• Nicodemo S. Scarfo and an associate were convicted of ‘looting a publicly traded company to benefit their criminal enterprise’

    CAMDEN – A member and an associate of the Lucchese organized crime family and two Texas brothers were convicted today (Thursday, July 3) of racketeering and other charges after a six-month trial.

  • Police are looking for this man, who they say was in the vicinity and matches the description of a person who attempted to use counterfeit money on the boardwalk Monday.

    OCEAN CITY – Ocean City police are searching for a man they say attempted to use counterfeit money on the boardwalk three times Monday afternoon.

    Police say he attempted to use counterfeit $50…

  • Carly SansoneA Richard Stockton College sophomore who played volleyball for the college was among three people who died when their car careened off an embankment in Colorado on Saturday, July 5.

    Carly Sansone and three others were riding in a vehicle headed south on Colorado Highway 145 near Ophir, about 6 miles south of Telluride.

  • Absecon Police DepartmentABSECON - A 14-year-old Absecon girl was forced to run for safety Monday evening when a man attempted to lure her into his car, according to the Absecon Police.

  • Pleasantville Police DepartmentPLEASANTVILLE – Pleasantville Police Department detectives are investigating if a there is a connection between a pair of neighborhood shootings in six days that killed one man.

    Devon Leggette, 18, was shot in the lower middle back at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, July 6 while he stood with a group of guys near the basketball courts at Woodland and Fourth avenues, according to Pleasantville Police Capt. Rocky Melendez.

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Drama teacher receives national award

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, June 23, 2014 11:18 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 Saturday, June 21, 2014 12:33 am

  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 09:14 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 04:56 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 01:00 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 10:35 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 03:11 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 02:51 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 Police Blotter June 1-7, 2014

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Written by STAFF Monday, June 16, 2014 05:58 pm

Galloway Police Blotter June 1-7, 2014 Galloway Police Blotter June 1-7, 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 June 1-7 Galloway police answered 785 calls for service. Officers made 39 arrests, and issued 103 traffic summonses including nine charges of driving while intoxicated. Officers responded to 15 motor vehicle accidents, 10 domestic complaints, 86 medical assists and 15 fire calls. They investigated three burglaries.

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Galloway woman wins Miss New Jersey

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Monday, June 16, 2014 12:24 pm

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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