• 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…

  • 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.

  • 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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Smithville School dinner: Nobody serves pasta fasta

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, May 07, 2013 03:09 pm

Hannah Wease wants to win a trip with her Smithville Elementary School teachers to Lindy Hops. From left is friend Colette Plourde, and sister Aubrey, Hannah and mom Candi Wease. ‘Hannah wants it – not for the ice cream – but to go out with her teacher, Carol Somers, and gym teacher, Anna Schenauer,’ Candi Wease said. (Steve Prisament) Hannah Wease wants to win a trip with her Smithville Elementary School teachers to Lindy Hops. From left is friend Colette Plourde, and sister Aubrey, Hannah and mom Candi Wease. ‘Hannah wants it – not for the ice cream – but to go out with her teacher, Carol Somers, and gym teacher, Anna Schenauer,’ Candi Wease said. (Steve Prisament)

Using your noodle, you might have ended up at the Smithville Elementary School Pasta Dinner and Basket Raffle Friday, May 3.

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Stacy Lewis honored at LPGA media day at Seaview

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, May 07, 2013 12:39 pm

Acer Director of Global Marketing and Brand Kim Phipps speaks. With her are Tournament Director Leela Narang and Richard Stockton College President Herman Saatkamp. (Steve Prisament) Acer Director of Global Marketing and Brand Kim Phipps speaks. Wither her are Tournament Director Leela Narang and Richard Stockton College President Herman Saatkamp. (Steve Prisament)

Last year’s ShopRite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer winner Stacy Lewis was honored Monday, May 6 for her compassion.

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Absegami pays it forward

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Written by STAFF Tuesday, May 07, 2013 11:52 am

Juila Paolella of Cape Regional Medical Center Volunteers speaks to Absegami seniors. Juila Paolella of Cape Regional Medical Center Volunteers speaks to Absegami seniors.

April 25 was National Pay it Forward Day.

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Germania trots out another turkey dinner

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, May 07, 2013 11:29 am

Dolores Roesch, left, and Dot Calimer prepare to cut cakes for desserts at the Germania Fire Company turkey dinner. (Steve Prisament) Dolores Roesch, left, and Dot Calimer prepare to cut cakes for desserts at the Germania Fire Company turkey dinner. (Steve Prisament)

Approximately 1,500 turkey dinners went out the door of Germania Firehouse Saturday, May 4 – about half inside the stomachs of happy, well-fed patrons.

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Garrison of Galloway becomes board certified

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, May 07, 2013 10:47 am

Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District school board President John Houck presents Lois Garrison with her certificate. (Steve Prisament) Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District school board President John Houck presents Lois Garrison with her certificate. (Steve Prisament)

Lois Garrison has been on the Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District Board of Education for eight years.

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Wage disparity is dragging down our nation

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Written by Lawrence Uniglicht Monday, May 06, 2013 01:00 pm

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Corporate execs beware. What goes around comes around.  

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Galloway man hit by car

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Written by Steve Prisament Sunday, May 05, 2013 07:47 am

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GALLOWAY – A 27-year-old township man was rushed to the hospital after stepping in front of a vehicle and being struck on Great Creek Road near Jimmie Leeds road at 2:45 a.m. Sunday, May 5, according to police.

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Another Famous Spaghetti Dinner marches by

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Written by Steve Prisament Saturday, May 04, 2013 07:17 am

Folks enjoy spaghetti with meatballs, sausage and sauce. (Steve Prisament) Folks enjoy spaghetti with meatballs, sausage and sauce. (Steve Prisament)

GALLOWAY – What makes the Famous Spaghetti Dinner thrown by Cape-Atlantic Detachment 194 of the Marine Corps League famous?

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News of the Week May 2 2013

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Written by Steve Prisament Friday, May 03, 2013 03:03 pm

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Whale watching in Maui

Virginia Lee and Eric Stranere of Galloway recently traveled to Maui. A picture was taken while they were on a humpback whale-watching trip aboard the catamaran, Hula Girl.

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Galloway Police Blotter April 14-20, 2013

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Written by Steve Prisament Thursday, May 02, 2013 12:58 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 week April 14-20 Galloway police answered 823 calls for service. Officers made 30 arrests, and issued 89 traffic summonses including three charges of driving while intoxicated. Officers responded to 16 motor vehicle accidents, 10 domestic complaints, 99 medical assists and 11 fire calls.

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Galloway performers toe the mark in ‘Barefoot in the Park’

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Written by Steve Prisament Wednesday, May 01, 2013 11:13 am

In Dante Hall for rehearsal Monday, April 29 are Chip Garrison, left, Janelle Hawkes and Mark Glickstein. (Steve Prisament) In Dante Hall for rehearsal Monday, April 29 are Chip Garrison, left, Janelle Hawkes and Mark Glickstein. (Steve Prisament)

ATLANTIC CITY – Two Galloway residents will play major roles in a May production by Dante Hall Theater’s Ninth Circle Players.

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State earmarks $54 M. for Stockton projects

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Written by Steve Prisament Wednesday, May 01, 2013 09:22 am

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GALLOWAY – Richard Stockton College has been recommended for nearly $54 million in state funding by Secretary of Higher Education Rochelle Hendricks.

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