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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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Everyone’s Children pack it in for Easter

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Tuesday, April 15, 2014 01:08 pm

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. 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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Real estate agents make a difference in their community one sale at a time

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Sunday, April 13, 2014 05:57 pm

Suzanne Marino/Michele Bush and Laura Ackley are donating 10 percent of their sales commission back into the communities they serve.   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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Music leads the way from grief to new beginning

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Sunday, April 13, 2014 04:15 pm

Sister Judy Loschiavo in her first grade classroom at St. Joseph Regional School in Somers Point Sister Judy Loschiavo in her first grade classroom at St. Joseph Regional School in Somers Point  SOMERS POINT – Sister Judy Loschiavo found music as a remedy to deal with grief after the loss of her parents. Now her hope is that her music will allow others feeling a sense of loss to find a chord that rings true to them.

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Trivia Times April 13, 2014 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Sunday, April 13, 2014 05:00 am

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Today's big story is Tiger Woods winning the Masters at 21
On this day in 1997, 21-year-old Tiger Woods wins the Masters Tournament by a record 12 strokes. It was Woods' first victory in one of golf's four major championships–the U.S. Open, the British Open, the PGA Championship, and the Masters and it turned the golfing world on its ear.

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Trivia Times April 12, 2014 edition

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Written by Suzanne Marino Saturday, April 12, 2014 01:37 am

 

The big story is the start of the Civil War 154 years ago today
The bloodiest four years in American history begin when Confederate shore batteries under General P.G.T. Beauregard open fire on Union-held Fort Sumter in South Carolina's Charleston Bay on this day in 1861. During the next 34 hours, 50 Confederate guns and mortars launched more than 4,000 rounds at the poorly supplied fort.

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Egg Harbor Township builder comes to the rescue of Northfield Veterans Park

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Friday, April 11, 2014 12:00 am

Suzanne Marino/ Saturday morning building project at Veterans Park. From left is Bill Duberson, Bob Webb, Steve Vain, Steve Duberson, Dan Henry and Lee Lichtenberger. Suzanne Marino/ Saturday morning building project at Veterans Park. From left is Bill Duberson, Bob Webb, Steve Vain, Steve Duberson, Dan Henry and Lee Lichtenberger.  NORTHFIELD—Saturday morning hammers and drills were working diligently to put up the shed at the Veteran’s Park on Oak Avenue here. The wind destroyed it in February but thanks to Bill Duberson of Egg Harbor Township and a crew of his workers, a new stronger shed has been custom built in its place.  “This one will withstand a hurricane” said Duberson.

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Northfield Police Blotter, April 10, 2014 edition

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, April 10, 2014 03:45 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 responded to 184 calls for service March 31-April 6. Police conducted 87 property checks, responded to three motor vehicle crashes, made six warrant arrests and 70 motor vehicle stops, and issued 27 motor vehicle summonses.

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Somers Point Police Blotter, April 10, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, April 10, 2014 03:45 pm

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 26 adult arrests with 11 warrant arrests for the reporting period ending April 7.

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