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    Meetings set for Oct. 21, Nov. 18 and Dec. 16

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  The Egg Harbor Township School District is hosting a series of public forums to assist administrators in forming a new strategic plan for the district. Employees, parents, students, residents, business owners and governmental officials are invited to attend and participate in the three meetings, each concentrating on a different topic.

     Superintendent Scott McCartney said the district occasionally realigns its goals with the public as needed. In…

  • Sports

    cannuscioEgg Harbor Township figure skater Anastasia Cannuscio and partner Colin McManus of Saugus, Mass., won the bronze medal last week at 2004 Finlandia Trophy in Espoo, Finland, as part of the of the International Skating Union (ISU) Challenger Series.

    Cannuscio represents the University of Delaware Figure Skating Club while McManus represents The Skating Club of Boston. The duo, who were the 2011 U.S. junior bronze medalists, train in Newark, Delaware, and are coached by Karen Ludington, Alexandr Kirsanov and…

  • Current of Pleasantville, Absecon

    PLEASANTVILLE – A Pleasantville man who escaped the horrors of an 11-year-long Sierra Leone civil war and the deaths of 50,000 countrymen now fears an even greater enemy: Ebola.

    “When I speak to my countrymen, they tell me they would rather fight a civil war than Ebola,” said John Barclay, 54, who fled to South Jersey in 2001.

  • Columns

    Feel a cuss coming on? Sugared-up swear words are sweet enough for children’s ears

    My son sat on the floor, quietly pulling apart those little plastic bricks he loves so much and reassembling them into his latest newfangled creation, when it popped out without warning.

     “Dagnabbit,” he said under his breath as one wrong move brought the whole thing crashing down to the floor.

     It’s not the first time my son has…

  • Mainland Current

    Miss Columbus Day, Olivia Michael, Miss Southern Counties, Amanda Rae Ross and Miss Atlantic County, Kaitlyn Schoeffel ATLANTIC CITY – Three young women walked away with some bling Sunday afternoon, Oct. 12 at the Tropicana Casino and Hotel, where…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Truck overturns, dumps load of concrete on Egg Harbor Township lawn: UPDATE

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, September 23, 2014 12:22 pm

The overturned concrete truck is leaking hydraulic fluid and oil but no gasoline, according to reports./Laura Stetser The overturned concrete truck is leaking hydraulic fluid and oil but no gasoline, according to reports./Laura Stetser

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP  A 35-ton tractor trailer filled with broken concrete reportedly hit a utility pole, overturned and dumped its contents on the front lawn of a home near the intersection of Steelmanville Road and South Mount Airy Road at about noon today (Tuesday, Sept. 28), according to reports.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area.

Read more: Truck overturns, dumps load of concrete on Egg Harbor Township lawn: UPDATE

 

Egg Harbor Township man arrested for alleged child pornography distribution

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, September 23, 2014 10:10 am

Submitted/Thomas Ballard , 37, of Egg Harbor Township Submitted/Thomas Ballard , 37, of Egg Harbor Township

It is alleged that he had distributed more than 3,000 files depicting sexual exploitation of children. 

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that a 37-year-old Egg Harbor Township man was arrested yesterday by detectives from the Division of Criminal Justice and the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness for allegedly distributing and possessing child pornography over the Internet.

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Runners race to raise money for EHT scholarships (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, September 22, 2014 03:08 pm

Laura Stetser/Tyler Wood, 4, kicks it into high gear as his older brother Jacob closes the gap. Laura Stetser/Tyler Wood, 4, kicks it into high gear as his older brother Jacob closes the gap.

The Second Annual “Fly Like an Eagle” 5k and Fun Run was held on Sunday, Sept. 21 at Egg Harbor Township High School. The event, held in honor of late track coach George Wilkinson, was sponsored by the Egg Harbor Township Education Foundation.

Read more: Runners race to raise money for EHT scholarships (SLIDESHOW)

 

Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Sept. 10-16

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 22, 2014 02:26 pm

EHT police blotter EHT 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.

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Busy EHT intersection to become a four-way stop in October

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, September 22, 2014 11:29 am

4-way stop sign to be installed at Ridge Avenue and Mill Road in October 4-way stop sign to be installed at Ridge Avenue and Mill Road in October

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Motorists are advised to drive with caution at the intersection of Mill Road and Ridge Avenue as Atlantic County begins converting the intersection into a four-way stop in early October.

Currently the intersection is controlled by a stop sign on the Ridge Avenue approaches only.

Read more: Busy EHT intersection to become a four-way stop in October

 

Nagbe of Egg Harbor Township named HERO of the year

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, September 20, 2014 12:00 am

Submitted/Al Nagbe of Egg Harbor Township, a student at Richard Stockton College, was named the John R. Elliot HERO Campaign’s HERO of the Year Submitted/Al Nagbe of Egg Harbor Township, a student at Richard Stockton College, was named the John R. Elliot HERO Campaign’s HERO of the Year

 Al Nagbe of Egg Harbor Township, a student at Richard Stockton College, was named the John R. Elliot HERO Campaign’s HERO of the Year. Nagbe is in his senior year studying pre-med. He was selected as HERO of the Year from nominations by classmates based on his service as a HERO designated driver.

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EHT man gets one year in jail, two years probation for beating death of dog

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 19, 2014 10:50 pm

Steven Geisel, 49, of Egg Harbor Township Steven Geisel, 49, of Egg Harbor Township

Sentencing includes community service at SPCA

MAYS LANDING – An Egg Harbor Township man was sentenced today (Friday, Sept. 19) for animal cruelty in connection with the killing of a dog, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.

Steven D. Geisel, 51, of the 2000 block of Ocean Heights Avenue, Egg Harbor Township, was arrested on Feb.12, 2014 for the bludgeoning death of a female pit bull in a wooded area adjacent to Ocean Heights Avenue in Egg Harbor Township, on or about Jan. 29,

Read more: EHT man gets one year in jail, two years probation for beating death of dog

 

Egg Harbor Township man charged with impersonating police officer

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, September 18, 2014 02:30 pm

Frank Bonanata Frank Bonanata EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Frank Bonanata, 34, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested today (Sept. 18) on the charge of impersonating a police officer, police said Thursday.

According to a news release from the Egg Harbor Township Police Department, the arrest stems from an Aug. 16 incident in which Bonanata allegedly brandished a badge in order to pull over a vehicle in Egg Harbor Township.  

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Sheairs named new director of Stockton Aviation Research and Technology Park

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, September 18, 2014 12:22 pm

Submitted/Joseph M. Sheairs Sr Submitted/Joseph M. Sheairs Sr

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Joseph M. Sheairs Sr., a veteran executive with more than 35 years of experience in aviation, engineering, technology and business, today was named the new executive director of the Stockton Aviation Research and Technology Park by the board of trustees of The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.

Sheairs is a graduate of West Point and the New Jersey Institute of Technology and holds degrees in engineering and computer sciences. In 2009-2010, he served as interim executive director and then deputy executive director of the Next Generation Aviation and Technology Park, a precursor to the Stockton ARTP.

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EHT company a finalist in Martha Stewart contest

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, September 18, 2014 09:45 am

Submitted/Tiffanie Holt of Egg Harbor Township and Maggie Doyle of Solomons, Md., Submitted/Tiffanie Holt of Egg Harbor Township and Maggie Doyle of Solomons, Md.,

R2R Designs of Egg Harbor Township has been selected by Martha Stewart and her panel of judges as a finalist in the 2014 Martha Stewart American Made Awards in the crafts category. Martha Stewart’s American Made is a nationally-recognized awards program that celebrates new rising stars of the growing nationwide maker community who have turned their passions for handcrafted, well-designed goods into small businesses, and proudly make their products in America. 

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