• Sophia Papastamelos of Sophia’s in Margate poses with her staff Maria Erhardt, Michelle Gaagliardi and Christina Dianantes.ATLANTIC CITY ­– Atlantic Cape Community College held its 31st annual Restaurant Gala at Bally’s Casino Hotel Thursday, March 13. The gala was attended by more than 800 friends of the Academy of Culinary Arts, which has provided the restaurant industry with quality chefs for as many years. The sumptuous offerings from 40 of the area’s best restaurants, fabulous music by FM and…

  • Northfield attorney specializing in elder law and former Linwood social worker stole victims' life savings, state says  

    TRENTON – A Northfield attorney and a Linwood woman who owns an in-home senior care company were arrested Wednesday, March 19 and charged with conspiring to steal millions from elderly clients.

    Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman said Barbara Lieberman, 62, of Northfield, an attorney specializing in elder law, and Jan Van Holt, 57, of Linwood, the owner of A Better Choice, a company that offered seniors “custom designed life care and legal financial planning,” conspired to prey on the elderly and…

  • LONGPORT – Egg Harbor Township officials came here to ask whether Longport is interested in annexing Seaview Harbor – which has filed a petition to secede from the township and join Longport – and the answer they received is that it’s too soon to say.

    At the borough’s March 19 meeting, Egg Harbor Township Administrator Peter Miller asked the Board of Commissioners to decide now if Longport would annex Seaview Harbor should its bid to secede succeed.

  • HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Two Atlantic County men were found guilty in Superior Court Monday, March 17 in connection with the 2010 shooting death of an Egg Harbor City mother of two.

    On Oct. 16, 2010 at 12:14 a.m. detectives of the Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit responded to a report that a resident walking to his mailbox had discovered a body behind apartment buildings J and K of the Harbor City Apartments, located on Atlantic Avenue in Egg Harbor City.

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Galloway students stepping out for Miss America parade

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Written by Steve Prisament Thursday, September 05, 2013 01:10 pm

Dance Forum South students strike a pose during Miss America Pageant Parade rehearsal. Dance Forum South students strike a pose during Miss America Pageant Parade rehearsal.

Students at Dance Forum South in the Smithville section of Galloway will be dancing for the first time in the Miss America Parade Saturday, Sept. 14. 

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Galloway gets ready to salute its veterans

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Written by STEVE PRISAMENT Wednesday, September 04, 2013 12:57 pm

Fred Michel Jr. of Northfield, facing others, explains progress on block installation to, from left, Galloway Deputy Mayor Tony Coppola, resident and veterans advocate Richard Price and Mayor Don Purdy. (Steve Prisament) Fred Michel Jr. of Northfield, facing others, explains progress on block installation to, from left, Galloway Deputy Mayor Tony Coppola, resident and veterans advocate Richard Price and Mayor Don Purdy. (Steve Prisament)

GALLOWAY – The township is readying for its annual Salute to Our Veterans 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14.

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Judge reverses ruling on Galloway police pay while at military drills

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Written by Steve Prisament Wednesday, September 04, 2013 11:07 am

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GALLOWAY - A judge has reversed his ruling from last month ordering the township to continue paying police officers for non-active military training time, and is sending the case to the state Public Employment Relations Commission for a final decision.

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Galloway Teacher Dougherty named Atlantic County teacher of the year

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Written by STEVE PRISAMENT Wednesday, September 04, 2013 10:41 am

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GALLOWAY – Roland Rogers Elementary School third grade teacher Terry Dougherty has been named Atlantic County Teacher of the Year by the Christie Administration.

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Braves new world

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Written by Steve Prisament Wednesday, September 04, 2013 09:54 am

Absegami students arrive on the first day of the new school year, Tuesday, Sept. 3; the number of students is 1,544. (Submitted by Julie Hazard) Absegami students arrive on the first day of the new school year, Tuesday, Sept. 3; the number of students is 1,544. (Submitted by Julie Hazard)

Absegami High School opened its doors for the 2013-2014 year to more than 1,500 students Tuesday, Sept. 3.

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Toms River man held in Galloway burglary

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, September 03, 2013 07:15 pm

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GALLOWAY – Police arrested a suspect in an attempted burglary in the Highlands section of the township Tuesday, Sept. 3 and charged him in a second burglary nearby.

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Galloway man faces gun, drug charges

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, September 03, 2013 06:06 pm

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GALLOWAY – A township man was arrested following a motor vehicle stop Friday, Aug. 30 on weapons and drug charges.

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Judging from Ocean City show, Aidan Brandt ready for drama success at Assumption

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Written by STEVE PRISAMENT Monday, September 02, 2013 05:51 pm

 

Aidan Brandt of Port Republic in his starring role as Judge Wise Old Man in an Ocean City production of ‘Big Bad: the Trial of the Big Bad Wolf.' Aidan Brandt of Port Republic in his starring role as Judge Wise Old Man in an Ocean City production of ‘Big Bad: the Trial of the Big Bad Wolf.'

GALLOWAY – Aidan Brandt of Port Republic is ready for a role in the drama club at Assumption Regional Catholic School where he is a fifth grader - after sipping the success of the stage through a summer camp in Ocean City.

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Galloway man held on weapon, drug charges

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Written by Steve Prisament Saturday, August 31, 2013 10:15 am

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GALLOWAY – A township man was arrested on weapon and drug charges when police raided two homes – one here and one in Atlantic City - Thursday, Aug. 29.

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Galloway Police Blotter Aug. 18-24, 2013

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Written by Steve Prisament Thursday, August 29, 2013 12:17 pm

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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 Aug. 18-24 Galloway police answered 825 calls for service. Officers made 53 arrests, and issued 64 traffic summonses including five charges of driving while intoxicated. Officers responded to 13 motor vehicle accidents, 19 domestic complaints, 108 medical assists and seven fire calls.

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Absegami plans fresh approach with first year students

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Written by STEVE PRISAMENT Wednesday, August 28, 2013 12:35 pm

Vice Principal Michael Wilbraham shows class poster he made for this year’s freshmen to sign. (Submitted by Julie Hazard) Vice Principal Michael Wilbraham shows class poster he made for this year’s freshmen to sign. (Submitted by Julie Hazard)

GALLOWAY – Absegami High School plans to place a major emphasis this year on helping freshmen learn to be students, according to Vice Principal Michael Wilbraham.

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Galloway Lions keep collecting glasses, raising money for the blind

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, August 27, 2013 12:59 pm

Walter Rinaldo, left, and his brother Vincent pause from cleaning off eyeglass dropoff in front of Galloway ShopRite. (Steve Prisament) Walter Rinaldo, left, and his brother Vincent pause from cleaning off eyeglass dropoff in front of Galloway ShopRite. (Steve Prisament)

The Galloway Lions Club collects eyeglasses to raise money for the benefit of the blind in a former U.S. mail collection box near the entrance to ShopRite in the center at Jimmy Leeds and Pitney roads.

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