Press of Atlantic City: Galloway


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Overturned vehicle caused delays on Parkway

An overturned vehicle caused delays on the Garden State Parkway northbound Thursday morning.

Everyday Athletes: Strong family man Bob Merkh stays home to train

Powerlifter Bob Merkh didn't want to spend too much time away from his family to train at the gym.

Atlantic City Electric at work on 7-Mile Island

Atlantic City Electric has informed the Stone Harbor Office of Emergency Management that crews are working on Avalon and Stone Harbor boulevards to restore power to Seven-Mile Island.

Galloway foundation seeks to help those with spinal cord injuries

Jennifer Beaver hopes that when people see the symbol of blue wings, they will think of spinal cord injuries, just as they might associate breast cancer with the pink ribbon.

South Jersey tech firm adds Philly office

A Galloway Township company is adding a third office in Philadelphia but said the new building will not affect operations in its Galloway and Haddonfield locations.

4 A Star makes business out of South Jersey talent

Ava Holly had a successful career selling Tupperware when she went to an event and heard then-WNBA President Donna Orender ask the audience to raise their hands.

Greater Egg teachers protest lack of contract

MAYS LANDING — As union members paraded outside, representatives of the Greater Egg Harbor Education Association and the district school board held their first fact-finding meeting Thursday at the board offices in an effort to settle on a new contract.

Pedicin and his saxophone in new Tom Stoppard play

Michael Pedicin, an associate professor of music at Stockton University in Pomona, Galloway Township, will be on stage playing the tenor saxophone in a new Tom Stoppard play, “The Hard Problem,” through Feb. 6 at the Wilma Theater in Philadelphia.

Last call at the Noyes Museum: 'Just a really sad day'

Anne Ronne and Dr. Victor Bressler live in Linwood, but they’ve gone to Galloway Township three times in the last week to say goodbye to their favorite museum. Their last visit was Sunday, which was also the last day the Noyes Museum of Art was open in its original location, off Galloway’s Lily Lake Road.

Innovation zone tax breaks could help aviation park fly

A bill that creates a new state innovation zone around Atlantic City International Airport will attract industries with high-paying jobs to the region, officials said Friday.

Bill would give aviation park innovative tax incentives

The state Legislature approved a bill Thursday that would help Stockton University attract high-technology tenants to its Stockton Aviation Research and Technology Park in Egg Harbor Township.

EHT charity expanding its role in Atlantic County

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – The Family Service Association is re-branding itself this year to let Atlantic County residents know the nonprofit provides a lot more than mental-health treatment.

South Jersey opens warming centers for homeless as temperature dips

With the wind-chill expected to drop into the single digits overnight Monday, volunteer James Murphy began making preparations to house nearly triple the normal number of homeless at the Atlantic City Rescue Mission.

Atlantic County's falling jobless rate no cause for cheer

For two consecutive months, Atlantic County held a unique position in federal unemployment statistics: the most improved jobless rate in the nation.

New landlord has big ideas for Smithville shopping center

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — In the six months or so since he learned that the Smithville Town Center existed, Harvey Rosenblatt has filled a three-ring binder to textbook thickness on the past, present and future of the shopping complex.

Long tradition of volunteerism continues at Seashore Gardens

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP —Two things really grab the attention of 92-year-old Mary “Ginger” Dickey these days, her daughter said: “babies and men.”

Small businesses vary on return policies

Mike Spagnola used to give cash back for store-item returns but ran into some troubles.

Galloway resident stabbed outside of JD's Pub and Grill

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — An Absecon man was arrested after a township resident was stabbed outside JD’s Pub and Grill early Tuesday morning, police said.

Fire damages Galloway home

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Anthony Bove sat on a neighbor’s porch across the street from his bi-level home while firefighters worked to put out a fire at his home.

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