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    NORTHFIELD – The Board of Education is considering whether to shorten spring break next year rather than extend the school year into the fourth week of June if more than four snow days are needed.
    The option was suggested by school board President Steve Wynne while the board was discussing the 2015-2016 school year calendar at its meeting Monday, Feb. 2.

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    Current Gates complex and rendering after planned renovations.

    SOMERS POINT – Jack Leonard, owner of the Streamwood Co. and developer of Bayview Court, the former Gates Apartments on Shore Road, presented his redevelopment plans for the circa 1960 complex to City Council Jan. 22.
    Leonard and his team – architect Scott Taylor of the Taylor Design Group, attorney Keith Davis of Nehmad, Perillo and Davis, and his son, Scott Leonard, regional manager for Streamwood – laid out plans that city officials hope will breathe new life into the…

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    The 1976-1979 women’s basketball team

    MAYS LANDING – The members of the 1976-1979 Atlantic…

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    Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo

    NORTHFIELD—Second District Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo is continuing to push a bill he sponsored that would allocate $85,000 to fund a consolidation feasibility study among the sending districts of Linwood, Northfield, Somers Point and Mainland Regional High School.

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Linwood emergency management ready to help residents in case of power outages

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Monday, February 16, 2015 05:00 am

Linwood City Hall will open as a warming center should residents lose power. Linwood City Hall will open as a warming center should residents lose power.

LINWOOD—With temperatures dropping into the single digits, the wind chill below zero and a storm with measurable snow possible this week Mayor Rick DePamphilis said he wanted to let residents know the city would be ready if the weather forced some from their homes in search of a place to keep warm. He discussed the city’s emergency management plans at the Wednesday, Feb. 11 City Council meeting.

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Mazzeo pushes for continuation of shared police chief

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Friday, February 13, 2015 02:26 pm

NORTHFIELD – State Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo sent a letter to Linwood Mayor Rick DePamphilis and Northfield Mayor Erland Chau Friday, Feb. 13 urging them to continue the two cities’ shared service agreement for police chief.

Mazzeo, who was the mayor of Northfield when the agreement was put into place, said it has saved taxpayers a significant amount of money without denigrating public safety. 

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Police investigating attempted luring of Linwood boy, 10, at Belhaven

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Written by Staff Report Friday, February 13, 2015 12:30 am

Linwood Police

LINWOOD – A male of undertimined age attempted to lure a 10-year-old boy into his car as Belhaven Middle School was dismissing at approximately 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, according to police.

The boy was walking out of school when someone in an older model white four-door vehicle, possibly a BMW, parked in the 100 block of Patcong Avenue, told the boy he knew his parents and asked him if he wanted a ride, police said.

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Brown to announce intention to seek re-election

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Written by staff report Thursday, February 12, 2015 04:49 pm

  Assemblyman Chris Brown Assemlyman Chris Brown
Assemblyman Chris Brown, R-2nd Legislative District will formally announce his intention to seek the Republican nomination for re-election to the New Jersey General Assembly at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 14 at the Irish Pub, St. James Place and the Boardwalk. Brown will be joined by Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian.

   

School district consolidation study bill heads to full Assembly

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Thursday, February 12, 2015 02:18 pm


NORTHFIELD – Assembly Bill A-3578, which would allocate $85,000 to fund a consolidation feasibility study among the sending districts of Linwood, Northfield, Somers Point and Mainland Regional High School, was approved by the Assembly Appropriations Committee Thursday, Feb. 5.

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Linwood and Somers Point police join forces for drug bust

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Written by Staff Report Wednesday, February 11, 2015 12:17 am

police patches LINWOOD—Members of the Linwood Police Department working in concert with the Somers Point Police Department and the United States Secret Service served an arrest warrant Friday, Feb. 6 on Joshua Devericks, 23, of Linwood at a residence in the 600 block of Oak Avenue where Devericks was known to be staying.

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6 charged in bust at ‘one-stop shop for narcotics’ in Northfield

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Written by Staff Report Tuesday, February 10, 2015 02:07 pm

Northfield Police

NORTHFIELD – Police arrested six men and seized cash, heroin, prescription medication and other drugs Monday, Feb. 9 at a Cove Avenue residence that police described as a “one-stop shop for narcotics.”

Heroin, cocaine, marijuana, a “large amount” of prescription medication including fentanyl patches, roxicodone, xanax and suboxone, and about $3,000 in cash were seized in a search conducted at the home in the unit block, according to Northfield police.

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Northfield council passes fair share housing plan

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Written by Suzanne Marino Monday, February 09, 2015 02:39 pm

Sewer fee up $60 annually

NORTHFIELD – City Council unanimously passed Resolution 34 at the Wednesday, Jan. 28 meeting adopting a fair share housing plan, it was the completion of long process that puts the city in compliance with the Council on Affordable Housing and eliminates its exposure to builder’s remedy lawsuits.

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Somers Point Police Blotter edition of Feb. 5, 2015

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, February 09, 2015 02:36 pm

Somers Point 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. 

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Deans list - local college students make the grade

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Written by staff report Sunday, February 08, 2015 12:00 am

Carolyn Rossetti of Northfield made the dean’s list at Wesley College for the fall semester. Wesley is a United Methodist institution in Dover, Delaware.

Jessie L. Higbee, 19, of Northfield made the dean’s list for the fall semester at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. The daughter of Dr. Arthur and Anna Higbee, she is a sophomore majoring in psychology.

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Northfield Community School second marking period honor roll, 2014-2015

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, February 07, 2015 12:00 am

Northfield Community School second marking period honor roll

Honor Roll

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Education Foundation dinner dance to celebrate teacher, community members

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Written by staff report Thursday, February 05, 2015 06:00 pm

Mimi Lynch, Consumer Science teacher. Mimi Lynch, Consumer Science teacher.

SOMERS POINT – The Somers Point Foundation for Education will celebrate community members and educators who impact the schools and their students at the 21st annual dinner dance and silent auction Saturday, Feb. 21 at Greate Bay Country Club.
The night starts 6 p.m. with a one-hour open bar and hors d’oeuvres, and a surf and turf dinner with awards ceremony 7 p.m., followed by dancing and a silent auction at 8:30 p.m.

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School board considers shaving spring break for snow days

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Thursday, February 05, 2015 03:49 pm

NORTHFIELD – The Board of Education is considering whether to shorten spring break next year rather than extend the school year into the fourth week of June if more than four snow days are needed.
The option was suggested by school board President Steve Wynne while the board was discussing the 2015-2016 school year calendar at its meeting Monday, Feb. 2.

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Streamwood presents redevelopment plan for The Gates

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Thursday, February 05, 2015 01:45 pm

Current Gates complex and rendering after planned renovations. Current Gates complex and rendering after planned renovations.

SOMERS POINT – Jack Leonard, owner of the Streamwood Co. and developer of Bayview Court, the former Gates Apartments on Shore Road, presented his redevelopment plans for the circa 1960 complex to City Council Jan. 22.
Leonard and his team – architect Scott Taylor of the Taylor Design Group, attorney Keith Davis of Nehmad, Perillo and Davis, and his son, Scott Leonard, regional manager for Streamwood – laid out plans that city officials hope will breathe new life into the 5.6 acre, 202-unit complex.

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1976-1979 Lady Bucs courted success on and off the hardwood

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Wednesday, February 04, 2015 04:52 pm

The 1976-1979 women’s basketball team  The 1976-1979 women’s basketball team reunited Tuesday, Feb. 3 on the Atlantic Cape Community College Mays Landing campus. From left are assistant coach Larry Larned of Egg Harbor Township, Nancy Palmentieri Norton of Somers Point, Iris Bundy of Mays Landing, Connie McKinnis of Egg Harbor Township, Atlantic Cape Community College President Peter L. Mora, Sherry Vaughn-Miller of Mays Landing, Avé McCann Guerrieri of Ventnor, head coach Bill Poulson of Moorestown, Donna Price-Green of Galloway and assistant coach Michael Brown of Penns Grove.

MAYS LANDING – The members of the 1976-1979 Atlantic Community College women’s basketball team were honored at halftime when the current Lady Bucs took on Cumberland County College Tuesday, Feb. 3.
The event marked the first reunion of the former team. According to athletic director Mike Rennick, the school – now Atlantic Cape Community College – is trying to reunite and reconnect with former student athletes as it approaches its 50th anniversary next year.

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Mazzeo’s consolidation study comes before committee this week

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Tuesday, February 03, 2015 04:26 pm

Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo

NORTHFIELD—Second District Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo is continuing to push a bill he sponsored that would allocate $85,000 to fund a consolidation feasibility study among the sending districts of Linwood, Northfield, Somers Point and Mainland Regional High School.

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