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    Veterans liaison Bob Frolow and Rep. Frank LoBiondo’s spokesman Mike Francis listen as Shore Medical Center CEO Ron Johnson explains new health care initiatives for veterans.

     NORTHFIELD — Free health care screenings for veterans are being provided daily through Saturday, Aug. 23 at the three Shore Urgent Care Centers.
    Local veterans met Tuesday, Aug.…

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    SOMERS POINT — A new store will officially open its doors when the national chain PetSmart cuts the ribbon in the Somers Point Plaza on New Road Saturday morning.  PetSmart gutted the former Fashion Bug store that closed several years ago and rebuilt it to fit their needs. The site was under construction for more than a year.  

    Mayor Jack Glasser said he is very excited to have a large national company make a decision to open in Somers Point.

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    Scooping up salad for the dinners to go are, from left, John and Joseph Palmieri of Northfield and Carissa Barksdale of Egg Harbor Township.NORTHFIELD – The summer-like scent of grilled chicken wafted across the city during the annual St. Gianna Beretta Molla Parish chicken barbeque held Sunday, Aug. 17.

    Parish men prepared the coals at noon. Others cooked corn and beans inside the church kitchen. Others prepared salad and dessert.

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    Katz JCC cuts ribbon on new offshore early childhood learning centerNORTHFIELD – Changing demographics is behind the expansion of the Milton and Betty Katz Jewish Community Center Early Childhood Education Center to the mainland, which opened a branch at Congregation Beth Israel in Northfield.

    Also opening on the mainland is Beth El Synagogue’s Mainland Branch in the London Square Plaza on Tilton Road.

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Fundraiser in honor of Joe Kyle

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Written by staff reports Monday, February 17, 2014 05:51 pm

Joe Kyle of Linwood and formerly of Ocean City Joe Kyle of Linwood and formerly of Ocean City

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP—Joe Kyle, 53, of Linwood passed away suddenly as a result of a car accident on January 23 leaving behind his wife Beth, his girls Liza and Gemma and his trusty sidekick, his dog Jack as well as his siblings and his mother. Elaine Kyle.

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Brushing up on our presidents

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Monday, February 17, 2014 12:56 pm

Mt. Rushmore in the Black Hills, South Dakota Mt. Rushmore in the Black Hills, South Dakota It's Presidents Day, a national holiday set aside to honor those who have led our country over the past 238 years. But how much do we really know about the men and their families who have occupied 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. and earlier presidential homes?

For those who have the day off, it might be a good time to brush up on presidential knowledge. Here is a collection of facts to get you thinking and remind you that those elected to the country's top spot do something other than sign legislation.

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Northfield Community Elementary School Students of the Month have all the right stuff

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Written by staff report Sunday, February 16, 2014 07:00 am

November studetns of the month November students of the month

The elementary students honored in November are, front row from left, Ginger O’Grady, Andrew Jusino, Jaron Douglas and Jillian Schallus; second row from left, Pablo Molina, Fisher Tilson, Jude Maurer and Courtney Ivins; back row, Chris Sacco, elementary school counselor and Principal Maureen Vaccaro.

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Trivia Times February 16, 2014 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Sunday, February 16, 2014 01:43 am

The tomb of King Tut is the big story for February 16
On this day in 1923, in Thebes, Egypt, English archaeologist Howard Carter enters the sealed burial chamber of the ancient Egyptian ruler King Tutankhamen.
Because the ancient Egyptians saw their pharaohs as gods, they carefully preserved their bodies after death, burying them in elaborate tombs containing rich treasures to accompany the rulers into the afterlife.

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Northfield Police Blotter Feb. 12, 2014 edition

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Written by staff report Saturday, February 15, 2014 01:00 pm

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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.

The Northfield Police Department responded to 136 calls for service Feb. 3-9. Police performed 126 property checks, investigated 10 motor vehicle crashes, made six warrant arrests and 83 motor vehicle stops, and issued 42 motor vehicle summonses.

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Somers Point Police Blotter Feb. 12, 2014 edition

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Written by staff report Saturday, February 15, 2014 01:00 pm

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From Feb. 2-10 the Somers Point Police Department made 17 adult arrests including nine warrant arrests.

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Linwood teachers of the year have the passion and the tools

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Saturday, February 15, 2014 10:00 am

Belhaven Middle School teacher of the year Pete Davis is at home in the industrial technology room with a band saw and other tools of the trade. Belhaven Middle School teacher of the year Pete Davis is at home in the industrial technology room with a band saw and other tools of the trade. LINWOOD – Belhaven Middle School industrial technology teacher Pete Davis and Seaview Elementary School fourth-grade teacher Christina Riley are the Linwood School District teachers of the year.

Both educators were chosen, in part, for their passion for finding a way to bring out the best in their students.

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Trivia Times February 15, 2014 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Saturday, February 15, 2014 06:31 am


The big story for February 11 is a crash that killed U.S. figure skaters
On this day in 1961, the entire 18-member U.S. figure skating team is killed in a plane crash in Berg-Kampenhout, Belgium. The team was on its way to the 1961 World Figure Skating Championships in Prague, Czechoslovakia.

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Somers Point Police make drug arrest

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Written by staff report Saturday, February 15, 2014 01:00 am

Police investigation leads to drug arrest

SOMERS POINT--The Somers Point Police Department arrested Wallace Knowles, 32, from Pleasantville Thursday, Feb. 13 and charged him with possession with intent to a distribute controlled dangerous substance and possession of a weapon.

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Northfield Community School names students of the month

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Written by staff report Friday, February 14, 2014 08:00 am

Northfield Community Middle School Principal Glenn Robbins congratulates the January students of the month. The students recognized are: fifth grade, Holden Morgan and Celena Rivard; sixth grade, Bryan Kintish and Grace Gallagher; seventh grade; Thomas Zanaras and Madisen Copsey; and eighth grade, Kyle Sacco and Victoria Wray.

   

Susquehanna Bank supports the Linwood Education Foundation

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Friday, February 14, 2014 06:00 am

Pictured from left are Teri Weeks, Linwood School District business administrator and board secretary, Linwood Education Foundation co-presidents Gina Osbeck and Michele DeMorat, Susquehanna Bank President John O’Connor of Somers Point, Anthony Morellite, commercial relationship vice-president and Trish Miller, vice-president and branch regional manager of Susquehanna Bank. Pictured from left are Teri Weeks, Linwood School District business administrator and board secretary, Linwood Education Foundation co-presidents Gina Osbeck and Michele DeMorat, Susquehanna Bank President John O’Connor of Somers Point, Anthony Morellite, commercial relationship vice-president and Trish Miller, vice-president and branch regional manager of Susquehanna Bank.

LINWOOD—The Linwood Education Foundation received a check from Susquehanna Bank in support of their ongoing programs in the district that help enhance education in Linwood Schools. Supporting community partnerships and programs that benefit students and provides teachers with grants that help bolster their classroom like the 3-D printers used in the Industrial Tech room at Belhaven is part of Susquehanna Banks ongoing effort.

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Fairy tales collide in comic stage musical ‘Into the Woods Jr.’

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Written by Suzanne Marino Thursday, February 13, 2014 03:52 pm

The Witch, played by Charlene Baker, meets Little Red Riding Hood Ava Broux in the Somers Point Performing Arts Club production of the Stephen Sondheim musical “Into the Woods Jr.” The Witch, played by Charlene Baker, meets Little Red Riding Hood Ava Broux in the Somers Point Performing Arts Club production of the Stephen Sondheim musical “Into the Woods Jr.”

SOMERS POINT – Favorite fairy tale characters created by The Brothers Grimm come together in the fun stage musical “Into the Woods Jr.” Thursday, Feb. 20-22 at the Jordan Road School.

The Somers Point School District Performing Arts Club and the office of Community Education and Recreation are putting the show together.

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Miss America has a lesson for NCS students (VIDEO)

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Thursday, February 13, 2014 03:14 pm

Miss America Nina Davuluri answers questions in Brian Levi’s fourth-grade class before collecting letters for the troops and posing for pictures Monday at Northfield Community School. Miss America Nina Davuluri answers questions in Brian Levi’s fourth-grade class before collecting letters for the troops and posing for pictures Monday at Northfield Community School.  NORTHFIELD – Miss America Nina Davuluri went back to school Monday, Feb. 10, visiting the Northfield Community School and bringing a powerful message.

Her first stop was the fourth grade, where she collected cards for the troops made by students and answered questions in each of the five classes she visited.

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Relay for Life campaign kicks off in Linwood

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Written by Suzanne Marino Monday, February 10, 2014 01:45 pm

Mainland Relay for Life chairwoman Christine Sands Bennett, left, with volunteer Lori Childs, both from Linwood, and 10-year old Logan Sands, a cancer survivor, show off the 2014 theme of super heroes at the kick-off Thursday, Feb. 6. Mainland Relay for Life chairwoman Christine Sands Bennett, left, with volunteer Lori Childs, both from Linwood, and 10-year old Logan Sands, a cancer survivor, show off the 2014 theme of super heroes at the kick-off Thursday, Feb. 6.

LINWOOD — June 13 may be months away but Christine Sands Bennett of Linwood urged the Relay for Life volunteers gathered in the Mainland Regional High School library Thursday evening that organizing and fundraising takes time.

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School aims to grow future engineers and computer scientists in STEM lab

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Sunday, February 09, 2014 01:31 pm

Students from Laura Levy's first-grade class evaluate mortar samples in Kevin Jarrett's STEM lab as part of a lesson on materials engineering Thursday, Jan. 31./Suzanne Marino Students from Laura Levy's first-grade class evaluate mortar samples in Kevin Jarrett's STEM lab as part of a lesson on materials engineering Thursday, Jan. 31./Suzanne Marino  NORTHFIELD – At the Northfield Community School, teachers have gone way past just integrating science, engineering, technology and math to meet the core content standards outlined by the state. “We are really excited with STEM and incorporating the principles in every class,” said Elementary School Principal Maureen Vaccaro.

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Trivia Times February 9, 2014 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Sunday, February 09, 2014 06:00 am

Satchel Paige is the big story for February 9
On this day in 1971, pitcher Leroy "Satchel" Paige becomes the first Negro League veteran to be nominated for the Baseball Hall of Fame. He was inducted to Cooperstown in August of the same year. When Paige, a pitching legend known for his fastball, showmanship and a playing career that spanned five decades was inducted Joe DiMaggio called Paige "the best and fastest pitcher I've ever faced."

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