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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. 

  • 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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    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.

  • Galloway Current

    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.”

  • EHT Current

    New light at Zion and Old Zion roads will be operational July 24

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Beginning Wednesday, July 23 through Wednesday, July 30, a lane shift traffic pattern will be in effect in the southbound lane of Fire Road at the intersection of Route 322/40 in Egg Harbor Township on weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for work by a private developer.  Lanes in both directions will remain open to traffic. Police will be onsite to assist. Work is contingent on weather conditions. 

     The county is also…

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Toms River man arrested again for stealing televisions from EHT grocery store

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 22, 2014 01:41 pm

Submitted/Patrick J. Melillo, 23, allegedly stole the flat-screen televisions from the grocery store Submitted/Patrick J. Melillo, 23, allegedly stole the flat-screen televisions from the grocery store

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A Toms River man was arrested for stealing at least five televisions from the ShopRite in the English Creek Center in the Cardiff section.

According to police, Patrick J. Melillo, 23, allegedly stole the flat-screen televisions from the grocery store by placing them in a shopping cart and leaving the store without paying on four separate incidents.

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Car fire backs up traffic at Garden State Parkway exit in Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:42 pm

R.J. Liberatore Jr./The car sits at the exit of the Garden State Parkway entrance off of Fire Road on Tuesday, July 22. R.J. Liberatore Jr./The car sits at the exit of the Garden State Parkway entrance off of Fire Road on Tuesday, July 22. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - A Dodge Intrepid caught fire as it as it was pulling off of the Garden State Parkway exit 36 onto Fire Road around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 22. The was no immediate information as the condition of the occupants or the cause of the fire which destroyed the car.

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Three heroin bricks seized, two arrested in early morning SWAT search at Rex Motel in Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:09 pm

Submitted/Sammantha Kinney, 22, and Christoffa Davila, 24, were arrested Submitted/Sammantha Kinney, 22, and Christoffa Davila, 24, were arrested EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Three bricks of heroin were taken off of the street and two Egg Harbor Township residents were arrested related charges after police executed a narcotics search warrant at the Rex Motel in the Cardiff section of the township early on Tuesday, July 22.

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Alternate route program available for Atlantic County residents seeking police training

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 21, 2014 04:54 pm

Applications available at Tony Canale Training Center in Egg Harbor Township

The Atlantic County Police Training Center is now accepting applications for the next Alternate Route Program that allows eligible residents to enroll in a 23-week basic police training course without first being hired by a police agency. Graduates of the Alternate Route Program will qualify for a State of New Jersey Police Training Commission certificate upon employment.

Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 35 with a minimum of 60 college credits prior to the start of training. Two years active military duty or a combination of college and military may be substituted. They must also possess a valid New Jersey drivers license and pass a drug test.

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Update on EHT's accelerated math program expected at July 22 meeting

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, July 21, 2014 02:53 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The Egg Harbor Township Board of Education is expected to hear an updated report from Assistant Superintendent Pete Bretones regarding proposed changes to the district's accelerated math program during its meeting on Tuesday, July 22.

 The program, which has been in place for four years, currently offers accelerated curriculum for high-achieving math students starting in the third grade and concluding with advanced courses in high school. The administration, which proposed several modifications the the program this spring, has faced opposition from board members as well as parents and teachers.

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Egg Harbor Township tax bills coming out week of July 28

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, July 21, 2014 02:15 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Property owners will receive the preliminary 2014-2015 tax bills beginning Monday, July 28.

 The grace period has been extended until Aug. 22 for the third quarter 2014 payment.

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Man avoids attempted armed robbery at drive-through of EHT Burger King restaurant

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, July 21, 2014 10:21 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Police are searching for a man who allegedly attempted to rob a man while he was in the drive-through window at the Burger King on Tilton Road in the Bargaintown section of the township on Sunday, July 20.

According to police, a light-skinned black male in his late teens or early 20s approached the passenger side window of the victim’s car while he was in the drive through lane of the fast food restaurant around 7 p.m. He victim told police the man showed a handgun and demanded his property from inside the car. Instead of handing it over, the 59-year old victim pulled forward and began honking the horn, a decision that caused the alleged armed robber to flee on foot south on Hingston Avenue.

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Egg Harbor Township Education Association's movie night (Slideshow)

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Written by Chelsea White Monday, July 21, 2014 09:13 am

Viewers bring chairs and blankets to stake out their lawn seats. Viewers bring chairs and blankets to stake out their lawn seats. After the threat of rain all day, the Egg Harbor Township Education Association was able to hold its first ever outdoor movie night with a free screening of Despicable Me 2 at Tony Canale Park in Egg Harbor Township Saturday, July 19.

The movie started just after sunset, with plenty of room in the park’s amphitheater to give kids the chance to run around and others the opportunity to relax on a blanket.

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Letter: Bring world-class sophistication back to Atlantic City

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Written by Daniel Fedeli Saturday, July 19, 2014 04:04 pm

Letter: Bring world-class sophistication back to Atlantic City Letter: Bring world-class sophistication back to Atlantic City To the editor:

There has been discussion since two Atlantic City hotels announced they will close of them becoming boutique hotels, implying that smaller hotels could become destination hotels.

In theory that’s correct. The question is can you locate the quality management required to make it happen.

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Fireworks coming to Egg Harbor Township’s National Night Out

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, July 18, 2014 02:49 pm

Fireworks will be added to EHT's National Night Out Fireworks will be added to EHT's National Night Out EGG 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.

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