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Galloway Police Blotter Nov. 17-23 , 2013

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, December 02, 2013 12:28 pm

Galloway Police Blotter Nov. 17-23 , 2013 Galloway Police Blotter Nov. 17-23 , 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 Nov. 17-23 Galloway police answered 726 calls for service. Officers made 17 arrests, and issued 48 traffic summonses including one charge of driving while intoxicated. Officers responded to 21 motor vehicle accidents, 14 domestic complaints, 81 medical assists and 13 fire calls. They investigated one burglary.

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Galloway-Port Republic People in the News , edition of Dec. 1, 2013

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Written by Steve Prisament Sunday, December 01, 2013 10:37 am

Madison Meeks Madison Meeks

Madison Meeks honored for CASA work

Madison Meeks, a 14-year-old freshman at Atlantic County Institute of Technology, has won a Distinguished Youth Service Award at the fall South Jersey Volunteer Center Spirit of Community Celebration.

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10 most recent weather stories

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Written by Steve Prisament Saturday, November 30, 2013 07:40 am

10 most recent weather stories 10 most recent weather stories Everybody's talking about the weather.

There's a lot of traveling going on around Thanksgiving, and a lot of outdoors events that can be impacted,

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Not just the turkeys trot on Thanksgiving at Absegami {Slideshow}

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Written by Steve Prisament Friday, November 29, 2013 12:22 pm

Tiffany Ip enjoys her last day on the podium as the Absegami Marching Braves drum major. Tiffany Ip enjoys her last day on the podium as the Absegami Marching Braves drum major.

It was a chilly day in Galloway, Thursday, Nov. 28, but not many people were complaining at the Oakcrest-Absegami football game.

A crowd that might have been smaller than usual due to temperatures in the low 30s was animated and ready to enjoy the late fall weather.

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Galloway lawmakers’ drug law revisions advance in Assembly

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Written by Steve Prisament Wednesday, November 27, 2013 11:25 am

Galloway lawmakers’ drug law revisions advance in Assembly Galloway lawmakers’ drug law revisions advance in Assembly

TRENTON – Legislation introduced by District 9 Sen. Christopher J. Connors and Assembly members Brian E. Rumpf and DiAnne C. Gove to strengthen state law in a comprehensive effort to combat a growing heroin epidemic was advanced Monday, Nov. 25 by the Assembly Judiciary Committee. 

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Galloway Police Blotter Nov. 10-16, 2013

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, November 26, 2013 06:00 pm

Galloway Police Blotter Nov. 10-16, 2013 Galloway Police Blotter Nov. 10-16, 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 Nov. 10-16 Galloway police answered 724 calls for service. Officers made 13 arrests, and issued 34 traffic summonses including one charge of driving while intoxicated. Officers responded to 22 motor vehicle accidents, nine domestic complaints, 82 medical assists and 12 fire calls. They investigated five burglaries.

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Assumption names students of the month

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, November 25, 2013 06:00 pm

In back, from left are Sarah Reed of Galloway, Alexa Petrosh of Mays Landing, Marissa Toriano of Galloway, Elijah Redmond of Mays Landing , Joseph Marigliano of Absecon and Caitlin Fussner of Galloway. In the second row are Hannah Thomas-Smith of Galloway, Millinda Marigliano of Absecon, and Johny Nguyen and Julia Rosengarten, both of Egg Harbor Township. In front are Sean DiGuglielmo of Galloway, Noah Bakey of Egg Harbor City, Melissa Meyer and Adalynn LeBlanc, both of Egg Harbor Township, and Gabriel Hessert of Mays Landing. Not Pictured are Abigail Logue and Rianne Gregorio, both of Galloway. In back, from left are Sarah Reed of Galloway, Alexa Petrosh of Mays Landing, Marissa Toriano of Galloway, Elijah Redmond of Mays Landing , Joseph Marigliano of Absecon and Caitlin Fussner of Galloway. In the second row are Hannah Thomas-Smith of Galloway, Millinda Marigliano of Absecon, and Johny Nguyen and Julia Rosengarten, both of Egg Harbor Township. In front are Sean DiGuglielmo of Galloway, Noah Bakey of Egg Harbor City, Melissa Meyer and Adalynn LeBlanc, both of Egg Harbor Township, and Gabriel Hessert of Mays Landing. Not Pictured are Abigail Logue and Rianne Gregorio, both of Galloway.

Assumption Regional Catholic School has named its October students of the month based on academic and moral development with criteria set by teachers and school board members.

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Galloway and America: Nothing amiss when a miss meets a miss

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Written by STEVE PRISAMENT Monday, November 25, 2013 05:24 pm

Miss America 2013 Mallory Hagan is interviewed for Absegami media students by Samantha Phommalyla, left, and Gabrielle Hughes, both 17, of Galloway. Miss America 2013 Mallory Hagan is interviewed for Absegami media students by Samantha Phommalyla, left, and Gabrielle Hughes, both 17, of Galloway.

GALLOWAY – You couldn’t miss the irony.

Miss Teen Galloway Gabrielle Hughes was one of two Absegami High School senior media students assigned to interview Miss America 2013 Mallory Hagan back in September.

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Time is near to spread some cheer, adopting residents at Royal Suites, Galloway

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Written by STEVE PRISAMENT Monday, November 25, 2013 01:03 pm

From left are Florence Roddy, Guillermo Caban, director of therapeutic recreation Alicia Scaglione and Hazel Smith. From left are Florence Roddy, Guillermo Caban, director of therapeutic recreation Alicia Scaglione and Hazel Smith.

GALLOWAY – Area businesses and individuals are being asked again to join staff and friends in the Adopt-a-Resident program at Royal Suites Healthcare & Rehabilitation.

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Absegami band performs history making show Thanksgiving Day

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Written by STEVE PRISAMENT Monday, November 25, 2013 10:25 am

Absegami Marching Band celebrates winning National Championship at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford. Absegami Marching Band celebrates winning National Championship at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford.

GALLOWAY – Halftime at the annual Absegami-Oakcrest Thanksgiving Day football game was the last opportunity to see the Absegami High School Marching Band’s historic show, “New World Symphony.”

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Port Republic history closely linked to Galloway’s

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Written by Steve Prisament Sunday, November 24, 2013 12:33 pm

Port Republic historian Doris Bugdon, left, and Galloway Township Historical Society librarian Sarah Snow examine an 1886 deed for a cemetery lot at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Port Republic. Port Republic historian Doris Bugdon, left, and Galloway Township Historical Society librarian Sarah Snow examine an 1886 deed for a cemetery lot at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Port Republic.

More than two dozen people stopped by during a three-hour open house at the Galloway Township Historical Society Saturday, Nov. 23 to see items from the Port Republic archives and listen to that city’s historian and Councilwoman Doris Bugdon explain them.

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Ambulance squad to the rescue

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Written by STAFF Sunday, November 24, 2013 12:30 pm

Lt. Chris Snow, left, Lt. Stacey Rodenas, seated in center, and Chief Charles Uhl with the students at Arthur Rann Elementary School. Lt. Chris Snow, left, Lt. Stacey Rodenas, seated in center, and Chief Charles Uhl with the students at Arthur Rann Elementary School.

Members of the Galloway Township Ambulance Squad joined in preparing a Thanksgiving feast that couldn’t be beat for students at Arthur Rann Elementary School Friday, Nov. 22.

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4 Galloway students honored for Special Olympics golf performances

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Written by STAFF Saturday, November 23, 2013 04:59 pm

From left are Superintendent Annette Giaquinto, Board of Education President Ernest Huggard, Jamey King-Peterson in front of her partner Carl Dolente, Jackie Wenzel and her partner Rainer Birkenstock, Diamond Gilliland and her partner Bill Manganiello, and Stanley Adams and his partner Tim Waldman. Also shown are Sue Kerrigan and Patti Yamaguchi. Both provided support during the tournaments. From left are Superintendent Annette Giaquinto, Board of Education President Ernest Huggard, Jamey King-Peterson in front of her partner Carl Dolente, Jackie Wenzel and her partner Rainer Birkenstock, Diamond Gilliland and her partner Bill Manganiello, and Stanley Adams and his partner Tim Waldman. Also shown are Sue Kerrigan and Patti Yamaguchi. Both provided support during the tournaments.

Four Galloway Township Middle School students were honored at the Monday, Nov. 18 Board of Education meeting for their participation in the Special Olympics South Sectional for Golf and the Special Olympics Fall Sports Festival.

Jamey King-Peterson won gold at both tournaments. Jackie Wenzel won silver at South Sectional and Bronze at the Fall Festival. Diamond Gilliland received participation medals at both tournaments. Stanley Adams won gold at the South Sectional and Silver at the Fall Festival. 

Photo submitted by Joanna Westcott

 

Rumpf wraps up role at Stockton

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Written by Steve Prisament Saturday, November 23, 2013 11:25 am

Brian E. Rumpf Brian E. Rumpf

GALLOWAY – Ninth Legislative District Assemblyman Brian E. Rumpf has completed his Legislator-in-Residence Program at Richard Stockton College. 

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LPGA Classic drives $13.6M in direct regional spending

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Written by Steve Prisament Friday, November 22, 2013 04:49 pm

LPGA Classic drives $13.6 M. in direct regional spending LPGA Classic drives $13.6 M. in direct regional spending

GALLOWAY – The ShopRite LPGA Classic at Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club this year provided more than $13.6 million in direct spending to regional businesses, according to an economic impact study by the Lloyd D. Levenson Institute for Gaming, Hospitality and Tourism at Richard Stockton College, in partnership with Atlantic Cape Community College’s Center for Regional & Business Research.

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Veterans organizations thank Absegami shop class for gifts

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Written by Steve Prisament Friday, November 22, 2013 04:13 pm

VFW Commander Bob Ford, Absegami shop teacher Don Matousch and American Legion Commander Russell Robinson with Absegami’s advanced wood technology class. VFW Commander Bob Ford, Absegami shop teacher Don Matousch and American Legion Commander Russell Robinson with Absegami’s advanced wood technology class.

GALLLOWAY - Veterans of Foreign Wars District 16 Cmdr. Bob Ford and Atlantic County American Legion Cmdr. Russell Robinson presented certificates of appreciation to the advanced wood technology class of Absegami High School Thursday, Nov. 21.

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