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Atlantic County's second substance abuse summit focuses on solutions

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, November 13, 2014 12:11 pm

 Free event set for 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13 at Egg Harbor Township High School Free event set for 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13 at Egg Harbor Township High School

Thursday night event includes free training on how to use Narcan 

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  In JuneAtlantic County agencies came together to host the first-ever countywide drug summit, an event that was organized to open the dialogue on the growing problem of prescription pill, heroin and opiate abuse in the county.

Participants shared their experiences with addiction and raised many questions and concerns on how to deal with the still-rising trend that is reportedly affecting every demographic and economic level within the local community.

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Father-Daughter Dance

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 13, 2014 12:00 am

The Press of Atlantic City is presenting a Father Daughter Dance from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21 at Trinity Learning Center, 7004 Ridge Ave.

The semi-formal event will feature a dance party, raffles, vendors, contests and prizes and a special guest appearance by “your favorite snow queen” and complimentary father-daughter photos with her.

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Winter robotics classes

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 13, 2014 12:00 am

Registration is open for the Lego Robotics programs offered through Egg Harbor Township Police Athletic League. The Lego WeDo is for first through third graders. Lego Mindstorms is for fourth through eighth graders. Both start Jan. 6. Call 609-645-8413 or go to www.ehtpal.org .

 

Community Partnership renames award in memory of DeScioli

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 13, 2014 12:00 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – In memory and honor of its former president and longtime board of trustees member, the Community Partnership for Egg Harbor Township Schools, Inc. will name its annual community award after Lou DeScioli. 

The award, one of three that will be given at its fund-raising dinner in February, will be awarded to a regional business or community person who has made a significant, positive impact on the Egg Harbor Township School District in 2014, and who exhibits DeScioli’s selflessness, community pride and civic-mindedness.

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Egg Harbor Township Committee News in Brief, Nov. 12, 2014

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, November 12, 2014 03:36 pm

Laura Stetser/ Fernwood Avenue sixth-grader Jacob Valenzuela reads his winning essay titled, “The Guardians of America” during the Township Committee meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 5. Laura Stetser/ Fernwood Avenue sixth-grader Jacob Valenzuela reads his winning essay titled, “The Guardians of America” during the Township Committee meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 5. New Mexican restaurant gets liquor license, Fernwood student honored and new police officer sworn in

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Township Committee handled the following matters during its meeting Wednesday, Nov. 5:

Deputy Mayor Paul Hodson presented a certificate of recognition to Fernwood Avenue sixth-grader Jacob Valenzuela for his winning essay titled, “The Guardians of America,” which he wrote for the township Veterans Advisory Board’s annual contest, “What Veterans Day Means to America.”

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Egg Harbor Township Nature Reserve continues its evolution

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, November 12, 2014 03:22 pm

Submitted/The Egg Harbor Township Nature Reserve is off Zion Road in the Scullville section of the township. Submitted/The Egg Harbor Township Nature Reserve is off Zion Road in the Scullville section of the township. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Since the Egg Harbor Township Nature Reserve was officially opened last year, rarely a day goes by without a car in the parking lot.

Residents slip their canoes into the water to fish, use the trails to walk their dogs, or skid down its steep hills on their sleds when the snow starts falling.

And that is just the beginning of what is possible there, according to Marc Friedman, chairman of the EHT Nature Reserve committee.

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EHT ShopRite reports series of baby formula thefts

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, November 11, 2014 03:39 pm

Submitted/Moses Lopez, left, and Antonio Roman are wanted in connection with shoplifting incidents at ShopRite in Egg Harbor Township Submitted/Moses Lopez, left, and Antonio Roman are wanted in connection with shoplifting incidents at ShopRite in Egg Harbor Township

Powdered formula is likely being resold or used to 'cut' drugs, police said

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating two suspects wanted in connection with recent shoplifting incidents in which baby formula was stolen from the ShopRite in the English Creek Shopping Center in the Cardiff section of the township in October.

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Clash over Seaview Harbor far from over

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, November 11, 2014 02:13 pm

Laura Stetser/Township Administrator Peter Miller gives is testimony to the Planning Board during a meeting Wednesday, Nov. 5 Laura Stetser/Township Administrator Peter Miller gives his testimony to the Planning Board during a meeting Wednesday, Nov. 5 Township presents its case over 2 meetings, with more to come

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – When Township Administrator Peter Miller showed up to the special Planning Board meeting Wednesday, Nov. 5 pushing a cart filled with four bankers boxes, displays and a fully-loaded three-ring binder, it was evident the tug of war over Seaview Harbor was far from its conclusion.

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UPDATE: EHT Police release new photos of supect in credit card theft

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 11, 2014 12:00 am

Submitted/EHT Police released new images of  this female wanted in connection with a credit card thief. Anyone with information is asked to contact the department. Submitted/EHT Police released new images of this female wanted in connection with a credit card thief. Anyone with information is asked to contact the department. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a female wanted in connection with a credit card investigation.

Detective Scott Hiltner is currently investigating a stolen credit card fraud case in which the cards were taken at Island Gym in the English Creek shopping center and used at Lowes on Oct. 27.  He is attempting to identify the female suspect depicted in these photographs.

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Atlantic Christian salutes veterans

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, November 10, 2014 12:18 pm

Laura Stetser/First-grader Layla Kent of Egg Harbor Township gives the American flag she colored to Marco Polo Smigliani, also of Egg Harbor Township, a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and the Merchant Marines. Laura Stetser/First-grader Layla Kent of Egg Harbor Township gives the American flag she colored to Marco Polo Smigliani, also of Egg Harbor Township, a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and the Merchant Marines.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – More than 20 veterans who gathered at Atlantic Christian School’s annual Veterans Day assembly Friday, Nov. 7 were honored in song and words as the school and invited guests took a moment to thank them for their service.

The first-grade class presented hand-colored flags to the veterans, and the school band performed a series of patriotic and religious songs.

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