• 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…

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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Board of Education election petitions due to county clerk

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, July 16, 2014 04:33 pm

vote clipart GALLOWAY– The Galloway Township Board of Education has three seats up for election in November, each with a three-year term.

Individuals interested in becoming school board candidates must file a nominating petition with the Atlantic County Clerk’s Office by 4 p.m. Friday, July 28.

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Galloway's National Night Out filled with fun

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, July 16, 2014 01:02 pm

ferris-wheel Galloway’s National Night out on Aug. 5 from 6-9 p.m. in the municipal complex off Jimmie Leeds Road will feature fire truck demos, pony rides, a K-9 demonstration, giveaways, food, games, bouncies and much more.

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GEHR welcomes new Superintendent

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Wednesday, July 16, 2014 11:03 am

John Keenan HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – John Keenan barely unpacked his things before beginning another new adventure.

Not only did he move from the northern end of the state to the southern end, he also left the top post in one school district to lead another that is triple the size, with one day in between.

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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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