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Charter-Tech presents creepy, kooky ‘The Addams Family’

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Wednesday, March 25, 2015 01:10 pm

Showing off their dance steps are, in the foreground from left, Haley Cohen of Galloway, who plays Morticia; Bobby LeMaire of Cape May Court House as Gomez; and Justin Gaskill of Somers Point as Uncle Fester. Behind them are the ancestors – Dorothy on the left played by Samantha Grizky of Dorothy, and another ancestor played by Mykhara Robinson of Atlantic City on the right.  Showing off their dance steps are, in the foreground from left, Haley Cohen of Galloway, who plays Morticia; Bobby LeMaire of Cape May Court House as Gomez; and Justin Gaskill of Somers Point as Uncle Fester. Behind them are the ancestors – Dorothy on the left played by Samantha Grizky of Dorothy, and another ancestor played by Mykhara Robinson of Atlantic City on the right.

SOMERS POINT – Charter-Tech High School for the Performing Arts opened a new musical last weekend, “The Addams Family,” which continues Friday and Saturday, March 27 and 28.

The show was created by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, who brought “Jersey Boys” to the stage. The duo takes Morticia and Gomez Addams and their eccentric relatives and gives them a new script put to music.

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Northfield Mothers League is serving up the meatballs for a good cause

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Friday, March 20, 2015 06:00 am

These ladies can really dish it out. Members of the Northfield Mothers League serving up dinner at the annual event are, from left, Mary Canesi, Jamie Russo, Jacqueline Dewees, Jennifer Cook, Jennifer Kelly and Nancy Berranato. These ladies can really dish it out. Members of the Northfield Mothers League serving up dinner at the annual event are, from left, Mary Canesi, Jamie Russo, Jacqueline Dewees, Jennifer Cook, Jennifer Kelly and Nancy Berranato.

NORTHFIELD—The cafeteria was filled with families enjoying good Italian food for a great cause Wednesday, March 11 at the Northfield Mothers League’s annual spaghetti dinner held at the Northfield Community School.  Volunteers manned the serving line, helped with drinks, salads and homemade desserts at the popular event.

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Mainland Regional High School presents Les Miserables

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Tuesday, March 17, 2015 06:00 pm

Seniors Josh Ludwig, left as Jean Valjean and Andrew Lavery as Javert are enemies in Les Miserables, opening Thursday at MRHS. Seniors Josh Ludwig, left as Jean Valjean and Andrew Lavery as Javert are enemies in Les Miserables, opening Thursday at MRHS.

LINWOOD—Thursday night the curtain will go up on Les Miserables at Mainland Regional High School, one of the most popular musicals of all time. A grand undertaking for a high school drama department the musical is based on a grand tale, the 1862 novel of the same name by Victor Hugo.
Jean Valjean, played by senior Josh Ludwig of Northfield, is the central character to the story. He is sent to jail for 19 years for stealing a loaf of bread.

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LEF gala to honor Linwood couple, Seaview computer teacher

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Saturday, March 14, 2015 12:00 am

Joe and Allison Molineaux will be honored at the sixth annual LEF gala at Linwood Country Club March 21. Joe and Allison Molineaux will be honored at the sixth annual LEF gala at Linwood Country Club March 21.

LINWOOD — The Linwood Education Foundation is in the final planning of its annual gala set for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21 at the Linwood Country Club. The fundraiser is the foundation's biggest event of the season, and it recognizes supporters who have a continued commitment to the organization and the children of the Linwood School District.

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Historical Society lecture, book signing to feature 8 local authors

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, March 13, 2015 11:07 am

SOMERS POINT – The Atlantic County Historical Society will present a program on authors who have written books on local history 7 p.m. Monday, March 23 in the second-floor auditorium of the Atlantic County Historical Society, 907 Shore Road.

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Seventh annual Dave’s Day set

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Wednesday, March 11, 2015 06:00 pm

The 3 on 3 tournaments feature high school boys and girls teams. From left are JoJo Schallus, 16, from MRHS, Nicole Piergross, 16, of Ocean City, Brielle Clarke, 16, from Absegami and Megan Stafford, 16, from MRHS. The 3 on 3 tournaments feature high school boys and girls teams. From left are JoJo Schallus, 16, from MRHS, Nicole Piergross, 16, of Ocean City, Brielle Clarke, 16, from Absegami and Megan Stafford, 16, from MRHS.
NORTHFIELD — Multiple myeloma took Coach Dave Lewis in 2008 but the lessons he taught along the way have not been forgotten by the people he touched.  Saturday, March 21 marks the seventh annual Dave’s Day. The day-long event honors the memory of the popular coach and is set for the Northfield Community School, featuring activities that Lewis would have been the first to volunteer to help organize because it incorporates activities and organizations that were close to his heart.

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Waldor brings ‘Peter Pan’ to life at the Philadelphia Flower Show

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Sunday, March 01, 2015 12:02 am

The bright orchids growN in the Waldor greenhouses in Linwood and will be sold at the Philadelphia Flower Show. They are among the biggest sellers at the show, said Walter Off. The bright orchids growN in the Waldor greenhouses in Linwood and will be sold at the Philadelphia Flower Show. They are among the biggest sellers at the show, said Walter Off.

LINWOOD — As winter bears down on the region, bringing record cold, orchid experts Walt, Bill and David Off of Waldor Orchids, along with their small staff, have been preparing for months to bring blasts of color and the tropics to the 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show Feb. 28-March 8 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

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Prom closet gives dresses a second chance to dance

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Thursday, February 26, 2015 06:00 pm

Morgan Walls, far right, and friends line up before last year’s prom at Mainland Regional High School. Morgan Walls, far right, and friends line up before last year’s prom at Mainland Regional High School.

LINWOOD – The Mainland Regional High School prom is set for Saturday, May 30, and the next few weeks are prime season for dress hunting.
Morgan Walls, who graduated from Mainland in 2014, said she wanted to make sure that the Mustangs who come behind her don’t miss out on a chance to attend the prom because they can’t afford a dress or tuxedo.

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