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  1. Amid ongoing clash, Verizon and N.J. officials meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Gloucester County Times

    BRIDGETON - For the first time, representatives from Verizon and a group of South Jersey towns angry over copper phone service issues met Friday to discuss the company's infrastructure upkeep. The group - made up of 16 municipalities in Atlantic, Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem counties - filed a joint petition with the state in December claiming Verizon wasn't adequately maintaining its copper landlines and demanded that if the company wasn't going to install fiber-optic broadband , it should at least maintain the municipalities' copper networks.

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  2. Condition improves for woman injured in fatal school bus crash, official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | NJ.com

    ... bus and an SUV in Fairfield Township, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016. (Video provided by WPVI) Larry Waller Jr., 43, of Bridgeton, was driving a Toyota Rav4 westbound on East Commerce Street in Fairfield Township Thursday morning. The roadway was wet from a ...

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  3. N.J. authorities arrest 16 people, seize drugs and guns, in bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Gloucester County Times

    ... of a controlled dangerous substance. He was held in lieu of $225,000 bail. - Nicole Castro, 25, of Oak Street, in Bridgeton, was charged with conspiracy to possess a controlled dangerous substance, possession of a controlled dangerous substance with ...

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  4. Fatal school bus accident victims ID'd by policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The victims of Thursday's fatal crash between a Toyota SUV and a school bus in Cumberland County have been identified. New Jersey State Police said Larry Walker, 43, of Bridgeton was driving westbound on Route 49 in Fairfield when his RAV 4 crossed over into the eastbound lanes into the path of a school bus, causing it to go off the road and overturn.

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  5. Greater Bridgeton Legends announces 2016 honorees and eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | NJ.com

    The 2016 Bridgeton Legends event will be held Saturday, March 12 at 6 p.m. in the Centerton Country Club. Greater Bridgeton Legends is an annual dinner and entertainment benefit that celebrates notable Bridgeton residents and their significant contributions to the community.

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  6. N.J. city says Verizon is putting public's safety at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | NJ.com

    BRIDGETON - City officials say unreliable copper lines operated by Verizon are posing obstacles for the city's police department, claiming that storms and rain, in particular, will sometimes cause interference when the station is attempting to communicate with its officers. At times, the police department will have to resort to backup telecommunication platforms, according to Bridgeton police Chief Michael Gaimari.

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  7. Driver crosses into wrong lane before striking school bus, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | NJ.com

    ... it, according to New Jersey State Police. The school bus driver, a bus aide and four special needs students from Bridgeton were on the bus as it flipped over from the collision. The school bus occupants were taken to local hospitals by authorities. ...

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  8. One Person Killed In N.J. School Bus, SUV CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Patch.com

    ... with minor injuries, and a bus aide was taken to Cooper University Hospital in Camden with serious injuries. The Bridgeton school bus included four students, ages 11 to 17, who were in an out-of-district placement program, nj.com reports. The school ...

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  9. N.J. man killed in school bus crash was a good son, hard worker, family saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | NJ.com

    ... spokeswoman Wendy Marano. The children and bus driver were transported to Inspira Medical Center Vineland. A Bridgeton Public Schools employee was sent to the hospital for the children and parents were advised of the situation, said Dr. Thomasina ...

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  10. Man seriously injured in Parkway crash, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Jersey Journal

    ... s said. New Jersey State Police investigate a fatal car accident involving a school bus on East Commerce Street in Bridgeton, on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 (Brittany M. Wehner

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  11. Celebration of HOPE, YMCA retirement, fastnachts: BEN Column, Feb. 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | NJ.com

    ... around the world as Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras, or Donut Day. "Century Bakery, located at 525 North Pearl St. in Bridgeton, always celebrates the tradition of Donut Day-or Fastnacht Day. The word 'fastnacht' means 'night before the fast' referring to ...

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  12. Westside NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Reminder

    WEST CUMBERLAND LITTLE League 2016 registration dates and fees have been set. Registration is slated for 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays Feb. 2, 9 and 16, and 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays Feb. 6, 13 and 20 at the WCLL clubhouse, Greenwich Road, Bridgeton.

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  13. Bridgeton man indicted on charges of attempted murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Gloucester County Times

    BRIDGETON - Accused of trying to kill a man in June 2015, a city resident was indicted last week on charges of attempted murder. Gunshots were heard on the 200 block of Cohansey Street on June 25, 2015, around 3 a.m. Authorities found a city resident with several gunshot wounds and transported him to Inspira Medical Center Vineland.

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  14. Bridgeton police investigate early-morning shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | NJ.com

    Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the Bridgeton Police Department by calling 856-451-0033 or the Crime Stoppers hotline at 856-455-5550. Don E. Woods may be reached at [email protected] .

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  15. Millville mourns coaches, O Captain! My Captain!, Cohansey Watershed Association: BEN Column, Feb. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Gloucester County Times

    ... for the American Littoral Society, describing upcoming environmental projects involving students from schools in Bridgeton and Upper Deerfield. The projects are designed to help filter out pollutants from stormwater runoff and are part of a new ...

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  16. Oakcrest (42) at Bridgeton (47) - Boys BasketballRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | NJ.com

    The Bridgeton boys basketball team's offense couldn't get going for four quarters against Cape-Atlantic National opponent Oakcrest. Fortunately for the Bulldogs, the game went into overtime and behind the free-throw shooting of Miguel Rivera in the extra frame, Bridgeton scored just enough to earn the 47-42 victory.

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  17. Let's take out less trash | OpinionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The Gloucester County Times

    The nuts and bolts of municipal government are not really very attractive and the subject matter not all that inspiring to think on. But every now then, if you do it long enough, you get a little bit of good news, a small reminder that the dry language of policy plays out on the street in the "daily-ness" of the community.

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  18. Great Kindness Challenge, Stow Creek bingo, Outstanding Citizen: BEN Column, Jan. 31Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | The Gloucester County Times

    ... table of 8, and you will be placed in a special raffle drawing. "The school is located at 11 Gum Tree Corner Road, Bridgeton, and you may call 856-455-1717 to schedule pick up of your tickets prior to the event. Glenn works in the activities ...

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  19. Muskrat dinner 101: Everything you need to know about old N.J. traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | NJ.com

    ... The meat is dark and rich and a cross between beef and duck, some say. "They are very clean," Doug Van Sant of Bridgeton said. "It is some of the purest meat you can get. The name rubs people the wrong way so some of us call it 'marsh rabbit'." ...

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  20. N.J. cop found not guilty of selling steroids to colleague, jury decidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    BRIDGETON - A Cumberland County jury found a Bridgeton police officer not guilty Thursday of selling steroids to a fellow officer, according to officials. "He is very happy that he was vindicated after four years and 10 days," said Robert Luther, the attorney representing Smith.

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