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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…

  • Sports

    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…

  • Columns

    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…

  • Current of Pleasantville, Absecon

    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.

  • Mainland Current

    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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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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Atlantic County Mental Health Administrator to receive Golden Bell Leadership Award

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Wednesday, June 19, 2013 12:00 am

Atlantic County Mental Health Administrator Sally Williams will receive the 2013 Golden Bell Leadership Award from the Mental Health Association in New Jersey on June 18 at the Crystal Point Yacht Club in Point Pleasant. Williams is one of ten recipients to receive this honor in recognition of the role of mental health administrators during Superstorm Sandy. The recipients represent the ten counties that were declared disasters as a result of the October 29, 2012 superstorm.

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Egg Harbor Township residents receive college degrees

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013 12:00 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The following Egg Harbor Township resients announced their graduation from college:

Nicolas Richey of Egg Harbor Township, was among more than 300 students who received diplomas at Marietta College's 176th graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 12, in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center. Richey completed requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Petroleum Engineering.

Thomas Dugan and Jeffrey Sennett both of Egg Harbor Township graduated from Delaware Valley College in May 2013.

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Discount amusement tickets available to Egg Harbor Township residents

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Saturday, June 15, 2013 12:00 am

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The Egg Harbor Township Recreation Department is selling discount tickets to amusement parks and destinations such as Clementon Park, Dorney Park, Hershey Park, Morey’s & Mariners Landing, Philadelphia Zoo, Sahara’s Sams, Sesame Place and Splash Zone. Purchase Monday thru Friday at the Egg Harbor Township Community Center.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, June 7-11

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Friday, June 14, 2013 08:40 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.

Edwin D. Arreaga-Sacan, 24, of Ventnor was arrested June 7 by Officer Shawn Owen and charged with driving while intoxicated.

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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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