This week we saw some arrests, met new township employees and saw a new business open in Smithville. Here are some highlights from the past week's news:
On Tuesday, we announced that Tamara deMent and the Cold Club will perform at the Smithville Art Walk, saw AtlantiCare break ground for a behavioral health center and met some Absecon-based dancers that will perform during the 2012 Olympics.
On Wednesday, we reported that Arch Liston was appointed permanent township manager at Tuesday night's Galloway Township Council meeting, saw the school district referendum defeated, discussed a proposed tax increase, met a new acting deputy clerk for Galloway, looked at a new contract for Galloway police and saw that Obama's approval rating has been increasing in New Jersey.
On Thursday, we met a new sheriff's officer from Galloway, saw District 9 legislators push for a child sex crime bill, saw some St. Baldrick's Day haircut photographs and updated a story about a motorcyclist from Galloway who was injured in an accident (he was in good condition as of Thursday).
On Friday, we saw that Richard Stockton College will bring its gala to Borgata in Atlantic City for the third year in a row, announced a community resources fair that will be coming to Atlantic Cape Community College, reported that Absegami's girls varsity 8 crew team has been invited to a Michigan regatta and counted the votes for this week's readers' choice.
On Saturday, we reported that the Galloway Police Department stopped two burglaries in early March, saw AtlantiCare provide new AEDs for some local organizations and met some south Jersey bakers who have opened a new shop in Historic Smithville.