• EHT Current

    Laura Stetser/Wawa to open at corner of Black Horse Pike and Fire Road in Egg Harbor TownshipGrand opening festivities also include charitable hoagie-building competition between police, fire department

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Wawa, Inc. today announced the grand opening of its new Egg Harbor Township store, located at 6743 Black Horse Pike, with festivities set to begin at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24.

    The celebration will include a charitable hoagie-building…

  • EHT Current

    Halloween Trick or Treating in Egg Harbor Township

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Get the costumes and candy bags ready: Egg Harbor Township has set its trick or treat times for Halloween night.

  • Mainland Current

    Halloween parade and funfest set in Linwood LINWOOD – The Linwood Board of Recreation Halloween happenings are a little different this year, but organizers are aiming to provide a full night of family-friendly fun Saturday, Oct. 25.

    The day begins with a few kicks in the grass during the MUSA annual Soccer-ween Tournament. The hay bale maze opens 4:30, and there will be a bounce house for the kids, pumpkin painting, a photographer and refreshments.

  • Galloway Current

    Former detective pleads guilty to having sex on the job

    MAYS LANDING – A former Egg Harbor City police detective pled guilty Tuesday, Oct. 21 to official misconduct for exploiting his position as a police officer in order to engage in sexual conduct with several women, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain said.

    On Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, Steven Hadley, 31, of Port Republic, was charged with four counts of second-degree official misconduct.

  • Current of Pleasantville, Absecon

    A city man was arrested here on over-the-counter heroin sales at a popular downtown Main Street market after police executed a search warrant following a three-week investigation.PLEASANTVILLE – A city man was arrested here on over-the-counter heroin sales at a popular downtown Main Street market after police executed a search warrant following a three-week investigation.

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Top 3 options for paying a missed toll on Atlantic City Expressway

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, June 26, 2013 09:00 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Ever have your money miss the coin drop at a toll booth along the Atlantic City Expressway? Or, more likely, did you not have exact change to pay the toll?

As thousands of people flock into Atlantic City for the Atlantic City Air Show Wednesday, June 26, there will likely be some folks who fail to pay the tolls along the roadway that ushers everyone in.

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Egg Harbor Township High School students have sense about the value of a dollar

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, June 25, 2013 08:05 pm

Submitted/Egg Harbor Township High School social studies teacher George Haupin’s entire ‘gold class’  holds up a check representing the total contribution for all of the classes.  The total came to $939.  Gold alone contributed $375.  The Blue class came in second, contributing $281. Submitted/Egg Harbor Township High School social studies teacher George Haupin’s entire ‘gold class’ holds up a check representing the total contribution for all of the classes. The total came to $939. Gold alone contributed $375. The Blue class came in second, contributing $281.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – In May the students in Egg Harbor Township High School social studies teacher George Haupin investigated health problems in Africa and became very moved by the plight of children infected with AIDS and malaria. “These diseases are still epidemics there. The students were very impressed with the fact that $30 can treat 10 children with AIDS, and $10 can purchase mosquito netting to protect a whole family for one year, and $2 can pay for drugs to treat 4 children with malaria,” Haupin said.

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Miller School announces students for Hero of the Month, May-June

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, June 25, 2013 02:46 pm

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The Dr. Joyanne D. Miller Elementary School announced the students who qualified for the May Hero of the Month by displaying the life skill of sense of perseverance. The students are:

4th Grade: Lillian Sibbert, Siera Lang, Corey Gilson, Jillian Sweeny, Leilani Moreno, Keion Hill Ming, Erica Millan, Andrew Oeser, Nicole Simpson, Ruby Lieu, Evan Shuttleworth, Lilo Garrett, Felix Velazquez, Craig Mulhern, William Alford, Vanessa Le, Marcos Ruiz – Hernandez, Aniqa Nobi, Julie Chen, Dylan King, Vicky Wang, Fernando Martinez, Janai Banks, Tianna Cash and Kyla Soria

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Renowned beer guru Monterosso to join FSA fund-raising event

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, June 25, 2013 10:59 am

Submitted/Gary Monterosso will share his knowledge at Friday, July 19 event Submitted/Gary Monterosso will share his knowledge at Friday, July 19 event

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A local and national beer guru has decided to lend his expertise to the Family Service Association's Second Annual Sweet Dreams Wine, Craft Beer and Chocolate fund-raising event, scheduled for Friday, July 19.

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Conroy is a Phanatic about reading

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, June 25, 2013 12:00 am

Submitted/Madison Conroy of Egg Harbor Township is honored during a Philadelphia Phillies game after being selected as one of the tri-state areas’ most outstanding reader award. Submitted/Madison Conroy of Egg Harbor Township is honored during a Philadelphia Phillies game after being selected as one of the tri-state areas’ most outstanding reader award.

Every year different classes at the Davenport Elementary School participate in The Phillies "Phanatic About Reading" Program. The children must read for 15 minutes every night and record it on their reading log. When the program ended, Davenport Elementary School third grade teacher Kerri Pratt was able to nominate one student for the most outstanding reader and one student for the most improved reader by writing an essay as to why each of those students should win.

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French students show off their foreign language skills

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, June 24, 2013 08:57 pm

Laura Stetser/Eighth grader Christina Pham waits for her audience. She created the book “Mon Ami Aussi,” a story about animal friends. Laura Stetser/Eighth grader Christina Pham waits for her audience. She created the book “Mon Ami Aussi,” a story about animal friends.

The Fernwood Avenue Middle School hosted its third annual French Snacks and Story Time event on Wednesday, June 12. This year’s event was open to the community, along with parents and siblings, other students from district’s elementary schools were invited to attend and listen to a French story, do a related craft and have snacks.

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Egg Harbor Township residents named to college deans' lists

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, June 24, 2013 06:47 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP- Several Egg Harbor Township residents have been named to their college deans' lists. They are:

Nicole Tedesco, 22, of Egg Harbor Township was honored by Coastal Carolina University for being named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2013 semester. She will be completing her final year as a philosophy major during the upcoming Spring 2014 semester. She has been recognized for her activism and bringing awareness to issues in the area in local paper the Sun News, as well as local news stations WMBF and WPDE.

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Kyle is recipient of 2013 Current Scholarship

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Written by Laura Stetser Sunday, June 23, 2013 01:48 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Each year, the Current Newspapers awards a scholarship to a graduating senior from Egg Harbor Township High School who has declared journalism as his or her course of study at college.

This year Kelli Kyle is the recipient of the $500 scholarship. Kyle lives with her family in the West Atlantic City section of the township and will attend Ithaca College in the fall.

 Below, she answers a few questions about her decision to pursue journalism and her goals:

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American Idol finalist Jason Castro to perform in Egg Harbor Township this fall (VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, June 20, 2013 03:33 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Atlantic Christian School announced today, Thursday, June 20 that American Idol finalist Jason Castro, a contestant in the 2008 seventh season of the music competition show, will headline its inaugural Atlantic Christian School Music Fest on Saturday, Sept. 21 in Egg Harbor Township.

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Marijuana school debuts in New Jersey

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, June 19, 2013 10:30 am

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Medical marijuana 'school' teaches business entrepreneurship and cultivation tips

To respond to the growth in states with laws allowing medical marijuana, schools educating entrepreneurs on the ways to cultivate and run a budding business have been cropping up around the county and the first one just announced its arrival in New Jersey.

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