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    cannuscioEgg Harbor Township figure skater Anastasia Cannuscio and partner Colin McManus of Saugus, Mass., won the bronze medal last week at 2004 Finlandia Trophy in Espoo, Finland, as part of the of the International Skating Union (ISU) Challenger Series.

    Cannuscio represents the University of Delaware Figure Skating Club while McManus represents The Skating Club of Boston. The duo, who were the 2011 U.S. junior bronze medalists, train in Newark, Delaware, and are coached by Karen Ludington, Alexandr Kirsanov and…

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    Feel a cuss coming on? Sugared-up swear words are sweet enough for children’s ears

    My son sat on the floor, quietly pulling apart those little plastic bricks he loves so much and reassembling them into his latest newfangled creation, when it popped out without warning.

     “Dagnabbit,” he said under his breath as one wrong move brought the whole thing crashing down to the floor.

     It’s not the first time my son has…

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    PLEASANTVILLE – A Pleasantville man who escaped the horrors of an 11-year-long Sierra Leone civil war and the deaths of 50,000 countrymen now fears an even greater enemy: Ebola.

    “When I speak to my countrymen, they tell me they would rather fight a civil war than Ebola,” said John Barclay, 54, who fled to South Jersey in 2001.

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    Miss Columbus Day, Olivia Michael, Miss Southern Counties, Amanda Rae Ross and Miss Atlantic County, Kaitlyn Schoeffel ATLANTIC CITY – Three young women walked away with some bling Sunday afternoon, Oct. 12 at the Tropicana Casino and Hotel, where…

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    Meetings set for Oct. 21, Nov. 18 and Dec. 16

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  The Egg Harbor Township School District is hosting a series of public forums to assist administrators in forming a new strategic plan for the district. Employees, parents, students, residents, business owners and governmental officials are invited to attend and participate in the three meetings, each concentrating on a different topic.

     Superintendent Scott McCartney said the district occasionally realigns its goals with the public as needed. In…

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Egg Harbor Township's Fanty arranges music for concert

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Saturday, April 06, 2013 01:00 am

Orchestra Orchestra

Bianca Fanty, a sophomore at Egg Harbor Township High School, arranged the music performed during the Sunday, March 24 concert of the Atlantic Youth Orchestra at the Noyes Museum of Art in Galloway. Fanty is a violinist and has been a member of Atlantic Youth Orchestra for several years. She also has self-published a 300-page novel available on Amazon.

 

Ballance named to Bacharach board

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, April 06, 2013 01:00 am

Ballance Ballance

Tom Ballance of Egg Harbor Township has been named to the board of governors of Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation.

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Moss publishes thriller

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, April 05, 2013 01:00 am

Moss Moss

Alan Moss of Egg Harbor Township published a novel that tells the tale of corporate conspiracy as it collides with Middle East diplomacy during the Arab Spring. Moss calls on his experience as former federal economist, a Congressional Fellow an adjunct instructor at the University of Virginia's Northern Virginia Center in his writing. In 2002 he put his government career aside and moved South Jersey to pursue his writing. The paperback and e-book are available through Whiskey Creek Press and the Amazon Kindle and Barnes and Noble Nook websites.Additional information on Moss and his five other books can be viewed at www.alanlmoss.com.

 

Williams and Coons named to honor society

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Thursday, April 04, 2013 01:00 am

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Angela Williams and Bryanna Coons, both of Egg Harbor Township, are juniors at Rowan University and were inducted into the Golden Key International Honor Society on Feb. 10.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, March 22-March 27

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Monday, April 01, 2013 01:09 pm

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

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Mayor: Egg Harbor Township’s variety, location and people make it great

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Monday, April 01, 2013 01:00 am

Submitted/Mayor James Submitted/Mayor James

The Township of Egg Harbor is situated in the southeast portion of Atlantic County, contiguous with Atlantic City. With a land area of approximately 68 square miles, it is one of the largest municipalities in the state.

The township is bounded by Hamilton Township to the west and Galloway Township to the north, the cities of Absecon, Pleasantville, Northfield, Linwood, Atlantic City and Somers Point to the east, Longport and Ocean City to the southeast and Estell Manor to the south. All of Atlantic County, including Atlantic City, was once part of Egg Harbor Township.

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EHT’s future business leaders earn awards at state conference

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, March 30, 2013 01:00 am

Submitted/Pictured from left in back are FCCLA members Ariana Vizcarrondo,  Jeffrecia Skinner, Sarah Zbieranowski,  Rebecca Yaffee,  Byron Munford, Kaitlyn Pagano, Juliann Brand,Kelly Gleeson, Macey Kimmins, April Roadside,  Angelina Gorobechenko, Christina Tsoplakis. In middle row are Daniel Vaccarro, Shannon Lenihan, Paige Maples, Jayme Dedomineco, Emily Mulherin, Anne Quigley, Mariah Belber, Alexis Mangini and Katrina Tozer. In front row are Tony Wong, Courntey Richards, Kayla Webb, Laruen Angello, Morgan Higgins,Cori Meredith, Victoria Mosca, Danielle McCormick and Erika Rodriquez. Submitted/Pictured from left in back are FCCLA members Ariana Vizcarrondo, Jeffrecia Skinner, Sarah Zbieranowski, Rebecca Yaffee, Byron Munford, Kaitlyn Pagano, Juliann Brand,Kelly Gleeson, Macey Kimmins, April Roadside, Angelina Gorobechenko, Christina Tsoplakis. In middle row are Daniel Vaccarro, Shannon Lenihan, Paige Maples, Jayme Dedomineco, Emily Mulherin, Anne Quigley, Mariah Belber, Alexis Mangini and Katrina Tozer. In front row are Tony Wong, Courntey Richards, Kayla Webb, Laruen Angello, Morgan Higgins,Cori Meredith, Victoria Mosca, Danielle McCormick and Erika Rodriquez.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Several members of the Egg Harbor Township High School chapter of the N.J. Future Business Leaders of America achieved high honors during the organization’s State Leadership Conference, March 14-15 in East Brunswick.

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Egg-cellent hunt in Bargaintown (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, March 29, 2013 02:07 pm

Victoria Hines, 3½, from Egg Harbor Township proudly shows off her basket of Easter eggs. Victoria Hines, 3½, from Egg Harbor Township proudly shows off her basket of Easter eggs.

After 15 volunteers took about five hours to prepare 5,000 Easter eggs, youngsters swooped down and picked the area clean in a matter of minutes during the Bargaintown Volunteer Fire Company and Ladies Auxiliary’s 14th Annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, March 23. Chick-Fil-A of Egg Harbor Township also supported the event by handing out free sandwiches and coupons.  Past Chief Bob Dube noted that this year’s group was the largest turnout to date.

See our full slideshow below:

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Egg Harbor Township musicians honored for achievements (VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, March 29, 2013 01:27 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP -  During the Tuesday, March 26 Board of Education meeting, the Egg Harbor Township School District marked "Music in our Schools Month" by recognizing students who were accepted to All-South Regional, All-State and All-Eastern music ensembles. 

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Longtime Egg Harbor Township school board members honored

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, March 29, 2013 12:34 pm

Laura Stetser/Pictured from left are Superintendent Scott McCartney, former board member Brian Murphy, Board of Education President James Galvin and former member Neil Anderson. Laura Stetser/Pictured from left are Superintendent Scott McCartney, former board member Brian Murphy, Board of Education President James Galvin and former member Neil Anderson.

Two longtime members of the Board of Education were honored for their service to the district during the Tuesday, March 26 meeting. Brian Murphy and Neil Anderson were thanked for their years on the board by Superintendent Scott McCartney and Board President James Galvin. Both men said they were honored to serve on the board in their elected posts. 

 

   

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