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    EHTACFH7ATLANTIC CITY – Rebecca Richman’s energy and enthusiasm for field hockey are contagious. Combined with the unyielding tenacity of the team’s defense, it can be an unbeatable combination for the Egg Harbor Township High School field hockey team.

    Richman, a junior, scored one goal and assisted on another by Juliana Catania as the streaking Eagles shut out Atlantic City, 2-0, on Sept. 22 at Atlantic City High School for their fifth straight victory.

  • EHT Current

    4-way stop sign to be installed at Ridge Avenue and Mill Road in October

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Motorists are advised to drive with caution at the intersection of Mill Road and Ridge Avenue as Atlantic County begins converting the intersection into a four-way stop in early October.

    Currently the intersection is controlled by a stop sign on the Ridge Avenue approaches only.

  • Columns

    The Mom’s Beat: What I have learned from being a room mom

    Well, it happened again. I was selected to be room mom by default for one of my children’s classrooms. While I am always happy to help out where needed, I did not sign up for the task because I know I cannot make all of the parties.

    But because I did the job last year, also by default, and seemingly made it…

  • EHT Current

    Affordable housing community in Egg Harbor Township moves ahead

    “The state of New Jersey is our enemy. They have brutalized the school system.” - Mayor James "Sonny" McCullough

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The developer of a proposed affordable housing project slated for the Farmington section of the township was given the green light to proceed with its application for financing after the Township Committee voted 3-1 to moves the project forward despite opposition from members…

Current of Egg Harbor Township

Miller School safety patrol inducts 60 members

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, September 25, 2014 12:00 am

Laura Stetser/Egg Harbor Township Police Department Sgt. Fred Spano congratulates fifth-grader Scott Handson as he receives his official School Safety Patrol belt and badge Sept. 23. Laura Stetser/Egg Harbor Township Police Department Sgt. Fred Spano congratulates fifth-grader Scott Handson as he receives his official School Safety Patrol belt and badge Sept. 23.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Now in its second year, the Dr. Joyanne D. Miller School Safety Patrol inducted 60 new members Tuesday, Sept. 23. The fifth-graders, who were nominated by their teachers to become peer leaders, took a pledge and received their official orange Sam Browne belts and silver badges.  

Principal Latifah Potter started the program last year, her first year as principal. She said the inaugural class did such a great job, the staff increased the ranks from 54 to 60 students this year.

Read more: Miller School safety patrol inducts 60 members

 

Supplies and volunteers sought to build Slaybaugh's school garden

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, September 24, 2014 03:54 pm

The project, part of a larger global Green Apple Day of Service movement, is an initiative from the Center for Green Schools of the U.S. Green Building Council The project, part of a larger global Green Apple Day of Service movement, is an initiative from the Center for Green Schools of the U.S. Green Building Council

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Students of all ages, teachers and parent volunteers will work together to create an outdoor classroom and garden at Slaybaugh Primary School Saturday, Sept. 27, according to a district press release.

Plans call for the garden to have raised beds where elementary school students will grow and harvest vegetables, and a milkweed and flower border garden to attract and nurture monarch butterflies.

Read more: Supplies and volunteers sought to build Slaybaugh's school garden

   

EHT committee moves affordable housing project forward, despite school board opposition

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, September 24, 2014 03:34 pm

Affordable housing community in Egg Harbor Township moves ahead Affordable housing community in Egg Harbor Township moves ahead

“The state of New Jersey is our enemy. They have brutalized the school system.” - Mayor James "Sonny" McCullough

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The developer of a proposed affordable housing project slated for the Farmington section of the township was given the green light to proceed with its application for financing after the Township Committee voted 3-1 to moves the project forward despite opposition from members of the Board of Education who attended the Sept. 17 meeting.

The approval allows the Marlton-based Michaels Development Company to construct up to 137 units of affordable housing at the intersection of Doughty and Fire roads.

Read more: EHT committee moves affordable housing project forward, despite school board opposition

 

Truck overturns, dumps load of concrete on Egg Harbor Township lawn: UPDATE

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, September 23, 2014 12:22 pm

The overturned concrete truck is leaking hydraulic fluid and oil but no gasoline, according to reports./Laura Stetser The overturned concrete truck is leaking hydraulic fluid and oil but no gasoline, according to reports./Laura Stetser

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP  A 35-ton tractor trailer filled with broken concrete reportedly hit a utility pole, overturned and dumped its contents on the front lawn of a home near the intersection of Steelmanville Road and South Mount Airy Road at about noon today (Tuesday, Sept. 28), according to reports.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area.

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Egg Harbor Township man arrested for alleged child pornography distribution

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, September 23, 2014 10:10 am

Submitted/Thomas Ballard , 37, of Egg Harbor Township Submitted/Thomas Ballard , 37, of Egg Harbor Township

It is alleged that he had distributed more than 3,000 files depicting sexual exploitation of children. 

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that a 37-year-old Egg Harbor Township man was arrested yesterday by detectives from the Division of Criminal Justice and the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness for allegedly distributing and possessing child pornography over the Internet.

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Runners race to raise money for EHT scholarships (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, September 22, 2014 03:08 pm

Laura Stetser/Tyler Wood, 4, kicks it into high gear as his older brother Jacob closes the gap. Laura Stetser/Tyler Wood, 4, kicks it into high gear as his older brother Jacob closes the gap.

The Second Annual “Fly Like an Eagle” 5k and Fun Run was held on Sunday, Sept. 21 at Egg Harbor Township High School. The event, held in honor of late track coach George Wilkinson, was sponsored by the Egg Harbor Township Education Foundation.

Read more: Runners race to raise money for EHT scholarships (SLIDESHOW)

   

Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Sept. 10-16

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, September 22, 2014 02:26 pm

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, Sept. 10-16

 

Busy EHT intersection to become a four-way stop in October

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, September 22, 2014 11:29 am

4-way stop sign to be installed at Ridge Avenue and Mill Road in October 4-way stop sign to be installed at Ridge Avenue and Mill Road in October

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Motorists are advised to drive with caution at the intersection of Mill Road and Ridge Avenue as Atlantic County begins converting the intersection into a four-way stop in early October.

Currently the intersection is controlled by a stop sign on the Ridge Avenue approaches only.

Read more: Busy EHT intersection to become a four-way stop in October

   

Nagbe of Egg Harbor Township named HERO of the year

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, September 20, 2014 12:00 am

Submitted/Al Nagbe of Egg Harbor Township, a student at Richard Stockton College, was named the John R. Elliot HERO Campaign’s HERO of the Year Submitted/Al Nagbe of Egg Harbor Township, a student at Richard Stockton College, was named the John R. Elliot HERO Campaign’s HERO of the Year

 Al Nagbe of Egg Harbor Township, a student at Richard Stockton College, was named the John R. Elliot HERO Campaign’s HERO of the Year. Nagbe is in his senior year studying pre-med. He was selected as HERO of the Year from nominations by classmates based on his service as a HERO designated driver.

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EHT man gets one year in jail, two years probation for beating death of dog

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 19, 2014 10:50 pm

Steven Geisel, 49, of Egg Harbor Township Steven Geisel, 49, of Egg Harbor Township

Sentencing includes community service at SPCA

MAYS LANDING – An Egg Harbor Township man was sentenced today (Friday, Sept. 19) for animal cruelty in connection with the killing of a dog, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.

Steven D. Geisel, 51, of the 2000 block of Ocean Heights Avenue, Egg Harbor Township, was arrested on Feb.12, 2014 for the bludgeoning death of a female pit bull in a wooded area adjacent to Ocean Heights Avenue in Egg Harbor Township, on or about Jan. 29,

Read more: EHT man gets one year in jail, two years probation for beating death of dog

   

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