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    Egg Harbor Township newsEGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – In what is described as an uncommon move among municipalities in New Jersey, Egg Harbor Township took a step toward giving the lion’s share of revenue from affordable housing projects to the Egg Harbor Township School District to help offset the impact of new students such development could generate.

     This verbal offer from Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough was confirmed in his Dec. 23 letter to Superintendent Scott McCartney that was accepted by the…

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    Laura Stetser/The vacant Hickory Log Inn restaurant is the first of five buildings slated for firefighter training exercises.“There is no better project to address the issues facing Atlantic City than to clean up the entrance to it,” -Egg Harbor Township Mayor James "Sonny" McCullough

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – It won’t be the big demolition that so many township residents have been waiting to see, but firefighters…

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    Test your luck at ‘Dine and Dine’ Community Partnership ‘FUNraiser’ Feb. 28

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Community Partnership for Egg Harbor Township Schools, Inc. is betting it will have a “full house” at its eighth annual February FUNraiser.

    Presented by Shore Medical Center for the eighth year in a row, the Dice and Dine event will be held Saturday, Feb. 28, at Greate Bay Country Club in Somers Point, with live casino games…

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Former Shore Mall has been sold, mayor says

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, February 26, 2014 05:27 pm

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

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Shore Mall (Harbor Square) was sold today (Wednesday, Feb. 27) to a New York City company, Mayor James "Sonny" McCullough said. He added that he hopes the new owners will revive the shopping center.

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EHT Teachers of the Year announced

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, February 26, 2014 05:26 pm

Egg Harbor Township School District Teacher of Year Egg Harbor Township School District Teacher of Year

 The Egg Harbor Township School Districts Teachers of the Year were announced during the Tuesday, Feb. 25 Board of Education meeting. The winners were treated to a red carpet affair, with fellow staff members and some of their own students sharing why they stand apart from their peers.

The 2013 teachers of the year winners are Mary Ann Cassidy Hayes of Fernwood Avenue Middle School, Christina Andrews of Dr. Joyanne D. Miller School, Carol Wilkinson of Egg Harbor Township High School, Nanci Barr of Swift Elementary School, Amie Elbertson of the Slaybaugh Complex, Erin Lichtenwalner of the Davenport Complex, Greg Smith of Eagle Academy and Maria Behm of Alder Avenue Middle School. 

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter,Feb. 8-19

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, February 26, 2014 03:24 pm

Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter


Police blotter information is supplied by local police departments and other law enforcement agencies. All persons named are presumed innocent unless proven guilty.

 John M. Sabie, 27, of Lanoka Harbor was arrested Feb. 8 by Officers Gary Johnson and Alekhine Pahang and charged with shoplifting.

 John E. Endicott, 46, of Seaville was arrested Feb. 12 by Officer Kenneth Winkel and charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance and drug paraphernalia and possession of a weapon (switchblade knife).

 Deanna M. Dill, 34, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Feb. 12 by Officer Katrina Cantell and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter,Feb. 8-19

 

EHT High School’s Princess Ball a success (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, February 26, 2014 03:12 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The line was nearly out the door to get into the inaugural Princess Ball, an evening of dancing and fun for young girls and their fathers, grandfathers, brothers or family friends on Saturday, Feb. 22.

The event, sponsored by the Egg Harbor Township High School Class of 2016 and the school’s Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America chapter, was held in the school’s cafeteria and featured dancing, refreshments and plenty of activities.

Nearly 400 were in attendance, a turnout that exceeded the event organizers’ expectations.

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EHT fire chief lobbying to allow increased funding for volunteer fire companies

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, February 26, 2014 03:05 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township Volunteer Fire Department Chief William Danz says state laws regulating how much money municipalities can give volunteer fire departments are out of date, and he is petitioning local lawmakers to have them updated.

Danz said his goal is to have the law changed to increase the maximum that towns can give the department for maintenance and equipment upgrades. He said the change is overdue.

“This bill first came to be in 1971 and was last amended in 1989,” he said.

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Police asking for public to help identify person of interest in burglary case

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, February 26, 2014 07:02 am

Submitted/Police are seeking help in locating this person for questioning. Submitted/Police are seeking help in locating this person for questioning.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted in connection with an alleged residential burglary that occurred in the Farmington section of Egg Harbor Township this weekend.

The homeowners were out of the state when cash, jewelry and credit cards were stolen from their home. A vehicle was stolen from the driveway and later recovered in Absecon. 

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Egg Harbor Township’s Jamie Crescenzo remembered in a meaningful way

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, February 25, 2014 11:00 am

From left are Margaret Crescenzo, Kathy and Brian Cavanaugh, Brian and Renee Richards, Brooke Tommi, Meredith D’Amico-Sellers and Nicole Mendolera. From left are Margaret Crescenzo, Kathy and Brian Cavanaugh, Brian and Renee Richards, Brooke Tommi, Meredith D’Amico-Sellers and Nicole Mendolera.

Saturday, Feb. 22 marked the 14th annual Remembering Jamie Italian Night at the Egg Harbor Township Elks Lodge.

Jamie Crescenzo, who died in a freak traffic accident when a brief snowstorm slicked Ocean Heights Avenue in February 2000, is remembered with scholarships to her high school, college and other organizations she participated in and championed.

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Egg Harbor Township woman arrested after police find 40 packets of heroin and cash at EHT residence

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, February 25, 2014 11:00 am

Submitted/Samantha Moore, 21, of Egg Harbor Township Submitted/Samantha Moore, 21, of Egg Harbor Township

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  An Egg Harbor Township woman was charged with various drug offenses after police executed a search warrant on a residence in the Stoney Fields Mobile Home Park on Monday, Feb. 24 and found 40 packets of heroin, $1,000 in cash and drug paraphernalia.

Samantha Moore, 21, of Egg Harbor Township was charged with possession of heroin with intent to distribute, possession of a controlled dangerous substance (heroin) and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bail was set by Municipal Court Judge William Cappuccio at $50,000 full cash. She was lodged in the Gerard L. Gormley Justice Facility.

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Eco-Schools NJ welcomes Miller School as its sixth Atlantic County member

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, February 19, 2014 03:55 pm

  Eco-Schools NJ welcomes Miller School as its sixth Atlantic County member Eco-Schools NJ welcomes Miller School as its sixth Atlantic County member

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - New Jersey Audubon and National Wildlife Federation welcomed the Dr. Joyanne D. Miller Elementary School earlier this month to the growing network of Eco-Schools in New Jersey. 

This international program provides resources and support to schools working towards sustainability and has been gaining in popularity in the Garden State. The program has grown from 43 to 109 schools in New Jersey in less than a year, with Egg Harbor Township representing five of the six schools around Atlantic County.

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Alder’s John Jones wins environmental educator award

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, February 19, 2014 03:49 pm

Submitted/John Jones, a sixth grade teacher at Alder Avenue Middle School, is one othe two recipients of the 2014 Outstanding Environmental Educator award from The Alliance for New Jersey Environmental Education. Pictured with him are the other recipients. Submitted/John Jones, a sixth grade teacher at Alder Avenue Middle School, is one othe two recipients of the 2014 Outstanding Environmental Educator award from The Alliance for New Jersey Environmental Education. Pictured with him are the other recipients.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Alder Avenue Middle School science teacher John Jones won an Outstanding Environmental Educator award from The Alliance for New Jersey Environmental Education Jan. 24 during an awards ceremony at the Crowne Plaza Princeton in Plainsboro.

Jones, who won in the formal sector category, was one of three people honored that night. The other two were Roberta Hunter, the recipient of the non-formal sector award, Dale Rosselet, who won the Patricia L. Kane Lifetime Achievement Award.

Alder Principal Joseph Marinelli recommended Jones for the notable prize.

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