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    ehtac1ATLANTIC CITY - Kevin Stetser said before the season started that it was time for the Egg Harbor Township High School football program to win again.

    Not just to compete, not to play for the tie and overtime on the road – but to win.

    In his wildest dreams, he probably didn’t expect…

  • Regional

    Miss America 2015 is Miss New York, Kira Kazantsev.ATLANTIC CITY—It was a three-peat at Boardwalk Hall Sunday night as Kira Kazantsev, Miss New York brought the crown home for the Empire State for the third year running. She follows Miss Americas Nina Davuluri and Mallory Hagan with the crown. 

    The 22-year old blonde, Hofstra University graudate performed the very upbeat song “Happy” while sitting on stage and tapping out the tune with a red plastic cup during the…

  • EHT Current

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  Egg Harbor Township Committee is expected to approve a new affordable housing project at its Wednesday, Sept. 17 meeting.

    If approved, the project would create up to 135 units of affordable “family housing” by the Marlton-based Michaels Development Company at the intersection of Doughty and Fire roads.

    The township is required by the state to provide affordable housing, despite years of court battles attempting to get its many existing mobile home parks and apartments used as credit toward that obligation.

  • Mainland Current

    Democrats Steve Sweeney, Colin Bell and Vince Mazzeo on the Somers Point-Mays Landing Road Friday morning to point out the deficiencies of the circa 1967 bridge.SOMERS POINT – The bridge on Somers Point-Mays Landing Road that divides Somers Point and Egg Harbor Township was the focus of a press conference Friday, Sept. 12 called by state Senate President Steven Sweeney of…

  • Columns

    Enterovirus update New Jersey

     You know what’s coming. That sneeze you just heard means that cold and flu season is creeping up. But this time, the annual germ festival could be bringing along new friend that you should know about.

    Meet enterovirus D68, a respiratory illness first identified in California in the 1960s that is making a comeback, sickening approximately 1,000 children already in other parts of the country.

Current of Egg Harbor Township

WWII encampment event in Egg Harbor Twp. to feature daylong music, history and more (VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, July 24, 2013 10:53 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The staff at the Greate Egg Harbour Township Historical Society have been busy at work for more than a year, preparing for this week’s World War II encampment, titled “Breakout at Normandy.”

Set for Saturday, July 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the daylong event is designed to honor WWII veterans and educate the public on what it was like for soldiers during this epic war, according to program director Dan Lawless.

Read more: WWII encampment event in Egg Harbor Twp. to feature daylong music, history and more (VIDEO)

 

Egg Harbor Township Police Athletic League’s Annual Fair for All

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, July 24, 2013 12:00 am

Laura Stetser/EHT PAL Laura Stetser/EHT PAL

The Egg Harbor Township Police Athletic League will hold its Annual Fair for All from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 15 at its Ready to Ride facility, 2590 Ridge Ave. There will be food vendors, crafters, giant inflatable bouncers, petting zoo, pony rides, go-kart rides, paintball target shooting and more. Fun for the whole family.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Athletic League’s Annual Fair for All

   

Egg Harbor Twp. students win top prizes at national FCCLA conference

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, July 24, 2013 12:00 am

Submitted/Pictured from left are FCCLA members Corie Meredith, Paige Maples, Emily Mulherin, Rebecca Yaffee, Dan Vacarro and Shannon Lenihan displaying their medals. Submitted/Pictured from left are FCCLA members Corie Meredith, Paige Maples, Emily Mulherin, Rebecca Yaffee, Dan Vacarro and Shannon Lenihan displaying their medals.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - From July 5-11 over 7,000 Family Career and Community Leaders of America members attended the 2013 FCCLA National Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tenn. Among the participants were six Egg Harbor Township High School students representing New Jersey in their event categories. 

Read more: Egg Harbor Twp. students win top prizes at national FCCLA conference

 

First-time EHT novelist blends science and espionage

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, July 23, 2013 12:00 am

 

Submitted/Corbin Coltrane is the pen name of Egg Harbor Township resident Jeff Dilks, who has written a new book. Submitted/Corbin Coltrane is the pen name of Egg Harbor Township resident Jeff Dilks, who has written a new book.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Marrying scientific fact with fiction in his debut novel, one Egg Harbor Township resident has just released the fruit of year-long writing process with his debut novel called “Entanglement: An International Spy Thriller,” self-published through Amazon.

Read more: First-time EHT novelist blends science and espionage

   

Families dig dino facts at Egg Harbor Township library event

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 22, 2013 11:49 am

Submitted/Dr. Matt Bonnan of Hammonton shows the children artifacts and dinosaur bones he brought. Submitted/Paleontologist Matt Bonnan of Hammonton shows the children artifacts and dinosaur bones he brought.

Paleontologist Matt Bonnan of Richard Stockton College of New Jersey presented a special program about dinosaurs on Tuesday, July 16 as part of the Dig Into Reading summer reading program at Atlantic County Library System’s Egg Harbor Township branch. (More photos below.)

Read more: Families dig dino facts at Egg Harbor Township library event

 

Township fire department awards scholarships

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 22, 2013 11:38 am

Submitted/Pictured from left are Egg Harbor Township Fire Department President and West Atlantic City Volunteer Fire Company Chief Wallace Bakely, West Atlantic City volunteer fire fighter Martin Maldonado, President, Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary Donna Winkler, student Lauren Moran, Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company Chief R. Charles Winkler, Daniel Warrell with his father, Scullville Volunteer Firefighter Bill Warrell, Olivia Higbee with her father Cardiff firefighter and Deputy Chief of the Atlantic City International Airport Fire Department William Higbee. Not pictured are Christian Delaney and his father Scullville firefighter Jim Delaney.  Submitted/Pictured from left are Egg Harbor Township Fire Department President and West Atlantic City Volunteer Fire Company Chief Wallace Bakely, West Atlantic City volunteer fire fighter Martin Maldonado, President, Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary Donna Winkler, student Lauren Moran, Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company Chief R. Charles Winkler, Daniel Warrell with his father, Scullville Volunteer Firefighter Bill Warrell, Olivia Higbee with her father Cardiff firefighter and Deputy Chief of the Atlantic City International Airport Fire Department William Higbee. Not pictured are Christian Delaney and his father Scullville firefighter Jim Delaney.

The Egg Harbor Township Fire Department presented the 2013 scholarships to Egg Harbor Township students Wednesday, June 19 at the Egg Harbor Township High School. The scholarships are awarded in the name of Past Chief Anthony "Tony" Canale.

   

Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, July 12-15

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Monday, July 22, 2013 11:31 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.

Sean T. Gregory, 37, of Mount Laurel was arrested July 12 by Officers Gary Johnson and Michael O’Hagan and charged with theft.

 Jacquelyn Masters, 44, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested July 13 by Officer Lawrence Graham and charged with driving while intoxicated.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, July 12-15

 

Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, July 4-11

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Friday, July 19, 2013 12:15 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.

 Ronald Mitchell, 51, of Somers Point was arrested July 4 by Officer Edward Bertino and charged with making terroristic threats.

 John J. Cannizzaro III, 19, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested July 4 by Officer Louis Poletis and charged with driving while intoxicated.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, July 4-11

   

EHT students display award winning business skills at FBLA national conference

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, July 18, 2013 12:00 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The members of Egg Harbor Township High School Future Business Leaders of America received a hero’s welcome home from their trip 2013 National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Calif. on Monday, July 1 as members of local volunteer fire companies and police escorted the group’s bus back to the high school with sirens blaring.

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Egg Harbor Township sponsors a movie night in the park (SLIDESHOW)

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013 10:04 am

Chuck Eberson/Kevin Corcoran and his sons Sean and Tommy, all of Egg Harbor Township settle in for an evening at the movies. Chuck Eberson/Kevin Corcoran and his sons Sean and Tommy, all of Egg Harbor Township settle in for an evening at the movies.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Egg Harbor Township’s Recreation Department presented its Under the Stars movie, “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” on Saturday, July 13 at the Tony Canale Amphitheater. (Slideshow is below)

Read more: Egg Harbor Township sponsors a movie night in the park (SLIDESHOW)

   

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