you roll your eyes and reluctantly tag along, count…

  • Columns

    Senate President Steve Sweeney’s surprise announcement about gambling in North Jersey creates even more difficulties for our region, already experiencing tremendous economic challenges. It is particularly troubling now as Revel goes through another bankruptcy and as Showboat prepares to close in August, putting more than 2,000 people out of work.

    Attracting investment and creating jobs are difficult under any circumstances. With the proliferation of casinos up and down the coast and now talk about North Jersey casinos, it will be that much harder to find a buyer for Revel or…

  • EHT Current

    EHTEA will sponsor a free outdoor showing of Despicable Me 2 in Egg Harbor Township

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township Education Association is hosting a free movie night on Saturday, July 19.

     “Despicable Me 2” will be shown outdoors at the Tony Canale Park Amphitheater at dark, which occurs around 9 p.m.

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Egg Harbor Township School District open for corporate sponsors

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, September 26, 2013 12:50 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The local school district is hoping corporate sponsors see value in space on its properties. The Egg Harbor Township School District is seeking national and local corporate sponsors, higher education institutions and employers to splash their names, logos and age-appropriate messages on the Egg Harbor Township High School’s vast array of athletic fields, cafeterias, gymnasiums, meeting rooms, parking areas - and even its website- to reach students, parents, staff, community members and other visitors to the school according to a release.

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Egg Harbor Township Boy Scout Troop 389 Scoutmaster Schmitz retiring after 64 years (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Steve Prisament Thursday, September 26, 2013 07:46 am

Steve Prisament/Troop 389 Committee Chairman Peter Karabashian, left, tells how Schmitz kept a fledgling troop together. Steve Prisament/Troop 389 Committee Chairman Peter Karabashian, left, tells how Schmitz kept a fledgling troop together.

GALLOWAY – How to sum up 64 years of Scouting in less than an hour?

Retiring Troop 389 Scoutmaster William Schmitz did a good job of it in minutes near the end of a ceremony honoring, praising and thanking him.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Boy Scout Troop 389 Scoutmaster Schmitz retiring after 64 years (SLIDESHOW)

   

EHT committee postpones changes to signage zoning

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, September 26, 2013 12:00 am

The Egg Harbor Township Committee removed an ordinance from the agenda of the Wednesday, Sept. 25 meeting that would have amended the township’s zoning code to address issued raised through a lawsuit over an electronic billboard along the Margate Causeway.

 Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough said there were specific reasons that the item was pulled from the agenda but the delay will also allow them to address some other concerns that were raised by concerned parties during the meeting. 

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Stockton seals the deal with NextGen park in Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, September 25, 2013 06:53 pm

Photo by Susan Allen, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey/ Edward H. Salmon, president of the Aviation Research Technology Park Board of Trustees, and Stockton President Herman Saatkamp shake hands after signing an agreement making the park an auxiliary organization of The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.  Photo by Susan Allen, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey/ Edward H. Salmon, president of the Aviation Research Technology Park Board of Trustees, and Stockton President Herman Saatkamp shake hands after signing an agreement making the park an auxiliary organization of The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.

GALLOWAY - Richard Stockton College trustees authorized making the Aviation Research and Technology Park in Egg Harbor Township an auxiliary organization Wednesday, Sept. 18 - an important step in developing a facility expected to generate research and more than 2,000 high-paying jobs related to the Federal Aviation Administration’s Next Generation Air Transportation System.

The research park is a non-profit charged with developing 58 acres owned by the FAA.

Read more: Stockton seals the deal with NextGen park in Egg Harbor Township

   

Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Sept. 12-16

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, September 24, 2013 09:25 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.

 Michael P. Egan, 35, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Sept. 12 by Officer Anthony Canale and charged with criminal trespass and disorderly conduct.

 Charles P. Fantuzzo, 46, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Sept. 14 by Officer Joseph Griffiths and charged with simple assault.

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DUI checkpoint in Egg Harbor Township nets arrests and awareness

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, September 24, 2013 09:03 pm

Submitted/Egg Harbor Township police report a successful DUI checkpoint. Submitted/Egg Harbor Township police report a successful DUI checkpoint.

Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office, Ventnor, Longport, Linwood and Mullica Township officers assisted

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Three drivers were arrested during the Egg Harbor Township Police Department’s driving while intoxicated checkpoint on Saturday, Sept. 7 as part of the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign.

 In addition to the DUI arrests, three vehicles were towed for John’s Law, one driver was arrested for possession of marijuana under 50 grams and one was arrested on an outstanding warrant. A total of 51 tickets for motor vehicle violations were issued.

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Atlantic City Expressway crash sends three to hospital, closes roadway

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, September 24, 2013 02:45 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A two-car accident along the Atlantic City Expressway in Egg Harbor Township closed the roadway for 35 minutes and sent three people to the hospital, according to New Jersey State Police.

The accident occurred around 12:35 p.m. today (Tuesday, Sept. 24) near mile marker 10 on the eastbound side of the roadway.

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EHT judge approves delay in case against Rutgers football player Tejay Johnson

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, September 24, 2013 12:25 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The case against Rutgers University football player Tejay Johnson was pushed back two weeks by Egg Harbor Township Municipal Court Judge H. Robert Switzer today (Tuesday, Sept. 24) so additional evidence and the alleged victim could be subpoenaed.

Dressed in a Rutgers warm-up jacket, Johnson appeared in court and was represented by an attorney from the Atlantic City law firm of Jacobs and Barbone, who spoke on his behalf during the brief proceedings.

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Letter: Egg Harbor Township mayor explains why he's moving

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Written by Opinion Monday, September 23, 2013 03:01 pm

Mayor James 'Sonny' McCullough Mayor James 'Sonny' McCullough

To the editor:

 Recently there have been a number of articles written about the selling of my home.

 My response was that it does not make a lot of sense to have a six bedroom home on the bay when my four sons and eight grandchildren have moved away. It is just my wife and I, so why pay $31,500 in taxes when you don’t need a large house anymore?

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Competiton soars during 'Fly Like An Eagle' 5k in Egg Harbor Township (SLIDEHOW)

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Written by Laura Stetser Sunday, September 22, 2013 10:40 pm

Laura Stetser/Gavin Marcasciano, 3, takes a look back for his dad during the last few meters of his one-mile fun run. Laura Stetser/Gavin Marcasciano, 3, takes a look back for his dad during the last few meters of his one-mile fun run.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The "Fly Like An Eagle" 5K and Fun Run, sponsored by the Egg Harbor Township Education Foundation was a big success on Sunday, Sept. 22, according to participants and event organizers alike.

Nearly 200 runners signed up to participate in advance in the foundation's first-ever fundraiser of its kind. Both children and adults participated, enjoying the nearly perfect weather as they ran around the school in the 5k race or jogged around the track for a mile during the fun run.

Read more: Competiton soars during 'Fly Like An Eagle' 5k in Egg Harbor Township (SLIDEHOW)

   

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