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150 years marked at Friendship church

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, May 09, 2013 09:43 am

Submitted/Friendship Bible Church is celebrating its 150th year as a congregation in Egg Harbor Township this year Submitted/Friendship Bible Church is celebrating its 150th year as a congregation in Egg Harbor Township this year

Friendship Bible Church is celebrating its 150th year as a congregation in Egg Harbor Township this year. The church will have three public celebrations where the community to be invited to learn about the history of the church, enjoy food, music and children activities.

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EHTHS Eagle Enterprises honored for innovation

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, April 30, 2013 04:30 pm

Egg Harbor Township’s Eagle Enterprises is one of eight entries selected for recognition through the 2013 Innovations in Special Education award program offered through the New Jersey School Boards Association. The program was selected from among 55 offered by public and private schools as examples of successful, creative efforts that enable special needs students to achieve their potential.

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Egg Harbor Twp. teacher, students recognized for computing aspirations

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, April 29, 2013 04:26 pm

Submitted/Pictured from left are senior Melanie Rynshall, Egg Harbor Township High School computer programming and social studies teacher Adam Swift and junior Vi Nugyen. Submitted/Pictured from left are senior Melanie Rynshall, Egg Harbor Township High School computer programming and social studies teacher Adam Swift and junior Vi Nugyen.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township High School computer programming and social studies teacher Adam Swift and seniors Vi Nugyen and Melanie Rynshall were recognized April 3 by the National Center for Women and Information Technology at the Villanova University Conference Center.

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‘Victory at Sea’ theme for Atlantic Pops Hero Concert

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Written by Laura Stetser Sunday, April 28, 2013 11:00 pm

Laura Stetser/Pictured from left are Michael Auble, Jillian Moran, Kristianna Gaw, Brinsley Granatella and Hunter Coombs, all eighth-graders who have been invited to play alongside the Atlantic Pops during its upcoming concert. Laura Stetser/Pictured from left are Michael Auble, Jillian Moran, Kristianna Gaw, Brinsley Granatella and Hunter Coombs, all eighth-graders who have been invited to play alongside the Atlantic Pops during its upcoming concert.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Seventh Annual Atlantic Pops Hero Concert will pair budding student musicians with one of the country’s most accomplished conductors.

This year’s concert, titled “Victory at Sea,” gets its title and its music from the classic TV show of the 1950s about World War II naval history. As a tribute to the HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers and the memory of Ensign John Elliot, the Pops will perform memorable patriotic works under the direction of Retired U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. John Pastin, who conducted the highly regarded Navy Band from 1995 to 1998, and who will be appearing as guest conductor.

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Students know to expect the unexpected in Mrs. Szypula’s science class

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Written by Laura Stetser Sunday, April 28, 2013 04:16 pm

Submitted/Science teacher Linda Szypula is the Fernwood Avenue Middle School teacher of the year. Submitted/Science teacher Linda Szypula is the Fernwood Avenue Middle School teacher of the year.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – By keeping her students guessing about what they will do next in her Fernwood Avenue Middle School classroom, the school’s 2013 teacher of the year Linda Szypula keeps her eighth-graders engaged and excited.

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Applications being accepted for Egg Harbor Township Community Garden

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, April 27, 2013 11:00 pm

Submitted/Atlantic County Historian June Sheridan and Paul Bechtel, from Boy Scout Troop 94. Submitted/Atlantic County Historian June Sheridan and Paul Bechtel, from Boy Scout Troop 94.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township Community Garden is now open at the Greate Egg Harbour Township Historical Society Museum, 6647 West Jersey Ave.

The community garden, part the Catawba Project, spearheaded by Alder Avenue Middle School teacher John Jones, is a service-learning project sponsored by a grant from State Farm's Youth Advisory Board.

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Egg Harbor Twp. Karate Club earns trophies

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, April 27, 2013 11:31 am

Submitted/Pictured from left in front are Russ Green, Joshua Declement, Jordan Callahan, Nicholas Marin, Victor Marin, Tommy Nouragas, Aidan Bamberger and Mitchell Faber. In the center row from left Gabe Longo, Joe Barberi, Diana Spencer, Egg Harbor Township Recreation Commissioner Carmen Messina, instructor Barb Polun and Commissioner Toni-Lynn Rispoli. In the rear from left are Egg Harbor Township Recreation Commission Vice Chairman Keith Davis, karate program director Master Martin Carson, commission Chairman Bob Fairfield, and Commissioners William Warrell and Charles Gallagher. Submitted/Pictured from left in front are Russ Green, Joshua Declement, Jordan Callahan, Nicholas Marin, Victor Marin, Tommy Nouragas, Aidan Bamberger and Mitchell Faber. In the center row from left Gabe Longo, Joe Barberi, Diana Spencer, Egg Harbor Township Recreation Commissioner Carmen Messina, instructor Barb Polun and Commissioner Toni-Lynn Rispoli. In the rear from left are Egg Harbor Township Recreation Commission Vice Chairman Keith Davis, karate program director Master Martin Carson, commission Chairman Bob Fairfield, and Commissioners William Warrell and Charles Gallagher.

Members of the Egg Harbor Township Karate Club display trophies earned at Grandmaster Yi's 37th Annual Garden State Championships held March 23 in West Deptford. Students competed in sparring as well as forms and weapons demonstrations.

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Egg Harbor Twp. communications personnel receive recognition

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Friday, April 26, 2013 11:00 pm

Submitted/EHT communications personnel receive recognition Submitted/EHT communications personnel receive recognition

Egg Harbor Township Communications Personnel were recognized for their work during during National Telecommunications Week. The honored employees were: Michael Rubba, Matthew Cochrane, Christopher Ayrer; Jessica Adamson, Charles Corbin, Bill Jenkins, Christine McAvaddy, Krystle Tilley-Torres, Donna Goodman, Rich Pratts, Mark Smith and Jim Lockerbie.

   

Egg Harbor Township-based Air National Guardsman awarded with Bronze Star, Purple Heart

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, April 24, 2013 03:33 pm

U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mark Olsen/Tech. Sgt. Michael Sears, left, was honored at an awards ceremony at the State House in Trenton, N.J., April 17 U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Mark Olsen/Tech. Sgt. Michael Sears, left, was honored at an awards ceremony at the State House in Trenton, N.J., April 17

Honored for defusing two improvised explosive devices and crossing heavy enemy fire to aid a wounded coalition soldier 

Tech. Sgt. Michael Sears, left, was honored at an awards ceremony at the State House in Trenton, N.J., April 17. Brig. Gen. Michael L. Cunniff, center, The Adjutant General, presented Sears the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart. 

On a single combat patrol in Afghanistan, Sears, an explosive ordnance disposal technician with the 177th Fighter Wing, defused two improvised explosive devices and made five trips across open terrain under heavy enemy fire to aid a wounded coalition soldier and to engage insurgent forces.

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ACUA gets down to earth

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Wednesday, April 24, 2013 03:00 pm

 EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The Atlantic County Utilities Authority in Egg Harbor Township played host to its 23rd annual Earth Day Festival Sunday, April 21. There educational programs and activities throughout the day with workshops on native plants, composting, rain barrels, alternative diet options and healthy foods, plus on-stage entertainment.

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