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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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Trivia Times February 16, 2014 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Sunday, February 16, 2014 01:43 am

The tomb of King Tut is the big story for February 16
On this day in 1923, in Thebes, Egypt, English archaeologist Howard Carter enters the sealed burial chamber of the ancient Egyptian ruler King Tutankhamen.
Because the ancient Egyptians saw their pharaohs as gods, they carefully preserved their bodies after death, burying them in elaborate tombs containing rich treasures to accompany the rulers into the afterlife.

Read more: Trivia Times February 16, 2014 edition

 

Northfield Police Blotter Feb. 12, 2014 edition

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Written by staff report Saturday, February 15, 2014 01:00 pm

Northfield Police

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 136 calls for service Feb. 3-9. Police performed 126 property checks, investigated 10 motor vehicle crashes, made six warrant arrests and 83 motor vehicle stops, and issued 42 motor vehicle summonses.

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Somers Point Police Blotter Feb. 12, 2014 edition

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Written by staff report Saturday, February 15, 2014 01:00 pm

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Somers Point

From Feb. 2-10 the Somers Point Police Department made 17 adult arrests including nine warrant arrests.

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Linwood teachers of the year have the passion and the tools

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Saturday, February 15, 2014 10:00 am

Belhaven Middle School teacher of the year Pete Davis is at home in the industrial technology room with a band saw and other tools of the trade. Belhaven Middle School teacher of the year Pete Davis is at home in the industrial technology room with a band saw and other tools of the trade. LINWOOD – Belhaven Middle School industrial technology teacher Pete Davis and Seaview Elementary School fourth-grade teacher Christina Riley are the Linwood School District teachers of the year.

Both educators were chosen, in part, for their passion for finding a way to bring out the best in their students.

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Trivia Times February 15, 2014 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Saturday, February 15, 2014 06:31 am


The big story for February 11 is a crash that killed U.S. figure skaters
On this day in 1961, the entire 18-member U.S. figure skating team is killed in a plane crash in Berg-Kampenhout, Belgium. The team was on its way to the 1961 World Figure Skating Championships in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

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Somers Point Police make drug arrest

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Written by staff report Saturday, February 15, 2014 01:00 am

Police investigation leads to drug arrest

SOMERS POINT--The Somers Point Police Department arrested Wallace Knowles, 32, from Pleasantville Thursday, Feb. 13 and charged him with possession with intent to a distribute controlled dangerous substance and possession of a weapon.

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Northfield Community School names students of the month

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Written by staff report Friday, February 14, 2014 08:00 am

Northfield Community Middle School Principal Glenn Robbins congratulates the January students of the month. The students recognized are: fifth grade, Holden Morgan and Celena Rivard; sixth grade, Bryan Kintish and Grace Gallagher; seventh grade; Thomas Zanaras and Madisen Copsey; and eighth grade, Kyle Sacco and Victoria Wray.

 

Susquehanna Bank supports the Linwood Education Foundation

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Friday, February 14, 2014 06:00 am

Pictured from left are Teri Weeks, Linwood School District business administrator and board secretary, Linwood Education Foundation co-presidents Gina Osbeck and Michele DeMorat, Susquehanna Bank President John O’Connor of Somers Point, Anthony Morellite, commercial relationship vice-president and Trish Miller, vice-president and branch regional manager of Susquehanna Bank. Pictured from left are Teri Weeks, Linwood School District business administrator and board secretary, Linwood Education Foundation co-presidents Gina Osbeck and Michele DeMorat, Susquehanna Bank President John O’Connor of Somers Point, Anthony Morellite, commercial relationship vice-president and Trish Miller, vice-president and branch regional manager of Susquehanna Bank.

LINWOOD—The Linwood Education Foundation received a check from Susquehanna Bank in support of their ongoing programs in the district that help enhance education in Linwood Schools. Supporting community partnerships and programs that benefit students and provides teachers with grants that help bolster their classroom like the 3-D printers used in the Industrial Tech room at Belhaven is part of Susquehanna Banks ongoing effort.

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Fairy tales collide in comic stage musical ‘Into the Woods Jr.’

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Written by Suzanne Marino Thursday, February 13, 2014 03:52 pm

The Witch, played by Charlene Baker, meets Little Red Riding Hood Ava Broux in the Somers Point Performing Arts Club production of the Stephen Sondheim musical “Into the Woods Jr.” The Witch, played by Charlene Baker, meets Little Red Riding Hood Ava Broux in the Somers Point Performing Arts Club production of the Stephen Sondheim musical “Into the Woods Jr.”

SOMERS POINT – Favorite fairy tale characters created by The Brothers Grimm come together in the fun stage musical “Into the Woods Jr.” Thursday, Feb. 20-22 at the Jordan Road School.

The Somers Point School District Performing Arts Club and the office of Community Education and Recreation are putting the show together.

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Miss America has a lesson for NCS students (VIDEO)

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Thursday, February 13, 2014 03:14 pm

Miss America Nina Davuluri answers questions in Brian Levi’s fourth-grade class before collecting letters for the troops and posing for pictures Monday at Northfield Community School. Miss America Nina Davuluri answers questions in Brian Levi’s fourth-grade class before collecting letters for the troops and posing for pictures Monday at Northfield Community School.  NORTHFIELD – Miss America Nina Davuluri went back to school Monday, Feb. 10, visiting the Northfield Community School and bringing a powerful message.

Her first stop was the fourth grade, where she collected cards for the troops made by students and answered questions in each of the five classes she visited.

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