This week we saw a new councilman sworn in, asked for you to vote for some of your favorite businesses and met triplets who survived a premature birth.
Here are some highlights from the past week's news:
On Monday, we posted a police blotter, saw area farmers struggle with drought, reported that disaster loans are available for certain Atlantic County non-profit organizations, asked you to vote for your favorite diner and reported that two men have been sued for allegedly operating a bogus 9/11 charity.
On Tuesday, we met a family that is celebrating the birthdays of triplets who were born premature, asked you to vote for your favorite pizza, asked if you think judges should pay more for health benefits, saw William Polistina nominated for reappointment to the Atlantic County Board of Taxation and saw a Texas pair arrested in Galloway.
On Wednesday, we asked you to vote for your favorite seafood, saw a recent Absegami graduate presented with a scholarship, heard advocates for the Atlantic Riding Center seek help from Atlantic County Freeholder and reported that John Mooney was named to the Galloway Township Council.
On Thursday, we saw the truck that transported a piece for Barnegat's 9/11 memorial implicated in an alleged scam, looked at upcoming events in the township, asked you to vote for your favorite barber and saw John Mooney officially sworn in.
On Friday, we asked you to vote for your favorite dentist, announced that a financial planning certificate may be available for Stockton students in less than a year, saw some photos from the Galloway Township Carnival, reported that aquatic and beach-related trauma injuries have doubled since last year, according to AtlantiCare, and reported that a fisherman who suffered a heart attack on a commercial fishing vessel has been hospitalized in Galloway.
On Saturday, we met a company that brings home-based care to Atlantic County.