COUNTY SEATS POSE EASY RACE FOR GOP

Three countywide elections are being held on Tuesday but they will be over before they even get started.  Republicans are expected to win the two freeholder seats up for grabs, along with the county sheriff’s position.  Sheriff Gary Schaffer is running unopposed in the election on Tuesday.  Freeholder candidates Will Morey and Christine Gabor are…

NEW NJ ASSEMBLY SPEAKER TO BE PICKED THURSDAY

Two days after this week’s legislative elections in New Jersey, members of the State Assembly will pick their new leadership.  Assembly Speaker Shelia Oliver announced on Monday that lawmakers will gather on Thursday and select a speaker of the assembly, which is the legislature’s lower branch.  Oliver, a democrat, stated that she would like the…

MIDDLE SOCCER TEAM PREPARES FOR BIG GAME

The Middle Township boys’ soccer team will be playing in a huge playoff game on Tuesday.  Middle Township travels to Haddonfield for a South Jersey Group II semifinal playoff game that will begin at 2:00pm.  Middle knocked off West Deptford on Friday to advance to the semifinal game.  Haddonfield is the number one seed in…

AGGRAVATED SEXUAL ASSAULT CHARGE HANDED DOWN TO ATLANTIC COUNTY

A Pleasantville man is facing multiple charges including aggravated sexual assault in connection with a violent home invasion that occurred in 2009, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel announced. On November 2, 2011, following a 5-month long investigation conducted by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office in conjunction with the New Jersey State Police, investigators charged Marvin Hood, 47, with first-degree…