• 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Columns

    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.

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Slaybaugh student is at top for WordMasters Challenge

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, July 03, 2013 03:25 pm

Submitted /Slaybaugh Elementary School third grader Grace Lin holds her certificate that honors her achievement in WordMasters Challenge. Submitted /Slaybaugh Elementary School third grader Grace Lin holds her certificate that honors her achievement in WordMasters Challenge.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - A student representing Slaybaugh Elementary School recently received a perfect score in the last of three meets for this year’s WordMasters Challenge—a national vocabulary competition involving nearly 150,000 students annually.

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Swift students bid farewell to first grade

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, July 03, 2013 12:00 am

Submitted/Swift teacher Melissa Newhall's first grade class close their program by saying a big thank you to their parents and families for all of their support throughout the school year. Submitted/Swift teacher Melissa Newhall's first grade class close their program by saying a big thank you to their parents and families for all of their support throughout the school year.

First grade teacher Melissa Newhall’s class bid “Farewell to First Grade” in a special program that brought parents to Swift Elementary School in order to watch their children present their memories on stage.  (More pictures below)

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Truck involved in accident along Garden State Parkway, motorists help

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Tuesday, July 02, 2013 05:57 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Around 5 p.m. a truck was involved in an accident in the northbound lane of the Garden State Parkway near mile marker 32, according to Claire Lowe of Egg Harbor Township, who was driving on the roadway at the time.

Lowe said the truck drove off the road for an unknown reason, broke through the guard rail and crashed into the median strip. She said two other motorists parked their cars to help the the driver of th truck.

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Water quality at Atlantic County beaches is in ‘excellent’ condition

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, July 02, 2013 05:37 pm

Water quality at beaches Water quality at beaches

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The Atlantic County Ocean Water Quality Program is in its 25th season this summer, providing weekly reports on bacterial samples taken from ocean waters on beaches along Brigantine, Atlantic City, Ventnor, Margate and Longport.

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Hoop, there it is: 76ers Summer Hoops Tour stops in EHT (SLIDESHOW, VIDEO)

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Tuesday, July 02, 2013 02:58 pm

Chuck Eberson/Jackson Messer of Egg Harbor Township performs a sprinting drill Chuck Eberson/Jackson Messer of Egg Harbor Township performs a sprinting drill

Ambassadors of the Philadelphia 76ers came to the Egg Harbor Township Community Center on Friday, June 28 as part of its Summer Hoops tour.  Led by former 76er and National Basketball Association All-Star World B. Free, the members of the team captivated the attention of the children immediately with their basketball skills, somersaults and showmanship.  Everyone participated in various drills of rebounding, dribbling, defense and shooting. 

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Egg Harbor Township man arrested for murder of Pleasantville man

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Tuesday, July 02, 2013 10:38 am

EGG HARBOR TWP. – An Egg Harbor Township man has been charged with the murder of a Pleasantville man, who was fatally shot in 2010, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.

On Monday, July 1 at approximately 8:30 p.m., members of the Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit, the Pleasantville Police Department and the Egg Harbor Township Police Department arrested Jerome Byrd, 29, at a mobile home on the 6000 block of the Black Horse Pike in Egg Harbor Township without incident.

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Bill could provide $5 million for infrastructure projects in Egg Harbor, Hamilton townships

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Monday, July 01, 2013 02:23 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Legislation that would provide Egg Harbor and Hamilton townships with more than $5 million in financing for sewer infrastructure upgrades has been approved by both houses of the state Legislature and now awaits the Gov. Chris Christie’s approval.

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GOP needs better Senate candidates

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Written by John Rush Monday, July 01, 2013 01:34 pm

To the editor:

Is this the best the Republican Party can offer for the U.S. Senate – Steve Lonegan and Alieta Eck?

I commend both of them for their willingness to fight for tax cuts and against Obamacare, but the reality is they are unelectable.  One comes across as too angry and the other is a complete unknown.  Candidates like these are why the New Jersey Republican Party has not elected a U.S. Senator in 40 years.

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