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EHT teachers rally before contract meeting

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, April 23, 2014 10:17 am

Submitted/Teachers and staff members gathered in front of Alder Avenue Middle School as the union and school board met with the state fact finder. Submitted/Teachers and staff members gathered in front of Alder Avenue Middle School as the union and school board met with the state fact finder.

The Egg Harbor Township Board of Education and the Egg Harbor Township Education Association met Tuesday, April 22 with a state-appointed fact finder as part of the ongoing contract negotiations.

 According to Association President Kathy Waszen, the two parties will now wait for an official report based on their presentations.

 “Both sides presented their positions, and the fact finder said he would try to have his report completed in a month. It was a long meeting and with no results," she wrote in an email to The Current.

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History Notes, April 22: Cardiff firemen in 1950s

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Tuesday, April 22, 2014 09:10 pm

Photo courtesy of Gertrude Roeske/ Cardiff volunteer firefighters in the 1950s Photo courtesy of Gertrude Roeske/ Cardiff volunteer firefighters in the 1950s

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Welcome to History Notes, our weekly feature that looks back through Egg Harbor Township history.

Each week, we get a chance to learn or reminisce, courtesy of Lynn Wood of the Greate Egg Harbour Township Historical Society, who is sharing early photos of places in Egg Harbor Township with our readers online and in our print editions.

Cardiff firemen

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EHT schools open without custodial staff

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Written by Laura Stetser Monday, April 21, 2014 11:46 am

Nikki Djokovich/Alder Avenue Middle School Nikki Djokovich/Alder Avenue Middle School EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Schools were open in Egg Harbor Township School District Monday, April 21, but none of the district’s 10 schools had custodial staff working, a decision that put administrators and union officials at odds.

 Superintendent Scott McCartney called the custodians’ absence a “job action.”

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History Notes, April 19: Pagano Family

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Written by Lynn Wood, GEHTHS Sunday, April 20, 2014 12:00 am

 Photo and information courtesy Frank Pagano Jr./This photo of Frank Pagano Sr. was taken about 1917 when he was in the Cavalry during World War I. Photo and information courtesy Frank Pagano Jr./This photo of Frank Pagano Sr. was taken about 1917 when he was in the Cavalry during World War I.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Welcome to History Notes, our weekly feature that looks back through Egg Harbor Township history.

Each week, we get a chance to learn or reminisce, courtesy of Lynn Wood of the Greate Egg Harbour Township Historical Society, who is sharing early photos of places in Egg Harbor Township with our readers online and in our print editions.

Pagano Family

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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

Dennis C. Sharpe/Bargaintown and Scullville volunteer firefighters work to free the entrapped driver. Dennis C. Sharpe/Bargaintown and Scullville volunteer firefighters work to free the entrapped driver.

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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