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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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Balsey and Cohen become BCA Insurance

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Written by Suzanne Marino Sunday, August 11, 2013 12:00 pm

Submitted/Brett Balsley and Larry Cohen Submitted/Brett Balsley and Larry Cohen

NORTHFIELD – Brett D. Balsley, President of the Northfield-based Brett Balsley Insurance Group, has partnered with Lawrence D. Cohen to form the new BCA Insurance Group. Cohen, of Linwood will serve as Executive Vice President and partner in the newly formed agency.

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Trivia Times Aug. 11, 2013 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Sunday, August 11, 2013 01:05 am

A big story for August 11...
On this date in 1934 a group of federal prisoners classified as "most dangerous" arrives at Alcatraz Island, a 22-acre rocky outcrop 1.5 miles offshore in San Francisco Bay. The first civilian prisoners sent to Alcatraz joined a few dozen military prisoners still housed there from its days as a U.S. military prison.
Alcatraz was an uninhabited seabird haven when it was explored by the Spanish in 1775.

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Northfield Police Blotter August, 8, 2013 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Saturday, August 10, 2013 06:00 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 July 15 through Aug. 5 the Northfield Police Department responded to 439 motor vehicle stops, 121 motor vehicle summonses issued, 19 motor vehicle crashes, 606 calls for service and 28 warrant arrests.
Elizabeth E. Felton, 29, of Pleasantville was arrested July 30 by Ptl. William Bach and charged with disorderly conduct.

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Trivia Times Aug. 10, 2013 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Saturday, August 10, 2013 02:12 am

Big story for August 10…
On this day in 1978, three teenage girls die after their 1973 Ford Pinto is rammed from behind by a van and bursts into flames. The fatal crash was one of a series of Pinto accidents that caused a national scandal during the 1970s.
The small and economical Pinto debuted in 1970, was Ford's first subcompact car produced domestically and its answer to popular imports like the Beetle and Corolla.

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Unveiling of Somers Point new branding initiative

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Friday, August 09, 2013 12:55 pm

SOMERS POINT--The Somers Point Economic Development Advisory Commission will unveil a new branding initiative hosted by the Somers Point Business Association 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14 at Greate Bay Country Club.

The Economic Development Commission has been working for months to create a look and logo for Somers Point. The commission is encouraging all who live, work, shop, dine and vacation in Somers Point to attend the event to see the fresh, new look for the marketing of Somers Point.

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Erland Chau replaces Dunn on Northfield ballot

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Friday, August 09, 2013 12:32 pm

Northfield City Hall, 1600 Shore Road Northfield City Hall, 1600 Shore Road

NORTHFIELD – It has taken a long time to finally get the Republican candidates in order for the City Council race on the November ballot. It will be Erland Chau, 58, who will face Democrat Paul Utts to represent the second ward on Northfield City Council. John Dunn defeated incumbent Tom Polistina in the June primary election for the opportunity to represent the second ward on the general election ballot in November.

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Trivia Times Aug. 9, 2013 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Friday, August 09, 2013 01:10 am

The big story for August 9…
In keeping with his statement the day prior Richard M. Nixon officially resigns his term as the 37th President of the United States at noon, Aug. 9. As Nixon and his family left the White House lawn in a helicopter he raised his arms in a victory or peace salute. The helicopter door was then closed, and the Nixon family began their journey as private citizens home to San Clemente, California.

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Celebrating 45 years of good coffee and good friends at Somers Point Wawa VIDEO

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Thursday, August 08, 2013 05:24 pm

Everybody say Wawa! All of the employees and special guests at Wawa # 702 in Somers Point help celebrate their 45th anniversary. Everybody say Wawa! All of the employees and special guests at Wawa # 702 in Somers Point help celebrate their 45th anniversary.

SOMERS POINT—When any of us stop to grab a gallon of milk or a cup of coffee we might not think about the fact that the neighborhood convenience store really is a part of the daily routine that we count on to be there whenever we need them.
Wawa store # 702 located at 600 New Road in Somers Point celebrated the fact that they have been that go-to place in the community for 45 years with a huge anniversary celebration Thursday morning.

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