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    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…

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     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…

  • 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.

  • 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.

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‘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.

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

 

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

   

Fair for All to feature mud run, groundbreaking on new facility

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, September 12, 2013 02:23 pm

Laura Stetser/EHTPAL fair for all is Sunday, Sept. 15 Laura Stetser/EHTPAL fair for all is Sunday, Sept. 15

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Free hayrides, laser tag, bouncers and a petting zoo are just among some of the activities that will be offered at the upcoming Egg Harbor Township Police Athletic League’s Fair for All, set for Sunday, Sept. 15.

 This year will feature the return of the EHT PAL Enforcer Challenge Mud Run, which kicks off with a 2k race at 10 a.m., followed by a 5K race at 11 a.m. The price is $30. The race will include sand bags, cargo nets, hay bales, a tunnel, a vertical wall and hill climb.

Read more: Fair for All to feature mud run, groundbreaking on new facility

 

Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Aug. 27-Sept. 2

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 06, 2013 02:46 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.

 Todd Gallagher, 22, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Aug. 30 by Officer Jon D’Augustine and charged with simple assault and criminal mischief.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Aug. 27-Sept. 2

   

Back-to-School Resource Guide for Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, September 04, 2013 12:00 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - There's a lot to do before the first bell rings in Egg Harbor Township schools on Wednesday, Sept. 4. Here you can read all of the essential information you need to get primed for the year.

Read more: Back-to-School Resource Guide for Egg Harbor Township

 

Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Aug. 13-24

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, September 03, 2013 12:14 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.

 Dawn A Wright, 49, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Aug. 13 by Det. Ray Theriault and charged with theft.

 Dawn K. Ackerley, 33, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Aug. 15 by Officer Jody London and charged with simple assault and criminal mischief.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Aug. 13-24

   

Egg Harbor Township girl aims to brighten days of other pediatric patients through teddy bear fundraising campaign

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, September 03, 2013 07:12 am

Submitted by Dennis C. Sharpe/Egg Harbor Township resident Shannon Raymond, 11, is surrounded by supporters as she completes her goal of making teddy bears for pediatric patients at area hospitals. Submitted by Dennis C. Sharpe/Egg Harbor Township resident Shannon Raymond, 11, center,is surrounded by supporters as she completes her goal of making teddy bears for pediatric patients at area hospitals.

Egg Harbor Township Fire Department lends a hand in building nearly 300 bears at Build-A-Bear Workshop in Hamilton Mall 

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Anyone who has visited a Build-a-Bear Workshop knows that you have to put a heart inside the stuffed animals to bring them to life. The staff at the stores ask you to kiss the cloth heart, make a wish and then put the enchanted lifesource inside the bear before it is sealed up and taken home.

Eleven year-old Shannon Raymond of Egg Harbor Township started out her campaign to make and delivery as many of these bears as possible to pediatric patients in area hospitals, but in the end, it was her own heart that she poured into her efforts which made the campaign a success.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township girl aims to brighten days of other pediatric patients through teddy bear fundraising campaign

 

Longtime employee Perez honored for service to Egg Harbor Township (VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Saturday, August 31, 2013 10:10 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Township Committee honored longtime employee Deputy Clerk Olga Perez for her 25 years of service to the township during its meeting Wednesday, Aug. 27. 

 

 

 

   

Outlaw Drawl performance concludes Egg Harbor Township outdoor concert series (VIDEO)

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 30, 2013 12:43 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The Egg Harbor Township Recreation Department's Rhythm in the Park outdoor concert series concludes today, Friday, Aug. 30 with a touch of country. 

Read more: Outlaw Drawl performance concludes Egg Harbor Township outdoor concert series (VIDEO)

 

‘Coach Wilk’ Golf Outing raises funds for melanoma research (SLIDESHOW)

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Friday, August 30, 2013 08:41 am

Chuck Ebserson/Adam Baird of Egg Harbor Township putts for birdie with his father Doug looking on. Chuck Ebserson/Adam Baird of Egg Harbor Township putts for birdie with his father Doug looking on.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The third annual “Coach Wilk” Golf Tournament was held Friday, Aug. 23 at McCullough’s Emerald Golf Links in Egg Harbor Township to benefit the Peggy Spiegler Melanoma Research Foundation. George Wilkinson was diagnosed with Type 4 melanoma and recently passed away from the disease.

He was an Egg Harbor Township High School math teacher, football and track coach and an inspiration to many. 

Read more: ‘Coach Wilk’ Golf Outing raises funds for melanoma research (SLIDESHOW)

   

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