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It's game over as Jester’s Playhouse closes

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Saturday, November 29, 2014 12:00 am

NORTHFIELD – Jester’s Playhouse on Tilton Road, a source for comic books, graphic novels, electronic and strategy games and a gathering spot for gamers and gaming events for 18 years, closed Sunday, Nov. 30, citing the rising cost of products combined with the recent casino closings and their trickle-down effect.

Jester’s announced the plans to close in its weekly email to customers. 

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Comcast closes Northfield office

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Written by Suzanne Marino Thursday, November 06, 2014 09:43 am

Comcast closes Northfield office Comcast closes Northfield office NORTHFIELD — It has been more than a year since the sign went up on the window at Comcast’s office in the Mainland Professional Plaza on Tilton Road that it would soon be closing its doors.  

Over the course of five minutes Tuesday, Nov. 4, six Comcast patrons approached the front door only to find the sign directing them to another location.

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Former pros hope to cultivate the next crop of top performers

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Written by Suzanne Marino Thursday, November 06, 2014 09:31 am

Athletes Arbor owners Dave Klemic, left, and Ian Walterson with Sam Madden, an offensive tackle at Barnegat High School who is committed to attending the University of Wisconsin next year, and trainer Kevin Fernsler at their Linwood training facility. Athletes Arbor owners Dave Klemic, left, and Ian Walterson with Sam Madden, an offensive tackle at Barnegat High School who is committed to attending the University of Wisconsin next year, and trainer Kevin Fernsler at their Linwood training facility.

LINWOOD – Tucked away on Hamilton Avenue just behind TV 40 is the newest fitness center in the area, Athletes Arbor.

Owned by former professional athletes Dave Klemic and Ian Walterson, Athletes Arbor is designed to help athletes increase strength, speed and agility and in the process cut down on injuries and help them understand what their training regimen is designed to do for them individually.  

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Grand opening of PetSmart in Somers Point

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Thursday, August 21, 2014 03:44 pm

 

SOMERS POINT — A new store will officially open its doors when the national chain PetSmart cuts the ribbon in the Somers Point Plaza on New Road Saturday morning.  PetSmart gutted the former Fashion Bug store that closed several years ago and rebuilt it to fit their needs. The site was under construction for more than a year.  

Mayor Jack Glasser said he is very excited to have a large national company make a decision to open in Somers Point.

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