• Jimmy DiNatale, new owner of old Lenox site on Tilton Road in Galloway.GALLOWAY– Jimmy DiNatale stands in the middle of the cavernous building of the old Lenox china manufacturing plant and can see he has a lot of work ahead of him.

    All around him are signs of the challenges. Walls with black mold, asbestos that is being torn out and removed, and one odd sight: a small tree growing through the tiles. 

  • Blake Shelton and Lady Antebellum will perform free concerts in Atlantic City

    The Blake Shelton concert on Thursday, July 31 and the Lady Antebellum concert on Sunday, Aug. 3 will be held on the Atlantic City beach between Caesar’s Pier at Arkansas Avenue and Central Pier at St. James Place.

     The following information was supplied by event organizers:

    -          Everyone attending will need a ticket.

  • HAMILTON– Atlantic City Electric reminded residential and commercial customers to take precautions when someone claiming to represent a business contacts them either in person or by telephone, officials said in a release on July 24.

    Atlantic City Electric is continually alerting residents and its customers to avoid falling victim to a “Green Dot MoneyPak” scam. Information from law enforcement officials and other utilities has indicated that scammers are continuing to target residential and commercial customers.

  • Galloway centenarian Mildred ArditoGALLOWAY  Born in Philadelphia on July 29, 1914, the day after World War I was declared by the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Smithville resident Mildred Ardito has turned 100.

  • GALLOWAY – The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey has been sleected as the Greenest College in New Jersey by College Prowler, which produces print guides and a website using reviews from students, parents and professionals, school officials said in a news release Tuesday, July 29.

    College Prowler rates each school on a scale of 1 to 10, and defines the rankings by stating: “Green living is steadily becoming the norm. These days, schools boast a high number of LEED-certified facilities and sustainability initiatives.”

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Galloway council recognizes Constitution Week

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Written by Steve Prisament Wednesday, September 11, 2013 08:24 am

From left are Mathew Lowery, Second Class; Andrew Hart, Star; Steven Bailey, Star; and Mike Baldwin, Life; and Mayor Don Purdy. In back between Baldwin and Purdy is Councilman Brian Tyrrell. Clerk T.C. Kay is at the left. (Steve Prisament) From left are Mathew Lowery, Second Class; Andrew Hart, Star; Steven Bailey, Star; and Mike Baldwin, Life; and Mayor Don Purdy. In back between Baldwin and Purdy is Councilman Brian Tyrrell. Clerk T.C. Kay is at the left. (Steve Prisament)

Four Boy Scouts from Troop 364 which meets at and is sponsored by Assumption Regional Catholic School were at the Tuesday, Sept. 10 Township Council meeting as a requirement toward earning their Citizenship in the Community merit badges.

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Stockton stays in magazine’s top tier of colleges

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, September 10, 2013 02:57 pm

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GALLOWAY – Richard Stockton College has remained in the top tier of Best Regional Colleges and Universities of the North, rated at 60 out of 139 public and private Northern schools in the U.S. News and World Report’s annual edition of “America’s Best Colleges.”

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Eagle Nicholas Della Vecchia says Scouting makes you a man

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, September 10, 2013 01:44 pm

Eagle Scout Nicholas Della Vecchia with his parents, Charlotte and Tony. (Steve Prisament) Eagle Scout Nicholas Della Vecchia with his parents, Charlotte and Tony. (Steve Prisament)

GALLOWAY – Troop 26’s newest Eagle Scout, Nicholas Della Vecchia, said the hardest part of being a Boy Scout is being on your own – not having your parents around to take care of you.

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Galloway Police Blotter Aug 25-31, 2013

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, September 09, 2013 03:44 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 25-31 Galloway police answered 945 calls for service. Officers made 44 arrests, and issued 90 traffic summonses including three charges of driving while intoxicated. Officers responded to 17 motor vehicle accidents, 15 domestic complaints, 104 medical assists and 11 fire calls.

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Galloway-Port Republic People in the News, Edition of Sept. 12, 2013

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, September 09, 2013 02:38 pm

Rachael Pagano Rachael Pagano

Rachael Pagano’s Escape Beauty Boutique is breaking out

Hard work and a good attitude have paid dividends for Rachael Pagano, a Galloway resident and small business owner.

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Stockton takes on Atlantic City volunteering projects

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, September 09, 2013 09:03 am

Laurie Greene, associate professor of anthropology from Port Republic, plants dune grass along Maine Avenue in Atlantic City. Greene served as a project leader for the dune replenishment service project during Stockton's 10th Annual Day of Service in Atlantic City, Sept. 7. (Submitted by Susan Allen – Stockton College) Laurie Greene, associate professor of anthropology from Port Republic, plants dune grass along Maine Avenue in Atlantic City. Greene served as a project leader for the dune replenishment service project during Stockton's 10th Annual Day of Service in Atlantic City, Sept. 7. (Submitted by Susan Allen – Stockton College)

GALLOWAY – About 300 volunteers from Richard Stockton College worked on 14 community projects in Atlantic City Saturday, Sept. 7, including dune-grass planting, setting up for the Boardwalk Art Show, cleaning up lots and helping people register to vote. 

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Green Tip of the Week: Think of ways to green the scene

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Written by Steve Prisament Friday, September 06, 2013 09:15 am

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Did you know Galloway is a silver certified Sustainable Jersey community?  Sustainable Jersey (www.sustainablejersey.com) supports and rewards communities as they pursue sustainability programs. One program we can work on as a community occurs every year October 15-30, called the EcoChallenge (www.ecochallenge.org).

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Missing man returned to treatment center

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Written by Steve Prisament Friday, September 06, 2013 06:37 am

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GALLOWAY - Police reported at 9:23 a.m. Friday, Sept. 6 that a man reported missing just before midnight Thursday has been found and returned for treatment at the Bacharach Rehabilitation Center.

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Galloway students stepping out for Miss America parade

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Written by Steve Prisament Thursday, September 05, 2013 01:10 pm

Dance Forum South students strike a pose during Miss America Pageant Parade rehearsal. Dance Forum South students strike a pose during Miss America Pageant Parade rehearsal.

Students at Dance Forum South in the Smithville section of Galloway will be dancing for the first time in the Miss America Parade Saturday, Sept. 14. 

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Galloway gets ready to salute its veterans

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Written by STEVE PRISAMENT Wednesday, September 04, 2013 12:57 pm

Fred Michel Jr. of Northfield, facing others, explains progress on block installation to, from left, Galloway Deputy Mayor Tony Coppola, resident and veterans advocate Richard Price and Mayor Don Purdy. (Steve Prisament) Fred Michel Jr. of Northfield, facing others, explains progress on block installation to, from left, Galloway Deputy Mayor Tony Coppola, resident and veterans advocate Richard Price and Mayor Don Purdy. (Steve Prisament)

GALLOWAY – The township is readying for its annual Salute to Our Veterans 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14.

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