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Generations of Holocaust survivors lunch at Katz JCC

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, August 19, 2014 12:02 pm

Holocaust survivors and their families gathered on Sunday, Aug. 10at the Milton & Betty Katz Jewish Community Center for the annual Holocaust Intergenerational Luncheon. Seated (left to right) are Warren Hecht, Sidney Simon and Rosalie Simon; standing Eta Hecht, Marsha Grossman, Cyla Kowenski, Susan Seltzer, Bob Seltzer, Rabbi Aaron Krauss, Rabbi Judi DelBourgo, Hanna Ehrlich and Manya Perel. Holocaust survivors and their families gathered on Sunday, Aug. 10at the Milton & Betty Katz Jewish Community Center for the annual Holocaust Intergenerational Luncheon. Seated (left to right) are Warren Hecht, Sidney Simon and Rosalie Simon; standing Eta Hecht, Marsha Grossman, Cyla Kowenski, Susan Seltzer, Bob Seltzer, Rabbi Aaron Krauss, Rabbi Judi DelBourgo, Hanna Ehrlich and Manya Perel. MARGATE – Nearly 80 survivors and their families attended the annual Holocaust Survivor Intergenerational Luncheon at the Milton and Betty Katz Jewish Community Center Aug. 10.

Hosted by Jewish Family Service, the Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Resource Center at Stockton and the Conference on Material Claims Against Germany, the annual luncheon welcomed many first-, second-, third- and even fourth-generation family members of survivors.

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Ventnor’s IRS assessment reduced more than $150,000

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Written by Nanette LoBiondo Galloway Monday, August 18, 2014 05:07 pm

VENTNOR – After a meeting with an auditor from the Internal Revenue Service, Ventnor’s assessment for payroll taxes was reduced from roughly $160,000 to $2,500, officials said at the Aug. 14 Board of Commissioner’s work session.

According to Chief Financial Officer Toro Aboderin, the IRS investigated how payroll taxes were withheld and paid for about 20 individual city employees. The city has 130 full-time employees and another 30 part-time workers.

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Citizen detains suspect in Ventnor burglary

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 18, 2014 03:00 pm

VENTNOR – A citizen detained a burglary suspect several blocks away from where he allegedly broke into a garage, police said.

Ventnor Police arrested Casey K. Bucceri, 30, whose last known address was in Atlantic City, around 6 p.m. Sunday Aug. 17, and charged him with burglary and theft.

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Wellington Avenue sewer repairs near completion

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Written by Nanette LoBiondo Galloway Monday, August 18, 2014 02:27 pm

VENTNOR – A $1.2 million sewer repair project along Wellington Avenue is nearing completion, an official from the Atlantic County Utilities Authority said Monday, Aug. 18.

According to Joe Pantalone, vice president of the ACUA’s Wastewater Division, the project will be substantially completed by the end of the week.

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Lucy offers dream vacations of a lifetime

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 18, 2014 01:15 pm

MARGATE – The Save Lucy Committee has announced the launch of its newest fundraiser “Pack your TRUNK” vacation raffle of a lifetime.

The fundraiser will help the Save Lucy Committee, a nonprofit corporation, pay off long-term debt, make capital improvements and provide general operating support to Lucy the Elephant, a National Historic Landmark. 

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Margate Police Blotter, Aug. 18, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 18, 2014 01:10 pm

Margate Police Police blotter information is supplied by local police departments and other law enforcement agencies. All persons named are presumed innocent unless proven guilty.

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Two men arrested for alleged burglary in Ventnor

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, August 18, 2014 01:04 pm

VENTNOR – After a citizen called police about suspicious activity, the Ventnor Police Department took two men into custody 11:40 a.m. Aug. 13 for alleged criminal attempted burglary.

The caller observed two men in the backyard of a home on the 6000-block of Atlantic Avenue. After the men left the area, the residence was checked and pry marks were found on a side door. 

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Letter: Officials pit residents against the state

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Written by Sharon Simon Monday, August 18, 2014 11:52 am

Without enough courage to support the will of the people, they have succumbed to political pressure. Without enough courage to support the will of the people, they have succumbed to political pressure. To the editor:

Mayor Becker and Commissioner Taube have pitted residents against the state. They have been in open dialogue with DEP, Army Corps and federal officials and have allowed a number of opportunities to negotiate an alternative to the dunes project go by. They claim that that they have done everything in their power and that it costs too much to protect our beaches, tax revenues and vote, which is simply not true.

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Letter: Time to repair Vendome Avenue ruts

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Written by Mark N. Cohen Sunday, August 17, 2014 11:57 am

Time to repair Verdome Ave. ruts   Time to repair Verdome Ave. ruts To the editor:

Every 25 feet, from Vendome Avenue to the edge of Longport, horizontal ruts run from the curb into the first lane of traffic on both sides of Atlantic Avenue. Some are 4 inches wide and 2 inches deep and getting worse. It won't be long before a bike rider blows out a tire or is thrown off balance, falls and gets hit by a passing car.

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Letter: Maury Blumberg hates democracy

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Written by Maria D. Dicino Sunday, August 17, 2014 11:46 am

Letter: Maury Blumberg hates democracy Letter: Maury Blumberg hates democracy To the editor:

It is clear that Maury Blumberg hates democracy.

In his latest effort to stifle the voice of Margate voters, he voted against the people having input on the spending of their own tax dollars by voting against the November 2014 referendum.

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