• Mainland Current

    Democrats Steve Sweeney, Colin Bell and Vince Mazzeo on the Somers Point-Mays Landing Road Friday morning to point out the deficiencies of the circa 1967 bridge.SOMERS POINT – The bridge on Somers Point-Mays Landing Road that divides Somers Point and Egg Harbor Township was the focus of a press conference Friday, Sept. 12 called by state Senate President Steven Sweeney of…

  • Sports

    ehtac1ATLANTIC CITY - Kevin Stetser said before the season started that it was time for the Egg Harbor Township High School football program to win again.

    Not just to compete, not to play for the tie and overtime on the road – but to win.

    In his wildest dreams, he probably didn’t expect…

  • EHT Current

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  Egg Harbor Township Committee is expected to approve a new affordable housing project at its Wednesday, Sept. 17 meeting.

    If approved, the project would create up to 135 units of affordable “family housing” by the Marlton-based Michaels Development Company at the intersection of Doughty and Fire roads.

    The township is required by the state to provide affordable housing, despite years of court battles attempting to get its many existing mobile home parks and apartments used as credit toward that obligation.

  • Columns

    Enterovirus update New Jersey

     You know what’s coming. That sneeze you just heard means that cold and flu season is creeping up. But this time, the annual germ festival could be bringing along new friend that you should know about.

    Meet enterovirus D68, a respiratory illness first identified in California in the 1960s that is making a comeback, sickening approximately 1,000 children already in other parts of the country.

  • Regional

    Miss America 2015 is Miss New York, Kira Kazantsev.ATLANTIC CITY—It was a three-peat at Boardwalk Hall Sunday night as Kira Kazantsev, Miss New York brought the crown home for the Empire State for the third year running. She follows Miss Americas Nina Davuluri and Mallory Hagan with the crown. 

    The 22-year old blonde, Hofstra University graudate performed the very upbeat song “Happy” while sitting on stage and tapping out the tune with a red plastic cup during the…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Longtime employee Perez honored for service to Egg Harbor Township (VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Saturday, August 31, 2013 10:10 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Township Committee honored longtime employee Deputy Clerk Olga Perez for her 25 years of service to the township during its meeting Wednesday, Aug. 27. 

 

 

 

 

Outlaw Drawl performance concludes Egg Harbor Township outdoor concert series (VIDEO)

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 30, 2013 12:43 pm

Photo courtesy of Outlaw Drawl Photo courtesy of Outlaw Drawl

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The Egg Harbor Township Recreation Department's Rhythm in the Park outdoor concert series concludes today, Friday, Aug. 30 with a touch of country. 

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‘Coach Wilk’ Golf Outing raises funds for melanoma research (SLIDESHOW)

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Friday, August 30, 2013 08:41 am

Chuck Ebserson/Adam Baird of Egg Harbor Township putts for birdie with his father Doug looking on. Chuck Ebserson/Adam Baird of Egg Harbor Township putts for birdie with his father Doug looking on.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The third annual “Coach Wilk” Golf Tournament was held Friday, Aug. 23 at McCullough’s Emerald Golf Links in Egg Harbor Township to benefit the Peggy Spiegler Melanoma Research Foundation. George Wilkinson was diagnosed with Type 4 melanoma and recently passed away from the disease.

He was an Egg Harbor Township High School math teacher, football and track coach and an inspiration to many. 

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105-year-old Victoria DiSabatino still sewing and dancing in Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, August 28, 2013 04:10 pm

Laura Stetser/Victoria DiSabatino, 105, is surrounded by her family as they mark her birthday. Seated to her left are her granddaughter Megan Austin and great-grandaughter Abby Austin, 5. Standing from left is her son Gregory DiSabatino, 72, her great-grandson Joe Austin, 12, and his father Joe, all of Somers Point. Laura Stetser/Victoria DiSabatino, 105, is surrounded by her family as they mark her birthday. Seated to her left are her granddaughter Megan Austin and great-grandaughter Abby Austin, 5. Standing from left is her son Gregory DiSabatino, 72, her great-grandson Joe Austin, 12, and his father Joe, all of Somers Point.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  Full of pep and enjoying the company of her family and friends, Victoria DiSabatino marked her 105th birthday at the Mey House during the end of summer bash Monday, Aug. 26.

 The former Philadelphia dressmaker was in good spirits as she listened to the singer and dined on party food with her son, granddaughter and great-grandchildren.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Aug. 16-17

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 26, 2013 02:45 pm

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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.

Michael P. Steffen, 27, of Dover, Morris County was arrested Aug. 17 by Officer Brian Dickson and charged with driving while intoxicated.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Aug. 16-17

 

Tips for transitioning special needs students back into school year

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, August 22, 2013 11:19 am

Back to school routines should start before first day Back to school routines should start before first day

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  Most students have excitement and some nervousness as they head back to school with new classmates, new teachers and a new schedule. These feelings can be amplified for families with special needs children.

 To help ease these students back into the school routine, Abby Longstreet, organizer of the Egg Harbor Township Special Education Resource Group, provided some suggestions.

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Egg Harbor Township HS cheerleaders host fall mum sale

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, August 22, 2013 12:00 am

Mum sale Mum sale

The Egg Harbor Township High School cheerleaders are hosting at mum sale beginning Wednesday, Aug. 28 to Thursday, Sept. 12. Delivery is Sept. 21. The plants come in 9-inch pots and are $8 each.

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Egg Harbor Township brothers’ quick action saves the day after lightning strikes their home

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, August 21, 2013 03:11 pm

Submitted/Chase Davis, 11, and his younger brother Campbell, 9, both of Egg Harbor Township Submitted/Chase Davis, 11, and his younger brother Campbell, 9, both of Egg Harbor Township

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Thanks to the keen awareness of two Egg Harbor Township boys, a house fire was caught before it could turn into a much larger disaster Tuesday, Aug. 13.

As the stormy weather that passed through the area that day raged on outside, Chase Davis, 11, and his younger brother Campbell, 9, headed downstairs to the unfinished basement of the Island Lane home they share with their parents Lesli and Darren Davis to play until the thunderstorm cleared.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Aug. 7-14

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 19, 2013 08:41 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.

 James C. Stanhope, 25, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Aug. 7 by Officer Robert Sheppard and charged with obstruction and disorderly conduct.

 Patrick T. Foley, 40, of Northfield was arrested Aug. 9 by Officers Robert Sheppard and Lawrence Graham and charged with driving while intoxicated and reckless driving.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Aug. 7-14

 

Tom Williams’ column always enjoyable

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, August 14, 2013 03:31 pm

Letter to the Editor Letter to the Editor

To the editor:

I wanted to express my pleasure in reading Tom Williams’s column
“At Large” each week. Whether he writes about “movies for a rainy day or reminiscing about Ocean City Businesses no longer there”- his articles are well written and always enjoyable.

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