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Galloway man sentenced to 3 years for defrauding timeshare owners

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Monday, July 21, 2014 09:46 am

CAMDEN – A former employee of The Vacation Ownership Group LLC, was sentenced today, July 21, to 36 months in prison and ordered to pay more than $3 million in restitution for conspiring to defraud owners of timeshare properties, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

Eric Reilly, 34, of Galloway, previously pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud.Reilly entered his guilty plea before U.S. District Judge Noel L. Hillman, who also imposed the sentence in Camden federal court.

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Movie in the Park

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 18, 2014 10:29 am

GALLOWAY- A free outdoor showing of “The Lego Movie” will begin at dusk Friday, July 25 at the Galloway Municipal Complex.

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Work under way on several Galloway roads

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 17, 2014 01:27 pm

construction GALLOWAY – Beginning Tuesday, July 15, prep work was getting under way for road resurfacing on the following roads in the township.

Central Avenue (Route 50 to Cape May Avenue).

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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 09:14 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 03:33 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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GEHR welcomes new Superintendent

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Wednesday, July 16, 2014 10:03 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 09:41 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 11:43 am

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 09:58 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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Letter: Beware of the paranoids

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Written by Jim Munroe Saturday, July 12, 2014 03:34 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 03:21 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 11:13 am

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 02:21 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 03:26 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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Sidewalk project begins at Great Creek: traffic may be impacted

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, July 08, 2014 12:33 pm

GALLOWAY– Work began Monday, July 7 on the Great Creek Road Pedestrian Improvement Project. The work will be on Great Creek Road between Elaine Drive and Wrangleboro Road.

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Mays Landing man charged with child endangerment

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 07, 2014 11:47 am

galloway-police GALLOWAY - A Mays Landing man was arrested and charged with endangerment and drug charges July 5 for allegedly driving his vehicle erratically with two young children inside, Det. Sgt. Donna Higbee said in a press release.

Paul Dessicino, 30, was arrested and charged with two counts of child endangerment/neglect, driving while intoxicated, possession of a controlled dangerous substance, namely heroin, and reckless driving.

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