• 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 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.

  • EHT Current

    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.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.

Current of Egg Harbor Township

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. 

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

 

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.

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

   

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

 

Opinion: Christie-Obama greeting after Hurricane Sandy was just a warm handshake, not a hug

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, October 28, 2013 07:39 am

Laura Stetser/Gov. Chris Christie waits at the bottom of the stairs for President Barack Obama to descend Air Force One in 2012. Laura Stetser/Gov. Chris Christie waits at the bottom of the stairs for President Barack Obama to descend Air Force One in 2012.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP- Was it a hug between the two political powerhouses?

As New Jersey marks its one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy’s landfall on Oct. 29 and the state gears up for the gubernatorial election on Nov. 5, the friendly greeting that occurred between Republican Party darling Gov. Chris Christie and Democratic President Barack Obama has been brought back into focus.

A Sunday interview in the Philadelphia Inquirer, that was also picked up by Time Magazine, addressed the greeting that happened in Egg Harbor Township last year.

Read more: Opinion: Christie-Obama greeting after Hurricane Sandy was just a warm handshake, not a hug

   

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.

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

 

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. 

Read more: Egg Harbor Township High School is full of pep before its homecoming (VIDEO, SLIDESHOW)

   

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)

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

 

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. 

Read more: Mey House wants to scare away breast cancer with fundraising evening

   

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.

Read more: Clean up your community during EHT's Fall Pride Day

 

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. 

   

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