• Galloway Current

     GALLOWAY– Mara Justine Platt, the Galloway preteen who wowed judges on NBC’s "America’s Got Talent" last month, did it again with her rendition of Whitney Houston’s “I Have Nothing” during Judgment Week on the show, which aired Tuesday, July 22.

    As part of her selection by “AGT,” Platt, 12, will perform at Radio City Music Hall (airing 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays on NBC). NBC has not announced the date of her next appearance.

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    The Mom’s Beat: Nursing moms shouldn’t have to feed babies in dirty bathroom stalls

    In theory, traveling with a nursing infant should be easier than making the trip with a bottle-fed one. There’s no mess, no need for warming devices and no bottles to lug around. The babies are also more likely to be calmer, which benefits all travelers.

    But as one local mother found out, it’s not always that easy or…

  • EHT Current

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A racial discrimination lawsuit filed against Egg Harbor Township and several Township Committee members has officially concluded  more than four years after it was filed by a now retired Egg Harbor Township Police captain.

    Hector Tavarez, who at the time was a lieutenant on the force, filed a federal lawsuit in the United States District Court in December 2009 alleging that the township’s failure to promote him to the rank of captain in 2007, 2008 and 2009 constituted racial discrimination. 

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    Beach bagEveryone seems to have a different idea of how a day at the beach should go. As locals, we’ve seen all types of beach days, but the one thing in common is that it's always a good day for people watching. Below are the common beach types you'll see along South Jersey's shoreline:

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    Fireworks will be added to EHT's National Night OutEGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  This year when the community comes together to mark National Night Out, the evening of fun will conclude with a fireworks display.

    The nationwide event, now in its 31st year, is held locally on the first Tuesday at Tony Canale Park. It is organized to prevent crime and substance abuse and to foster a sense of community among the residents.

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Updates to EHT’s ‘bring your own device’ policy

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, August 29, 2013 04:26 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - This is the second year of the district's “Bring Your Own Device” policy. Students have the ability to use personal, Internet-capable devices such as smart phones and iPads for classroom research at the teacher’s discretion. Students are expected to comply with the district’s Acceptable Use Policy and respect the teacher’s decision as to whether or not devices will be used on a given day.

Read more: Updates to EHT’s ‘bring your own device’ policy

 

Atlantic City man arrested in Egg Harbor Township hotel on assault, prostitution charges

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, August 29, 2013 02:57 pm

Submitted/ Donnie Bethea, 30, of Atlantic City Submitted/ Donnie Bethea, 30, of Atlantic City

FBI task force charged with addressing domestic sex trafficking was also involved

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – An Atlantic City man was arrested Wednesday, Aug. 28 at an Egg Harbor Township hotel for allegedly forcing a female to engage in prostitution and holding her against her will, according to the Egg Harbor Township Police Department.

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Alder Avenue Middle School to continue green initiatives

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, August 29, 2013 12:00 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The environmental initiatives that won the Alder Avenue Middle School its title as one of the nation’s first Green Ribbon Schools in April 2012 will continue as the school opens for the 2013-2014 school year,  Principal Joe Marinelli said.

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Miller School’s new principal stresses unity, safety for all

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, August 29, 2013 12:00 am

 

Laura Stetser/Latifah Potter of Galloway is the new principal of the Dr. Joyanne D. Miller School. Laura Stetser/Latifah Potter of Galloway is the new principal of the Dr. Joyanne D. Miller School.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – With an office as bright and sunny as her outlook on the new school year, Latifah Potter said this week she is both honored and excited to be the new principal at the Dr. Joyanne D. Miller School in Egg Harbor Township.

The school houses all of the district’s students in grades four and five and is the only place other than Egg Harbor Township High School where all of the students from Egg Harbor Township mingle during their school career. 

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New year, new administrators at Egg Harbor Township schools

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, August 28, 2013 06:28 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The following administrative staff changes occurred over the summer in the administration of Egg Harbor Township Schools:

Davenport Complex Principal Cathleen Smith has resigned, effective Oct. 14. No replacement has been named yet. Smith was hired as a principal in the Ocean City School District. Read about it HERE.

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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.

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

   

Egg Harbor Township man arrested on drug charges in Cardiff section

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Wednesday, August 28, 2013 09:36 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A 19 year-old Egg Harbor Township  man was arrested on drug charges following a search at mobile home park in the Cardiff section of the township on Friday, Aug. 23, Egg Harbor Township Police said.

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Stranded Egg Harbor Township man rescued by N.J. State Police

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, August 28, 2013 09:31 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP- An Egg Harbor Township man was rescued Tuesday, Aug. 27 by authorities after he was stranded for five hours near Margate, New Jersey State Police said.

Henry Sanchez, 27, went missing while using a personal watercraft in Lakes Bay and became stranded on “whirlpool island.” He was found around 11 p.m. by troopers from the State Police Marine Services Bureau and its aviation unit.

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EHT neighborhood honors America by noting WWII veteran’s 90th birthday (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by STEVE PRISAMENT Wednesday, August 28, 2013 08:49 am

In back at Jane and Doug Taylor’s Egg Harbor Township home are, from left, friend Hank Cottelli, son Ethan Taylor, Doug Taylor, Good Shepherd United Methodist Church of Northfield Pastor and neighbor Tom Stark; and next-door neighbor Joanne Sankey. In front are friend Diane Barbera, granddaughter Maddie Taylor, grandson Sam Taylor, Jane Taylor, and Steve Jansen of the Marine Corps League. Across-the-street neighbor Marco Polo Smigliani is at the microphone. (Steve Prisament) In back at Jane and Doug Taylor’s Egg Harbor Township home are, from left, friend Hank Cottelli, son Ethan Taylor, Doug Taylor, Good Shepherd United Methodist Church of Northfield Pastor and neighbor Tom Stark; and next-door neighbor Joanne Sankey. In front are friend Diane Barbera, granddaughter Maddie Taylor, grandson Sam Taylor, Jane Taylor, and Steve Jansen of the Marine Corps League. Across-the-street neighbor Marco Polo Smigliani is at the microphone. (Steve Prisament)

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The guest of honor wasn’t even there, and that only made it more perfect – family, friends and neighbors honoring someone soon to turn 90 for helping to save the free world some 70 years ago.

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Start times for Egg Harbor Township and Atlantic Christian School

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, August 27, 2013 01:07 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Below is a list of important dates and times related to the start of the 2013-2014 school year in Egg Harbor Township.

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