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    snow cancellationsBelow is a an ongoing list of the weather-related closures and cancellations for Atlantic County. Check back often as more are expected to be announced in advance of the snowstorm forecasted.

    Gov. Chris Christie announced in a press conference on Monday, Jan. 26 that New Jersey is now under a state of emergency and all state offices are being closed at 1 p.m. and will remain closed tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 27.

    Absecon Public Schools are closed Tuesday, Jan. 27.

    Assumption Regional Catholic School closed…

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    Egg Harbor Township newsEGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – In what is described as an uncommon move among municipalities in New Jersey, Egg Harbor Township took a step toward giving the lion’s share of revenue from affordable housing projects to the Egg Harbor Township School District to help offset the impact of new students such development could generate.

     This verbal offer from Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough was confirmed in his Dec. 23 letter to Superintendent Scott McCartney that was accepted by the…

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    Test your luck at ‘Dine and Dine’ Community Partnership ‘FUNraiser’ Feb. 28

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Community Partnership for Egg Harbor Township Schools, Inc. is betting it will have a “full house” at its eighth annual February FUNraiser.

    Presented by Shore Medical Center for the eighth year in a row, the Dice and Dine event will be held Saturday, Feb. 28, at Greate Bay Country Club in Somers Point, with live casino games…

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    Laura Stetser/The vacant Hickory Log Inn restaurant is the first of five buildings slated for firefighter training exercises.“There is no better project to address the issues facing Atlantic City than to clean up the entrance to it,” -Egg Harbor Township Mayor James "Sonny" McCullough

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – It won’t be the big demolition that so many township residents have been waiting to see, but firefighters…

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History Notes, Aug. 11: The Lee Family

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Saturday, August 10, 2013 11:00 pm

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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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South Jersey kids get busy building over summer months

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, August 09, 2013 11:00 pm

Submitted/Lego battle scene is created by Dominick McNew Jr. of Hammonton Submitted/Lego battle scene is created by Dominick McNew Jr. of Hammonton

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The EHT Current put out the call to see how creative kids across South Jersey were this summer using their building sets. Here are the pictures we received:

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'Oz, The Great and Powerful' to be shown at Egg Harbor Twp. outdoor movie night

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, August 09, 2013 11:00 pm

Submitted/'Oz, The Great and Powerful' will be shown in Egg Harbor Township Submitted/'Oz, The Great and Powerful' will be shown in Egg Harbor Township

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The Egg Harbor Township Recreation Department is hosting its second of two free outdoor movies Saturday, Aug. 10 with the showing of "Oz, The Great and Powerful" at Tony Canale Park.

Starring actors James Franco, Rachel Weisz, Michele Williams, this PG rated film follows the story of Oscar Diggs, a small time circus magician with dubious ethics, as he is hurled away from dusty Kansas to the vibrant Land of Oz.

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Former NBA star and pro coach visits young basketball players in Egg Harbor Twp.

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, August 09, 2013 02:38 pm

Submitted/Chris Ford of Egg Harbor Township, standing at right, was an NBA National Champion when the played for the Boston Celtics. Submitted/Chris Ford of Egg Harbor Township, standing at right, was an NBA National Champion when the played for the Boston Celtics.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP- NBA National Champion Chris Ford, who played for the Boston Celtics, stopped by the Egg Harbor Township Girls Junior Eagles Basketball summer camp on Wednesday, Aug. 7. According to Danielle Conroy, one of the coaches, the Egg Harbor Township resident is the grandfather of one of the participants, his granddaughter Isabella DeRichie, also of Egg Harbor Township.

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Bright Stars' Family Fun Night blends community with a cause

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, August 09, 2013 06:41 am

Submitted/Alex's Lemonade Stand is the beneficiary of the event Submitted/Alex's Lemonade Stand is the beneficiary of the event

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Bright Stars Gymnastics Academy is hosting its annual Family Fun Night Friday, Aug. 9 benefitting Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, a nonprofit organization that raises money for childhood cancer research.

Bonnie Petitt, owner of Bright Stars and co-director of the event said the event blends community with a cause.

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History Notes, Aug. 4: Frambes Family

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Sunday, August 04, 2013 01:00 pm

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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.

Read more: History Notes, Aug. 4: Frambes Family

   

Empanada Mamma's of Egg Harbor Twp. donates $2,000 to Atlantic City Rescue Mission

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Thursday, August 01, 2013 11:00 pm

Submitted/Egg Harbor Township residents Michelle Torres and Uriel Malizia, co-owners of Empanada Mammas Submitted/Egg Harbor Township residents Michelle Torres and Uriel Malizia, co-owners of Empanada Mammas

ATLANTIC CITY –  Egg Harbor Township residents Michelle Torres and Uriel Malizia, co-owners of Empanada Mammas, donated $2,000 to Atlantic City Rescue Mission Friday, July 26.

"We want to give back to the community as a way of thanking all the people who have helped encouraged and supported us in starting this business," the two said in a news release.

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Mud Run in Egg Harbor Township will feature tunnel, vertical wall and more obstacles

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, July 30, 2013 11:00 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The Enforcers Challenge Mud Run will also be held in conjunction with the Egg Harbor Township Police Athletic League's 2nd Annual Fair of All, on Sunday, Sept. 15 at the Ready to Ride facility, 2590 Ridge Ave.

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Normandy Comes to EHT during WWII encampment event (SLIDESHOW)

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Tuesday, July 30, 2013 11:04 am

Chuck Eberson/Reenactors illustrate how they operate as a team on a light machine gun. Chuck Eberson/Reenactors illustrate how they operate as a team on a light machine gun.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Greate Egg Harbour Township Historical Society presented the “Breakout at Normandy” at its museum Saturday, July 27.

The staff worked for more than a year preparing for this event to honor World War II veterans as well as educate the public. See a video and slideshow below:

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Egg Harbor Township student is 'Young Leader'

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

Submitted/Cameron Frye, 11, of Egg Harbor Township attended the 2013 Junior National Young Leaders Conference held in Washington Submitted/Cameron Frye, 11, of Egg Harbor Township attended the 2013 Junior National Young Leaders Conference held in Washington

Cameron Frye, 11, of Egg Harbor Township attended the 2013 Junior National Young Leaders Conference held in Washington, D.C. the week of June 23. The sixth grader was one of only four students nominated from the Dr. Joyanne D. Miller Elementary School, where she is a member of the gifted and talented program.  

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