• GALLOWAY – The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey has been sleected as the Greenest College in New Jersey by College Prowler, which produces print guides and a website using reviews from students, parents and professionals, school officials said in a news release Tuesday, July 29.

    College Prowler rates each school on a scale of 1 to 10, and defines the rankings by stating: “Green living is steadily becoming the norm. These days, schools boast a high number of LEED-certified facilities and sustainability initiatives.”

  • Blake Shelton and Lady Antebellum will perform free concerts in Atlantic City

    The Blake Shelton concert on Thursday, July 31 and the Lady Antebellum concert on Sunday, Aug. 3 will be held on the Atlantic City beach between Caesar’s Pier at Arkansas Avenue and Central Pier at St. James Place.

     The following information was supplied by event organizers:

    -          Everyone attending will need a ticket.

  • HAMILTON– Atlantic City Electric reminded residential and commercial customers to take precautions when someone claiming to represent a business contacts them either in person or by telephone, officials said in a release on July 24.

    Atlantic City Electric is continually alerting residents and its customers to avoid falling victim to a “Green Dot MoneyPak” scam. Information from law enforcement officials and other utilities has indicated that scammers are continuing to target residential and commercial customers.

  • Jimmy DiNatale, new owner of old Lenox site on Tilton Road in Galloway.GALLOWAY– Jimmy DiNatale stands in the middle of the cavernous building of the old Lenox china manufacturing plant and can see he has a lot of work ahead of him.

    All around him are signs of the challenges. Walls with black mold, asbestos that is being torn out and removed, and one odd sight: a small tree growing through the tiles. 

  • Galloway centenarian Mildred ArditoGALLOWAY  Born in Philadelphia on July 29, 1914, the day after World War I was declared by the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Smithville resident Mildred Ardito has turned 100.

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Galloway man arrested on drug charges

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 31, 2014 03:57 pm

GALLOWAY – A township man was arrested on drug charges Wednesday, July 30 in the Club III housing complex, Sgt. Donna Higbee said in a news release Thursday.

Galloway Police and members of the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office conducted a search warrant at a residence on Liberty Court resulting in the arrest of Sherwood Cross, 36, ending a two-month investigation into the alleged distribution of illegal narcotics from a residence, police said.

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Galloway Carnival family fun begins July 31

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Thursday, July 31, 2014 01:04 pm

GALLOWAY – Families can get on out to the municipal complex on Jimmie Leeds Road for the 9th annual carnival which promises fun and excitement for all beginning Thursday night, July 31 and ending with a fireworks display Saturday, Aug. 2.
“It’s great. It has built up over the years,” Community Services Director Beth Stasuk said. “It is so much fun for the kids, just a great community event. Everyone comes out. It is just terrific.”

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Galloway’s National Night Out Aug. 5

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:58 pm

GALLOWAY– Galloway’s National Night Out will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, August 5 at the Municipal Complex at 300 E. Jimmie Leeds Rd. There will be Pony Rides, Fire Truck Demonstrations, Emergency Response Team Demos and Galloway's own K-9 Unit Demonstration.

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New owner promises jobs and business at former Lenox plant

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Tuesday, July 29, 2014 02:07 pm

Jimmy DiNatale, new owner of old Lenox site on Tilton Road in Galloway. GALLOWAY– Jimmy DiNatale stands in the middle of the cavernous building of the old Lenox china manufacturing plant and can see he has a lot of work ahead of him.

All around him are signs of the challenges. Walls with black mold, asbestos that is being torn out and removed, and one odd sight: a small tree growing through the tiles. 

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Stockton named greenest college

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 29, 2014 01:01 pm

GALLOWAY – The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey has been sleected as the Greenest College in New Jersey by College Prowler, which produces print guides and a website using reviews from students, parents and professionals, school officials said in a news release Tuesday, July 29.

College Prowler rates each school on a scale of 1 to 10, and defines the rankings by stating: “Green living is steadily becoming the norm. These days, schools boast a high number of LEED-certified facilities and sustainability initiatives.”

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10 things locals should do before summer's end

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Written by Jordan Montgomery Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:44 pm

10 things locals should do before summer’s end 10 things locals should do before summer’s end As August sneaks up on us, “Back to School” sales are hitting the stores and students are packing up their boxes, it can be difficult to utilize the last weeks of summer. 

1. Take a tourist day.

Treat yourself to a day of purely tourist activities. Go on the rides, go to the water park, eat a funnel cake, or whatever it is that you secretly wish you could enjoy the way tourists do. 

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Galloway Elks Lodge honors two

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 29, 2014 07:15 am

Jessica Fisher, assistant director at Galloway Community Charter School, displays a plaque she received for her work in the community. The plaque and a monetary gift were given to her by Elks Lodge  No. 2845 in June. v Rebekha Palmer, a fifth-grade grade student at Galloway Community Charter School, was honored on July 15 by Elks Lodge No. 2845 for being runner-up in the National Elks Association Drug Awareness Comic Book contest. She received a plaque as well as a proclamation from Senator Jeff Van Drew. Carmela Pogranicy, student activities chairperson, presented Rebekha with her plaque and proclamation. Rebekha Palmer, a fifth-grade grade student at Galloway Community Charter School, was honored on July 15 by Elks Lodge No. 2845 for being runner-up in the National Elks Association Drug Awareness Comic Book contest. She received a plaque as well as a proclamation from Senator Jeff Van Drew. Carmela Pogranicy, student activities chairperson, presented Rebekha with her plaque and proclamation. GALLOWAY –The Elks Lodge No. 2845 presented Jessica Fisher, the assistant director at Galloway Community Charter School, a plaque and monetary gift to show their appreciation for her outstanding ability to work with the community. This was presented to her at graduation night at the school.

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100-year-old Galloway woman still drives

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Written by BRIAN EDMINSTON Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:00 am

Galloway centenarian Mildred Ardito Galloway centenarian Mildred Ardito GALLOWAY  Born in Philadelphia on July 29, 1914, the day after World War I was declared by the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Smithville resident Mildred Ardito has turned 100.

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Stockton offers job seekers use of computers

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 28, 2014 11:07 am

GALLOWAY– The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey is providing potential job seekers who lack up-to-date technological tools with access to computers at the college’s facilities in Atlantic City, Hammonton, Manahawkin and the college’s main campus in Galloway Township beginning on Monday, July 28 through Thursday, Aug. 28.

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Dodge grants include two in Atlantic County

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, July 26, 2014 03:29 pm

The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation has approved 90 grants in New Jersey totaling $4.4 million to support nonprofit organizations across New Jersey that have been dedicated to delivering high quality services and programs in arts, education, environment, and media.

Two OF those grants were approved for organizations in Atlantic County.

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