• EHT Current

    EHTEA will sponsor a free outdoor showing of Despicable Me 2 in Egg Harbor Township

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township Education Association is hosting a free movie night on Saturday, July 19.

     “Despicable Me 2” will be shown outdoors at the Tony Canale Park Amphitheater at dark, which occurs around 9 p.m.

  • Columns

    Four key things to know about taking maternity leave in New Jersey

    Writing this week’s column brought me right back. As I tried to refresh my knowledge on the laws regarding maternity leave in New Jersey to offer a primer for local expectant moms, I remembered how I felt when I was in their place; it seemed no one could give me a straight answer about how much time I could take off and…

  • Mainland Current

    Nicole Chain of Seaville with Alyssa Chain, 14, and Amber Glenn, 14, of Ventnor, purchase a few quarts of strawberries from Stoddard Bixby of Petersburg.

    Growing up in South Jersey, your parents have more than likely pulled you along to several community events you wouldn’t find anywhere else in the country. Whether you roll your eyes and reluctantly tag along, count…

  • Columns

    Senate President Steve Sweeney’s surprise announcement about gambling in North Jersey creates even more difficulties for our region, already experiencing tremendous economic challenges. It is particularly troubling now as Revel goes through another bankruptcy and as Showboat prepares to close in August, putting more than 2,000 people out of work.

    Attracting investment and creating jobs are difficult under any circumstances. With the proliferation of casinos up and down the coast and now talk about North Jersey casinos, it will be that much harder to find a buyer for Revel or…

  • Downbeach Current

    Dean Randazzo, 45, of Atlantic City is UNICO’s Person of the Year.

    ATLANTIC CITY – Dean Randazzo, New Jersey’s most successful professional surfer and founder of the Dean Randazzo Cancer Foundation, will be honored as the 2014 Person of the Year by the Greater Atlantic City Chapter of UNICO National and the Atlantic County UNICO Scholarship Foundation.

Current of Egg Harbor Township

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

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Saturday, August 10, 2013 12:00 am

Submitted/Thin strips of zucchini plays the role normally reserved for pasta Submitted/Thin strips of zucchini plays the role normally reserved for pasta

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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'Oz, The Great and Powerful' to be shown at Egg Harbor Twp. outdoor movie night

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

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The Egg Harbor Township Recreation Department is hosting its second of two free outdoor movies Saturday, Aug. 10 with the showing of "Oz, The Great and Powerful" at Tony Canale Park.

Starring actors James Franco, Rachel Weisz, Michele Williams, this PG rated film follows the story of Oscar Diggs, a small time circus magician with dubious ethics, as he is hurled away from dusty Kansas to the vibrant Land of Oz.

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Former NBA star and pro coach visits young basketball players in Egg Harbor Twp.

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, August 09, 2013 03:38 pm

Submitted/Chris Ford of Egg Harbor Township, standing at right, was an NBA National Champion when the played for the Boston Celtics. Submitted/Chris Ford of Egg Harbor Township, standing at right, was an NBA National Champion when the played for the Boston Celtics.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP- NBA National Champion Chris Ford, who played for the Boston Celtics, stopped by the Egg Harbor Township Girls Junior Eagles Basketball summer camp on Wednesday, Aug. 7. According to Danielle Conroy, one of the coaches, the Egg Harbor Township resident is the grandfather of one of the participants, his granddaughter Isabella DeRichie, also of Egg Harbor Township.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, July 30-Aug.6

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Friday, August 09, 2013 03:28 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.

Victor E. Matias, 20, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested July 30 by Officer Joseph Colella and Charles Davenport and charged with possession of a handgun and possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

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Bright Stars' Family Fun Night blends community with a cause

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, August 09, 2013 07:41 am

Submitted/Alex's Lemonade Stand is the beneficiary of the event Submitted/Alex's Lemonade Stand is the beneficiary of the event

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Bright Stars Gymnastics Academy is hosting its annual Family Fun Night Friday, Aug. 9 benefitting Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, a nonprofit organization that raises money for childhood cancer research.

Bonnie Petitt, owner of Bright Stars and co-director of the event said the event blends community with a cause.

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EHT mother of fatal hit and run victim protesting potential release of offender (VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, August 07, 2013 03:33 pm

 EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Mimi Broschard said she felt her hands were tied as she sat for days listening to the testimony in the trial of William Simkins, an Egg Harbor Township resident who was charged with vehicular homicide and leaving the scene of a fatal accident that took the life of her 16-year-old son, Jacob, on Sept. 6, 2010.

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Egg Harbor Twp. 'Night Out' a rocking good time (SLIDESHOW,VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, August 07, 2013 10:01 am

Laura Stetser/Pictured from left are Tyler Smith, 12, Colin Bagot, 11, Will Danz, 12, and Johnny Moller, 12, all of Egg Harbor Township as they prepare to make their tongues match their soccer team shirts by eating the free cotton candy that was offered at the event. Laura Stetser/Pictured from left are Tyler Smith, 12, Colin Bagot, 11, Will Danz, 12, and Johnny Moller, 12, all of Egg Harbor Township as they prepare to make their tongues match their soccer team shirts by eating the free cotton candy that was offered at the event.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The 30th Annual National Night Out was marked in Egg Harbor Township with a full roster of activities ranging from police demonstrations to bouncy houses for the younger attendees.

Free food and fun were available throughout the night, Tuesday, Aug. 6 at Tony Canale Park, as the rainy weather held out for the evening’s activities.

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Funeral for EHT's George Wilkinson is Saturday, Aug. 10

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, August 07, 2013 09:40 am

Submitted/George Wilkinson passed away peacefully at home on Aug. 5 Submitted/George Wilkinson passed away peacefully at home on Aug. 5

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Funeral services for longtime Egg Harbor Township High School math teacher and coach George B. Wilkinson, 58, of Egg Harbor Township, will begin at 6 p.m. Friday, August 9, with a visitation from 6-9 p.m. at Central United Methodist Church, 5 Marvin Avenue, Linwood. A visitation will again be held from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10 at the church, followed by a service at 11 a.m.

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Egg Harbor Township Police win Guns vs. Hoses games (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, August 07, 2013 08:51 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The battle was heated, but the competition was ultimately friendly in the inaugural Guns vs. Hoses softball game between the Egg Harbor Township police and fire departments played during the township’s National Night Out celebration, Tuesday, Aug. 6 at Tony Canale Park.

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