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    The now shuttered Garden State Fuel on New Road in Linwood is in the middle of a NJDEP monitored remediation of the site.LINWOOD—In a town where neatly manicured lawns are the norm, the former Garden State Fuel at 1711 New Road is very out of character with the rest of the scenery on a drive through Linwood. 

    City Councilman Todd Gordon chairs the Engineering Committee and explained Tuesday afternoon what is happening at the…

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    Somers Point School District administrative offices are housed in the New York Ave. School.

    SOMERS POINT—The Somers Point Board of Education hired Bruce Greenfield as the interim superintendent. His six-month contract was effective July 1. Greenfield replaces Robert Previti in the interim position (Previti took an interim position at Mainland and Linwood). School Board President Rich Gray said Greenfield is a very good fit for Somers Point.
    Greenfield of Ventnor brings decades of experience to the position in Somers Point.

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    Carm Bradley of Linwood and Atlantic County Surrogate, Jim Curcio are super scoopers at the Sundaes on Sunday event in support of The Alcove. LINWOOD—The volunteer scoopers were busy Sunday as hundreds lined up all day to enjoy ice cream sundaes and support The Alcove Center fro Grieving Children and Families.  

    All Wars Memorial Park was a fun place Sunday. Kids and their families could spend the afternoon and aside from…

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    Gardener Jon Bitzer of Somers Point gives his front lawn just a splash of watering during the heat of the day; just enough to cool off the blades of grass and keep them a bright green.
    Beautiful gardens across the county delight hundreds of visitors

    The sixteenth annual summer Little Gardens Club garden tour was held Sunday, July 13…

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    Belhaven Middle School LINWOOD – Members of the Linwood Board of Education held an early morning special meeting Thursday, July 10 to officially hire a Marianne Gaffney as the new superintendent of the PreK-8 school district.

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Northfield Police Blotter July 17, 2014 edition

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Written by Staff Report Saturday, July 19, 2014 12:00 am

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

Northfield

The Northfield Police Department responded to 164 calls for service July 7-13. Police conducted 142 property checks, responded to nine motor vehicle crashes, made 94 motor vehicle stops, issued 17 motor vehicle summonses and made one warrant arrest.

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Great Bay Gallery announces exhibit by Mary Ann Kline

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Written by Staff Report Saturday, July 19, 2014 12:00 am

Afternoon Shade by artist Mary Ann Kline Afternoon Shade by artist Mary Ann Kline

Artist Mary Ann Kline of Egg Harbor Township, is presenting an exhibit of still life and landscapes entitled A Collection: from the Studio and Plein Aire at the second level dining room of Latz’s By the Bay Restaurant, 801 Bay Ave. in Somers Point Aug.1 through Oct. 31.

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Pointe Blank Comedy retruns to Somers Point

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, July 18, 2014 12:00 am

Former New Jersey law enforcement officer, Eric Potts turns to comedy full time and will guest emcee at the Pointe Blank Comedy Series at Sandi Pointe starting Friday, July 18. Former New Jersey law enforcement officer, Eric Potts turns to comedy full time and will guest emcee at the Pointe Blank Comedy Series at Sandi Pointe starting Friday, July 18.  SOMERS POINT– Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro is will be kicking off its third annual comedy series, Pointe Blank Comedy, Friday, July 18. Pointe Blank Comedy brings live stand-up entertainment to the Jersey Shore every Friday during July and August.

Seating for the show is at 8:30 with the jokes rolling from 9-10:30p.m.

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In Linwood, Northfield and Somers Point the talk is consolidation

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Thursday, July 17, 2014 03:30 pm

There are six public elementary schools and one high school and currently four boards of education for students in the Mainland communities. There are six public elementary schools and one high school and currently four boards of education for students in the Mainland communities. Effective the close of the fiscal year on June 30, all four mainland area school districts were without a permanent superintendent. In a run-up to that event, the city councils Northfield, Linwood and Somers Point each passed a resolution asking the boards of education to consider a consolidation of service agreement between all of the districts to share one superintendent.

While nothing is set in stone, the possibility of conducting a feasibility study is a possibility if funding is available. A study could determine if it is economically feasible to even consider all of the districts operating with just one superintendent.

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Remediation is progressing at New Road eyesore

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Thursday, July 17, 2014 06:00 am

The now shuttered Garden State Fuel on New Road in Linwood is in the middle of a NJDEP monitored remediation of the site. The now shuttered Garden State Fuel on New Road in Linwood is in the middle of a NJDEP monitored remediation of the site. LINWOOD—In a town where neatly manicured lawns are the norm, the former Garden State Fuel at 1711 New Road is very out of character with the rest of the scenery on a drive through Linwood. 

City Councilman Todd Gordon chairs the Engineering Committee and explained Tuesday afternoon what is happening at the shuttered gas station.

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Somers Point School District hires veteran educator as interim superintendent

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Wednesday, July 16, 2014 03:46 pm

Somers Point School District administrative offices are housed in the New York Ave. School. Somers Point School District administrative offices are housed in the New York Ave. School.

SOMERS POINT—The Somers Point Board of Education hired Bruce Greenfield as the interim superintendent. His six-month contract was effective July 1. Greenfield replaces Robert Previti in the interim position (Previti took an interim position at Mainland and Linwood). School Board President Rich Gray said Greenfield is a very good fit for Somers Point.
Greenfield of Ventnor brings decades of experience to the position in Somers Point.

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Scoops of support for The Alcove

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Wednesday, July 16, 2014 12:00 am

Carm Bradley of Linwood and Atlantic County Surrogate, Jim Curcio are super scoopers at the Sundaes on Sunday event in support of The Alcove. Carm Bradley of Linwood and Atlantic County Surrogate, Jim Curcio are super scoopers at the Sundaes on Sunday event in support of The Alcove. LINWOOD—The volunteer scoopers were busy Sunday as hundreds lined up all day to enjoy ice cream sundaes and support The Alcove Center fro Grieving Children and Families.  

All Wars Memorial Park was a fun place Sunday. Kids and their families could spend the afternoon and aside from enjoying their sundae on Sunday there was a balloon magician, a giant slide, bounce house, Barnyard Friends Petting Zoo and tractor rides around the park. The midway of the park was filled with vendors offering unique and fun gifts.

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Previti takes the helm at Mainland Regional

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Tuesday, July 15, 2014 01:44 pm

LINWOOD—The new fiscal year begins here with Robert Previti embarking on his tenure as interim Superintendent for Mainland Regional High School, effective July 1. He had been in a shared service capacity with Linwood as well but they have ended their agreement and hired Marianne Gaffney as their permanent superintendent. With 36 years experience in education and a resident of Linwood for the past 27 years, Previti knows the community well and knows how to successfully lead a school district.

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Summer in bloom

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Tuesday, July 15, 2014 09:02 am

Gardener Jon Bitzer of Somers Point gives his front lawn just a splash of watering during the heat of the day; just enough to cool off the blades of grass and keep them a bright green. Gardener Jon Bitzer of Somers Point gives his front lawn just a splash of watering during the heat of the day; just enough to cool off the blades of grass and keep them a bright green.
Beautiful gardens across the county delight hundreds of visitors

The sixteenth annual summer Little Gardens Club garden tour was held Sunday, July 13 and if you missed it, you missed a chance to do what all gardeners love to do; peak at others gardens for inspiration and new ideas.

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Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri on ABC's Extreme Weight Loss

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Written by staff report Tuesday, July 15, 2014 12:28 am

Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2014

Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2014 will make a special appearance on ABC's Extreme Weight Loss joining hosts Chris and Heidi Powell to encourage and support this week's contestant, Brandi on her emotional year-long journey to her own personal good health and fitness.

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