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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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Somers Point Pack 87 winning wheels

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Written by Suzanne Marino Saturday, March 22, 2014 11:22 am

Somers Point Pack 87 scouts show off their well earned hardware at the March 15 pinewood derby. Somers Point Pack 87 scouts show off their well earned hardware at the March 15 pinewood derby.  SOMERS POINT--The wheels were rolling in Somers Point Saturday where Cub Scout Pack 87 held their annual pinewood derby at the United Methodist Church on Bethel Road.

Scouts from Tigers through Webelos participated in this always competitive and fun event. 

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Trivia Times March 22, 2014 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Saturday, March 22, 2014 05:00 am

A precursor to the American Revolution the big story today is the Stamp Act
In an effort to raise funds to pay off debts and defend the new American territories won from the French in the Seven Years' War (1756-1763), the British government passes the Stamp Act on this day in 1765.

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Flea Market and Garage Sale

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, March 22, 2014 12:00 am

The Northfield Cultural Committee will hold its spring flea market and garage sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 29 at the Northfield Community School. For table reservations call 609-646-1092.

 

Donations wanted for Veterans Park

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, March 22, 2014 12:00 am

NORTHFIELD - Plans are moving along for Veterans Park on Oak Avenue and donations are being accepted.

Commemorative bricks can be purchased for $50, or a bench that includes a dedication plaque for $1,000.

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Linwood Police arrest Philadelphia man accused of burglarizing the same home twice

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Written by Staff Report Friday, March 21, 2014 10:22 pm

LINWOOD--A tip from a Linwood resident to the police led to the arrest Christopher Sanchez of Philadelphia in connection with a residential burglary Friday, March 21.
The call came into the Linwood Police Department of a suspicious vehicle. It matched the description of a vehicle linked to burglary investigation in the same area in November of last year.

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Heeding JFK’s call to help others

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Friday, March 21, 2014 12:11 pm

Rachel Belkin visits a zoo in Kampala, Uganda. Rachel Belkin visits a zoo in Kampala, Uganda.

Peace Corps volunteer goes to Uganda
NORTHFIELD – It takes a certain type of person to commit to the Peace Corps, one who will willingly carve 27 months out of their lives to go to a foreign country to help others. Rachel Belkin, 23, of Northfield has made that commitment.
She is currently serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in Kamurasi, Uganda, three and a half hours away from the capital city of Kampala.

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Oodles of noodles served at Northfield Mothers League spaghetti dinner

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Friday, March 21, 2014 12:14 am

Veteran lunch lady Betty Chau and Rose Cupo enjoy their work at the annual Northfield Mothers League spaghetti dinner. Veteran lunch lady Betty Chau and Rose Cupo enjoy their work at the annual Northfield Mothers League spaghetti dinner.

NORTHFIELD--They were stirring sauce, scooping noodles and filling trays with lots of spaghetti and meatballs for a good cause Wednesday, March 12. It was the Northfield Mothers League annual spaghetti dinner, their major fundraiser of the year and it was a huge success.

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Registration for kindergarten and first grade

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 21, 2014 12:00 am

LINWOOD - Families will be able to register for kindergarten and first grade at Seaview School March 31-April 17.

Kindergarten is a half day program, but an expanded program – with students chosen through a lottery - will be offered on a space available basis for a fee.

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