• Galloway centenarian Mildred ArditoGALLOWAY  Born in Philadelphia on July 29, 1914, the day after World War I was declared by the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Smithville resident Mildred Ardito has turned 100.

  • Jimmy DiNatale, new owner of old Lenox site on Tilton Road in Galloway.GALLOWAY– Jimmy DiNatale stands in the middle of the cavernous building of the old Lenox china manufacturing plant and can see he has a lot of work ahead of him.

    All around him are signs of the challenges. Walls with black mold, asbestos that is being torn out and removed, and one odd sight: a small tree growing through the tiles. 

  • GALLOWAY – The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey has been sleected as the Greenest College in New Jersey by College Prowler, which produces print guides and a website using reviews from students, parents and professionals, school officials said in a news release Tuesday, July 29.

    College Prowler rates each school on a scale of 1 to 10, and defines the rankings by stating: “Green living is steadily becoming the norm. These days, schools boast a high number of LEED-certified facilities and sustainability initiatives.”

  • HAMILTON– Atlantic City Electric reminded residential and commercial customers to take precautions when someone claiming to represent a business contacts them either in person or by telephone, officials said in a release on July 24.

    Atlantic City Electric is continually alerting residents and its customers to avoid falling victim to a “Green Dot MoneyPak” scam. Information from law enforcement officials and other utilities has indicated that scammers are continuing to target residential and commercial customers.

  • Blake Shelton and Lady Antebellum will perform free concerts in Atlantic City

    The Blake Shelton concert on Thursday, July 31 and the Lady Antebellum concert on Sunday, Aug. 3 will be held on the Atlantic City beach between Caesar’s Pier at Arkansas Avenue and Central Pier at St. James Place.

     The following information was supplied by event organizers:

    -          Everyone attending will need a ticket.

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GEHR Superintendent plans active retirement

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Thursday, June 19, 2014 10:35 am

stack of books with an apple HAMILTON TOWNSHIP– Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School Superintendent Steven Ciccariello plans to literally ride into the sunset when he officially retires at the end of the month.

“For the last 11 years I have been riding a Harley Davidson and I belong to the Camden County Harley Owner’s Group – HOG,” Ciccariello said. “When I was a younger guy I rode small motorcycles. When I finished my doctoral work in 2001, and got appointed assistant superintendent, I just wanted to find a way to do it again.”

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‘Cinderella’ at Stockton

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, June 18, 2014 03:11 pm

GALLOWAY-The Children’s Summer Playhouse presents “Cinderella” 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 16 at Stockton Performing Arts Center, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway. Tickets are $10.

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Kennedy advocates for mental health screenings at opening of Galloway's Hope All Day Recovery Center (VIDEO)

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Written by Laura Stetser Wednesday, June 18, 2014 02:51 pm

Laura Stetser/Former U.S. Congressman Patrick Kennedy take a picture with supporters after his speech at the grand opening of The Hope All Day Recovery Center in Galloway Township on Monday, June 16. Laura Stetser/Former U.S. Congressman Patrick Kennedy take a picture with supporters after his speech at the grand opening of The Hope All Day Recovery Center in Galloway Township on Monday, June 16.

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP – Former U.S. Congressman Patrick Kennedy issued a rally call for action and advocacy on behalf of those struggling with addiction during his keynote speech at the grand opening of The Hope All Day Recovery Center on Odessa Avenue Monday, June 16.

“We are citizens in addition to being members of a 12-step program,” the recovering alcoholic said to standing-room only event at the center.

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Galloway Police Blotter June 1-7, 2014

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Written by STAFF Monday, June 16, 2014 05:58 pm

Galloway Police Blotter June 1-7, 2014 Galloway Police Blotter June 1-7, 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 June 1-7 Galloway police answered 785 calls for service. Officers made 39 arrests, and issued 103 traffic summonses including nine charges of driving while intoxicated. Officers responded to 15 motor vehicle accidents, 10 domestic complaints, 86 medical assists and 15 fire calls. They investigated three burglaries.

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Galloway woman wins Miss New Jersey

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Monday, June 16, 2014 12:24 pm

Bill Barlow / Galloway's Cierra Kaler-Jones at the parade in Ocean City on Wednesday. She was crowned Miss New Jersey Saturday. Bill Barlow / Galloway's Cierra Kaler-Jones at the parade in Ocean City on Wednesday. She was crowned Miss New Jersey Saturday.

OCEAN CITY – Galloway Township resident Cierra Kaler-Jones, who was crowned Miss New Jersey Saturday night on the Ocean City Music Pier, said on Monday morning it still hasn’t sunk in.

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Galloway Carnival fun for All

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Friday, June 13, 2014 04:11 pm

GALLOWAY-The Galloway Carnival will be held 6-10 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, July 31-Aug. 2 at the Municipal Complex.

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Galloway Health Fair full of Activities

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Friday, June 13, 2014 04:00 pm

GALLOWAY- The Galloway Senior Services will hold its second annual Senior Health Fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, June 24 at Royal Suites Healthcare and Rehabilitation and CARING Adult Healthcare at 621 W. White Horse Park, Egg Harbor City.

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Galloway Movie is Chill

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Friday, June 13, 2014 03:50 pm

GALLOWAY-The Health Center at Galloway will present a showing of Disney’s “Frozen” beginning at dark Thursday, July 10 (rain date July 11) at 66 W. Jimmie Leeds Road. Admission is $2 per person.

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Galloway Movie in the Park

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, June 13, 2014 03:45 pm

GALLOWAY-A free outdoor showing of “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2” will be held at dusk (around 9 p.m.) Friday, June 20 at the Galloway Municipal Complex. Popcorn will be provided and snacks, pizza and beverages will be available for purchase. Bring chairs or blankets.

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Galloway run to help Serenity House

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Friday, June 13, 2014 12:30 pm


GALLOWAY-A 5K run, 2.5K walk and 1-Mile kids fun run will be held 8:30 a.m. Sunday, June 29 (registration at 7 a.m.) at the new Hope All Day Recovery Club, located at the former site of Blue Heron Pines East Golf Club, 600 S. Odessa Ave., just off Tilton Road in Galloway.

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