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History Notes, Oct. 27: Somers Point/Longport Boulevard

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Sunday, October 27, 2013 12:00 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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Egg Harbor Township High School is full of pep before its homecoming (VIDEO, SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, October 25, 2013 04:50 pm

Laura Stetser/Cheerleaders launch tshirts into the student crowd during Friday, Oct. 25 pep rally at Egg Harbor Township High School Laura Stetser/Cheerleaders launch tshirts into the student crowd during Friday, Oct. 25 pep rally at Egg Harbor Township High School

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Egg Harbor Township High School celebrated its athletic and academic successes during its fall pep rally held Friday, Oct. 25 outside at the school's stadium. 

The event featured skits by fall sports teams and student organizations as well as some other activities, like a contest to see which teacher earned a pie to the face. 

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Friends of Chuck Donovan gather at Hidden Creek for wine fundraiser (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Chuck Eberson Wednesday, October 23, 2013 03:20 pm

Submitted/The Donovan family, from left, Brendan Meyer, Jennifer Donovan Meyer, Lynda Meyer, Chip Donovan and Meghan Donovan stand together and enjoy the moment. Submitted/The Donovan family, from left, Brendan Meyer, Jennifer Donovan Meyer, Lynda Meyer, Chip Donovan and Meghan Donovan stand together and enjoy the moment.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP ­– The Fourth Annual Friends of Chuck Donovan Gourmet Wine Dinner and Auction was held Friday, Oct. 18 at the Hidden Creek Golf Club.

The event was hosted by the Community Partnership for Egg Harbor Township Schools. Donovan, former vice president of the group, passed away in 2009. (See full slideshow below)

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Mey House wants to scare away breast cancer with fundraising evening

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, October 22, 2013 09:08 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - October is National Breast Cancer Month and in an effort to raise funds, the Mey House, a senior living community, is sponsoring a night filled with shopping, sweets, treats and massages on Wednesday, Oct. 23.

For a $5 donation, guests can shop with brands like Beauti Control, Anatolia's Crafts, 31 Handbags, Party Light Candles, Rose's Handmade Pillows, Herbal Life, Pampered Chef, Tupperware, Premier Designs, Lolla Chiropractic and Tranquil Touch Day Spa. 

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Clean up your community during EHT's Fall Pride Day

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 22, 2013 02:46 pm

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Fall Community Pride Day in Egg Harbor Township will be held on Saturday, Oct. 26. The goal is to bring residents together to show pride in the community by removing litter from public lands. All residents and other volunteers are encouraged to participate by spending the day cleaning up along roadways, on public property and on vacant lots in neighborhoods.

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Project Graduation annual raffle tickets are now on sale with $10,000 up for grabs

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, October 22, 2013 07:38 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The annual raffle fundraiser for Egg Harbor Township High School's Project Graduation is now underway, event organizers announced Monday, Oct. 21. 

The $100 ticket buys a chance to win a $5,000 first prize, $3,000 second prize or $2,000 third prize if all 200 tickets are sold. All of the proceeds fund the annual end of the year Project Graduation. This is the only fundraiser of the year for Project Graduation.

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EHT Board of Education meetings cancelled

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 20, 2013 11:15 am

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The Egg Harbor Township Board of Education cancelled its regular Tuesday, Oct. 22 and Tuesday, Nov. 5 meetings. The next regular meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 8 p.m. 

 

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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