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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter Dec. 4- Dec. 11

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, December 17, 2014 10:19 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

 Jamirah S. Elam, 18, Khaliymah L. Holloway, 20, both of Atlantic City and Nicky M. Campbell, 21, of Pleasantville were arrested Dec. 4 by Officer Jonathan Niceta and charged with shoplifting.

 Steven Deaza, 20, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Dec. 6 by Officer Curtis Ware and charged with possession of marijuana.

 Christine Boyd, 41, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Dec. 6 by Officer Lawrence Graham and charged with driving while intoxicated.

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EHT police develop new clues in hit-and-run accident

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, December 16, 2014 02:39 pm

EHT police news EHT police news EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Police have developed new information that they hope may help locate the vehicle involved in a Nov. 14 hit-and-run crash on Delilah Road.

Through debris left behind at the scene, the Egg Harbor Township Police Department Traffic Safety Unit and Criminal Investigations Bureau have concluded that the parts are a passenger side mirror backing and bracket from a General Motors J-body vehicle, either a Chevy Cavalier or Pontiac Sunfire, 1990-present. The vehicle is black or dark colored, as per the original report.

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Egg Harbor Township High School receives $20,000 in summer study abroad scholarships

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, December 16, 2014 02:24 pm

Egg Harbor Township High School receives $20,000 in summer study abroad scholarships Egg Harbor Township High School receives $20,000 in summer study abroad scholarships  One of only 50 schools nationwide to receive Global Navigator Scholarships

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township High School students will have more opportunities to study abroad this summer, thanks to $20,000 in Global Navigator Scholarships that were awarded to the school.

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Pizza with Santa at Alder Middle School (Slideshow)

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Written by Chelsea White Monday, December 15, 2014 10:31 am

Student Council volunteers sell reindeer food and snowman poop among other goodies to raise money for school dances, the school play and Christmas gift purchases for families in need. Student Council volunteers sell reindeer food and snowman poop among other goodies to raise money for school dances, the school play and Christmas gift purchases for families in need. The cafeteria of Alder Middle School transformed into Santa’s workshop Friday Dec. 12 to host its first-ever Pizza with Santa. Student council volunteers were jolly elves assisting the children with crafts, cookie decorating, photo booth props and letters to Santa. The fundraiser was a success, with all 200 tickets reserved by local residents who wanted to come out for a night of holiday cheer.

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New traffic light at English Creek, Dogwood to be fully operational by Monday

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, December 11, 2014 11:53 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The new traffic signal at English Creek and Dogwood avenues will be activated in flashing mode as of Friday, Dec. 12 following the completion of pavement striping.

On Monday, December 15, following the morning rush hour, the signal will be fully operational.

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Planning session shows demand for full-day kindergarten in EHT schools

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, December 11, 2014 12:00 am

EHT schools to host final strategic planning meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 16 EHT schools to host final strategic planning meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 16

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The need for full-day kindergarten was the top issue that emerged from the second of three Egg Harbor Township School District strategic planning meetings Nov. 18.

 The participants were charged to come up with steps they would like to see the district take in the next three to five years. Consultant Charles Ivory of the Educational Information and Resource Center facilitated the meeting, which attracted about 120 parents, teachers, community members, board members and administrators to the Egg Harbor Township High School cafeteria.

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Atlantic County’s first female fire instructor named citizen of year

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, December 11, 2014 12:00 am

 Atlantic County citizen of year Marylynn Graham, center, receives the Chief Arthur R. Brown Memorial Scholarship Foundation citizen of the year award at a dinner Sunday, Dec. 3. With her from left are her are her sons Matt, 22, a Bargaintown firefighter; Kevin, 23; and Jeremy, 16, a Mays Landing firefighter; her boyfriend, Edward Fugee III; Egg Harbor Township Fire Department Chief William Danz; and Assemblyman Chris Brown.

Said she always felt a calling to be a firefighter

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – It has taken Marylynn Graham just six years from the day she first stepped inside the Bargaintown Volunteer Fire Company as a new member of the ladies auxiliary until she was named Atlantic County’s first female fire instructor at the Anthony “Tony” Canale Fire Training Center in April.

Her unprecedented rise through the ranks is part of the reason she was recognized as the Chief Arthur R. Brown Jr. Memorial Scholarship Foundation’s 2014 citizen of the year at its annual scholarship awards dinner Wednesday, Dec. 3.

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UPDATE: Cash from bank robbery recovered; Brooklyn man charged

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, December 10, 2014 06:26 pm

Submitted/Dalip S. Kozi, 46, was charged with robbery, making terroristic threats and theft after he was found in Atlantic City and arrested around 3 p.m. that afternoon Submitted/Dalip S. Kozi, 46, was charged with robbery, making terroristic threats and theft after he was found in Atlantic City and arrested around 3 p.m. that afternoon  EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A Brooklyn man wanted in connection with a bank robbery Wednesday morning, Dec. 10 is in police custody, and the cash he allegedly stole has been recovered. 

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District to host information night for parents on its reading curriculum

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, December 10, 2014 02:18 pm

EHT schools to host parent meeting about ELA curriculum EHT schools to host parent meeting about ELA curriculum  

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The Egg Harbor Township School District will host an informational meeting for parents on the different components of its English Language Arts curriculum 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17 in the board room of Alder Avenue Middle School.  

It will begin with a presentation by the administration on the tools used to instruct students in phonics, reading and writing. Superintendent Scott McCartney said a question-and-answer session will follow the presentation.

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EHT burglary victims urged to claim stolen items

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, December 10, 2014 10:03 am

Submitted/EHT police have photos of the recovered items Submitted/EHT police have photos of the recovered items

Jacob Norman, 27, and Jennifer O’Donoghue, 37, of Egg Harbor Township were arrested Thanksgiving morning

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Residents who recently had items stolen from their homes may have a chance of getting them back after the recent arrest of two alleged burglary suspects who police said are responsible for a string of residential break-ins in November.

Read more: EHT burglary victims urged to claim stolen items

   

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