• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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.

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Green Tip of the Week: Time for old shoes to hit the road?

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Written by MEGAN FORNUTO Friday, July 19, 2013 03:10 pm

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Is it time to retire your old shoes? Give them a new life by donating them to a worthy cause. Nike runs the Reuse-A-Shoe program with a convenient drop-off location at 30 N. Arkansas Ave., Atlantic City. Donate up to 10 pairs of used athletic shoes, any brand (sorry, no cleats or spikes). Nike recycles them into places to play, like basketball courts and playgrounds.

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Galloway Police Blotter June 30-July6, 2013

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Written by Steve Prisament Thursday, July 18, 2013 03:15 pm

Blotter Blotter

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 June 30-July 6 Galloway police answered 893 calls for service. Officers made 32 arrests, and issued 28 traffic summonses including five charges of driving while intoxicated. Officers responded to 20 motor vehicle accidents, 17 domestic complaints, 81 medical assists and 15 fire calls.

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Remembering a woman of amazing accomplishment

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Written by CATHERINE JAGGARD Wednesday, July 17, 2013 04:50 pm

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To the editor:

August 23, 2003, on a hot Saturday morning, I had the most unique opportunity in interviewing a very active and competent individual, Evelyn G. Evans (nee Garman) of Galloway Township.  Born in Reading, Pa., on June 3, 1918, her life just beginning - and if her parents could have seen the future they would be very proud of their daughter’s accomplishments. 

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No justice in Zimmerman verdict

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Written by LAWRENCE UNIGLICHT Monday, July 15, 2013 03:55 pm

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To the editor:

Despite the fact that George Zimmerman was found not guilty of second-degree murder and manslaughter in the death of teenager Trayvon Martin, Zimmerman is morally responsible for Martin’s death.

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Green Tip of the Week: How to dispose of a mattress

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Written by MEGAN FORNUTO Thursday, July 11, 2013 10:14 am

Go Green Go Green

Are you in the market for a new mattress? Not sure what to do with your old one? If you want to go green, don’t put it in the landfill.

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Galloway Police Blotter June 23-29, 2013

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, July 08, 2013 08:47 pm

Blotter Blotter

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 June 23-29 Galloway police answered 913 calls for service. Officers made 30 arrests, and issued 61 traffic summonses including two charges of driving while intoxicated. Officers responded to 23 motor vehicle accidents, 15 domestic complaints, 129 medical assists and nine fire calls.

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Absegami graduate Falon Irwin sums up four years

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Written by FALON IRWIN Sunday, July 07, 2013 01:50 pm

Falon Irwin Falon Irwin

When Falon Irwin was assigned by AP English teacher Carolyn Rosenberger to write a piece about the end of her high school career, covering all four years, she decided to do a play on Shakespeare.

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Green Tip of the Week: save our bees

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Written by MEGAN FORNUTO Wednesday, July 03, 2013 10:04 am

Go Green Go Green

You may have heard about the flight of the bumblebee, but what about the plight of the bumblebee? You can go green and save the bees by choosing pesticides more carefully. The most widely used pesticide uses neonicotinoids.

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Letter: Ending quantitative easing is a bad idea

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Written by Lawrence Uniglicht Monday, July 01, 2013 01:35 pm

To the editor: 

Stock prices plunge as Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve, hints at phasing out quantitative easing, the process of buying bonds to the tune of $85 billion per month, thus adding purchasing power to our still-struggling economy.

Investors know very well what works.  Obviously, those on the political right demanding that the Fed stop in effect printing so much money either are economically obtuse or would like nothing better than to see our economy tank and President Obama’s presidency with it, not to mention a landslide victory for Republicans in the next congressional election.

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Galloway Police Blotter June 16-22, 2013

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, July 01, 2013 01:16 pm

Blotter Blotter

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 June 16-22 Galloway police answered 806 calls for service. Officers made 24 arrests, and issued 59 traffic summonses including one charge of driving while intoxicated. Officers responded to 15 motor vehicle accidents, 11 domestic complaints, 82 medical assists and 13 fire calls.

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