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    Meetings set for Oct. 21, Nov. 18 and Dec. 16

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  The Egg Harbor Township School District is hosting a series of public forums to assist administrators in forming a new strategic plan for the district. Employees, parents, students, residents, business owners and governmental officials are invited to attend and participate in the three meetings, each concentrating on a different topic.

     Superintendent Scott McCartney said the district occasionally realigns its goals with the public as needed. In…

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    Miss Columbus Day, Olivia Michael, Miss Southern Counties, Amanda Rae Ross and Miss Atlantic County, Kaitlyn Schoeffel ATLANTIC CITY – Three young women walked away with some bling Sunday afternoon, Oct. 12 at the Tropicana Casino and Hotel, where…

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    cannuscioEgg Harbor Township figure skater Anastasia Cannuscio and partner Colin McManus of Saugus, Mass., won the bronze medal last week at 2004 Finlandia Trophy in Espoo, Finland, as part of the of the International Skating Union (ISU) Challenger Series.

    Cannuscio represents the University of Delaware Figure Skating Club while McManus represents The Skating Club of Boston. The duo, who were the 2011 U.S. junior bronze medalists, train in Newark, Delaware, and are coached by Karen Ludington, Alexandr Kirsanov and…

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    PLEASANTVILLE – A Pleasantville man who escaped the horrors of an 11-year-long Sierra Leone civil war and the deaths of 50,000 countrymen now fears an even greater enemy: Ebola.

    “When I speak to my countrymen, they tell me they would rather fight a civil war than Ebola,” said John Barclay, 54, who fled to South Jersey in 2001.

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    Feel a cuss coming on? Sugared-up swear words are sweet enough for children’s ears

    My son sat on the floor, quietly pulling apart those little plastic bricks he loves so much and reassembling them into his latest newfangled creation, when it popped out without warning.

     “Dagnabbit,” he said under his breath as one wrong move brought the whole thing crashing down to the floor.

     It’s not the first time my son has…

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EHT resident Sooy completes Army Reserve Officers' training

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 20, 2013 12:00 am

Army Cadet Edward F. Sooy of Egg Harbor Township graduated from the Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps Leader's Training Course at Fort Knox, Ky.

The four-week course is a leadership internship for cadets that can lead to the ultimate goal of becoming an Army officer. College students experience and examine the Army without incurring an obligation to serve in the Army or ROTC, and are eligible to receive two-year college scholarship offers and attend the advanced ROTC course at their college.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Oct. 8-11

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, October 19, 2013 09:42 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.

John D. Fenske, 25, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Oct. 8 by Sgt. Joseph Bonsall and charged with theft, receiving stolen property and theft by deception.

 Jennifer J. Pynn, 27, of Galloway was arrested Oct. 9 by Officers Brian Keane and Det. Heath Per and charged with theft by deception and receiving stolen property.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Oct. 8-11

   

EHT resident Dilks graduates basic training

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, October 19, 2013 12:00 am

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Air Force Reserve Airman First Class John H. Dilks V of Egg Harbor Township graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. He is currently attending an extensive training program at Sheppard Air Force Base in Texas and will return to the 177th Fighter Wing National Guard Base in 2014. 

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Egg Harbor Township's Steet promoted to partner at accounting firm

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 18, 2013 12:00 am

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Fabietti, Hale, Hammerstedt and Powers, a business advisory and accounting firm serving clients in southern New Jersey and Philadelphia, recently announced that Kevin Steet of Egg Harbor Township, an employee for more than 12 years, has been promoted to associate partner.

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Red Cross hosting mixer to thank supporters

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 17, 2013 08:15 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The American Red Cross Southern Shore Chapter is hosting a Networking Mixer-Wine and Cheese Reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Raymour and Flanigan showroom, 6115 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township.

The free event is a show of gratitude to the many donors who supported the Red Cross, and enabled it to help thousands deal the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy.

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Egg Harbor Township vice principal honored for his 'teal toes'

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 13, 2013 09:55 am

Submitted/Egg Harbor Township High School Assistant Principal Joel Chisolm stands with two of the event organizers, students Anna Zendejas and Heather Dougherty. Submitted/Egg Harbor Township High School Assistant Principal Joel Chisolm stands with two of the event organizers, students Anna Zendejas and Heather Dougherty.

Egg Harbor Township High School Assistant Principal Joel Chisholm won the “Best Teal Toes” contest sponsored by the Egg Harbor Township High School Chapter of Family Career and Community Leaders of America.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Oct. 3-4

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, October 12, 2013 05:44 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 Oct. 3 by Officer Christopher Berry and charged with defiant trespass.

 Alan R. Lousinian, 44, of Brigantine was arrested Oct. 3 by Officer Curtis Ware and charged with simple assault.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Oct. 3-4

 

Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Sept. 24- Oct.2

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 06, 2013 08:05 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.

Adam C. Selzer, 34, of Wellington, Ohio was arrested Sept. 24 by Officer Brian Dickson and charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

 Donald J. Magdon, 72, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Sept. 25 by Officer Kenneth Winkel and charged with driving while intoxicated.

 Luis A. Castilloveitia, 23, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Sept. 25 by Officer Richard Vogt and charged with obstruction.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Sept. 24- Oct.2

   

VFW donates to Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, October 04, 2013 10:40 pm

Laura Stetser / Pictured from left are VFW Senior Vice Commander Chris Schelin, VFW member Michael Duffy, Freeholder Frank Sutton, VFW Commander John Humphreys, Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company President Mark Jacoby, VFW Chaplain Gary Warrelmann and VFW Judge Advocate Gary Harris. Laura Stetser / Pictured from left are VFW Senior Vice Commander Chris Schelin, VFW member Michael Duffy, Freeholder Frank Sutton, VFW Commander John Humphreys, Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company President Mark Jacoby, VFW Chaplain Gary Warrelmann and VFW Judge Advocate Gary Harris.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  After hearing about the financial woes of the Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company over the summer, the members of the VFW Cardiff Memorial Post 8098 wanted to help their fellow community organization.

 On Thursday, Oct. 3, Commander John Humphreys presented the company with a $1,000 check, which Cardiff Fire Chief Rob Winkler said would help the company offset its expenses in rebuilding its station after it sustained serious damage following an arson fire in August.

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Cooking lessons available at Egg Harbor Township Community Center

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 02, 2013 04:54 pm

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The Egg Harbor Township Recreation Department is hosting a series of cooking demonstrations with chef Ray Klein. Held in the Egg Harbor Township Community Center, 5045 English Creek Ave., the series requires registration and costs $30 per class. Participants will be able to eat the prepared food, but need to bring their own nonalcoholic beverage.

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