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EHT School District seeks community input

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, March 06, 2015 12:00 am

EHT school news EHT school news The Egg Harbor Township School District is soliciting public input through an online strategic planning community survey. The survey, which can be found on the district’s main website, www.eht.k12.nj.us, will be used to formulate a three-year strategic plan.

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Egg Harbor Township snow closures, delays for Friday, March 6

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, March 05, 2015 09:27 pm

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Approximately 6 inches of snow fell Thursday, March 5 and slippery roads are expected to persist into the morning on Friday, March 6. 

Friday closures and delays for Egg Harbor Township-area schools and organizations are listed below:

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McCullough to introduce referendum on open space tax

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, March 05, 2015 11:10 am

File photo/Sonny McCullough File photo/Sonny McCullough EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Township Committee is expected to begin discussing a request by Mayor James "Sonny" McCullough to draft a referendum for the upcoming November election that would permit the municipality to waive the collection of the two-cent open space tax.

"It would simply allow us not to collect that tax from each taxpayer in tough budget and tax years like we are in now," he said, during the committee's Wednesday, March 4 meeting.

Committee members were given their budget packets from the administration just before the meeting. The public will get its first look at the document when it is introduced on March 18.

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Police investigating $1,000 worth of damage to EHT athletic fields

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, March 05, 2015 08:54 am

Police are searching for information on two vehicles involved in causing $1,000 worth of damage to the athletic fields at Veterans Memorial Park.  The incident occurred in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Feb. 11, police said. Police are searching for information on two vehicles involved in causing $1,000 worth of damage to the athletic fields at Veterans Memorial Park. The incident occurred in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Feb. 11, police said. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Police are searching for information on two vehicles involved in causing $1,000 worth of damage to the athletic fields at Veterans Memorial Park.  The incident occurred in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Feb. 11, police said.

A witness described the first vehicle as a large, older model red pickup and described the second as a small, gold pickup.  The two vehicles were driven in a reckless manner on the turf of the fields causing damage. 

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Egg Harbor Township weather closings and delays

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, March 05, 2015 06:42 am

weather weather EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The pending snow storm has led to locals schools and other organizations to cancel or delay their scheduled events. 

Below is our ongoing list. Check back for additions throughout the day:

Atlantic Cape Community College: closed

Atlantic Christian School: closed

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Egg Harbor Township mayor urges Obama to extend unemployment benefits in Atlantic County

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, March 04, 2015 07:51 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Egg Harbor Township Mayor James “Sonny” McCullough sent a letter to President Barack Obama Feb. 26, asking for the president’s support in extending unemployment benefits to residents of Atlantic County who lost their jobs due to the casino closings in Atlantic City.

In the letter, McCullough states that New Jersey’s senators and congressional representatives have not been successful in their attempts to get the benefits extended.

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Air Canada to begin service from Atlantic City to Toronto

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, March 04, 2015 10:37 am

Air Canada to launch service between Atlantic City to Toronto Air Canada to launch service between Atlantic City to Toronto EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  Air Canada on March 4 announced plans to launch nonstop service between its Toronto Pearson hub and Atlantic City. The seasonal service, to be flown by Air Canada Express, operated by Jazz, will offer four return trips a week beginning May 22.

 

 Air Canada's service between Toronto Pearson and Atlantic City International Airport will be operated from May 22 to Sept. 7 using a 74-seat Bombardier Q-400 aircraft. The flights will be offered on Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

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EHT police searching for suspect who used fraudulent credit cards at area grocery stores

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, March 03, 2015 12:19 pm

Submitted/The male is described as a dark skinned black male approximately 40 years old wearing glasses and has a beard. Submitted/The male is described as a dark skinned black male approximately 40 years old wearing glasses and has a beard.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - The Egg Harbor Township Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a subject involved in a fraud investigation in which the suspect allegedly used someone else’s credit cards to purchase gift cards at area grocery stores.

According to police, on Thursday, Feb. 5, an unknown male used a fraudulent credit card to purchase gift cards at the ShopRite at English Creek and the ShopRite in Somers Point. He also made a purchase Dunkin Donuts in Mays Landing and attempted to purchase gift cards at the Acme in Mays Landing.

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One injured in early morning crash in Egg Harbor Township

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, March 02, 2015 09:06 pm

Dennis C. Sharpe photos Dennis C. Sharpe photos EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  One person was sent to the hospital from injuries sustained when a car collided with a tree along English Creek Avenue near the intersection with Marshall Drive around 4:30 a.m. Sunday, March 1, according to the Egg Harbor Township Fire Department.

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Egg Harbor Township man arrested twice in 3 days on heroin-related charges

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, February 27, 2015 10:19 am

Submitted/Jeffrey Schneider, 27, of Egg Harbor Township Submitted/Jeffrey Schneider, 27, of Egg Harbor Township EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – A 27-year-old Egg Harbor Township man was arrested again on heroin charges Sunday, Feb. 22 after police allegedly found him unconscious in a vehicle around 7:15 p.m. in the Bargaintown section. 

He was arrested just three days earlier on Feb. 19 after police found drugs on him during a vehicle stop in the Anchorage Poynte section of the township.

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