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    Snow is making us stir crazyI received some bad news this week. I was hoping for a more positive report, but it seems my wishes are being dashed again.

    More snow is headed our way.

    I am typically a devoted snow lover, but I have had enough of the white stuff this year. It’s not that I am afraid of driving in the snow or that I hate the grocery store craze that accompanies the first…

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    Police are searching for information on two vehicles involved in causing $1,000 worth of damage to the athletic fields at Veterans Memorial Park. The incident occurred in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Feb. 11, police said.EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Police are searching for information on two vehicles involved…

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    Air Canada to launch service between Atlantic City to TorontoEGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  Air Canada on March 4 announced plans to launch nonstop service between its Toronto Pearson hub and Atlantic City. The seasonal service, to be flown by Air Canada Express, operated by Jazz, will offer four return trips a week beginning May 22.

     

     Air Canada's service between Toronto Pearson and Atlantic City International Airport will be operated from May 22 to Sept.…

  • Mainland Current

    ‘Diners, Drive-ins and Dives’ host Guy Fieri, left, and Carlo Citera, owner of Carluccio’s Coal Fired Pizza in Northfield, dig into slices of Grandma’s Pizza during the filming of the ‘Global Tasting’ episode in November.

    Host Guy Fieri noshes at Somers Point's Grilled Cheese and Crab Cake Co. in March 6 segment…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Egg Harbor Township opens its kindergarten registration

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, January 29, 2015 12:08 pm

The Egg Harbor Township School District is now taking appointments for kindergarten registration for the 2015-2016 school year. The Egg Harbor Township School District is now taking appointments for kindergarten registration for the 2015-2016 school year. The Egg Harbor Township School District is now taking appointments for kindergarten registration for the 2015-2016 school year. Please call 609-927-4141, ext. 1234 for information or an appointment. Shot records, original birth certificate, mortgage, tax bill, utility bill, or current lease if renting and valid driver’s license will be needed as documentation.

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Two concrete lions are among the stolen items found in EHT theft investigation

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, January 28, 2015 01:21 pm

Egg Harbor Township Police photo Egg Harbor Township Police photo EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – An air compressor, a John Lennon doll, yard tools and two concrete lions are among the items found in a theft investigation by the Egg Harbor Township Police, and now the department is trying to reunite the stolen items with their rightful owners.

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Remembering The Log in better days

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, January 27, 2015 01:50 pm

Courtesy of Joyce Hampton Pullan/The Log in its early days, circa 1930s.Lawrence M. Hampton Sr. painted the bottom to look like the log was sitting on a 'bed of fire' according to his daughter Joyce Hampton Pullan. Courtesy of Joyce Hampton Pullan/The Log in its early days, circa 1930s.Lawrence M. Hampton Sr. painted the bottom to look like the log was sitting on a 'bed of fire' according to his daughter Joyce Hampton Pullan. The West Atlantic City restaurant slated for demolition was 'famous' for its burgers, barbecue and clams. 

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Just as Atlantic City once thrived in the distance, the Hickory Log Inn was a vibrant establishment in its heyday.
Its customers long gone, the once-popular West Atlantic City restaurant sits vacant along a dilapidated strip of seedy motels on the Black Horse Pike – its windows broken, doors boarded up and walls collapsing.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Dec. 24-Jan.20

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, January 26, 2015 02:56 pm

EHT police news EHT police news Police blotter information is supplied by local police departments and other law enforcement agencies. All persons named are presumed innocent unless proven guilty.

 Jason Wagner, 22, of Atlantic City was arrested Jan. 15 by Detectives Robert Harte and Shawn Owen and Officer Katrina Cantell and charged with burglary and theft.

  Jessica L. Flaherty, 26, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Jan. 16 by Officer Gary Johnson and charged with possession of a controlled dangerous substance (heroin and alprazolam pills) and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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Greek Feast delicacies delight in Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, January 26, 2015 12:22 pm

Chelsea White/Terri Dib, right, of Mays Landing adds some potatoes to her husband George’s plate. Lidia Nassar, center, of Port Republic also serves food at the festival as a volunteer. Chelsea White/Terri Dib, right, of Mays Landing adds some potatoes to her husband George’s plate. Lidia Nassar, center, of Port Republic also serves food at the festival as a volunteer. Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church offered local residents a taste of the Mediterranean at their annual Greek Winter Feast on Saturday, Jan. 24.

Baking started during the week to prepare for the feast that was held Friday through Sunday in the church’s community center in Egg Harbor Township.  

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Egg Harbor Township woman arrested for allegedly beating a man with a baseball bat

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 23, 2015 10:48 am

Submitted/Jenny Dalton , 28, of Egg Harbor Township Submitted/Jenny Dalton , 28, of Egg Harbor Township EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A 28 year-old Egg Harbor Township woman was arrested Thursday, Jan. 22 and charged with aggravated assault and possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose after police responded to a call that she allegedly beat a man with a baseball bat in the street.

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West Atlantic City's Hickory Log Inn is first eyesore on the chopping block

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, January 22, 2015 05:25 pm

Laura Stetser/The vacant Hickory Log Inn restaurant is the first of five buildings slated for firefighter training exercises. Laura Stetser/The vacant Hickory Log Inn restaurant is the first of five buildings slated for firefighter training exercises. “There is no better project to address the issues facing Atlantic City than to clean up the entrance to it,” -Egg Harbor Township Mayor James "Sonny" McCullough

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – It won’t be the big demolition that so many township residents have been waiting to see, but firefighters will get a crack at dismantling one of the township’s worst eyesores when the Fire Department conducts a training session Saturday, Jan. 31 at the former Hickory Log Inn restaurant in West Atlantic City.

“We are going to be doing some roof training,” said Chief William Danz. “Lots of chain-sawing and chopping holes in the roof, stuff like that.”

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Television stolen from ShopRite in Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, January 22, 2015 02:30 pm

Submitted/Surveillance footage shows the suspect wanted for stealing a television from ShopRite in the English Creek Shopping Center. Submitted/Surveillance footage shows the suspect wanted for stealing a television from ShopRite in the English Creek Shopping Center. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who they said stole a television from the ShopRite in the English Creek Shopping Center on Saturday, Jan. 17.

The man, described as a black male, approximately 6-foot, 3-inches tall, weighing approximately 210 pounds, has a bald or shaved head. He was last seen wearing a blue Polo jacket, dark pants and tan work boots. Police said he entered the store, placed a television into a shopping card and left the store without paying.

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Winter's first moderate snowfall enjoyed in Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, January 22, 2015 11:37 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The Wednesday, Jan. 21 snowfall wasn't a blockbuster storm, but the approximately 3 inches of snow that did fall was the perfect for rolling up snowballs or for crafting snowmen.

Kids from around the township slid into their snow gear and got to work. Here are some of the submitted pictures we received from our readers. 

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Davis welcomed as new Egg Harbor Township police chief

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, January 21, 2015 07:48 pm

Laura Stetser/Ray Davis smiles as he receives a standing ovation by the crowd gathered during the Township Committee's vote making him the new police chief. Laura Stetser/Ray Davis smiles as he receives a standing ovation by the crowd gathered during the Township Committee's vote making him the new police chief. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - By unanimous vote among Township Committee members, Capt. Ray Davis was officially approved as the new chief of Egg Harbor Township Police Department on Wednesday, Jan. 21. 

 After Mayor James "Sonny" McCullough shared Davis' 27-year history with the department, Davis thanked those who had gathered to support him and said the job of chief was something he had been preparing for since he joined its ranks when he was 19 years old.

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