This week, we saw some police stories, thought about our favorite ice cream and candy and met a whiz kid. Here are some highlights from the past week's news:
On Monday, we asked for your favorite ice cream or candy shop, posted a police blotter, saw some photos and a story from Highland Swim Club's annual fundraiser, read some of the most surprising police stories from around the state, saw a referendum defeated and looked at the effects of its defeat, and realized that New Jersey was ranked no. 1 in laws to fight corruption.
On Tuesday, we saw Oakcrest lift a ban on cell phones and iPads, reported that the township is being sued by a local blogger regarding OPRA requests, saw ShopRite help increase autism awareness and announced that State Police will be using a new alert system.
On Wednesday, we met whiz kid Michael Deluca, examined AtlantiCare's performance regarding treatment time for specific health conditions, reported that New Jersey's only Navy ROTC program will be launched this year at Rutgers, announced that Galloway Middle School students will perform Disney's "High School Musical Jr.", asked what you think about Tim Tebow joining the New York Jets and reported that Galloway Police are seeking a suspect in an attempted child luring incident.
On Thursday, we saw four Atlantic County based groups receive federal grants for HIV/AIDS services and previewed the upcoming baseball and softball seasons.
On Friday, we asked if you are going to go on a tech detox, reported that the prosecution in the Scarfo, Pelullo racketeering case asked a judge to dismiss an attorney, saw a preview of the Revel Resort in Atlantic City, met some Galloway women who will be featured on cereal boxes for their work fighting hunger, announced this week's readers' choice winner and saw a former Richard Stockton College employee charged with stealing textbooks from a student.
On Saturday, we looked at what is on the agenda for Tuesday night's council meeting, continued to examine how AtlantiCare performs compared to other hospitals and met a Galloway student who has seen some success writing essays while still in college.