• 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.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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.

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"A Fierce Green Fire" movie showing

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, April 18, 2014 09:32 am

Go Green Galloway Go Green Galloway GALLOWAY-The Go Green Galloway Environmental Movie Series is joining forces with the Hammonton Green Committee’s Eye-Opening Film Series to show “A Fierce Green Fire” at 7p.m. Wednesday, April 23 at Stockton Kramer Hall in Hammonton. This documentary explores the environmental movement spanning 50 years from conservation to climate change.  

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Mr. Absegami 2014 (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by James Fitzpatrick Thursday, April 17, 2014 04:16 pm

Mr. Absegami Mr. Absegami The contestants of the 2014 Mr. Absegami competition at Absegami High School in Galloway Friday, April, 11. The winner of Mr. Absegami was Chris Henchy. 

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Smithville Orff Program hits the stage

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, April 17, 2014 02:00 pm

Rilyn Petinga, Monica Bhatti, Ceniah Chapman, Dontae Rodriguez, Isabella DeStefano, Trinity Forbey and Elizabeth Earle, all third graders of Galloway Township. Rilyn Petinga, Monica Bhatti, Ceniah Chapman, Dontae Rodriguez, Isabella DeStefano, Trinity Forbey and Elizabeth Earle, all third graders of Galloway Township. SMITHVILLE – The Smithville School’s Orff program held its concert Tuesday, April 8, with 130 performers playing songs based on the style of German composer Carl Orff and others in the style of South African rhythms and harmonies.

Smithville is the only school in Galloway Township to have an Orff program, a music education process named after its designer, who thought music could best be learned through language and movement.

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Sinatra, Dolan doing good work at Gami

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, April 17, 2014 09:28 am

Kelsie Dolan, right, is joined by principal's secretary Nancy Messinger Kelsie Dolan, right, is joined by principal's secretary Nancy Messinger GALLOWAY – Absegami High School office aides for the month of February were Kelice Dolan, aide for the principal’s office; and Christopher Sinatra, an aide in the nurse’s office.

Principal secretary Nancy Messinger describes Dolan as, "a true example of a well-rounded, dedicated and positive student with a fabulous work ethic." 

Nurse Nancy Lord says, "I feel fortunate that I am able to work with Christopher each day, and I treasure having him in the nurse's office."

   

Vazquez-Andujar completes basic

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, April 14, 2014 12:26 pm

Airman Kevin G. Vazquez-Andujar Airman Kevin G. Vazquez-Andujar Air Force Airman Kevin G. Vazquez-Andujar has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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Iannacone named Galloway Republican of the Year

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, April 14, 2014 10:28 am

Submitted- Robert Iannacone was honored at the Galloway Township Republican League’s Abe Lincoln Breakfast for exemplifying the spirit of Lincoln. Submitted- Robert Iannacone was honored at the Galloway Township Republican League’s Abe Lincoln Breakfast for exemplifying the spirit of Lincoln. GALLOWAY – The Galloway Township Republican League honored Robert “Bob” Iannacone as the 2014 Galloway Township Republican of the Year March 29 at the Smithville Inn.

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Galloway Police Blotter March 30-April 5, 2014

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Written by Staff Sunday, April 13, 2014 07:59 pm

Galloway Police Blotter  March 30-April 5, 2014 Galloway Police Blotter March 30-April 5, 2014

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 March 30-April 5 Galloway police answered 880 calls for service. Officers made 17 arrests, and issued 70 traffic summonses including two charges of driving while intoxicated. Officers responded to 22 motor vehicle accidents, 15 domestic complaints, 65 medical assists and 15 fire calls. They investigated five burglaries.

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Author to discuss war on drugs and the incarceration of black women April 26 in Galloway

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, April 13, 2014 12:00 am

Attorney Stephanie Bush-Baskette, a former New Jersey legislator, will conduct a free workshop 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 26 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation Center in Galloway on her book “Misguided Justice,” about the war on drugs and the incarceration of black women. Attorney Stephanie Bush-Baskette, a former New Jersey legislator, will conduct a free workshop 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 26 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation Center in Galloway on her book “Misguided Justice,” about the war on drugs and the incarceration of black women. Attorney Stephanie Bush-Baskette, a former New Jersey legislator, will conduct a free workshop 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 26 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation Center in Galloway on her book “Misguided Justice,” about the war on drugs and the incarceration of black women.

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Baked Ham and Oyster Dinner today at Oceanville VFC

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, April 12, 2014 10:01 am

Cost is $15 for adults or $7 for children. You can eat in or take out. Cost is $15 for adults or $7 for children. You can eat in or take out. The Oceanville Volunteer Company No. 1 will hold a Country Baked Ham and Fried Oyster Dinner 4-8 p.m. today (Saturday, April 12) at the Oceanville Firehouse, Route 9 at Leeds Point Road, 4 miles north of Route 30.

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Making the case against plastic bags

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Written by Donna Henry Saturday, April 12, 2014 09:03 am

Making the case against plastic bags Making the case against plastic bags To the editor:

Plastic bags may seem convenient, but they pose a significant threat to our planet. By switching to reusable bags, consumers can reduce litter, save animals, send less trash to landfills, reduce the use of oil, and many other benefits.  Besides, we have a perfectly good alternative – reusable bags.

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Galloway Police Blotter March 24-29, 2014

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Written by James Fitzpatrick Friday, April 11, 2014 12:25 pm

Galloway Police Blotter  March 30-April 5, 2014 Galloway Police Blotter March 30-April 5, 2014

Police blotter information is supplied by local police departments and other law enforcement agencies. All persons named are presumed innocent unless proven guilty.

Galloway police answered 853 calls for service March 24-29. Officers made 21 arrests and issued 60 traffic summonses including one charge of driving while intoxicated. Officers responded to 18 motor vehicle accidents, four domestic complaints, 78 medical assists and 12 fire calls. They investigated four burglaries.

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Baptized in Brazil

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, April 11, 2014 08:34 am

Submitted- The entire White family travels to Brazel Submitted- The entire White family travels to Brazel The entire White family of Galloway vacationed with The Current in beautiful Trancoso, Bahia, Brazil, during Thanksgiving week. While there, the youngest was baptized in a 16th century Catholic Church, Sao Joao Batista (St. John the Baptist), which is visible behind them. 

   

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