• A township man has been convicted of sexually abusing two teenage boys under his care, according to Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain./Atlantic County Prosecutor's OfficeHAMILTON TOWNSHIP  A township man has been convicted of sexually abusing two teenage boys under his care, according to Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.”

  • 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.

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Galloway Township, school district to hire two Class II officers

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Thursday, July 17, 2014 10:14 am

GALLOWAY – The Township Council approved hiring two Class II officers for the middle and elementary schools during its July 15 meeting.

Township Manager Susan Jacobucci told The Current that the governing body and the school district worked out an interlocal agreement to put two officers in the schools for the 2014-2015 school year. The district and the police department are finalizing the agreement. The special officers will rotate among the schools.

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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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