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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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Homecoming at Mainland is all about school spirit (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Suzanne Marino Monday, October 07, 2013 05:46 am

Crowned the Homecoming king and queen are Roman Papademetriou of Linwood and Morgan Walls of Northfield. Crowned the Homecoming king and queen are Roman Papademetriou of Linwood and Morgan Walls of Northfield.

LINWOOD – As dusk slipped in Friday night, it was fairly apparent that all roads in and around Linwood led to the Mustang Corral.

It was Mainland Regional High School homecoming weekend, and while the team may be having a rebuilding season, the fans are always there dressed in their green and white, ready to root for the Mustangs.

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Trivia Times Oct. 6, 2013 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Sunday, October 06, 2013 06:10 am

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A big story for October 6
Though it takes nine players to make a team, a team can rise and fall on the bat or the feet one player. Oct. 6, 1926; the Yankees and the Cardinals are playing in the World Series. In game 4 Babe Ruth electrified the crowd, hitting 3 homeruns in the Yankees 10-5 victory.
The Bronx Bombers were heavily favored to win the series; after all, the Babe shared the bench with a very young Lou Gehrig the rest of “Murderers Row.”

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The Great Pumpkin Patch in Linwood

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Sunday, October 06, 2013 06:00 am

The corner of Central Avenue on the grounds of the Central United Methodist Church just might be the great pumpkin patch with all sizes and shapes of pumpkins available. The corner of Central Avenue on the grounds of the Central United Methodist Church just might be the great pumpkin patch with all sizes and shapes of pumpkins available.

LINWOOD—Fall means it is time to decorate our yards with pumpkins; big ones, small ones, fat ones and even some thin ones. The Central United Methodist Church in Linwood has turned their yard into a giant pumpkin patch just in time for decorating for the fall season.
Associate Pastor, David Delaney said they have once again brought in over 2,000 pumpkins from a Native America reservation in New Mexico. More than 20 members of the congregation were there waiting to unload the tractor trailer filled with the bright orange pumpkins Saturday, Sept. 27.

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Trivia Times Oct. 5 2013 edition

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

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A big story for October 5

On this day in 1947, President Harry Truman makes the first-ever televised presidential address from the White House. Truman asked Americans to cut back on their use of grain in order to help starving Europeans. At the time Europe was still recovering from World War II and her people facing famine conditions.

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Northfield Police Blotter Oct. 3, 2013 edition

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, October 05, 2013 12:00 am

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. 23  through Monday, Sept. 30 the Northfield Police Department conducted 122 motor vehicle stops, issued 50 motor vehicle summonses, received 218 calls for service, conducted 143 property checks and made six warrant arrests.

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Somers Point Police Department Blotter Oct. 3, 2013 edition

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, October 05, 2013 12:00 am

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

Somers Point The Somers Point Police Department made 19 adult arrests and five warrant arrests for the week Sept. 23-30.

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(VIDEO) Mainland Cheerleaders get into the homecoming spirit

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Friday, October 04, 2013 07:50 pm

Mainland Regional High School cheerleaders get some help from the Northfield Cardinals Taxi Squad during the homecoming game Friday, Oct. 4.

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Join the Cub Scouts in Somers Point, Linwood and Northfield

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Written by Suzanne Marino Friday, October 04, 2013 02:43 pm

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The Cub Scouts are looking for boy’s first grade and up who are looking to make new friends and have some fun. Scouts get the chance to learn archery, swimming, go camping and much more.

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