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Galloway man imprisoned for accepting bribes as A.C. inspector

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Written by STAFF Friday, November 21, 2014 02:19 pm

Logan F. Holt Jr. Logan F. Holt Jr.

GALLOWAY – A former Atlantic City inspector and Galloway resident was sentenced to state prison Friday, Nov. 21 for accepting cash bribes from a taxi operator and operators of massage parlors and “stress therapy centers.”

Logan F. Holt Jr., 55, of Galloway Township, was sentenced to five years in state prison, including two years of parole ineligibility, by Superior Court Judge Mark H. Sandson in Atlantic County.

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Galloway council OKs plan for Lenox site redevelopment

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Written by Steve Prisament Wednesday, November 19, 2014 10:10 am

Galloway council OKs plan for Lenox site redevelopment Galloway council OKs plan for Lenox site redevelopment

GALLOWAY – Township Council has approved a redevelopment plan that helps clear the way for Railing Dynamics Inc. to relocate operations to the former Lenox site on Tilton Road.

“They created an ordinance allowing for improvements,” Township Planner Tiffany Cuviello told The Current Wednesday, Nov. 19. “RDI still needs to go to the Planning Board to get site plan approval.”

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Motorcyclists come through in the clutch for Galloway area hungry

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Written by Steve Prisament Tuesday, November 18, 2014 04:08 pm

The Country Cruisers riding group with the associate pastor of Beacon Evangelical Free Church. From left are Steve Bolli Jr., Brie Truex, Clay Gallagher, Sue Bolli, Bobbi Loughlin, Henry Phillips, Jeri Bolli, Rev. Al Syvertsen and Steve Bolli Sr., aka the Knight. The Country Cruisers riding group with the associate pastor of Beacon Evangelical Free Church. From left are Steve Bolli Jr., Brie Truex, Clay Gallagher, Sue Bolli, Bobbi Loughlin, Henry Phillips, Jeri Bolli, Rev. Al Syvertsen and Steve Bolli Sr., aka the Knight.

GALLOWAY – The Country Cruisers motorcycle riding group brought a bunch of food and some clothing donations to Beacon Evangelical Free Church Saturday, Nov. 15.

“It’s a truckload and a carload,” said Steve Bolli, leader of the Cruisers.

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Assumption students earn monthly honors

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Written by STAFF Tuesday, November 18, 2014 03:03 pm

Assumption Regional Catholic School Students of the month proudly hold up certificates. Assumption Regional Catholic School students of the month proudly hold up certificates.

Assumption Regional Catholic School has announced the latest recipients of the student of the month awards. 

Honored at the school on Pitney Road in Galloway and congratulated before their fellow students were Giuliana Miconi  and Nicholas Giouzelis, pre-k; Gia Bella Santabarbara and Anthony Salvati, kindergarten; Tyler Batt and Chantal Sanchez, first grade; Catalina Lopez and Ian Mendoza, second grade; Natalie Brown and Reese Mason, third grade; Shane Houck and Emma O’Beirne, fourth grade; Brianna Marcelin and Andrea Vanderweilen, fifth grade; Vincent Coiro, sixth grade; Joshua Ungerer, seventh grade;  and Luke Ngo, eighth grade.

   

Santa’s Free Toyshop returns to Galloway

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Written by STAFF Tuesday, November 18, 2014 09:41 am

Kirsten Sullivan carries a bin full of donations to the basement of Reformation Lutheran Church in Galloway in a 2012 file photo. Kirsten Sullivan carries a bin full of donations to the basement of Reformation Lutheran Church in Galloway in a 2012 file photo.

GALLOWAY – Santa’s Free Toyshop is gearing up for another year at Reformation Lutheran Church, Route 9 and Biscayne Avenue.

“The economy today has affected all of us, including those families already in need,” said Kirsten Sullivan, one of the coordinators. “Santa’s Free Toyshop, to benefit families in Galloway Township, is one way we can all help out. Please gather up new or gently-used baby items, holiday decorations, toys, puzzles, games, crafts, dolls, trucks, cars, etc.”

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Connors visits senior care center in Galloway

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Written by STAFF Monday, November 17, 2014 12:04 pm

State Sen. Christopher J. Connors addresses group at Senior Care of Galloway. State Sen. Christopher J. Connors addresses group at Senior Care of Galloway. State Sen. Christopher J. Connors visited Senior Care of Galloway on at 76 W. Jimmie Leeds Road Monday, Nov. 10.

The 9th District senator spoke with residents and also served lunch.

   

Lizards help Stockton students ferret out information about dinosaurs

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Written by STAFF Monday, November 17, 2014 09:58 am

Kelsey Gamble, a senior anthropology and biology major, from Williamstown holds a ferret that is taking part in the animal locomotion research project at Stockton. Kelsey Gamble, a senior anthropology and biology major, from Williamstown holds a ferret that is taking part in the animal locomotion research project at Stockton.

GALLOWAY – Caleb Bayewu, a junior biochemistry major, cradled a bearded dragon in his hands as Cory Barnes, a senior biology major, attached tiny reflective beads to the bumpy skin on the patient reptile’s forearm.    

Black Beard, as the lizard is nicknamed, is one of three juvenile bearded dragons at Richard Stockton College taking part in an animal locomotion research project aimed at better understanding how dinosaurs once moved across our planet.  

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Smithville Elementary School honors veterans at assembly

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Written by STAFF Friday, November 14, 2014 02:59 pm

Student Council member Jenna Tomlin shares armed forces history. Student Council member Jenna Tomlin shares armed forces history.

Veterans in the Smithville Elementary School family were recognized Tuesday, Nov. 11 at a school-wide assembly.

An introduction was shared with the audience on how Veterans Day came to be. 

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Stockton buries a time capsule at Seaview

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Written by STAFF Thursday, November 13, 2014 04:59 pm

Time capsule loaded with area lore ready to be buried at Stockton Seaview. Time capsule loaded with area lore ready to be buried at Stockton Seaview.

GALLOWAY – Richard Stockton College President Herman J. Saatkamp Jr. presided over a unique burial Wednesday, Nov. 12 at Stockton Seaview Hotel & Golf Club. 

A time capsule was dedicated on the occasion of the club’s 100th anniversary, preserving the present for future discovery. 

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Smithville School recognizes students

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Written by Steve Prisament Thursday, November 13, 2014 11:52 am

Smithville students proudly hold up certificates. Smithville students proudly hold up certificates.

At October’s Student Recognition Celebration at Smithville Elementary School Tuesday, Nov. 11,  78 students were recognized for their efforts or achievements throughout the month of October in mathematics, ELA or fine arts/humanities classes. 

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