Five Things You May Have Missed in Galloway Township This Week
More from Tuesday's council meeting and a visit to Stockton by a former New Jersey governor.
1. Following meetings with Sen. Christopher Connors, Atlantic County Freeholder Nelson Albano and representatives from the New Jersey Turnpike Authority, Mayor Don Purdy stated at Tuesday night’s council meeting that there will be a public hearing on work being done on the Garden State Parkway involving the interchanges at exits 41 and 44 and the new state police barracks. A date for that hearing has not been set.
2. RCH Thrift store on Tilton Road in Galloway made its first donation to the community when it presented a check to Germania Fire Department representatives in the amount of $211.31 at Tuesday night’s council meeting.
3. The council meeting originally scheduled for Tuesday night, Sept. 25 was rescheduled for Monday night, Sept. 24 to avoid any conflict with the Jewish holiday Yom Kippur, which begins on Sept. 25 and ends after dinner on Sept. 26.
4. Also on Tuesday night, former New Jersey Gov. Thomas Kean was the keynote speaker at a symposium at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey to celebrate 25 years of New Jersey’s mandatory recycling law. Kean was the governor who signed the mandate into law.
5. The Go Green Galloway’s Task Force for Sustainability’s next film night will feature three movies about efficiency at the Atlantic County Library System’s Galloway Branch on April 30 at 7 p.m. It also plans to screen a movie concerning the disappearance of bees at the library in May.