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    A city man was arrested here on over-the-counter heroin sales at a popular downtown Main Street market after police executed a search warrant following a three-week investigation.PLEASANTVILLE – A city man was arrested here on over-the-counter heroin sales at a popular downtown Main Street market after police executed a search warrant following a three-week investigation.

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     The Mom’s Beat: Confessions of a school paper hoarder It stays out of sight and out of mind, right up until the moment when I pop open the cabinet and remember why it has remained closed for weeks. I have no choice but to slam the door closed in self-defense, happy to move on to other, more manageable activities.    

    Inside that seemingly innocent armoire in our study lurks a sleeping giant: a stack of art and schoolwork…

  • Pets

    Reward for lost dog in LinwoodReilly has gone missing from Linwood. Reilly was last spotted at 2:30p.m. on Oct. 28 near Royal Ave. between Shore Rd. and the bike path. If located call 609-226-8455 or the Linwood Police Department at 609-927-5252. No not chase. 

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    Former detective pleads guilty to having sex on the job

    MAYS LANDING – A former Egg Harbor City police detective pled guilty Tuesday, Oct. 21 to official misconduct for exploiting his position as a police officer in order to engage in sexual conduct with several women, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain said.

    On Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, Steven Hadley, 31, of Port Republic, was charged with four counts of second-degree official misconduct.

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    Halloween Trick or Treating in Egg Harbor Township

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Get the costumes and candy bags ready: Egg Harbor Township has set its trick or treat times for Halloween night.

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    Laura Stetser/Wawa to open at corner of Black Horse Pike and Fire Road in Egg Harbor TownshipGrand opening festivities also include charitable hoagie-building competition between police, fire department

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Wawa, Inc. today announced the grand opening of its new Egg Harbor Township store, located at 6743 Black Horse Pike, with festivities set to begin at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 24.

    The celebration will include a charitable hoagie-building…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Township Committee members unchallenged in bids for reelection

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, October 27, 2014 12:27 pm

Submitted/Paul Hodson, left, and Laura Pfrommer are seeking reelection to their seats on Egg Harbor Township Committee. Submitted/Paul Hodson, left, and Laura Pfrommer are seeking reelection to their seats on Egg Harbor Township Committee.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Township Committee has two three-year terms open in the Nov. 4 general election, and incumbents Paul Hodson and Laura Pfrommer are running unchallenged for their seats.

Paul Hodson

Paul Hodson, 62, has been married to his wife Patricia since 1981 and has lived in the township for 31 years. Together they have two married children, daughter Maria and her husband Chris and son William and his wife Rachel. They have two grandchildren.

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Lane closure expected Friday, Oct. 31 on Somers Point-Mays Landing Road

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 27, 2014 11:46 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – An alternating lane closure will be in effect 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31 on Somers Point-Mays Landing Road (Route 559) for work on the 100-year-old Catawba Bridge over Miry Run, according to Atlantic County officials.

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Wawa’s new Egg Harbor Township location is open for business (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, October 24, 2014 12:01 pm

  Laura Stetser/Egg Harbor Township Mayor James Laura Stetser/Egg Harbor Township Mayor James EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The coffee was as free flowing as the cheers during Wawa’s grand opening of its newest location in Egg Harbor Township on Friday, Oct. 24.

  The event resembled a pep rally more than a corporate event, with company and local officials joined by customers as they took advantage of the 10 days of free coffee promotion that is running now through Sunday, Nov. 2 and gas at $2.75 per gallon.

 Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo said he appreciated the development of the site.  

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Fair for all at Egg Harbor Township elementary schools

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 24, 2014 12:00 am

Laura Stetser/Lynn Pellegini’s second grade students at Slaybaugh Elementary School get ready to dive into their book fair purchases on Tuesday, Oct. 21. Laura Stetser/Lynn Pellegini’s second grade students at Slaybaugh Elementary School get ready to dive into their book fair purchases on Tuesday, Oct. 21.

Egg Harbor Township elementary schools hosted the Scholastic Book Fair this week, Oct. 20-24. Students were able to visit the library to purchase books and other items or to make a wish list for their parents, who were invited to attend family night midweek.

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EHT students earn honors for PSAT scores

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 24, 2014 12:00 am

Submitted/Egg Harbor Township High School Principal Terry Charlton stands with seniors James Tracy and Melina Luu and Director of Guidance Samantha Elko. Submitted/Egg Harbor Township High School Principal Terry Charlton stands with seniors James Tracy and Melina Luu and Director of Guidance Samantha Elko. Egg Harbor Township High School students James Tracy and Melina Luu were named “Commended Students” in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. About 34,000 commended students across the country are recognized in this program for academic promise. Tracy and Luu, who took the test during their junior year, placed among the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who entered the competition by taking the 2013 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.

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EHT couple works to bring cheer to sick children through Build-a-Bear collection drive

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, October 24, 2014 12:00 am

Submitted/Andrea and Dominic Pugliese of Egg Harbor Township stand in front of the 144 new Build-a-Bears the local community donated for delivery to sick children at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in December 2013 Submitted/Andrea and Dominic Pugliese of Egg Harbor Township stand in front of the 144 new Build-a-Bears the local community donated for delivery to sick children at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in December 2013

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – One township couple is asking for the public’s help in bringing holiday cheer to sick children by organizing a Build-a-Bear collection drive.

Andrea and Dominic Pugliese are now in their third year in the charity effort, which allows them to deliver new stuffed animals to the children who are staying at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and similar providers.

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EHT man arrested for alleged assault of woman, child

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:09 pm

Submitted/Robert C. Ewing, 23 Submitted/Robert C. Ewing, 23  EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – An Egg Harbor Township man was arrested for various offenses after he allegedly assaulted a woman and her child and threatened police with a machete on Wednesday, Oct. 22.

Robert C. Ewing, 23, was charged with aggravated assault, resisting arrest, terroristic threats and weapons offenses after he was arrested outside of a residence in the Stoney Fields Mobile Park on Ocean Heights Avenue in the Scullville section of the township.

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Home fire displaces Alder Avenue family

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 23, 2014 11:47 am

Dennis C. Sharpe /Firefighters work to extinguish a house fire Oct. 14 on Alder Avenue. Dennis C. Sharpe /Firefighters work to extinguish a house fire Oct. 14 on Alder Avenue.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A family of four was displaced temporarily after an early morning fire Tuesday, Oct. 14 at their two-story home on Alder Avenue.

The American Red Cross provided food, transportation and temporary lodging for the family after the Cardiff and Bargaintown Volunteer Fire Companies responded at 1:30 a.m. Fire was evident in an attached garage, and smoke was showing from the entire structure, according to reports.

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EHT opens its strategic planning series by itemizing ‘points of pride’

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, October 22, 2014 04:08 pm

Laura Stetser/Residents, parents, teachers and school officials shared their small group discussions with the larger group at the end of the 90-minute meeting. Laura Stetser/Residents, parents, teachers and school officials shared their small group discussions with the larger group at the end of the 90-minute meeting.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township School District held the first of three public forums to assist administrators in forming a new strategic plan for the district on Tuesday, Nov. 18.

 The meeting, facilitated by consultantCharles Ivory of the Educational Information and Resource Center, featured small group discussions focused on uncovering “points of pride” within the district.

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EHT voters to select 3 out of 5 candidates for school board

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:00 am

EHT board of education election EHT board of education election

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Five residents are running for three open seats on the Egg Harbor Township Board of Education this November. The candidates are: Tamika Gilbert-Floyd, Thor Himley, Christopher Moran, Justin Riggs and Barbara Szilagyi.

 Each seat is for a three-year term. Szilagyi has served previously. Himley is a current board member seeking reelection to his seat.

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