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Salem County freeholders adopt 2014 budget

ELMER - The Salem County freeholder board adopted its 2014 budget Wednesday night, a spending plan that will hold the county purpose tax flat for the next year.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Salem County history book author to speak at Pennsville Historical Society

PENNSVILLE TWP. - Bonny Beth Elwell, author of "Images of America: Upper Pittsgrove, Elmer, and Pittsgrove" will be the guest speaker at the quarterly meeting of the Pennsville Historical Society Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Pennsville, NJ, Elmer, NJ

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Salem County Meals on Wheels volunteer luncheon, April 15, 2014

Executive Director, Peg Marshall, left, gives Board Member and volunteer, Bill Loufik, a silverware clock.

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The Jersey Journal

The Scoop: Spring chill; Pennsville Historical Society event; bridge...

A freeze warning? Say it ain't so! After the bitter winter, we've been spoiled by the above average temperatures.

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Related Topix: Pennsville, NJ, Woodstown, NJ, Elmer, NJ, Carneys Point, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Pennsville Police Blotter includes shoplifting, DWI after crashing into Walmart building

Jessica A. Hart, 31, of Pennsville, was arrested and charged with driving while under the influence Sunday, April 13, at approximately 1:45 a.m., authorities said.

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The Jersey Journal

Pennsville purse snatcher nabbed after another attempt in Middlesex County, police say

PENNSVILLE TWP . - The suspect who has been on a purse-snatching spree was caught in Plainsboro this weekend, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Middlesex County, NJ, Pennsville, NJ, Plainsboro, NJ

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Daily Journal

Boy Scouts to honor distinguished citizens

Plans are underway for the combined Distinguished Citizens of the Year Reception for Cumberland and Salem Counties.

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Related Topix: Cumberland County, NJ, Woodstown, NJ, Bridgeton, NJ, Vineland, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Cause of Salem brush fire that destroyed 2 vehicles remains undetermined

SALEM - The cause of a brush fire that left a large area scorched Sunday and destroyed two fire vehicles still remains undetermined, officials said Monday.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Salem, NJ, Wildfire, Pennsville, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Pilesgrove brush fire tops latest Salem County Firelog

PILESGROVE TWP . - Reliance Fire Co. responded at 3:52 p.m. Monday to East Lake Road for a brush fire and remained in service for 20 minutes.

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The Daily Journal

Blaze destroys Salem County fire trucks

Firefighters escaped injury but two brush trucks were destroyed in a brush fire.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Pennsville, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Former Salem City pastor's alleged sexual assault victim was his grandson, officials say

Former Pastor of the Salem Presbyterian Church, Jonathan Smith, was arraigned on child sexual assault charges before Judge Timothy Farrell, Monday, April 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: Salem, NJ, Prison

Sun Apr 13, 2014

NJ.com

Meals on Wheels of Salem County to honor volunteers at luncheon

Meals on Wheels of Salem County Executive Director Peg Marshall speaks at a previous volunteer luncheon held at the Elmer Grange Hall.

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The Jersey Journal

Pennsville's St. George's Church still thriving after 300 years

They had to put a fence around the cemetery because people would sneak in to bury the dead so they didn't have to pay the fees.

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Related Topix: Pennsville, NJ, World News, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire County, England, University of Pennsylvania

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Quinton Township crash tops latest Salem County Firelog

QUINTON TWP . - Quinton Fire Co. responded at 11:24 a.m. Saturday to Quinton-Marlboro Road to assist the Quinton Ambulance on the scene of a motor vehicle crash.

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

The Jersey Journal

Salem County school gardens help students grow healthy eating habits

MANNINGTON TWP. - As the childhood obesity epidemic continues, teaching kids the benefits of healthy eating is becoming more and more important for parents and health officials.

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Related Topix: Rutgers University, Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Vegetables, Penns Grove, NJ, Agriculture, Science

The Daily Journal

Century Savings supports literacy program

The bank donated $5,000 to the program, which recruits, trains and matches adult tutors with adult learners in Cumberland and Salem counties.

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Related Topix: Cumberland County, NJ, Vineland, NJ

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Salem County Career and Technical High School students prepare garden ...

Salem County Career and Technical High School senior Jacob McNiss, of Pennsville, left, and sophomore Paul Shinskie, of South Harrison, assemble cages to grow potatoes in the schoolyard garden, Friday, April 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Home Gardening, Home, Pennsville, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Salem County Career and Technical High School students prepare garden ...

Salem County Career and Technical High School sophomores, from left, Jamie Munyon, of Lower Alloways Creek, Kelsey Stockton, of Quinton, and Alexis Polillo, of Carneys Point, plant lettuce and onions in the schoolyard garden, Friday, April 10, 2014.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Home Gardening, Home, Quinton, NJ, Carneys Point, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Salem County Prosecutor John Lenahan named 2014 Distinguished Citizen of Year

Salem County Prosecutor John T. "Jiggs" Lenahan was named the 2014 Distinguished Citizen of the Year on Thursday night at the county chamber of commerce's annual Spring Banquet.

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Related Topix: Woodstown, NJ, Salem, NJ

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Salem County Firelog includes gas leak call in Carneys Point Township

CARNEYS POINT TWP . - Carneys Point Fire Dept. and Rescue Squad responded at 11:02 a.m. Wednesday to Merion Avenue for a gas leak call.

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Related Topix: Carneys Point, NJ, Pennsville, NJ

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