• 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…

  • 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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Galloway-Port Republic People in the News, Edition of May 16, 2013

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Written by Steve Prisament Wednesday, May 15, 2013 09:37 am

Nurses Nurses

Kristine Kelly in Phi Eta Sigma

Kristine Kelly of Galloway, a nursing major at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, was inducted into the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society in April.

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And away they go

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Written by GREG MARINO Wednesday, May 15, 2013 09:21 am

Richard Stockton College President Herman Saatkamp welcomes all to the 2013 commencement ceremony. (Greg Marino) Richard Stockton College President Herman Saatkamp welcomes all to the 2013 commencement ceremony. (Greg Marino)

Saturday, May 11 was a big day for many, graduating Richard Stockton College or celebrating with friends or relatives who graduated.

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Police Unity Tour rolls through Galloway

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Written by Steve Prisament Wednesday, May 15, 2013 08:28 am

From left are Galloway Officers Bill Kline, Kevin Welsh and Gary Brenner. (Steve Prisament) From left are Galloway Officers Bill Kline, Kevin Welsh and Gary Brenner. (Steve Prisament)

Close to 100 people came out to meet about 150 Police Unity Tour bicyclists who made a brief stop at the Galloway Municipal Complex Thursday, May 9.

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Galloway girl, 8, beats rare cancer

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, May 14, 2013 02:45 pm

Helena Duntley Helena Duntley

GALLOWAY – A little more than a year ago, members of the Duntley family here had no idea that one year hence they would be fundraising and preparing to participate in the 2013 Philadelphia CureSearch Walk.

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Science attests to God’s reality

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Written by KIRK HASTINGS Tuesday, May 14, 2013 12:40 pm

  OPINION OPINION

This is in response to a letter in the May 9 edition from a writer who groused that we should get rid of all our "superstitions" and "baloney beliefs" – which is how he defined belief in God. 

1) Scientific research has proved that the universe had a definite beginning. Science has also proved that every effect must have a cause greater than itself. Thus, something greater than the universe that pre-existed it must have caused it to exist. 

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Fed policy helping economy recover

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Written by LAWRENCE UNIGLICHT Tuesday, May 14, 2013 12:39 pm

LETTER LETTER

Despite a dysfunctional Congress unwilling to put America’s best interests over partisan objectives, our economy continues to slowly recover. 

The Federal Reserve wisely effectuates a policy of bond purchases to the tune of $85 billion per month. Allowing the Fed to control monetary policy, perform duties originally delegated to Congress by our founding fathers, is a major reason why today we have avoided a double-dip recession.

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Bill could aid in prosecution of drug dealers

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, May 14, 2013 08:54 am

Christopher J. Connors Christopher J. Connors

TRENTON – Working with the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, Sen. Christopher J. Connors and Assembly members Brian E. Rumpf and DiAnne C. Gove have introduced legislation that would strengthen state law by allowing drug dealing offenses to be graded by units rather than weight.

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Galloway hotel accused of rate gouging after Hurricane Sandy

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, May 13, 2013 04:54 pm

Price goughing Price goughing

NEWARK – The Studio Inn and Suites hotel in Galloway has been accused of raising its room rates by as much as 283 percent during the days after Hurricane Sandy.

Lawsuits were filed Friday, May 10 by the state Division of Consumer Affairs charging three businesses with price gouging during the storm’s immediate aftermath.

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Green Tip of the Week: Go meatless

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Written by MEGAN FORNUTO Monday, May 13, 2013 10:17 am

go green go green

If you want to go green, try eating no meat for one day each week. Did you know America coined the term “meatless Mondays” to reduce consumption during both World Wars? Now the effort is going global once again as a way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Atlantic County FSA Bargain Boutique turns 4

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Written by Steve Prisament Monday, May 13, 2013 10:00 am

Cutting the fourth anniversary cake at the Bargain Boutique are Cindy Herdman-Ivins, left, president and chief executive officer of Family Service, and Lynn Caterson, Family Service board chairperson. Cutting the fourth anniversary cake at the Bargain Boutique are Cindy Herdman-Ivins, left, president and chief executive officer of Family Service, and Lynn Caterson, Family Service board chairperson. EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – It was four years ago, in April 2009, that the Family Service Board opened Bargain Boutique, a thrift shop at 3073 English Creek Road in Egg Harbor Township.

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Get into trouble, Stockton grads told

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Written by Steve Prisament Sunday, May 12, 2013 12:07 pm

Getting together at Stockton commencement are, from left, former Ambassador and Congressman William J. Hughes, keynote speaker U.S. Rep. John Lewis and Stockton College President Herman Saatkamp (Submitted by Richard Stockton College) Getting together at Stockton commencement are, from left, former Ambassador and Congressman William J. Hughes, keynote speaker U.S. Rep. John Lewis and Stockton College President Herman Saatkamp (Submitted by Richard Stockton College)

GALLOWAY – “Find a way to get into trouble,” U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Georgia, a founder of the American Civil Rights movement, told some 660 graduates receiving baccalaureate degrees Saturday, May 11 at Richard Stockton College.

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Cape-Atlantic Marine Corps League has changing of the guard

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Written by Steve Prisament Sunday, May 12, 2013 11:32 am

New Cape-Atlantic Marine Corps League Commandant Joe Patrick, left, receives his gavel from New Jersey State Marine Corps League Commandant Tony Modzelewski. (Submitted by Paul Robinson) New Cape-Atlantic Marine Corps League Commandant Joe Patrick, left, receives his gavel from New Jersey State Marine Corps League Commandant Tony Modzelewski. (Submitted by Paul Robinson)

GALLOWAY – The annual changing of the guard” has taken place at the Marine Corps League bunker here.

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