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    Seniors Josh Ludwig of Northfield and Andrew Lavery of Egg Harbor Township are the emcees for the annual lip sync contest Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 3 and 4 at Mainland Regional High School. LINWOOD – One of the most popular events on the Mainland Regional High School calendar is the annual lip sync contest, which gives every student the opportunity to channel their…

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    Adam Woodland, 5, of Linwood tells Santa what he would like to find under his tree on Christmas morning. In Linwood - Arboretum tree lighting doubles the fun

    LINWOOD--Rain delayed light-up night in Linwood until Wednesday, Dec. 3, but the extra day brought a big crowd to the Linwood Arboretum for the holiday festivities planned by the Board of Recreation.

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    Longport Media WMGM-TV NBC40LINWOOD – There have been rumors swirling about what is to become of local news station WMGM-TV NBC40 when the station ceases to be an NBC affiliate Jan. 1.

    Station manager Roger Powe stepped forward during the 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts Tuesday, Dec. 9to give viewers an idea of what to expect in the upcoming weeks and months from South Jersey’s only TV station.

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    Jeff Lischin is the newest member of Northfield City Council

    NORTHFIELD—City Council is up to a full compliment now with the addition of Jeff Lischin who was chosen at a special meeting Monday, Dec. 8 to fill the seat vacated when Erland Chau moved from Ward 1 councilmember to mayor of Northfield. 

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    Antonino’s Jo-Jo’s closed their doors effective November 30.

    NORTHFIELD—Popular Italian restaurant, Antonino’s Jo-Jo’s Café Italiano shocked many of their faithful patrons by closing their doors November 30. They served dinner as usual to many Saturday, November 29 and that was the end of the road for Jo-Jo’s.

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    Korean War veteran Gene Corcoran of Linwood plays Taps during the Somers Point Pearl Harbor service.

    SOMERS POINT—They gathered on the beach in Somers Point Sunday to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Many were present to remember the fallen and those who survived; the AMVETS, the Korean War Veterans, the Vietnam Veterans, the American Legion, the Legion Riders and the Sons of the American Legion along with dignitaries, residents and relatives of the survivors…

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Lip sync contest gives everyone a chance to be a star

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Thursday, December 11, 2014 06:00 pm

Seniors Josh Ludwig of Northfield and Andrew Lavery of Egg Harbor Township are the emcees for the annual lip sync contest Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 3 and 4 at Mainland Regional High School. Seniors Josh Ludwig of Northfield and Andrew Lavery of Egg Harbor Township are the emcees for the annual lip sync contest Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 3 and 4 at Mainland Regional High School. LINWOOD – One of the most popular events on the Mainland Regional High School calendar is the annual lip sync contest, which gives every student the opportunity to channel their inner star.

Emcees Andrew Lavery of Egg Harbor Township and Josh Ludwig of Northfield, both seniors, are no strangers to the Mainland stage. Their whole journey through the acts was lip synced.

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Lighting up the holidays in Linwood, Northfield and Somers Point (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Thursday, December 11, 2014 12:00 pm

Adam Woodland, 5, of Linwood tells Santa what he would like to find under his tree on Christmas morning. Adam Woodland, 5, of Linwood tells Santa what he would like to find under his tree on Christmas morning. In Linwood - Arboretum tree lighting doubles the fun

LINWOOD--Rain delayed light-up night in Linwood until Wednesday, Dec. 3, but the extra day brought a big crowd to the Linwood Arboretum for the holiday festivities planned by the Board of Recreation.

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Somers Point, Linwood, Northfield In Your Town

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, December 11, 2014 12:00 am

 

Boy Scout Christmas tree sale

Boy Scout Troop 72 will be selling Christmas trees for sale next to the Burton Avenue firehouse starting Friday, Nov. 28 until they sell out. The trees range from 3 to 10 feet tall. Hours are 2-7 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m.-7 p.m. weekends.

Our Lady of Sorrows tree sale

The Our Lady of Sorrows Youth Group tree sales start Saturday, Nov. 29 behind the church. Trees range from 5 to 12 feet tall. Hours are  4-8 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekends.   

Ongoing

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Channel 40 making plans for life after NBC affiliation

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Wednesday, December 10, 2014 12:11 am

Longport Media WMGM-TV NBC40 LINWOOD – There have been rumors swirling about what is to become of local news station WMGM-TV NBC40 when the station ceases to be an NBC affiliate Jan. 1.

Station manager Roger Powe stepped forward during the 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts Tuesday, Dec. 9to give viewers an idea of what to expect in the upcoming weeks and months from South Jersey’s only TV station.

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Jeff Lischin is the newest member of Northfield City Council

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Tuesday, December 09, 2014 02:58 pm

Jeff Lischin is the newest member of Northfield City Council Jeff Lischin is the newest member of Northfield City Council

NORTHFIELD—City Council is up to a full compliment now with the addition of Jeff Lischin who was chosen at a special meeting Monday, Dec. 8 to fill the seat vacated when Erland Chau moved from Ward 1 councilmember to mayor of Northfield. 

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Jo-Jo’s of Northfield closes after 25 years

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Tuesday, December 09, 2014 12:26 pm

Antonino’s Jo-Jo’s closed their doors effective November 30. Antonino’s Jo-Jo’s closed their doors effective November 30.

NORTHFIELD—Popular Italian restaurant, Antonino’s Jo-Jo’s Café Italiano shocked many of their faithful patrons by closing their doors November 30. They served dinner as usual to many Saturday, November 29 and that was the end of the road for Jo-Jo’s.

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AC fire captain charged with showing obscene material to stepdaughter, 16

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Monday, December 08, 2014 04:15 pm

SOMERS POINT – Atlantic City Fire Capt. Michael Francesca, 39, was arrested Thursday, Dec. 4 at his Somers Point home and charged with endangering the welfare of a child, exhibiting obscene material to someone under the age of 18, and tampering with evidence, according to Somers Point police.

Francesca, a 20-year veteran of the fire department, allegedly showed his 16-year-old stepdaughter a photo of himself naked and gave her an iPad bookmarked at objectionable material.

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Remembering Pearl Harbor in Somers Point

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Monday, December 08, 2014 02:00 pm

Korean War veteran Gene Corcoran of Linwood plays Taps during the Somers Point Pearl Harbor service. Korean War veteran Gene Corcoran of Linwood plays Taps during the Somers Point Pearl Harbor service.

SOMERS POINT—They gathered on the beach in Somers Point Sunday to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Many were present to remember the fallen and those who survived; the AMVETS, the Korean War Veterans, the Vietnam Veterans, the American Legion, the Legion Riders and the Sons of the American Legion along with dignitaries, residents and relatives of the survivors and the Cub Scouts from Pack 87. 

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NCS Elementary names outstanding students for October

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, December 08, 2014 12:00 am

NCS Elementary names outstanding students for October NCS Elementary names outstanding students for October

Northfield Community School elementary students were recognized for displaying the monthly character traits being reinforced in the classroom in October. The traits are caring, fairness, respect, trustworthiness and responsibility.

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5 students make NCS principal’s list

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, December 08, 2014 12:00 am

5 students make NCS principal’s list 5 students make NCS principal’s list Northfield Community Middle School Principal Glenn Robbins stands with students who made the principal’s list, receiving an average grade of 98 percent or higher in the first marking period. From left are sixth-graders Sara Ramos and Luke McSorley, seventh-grader Daniell Schuster and eighth-grader Joseph Bonczek.  

   

‘Thinking of You’ is a time-honored tradition for Northfield Mothers League

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Friday, December 05, 2014 04:58 pm

Northfield Mothers League board of directors, from left, Nancy Berranato, Rashmi Mathur, Kristen Morgan and Nancy Sbrolla, pack up the last of the boxes to be delivered Tuesday, Nov. 25. Northfield Mothers League board of directors, from left, Nancy Berranato, Rashmi Mathur, Kristen Morgan and Nancy Sbrolla, pack up the last of the boxes to be delivered Tuesday, Nov. 25.

NORTHFIELD – During the holidays or any day, it is nice to know someone is thinking about you. On the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, members of the Northfield Mothers League let more than 100 people know they were thinking about them with a delivery of homemade soup and cookies.

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Northfield fundraiser to benefit Galloway woman, Nazarene youth group

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Friday, December 05, 2014 06:00 am

Debbie Suppa Debbie Suppa NORTHFIELD – Members of the Church of the Nazarene, 2151 Zion Road, will hold a holiday shopping and pampering fundraiser to benefit Debbie Suppa of Galloway and the church youth group, Nazarene Youth International, 3-7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7 in the church hall. 

The event will feature vendors such as Mary Kay Cosmetics, Pampered Chef, Party Lite and Wraps by Stephanie, as well as makeovers by Boscov’s, massages and other services, according to organizer Rebecca Stonelake.

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Linwood to auction a second liquor license

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Written by Suzanne Marino Thursday, December 04, 2014 04:10 pm

LINWOOD – The city is set to auction its second and final liquor license after the first of the year.

City Council introduced a resolution at the Nov. 25 meeting that calls for a public sale and the invitation to bid on the license. After a debate, council set the minimum bid at $300,000. The bids are due back to the city clerk by Jan. 6.

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Northfield Police Blotter, Edition of Dec. 4, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, December 04, 2014 04:09 pm

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 received 307 calls for service Nov. 17-30. Officers conducted 153 property checks, responded to 16 motor vehicle accidents and 124 motor vehicle stops, issued 28 motor vehicle summonses, and made two warrant arrests.

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Magic of Manna fundraiser continues 2 decades of caring

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Thursday, December 04, 2014 02:10 pm

Vendors serve guests at last year’s Magic of Manna fundraiser. Vendors serve guests at last year’s Magic of Manna fundraiser. NORTHFIELD – For two decades Manna at the Shore has been providing meals for people living with HIV/AIDS. On Sunday, Dec. 7 the charity will hold its only fundraiser of the year at the place where it all magically comes together, according to coordinator Susan Simon: Beth Israel Synagogue in Northfield.

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Jordan Road School first marking period honor roll, 2014-15

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, December 04, 2014 12:00 am

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Jordan Road School first marking period honor roll

Grade 3

High honors 

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