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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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Not amused by principal tricks

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Written by Opinion Wednesday, March 19, 2014 12:00 am

To the editor:

Why do newspapers continue to cover stupid principal tricks?  Is it because you think the “tricks” such as sliming the principal or duct taping a principal to the wall are newsworthy because they are “fun”? Or is it because the taxpayers and parents need to learn what the children are being taught as “rewarding behavior”? 

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Benefit Pig Roast

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, March 19, 2014 12:00 am

SOMERS POINT - American Legion Riders Post 352 sixth annual pig roast will be noon-5 p.m. Sunday, May 4 at 1st and Pennsylvania avenues in Somers Point. 

   

Give the gift of Gateway

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, March 19, 2014 12:00 am

SOMERS POINT - A perfect gift this year might just be in honor of someone special with a 6-inch-square permanent tile in the lobby of the Gateway Theater on Bay Avenue.

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Collection for the troops

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, March 19, 2014 12:00 am

SOMERS POINT - AMVETS Post 911 in Somers Point is requesting new and used DVD movies in good condition to send to the troops. Donations will be accepted at: 

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County wide eighth grade dialogue

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Written by Suzanne Marino Tuesday, March 18, 2014 05:30 pm

Eighth grade students attending the county wide Eighth Grade Dialogue at Absegami March 6 are from left; Jeffery Toth of the Northfield Community School, Meena Mandalapu of Belhaven Middle School, Nalu Tripician of the Eugene A. Tighe School and Eddie McGettigan of the Jordan Road School. Eighth grade students attending the county wide Eighth Grade Dialogue at Absegami March 6 are from left; Jeffery Toth of the Northfield Community School, Meena Mandalapu of Belhaven Middle School, Nalu Tripician of the Eugene A. Tighe School and Eddie McGettigan of the Jordan Road School.

GALLOWAY—The Atlantic County School Board Association invited one eighth grade student from each middle school in the county for the annual Eighth Grade Dialogue held March 6 at Absegami.
The event is a chance for eighth grade students to answer questions about their middle school experiences and talk about future goals and plans.

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Veterans enjoy pizza with friends at Meadowview

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Tuesday, March 18, 2014 05:06 am

Meadowview Throwing a little pizza party at Meadowview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center are from left standing; Dick Bullock of Somers Point, Gloria Brumbirn of Egg Harbor Township, Neil Regina and Andy Malson of Somers Point, Sandy and Fred Vinyard of Egg Harbor Township and Judy and Jim Donahue of Ocean City. Seated is 23 year U.S. Coastguard veteran, Walt Lagko, of Galloway and now living at Meadowview.  NORTHFIELD--U.S. Coast Guard veteran Walt Lagko, formerly of Galloway and currently a resident of Meadowview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center enjoys a visit from members of AMVETS Post 911 in Somers Point and the Elks of Egg Harbor Township Friday, March 14. The AMVETS and the Elks held a pizza party and spent the afternoon visiting retired veterans.

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Students put their heads together for 36th annual Think Day competition

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Monday, March 17, 2014 04:14 pm

Belhaven Middle School Think Team the 2014 Think Day Competition champions. Belhaven Middle School Think Team the 2014 Think Day Competition champions.

Belhaven tops field for 13th time

LINWOOD – Brain power ruled Saturday as Mainland Regional High School hosted the 36th annual Think Day Competition. This meeting of middle school minds pitted 12 Atlantic County schools through three rounds of competition. When the scores were tallied, it was Belhaven Middle School that took first place.

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Belhaven wins Think Day Competition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Sunday, March 16, 2014 11:03 am

LINWOOD--Congratulations to Belhaven Middle School Think Team. They took first place at the 36th annual Think Day Competition held at Mainland Regional High School Saturday, March 15.
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