• EHT Current

    EHTEA will sponsor a free outdoor showing of Despicable Me 2 in Egg Harbor Township

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township Education Association is hosting a free movie night on Saturday, July 19.

     “Despicable Me 2” will be shown outdoors at the Tony Canale Park Amphitheater at dark, which occurs around 9 p.m.

  • Columns

    Four key things to know about taking maternity leave in New Jersey

    Writing this week’s column brought me right back. As I tried to refresh my knowledge on the laws regarding maternity leave in New Jersey to offer a primer for local expectant moms, I remembered how I felt when I was in their place; it seemed no one could give me a straight answer about how much time I could take off and…

  • Mainland Current

    Nicole Chain of Seaville with Alyssa Chain, 14, and Amber Glenn, 14, of Ventnor, purchase a few quarts of strawberries from Stoddard Bixby of Petersburg.

    Growing up in South Jersey, your parents have more than likely pulled you along to several community events you wouldn’t find anywhere else in the country. Whether you roll your eyes and reluctantly tag along, count…

  • Downbeach Current

    Dean Randazzo, 45, of Atlantic City is UNICO’s Person of the Year.

    ATLANTIC CITY – Dean Randazzo, New Jersey’s most successful professional surfer and founder of the Dean Randazzo Cancer Foundation, will be honored as the 2014 Person of the Year by the Greater Atlantic City Chapter of UNICO National and the Atlantic County UNICO Scholarship Foundation.

  • Columns

    Senate President Steve Sweeney’s surprise announcement about gambling in North Jersey creates even more difficulties for our region, already experiencing tremendous economic challenges. It is particularly troubling now as Revel goes through another bankruptcy and as Showboat prepares to close in August, putting more than 2,000 people out of work.

    Attracting investment and creating jobs are difficult under any circumstances. With the proliferation of casinos up and down the coast and now talk about North Jersey casinos, it will be that much harder to find a buyer for Revel or…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

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

 

History Notes, Aug. 25: Oxford Academy

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Sunday, August 25, 2013 12:00 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Welcome to History Notes, our weekly feature that looks back through Egg Harbor Township history.

Each Sunday, we get a chance to learn or reminisce, courtesy of Lynn Wood of the Greate Egg Harbour Township Historical Society, who is sharing early photos of places in Egg Harbor Township with our readers online and in our print editions.

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Stir It Up > How to jar garden fresh tomatoes

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, August 24, 2013 04:07 pm

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Jarring the San Marzanos

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UPDATED: Three arrested after chase through Pleasantville and Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, August 23, 2013 01:13 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Three males were arrested and charged with weapons-related offenses after they fled a Pleasantville Police Department officer during a motor vehicle stop and crossed through Northfield before being captured at the conclusion of a foot chase in Egg Harbor Township near Produce Junction along Tilton Road on Thursday, Aug. 22.

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UPDATE: Two arrested in ShopRite purse snatching incident

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 23, 2013 10:18 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP -Two men were arrested on Thursday Aug. 22 for stealing a purse from the English Creek Center’s ShopRite on July 23 . Brendan Nolan, 20, of Bayville and Phillip Shiner, 24, of Barnegat were arrested and charged with theft and conspiracy.

The Egg Harbor Township Police Department thanked the public for their assistance in bringing this case to a successful conclusion.   

Read more: UPDATE: Two arrested in ShopRite purse snatching incident

 

Construction update for Cologne Avenue and Fire Road bridges

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 23, 2013 08:13 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The following update of work for two of the bridges that cross the Atlantic City Expressway was issued:

 The resurfacing of the deck along Bridge 13 at Cologne Avenue will not have any work taking place for the rest of this week. Next week between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27 through Friday, Aug. 30, Cologne Avenue is expected to be restricted to one lane of traffic in the area of the bridge. An alternating traffic pattern will be employed and will continue on weekdays only for the next two weeks.

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Which way is east on this Egg Harbor Township roadway?

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, August 23, 2013 12:00 am

Submitted by Jeff Otaegui/Street signs at the intersection of Fire Road and Black Horse Pike can cause confusion. Submitted by Jeff Otaegui/Street signs at the intersection of Fire Road and Black Horse Pike can cause confusion.

Egg Harbor Township resident Jeff Otaegui drives through the intersection at Fire Road and the Black Horse Pike frequently and noticed the directions marked on the street signs, none of which list an eastbound route of travel.

 According to Atlantic County Spokesperson Linda Gilmore, the street signs are all correct.

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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

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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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Back-to-school information for Egg Harbor Township to be available starting Friday

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, August 22, 2013 09:58 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Egg Harbor Township Superintendent Scott McCartney released a message to school district families informing them that back-to-school information will be available starting Friday, Aug. 23. 

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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

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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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