• 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.

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 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…

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Galloway firm’s contest offers free season of lawn care

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Written by Steve Prisament Wednesday, March 12, 2014 09:35 am

Pete Collesano with championship trophies from the Ocean City men’s softball team he sponsors and pitches for. Pete Collesano with championship trophies from the Ocean City men’s softball team he sponsors and pitches for.

GALLOWAY – After five years in business, landscaper Pete Collesano said he decided it was time to give something back to customers and potential customers.

Collesano, a physical education teacher at Eagle Academy in Egg Harbor Township, owns Big Red Truck Landscaping. He will hold a chance drawing Wednesday, April 2 for a free season of lawn maintenance. 

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Miss Teen Galloway celebrates Seuss with some of his biggest fans

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, March 11, 2014 04:55 pm

Miss Teen Galloway Gabrielle Hughes with Bridget Richardson’s class at the Roland Rogers Elementary School Wednesday, March 5. Students are Jonathon Allen, Kairo Vasquez, Erick Andujar, Paige Hainesmiddle, Jordan Mutschler, Mya Tharp, Lily Dworak, Emily Elder, Sean Ralstonbottom, Michael Jandroep, Sage Phelps, Christopher Lam, Miriam Ikner, Alexander Rebelledo, Edward Amesquita and Jaden Bergman. Miss Teen Galloway Gabrielle Hughes with Bridget Richardson’s class at the Roland Rogers Elementary School Wednesday, March 5. Students are Jonathon Allen, Kairo Vasquez, Erick Andujar, Paige Hainesmiddle, Jordan Mutschler, Mya Tharp, Lily Dworak, Emily Elder, Sean Ralstonbottom, Michael Jandroep, Sage Phelps, Christopher Lam, Miriam Ikner, Alexander Rebelledo, Edward Amesquita and Jaden Bergman.

Miss Teen Galloway Gabrielle Hughes read to kindergarten and second-grade students at Roland Rogers Elementary School Wednesday, March 5.

It marked the sixth year the Miss Teen Galloway Organization has participated in Read Across America Day at Roland Rogers.

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Lite Rock 96.9’s Eddie Davis reads to Assumption Regional Catholic School children

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, March 11, 2014 03:33 pm

  This year Assumption Regional Catholic School celebrated Read Across America Day on Friday, Feb. 28 when Lite Rock 96.9’s Eddie Davis came to school to read./Submitted This year Assumption Regional Catholic School celebrated Read Across America Day on Friday, Feb. 28 when Lite Rock 96.9’s Eddie Davis came to school to read./Submitted GALLOWAY _ This year Assumption Regional Catholic School celebrated Read Across America Day on Friday, Feb. 28 when Lite Rock 96.9’s Eddie Davis came to school to read.

NEA’s Read Across America Day is a nationwide reading celebration that occurs annually on close to March 2 which is the birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel who is best known as Dr. Seuss.

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Galloway Cubs spend time with their mummies

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, March 11, 2014 03:01 pm

In front are, from left, Gary Doan, Cole Ballard, Aidan Ballard, Emmett Shellhorn and Ayden Lam. Behind them are Scott VanDaley, Alex Doan and Bryce Ballard. In front are, from left, Gary Doan, Cole Ballard, Aidan Ballard, Emmett Shellhorn and Ayden Lam. Behind them are Scott VanDaley, Alex Doan and Bryce Ballard.

Fourteen Cubs in Galloway Pack 76 spent a night at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology.

It was Friday, Jan. 24 and the youngsters, parents and leaders stayed over in the Egyptian exhibit area.

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Absegami’s Emanon Players hope audience will be happy to see ‘Les Miserables’

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, March 11, 2014 09:59 am

Cast prepares for two weekends of performances in Absegami’s Performing Arts Center. Cast prepares for two weekends of performances in Absegami’s Performing Arts Center.

GALLOWAY – Absegami High School’s award-winning Emanon Players drama club will present the school edition of the legendary Broadway musical “Les Misérables” for the next two weekends.

Performances are scheduled at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 14 and 15; 3 p.m. Sunday, March 16; and 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 21 and 22.

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South Jersey Gas to hold info session for Port Republic residents

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, March 11, 2014 09:42 am

PORT REPUBLIC – South Jersey Gas will hold a community information session for Port Republic residents interested in switching to natural gas, beginning 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 20 at the Port Republic Elementary School, 137 Pomona Ave.

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Program traces 75-year history of Forsythe Refuge

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, March 11, 2014 08:54 am

Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge  GALLOWAY – The Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, which celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, will present a program tracing its history 7 p.m. Friday, March 21 in the refuge headquarters auditorium. 

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Absegami Project Read students get a taste of Uganda

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, March 10, 2014 09:33 pm

Guest speaker Jackie Sarner hands out samples of sweet bananas from Uganda, where she’s visited on behalf of Real Partners Uganda. Guest speaker Jackie Sarner hands out samples of sweet bananas from Uganda, where she’s visited on behalf of Real Partners Uganda.

Absegami High School’s Project Read committee got some first-hand information about Uganda from a guest speaker Wednesday Feb. 26.

Jackie Sarner visited the group, spearheaded by teacher Jaime Howey, as part of a school-wide celebration of African-American History Month Wednesday, Feb. 26.

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Galloway Police Blotter Feb. 23-March 1, 2014

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, March 10, 2014 06:09 pm

Galloway Police Blotter Feb. 23-March 1, 2014 Galloway Police Blotter Feb. 23-March 1, 2014

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 period Feb. 23-March 1 Galloway police answered 831 calls for service. Officers made 27 arrests and issued 71 traffic summonses, including two charges of driving while intoxicated. Officers responded to 23 motor vehicle accidents, 12 domestic complaints, 101 medical assists and 16 fire calls. They investigated four burglaries.

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Fans join Port Republic Cubs for Pinewood Derby

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, March 10, 2014 04:43 pm

In front, from left, are Colin Ruckert, Dougie Golden, Joseph Weisbecker, Jack Parrish, Joseph Nuzzolo, Casey Winand and Ian Palzer. Behind them are Cubmaster George Whiteley, Dominick Rummler, Nicholas Whiteley, Zachary Whiteley, Andrew Weisbecker, Brady Walk, Jonathan Nass and Christian Vitrano. In front, from left, are Colin Ruckert, Dougie Golden, Joseph Weisbecker, Jack Parrish, Joseph Nuzzolo, Casey Winand and Ian Palzer. Behind them are Cubmaster George Whiteley, Dominick Rummler, Nicholas Whiteley, Zachary Whiteley, Andrew Weisbecker, Brady Walk, Jonathan Nass and Christian Vitrano.

Members of Port Republic Cub Scout Pack 21 held their annual Pinewood Derby at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Port Republic.

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AtlantiCare Arts and Healthcare Initiative celebrates senior participants

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, March 10, 2014 04:29 pm

Members of the Arts and Healthcare initiative photography group gather in the public art space at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center City Campus. Sean Fitzgerald of Absecon, center right, leads the class. Members of the Arts and Healthcare initiative photography group gather in the public art space at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center City Campus. Sean Fitzgerald of Absecon, center right, leads the class.

Eight local artists visited AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City Wednesday, Feb. 19 to see their photography on display in the public art space.

For some, it was the first time they had work publically displayed – or had even considered themselves artists.

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Galloway’s Megan England spearheads Atlantic City library program

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, March 10, 2014 12:24 pm

Galloway-Port Republic People in the News, Edition of March 13, 2014 Galloway-Port Republic People in the News, Edition of March 13, 2014

Teenagers who love to make things – whether it’s their own clothes, music, movies, video games or inventions – will have the opportunity to do so at the Atlantic City Free Public Library this spring, thanks in large part to librarian Megan England of Galloway.

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