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Chefs with a Mission cook up educational programs, video series

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:00 am

Laura Stetser/Chef Robert Seidel, with the assistance of his son, begin filming Tuesday, July 22. Laura Stetser/Chef Robert Seidel, with the assistance of his son, begin filming Tuesday, July 22.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Chef Robert Seidel was presented with the same dilemma that many home cooks face: He had to use what was in the pantry.

A whole turkey too big for one meal and orange soda were some of the items available at the Community FoodBank of New Jersey during the week of July 21.

Working on a special project for the FoodBank as part of Chefs with a Mission, Seidel was videotaping a cooking program on how the typical family can stretch the groceries they bring home from the food bank and improvise with ingredients they find there.

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Five candidates to vie for three EHT school board seats

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, July 30, 2014 02:07 pm

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Five residents are running for three open seats on the Egg Harbor Township Board of Education this November. The candidates are: Christopher J. Moran; Justin A. Riggs; Tamika Gilbert-Floyd; Barbara Szilagyi; and Thor Himley.

Each seat is for a three-year term. Szilagyi has served previously. Himley is a current board member seeking reelection to his seat.

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DWI checkpoint to be held Saturday, Aug. 2 in EHT

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 29, 2014 03:12 pm

DWI checkpoint Aug. 2 in Egg Harbor Township DWI checkpoint Aug. 2 in Egg Harbor Township

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – On Saturday, Aug. 2 the Egg Harbor Township Police Department will be conducting a checkpoint for intoxicated drivers between the hours of 11 p.m. and 3 a.m. The location of the checkpoint will be the westbound lanes of the Black Horse Pike between the intersections of Tilton Road and Uibel Avenue.

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Essential information for the Blake Shelton, Lady Antebellum concerts (MAP)

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:25 pm

Blake Shelton and Lady Antebellum will perform free concerts in Atlantic City Blake Shelton and Lady Antebellum will perform free concerts in Atlantic City

The Blake Shelton concert on Thursday, July 31 and the Lady Antebellum concert on Sunday, Aug. 3 will be held on the Atlantic City beach between Caesar’s Pier at Arkansas Avenue and Central Pier at St. James Place.

 The following information was supplied by event organizers:

-          Everyone attending will need a ticket.

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Egg Harbor Township Historical Society presents 'Call of Duty' (Slideshow)

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Written by Chelsea White Monday, July 28, 2014 04:14 pm

Learning how to operate the switchboard, Edwin Nguyen, 8, of Egg Harbor Township makes a call to his twin brother at a nearby phone. He is assisted by SSgt. Gary Oprendek. Learning how to operate the switchboard, Edwin Nguyen, 8, of Egg Harbor Township makes a call to his twin brother at a nearby phone. He is assisted by SSgt. Gary Oprendek. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A flag-raising ceremony started off the action at the “Call of Duty” presentation Saturday morning, July 26 at the Greate Egg Harbor Township Historical Society’s museum grounds on West Jersey Avenue.

The 9th Infantry Division WWII Historical Preservation Society joined the local historical society in presenting the free event for the second year, with help from volunteers and financial support from donations and membership fees.

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Hamilton Police arrest EHT assault suspect

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Written by Staff Report Thursday, July 24, 2014 11:50 am

Mark Poper of Egg Harbor Township, arrested Thursday, July 24 on aggravated assault and DWI charges. Mark Poper of Egg Harbor Township, arrested Thursday, July 24 on aggravated assault and DWI charges.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP––In a multi-jurisdictional investigation Hamilton Police arrested Mark Poper, 35, of Egg Harbor Township on various DWI related offenses. They turned him over to Egg Harbor Township Police who were looking for Poper for an aggravated assault that occurred a short time prior to his DWI arrest.

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Call of Duty event set for Saturday in Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, July 24, 2014 12:00 am

Call of Duty military timeline event in Egg Harbor Township Call of Duty military timeline event in Egg Harbor Township

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Reenactors from as far away as Washington and Harrisburg will convene in the small field adjacent to the Greate Egg Harbour Historical Society Museum Saturday, July 26 to present a timeline of America’s armed conflicts as a way to honor the nation’s history and the veterans who helped shape it.

 The authentic soldier groups, representing conflicts from the Revolutionary War through the Vietnam War, will also be joined by veterans who will share their stories of America’s military history during the daylong event, called “Call of Duty.”

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Revised plan for EHT’s accelerated math program now in place

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, July 23, 2014 11:06 am

Accelerated math in EHT Accelerated math in EHT

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – After several meetings in which parents and the members of the Board of Education voiced concerns over proposed changes to the Egg Harbor Township School District’s accelerated math program, the administration presented a revised plan for the program’s curriculum.

 The revised content outline was presented during the board’s meeting Tuesday, July 22 by Assistant Superintendent Pete Bretones.

 Bretones said any student currently in the accelerated math program will be allowed to progress as before.

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Atlantic City International receives $1.7 million in federal funding

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 22, 2014 02:59 pm

airport Announcement follows $1.6 million previously awarded in June for airport

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Frank A. LoBiondo, chairman of the House Aviation Subcommittee, today announced $1,778,976 in new federal funding from the Federal Aviation Administration for taxiway rehabilitation and reconstruction projects at the Atlantic City International Airport.

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Federal racial discrimination case against Egg Harbor Township dismissed

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, July 22, 2014 02:44 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A racial discrimination lawsuit filed against Egg Harbor Township and several Township Committee members has officially concluded  more than four years after it was filed by a now retired Egg Harbor Township Police captain.

Hector Tavarez, who at the time was a lieutenant on the force, filed a federal lawsuit in the United States District Court in December 2009 alleging that the township’s failure to promote him to the rank of captain in 2007, 2008 and 2009 constituted racial discrimination. 

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