• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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…

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Green Tip of the Week: Some sunscreens shield harmful ingredients

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Written by Steve Prisament Thursday, June 27, 2013 09:43 am

Go Green Go Green

Don’t judge a sunscreen by its cover. Not all sunscreens are created equal. Most block the sun’s UVB rays which cause sunburn. Only a few block UVA rays which can cause cancer.

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Graduation ruined again by poor decisions

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Written by Freda Beltrone Monday, June 24, 2013 04:42 pm

To the editor:

Well, it’s three strikes and you are out for Jeri-Lynn Gatto, principal at AbsegamiHigh School.

For the past two years you have made poor judgment calls about graduation and have ruined the day for family, friends and of course the graduates. Maybe running Absegami should be left to someone more qualified.

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Time for an Election Day revolution in America

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Written by Joseph J. Picardi Monday, June 24, 2013 04:39 pm

To the editor:

In a few short weeks America will celebrate Independence Day.  Many of us will attend parades and barbecues to celebrate our independence from Great Britain – freedom that was paid for by the blood and sacrifice of our brave patriots more than two centuries ago.

It would be difficult to find any American that doesn’t believe our country deserved to govern itself free of British rule.  The Stamp Act, Tea Act, and the phrase “taxation without representation” are ingrained in us as some of the reasons our forefathers chose to revolt against what they felt was a tyrannical government that didn’t have the support of many of the American colonists.

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Absegami needs a contingency weather plan

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Written by Jim Munroe Monday, June 24, 2013 04:38 pm

To the editor:

As you are aware, the last two graduation ceremonies of Absegami High School were disrupted by bad weather.

I wish that the school would be able to come up with a solution for weather conditions out of their control. There should be a contingency plan to either have a rain date for the ceremony, change the start time of the ceremony, or move it indoors.

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Galloway Police Blotter June 9-15, 2013

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Written by Steve Prisament Friday, June 21, 2013 11:24 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.

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Mishandling of Absegami graduation a ‘total travesty’

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Written by Johanna Rowland Monday, June 17, 2013 01:49 pm

Absegami Absegami

Note: The following is a letter written to Steve Ciccariello , Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District superintendent, and the district Board of Education:

June 14 was a day I have waited 13 years for.

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Consider tariffs to neutralize inexpensive foreign labor advantage

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Written by Lawrence Uniglicht Monday, June 17, 2013 12:40 pm

Letters Letters

Competing in a global economy can be hazardous, in the long term, to our nation’s health, especially on the consumer side of the economic equation. White and blue collar workers in many foreign lands, especially in developing nations, accept way less compensation than workers in the USA.

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Rigid Plastic Recycling

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Written by Steve Prisament Friday, June 14, 2013 11:04 am

Recycling Recycling

GALLOWAY - Rigid plastic recycling is accepted from residents 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays at the Galloway Road Convenience Center.

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Tip of the Week: How to buy palm oil

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Written by MEGAN FORNUTO Thursday, June 13, 2013 04:24 pm

Go Green Go Green

Have you been using your consumer muscle to Go Green? The Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil makes it easy for you to purchase sustainably certified palm oil products using their consumer shopping guide.

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Galloway Police Blotter June 13, 2013

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, June 11, 2013 10:09 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.

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