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Egg Harbor Township Boy Scout Troop 389 Scoutmaster Schmitz retiring after 64 years (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Steve Prisament Thursday, September 26, 2013 07:46 am

Steve Prisament/Troop 389 Committee Chairman Peter Karabashian, left, tells how Schmitz kept a fledgling troop together. Steve Prisament/Troop 389 Committee Chairman Peter Karabashian, left, tells how Schmitz kept a fledgling troop together.

GALLOWAY – How to sum up 64 years of Scouting in less than an hour?

Retiring Troop 389 Scoutmaster William Schmitz did a good job of it in minutes near the end of a ceremony honoring, praising and thanking him.

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Stockton seals the deal with NextGen park in Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, September 25, 2013 06:53 pm

Photo by Susan Allen, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey/ Edward H. Salmon, president of the Aviation Research Technology Park Board of Trustees, and Stockton President Herman Saatkamp shake hands after signing an agreement making the park an auxiliary organization of The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.  Photo by Susan Allen, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey/ Edward H. Salmon, president of the Aviation Research Technology Park Board of Trustees, and Stockton President Herman Saatkamp shake hands after signing an agreement making the park an auxiliary organization of The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.

GALLOWAY - Richard Stockton College trustees authorized making the Aviation Research and Technology Park in Egg Harbor Township an auxiliary organization Wednesday, Sept. 18 - an important step in developing a facility expected to generate research and more than 2,000 high-paying jobs related to the Federal Aviation Administration’s Next Generation Air Transportation System.

The research park is a non-profit charged with developing 58 acres owned by the FAA.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Sept. 12-16

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, September 24, 2013 09:25 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.

 Michael P. Egan, 35, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Sept. 12 by Officer Anthony Canale and charged with criminal trespass and disorderly conduct.

 Charles P. Fantuzzo, 46, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Sept. 14 by Officer Joseph Griffiths and charged with simple assault.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Sept. 12-16

 

Letter: Egg Harbor Township mayor explains why he's moving

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Written by Opinion Monday, September 23, 2013 03:01 pm

Mayor James 'Sonny' McCullough Mayor James 'Sonny' McCullough

To the editor:

 Recently there have been a number of articles written about the selling of my home.

 My response was that it does not make a lot of sense to have a six bedroom home on the bay when my four sons and eight grandchildren have moved away. It is just my wife and I, so why pay $31,500 in taxes when you don’t need a large house anymore?

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Competiton soars during 'Fly Like An Eagle' 5k in Egg Harbor Township (SLIDEHOW)

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Written by Laura Stetser Sunday, September 22, 2013 10:40 pm

Laura Stetser/Gavin Marcasciano, 3, takes a look back for his dad during the last few meters of his one-mile fun run. Laura Stetser/Gavin Marcasciano, 3, takes a look back for his dad during the last few meters of his one-mile fun run.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The "Fly Like An Eagle" 5K and Fun Run, sponsored by the Egg Harbor Township Education Foundation was a big success on Sunday, Sept. 22, according to participants and event organizers alike.

Nearly 200 runners signed up to participate in advance in the foundation's first-ever fundraiser of its kind. Both children and adults participated, enjoying the nearly perfect weather as they ran around the school in the 5k race or jogged around the track for a mile during the fun run.

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‘Fly Like an Eagle’ during this foot race and fun walk

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, September 19, 2013 08:47 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township Education Foundation is hosting its first-ever Fly Like an Eagle 5k and fun run this Sunday, Sept. 22 as a new way to raise money for the scholarships and grants it hands out each year to the Egg Harbor Township school community.

“The EHT Education Foundation wanted to create an event to bring our students, staff members, and community together.  A 5k promotes lifelong fitness and wellbeing, and we thought it would be a great way to involve the community in this athletic event to support our children in schools,” said foundation member and event chairperson Erin Lichtenwalner.

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A muddy good time in Egg Harbor Township (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Chuck Eberson Wednesday, September 18, 2013 08:50 am

Chuck Eberson/Joe Degennaro of Galloway comes out of the mud in the EHT Police Athletic League 5k mud run. Chuck Eberson/Joe Degennaro of Galloway comes out of the mud in the EHT Police Athletic League 5k mud run.

Egg Harbor Township Police Athletic League combined the dedication of its new Buddy’s Adventure Zone project with its annual Fair for All on Sunday, Sept. 15 at its Ready to Ride Facility on Ridge Avenue.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Sept. 3-11

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 16, 2013 03:06 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.

Juan Pablo Martinez-Hernandez, 32, of Paterson was arrested Sept. 3 by Officer Thomas Rocco and charged with driving while intoxicated.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Sept. 3-11

   

‘American Idol’ contestant to headline Christian music fest in Egg Harbor Township (VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Saturday, September 14, 2013 09:35 am

Submitted/Jason Castro, former ‘American Idol’ contestant, is headlining act at Atlantic Christian School’s Fall Music Fest in Egg Harbor Township Saturday, Sept. 21 Submitted/Jason Castro, former ‘American Idol’ contestant, is headlining act at Atlantic Christian School’s Fall Music Fest in Egg Harbor Township Saturday, Sept. 21

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – If you enjoy Christian music you’re in for a treat as some of the genre’s biggest names are headed right here to Egg Harbor Township to take part in Atlantic Christian School’s first-ever Fall Music Fest Saturday, Sept. 21.

Organized by Soldiers for Faith, an evangelical outreach organization, the event will be a daylong festival featuring live music, speakers, family-friendly games, food and fellowship, according to the school’s Director of Advancement Corie Taylor.

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Good Morning America cheers on EHT’s Brianna Giorno, a Rutgers cheerleader

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Saturday, September 14, 2013 12:00 am

Submitted/Brianna Giorno and her partner Dom Vignali hold a stunt together during Rutgers University Football game. Submitted/Brianna Giorno and her partner Dom Vignali hold a stunt together during Rutgers University Football game.

Brianna Giorno graduated from Egg Harbor Township High School in June 2013 and cheered under the direction of coach Jackie Carugno. After graduating, she was selected to join the coed Rutgers University team and her partner is Dom Vignali, who is the team’s captain. The pair were selected to participate at Good Morning America University Week on Monday, Sept. 9, appearing on-air after which they also had an opportunity to meet performer Lady Gaga. 

Read more: Good Morning America cheers on EHT’s Brianna Giorno, a Rutgers cheerleader

   

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