• EHT Current

    Yogathon benefits Relay for Life team

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – One local Relay for Life team is looking for supporters who want to stretch themselves for a good cause.

     The Slim’s Butterscotchers are hosting a daylong yogathon in Egg Harbor Township Saturday, May 3 to raise money for the American Cancer Society.

     The event, called “Are you Down to Fight Cancer?” will feature a variety of yoga classes taught by instructors representing many local yoga studios. The more challenging power…

  • Sports

    houghtonscoreHAMILTON TOWNSHIP - Chemistry class was back in session Monday for the Egg Harbor Township boys lacrosse team.

    Attack men Connor Houghton, Ryan King and Nick Lacovara combined for 11 goals and eight assists as the Eagles rebounded from their first loss of the season with a 14-6 win over Cape-Atlantic League rival Oakcrest.

  • Mainland Current

    Suzanne Marino/The helping hands of Everyone’s Children are from left Samantha Mazuz, Shelly Furman, Stacey Rich, June Dix all of Linwood and Aiccis Bloom of Ventnor.

    LINWOOD—Saturday morning Stacey Rich’s home could have passed for the Easter Bunny’s workshop. Hundreds of baskets lined every flat surface in the living room, dining room, kitchen and family room and volunteers were…

  • Ocean City Gazette

    Manco and Manco Pizza on the Ocean City Boardwalk OCEAN CITY—The owners of Manco and Manco were arraigned in federal court in Camden Monday, where they entered a not guilty plea to several federal tax evasion charges, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. 

    Mary, 53, and Charles Bangle, 54, were arrested in their Somers Point home on April 3 by IRS-Criminal Investigation special agents on a 30-count indictment charging the couple with multiple counts of tax evasion…

  • Columns

     The Mom's Beat blog by Laura Stetser

    The good news and the bad news is that my family is in the market for a new minivan. I wish it could be a different style of car, but it truly is the only mode of transportation that works for us.

     After driving the same one for seven years, I am looking forward to a clean slate. I can’t wait for that new car smell, unfaded upholstery and corners without hidden…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

EHT’s proposed $36.4 million budget carries a 1.7-cent tax increase

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, March 13, 2014 08:16 am

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Officials once again put pressure on the state to release tax revenue

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township Committee introduced its 2014 budget that calls for a 1.7-cent increase over last year’s municipal tax rate.

 The $36.4 million budget is 2 percent higher than last year, Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough said during the introduction on Wednesday, March 12. 

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House subcommittee hears testimony on FAA center’s readiness for NextGen

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, March 12, 2014 02:45 pm

Laura Stetser/From left, Michael Whitaker, deputy administrator and chief NextGen officer, and Dennis Filler, director of the William J. Hughes Technical Center present their testimonies in front of the U.S. Congressional Aviation Subcommittee members. Laura Stetser/From left, Michael Whitaker, deputy administrator and chief NextGen officer, and Dennis Filler, director of the William J. Hughes Technical Center present their testimonies in front of the U.S. Congressional Aviation Subcommittee members.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Aviation officials and representatives from the private industry gave testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Aviation during a field hearing on Tuesday, March 11 at the Federal Aviation Administration’s William J. Hughes Technical Center.

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EHT school board approves shorter spring break, longer school year

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, March 12, 2014 01:38 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Board of Education Tuesday, March 11 approved the administration’s plan to recoup six snow days by adding days to the end of the school year as well as recalling three from the weeklong spring break.

The board approved by a vote of 5-3 Superintendent Scott McCartney’s proposal to use three days of the previously scheduled weeklong spring break to recapture days missed due to the winter weather. The plan adds three days to the end of the school year.

Board members Pete Castellano, Jack Haines and James Galvin were the dissenting votes. Board member Ray Ellis was absent.

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EHT police seek 2 in Burlington Coat Factory theft

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, March 12, 2014 01:09 pm

Submitted/The Egg Harbor Township Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two subjects allegedly involved in shoplifting from the Burlington Coat Factory in Harbor Square Shopping Center on Feb. 22. Submitted/The Egg Harbor Township Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two subjects allegedly involved in shoplifting from the Burlington Coat Factory in Harbor Square Shopping Center on Feb. 22.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two females who are suspected of shoplifting from Burlington Coat Factory in Harbor Square Shopping Center Feb. 22.

According to police, the females entered the store, removed boxes of merchandise and left the store before the theft was discovered. They got in a red minivan that was waiting for them, police said. 

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Feb.24-March 5

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, March 12, 2014 09:19 am

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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.

Alicia M. Sites, 23, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Feb. 24 by Officer Jeffrey Lancaster and charged with possession of heroin.

Paulina Ramirez, 48, of Atlantic City was arrested Feb. 26 by Officer Gary Johnson and charged with theft.

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Stubborn warehouse fire in Egg Harbor Township takes two hours to contain

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, March 11, 2014 12:03 pm

Dennis C. Sharpe photos/Firefighters battle a large fire in a warehouse at Palermo Masonry on Ivins Avenue on March 5 Dennis C. Sharpe photos/Firefighters battle a large fire in a warehouse at Palermo Masonry on Ivins Avenue on March 5  MCKEE CITY - A large warehouse fire at Palmermo Masonry in the McKee City section of the township put up a two-hour challenge for the firefighters from Cardiff and Bargaintown Volunteer Fire Companies on Wednesday, March 5. The call came in around 3:19 p.m. for the business, located at 3040 Ivins Ave. Smoke was visible from the structure.

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History Notes, March 13: Mac's Tourist Cabins

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Tuesday, March 11, 2014 11:42 am

Photo courtesy of Dennis Painter/John McCaughrean Jr. poses next to an early Pierce Arrow automobile in front of Mac’s Tourist Cabins which were located on the Black Horse Pike in the Cardiff section until the late 1950s. Photo courtesy of Dennis Painter/John McCaughrean Jr. poses next to an early Pierce Arrow automobile in front of Mac’s Tourist Cabins which were located on the Black Horse Pike in the Cardiff section until the late 1950s.

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

Each week, 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.

Mac’s Tourist Cabins

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EHT police seek identity of landscape center intruder

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, March 11, 2014 11:35 am

Submitted/Egg Harbor Township Police are asking the public to assist in identifying this person in connection with a robbery Feb. 24. Submitted/Egg Harbor Township Police are asking the public to assist in identifying this person in connection with a robbery Feb. 24.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a person wanted in connection with a burglary Monday evening, Feb. 24 at Stone World Landscape Center on Doughty Road.

According to police, when Egg Harbor Township Police Officers Rob O’Donoghue, Carl Peterson and James Macpherson and Pleasantville Police Department K-9 Officer Brandon Stocks arrived at the center in response to an alarm that was set off, they reported that a robbery had occurred and that someone had recently fled with an undetermined amount of cash. The surveillance camera captured images of someone inside the office area of the business.

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