• Toby

    Time for Toby

    Toby is a 7-year-old male shepherd/whippet mix. He was living happily with an older man who had a stroke and had to go into a nursing home where he will stay. Toby was relinquished by the man's family who was unable to keep him. He is a good boy, but a little timid at first. Please consider him for your family. Toby is spayed/neutered and up to date with routine shots.

  • UPDATE- Mara Justine Platt made it to the finals with late results Wednesday night. She now competes against 11 other acts in the finals on America's Got Talent.

    GALLOWAY - Mara Justine Platt, the Galloway preteen who wowed judges on NBC’s "America’s Got Talent" with three singing performances, was back on the stage for the semifinals Tuesday, Aug. 26 and did it again with her rendition of Kelly Clarkson’s song “Breakaway.”

    Platt’s performance started as not one of her best, sounding less polished than her others, but she brought it home by the end with judge’s and…

  • A city teenager was shot in the back of the head after he was ambushed by a group of several males about two blocks away from the city police station.PLEASANTVILLE - A city teenager was shot in the back of the head after he was ambushed by a group of several males about two blocks away from the city police station.

  • Two residents were assaulted and threatened to be shot during a failed home invasion robbery attempt at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26 in the Oyster Bay Apartments complex on the city’s border with Pleasantville.ABSECON - Two residents were assaulted and threatened with being shot during a failed home invasion robbery attempt 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26 in the Oyster Bay Apartments complex…

  • Madelaine Vitale / Taxpayers filled the Middle School to hear what school officials had to say about the increase in taxes during a school board meeting Monday, Aug. 25.

    GALLOWAY – Angry taxpayers took their concerns over a 30 percent property tax increase to the school board Monday night, Aug. 25, at the Middle School on Reeds Road.

    But after a budget presentation with figures…

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175 help Harbrights struggle for another year of life

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, November 12, 2013 11:02 pm

James Harbright’s sister, Holly, left, Martha Gaines and DJ Brian Smallwood call out prize-winning numbers. James Harbright’s sister, Holly, left, Martha Gaines and DJ Brian Smallwood call out prize-winning numbers.

Some 175 people joined the Harbright family, Martha Gaines and others at JD’s Pub & Grille Saturday, Nov. 9 to raise money to pay bills while James Harbright fights what his doctors say will ultimately be a losing battle with liver cancer.

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In Galloway, Miss teen is on the scene

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, November 12, 2013 02:12 pm

From left are Veterans Advisory Board Chairman Herb Davis, Miss Teen Galloway Gabrielle Hughes and keynote speaker, Air Force Major Benjamin Robbins. From left are Veterans Advisory Board Chairman Herb Davis, Miss Teen Galloway Gabrielle Hughes and keynote speaker, Air Force Major Benjamin Robbins.

Miss Teen Galloway Gabrielle Hughes sat among the honorees, read a poem and sang with the Absegami High School Select Choir.

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Port Republic students read Veterans Day essays

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, November 12, 2013 01:33 pm

Annika Nelson’s father, Rev. Pete Nelson, holds her first place essay for her on a windy day. Annika Nelson’s father, Rev. Pete Nelson, holds her first place essay for her on a windy day.

PORT REPUBLIC – Eighth-grader Annika Nelson’s first-prize essay, “Freedom,” says she would sacrifice herself for her country’s freedom or her family’s freedom.

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Galloway audience told Americans always rise to occasions

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Written by STEVE PRISAMENT Tuesday, November 12, 2013 10:48 am

Rev. Nicholas Dudo, pastor of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, delivers the invocation. From left are Veterans Advisory Board Chairman Herb Davis, Dudo, master of ceremonies Ike Rucker and Deputy Mayor Tony Coppola. Rev. Nicholas Dudo, pastor of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, delivers the invocation. From left are Veterans Advisory Board Chairman Herb Davis, Dudo, master of ceremonies Ike Rucker and Deputy Mayor Tony Coppola.

GALLOWAY – Many in this country learned that freedom is not free after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Air Force Maj. Benjamin Robbins told more than 100 people crowded into council chambers Monday, Nov. 11.

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Absecon church group cleans up Galloway’s Patriot Lake

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, November 11, 2013 05:14 pm

Young volunteers search for debris among the high grass. Young volunteers search for debris among the high grass.

GALLOWAY – A crew from Absecon United Methodist Church put in many hours of hard work at Patriot Lake Saturday, Oct. 27.

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Green Tip of the Week: Make the G-O-A-L power to the people

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Written by MEGAN FORNUTO Friday, November 08, 2013 05:03 pm

Green Tip of the Week: Make the G-O-A-L power to the people Green Tip of the Week: Make the G-O-A-L power to the people

After a season of elections, remember that we can all flex and strengthen our citizen muscle in our own lives.

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Letter: Galloway officials mum on bond issue until after election

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Written by Kevin Krumaker Friday, November 08, 2013 11:22 am

Letter: Officials mum on bond issue until after election Letter: Officials mum on bond issue until after election

To the editor:

In October 2013 Galloway Council authorized the borrowing of as much as $1.58 million for tax-appeal refunds. On November 5 – election night – the township website announced the intent to borrow an additional $2.14 million to cover more appeals.

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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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