• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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.

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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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Leipzig Avenue crash leaves two injured: one trapped in car

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, May 29, 2014 04:58 pm

GALLOWAY – A two-car crash on Leipzig Avenue on May 29, left two injured.

A vehicle driven by Dawn Posner of Absecon was traveling south on Leipzig Avenue at 11:51 a.m. when she attempted to pass a car driven by Lonnie Mishoe Jr. of Galloway Twp as the driver was attempting to make a left turn onto Country Club Drive. The area of the incident is a no-passing zone. As Posner passed Mishoe’s vehicle it turned left into her vehicle causing it to spin out of control, go off the roadway and strike a tree, police said.

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AC driver charged with vehicular homicide in death of Galloway man

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, May 29, 2014 03:34 pm

An Atlantic City man was arrested Thursday, May 29 on charges of vehicular homicide in connection with a fatal collision in Atlantic City last month that left a Galloway man dead, according to acting Prosecutor Jim McClain.

At approximately 3:17 a.m. April 28, members of the Atlantic City Police Department, Atlantic City Emergency Medical Services, Atlantic City Fire Department, and the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office responded to a crash involving two motor vehicles at the intersection of Massachusetts and Grammercy Avenues in Atlantic City.

A car driven by Ishiah L. Monroe, 22, of the 400 block of North Massachusetts Avenue, Atlantic City, had struck a second vehicle in the intersection. The front-seat passenger of the vehicle Monroe was operating, Nicholas Ingargiola, 24, of Galloway, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to reports.

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Galloway Historical Society celebrates its first year

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Thursday, May 29, 2014 01:49 pm

Galloway Township Historical Society President Rob Reid points to a Galloway map from 1872. Galloway Township Historical Society President Rob Reid points to a Galloway map from 1872. Sarah Snow, librarian of the Galloway Township Historical Society, slipped on a pair of white gloves to turn the pages of a voter registry from 1897.
“We have to be careful not to tear the pages or get oils on them,” Snow said.
She turned each page slowly and deliberately, pointing out the names of male voters, many of whom are the ancestors of modern-day Galloway residents.
“All of the men in there paid a poll tax to vote,” said Snow,
Familiar names to township residents today were inscribed in the book more than a century ago – Conover, Leeds, and Townsend, to name a few.

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Art exhibit at Noyes

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, May 28, 2014 10:00 pm

OCEANVILLE - The Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton College, located on 733 Lily Lake Road in the Oceanville section of Galloway, will present “Anthony J. Rudisill: National Parks America’s Last Refuge,” a collection of 35 new paintings by the artist from May through Sept. 21.

An opening reception is planned 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 6, with the artist in attendance.

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GM Auto Show

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, May 28, 2014 11:18 am

SMITHVILLE - There will be a GM Auto Show 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, June 14 at Historic Smithville Village, 615 E. Moss Mill Road, Smithville. See www.historicsmithvillenj.com .

 

Galloway movies in the park

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, May 27, 2014 12:00 am

GALLOWAY - Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy a free outdoor movie 8:30 p.m. Friday, May 30 at Galloway Municipal Complex at Patriot Lake, 300 East Jimmie Leeds Road. Refreshments will be available for purchase.

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Salon to host Alex’s Lemonade Stand

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, May 27, 2014 12:00 am

GALLOWAY - Hair Culture Salon, 407 S. Pitney Road in Galloway, will sponsor an Alex’s Lemonade Stand 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, June 7 to raise awareness about childhood cancer.

Donations will be accepted at the salon during regular business hours or by visiting Hair Culture’s Facebook page and clicking the link for Alex’s Lemonade Stand.

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Galloway Police Blotter May 11-17, 2014

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Written by Staff Friday, May 23, 2014 05:18 pm

Galloway Police Blotter May 11-17, 2014 Galloway Police Blotter May 11-17, 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 11-17 Galloway police answered 812 calls for service. Officers made 80 arrests and issued 36 traffic summonses including one charge of driving while intoxicated. Officers responded to 17 motor vehicle accidents, 14 domestic complaints, 97 medical assists and 25 fire calls. They investigated three burglaries.

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