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Two concrete lions are among the stolen items found in EHT theft investigation

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, January 28, 2015 01:21 pm

Egg Harbor Township Police photo Egg Harbor Township Police photo EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – An air compressor, a John Lennon doll, yard tools and two concrete lions are among the items found in a theft investigation by the Egg Harbor Township Police, and now the department is trying to reunite the stolen items with their rightful owners.

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Remembering The Log in better days

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, January 27, 2015 01:50 pm

Courtesy of Joyce Hampton Pullan/The Log in its early days, circa 1930s.Lawrence M. Hampton Sr. painted the bottom to look like the log was sitting on a 'bed of fire' according to his daughter Joyce Hampton Pullan. Courtesy of Joyce Hampton Pullan/The Log in its early days, circa 1930s.Lawrence M. Hampton Sr. painted the bottom to look like the log was sitting on a 'bed of fire' according to his daughter Joyce Hampton Pullan. The West Atlantic City restaurant slated for demolition was 'famous' for its burgers, barbecue and clams. 

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Just as Atlantic City once thrived in the distance, the Hickory Log Inn was a vibrant establishment in its heyday.
Its customers long gone, the once-popular West Atlantic City restaurant sits vacant along a dilapidated strip of seedy motels on the Black Horse Pike – its windows broken, doors boarded up and walls collapsing.

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Seaview Harbor committee cancels special Planning Board meetings

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, January 26, 2015 01:01 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Two special Egg Harbor Township Planning Board meetings scheduled for Monday, Jan. 26 and Tuesday, Jan. 27 have been cancelled by the Seaview Harbor Reallignment Committee, according to a press release from the township.

The meetings were cancelled in anticipation of the inclement weather in the forecast.  There were no rescheduled meeting dates provided in the release.

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Motorists advised to avoid Black Horse Pike during high tides Jan. 26-27

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, January 26, 2015 10:55 am

Flooding advisories Flooding advisories With the anticipated flooding with the winter storm the Egg Harbor Township Police Department is expecting the closure of the Black Horse Pike in West Atlantic City at the times of high tide.

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Egg Harbor Township woman arrested for allegedly beating a man with a baseball bat

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, January 23, 2015 10:48 am

Submitted/Jenny Dalton , 28, of Egg Harbor Township Submitted/Jenny Dalton , 28, of Egg Harbor Township EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A 28 year-old Egg Harbor Township woman was arrested Thursday, Jan. 22 and charged with aggravated assault and possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose after police responded to a call that she allegedly beat a man with a baseball bat in the street.

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West Atlantic City's Hickory Log Inn is first eyesore on the chopping block

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, January 22, 2015 05:25 pm

Laura Stetser/The vacant Hickory Log Inn restaurant is the first of five buildings slated for firefighter training exercises. Laura Stetser/The vacant Hickory Log Inn restaurant is the first of five buildings slated for firefighter training exercises. “There is no better project to address the issues facing Atlantic City than to clean up the entrance to it,” -Egg Harbor Township Mayor James "Sonny" McCullough

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – It won’t be the big demolition that so many township residents have been waiting to see, but firefighters will get a crack at dismantling one of the township’s worst eyesores when the Fire Department conducts a training session Saturday, Jan. 31 at the former Hickory Log Inn restaurant in West Atlantic City.

“We are going to be doing some roof training,” said Chief William Danz. “Lots of chain-sawing and chopping holes in the roof, stuff like that.”

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Television stolen from ShopRite in Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, January 22, 2015 02:30 pm

Submitted/Surveillance footage shows the suspect wanted for stealing a television from ShopRite in the English Creek Shopping Center. Submitted/Surveillance footage shows the suspect wanted for stealing a television from ShopRite in the English Creek Shopping Center. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who they said stole a television from the ShopRite in the English Creek Shopping Center on Saturday, Jan. 17.

The man, described as a black male, approximately 6-foot, 3-inches tall, weighing approximately 210 pounds, has a bald or shaved head. He was last seen wearing a blue Polo jacket, dark pants and tan work boots. Police said he entered the store, placed a television into a shopping card and left the store without paying.

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Winter's first moderate snowfall enjoyed in Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, January 22, 2015 11:37 am

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The Wednesday, Jan. 21 snowfall wasn't a blockbuster storm, but the approximately 3 inches of snow that did fall was the perfect for rolling up snowballs or for crafting snowmen.

Kids from around the township slid into their snow gear and got to work. Here are some of the submitted pictures we received from our readers. 

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Davis welcomed as new Egg Harbor Township police chief

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, January 21, 2015 07:48 pm

Laura Stetser/Ray Davis smiles as he receives a standing ovation by the crowd gathered during the Township Committee's vote making him the new police chief. Laura Stetser/Ray Davis smiles as he receives a standing ovation by the crowd gathered during the Township Committee's vote making him the new police chief. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - By unanimous vote among Township Committee members, Capt. Ray Davis was officially approved as the new chief of Egg Harbor Township Police Department on Wednesday, Jan. 21. 

 After Mayor James "Sonny" McCullough shared Davis' 27-year history with the department, Davis thanked those who had gathered to support him and said the job of chief was something he had been preparing for since he joined its ranks when he was 19 years old.

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Egg Harbor Township opts to share affordable housing revenue with school district

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, January 21, 2015 04:23 pm

Egg Harbor Township news Egg Harbor Township news EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – In what is described as an uncommon move among municipalities in New Jersey, Egg Harbor Township took a step toward giving the lion’s share of revenue from affordable housing projects to the Egg Harbor Township School District to help offset the impact of new students such development could generate.

 This verbal offer from Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough was confirmed in his Dec. 23 letter to Superintendent Scott McCartney that was accepted by the Board of Education Tuesday, Jan. 14. McCullough said the Township Committee will take an official vote on it once the payments begin to materialize.

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