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Drama teacher receives national award

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, June 23, 2014 10:18 am

An Absecon Academy of Performing Arts drama teacher received a Walt Disney Award at a special gathering in Vineland on Saturday, June 14.

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Galloway firefighters respond to house fire on Liebig Ave.

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Friday, June 20, 2014 11:33 pm

  Firefighters work on the fire on Liebig Ave. Friday evening. Firefighters work on the fire on Liebig Ave. Friday evening. GALLOWAY – Firefighters here battled a stubborn blaze at 317 Liebig Ave. Friday evening, June 20.

According to neighbors, the home was recently purchased and no one was living in the single-family home. 

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The future is bright for Absegami graduates (Slideshow)

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Friday, June 20, 2014 08:14 pm

Absegami High School Valedictorian Patrick Dinh Absegami High School Valedictorian Patrick Dinh GALLOWAY– Absegami High School Valedictorian Patrick Dinh told the Class of 2014 on Friday, June 20 that graduating high school is a big milestone, but it is not the biggest.

The best is yet to come.

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Guilty verdict in 2012 Atlantic City robbery of Galloway pizza delivery man

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, June 20, 2014 03:56 pm

MAYS LANDING – An Atlantic City man has been convicted for his part in the 2012 armed robbery and assault of a Galloway pizza delivery driver in Atlantic City.

On June 19, an Atlantic County jury found Jamil Ragsdale, 19, of the 800 block of North Virginia Avenue, Atlantic City, guilty of armed robbery, a first-degree crime; conspiracy to commit armed robbery, a second-degree crime; and aggravated assault, a second-degree crime, for the Jan. 16, 2012 robbery of Domino’s Pizza Shop delivery driver Muhamed Bilal of Galloway, acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain said.

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Galloway’s Class of 2014 weather looking bright

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, June 20, 2014 12:00 pm

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GALLOWAY - After a stormy midweek, the graduates of Absegami High School's Class of 2014 and their families will get to enjoy a beautiful evening outdoors Friday, June 20.

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GEHR Superintendent plans active retirement

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Thursday, June 19, 2014 09:35 am

stack of books with an apple HAMILTON TOWNSHIP– Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School Superintendent Steven Ciccariello plans to literally ride into the sunset when he officially retires at the end of the month.

“For the last 11 years I have been riding a Harley Davidson and I belong to the Camden County Harley Owner’s Group – HOG,” Ciccariello said. “When I was a younger guy I rode small motorcycles. When I finished my doctoral work in 2001, and got appointed assistant superintendent, I just wanted to find a way to do it again.”

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‘Cinderella’ at Stockton

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, June 18, 2014 02:11 pm

GALLOWAY-The Children’s Summer Playhouse presents “Cinderella” 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 16 at Stockton Performing Arts Center, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway. Tickets are $10.

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Kennedy advocates for mental health screenings at opening of Galloway's Hope All Day Recovery Center (VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, June 18, 2014 01:51 pm

Laura Stetser/Former U.S. Congressman Patrick Kennedy take a picture with supporters after his speech at the grand opening of The Hope All Day Recovery Center in Galloway Township on Monday, June 16. Laura Stetser/Former U.S. Congressman Patrick Kennedy take a picture with supporters after his speech at the grand opening of The Hope All Day Recovery Center in Galloway Township on Monday, June 16.

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP – Former U.S. Congressman Patrick Kennedy issued a rally call for action and advocacy on behalf of those struggling with addiction during his keynote speech at the grand opening of The Hope All Day Recovery Center on Odessa Avenue Monday, June 16.

“We are citizens in addition to being members of a 12-step program,” the recovering alcoholic said to standing-room only event at the center.

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Galloway woman wins Miss New Jersey

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Monday, June 16, 2014 11:24 am

Bill Barlow / Galloway's Cierra Kaler-Jones at the parade in Ocean City on Wednesday. She was crowned Miss New Jersey Saturday. Bill Barlow / Galloway's Cierra Kaler-Jones at the parade in Ocean City on Wednesday. She was crowned Miss New Jersey Saturday.

OCEAN CITY – Galloway Township resident Cierra Kaler-Jones, who was crowned Miss New Jersey Saturday night on the Ocean City Music Pier, said on Monday morning it still hasn’t sunk in.

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Galloway Carnival fun for All

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Friday, June 13, 2014 03:11 pm

GALLOWAY-The Galloway Carnival will be held 6-10 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, July 31-Aug. 2 at the Municipal Complex.

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Galloway Health Fair full of Activities

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Friday, June 13, 2014 03:00 pm

GALLOWAY- The Galloway Senior Services will hold its second annual Senior Health Fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, June 24 at Royal Suites Healthcare and Rehabilitation and CARING Adult Healthcare at 621 W. White Horse Park, Egg Harbor City.

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Galloway Movie is Chill

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Friday, June 13, 2014 02:50 pm

GALLOWAY-The Health Center at Galloway will present a showing of Disney’s “Frozen” beginning at dark Thursday, July 10 (rain date July 11) at 66 W. Jimmie Leeds Road. Admission is $2 per person.

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Galloway Movie in the Park

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, June 13, 2014 02:45 pm

GALLOWAY-A free outdoor showing of “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2” will be held at dusk (around 9 p.m.) Friday, June 20 at the Galloway Municipal Complex. Popcorn will be provided and snacks, pizza and beverages will be available for purchase. Bring chairs or blankets.

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Galloway run to help Serenity House

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Friday, June 13, 2014 11:30 am


GALLOWAY-A 5K run, 2.5K walk and 1-Mile kids fun run will be held 8:30 a.m. Sunday, June 29 (registration at 7 a.m.) at the new Hope All Day Recovery Club, located at the former site of Blue Heron Pines East Golf Club, 600 S. Odessa Ave., just off Tilton Road in Galloway.

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Funds pave way for sidewalks on Great Creek

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Thursday, June 12, 2014 11:22 am

galloway GALLOWAY – Township Council awarded a bid to a local contactor to begin work installing sidewalks on Great Creek Road at its Tuesday, June 10 meeting.

The firm that will do the work is Charles Marandino, LLC, of Milmay, at a price of $271,808. The funds are coming from a state Department of Transportation grant of $251,000 awarded in 2011 and $20,000 from the township’s capital improvement fund.

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Atlantic County Democrats re-elect Schroeder as Chairman

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, June 12, 2014 11:13 am

Democratic Party Egg Harbor City – At the reorganization meeting of the Atlantic County Democratic Committee on Tuesday June 10th, the Atlantic County Democratic Committee unanimously re-elected Jim Schroeder from Port Republic to a second two-year term as Chairman of the Atlantic County Democratic Party. Schroeder thanked the 150 Democrats in attendance and pledged to continue the progress that was made during his first term.

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