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Ocean Heights Ave. closure to continue Thursday, Aug. 28 in EHT, Somers Point

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 27, 2014 04:32 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Ocean Heights Avenue will be closed Thursday, Aug. 28 from 6 a.m. to noon to all traffic from Blackman Road to the its end in Somers Point as construction crews affect repairs to the roadway at the base of the Patcong Bridge.

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EHT police find heroin and crack in car that contained infant

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 27, 2014 03:58 pm

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Warrant issued for Hallie Thompson of Williamstown for the drug offenses as well as possible child abuse charges

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  A robbery investigation led Egg Harbor Township Police to uncover heroin, crack cocaine and other drugs from a car that also contained an infant.

According to police, Hallie Thompson, 21, of Williamstown and Anthony Williams, 34, of Pleasantville were arrested and charged with possession of heroin, possession of crack cocaine, and possession of a prescription legend drug after police came across them standing outside of a 1999 Lexus during a robbery call at the Budget Motel in the West Atlantic City section of the township on Thursday, Aug. 21.

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Miller school schedule, staffing changed to meet new educational rigors

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, August 27, 2014 01:54 pm

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Recess time also increased by 50 percent

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The fourth and fifth grade students and teachers at Dr. Joyanne D. Miller Elementary School will be dedicating more time to math and language arts this year, thanks to the first schedule change in the school’s 11-year history.

 Principal Latifah Potter, who took the over the job in 2013, said she hopes the schedule changes and semi-departmentalization of teachers that also took place over the summer will allow the students to receive better instruction as well as inch up standardized test scores.

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EHT school board meetings to be held earlier

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, August 27, 2014 08:50 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - After decades of being one of the latest meetings held by a local governing body, the Egg Harbor Township Board of Education meetings have been changed to an hour earlier.

 The board’s regular public meetings were traditionally held beginning at 8 p.m. Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 9, all future meetings will begin at 7 p.m.

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Former Egg Harbor Township man charged by DEP for illegal dumping on state lands

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, August 26, 2014 04:20 pm

TRENTON – The Department of Environmental Protection’s initiative to crack down on illegal dumping in state parks and lands has yielded six more enforcement actions, all related to illegal dumping at Brendan T. Byrne State Forest in Pemberton Township, 4-Mile Run Preserve in Winslow Township and the Duck Island section of Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park in Hamilton Township.

 William J. Larkin Jr., 38, formerly of Egg Harbor Township, has been charged with illegal dumping after discovery of a boat registered to him was found in the White’s Bog portion of Brendan T. Byrne State Forest. A warrant has been issued for Larkin for failing to appear in Pemberton Township Court. He faces a maximum fine of $25,000.

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EHT Education Association opening ‘crisis center’ in advance of Sept. 3 contract mediation meeting

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Written by Laura Stetser Tuesday, August 26, 2014 03:59 pm

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Union leader: Work stoppage still on table as option

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Egg Harbor Township Education Association announced in a press release that it has opened a “crisis center” to coordinate future union activities from a non-school location. The center is located in the Harbor Square shopping center at the corner of Zion Road and Ocean Heights Avenue.

Both the union, which represents 1,100 teachers and support personnel, and the Egg Harbor Township Board of Education rejected the June 3 proposal by a state-appointed fact-finder for the contract dispute. Both sides are scheduled to meet Wednesday, Sept. 3 with Martin Scheinman, a “super-conciliatory” mediator and arbitrator, who has been appointed by the state to work through the negotiations impasse.

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Participation fee still in place for EHT high school and middle school students

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 25, 2014 03:41 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – All high school and middle school students in Egg Harbor Township School District will be required to pay a participation fee again for activities and sports during the 2014-2015 school year.

 The existing Egg Harbor Township Board of Education policy calls for high school students pay a one-time $100 fee and middle school students to pay a one-time $50 fee. This fee includes all sports and activities for the school year.

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EHT school lunch costs to remain stable for 2014-2015 year

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, August 25, 2014 03:22 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The costs of students a school lunch at the cafeteria will remain the same for the sixth year, according to Dining Services Director Thomas Beck.

The elementary school lunch cost for the 2014-2015 will again be $3. Middle school lunches will remain the same at $3.25. High school lunches will cost the same as last year at $3.50.

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Catawba Bridge replacement delayed until Fall 2015

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 25, 2014 11:46 am

Original plans called for bridge work to be completed by June 2015

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The replacement of Catawba Bridge, EH-17, over Miry Run on Somers Point-Mays Landing Road (Rt. 559) in Egg Harbor Township will go out to bid early next spring several months later than originally planned, Atlantic County officials announced Monday, Aug. 25.

The bidding process will delayed to prevent motorists from having to deal with two detours on the same roadway at the same time, according to the press release.

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Atlantic Christian School preps for new school year

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, August 25, 2014 10:54 am

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Orientations begin tonight, Monday, Aug. 25.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Atlantic Christian School has scheduled several orientation nights to help welcome students for the 2014-15 school year.

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