• 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.

  • 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…

  • 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…

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Stockton prof named Fulbright specialist

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Written by Steve Prisament Saturday, May 25, 2013 04:01 pm

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GALLOWAY - Richard Stockton College physical therapy professor Mary Lou Galantino has been added to the roster of Fulbright specialists for her expertise in HIV-AIDS rehabilitation, cancer rehabilitation and integrative medicine.

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Galloway Police Blotter May 5-18

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Written by Steve Prisament Saturday, May 25, 2013 02:45 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 period May 5-18 Galloway police answered 1,724 calls for service. Officers made 68 arrests, and issued 172 traffic summonses including four charges of driving while intoxicated. Officers responded to 36 motor vehicle accidents, 22 domestic complaints, 186 medical assists and 16 fire calls.

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Students learn first hand about food promotions

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Written by STAFF Saturday, May 25, 2013 02:02 pm

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GALLOWAY - Students in Jennifer Barr’s strategic marketing class at Richard Stockton College gained hands-on experience last semester while planning the Wine and Food Festival and gathering data to help promote shopping and dining along Main Street Atlantic City.

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News of the Week - May 23, 2012

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Written by Steve Prisament Saturday, May 25, 2013 12:15 pm

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Young Port Republic roast beef dinner volunteers are hot stuff

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Forsythe celebrates reopening of Wildlife Drive after Hurricane Sandy

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Written by Steve Prisament Wednesday, May 22, 2013 02:27 pm

Forsythe celebrates reopening of Wildlife Drive after Hurricane Sandy Store Manager Ann Marie Morrison, left, of Absecon has volunteered at Forsythe for five years. Terry Meyer of Galloway is a four-year volunteer. Terry enjoys meeting people from “all over the country and even out of the country.” Morrison loves being store manager but says job one is being a mom to John, 10, and Rachel, 7. (Steve Prisament)

GALLOWAY – From the halls of Congress, to the shores of Galloway, they came to celebrate the opening of Wildlife Drive at the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge here Saturday, May 18.

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Crowds brave weather for Mayfest at Smithville

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Written by Steve Prisament Wednesday, May 22, 2013 01:17 pm

Local Korean War Marine Corps veteran Ike Rucker mans the American Legion table. (Steve Prisament) Local Korean War Marine Corps veteran Ike Rucker mans the American Legion table. (Steve Prisament)

Things may have been a little slower than usual at this year’s Mayfest.

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Stockton student reported missing

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Written by Steve Prisament Wednesday, May 22, 2013 12:36 pm

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GALLOWAY - An 18-year-old Richard Stockton College student from Irvington, Essex County, has been reported to be missing since Friday, May 3.

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Absegami Prom-goers face up to the fun

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Written by JOAN KOSTIUK Wednesday, May 22, 2013 11:12 am

Senior Erica Butterhof is escorted by Justin Vidal, an Absegami grad who attends Rutgers. (Joan Kostiuk)  Senior Erica Butterhof is escorted by Justin Vidal, an Absegami grad who attends Rutgers. (Joan Kostiuk)

Masquerade Ball was the theme of the Absegami High School senior prom Saturday, May 18 at the Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Center. 

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GTMS softball team plays hardball against hunger

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, May 21, 2013 11:21 am

Banner made by members of the GTMS girls softball team. Banner made by members of the GTMS girls softball team.

GALLOWAY – The Galloway Township Middle School softball team won the Atlantic Cape Middle School championship Monday, May 20 with a 7-6 victory over Upper Township.

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Worried about Wawa traffic

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Written by Jim Stapleton Tuesday, May 21, 2013 10:20 am

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To the editor:

The Wawa on Pitney and Jimmie Leeds Road is well on its way to opening its gas station across from the ShopRite Supermarket.

There is already traffic congestion on Pitney Road with cars entering and leaving Wawa and ShopRite. In addition, I have been told that Bank of America will be reinstalling an ATM machine in the location (the original ATM was removed quite some time ago from the Wawa).

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President’s actions support abortion

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Written by Bob Ford Tuesday, May 21, 2013 10:05 am

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To the editor:

It was recently reported that the Obama administration has appealed a federal judge’s order that lifts all age limits on who can buy morning after birth control pills without prescription.  The president does not want to allow girls younger that 17 to be able to buy the pill.

The president has long supported abortion. He and his administration have not only lobbied for government financed abortion, but also late-term abortion.

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A Garraty get together

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, May 20, 2013 03:05 pm

Galloway Township resident Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Paul T. Garraty visits his great uncle Tom Garraty, an Army veteran of WWII.  Galloway Township resident Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Paul T. Garraty visits his great uncle Tom Garraty, an Army veteran of WWII.

In advance of Memorial Day, Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Paul T. Garraty of Galloway visited his great uncle Tom Garraty, an Army veteran of WWII, at his current residence in the Hammonton Center for Rehabilitation in Hammonton.

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