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12 hrs ago | Lower Township Gazette

Galloway man arrested on drug charges

A Galloway Township man was arrested on drug charges Wednesday, July 30 in the Club III housing complex, Sgt.


Related Topix: Drugs, Galloway, NJ

13 hrs ago | Lower Township Gazette

Atlantic, Cape May County officials working to get ahead of potential layoffs

The economic effect of thousands of people out of work due to potential casino closings was the focus of a forum Thursday, July 24 that brought elected officials together from Atlantic and Cape May counties.


Related Topix: Cape May County, NJ, Atlantic City, NJ, US Politics, Frank LoBiondo, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

18 hrs ago | AmmoLand

Third-World Justice in New Jersey: Ray Rice versus Shaneen Allen

There are one set of laws for the rich and famous, and another set of laws for the poor and anonymous.


Related Topix: New Jersey, Atlantic City, NJ, State Prisons, Prison

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Lower Township Gazette

Freeholders spar over politics, Atlantic City revival

Mayor Nicholas Russo welcomed the Atlantic County Board of Chosen Freeholders to Borough Hall on Tuesday, July 29, thanking freeholders for working to turn around Atlantic City.


Related Topix: Atlantic City, NJ, Freehold, NJ, US News

Hamilton Township crash victim was Pleasantville man, police say

Al Nelson, 73, of Pleasantville, was killed July 30 when his truck flipped over on Route 322 in Hamilton Township, police say.


Related Topix: Pleasantville, NJ

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Winslow murder victim's daughter, 5, described attack, authorities say

WINSLOW TWP . - On July 21, Kevin Ambrose posted on his Facebook page seven pictures and a video from a trip to Las Vegas with his girlfriend.


Related Topix: Winslow, NJ, Atlantic City, NJ, Camden, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Mays Landing man found guilty of sexual crimes against boys 17 and 12

HAMILTON TWP. - A Mays Landing man was convicted Friday of the abuse of two child victims in 2010, including the sexual assault of a 17-year-old boy and the performance of indecent and unlawful sexual acts in the presence of a 12-year-old boy.


Related Topix: Mays Landing, NJ, Landing, NJ

Mon Jul 28, 2014


Single Mom Faces Mandatory Minimum Three Years In Prison For Apparent Inadvertent Gun Violation

Though her attorney has characterized it as " an honest mistake ," a single mother of two is facing at least three years in prison, without parole, for bringing a gun into New Jersey.

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Related Topix: Prison, Chris Christie, US Governors, Guns, US News, Liberal Political News

Lower Township Gazette

Bite from Ventnor K9 winds handler in the hospital

Ventnor Police Officer, Jamie Pirchio, the only K9 handler on the city squad was taken to Shore Medical Center Sunday, July 27 after being bitten by her K9 partner, Nico on Sunday morning.


Related Topix: Northfield, NJ

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Accused arsonist charged with hanging family dog before blaze, report says

Janrv Bacolod, 29, of Hamilton Township, faces charges of arson and animal cruelty, after authorities said he set his house on fire with several pets inside following a dispute with his wife.


Related Topix: Fire, Atlantic City, NJ, Mays Landing, NJ

Teacher group rallies in Washington to protest Common Core, Arne Duncan

Gov. Chris Christie, pictured here during a campaign stop in Fair Lawn last fall, argued with BAT member Melissa Tomlinson about his views on teachers.


Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Fair Lawn, NJ, Education Etc., Buena, NJ

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Ranch Hope volunteers to be honored at appreciation barbecue

ALLOWAY TWP. - Ranch Hope will host a Volunteer Appreciation Barbecue at the ranch in Alloway Township on Friday, Aug. 8. Ranch Hope will present the Volunteer of the Year award to the following recipients as nominated by their respective auxiliaries: Roger Garrison of Salem County, Marlene Gill of Cape May County, Harriet Laury of Salem County, ... (more)


Related Topix: Alloway, NJ, Salem County, NJ, Cape May County, NJ

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Atlantic City Man Headed To State Prison For Causing Barnegat Heroin Death

A convicted drug dealer will be doing time in state prison for his role in providing heroin to a Barnegat man found dead in his car last year, Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato said.


Related Topix: Drugs, Barnegat, NJ, State Prisons, Prison, Ocean County, NJ

Man arrested for allegedly hanging dog and burning down house

According to Friday's publication of the New York Daily News , a Philippine citizen, who resides in New Jersey, was arrested in the Township of Hamilton, N.J., after he allegedly hanged a dog and then intentionally burned down a house.


Related Topix: Mays Landing, NJ, Fire, Atlantic City, NJ

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Atlantic County Special Services Students Involved in School Bus Accident in Galloway

Students attending the Atlantic County Special Services School were transported to Atlanticare Regional Medical Center Mainland Division for medical evaluations following an accident involving a school bus Thursday afternoon in Galloway.


Related Topix: Galloway, NJ

Atlantic County Fugitive Apprehended in North Carolina

A fugitive who is listed on Atlantic County's Most Wanted List has been arrested in North Carolina, reports.


Related Topix: Galloway, NJ, Egg Harbor City, NJ

Atlantic County Man Charged With Possession of Child Pornography During Major Sweep

An Atlantic County man was among 14 people who were charged in a second round of arrests in "Operation Predator Alert," a joint operation by the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice and ICE Homeland Security Investigations that has targeted offenders in New Jersey who used a file-sharing network to download and distribute child pornography, ... (more)


Related Topix: Prison, New Jersey, Mays Landing, NJ, Landing, NJ

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Courier News

LETTER: Renewable energy will exhaust economyLETTER: Renewable energy ...

LETTER: Renewable energy will exhaust economy Fossil fuels still the answer, not renewables pushed by Dems trying to limit opportunity Check out this story on Wind-powered turbines spin at the Atlantic County Utilities Authority headquarters in Atlantic City.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Atlantic City, NJ, Wind Power, Nuclear Energy, Opinion

The Item

Wallington School District fighting for funding

A lawsuit that the Wallington School District joined several years ago in an effort to receive more state funding may be revived after the 16 "Bacon" school district representatives named in the suit met in Trenton last week.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Trenton, NJ, Wallington, NJ, Egg Harbor City, NJ, Hammonton, NJ


Mother Facing 10 Years For Having A Licensed Gun, Where's Chris Christie Now?

New Jersey's gun laws - the same types of laws Mike Bloomberg and his ilk want to see adopted nationwide - are outrageous and unjust.


Related Topix: New Jersey, US Governors, Chris Christie