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Santa Claus makes it back to Galloway {Slideshow}

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, December 10, 2013 03:36 pm

Brothers Matthew, 5, and Shawn O’Brien, 9, of Galloway, tell Santa exactly what it is they want this year. Brothers Matthew, 5, and Shawn O’Brien, 9, of Galloway, tell Santa exactly what it is they want this year.

The jolly man with the sleigh loaded with gifts is back in town.

Santa arrived as usual at the Colonial Inn in Historic Smithville Friday, Dec. 6 – chauffeured by the Galloway Volunteer Fire Department.

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Port Republic lights up

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Written by STAFF Tuesday, December 10, 2013 11:34 am

Bailey Kurtz, 6, of Port Republic, gets a little one-on-one time with Santa during the Port Republic Tree Lighting celebration. Bailey Kurtz, 6, of Port Republic, gets a little one-on-one time with Santa during the Port Republic Tree Lighting celebration.

Many of the townspeople came out Thursday, Dec. 5 for the Port Republic Christmas tree lighting.

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Freezing snow forecast shuts Galloway, Port Republic schools

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, December 10, 2013 07:19 am

Freezing snow forecast shuts Galloway, Port Republic schools Freezing snow forecast shuts Galloway, Port Republic schools

GALLOWAY – All the township’s public schools are closed Tuesday, Dec. 10 due to inclement weather.

That includes Galloway Township Public Schools and Absegami High School, which is closed along with its sister schools, Oakcrest High School in Hamilton Township and Cedar Creek in Egg Harbor City.

Also closed is the Galloway Community Charter School, Assumption Regional Catholic School, Highland Academy, Champion Baptist Academy and Pilgrim Academy in Galloway.

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Galloway teacher Terry Dougherty featured in magazine and soon on TV

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, December 09, 2013 02:24 pm

Galloway teacher Terry Dougherty featured in magazine and soon on TV Galloway teacher Terry Dougherty featured in magazine and soon on TV

GALLOWAY – From a feature article in the November issue of Family Circle magazine to a television special, Roland Rogers third grade teacher Terry Dougherty is remaining in the public eye.

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DAV, Order of Purple Heart honor volunteers

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, December 09, 2013 10:43 am

DAV, Order of Purple Heart honor volunteers DAV, Order of Purple Heart honor volunteers

GALLOWAY – Disabled American Veterans Chapter 10 of Atlantic City and the Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 155 Cape May and Atlantic counties held their annual joint Christmas party and DAV awards presentation Thursday, Dec. 5at Fred & Ethel’s Lantern Light Tavern in Historic Smithville.

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Galloway Police Blotter Nov. 24-30

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Written by Steve Prisament Sunday, December 08, 2013 11:36 am

Galloway Police Blotter Nov. 24-30 Galloway Police Blotter Nov. 24-30

Police Blotter information is supplied by local police departments and other law enforcement agencies. All persons named are presumed innocent unless proven guilty.

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Mainland Auxiliary announces $500,000 pledge toward AtlantiCare expansion

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Written by Steve Prisament Sunday, December 08, 2013 09:31 am

Announcing the Auxiliary’s pledge are, from left, Lori Herndon, executive vice president of AtlantiCare, and president and CEO of AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center; Linda Stanton, president of the Mainland Auxiliary; Johanne Coleman, chairman of the Mainland Auxiliary Holly Day Luncheon Committee; and David Tilton, president and CEO of AtlantiCare. Announcing the Auxiliary’s pledge are, from left, Lori Herndon, executive vice president of AtlantiCare, and president and CEO of AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center; Linda Stanton, president of the Mainland Auxiliary; Johanne Coleman, chairman of the Mainland Auxiliary Holly Day Luncheon Committee; and David Tilton, president and CEO of AtlantiCare.

Linda Stanton of Mullica Township, president of the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Auxiliary, announced Wednesday, Dec. 4 that the auxiliary has committed to a $500,000 pledge to benefit the Mainland Campus Transformation Project.

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Rivera named Absegami office aide of the month

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Written by Steve Prisament Sunday, December 08, 2013 08:57 am

Alfonso ‘Fonzy’ Rivera, Absegami’s office aide of the month for November, with Principal Jeri-Lynn Gatto. Alfonso ‘Fonzy’ Rivera, Absegami’s office aide of the month for November, with Principal Jeri-Lynn Gatto.

Senior Alfonso ‘Fonzy’ Rivera, a 12th period aide for the main office, has been named Absegami High School Office Aide for November.

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Noyes in Galloway displays elementary school art

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Written by Steve Prisament Sunday, December 08, 2013 08:48 am

Shown with their artwork are, from left, Eric Cowan, Matthew Houseworth, Brett Runge, Kayla Muniz, Frank Gargione, Mikayla Houseworth, Frances Deibert, Chloe Haws, Corbin Saul, Jared Lancaster, Aleeza Moschella, Emily Reckenbeil, Mark Friedman, Jada Edwards, Kelly Kershenblatt, Brianna Leston, Jade Broskey, Michele Sanchez, Gianna Hafner, Elizabeth Zeck, Da’zjah Roberts and Kylie Nadel. Unavailable for the picture are Kyleigh Barredo, Megan Cuviello, Abigail McIntyre, Lilah Elkafas and Kiera Liu. Shown with their artwork are, from left, Eric Cowan, Matthew Houseworth, Brett Runge, Kayla Muniz, Frank Gargione, Mikayla Houseworth, Frances Deibert, Chloe Haws, Corbin Saul, Jared Lancaster, Aleeza Moschella, Emily Reckenbeil, Mark Friedman, Jada Edwards, Kelly Kershenblatt, Brianna Leston, Jade Broskey, Michele Sanchez, Gianna Hafner, Elizabeth Zeck, Da’zjah Roberts and Kylie Nadel. Unavailable for the picture are Kyleigh Barredo, Megan Cuviello, Abigail McIntyre, Lilah Elkafas and Kiera Liu.

The Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton College is displaying the work of 27 Smithville Elementary School students in grades three to six for the month of December and half of January.

They are all students of Jamie Sarraiocco.

 

Absecon VFW host Veteran’s Home residents in Galloway

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Written by Steve Prisament Sunday, December 08, 2013 08:29 am

Health Center of Galloway Administrator Victoria Scott welcomes guests to the site. Health Center of Galloway Administrator Victoria Scott welcomes guests to the site.

Members of Absecon VFW Memorial Post 9462 and their ladies auxiliary sponsored an annual breakfast for residents of the New Jersey Veteran’s Home in Vineland Friday, Dec. 6. 

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Green Tip of the Week: How to tell if you’re reading green

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Written by MEGAN FORNUTO Sunday, December 08, 2013 08:09 am

Green Tip of the Week: How to tell if you’re reading green Green Tip of the Week: How to tell if you’re reading green

E-Reader or old fashioned book? The fact remains that both require resources and energy that contribute to our individual carbon footprint and pollute the planet. But we can go green and alleviate our impacts.

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Galloway installs Code Red system; needs residents to sign up for alerts

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Written by STEVE PRISAMENT Wednesday, December 04, 2013 10:42 am

Ian Capp monitors seven screens on four separate computers in the Galloway Police Dispatch office. Ian Capp monitors seven screens on four separate computers in the Galloway Police Dispatch office.

GALLOWAY – The township has installed an emergency networking system to get messages to the public.

Now it needs the public to register for the service which could be a lifesaver.

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Gove attends D.C. legislators' forum

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, December 03, 2013 06:05 pm

Gove attends national legislators forum Gove attends national legislators forum

WASHINGTON - In her capacity as 9th District Legislator, Assemblywoman DiAnne C. Gove attended the National Foundation for Women Legislators Capitol Forum Nov. 20-22.

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Galloway earns Sustainable Jersey Leadership Award

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, December 03, 2013 05:49 pm

From left are Randall Solomon, co-director of Sustainable Jersey; Galloway Deputy Mayor Tony Coppola; Susan Coan, chairwoman of the Hammonton Green Committee; Galloway Manager Arch Liston; Barbara Fiedler, Galloway sustainability officer and chairwoman of Go Green Galloway; Steve Fiedler, Go Green Galloway recording secretary; Michele Bellinger and Rosemary Goldberg, both of Go Green Galloway; Donna Drewes, co-director of Sustainable Jersey; and Robert Marshall, assistant commissioner for sustainability and green energy for the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and ex-officio member of the Sustainable Jersey Board of Directors. From left are Randall Solomon, co-director of Sustainable Jersey; Galloway Deputy Mayor Tony Coppola; Susan Coan, chairwoman of the Hammonton Green Committee; Galloway Manager Arch Liston; Barbara Fiedler, Galloway sustainability officer and chairwoman of Go Green Galloway; Steve Fiedler, Go Green Galloway recording secretary; Michele Bellinger and Rosemary Goldberg, both of Go Green Galloway; Donna Drewes, co-director of Sustainable Jersey; and Robert Marshall, assistant commissioner for sustainability and green energy for the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and ex-officio member of the Sustainable Jersey Board of Directors.

GALLOWAY – The township had a banner day during the New Jersey League of Municipalities conference in Atlantic City when it was presented with the Sustainable Jersey Leadership Award and earned its second silver level Sustainable Jersey certification Tuesday, Nov. 19.

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Galloway Education Foundation seeks people of the year nominees

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, December 03, 2013 05:29 pm

Galloway Education Foundation seeks people of the year nominations Galloway Education Foundation seeks people of the year nominations GALLOWAY – The Galloway Township Education Foundation is seeking nominations for its annual people of the year awards.

Township residents and school staff members are encouraged to submit nominations for Support Staff Person of the Year, Business Advocate for Education, Citizen Advocate for Education, Governmental Advocate for Education, School Community Advocate for Education, and Humanitarian Award for Education.

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Six schools, mayors to help Stockton boost love of reading

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, December 03, 2013 04:09 pm

Six schools, mayors to help Stockton boost love of reading Six schools, mayors to help Stockton boost love of reading

GALLOWAY – Six area schools and the mayors from their towns will join Richard Stockton College to help first graders develop a love of reading through its fifth Annual Mayor’s Book Club.

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