NJ DEMOCRATS FAIL TO OVERRIDE CHRISTIE VETOES

New Jersey Senate democrats were unable to override a package of five bills that were vetoed by Governor Chris Christie that some say would have created jobs in the Garden State.  Christie vetoed the bills, saying the state could not afford the $600 million price tag associated with the new legislation.  Senate President Steve Sweeney…

THEFT CHARGES LODGED AGAINST GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP VET

An office manager at a Galloway Township veterinary hospital was arrested today on charges of third-degree theft by unlawful taking and third-degree possession of a controlled dangerous substance, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel announced. It is alleged that Leah Whitesell, 46, of Cumberland County, worked as the office manager at Atlantic Animal Health Center and…

WOMAN ARRESTED FOR THREATENING A WITNESS

Detectives from the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office and the Atlantic City Police Department arrested an Atlantic City woman and charged her with witness retaliation and terroristic threats for threatening to kill a 17-year-old female for testifying in a 2009 homicide trial in which the defendant was convicted, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel announced. It is…

WOODBINE INSTALLS NEW VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS

Mayor William Pikolycky to announce that he had the honor of  swearing in the officers of the Woodbine Volunteer Fire Department at their recent annual installation dinner, held at the Mauricetown Fire Hall. Also present were State Senator Jeff Van Drew and Assemblyman Nelson Albano. Line Officers are: Chief, Clarence Ryan, Jr.; Assistant Chief, Jose…