• 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 – 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.”

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • 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.

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Greater Egg’s ‘Anything Goes’ coming to Oakcrest

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Written by STEVE PRISAMENT Wednesday, July 31, 2013 09:19 am

From left are Absegami senior Gabrielle Hughes and junior Nicholas Hathaway with Oakcrest senior Molly Huber in a scene from ‘Anything Goes.’ From left are Absegami senior Gabrielle Hughes and junior Nicholas Hathaway with Oakcrest senior Molly Huber in a scene from ‘Anything Goes.’

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Participants in the New Millennium Production Company, the summer theater program of the Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District, agree that working with students from other schools is a uniquely rewarding experience.

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Blue Heron Pines East asking Galloway to drop age restriction on 944 housing units

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Written by STEVE PRISAMENT Tuesday, July 30, 2013 03:25 pm

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GALLOWAY – Ole Hansen & Sons will return to the Planning Board Thursday, Aug. 1 seeking to build 944 housing units without the age restriction that was part of the project’s original approval.

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Osteoporosis support group starting in Galloway

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, July 30, 2013 01:14 pm

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GALLOWAY – A new local group has been formed, dedicated to providing accurate, timely information and support to people affected by osteoporosis.

The Galloway Support Group 4 Bone Health is a National Osteoporosis Foundation Affiliated Support Group. The founding seven members include group leader Loree Arillo and medical advisor Peter Scordo of Spectrum Rehabilitation.

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Galloway is sacrificing safety for savings

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Written by Cliff Sudler Monday, July 29, 2013 04:38 pm

To the editor To the editor To the editor:

Crime is rising in Galloway Township because there are not enough police officers on the streets to do the job effectively.

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Keep age restriction on Blue Heron Pines East

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Written by Christie Magee Monday, July 29, 2013 04:00 pm

To the editor To the editor To the editor:

Blue Heron Pines in Galloway Township needs to keep the senior housing age restriction on its yet-to-be-built Blue Heron Pines East project.

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Emmaus Bible school a day at the beach

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, July 29, 2013 11:04 am

Forty five students and 38 staffers attend Emmaus’ beach party vacation Bible school. Forty five students and 38 staffers attend Emmaus’ beach party vacation Bible school.

Historic Emmaus United Methodist Church used a beach party theme for its vacation Bible school July 22-26.

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2 fugitives found with gun, grass in Galloway

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Written by STAFF Sunday, July 28, 2013 11:18 am

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GALLOWAY – Two New York City men were arrested by township police Monday, July 22 following an early morning motor vehicle stop on Duerer Street at Genoa Avenue.

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Galloway cousins win Miss Puerto Rico titles

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Written by Steve Prisament Friday, July 26, 2013 03:03 pm

Galloway cousins India Villanuevas, Miss Puerto Rico of Atlantic County Queen, and Deliana Valentin who was named Princessita. Galloway cousins India Villanuevas, Miss Puerto Rico of Atlantic County Queen, and Deliana Valentin who was named Princessita.

GALLOWAY – Two cousins from Galloway won titles in the 2013 Miss Puerto Rico of Atlantic County Pageant Friday, July 19 at Los Charros Restaurant Ballroom in Atlantic City.

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Galloway Police Blotter July 14-20, 2013

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Written by Steve Prisament Friday, July 26, 2013 02:27 pm

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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 July 14-20 Galloway police answered 769 calls for service. Officers made 29 arrests, and issued 26 traffic summonses including five charges of driving while intoxicated. Officers responded to 20 motor vehicle accidents, 10 domestic complaints, 89 medical assists and 14 fire calls.

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500 celebrate past, present and future of Steel Pier

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Written by Steve Prisament Wednesday, July 24, 2013 11:08 am

Broadcast legend Ed Hurst speaks into Jim Craine’s microphone. Broadcast legend Ed Hurst speaks into Jim Craine’s microphone.

ATLANTIC CITY – Some 500 people attended two special events at Steel Pier in Atlantic City Saturday, July 20 – a Tony Grant Showcase and the Steel Pier Alumni Reunion.

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