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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:00 am

Fine art-antique and craft show

Our Lady of Sorrows - Wabash and Wilson avenues in Linwood - is holding a fall art-antique and craft show 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22 in the church hall. Admission is free, and lunch is available. There will be 50 artisans, bakers and antique dealers. Call 609-927-6349. 

Christmas trees in Northfield

Boy Scout Troop 72 will have Christmas trees for sale next to the Burton Avenue firehouse beginning Friday, Nov. 28 until they sell out. It is their 60th year. Trees will be 3ft. – 10 ft. Weekday hours are 2-7 p.m. and weekend hours are 10 a.m. to 7p.m.

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SPBA urges residents to shop locally Nov. 29

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Written by Staff Report Monday, November 17, 2014 07:35 am

SPBA urges residents to shop locally Nov. 29

The Somers Point Business Association is encouraging area residents to join the national promotion to shop locally on Saturday, Nov. 29 – the Saturday after Thanksgiving and one of the busiest shopping days of the year.

Patrons can fuel the local economy and take advantage of deals offered by the many independently owned retail shops selling gifts, clothing, apparel, jewelry, fresh flowers, novelty items, seasonal décor, fitness and more when they shop chose to home, members said.

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Columbus Day events are golden

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Tuesday, October 07, 2014 09:13 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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Fishing management councils seek input at meeting Monday in Somers Point

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Written by staff reports Monday, September 29, 2014 02:07 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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A sweet start to kindergarten in Northfield

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Tuesday, September 02, 2014 11:15 pm

Ready for school and still loving hanging out with mom is Abigail Dougherty sitting on her mom Mary’s lap and Juliana Carangi with her mom Kate. Ready for school and still loving hanging out with mom is Abigail Dougherty sitting on her mom Mary’s lap and Juliana Carangi with her mom Kate. NORTHFIELD—To take some of the butterflies away from the first day of school a kindergarten ice cream social was held Wednesday, Aug. 27 at the Northfield Community School. The new students had a chance to meet their teachers and classmates and hopefully make that transition from summer to school an easy one.

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Help Jim Mangano fight ALS with ice bucket challenge at Good Ol Days

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Tuesday, September 02, 2014 05:45 am

Jim and Denise Mangano in their EHT home. Jim and Denise Mangano in their EHT home. SOMERS POINT—According to the New York Daily News, as of Aug. 31 more than 3 million people have donated over $100 million to the ALS Association through the ice bucket challenge. It has raised awareness to the disease as well as funding for research. But close to home there will be an ice bucket challenge this Saturday, Sept. 6 at Good Ol Days in Somers Point that will directly help a local man who is fighting ALS with all the strength he can muster every day.

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Chicken for dinner in Northfield

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Thursday, August 21, 2014 03:22 pm

Scooping up salad for the dinners to go are, from left, John and Joseph Palmieri of Northfield and Carissa Barksdale of Egg Harbor Township. Scooping up salad for the dinners to go are, from left, John and Joseph Palmieri of Northfield and Carissa Barksdale of Egg Harbor Township. NORTHFIELD – The summer-like scent of grilled chicken wafted across the city during the annual St. Gianna Beretta Molla Parish chicken barbeque held Sunday, Aug. 17.

Parish men prepared the coals at noon. Others cooked corn and beans inside the church kitchen. Others prepared salad and dessert.

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Linwood native shows it takes talent and grit to star in 'Sound of Music'

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Tuesday, August 12, 2014 11:20 am

The von Trapp family ready to delight the audience with “Edelweiss;” featuring Rachel Olivo, Matt Lischin, Bridget McMenamin, Victoria Robertson, Craig Mulhern, Sophie Goldstein, Kate Michel as the children and Rachel Handler of Linwood as Maria and Jefferson Heller of Ventnor as Capt. Von Trapp.  The von Trapp family ready to delight the audience with “Edelweiss;” featuring Rachel Olivo, Matt Lischin, Bridget McMenamin, Victoria Robertson, Craig Mulhern, Sophie Goldstein, Kate Michel as the children and Rachel Handler of Linwood as Maria and Jefferson Heller of Ventnor as Capt. Von Trapp. Opening Thursday in Margate
MARGATE — One of the most beloved shows of all time will open Thursday, Aug. 14 at the Dominick A. Potena Performing Arts Center with the Beth El Synagogue summer production of Rogers and Hammerstein’s "The Sound of Music."

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