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Six Agencies Participate in “Quality of Life” Operation at Brooklawn Hotel

On June 1, 2017, six agencies conducted an operation at the Brooklawn Motel 6 where the focus was quality of life issues and specifically, narcotics sales.

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Maple Shade First Aid Squad Chief Charged With Stealing $118K

Joseph Freed, the Chief of the Maple Shade First Aid Squad has been charged with stealing more than $118,000 from the agency over a six-year period.

Joseph J. Freed III, 53, of Maple Shade, was charged with Theft by Deception (Second Degree) and Misapplication of Entrusted Property (Second Degree).

In total, he is accused of stealing $118,345.50.

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Mt. Ephraim, Gloucester City & Westville Fire Depts. Awarded $466,667 Grant

Gloucester City, Mount Ephraim and Westville Fire Departments have been awarded a $466,667 federal Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG).

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Join Together Atlantic County Announces Winners of Underage Drinking PSA Contest

Join Together Atlantic County has announced the winners of its underage drinking PSA contest for students in 6th through 8th graders in Atlantic County. The contest theme was the dangers of underage drinking or providing alcohol to those under 21.

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Former Audubon Park Fire Chief Pleads Guilty to Child Porn Charges

The former Chief of the Audubon Park Volunteer Fire Company pleaded guilty on May 30, 2017 to using a computer at the fire station to share child pornography online using a peer-to-peer file-sharing network.

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3rd Grade Alice Costello Students Celebrate Arbor Day With Special Guests & Tree Dedication

Third grade students from Brooklawn’s Alice Costello Elementary School celebrated Arbor Day with the help of the Shade Tree Commission and several other special guests. A Swamp White Oak tree was planted for the class of 2022.

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Bellmawr Council Approves Attorney for Landfill Closure & Independent Investigator

Bellmawr Boro Council approved an attorney regarding the closure of the Creek Road landfill. Council also approved an independent investigator with regard to an alleged dispute.

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Bellmawr Boro Hall Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Bellmawr Borough Hall is officially ADA Compliant, thanks in large part to a $106,051 Camden County Block Development (CBDG) Grant.

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Bellmawr’s Kennedy Blvd. To Be Reconstructed, Thanks to a $217K NJDOT Grant

Bellmawr’s Kennedy Boulevard will be reconstructed, thanks to a $217,000 Municipal Aid Grant from the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT).

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Bellmawr Man Arreste´╗┐d On Sexual Assault Charges

Travis Harvey of Bellmawr has been charged with four counts of 2nd degree Sexual Assault as well as one count of 4th degree Diseased Person Committing an Act of Sexual Penetration.