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    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…

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    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.

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    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,”…

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     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…

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    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…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Somers Point-Mays Landing bridge plans to be discussed April 22

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, April 16, 2014 09:56 am

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The public will be able to learn more about the county’s plans replace the Catawba Bridge (EH-17) which carries Somers Point- Mays Landing Road over Miry Run in Egg Harbor and Hamilton Townships during a public information session scheduled for 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 22 at the Green Tree Golf Course, 1030 Somers Point- Mays Landing Road in Egg Harbor Township.

 The meeting will allow residents to examine the design plans and exhibits of the Atlantic County Division of Engineering and ask the county’s design consultant Urban Engineers, questions.

Read more: Somers Point-Mays Landing bridge plans to be discussed April 22

 

Kutless, Audio Adrenaline to perform in concert May 10 at Atlantic Christian School

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, April 16, 2014 09:34 am

A pair of national recording artists headline a day-long lineup of music and fun activities planned for Atlantic Christian School’s inaugural Spring Music Festival next month./Submitted A pair of national recording artists headline a day-long lineup of music and fun activities planned for Atlantic Christian School’s inaugural Spring Music Festival next month./Submitted

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP _ A pair of national recording artists headline a day-long lineup of music and fun activities planned for Atlantic Christian School’s inaugural Spring Music Festival next month.

The Spring Music Fest begins at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 10 at Atlantic Christian School, 391 Zion Road, Egg Harbor Township. Here is more information and Kutless and Audio Adenaline videos:

Read more: Kutless, Audio Adrenaline to perform in concert May 10 at Atlantic Christian School

   

Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, April 3-7

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 15, 2014 01:50 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.

 Anthony J. Martino, 22, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested April 3 by Officer Joseph Colella and charged with possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon by a convicted felon and improper behavior.

 Sensation M. Blackwell, 34, of Atlantic City was arrested April 4 by Officer Christopher Leary and charged with hindering apprehension.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, April 3-7

 

18-year-old arrested in second EHT drug raid

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, April 15, 2014 01:09 pm

Kyle Zachodylo, 18, of Egg Harbor Township, Kyle Zachodylo, 18, of Egg Harbor Township,

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A second 18-year-old Egg Harbor Township man was arrested Thursday, April 10 on drug distribution charges and other offenses after the Egg Harbor Township Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Unit executed search warrants from ongoing investigations.

 According to police, Kyle Zachodylo was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, possession of marijuana and possession of controlled dangerous substance paraphernalia after township police and members of the Atlantic County SWAT executed a search warrant at a residence in the Pleasant Woods neighborhood in the Farmington section of the township. Police said a quantity of marijuana, controlled dangerous substance paraphernalia and an undisclosed amount of cash were recovered.

Read more: 18-year-old arrested in second EHT drug raid

   

Safely dispose of old, unwanted medication through Operation Take Back April 26

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, April 14, 2014 05:00 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – On Saturday, April 26 The Egg Harbor Township Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its eighth opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs.

Residents can drop off pills and patches to the Egg Harbor Township Police Department at 3515 Bargaintown Road between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

The DEA cannot accept liquids, needles or sharps. The service is free and anonymous, with no questions asked.

Read more: Safely dispose of old, unwanted medication through Operation Take Back April 26

 

Atlantic County Pops to perform annual HERO concert Friday (VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, April 10, 2014 02:27 pm

Laura Stetser/Laura Stetser/The Cygnus dancers rehearse their routines Tuesday, April 8. Laura Stetser/Laura Stetser/The Cygnus dancers rehearse their routines Tuesday, April 8.

"The love of music brings everyone together. It’s passing the musical experience from one generation to another.”

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Atlantic County Pops Community Band will present its seventh annual HERO concert 7 p.m. Friday, April 11 in the Egg Harbor Township Community Center, 5035 English Creek Ave.

Admission is $5, with the proceeds going to the HERO Campaign.

The 85-member band will be accompanied by the Cygnus Contemporary Dance Ensemble as they perform American Cameos, a medley of familiar tunes by composer Aaron Copland.

Read more: Atlantic County Pops to perform annual HERO concert Friday (VIDEO)

   

First-ever mandatory prom meeting for parents held at EHTHS (VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, April 10, 2014 01:35 pm

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

Both parents refused to be quoted about their discontent over the meeting, which was called by the school’s administration as a prerequisite for prom ticket sales.

But, as the parents filtered out from the hour-long meeting that focused mostly on drug trends among teens, the reviews were a little kinder.

Read more: First-ever mandatory prom meeting for parents held at EHTHS (VIDEO)

 

Egg Harbor Township police arrest 18-year-old in early morning drug raid

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, April 10, 2014 01:10 pm

Submitted/Randy Canela-Reyna, 18, of Egg Harbor Township Submitted/Randy Canela-Reyna, 18, of Egg Harbor Township

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – An 18-year-old Egg Harbor Township man was arrested on drug charges early on Thursday, April 10 after police executed a narcotics search warrant on a Swan Drive residence in the Cardiff section of the township.

 Randy Canela-Reyna was charged with possession of greater than one ounce of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of two and half pounds of marijuana, possession of marijuana within 1,000 feet of a school (Fernwood Avenue Middle School) and possession of a controlled dangerous substance.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township police arrest 18-year-old in early morning drug raid

   

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