• 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.

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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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Green Tip of the Week: lose parabens and phthalates

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Written by MEGAN FORNUTO Saturday, May 18, 2013 01:35 am

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Chemical exposure is ubiquitous in our culture. You probably already purchase products that are BPA-free.

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Ventnor man indicted in 23-year-old Galloway murder

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, May 17, 2013 01:10 pm

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HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – An Atlantic County grand jury has indicted a Ventnor man for the murder of a 15-year-old boy nearly 23 years ago, acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain said today (Friday, May 17).

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LPGA holds out $1 million for a hole-in-one at Seaview

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Written by Steve Prisament Friday, May 17, 2013 09:18 am

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GALLOWAY – All eyes will be on the 18th hole at Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 28 as area golfers attempt to hit a 150-yard hole-in-one and collect a $1 million prize.

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AtlantiCare presents AED to Atlantic City Aquarium

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Written by Steve Prisament Friday, May 17, 2013 08:57 am

From left, Dr. Sanjay Shetty, Atlantic City Aquarium Executive Director Jack Keith, Theodore Heim of the aquarium dive team, Heart Hero volunteer Ray Coleman and AtlantiCare Assistant Vice President of Cardiovascular Services Wendy Penny at AED presentation at the aquarium. From left, Dr. Sanjay Shetty, Atlantic City Aquarium Executive Director Jack Keith, Theodore Heim of the aquarium dive team, Heart Hero volunteer Ray Coleman and AtlantiCare Assistant Vice President of Cardiovascular Services Wendy Penny at AED presentation at the aquarium.

ATLANTIC CITY – Representatives of the Heart Institute at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Galloway presented an automated external defibrillator to the Atlantic City Aquarium Monday, May 13 through its Heart Heroes Matching Funds Program.

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News of the Week May 16, 2013

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Written by Steve Prisament Thursday, May 16, 2013 10:17 am

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Ngo knows spelling

Kathleen Ngo was presented with an achievement certificate and a $50 gift card for Books-A-Million by Villa Marie Council 6342 of the Knights of Columbus after she showed off her spelling skill this spring.

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Galloway focuses on Comcast franchise

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Written by Steve Prisament Wednesday, May 15, 2013 01:56 pm

Mike Greb addresses his issues with Comcast before Galloway Council. (Steve Prisament) Mike Greb addresses his issues with Comcast before Galloway Council. (Steve Prisament)

GALLOWAY – Only one resident spoke out about the township’s upcoming negotiations with Comcast for the municipality’s cable TV franchise. And one of his points was that he outnumbered the Comcast contingent.

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