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    Halloween Trick or Treating in Egg Harbor Township

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Get the costumes and candy bags ready: Egg Harbor Township has set its trick or treat times for Halloween night.

  • EHT Current

    Laura Stetser/Wawa to open at corner of Black Horse Pike and Fire Road in Egg Harbor TownshipGrand opening festivities also include charitable hoagie-building competition between police, fire department

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Wawa, Inc. today announced the grand opening of its new Egg Harbor Township store, located at 6743 Black Horse Pike, with festivities set to begin at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24.

    The celebration will include a charitable hoagie-building…

  • Current of Pleasantville, Absecon

    A city man was arrested here on over-the-counter heroin sales at a popular downtown Main Street market after police executed a search warrant following a three-week investigation.PLEASANTVILLE – A city man was arrested here on over-the-counter heroin sales at a popular downtown Main Street market after police executed a search warrant following a three-week investigation.

  • Columns

     The Mom’s Beat: Confessions of a school paper hoarder It stays out of sight and out of mind, right up until the moment when I pop open the cabinet and remember why it has remained closed for weeks. I have no choice but to slam the door closed in self-defense, happy to move on to other, more manageable activities.    

    Inside that seemingly innocent armoire in our study lurks a sleeping giant: a stack of art and schoolwork…

  • Galloway Current

    Former detective pleads guilty to having sex on the job

    MAYS LANDING – A former Egg Harbor City police detective pled guilty Tuesday, Oct. 21 to official misconduct for exploiting his position as a police officer in order to engage in sexual conduct with several women, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain said.

    On Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, Steven Hadley, 31, of Port Republic, was charged with four counts of second-degree official misconduct.

  • Pets

    Reward for lost dog in Linwood 

    UPDATE Oct. 31. Reilly was reunited with her owners.

    Reilly has gone missing from Linwood. Reilly was last spotted at 2:30p.m. on Oct. 28 near Royal Ave. between Shore Rd. and the bike path. If located call 609-226-8455 or the Linwood Police Department at 609-927-5252. No not chase. 

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Oct. 28-Nov. 4

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 12, 2013 10:10 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.

Allison K. Mite Mercado, 22, and Miguel A. Camargo, 36, both of Atlantic City were arrested Oct. 30 by Officers Ernest Dunson and Curtis Ware and charged shoplifting. Mercado was charged with four counts. Camargo was charged with three counts.

 Micheline L. Kirkland, 50, of Atlantic City was arrested Oct. 30 by Officer John DeFazio and charged with shoplifting.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Oct. 28-Nov. 4

 

Veterans honored at Atlantic Christian School

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 11, 2013 04:19 pm

Submitted/Atlantic Christian School preschoolers present their gifts to the veterans. Submitted/Atlantic Christian School preschoolers present their gifts to the veterans.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Members of the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 10 of Atlantic City shared their experiences during the Vietnam War with students at Atlantic Christian School during a Nov. 8 Veterans Day chapel assembly and encouraged them do their best in school and be ready to serve America in the future.

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History Notes, Nov. 11: Remembering local Civil War veterans

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Monday, November 11, 2013 09:12 am

Photo courtesy of the William Patterson family. Local Civil War veterans gather in front of Aaron Smith's house on Jeffers Landing Road in the Scullville section of the Egg Harbor Township in the year 1910 Photo courtesy of the William Patterson family. Local Civil War veterans gather in front of Aaron Smith's house on Jeffers Landing Road in the Scullville section of the Egg Harbor Township in the year 1910

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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Leeds descendant debunks legend of the Jersey Devil

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, November 06, 2013 04:37 pm

Submitted/An iconic image of the Jersey Devil Submitted/An iconic image of the Jersey Devil

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – For generations, stories about the Jersey Devil have been passed down and passed around by people living and visiting South Jersey. One former resident decided to dig deeper into the lore and try to find out not only the truth, but why the tales have persisted through the years.

“I used to think it was kind of cute and harmless,” Bill Sprouse said of the myth. “But now I’ve met too many people who have been influenced by stories like that, which are dressed up as journalism, and they think the Jersey Devil is real.”

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Oct. 24-29

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, November 04, 2013 01:15 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.

John P. Herring, 37, of Atlantic City was arrested Oct. 24 by Officer Kenneth Winkel and charged with making terroristic threats and shoplifting.

 Aquia Perez, 30, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Oct. 24 by Officers Jonathan Niceta, James Naylor and Kenneth Marchelle and charged with aggravated assault, possession of a weapon (a pair of scissors) and obstruction.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Oct. 24-29

 

EHT Nature Reserve is no longer the pits

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Written by Chuck Eberson Wednesday, October 30, 2013 10:42 am

Chuck Eberson/EHT resident Paul Quick and his two best friends are regulars on the trails. Chuck Eberson/EHT resident Paul Quick and his two best friends are regulars on the trails.

Former soil mining site is now features 45-acre lake populated with bass and wooded trails

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The Egg Harbor Township Nature Reserve was officially dedicated Saturday, Oct. 26 with a ribbon cutting by Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough.  With the assistance of volunteers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the township began the process of reclaiming the land and turning it into a resource than can be enjoyed for generations to come. 

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Visitors welcome to spooky Egg Harbor Township Halloween displays

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, October 30, 2013 08:53 am

Submitted/Spooky things lurk behind the displays at 2 Village Lane in Egg Harbor Township Submitted/Spooky things lurk behind the displays at 2 Village Lane in Egg Harbor Township

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – If you’re still looking for a great place to go for trick or treating on Halloween night, two residents in Egg Harbor Township have extended a public invitation to their extensive spooky displays.

Denise Somers, who lives at 33 Ravenwood Drive, said she has installed nearly $6,000 worth of Halloween decorations outside her home, and Craig Middleton, who lives at 2 Village Lane, has stepped up his annual display as well.

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With the help of technology, EHT students learn from peers in Atlantic City

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, October 30, 2013 07:36 am

Submitted/Slaybaugh Teacher Malinda Brita’s second grade class participated in the event Submitted/Slaybaugh Teacher Malinda Brita’s second grade class participated in the event

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  Through a special distance learning event staged between a second grade class at Slaybaugh Elementary School and Sovereign Avenue School in Atlantic City on Oct. 18, children were able to discuss a book they read as well as discuss its theme of overcoming hardships. The lesson, scheduled to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, was based on the book “A Chair for My Mother” by Vera B. Williams.

The story follows a girl, Rosa, whose family has to save their money to replace their possessions after a fire destroys their home.

Each class showed the chairs they decorated to each other via television and asked each other questions, which helped produce a dialog between the two schools of overcoming hardships. 

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Alder students remind younger kids how to be safe on Halloween (VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, October 29, 2013 02:22 pm

  Laura Stetser/The Alder Avenue Middle School Junior Honor Society presents its annual Halloween safety skit to students at Davenport Elementary School on Monday, Oct. 28. Laura Stetser/The Alder Avenue Middle School Junior Honor Society presents its annual Halloween safety skit to students at Davenport Elementary School on Monday, Oct. 28.

Annual skit is performed in memory of classmate who died on Halloween night in 2011

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The members of the Alder Avenue Middle School Junior Honor Society presented its annual Halloween safety skit to students at Davenport Elementary School on Monday, Oct. 28, in memory of their classmate Bart Menjivar, who died on Halloween night in 2011 while out for trick or treat.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Oct. 15-23

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 29, 2013 12:00 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.

 Luis E. Rios-Ortiz, 28, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Oct. 15 by Officer Katrina Cantell and charged with simple assault.

 Reyna D. Galeano, 43, of Atlantic City was arrested Oct. 16 by Officer Robert Sheppard and charged with possession of fake identification (fake social security card and driver’s license).

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Oct. 15-23

   

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