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    The Easter Bunny (Kristi Wimberg, 15) visits with Chase Daniel Kern, 2 and Gianna Stabilini, 2, at the Northfield Mothers League annual Easter egg hunt at Birch Grove Park.

    The weekend before Easter and the egg hunts were all over Linwood, Northfield and Somers Point and each one had its own special twist on the holiday tradition.
    In Northfield, the Mothers League held its annual hunt…

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    Atlantic City Country Club in Northfield

    NORTHFIELD – The historic Atlantic City Country Club on Shore Road, owned by Caesars Entertainment, has been sold to the Ottinger family group, which also owns Ballamor and Scotland Run golf clubs. The sale date was Tuesday, April 15.
    “Caesars Entertainment Atlantic City has proudly been associated with the Atlantic City Country Club for many years,” said Rick Mazer, regional president and general manger of Harrah’s Resort.

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    Suzanne Marino/The helping hands of Everyone’s Children are from left Samantha Mazuz, Shelly Furman, Stacey Rich, June Dix all of Linwood and Aiccis Bloom of Ventnor.

    LINWOOD—Saturday morning Stacey Rich’s home could have passed for the Easter Bunny’s workshop. Hundreds of baskets lined every flat surface in the living room, dining room, kitchen and family room and volunteers were quickly filling them with candy and small gifts.

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    Suzanne Marino/Michele Bush and Laura Ackley are donating 10 percent of their sales commission back into the communities they serve.

    LINWOOD – Laura Ackley of Somers Point and Michele Bush of Wildwood Crest are partners in Bush and Ackley Homes. They sell real estate through Coldwell Banker Casa Bella Homes and say they are bringing a new element to the settlement table that they hope gets people thinking about giving something back to their communities.

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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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4 Atlantic County women charged in theft of millions from elderly

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Written by staff report Thursday, March 20, 2014 10:42 pm

Northfield attorney specializing in elder law and former Linwood social worker stole victims' life savings, state says  

TRENTON – A Northfield attorney and a Linwood woman who owns an in-home senior care company were arrested Wednesday, March 19 and charged with conspiring to steal millions from elderly clients.

Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman said Barbara Lieberman, 62, of Northfield, an attorney specializing in elder law, and Jan Van Holt, 57, of Linwood, the owner of A Better Choice, a company that offered seniors “custom designed life care and legal financial planning,” conspired to prey on the elderly and steal their life savings.

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Nashville North Studio artist tour

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, March 20, 2014 11:52 am

LINWOOD - Nashville North Studio Linwood recording artist, Dave Hangley and his band is performing at Sugar House Casino in Philadelphia March 26 and the Rail Bar in Richland April 4 with additional dates still available.

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Somers Point Police Blotter, March 20, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, March 20, 2014 10:37 am

Somers Point Police 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 20 adult arrests March 10-17 including two warrant arrests.

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Northfield Police Blotter, March 20, 2014 edition

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, March 20, 2014 10:35 am

Northfield Police

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

The Northfield Police Department had 188 calls for service, made 138 property checks, investigated 10 motor vehicle crashes, made 100 motor vehicle stops, issued 25 motor vehicle summonses and made four warrant arrests March 10-16.

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Longwood Garden Trip

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, March 20, 2014 12:00 am

The Green Thumb Garden Club of Somers Point is sponsoring a trip to Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania Wednesday, April 30. 

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Frog and Toad

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, March 20, 2014 12:00 am

LINWOOD - The Linwood Nursery School presents “The Frog and Toad” performed by the Surflight Theatre players at 3 p.m., Sunday, March 30.

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