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UPDATE: 11-year-old student arrested for bomb threat at Egg Harbor Township middle school

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, December 19, 2014 12:39 pm

Laura Stetser/Egg Harbor Township Police block off Alder Avenue from motorists while the bomb threat is investigated on Dec. 18. Laura Stetser/Egg Harbor Township Police block off Alder Avenue from motorists while the bomb threat is investigated on Dec. 18.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – An Alder Avenue Middle School student, 11, was arrested Friday, Dec. 19 and charged with creating false public alarm for his alleged role in a bomb threat at the school that led to its evacuation and significant police response on Thursday, Dec. 18.

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Egg Harbor Township parents, educators present strategic planning wish list

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, December 17, 2014 01:47 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The final session in a series of strategic planning meetings for the school district was held Tuesday, Dec. 16 in the Egg Harbor Township High School cafeteria.

The approximately 100 parents, teachers, staff, administration and community members who attended were asked to take the suggestions compiled from the two previous meetings, prioritize them and cite steps they would like to see the Board of Education take to bring them to fruition.

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Brown announces Atlantic City recovery plan

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, December 17, 2014 01:42 pm

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Assemblyman calls for investment in nongaming attractions, job protection, tax fairness throughout the county, and no North Jersey casinos

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Assemblyman Chris Brown announced a plan to help Atlantic City recover while providing tax relief for all Atlantic County taxpayers at a press conference Wednesday, Dec. 17 at the Egg Harbor Township Community Center.

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EHT police develop new clues in hit-and-run accident

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, December 16, 2014 02:39 pm

EHT police news EHT police news EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Police have developed new information that they hope may help locate the vehicle involved in a Nov. 14 hit-and-run crash on Delilah Road.

Through debris left behind at the scene, the Egg Harbor Township Police Department Traffic Safety Unit and Criminal Investigations Bureau have concluded that the parts are a passenger side mirror backing and bracket from a General Motors J-body vehicle, either a Chevy Cavalier or Pontiac Sunfire, 1990-present. The vehicle is black or dark colored, as per the original report.

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Egg Harbor Township High School receives $20,000 in summer study abroad scholarships

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, December 16, 2014 02:24 pm

Egg Harbor Township High School receives $20,000 in summer study abroad scholarships Egg Harbor Township High School receives $20,000 in summer study abroad scholarships  One of only 50 schools nationwide to receive Global Navigator Scholarships

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township High School students will have more opportunities to study abroad this summer, thanks to $20,000 in Global Navigator Scholarships that were awarded to the school.

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Pizza with Santa at Alder Middle School (Slideshow)

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Written by Chelsea White Monday, December 15, 2014 10:31 am

Student Council volunteers sell reindeer food and snowman poop among other goodies to raise money for school dances, the school play and Christmas gift purchases for families in need. Student Council volunteers sell reindeer food and snowman poop among other goodies to raise money for school dances, the school play and Christmas gift purchases for families in need. The cafeteria of Alder Middle School transformed into Santa’s workshop Friday Dec. 12 to host its first-ever Pizza with Santa. Student council volunteers were jolly elves assisting the children with crafts, cookie decorating, photo booth props and letters to Santa. The fundraiser was a success, with all 200 tickets reserved by local residents who wanted to come out for a night of holiday cheer.

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New traffic light at English Creek, Dogwood to be fully operational by Monday

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, December 11, 2014 11:53 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The new traffic signal at English Creek and Dogwood avenues will be activated in flashing mode as of Friday, Dec. 12 following the completion of pavement striping.

On Monday, December 15, following the morning rush hour, the signal will be fully operational.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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