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Egg Harbor Township man pleads guilty to distributing child pornography on the Internet

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, August 05, 2014 04:55 pm

Juan Carlos Alvarez pleaded guilty Tuesday, Aug. 4 to second-degree distribution of child pornography and third-degree possession of more than 100 files of child pornography. Juan Carlos Alvarez pleaded guilty Tuesday, Aug. 4 to second-degree distribution of child pornography and third-degree possession of more than 100 files of child pornography. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – An 34-year-old Egg Harbor Township man has pleaded guilty to distributing child pornography on the Internet, according to the state Attorney General’s Office.

Juan Carlos Alvarez pleaded guilty Tuesday, Aug. 4 to second-degree distribution of child pornography and third-degree possession of more than 100 files of child pornography before Atlantic County Superior Court Judge Bernard E. DeLury Jr., Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced.

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Report: New Jersey has best school systems in nation

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, August 04, 2014 02:06 pm

New Jersey school news New Jersey school news New Jersey’s public schools are the best in the country, according to a report by WalletHub.com, a financial resource website.

The report evaluated each state’s schools using 12 points of comparison including student-teacher ratios, dropout rates, test scores and bullying incidents to assess the quality of the education available.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, July 26-30

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 04, 2014 01:54 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.

Jeffrey Gonzalez, 26,  Egg Harbor Township was arrested July 26 by Officer Kevin Devlin and charged with obstruction.

 Romaire D. Rhett, 20, of Millville was arrested July 26 by Officer Brian Keane and charged with shoplifting.

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2nd Annual 'Fly Like An Eagle 5K and Fun Run' set for Sept. 21

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, August 04, 2014 12:59 pm

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The Egg Harbor Township Education Foundation is hosting its 2 nd Annual Fly Like an Eagle 5K and Fun Run at 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 21 at the Egg Harbor Township High School. Students, staff and community member are invited to participate in this fundraiser for the organization, which awards grants and funds to school programs.

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Missing EHT boater had fraud investigation pending

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, August 01, 2014 04:31 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township Police Department issued the following statement regarding a news report Friday, Aug. 1 that an Egg Harbor Township resident Andrew Biddle, 44, allegedly staged a recent boating accident to avoid prosecution in a pending fraud investigation:

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Chefs with a Mission cook up educational programs, video series

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:00 am

Laura Stetser/Chef Robert Seidel, with the assistance of his son, begin filming Tuesday, July 22. Laura Stetser/Chef Robert Seidel, with the assistance of his son, begin filming Tuesday, July 22.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Chef Robert Seidel was presented with the same dilemma that many home cooks face: He had to use what was in the pantry.

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Foreman Mills to reopen EHT store in August

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, July 30, 2014 03:40 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Despite appearance and signage that the Foreman Mills store in Egg Harbor Township was closing earlier this year, the store has announced it was just remodeling the interior and will reopen on Friday, Aug. 1.

 According to Eric Gerstein, the franchise’s marketing director, the store has been redesigned for a better shopping experience.

“We needed a facelift,” he said, noting that prices will remain the same as before.

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Five candidates to vie for three EHT school board seats

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, July 30, 2014 02:07 pm

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Five residents are running for three open seats on the Egg Harbor Township Board of Education this November. The candidates are: Christopher J. Moran; Justin A. Riggs; Tamika Gilbert-Floyd; Barbara Szilagyi; and Thor Himley.

Each seat is for a three-year term. Szilagyi has served previously. Himley is a current board member seeking reelection to his seat.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, July 17-24

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 29, 2014 03:18 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.

Christopher R. Chlan, 56, of Margate was arrested July 17 by Officer Shawn Owen and charged with hindering apprehension.

 Chelsea L. Delaney, 25, of Galloway was arrested July 17 by Officer Christopher Leary and charged with shoplifting.

 Christopher T. Porter, 42, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested July 17 by Officer Thomas Rocco and charged with driving while intoxicated.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, July 17-24

 

Egg Harbor Township Historical Society presents 'Call of Duty' (Slideshow)

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Written by Chelsea White Monday, July 28, 2014 04:14 pm

Learning how to operate the switchboard, Edwin Nguyen, 8, of Egg Harbor Township makes a call to his twin brother at a nearby phone. He is assisted by SSgt. Gary Oprendek. Learning how to operate the switchboard, Edwin Nguyen, 8, of Egg Harbor Township makes a call to his twin brother at a nearby phone. He is assisted by SSgt. Gary Oprendek. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A flag-raising ceremony started off the action at the “Call of Duty” presentation Saturday morning, July 26 at the Greate Egg Harbor Township Historical Society’s museum grounds on West Jersey Avenue.

The 9th Infantry Division WWII Historical Preservation Society joined the local historical society in presenting the free event for the second year, with help from volunteers and financial support from donations and membership fees.

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