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    uniors Sharik Gilbert of Northfield and Tiana Fogg of Linwood add their thumbs to the banner against texting and driving.

    LINWOOD – Pledging not to text while driving, students in physical education classes at Mainland Regional High School April 17 filled out a card with their information as new or soon-to-be drivers. Rolling their thumb on an ink pad and adding their thumbprints to a banner emblazoned with “Texting Kills” that will hang in the hall, students…

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    Under the scrutiny of experts Linda Patterson Hinkle and Roy Clark is a lamp brought in to the Northfield Cultural Committee’s antiques appraisal night Thursday, April 10.

     

    NORTHFIELD – There was a little history on display at City Hall Thursday, April 10 as the Northfield Cultural Committee held its bi-annual antiques appraisal.
    Some in the audience members said they went looking in their attics and basements…

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    Crowds at Bayfest 2013 jam Bay Avenue in Somers Point, marking the unofficial kick off to the season. Bayfest is billed as the largest one-day event in South Jersey.

    SOMERS POINT – In its 26 years Bayfest has grown into the largest one-day event in South Jersey, according to organizers.
    Last year an estimated 38,000 visitors strolled along Bay Avenue soaking up a perfect spring…

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     SOMERS POINT--For most folks, a big cake is a great way to celebrate a birthday. But Custard Hut owner Lou DeScioli has a pretty sweet plan to help him mark his famous Custard Hut’s milestone; 37 years in business.

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    WMGM TV 40 home at 1601 New Road in Linwood.

    LINWOOD – It appears that NBC will end its affiliation with WMGM TV 40 at the end of 2014.

    A contract between NBC and Access 1 Communications, which manages the station, ran through 2012 but was extended through the end of this year. That contract is not expected to be renewed.

    Headquartered at 1601 New Road in Linwood, WMGM TV 40 is the only television station in the state of New Jersey affiliated with a major network. It…

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SOSH Architects host "family fun day" in Linwood to remember Mary Beth Davis

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Written by Suzanne Marino Monday, July 22, 2013 02:03 pm

   From left; Mary Beth's husband, Keith Davis of Linwood with SOSH Architects Partner, Tom Sykes  of Atlantic City, Chris Corso of Egg Harbor Township EHT and SOSH Architects partner, Bill Salerno of Linwood in front of the commemorative Family Fun Day banner at All Wars Memorial Park in Linwood. From left; Mary Beth's husband, Keith Davis of Linwood with SOSH Architects Partner, Tom Sykes of Atlantic City, Chris Corso of Egg Harbor Township EHT and SOSH Architects partner, Bill Salerno of Linwood in front of the commemorative Family Fun Day banner at All Wars Memorial Park in Linwood.

LINWOOD--SOSH Architects of Atlantic City hosted a "Family Fun Day" in honor of friend and former colleague, Mary Beth Davis Saturday, July 6. More than 150 of Davis' friends and family attended the inaugural event at the All Wars Memorial Park in Linwood and together raised funds to benefit The Alcove Center for Grieving Families and Children in her name.

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Trivia Times July 22, 2013 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Monday, July 22, 2013 12:00 am

The big story for July 22
On this day in 2003, U.S. Army Private Jessica Lynch, a prisoner-of-war who was rescued from an Iraqi hospital, receives a hero's welcome when she returns to her hometown of Palestine, West Virginia. The story of the 19-year-old supply clerk, who was captured by Iraqi forces in March 2003, gripped America; however, it was later revealed that some details of Lynch's dramatic capture and rescue might have been exaggerated.

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Random drug-test public hearing spurs administrative study

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Sunday, July 21, 2013 08:51 am

The administrative team will come back to the board of education with a hybrid option for parents and board to consider

LINWOOD - Mainland Regional High School District Superintendent Tom Baruffi was not sure how parents were feeling about the districts proposal to begin a random drug testing program for the upcoming school year.
Several stories in the media and a message on the sign in front of the school brought not one comment from the public.

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Trivia Times July 21, 2013 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Sunday, July 21, 2013 12:00 am


The big story for July 21
Three months after Ft. Sumpter, on July 21, 1861 the first major land battle of the Civil War erupted into the first Battle of Bull Run near Manassas, Virginia, about 30 miles from Washington DC. The Union felt they war would be over quickly and with little bloodshed. At the Battle of Bull Run they realized how mighty an opponent the Confederate forces were.

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Trivia Times July 20, 2013 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Saturday, July 20, 2013 12:00 am

The big story for July 20
While millions watched from the TV in their living rooms around the world on June 20, 1969 the

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West Marine project calls on boaters to help remap New Jersey bays

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Friday, July 19, 2013 05:02 pm

Chuck Stuchel of Linwood, manager of West Marine in Somers Point explains how chart maker Navionics is working with his store and fisherman around the region to remap the bays post Hurricane Sandy. Chuck Stuchel of Linwood, manager of West Marine in Somers Point explains how chart maker Navionics is working with his store and fisherman around the region to remap the bays post Hurricane Sandy.

SOMERS POINT—Boaters rely heavily on their onboard navigation systems to let them know how deep the water is, where the fish might be and if there is something they should be on the look out for on the bay floor. When Sandy tore through the area in the fall she left tremendous damage visible everywhere.

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Trivia Times July 19, 2013 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Friday, July 19, 2013 02:25 am

 

The big story today is
On this day in 1989, 21-year-old actress Rebecca Shaeffer is murdered at her Los Angeles home by Robert John Bardo, a mentally unstable man who had been stalking her. Schaeffer’s death helped lead to the passage in California of legislation aimed at preventing stalking. Shaeffer starred in the comedy, “My Sister Sam” with Pam Dawber.

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Miss America video booth open in Boardwalk Hall (VIDEO)

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Thursday, July 18, 2013 07:00 pm

Miss America 2013 Mallory Hagan unveils the new video booth in Boardwalk Hall where everyone can share their favorite Miss America memories Miss America 2013 Mallory Hagan unveils the new video booth in Boardwalk Hall where everyone can share their favorite Miss America memories ATLANTIC CITY — Miss America is back home in Atlantic City and the Miss America Organization has partnered with the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority and the Atlantic City Alliance to bring a new, free attraction to Boardwalk Hall that invites everyone to share their memories of Miss America.

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