• 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

     Girl Scouts from Troops 11059 and 11700 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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Somers Point and Northfield Police Blotter edition of July 18, 2013

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Written by staff reports Wednesday, July 17, 2013 12:00 am

Somers Point
Police blotter information is supplied by local police departments and other law enforcement agencies. All persons named are presumed innocent unless proven guilty.
Somers Point police made 14 adult arrests, including 5 warrant arrests for the period ending July 15.
Brian T. Sherman, 40, of Somers Point was arrested July 9 by Ptl. Shawn McKelvey and charged with disorderly conduct.
Max J. Faulcon, 51, of Somers Point was arrested July 9 by Ptl. Paul Scapellato and charged with simple assault.

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Honoring young home grown heroes

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Tuesday, July 16, 2013 03:45 pm

Honoring kids who try to make a difference Honoring kids who try to make a difference

LINWOOD--Brandall Estates is synonymous with successful senior living. On Wednesday, July 24 Brandall Estates will be honoring some of the younger folks who work hard for successful results in their community as well with their “Our Little Hero” benefit event.

According to Carolyn Johnson-Peterson of Brandall Estates, the event will honor kids in the community that volunteer, pitch-in or help others in some way.

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Ryan’s Run is headed across Atlantic County for a good cause

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Tuesday, July 16, 2013 01:11 pm

A poker run is scheduled for July 27 to raise funds to grant 23-year-old Ryan Slusarczyk’s one wish to go to Disney World.  A poker run is scheduled for July 27 to raise funds to grant 23-year-old Ryan Slusarczyk’s one wish to go to Disney World.

LINWOOD—Ryan Slusarczyk would love to have the chance to slide on the back of a motorcycle and take a ride. But he will not have that chance. Ryan, who is 23 and originally from Wildwood is now a resident at the Linwood Care Center. Born with spina bifida, Ryan has spent his whole life confined to a wheel chair.

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Shore Medical Center Foundation Hosts Summer Women’s Wellness Journey

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Written by Staff Report Tuesday, July 16, 2013 12:01 pm

Members of the committee for the Women’s Wellness Luncheon, pictured left to right:  Barbara Deaney, Millie Traa, Judy Schwartz (Committee Chair), Jennifer Crowley (luncheon speaker), Patti Lees, Cathie Kane, Carol Frisby and Gert Novin. Members of the committee for the Women’s Wellness Luncheon, pictured left to right: Barbara Deaney, Millie Traa, Judy Schwartz (Committee Chair), Jennifer Crowley (luncheon speaker), Patti Lees, Cathie Kane, Carol Frisby and Gert Novin.

SOMERS POINT – More than 100 women from throughout southern New Jersey received guidance on proper nutrition from registered dietician Jennifer Crowley during the Shore Medical Center Foundation’s summer 2013 Women’s Wellness Journey luncheon, June 25, at Linwood Country Club. The event was sponsored by Cape Bank.

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Trivia Times July 16, 2013 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Tuesday, July 16, 2013 01:14 am

Top story for July 16
On July 16, 1999, John F. Kennedy, Jr.; his wife, Carolyn Bessette Kennedy; and her sister, Lauren Bessette, die when the single-engine plane that Kennedy was piloting crashes into the Atlantic Ocean near Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr., was born on November 25, 1960, just a few weeks after his father and namesake was elected the 35th president of the United States. On his third birthday, "John-John" attended the funeral of his assassinated father and was photographed saluting his father's coffin in a famous and searing image

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Trivia Times July 15, 2013 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Monday, July 15, 2013 12:00 am

It's Monday again-that sure was a fast weekend! Hope you enjoy todays Trivia Times.
On July 15, 1971 President Richard Nixon shocks the nation during a live television and radio broadcast announcing that he will visit communist China the following year. The statement marked a dramatic turning point in U.S.-China relations, as well as a major shift in American foreign policy.

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Trivia Times July 14, 2013 edtiion

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Written by Suzanne Marino Sunday, July 14, 2013 12:00 am

Happy Sunday and for the French, Vive la France!

Today is Bastille Day in France. In 1789 Parisian revolutionaries and mutinous troops storm and dismantle the Bastille, a royal fortress that had come to symbolize the tyranny of the Bourbon monarchs. This dramatic action signaled the beginning of the French Revolution, a decade of political turmoil and terror in which King Louis XVI was overthrown and tens of thousands of people, including the king and his wife Marie Antoinette, were executed.

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Trivia Times July 13, 2013 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Saturday, July 13, 2013 12:00 am

Happy Saturday!
•On July 13, 1585 a group of 108 English colonists, led by Sir Richard Grenville, reached Roanoke Island
•1787 The Northwest Ordinance is enacted on July 13, 1787. It is the first federal law that prohibits slavery in a U.S. territory. The Ohio River served as the boundary between free and slave territory in the region between the Appalachian Mountains and the Mississippi River. The ordinance also set forth how westward expansion of the country would work; new states would be admitted rather than expanding the existing states.

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