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    The Easter Bunny (Kristi Wimberg, 15) visits with Chase Daniel Kern, 2 and Gianna Stabilini, 2, at the Northfield Mothers League annual Easter egg hunt at Birch Grove Park.

    The weekend before Easter and the egg hunts were all over Linwood, Northfield and Somers Point and each one had its own special twist on the holiday tradition.
    In Northfield, the Mothers League held its annual hunt…

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    Atlantic City Country Club in Northfield

    NORTHFIELD – The historic Atlantic City Country Club on Shore Road, owned by Caesars Entertainment, has been sold to the Ottinger family group, which also owns Ballamor and Scotland Run golf clubs. The sale date was Tuesday, April 15.
    “Caesars Entertainment Atlantic City has proudly been associated with the Atlantic City Country Club for many years,” said Rick Mazer, regional president and general manger of Harrah’s Resort.

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    Suzanne Marino/The helping hands of Everyone’s Children are from left Samantha Mazuz, Shelly Furman, Stacey Rich, June Dix all of Linwood and Aiccis Bloom of Ventnor.

    LINWOOD—Saturday morning Stacey Rich’s home could have passed for the Easter Bunny’s workshop. Hundreds of baskets lined every flat surface in the living room, dining room, kitchen and family room and volunteers were quickly filling them with candy and small gifts.

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    Suzanne Marino/Michele Bush and Laura Ackley are donating 10 percent of their sales commission back into the communities they serve.

    LINWOOD – Laura Ackley of Somers Point and Michele Bush of Wildwood Crest are partners in Bush and Ackley Homes. They sell real estate through Coldwell Banker Casa Bella Homes and say they are bringing a new element to the settlement table that they hope gets people thinking about giving something back to their communities.

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Ms. Tennessee Sr. crowned Ms. Senior America; Ms. New Jersey Sr. is first runner-up

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Friday, October 25, 2013 03:00 pm

Carolyn Corlew of Tennessee is crowned Ms Senior America in Atlantic City Thursday, Oct. 24. Carolyn Corlew of Tennessee is crowned Ms Senior America in Atlantic City Thursday, Oct. 24.

ATLANTIC CITY — Carolyn Corlew, Ms. Tennessee Senior America, was crowned Ms. Senior America in front of a crowd Thursday, Oct. 24 in the Superstar Theater at Resorts Casino Hotel.

Ms. New Jersey Senior Vanessa Shaw of North Bergen wan named the first runner-up.

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Trivia Times Oct. 24, 2013

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Written by Suzanne Marino Thursday, October 24, 2013 05:00 am

A big story for October 24
On this day in 1901, Annie Edson Taylor became the first person to go over Niagara Falls in A barrel. The 63-year-old schoolteacher lost her husband in the Civil War and moved all over the country before settling in Bay City, Michigan in 1898. Looking for a way to earn some money and fame she had read about a popular spot for tourists; Niagara Falls on the border of New York and Canada. She decided going over the falls in a barrel would be the perfect attention getter. 

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Naval hero Richard Somers monument dedicated in Somers Point (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Wednesday, October 23, 2013 05:30 am

Descendents of Master Commandant Richard Somers for the dedication of his monument Descendents of Master Commandant Richard Somers for the dedication of his monument

SOMERS POINT—It was a history lesson centuries in the making Saturday morning as several hundred people gathered at the newly named Richard Somers Memorial Park on Shore Road for the highly anticipated unveiling of the Richard Somers monument. Laurels were heaped upon Somers for his bravery and service to country above all else even in the face of death.

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Celebrating a new name and expanded services at Meadowview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Updated

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 22, 2013 09:37 am

  Meadowview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Meadowview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

NORTHFILED-- The recently renamed Meadowview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is opening their doors and hoping the public will visit their new sub-acute care unit during an open house scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30. A ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. will kick off the days events.
The 180-bed, county-owned and operated facility recently designated a sub-acute care unit to provide a comprehensive program for patients in need of short-term recovery as a result of injury, illness or hospital stay. Sub-acute services aim to return patients home quickly and safely.

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Trivia Times Oct. 22, 2013 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Tuesday, October 22, 2013 12:29 am

A big story for October 22…
October 22, 1962 President John F. Kennedy went on TV to announce that spy planes had discovered soviet missile sites being built in Cuba with medium range missiles pointing at major U.S. cities. Kennedy said the United State would not tolerate the build up of the missile site and called the Russian move a clandestine, reckless and provocative threat to world peace.

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Good food, families, friends, fashions and fun all in one at St. Gianna

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Monday, October 21, 2013 02:27 pm

Here’s the beef; Chris Ade, left, of Linwood and Rosemary O’Dowd of Northfield serve up the hot roast beef to parishioner Maria Isabelle Duran of Northfield Sunday afternoon at St. Gianna’s where they held their annual beef and beer and fashion show. Here’s the beef; Chris Ade, left, of Linwood and Rosemary O’Dowd of Northfield serve up the hot roast beef to parishioner Maria Isabelle Duran of Northfield Sunday afternoon at St. Gianna’s where they held their annual beef and beer and fashion show.


NORTHFIELD—Even though the Eagles were playing Sunday afternoon the parish hall at St. Gianna Beretta Mola was packed with supporters. It was the annual fashion show/beef and beer and Chinese auction that support parish programs.

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Somers Point Police Blotter Oct. 17, 2013 edition

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 20, 2013 01:06 pm

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

The Somers Point Police Department made 11 adult arrests, two juvenile arrests and three warrant arrests in the period of Oct. 7-14.

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Trivia Times Oct. 20, 2013 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Sunday, October 20, 2013 05:00 am

A big story for October 20
On October 20, 1947, the Red Scare kicks into high gear in Washington, as a Congressional committee begins investigating Communist influence in Hollywood.
After WWII conservative watchdogs worked to find alleged “Reds” working in the film industry. The investigation bluntly asked witnesses who were called before the committee; "Are you or have you ever been a member of the Communist Party?" Whether out of fear or patriotism some very famous names of the time gave up names of those they suspected were communists.

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