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    Laura Stetser/Swift Elementary SchoolEGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Swift Elementary School’s spring book fair will be combined for the first time with its annual science fair and some fun STEM stations for or an exciting and educational event Tuesday, March 24.  

    Spring Splash! festivities begin at 3:30 p.m. when the Scholastic “Under the Sea Book Fair” opens with a visit from “Clifford, the Big Red Undersea Dog,” who will pose for…

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    Egg hunt Egg Harbor Township

    Greentree Church is also hosting a hunt and magic show

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township Fire Department’s Annual Egg Hunt is back.

     After a one-year break in what is an annual tradition in the township, the Bargaintown Volunteer Fire Company's Ladies Auxiliary's egg hunt is scheduled to return to Tony Canale Park at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 28.

     More than 1,000 eggs are being stuffed with candy and goodies…

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    Betty D’Andrea of Galloway and Virgil Elam of Mays Landing, students in the Academy of Culinary Arts noncredit training program at the Worthington Campus in Atlantic City, cover a seasoned salmon fillet to make gravlax for the Atlantic Cape Restaurant Gala.ATLANTIC…

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    EHT Community GuideThe Current is seeking your input for its 2015 Egg Harbor Township Community Guide scheduled for publication next month. 

    We are asking local organizations to write a few words about the good work they are doing on behalf of their neighbors to help make Egg Harbor Township a special place to live, work and raise a family.

    If you are a leader of a local service club, veterans group, charity, youth program, community…

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    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township Board of Education approved sending a $132 million budget to the county that carries a 5.1-cent increase to the school tax rate.

    The budget passed Tuesday, March 17 by an 8-1 vote. Lisa Dagit was the sole dissenting vote, and Barbara Szilagyi was absent.

    Since the budget was first introduced at a public workshop Saturday, March 7, the administration was charged with cutting $750,000 in order to get to the 2 percent spending increase cap imposed by the state. If the board decided…

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Poker players get extra chips in Saturday’s game by donating to Toys for Tots

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, December 04, 2013 04:33 pm

Poker event in Egg Harbor Townshpi Poker event in Egg Harbor Townshpi

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The local chapter of the World Tavern Poker club is hosting a “Battle of the Bars” Texas hold’em poker tournament 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 at King Pin Bowling, 6622 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township.

The chapter is part of the nationwide organization that organizes tournaments in which players win points and prizes. No money is exchanged.

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Santa to visit neighborhoods of Bargaintown section of Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, December 02, 2013 11:33 am

Santa will be checking on Bargaintown kids Dec. 9-10 Santa will be checking on Bargaintown kids Dec. 9-10

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A very special visitor is coming to neighborhoods in the Bargaintown section of the township on Monday, Dec. 9 and Tuesday, Dec. 10 and it’s going to be hard to miss him, thanks to the friends who will be helping him make the rounds.

Santa will be driven through the streets on the top of a Bargaintown Volunteer Fire Company fire truck from 6-9 p.m. both nights.  Lights and sirens will be blazing, so keep your eyes and ears open to spot your chance to see the big guy. 

See the route schedule below:

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History Notes, Dec. 1, 2013: Motorized sleds on Bargaintown mill pond

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Sunday, December 01, 2013 05:45 pm

Submitted/Toby Dilks on Bargaintown mill pond in the 1960s Submitted/Toby Dilks on Bargaintown mill pond in the 1960s

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.

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Egg Harbor Township Recreation Department head honored for service

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Written by Laura Stetser Saturday, November 30, 2013 06:56 am

Laura Stetser/Bob Lincoln receives his plaque from Egg Harbor Township Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough. Laura Stetser/Bob Lincoln receives his plaque from Egg Harbor Township Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough.

The Egg Harbor Township Committee honored head of the township Director of Parks and Recreation Robert Lincoln for 30 years of valued service to the township on Wednesday, Oct. 23. Longtime Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough presented him with a plaque and joked that Lincoln was one of the very few township employees that he did not hire.

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Holiday Pops Concert on tap (VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Saturday, November 30, 2013 12:00 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The members of the Atlantic County Pops Community Band filled the music room of Fernwood Avenue Middle School on Tuesday, Nov. 19 as they gathered for their first group rehearsal for the upcoming annual Toy Drive Concert where attendees bring in a gift for needy children instead of paying for admission.

The concert, set for 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4, features holiday music and brings together young and experienced musicians alike.

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Egg Harbor Township family to appear on Jimmy Kimmel Live show tonight

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, November 27, 2013 09:07 am

Submitted/The Maegerle Family of Egg Harbor Township Submitted/The Maegerle Family of Egg Harbor Township

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Out of thousands of people who submitted YouTube videos and made it through rounds of Skype interviews, one family from Egg Harbor Township has been selected to participate in Jimmy Kimmel Live’s Thanksgiving Family Scavenger Hunt, set to air during tonight’s show.

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Fabulous “Auntie Mame” on stage at EHTHS Dec. 5-8 (SLIDESHOW, VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, November 26, 2013 04:24 pm

Chuck Eberson/Michelle Rossi (Mame) reacts as Mitch Marsico (Beauregard Burnside) falls in the Alps. Chuck Eberson/Michelle Rossi (Mame) reacts as Mitch Marsico (Beauregard Burnside) falls in the Alps.

The Egg Harbor Township High School Drama Club was putting the finishing touches on its fall production on “Auntie Mame” through dress rehearsals Saturday, Nov. 23.

The play, based on the bestselling novel by Patrick Dennis is set from 1928 though 1946 and follows the character Patrick Dennis, who is orphaned when his father unexpectedly dies.

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History Notes, Nov. 24: Memories from the Rubble Seat

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Sunday, November 24, 2013 05:19 pm

Photo courtesy of David Blood / Memories of the Rumble Seat Margaret (Smith) Blood is on the right. Her friend Kay is on the left.  Photo courtesy of David Blood / Memories of the Rumble Seat Margaret (Smith) Blood is on the right. Her friend Kay is on the left.

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.

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Egg Harbor Township Police supporting Operation Help

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 21, 2013 11:04 am

Operation Help Operation Help

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The Egg Harbor Township Police Department announced its support of Operation Help, a 120-hour live broadcast and donation drive run by 103.7 WMGM morning show team of JoJo and Scotty, who will be camping out for the duration of the event at Chickie’s and Pete’s in the English Creek shopping center.

 Operation Help benefits the Community Food Bank of New Jersey and a variety of other charities.  The collection point and broadcast location will be at the restaurant. Donations will be accepted 24 hours a day beginning Saturday, Nov. 23 through Wednesday, Nov. 27.

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Elf on The Shelf photo contest returns with more prizes

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, November 21, 2013 10:43 am

Laura Stetser/Santa’s watching the staff at The Current too. Our office Elf on the Shelf, Eggbert Humpeldink, aka ‘Eggy,’ likes taking a ride on Lucy the Elephant who decorates reporter Sue Marino’s desk. Laura Stetser/Santa’s watching the staff at The Current too. Our office Elf on the Shelf, Eggbert Humpeldink, aka ‘Eggy,’ likes taking a ride on Lucy the Elephant who decorates reporter Sue Marino’s desk.

Christmas is coming and so are the elves.

As Santa is making up his naughty and nice list, he will be sending out his elves to area homes as a way to keep a watchful eye on children, and for the second year, The Current wants to see what your Elf on the Shelf is up to in our 2nd Annual Elf on the Shelf Photo Submission Contest.

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