• 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…

  • Sports

    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…

  • 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.

  • Columns

    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.

  • EHT Current

     Atlantic County citizen of year

    Said she always felt a calling to be a firefighter

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – It…

  • Sports

    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…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Egg Harbor Township's Steet promoted to partner at accounting firm

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 17, 2013 11:00 pm

Submitted/Kevin Steet promoted to associate partner Submitted/Kevin Steet promoted to associate partner

Fabietti, Hale, Hammerstedt and Powers, a business advisory and accounting firm serving clients in southern New Jersey and Philadelphia, recently announced that Kevin Steet of Egg Harbor Township, an employee for more than 12 years, has been promoted to associate partner.

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Red Cross hosting mixer to thank supporters

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 17, 2013 07:15 am

Red Cross hosting mixer to thank supporters Red Cross hosting mixer to thank supporters

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The American Red Cross Southern Shore Chapter is hosting a Networking Mixer-Wine and Cheese Reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Raymour and Flanigan showroom, 6115 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township.

The free event is a show of gratitude to the many donors who supported the Red Cross, and enabled it to help thousands deal the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy.

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Egg Harbor Township vice principal honored for his 'teal toes'

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 13, 2013 08:55 am

Submitted/Egg Harbor Township High School Assistant Principal Joel Chisolm stands with two of the event organizers, students Anna Zendejas and Heather Dougherty. Submitted/Egg Harbor Township High School Assistant Principal Joel Chisolm stands with two of the event organizers, students Anna Zendejas and Heather Dougherty.

Egg Harbor Township High School Assistant Principal Joel Chisholm won the “Best Teal Toes” contest sponsored by the Egg Harbor Township High School Chapter of Family Career and Community Leaders of America.

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VFW donates to Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, October 04, 2013 09:40 pm

Laura Stetser / Pictured from left are VFW Senior Vice Commander Chris Schelin, VFW member Michael Duffy, Freeholder Frank Sutton, VFW Commander John Humphreys, Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company President Mark Jacoby, VFW Chaplain Gary Warrelmann and VFW Judge Advocate Gary Harris. Laura Stetser / Pictured from left are VFW Senior Vice Commander Chris Schelin, VFW member Michael Duffy, Freeholder Frank Sutton, VFW Commander John Humphreys, Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company President Mark Jacoby, VFW Chaplain Gary Warrelmann and VFW Judge Advocate Gary Harris.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  After hearing about the financial woes of the Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company over the summer, the members of the VFW Cardiff Memorial Post 8098 wanted to help their fellow community organization.

 On Thursday, Oct. 3, Commander John Humphreys presented the company with a $1,000 check, which Cardiff Fire Chief Rob Winkler said would help the company offset its expenses in rebuilding its station after it sustained serious damage following an arson fire in August.

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Cooking lessons available at Egg Harbor Township Community Center

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 02, 2013 03:54 pm

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The Egg Harbor Township Recreation Department is hosting a series of cooking demonstrations with chef Ray Klein. Held in the Egg Harbor Township Community Center, 5045 English Creek Ave., the series requires registration and costs $30 per class. Participants will be able to eat the prepared food, but need to bring their own nonalcoholic beverage.

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Egg Harbor Township Boy Scout Troop 389 Scoutmaster Schmitz retiring after 64 years (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Steve Prisament Thursday, September 26, 2013 06:46 am

Steve Prisament/Troop 389 Committee Chairman Peter Karabashian, left, tells how Schmitz kept a fledgling troop together. Steve Prisament/Troop 389 Committee Chairman Peter Karabashian, left, tells how Schmitz kept a fledgling troop together.

GALLOWAY – How to sum up 64 years of Scouting in less than an hour?

Retiring Troop 389 Scoutmaster William Schmitz did a good job of it in minutes near the end of a ceremony honoring, praising and thanking him.

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Stockton seals the deal with NextGen park in Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, September 25, 2013 05:53 pm

Photo by Susan Allen, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey/ Edward H. Salmon, president of the Aviation Research Technology Park Board of Trustees, and Stockton President Herman Saatkamp shake hands after signing an agreement making the park an auxiliary organization of The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.  Photo by Susan Allen, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey/ Edward H. Salmon, president of the Aviation Research Technology Park Board of Trustees, and Stockton President Herman Saatkamp shake hands after signing an agreement making the park an auxiliary organization of The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.

GALLOWAY - Richard Stockton College trustees authorized making the Aviation Research and Technology Park in Egg Harbor Township an auxiliary organization Wednesday, Sept. 18 - an important step in developing a facility expected to generate research and more than 2,000 high-paying jobs related to the Federal Aviation Administration’s Next Generation Air Transportation System.

The research park is a non-profit charged with developing 58 acres owned by the FAA.

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Competiton soars during 'Fly Like An Eagle' 5k in Egg Harbor Township (SLIDEHOW)

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Written by Laura Stetser Sunday, September 22, 2013 09:40 pm

Laura Stetser/Gavin Marcasciano, 3, takes a look back for his dad during the last few meters of his one-mile fun run. Laura Stetser/Gavin Marcasciano, 3, takes a look back for his dad during the last few meters of his one-mile fun run.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The "Fly Like An Eagle" 5K and Fun Run, sponsored by the Egg Harbor Township Education Foundation was a big success on Sunday, Sept. 22, according to participants and event organizers alike.

Nearly 200 runners signed up to participate in advance in the foundation's first-ever fundraiser of its kind. Both children and adults participated, enjoying the nearly perfect weather as they ran around the school in the 5k race or jogged around the track for a mile during the fun run.

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‘Fly Like an Eagle’ during this foot race and fun walk

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, September 19, 2013 07:47 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township Education Foundation is hosting its first-ever Fly Like an Eagle 5k and fun run this Sunday, Sept. 22 as a new way to raise money for the scholarships and grants it hands out each year to the Egg Harbor Township school community.

“The EHT Education Foundation wanted to create an event to bring our students, staff members, and community together.  A 5k promotes lifelong fitness and wellbeing, and we thought it would be a great way to involve the community in this athletic event to support our children in schools,” said foundation member and event chairperson Erin Lichtenwalner.

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A muddy good time in Egg Harbor Township (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Chuck Eberson Wednesday, September 18, 2013 07:50 am

Chuck Eberson/Joe Degennaro of Galloway comes out of the mud in the EHT Police Athletic League 5k mud run. Chuck Eberson/Joe Degennaro of Galloway comes out of the mud in the EHT Police Athletic League 5k mud run.

Egg Harbor Township Police Athletic League combined the dedication of its new Buddy’s Adventure Zone project with its annual Fair for All on Sunday, Sept. 15 at its Ready to Ride Facility on Ridge Avenue.

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