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Sheriff’s bloodhound helps find missing Galloway woman

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Written by Mandee McCullough Monday, January 13, 2014 01:51 pm

Bloodhound Luke pictured with his K-9 Officer Joseph Kleinow./Submitted Bloodhound Luke pictured with his K-9 Officer Joseph Kleinow./Submitted

GALLOWAY – K-9 bloodhound Luke proved himself to be a lot more “than nothing but a hound dog” Saturday, Jan. 11 to the Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office as well as the community.

A 61-year-old woman had been reported missing at 5 p.m. by her husband from her Galloway home.

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Legislation passes encouraging VA to allow veterans access to local medical care

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Written by Steve Prisament Friday, January 10, 2014 02:30 pm

Sen. Christopher Connors Sen. Christopher Connors

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by 9th District Legislators Sen. Christopher J. Connors and Assembly members Brian E. Rumpf and DiAnne C. Gove that contains recommendations issued by the Veterans’ Hospital Task Force for a comprehensive plan for expanding health care access for military veterans living in the southern part of the state has passed the state Senate.

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Purdy remains Galloway mayor over new council members’ objections

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Written by STEVE PRISAMENT Wednesday, January 08, 2014 11:30 am

Mayor Don Purdy is sworn in by attorney Jorge Coombs, president of the Galloway Republican League. Purdy’s wife Michelle holds the Bible. Mayor Don Purdy is sworn in by attorney Jorge Coombs, president of the Galloway Republican League. Purdy’s wife Michelle holds the Bible.

GALLOWAY – Don Purdy was re-elected mayor Thursday, Jan. 2 despite “no” votes from two new council members from his own Republican Party.

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Greater Egg plans public referendum March 11

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Written by STEVE PRISAMENT Wednesday, January 08, 2014 09:53 am

Charles Muller Charles Muller

EGG HARBOR CITY – The Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District plans a referendum Tuesday, March 11 in this city and Hamilton, Mullica and Galloway townships.

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Cedar Creek drama students play for school board

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Written by Steve Prisament Wednesday, January 08, 2014 08:21 am

Senior Ned Arnold and junior Taylor Epps portray two people meeting in a café. Principal James Reina proudly looks on. Senior Ned Arnold and junior Taylor Epps portray two people meeting in a café. Principal James Reina proudly looks on.

Cedar Creek High School students performed a one-act play, “Sure Thing,” from their upcoming production of “All in the Timing,” six one-act plays by David Ives, for the school board at its Monday, Jan. 6 meeting at their school.

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Absegami wins forensics tournament in Galloway

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, January 07, 2014 09:16 pm

GALLOWAY - The Absegami High School forensics team won its home tournament at Absegami High School Saturday, Jan. 4, defeating teams from Eastern Regional, Mainland Regional, Raritan, Dumont and Northern Burlington County high schools in the New Jersey Drama and Forensics League. 

Leading the team was senior Gabrielle Hughes who took first place in dramatic monologue and also won awards in after dinner speaking, comedy ,onologue and improvisational pairs. 

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Galloway couple delivers with first baby of 2014

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Written by Steve Prisament Sunday, January 05, 2014 09:15 am

The Bukula family of Galloway The Bukula family of Galloway receives a basket from the hospital auxiliary. Each year the auxiliary donates a basket to the first baby of the year. From left are first baby Jacob Bukula’s sister, Karen; AtlantiCare newborn nurse Bunny Weary; the baby’s father, Joâo, holding brother, Joshua; and mother, Emerence, holding Jacob.

A Galloway couple welcomed the first baby of 2014 born at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s Mainland Campus at 1:03 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 1.

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Galloway Police issue tips for winter storms

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Written by Steve Prisament Thursday, January 02, 2014 09:13 pm

Galloway Police issue tips for winter storms Galloway Police issue tips for winter storms

GALLOWAY – Police issued some foul weather tips Thursday, Jan. 2.

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Green Tip of the Week: Coal in stockings is the least of our worries

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Written by MEGAN FORNUTO Thursday, January 02, 2014 08:41 am

Green Tip of the Week: Coal in stockings is the least of our worries Green Tip of the Week: Coal in stockings is the least of our worries

Did you get any coal this holiday season? If it wasn’t in your stocking, it may have been one of the sources powering your home.

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Galloway man dies after his scooter is struck by auto

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, December 31, 2013 07:23 am

Galloway man dies after his scooter is struck by auto Galloway man dies after his scooter is struck by auto

GALLOWAY – A 52-year-old local man died Monday, Dec. 30 after the motorized scooter he was driving was struck by a car on Moss Mill Road.

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Arch Liston set to leave Galloway to be Atlantic City business administrator

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, December 30, 2013 10:31 am

Arch Liston Arch Liston

GALLOWAY – Manager Arch Liston was just getting ready to return full-time to his township job, after being shared between this community and Absecon for the past several months.

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Bassford steps down after a dozen years on Galloway Council

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, December 30, 2013 09:33 am

Former Galloway Mayor Tom Bassford Former Galloway Mayor Tom Bassford

GALLOWAY – Former Mayor Tom Bassford is starting his first year in the past dozen without being a member of the Township Council.

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Live Nativity in Galloway takes visitors back 2,000 years [SLIDESHOW]

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Written by STEVE PRISAMENT Monday, December 30, 2013 08:17 am

Everyone wants to pose with Saint Nicholas. Everyone wants to pose with Saint Nicholas.

GALLOWAY – It was like stepping back two centuries.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish held its Live Nativity Saturday, Dec. 21 at Assumption Regional Catholic School on Pitney Road.

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Absegami students demonstrate freshman transition

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Written by JULIE HAZARD Sunday, December 29, 2013 11:52 am

From left are  Absegami Vice Principal Michael Wilbraham, Freshman Transition advisor Nancy Boylan, and student facilitators Samantha Phommalyla, Michael Dolan, Amy Muskett, Nadia Sundal and Josh Wescoat. From left are Absegami Vice Principal Michael Wilbraham, Freshman Transition advisor Nancy Boylan, and student facilitators Samantha Phommalyla, Michael Dolan, Amy Muskett, Nadia Sundal and Josh Wescoat.

Absegami High School student members of the Freshman Transition Program presented an overview of the program at the Monday, Dec. 16 Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District Board of Education meeting.

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3 hurt in 2-car accident in Galloway

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Written by Steve Prisament Saturday, December 28, 2013 09:18 pm

3 hurt in 2-car accident in Galloway 3 hurt in 2-car accident in Galloway

GALLOWAY – Three people were injured in a two-car accident at the White Horse Pike and Pomona Road at 8 a.m. Friday, Dec. 27.

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Waretown man drives car into pole off Route 9 in Galloway

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Written by Steve Prisament Saturday, December 28, 2013 05:51 pm

Man drives car into pole off Route 9 in Galloway Man drives car into pole off Route 9 in Galloway

GALLOWAY – A 75-year-old Waretown man drove his vehicle off the road here at 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27 and struck a pole near Route 9 and Kings Highway.

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