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    Snow is making us stir crazyI received some bad news this week. I was hoping for a more positive report, but it seems my wishes are being dashed again.

    More snow is headed our way.

    I am typically a devoted snow lover, but I have had enough of the white stuff this year. It’s not that I am afraid of driving in the snow or that I hate the grocery store craze that accompanies the first…

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    ‘Diners, Drive-ins and Dives’ host Guy Fieri, left, and Carlo Citera, owner of Carluccio’s Coal Fired Pizza in Northfield, dig into slices of Grandma’s Pizza during the filming of the ‘Global Tasting’ episode in November.

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    Police are searching for information on two vehicles involved in causing $1,000 worth of damage to the athletic fields at Veterans Memorial Park. The incident occurred in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Feb. 11, police said.EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Police are searching for information on two vehicles involved…

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    Air Canada to launch service between Atlantic City to TorontoEGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  Air Canada on March 4 announced plans to launch nonstop service between its Toronto Pearson hub and Atlantic City. The seasonal service, to be flown by Air Canada Express, operated by Jazz, will offer four return trips a week beginning May 22.

     

     Air Canada's service between Toronto Pearson and Atlantic City International Airport will be operated from May 22 to Sept.…

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Power boat racing next topic in Greate Egg Harbour Township Historical Society discussion series

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, April 04, 2014 09:08 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Power boat racing champions George Conover and his son George Jr. will be this week’s featured speakers in the Greate Egg Harbour Township Historical Society’s 2014 speaker series.

Conover said he hopes to introduce the public to the sport, which can provide fun for the whole family.

“There are entry level classes and veteran level classes available,” the Egg Harbor Township resident explained. “There is something for everyone in the family to do.”

Read more: Power boat racing next topic in Greate Egg Harbour Township Historical Society discussion series

 

UPDATE: 'Suicidal' individual near Egg Harbor Township elementary schools leads to lockdown

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, April 03, 2014 03:51 pm

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Superintendent said information on the event will go home with kids

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Swift Elementary and Slaybaugh Complex Schools were placed in a lockdown for approximately 30 minutes on Thursday, April 3 while police officers searched the nearby woods for an armed male reported to be suicidal.   

At approximately 1:15 p.m. Thursday, April 3, Egg Harbor Township Police received a call about the allegedly suicidal man, who had entered the woods near Zion Park in the area of Spray Avenue in the Scullville section of the township. The caller reported he had a firearm with him, police said.

Read more: UPDATE: 'Suicidal' individual near Egg Harbor Township elementary schools leads to lockdown

   

Eagle Academy teacher succeeds by keeping the class mood upbeat

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, April 03, 2014 11:55 am

Submitted/Gregory R. Smith is the 2013 Eagle Academy Teacher of the Year Submitted/Gregory R. Smith is the 2013 Eagle Academy Teacher of the Year

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Eagle Academy’s 2013 Teacher of the Year Gregory R. Smith said being prepared to face challenges with students allows him to navigate around them easier.

“Teenagers have complex emotions, and if we are going to keep them interested in learning, we must constantly be ready to defuse any situation that they bring with them from home,” he said. “School has to be the place they like to go when they have problems, rather than the cause of those problems.”

Read more: Eagle Academy teacher succeeds by keeping the class mood upbeat

 

Local pharmacy designated national provider of medicine for the nation’s ‘war dogs’

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, April 03, 2014 11:27 am

Submitted/War dogs are used to perform a variety of tasks for troops and accompany them on daring missions. Submitted/War dogs are used to perform a variety of tasks for troops and accompany them on daring missions.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Jersey Shore Pharmacy on Ocean Heights Avenue has been designated as the national provider for medications needed by retired canines of the armed forces.

These so-called “war dogs” are often not adopted quickly because they return from the service with illnesses such as arthritis, post-traumatic stress syndrome, hearing loss, depression, anxiety, epilepsy, bowl inflammation, skin problems, thyroid deficiency, stomach ulcers and heartworm, according to Rachel DiStephano, a compounding consultant at the pharmacy.

Read more: Local pharmacy designated national provider of medicine for the nation’s ‘war dogs’

   

Accident at Spruce and Black Horse Pike injures three drivers

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, April 02, 2014 03:31 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Three Egg Harbor Township residents were injured in a three-car crash at the intersection of the Black Horse Pike and Spruce Avenue in the Cardiff section of the township on Tuesday, April 1.

 According to police, David Niedzwiadek of Egg Harbor Township was driving a 2012 Hyundai Sonata south on Spruce Avenue, crossing the Black Horse Pike at a green light when a Jessica Merito of Egg Harbor Township failed to stop her Toyota Sienna at the red light as she was driving west on the Black Horse Pike around 10:56 a.m.

 The Toyota hit the Hyundai, which caused that car to hit Saul Martinez-Banos of Egg Harbor Township’s Ford F150 pickup truck that was stopped in the left turn lane on the eastbound side of the Black Horse Pike.

Read more: Accident at Spruce and Black Horse Pike injures three drivers

 

EHT Drama Club presents ‘How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying’

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, April 02, 2014 02:48 pm

Opening night is Thursday, showtimes run through Sunday

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township High School Drama Club will put its spin on the 1960s musical comedy “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” Thursday through Sunday, April 2-6.

The plot follows 27-year-old New York window washer J. Pierpont Finch, who believes he can find success in the corporate world after he picks up a book titled “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.”

With the help of the book, he rises to the top of The Worldwide Wicket Corporation, a company he previously only was able to watch from the outside. Love, rivalry and ambition all play a part in the musical.

Read more: EHT Drama Club presents ‘How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying’

   

New daily service by United Airlines lands at Atlantic City International Airport

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 01, 2014 06:46 pm

Submitted/The first United Airlines flights to Atlantic City International Airport is greeted with a 'water cannon salute' on Tuesday, April 1. Submitted/The first United Airlines flights to Atlantic City International Airport is greeted with a 'water cannon salute' on Tuesday, April 1.

Daily flights from Atlantic City to Chicago and Houston now available

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - United Airlines kicked off the start of service between Atlantic City International Airport and Chicago and Houston on Tuesday, April 1 with a press conference starting following the arrival of the first flight and the traditional “water cannon salute” by the airport fire department.

Read more: New daily service by United Airlines lands at Atlantic City International Airport

 

Hamilton Township woman charged with assault in Egg Harbor Township restaurant fight

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 01, 2014 08:47 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A Hamilton Township woman was arrested for allegedly assaulting a former boyfriend during a family birthday party at the TGI Fridays restaurant in Harbor Square on Monday, March 31.

According to police, an altercation between Cammy Farmer, 35, and members of the male victim’s family started inside the restaurant around 8:12 p.m. Farmer had her table moved from one area of the restaurant to an area close to the victim’s party, police said.

Read more: Hamilton Township woman charged with assault in Egg Harbor Township restaurant fight

   

Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, March 20-26

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 31, 2014 09:43 am

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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.

Christopher L. Jones, 32, of Pleasantville was arrested March 20 by Officers Raymond Wilson and Patrick Daly and charged with simple assault.

 Roman M. Hayes, 21, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested March 20 by Officer James Macpherson and charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

 Daniela Castano, 23, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested March 21 by Officer Joseph Griffiths and charged with driving while intoxicated and refusal to submit a breath test.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, March 20-26

 

Egg Harbor Township students take top prizes at Jersey Shore Mathletes Competition

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, March 31, 2014 07:03 am

Laura Stetser/From left are Dr. Joyanne D. Miller School fifth graders Kimberly Kline, Gus Buzby, Joseph Johnston, Ethan Saul, Mikki Pomatto and Samantha Phung. Laura Stetser/From left are Dr. Joyanne D. Miller School fifth graders Kimberly Kline, Gus Buzby, Joseph Johnston, Ethan Saul, Mikki Pomatto and Samantha Phung.

Event attendance doubled over last year’s tournament

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – When a recipe is a success, the next time you make it you tend to double it so that there is enough of it to go around to all of the hungry mouths that are clamoring for a piece.

On Saturday, the winning recipe being doubled was that of the area’s only regional mathematics competition – the Jersey Shore Mathletes Competition – and the hungry mouths were substituted by the hungry minds of more than 160 contestants.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township students take top prizes at Jersey Shore Mathletes Competition

   

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