• Sophia Papastamelos of Sophia’s in Margate poses with her staff Maria Erhardt, Michelle Gaagliardi and Christina Dianantes.ATLANTIC CITY ­– Atlantic Cape Community College held its 31st annual Restaurant Gala at Bally’s Casino Hotel Thursday, March 13. The gala was attended by more than 800 friends of the Academy of Culinary Arts, which has provided the restaurant industry with quality chefs for as many years. The sumptuous offerings from 40 of the area’s best restaurants, fabulous music by FM and…

  • Northfield attorney specializing in elder law and former Linwood social worker stole victims' life savings, state says  

    TRENTON – A Northfield attorney and a Linwood woman who owns an in-home senior care company were arrested Wednesday, March 19 and charged with conspiring to steal millions from elderly clients.

    Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman said Barbara Lieberman, 62, of Northfield, an attorney specializing in elder law, and Jan Van Holt, 57, of Linwood, the owner of A Better Choice, a company that offered seniors “custom designed life care and legal financial planning,” conspired to prey on the elderly and…

  • LONGPORT – Egg Harbor Township officials came here to ask whether Longport is interested in annexing Seaview Harbor – which has filed a petition to secede from the township and join Longport – and the answer they received is that it’s too soon to say.

    At the borough’s March 19 meeting, Egg Harbor Township Administrator Peter Miller asked the Board of Commissioners to decide now if Longport would annex Seaview Harbor should its bid to secede succeed.

  • HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Two Atlantic County men were found guilty in Superior Court Monday, March 17 in connection with the 2010 shooting death of an Egg Harbor City mother of two.

    On Oct. 16, 2010 at 12:14 a.m. detectives of the Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit responded to a report that a resident walking to his mailbox had discovered a body behind apartment buildings J and K of the Harbor City Apartments, located on Atlantic Avenue in Egg Harbor City.

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Watch out, Killarney Irish Dance competition

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, June 03, 2013 10:49 am

Members of the Atlantic City Fire Department Sand Pipers Pipe Band and the Nae Breeks Pipes and Drums performed together at the fundraiser. From left are Nick Dabbenigno, John Mistler, Rick Lindsay, Rich DeLeon, Joe Votta, Jim House, John Mulholland, Mike Megargee, Chuck Carter, Charlie Dreher. Dancers are Francesca Bishop, Molly Lawlor, Kirsten Woerner and Danielle Morrison. Members of the Atlantic City Fire Department Sand Pipers Pipe Band and the Nae Breeks Pipes and Drums performed together at the fundraiser. From left are Nick Dabbenigno, John Mistler, Rick Lindsay, Rich DeLeon, Joe Votta, Jim House, John Mulholland, Mike Megargee, Chuck Carter, Charlie Dreher. Dancers are Francesca Bishop, Molly Lawlor, Kirsten Woerner and Danielle Morrison.

Money raised from a beef and beer fundraiser Sunday, May 19 at JD’s Pub and Grill in the Smithville Town Center has put Francesca Bishop over the top toward paying for her to travel to Ireland this month where she will compete in an Irish dance competition in Killarney.

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Webb captures 25th ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, June 02, 2013 08:55 pm

Webb With a her 4 under par tournament win, Karrie Webb earned $225,000 and remains second on the LPGA Career Money List with $17,883,341. Courtesy of the LPGA GALLOWAY - Australia native Karrie Webb was the winner of the 25th edition of the $1.5 million ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer following today’s third and final round on the Bay Course at Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club in Galloway.

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Galloway Police Blotter May 19-25

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Written by Steve Prisament Sunday, June 02, 2013 06:11 pm

Police Blotter Police 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 May 19-25 Galloway police answered 974 calls for service. Officers made 32 arrests, and issued 79 traffic summonses including two charges of driving while intoxicated. Officers responded to 16 motor vehicle accidents, 12 domestic complaints, 93 medical assists and 15 fire calls.

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Smithville School holds world-class event

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Written by Steve Prisament Saturday, June 01, 2013 09:48 am

Students hold up country flag. Students hold up country flag.

Smithville Elementary School held its field day closing ceremony Friday, May 31.  Students participated in competitions all week in preparation for the ceremony.

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Galloway police hope to trade stolen bracelets for handcuffs

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Written by Steve Prisament Friday, May 31, 2013 05:06 pm

Security photos of suspects in theft from Days of Olde Antique Center. (Submitted by Galloway Police) Security photos of suspects in theft from Days of Olde Antique Center. (Submitted by Galloway Police)

GALLOWAY – Police are looking for help identifying a couple suspected of stealing nearly $20,000 in jewelry Tuesday, May 28.

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Galloway police calls rise with the thermometer

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Written by POLICE CHIEF PATRICK MORAN Friday, May 31, 2013 04:13 pm

Patrick Moran Patrick Moran

Welcome summer. As we move into the season for barbeques, graduation parties, and fun in the sun the Police Department is preparing for a surge in our calls for service.  Traditionally, during the summer, our calls for service increase. This is due to additional traffic heading to the shore, transient populations in the motels along Route 30, kids being off during the day from school, kids being allowed out late at night because they have no school, heat related arguments and issues, along with the everyday issues.

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Freeholders act to boost area representation on Turnpike Authority

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Written by Steve Prisament Friday, May 31, 2013 02:45 pm

Freeholder Rich Dase Freeholder Rich Dase

GALLOWAY – The Atlantic County Board of Freeholders unanimously passed a resolution May 21 supporting state legislation requiring that at least one member of the New Jersey Turnpike Authority be a resident of Atlantic, Cape May or Ocean County and requiring the Turnpike Authority to hold at least two regular meetings each year those counties.

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Galloway News of the Week

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Written by Steve Prisament Friday, May 31, 2013 11:32 am

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Lewis returns on top for LPGA Classic

Stacy Lewis, the number two ranked female golfer in the world, is back at the Bay Course of Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club this week participating in the ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer.

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Presidential invitation

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Written by STAFF Friday, May 31, 2013 11:01 am

Gerry Estep in Washington Gerry Estep in Washington

Gerry Estep of Smithville traveled to Washington, D.C., in January to attend the second inauguration of President Barack Obama with her daughter, Karen, and grandson, Devon.

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Potluck for Peace in Galloway

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Written by STAFF Thursday, May 30, 2013 02:37 pm

Potluck Potluck

Friends of Peace Pilgrim will host its annual Potluck for Peace gathering at the home of Peace Pilgrim’s sister, Helene Young, 3 p.m. Sunday, June 9. 

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Lewis returns on top for LPGA Classic

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Written by Steve Prisament Wednesday, May 29, 2013 11:57 am

ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer

GALLOWAY – Stacy Lewis, the number two ranked female golfer in the world, is back at the Bay Course of Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club this week participating in the ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer.

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Gallowayans gather at Germania Cemetery

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Written by STEVE PRISAMENT Wednesday, May 29, 2013 10:38 am

Master of Ceremonies W. Wallace Kaenzig delivers opening remarks. (Nikki Robinson) Master of Ceremonies W. Wallace Kaenzig delivers opening remarks. (Nikki Robinson)

Retired Navy captain looks forward to peace

GALLOWAY – Some 300 people gathered at Germania Cemetery Monday, May 27 to hear retired Navy Capt. Thomas H. Flournoy say he looks forward to our being “a nation at peace.”

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