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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…

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    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 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.

  • 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…

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, July 4-11

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Friday, July 19, 2013 12:15 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.

 Ronald Mitchell, 51, of Somers Point was arrested July 4 by Officer Edward Bertino and charged with making terroristic threats.

 John J. Cannizzaro III, 19, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested July 4 by Officer Louis Poletis and charged with driving while intoxicated.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, July 4-11

 

EHT students display award winning business skills at FBLA national conference

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, July 18, 2013 12:00 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The members of Egg Harbor Township High School Future Business Leaders of America received a hero’s welcome home from their trip 2013 National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Calif. on Monday, July 1 as members of local volunteer fire companies and police escorted the group’s bus back to the high school with sirens blaring.

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Egg Harbor Township sponsors a movie night in the park (SLIDESHOW)

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013 10:04 am

Chuck Eberson/Kevin Corcoran and his sons Sean and Tommy, all of Egg Harbor Township settle in for an evening at the movies. Chuck Eberson/Kevin Corcoran and his sons Sean and Tommy, all of Egg Harbor Township settle in for an evening at the movies.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Egg Harbor Township’s Recreation Department presented its Under the Stars movie, “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” on Saturday, July 13 at the Tony Canale Amphitheater. (Slideshow is below)

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Egg Harbor Twp. dentist receives national award

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013 12:00 am

Submitted/Dentist Marc Pukenas, left, receives the award Submitted/Dentist Marc Pukenas, left, receives the award

Marc Pukenas of Egg Harbor Township, received the Academy of General Dentistry Fellowship Award during its 2013 Annual Meeting and Exhibits, held from June 27 to 30 in Nashville, Tenn.

The AGD Fellowship Award is presented to dentists who seek to provide the highest quality of dental care by remaining current in their profession. To accomplish this goal, Pukenas completed 500 hours of continuing dental education, passed a comprehensive exam, and fulfilled three years of continuous membership in the AGD.

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Gunzenhauser of Egg Harbor Twp. graduates from Art Institute

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Monday, July 15, 2013 05:30 pm

Submitted/Eric Gunzenhauser Submitted/Eric Gunzenhauser

Eric Gunzenhauser, a 2003 graduate of Egg Harbor Township High School, has graduated with honors from The Art Institute of Philadelphia with a bachelor’s degree in visual effects and motion graphics. He is the recipient of numerous "Best of Quarter" awards and a Presidential Scholarship. He is currently employed by Lockheed Martin in Moorestown. 

 

Allstate donates to Community Quest in Egg Harbor Twp.

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, July 14, 2013 05:27 pm

Submitted /Pictured are Elizabeth Denham, senior vice president of program operations at Community Quest, and Ken Kelly, a personal financial representative with Allstate Insurance. Submitted /Pictured are Elizabeth Denham, senior vice president of program operations at Community Quest, and Ken Kelly, a personal financial representative with Allstate Insurance.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP  – Community Quest, Inc. of Egg Harbor Township was recently awarded the Allstate Agency Hands in the Community Grant with the help of Ken Kelly, an Allstate personal financial representative.

Kelly has been a loyal volunteer with Community Quest for more than eight years, being most recently involved with Community Quest’s annual Good Neighbor Bowling Fundraiser, this past winter.

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Service with a Smile > July 13

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Saturday, July 13, 2013 09:09 am

Nikki Djokovich/Employees at Pet Pros in Mays Landing hold an adoptable puppy Nikki Djokovich/Employees at Pet Pros in Mays Landing hold a adoptable puppy

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

Pets Plus, Mays Landing

Jose Maltez, 21, left, of Egg Harbor Township has worked at the pet shop for 3 months. Heidi Lao, 20, of Mays Landing, has been working there for 4 years.

 

Jockey turned dentist off and running at new Egg Harbor Two. location

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Friday, July 12, 2013 12:00 am

Nikki Djokovich/Dr. Guy Henry at work Nikki Djokovich/Dr. Guy Henry at work  

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - After working at different group practices around Atlantic County, dentist Dr. Guy Henry has struck out on his own, opening his own dental office at the corner of West Jersey Avenue and English Creek Avenue near the CVS pharmacy.

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Coverage captured what Project Graduation is all about

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Written by Margaret Rynshall Wednesday, July 10, 2013 04:18 pm

Letters to the Editor Letters to the Editor

To the editor:

As a volunteer for Egg Harbor Township High School’s Project Graduation, I just wanted to say a huge “thank you” to the staff of The Current for the great coverage you gave this important event.

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Kira’s Kamp honors young life, helps other grieve

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Tuesday, July 09, 2013 12:00 am

Submitted by Alan Dumoff/Giovani Plaud of Egg Harbor Township designs his candle. Submitted by Alan Dumoff/Giovani Plaud of Egg Harbor Township designs his candle.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Holy Redeemer HomeCare and Hospice in Egg Harbor Township held Kira’s Kamp, an annual youth bereavement workshop for area children ages 4 and up who have lost loved ones, on Friday, June 28.

Kira Lynn Cundiff was six years old when she died and the camp is held in her honor, with the theme of butterflies and angels.

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