• Pleasantville Police DepartmentPLEASANTVILLE – Pleasantville Police Department detectives are investigating if a there is a connection between a pair of neighborhood shootings in six days that killed one man.

    Devon Leggette, 18, was shot in the lower middle back at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, July 6 while he stood with a group of guys near the basketball courts at Woodland and Fourth avenues, according to Pleasantville Police Capt. Rocky Melendez.

  • Carly SansoneA Richard Stockton College sophomore who played volleyball for the college was among three people who died when their car careened off an embankment in Colorado on Saturday, July 5.

    Carly Sansone and three others were riding in a vehicle headed south on Colorado Highway 145 near Ophir, about 6 miles south of Telluride.

  • Absecon Police DepartmentABSECON - A 14-year-old Absecon girl was forced to run for safety Monday evening when a man attempted to lure her into his car, according to the Absecon Police.

  • Police are looking for this man, who they say was in the vicinity and matches the description of a person who attempted to use counterfeit money on the boardwalk Monday.

    OCEAN CITY – Ocean City police are searching for a man they say attempted to use counterfeit money on the boardwalk three times Monday afternoon.

    Police say he attempted to use counterfeit $50…

  • Nicodemo S. Scarfo and an associate were convicted of ‘looting a publicly traded company to benefit their criminal enterprise’

    CAMDEN – A member and an associate of the Lucchese organized crime family and two Texas brothers were convicted today (Thursday, July 3) of racketeering and other charges after a six-month trial.

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Galloway Police Blotter May 25-31, 2014

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Written by STAFF Tuesday, June 10, 2014 03:38 pm

Galloway Police Blotter May 25-31, 2014 Galloway Police Blotter May 25-31, 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 May 25-31 Galloway police answered 982 calls for service. Officers made 32 arrests, and issued 100 traffic summonses including two charges of driving while intoxicated. Officers responded to 15 motor vehicle accidents, 19 domestic complaints, 93 medical assists and 13 fire calls. They investigated one burglary.

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Cupola put atop new Port Town Hall

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Friday, June 06, 2014 12:09 pm

A 40 ton crane lifts the all-aluminum cupola to its resting place atop Port Republic’s new Town Hall on Tuesday, June 3. A 40 ton crane lifts the all-aluminum cupola to its resting place atop Port Republic’s new Town Hall on Tuesday, June 3. On June 3 Port Republic's new Town Hall got its crown. A cupola was placed atop the Colonial Williamsburg style building scheduled to open in September. Photos courtesy of Mayor Gary Giberson.

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Stockton breaks ground for science center expansion

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, June 05, 2014 05:47 pm

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GALLOWAY – Gov. Chris Christie joined President Herman Saatkamp, Secretary of Higher Education Rochelle Hendricks, Student Senate President Carl Archut Jr. and Stockton’s Board of Trustees in breaking ground today, Thursday, June 5, for a $28.62 million expansion that will nearly double the size of the Unified Science Center at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.

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Senior arrested for DWI

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, June 05, 2014 02:10 pm

 

GALLOWAY– A township man was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated after his car flipped over in the woods alongside Great Creek Road Wednesday night, according to police.

William Jones, 73, was treated at the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, Mainland Campus, for minor injuries as a result of the 9 p.m. crash.
The road was closed for two hours between Sylvan Ave. and Route 9.

   

Packed GEHR meeting heats up over Absegami morale issue

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Wednesday, June 04, 2014 02:39 pm

GALLOWAY – Tensions between the Absegami High School principal and the teaching staff heated up at the Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District meeting Monday, June 2 at the high school.

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Galloway Police Blotter May 18-24, 2014

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Written by STAFF Wednesday, June 04, 2014 07:37 am

Galloway Police Blotter May 18-24, 2014 Galloway Police Blotter May 18-24, 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 May 18-24 Galloway police answered 572 calls for service. Officers made 26 arrests, and issued 100 traffic summonses including three charges of driving while intoxicated. Officers responded to 26 motor vehicle accidents, 11 domestic complaints, 87 medical assists and 10 fire calls. They investigated six burglaries.

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Smithville Fife and Drum Corps

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, June 02, 2014 06:00 am

SMITHVILLE - The Smithville Fife and Drum Corps will play 1-5 p.m. Sunday, June 15 starting in front of Fred and Ethel's at Historic Smithville Village, 615 E. Moss Mill Road, Smithville. See www.historicsmithvillenj.com.

 

Children’s arts and crafts classes

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, June 01, 2014 12:00 am

GALLOWAY - Enjoy children’s arts and crafts classes with Pat Powell 10:30 a.m.- noon and 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 10:30 a.m.-noon Saturdays. For ages 6-15. Classes will begin June 26 and continue for nine weeks.

Classes will be held in the basement of the Highland Community Church, 515 4th Ave., Galloway. Price is $5 per class or $45 in full. 

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Knit, crochet and more

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, May 31, 2014 12:22 pm

GALLOWAY - The Loose Threads: Knit, Crochet, Fiber Arts group will meet 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, June 24 at the Galloway branch of the Atlantic County Library System, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road.

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HELP: Technology Support Group

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, May 30, 2014 12:00 am

GALLOWAY - Atlantic County Library System/Galloway Township offers HELP: Technology Support Group for adults from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturdays, June 7, July 12, and Aug. 2. Registration is requested.

Attendees bring tablets, e-readers, smart phones, and laptops, and discuss various technologies. During the sessions, library staff guides participants to resources to learn how to use the devices and answer questions.

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