• Mainland Current

    Suzanne Marino/The helping hands of Everyone’s Children are from left Samantha Mazuz, Shelly Furman, Stacey Rich, June Dix all of Linwood and Aiccis Bloom of Ventnor.

    LINWOOD—Saturday morning Stacey Rich’s home could have passed for the Easter Bunny’s workshop. Hundreds of baskets lined every flat surface in the living room, dining room, kitchen and family room and volunteers were…

  • EHT Current

    Yogathon benefits Relay for Life team

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – One local Relay for Life team is looking for supporters who want to stretch themselves for a good cause.

     The Slim’s Butterscotchers are hosting a daylong yogathon in Egg Harbor Township Saturday, May 3 to raise money for the American Cancer Society.

     The event, called “Are you Down to Fight Cancer?” will feature a variety of yoga classes taught by instructors representing many local yoga studios. The more challenging power…

  • EHT Current

    Laura Stetser/Sgt. Cherie Burgan explains drug trends to Egg Harbor Township High School parents on Wednesday, April 9.

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The grumbling started in the parking lot of Egg Harbor Township High School as the line of parents entering the first-ever mandatory pre-prom information session began to grow longer on Wednesday, April 9.

    “This is ridiculous,” one mother was overheard saying.

    “This better not take long,”…

  • Mainland Current

    Sister Judy Loschiavo in her first grade classroom at St. Joseph Regional School in Somers Point SOMERS POINT – Sister Judy Loschiavo found music as a remedy to deal with grief after the loss of her parents. Now her hope is that her music will allow others feeling a sense of loss to find a chord that rings true to them.

  • Columns

     The Mom's Beat blog by Laura Stetser

    The good news and the bad news is that my family is in the market for a new minivan. I wish it could be a different style of car, but it truly is the only mode of transportation that works for us.

     After driving the same one for seven years, I am looking forward to a clean slate. I can’t wait for that new car smell, unfaded upholstery and corners without hidden…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Milestones marked by both building and student body at Eagle Academy

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, June 12, 2013 12:00 am

Submitted/Senior Clarissa Kershenblatt delivers a speech during senior night Tuesday, June 4. Submitted/Senior Clarissa Kershenblatt delivers a speech during senior night Tuesday, June 4.

EHT’s alternative high school graduates largest class ever as its historic building turns 100

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – For most seniors in the graduating Class of 2013, they have spent the past four years roaming the halls of the sprawling Egg Harbor Township High School campus with more than 2,000 other teenagers, but for the handful of other students who attend the district’s alternative high school Eagle Academy, their high school career has been a vastly different experience.

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Harlem Globetrotters make video to support Jersey Shore (VIDEO)

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, June 11, 2013 10:28 pm

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During their 2013 world tour, the Globetrotters play a total of 10 games in the New Jersey with four summer games happening in Wildwood from Aug. 7-10.  Over the last several months, players visited schools in Hoboken and Cape May County, as well as Staten Island, NY, in an effort to give back to areas recovering from Sandy. Watch the video below.

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Slaybaugh’s first-ever Reading Fair gets young readers thinking outside the book (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, June 11, 2013 03:31 pm

Submitted/Slaybaugh Elementary School third grade teachers Jillian Swigert, left, and Katie Widas and their classes participated in the school's first ever Reading Fair. Submitted/Slaybaugh Elementary School third grade teachers Jillian Swigert, left, and Katie Widas and their classes participated in the school's first ever Reading Fair.

Slaybaugh Elementary School held its first ever Reading Fair last week, June 3-5 with five of the school’s third grade classes participating. The voluntary event was similar to the school science fair with the tri-folds display used to explain the student-selected books instead of experiment details. See slideshow below.

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Rain didn’t dampen fun at Swift

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, June 11, 2013 12:59 pm

Submitted/Patricia Connor, Swift Principal, gets slimed by Mrs.Speigel's 1st grade class. They raised the most change during our Scholastic All for Books contest during our Spring Book Fair. Mrs.DeNaples, Swift librarian, makes sure no slime goes to waste Submitted/Patricia Connor, Swift Principal, gets slimed by Mrs.Speigel's 1st grade class. They raised the most change during our Scholastic All for Books contest during our Spring Book Fair. Mrs.DeNaples, Swift librarian, makes sure no slime goes to waste

Despite the rainy weather on Friday, June 7, Swift Elementary School’s Fun Day was held, with all activities moved inside. From moon bounces in the gym and a life-size Angry Bird challenge to a pie throwing contest and minute-to-win-it battles, the halls of Swift were rocking all day with fun activities.

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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

Under the Stars movies Under the Stars movies

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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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, May 29-June 6

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, June 10, 2013 08:10 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.

Gerald Johnson, 46, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested May 29 by Officer Joseph Colella and charged with being a fugitive from justice.

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Off-duty Atlantic City police officer in serious condition after crash in Egg Harbor Twp.

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Monday, June 10, 2013 07:36 am

Accident Accident

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – An off-duty Atlantic City police officer was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash on Sunday, June 9 in the West Atlantic City section of the township during which he was ejected of the vehicle and into a street sign, police said.

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Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox youths serve at New Jersey Wave Camp for children with specialized medical needs

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, June 10, 2013 12:00 am

Submitted/Peter Liacopulos, one of the GOYANS, enjoying an event, with a Wave Camp attendee. Submitted/Peter Liacopulos, one of the GOYANS, enjoying an event, with a Wave Camp attendee.

New Jersey Wave is a summer program for children who have specialized medical needs. Sponsored by the New Jersey American Lung Association, NJ WAVE was created to facilitate new friendships among children with specialized medical needs, enhance their group interaction, and promote networking with role models.

It provides campers with the experience of what other kids enjoy at the Jersey Shore.

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