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18 hrs ago | NJ.com

Carneys Point Police Blotter: Truck stop altercation, cell phone theft, mud flaps stolen

Karl Schmidt III, 34, of Pennsville, was arrested July 25 at 1:46 a.m. and charged with driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol on North Broadway, police said.

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Related Topix: Carneys Point, NJ, Pennsville, NJ

Yesterday | NJ.com

Former Salem City pastor pleads guilty to sexual assault of minor

Former Pastor of the Salem Presbyterian Church, Jonathan Smith, pleaded guilty to a sexual assault charge before Judge Timothy Farrell, Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Salem, NJ, Prison, State Prisons, New Jersey State Prison

Yesterday | NJ.com

The Scoop: Salem County Fair just a week away; our cannon looks...

Salem County's cannon, "Il Sannito," outside of the Old Courthouse. Thanks to the work of inmates at the Salem County Correctional Facility, it looks great and will continue to look great.

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Related Topix: Prison, Carneys Point, NJ

Yesterday | The Jersey Journal

Salem jail expansion not safe bet right now: Editorial

Imagine if they built a $2.5 billion mega-casino in a gambling resort that was rapidly losing players year after year, and opened it just as the decline grew steeper.

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Related Topix: Prison, Salem, NJ, Gloucester County, NJ, Burlington, NJ, Opinion

Mon Jul 28, 2014

NJ.com

Salem County breaks ground on new walking path in Oldmans Township

The Salem County Department of Health and Human Services and the Salem County Facilities Management broke ground July 8 on a new walking path at the Salem County Recreation Park.

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The Jersey Journal

Salem man facing charges for kicking Frodo, a police dog, indictment says

Salem County Sheriff's Department K-9 Unit Officer George Mottola, left, watches as his german shepherd Frodo searches from box to box.

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Related Topix: Salem, NJ, Carneys Point, NJ, Penns Grove, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Pittsgrove woman steals almost $200 worth of seafood from Vineland supermarket, police say

VINELAND - A Salem County woman attempted to steal almost $200 in seafood from a local supermarket, according to reports, by transferring the items from the basket of her motorized scooter to her own personal bag.

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Related Topix: Vineland, NJ

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Runaway barge rams, shuts down bridge between Salem City, Pennsville

Authorities look down off the Veterans of Salem County Memorial Bridge Sunday morning at the barge which became lodged against the bridge.

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Related Topix: Pennsville, NJ, US Coast Guard, US Military, US News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

NJ.com

Ranch Hope volunteers to be honored at appreciation barbecue

ALLOWAY TWP. - Ranch Hope will host a Volunteer Appreciation Barbecue at the ranch in Alloway Township on Friday, Aug. 8. Ranch Hope will present the Volunteer of the Year award to the following recipients as nominated by their respective auxiliaries: Roger Garrison of Salem County, Marlene Gill of Cape May County, Harriet Laury of Salem County, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Alloway, NJ, Cape May County, NJ, Atlantic County, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Salem County girls sought for annual Pumpkin Pageant

Meals on Wheels invites Salem County girls ages 5 to 16 to participate in the fifth annual Pumpkin Pageant, one of the events commemorating the 18th Annual Giant Pumpkin Carve, to be held at the Salem County Fairgrounds, Sept.

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Related Topix: Carneys Point, NJ, Fashion, Fall

The Jersey Journal

Penns Grove man shot during argument outside of his home

PENNS GROVE - Authorities are seeking three suspects involved in a shooting outside a borough home Friday night that sent a local man to an area hospital.

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Related Topix: Penns Grove, NJ, Violent Crime

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Clarks Hometown News Patriot

Authorities announce child porn round-up

Two local men were among 14 charged in a second round of arrests resulting from a joint operation by the Division of Criminal Justice and ICE Homeland Security Investigations that has targeted offenders in New Jersey who used a file-sharing network on the Internet to download and distribute child pornography, including child rape videos.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, Elizabeth, NJ, Linden, NJ

Thu Jul 24, 2014

NJ.com

Pennsville students named Girls' Career Institute delegates, alternate

Congratulations to Pennsville Memorial High School juniors Hannah Dunkelberger, Paige Kidwell, and Kayla Brown for being selected as the New Jersey State Federation of Women's Clubs Girls' Career Institute delegates and alternate funded by the local Woman's Club of Pennsville.

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Related Topix: Pennsville, NJ, Rutgers University

NJ.com

Salem, Gloucester county men among 14 charged in child porn sting

Fourteen men, including a Salem County man and two school bus drivers, have been charged in a child pornography sting, Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced Thursday.

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Related Topix: Gloucester County, NJ, New Jersey, Monroeville, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Salem County Rewind: Baseball great Leon 'Goose' Goslin on...

Baseball great Leon "Goose" Goslin is seen in 1933 on his farm in Salem County. He was inducted into the Baseball hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.

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Related Topix: Salem, NJ, Bridgeton, NJ, Elmer, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Movie made in Bridgeton; More Camden Charter; Free cat fix; BEN Column, July 24, first update

The column that says if you engage a clerk, waitress, counter person in their late teens, ask them if they're going to school, and if it's any other answer but yes, find out why not.

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Related Topix: Bridgeton, NJ, Cumberland County, NJ, Salem, NJ

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Salem County group enjoys Downtown Abbey collection at Winterthur Museum

Pictured from the left in front a wall-sized mural of Downtown Abbey: Sandy Branosky, Abby Erhardt, Marlyce Pietrantonio, Sue Johnson , Carol Bower, Jeanne Burgie, Linda Barber, Eileen Eastlack , Mary Ann Panichelle, and Pat Lowe.

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Related Topix: Pennsville, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Suspect in Salem beating video, Latia R. Harris, released from jail

SALEM - Latia R. Harris, the suspect captured on video savagely beating another woman on a path behind a fast food restaurant in the city has been released from jail, officials have confirmed.

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Related Topix: Prison, Salem, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Penns Grove police officer assault case transferred to Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office

PENNS GROVE - The investigation of the officer assault charges filed against three elected officials will be transferred to another jurisdiction after the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General decided to supersede the case, Salem County Prosecutor John T. Lenahan said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Atlantic County, NJ, Penns Grove, NJ, Prison

The Jersey Journal

Carneys Point Police Blotter: Stolen six pack; scavenging charges; eggs tossed at car

Carneys Point police officers were dispatched to Stubini's Tavern on Shell Road on July 18 at 11:10 p.m., for a shoplifting complaint.

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Related Topix: Carneys Point, NJ

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