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Egg Harbor Township High School experiencing a power outage

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, October 31, 2014 10:10 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Egg Harbor Township High School and 242 other Atlantic City Electric customers near the school are experiencing a power outage this morning (Friday, Oct. 31) due to an issue with the electrical service on a pole nearby.

Atlantic City Electric reported on its website that power is expected to be restored by 11 a.m.

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UPDATED: South Jersey residents report feeling tremors

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, October 29, 2014 02:24 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP-  Residents around South Jersey are turning to social media to report two incidents of the earth or their homes shaking around noon and again just before 2 p.m. today (Wednesday, Oct. 29).

 Reports about the sensation are coming from as far south as Avalon and as far west as Estell Manor.

 Rick Henderson of Egg Harbor Township reported feeling it twice. 

 "My whole house rattled, shook and rumbled. 2nd time was longer 3-4 seconds. Doors and dishes rattling," he said.

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Egg Harbor Township teacher, staff contract approved

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, October 28, 2014 01:09 pm

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Shift in healthcare plan and additional work hours among changes approved

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – After more than two years of negotiating, the Egg Harbor Township Education Association and the Board of Education have reached an agreement on a teacher and staff contract for 2013 through 2016.

 The three-year agreement was passed by 83 percent of the union membership during a daytime vote Monday, Oct. 27, and by a unanimous vote among the school board members at a special evening meeting. Board member John “Jack” Haines was absent.

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Tentative contract for EHT teachers, staff up for vote today

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, October 27, 2014 02:15 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Members of the Egg Harbor Township Education Association are casting their votes today on whether to accept the contract terms itemized in a memorandum of agreement signed between its representatives and those from the Board of Education on Oct. 14. 

The Egg Harbor Township Board of Education has scheduled a special meeting for 7 p.m. tonight (Monday, Oct. 27) in the board room of Alder Avenue Middle School to vote on the matter as well.

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Pleasantville man wanted in thefts from parked cars turns himself in to police

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 27, 2014 12:53 pm

Submitted/Jordan Edwards, 23, of Pleasantville Submitted/Jordan Edwards, 23, of Pleasantville EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A 23-year-old Pleasantville man turned himself in to police Oct. 16 after a warrant was issued for his arrest for his alleged involvement with a series of thefts from parked cars around Egg Harbor Township in September.

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Township Committee members unchallenged in bids for reelection

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, October 27, 2014 12:27 pm

Submitted/Paul Hodson, left, and Laura Pfrommer are seeking reelection to their seats on Egg Harbor Township Committee. Submitted/Paul Hodson, left, and Laura Pfrommer are seeking reelection to their seats on Egg Harbor Township Committee.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Township Committee has two three-year terms open in the Nov. 4 general election, and incumbents Paul Hodson and Laura Pfrommer are running unchallenged for their seats.

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Paul Hodson, 62, has been married to his wife Patricia since 1981 and has lived in the township for 31 years. Together they have two married children, daughter Maria and her husband Chris and son William and his wife Rachel. They have two grandchildren.

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Lane closure expected Friday, Oct. 31 on Somers Point-Mays Landing Road

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 27, 2014 11:46 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – An alternating lane closure will be in effect 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31 on Somers Point-Mays Landing Road (Route 559) for work on the 100-year-old Catawba Bridge over Miry Run, according to Atlantic County officials.

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Fair for all at Egg Harbor Township elementary schools

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 24, 2014 12:00 am

Laura Stetser/Lynn Pellegini’s second grade students at Slaybaugh Elementary School get ready to dive into their book fair purchases on Tuesday, Oct. 21. Laura Stetser/Lynn Pellegini’s second grade students at Slaybaugh Elementary School get ready to dive into their book fair purchases on Tuesday, Oct. 21.

Egg Harbor Township elementary schools hosted the Scholastic Book Fair this week, Oct. 20-24. Students were able to visit the library to purchase books and other items or to make a wish list for their parents, who were invited to attend family night midweek.

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EHT couple works to bring cheer to sick children through Build-a-Bear collection drive

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, October 24, 2014 12:00 am

Submitted/Andrea and Dominic Pugliese of Egg Harbor Township stand in front of the 144 new Build-a-Bears the local community donated for delivery to sick children at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in December 2013 Submitted/Andrea and Dominic Pugliese of Egg Harbor Township stand in front of the 144 new Build-a-Bears the local community donated for delivery to sick children at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in December 2013

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – One township couple is asking for the public’s help in bringing holiday cheer to sick children by organizing a Build-a-Bear collection drive.

Andrea and Dominic Pugliese are now in their third year in the charity effort, which allows them to deliver new stuffed animals to the children who are staying at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and similar providers.

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EHT man arrested for alleged assault of woman, child

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:09 pm

Submitted/Robert C. Ewing, 23 Submitted/Robert C. Ewing, 23  EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – An Egg Harbor Township man was arrested for various offenses after he allegedly assaulted a woman and her child and threatened police with a machete on Wednesday, Oct. 22.

Robert C. Ewing, 23, was charged with aggravated assault, resisting arrest, terroristic threats and weapons offenses after he was arrested outside of a residence in the Stoney Fields Mobile Park on Ocean Heights Avenue in the Scullville section of the township.

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