• Mainland Current

    Sister Judy Loschiavo in her first grade classroom at St. Joseph Regional School in Somers Point SOMERS POINT – Sister Judy Loschiavo found music as a remedy to deal with grief after the loss of her parents. Now her hope is that her music will allow others feeling a sense of loss to find a chord that rings true to them.

  • Mainland Current

    Suzanne Marino/The helping hands of Everyone’s Children are from left Samantha Mazuz, Shelly Furman, Stacey Rich, June Dix all of Linwood and Aiccis Bloom of Ventnor.

    LINWOOD—Saturday morning Stacey Rich’s home could have passed for the Easter Bunny’s workshop. Hundreds of baskets lined every flat surface in the living room, dining room, kitchen and family room and volunteers were…

  • Sports

    houghtonscoreHAMILTON TOWNSHIP - Chemistry class was back in session Monday for the Egg Harbor Township boys lacrosse team.

    Attack men Connor Houghton, Ryan King and Nick Lacovara combined for 11 goals and eight assists as the Eagles rebounded from their first loss of the season with a 14-6 win over Cape-Atlantic League rival Oakcrest.

  • Ocean City Gazette

    Manco and Manco Pizza on the Ocean City Boardwalk OCEAN CITY—The owners of Manco and Manco were arraigned in federal court in Camden Monday, where they entered a not guilty plea to several federal tax evasion charges, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. 

    Mary, 53, and Charles Bangle, 54, were arrested in their Somers Point home on April 3 by IRS-Criminal Investigation special agents on a 30-count indictment charging the couple with multiple counts of tax evasion…

  • Columns

     The Mom's Beat blog by Laura Stetser

    The good news and the bad news is that my family is in the market for a new minivan. I wish it could be a different style of car, but it truly is the only mode of transportation that works for us.

     After driving the same one for seven years, I am looking forward to a clean slate. I can’t wait for that new car smell, unfaded upholstery and corners without hidden…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Atlantic Christian School student headed to Naval Academy for STEM program

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, May 16, 2013 10:26 am

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A series on how Egg Harbor Township Schools and community groups are educating students in science, technology, engineering and math, collectively known as STEM.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  Robert Simpson, a seventh-grader at Atlantic Christian School, is one of 100 students from across the county that have been accepted into a United State Naval Academy summer program to encourage and further the learning of science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM.

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PAL SeaPerch team headed to national championship in Indianapolis

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Written by Suzanne Marino Thursday, May 16, 2013 10:18 am

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A series on how Egg Harbor Township Schools and community groups are educating students in science, technology, engineering and math, collectively known as STEM.

SOMERS POINT – It is sink-or-swim time for the “Submersibles,” a four-man team headed to Indianapolis to compete in the national SeaPerch championship at Purdue University.

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Egg Harbor Township School District adopts new activities fee

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, May 15, 2013 04:08 pm

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Participation and facility fees enacted; some freshman sports teams to be cut

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A revised participation fee for middle school and high school students was enacted by the Egg Harbor Township Board of Education on Tuesday, May 14.

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District reopens preschool lottery

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Wednesday, May 15, 2013 07:32 am

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Deadline application is May 31         

The Egg Harbor Township School District offers an integrated preschool program to typically developing 4-year-old children who reside in Egg Harbor Township and will have their fourth birthday before Oct. 1, 2013. There are still openings available for the 2013-2014 school year.

Morning and afternoon classes will be offered within the school district, Monday-Friday.Transportation will not be provided.

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Egg Harbor Township woman wins Mrs. New Jersey

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Wednesday, May 15, 2013 07:23 am

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Joy Jones- Carmack of Egg Harbor Township, a professor from Atlantic Cape Community College, won the Mrs. New Jersey crown on Saturday, May 11th at 7pm in the Walter Edge Theater on the campus of Atlantic Cape Community College.

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, April 30-May 9

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Written by Police Blotter Tuesday, May 14, 2013 03:43 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.

 Brian Gallagher, 40, of Galloway was arrested April 30 by Det. Ray Theriault and charged with theft of movable property and conspiracy to commit theft.

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Let valedictorians speak freely

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Written by Opinion Tuesday, May 14, 2013 12:37 pm

To the editor:
Graduation time has come around again. In a few weeks we will be hearing from commencement speakers and valedictorians.
In recent years it has become all too common for area schools to censor or otherwise restrict the words of student graduation speakers. Valedictorians have been asked to submit their speeches in advance for approval by the school administration. Student speakers have been unceremoniously shut down for deviating from an approved script.

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Residents in Atlantic County report ground shaking

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, May 13, 2013 05:58 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Around 2:45 p.m. today, Monday, May 13 residents from Atlantic County reported feeling their houses and surroundings shake, though the United States Geological Survey has no data posted on any earthquake activity in the area today.

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