• Mainland Current

    American Legion Post 295 Commander Mark Doherty and Milton Parker of Galloway, a 70-year member of the post.EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Milton Parker, 93, of Galloway and Francis Nugent, 92, of Northfield were the honored guests at the Harvey Johnson American Legion Post 295 luncheon Thursday, April 3 compliments of the Golden Corral where both men were feted for their longevity in the post.  

    Parker is a 70-year member of the post.

  • EHT Current

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Residents who are still struggling to recover from Hurricane Sandy damage will have an opportunity to meet with a long-term disaster recovery group on Wednesday, April 16 in the Egg Harbor Township Community Center.

     Starting at 6 p.m. the township will host the Atlantic County Revive Long Term Recovery Group, a coalition of more than 30 large relief organizations, state and county service providers and local nonprofits, which have joined together to help guide and direct Sandy relief and rebuilding efforts in Atlantic County.

  • Mainland Current

    Janice Fipp  NORTHFIELD – Janice Fipp, the superintendent of the Northfield Community School, announced Monday that she has tendered her retirement papers to the business administrator and president of the Board of Education.

    The surprise announcement by the 25-year veteran of the district came, Fipp said, after a great deal of thought.

  • Mainland Current

    Now that is a keeper; 6-year old T.J. Kepner II of Somers Point is quite pleased with his winning catch. T.J. took first place in his age group.

    NORTHFIELD—Saturday was the first day of trout season and after a winter we thought might never end participants were definitely enjoying a day in the park.
    The New Jersey Division of Fish and Gaming stocked the lakes at Birch Grove earlier…

  • Mainland Current

    The Junior and Cadette Girl Scouts from Troops 11059 and 11700 are Lily Lee, Amanda Frambes, Nova Driver, Heather Frambes, Maggie Wilkinson, Devin O’Brien and Ellen O’Brien. Troop leaders are Doreen Lee of Linwood and Kim O’Brien and Arlene Frambes of Somers Point.

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP—The Girl Scouts of troops 11059 and…

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Heart Heroes in Linwood Schools

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Saturday, April 05, 2014 12:00 pm

Presenting two automated external defribulator from the AtlantiCare Heart institute and Heart Heroes Program to the Linwood Schools are front from left; RoseMarie McCarthy RN of AtlantiCare, Ann Forshaw RN, the Belhaven School Nurse, District Superintendent Tom Baruffi and back row left is Steve Santiago of Stockton and cardiologist Vin Patel of AtlantiCare Heart Institute. Presenting two automated external defribulator from the AtlantiCare Heart institute and Heart Heroes Program to the Linwood Schools are front from left; RoseMarie McCarthy RN of AtlantiCare, Ann Forshaw RN, the Belhaven School Nurse, District Superintendent Tom Baruffi and back row left is Steve Santiago of Stockton and cardiologist Vin Patel of AtlantiCare Heart Institute.

LINWOOD--Continuing their mission of saving lives, RoseMarie McCarthy RN of AtlantiCare's Heart Institute and Heart Heroes program presented two automatic external defribulators to Belhaven School Nurse Ann Forshaw and District Superintendent, Tom Baruffi at the March 19 Linwood Board of Education meeting.

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Real Troopers

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Written by Suzanne Marino Friday, April 04, 2014 05:28 pm

The Junior and Cadette Girl Scouts from Troops 11059 and 11700 are Lily Lee, Amanda Frambes, Nova Driver, Heather Frambes, Maggie Wilkinson, Devin O’Brien and Ellen O’Brien. Troop leaders are Doreen Lee of Linwood and Kim O’Brien and Arlene Frambes of Somers Point.  The Junior and Cadette Girl Scouts from Troops 11059 and 11700 are Lily Lee, Amanda Frambes, Nova Driver, Heather Frambes, Maggie Wilkinson, Devin O’Brien and Ellen O’Brien. Troop leaders are Doreen Lee of Linwood and Kim O’Brien and Arlene Frambes of Somers Point.

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP—The Girl Scouts of troops 11059 and 11700 of Linwood and Somers Point are a troop on the move and learning about the community around them brought to visit The Current, their community newspaper, Friday, April 4.

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Local access channel moved from 2 to 97 but the info remains vital

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Friday, April 04, 2014 06:19 am

LINWOOD—The local access channel is by its very name designed to give the local government and schools a forum to broadcast information that is happening right in their immediate area. Up until February 27 that local access was easily found on Channel 2, the Mainland Channel.  Since the first of March it has been relocated to Channel 97.

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NCS will land ‘Somewhere over the Rainbow’ when Wizard of Oz opens Thursday

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Thursday, April 03, 2014 01:28 pm

Dorothy and the Scarecrow prepare to head down the Yellow Brick Road in search of the Wizard of Oz. Dorothy and the Scarecrow prepare to head down the Yellow Brick Road in search of the Wizard of Oz.

NORTHFIELD—One of the most beloved tales of all time takes to the stage for four performances beginning Thursday, April 3 as the Drama Club at the Northfield Community School presents “The Wizard of Oz Jr.”

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Community spirit at the heart of Dave's Day (Video)

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Thursday, April 03, 2014 12:34 am

Participating in the Dave's Day 3-on-3 tournaments are from left are JoJo Schallus, 16, from MRHS, Nicole Piergross, 16, of Ocean City, Brielle Clarke, 16, from Absegami and Megan Stafford, 16, from MRHS. Participating in the Dave's Day 3-on-3 tournaments are from left are JoJo Schallus, 16, from MRHS, Nicole Piergross, 16, of Ocean City, Brielle Clarke, 16, from Absegami and Megan Stafford, 16, from MRHS.

 

NORTHFIELD – The sixth annual Dave's Day celebration at the Northfield Community School March 22 is an example of a community in action. Coach Dave Lewis passed away and left his family and his community to miss him. In his honor, they got together and had basketball clinics and games, lots of kid-friendly activities, music, food and raffles. Everyone agreed it was a fairly perfect day from morning till night.

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Helen Turner is 107 and darn proud of it (VIDEO)

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Wednesday, April 02, 2014 05:23 pm

eady to be serenaded by her many well-wishers on her 107th birthday Tuesday, April 1 is Helen Turner. eady to be serenaded by her many well-wishers on her 107th birthday Tuesday, April 1 is Helen Turner.

LINWOOD – If the city were to name its most popular citizen, it would most certainly be Helen Turner, who celebrated her 107th birthday April 1 with her many friends at Brandywine Estates. Truth be told, everyone who meets Helen, calls her friend.

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Northfield developer withdraws application for condo complex

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Written by staff reports Wednesday, April 02, 2014 03:03 pm

NORTHFIELD – Developer Max Gurwitz withdrew his application Wednesday, April 2 for a use variance to build a 216-unit luxury condominium complex on Cresson Avenue behind the Tilton 8 and Imax Theater.

The application was scheduled to be heard by the Planning Board Thursday, April 3.

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County expects to award contract for Fire and Mill Road April 8

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Written by staff reports Wednesday, April 02, 2014 07:09 am

NORTHFIELD--Atlantic County is prepared to award a contract for the reconfiguration of the Fire and Mill roads intersection in Egg Harbor Township at the April 8 Board of Chosen Freeholders regularly scheduled meeting. The work includes the addition of traffic lanes to increase capacity and ease congestion at this heavily traveled intersection as well as pedestrian cross walks to enhance safety.

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