• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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.

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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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Flag ceremony starts each Boy Scout meeting

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, August 27, 2013 11:57 am

Jonathan Conner, left, of Galloway and Jake Stiteler of Egg Harbor City prepare to fold the flag in front of the Germania Volunteer Fire Company firehouse under the direction of Star Scout Ethan Roswell of Absecon. (Steve Prisament)    Jonathan Conner, left, of Galloway and Jake Stiteler of Egg Harbor City prepare to fold the flag in front of the Germania Volunteer Fire Company firehouse under the direction of Star Scout Ethan Roswell of Absecon. (Steve Prisament)

Members of Boy Scout Troop 26 of Galloway lower and raise the flag every Thursday prior to their meetings at the Germania Volunteer Fire Company firehouse on Cologne Avenue.

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Stockton earns listing as a college of distinction

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, August 27, 2013 11:11 am

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GALLOWAY – It used to be just a slogan – “New Jersey’s distinctive public college.”

Now it’s official.

Richard Stockton College excels in having high-quality teaching, students who are engaged with the community, graduates who succeed and an exceptional campus atmosphere, according to the college guide, “Public Colleges of Distinction.”

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Galloway police seek arsonist in fire set to trap residents

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, August 26, 2013 05:03 pm

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GALLOWAY – Police say an early morning fire on Fair Haven Hill Court Monday, Aug. 26 was intentionally set in a way to prevent residents from escaping the building.

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Galloway Schools honor new Eagle Scout

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, August 26, 2013 04:37 pm

From left are Superintendent Annette Giaquinto, Board of Education President Ernest Huggard, Eagle Scout Erik Ebinger and his mother Sharon Dubitsky. (Steve Prisament) From left are Superintendent Annette Giaquinto, Board of Education President Ernest Huggard, Eagle Scout Erik Ebinger and his mother Sharon Dubitsky. (Steve Prisament)

Galloway Public Schools honored a former student who recently attained the rank of Eagle Scout at its Monday, Aug. 19 meeting.

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