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  1. N.J. man, pushing 80, runs a lot -- 3 times around the world, to be exact | Shryock columnRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Gloucester County Times

    Keeping meticulous records, the Marathon Man says as of last Friday, a rare day off, he had run 69,909 miles, which equates to three times around the world and 12 times coast-to-coast. Walt Pierson was 38 years old when a West Deptford neighbor, Bob Schmidt, challenged him to a "friendly" tennis match.

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  2. Food pantry donations can be dropped off at Democratic HeadquartersRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    Gloucester County Democratic Headquarters, 27 S. Broad St., Woodbury, will be the drop-off site for non-perishables being collected throughout the year for the Greater Woodbury Cooperative Ministries Food Pantry. Organized among various churches in Woodbury, Woodbury Heights, West Deptford, Wenonah, Westville, National Park and Deptford, the Greater Woodbury Cooperative Ministries, Inc. was founded by clergy and lay leaders to cooperate in local ministries beyond the resources of any one of their faith communities.

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  3. West Deptford Police Crime Log: Aug. 1-17, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Patch.com

    ... 8.01.2015, Devin Bates, 19, Nicholas Elis, 19, Ryan Hempsey, 19, Sonny Conto, 19, and Emily Whalin, 20, all of West Deptford were charged with defiant trespassing after being located on the railroad tracks behind a vacant property. Whalin was also ...

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  4. Teen and Tween Programs @ West Deptford Free Public LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    The prosecutor's office has not yet identified the man, but a report says he lived with his parents at the home where the shooting occurred. New Jersey Beach Cams provides a steady stream of video of the beach areas. Just refresh each video page to keep them running.

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  5. Go fish? 40 koi stolen from West Deptford homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    WEST DEPTFORD - Township police have released the department's crime log for the month of August, with an unusual theft topping the list. Police received a complaint on Aug. 11 saying that 30 to 40 white and gold koi fish had been stolen from a pond in the back of a Fifth Street home.

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  6. Assemblyman honors West Deptford Little League State ChampsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | NJ.com

    Assemblyman Adam Taliaferro joined the members of the West Deptford Township Committee on Aug. 19 to honor the West Deptford Boys Little League Intermediate Baseball Team for their victory in the State Championship this summer. "A state athletic title is one of the most sought after achievements for young athletes and in capturing this title the Eagles have truly brought honor to their families and community," said Assemblyman Taliaferro.

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  7. Field Hockey: Colonial Conference preview, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | NJ.com

    Teams at the top: After a run to the Group 2 semifinals and a 20-4 season in 2014, West Deptford is primed for another run, thanks in large part to its attacking depth. The Eagles lost Eireann Canning to graduation, but return fellow 25-goal scorer Ciara Girouard , in addition to Samantha Souder and Tricia Baud .

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  8. 4 N.J. banks in 3 months: Serial bank robber strikes againRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | NJ.com

    ... Friday's robber is responsible for the July 28 heist, as well as another in Harrison on June 5 and a fourth in West Deptford on June 2.

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  9. United Way of Gloucester County holds Battle of the Corporate StarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Jersey Journal

    The United Way of Gloucester County held the kickoff for its annual fundraising campaign on Aug. 20 at RiverWinds in West Deptford. Scott Kintzing, 2015 United Way Campaign Chairman and Vice President of Business Lending at Investors Bank, welcomed more than 275 enthusiastic guests and local volunteers, who braved the passing rain storms, from across the county to help kick off the 2015 United Way Campaign.

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  10. West Deptford moves to bypass contaminated waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Philly.com

    The push to supply clean water to those affected by contamination spanning several Gloucester County towns is set to progress in West Deptford, where officials voted Wednesday night to move to connect certain properties with private wells to public water. The town, under an agreement with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection outlined at a township committee meeting, plans to install a new water-main extension to provide municipal water to three houses on Clement Drive, where high levels of the contaminant, perfluorononanoic acid , have been detected.

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  11. TD Bank will hold fund-raiser to help man with ALSRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Philly.com

    WEST DEPTFORD A local TD Bank will hold a fund-raiser Friday to assist a Gloucester County man with ALS. The bank will match up to $2,000 of the change visitors process through its "Penny Arcade" coin-counting machine to Jason Shipman, 34, of Sewell, a father of two whose mobility and speech have been affected by the disease.

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  12. West Deptford Democrats adopt Groucho's motto | LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | NJ.com

    My favorite philosopher, Groucho Marx, said wryly, "Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedies." This summer, West Deptford Mayor Denice DiCarlo and state Senate President Stephen Sweeney, a township resident, have taken it to the extreme.

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  13. Officials promise to work together on Hudson River tunnelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | KFVS12

    New Jersey state Sen. Stephen M. Sweeney, center left, D- West Deptford, N.J., walks with Amtrak officials and others past a bank of large electrical breakers in a tunnel below New York's Penn Station on Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, in ... NEWARK, N.J. - Gov. Chris Christie, New Jersey's two U.S. senators and Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx vowed Tuesday to work together to obtain federal money for a $14 billion rail tunnel under the Hudson River - though New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's absence highlighted the challenge of bringing together the many parties involved in the complicated project.

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  14. Fresh From FranklinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Reminder

    ... Tournament will tee off at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday,a SSept. 23 at Riverwinds Golf Course, 270 Eagle Point Road, West Deptford. Registration is 11 a.m. followed by lunch at 11:30. Dinner and awards will be held at 6 p.m. Entry cost is $150 per golfer ...

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  15. Washington Township's Minutemen benefit from summer 7-on-7 leaguesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Jersey Journal

    Although the Washington Township High School football team had not competed in 7-on-7 leagues for the last few years, head coach Mark Wechter wanted to start up again this summer to see how his players would react to some healthy competition. The Minutemen gathered some positive momentum heading into the fall as they reached the championship game of the West Deptford 7-on-7 Passing League in July.

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  16. Christie, feds to discuss how to fund new Hudson rail tunnelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Erie Times News

    New Jersey state Sen. Stephen M. Sweeney, front left , D- West Deptford, N.J., listens as AMTRAK employee Rob Kane, front right, describes the workings of a bank of large electrical breakers in a tunnel below New York's Penn station Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, in Newark, N.J. A push to fund a new tunnel has gained momentum since electrical malfunctions in the 105-year-old tunnel caused several days"TM worth of delays last month. That"TMs the scheduled topic when Gov. Chris Christie meets with federal transportation officials Tuesday in Washington.

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  17. Sweeney and Taliaferro attend Junior Police Academy graduation ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | NJ.com

    Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assemblyman Adam Taliaferro joined Corporal John Craig, Special Operations Unit for West Deptford Police Department, in congratulating 55 middle school-aged cadets graduating from the department's second annual Junior Police Academy on Aug. 14. WEST DEPTFORD- Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assemblyman Adam Taliaferro joined Cpl.

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  18. Alleged Gloucester County burglar wanted for failing to appear in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | The Gloucester County Times

    Joseph J. Duer, Jr., of West Deptford, is wanted by the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office. . Joseph J. Duer, Jr., 35, of West Deptford, is wanted for failure to appear for a status conference.

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  19. Pastor Steve of the table cloth; Fix river before bayside?; Scam call; BEN Column, Aug. 14, update 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | The Jersey Journal

    ... which has been occurring for years and continues to put people and property at risk. Places like Gibbstown, West Deptford, Frenchtown, Philipsburg, Riegelsville, Lambertville, and other Trenton neighborhoods along the Delaware River and its ...

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  20. Lottery ticket delivery bill on Gov. Christie's deskRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    ... we need lottery revenues to be at the very highest level they can be," said Assemblyman John Burzichelli (D-West Deptford). "Lottery ticket delivery makes sense. It's a matter of convenience for a lot of New Jersey residents who enjoy the lottery." ...

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