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Salem, New Jersey is located in Salem County. Zip codes in Salem, NJ include 08079. The median home price in Salem is $60,000 which is roughly $49/per square foot. More Salem information.

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4 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Salem County veterans share memories of their service in the Korean War

Salem County veterans meet to share their stories about serving in the Korean War, in Salem, on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Newark Star-Ledger

First-ever Salem County Veterans Picnic draws more than 300

But the granddaughter of a World War II veteran, Mowers-Thomas was motivated to deliver something worthy of the sacrifice veterans of all eras have given to their country. At the first-ever Salem County Veterans Picnic on Saturday at the Salem County Fairgrounds, Mowers-Thomas was in tears, as the event drew a successful crowd of roughly 300 people and veterans from all over Salem County.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Jersey Journal

New Salem High School Principal ready to build on successful programs

New Salem High School Prinicipal John Mulhorn checks out an experiment in one of the school's new science classrooms, on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Chet Huntley was here; Linda Quay heading EMS; Chicken lecture; BEN Column, Sept. 2, update 2

The column that says we got a phone call Thursday asking if the rumor were true that Mama Mia's in Salem is moving to the old Michael's in Pennsville, which was up for sheriff's sale, but we have no idea. Did you know that in 1967 when the Cumberland County Fair first opened on Carmel Road in Millville, Chet Huntley of NBC came down and did a Chet Huntley Report on Agriculture? Are you in or out for ringing the bell for the Red Kettle in Cedarville for the Salvation Army, Shep? We hope it;s about the Amish furniture store going in at the other end and Myra Jane Rivera running it.

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The Jersey Journal

Salem man indicted on murder charge in connection to December shooting

SALEM - A city man was indicted last month in connection with the shooting death of a 20-year-old man on Walnut Street in December, according to court documents. Brent A. Carr, 25, faces murder, weapon and other charges after a Salem County grand jury handed up the eight-count indictment on Aug. 13. Police and paramedics rushed to a white duplex between Sinnickson and Wesley street at about 3:30 p.m. following reports of gunfire on the block.

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The Jersey Journal

Salem County Rewind: First day of school in Pennsville; fresh...

In this online feature which appears each Thursday , we're presenting the popular weekly Salem County Picture From The Past and the Salem County history tidbits which appear daily in the South Edition of the Times. Students throughout Salem County are now settled in for the new school year.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

NJ.com

Salem County Meals on Wheels seeks volunteers to deliver meals

Volunteers are needed in several areas of the county to deliver meals to elderly and disabled clients once every four weeks. "We are grateful for many volunteers who delivered meals for 10, 20, even 30 years and are now retiring," stated Peg Marshall, executive director of Meals on Wheels of Salem County.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Helping Goldie; Salem mobilizes; Wheels of Thunder; BEN Column, Sept. 8, update 3

The column that tells you in advance the Times will look different starting on Tuesday, so maybe take a look. The mayor of Salem has called for a city-wide symposium tonight at 6 p.m. in the middle school.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Armed man arrested in Salem after struggle with detectives

Raheem Rogers, 31, of Salem was charged with possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, unlawful possession of a weapon, certain persons prohibited from possessing weapons, possession of stolen property, tampering with physical evidence and resisting arrest, according to Salem County Prosecutor John T. Lenahan. Lenahan said that on Thursday around 9 p.m. detectives from his office's Criminal Investigative Division saw Rogers near the intersection of East Broadway near Seventh Street in Salem .

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NJ.com

Salem Community College president announces June retirement

CARNEYS POINT TWP. - Salem Community College President Joan Baillie announced her retirement Thursday, and college officials said they plan on beginning their search for a new leader immediately.

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The Jersey Journal

Free breakfast, lunch for Camden, Paulsboro and Salem students through federal program

Bookbags have been packed with pens, pencils, notebooks and binders, but in some local districts, there's one thing parents could leave out for the first day of school - the lunch box. Paulsboro , Salem City and Camden City school districts have all been accepted for the new Community Eligibility Provision , allowing every student in their respective schools to be offered breakfast and lunch free of charge.

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NJ.com

Salem Community College president announces June retirement

CARNEYS POINT TWP. - Salem Community College President Joan Baillie announced her retirement Thursday, and college officials said they plan on beginning their search for a new leader immediately.

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The Jersey Journal

Free breakfast, lunch for Camden, Paulsboro and Salem students through federal program

Bookbags have been packed with pens, pencils, notebooks and binders, but in some local districts, there's one thing parents could leave out for the first day of school - the lunch box. Paulsboro , Salem City and Camden City school districts have all been accepted for the new Community Eligibility Provision , allowing every student in their respective schools to be offered breakfast and lunch free of charge.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

The Jersey Journal

No kudos here; Mayor will explain; Raise the baskets; BEN Column, Sept. 4, update 2

The column that says Tri-County Midget Football kicks off this weekend in a big way because Bridgeton is back in the fold and starting off by traveling to Vineland on Sunday at 11 a.m. 1, 3 and 5 p.m., and Millville is at Penns Grove on Saturday at the same times, while Cumberland host Salem, also on Sunday, at the same times. The meeting will be held in compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act of 1975, Chapter 231, p.l. 1975.

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The Jersey Journal

Salem County Rewind: Riverview Beach Park's Hummingbird roller...

Children enjoy a ride on the Hummingbird roller coaster at Riverview Beach Park. In this online feature which appears each Thursday , we're presenting the popular weekly Salem County Picture From The Past and the Salem County history tidbits which appear daily in the South Edition of the Times.

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The Jersey Journal

Salem jury begins deliberating fate of ex-city housing authority director Young

Former Salem Housing Authority Director Dr. Isaac A. Young appeared in Salem County Superior Court before Judge Timothy Farrell during jury selection, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Young is on trial for allegedly disseminating confidential documents.

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The Jersey Journal

Behnke's dedication an asset for Salem freeholder board: Letter

While working for the Salem County government, it was my pleasure to work with and alongside Debbie Behnke, who is now running as a Democratic candidate for freeholder. She showed much love for her former job as social services director of the county.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

NJ.com

Salem police: Man, 74, threatened woman with rifle on Ward Street

Police were called to Ward Street, in Salem, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, by reports of a man threatening a woman with a gun.

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The Jersey Journal

Pennsville Police Blotter: Drug possession, driving under the influence, disorderly conduct

Hasein A. Cooper, 28, of Salem, was arrested Aug. 20 at approximately 3:20 p.m. on two outstanding warrants - one for $1,000 from Salem City and a no bail warrant from state Superior Court in Salem, police said.

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The Jersey Journal

The Scoop: Freeholders to meet in Pilesgrove; it's...

New windows have been installed in the old Nelson House, left, and Washington Hall on East Broadway in downtown Salem.

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