• Sports

    CALFallWrap2The swimmers are in the pools and, starting next week, jump shots and takedowns will replace third-down conversions and extra points.

    But first, one final look at the 2014 Cape-Atlantic League football season and a couple of other fall sports.

    It was another fall season filled with success.

    St. Joseph won another NJSIAA championship, keeping the CAL’s streak alive – at least one NJSIAA…

  • EHT Current

     Atlantic County citizen of year

    Said she always felt a calling to be a firefighter

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – It…

  • Columns

    The Mom’s Beat: The power of the elf network

    Even Santa’s magic needs a boost sometimes

    Last year a little girl from New Jersey put an item on her wish list to Santa that came seemingly out of the blue.

    “I would like the Sweetshine Glow Happy Clubhouse,” she announced.

    Her parents were stumped. Neither had ever heard of the toy.

  • Downbeach Current

    Mary Platt of Egg Harbor Township chats with her father, William Delgesso, who turns 100 years old Friday, Dec. 12VENTNOR – Dancing through life keeps William Delgesso young, the soon-to-be centenarian said.

    “I’m 100, going on 50,” he said in his Somerset Avenue home last week. His 100th birthday is Friday, Dec. 12.

    Delgesso danced his way out of tribulation and into the arms…

  • Mainland Current

    Longport Media WMGM-TV NBC40LINWOOD – There have been rumors swirling about what is to become of local news station WMGM-TV NBC40 when the station ceases to be an NBC affiliate Jan. 1.

    Station manager Roger Powe stepped forward during the 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts Tuesday, Dec. 9to give viewers an idea of what to expect in the upcoming weeks and months from South Jersey’s only TV station.

  • Sports

    EHTMainswim1LINWOOD - Athletes from Mainland Regional and Egg Harbor Township high schools took to the water on Friday, Dec. 6 in a competitive early-season Cape-Atlantic League swim meet at Mainland's pool.

    The EHT girls beat their Mainland rivals 110-60 as sophomore Camryn Greenleaf took victories in the 100-meter freestyle and 100 backstroke, and joined her teammates for wins in the 200 medley relay and 400 freestyle relay.

    Kirstin…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Planning session shows demand for full-day kindergarten in EHT schools

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, December 11, 2014 12:00 am

EHT schools to host final strategic planning meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 16 EHT schools to host final strategic planning meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 16

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The need for full-day kindergarten was the top issue that emerged from the second of three Egg Harbor Township School District strategic planning meetings Nov. 18.

 The participants were charged to come up with steps they would like to see the district take in the next three to five years. Consultant Charles Ivory of the Educational Information and Resource Center facilitated the meeting, which attracted about 120 parents, teachers, community members, board members and administrators to the Egg Harbor Township High School cafeteria.

Read more: Planning session shows demand for full-day kindergarten in EHT schools

 

Atlantic County’s first female fire instructor named citizen of year

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, December 11, 2014 12:00 am

 Atlantic County citizen of year Marylynn Graham, center, receives the Chief Arthur R. Brown Memorial Scholarship Foundation citizen of the year award at a dinner Sunday, Dec. 3. With her from left are her are her sons Matt, 22, a Bargaintown firefighter; Kevin, 23; and Jeremy, 16, a Mays Landing firefighter; her boyfriend, Edward Fugee III; Egg Harbor Township Fire Department Chief William Danz; and Assemblyman Chris Brown.

Said she always felt a calling to be a firefighter

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – It has taken Marylynn Graham just six years from the day she first stepped inside the Bargaintown Volunteer Fire Company as a new member of the ladies auxiliary until she was named Atlantic County’s first female fire instructor at the Anthony “Tony” Canale Fire Training Center in April.

Her unprecedented rise through the ranks is part of the reason she was recognized as the Chief Arthur R. Brown Jr. Memorial Scholarship Foundation’s 2014 citizen of the year at its annual scholarship awards dinner Wednesday, Dec. 3.

Read more: Atlantic County’s first female fire instructor named citizen of year

   

UPDATE: Cash from bank robbery recovered; Brooklyn man charged

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, December 10, 2014 06:26 pm

Submitted/Dalip S. Kozi, 46, was charged with robbery, making terroristic threats and theft after he was found in Atlantic City and arrested around 3 p.m. that afternoon Submitted/Dalip S. Kozi, 46, was charged with robbery, making terroristic threats and theft after he was found in Atlantic City and arrested around 3 p.m. that afternoon  EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A Brooklyn man wanted in connection with a bank robbery Wednesday morning, Dec. 10 is in police custody, and the cash he allegedly stole has been recovered. 

Read more: UPDATE: Cash from bank robbery recovered; Brooklyn man charged

 

District to host information night for parents on its reading curriculum

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, December 10, 2014 02:18 pm

EHT schools to host parent meeting about ELA curriculum EHT schools to host parent meeting about ELA curriculum  

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The Egg Harbor Township School District will host an informational meeting for parents on the different components of its English Language Arts curriculum 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17 in the board room of Alder Avenue Middle School.  

It will begin with a presentation by the administration on the tools used to instruct students in phonics, reading and writing. Superintendent Scott McCartney said a question-and-answer session will follow the presentation.

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EHT burglary victims urged to claim stolen items

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, December 10, 2014 10:03 am

Submitted/EHT police have photos of the recovered items Submitted/EHT police have photos of the recovered items

Jacob Norman, 27, and Jennifer O’Donoghue, 37, of Egg Harbor Township were arrested Thanksgiving morning

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Residents who recently had items stolen from their homes may have a chance of getting them back after the recent arrest of two alleged burglary suspects who police said are responsible for a string of residential break-ins in November.

Read more: EHT burglary victims urged to claim stolen items

 

Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Nov. 24-Dec. 3

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, December 10, 2014 12:00 am

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

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Nov. 24-Dec. 3

   

Flooding expected along Black Horse Pike in West Atlantic City during high tides

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, December 08, 2014 12:19 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Motorists are advised to avoid the West Atlantic City portion of the Black Horse Pike until Wednesday, Dec. 10 as minor to moderate tidal flooding is expected as part of a passing nor'easter storm. 

 This morning, Monday, Dec. 8, the roadway was closed due to the rising water. The Egg Harbor Township Police posted a list of the next high tide times to help motorist plan travel accordingly as the storm passes.

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Church gift fair in EHT offers many ways to give

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Written by Laura Stetser Saturday, December 06, 2014 12:00 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Ocean Heights Presbyterian Church will offer the public a chance to broaden their gift-giving possibilities while helping their favorite charities at an Alternative Gift Fair this Sunday, Dec. 7.

The event allows charitable organizations to sell small trinkets as well as to collect donations, according to church member Dan Campbell.

Read more: Church gift fair in EHT offers many ways to give

   

Atlantic Pops music for toys concert to feature seasonal song and dance

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, December 05, 2014 01:50 pm

Submitted/In front from left are Atlantic Pops horns section musicians Linda Moninghoff, Fernwood Avenue Middle School band member Joe Sutton and Absegami High School drum major Michael Cowles. In back is Breana Wiener. Submitted/In front from left are Atlantic Pops horns section musicians Linda Moninghoff, Fernwood Avenue Middle School band member Joe Sutton and Absegami High School drum major Michael Cowles. In back is Breana Wiener. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Atlantic Pops Community Band will collaborate with area musicians and dancers to bring music of the holiday season to the Egg Harbor Township Community Center Friday, Dec. 5.

The annual Toy Drive Concert is presented in cooperation with the Atlantic City Rescue Mission to benefit needy area families.

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Egg Harbor Township man gets 5 years for child pornography distribution

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, December 05, 2014 12:11 pm

Juan Carlos Alvarez pleaded guilty Tuesday, Aug. 4 to second-degree distribution of child pornography and third-degree possession of more than 100 files of child pornography. Juan Carlos Alvarez pleaded guilty Tuesday, Aug. 4 to second-degree distribution of child pornography and third-degree possession of more than 100 files of child pornography. Juan Carlos Alvarez, 34, was sentenced under new child porn law

TRENTON – An Egg Harbor Township man was sentenced to five years in prison today (Friday, Dec. 5) for distributing child pornography on the Internet. 

Juan Carlos Alvarez, 34, had more than 2,000 photos and 100 videos of child pornography on his computer and six hard drives, authorities said.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township man gets 5 years for child pornography distribution

   

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