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    Hoilday Events

    Atlantic County 4H Model Railroad Club's elaborate model trains are now on display on the upper level Hamilton Mall by Sears. Hours are 7-9 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Call 609-646-6392 or see www.shophamilton.com.

    Meet Santa at the Hamilton Mall in the mall's center court now through Christmas Eve.  Santa photo hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Santa feeds his reindeer from 1…

  • Mainland Current

    Suzanne Marino / Guy Fieri's signature red Camaro is parked outside of Carluccio’s Coal Fired Pizza Tuesday.NORTHFIELD—Patrons pressed their noses to the window to get a glimpse of what was keeping one of their favorite pizza restaurants closed on a Saturday afternoon. A handwritten message on the chalkboard in front of Carluccio’s Coal Fired Pizza at the corner of Tilton and New roads said “sorry for the inconvenience we…

  • Downbeach Current

    Jewish War Veterans gather at Bloom Pavilion for 8th annual Veterans Day luncheon.MARGATE – Veterans and their spouses turned out for the eighth annual Veterans Day luncheon held at the Bloom Pavilion Monday, Nov. 10. Third grade students from the William H. Ross School made cards, mingled and helped serve lunch to the veterans during the event.

  • EHT Current

    Laura Stetser/Township Administrator Peter Miller gives is testimony to the Planning Board during a meeting Wednesday, Nov. 5Township 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…

  • Sports

    ehtfootballEGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township High School football team's turnaround season has hit a rough patch of late.

    But despite a loss to Millville on Friday, Nov. 7 that derailed the Eagles’ NJSIAA South Jersey Group V playoff hopes, the program has clearly taken a turn toward a brighter future.

    “We have great kids,” said first-year coach Kevin Stetser after the 42-35 loss to Millville, the…

  • Columns

    The Mom’s Beat: Birthdays don’t have be about big parties

     In the weeks leading up to our first child’s second birthday, my husband posed a simple but unexpected question.

    “Why do we need to throw a birthday party every year?”

     On our daughter’s first birthday, we had thrown the big, traditional house party with all of our friends and family invited. We were first-time parents, so as she was about to turn 2, the answer to…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

EHT opens its strategic planning series by itemizing ‘points of pride’

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, October 22, 2014 03:08 pm

Laura Stetser/Residents, parents, teachers and school officials shared their small group discussions with the larger group at the end of the 90-minute meeting. Laura Stetser/Residents, parents, teachers and school officials shared their small group discussions with the larger group at the end of the 90-minute meeting.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township School District held the first of three public forums to assist administrators in forming a new strategic plan for the district on Tuesday, Nov. 18.

 The meeting, facilitated by consultantCharles Ivory of the Educational Information and Resource Center, featured small group discussions focused on uncovering “points of pride” within the district.

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EHT voters to select 3 out of 5 candidates for school board

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, October 21, 2014 11:00 pm

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

 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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EHT school officials to take financial concerns to Gov. Christie's office

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, October 21, 2014 10:23 am

EHT school district news EHT school district news EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – School officials from Egg Harbor Township are scheduled to meet with Michael Carucci from Gov. Chris Christie’s counsel team this week in Trenton, a discussion they are hoping opens the administration’s eyes and ears to the financial woes it is facing from a variety of factors.

Their message, previewed in the following letter, outlines the effect of Atlantic City casino closings on the district and the rapid growth that was mandated on Egg Harbor Township over the years, as well as addresses their concerns over state debt assessments and school funding.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Oct. 6-15

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 20, 2014 11:27 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.

Colby Deck, 20, of Warren Grove was arrested Oct. 6 by Officer Brett Fair and charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

 Amy B. Shaud, 44, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Oct. 7 by Officer Matthew Hann and charged with making terroristic threats and simple assault.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Oct. 6-15

   

EHTHS Silver Eagles Marching Band plays host for band competition

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, October 16, 2014 11:00 pm

The Egg Harbor Township High School Silver Eagles Marching Band will be hosting its annual home marching band competition on Saturday, Oct.18 The Egg Harbor Township High School Silver Eagles Marching Band will be hosting its annual home marching band competition on Saturday, Oct.18

The Egg Harbor Township High School Silver Eagles Marching Band will be hosting its annual home marching band competition on Saturday, Oct.18 at the school.

The competition begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and $7 for seniors and students. 

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A special hayride ride

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 16, 2014 11:00 pm

Vinny and Sophia Lorenzi get ready for the ride with their father, Vinny Lorenzi.
Vinny and Sophia Lorenzi get ready for the ride with their father, Vinny Lorenzi. The Scullville Volunteer Fire Department provided a sensory-friendly hayride Sunday, Oct. 19 for people with autism and other special needs along with their families.

The hayride volunteers opened an hour early, refused to accept any money, and provided a toned-down version of the junkyard hayride, according to mother Cindy Fertsch of Egg Harbor Township.

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EHT rowers to compete in Boston’s Charles Regatta this weekend

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, October 16, 2014 02:02 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Alex Bossi and Julia Hendricks, both 17 and seniors at Egg Harbor Township High School, will be competing in the 50th annual Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston, Massachusetts.

 The Head of the Charles is considered one of the most prestigious races in the world and features some of the sport’s top rowers. This year, there are more than 11,000 athletes from clubs, high schools, colleges and universities around the world competing in 60 categories ranging from eights to singles.

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Project Graduation raffle tickets now on sale with $5,000 up for grabs

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, October 16, 2014 01:11 pm

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Egg Harbor Township High School Project Graduation raffle tickets are for sale for $100 each. Up to 200 will be sold.

First prize is $5,000, second prize is $3,000, and third prize is $2,000. The raffle is the main fundraiser for the annual event.

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Egg Harbor Township police seeking car used in alleged robbery

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, October 16, 2014 10:04 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a vehicle used in connection with a burglary at a Scullville area home on Tuesday, Sept. 30.

 According to police, witnesses described seeing an older model Ford Taurus, green or blue in color, with a black or primer colored driver's side fender leaving the Bevis Mill Road home around the time of the reported burglary.

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Letter: Patch and paint won’t DO for AC

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, October 15, 2014 02:40 pm

To the editor:

Over several decades there been suggestions that our hotels need to be rebuilt or remodeled. In most cases that's a serious truth. My experience leads me to the management of the property. The Sands and Playboy probably did not need to be torn down, just redone from wear. The Trump Plaza property utilized the former Holiday Inn built in the late ’60s, which had major problem 10 years after it was built.

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