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  1. Seek private funding for Mantua's Inversand fossil park: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Jersey Journal

    Mantua Township officials know they have a gem on their hands in the Inversand fossil site and are taking steps now to plan for its future. Mantua wants to buy the 65-acre site from the Inversand Company , which formerly operated it as a manganese greensand mine, and turn it into a park, building on the reputation the place has already gained.


  2. Pitman man pleads guilty to running meth production facility in shedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Jersey Journal

    Ari Lleshi, 25, was placing 1.5 ounces of methamphetimine in a backpack when police arrested him in the shed at the Columbia Avenue home on June 13, 2014. Lleshi also admitted he had hallucinogenic drugs in his possession when he was stopped by police in Mantua in March 2014, according to the prosecutor's office.


  3. Deptford man, 24, gets decade in state prison for home invasion, running unregistered businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Jersey Journal

    Andrew A. Kramer, 24, of Deptford Township, pleaded guilty in Superior Court Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, to 2013 armed robbery charges, according to the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office. A 24-year-old Deptford man was sentenced Friday to 10 years in state prison after being convicted of a 2013 home invasion .


  4. Cops seize 'large number of condoms' at N.J. spa busted for prostitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Jersey Journal

    Investigators from the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office as well as police from Mantua and West Deptford executed a search warrant at the Da Da Da Spa on Woodbury-Glassboro road, according to an announcement from the GCPO. The search yielded cash, ledgers, computer equipment and a credit card machine, as well as "a large number of condoms," police said.


  5. New South Jersey food delivery company will bring you Wawa, Taco Bell ordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | The Jersey Journal

    Clearview Regional High School graduate Ryan Karolyi kept that train of thought going until he became -- according to his licensing company -- the East Coast's first fast food delivery service. "Why not go in the polar opposite direction and do places that don't deliver?" he said of online food ordering and delivery platforms that already offer Chinese food or pizza options.


  6. Snow day equals sledding day for South Jersey studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | The Jersey Journal

    After winter storm Juno created a snow day with little snow to show for it, students were only too happy to spend the day enjoying the thick blanket of snow Thursday's storm Thor left behind. To celebrate the second snow day in a row, close to 100 parents and children flocked to Chestnut Branch Park in Mantua Township, with sleds in hand.


  7. Mantua-Pitman joint court absorbs Wenonah, Woodbury HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Jersey Journal

    In a move that falls in line with the continuing trend of shared services agreements, the boroughs of Woodbury Heights and Wenonah have announced plans to join the Mantua-Pitman joint municipal court. The merger, set to take effect April 1, is expected to save Mantua about $45,000 a year in operating costs for the court's $380,000 budget.


  8. 'Coffee with a Cop' events set for Deptford, Pitman, MantuaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Jersey Journal

    Police in Deptford and Mantua townships and Pitman will be hosting "Coffee with a Cop" events at local eateries in town in the coming weeks. A trio of Gloucester County municipal police departments will be hosting "Coffee with a Cop" events over the next few weeks in which local residents can come out and voice community concerns while getting to know their local boys in blue.


  9. Pitman crimelog: Wenonah man arrested on drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Jersey Journal

    On Feb. 8, Gage Wilson, 19 of Wenonah, was arrested for possession of marijuana under 50 grams and possession of drug paraphernalia. Wilson was charged and released with a pending court date in Mantua Township.


  10. Gloucester County Nature Club | Let's hope spring flowers arrive soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    These are all non-native annual plants that make their flower buds in the fall, go dormant in winter, and bloom whenever the ground warms for a few days. There are dozens of plants in this category.


  11. One of Gloucester County's most wanted nabbed in MantuaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    Jason Walko, 36, of Mantua, identified as Number 8 on the list of most wanted Gloucester County fugitives, was apprehended by sheriff's officers Tuesday.


  12. Gloucester County teachers, parents, administrators organize against PARCC examRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 |

    Liza Dimasi, Shannon Pizzuti and Maureen Selby, all teachers from the Deptford school district, take a practice PARCC exam during a forum at Rowan College of Gloucester County, Feb. 19, 2015 test, Gloucester County teachers, administrators, parents and school board members held a forum at Rowan College of Gloucester County on Thursday night to state once more their concerns about the standardized test. The event, hosted by the Gloucester County Education Association , the union that includes teachers and support staff, included a discussion panel and a documentary screening as well as an opportunity for attendees to try out the test for themselves.


  13. Mantua's Carolina Blue a real find off the beaten pathRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    THE VIBE: It may look like a biker bar from the outside, but this Pitman gastropub is styling, from its inviting bar and sleek bistro dining room to its fab menu of smartly conceived comfort food. STANDOUT DISHES: Crab-topped asparagus wrapped in pancetta , garlicky steamers , coconut-crusted scallops , crab cakes , goat cheese salad and, for dessert, grasshopper pie OUTSTANDING IN ITS FIELD isn't an overstatement for Carolina Blue.


  14. Bingo games offer designer handbags as prizesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    Glassboro VFW, 275 Wilmer St. will host a Coach bingo on April 10. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and bingo begins at 7 p.m. Light snacks and soda provided . No alcohol permitted in the hall.


  15. Mantua officials: Cold weather caused rusty waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Gloucester County Times

    The Mantua Township Municipal Utilities Authority attributed rusty water that affected a small section of town on Tuesday to extreme cold. "We try to control [rust] with semi-annual flushing, but every once in awhile something gets loose," said Bill Krebs, head of the MUA.


  16. Knight and day: Armored Combat League warriors transform Gloucester...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    LOGAN TWP. -- The moment you see a man head to toe in medieval armor swing a battle axe at an enemy combatant, you begin to appreciate what Armored Combat League can offer.


  17. Organizations offer a night out playing bingoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 |

    Progressive bingo will be played on Friday Feb. 20. Doors open at 6 p.m. and games begin at 7 p.m. at Salem FOE, 232 East Broadway in Salem. Refreshments available for purchase.


  18. Tow truck crashes into Mantua drainage ditch, Gloucester County engineers plan fixesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | The Gloucester County Times

    A tow truck crashed into the same drainage ditch along Barnsboro Road in Mantua that the property owner has been seeking a fix for. MANTUA TWP.


  19. Vineland trio indicted on Mantua Township shoplifting chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | The Jersey Journal

    A Cumberland County trio are facing charges in connection with alleged thefts in Mantua Township, the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office announced Friday. Dana N. Harris, 44, Rudolph Tillman, 45, and Destiny U. Harris-Parker, 23, all of Vineland, have each been indicted in the alleged incident on Sept.


  20. Deptford man gets 5 years in Mantua Walgreens, Heritage's robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | The Gloucester County Times

    Bryan K. Clark, 49, of Deptford Township, was sentenced Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, to five years in New Jersey state prison in connection to robbery charges in Mantua Township in 2013, according to the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office. A Deptford Township man was sentenced to five years in state prison Friday after previously pleading guilty to a pair of back-to-back robberies in Mantua Township in 2013, according to the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office.


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