• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.”

  • 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. 

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Lenox sale could mean manufacturing revival for Pomona factory

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Wednesday, June 25, 2014 12:00 pm

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP – The former Lenox China plant on Tilton Road, an industrial landmark that ceased manufacturing operations nine years ago, was purchased by a Hammonton company recently, bringing hope to the township that the property, which became an eyesore, will once again be a vital ratable for the township and bring jobs to the county.

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Galloway Police Blotter June 8-14, 2014

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Written by STAFF Tuesday, June 24, 2014 08:35 am

Galloway Police Blotter June 8-14, 2014 Galloway Police Blotter June 8-14, 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 June 8-14 Galloway police answered 873 calls for service. Officers made 28 arrests, and issued 75 traffic summonses including three charges of driving while intoxicated. Officers responded to 15 motor vehicle accidents, 17 domestic complaints, 75 medical assists and 17 fire calls. They investigated two burglaries.

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Officials call for improvements to Port substation

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, June 23, 2014 04:42 pm

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GALLOWAY– Atlantic County Freeholder Colin Bell and Galloway Township Councilman Jim Gorman demanded that Atlantic City Electric continue to improve the appearance of its Port Republic substation on Monday, June 23 and follow its landscape buffer plan for the site, which has adversely affected daily life for residents of the Manchester Village section of Four Seasons in Galloway Township.

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Drama teacher receives national award

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, June 23, 2014 11:18 am

An Absecon Academy of Performing Arts drama teacher received a Walt Disney Award at a special gathering in Vineland on Saturday, June 14.

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Galloway firefighters respond to house fire on Liebig Ave.

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Saturday, June 21, 2014 12:33 am

  Firefighters work on the fire on Liebig Ave. Friday evening. Firefighters work on the fire on Liebig Ave. Friday evening. GALLOWAY – Firefighters here battled a stubborn blaze at 317 Liebig Ave. Friday evening, June 20.

According to neighbors, the home was recently purchased and no one was living in the single-family home. 

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The future is bright for Absegami graduates (Slideshow)

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Friday, June 20, 2014 09:14 pm

Absegami High School Valedictorian Patrick Dinh Absegami High School Valedictorian Patrick Dinh GALLOWAY– Absegami High School Valedictorian Patrick Dinh told the Class of 2014 on Friday, June 20 that graduating high school is a big milestone, but it is not the biggest.

The best is yet to come.

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Guilty verdict in 2012 Atlantic City robbery of Galloway pizza delivery man

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, June 20, 2014 04:56 pm

MAYS LANDING – An Atlantic City man has been convicted for his part in the 2012 armed robbery and assault of a Galloway pizza delivery driver in Atlantic City.

On June 19, an Atlantic County jury found Jamil Ragsdale, 19, of the 800 block of North Virginia Avenue, Atlantic City, guilty of armed robbery, a first-degree crime; conspiracy to commit armed robbery, a second-degree crime; and aggravated assault, a second-degree crime, for the Jan. 16, 2012 robbery of Domino’s Pizza Shop delivery driver Muhamed Bilal of Galloway, acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain said.

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Galloway’s Class of 2014 weather looking bright

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, June 20, 2014 01:00 pm

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GALLOWAY - After a stormy midweek, the graduates of Absegami High School's Class of 2014 and their families will get to enjoy a beautiful evening outdoors Friday, June 20.

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GEHR Superintendent plans active retirement

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Thursday, June 19, 2014 10:35 am

stack of books with an apple HAMILTON TOWNSHIP– Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School Superintendent Steven Ciccariello plans to literally ride into the sunset when he officially retires at the end of the month.

“For the last 11 years I have been riding a Harley Davidson and I belong to the Camden County Harley Owner’s Group – HOG,” Ciccariello said. “When I was a younger guy I rode small motorcycles. When I finished my doctoral work in 2001, and got appointed assistant superintendent, I just wanted to find a way to do it again.”

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‘Cinderella’ at Stockton

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, June 18, 2014 03:11 pm

GALLOWAY-The Children’s Summer Playhouse presents “Cinderella” 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 16 at Stockton Performing Arts Center, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway. Tickets are $10.

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