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    Meetings set for Oct. 21, Nov. 18 and Dec. 16

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  The Egg Harbor Township School District is hosting a series of public forums to assist administrators in forming a new strategic plan for the district. Employees, parents, students, residents, business owners and governmental officials are invited to attend and participate in the three meetings, each concentrating on a different topic.

     Superintendent Scott McCartney said the district occasionally realigns its goals with the public as needed. In…

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    Miss Columbus Day, Olivia Michael, Miss Southern Counties, Amanda Rae Ross and Miss Atlantic County, Kaitlyn Schoeffel ATLANTIC CITY – Three young women walked away with some bling Sunday afternoon, Oct. 12 at the Tropicana Casino and Hotel, where…

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    Feel a cuss coming on? Sugared-up swear words are sweet enough for children’s ears

    My son sat on the floor, quietly pulling apart those little plastic bricks he loves so much and reassembling them into his latest newfangled creation, when it popped out without warning.

     “Dagnabbit,” he said under his breath as one wrong move brought the whole thing crashing down to the floor.

     It’s not the first time my son has…

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    cannuscioEgg Harbor Township figure skater Anastasia Cannuscio and partner Colin McManus of Saugus, Mass., won the bronze medal last week at 2004 Finlandia Trophy in Espoo, Finland, as part of the of the International Skating Union (ISU) Challenger Series.

    Cannuscio represents the University of Delaware Figure Skating Club while McManus represents The Skating Club of Boston. The duo, who were the 2011 U.S. junior bronze medalists, train in Newark, Delaware, and are coached by Karen Ludington, Alexandr Kirsanov and…

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    PLEASANTVILLE – A Pleasantville man who escaped the horrors of an 11-year-long Sierra Leone civil war and the deaths of 50,000 countrymen now fears an even greater enemy: Ebola.

    “When I speak to my countrymen, they tell me they would rather fight a civil war than Ebola,” said John Barclay, 54, who fled to South Jersey in 2001.

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Two Egg Harbor Township residents are contestants in Miss New Jersey pageant

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, June 13, 2013 01:14 pm

 Kaitlyn Schoeffel, left, and Courtney Fairfield, both of EHT are competing in this weekend's Miss New Jersey pageant Kaitlyn Schoeffel, left, and Courtney Fairfield, both of EHT are competing in this weekend's Miss New Jersey pageant

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township will be well represented this weekend at the Miss New Jersey pageant in Ocean City with two out of the 23 contestants hailing here as their hometown.

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Under the Stars movies to be offered in Egg Harbor Twp.

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, June 11, 2013 12:00 am

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Egg Harbor Township Recreation Department presents its Under the Stars movies at the Tony Canale Amphitheater. Movies start at dusk, approximately 8 p.m.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, May 29-June 6

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, June 10, 2013 08:10 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.

Gerald Johnson, 46, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested May 29 by Officer Joseph Colella and charged with being a fugitive from justice.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, May 29-June 6

 

Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox youths serve at New Jersey Wave Camp for children with specialized medical needs

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, June 10, 2013 12:00 am

Submitted/Peter Liacopulos, one of the GOYANS, enjoying an event, with a Wave Camp attendee. Submitted/Peter Liacopulos, one of the GOYANS, enjoying an event, with a Wave Camp attendee.

New Jersey Wave is a summer program for children who have specialized medical needs. Sponsored by the New Jersey American Lung Association, NJ WAVE was created to facilitate new friendships among children with specialized medical needs, enhance their group interaction, and promote networking with role models.

It provides campers with the experience of what other kids enjoy at the Jersey Shore.

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Students race for the finish line in Miller Mile

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Written by Laura Stetser Sunday, June 09, 2013 12:00 am

Submitted/ Pictured are the top three winners in each category with Principal Marge Fopeano. Pictured in back from left are Principal Marge Fopeano, Alexandria Cotter, Harrison Stewart, Cole Gordan, Sarah Azegzhad and Lauren Princz. In front from left are Trip Crowley, Madison Morgan, Ahmad Brown, Olivia Shafer, Isabella Leak, Brandon Bell and Ethan Dodd Submitted/ Pictured are the top three winners in each category with Principal Marge Fopeano. Pictured in back from left are Principal Marge Fopeano, Alexandria Cotter, Harrison Stewart, Cole Gordan, Sarah Azegzhad and Lauren Princz. In front from left are Trip Crowley, Madison Morgan, Ahmad Brown, Olivia Shafer, Isabella Leak, Brandon Bell and Ethan Dodd

The Miller Mile is an annual event at the Dr. Joyanne D. Miller Elementary School in Egg Harbor Township. All students run the mile route at various times during the school year under the supervision of the physical education teachers. The students who ran the fastest times during their physical education classes are the participants in this event.

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EHT counselor co-authors new book with celebrity daughter

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Written by Charlie Pritchard Saturday, June 08, 2013 12:00 am

Submitted/Alexi Panos has co-authored her second book with her mother Riana Milne Submitted/Alexi Panos has co-authored her second book with her mother Riana Milne

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Author Riana Milne, a resident of Egg Harbor Township, realized as a teen that she needed to rethink her life as being very precious and a gift. Unfortunately this realization came about due to the loss of her best friend who was killed at 16 by a drunk driver.

Milne has co-authored a new book with her youngest daughter, Alexi Panos, entitled “Live Beyond Your Dreams: from Fear and Doubt to Personal Power, Purpose and Success.” This is their second book together; the first, “Watch Me: The Bold New Motivational Attitude for Personal Success” was published in 2006.

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FCCLA team members headed to nationals

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, June 07, 2013 12:00 am

Laura Stetser/From left are advisors Carol Weidman and Leslie Volpe, FCCLA members Mariah Belber (senior, Life Event Planning), Sarah Zbieranowski (junior, Focus on Children), Arianna Vizcarrondo (junior, Focus on Children), Jeffrecia Skinner (junior, Focus on Children), and Rebecca Yaffee (junior, Teach and Train) who are going to nationals. Laura Stetser/From left are advisors Carol Weidman and Leslie Volpe, FCCLA members Mariah Belber (senior, Life Event Planning), Sarah Zbieranowski (junior, Focus on Children), Arianna Vizcarrondo (junior, Focus on Children), Jeffrecia Skinner (junior, Focus on Children), and Rebecca Yaffee (junior, Teach and Train) who are going to nationals.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The Egg Harbor Township High School chapter of the Family Career and Community Leaders of America competed in recent state competitions recently and scored well enough to send several team members to this summer’s nationals in Nashville, Tenn.

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Egg Harbor Twp. girl is NJ Preteen National Teenager 2013

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, June 06, 2013 08:11 am

Laura Stetser/Julia Keating is honored by Township Committeewoman Laura Pfrommer during a Wednesday, May 29 meeting. Laura Stetser/Julia Keating is honored by Township Committeewoman Laura Pfrommer during a Wednesday, May 29 meeting.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP -Julia Keating, 12, of Egg Harbor Township was crowned April 19 in Ocean City and will head this summer to San Antonio, Texas to compete for the national title. The scholarship pageant tests the girls’ academics, school and community involvement, poise and personality as well as personal expression.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, May 21-30

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, June 04, 2013 10:02 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.

Kevin V. Nixon, 28, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested May 21 by Officer Jeffrey Lancaster and charged with resisting arrest.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, May 21-30

 

Egg Harbor Township will again offer free weekly outdoor concerts

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Saturday, June 01, 2013 08:12 am

Laura Stetser/EHT Recreation Department hosts a free summer concert series with the help of local sponsors. Laura Stetser/EHT Recreation Department hosts a free summer concert series with the help of local sponsors.

Egg Harbor Township Recreation Department presents its summer concert series each Friday at 7 p.m. at the Tony Canale Amphitheater starting on June 28. Free admission. This year’s schedule includes The Jersey Juke Box, Juicy, Tidal Wave Band, Cumberland County College, Lighthouse, Rubber Souls, Shakes, Mays Landing United Jazz and Hamilton Township Community band. Bring chairs or blankets. The department is still looking for sponsors. 

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