Week in Review: Reps Meet With Turnpike Authority, Jessica Lunsford Act

A weekly recap of the past week's news.

This week we discussed Wednesday's presidential debate, breast cancer support, a lawsuit against Galloway Township, and much more.

Here are some highlights from the past week's news:

On Monday, we posted some strange police stories from around the state, reported that the township is looking for ways to cover costs for energy upgrades, posted about breast cancer awareness and breast cancer support groups, and reported that the Atlantic City Convention and Visitors Authority has received a grant.

On Tuesday, we reported that a parking ordinance will likely stop students from parking on Reeds Court, saw Atlantic Cape Community College and Rutgers University establish a dual degree program, met some college students and police officers who completed volunteer work together and reported that a Camden County man admitted to concealing information regarding an Atlantic City woman's death.

On Wednesday, we posted a police blotter, saw school bullying included in this year's New Jersey Department of Education report, discussed last week's presidential debate, reported that, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton poll, Obama has widened his lead over Mitt Romney, and asked who you thought won the presidential debate.

On Thursday, we caught up with Absegami's sports programs, saw the township put its liquor license up for sale, learned about wheelchair rugby, planned to take a detour, reported an arrest regarding a burglary and discussed a planned Atlantic City Electric substation.

On Friday, we reported that the state senate has passed the Jessica Lunsford Act, took a look at a Stockton political poll, saw New Jersey U.S. Senate candidates debate the economy and health care, celebrated World Teachers' Day, saw state officials approve new beach access rules and reported that Galloway Township's former manager, Steve Bonanni, will be represented by a Haddonfield attorney in a lawsuit against the township.

On Saturday, we listed three "ridiculously easy" things to do on Patch and reported that local representatives are meeting with the New Jersey Turnpike Authority regarding proposed interchanges in Galloway Township.


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