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    uniors Sharik Gilbert of Northfield and Tiana Fogg of Linwood add their thumbs to the banner against texting and driving.

    LINWOOD – Pledging not to text while driving, students in physical education classes at Mainland Regional High School April 17 filled out a card with their information as new or soon-to-be drivers. Rolling their thumb on an ink pad and adding their thumbprints to a banner emblazoned with “Texting Kills” that will hang in the hall, students…

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    Under the scrutiny of experts Linda Patterson Hinkle and Roy Clark is a lamp brought in to the Northfield Cultural Committee’s antiques appraisal night Thursday, April 10.

     

    NORTHFIELD – There was a little history on display at City Hall Thursday, April 10 as the Northfield Cultural Committee held its bi-annual antiques appraisal.
    Some in the audience members said they went looking in their attics and basements…

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    Crowds at Bayfest 2013 jam Bay Avenue in Somers Point, marking the unofficial kick off to the season. Bayfest is billed as the largest one-day event in South Jersey.

    SOMERS POINT – In its 26 years Bayfest has grown into the largest one-day event in South Jersey, according to organizers.
    Last year an estimated 38,000 visitors strolled along Bay Avenue soaking up a perfect spring…

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     SOMERS POINT--For most folks, a big cake is a great way to celebrate a birthday. But Custard Hut owner Lou DeScioli has a pretty sweet plan to help him mark his famous Custard Hut’s milestone; 37 years in business.

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    WMGM TV 40 home at 1601 New Road in Linwood.

    LINWOOD – It appears that NBC will end its affiliation with WMGM TV 40 at the end of 2014.

    A contract between NBC and Access 1 Communications, which manages the station, ran through 2012 but was extended through the end of this year. That contract is not expected to be renewed.

    Headquartered at 1601 New Road in Linwood, WMGM TV 40 is the only television station in the state of New Jersey affiliated with a major network. It…

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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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