• EHT Current

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A racial discrimination lawsuit filed against Egg Harbor Township and several Township Committee members has officially concluded  more than four years after it was filed by a now retired Egg Harbor Township Police captain.

    Hector Tavarez, who at the time was a lieutenant on the force, filed a federal lawsuit in the United States District Court in December 2009 alleging that the township’s failure to promote him to the rank of captain in 2007, 2008 and 2009 constituted racial discrimination. 

  • Galloway Current

    GALLOWAY- Mara Justine Platt, the Galloway preteen who wowed judges on NBC’s America’s Got Talent last month, did it again with her rendition of Whitney Houston’s “I have nothing.”

  • Downbeach Current

    Beach bagEveryone seems to have a different idea of how a day at the beach should go. As locals, we’ve seen all types of beach days, but the one thing in common is that it's always a good day for people watching. Below are the common beach types you'll see along South Jersey's shoreline:

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    The Mom’s Beat: Nursing moms shouldn’t have to feed babies in dirty bathroom stalls

    In theory, traveling with a nursing infant should be easier than making the trip with a bottle-fed one. There’s no mess, no need for warming devices and no bottles to lug around. The babies are also more likely to be calmer, which benefits all travelers.

    But as one local mother found out, it’s not always that easy or…

  • EHT Current

    New light at Zion and Old Zion roads will be operational July 24

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Beginning Wednesday, July 23 through Wednesday, July 30, a lane shift traffic pattern will be in effect in the southbound lane of Fire Road at the intersection of Route 322/40 in Egg Harbor Township on weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for work by a private developer.  Lanes in both directions will remain open to traffic. Police will be onsite to assist. Work is contingent on weather conditions. 

     The county is also…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

(UPDATE) Police seek Mays Landing man who allegedly attemped to run down officer

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, July 15, 2013 01:13 pm

Danny Roberts of Mays Landing is wanted by police Danny Roberts of Mays Landing is wanted by police

Suspect in custody

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A man who police were searching for since July 4 after he allegedly attempted to run over an Egg Harbor Township Police Department officer was taken into custody without incident on Sunday, July 14, police said.

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Egg Harbor Twp. student nominated for young scholar program

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 15, 2013 12:00 am

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Davenport Elementary School third grader Ethan Evangelista has been selected to participate in the National Young Scholars Program this summer. Evangelista was nominated by his teacher Kerri Pratt and will represent Davenport and the Egg Harbor Township community in the program held locally in Lawrenceville.

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Allstate donates to Community Quest in Egg Harbor Twp.

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, July 14, 2013 05:27 pm

Submitted /Pictured are Elizabeth Denham, senior vice president of program operations at Community Quest, and Ken Kelly, a personal financial representative with Allstate Insurance. Submitted /Pictured are Elizabeth Denham, senior vice president of program operations at Community Quest, and Ken Kelly, a personal financial representative with Allstate Insurance.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP  – Community Quest, Inc. of Egg Harbor Township was recently awarded the Allstate Agency Hands in the Community Grant with the help of Ken Kelly, an Allstate personal financial representative.

Kelly has been a loyal volunteer with Community Quest for more than eight years, being most recently involved with Community Quest’s annual Good Neighbor Bowling Fundraiser, this past winter.

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History Notes, July 14: Summer fun in 1800s

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Sunday, July 14, 2013 11:49 am

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

Each Sunday, 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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Service with a Smile > July 13

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Saturday, July 13, 2013 09:09 am

Nikki Djokovich/Employees at Pet Pros in Mays Landing hold an adoptable puppy Nikki Djokovich/Employees at Pet Pros in Mays Landing hold a adoptable puppy

Service with a Smile is a online summer feature that highlights some of the familiar faces at local businesses.

Pets Plus, Mays Landing

Jose Maltez, 21, left, of Egg Harbor Township has worked at the pet shop for 3 months. Heidi Lao, 20, of Mays Landing, has been working there for 4 years.

 

Power outage affects 270 customers in Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, July 12, 2013 12:24 pm

Submitted/Power outage in EHT Friday, July 12 affects about 300 customers Submitted/Power outage in EHT Friday, July 12 affects about 300 customers

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Approximately 270 Atlantic City Electric customers are experiencing a power outage Friday, July 12 around 12:30 p.m. No reason for the outage was listed. 

 

   

Area police warn of jury duty scam

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, July 12, 2013 11:52 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Local police agencies have issued a warning about an ongoing scam involving jury duty.

The Egg Harbor Township and Northfield police departments shared the news on their social media accounts Friday, July 12, warning the public of the scam.

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‘Sharknado’ movie is an overnight sensation (VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, July 12, 2013 08:16 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Our region has already witnessed two “once in a lifetime” storms in just the past year: a derecho and Superstorm Sandy. But could a shark-filled tornado be next?

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Jockey turned dentist off and running at new Egg Harbor Two. location

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Friday, July 12, 2013 12:00 am

Nikki Djokovich/Dr. Guy Henry at work Nikki Djokovich/Dr. Guy Henry at work  

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - After working at different group practices around Atlantic County, dentist Dr. Guy Henry has struck out on his own, opening his own dental office at the corner of West Jersey Avenue and English Creek Avenue near the CVS pharmacy.

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Do your kids like Legos? We want to see their creations!

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, July 11, 2013 12:29 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Does your child like to build wild creations with Legos or other building systems? Do they astound your with their skills and ideas?  Well, we want to see them! 

Send us a picture of your child and their masterpiece and we will share them with our readers online. A few of the most impressive ones will also appear in our print edition, so you will be able to add the page to their scrapbooks. 

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