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    American Legion Post 295 Commander Mark Doherty and Milton Parker of Galloway, a 70-year member of the post.EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Milton Parker, 93, of Galloway and Francis Nugent, 92, of Northfield were the honored guests at the Harvey Johnson American Legion Post 295 luncheon Thursday, April 3 compliments of the Golden Corral where both men were feted for their longevity in the post.  

    Parker is a 70-year member of the post.

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    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Residents who are still struggling to recover from Hurricane Sandy damage will have an opportunity to meet with a long-term disaster recovery group on Wednesday, April 16 in the Egg Harbor Township Community Center.

     Starting at 6 p.m. the township will host the Atlantic County Revive Long Term Recovery Group, a coalition of more than 30 large relief organizations, state and county service providers and local nonprofits, which have joined together to help guide and direct Sandy relief and rebuilding efforts in Atlantic County.

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    Janice Fipp  NORTHFIELD – Janice Fipp, the superintendent of the Northfield Community School, announced Monday that she has tendered her retirement papers to the business administrator and president of the Board of Education.

    The surprise announcement by the 25-year veteran of the district came, Fipp said, after a great deal of thought.

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    Now that is a keeper; 6-year old T.J. Kepner II of Somers Point is quite pleased with his winning catch. T.J. took first place in his age group.

    NORTHFIELD—Saturday was the first day of trout season and after a winter we thought might never end participants were definitely enjoying a day in the park.
    The New Jersey Division of Fish and Gaming stocked the lakes at Birch Grove earlier…

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    The Junior and Cadette Girl Scouts from Troops 11059 and 11700 are Lily Lee, Amanda Frambes, Nova Driver, Heather Frambes, Maggie Wilkinson, Devin O’Brien and Ellen O’Brien. Troop leaders are Doreen Lee of Linwood and Kim O’Brien and Arlene Frambes of Somers Point.

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP—The Girl Scouts of troops 11059 and…

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Bagging hunger in Somers Point

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, September 29, 2013 08:00 am

Encouraging customers to help fight hunger, the ShopRite in Somers Point held its Partners in Caring Day Wednesday, Sept. 18 and invited local dignitaries and ShopRite mascot; Scrunchy the Bear to take part. Encouraging customers to help fight hunger, the ShopRite in Somers Point held its Partners in Caring Day Wednesday, Sept. 18 and invited local dignitaries and ShopRite mascot; Scrunchy the Bear to take part.

SOMERS POINT – Shoppers might have been surprised at who was tucking their groceries into the bag Sept. 18 at the Somers Point ShopRite. It was the annual “ShopRite Partners in Caring Day” and local officials showed up to demonstrate their support for the program and helped bag hunger. September is National Hunger Action Month, a time when organizations and businesses across the country will be doing their part to help fight hunger in their communities.

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Trivia Times September 29, 2013 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Sunday, September 29, 2013 04:56 am

A big story for September 29 
On this day in 1982 Flight attendant Paula Prince buys a bottle of cyanide-laced Tylenol and was found dead Oct. 1. Prince was the final victim of a mysterious ailment in Chicago. Over a 24 hour period six people had suddenly died of unknown causes in northwest Chicago. It was discovered all had ingested Extra-Strength Tylenol prior to becoming ill.

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High Holiday collection helps feed those in need

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, September 28, 2013 08:10 am

Rachael Reich of Margate at Beth Israel High Holiday food drive Rachael Reich of Margate at Beth Israel High Holiday food drive

NORTHFIELD--Rachael Reich of Margate flips over the number of grocery bags collected by the Members of Congregation Beth Israel in Northfield donated groceries during Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. The food is headed to the food pantry for Jewish Family Service of Atlantic and Cape May counties in Margate. The JFS Food Pantry offers hearty meal options to individuals and families who are feeling the effects of the current recession, homebound seniors on fixed incomes, adults with disabilities, young families with low incomes and others facing temporary crises.

 

Trivia Times September 28, 2013 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Saturday, September 28, 2013 02:00 am

A big story for September 28.
You might say Sept. 28 is a good day for baseball legend, Ted Williams. In 1941, the “Splendid Splinter,” Boston Red Sox Ted Williams plays a double-header against the Philadelphia Athletics on the last day of the regular season. His season average was .400 going into the game and he could have jeopardized his average and being the only player in 11 years to hit 400.

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Somers Point Police Blotter Sept. 26, 2013 edition

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 27, 2013 02:00 pm

Somers Point
Police blotter information is supplied by local police departments and other law enforcement agencies.
The Somers Point Police Department made 14 adult arrests and three warrant arrests for the week Sept. 16-23.

Hector Villarini, 28, of Somers Point was arrested Sept. 16 by Ptl. Paul Scapaletto and charged with theft.
Evelia Menjivar, 41, of Somers Point was arrested Sept. 16 by Ptl. Daniel Bryan and charged with theft and obstruction of justice.

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Northfield Police Blotter September 26, 2013 edition

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, September 27, 2013 02:00 am

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

Northfield For the period of Monday, Sept.16  through Monday, Sept. 23 the Northfield Police Department conducted 77 motor vehicle stops, issued 27 motor vehicle summonses, responded to 3 motor vehicle crashes, received 211calls for service, conducted 124 property checks and made 11 warrant arrests.

Nicole Gillingham, 32, of Northfield was arrested Sept. 16 by Ptl. Justin Heller and charged with drug offenses.

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Nashville heads north to Linwood with NNS Records (VIDEO)

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Thursday, September 26, 2013 02:46 pm

Country recording artist Dave Hangley, with Judy Saylor Allison and producer Jim Allison at the mixing board at Allison’s Nashville North Studio in Linwood. Country recording artist Dave Hangley, with Judy Saylor Allison and producer Jim Allison at the mixing board at Allison’s Nashville North Studio in Linwood.
LINWOOD – While Linwood is about the last place one would expect to be a focal point for country music, the arrival of an independent music production company, Nashville North Studio in the Linwood Greene Plaza, just might go a long way to change that perception. 
Producer Jim Allison hung out a shingle for the studio at the end of August. His first collaboration since moving to Linwood is with singer Dave Hangley resulting in the album “American Made,” and it just might be the crossover hit.

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Change of faculty at St. Joseph's Regional School

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Written by staff Report Thursday, September 26, 2013 01:03 pm

SOMERS POINT--St. Joseph Regional School Principal, Joe Pugliese posted a letter on the school’s Facebook page announcing a change in teachers at the schools kindergarten.
Former pre-kindergarten teacher and current kindergarten teacher Pam Reynolds last day at SJRS will be Friday, Sept. 27 and taking the kindergarten position for the balance of the school year will be Mrs. DiPalma, currently the aide in the kindergarten class. Moving from St. Joe’s After-Care program and into the classroom as an aide with DiPalma is Trish Phillips.

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