• 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.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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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Iannacone named Galloway Republican of the Year

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, April 14, 2014 10:28 am

Submitted- Robert Iannacone was honored at the Galloway Township Republican League’s Abe Lincoln Breakfast for exemplifying the spirit of Lincoln. Submitted- Robert Iannacone was honored at the Galloway Township Republican League’s Abe Lincoln Breakfast for exemplifying the spirit of Lincoln. GALLOWAY – The Galloway Township Republican League honored Robert “Bob” Iannacone as the 2014 Galloway Township Republican of the Year March 29 at the Smithville Inn.

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Galloway Police Blotter March 30-April 5, 2014

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Written by Staff Sunday, April 13, 2014 07:59 pm

Galloway Police Blotter  March 30-April 5, 2014 Galloway Police Blotter March 30-April 5, 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 March 30-April 5 Galloway police answered 880 calls for service. Officers made 17 arrests, and issued 70 traffic summonses including two charges of driving while intoxicated. Officers responded to 22 motor vehicle accidents, 15 domestic complaints, 65 medical assists and 15 fire calls. They investigated five burglaries.

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Author to discuss war on drugs and the incarceration of black women April 26 in Galloway

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, April 13, 2014 12:00 am

Attorney Stephanie Bush-Baskette, a former New Jersey legislator, will conduct a free workshop 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 26 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation Center in Galloway on her book “Misguided Justice,” about the war on drugs and the incarceration of black women. Attorney Stephanie Bush-Baskette, a former New Jersey legislator, will conduct a free workshop 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 26 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation Center in Galloway on her book “Misguided Justice,” about the war on drugs and the incarceration of black women. Attorney Stephanie Bush-Baskette, a former New Jersey legislator, will conduct a free workshop 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 26 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation Center in Galloway on her book “Misguided Justice,” about the war on drugs and the incarceration of black women.

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Baked Ham and Oyster Dinner today at Oceanville VFC

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, April 12, 2014 10:01 am

Cost is $15 for adults or $7 for children. You can eat in or take out. Cost is $15 for adults or $7 for children. You can eat in or take out. The Oceanville Volunteer Company No. 1 will hold a Country Baked Ham and Fried Oyster Dinner 4-8 p.m. today (Saturday, April 12) at the Oceanville Firehouse, Route 9 at Leeds Point Road, 4 miles north of Route 30.

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Making the case against plastic bags

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Written by Donna Henry Saturday, April 12, 2014 09:03 am

Making the case against plastic bags Making the case against plastic bags To the editor:

Plastic bags may seem convenient, but they pose a significant threat to our planet. By switching to reusable bags, consumers can reduce litter, save animals, send less trash to landfills, reduce the use of oil, and many other benefits.  Besides, we have a perfectly good alternative – reusable bags.

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Galloway Police Blotter March 24-29, 2014

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Written by James Fitzpatrick Friday, April 11, 2014 12:25 pm

Galloway Police Blotter  March 30-April 5, 2014 Galloway Police Blotter March 30-April 5, 2014

Police blotter information is supplied by local police departments and other law enforcement agencies. All persons named are presumed innocent unless proven guilty.

Galloway police answered 853 calls for service March 24-29. Officers made 21 arrests and issued 60 traffic summonses including one charge of driving while intoxicated. Officers responded to 18 motor vehicle accidents, four domestic complaints, 78 medical assists and 12 fire calls. They investigated four burglaries.

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Baptized in Brazil

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, April 11, 2014 08:34 am

Submitted- The entire White family travels to Brazel Submitted- The entire White family travels to Brazel The entire White family of Galloway vacationed with The Current in beautiful Trancoso, Bahia, Brazil, during Thanksgiving week. While there, the youngest was baptized in a 16th century Catholic Church, Sao Joao Batista (St. John the Baptist), which is visible behind them. 

 

Galloway-Port Republic In Your Town

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, April 10, 2014 09:00 pm

‘The Little Mermaid Jr.’

 ‘Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr.’ will be staged 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 11 and 12 in the Galloway Township Middle School, 100 S. Reeds Road. Presented by the Galloway Township Middle School Drama Club. Admission is $6 for adults, $4 for senior citizens, and $3 for students and children, and is payable at the door. Call 609-748-1250, ext. 5284 for information. 

Smithville hosts Art Walk

There will be an Art Walk 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, April 12 at Historic Smithville and Village Greene. See www.historicsmithvillenj.com.

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Risley Square hosts inaugural egg hunt

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, April 10, 2014 05:07 pm

Submitted- Angelina Festa, 8, and Maggie Festa, 4, both of Absecon, wear bunny ears at the Risley Square egg hunt April 6. Submitted- Angelina Festa, 8, and Maggie Festa, 4, both of Absecon, wear bunny ears at the Risley Square egg hunt April 6. GALLOWAY – Risley Square hosted its first egg hunt on Sunday, April 6, with around 2,000 parents and children attending.

Staff and volunteers hid more than 2,000 eggs filled with candy around Risley Square. After registration, participants received maps of the square and then sought out the eggs.

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Highland Community Church hosts ‘Passion Drive-Thru’

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, April 10, 2014 02:59 pm

Submitted-Kayla Friel of Galloway Township and Rachel McMahon of Port Republic help move the logs for the Lord's supper table. Submitted-Kayla Friel of Galloway Township and Rachel McMahon of Port Republic help move the logs for the Lord's supper table. GALLOWAY - For the second year, Highland Community Church will present its Passion Drive-Thru event 7 – 9 p.m. April 11-12, and April 18-19. The event allows those attending to stay in the car while driving through the Highland Community Church property, viewing scenes of the life of Jesus Christ.

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Art show winners announced

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, April 10, 2014 08:26 am

Sheila Sporkin Edel of Absecon won first place in the water color division for this work,'Snow Kisses.' Sheila Sporkin Edel of Absecon won first place in the water color division for this work,'Snow Kisses.' GALLOWAY - The Galloway Cultural Arts Center has announced the winners of its latest show, “Love Is In The Air.” The show runs until June 14 and can be viewed at the Galloway Library on Jimmy Leeds Road during normal library hours.

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UPDATED: Dancing Under the Stars at the Absegami junior prom VIDEO

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Written by Chuck Eberson Tuesday, April 08, 2014 10:27 pm

Chuck Eberson / Prom Queen Ryann Guy with Prom King Gary Panter. Chuck Eberson / Prom Queen Ryann Guy with Prom King Gary Panter. GALLOWAY - Absegami High School held its junior prom Saturday evening, April 5, at the Stockton Seaview Resort.

The evening was replete with limos, boutonnières, corsages and attire befitting any red carpet event as they danced and celebrated to the theme of ‘Dancing Under the Stars.’

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