• Downbeach Current

    Mary Platt of Egg Harbor Township chats with her father, William Delgesso, who turns 100 years old Friday, Dec. 12VENTNOR – Dancing through life keeps William Delgesso young, the soon-to-be centenarian said.

    “I’m 100, going on 50,” he said in his Somerset Avenue home last week. His 100th birthday is Friday, Dec. 12.

    Delgesso danced his way out of tribulation and into the arms…

  • Sports

    CALFallWrap2The swimmers are in the pools and, starting next week, jump shots and takedowns will replace third-down conversions and extra points.

    But first, one final look at the 2014 Cape-Atlantic League football season and a couple of other fall sports.

    It was another fall season filled with success.

    St. Joseph won another NJSIAA championship, keeping the CAL’s streak alive – at least one NJSIAA…

  • Sports

    EHTMainswim1LINWOOD - Athletes from Mainland Regional and Egg Harbor Township high schools took to the water on Friday, Dec. 6 in a competitive early-season Cape-Atlantic League swim meet at Mainland's pool.

    The EHT girls beat their Mainland rivals 110-60 as sophomore Camryn Greenleaf took victories in the 100-meter freestyle and 100 backstroke, and joined her teammates for wins in the 200 medley relay and 400 freestyle relay.

    Kirstin…

  • Mainland Current

    Longport Media WMGM-TV NBC40LINWOOD – There have been rumors swirling about what is to become of local news station WMGM-TV NBC40 when the station ceases to be an NBC affiliate Jan. 1.

    Station manager Roger Powe stepped forward during the 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts Tuesday, Dec. 9to give viewers an idea of what to expect in the upcoming weeks and months from South Jersey’s only TV station.

  • EHT Current

     Atlantic County citizen of year

    Said she always felt a calling to be a firefighter

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – It…

  • Columns

    The Mom’s Beat: The power of the elf network

    Even Santa’s magic needs a boost sometimes

    Last year a little girl from New Jersey put an item on her wish list to Santa that came seemingly out of the blue.

    “I would like the Sweetshine Glow Happy Clubhouse,” she announced.

    Her parents were stumped. Neither had ever heard of the toy.

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Egg Harbor Township Nature Reserve continues its evolution

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, November 12, 2014 03:22 pm

Submitted/The Egg Harbor Township Nature Reserve is off Zion Road in the Scullville section of the township. Submitted/The Egg Harbor Township Nature Reserve is off Zion Road in the Scullville section of the township. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Since the Egg Harbor Township Nature Reserve was officially opened last year, rarely a day goes by without a car in the parking lot.

Residents slip their canoes into the water to fish, use the trails to walk their dogs, or skid down its steep hills on their sleds when the snow starts falling.

And that is just the beginning of what is possible there, according to Marc Friedman, chairman of the EHT Nature Reserve committee.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Nature Reserve continues its evolution

 

EHT ShopRite reports series of baby formula thefts

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, November 11, 2014 03:39 pm

Submitted/Moses Lopez, left, and Antonio Roman are wanted in connection with shoplifting incidents at ShopRite in Egg Harbor Township Submitted/Moses Lopez, left, and Antonio Roman are wanted in connection with shoplifting incidents at ShopRite in Egg Harbor Township

Powdered formula is likely being resold or used to 'cut' drugs, police said

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating two suspects wanted in connection with recent shoplifting incidents in which baby formula was stolen from the ShopRite in the English Creek Shopping Center in the Cardiff section of the township in October.

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Clash over Seaview Harbor far from over

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, November 11, 2014 02:13 pm

Laura Stetser/Township Administrator Peter Miller gives is testimony to the Planning Board during a meeting Wednesday, Nov. 5 Laura Stetser/Township Administrator Peter Miller gives his testimony to the Planning Board during a meeting Wednesday, Nov. 5 Township 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 war over Seaview Harbor was far from its conclusion.

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UPDATE: EHT Police release new photos of supect in credit card theft

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, November 11, 2014 12:00 am

Submitted/EHT Police released new images of  this female wanted in connection with a credit card thief. Anyone with information is asked to contact the department. Submitted/EHT Police released new images of this female wanted in connection with a credit card thief. Anyone with information is asked to contact the department. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a female wanted in connection with a credit card investigation.

Detective Scott Hiltner is currently investigating a stolen credit card fraud case in which the cards were taken at Island Gym in the English Creek shopping center and used at Lowes on Oct. 27.  He is attempting to identify the female suspect depicted in these photographs.

Read more: UPDATE: EHT Police release new photos of supect in credit card theft

   

Atlantic Christian salutes veterans

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, November 10, 2014 12:18 pm

Laura Stetser/First-grader Layla Kent of Egg Harbor Township gives the American flag she colored to Marco Polo Smigliani, also of Egg Harbor Township, a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and the Merchant Marines. Laura Stetser/First-grader Layla Kent of Egg Harbor Township gives the American flag she colored to Marco Polo Smigliani, also of Egg Harbor Township, a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and the Merchant Marines.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – More than 20 veterans who gathered at Atlantic Christian School’s annual Veterans Day assembly Friday, Nov. 7 were honored in song and words as the school and invited guests took a moment to thank them for their service.

The first-grade class presented hand-colored flags to the veterans, and the school band performed a series of patriotic and religious songs.

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United Airlines pulling out of Atlantic City airport

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, November 07, 2014 04:01 pm

Atlantic City International Airport news Atlantic City International Airport news

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – United Airlines is ending its short-lived service out of Atlantic City International Airport, according to a story published today, Friday, Nov. 7, on Business Week’s website.

 The news came after the company issued a statement earlier in the day that stated “service between Atlantic City International Airport and Chicago and Houston is ‘no longer sustainable,’” according to the report.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Oct. 28-Nov.5

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, November 07, 2014 12:55 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 K. Jones Jr., 32, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Oct. 28 by Officer Brian Keane and charged with shoplifting and resisting arrest by flight.

 Dustin Anderson, 35, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Oct. 28 by Officer Shawn Mensch and charged with hindering apprehension.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Oct. 28-Nov.5

 

ATF involved in investigation into 'suspicious' Egg Harbor Township fire

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 06, 2014 10:42 am

U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and the Atlantic County Prosecutors Office are assisting in this investigation. U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and the Atlantic County Prosecutors Office are assisting in this investigation. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Federal and local agencies are investigating a “suspicious” early morning fire that left a hole in the roof of Ref’s Tap House on Washington Avenue in the Farmington section of the township Wednesday, Nov. 5.

After a passing motorist reported seeing a fire at the restaurant and bar, police officers and members of the Egg Harbor Township Fire Department responded at around 5 a.m., according to Egg Harbor Township Police Department.

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Alder teams sweep Middle School Quiz Bowl

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, November 05, 2014 02:37 pm

Photo by Jennifer Yu/From left to right are David Serback, Hans-Derek Yu, Femi Agabalogun, Aidan Himley, teacher and advisor Jeff Warner, Sheikh Mahmud, Vito Acosta, Quiz Bowl coordinator Steve Cappuccio, Jarod Wille and Michael Donchey.   Photo by Jennifer Yu/From left to right are David Serback, Hans-Derek Yu, Femi Agabalogun, Aidan Himley, teacher and advisor Jeff Warner, Sheikh Mahmud, Vito Acosta, Quiz Bowl coordinator Steve Cappuccio, Jarod Wille and Michael Donchey. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Alder Avenue Middle School students swept the seventh  annual Middle School Quiz Bowl Wednesday, Oct. 22 at St. Augustine College Preparatory School for its second straight win at the regional event.

Not only did the school’s A Team take first place, its B Team tied for second place in the competition, in which teams compete head-to-head to answer questions on subjects such as history, literature, science, fine arts, current events, sports and popular culture.

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Republican candidates win among EHT voters

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, November 05, 2014 10:45 am

Election wrap up for Egg Harbor Township Election wrap up for Egg Harbor Township

Democrat Senator Cory Booker is sole exception

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – With the exception of the U.S. Senate race, Egg Harbor Township voters showed more support for Republican candidates in local races for Atlantic County Sheriff and Board of Chosen Freeholders.

 Voter turnout was 33.48 percent of registered voters, according to the unofficial results released by the township clerk’s office on Tuesday, Nov. 4.

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