Less than one day after Absecon residents endured what they hope will be the last snowfall of the season, Rita’s Water Ice opened for the 2017 season. There was one problem, however. The temperature barely made it past 32 degrees. But that didn’t stop the city’s school children – and a parent or two – from taking part in a Rita's opening day tradition by sampling a free water ice.

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