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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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Northfield Police Blotter Oct. 10, 2013 edition

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Written by staff reports Saturday, October 12, 2013 08:30 am

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.

For the period of Monday, Sept. 30 through Monday, Oct. 7 the Northfield Police Department conducted 98 motor vehicle stops, issued 74 motor vehicle summonses, received 376 calls for service, conducted 190 property checks and made nine warrant arrests.

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Somers Point Police Blotter Oct, 10, 2013 edition

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, October 12, 2013 08:30 am

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

The Somers Point Police Department made 13 adult arrests and four warrant arrests for the week Sept. 30 to Oct. 7.

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Trivia Times Oct. 12, 2013 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Saturday, October 12, 2013 05:00 am

A big story for October 12…
After sailing across the Atlantic Ocean, Italian explorer Christopher Columbus sights land Oct. 12, 1492 and believes that he has reached East Asia. He had actually landed on an island in the Bahamas; Watling Island.  His expedition went ashore the same day and claimed the land for Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand of Spain as they had provided Columbus with the ships, money and supplies when he set sail to a western ocean route to China, India, and the fabled gold and Spice Islands of Asia.

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Sons of Italy honor Joe Valenti as their Man of the Year

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Thursday, October 10, 2013 03:11 pm

Joe Valenti and his wife of 59 years, Dolores, at their home in Egg Harbor Township. Joe was named man of the year by the Antonio Meucci Mainland Sons of Italy, and the New Jersey Sons of Italy. Joe Valenti and his wife of 59 years, Dolores, at their home in Egg Harbor Township. Joe was named man of the year by the Antonio Meucci Mainland Sons of Italy, and the New Jersey Sons of Italy.

NORTHFIELD – The Antonio Meucci Mainland Lodge of the Sons of Italy will honor one of its members Friday evening during a meeting and dinner at St. Gianna Beretta Molla Parish Hall in Northfield, when past president Joe Valenti is presented with the ‘Man of the Year” award. He will receive the New Jersey Sons of Italy Man of the Year at a special dinner in his honor Oct. 26 in Voorhees, New Jersey.

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A wreath for Columbus and three crowns for three beauties

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Thursday, October 10, 2013 01:49 pm

The three recent Miss New Jersey’s who earned their first crown on Columbus weekend; from left Ashley Shaffer, Lindsey Petrosh and Ashley Fairfield. The trio will share hosting responsibilities at this coming weekends triple crown pageants; Miss Columbus Day, Miss Atlantic County and Miss Southern Counties starting at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13 at the Ventnor Education Complex. The three recent Miss New Jersey’s who earned their first crown on Columbus weekend; from left Ashley Shaffer, Lindsey Petrosh and Ashley Fairfield. The trio will share hosting responsibilities at this coming weekends triple crown pageants; Miss Columbus Day, Miss Atlantic County and Miss Southern Counties starting at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13 at the Ventnor Education Complex.

ATLANTIC CITY – The Columbus Day Committee of Atlantic City along with the Bonnie Blue Foundation annually honors Christopher Columbus and celebrates Italian heritage. The Christopher Columbus Commemorative Celebration 2013 runs Thursday Oct. 10 through Monday, Oct 14. A big component of the weekend is the Miss Columbus Day-Miss Atlantic County pageants, being held 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13 at the Ventnor Education Complex in Ventnor.

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Trivia Times Oct. 10, 2013 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Thursday, October 10, 2013 05:00 am

A big story for October 10
The hijacking of the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro reaches a dramatic climax Oct. 10, 1985 when U.S. Navy F-14 fighters intercept an Egyptian airliner attempting to fly the Palestinian hijackers to freedom and force the jet to land at a NATO base in Sicily. American and Italian troops surrounded the plane, and the terrorists were taken into Italian custody.

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Letter: Mayor shows little for saving money

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Written by Nate Nathanson Tuesday, October 08, 2013 01:19 pm

Letter: Mayor shows little for saving money Letter: Mayor shows little for saving money To the editor:

I'm upset at what transpired in Northfield’s recent City Council meetings.

Council discussed cutting the salaries of elected officials, a smart idea in these tough times. However, it is a shame when you see some officials ignore our taxpayers.

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Council honors long time Good Old Days volunteers

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Tuesday, October 08, 2013 05:00 am

SOMERS POINT--City Council chambers were crowded at the Thursday, Sept. 26 meeting with well-wishers and family members of Donna and Tom Majors. The couple was given an official proclamation for their years of volunteerism in the city.
Councilman Sean McGuigan, chairman of the Good Old Days committee said the assistance that Majors gave to helping the annual end of summer celebration in Somers Point grow to the level it has is unparalleled.

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