• 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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.

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New Substation in Port Republic

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 24, 2014 01:31 pm

PORT REPUBLIC– As part of ongoing reliability enhancements, Atlantic City Electric has completed construction of a new distribution substation located on the north side of Moss Mill Road and west of Wrangleboro Road in Port Republic, officials said in a release Thursday, July 24.

The new substation will enhance reliability for residents of Galloway Township and Port Republic.

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Galloway preteen wows again on "AGT"

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Wednesday, July 23, 2014 11:14 am

 GALLOWAY– Mara Justine Platt, the Galloway preteen who wowed judges on NBC’s "America’s Got Talent" last month, did it again with her rendition of Whitney Houston’s “I Have Nothing” during Judgment Week on the show, which aired Tuesday, July 22.

As part of her selection by “AGT,” Platt, 12, will perform at Radio City Music Hall (airing 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays on NBC). NBC has not announced the date of her next appearance.

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With demand for Stockton housing up, some students may be staying in hotels this fall

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Tuesday, July 22, 2014 03:51 pm

GALLOWAY– Some students at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey may be heading to hotels – but it won’t be for a vacation.

With enrollment up, housing has become more and more scarce and school officials are looking to make alternative living arrangements available, should they be needed. The college recently published a request for bids for hotel accommodations for students.

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Great Creek project right on schedule

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:40 pm

GALLOWAY– When Hunter Greb arrives home after visiting his grandparents in Oregon a special treat will be waiting for him: sidewalks.

The 9-year-old will finally get to ride his bicycle safely down Great Creek Road.

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‘New’ business administrator held the position before at GEHR

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Tuesday, July 22, 2014 11:42 am

EGG HARBOR CITY– The Greater Egg Harbor Regional School District appointed a new school business administrator at its meeting Monday, July 21 at Cedar Creek High School.

Well, not really new. 

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Galloway Police Blotter July 7-12, 2014

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Written by STAFF Monday, July 21, 2014 08:24 pm

Galloway Police Blotter July 7-12, 2014 Galloway Police Blotter July 7-12, 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 July 7-12 Galloway police answered 647 calls for service. Officers made 30 arrests, and issued 50 traffic summonses including one charge of driving while intoxicated. Officers responded to 24 motor vehicle accidents, 14 domestic complaints, 35 medical assists and 12 fire calls. They investigated one burglary.

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Monmouth County family injured in one-car crash on GSP in Galloway

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Monday, July 21, 2014 01:51 pm

GALLOWAY– State Police are investigating a one-car crash on the Garden State Parkway at milepost 42 that sent a Monmouth County family to the hospital Sunday, State Police Captain Stephen Jones said Monday.

At 3:24 p.m. a Nissan Altima, driven by George Alexander, 59, of Marlboro, was traveling south on the parkway when he suffered a “medical issue, lost control of the vehicle and ran off to the left, struck a guardrail and the vehicle overturned,” Jones said.

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Atlantic County opens Nutrition site at Galloway Township Senior Center

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 21, 2014 11:16 am

GALLOWAY– A new Atlantic County senior nutrition site is available to Atlantic County residents 60 years and older at the recently opened Galloway Township Senior Center, 621 W. White Horse Pike.

The nutrition site provides recreational and social activities as well as a complimentary hot meal at lunch time. It is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. There is no charge to attend; however, a $1 donation is suggested. Lunch reservations are required two days prior to attendance and can be made by calling (609) 241-0246.

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Galloway man sentenced to 3 years for defrauding timeshare owners

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Written by Madelaine Vitale Monday, July 21, 2014 10:46 am

CAMDEN – A former employee of The Vacation Ownership Group LLC, was sentenced today, July 21, to 36 months in prison and ordered to pay more than $3 million in restitution for conspiring to defraud owners of timeshare properties, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

Eric Reilly, 34, of Galloway, previously pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud.Reilly entered his guilty plea before U.S. District Judge Noel L. Hillman, who also imposed the sentence in Camden federal court.

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Graduation celebration

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 21, 2014 12:00 am

The Anderson family of Galloway traveled on a cruise to celebrate the achievements in their family. The Anderson family of Galloway traveled on a cruise to celebrate the achievements in their family.

The Anderson family of Galloway went on a Western Caribbean cruise in June to celebrate the hard work and achievements in their family.

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