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    Annie and her crew LINWOOD– “Tomorrow” will ring out when the curtain goes up at Mainland Regional High School when the For Kids by Kids Production of “Annie Jr.” opens Thursday, July 31 and runs through the weekend.

    “Annie Jr.” is full…

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    Kids enjoy a fun evening along the bike path during the Northfield National Night Out event in August 2013.

    NORTHFIELD—Whether National Night Out is going to happen in Northfield on August 5 is still not set in stone despite it being just two short weeks away. In nearby Linwood, the plans National Night Out has already been cancelled according to Police Chief Colin Hickey.  

    Northfield Mayor Jerry McGee pulled the plug on National Night Out…

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    Northfield Little League players 9-year old Nick Brennan and 10-year old Luke McCarthy helped Tuesday afternoon to get the equipment ready to be donated to kids at the Boys and Girls Club in Atlantic City.NORTHFIELD—Arrayed about pitchers mound Tuesday afternoon on the Babe Ruth field at Birch Grove Park was nearly 200 pieces of baseball and softball equipment. All of it was…

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    The manicured garden of Holly and Shane Falls catches driver’s eye along Bay Avenue in Somers Point during the Green Thumb Garden Club annual tour on June 21.

    SOMERS POINT—The members of the Green Thumb Garden Club are true to their name and put their green thumbs to the test June 21 with their annual garden tour and let visitors peek inside 8 interesting gardens.  
    The…

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    Bobby Fingers will perform as part of the Tony Mart All Star Band that is stacked with the regions most talented musicians.
    SOMERS POINT––Celebrate the musical legacy of South Jersey and have a great time partying and dancing to the biggest hits by the most famous recording artists that ever played the legendary Tony Mart’s on Bay Ave. in Somers Point.  The show features 7 very popular regional  performers; Bob Campanell, Dr. Bobby…

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The good times keep rolling at the Somers Point free beach concert

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Tuesday, July 29, 2014 01:08 pm

Roomful of Blues performing Friday, Aug. 1 on the Bay Ave. Morrow Beach in Somers Point. Roomful of Blues performing Friday, Aug. 1 on the Bay Ave. Morrow Beach in Somers Point. SOMERS POINT - The free Shore Medical Center Concerts on the Beach in Somers Point has a big surprise in store for this week when Roomful of Blues hits the beach at 7 p.m. Friday, August 1. 

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Northfield All Stars win New Jersey state softball title

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Tuesday, July 29, 2014 12:00 am

Northfield All Stars bring home the District 16 softball title with a 5-4 ten inning victory over Tri-Boro. Northfield All Stars bring home the District 16 softball title with a 5-4 ten inning victory over Tri-Boro. NORTHFIELD—The sirens wailed as the police and fire department led the way down Tilton Road Monday night for the 13/14 year-old Northfield All Stars softball team parade celebrating their 5-4 win over the Tri-Boro team to take the state title.

It took 10 innings to get the job done as they squared off against the District 2 champion Tri-Boro team from Northeast New Jersey in Mantua. Northfield earned their way to the tournament winning the District 16 title last week.

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Ventnor police officer bitten by K-9

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Monday, July 28, 2014 04:24 pm

NORTHFIELD – Ventnor Police Officer Jamie Pirchio, the only K-9 handler on the city squad, was taken to Shore Medical Center Sunday, July 27 after being bitten by her K-9 partner, Nico, Sunday morning.

According to Ventnor Police Chief Michael Miller, Pirchio had to undergo surgery on her hand and was scheduled to be released sometime later Monday, July 28.

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Somers Point Police blotter July 24, 2014 edition

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Written by Staff Report Saturday, July 26, 2014 12:14 am

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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Northfield Police blotters July 24, 2014 edition

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Written by Staff Report Saturday, July 26, 2014 12:11 am

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

The Northfield Police Department responded to 159 calls for service July 14-20. Police conducted 96 property checks, responded to six motor vehicle crashes, made 49 motor vehicle stops, issued 23 motor vehicle summonses and made five warrant arrests.

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‘Annie Jr.’ hits the stage in Linwood

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Friday, July 25, 2014 12:01 am

Annie and her crew Annie and her crew of orphans are set to take the stage next week. From left are Julia Lonkart of Northfield, Lada Doukhnai of Mays Landing, Melody Pugliese of Egg Harbor Township, Logan and Ari Kauffman of Northfield, Olivia Becker of Linwood, Brianna Giovanelli of Northfield, Olivia McGee of Northfield and Megan Castellane of Northfield. LINWOOD– “Tomorrow” will ring out when the curtain goes up at Mainland Regional High School when the For Kids by Kids Production of “Annie Jr.” opens Thursday, July 31 and runs through the weekend.

“Annie Jr.” is full theatrical production adapted into a manageable version for the young performers who range in age from 6 through 16. Deborah Glenn, the producer and director of the show, said she chose “Annie Jr.” because the kids love the show and it fit perfectly with the talent of the kids.

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Keeping up with Somers Point City Council on the July 24 agenda

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Written by Staff Report Thursday, July 24, 2014 03:05 pm


SOMERS POINT—In the summer there is just one scheduled meeting of the Somers Point City Council. For July that is this Thursday, July 24 at 7 p.m.
-On the docket for the meeting will be a resolution honoring resident, businessman and longtime Somers Point volunteer Joe DiOrio who passed away recently. His family has been invited to attend and accept the accolade for the DiOrio family patriarch.

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Hit the beach for Monday night family fun in Somers Point

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Thursday, July 24, 2014 02:27 pm

The dashing and daring ‘Pirates of the Northern Star: Bloody Historical’, landed on Morrow Beach for the family-fun performance on Monday, July 7 in the first of the kid friendly events held each Monday starting at 6:30 p.m. The dashing and daring ‘Pirates of the Northern Star: Bloody Historical’, landed on Morrow Beach for the family-fun performance on Monday, July 7 in the first of the kid friendly events held each Monday starting at 6:30 p.m. SOMERS POINT—There is always something fun to do on Monday nights on the Bay Avenue Morrow Beach through the summer thanks to the Somers Point Community Education and Recreation and the Somers Point Youth Center.

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National Night Out cancelled in Linwood; Northfield event in doubt

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Wednesday, July 23, 2014 07:00 pm

Kids enjoy a fun evening along the bike path during the Northfield National Night Out event in August 2013. Kids enjoy a fun evening along the bike path during the Northfield National Night Out event in August 2013.

NORTHFIELD—Whether National Night Out is going to happen in Northfield on August 5 is still not set in stone despite it being just two short weeks away. In nearby Linwood, the plans National Night Out has already been cancelled according to Police Chief Colin Hickey.  

Northfield Mayor Jerry McGee pulled the plug on National Night Out plans Monday afternoon saying as head of public safety for the city, he was not sure he could actually man the event with the necessary number of Northfield police officers to assure the event’s safety which this year had been moved to the Northfield Community School.

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Northfield Little League hit a home run to for the Boys and Girls Club

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Wednesday, July 23, 2014 05:39 pm

Northfield Little League players 9-year old Nick Brennan and 10-year old Luke McCarthy helped Tuesday afternoon to get the equipment ready to be donated to kids at the Boys and Girls Club in Atlantic City. Northfield Little League players 9-year old Nick Brennan and 10-year old Luke McCarthy helped Tuesday afternoon to get the equipment ready to be donated to kids at the Boys and Girls Club in Atlantic City. NORTHFIELD—Arrayed about pitchers mound Tuesday afternoon on the Babe Ruth field at Birch Grove Park was nearly 200 pieces of baseball and softball equipment. All of it was used by players in the Northfield Little League program and all to be donated to the Boys and Girls Club of Atlantic City.

This is the fifth year the Northfield Little League has been donating used baseball equipment to various groups that their kids have outgrown but still has plenty of life left in the cleats, bats, uniforms and balls. This time around they kept the donation close to home.

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