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    CALFallWrap2The swimmers are in the pools and, starting next week, jump shots and takedowns will replace third-down conversions and extra points.

    But first, one final look at the 2014 Cape-Atlantic League football season and a couple of other fall sports.

    It was another fall season filled with success.

    St. Joseph won another NJSIAA championship, keeping the CAL’s streak alive – at least one NJSIAA…

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    The Mom’s Beat: The power of the elf network

    Even Santa’s magic needs a boost sometimes

    Last year a little girl from New Jersey put an item on her wish list to Santa that came seemingly out of the blue.

    “I would like the Sweetshine Glow Happy Clubhouse,” she announced.

    Her parents were stumped. Neither had ever heard of the toy.

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     Atlantic County citizen of year

    Said she always felt a calling to be a firefighter

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – It…

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    EHTMainswim1LINWOOD - Athletes from Mainland Regional and Egg Harbor Township high schools took to the water on Friday, Dec. 6 in a competitive early-season Cape-Atlantic League swim meet at Mainland's pool.

    The EHT girls beat their Mainland rivals 110-60 as sophomore Camryn Greenleaf took victories in the 100-meter freestyle and 100 backstroke, and joined her teammates for wins in the 200 medley relay and 400 freestyle relay.

    Kirstin…

  • Downbeach Current

    Mary Platt of Egg Harbor Township chats with her father, William Delgesso, who turns 100 years old Friday, Dec. 12VENTNOR – Dancing through life keeps William Delgesso young, the soon-to-be centenarian said.

    “I’m 100, going on 50,” he said in his Somerset Avenue home last week. His 100th birthday is Friday, Dec. 12.

    Delgesso danced his way out of tribulation and into the arms…

  • Mainland Current

    Longport Media WMGM-TV NBC40LINWOOD – There have been rumors swirling about what is to become of local news station WMGM-TV NBC40 when the station ceases to be an NBC affiliate Jan. 1.

    Station manager Roger Powe stepped forward during the 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts Tuesday, Dec. 9to give viewers an idea of what to expect in the upcoming weeks and months from South Jersey’s only TV station.

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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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Poker players get extra chips in Saturday’s game by donating to Toys for Tots

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, December 04, 2013 04:33 pm

Poker event in Egg Harbor Townshpi Poker event in Egg Harbor Townshpi

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The local chapter of the World Tavern Poker club is hosting a “Battle of the Bars” Texas hold’em poker tournament 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 at King Pin Bowling, 6622 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township.

The chapter is part of the nationwide organization that organizes tournaments in which players win points and prizes. No money is exchanged.

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Santa to visit neighborhoods of Bargaintown section of Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, December 02, 2013 11:33 am

Santa will be checking on Bargaintown kids Dec. 9-10 Santa will be checking on Bargaintown kids Dec. 9-10

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A very special visitor is coming to neighborhoods in the Bargaintown section of the township on Monday, Dec. 9 and Tuesday, Dec. 10 and it’s going to be hard to miss him, thanks to the friends who will be helping him make the rounds.

Santa will be driven through the streets on the top of a Bargaintown Volunteer Fire Company fire truck from 6-9 p.m. both nights.  Lights and sirens will be blazing, so keep your eyes and ears open to spot your chance to see the big guy. 

See the route schedule below:

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History Notes, Dec. 1, 2013: Motorized sleds on Bargaintown mill pond

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Sunday, December 01, 2013 05:45 pm

Submitted/Toby Dilks on Bargaintown mill pond in the 1960s Submitted/Toby Dilks on Bargaintown mill pond in the 1960s

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, Dec. 1, 2013: Motorized sleds on Bargaintown mill pond

 

Egg Harbor Township Recreation Department head honored for service

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Written by Laura Stetser Saturday, November 30, 2013 06:56 am

Laura Stetser/Bob Lincoln receives his plaque from Egg Harbor Township Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough. Laura Stetser/Bob Lincoln receives his plaque from Egg Harbor Township Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough.

The Egg Harbor Township Committee honored head of the township Director of Parks and Recreation Robert Lincoln for 30 years of valued service to the township on Wednesday, Oct. 23. Longtime Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough presented him with a plaque and joked that Lincoln was one of the very few township employees that he did not hire.

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Holiday Pops Concert on tap (VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Saturday, November 30, 2013 12:00 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The members of the Atlantic County Pops Community Band filled the music room of Fernwood Avenue Middle School on Tuesday, Nov. 19 as they gathered for their first group rehearsal for the upcoming annual Toy Drive Concert where attendees bring in a gift for needy children instead of paying for admission.

The concert, set for 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4, features holiday music and brings together young and experienced musicians alike.

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Egg Harbor Township family to appear on Jimmy Kimmel Live show tonight

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, November 27, 2013 09:07 am

Submitted/The Maegerle Family of Egg Harbor Township Submitted/The Maegerle Family of Egg Harbor Township

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Out of thousands of people who submitted YouTube videos and made it through rounds of Skype interviews, one family from Egg Harbor Township has been selected to participate in Jimmy Kimmel Live’s Thanksgiving Family Scavenger Hunt, set to air during tonight’s show.

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