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    Annie and her crew LINWOOD– “Tomorrow” will ring out when the curtain goes up at Mainland Regional High School when the For Kids by Kids Production of “Annie Jr.” opens Thursday, July 31 and runs through the weekend.

    “Annie Jr.” is full…

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    Kids enjoy a fun evening along the bike path during the Northfield National Night Out event in August 2013.

    NORTHFIELD—Whether National Night Out is going to happen in Northfield on August 5 is still not set in stone despite it being just two short weeks away. In nearby Linwood, the plans National Night Out has already been cancelled according to Police Chief Colin Hickey.  

    Northfield Mayor Jerry McGee pulled the plug on National Night Out…

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    Northfield Little League players 9-year old Nick Brennan and 10-year old Luke McCarthy helped Tuesday afternoon to get the equipment ready to be donated to kids at the Boys and Girls Club in Atlantic City.NORTHFIELD—Arrayed about pitchers mound Tuesday afternoon on the Babe Ruth field at Birch Grove Park was nearly 200 pieces of baseball and softball equipment. All of it was…

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    The manicured garden of Holly and Shane Falls catches driver’s eye along Bay Avenue in Somers Point during the Green Thumb Garden Club annual tour on June 21.

    SOMERS POINT—The members of the Green Thumb Garden Club are true to their name and put their green thumbs to the test June 21 with their annual garden tour and let visitors peek inside 8 interesting gardens.  
    The…

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    Bobby Fingers will perform as part of the Tony Mart All Star Band that is stacked with the regions most talented musicians.
    SOMERS POINT––Celebrate the musical legacy of South Jersey and have a great time partying and dancing to the biggest hits by the most famous recording artists that ever played the legendary Tony Mart’s on Bay Ave. in Somers Point.  The show features 7 very popular regional  performers; Bob Campanell, Dr. Bobby…

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Hitting the track against cancer

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Thursday, June 19, 2014 04:00 pm

Purple and proud, survivors show their fighting spirit. Purple and proud, survivors show their fighting spirit. LINWOOD – More than 500 cancer survivors, caregivers, family, friends and supporters spent Friday night along the track and in the stands at Mainland Regional High School for the fourth annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life.

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First rabies case in Northfield found in raccoon

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, June 19, 2014 03:49 pm

atlantic county logo Next free Rabies Vaccination Clinic is Sunday, June 29

NORTHFIELD – The first case of rabies in Northfield this year has been found in a raccoon collected from Walnut Avenue on June 18. This is the sixth case of rabies found in Atlantic County this year and the fourth that has involved a raccoon. Each of the previous cases was found in Egg Harbor Township.

The raccoon was found trying to attack a dog in a fenced-in property on Walnut Avenue. The homeowner removed the dog to the house and was able to place a trash can over the raccoon, which appeared very weak and lethargic.

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It’s the last class for these local educators

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Thursday, June 19, 2014 02:18 pm

Lindsay Wilson, 36 years and Ruth Kulisek, 34 years at the Dawes Avenue School. Lindsay Wilson, 36 years and Ruth Kulisek, 34 years at the Dawes Avenue School. Over 300 years of educational experience

Students are not the only ones looking for changes when the school year draws to a close in the next few days; a number of educators will be leaving our schools this year.

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Zuccarino’s degree is music to her ears

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Written by Staff Report Thursday, June 19, 2014 12:00 am

Sara Zuccarino Sara Zuccarino
Sara Teresa Zuccarino of Northfield graduated magna cum laude from the College of New Jersey May 5 with a bachelor’s degree in music education. She is a member of the Gamma Zeta Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi International Society of Education.

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Mainland Regional High School top ten

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Written by Suzanne Marino Monday, June 16, 2014 12:00 am

Mainland Regional High School top ten graduates Mainland Regional High School top ten graduates Presenting the Mainland Regional High School Class of 2014 top ten. From left to right, starting at the top they are: 

1. James Mullin, Linwood, Rutgers University 

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Mainland Regional High School graduates

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Written by Suzanne Marino Monday, June 16, 2014 12:00 am

Mainland Regional High School graduates Mainland Regional High School graduates Mainland Regional High School Class of 2014 candidates for graduation:

Jabri Zayan Abdullah

Brittany Nichole Ackerman

Meghan Elizabeth Adams*

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Mainland Regional High School Class of 2014 memorable moments

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Written by Suzanne Marino Monday, June 16, 2014 12:00 am

These seniors are good friends at school and at work. Sydney Losco, Jim Mullin and Morgan Walls work together at the Clam Bar in Somers Point.These seniors are good friends at school and at work. Sydney Losco, Jim Mullin and Morgan Walls work together at the Clam Bar in Somers Point. These seniors are good friends at school and at work. Sydney Losco, Jim Mullin and Morgan Walls work together at the Clam Bar in Somers Point. Classmates and co-workers

These seniors are good friends at school and at work. Sydney Losco, Jim Mullin and Morgan Walls work together at the Clam Bar in Somers Point.

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2013-’14 was a year of achievement for Mainland athletics

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Written by Bill LeConey Monday, June 16, 2014 12:00 am

Bill LeConey / The Mainland Regional Mustangs captured the first state baseball title in school history. Bill LeConey / The Mainland Regional Mustangs captured the first state baseball title in school history. A year of outstanding team and individual accomplishments in every sport was capped by the first baseball state title in the history of Mainland Regional High School.

“It was the best feeling of my life,” senior outfielder Drew Riska said after the Mustangs beat Mount Olive for the Group III state championship. “Nobody expected us to win. We were the underdogs in every (playoff) game. We just proved everybody wrong.”

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Celebrating Old Glory in Northfield

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Written by Suzanne Marino Saturday, June 14, 2014 11:20 am

NORTHFIELD—The entire student body, about 1,000 strong crowded in to see the flag raising ceremony at the Northfield Community School. Local veterans and Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo attended the ceremony to commemorate Flag Day.

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Relay for Life in Linwood

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Written by Suzanne Marino Saturday, June 14, 2014 11:09 am

Relay for Life in Linwood, Friday, June 13. Relay for Life in Linwood, Friday, June 13.

More than 500 cancer survivors, their caretakers, family, friends and the faithful filled the stands at Mainland Regional High School and took to the track to support cancer research in the annual Relay for Life Friday, June 13.

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