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04/21/2018 10:06 AM
Inmate allegedly punched by guard had to wait 13 hours for help, suit claims

A 61-year-old state prison inmate knocked unconscious by a corrections officer had to wait 13 hours before receiving medical care, according to a federal lawsuit. The senior corrections officer, Cortlen S. Flax, 30, of Woodbury, was recently indicted on charges that he punched Julio Valdez and then tried to cover up the incident at South Woods State Prison in Cumberland County.

04/19/2018 09:54 AM
Missed connections plague N.J. tax savings | Editorial

Needed in South Jersey: a website like or to bring together not potential romantic partners, but municipalities that should partner for public safety services. The sagas of two tiny Gloucester County boroughs that practically touch each other, each of which is considering disbanding tiny stand-alone police departments, ought to intersect.

04/08/2018 09:13 AM
Bonsal Blues Band presenting 'A Salute to Heroes'

The Bonsal Blues Band Presents "A Salute to Heroes," with the Bonsal Blues Concert Band, Dance Band and Color Guard on Saturday, April 21, 7 p.m. at Pitman High School, 225 Linden Ave. The Bonsal Blues Band, a community band associated with American Legion Post 133 of Woodbury, is in its 70th year of operation. This year's program honors all of the heroes in the community, including military veterans, police, firefighters, EMTs, teachers, and some of our personal heroes.

03/25/2018 07:24 AM
City kicks God out of its meetings to be more inclusive. Now, believers are offended

Woodbury -- which has taken steps to be more inclusive and welcoming to all, especially the LGBTQ community -- is one of the latest municipalities to replace the traditional opening prayer with a silent moment of reflection. But not everyone's happy about it.

03/23/2018 07:16 PM
Indictments Filed March 20

The abbreviation CDS below stands for controlled dangerous substance. A "certain person" charge can be brought against anyone carrying a weapon but whose previous criminal convictions prohibit possession of a weapon.