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9 hrs ago | Patch.com

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.

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Related Topix: Galloway, NJ

10 hrs ago | Patch.com

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, nj.com reports.

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

15 hrs ago | Patch.com

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)

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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 mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1rCCybE Wind-powered turbines spin at the Atlantic County Utilities Authority headquarters in Atlantic City.

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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.

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

AmmoLand

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.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, US Governors, Chris Christie

The Jersey Journal

Penns Grove police officer assault case transferred to Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office

PENNS GROVE - The investigation of the officer assault charges filed against three elected officials will be transferred to another jurisdiction after the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General decided to supersede the case, Salem County Prosecutor John T. Lenahan said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Penns Grove, NJ, Salem County, NJ, Prison

NJ.com

Ventnor arrest nabs man charged with having sex with 16-year-old

VENTNOR CITY - A Pennsylvania man who resides part-time in Ventnor was charged July 18 for allegedly having sex with a 16-year-old girl from Cape May Court House.

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Related Topix: Ventnor City, NJ, Cape May Court House, NJ

WKXW-FM Trenton

Displaced casino employees get help from Atlantic County

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Related Topix: Atlantic City, NJ, Cape May, NJ

The Daily Journal

Veterans Museum collection set

Donations of military items attributed to the military service of Atlantic County citizens through all conflicts and from all branches of service will be accepted from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Atlantic County Library System, 306 E. Jimmie Leeds Road.

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Related Topix: Estell Manor, NJ

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Gloucester County Times

Game Truck makes stop at Broad Street School in Bridgeton

In June, the students of Broad Street School in Bridgeton who had perfect attendance during the NJASK testing were rewarded with the opportunity to play in the Game Truck donated for the second year from gametruckparty.com , located in Atlantic County.

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Related Topix: Bridgeton, NJ

The Washington Post

Shaneen Allen, race and gun control

Last October , Shaneen Allen, 27, was pulled over in Atlantic County, N.J. The officer who pulled her over says she made an unsafe lane change.

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Related Topix: Prison, Sports

Lower Township Gazette

Three heroin bricks seized, two arrested in early morning SWAT search ...

Three bricks of heroin were taken off of the street and two Egg Harbor Township residents were arrested related charges after police executed a narcotics search warrant at the Rex Motel in the Cardiff section of the township early on Tuesday, July 22. According to police, Sammantha Kinney, 22, and Christoffa Davila, 24, were arrested and charged ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drugs

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Lower Township Gazette

Alternate route program available for Atlantic County residents seeking police training

The Atlantic County Police Training Center is now accepting applications for the next Alternate Route Program that allows eligible residents to enroll in a 23-week basic police training course without first being hired by a police agency.

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Lower Township Gazette

County pledges assistance for dislocated casino workers

Atlantic County Executive Dennis Levinson is pledging the assistance of county government for residents who are facing the threat of unemployment due to the projected closings of Revel, Showboat and Trump Plaza casinos.

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Related Topix: Atlantic City, NJ, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Pleasantville, NJ

Patch.com

County Nutrition Site Opens at Galloway Senior Center

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

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CBS Local

Coast Guard Searching For Missing Boater In Longport

The search is on for a 45-year-old boater who went missing late Sunday night in Longport, Atlantic County.

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Related Topix: Longport, NJ

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Fox News

Philadelphia mother whose legal gun got her arrested in NJ hopes for leniency

Shaneen Allen, 27, said Thursday she remains "very much worried" about her future since being charged with unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of hollow-point bullets after making an unsafe lane change in New Jersey's Atlantic County on Oct. 1. Allen told FoxNews.com she hopes a judge will recognize that she had no malicious intent and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Atlantic City, NJ

Lower Township Gazette

One arrested as Hamilton house fire is ruled an arson

Friday's fire that seriously damaged a home on Holly Street in Hamilton Township has been ruled an arson, and a 29-year-old man who lived there has been placed under arrest for the crime.

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Related Topix: Fire, Egg Harbor City, NJ

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Patch.com

Galloway Man Sentenced to Three Years for Fraud

A Galloway man was sentenced to three years 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 Friday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Galloway, NJ, Absecon, NJ, Clementon, NJ, Northfield, NJ, Egg Harbor City, NJ

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