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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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Linwood and Northfield Police Chief announces retirement

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Written by Suzanne Marino Wednesday, February 05, 2014 06:00 am

Linwood and Northfield Police Chief Robert James Linwood and Northfield Police Chief Robert James NORTHFIELD--Police Chief Robert James has informed the city that he will retire effective July 1. It was announced by Acting Mayor Jim O'Neill at the Feb. 4 meeting. The popular chief has served the cities of Linwood along with Northfield under a shared service agreement, James oversaw the operations of both departments.

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McGee takes over as mayor in Northfield

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Written by Suzanne Marino Wednesday, February 05, 2014 01:42 am

Gerald McGee is sworn as Mayor in by Northfield City Clerk Mary Canesi at the Feb. 4 meeting with his wife Nicola at his side. Gerald McGee is sworn as Mayor in by Northfield City Clerk Mary Canesi at the Feb. 4 meeting with his wife Nicola at his side. NORTHFIELD – Gerald McGee, 60, was elected mayor Tuesday, Feb. 4 by City Council, and David Devine was chosen as the new Ward 1 councilman. Both are Democrats.

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Businesses are making Somers Point their new address

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Written by Suzanne Marino Tuesday, February 04, 2014 02:54 pm

  

SOMERS POINT—The city that has adopted the slogan “The shore starts here” is able to claim that business starts here as well. In 2013 Somers Point saw some new retailers pick their city as a good locale to open their doors and with the recent announcement that PetSmart will soon have an address in town, 2014 is looking business friendly as well.

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Grilled Cheese and Crab Cake Company ‘beefs up’ menu

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Written by Claire Lowe Tuesday, February 04, 2014 12:44 pm

Claire Lowe / Co-owner Steve Novak stands in front of The Grilled Cheese and Crab Cake Company on Laurel Drive in Somers Point. Claire Lowe / Co-owner Steve Novak stands in front of The Grilled Cheese and Crab Cake Company on Laurel Drive in Somers Point.

SOMERS POINT – With the introduction of a smaller but more versatile menu for the winter, Steve Novak aims to give fans of The Grilled Cheese and Crab Cake Company the staples they have come to love – and more.

“They’re still going to be able to get their grilled cheese and crab cake fix just like they always have, but now we’ve just added some classic American sandwiches,” he said.

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Two sets of rules in Northfield

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Written by Robert Webb Sr. Tuesday, February 04, 2014 06:03 am

 

To the editor:

The City of Northfield saga continues. What lies ahead? Our mayor was elected assemblyman and the Democrats need to replace him, but in the meantime we have a Republican sitting in the mayor's seat.

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Bring on the bling; prom season kicks off in Linwood (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Monday, February 03, 2014 04:48 pm

Shelly DeLuca of Margate, the owner of Rissy Roo’s in Linwood kicks off prom season in style at her shop Friday evening, Jan. 31. Shelly DeLuca of Margate, the owner of Rissy Roo’s in Linwood kicks off prom season in style at her shop Friday evening, Jan. 31.  LINWOOD—There may have been snow on the ground but inside Rissy Roo’s Dress Shop where the theme is always, “Life is a party, dress it up” it was time to get ready for high schools spring rite of passage, the prom.

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Northfield Police Blotter Feb. 3, 2014

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Written by staff report Monday, February 03, 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 159 calls for service Jan. 27-Feb. 2. Officers performed 121 property checks, investigated eight motor vehicle crashes, made two warrant arrest and 44 motor vehicle stops, and issued 22 motor vehicle summonses.

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Lack of quorum cancels Northfield Council meeting

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Sunday, February 02, 2014 02:11 pm

  Northfield City Hall Northfield City Hall NORTHFIELD – The Tuesday, Jan. 28 regularly scheduled meeting of Northfield City Council has been postponed one week until Tuesday, Feb. 4 due to a lack of quorum, according to City Clerk Mary Canesi. A quorum is the number of members of council who must be present in to legally transact the business of the city.

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Trivia Times February 2, 2014 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Sunday, February 02, 2014 06:06 am

Groundhog Day and the Super Bowl are the big stories for Feb. 2

February 2 is Groundhog Day. Legend has it that when Punxsutawney Phil emerges from his burrow on Gobbler's Knob he will predict the rest of the winter weather. If he sees his shadow that will mean there will be six more weeks of winter. If he does not see his shadow, that means spring is around the corner.

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Somers Point Police blotter, Jan. 30, 2014 edition

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, February 01, 2014 06:48 pm

Police Blotter information is supplied by law enforcement agencies. All persons named are presumed innocent unless proven guilty.

The Somers Point Police Department made 7 adult arrests and 2 warrant arrests during the reporting period Jan. 20- 27.

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