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American Legion Posts consolidate in Ventnor

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 28, 2014 02:55 pm

VENTNOR – Two organization serving Veterans of Foreign Wars have consolidated to form the Greater Absecon Island Memorial VFW Post 215 of Ventnor.

The Lt. J. Willis Gale VFW Post 215 of Atlantic City and the Turner-Bunting-Durkin VFW Post 3361 of Ventnor consolidated July 23 and elected officers. They are: Commander John T. Petitt, Senior Vice Commander Stephen P. Jones, Junior Vice Commander Anthony B. Musarra, Quartermaster Roger D. Emmick, Chaplain Thomas E. Dougherty and Trustees James G. Blescia, Anthony W. Tribbrine and Royce P. Lawler.

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Longport reading water meters next week

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, July 28, 2014 01:53 pm

LONGPORT - The Longport Public Works Department will read water meters beginning Aug. 4.

Call 609-822-5759 for information.

   

Shopping, fashion, fun the highlight of JCC’s Ladies Night Out

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 25, 2014 02:29 pm

MARGATE –More than 300 women were treated to high-end shopping, a fun and flirty fashion show, food, wine and more at the Milton & Betty Katz JCC Early Childhood Education Center Parent Committee “Ladies Night Out Shopping Extravaganza” on July 23.

“The evening turned out better than I could have imagined,” event Chairwoman Laurie Staller said. “We prepped and planned and hoped for the best and we were so pleased with the support and positive feedback we received from the community.”

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Margate Concerned Citizens group can use the Ross School for now

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Written by Nanette LoBiondo Galloway Friday, July 25, 2014 02:00 pm

MARGATE – The Board of Education July 22 approved a request by the Concerned Citizens of Margate group to use the Ross School for meetings, but on a much more abbreviated schedule than what the organization requested.

The citizens’ group requested use of the multi-purpose room at the William H. Ross School for 12 monthly meetings from Aug. 25 to July 20, 2015.  

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Longport Beach Patrol hosts special AC youths

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Written by Nanette LoBiondo Galloway Friday, July 25, 2014 01:49 pm

Special students from the Atlantic City School District visited the beach in Longport July 23 and had a fun day on the beach, courtesy of the Longport Lifeguard Association. Special students from the Atlantic City School District visited the beach in Longport July 23 and had a fun day on the beach, courtesy of the Longport Lifeguard Association. LONGPORT – Lifeguards and exploring lifeguards here hosted their annual visit from 25 special children from the Atlantic City School District on Wednesday, July 23. The Longport Beach Patrol has been hosting the fun day out for the last six years, Chief Dan Adams said.

“These are kids who don’t always get a chance to get out into the water. It’s a thrilling day for our lifeguards, and a way that we can give back,” Adams said.

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AC receives firefighter grant

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 24, 2014 03:00 pm

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-02) July 24 announced that the Atlantic City Fire Department will receive $489,060 of the more than $500,000 in federal Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) for South Jersey.

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JCC plans march in solidarity with Israel

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 24, 2014 02:24 pm

In response to the current conflict in the Middle East, the Jewish Community Center, 501 N. Jerome Ave., is coordinating a community-wide “Stand With Israel Solidarity March of Song and Ruach” 3-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 29.

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Margate to hold Town Hall meeting Saturday morning

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, July 24, 2014 01:13 pm

The Margate City Board of Commissioners will hold a Town Hall meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 26 for the benefit of summer residents. It will be held in the multi-purpose room at City Hall, 9001 Winchester Avenue (Union Avenue School).

No action will be taken, but residents are encouraged to attend. For further information contact the City Clerk’s Office at 609-822-2605.

   

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