• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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…

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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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Galloway Carnival fun for All

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Friday, June 13, 2014 04:11 pm

GALLOWAY-The Galloway Carnival will be held 6-10 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, July 31-Aug. 2 at the Municipal Complex.

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Galloway Health Fair full of Activities

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Friday, June 13, 2014 04:00 pm

GALLOWAY- The Galloway Senior Services will hold its second annual Senior Health Fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, June 24 at Royal Suites Healthcare and Rehabilitation and CARING Adult Healthcare at 621 W. White Horse Park, Egg Harbor City.

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Galloway Movie is Chill

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Friday, June 13, 2014 03:50 pm

GALLOWAY-The Health Center at Galloway will present a showing of Disney’s “Frozen” beginning at dark Thursday, July 10 (rain date July 11) at 66 W. Jimmie Leeds Road. Admission is $2 per person.

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Galloway Movie in the Park

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, June 13, 2014 03:45 pm

GALLOWAY-A free outdoor showing of “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2” will be held at dusk (around 9 p.m.) Friday, June 20 at the Galloway Municipal Complex. Popcorn will be provided and snacks, pizza and beverages will be available for purchase. Bring chairs or blankets.

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Galloway run to help Serenity House

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Friday, June 13, 2014 12:30 pm


GALLOWAY-A 5K run, 2.5K walk and 1-Mile kids fun run will be held 8:30 a.m. Sunday, June 29 (registration at 7 a.m.) at the new Hope All Day Recovery Club, located at the former site of Blue Heron Pines East Golf Club, 600 S. Odessa Ave., just off Tilton Road in Galloway.

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Funds pave way for sidewalks on Great Creek

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Thursday, June 12, 2014 12:22 pm

galloway GALLOWAY – Township Council awarded a bid to a local contactor to begin work installing sidewalks on Great Creek Road at its Tuesday, June 10 meeting.

The firm that will do the work is Charles Marandino, LLC, of Milmay, at a price of $271,808. The funds are coming from a state Department of Transportation grant of $251,000 awarded in 2011 and $20,000 from the township’s capital improvement fund.

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Atlantic County Democrats re-elect Schroeder as Chairman

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, June 12, 2014 12:13 pm

Democratic Party Egg Harbor City – At the reorganization meeting of the Atlantic County Democratic Committee on Tuesday June 10th, the Atlantic County Democratic Committee unanimously re-elected Jim Schroeder from Port Republic to a second two-year term as Chairman of the Atlantic County Democratic Party. Schroeder thanked the 150 Democrats in attendance and pledged to continue the progress that was made during his first term.

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Galloway man hopes investors warm up to solar-powered charger

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Tuesday, June 10, 2014 03:57 pm

Galloway man invents solar device Galloway man invents solar device GALLOWAY– Did you ever wonder, “Why couldn’t I have invented the sticky note… or Velcro?” Then you just sigh and get back to your daily grind.

Jason Browne, a Galloway resident who at just 23-years-old already has an invention ready to launch, doesn’t waste time reflecting. He turns his dreams into reality.

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Galloway Police Blotter May 25-31, 2014

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Written by STAFF Tuesday, June 10, 2014 03:38 pm

Galloway Police Blotter May 25-31, 2014 Galloway Police Blotter May 25-31, 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 May 25-31 Galloway police answered 982 calls for service. Officers made 32 arrests, and issued 100 traffic summonses including two charges of driving while intoxicated. Officers responded to 15 motor vehicle accidents, 19 domestic complaints, 93 medical assists and 13 fire calls. They investigated one burglary.

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