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    The Mom’s Beat: Birthdays don’t have be about big parties

     In the weeks leading up to our first child’s second birthday, my husband posed a simple but unexpected question.

    “Why do we need to throw a birthday party every year?”

     On our daughter’s first birthday, we had thrown the big, traditional house party with all of our friends and family invited. We were first-time parents, so as she was about to turn 2, the answer to…

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    Hoilday Events

    Atlantic County 4H Model Railroad Club's elaborate model trains are now on display on the upper level Hamilton Mall by Sears. Hours are 7-9 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Call 609-646-6392 or see www.shophamilton.com.

    Meet Santa at the Hamilton Mall in the mall's center court now through Christmas Eve.  Santa photo hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Santa feeds his reindeer from 1…

  • Downbeach Current

    Jewish War Veterans gather at Bloom Pavilion for 8th annual Veterans Day luncheon.MARGATE – Veterans and their spouses turned out for the eighth annual Veterans Day luncheon held at the Bloom Pavilion Monday, Nov. 10. Third grade students from the William H. Ross School made cards, mingled and helped serve lunch to the veterans during the event.

  • EHT Current

    Laura Stetser/Township Administrator Peter Miller gives is testimony to the Planning Board during a meeting Wednesday, Nov. 5Township 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…

  • Mainland Current

    Suzanne Marino / Guy Fieri's signature red Camaro is parked outside of Carluccio’s Coal Fired Pizza Tuesday.NORTHFIELD—Patrons pressed their noses to the window to get a glimpse of what was keeping one of their favorite pizza restaurants closed on a Saturday afternoon. A handwritten message on the chalkboard in front of Carluccio’s Coal Fired Pizza at the corner of Tilton and New roads said “sorry for the inconvenience we…

  • Sports

    ehtfootballEGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township High School football team's turnaround season has hit a rough patch of late.

    But despite a loss to Millville on Friday, Nov. 7 that derailed the Eagles’ NJSIAA South Jersey Group V playoff hopes, the program has clearly taken a turn toward a brighter future.

    “We have great kids,” said first-year coach Kevin Stetser after the 42-35 loss to Millville, the…

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Former NBA star and pro coach visits young basketball players in Egg Harbor Twp.

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, August 09, 2013 02:38 pm

Submitted/Chris Ford of Egg Harbor Township, standing at right, was an NBA National Champion when the played for the Boston Celtics. Submitted/Chris Ford of Egg Harbor Township, standing at right, was an NBA National Champion when the played for the Boston Celtics.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP- NBA National Champion Chris Ford, who played for the Boston Celtics, stopped by the Egg Harbor Township Girls Junior Eagles Basketball summer camp on Wednesday, Aug. 7. According to Danielle Conroy, one of the coaches, the Egg Harbor Township resident is the grandfather of one of the participants, his granddaughter Isabella DeRichie, also of Egg Harbor Township.

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Bright Stars' Family Fun Night blends community with a cause

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, August 09, 2013 06:41 am

Submitted/Alex's Lemonade Stand is the beneficiary of the event Submitted/Alex's Lemonade Stand is the beneficiary of the event

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Bright Stars Gymnastics Academy is hosting its annual Family Fun Night Friday, Aug. 9 benefitting Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, a nonprofit organization that raises money for childhood cancer research.

Bonnie Petitt, owner of Bright Stars and co-director of the event said the event blends community with a cause.

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Empanada Mamma's of Egg Harbor Twp. donates $2,000 to Atlantic City Rescue Mission

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Thursday, August 01, 2013 11:00 pm

Submitted/Egg Harbor Township residents Michelle Torres and Uriel Malizia, co-owners of Empanada Mammas Submitted/Egg Harbor Township residents Michelle Torres and Uriel Malizia, co-owners of Empanada Mammas

ATLANTIC CITY –  Egg Harbor Township residents Michelle Torres and Uriel Malizia, co-owners of Empanada Mammas, donated $2,000 to Atlantic City Rescue Mission Friday, July 26.

"We want to give back to the community as a way of thanking all the people who have helped encouraged and supported us in starting this business," the two said in a news release.

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Mud Run in Egg Harbor Township will feature tunnel, vertical wall and more obstacles

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, July 30, 2013 11:00 pm

Mud Run Mud Run

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The Enforcers Challenge Mud Run will also be held in conjunction with the Egg Harbor Township Police Athletic League's 2nd Annual Fair of All, on Sunday, Sept. 15 at the Ready to Ride facility, 2590 Ridge Ave.

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Normandy Comes to EHT during WWII encampment event (SLIDESHOW)

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Tuesday, July 30, 2013 11:04 am

Chuck Eberson/Reenactors illustrate how they operate as a team on a light machine gun. Chuck Eberson/Reenactors illustrate how they operate as a team on a light machine gun.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Greate Egg Harbour Township Historical Society presented the “Breakout at Normandy” at its museum Saturday, July 27.

The staff worked for more than a year preparing for this event to honor World War II veterans as well as educate the public. See a video and slideshow below:

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Egg Harbor Township student is 'Young Leader'

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Written by Laura Stetser Sunday, July 28, 2013 11:00 pm

Submitted/Cameron Frye, 11, of Egg Harbor Township attended the 2013 Junior National Young Leaders Conference held in Washington Submitted/Cameron Frye, 11, of Egg Harbor Township attended the 2013 Junior National Young Leaders Conference held in Washington

Cameron Frye, 11, of Egg Harbor Township attended the 2013 Junior National Young Leaders Conference held in Washington, D.C. the week of June 23. The sixth grader was one of only four students nominated from the Dr. Joyanne D. Miller Elementary School, where she is a member of the gifted and talented program.  

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Joe Canal’s in Egg Harbor Twp. enjoying solar savings

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, July 28, 2013 03:16 pm

Submitted/Stuart Stromfeld, a partner in Joe Canal’s Discount Liquor Outlet, stands under one of the canopy arrays that generates solar energy while providing covered parking for his customers on Fire Road in Egg Harbor Township. Stromfeld also has a solar system at the store on Black Horse Pike in the township. Submitted/Stuart Stromfeld, a partner in Joe Canal’s Discount Liquor Outlet, stands under one of the canopy arrays that generates solar energy while providing covered parking for his customers on Fire Road in Egg Harbor Township. Stromfeld also has a solar system at the store on Black Horse Pike in the township.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Selling beer, wine and spirits from two locations in Egg Harbor Township, a local businessman knows that one of the keys to success is keeping a watchful eye on the bottom line.

Stuart Stromfeld, a partner in Joe Canal’s Discount Liquor Outlet on Fire Road and Black Horse Pike, says he has found that going green means saving green at both of his Egg Harbor Township stores.

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‘Puss ‘n Boots’ is purrfect in the park in EHT

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Friday, July 26, 2013 12:22 pm

Chuck Eberson/Characters of Christina and Cubby played all of the roles in the performance of ‘Puss ‘n Boots.’ Chuck Eberson/Characters of Christina and Cubby played all of the roles in the performance of ‘Puss ‘n Boots.’

Egg Harbor Township Recreation Department hosted a free play Monday, July 22 on the grounds of the Atlantic County Library Egg Harbor Township branch. The play, performed by the Family Stage production company, was “Puss n’ Boots.” All parts were played by two actors known as Cubby and Christina, who played the roles perfectly for their young audience.

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Service with a Smile, Egg Harbor Twp. > July 25

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Written by Nikki Djokovich Thursday, July 25, 2013 09:00 am

Nikki Djokovich/Michael Stirm II of Egg Harbor Township Nikki Djokovich/Michael Stirm II of Egg Harbor Township

Service with a Smile is a online feature that highlights some of the familiar faces at local businesses.

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WWII encampment event in Egg Harbor Twp. to feature daylong music, history and more (VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, July 24, 2013 09:53 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The staff at the Greate Egg Harbour Township Historical Society have been busy at work for more than a year, preparing for this week’s World War II encampment, titled “Breakout at Normandy.”

Set for Saturday, July 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the daylong event is designed to honor WWII veterans and educate the public on what it was like for soldiers during this epic war, according to program director Dan Lawless.

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