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55 min ago | NJ.com

Gloucester County officials reflect on jail closure one year later

Gloucester County Department of Corrections Warden Eugene Caldwell looks around the the 3D pod in the Gloucester County jail after a news conference about the impact of the first year of regionalization, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Burlington, NJ, Deptford, NJ, West Deptford, NJ, Salem County, NJ

3 hrs ago | Patch.com

Gloucester County Wins $30K Grant for Safer Crosswalks

In an effort to educate drivers- and pedestrians- about what to do at crosswalks, the New Jersey Division of Highway Traffic Safety has awarded Gloucester County a $30,000 grant that will pay for police working as decoys at designated street crossings in selected towns.

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10 hrs ago | Patch.com

School Safety and Security Conference Set for Aug. 13 in Gloucester County

The eighth annual School Safety and Security Conference, cosponsored by seven South Jersey county prosecutor's offices takes place on Aug. 13 at the TD bank Performing Arts Center of Washington Township High School, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. The event is sponsored by the prosecutor's offices of Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cape May, NJ, Burlington, NJ, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Drugs

14 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Pedestrian 'decoy' programs in Gloucester County to get boost from grant funds

Hackettstown Police participate in a pedestrian decoy operation in September of 2013 in this file photo from the Express-Times.

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Related Topix: Hackettstown, NJ, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ, Pitman, NJ, Woodbury, NJ

15 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Probation officer sues former Cumberland County colleagues, claims sexual harassment by...

BRIDGETON - A Gloucester County probation officer is suing former colleagues in Cumberland County, alleging women there subjected him to extreme sexual harassment, then targeted him for job-related criticism when he reported it.

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Related Topix: Cumberland County, NJ

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Gloucester County Times

Glen Echo Road repaving planned in Swedesboro and Woolwich

A stretch of Glen Echo Road in Swedesboro and Woolwich will be milled and paved beginning Wednesday morning, county officials announced.

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Related Topix: Swedesboro, NJ

The Marion Star

Distracted driving cases tough to build

West Deptford resident Esther Jackson cares for her son Carsten Jackson, 4, who was suffered a severe brain injury after being hit by a car 2 years ago.

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Related Topix: West Deptford, NJ, Deptford, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors, Westville, NJ

The Gloucester County Times

Take a train ride, see 'Willie Wonka', enjoyChristmas in July - Gloucester County Events, July 23-26

Incarnation Seniors going to Strasburg Railroad for a train ride, visit to train museum, farmers market and late lunch at Shady Maple.

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Related Topix: Pitman, NJ, Williamstown, NJ, Mullica Hill, NJ

NJ.com

Gloucester County to 'memorialize' jail closing anniversary: What are your thoughts?

Gloucester County freeholders and local police chiefs will gather at the former site of the Gloucester County Jail on Tuesday to "memorialize" the one-year anniversary of its closure.

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NJ.com

Wall of Heroes: Spc. 5 Ronald D. Heck

Spc. 5 Ronald D. Heck served with the 118th Aviation Co. , 145th Aviation Battalion , United States Army, during the Vietnam War.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Grenloch, NJ

Philly.com

Contaminants in water affect Gloucester County families

The white, office-style water dispenser in the corner of the kitchen says quite a bit about the unwanted lifestyle changes underway in the Minix household in West Deptford.

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Related Topix: Deptford, NJ, Home Gardening, Home, Mickleton, NJ, Paulsboro, NJ, Chemistry, Science

Sun Jul 20, 2014

NJ.com

New Inspira Urgent Care center in Glassboro opens on Delsea Drive

From left, Les Vail, Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Leo McCabe of Glassboro, John DiAngelo, president and CEO of Inspira Health Network, Eileen Cardile, executive vice president of Inspira Health Network, Dr. Mario del Valle, Inspira Urgent Care, and Joe Brigandi, borough administrator, Glassboro.

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Related Topix: Glassboro, NJ

Philly.com

'Maya Angelou of Iraq' at home in N.J.

The Iraqi writer Faleeha Hassan liked an American friend's recent suggestion to collaborate on a poem about peace - until she realized she knew too little about the subject.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Gloucester County Times

Gloucester County 4-H Fair, N.J. Peach Festival sets 2014 schedule

The Gloucester County 4-H Fair and the NJ Peach Festival invite the public to a weekend full of family-friendly events.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Mullica Hill, NJ, Salem County, NJ, Freehold, NJ

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Jersey Journal

American victim of Malaysia jet crash had Woodbury and Fort Lee ties, report states

WOODBURY - The lone indentified American victim of the Malaysia jet crash has a great aunt who lives in Woodbury, Gloucester County, and was born in Fort Lee, Bergen County, according to NBC News .

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Fort Lee, NJ, Woodbury, NJ, Bergen County, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Wanted in Gloucester County: West Berlin woman charged with child endangerment

The Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office is seeking a Camden County woman who failed to show for a court hearing on a child endangerment charge.

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Related Topix: West Berlin, NJ, Berlin, NJ, Camden County, NJ

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Clementon man sentenced in Greenwich robbery and sex assault

Paulino T. Bonds, 27, of Clementon was sentenced Thursday to seven years in New Jersey state prison after pleading guilty in June to participating with three co-defendants in the robbery of a man and a woman in a Greenwich Township motel room on Aug. 30, 2012, according to the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office.

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Related Topix: Clementon, NJ, Greenwich, NJ, State Prisons, Prison

The Jersey Journal

Gloucester County police head to services for slain Jersey City officer

Woodbury Police Department Sgt. Bill Palese pins on his badge, with a mourning band around it, at the Thorofare Fire Department, Thursday, July 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, Thorofare, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Gloucester County resident is finalist in Lay's 'Do Us a Flavor' contest

Shown are the four finalists, including Meneko Spigner McBeth's Wasabi Ginger flavor chips, in the Lay's 'Do Us a Flavor' contest.

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The Jersey Journal

Two Bridges Wine Trail wineries holding S.J. 'wine school' for guests

" Wine is a living and breathing thing," said Scott Donnini of Auburn Road Vineyards in Pilesgrove Township, in Salem County.

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Related Topix: Salem County, NJ, Monroeville, NJ

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