• Absecon Police DepartmentABSECON - A 14-year-old Absecon girl was forced to run for safety Monday evening when a man attempted to lure her into his car, according to the Absecon Police.

  • Police are looking for this man, who they say was in the vicinity and matches the description of a person who attempted to use counterfeit money on the boardwalk Monday.

    OCEAN CITY – Ocean City police are searching for a man they say attempted to use counterfeit money on the boardwalk three times Monday afternoon.

    Police say he attempted to use counterfeit $50…

  • Nicodemo S. Scarfo and an associate were convicted of ‘looting a publicly traded company to benefit their criminal enterprise’

    CAMDEN – A member and an associate of the Lucchese organized crime family and two Texas brothers were convicted today (Thursday, July 3) of racketeering and other charges after a six-month trial.

  • Carly SansoneA Richard Stockton College sophomore who played volleyball for the college was among three people who died when their car careened off an embankment in Colorado on Saturday, July 5.

    Carly Sansone and three others were riding in a vehicle headed south on Colorado Highway 145 near Ophir, about 6 miles south of Telluride.

  • Pleasantville Police DepartmentPLEASANTVILLE – Pleasantville Police Department detectives are investigating if a there is a connection between a pair of neighborhood shootings in six days that killed one man.

    Devon Leggette, 18, was shot in the lower middle back at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, July 6 while he stood with a group of guys near the basketball courts at Woodland and Fourth avenues, according to Pleasantville Police Capt. Rocky Melendez.

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Egg Harbor City pedestrian killed in Liepzig Ave. crash

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, July 16, 2014 10:41 am

GALLOWAY– A pedestrian who was struck and killed in the early morning hours of Wednesday, July 16 on Leipzig Avenue, has been identified, police said in a release Wednesday night.

The victim is Steven M. Pierson, 32, of Egg Harbor City. 

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Letter: Galloway garden a source of pride

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Written by Leslie M. Saponare Tuesday, July 15, 2014 12:43 pm

Submitted / Around the garden box from left are Dave Tolchin, Marion Amaroso, Paul Karafin and Sharon Kelly. Submitted / Around the garden box from left are Dave Tolchin, Marion Amaroso, Paul Karafin and Sharon Kelly. To the editor:

The residents are so proud of their hard work and dedication in their garden at Spring Village at Galloway.

What started out as an idea from a family member has turned into a thing of pride for the residents and the staff of Spring Village, located at 46 W. Jimmie Leeds Road.

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Man exposes himself to two teens

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 14, 2014 10:58 am

GALLOWAY– Police are investigating an incident Friday, July 11, in which a male in a vehicle on Route 9 pulled up next to two teenage girls and exposed himself, according to a press release issued Saturday.

At approximately 6:30 p.m. the teens, both 17-years-old, were walking on Route 9 (S. New York Road) in the area of the Fairway Villas at Seaview, when a suspicious vehicle pulled up next to them. The driver made several inappropriate comments to the victims and exposed himself, police said.

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Galloway Police Blotter June 29-July 7, 2014

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Written by STAFF Sunday, July 13, 2014 02:51 pm

Galloway Police Blotter June 29-July 7, 2014 Galloway Police Blotter June 29-July 7, 2014

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

During the period June 29-July 7 Galloway police answered 774 calls for service. Officers made 47 arrests, and issued 68 traffic summonses including three charges of driving while intoxicated. Officers responded to 21 motor vehicle accidents, six domestic complaints, 101 medical assists and 13 fire calls. They investigated three burglaries.

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Letter: Beware of the paranoids

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Written by Jim Munroe Saturday, July 12, 2014 04:34 pm

Beware of the paranoids Beware of the paranoids To the editor:

I was reading a book titled, “The Paranoid” by David Swanson, M.D., et al. This book was written in 1970. It is the most complete analysis of this subject written for laymen that I have been able to find to date; it seems that very little new work has been done in this field.

One major part of the paranoid character is that “the paranoid’s omnipresent anger and the indigent conviction that he is correct take precedence over knowledge of potential risk.” 

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Stockton student dies in Colorado crash

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 11, 2014 04:21 pm

Carly Sansone Carly Sansone A Richard Stockton College sophomore who played volleyball for the college was among three people who died when their car careened off an embankment in Colorado on Saturday, July 5.

Carly Sansone and three others were riding in a vehicle headed south on Colorado Highway 145 near Ophir, about 6 miles south of Telluride.

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Galloway firefighters put out three blazes

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 11, 2014 12:13 pm

fire-dept-galloway GALLOWAY– Police and fire personnel responded to two structure fires on 1st Avenue caused by lighting strikes and a stove fire on Snow Mass Ct. Thursday, July 10, Police Sgt. Donna Higbee said in a release.

Emergency personnel responded to the 600 block of 1st Avenue at 10:07 a.m. for reported fires/smell of smoke. The fires were extinguished and the street was shut down for several hours while South Jersey Gas, Atlantic City Electric and NJ American Water company personnel assessed the conditions.

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Parade grand marshal Rocky Gannon celebrates a wonderful life

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Wednesday, July 09, 2014 03:21 pm

GALLOWAY – Rocky Gannon is one of a very few who can say he has fulfilled his dreams.

He wanted to fly planes, and he did more than that, becoming a highly decorated military pilot who began his career at just 17 years old during World War II in the Army Air Force.

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Paving the way for Great Creek Road

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Tuesday, July 08, 2014 04:26 pm

GALLOWAY – The Great Creek Road Pedestrian Improvement Project began Tuesday, July 8, and in four weeks residents can expect to see sidewalks and curbing along the road to create a safer area for children to ride their bikes and walk to and from school.

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Galloway Police Blotter June 22-28, 2014

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Written by STAFF Tuesday, July 08, 2014 04:15 pm

Galloway Police Blotter June 22-28, 2014 Galloway Police Blotter June 22-28, 2014

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

During the period June 22-28 Galloway police answered 862 calls for service. Officers made 26 arrests, and issued 60 traffic summonses including two charges of driving while intoxicated. Officers responded to 14 motor vehicle accidents, 15 domestic complaints, 95 medical assists and 16 fire calls. They investigated six burglaries.

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