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    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A racial discrimination lawsuit filed against Egg Harbor Township and several Township Committee members has officially concluded  more than four years after it was filed by a now retired Egg Harbor Township Police captain.

    Hector Tavarez, who at the time was a lieutenant on the force, filed a federal lawsuit in the United States District Court in December 2009 alleging that the township’s failure to promote him to the rank of captain in 2007, 2008 and 2009 constituted racial discrimination. 

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    Fireworks will be added to EHT's National Night OutEGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  This year when the community comes together to mark National Night Out, the evening of fun will conclude with a fireworks display.

    The nationwide event, now in its 31st year, is held locally on the first Tuesday at Tony Canale Park. It is organized to prevent crime and substance abuse and to foster a sense of community among the residents.

  • Downbeach Current

    Beach bagEveryone seems to have a different idea of how a day at the beach should go. As locals, we’ve seen all types of beach days, but the one thing in common is that it's always a good day for people watching. Below are the common beach types you'll see along South Jersey's shoreline:

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     GALLOWAY– Mara Justine Platt, the Galloway preteen who wowed judges on NBC’s "America’s Got Talent" last month, did it again with her rendition of Whitney Houston’s “I Have Nothing” during Judgment Week on the show, which aired Tuesday, July 22.

    As part of her selection by “AGT,” Platt, 12, will perform at Radio City Music Hall (airing 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays on NBC). NBC has not announced the date of her next appearance.

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    The Mom’s Beat: Nursing moms shouldn’t have to feed babies in dirty bathroom stalls

    In theory, traveling with a nursing infant should be easier than making the trip with a bottle-fed one. There’s no mess, no need for warming devices and no bottles to lug around. The babies are also more likely to be calmer, which benefits all travelers.

    But as one local mother found out, it’s not always that easy or…

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Stir It Up > Salmon Pinwheels Stuffed with Chard (SLIDESHOW)

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Saturday, August 17, 2013 11:36 am

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We love when our proteins and veggies play together. This recipe a great summertime grilling idea. Blanch your chard in salted water and then season with olive oil, salt and pepper. Full directions and slideshow below.

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Egg Harbor Township Tax bills due by Aug. 19

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, August 16, 2013 09:07 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Monday, Aug. 19 is the final day for Egg Harbor Township residents to pay the third quarter 2013 tax bill without accruing interest. This date was the extended grace period. The original due date was Aug. 1. 

If you wish to check on the status of your account, go to www.ehtgov.org and select "Property Taxes" at the top of the page. Insert the name or address of the property you are inquiring. 

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More New Jersey drivers may be able to 'skip the trip' to renew licenses

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, August 16, 2013 07:32 am

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State program expands to offer mail-in option to all ages of drivers

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – No matter how pleasant the staff tries to make the experience, a trip to the Motor Vehicle Commission is never thought of as a fun way to spend one’s time.

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Tom Williams’ column always enjoyable

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, August 14, 2013 03:31 pm

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To the editor:

I wanted to express my pleasure in reading Tom Williams’s column
“At Large” each week. Whether he writes about “movies for a rainy day or reminiscing about Ocean City Businesses no longer there”- his articles are well written and always enjoyable.

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EHT voters approve of Booker, Lonegan for special U.S. Senate race

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, August 14, 2013 05:40 am

Submitted/Cory Booker, left, and Steven Lonegan will face off for U.S. Senate seat Submitted/Cory Booker, left, and Steven Lonegan will face off for U.S. Senate seat

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP- Polls closed last night with Egg Harbor Township voters following the majority of others across the state, moving forward Democratic Newark Mayor Cory Booker against Republican Steven Lonegan, former Bogota mayor, to fill the unexpired term vacated by the death of longtime U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg.

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The Egg Harbor Township Fire Report, Aug. 1-13

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, August 13, 2013 04:50 pm

Submitted by Dennis Sharpe/On Aug. 9, the Bargaintown, Scullville and Cardiff Volunteer Fire Companies responded to Zion Road in the vicinity of the Garden State Parkway for a structure fire and were on location for two hours. Submitted by Dennis Sharpe/On Aug. 9, the Bargaintown, Scullville and Cardiff Volunteer Fire Companies responded to Zion Road in the vicinity of the Garden State Parkway for a structure fire and were on location for two hours.

On Aug. 1, the Farmington Volunteer Fire Company No. 4 responded at 2:36 p.m. to the 200 block of Woodland Avenue for a vehicle fire and was on location for 30 minutes.

On Aug. 5, the Cardiff, Bargaintown and Farmington Volunteer Fire Companies responded at 7:14 p.m. to the Cardiff station at 6609 Black Horse Pike for a structure fire and were on location for several hours. Egg Harbor Township Police are interviewing a suspect seen leaving the scene of the fire.

Read more: The Egg Harbor Township Fire Report, Aug. 1-13

   

Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company issues a call for help of their own

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, August 13, 2013 12:19 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Paper can put out fires, according to the Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company, but they are going to need a lot more of it to continue their work in the community.

 The paper they refer to in their fundraising campaign is money, said Lt. Mike Rinehart, who is charge of the company’s fundraising.

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History Notes, Aug. 11: The Lee Family

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Sunday, August 11, 2013 12:00 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Welcome to History Notes, our weekly feature that looks back through Egg Harbor Township history.

Each Sunday, 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.

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Stir It Up > Zucchini 'pasta' salad and Chimichurri marinade (SLIDESHOW)

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Saturday, August 10, 2013 12:00 am

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Looking for a lighter summer side dish? Try out subsituting zucchini for pasta in a Zucchini 'Pasta' Salad dish.

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South Jersey kids get busy building over summer months

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Written by Laura Stetser Saturday, August 10, 2013 12:00 am

Submitted/Lego battle scene is created by Dominick McNew Jr. of Hammonton Submitted/Lego battle scene is created by Dominick McNew Jr. of Hammonton

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The EHT Current put out the call to see how creative kids across South Jersey were this summer using their building sets. Here are the pictures we received:

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