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    Just bouncing around with each other at the Linwood Community Church Family Fun Festival Saturday, Aug. 23, are Evan Deebolt, 6, of Brigantine; Skylar Leary, 9, of Mays Landing, and Gabriel Adamson of Harrisburg, Pa. LINWOOD – The live music from the grounds of Linwood Community Church band drifted across the town Saturday as the church held its annual end of…

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    Miss AmericaATLANTIC CITY—The Miss America Organization announced Thursday afternoon the plans to welcome the 53 contestants back for this years Miss America pageant that is set for Sunday, Sept. 14 at Boardwalk Hall.

    The women will begin their nearly two-week journey to the crown Tuesday, Sept. 3. They will be welcomed back to the birthplace of the pageant and the ladies will make their debut at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday Sept. 3 at Kennedy Plaza on The Boardwalk, a stones throw from where one of them will be crowned Miss America 2015 Sept. 14.

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    Jason O'Grady NORTHFIELD—There are some changes yet to come before the ballot is set for the November election in the city of Northfield. Monday August, 25 Democrat Jason O’Grady bowed out of the race for Mayor of Northfield.

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    Church supporters Richard Cohen, Anne Peterson Martin and Robert P. Subrianni are anxious to see the restoration projected at Church of the Redeemer fully completed.LONGPORT – The historic restoration at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer is nearly completed. The congregation will hold its last service of the summer season at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 31.

    The church, which was a summertime place of worship for wealthy Philadelphia families since…

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    First day of School for students in Thursday, Sept. 4, a half day schedule. 

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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

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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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Great jazz helps ‘The Right Notes’ fight MS

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Written by SUZAANNE MARINO Thursday, October 17, 2013 12:00 am

SOMERS POINT— An evening of evening of smooth jazz featuring the Michael Pedicin Quintet along with great good and a wine testing selection of 100 wines highlights the “Right Notes” fundraiser to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

The event is 7-10 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 17 at the Greate Bay Country Club in Somers Point.

Guests will enjoy hors d'ouvres and beverages while listening to "The Latin Side of Jazz," a celebration of Latin music's influence on jazz since the 1940s.

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Trivia Times Oct. 15, 2013 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Tuesday, October 15, 2013 01:01 am

Its Trivia Tuesday and a big story for October 15…
Mata Hari, the poster child of the seductive female spy, is executed by a French firing squad just outside of Paris on this day in 1917 for espionage.
Her real name was Margaretha Gertruida Zell and she was born in Holland in 1876. She came to Paris in 1905 and was an exotic dancer. Soon she was touring Europe telling the tale of how she was born in a sacred Indian temple and taught ancient dances by a priestess who had given her the exotic name of Mata Hari.

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Trivia Times Oct. 13, 2013 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Sunday, October 13, 2013 02:53 am

A big story for October 13…
On this day in 1792 the cornerstone is laid for a presidential residence in Washington. In 1800 President John Adams became the first president to reside in the executive mansion. It soon became known as the “White House” from the white-gray Virginia stone used to make it.

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Northfield Police Blotter Oct. 10, 2013 edition

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Written by staff reports Saturday, October 12, 2013 08:30 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.

For the period of Monday, Sept. 30 through Monday, Oct. 7 the Northfield Police Department conducted 98 motor vehicle stops, issued 74 motor vehicle summonses, received 376 calls for service, conducted 190 property checks and made nine warrant arrests.

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Somers Point Police Blotter Oct, 10, 2013 edition

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, October 12, 2013 08:30 am

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

The Somers Point Police Department made 13 adult arrests and four warrant arrests for the week Sept. 30 to Oct. 7.

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Trivia Times Oct. 12, 2013 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Saturday, October 12, 2013 05:00 am

A big story for October 12…
After sailing across the Atlantic Ocean, Italian explorer Christopher Columbus sights land Oct. 12, 1492 and believes that he has reached East Asia. He had actually landed on an island in the Bahamas; Watling Island.  His expedition went ashore the same day and claimed the land for Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand of Spain as they had provided Columbus with the ships, money and supplies when he set sail to a western ocean route to China, India, and the fabled gold and Spice Islands of Asia.

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Trivia Times Oct. 10, 2013 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Thursday, October 10, 2013 05:00 am

A big story for October 10
The hijacking of the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro reaches a dramatic climax Oct. 10, 1985 when U.S. Navy F-14 fighters intercept an Egyptian airliner attempting to fly the Palestinian hijackers to freedom and force the jet to land at a NATO base in Sicily. American and Italian troops surrounded the plane, and the terrorists were taken into Italian custody.

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Letter: Mayor shows little for saving money

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Written by Nate Nathanson Tuesday, October 08, 2013 01:19 pm

Letter: Mayor shows little for saving money Letter: Mayor shows little for saving money To the editor:

I'm upset at what transpired in Northfield’s recent City Council meetings.

Council discussed cutting the salaries of elected officials, a smart idea in these tough times. However, it is a shame when you see some officials ignore our taxpayers.

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Trivia Times Oct. 8, 2013 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Tuesday, October 08, 2013 12:47 am

 

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A big story for October 8…
On this day in 1871 the great fire of Chicago began in Patrick and Catherine O'Leary's barn that would burn for two days and claim 200-300 lives and destroy more than 4 square miles of homes, farms and businesses. Legend blames O'Leary's cow for causing the fire. 

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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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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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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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