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Penns Grove, New Jersey is located in Salem County. Zip codes in Penns Grove, NJ include 08069. The median home price in Penns Grove is $65,000. More Penns Grove information.

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13 hrs ago | The Gloucester County Times

Salem County Bridge honors two for outstanding community service

Jakob Davenport and Cole Batten earned the 2014 Community Service Awards from Salem County Bridge.

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17 hrs ago | NBC Philadelphia

Mayor Asks Borough to Cover Legal Fees

Angry parents are demanding that a school board member allegedly caught on camera attacking a police officer in front of a gym be fired.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Salem County pastors show support for Penns Grove mayor charged in brawl with police

PENNS GROVE - Local pastors and members of the community showed their support for Mayor John A. Washington Monday saying he was simply trying to come to the aid of a police officer during a brawl at a local school earlier this month.

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The Jersey Journal

Press Conference at Penns Grove Borough Hall, July 21, 2014

Bonnie Coppage of Penns Grove holds a sign during press conference on the steps of Penns Grove Borough Hall in Penns Grove, Monday, July 21, 2014.

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The Jersey Journal

Carneys Point celebrates addition of two new officers to its police force

The room was filled at a recent Carneys Point Township Committee meeting for the swearing-in ceremony for township natives, 25-year-old Justin Spinelli and 29-year-old Wayne Maiden.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Penns Grove weight room; Come soon, Cindy!; YAP, FSN; BEN Column, July 20, update 4

They hired Tony Surace of Salmon Ventures out of Millville and raised enough money for a new stadium with all-weather turf, A No Eject, No Reject Policy: No youth or family will be refused services because of their needs or history, and no family will be ejected from services because of challenges or difficulties.

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Examiner.com

Localities pass ordinances against droopy drawers, ACLU fights back

The origin of the "fashion statement," if it can be fairly called that, is hard to trace.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Gloucester County Times

Call for gas leaks in Penns Grove tops latest Salem County Firelog

Members responded at 2:56 p.m. Wednesday to South Smith Avenue for a gas leak. The Carneys Point Fire and Rescue Co.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

NJ.com

Salem County F.O.P. to discuss assault on police officer: What do you want to know?

PENNSVILLE TWP. - The Salem County Fraternal Order of Police is holding a press conference this afternoon to discuss the assault of Penns Grove police officer George Manganaro last week.

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The Jersey Journal

Poll: Should Penns Grove mayor, councilwoman have been arrested in Walter Hudson assault?

While we're waiting for the other shoe to drop, do you think there's an explanation that will resolve the recent troubles in Penns Grove and that it just hasn't been made public yet? Charges of aggravated assault and obstruction have been filed against borough councilwoman Jeanette R. Jackson, according to court documents the Times reported about ... (more)

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Observer

Aid will partly offset tax

Some good news for Kearny taxpayers: the town will be getting state transitional aid for 2014 and Mayor Alberto Santos said that means the anticipated hit for property owners won't be as bad as expected.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Penns Grove mayor charged with aggravated assault on police in Walter Hudson case

PENNS GROVE - Borough Mayor John A. Washington was charged Monday with aggravated assault on a uniformed police officer, municipal court documents show.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Penns Grove-Carneys Point BOE member, Walter Hudson, released from jail

PENNS GROVE - The Penns Grove-Carneys Point Regional School District board member arrested for allegedly assaulting a police officer last week has been released on bail and plans on attending Monday's BOE meeting.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

NBC Philadelphia

School Meeting Turns Violent

Board of Education member Walter Hudson was arrested for assaulting a police officer inside Penns Grove Middle School at a school board meeting.

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The Jersey Journal

Penns Grove High School student named alternate to the Girl's Career Institute

Cassady Dougan was named the Penns Grove-Carneys Point Woman's Club Alternate to the Girl's Career Institute held June 9-12 at Douglass College, New Brunswick.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

NJ.com

Penns Grove-Carneys Point school board member Walter Hudson arrested on assault charge

PENNS GROVE - Local school board member and community activist Walter Hudson was arrested last night, according to Penns Grove Police.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Major gas leak reported in Penns Grove in South Virginia Avenue area

PENNS GROVE - Fire crews are on the scene of what is reported to be a large gas leak in the borough.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Alloway Township dwelling fire tops latest Salem County Firelog

ALLOWAY TWP . - Alloway Fire Co. responded at 1:25 a.m. Thursday to Watson Mill Road for a dwelling fire and remained in service for 46 minutes.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Pennsville businessman speaks to Carneys Point-Penns Grove Police Explorers

Brian Zimmerman of Allstate Insurance Pennsville, was guest speaker at a recent meeting of the Carneys Point-Penns Grove Police Explorers.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

NJ.com

Pants can sag down, but don't let language slide: Letter

Last September, the Penns Grove Council passed an ordinance against people wearing their pants too low, because some found it to be offensive.

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