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    Feel a cuss coming on? Sugared-up swear words are sweet enough for children’s ears

    My son sat on the floor, quietly pulling apart those little plastic bricks he loves so much and reassembling them into his latest newfangled creation, when it popped out without warning.

     “Dagnabbit,” he said under his breath as one wrong move brought the whole thing crashing down to the floor.

     It’s not the first time my son has…

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    ‘I Do’ Bridal Show set for Saturday

    OCEAN CITY – The Current and Gazette Newspapers’ fall “I Do” Bridal Show will be held 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19 at The Flanders, 719 E. 11th St. in Ocean City.

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    Meetings set for Oct. 21, Nov. 18 and Dec. 16

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP –  The Egg Harbor Township School District is hosting a series of public forums to assist administrators in forming a new strategic plan for the district. Employees, parents, students, residents, business owners and governmental officials are invited to attend and participate in the three meetings, each concentrating on a different topic.

     Superintendent Scott McCartney said the district occasionally realigns its goals with the public as needed. In…

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    Miss Columbus Day, Olivia Michael, Miss Southern Counties, Amanda Rae Ross and Miss Atlantic County, Kaitlyn Schoeffel ATLANTIC CITY – Three young women walked away with some bling Sunday afternoon, Oct. 12 at the Tropicana Casino and Hotel, where…

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    cannuscioEgg Harbor Township figure skater Anastasia Cannuscio and partner Colin McManus of Saugus, Mass., won the bronze medal last week at 2004 Finlandia Trophy in Espoo, Finland, as part of the of the International Skating Union (ISU) Challenger Series.

    Cannuscio represents the University of Delaware Figure Skating Club while McManus represents The Skating Club of Boston. The duo, who were the 2011 U.S. junior bronze medalists, train in Newark, Delaware, and are coached by Karen Ludington, Alexandr Kirsanov and…

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Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Oct. 6-15

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, October 20, 2014 12:27 pm

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Police blotter information is supplied by local police departments and other law enforcement agencies. All persons named are presumed innocent unless proven guilty.

Colby Deck, 20, of Warren Grove was arrested Oct. 6 by Officer Brett Fair and charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

 Amy B. Shaud, 44, of Egg Harbor Township was arrested Oct. 7 by Officer Matthew Hann and charged with making terroristic threats and simple assault.

Read more: Egg Harbor Township Police Blotter, Oct. 6-15

 

EHTHS Silver Eagles Marching Band plays host for band competition

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Written by Laura Stetser Friday, October 17, 2014 12:00 am

The Egg Harbor Township High School Silver Eagles Marching Band will be hosting its annual home marching band competition on Saturday, Oct.18 The Egg Harbor Township High School Silver Eagles Marching Band will be hosting its annual home marching band competition on Saturday, Oct.18

The Egg Harbor Township High School Silver Eagles Marching Band will be hosting its annual home marching band competition on Saturday, Oct.18 at the school.

The competition begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and $7 for seniors and students. 

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Pancake breakfast to benefit EHTHS football team

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 17, 2014 12:00 am

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The Egg Harbor Township High School Silver Eagles Football Boosters are hosting a pancake fundraiser from 8-10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18 at Applebee’s, 51 Bethel Road, Somers Point. Adults are $8. Children aged 3-10 years old are $5, and children under 3 are free.

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A special hayride ride

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 17, 2014 12:00 am

Vinny and Sophia Lorenzi get ready for the ride with their father, Vinny Lorenzi.
Vinny and Sophia Lorenzi get ready for the ride with their father, Vinny Lorenzi. The Scullville Volunteer Fire Department provided a sensory-friendly hayride Sunday, Oct. 19 for people with autism and other special needs along with their families.

The hayride volunteers opened an hour early, refused to accept any money, and provided a toned-down version of the junkyard hayride, according to mother Cindy Fertsch of Egg Harbor Township.

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EHT rowers to compete in Boston’s Charles Regatta this weekend

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, October 16, 2014 03:02 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Alex Bossi and Julia Hendricks, both 17 and seniors at Egg Harbor Township High School, will be competing in the 50th annual Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston, Massachusetts.

 The Head of the Charles is considered one of the most prestigious races in the world and features some of the sport’s top rowers. This year, there are more than 11,000 athletes from clubs, high schools, colleges and universities around the world competing in 60 categories ranging from eights to singles.

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St. Katharine Drexel's holiday fair set to open Friday at 3 p.m.

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 16, 2014 02:42 pm

The Church of St Katharine Drexel's 11th Annual Holiday Fair will be held from 3-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17 and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct 18 The Church of St Katharine Drexel's 11th Annual Holiday Fair will be held from 3-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17 and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct 18

The Church of St Katharine Drexel's 11th Annual Holiday Fair will be held from 3-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17 and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct 18 at the church located at 6077 West Jersey Ave. Holiday items, a white elephant room, art room, book room and specialty basket raffle room. A precious metal vendor will be on hand to offer competitive prices for valuables. 

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Lane closure along Fire Road expected to last 3 days

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 16, 2014 02:25 pm

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Beginning Friday Oct. 17, southbound Fire Road will be restricted to one lane between the Black Horse Pike and Tilton Road.

The lane closure is expected to last approximately three days.Those wishing to avoid delays are advised to seek an alternate route.

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Project Graduation raffle tickets now on sale with $5,000 up for grabs

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, October 16, 2014 02:11 pm

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Egg Harbor Township High School Project Graduation raffle tickets are for sale for $100 each. Up to 200 will be sold.

First prize is $5,000, second prize is $3,000, and third prize is $2,000. The raffle is the main fundraiser for the annual event.

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Egg Harbor Township police seeking car used in alleged robbery

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Written by Laura Stetser Thursday, October 16, 2014 11:04 am

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EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a vehicle used in connection with a burglary at a Scullville area home on Tuesday, Sept. 30.

 According to police, witnesses described seeing an older model Ford Taurus, green or blue in color, with a black or primer colored driver's side fender leaving the Bevis Mill Road home around the time of the reported burglary.

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Letter: Patch and paint won’t DO for AC

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, October 15, 2014 03:40 pm

To the editor:

Over several decades there been suggestions that our hotels need to be rebuilt or remodeled. In most cases that's a serious truth. My experience leads me to the management of the property. The Sands and Playboy probably did not need to be torn down, just redone from wear. The Trump Plaza property utilized the former Holiday Inn built in the late ’60s, which had major problem 10 years after it was built.

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