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History Notes, Dec. 30: Garwood Family

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Monday, December 30, 2013 11:25 am

Submitted/The Garwood family poses for a picture on a pet donkey in the early 1900s. Submitted/The Garwood family poses for a picture on a pet donkey in the early 1900s.

 EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Welcome to History Notes, our weekly feature that looks back through Egg Harbor Township history.

Each Sunday, 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's Year in Review 2013 (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Laura Stetser Sunday, December 29, 2013 03:48 pm

We are always amazed at how much transpires throughout one year in a place like Egg Harbor Township. One way to recap 2013 is to look back through our photo archives. Enjoy, and thank you as always for sharing your events and celebrations with us.

 

   

History Notes, Dec. 22: Township Hall

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Sunday, December 22, 2013 12:00 am

Submitted/Township Hall was built in 1873 Submitted/Township Hall was built in 1873

 EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Welcome to History Notes, our weekly feature that looks back through Egg Harbor Township history.

Each Sunday, 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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Slaybaugh students get guests into the holiday spirit at concert (VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, December 19, 2013 02:03 pm

Laura Stetser/Pictured seated from left are first graders Matthew Bartles, Zalia Mazzone and Joseph Vu, and shown standing from left are Ari Haubois, Kamila Diaz and Jake Karp, ll of Elizabeth Zompa’s class. Laura Stetser/Pictured seated from left are first graders Matthew Bartles, Zalia Mazzone and Joseph Vu, and shown standing from left are Ari Haubois, Kamila Diaz and Jake Karp, ll of Elizabeth Zompa’s class.

The first grade students at Slaybaugh Primary School gave an early treat to their parents, grandparents and friends Thursday, Dec. 19 as they performed a series of holiday songs they had spend months learning with the help of the school’s music teacher Valerie Brozosky.

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Holiday spirit is shared at Village Grande event (VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, December 19, 2013 12:00 am

Laura Stetser/Pictured from left are U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Joshua Smith, Jack Alessandro, Helen Navas, and Vinny Fittipaldi as Santa. Laura Stetser/Pictured from left are U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Joshua Smith, Jack Alessandro, Helen Navas, and Vinny Fittipaldi as Santa.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – There was plenty of holiday cheer being shared inside the clubhouse of The Village Grande at Little Mill Monday, Dec. 16 as the active adult community held its annual Holiday Singalong.

Residents gathered to sing all of the holiday favorites as well as enjoy each other’s company over dozens upon dozens of sweet treats.

Live music played by some of their talented neighbors accompanied the singing, and a new feature this year was the headlining event.

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History Notes, Dec. 15: Scullville School

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Sunday, December 15, 2013 02:31 pm

Submitted/Notice the familiar names in this list of students from 1909. Submitted/Notice the familiar names in this list of students from 1909.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Welcome to History Notes, our weekly feature that looks back through Egg Harbor Township history.

Each Sunday, 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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For EHT’s Matthew Stephens, bowling is the perfect game

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, December 12, 2013 03:38 pm

Laura Stetser/Freshman Matthew Stephens competes in several bowling leagues as well as for the Egg Harbor Township High School bowling team. Laura Stetser/Freshman Matthew Stephens competes in several bowling leagues as well as for the Egg Harbor Township High School bowling team.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Achieving what some older bowlers work toward their entire lives, one Egg Harbor Township High School freshman bowler hit the elusive perfect score of 300 earlier this fall.

Achieving 12 strikes in a row, Matthew Stephens also hit the milestone before the person who has been teaching him since he was born, his father, Martin.

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Cardiff fire company combines Santa and safety (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Chuck Eberson Tuesday, December 10, 2013 10:20 am

Chuck Eberson/Payton, 5 tells Santa what she wants for Christmas with her brother Nicholas, 9 both of Egg Harbor Township. Chuck Eberson/Payton, 5 tells Santa what she wants for Christmas with her brother Nicholas, 9 both of Egg Harbor Township.

The Cardiff fire department had their open house on Saturday, Dec. 7 illustrating various safety measures along with a visit from Santa. One demonstration was extricating a driver from a badly damaged vehicle with the Jaws of Life extraction tool. Firefighters showed how they were able to cut away portions of the vehicle while protecting the occupant in a powerful yet delicate operation.

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History Notes, Nov. 11: Laying gravel on Somers Point Mays Landing Road in 1913

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Sunday, December 08, 2013 12:00 am

Submitted/Gravel train used in 1913 Submitted/Gravel train used in 1913

 

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, Nov. 11: Laying gravel on Somers Point Mays Landing Road in 1913

 

Egg Harbor Township chef creates larger-than-life gingerbread house for a little holiday magic

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Written by Laura Stetser Saturday, December 07, 2013 07:12 pm

Laura Stester/Club manager Lori Burk and Executive Chef John Manzione explain take a moment from the work to explain the project. Laura Stester/Club manager Lori Burk and Executive Chef John Manzione explain take a moment from the work to explain the project.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Some things in life are better the bigger they are, and John Manzione, the executive chef at Hidden Creek Golf Club in Egg Harbor Township, decided that the holidays were the perfect time to up the ante.

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