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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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Good food, families, friends, fashions and fun all in one at St. Gianna

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Monday, October 21, 2013 02:27 pm

Here’s the beef; Chris Ade, left, of Linwood and Rosemary O’Dowd of Northfield serve up the hot roast beef to parishioner Maria Isabelle Duran of Northfield Sunday afternoon at St. Gianna’s where they held their annual beef and beer and fashion show. Here’s the beef; Chris Ade, left, of Linwood and Rosemary O’Dowd of Northfield serve up the hot roast beef to parishioner Maria Isabelle Duran of Northfield Sunday afternoon at St. Gianna’s where they held their annual beef and beer and fashion show.


NORTHFIELD—Even though the Eagles were playing Sunday afternoon the parish hall at St. Gianna Beretta Mola was packed with supporters. It was the annual fashion show/beef and beer and Chinese auction that support parish programs.

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Somers Point Police Blotter Oct. 17, 2013 edition

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 20, 2013 01:06 pm

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

The Somers Point Police Department made 11 adult arrests, two juvenile arrests and three warrant arrests in the period of Oct. 7-14.

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Trivia Times Oct. 20, 2013 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Sunday, October 20, 2013 05:00 am

A big story for October 20
On October 20, 1947, the Red Scare kicks into high gear in Washington, as a Congressional committee begins investigating Communist influence in Hollywood.
After WWII conservative watchdogs worked to find alleged “Reds” working in the film industry. The investigation bluntly asked witnesses who were called before the committee; "Are you or have you ever been a member of the Communist Party?" Whether out of fear or patriotism some very famous names of the time gave up names of those they suspected were communists.

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Trivia Times Oct. 19, 2013 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Saturday, October 19, 2013 01:33 am

A big story for October 19…
On October 19, 1781 British General Lord Cornwallis surrendered 7,087 officers and men, 900 seamen, 144 cannons, 15 galleys, a frigate, and 30 transport ships. Pleading illness, he did not attend the surrender ceremony, but his second-in-command, General Charles O'Hara, carried Cornwallis' sword to the American and French commanders.
Cornwallis was one of the most capable British generals of the American Revolution. In 1776, he drove George Washington's troops out of New Jersey. In 1780 he was victorious in South Carolina.

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State Police need assistance to locate missing juvenile

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, October 18, 2013 02:59 pm

Missing juvenile-Patrick Tohme, 16 Missing juvenile-Patrick Tohme, 16

ALERT: The New Jersey State Police are looking for the public’s help in locating a missing teenager. Patrick Tohme, 16, was last seen at 5 a.m. on Pulaski Road in the Whitehouse section of Readington Township. Tohme is described as 6’ 130 lbs. brown hair and brown eyes and a partial beard.

Anyone with any information about the whereabouts of the missing teen is asked to contact the Readington Township Police Dept. (908) 534-4034 ext. 241 or the New Jersey State Police Missing Persons Unit at (800) 709-5464.

 

Josephsen inducted into OLMA National Honor Society

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Written by staff reports Friday, October 18, 2013 01:04 pm

Our Lady of Mercy Academy National Honor Society Our Lady of Mercy Academy National Honor Society

Olivia Josephsen, 17, of Northfield, a senior at Our Lady of Mercy Academy in Newfield, was recently inducted into the Mother Patricia Gaynor Chapter of the National Honor Society, where she holds the title of parliamentarian for the 2013-’14 school year. Josephsen, shown in the middle row, fourth from left, is also Miss Northfield Fourth of July 2013.

   

At Belhaven it’s all about respect

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Thursday, October 17, 2013 01:19 pm

Sixth-graders are mixing it up at lunch Sixth-graders are mixing it up at lunch

 

LINWOOD – The state Department of Education requires all schools include a “week of respect” as part of the curriculum. Belhaven Middle School Principal Frank Rudnesky said a week is just not enough. “Respect is something that should be a focus each day.” Last year he asked Mayor Richard DePamphilis to help them out and the result; the mayor issued a proclamation calling for a year of respect. “At Belhaven Middle School, we celebrate respect all year.

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Bartholomew will preach in Somers Point at the same church she attended growing up

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Thursday, October 17, 2013 10:45 am

Bishop Tracie Bartholomew Bishop Tracie Bartholomew

Newly installed bishop returns to preach at Grace Lutheran Sunday Born and raised here, Tracie Bartholomew brings God’s message home 
SOMERS POINT — There will be a warm celebration and a homecoming of sorts Sunday, Oct. 20 t at Grace Lutheran Church as the newly installed third bishop of the New Jersey Synod, Tracie Bartholomew preaches at the 10:15 a.m. service.

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Trivia Times Oct. 17, 2013 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Thursday, October 17, 2013 05:01 am

A big story for October 17…
His alleged crimes included bootlegging murder, racketeering and extortion but it was a tax evasion charge that finally brought Al Capone down. On this day in 1931 Capone is sentenced to 11 years in prison for tax evasion and fined $80,000. His conviction marked

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Northfield Board of Education fields two incumbents and three write-in candidates

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Thursday, October 17, 2013 12:07 am

 

NORTHFIELD – The race for Board of Education here has grown in the last few days. There are three-three year terms up for election on Nov. 5. Initially only three names were to appear on the ballot, all incumbents: Steve Wynne, Zubair Syed and John Palmieri. Palmieri decided not to seek another term on the board and dropped from consideration. But three candidates have stepped forward with write-in campaigns to be considered by the voters; Stephanie Woodhouse, Jeff Lischin and Mark Bruno.

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