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Trail of Two Cities 19th annual Walk and Run steps off Nov. 1

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Written by Staff Report Thursday, October 23, 2014 04:05 pm

The Trail of 2 Cities walk and Run is Nov. 1 The Trail of 2 Cities walk and Run is Nov. 1 SOMERS POINT – Lace up those sneakers, the 19th annual Trail of Two Cities from Ocean City to Somers Point steps off Saturday, Nov. 1. Proceeds benefit the Somers Point Foundation for Education and the Ocean City Recreation Department programs for children.

The event brings the neighboring cities together while celebrating community pride, awareness and health. The 5K walk and run will begin at the Ocean City Transportation Center at Ninth Street and Haven Avenue and ends at Kennedy Park in Somers Point. The Route 52 causeway will be closed to vehicles 8-9:30 a.m., and the entire course will be police patrolled, according to organizers.

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Halloween parade and funfest set in Linwood

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Written by Staff Report Wednesday, October 22, 2014 05:34 pm

LINWOOD – The Linwood Board of Recreation Halloween happenings are a little different this year, but organizers are aiming to provide a full night of family-friendly fun Saturday, Oct. 25.
The day begins with a few kicks in the grass during the MUSA annual Soccer-ween Tournament. The hay bale maze opens 4:30, and there will be a bounce house for the kids, pumpkin painting, a photographer and refreshments.

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Library hosts Halloween party and parade

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Written by Staff Reports Sunday, October 19, 2014 12:00 am

NORTHFIELD - Join the Otto Bruyns Northfield Library for its annual Halloween costume party with snacks, crafts, music, games and a costume parade around the parking lot starting 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25.


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Police and parents team up for coat drive

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, October 18, 2014 12:00 am

SOMERS POINT - The Somers Point Police Department and the Jordan Road School parents group are teaming up for the third annual coat drive for community members who need a little help.

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Somers Point, Linwood, Northfield In Your Town, Oct. 16, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 16, 2014 12:00 am

Coat Drive

The Somers Point Police Department and the Jordan Road School parents group are teaming up for the third annual coat drive for community members who need a little help. Coats will be collected through Oct. 31 at the following locations: Somers Point City Hall, Shore Medical Center lobby, Mission Point Church (New York Avenue and 10th Street) and the Fusion Church on New Hampshire Avenue. All items will be given out between 8:30 a.m. and noon Nov. 1 at the Jordan Road School. The parents group will also be collecting clothing and bedding for Big Brothers Big Sisters 8:30 a.m.-noon Nov. 1. 

American Legion Auxiliary 352

American Legion Auxiliary 352 is participating in the Boscov’s Friends helping Friends fundraiser. The coupons are $5 and entitle shoppers to discounts of 25 percent off many items through Oct. 21. They can be purchased at American Legion Post 352 on First Avenue in Somers Point.

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Columbus Day events are golden

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Tuesday, October 07, 2014 10:13 am

A glamorous event last year; the panel of judges for the Miss Columbus Day, Miss Atlantic County and Miss Southern Counties pageants pose with the winners, Lindsey Gianinni of Hammonton, Courtney Fairfield of Egg Harbor Township and Sandra Okuboyejo of Vineland at the conclusion of the competition. This is the golden anniversary year and the pageant is being held at the Tropicana, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12. A glamorous event last year; the panel of judges for the Miss Columbus Day, Miss Atlantic County and Miss Southern Counties pageants pose with the winners, Lindsey Gianinni of Hammonton, Courtney Fairfield of Egg Harbor Township and Sandra Okuboyejo of Vineland at the conclusion of the competition. This is the golden anniversary year and the pageant is being held at the Tropicana, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12. Triple Crown Pageant Sunday at Tropicana

ATLANTIC CITY—This Sunday marks 522 years since Christopher Columbus and his crew stepped ashore in the Americas.  The Bonnie Blue Foundation and the Columbus Day Committee of Atlantic City will celebrate the history of the Italian explorer during events Saturday, Oct. 11 through Monday Oct. 13.  

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Family friendly hayrides in Birch Grove Park

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Written by Suzanne Marino Tuesday, September 30, 2014 05:00 pm

Birch Grove Park hayrides are set to start Friday, Oct. 10. Birch Grove Park hayrides are set to start Friday, Oct. 10. NORTHFIELD—October is here and so are the hayrides in Birch Grove Park. Perfect for families that are avoiding certain frights; Birch Grove Park is decked out with thousands of twinkling lights. Bring the whole family to enjoy a special fall night.

The festive fun begins at 6 p.m. and winds down by 9 p.m. with the last run normally around 8:30 p.m.  

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Fishing management councils seek input at meeting Monday in Somers Point

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Written by staff reports Monday, September 29, 2014 03:07 pm

SOMERS POINT – The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council and Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission will hold a public meeting 6-8 p.m. at Somers Point City Hall Monday, Sept. 29 to gather input on a range of issued to be considered in the Comprehensive Summer Flounder Amendment.  

The meeting launches a series of scoping hearings being held through Oct. 22 in coastal states from Massachusetts to North Carolina, according to organizers. 

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