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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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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

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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.

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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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. 

   

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