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    WMGM TV 40 home at 1601 New Road in Linwood.

    LINWOOD – It appears that NBC will end its affiliation with WMGM TV 40 at the end of 2014.

    A contract between NBC and Access 1 Communications, which manages the station, ran through 2012 but was extended through the end of this year. That contract is not expected to be renewed.

    Headquartered at 1601 New Road in Linwood, WMGM TV 40 is the only television station in…

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    Twitter party hosted by PBS Kids offers new ideas for exploring outdoors

     “Kids these days!” It’s a complaint as old as time.

    While there are times you will catch me saying the same thing (especially after seeing teenage girls walking around in yoga pants at school), I actually find a ton of hope in this generation of caring and conscientious children, particularly each year when we celebrate Earth Day on April 22.

  • EHT Current

    Photo courtesy of Gertrude Roeske/ Cardiff volunteer firefighters in the 1950s

    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.

    Cardiff…

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    For the thousands of bikers who have waited all winter for the 2014 Wildwood Spring Bike Rally to finally arrive, here is the weather to expect when you drop a kickstand on Saturday and Sunday in front of the Bolero in Wildwood:/Jen MarraTHE…

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    jerseygenesisRegistration is open for the 19th Annual Jersey Genesis Triathlon, Duathlon, Aquabike and Bambino Biathlon, scheduled for Saturday, May 31, in Port Republic.

    Race organizers have added a duathlon to this year’s event to give the non-swimmers an opportunity to compete in the race.

    The triathlon portion of the event will consist of a half-mile swim, 16-mile bike and four mile run.  Duathletes will have the option of running two miles rather than swimming the half-mile at the…

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EHT school board approves shorter spring break, longer school year

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, March 12, 2014 01:38 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Board of Education Tuesday, March 11 approved the administration’s plan to recoup six snow days by adding days to the end of the school year as well as recalling three from the weeklong spring break.

The board approved by a vote of 5-3 Superintendent Scott McCartney’s proposal to use three days of the previously scheduled weeklong spring break to recapture days missed due to the winter weather. The plan adds three days to the end of the school year.

Board members Pete Castellano, Jack Haines and James Galvin were the dissenting votes. Board member Ray Ellis was absent.

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EHT police seek 2 in Burlington Coat Factory theft

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, March 12, 2014 01:09 pm

Submitted/The Egg Harbor Township Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two subjects allegedly involved in shoplifting from the Burlington Coat Factory in Harbor Square Shopping Center on Feb. 22. Submitted/The Egg Harbor Township Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two subjects allegedly involved in shoplifting from the Burlington Coat Factory in Harbor Square Shopping Center on Feb. 22.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two females who are suspected of shoplifting from Burlington Coat Factory in Harbor Square Shopping Center Feb. 22.

According to police, the females entered the store, removed boxes of merchandise and left the store before the theft was discovered. They got in a red minivan that was waiting for them, police said. 

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Feb.24-March 5

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, March 12, 2014 09:19 am

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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.

Alicia M. Sites, 23, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Feb. 24 by Officer Jeffrey Lancaster and charged with possession of heroin.

Paulina Ramirez, 48, of Atlantic City was arrested Feb. 26 by Officer Gary Johnson and charged with theft.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Feb.24-March 5

 

Stubborn warehouse fire in Egg Harbor Township takes two hours to contain

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, March 11, 2014 12:03 pm

Dennis C. Sharpe photos/Firefighters battle a large fire in a warehouse at Palermo Masonry on Ivins Avenue on March 5 Dennis C. Sharpe photos/Firefighters battle a large fire in a warehouse at Palermo Masonry on Ivins Avenue on March 5  MCKEE CITY - A large warehouse fire at Palmermo Masonry in the McKee City section of the township put up a two-hour challenge for the firefighters from Cardiff and Bargaintown Volunteer Fire Companies on Wednesday, March 5. The call came in around 3:19 p.m. for the business, located at 3040 Ivins Ave. Smoke was visible from the structure.

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History Notes, March 13: Mac's Tourist Cabins

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Tuesday, March 11, 2014 11:42 am

Photo courtesy of Dennis Painter/John McCaughrean Jr. poses next to an early Pierce Arrow automobile in front of Mac’s Tourist Cabins which were located on the Black Horse Pike in the Cardiff section until the late 1950s. Photo courtesy of Dennis Painter/John McCaughrean Jr. poses next to an early Pierce Arrow automobile in front of Mac’s Tourist Cabins which were located on the Black Horse Pike in the Cardiff section until the late 1950s.

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.

Mac’s Tourist Cabins

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EHT police seek identity of landscape center intruder

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, March 11, 2014 11:35 am

Submitted/Egg Harbor Township Police are asking the public to assist in identifying this person in connection with a robbery Feb. 24. Submitted/Egg Harbor Township Police are asking the public to assist in identifying this person in connection with a robbery Feb. 24.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a person wanted in connection with a burglary Monday evening, Feb. 24 at Stone World Landscape Center on Doughty Road.

According to police, when Egg Harbor Township Police Officers Rob O’Donoghue, Carl Peterson and James Macpherson and Pleasantville Police Department K-9 Officer Brandon Stocks arrived at the center in response to an alarm that was set off, they reported that a robbery had occurred and that someone had recently fled with an undetermined amount of cash. The surveillance camera captured images of someone inside the office area of the business.

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Atlantic County Sheriff's Report for Egg Harbor Township (Nov. 2013-Feb. 2014)

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 10, 2014 09:27 am

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Atlantic County Sheriff Frank Balles has announced that the following arrests were made recently by members of the Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office.  If you have information on the whereabouts of people who are wanted by this agency, call 609-909-7200.

Jermaine Britt, 39, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Nov. 25 in Egg Harbor Township by Detectives Christen Mulholland and Jeffery Newman on a municipal warrant issued by Washington Township.

 Nicole T. Pearlingi, 29, of Egg Harbor Township, was arrested Dec. 10 in Atlantic City by Officer Jessica Fane on a nonsupport warrant.

Read more: Atlantic County Sheriff's Report for Egg Harbor Township (Nov. 2013-Feb. 2014)

 

UPDATE: Police arrest 2, seize 87 pot plants as fraud probe uncovers marijuana surprise

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, March 08, 2014 11:09 am

Luis Alba, left, was charged on a warrant with first-degree cultivation of marijuana, first-degree distribution of marijuana, and fourth-degree possession of marijuana.  Miluska Jimenez-Espinoza was charged with third-degree credit card fraud. Luis Alba, left, was charged on a warrant with first-degree cultivation of marijuana, first-degree distribution of marijuana, and fourth-degree possession of marijuana. Miluska Jimenez-Espinoza was charged with third-degree credit card fraud. HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Authorities seized 87 marijuana plants and took two people into custody Friday, March 7 after the Egg Harbor Township Police Department executed a search warrant in the Mizpah section of Hamilton Township for a credit card fraud investigation.

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