• 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.”

  • 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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Absegami shop students honor veterans

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Written by Steve Prisament Friday, November 08, 2013 11:04 am

Absegami shop teacher Don Matousch, in white shirt, is flanked by VFW District 16 Commander Bob Ford, left and Atlantic County American Legion Commander Russell Robinson and a bevy of shop students. Absegami shop teacher Don Matousch, in white shirt, is flanked by VFW District 16 Commander Bob Ford, left and Atlantic County American Legion Commander Russell Robinson and a bevy of shop students.

Absegami High School shop students honored area veterans by presenting 20 hand made, wooden boxes to hold cremated remains in honored repose.

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Galloway Police Blotter Oct. 27-Nov. 2, 2013

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Written by Steve Prisament Wednesday, November 06, 2013 05:03 pm

Galloway Police Blotter Oct. 27-Nov. 2, 2013 Galloway Police Blotter Oct. 27-Nov. 2, 2013

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 week Oct. 27-Nov. 2 Galloway police answered 798 calls for service. Officers made 17 arrests, and issued 69 traffic summonses. They responded to 21 motor vehicle accidents, five domestic complaints, 76 medical assists and 16 fire calls.

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Galloway challenger makes Greater Egg election close

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Written by Steve Prisament Wednesday, November 06, 2013 01:52 pm

Vicki Hood Vicki Hood

GALLOWAY – A challenger for one of two Galloway seats open on the Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District Board of Education came within 33 votes of ousting an incumbent in the Tuesday, Nov. 5 general election.

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Voters return 9th District delegation to Senate, Assembly

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Written by Steve Prisament Wednesday, November 06, 2013 01:12 pm

Assemblywoman DiAnne C. Gove Assemblywoman DiAnne C. Gove

GALLOWAY – Republican incumbents were swept in for another term as the District 9 legislative team of Sen. Christopher J. Connors and Assembly members Brian E. Rumpf and DiAnne C. Gove won re-election handily in the Tuesday, Nov. 5 general election.

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Republicans win all four seats on Galloway council

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Written by STEVE PRISAMENT Wednesday, November 06, 2013 12:42 pm

Mayor Don Purdy Mayor Don Purdy

GALLOWAY – Republicans took all four seats in the Tuesday, Nov. 5 general election – increasing their majority on Township Council to 7-1.

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Dase wins re-election as District 4 Atlantic County freeholder

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Written by Steve Prisament Wednesday, November 06, 2013 10:58 am

Rich Dase Rich Dase

GALLOWAY – Incumbent Republican Rich Dase defeated Democratic challenger Brandi C. Endicott for the District 4 freeholder seat in the Tuesday, Nov. 5 general election by 16 percentage points.

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Bonthon wins Port Republic council seat

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Written by Steve Prisament Wednesday, November 06, 2013 10:15 am

Mayor Gary Giberson Mayor Gary Giberson

PORT REPUBLIC – Republican John Bonthron beat Democrat Charles Endicott Jr. 55-45 percent for a Ward 1 council seat - the only contested race here in the Tuesday, Nov. 5 general election.

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Green Tip of the Week: Reduce your pet’s carbon paw print

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Written by MEGAN FORNUTO Wednesday, November 06, 2013 08:51 am

Green Tip of the Week: Reduce your pet’s carbon paw print Green Tip of the Week: Reduce your pet’s carbon paw print

Life with a pet is rewarding, but is it sustainable? Here are some tips to reduce your pet’s carbon paw print.

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Sculptor dishes out art like it’s candy at Noyes Museum

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, November 05, 2013 05:11 pm

Jeanette DePiero of Green Bank stands by one of her husband’s sculptures. Jeanette DePiero of Green Bank stands by one of her husband’s sculptures.

GALLOWAY – Jeanette DePiero of Green Bank loves looking closely at her husband’s artwork.

“He uses pieces of anything and everything,” she said Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton College fine arts and crafts festival. “Look, here’s a piece of my candy dish.”

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Galloway Outdoorsman leaves a legacy with his Eagle Scout project

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, November 05, 2013 04:33 pm

Aaron Zimmerman with his parents, Elizabeth and Paul after the ceremony. Aaron Zimmerman with his parents, Elizabeth and Paul after the ceremony.

GALLOWAY – Aaron Zimmermann’s Eagle Scout project is being dedicated in his honor at Galloway Township Middle School where he put his skills as an outdoorsman to use improving Mr. B’s Backyard Classroom.

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