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Accident at Zion and Old Zion Roads sends two drivers to hospital

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, April 17, 2014 07:42 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Two motorists had to be extricated from their vehicles with the Jaws of Life rescue tools after a crash at the intersection of Zion and Old Zion Road in the Bargaintown section of the township on Thursday, April 17.

 According to police, Howard Thompson, 67, and Marleen Prouty, 74, of Northfield were sent to the hospital with moderate to severe injuries after Prouty’s 1999 Chevy S10 pulled into the path of Thompson’s 2011 Ford Escape around 4:25 p.m.

 Thompson was travelling west on Zion Road when Prouty allegedly failed to yield to traffic and turned left onto Zion road from the southbound lane of Old Zion Road and into the path of Thompson’s car.

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Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company begins its spring fundraising

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, April 17, 2014 11:30 am

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The Cardiff Volunteer Fire Company started its spring 2014 fund drive Monday, April 14.

Egg Harbor Township Fire Department Chief Bill Danz said he hopes residents will take the time to open the envelopes.

“It will have the nonprofit postage, but it’s not junk mail,” he said, explaining that the nonprofit bulk postage was used by the fire company to save money. “Please don’t throw it away.  We need people to open the envelopes and give what they can.”

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Fourth case of rabies found in Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, April 16, 2014 05:02 pm

Residents Urged to Vaccinate Pets

A fourth case of rabies has been confirmed in Egg Harbor Township, the third of which has involved a raccoon.

The raccoon was discovered by two dogs in the backyard of a property in the 100 black of Perry Lane in Egg Harbor Township on Friday, April 11. The owner had let the dogs out and soon heard them barking upon their discovery of a confused and lethargic raccoon. The dogs were taken into the house and the Animal Control Officer was called. The raccoon was sent to the state lab for testing where it was confirmed positive for rabies on Wednesday, April 16.

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Breathalyzers to be used for EHTHS prom

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, April 16, 2014 03:31 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Attendees of this year’s Egg Harbor Township High School prom will have to take one more step before being allowed to attend the biggest dance of the year.

 All students and guests will be screened for alcohol at check-in as part of a set of new policies for the 2014 prom.

 The use of breathalyzers was introduced in the prom packet that was sent home to parents and discussed briefly during a parent meeting to discuss mandatory changes held Tuesday, April 8. The meeting was set to provide the administration with a chance to inform parents on the rules and requirements for students who wish to attend the event as well as to allow the Egg Harbor Township Police Department to share information on drug trends among teens and inform parents on the ways to detect use.

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Somers Point-Mays Landing bridge plans to be discussed April 22

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, April 16, 2014 09:56 am

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The public will be able to learn more about the county’s plans replace the Catawba Bridge (EH-17) which carries Somers Point- Mays Landing Road over Miry Run in Egg Harbor and Hamilton Townships during a public information session scheduled for 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 22 at the Green Tree Golf Course, 1030 Somers Point- Mays Landing Road in Egg Harbor Township.

 The meeting will allow residents to examine the design plans and exhibits of the Atlantic County Division of Engineering and ask the county’s design consultant Urban Engineers, questions.

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Kutless, Audio Adrenaline to perform in concert May 10 at Atlantic Christian School

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, April 16, 2014 09:34 am

A pair of national recording artists headline a day-long lineup of music and fun activities planned for Atlantic Christian School’s inaugural Spring Music Festival next month./Submitted A pair of national recording artists headline a day-long lineup of music and fun activities planned for Atlantic Christian School’s inaugural Spring Music Festival next month./Submitted

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP _ A pair of national recording artists headline a day-long lineup of music and fun activities planned for Atlantic Christian School’s inaugural Spring Music Festival next month.

The Spring Music Fest begins at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 10 at Atlantic Christian School, 391 Zion Road, Egg Harbor Township. Here is more information and Kutless and Audio Adenaline videos:

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18-year-old arrested in second EHT drug raid

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, April 15, 2014 01:09 pm

Kyle Zachodylo, 18, of Egg Harbor Township, Kyle Zachodylo, 18, of Egg Harbor Township,

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A second 18-year-old Egg Harbor Township man was arrested Thursday, April 10 on drug distribution charges and other offenses after the Egg Harbor Township Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Unit executed search warrants from ongoing investigations.

 According to police, Kyle Zachodylo was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, possession of marijuana and possession of controlled dangerous substance paraphernalia after township police and members of the Atlantic County SWAT executed a search warrant at a residence in the Pleasant Woods neighborhood in the Farmington section of the township. Police said a quantity of marijuana, controlled dangerous substance paraphernalia and an undisclosed amount of cash were recovered.

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First-ever mandatory prom meeting for parents held at EHTHS (VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, April 10, 2014 01:35 pm

Laura Stetser/Sgt. Cherie Burgan explains drug trends to Egg Harbor Township High School parents on Wednesday, April 9. Laura Stetser/Sgt. Cherie Burgan explains drug trends to Egg Harbor Township High School parents on Wednesday, April 9.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The grumbling started in the parking lot of Egg Harbor Township High School as the line of parents entering the first-ever mandatory pre-prom information session began to grow longer on Wednesday, April 9.

“This is ridiculous,” one mother was overheard saying.

“This better not take long,” said another.

Both parents refused to be quoted about their discontent over the meeting, which was called by the school’s administration as a prerequisite for prom ticket sales.

But, as the parents filtered out from the hour-long meeting that focused mostly on drug trends among teens, the reviews were a little kinder.

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Egg Harbor Township police arrest 18-year-old in early morning drug raid

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, April 10, 2014 01:10 pm

Submitted/Randy Canela-Reyna, 18, of Egg Harbor Township Submitted/Randy Canela-Reyna, 18, of Egg Harbor Township

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – An 18-year-old Egg Harbor Township man was arrested on drug charges early on Thursday, April 10 after police executed a narcotics search warrant on a Swan Drive residence in the Cardiff section of the township.

 Randy Canela-Reyna was charged with possession of greater than one ounce of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of two and half pounds of marijuana, possession of marijuana within 1,000 feet of a school (Fernwood Avenue Middle School) and possession of a controlled dangerous substance.

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UPDATE: EHT police, fire respond to a false alarm near Alder Avenue Middle School

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, April 08, 2014 02:46 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Egg Harbor Township Police responded to a false alarm call near Alder Avenue Middle School on Tuesday, April 8. According to Lt. Robert Gray, the department received a call of someone shouting in the woods near the school at the corner of Dogwood and Pine Avenues, the source of which was found to be two brothers calling out to one another as they searched for golf balls. 

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