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Senior arrested for DWI

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, June 05, 2014 01:10 pm

 

GALLOWAY– A township man was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated after his car flipped over in the woods alongside Great Creek Road Wednesday night, according to police.

William Jones, 73, was treated at the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Mainland Campus, for minor injuries as a result of the 9 p.m. crash.
The road was closed for two hours between Sylvan Ave. and Route 9.

 

Packed GEHR meeting heats up over Absegami morale issue

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Wednesday, June 04, 2014 01:39 pm

GALLOWAY – Tensions between the Absegami High School principal and the teaching staff heated up at the Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District meeting Monday, June 2 at the high school.

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Galloway Police Blotter May 18-24, 2014

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Written by STAFF Wednesday, June 04, 2014 06:37 am

Galloway Police Blotter May 18-24, 2014 Galloway Police Blotter May 18-24, 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 May 18-24 Galloway police answered 572 calls for service. Officers made 26 arrests, and issued 100 traffic summonses including three charges of driving while intoxicated. Officers responded to 26 motor vehicle accidents, 11 domestic complaints, 87 medical assists and 10 fire calls. They investigated six burglaries.

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Leipzig Avenue crash leaves two injured: one trapped in car

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, May 29, 2014 03:58 pm

GALLOWAY – A two-car crash on Leipzig Avenue on May 29, left two injured.

A vehicle driven by Dawn Posner of Absecon was traveling south on Leipzig Avenue at 11:51 a.m. when she attempted to pass a car driven by Lonnie Mishoe Jr. of Galloway Twp as the driver was attempting to make a left turn onto Country Club Drive. The area of the incident is a no-passing zone. As Posner passed Mishoe’s vehicle it turned left into her vehicle causing it to spin out of control, go off the roadway and strike a tree, police said.

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AC driver charged with vehicular homicide in death of Galloway man

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, May 29, 2014 02:34 pm

An Atlantic City man was arrested Thursday, May 29 on charges of vehicular homicide in connection with a fatal collision in Atlantic City last month that left a Galloway man dead, according to acting Prosecutor Jim McClain.

At approximately 3:17 a.m. April 28, members of the Atlantic City Police Department, Atlantic City Emergency Medical Services, Atlantic City Fire Department, and the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office responded to a crash involving two motor vehicles at the intersection of Massachusetts and Grammercy Avenues in Atlantic City.

A car driven by Ishiah L. Monroe, 22, of the 400 block of North Massachusetts Avenue, Atlantic City, had struck a second vehicle in the intersection. The front-seat passenger of the vehicle Monroe was operating, Nicholas Ingargiola, 24, of Galloway, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to reports.

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Galloway Historical Society celebrates its first year

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Thursday, May 29, 2014 12:49 pm

Galloway Township Historical Society President Rob Reid points to a Galloway map from 1872. Galloway Township Historical Society President Rob Reid points to a Galloway map from 1872. Sarah Snow, librarian of the Galloway Township Historical Society, slipped on a pair of white gloves to turn the pages of a voter registry from 1897.
“We have to be careful not to tear the pages or get oils on them,” Snow said.
She turned each page slowly and deliberately, pointing out the names of male voters, many of whom are the ancestors of modern-day Galloway residents.
“All of the men in there paid a poll tax to vote,” said Snow,
Familiar names to township residents today were inscribed in the book more than a century ago – Conover, Leeds, and Townsend, to name a few.

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Galloway Police Blotter May 11-17, 2014

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Written by Staff Friday, May 23, 2014 04:18 pm

Galloway Police Blotter May 11-17, 2014 Galloway Police Blotter May 11-17, 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 May 11-17 Galloway police answered 812 calls for service. Officers made 80 arrests and issued 36 traffic summonses including one charge of driving while intoxicated. Officers responded to 17 motor vehicle accidents, 14 domestic complaints, 97 medical assists and 25 fire calls. They investigated three burglaries.

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Complaint against Absegami principal alleges ‘pattern of harassment’

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Written by MADELAINE VITALE Thursday, May 22, 2014 01:35 pm

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP-- An Absegami High School teacher suffering from cancer filed a complaint against the principal recently for an incident in which she said she was discriminated against because of her illness. 

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AtlantiCare Mainland Auxiliary celebrates 40th anniversary

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, May 21, 2014 02:18 pm

From left are Kathy Birkenstock, AtlantiCare assistant vice president of nursing; Linda Stanton, ARMC Mainland Campus Auxiliary president; and Jim Kilmer, assistant vice president of clinical services at AtlantiCare.   From left are Kathy Birkenstock, AtlantiCare assistant vice president of nursing; Linda Stanton, ARMC Mainland Campus Auxiliary president; and Jim Kilmer, assistant vice president of clinical services at AtlantiCare.  GALLOWAY – The AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Campus Auxiliary celebrated its 40th anniversary April 24 with a Moments to Remember dinner at the Historic Smithville Inn. The evening featured sharing of auxiliary highlights and history, honoring founding members and past presidents, and presenting AtlantiCare with $40,000, the first installment of the $500,000 pledge the auxiliary made in December.

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Galloway hotel to pay $25,000 under price gouging settlement

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, May 20, 2014 11:00 pm

GALLOWAY – A local hotel is one of three establishments that recently settled claims with the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs for alleged price gouging during Hurricane Sandy.

Between Oct. 27, 2012 and Nov. 13, 2012, Devsatya Inc., doing business as Studio Inn and Suite, 257 E. White Horse Pike, Galloway, raised its hotel room rates by as much as 283 percent above the prices charged for the same rooms prior to the state of emergency, according to the Attorney General's Office.

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Absegami students take top spots in Congressional art competition

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Written by Staff Monday, May 19, 2014 06:43 pm

Julie Eisenlohr, Ramon Gonzalez, Viterson Cenat, and Emily Faunce pose with Congressman Frank Lobiondo Julie Eisenlohr, Ramon Gonzalez, Viterson Cenat, and Emily Faunce pose with Congressman Frank Lobiondo MAYS LANDING – Absegami High School students have won first and second place in the annual Congressional Art Competition.

U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo, NJ-2, congratulated Viterson Cenat of Absegami High School for winning the 2014 competition with a self portrait that will be displayed in Washington, D.C., for one year in the tunnel connecting the main tour route of visitors to the U.S. Capitol.

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Galloway Police Blotter May 4-10, 2014

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Written by Staff Monday, May 19, 2014 04:32 pm

Galloway Police Blotter May 4-10, 2014 Galloway Police Blotter May 4-10, 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 May 4-10 Galloway police answered 774 calls for service. Officers made 29 arrests, and issued 70 traffic summonses. Officers responded to 19 motor vehicle accidents, 14 domestic complaints, 81 medical assists and 19 fire calls. They investigated five burglaries.

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Hughes wins New Jersey preteen pageant

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, May 18, 2014 02:00 pm

Hughes wins New Jersey preteen pageant Hughes wins New Jersey preteen pageant Alexandra Hughes, 11, of Galloway won the preteen division of the New Jersey National Teenager competition at a state pageant held April 25-27 in Ocean City.

Hughes, a fifth-grade honor student at the Smithville School, was crowned after being judged on academic achievement, leadership, school and community involvement, communication skills and individuality. 

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GreenFest takes over Patriot Lake Park in Galloway (VIDEO)

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Written by Mike Carroll Saturday, May 17, 2014 10:52 pm

GALLOWAY – The second annual GreenFest took place under sunny skies Saturday, May 17 at Patriot Lake at the Galloway Municipal Center. 

Vendors sold items that were eco-friendly and sustainably produced. 

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Campus cleanup at Absegami

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Written by Julie Hazard Friday, May 16, 2014 11:00 pm

Joey Cifelli, Emma Wilkins, Matthew Bird, Jasmine Nguyen, Antonio Rodriguez, Andrew Thompson, Bryan Lapsiwala, Michael Perez. Joey Cifelli, Emma Wilkins, Matthew Bird, Jasmine Nguyen, Antonio Rodriguez, Andrew Thompson, Bryan Lapsiwala, Michael Perez. As part of Earth Day activities on April 22, Absegami student volunteers conducted a campus cleanup, with the intent to inspire awareness and appreciation for earth's environment.  Doing their part to "save the planet" are from left: Joey Cifelli, Emma Wilkins, Matthew Bird, Jasmine Nguyen, Antonio Rodriguez, Andrew Thompson, Bryan Lapsiwala, Michael Perez.


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Galloway Police charge 3 in car burglaries

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Friday, May 16, 2014 08:42 am

GALLOWAY – Police arrested three local men Sunday in connection with motor vehicle burglaries and drug and weapons offenses.

James Putney, 20, and Joseph Kovsh, 19, of Galloway and Phillip Vogelman, 19, of Egg Harbor City were arrested 12:37 a.m. in the 700 block of Second Avenue by Ptl. Kerry Baerman and Detective Brian Casey.

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