March 25, 2012 |
An Egg Harbor Township police officer had to be rescued using the Jaws of Life on Saturday after his patrol car collided with a Volvo station wagon that appeared to have crossed the double yellow line on a two-lane highway in the township's Bargaintown section. Egg Harbor police said Patrolman Ed Bertino, 35, a nine-year veteran of the force, was traveling south on Spruce Avenue near Ninth Avenue when his 2006 Ford was struck and pinned against a guardrail by a 1989 Volvo being driven northbound on Spruce by Alexandro Doukopoulos, 18, of Linwood.
October 24, 2011
A 19-year-old Burlington County woman died in a single car crash Sunday in Egg Harbor, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel announced Monday. Ashley Adams, of Southampton, was ejected from the passenger seat of a Jeep Cherokee when driver Kevin Dilks, 20, of Chatsworth lost control in the southbound lanes of Clarks Landing Road about 1:30 a.m. The SUV swerved off the roadway and overturned before crashing into trees, authorities said. Adams, who suffered multiple blunt force trauma, was pronounced dead about 7 a.m. Sunday at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City.
November 5, 1991 |
For Egg Harbor Township's field hockey team, defense and a balanced scoring attack have been a sweet combination. Then throw in a strong sense of team unity. The Eagles, who won the Cape-Atlantic American Division I championship with a 9-1-1 league mark, are off to their best overall start in the school's history with an 11-2-3 record. Head coach Kathy Shea's team, which has qualified for the Group 3 playoffs five straight seasons, bounced back to win division honors after going 11-9-1 last season.
January 11, 2015
BASKETBALL NONLEAGUE Egg Harbor Township 59, Oakcrest 46 (OT): Quanif Ames scored 11 of his 16 points in overtime to lift the host Eagles to victory. Carmine Fiore dropped in 19 points. Christian Estrada added 10 points. Gloucester Catholic 53, Vineland 38: Austin Regan had 14 points and 10 rebounds in a win at home. Keanu Kelii netted 12 points. Camden Academy Charter 63, Audubon 50: Desmond Hill recorded 32 points to lead the visiting Cougars. Dillon Tassi had 16 points for Audubon.
September 14, 1989 |
Judy Toler of Egg Harbor, N.J., arranges dried flowers at a booth at the Chadds Ford Days Country Fair. The fair, with the theme "A Bounty of Grains," was Saturday and Sunday.
June 11, 1986 |
AN UNFINISHED HOUSE in Washington Township was one of several marred by vandalism over the weekend. The homes, under construction near Egg Harbor and Hurffville-Grenloch Roads, were spray-painted. Police have no suspects, but they believe it was the work of juveniles.
June 3, 2016 |
A person was struck and killed on the track of the NJ Transit Atlantic City rail line Wednesday morning. The accident happened at 8:04 a.m. in Galloway Township, Atlantic County, Lisa Torbic, a transit agency spokeswoman, said. Train No. 4613 had left Philadelphia at 6:31 a.m. and was heading toward Atlantic City when it fatally struck a person on the track. Torbic said 100 passengers were aboard the train at the time. No one was injured. Another spokesperson, Jim Smith, said Wednesday afternoon that the transit agency did not have any information to release about the victim, including whether the person was male or female.
March 4, 1991 |
The Haddon Township and Sterling High girls' basketball teams will be looking to repeat as South Jersey champions, and five other area teams will be seeking titles this week when the sectional finals are played. Only in Parochial A, where St. John Vianney of Holmdel and Notre Dame of Lawrenceville will meet for the championship, are area South Jersey schools not represented in a final. Following is a brief look at the title games in the other five divisions. GROUP 1. Haddon Township (23-2)
May 7, 1998 |
There will be no green jacket modeled by the winner, and the closest thing to a magnum of champagne that anyone will see will be an iced-tea pitcher in the clubhouse. But South Jersey golfers will have their own major when the 17th annual Carl Arena Tournament begins this morning at ValleyBrook Golf Club. "This is the biggest tournament we look forward to," said Washington Township senior Rich Hall. "Sectionals are great, but this is a one-day tournament with a lot of great teams and a lot of great players.
September 19, 2010
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