• 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,”…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Ocean City Gazette

    Manco and Manco Pizza on the Ocean City Boardwalk OCEAN CITY—The owners of Manco and Manco were arraigned in federal court in Camden Monday, where they entered a not guilty plea to several federal tax evasion charges, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. 

    Mary, 53, and Charles Bangle, 54, were arrested in their Somers Point home on April 3 by IRS-Criminal Investigation special agents on a 30-count indictment charging the couple with multiple counts of tax evasion…

  • 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…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Stubborn warehouse fire in Egg Harbor Township takes two hours to contain

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, March 11, 2014 12:03 pm

Dennis C. Sharpe photos/Firefighters battle a large fire in a warehouse at Palermo Masonry on Ivins Avenue on March 5 Dennis C. Sharpe photos/Firefighters battle a large fire in a warehouse at Palermo Masonry on Ivins Avenue on March 5  MCKEE CITY - A large warehouse fire at Palmermo Masonry in the McKee City section of the township put up a two-hour challenge for the firefighters from Cardiff and Bargaintown Volunteer Fire Companies on Wednesday, March 5. The call came in around 3:19 p.m. for the business, located at 3040 Ivins Ave. Smoke was visible from the structure.

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History Notes, March 13: Mac's Tourist Cabins

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Tuesday, March 11, 2014 11:42 am

Photo courtesy of Dennis Painter/John McCaughrean Jr. poses next to an early Pierce Arrow automobile in front of Mac’s Tourist Cabins which were located on the Black Horse Pike in the Cardiff section until the late 1950s. Photo courtesy of Dennis Painter/John McCaughrean Jr. poses next to an early Pierce Arrow automobile in front of Mac’s Tourist Cabins which were located on the Black Horse Pike in the Cardiff section until the late 1950s.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Welcome to History Notes, our weekly feature that looks back through Egg Harbor Township history.

Each week, we get a chance to learn or reminisce, courtesy of Lynn Wood of the Greate Egg Harbour Township Historical Society, who is sharing early photos of places in Egg Harbor Township with our readers online and in our print editions.

Mac’s Tourist Cabins

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EHT police seek identity of landscape center intruder

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, March 11, 2014 11:35 am

Submitted/Egg Harbor Township Police are asking the public to assist in identifying this person in connection with a robbery Feb. 24. Submitted/Egg Harbor Township Police are asking the public to assist in identifying this person in connection with a robbery Feb. 24.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a person wanted in connection with a burglary Monday evening, Feb. 24 at Stone World Landscape Center on Doughty Road.

According to police, when Egg Harbor Township Police Officers Rob O’Donoghue, Carl Peterson and James Macpherson and Pleasantville Police Department K-9 Officer Brandon Stocks arrived at the center in response to an alarm that was set off, they reported that a robbery had occurred and that someone had recently fled with an undetermined amount of cash. The surveillance camera captured images of someone inside the office area of the business.

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Atlantic County Sheriff's Report for Egg Harbor Township (Nov. 2013-Feb. 2014)

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 10, 2014 09:27 am

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Atlantic County Sheriff Frank Balles has announced that the following arrests were made recently by members of the Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office.  If you have information on the whereabouts of people who are wanted by this agency, call 609-909-7200.

Jermaine Britt, 39, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Nov. 25 in Egg Harbor Township by Detectives Christen Mulholland and Jeffery Newman on a municipal warrant issued by Washington Township.

 Nicole T. Pearlingi, 29, of Egg Harbor Township, was arrested Dec. 10 in Atlantic City by Officer Jessica Fane on a nonsupport warrant.

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UPDATE: Police arrest 2, seize 87 pot plants as fraud probe uncovers marijuana surprise

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, March 08, 2014 11:09 am

Luis Alba, left, was charged on a warrant with first-degree cultivation of marijuana, first-degree distribution of marijuana, and fourth-degree possession of marijuana.  Miluska Jimenez-Espinoza was charged with third-degree credit card fraud. Luis Alba, left, was charged on a warrant with first-degree cultivation of marijuana, first-degree distribution of marijuana, and fourth-degree possession of marijuana. Miluska Jimenez-Espinoza was charged with third-degree credit card fraud. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Authorities seized 87 marijuana plants and took two people into custody Friday, March 7 after the Egg Harbor Township Police Department executed a search warrant in the Mizpah section of Hamilton Township for a credit card fraud investigation.

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Police seize more than 100 marijuana plants during seach of Hamilton Township home

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, March 07, 2014 03:15 pm

Charlie Pritchard Investigators comb through evidence on the scene at a home in the Mizpah section of Hamilton Township Friday, March 7 where a marijuana growing operation had been taking place. Charlie Pritchard Investigators comb through evidence on the scene at a home in the Mizpah section of Hamilton Township Friday, March 7 where a marijuana growing operation had been taking place. Two are taken into custody

Police seized more than 100 marijuana plants and took two people into custody after executing a search warrant in Hamilton Township Friday, March 7, Egg Harbor Township Police told The Current.

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Spring break shortened and days added to school calendar for EHT schools

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, March 07, 2014 01:07 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  In order to compensate for the six days that Egg Harbor Township schools were closed for snow and ice, Superintendent Scott McCartney announced spring break will be shorted by three days and three more will be added to the end of the school calendar. 

 School will be in session Monday, April 14-Wednesday, April 16 and will follow a regular schedule. Spring break will be Thursday, April 17 and Friday, April 18.

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Skunk found in EHT tests positive for rabies

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, March 06, 2014 02:13 pm

A rabid skunk was recently collected from a property on Betsy Scull Road in Egg Harbor Township, making it the first confirmed case of rabies in Atlantic County this year.

The homeowner contacted the local animal control officer after a dog she was pet-sitting encountered a skunk in the backyard and killed it. The skunk was sent to the state lab for testing and was confirmed positive for rabies.

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