• 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.

  • 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.

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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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Stockton’s first K-9 officer chosen department’s finest

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Written by Steve Prisament Wednesday, July 24, 2013 10:08 am

From left are Lt. Cynthia Parker, interim Stockton police chief; Sgt. Tracy Stuart, officer of the year; and college President Herman J. Saatkamp Jr. From left are Lt. Cynthia Parker, interim Stockton police chief; Sgt. Tracy Stuart, officer of the year; and college President Herman J. Saatkamp Jr.

GALLOWAY – The Richard Stockton College Police Department named its first K-9 officer, Sgt.Tracy Stuart, officer of the year.

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Galloway Police Blotter July 7-13, 2013

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, July 22, 2013 08:21 am

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 July 7-13 Galloway police answered 809 calls for service. Officers made 24 arrests and issued 53 traffic summonses. Officers responded to 18 motor vehicle accidents, 13 domestic complaints, 112 medical assists and 18 fire calls.

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Justice in Zimmerman verdict

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Written by FRANK LUCARELLI Sunday, July 21, 2013 11:48 am

Letter to the editor Letter to the editor

To the editor:

To the letter headlined, “No justice in Zimmerman verdict,” I offer this response:

The letter writer states that Mr. Zimmerman was “protected by Florida’s stand your ground law.”

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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

Go Green Galloway Go Green Galloway

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

Evelyn Evans Evelyn Evans

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

Letter to the editor Letter to the editor

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.

Read more: Galloway Police Blotter June 23-29, 2013

   

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