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Six schools, mayors to help Stockton boost love of reading

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, December 03, 2013 03:09 pm

Six schools, mayors to help Stockton boost love of reading Six schools, mayors to help Stockton boost love of reading

GALLOWAY – Six area schools and the mayors from their towns will join Richard Stockton College to help first graders develop a love of reading through its fifth Annual Mayor’s Book Club.

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Reeds Road principals lead Oasis book sale celebration

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, December 03, 2013 02:27 pm

Principal William Zipparo, left, and Assistant Principal Kevin Lightcap dress up during lunch period. Principal William Zipparo, left, and Assistant Principal Kevin Lightcap dress up during lunch period.

Thanksgiving week brought another celebration to students, staff and parents of Reeds Road Elementary School.

The Family School Association finished its annual scholastic book fair at the beginning of November and the results were in for the fair themed as “Reading Oasis.”

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Absegami students’ dance show moves to the school board

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, December 03, 2013 01:47 pm

In front, from left, are Morgan Brady, Hannah Iaconelli, Molly Deibert, Emily Strobel and Brielle Woodson. Behind them are Angelie Tolentino, Gabriella Cruz, Ashley Dellinger, Lindsay Michael Katelyn Tilton and Madison Quo. In front, from left, are Morgan Brady, Hannah Iaconelli, Molly Deibert, Emily Strobel and Brielle Woodson. Behind them are Angelie Tolentino, Gabriella Cruz, Ashley Dellinger, Lindsay Michael Katelyn Tilton and Madison Quo.

Absegami Advanced Dance students directed by Annanda Carmody performed a preview of their upcoming Winter Dance Concert for the Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District Board of Education Monday, Dec. 2.

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Absegami’s Koehler honored by Greater Egg board

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, December 03, 2013 01:29 pm

Absegami’s David Koehler receives congratulations from Business Administrator Charles Muller, left, and Superintendent Steven Ciccariello, right. Absegami’s David Koehler receives congratulations from Business Administrator Charles Muller, left, and Superintendent Steven Ciccariello, right.

Absegami custodial staff member David Koehler was recognized by the Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District Board of Education at its Monday, Dec. 2 meeting.

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Man hospitalized after Jimmie Leeds Road accident

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, December 03, 2013 12:08 pm

Man hospitalized after Jimmie Leeds Road accident Man hospitalized after Jimmie Leeds Road accident

GALLOWAY – A 30-year-old local man was hospitalized shortly before midnight Monday, Dec. 2 after the car he was driving struck another vehicle, two poles, an electrical box and a fence near the Garden State Parkway entrance on Jimmie Leeds Road.

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Stockton scholarship recipients say thank you to donors

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, December 02, 2013 04:41 pm

Stockton scholarship recipients say thank you to donors Stockton scholarship recipients say thank you to donors

GALLOWAY – Nearly 150 student scholarship recipients met donors who have supported their academic endeavors at Richard Stockton College’s annual scholarship recognition dinner Wednesday, Nov. 20.

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Stockton named ‘Best for Vets’

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, December 02, 2013 03:44 pm

Stockton named ‘Best for Vets’ Stockton named ‘Best for Vets’

GALLOWAY – Richard Stockton College has been named to the Best for Vets: Colleges 2014 listing by Military Times, an organization comprised of the Army Times, Navy Times, Air Force Times and Marine Corps Times.

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Stockton to be honored for diversity sites and programs

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, December 02, 2013 03:25 pm

Stockton to be honored for diversity sites and programs Stockton to be honored for diversity sites and programs

GALLOWAY – The Atlantic County Chapter of the American Conference on Diversity will honor Richard Stockton College for its Holocaust and genocide studies, the Sam Azeez Museum of Woodbine Heritage and The Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center - a joint project of the Jewish Federation of Atlantic and Cape May Counties.

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Galloway middle school supports Johnnie's Run

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, December 02, 2013 01:51 pm

In front, from left, are Alayna Clayton, Carson Swisher, Kayla Bieniakowski, Jen Wagenheim, Raynah Katzen, Ashley Depoe and Maxine Livingston. Behind them are Student Council advisor Kevin Krumaker, Ryan Adams, Tiffany Silva and Kim Albrecht. In front, from left, are Alayna Clayton, Carson Swisher, Kayla Bieniakowski, Jen Wagenheim, Raynah Katzen, Ashley Depoe and Maxine Livingston. Behind them are Student Council advisor Kevin Krumaker, Ryan Adams, Tiffany Silva and Kim Albrecht.
Galloway Township Middle School Student Council President Raynah Katzen and Vice President Maxine Livingston lead school volunteers in support of the 15th Annual Johnnie's Run Sunday, Dec. 1 at Historic Smithville.

 

Galloway-Port Republic People in the News , edition of Dec. 1, 2013

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Written by Steve Prisament Sunday, December 01, 2013 09:37 am

Madison Meeks Madison Meeks

Madison Meeks honored for CASA work

Madison Meeks, a 14-year-old freshman at Atlantic County Institute of Technology, has won a Distinguished Youth Service Award at the fall South Jersey Volunteer Center Spirit of Community Celebration.

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10 most recent weather stories

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Written by Steve Prisament Saturday, November 30, 2013 06:40 am

10 most recent weather stories 10 most recent weather stories Everybody's talking about the weather.

There's a lot of traveling going on around Thanksgiving, and a lot of outdoors events that can be impacted,

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Galloway lawmakers’ drug law revisions advance in Assembly

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Written by Steve Prisament Wednesday, November 27, 2013 10:25 am

Galloway lawmakers’ drug law revisions advance in Assembly Galloway lawmakers’ drug law revisions advance in Assembly

TRENTON – Legislation introduced by District 9 Sen. Christopher J. Connors and Assembly members Brian E. Rumpf and DiAnne C. Gove to strengthen state law in a comprehensive effort to combat a growing heroin epidemic was advanced Monday, Nov. 25 by the Assembly Judiciary Committee. 

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Assumption names students of the month

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, November 25, 2013 05:00 pm

In back, from left are Sarah Reed of Galloway, Alexa Petrosh of Mays Landing, Marissa Toriano of Galloway, Elijah Redmond of Mays Landing , Joseph Marigliano of Absecon and Caitlin Fussner of Galloway. In the second row are Hannah Thomas-Smith of Galloway, Millinda Marigliano of Absecon, and Johny Nguyen and Julia Rosengarten, both of Egg Harbor Township. In front are Sean DiGuglielmo of Galloway, Noah Bakey of Egg Harbor City, Melissa Meyer and Adalynn LeBlanc, both of Egg Harbor Township, and Gabriel Hessert of Mays Landing. Not Pictured are Abigail Logue and Rianne Gregorio, both of Galloway. In back, from left are Sarah Reed of Galloway, Alexa Petrosh of Mays Landing, Marissa Toriano of Galloway, Elijah Redmond of Mays Landing , Joseph Marigliano of Absecon and Caitlin Fussner of Galloway. In the second row are Hannah Thomas-Smith of Galloway, Millinda Marigliano of Absecon, and Johny Nguyen and Julia Rosengarten, both of Egg Harbor Township. In front are Sean DiGuglielmo of Galloway, Noah Bakey of Egg Harbor City, Melissa Meyer and Adalynn LeBlanc, both of Egg Harbor Township, and Gabriel Hessert of Mays Landing. Not Pictured are Abigail Logue and Rianne Gregorio, both of Galloway.

Assumption Regional Catholic School has named its October students of the month based on academic and moral development with criteria set by teachers and school board members.

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Galloway and America: Nothing amiss when a miss meets a miss

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Written by STEVE PRISAMENT Monday, November 25, 2013 04:24 pm

Miss America 2013 Mallory Hagan is interviewed for Absegami media students by Samantha Phommalyla, left, and Gabrielle Hughes, both 17, of Galloway. Miss America 2013 Mallory Hagan is interviewed for Absegami media students by Samantha Phommalyla, left, and Gabrielle Hughes, both 17, of Galloway.

GALLOWAY – You couldn’t miss the irony.

Miss Teen Galloway Gabrielle Hughes was one of two Absegami High School senior media students assigned to interview Miss America 2013 Mallory Hagan back in September.

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Time is near to spread some cheer, adopting residents at Royal Suites, Galloway

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Written by STEVE PRISAMENT Monday, November 25, 2013 12:03 pm

From left are Florence Roddy, Guillermo Caban, director of therapeutic recreation Alicia Scaglione and Hazel Smith. From left are Florence Roddy, Guillermo Caban, director of therapeutic recreation Alicia Scaglione and Hazel Smith.

GALLOWAY – Area businesses and individuals are being asked again to join staff and friends in the Adopt-a-Resident program at Royal Suites Healthcare & Rehabilitation.

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Port Republic history closely linked to Galloway’s

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Written by Steve Prisament Sunday, November 24, 2013 11:33 am

Port Republic historian Doris Bugdon, left, and Galloway Township Historical Society librarian Sarah Snow examine an 1886 deed for a cemetery lot at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Port Republic. Port Republic historian Doris Bugdon, left, and Galloway Township Historical Society librarian Sarah Snow examine an 1886 deed for a cemetery lot at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Port Republic.

More than two dozen people stopped by during a three-hour open house at the Galloway Township Historical Society Saturday, Nov. 23 to see items from the Port Republic archives and listen to that city’s historian and Councilwoman Doris Bugdon explain them.

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