• Downbeach Current

    LONGPORT – Mayor Nicholas Russo welcomed the Atlantic County Board of Chosen Freeholders to Borough Hall on Tuesday, July 29, thanking freeholders for working to turn around Atlantic City. What followed was contentious political dialog about an ordinance designed to help hospitality workers keep their jobs.

  • Columns

    Laura Stetser/Jeana Beana pureés are available at summer farmers’ markets in Brigantine and Margate as well as by order.

    Even if you’re one of the lucky ones whose children enjoy eating a variety of vegetables, there have to be some that you can’t get them to try, like beets, kale or squash. Or, while they may eat a few “trees” of broccoli at dinner each night, they…

  • Mainland Current

    ATLANTIC CITY – The economic effect of thousands of people out of work due to potential casino closings was the focus of a forum Thursday, July 24 that brought elected officials together from Atlantic and Cape May counties.

    Atlantic County Executive Dennis Levinson said the purpose of the meeting was to get everyone on the same page and give them the most up-to-date information on what state and county governments can do to mitigate the economic impact of up to 6,500 casino employees out of work…

  • EHT Current

    Laura Stetser/Chef Robert Seidel, with the assistance of his son, begin filming Tuesday, July 22.

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Chef Robert Seidel was presented with the same dilemma that many home cooks face: He had to use what was in the pantry.

    A whole turkey too big for one meal and orange soda were some of the items available at the Community FoodBank of New Jersey during the week of July…

  • EHT Current

    EHT school board election

    Five residents are running for three open seats on the Egg Harbor Township Board of Education this November. The candidates are: Christopher J. Moran; Justin A. Riggs; Tamika Gilbert-Floyd; Barbara Szilagyi; and Thor Himley.

    Each seat is for a three-year term. Szilagyi has served previously. Himley is a current board member seeking reelection to his seat.

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Atlantic City man charged with 6 counts of human trafficking

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 02, 2013 07:30 am

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Police allege Donnie Bethea, 30, held women captive and forced them into prostitution

MAYS LANDING – An Atlantic City man was indicted Thursday, Dec. 19 on charges that he operated a human trafficking ring by holding women captive in motel rooms and forcing them into prostitution, acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced earlier this month.

Donnie Bethea, 30, was indicted by an Atlantic County grand jury on 15 counts, including six counts of human trafficking. Assistant Prosecutor Danielle Buckley represented the state in the matter.

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How the federal government shutdown affects South Jersey

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, October 01, 2013 10:17 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Effective today (Tuesday, Oct. 1), funding for most federal government operations has been suspended as a result of the failure by the U.S. Congress to approve a resolution that authorizes funding for government agencies.

Until legislation providing for funding is signed into law, many offices and programs of the federal government are now shut down, including the William J. Hughes Technical Center in Egg Harbor Township. Below is information on some of the effects South Jersey residents can expect:

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Plane approaching Atlantic City airport reports smoke in cockpit

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, October 01, 2013 09:28 am

Landed safely

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Responders were call waiting for a small private jet plane to arrive at Atlantic City International Airport after the pilot reported smoke in cockpit, according to scanner reports.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Sept. 9-22

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 01, 2013 07:21 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.

 Samuel Tobin, 31, of Galloway was arrested Sept. 9 by Officer John Beattes and charged with criminal mischief.

 Lisa R. Franklin, 47, of Syracuse, N.Y. was arrested Sept. 10 by Officer Kyle Warren and charged with simple assault.

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Egg Harbor Township pee wee cheerleaders host breast cancer awareness game

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Written by Laura Stetser Sunday, September 29, 2013 10:18 am

Laura Stetser/The EHT Eagles Pee Wee Atlantic Cheerleaders present their donation on Saturday, Sept. 28 Laura Stetser/The EHT Eagles Pee Wee Atlantic Cheerleaders present their donation on Saturday, Sept. 28

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The Egg Harbor Township Eagles Pee Wee Atlantic Cheerleaders and their families hosted a "Pink Game" Saturday, Sept. 28 in support of breast cancer awareness. 

The families took up a collection to support the AtlantiCare Breast Health Program. This program focuses on providing a coordinated approach to breast health for women, men and their families. The staff helps breast cancer patients and their families navigate through care options and serve as a vital recovery component.

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History Notes, Sept. 29: Civil War soldiers

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Sunday, September 29, 2013 10:07 am

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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.

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Stir It Up > Pot Roast to warm your soul (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by John and Amy Manzione Sunday, September 29, 2013 09:48 am

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It's a classic recipe that always warms the soul - pot roast with seasoned vegetables. A perfect addition to a fall weekly menu, the recipe and slideshow below takes you step-by-step through the process of making a meal that is sure to please your crowd of hungry eaters. 

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Letter: Bargaintown Volunteer Fire Co. sends its thanks

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Written by Opinion Friday, September 27, 2013 11:52 am

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To the Editor:

 Bargaintown Volunteer Fire Company No. 2 would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone past and present who sent in a donation and supported us in our yearly fund drive.

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EHT soccer families and spectators urged to park in designated spots during games

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, September 26, 2013 03:01 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township Soccer Club sent out a notice to its members and spectators that the Egg Harbor Township Police Department will be ticketing vehicles that are parked in prohibited areas.

 “As always children's safety is our first priority,” the message stated. “Beginning this weekend, if your car is parked in a non parking area it will be ticketed.”

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Four EHT residents arrested on drug charges after police find 349 packets of heroin at apartment complex

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, September 26, 2013 02:37 pm

Submitted/Four Egg Harbor Township residents were arrested as a result of the search. Submitted/Four Egg Harbor Township residents were arrested as a result of the search.

Result of a joint investigation between several law enforcement agencies

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Four Egg Harbor Township residents were arrested and charged with various drug offenses through an interagency campaign to combat the growing local illicit opiate drug market, Egg Harbor Township Police reported today, Thursday, Sept. 26.

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