• EHT Current

    Photo courtesy of Gertrude Roeske/ Cardiff volunteer firefighters in the 1950s

    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.

    Cardiff…

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    The Mom's Beat blog

    Twitter party hosted by PBS Kids offers new ideas for exploring outdoors

     “Kids these days!” It’s a complaint as old as time.

    While there are times you will catch me saying the same thing (especially after seeing teenage girls walking around in yoga pants at school), I actually find a ton of hope in this generation of caring and conscientious children, particularly each year when we celebrate Earth Day on April 22.

  • Mainland Current

    WMGM TV 40 home at 1601 New Road in Linwood.

    LINWOOD – It appears that NBC will end its affiliation with WMGM TV 40 at the end of 2014.

    A contract between NBC and Access 1 Communications, which manages the station, ran through 2012 but was extended through the end of this year. That contract is not expected to be renewed.

    Headquartered at 1601 New Road in Linwood, WMGM TV 40 is the only television station in…

  • Regional

    For the thousands of bikers who have waited all winter for the 2014 Wildwood Spring Bike Rally to finally arrive, here is the weather to expect when you drop a kickstand on Saturday and Sunday in front of the Bolero in Wildwood:/Jen MarraTHE…

  • Sports

    jerseygenesisRegistration is open for the 19th Annual Jersey Genesis Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquabike and Bambino Biathlon, scheduled for Saturday, May 31, in Port Republic.

    Race organizers have added a duathlon to this year’s event to give the non-swimmers an opportunity to compete in the race.

    The triathlon portion of the event will consist of a half-mile swim, 16-mile bike and four mile run.  Duathletes will have the option of running two miles rather than swimming the half-mile at the…

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Egg Harbor Township’s major projects are still in approval process, legal limbo

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, July 17, 2013 03:57 pm

Submitted/A plan for a Walmart in Egg Harbor Township will likely be mired in a legal struggle for months Submitted/A plan for a Walmart in Egg Harbor Township will likely be mired in a legal struggle for months

Affordable housing project, a hospice center and Walmart are all still pending

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP- Three of the more notable development projects slated in the township are still in a holding pattern of one sort or another. Here is an update of each:

Super Walmart

Plans to bring a Super Walmart the abandoned Atlantic City Electric office complex along the Black Horse Pike and Fire Road have been in the works for more than eight years. The national retailer wants to build a shopping center of 244,599 square feet with an approximately 188,463-square-foot Walmart anchor store that will feature a full-sized grocery store.

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Egg Harbor Township sponsors a movie night in the park (SLIDESHOW)

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013 10:04 am

Chuck Eberson/Kevin Corcoran and his sons Sean and Tommy, all of Egg Harbor Township settle in for an evening at the movies. Chuck Eberson/Kevin Corcoran and his sons Sean and Tommy, all of Egg Harbor Township settle in for an evening at the movies.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Egg Harbor Township’s Recreation Department presented its Under the Stars movie, “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” on Saturday, July 13 at the Tony Canale Amphitheater. (Slideshow is below)

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Egg Harbor Twp. dentist receives national award

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013 12:00 am

Submitted/Dentist Marc Pukenas, left, receives the award Submitted/Dentist Marc Pukenas, left, receives the award

Marc Pukenas of Egg Harbor Township, received the Academy of General Dentistry Fellowship Award during its 2013 Annual Meeting and Exhibits, held from June 27 to 30 in Nashville, Tenn.

The AGD Fellowship Award is presented to dentists who seek to provide the highest quality of dental care by remaining current in their profession. To accomplish this goal, Pukenas completed 500 hours of continuing dental education, passed a comprehensive exam, and fulfilled three years of continuous membership in the AGD.

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Gunzenhauser of Egg Harbor Twp. graduates from Art Institute

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Monday, July 15, 2013 05:30 pm

Submitted/Eric Gunzenhauser Submitted/Eric Gunzenhauser

Eric Gunzenhauser, a 2003 graduate of Egg Harbor Township High School, has graduated with honors from The Art Institute of Philadelphia with a bachelor’s degree in visual effects and motion graphics. He is the recipient of numerous "Best of Quarter" awards and a Presidential Scholarship. He is currently employed by Lockheed Martin in Moorestown. 

   

Atlantic City juvenile charged in string of church robberies in Egg Harbor Twp.

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 15, 2013 01:28 pm

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Suspect allegedly assaulted a staff member, stole collection money and defecated on church bus

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A 17 year-old Atlantic City juvenile was arrested in connection with a series of thefts at Egg Harbor Township churches among other charges Saturday, July 13, police said.

According to police, the youth was found inside the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday by a church member who tried to detain him as he called police and was allegedly assaulted by the subject.

Read more: Atlantic City juvenile charged in string of church robberies in Egg Harbor Twp.

 

(UPDATE) Police seek Mays Landing man who allegedly attemped to run down officer

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, July 15, 2013 01:13 pm

Danny Roberts of Mays Landing is wanted by police Danny Roberts of Mays Landing is wanted by police

Suspect in custody

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A man who police were searching for since July 4 after he allegedly attempted to run over an Egg Harbor Township Police Department officer was taken into custody without incident on Sunday, July 14, police said.

Read more: (UPDATE) Police seek Mays Landing man who allegedly attemped to run down officer

   

Egg Harbor Twp. student nominated for young scholar program

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 15, 2013 12:00 am

Submitted/Ethan Evangelista Submitted/Ethan Evangelista

Davenport Elementary School third grader Ethan Evangelista has been selected to participate in the National Young Scholars Program this summer. Evangelista was nominated by his teacher Kerri Pratt and will represent Davenport and the Egg Harbor Township community in the program held locally in Lawrenceville.

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Allstate donates to Community Quest in Egg Harbor Twp.

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, July 14, 2013 05:27 pm

Submitted /Pictured are Elizabeth Denham, senior vice president of program operations at Community Quest, and Ken Kelly, a personal financial representative with Allstate Insurance. Submitted /Pictured are Elizabeth Denham, senior vice president of program operations at Community Quest, and Ken Kelly, a personal financial representative with Allstate Insurance.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP  – Community Quest, Inc. of Egg Harbor Township was recently awarded the Allstate Agency Hands in the Community Grant with the help of Ken Kelly, an Allstate personal financial representative.

Kelly has been a loyal volunteer with Community Quest for more than eight years, being most recently involved with Community Quest’s annual Good Neighbor Bowling Fundraiser, this past winter.

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