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    Laura Stetser/The vacant Hickory Log Inn restaurant is the first of five buildings slated for firefighter training exercises.“There is no better project to address the issues facing Atlantic City than to clean up the entrance to it,” -Egg Harbor Township Mayor James "Sonny" McCullough

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – It won’t be the big demolition that so many township residents have been waiting to see, but firefighters…

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    snow cancellationsBelow is a an ongoing list of the weather-related closures and cancellations for Atlantic County. Check back often as more are expected to be announced in advance of the snowstorm forecasted.

    Gov. Chris Christie announced in a press conference on Monday, Jan. 26 that New Jersey is now under a state of emergency and all state offices are being closed at 1 p.m. and will remain closed tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 27.

    Assumption Regional Catholic School closed Tuesday, Jan. 27. All Tuesday activities moved to…

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    Test your luck at ‘Dine and Dine’ Community Partnership ‘FUNraiser’ Feb. 28

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Community Partnership for Egg Harbor Township Schools, Inc. is betting it will have a “full house” at its eighth annual February FUNraiser.

    Presented by Shore Medical Center for the eighth year in a row, the Dice and Dine event will be held Saturday, Feb. 28, at Greate Bay Country Club in Somers Point, with live casino games…

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    Egg Harbor Township newsEGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – In what is described as an uncommon move among municipalities in New Jersey, Egg Harbor Township took a step toward giving the lion’s share of revenue from affordable housing projects to the Egg Harbor Township School District to help offset the impact of new students such development could generate.

     This verbal offer from Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough was confirmed in his Dec. 23 letter to Superintendent Scott McCartney that was accepted by the…

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For EHT’s Matthew Stephens, bowling is the perfect game

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, December 12, 2013 03:38 pm

Laura Stetser/Freshman Matthew Stephens competes in several bowling leagues as well as for the Egg Harbor Township High School bowling team. Laura Stetser/Freshman Matthew Stephens competes in several bowling leagues as well as for the Egg Harbor Township High School bowling team.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Achieving what some older bowlers work toward their entire lives, one Egg Harbor Township High School freshman bowler hit the elusive perfect score of 300 earlier this fall.

Achieving 12 strikes in a row, Matthew Stephens also hit the milestone before the person who has been teaching him since he was born, his father, Martin.

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Cardiff fire company combines Santa and safety (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Chuck Eberson Tuesday, December 10, 2013 10:20 am

Chuck Eberson/Payton, 5 tells Santa what she wants for Christmas with her brother Nicholas, 9 both of Egg Harbor Township. Chuck Eberson/Payton, 5 tells Santa what she wants for Christmas with her brother Nicholas, 9 both of Egg Harbor Township.

The Cardiff fire department had their open house on Saturday, Dec. 7 illustrating various safety measures along with a visit from Santa. One demonstration was extricating a driver from a badly damaged vehicle with the Jaws of Life extraction tool. Firefighters showed how they were able to cut away portions of the vehicle while protecting the occupant in a powerful yet delicate operation.

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History Notes, Nov. 11: Laying gravel on Somers Point Mays Landing Road in 1913

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Sunday, December 08, 2013 12:00 am

Submitted/Gravel train used in 1913 Submitted/Gravel train used in 1913

 

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.

Read more: History Notes, Nov. 11: Laying gravel on Somers Point Mays Landing Road in 1913

 

Egg Harbor Township chef creates larger-than-life gingerbread house for a little holiday magic

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Written by Laura Stetser Saturday, December 07, 2013 07:12 pm

Laura Stester/Club manager Lori Burk and Executive Chef John Manzione explain take a moment from the work to explain the project. Laura Stester/Club manager Lori Burk and Executive Chef John Manzione explain take a moment from the work to explain the project.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Some things in life are better the bigger they are, and John Manzione, the executive chef at Hidden Creek Golf Club in Egg Harbor Township, decided that the holidays were the perfect time to up the ante.

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Poker players get extra chips in Saturday’s game by donating to Toys for Tots

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, December 04, 2013 04:33 pm

Poker event in Egg Harbor Townshpi Poker event in Egg Harbor Townshpi

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The local chapter of the World Tavern Poker club is hosting a “Battle of the Bars” Texas hold’em poker tournament 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 at King Pin Bowling, 6622 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township.

The chapter is part of the nationwide organization that organizes tournaments in which players win points and prizes. No money is exchanged.

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Santa to visit neighborhoods of Bargaintown section of Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, December 02, 2013 11:33 am

Santa will be checking on Bargaintown kids Dec. 9-10 Santa will be checking on Bargaintown kids Dec. 9-10

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A very special visitor is coming to neighborhoods in the Bargaintown section of the township on Monday, Dec. 9 and Tuesday, Dec. 10 and it’s going to be hard to miss him, thanks to the friends who will be helping him make the rounds.

Santa will be driven through the streets on the top of a Bargaintown Volunteer Fire Company fire truck from 6-9 p.m. both nights.  Lights and sirens will be blazing, so keep your eyes and ears open to spot your chance to see the big guy. 

See the route schedule below:

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History Notes, Dec. 1, 2013: Motorized sleds on Bargaintown mill pond

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Sunday, December 01, 2013 05:45 pm

Submitted/Toby Dilks on Bargaintown mill pond in the 1960s Submitted/Toby Dilks on Bargaintown mill pond in the 1960s

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.

Read more: History Notes, Dec. 1, 2013: Motorized sleds on Bargaintown mill pond

 

Egg Harbor Township Recreation Department head honored for service

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Written by Laura Stetser Saturday, November 30, 2013 06:56 am

Laura Stetser/Bob Lincoln receives his plaque from Egg Harbor Township Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough. Laura Stetser/Bob Lincoln receives his plaque from Egg Harbor Township Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough.

The Egg Harbor Township Committee honored head of the township Director of Parks and Recreation Robert Lincoln for 30 years of valued service to the township on Wednesday, Oct. 23. Longtime Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough presented him with a plaque and joked that Lincoln was one of the very few township employees that he did not hire.

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Holiday Pops Concert on tap (VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Saturday, November 30, 2013 12:00 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The members of the Atlantic County Pops Community Band filled the music room of Fernwood Avenue Middle School on Tuesday, Nov. 19 as they gathered for their first group rehearsal for the upcoming annual Toy Drive Concert where attendees bring in a gift for needy children instead of paying for admission.

The concert, set for 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4, features holiday music and brings together young and experienced musicians alike.

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Egg Harbor Township family to appear on Jimmy Kimmel Live show tonight

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, November 27, 2013 09:07 am

Submitted/The Maegerle Family of Egg Harbor Township Submitted/The Maegerle Family of Egg Harbor Township

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Out of thousands of people who submitted YouTube videos and made it through rounds of Skype interviews, one family from Egg Harbor Township has been selected to participate in Jimmy Kimmel Live’s Thanksgiving Family Scavenger Hunt, set to air during tonight’s show.

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