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MRHS hosting open house for eighth grade students and parents

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Written by staff report Tuesday, January 27, 2015 12:18 pm

Current eighth grade students in Northfield, Linwood and Somers Point along with their parents may attend an open house at Mainland Regional High School 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29.
 Students and parents will get an overview of everything Mainland has to offer, including information on the ninth grade course selection process. Additionally, Mainland student ambassadors will provide tours of the building.

   

SPBA is talking leadership and change over breakfast in Somers Point

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Written by staff report Friday, January 16, 2015 03:53 pm


 SOMERS POINT--The Somers Point Business Association will host its first monthly breakfast meeting of the year beginning at 8 a.m.  Wednesday, Jan. 21 at Fitzpatrick’s Deli & Steakhouse, 650 New Road in Somers Point.  The cost is $10 per person, with a full breakfast provided. Business owners and managers from Somers Point and surrounding communities are welcome to attend.

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Our Lady of Sorrows first indoor flea market of the year

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Written by staff report Friday, January 09, 2015 06:21 pm

LINWOOD—It’s a New Year and there will be lots of new and old goodies for sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10 at Our Lady of Sorrows first flea market and antique sale. More than 50 vendors are booked to sell their collectibles, art, food items, batteries and much more.
OLOS is located on Wabash Avenue at the corner of Poplar Ave.

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Sweet sounds of MRHS Band trumpet Brandall Estates friendship

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Tuesday, January 06, 2015 03:35 pm

Residents at Brandall Estates along with family and friends enjoy an afternoon of holiday music and sing-a-longs with the MainlandRegionalHigh School band, string ensemble and the Dallas Brass Band. Residents at Brandall Estates along with family and friends enjoy an afternoon of holiday music and sing-a-longs with the MainlandRegionalHigh School band, string ensemble and the Dallas Brass Band.  LINWOOD—The members of the Mainland Regional High School Band have forged a special friendship over the years with the residents of Brandall Estates. MRHS Director Keith Hodgson brings his musicians several times a year to the senior living facility to connect the students with the seniors. The common thread for all is the love of great music.

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Welcome 2015 from Times Square

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Wednesday, December 31, 2014 01:34 pm

With a helping of trivia

Can't make it to Times Square this year but want to be in the action? Then tune in here and catch the fun leading up to the giant Waterford crystal ball dropping to usher in 2015. 

The ball will be raised atop the 77-foot flagpole at One Times Square, the corner of Broadway and 43rd Street at 6 p.m., and there it will sparkle and shine. Representatives of the Philips Lighting Co. will flip a giant switch to start the events.

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Host families wanted during papal visit

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Written by Staff Report Tuesday, December 30, 2014 02:00 pm

Pope Francis Pope Francis With an estimated 2 million visitors expected to converge upon Philadelphia to witness the visit from Pope Francis in September, many delegates will be looking for a place to stay in the surrounding area. 

The World Meeting of Families opens in Philadelphia Tuesday through Friday, Sept. 22- 25 with more than 10,000 delegates from 150 nations, and organizers are looking for families interested in opening their homes to visitors attending the conference and staying through the weekend for the Sept. 26 and 27 visits from Pope Francis.

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Somers Point, Linwood, Northfield In Your Town

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, December 11, 2014 12:00 am

 

Boy Scout Christmas tree sale

Boy Scout Troop 72 will be selling Christmas trees for sale next to the Burton Avenue firehouse starting Friday, Nov. 28 until they sell out. The trees range from 3 to 10 feet tall. Hours are 2-7 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m.-7 p.m. weekends.

Our Lady of Sorrows tree sale

The Our Lady of Sorrows Youth Group tree sales start Saturday, Nov. 29 behind the church. Trees range from 5 to 12 feet tall. Hours are  4-8 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekends.   

Ongoing

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Northfield fundraiser to benefit Galloway woman, Nazarene youth group

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Friday, December 05, 2014 06:00 am

Debbie Suppa Debbie Suppa NORTHFIELD – Members of the Church of the Nazarene, 2151 Zion Road, will hold a holiday shopping and pampering fundraiser to benefit Debbie Suppa of Galloway and the church youth group, Nazarene Youth International, 3-7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7 in the church hall. 

The event will feature vendors such as Mary Kay Cosmetics, Pampered Chef, Party Lite and Wraps by Stephanie, as well as makeovers by Boscov’s, massages and other services, according to organizer Rebecca Stonelake.

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