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A new age in Pleasantville

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, September 30, 2014 01:48 pm

Pleasantville officials hold groundbreaking ceremony for downtown redevelopment project

In the neighborhood where the center of Pleasantville’s culture, business and political climate once thrived 130 years ago, officials gathered Tuesday, Sept. 30 to celebrate it’s rebirth into a new age. Pleasantville Mayor Jesse Tweedle Sr. describes Pleasantville’s downtown redevelopment project as a complex that will “set the tone for Pleasantville.”/R.J. Liberatore Jr. In the neighborhood where the center of Pleasantville’s culture, business and political climate once thrived 130 years ago, officials gathered Tuesday, Sept. 30 to celebrate it’s rebirth into a new age. Pleasantville Mayor Jesse Tweedle Sr. describes Pleasantville’s downtown redevelopment project as a complex that will “set the tone for Pleasantville.”/R.J. Liberatore Jr.

PLEASANTVILLE - In the neighborhood where the center of Pleasantville’s culture, business and political climate once thrived 130 years ago, officials gathered Tuesday, Sept. 30 to celebrate it’s rebirth into a new age.

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Absecon Employee of the Third Quarter: Jessica Snyder

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Written by From the Mayor’s Chair by Absecon Mayor John Armstrong Monday, September 29, 2014 01:04 pm

Every day, Jessica Snyder brings her intelligence, energy, initiative and interpersonal skills to her dual role as Absecon’s deputy tax assessor and deputy clerk. /Submitted Every day, Jessica Snyder brings her intelligence, energy, initiative and interpersonal skills to her dual role as Absecon’s deputy tax assessor and deputy clerk. /Submitted Anyone who thinks that government workers are goldbrickers who sit around talking to one another and drinking coffee all day has not yet encountered Jessica Snyder.Every day, Jessica brings her intelligence, energy, initiative and interpersonal skills to her dual role as Absecon’s Deputy Tax Assessor and Deputy Clerk.No one is indispensable, but in her short time as a city employee, Jessica has gotten pretty close.She has a knack for quietly stepping into a crisis situation and fixing the problem.For these reasons, I have selected Jessica as the city’s Employee of the Third Quarter, and I am pleased to personally present to Jessica a gift certificate to Home Depot in the amount of $100 as a token of appreciation for her efforts.

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State awards grants to prepare people for employment

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, September 29, 2014 12:07 pm

PLEASANTVILLE _ The Atlantic Cape May Workforce Investment Board has awarded more than $1 million in Work First New Jersey grants to non-profit agencies and educational institutions to to help individuals enter or re-enter the workforce, according to county spokesperson Linda Gilmore.

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Golf clubs, garden equipment stolen from Absecon sheds

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, September 29, 2014 11:35 am

Residents reported two shed burglaries were discovered Friday, Sept. 26, in the northeast area of the city, Absecon Police said in a relase. Residents reported two shed burglaries were discovered Friday, Sept. 26, in the northeast area of the city, Absecon Police said in a relase. ABSECON – Two shed burglaries were discovered and reported by residents Friday, Sept. 26 in the bay area of the city, Absecon police said in a release.

The thefts occurred on North Shore Road and Shady Lane.

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Atlantic County Veterans Museum announces October collection dates

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Sunday, September 28, 2014 08:38 pm

The Atlantic County Veterans Museum Committee will hold a pair of October collection dates to accept donations and loans of military service items for display in its museum.

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Absecon police seek 'habitual' shoplifter

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Thursday, September 25, 2014 01:41 pm

Absecon police are seeking the public’s help in identifying and catching this man who has targeted the CVS Store at 603 White Horse Pike. Absecon detectives feel he frequents the Ventnor area./Absecon Police Absecon police are seeking the public’s help in identifying and catching this man who has targeted the CVS Store at 603 White Horse Pike. Absecon detectives feel he frequents the Ventnor area./Absecon Police ABSECON – Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying and catching a man they say is a habitual shoplifter who has targeted the Absecon CVS.

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Pleasantville’s North Main Street School students receive book bags

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Thursday, September 25, 2014 12:38 pm

North Main Street School students recently received book bags packed with school supplies from Atlantic Imagaing./Submitted North Main Street School students recently received book bags packed with school supplies from Atlantic Imagaing./Submitted PLEASANTVILLE - At the beginning of the school year, North Main School first-grade students received book bags filled with school supplies that were donated by Atlantic Imaging.

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Pleasantville police investigate second carjacking in three days

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, September 24, 2014 01:07 pm

For the second time in three days a delivery driver was forced from his vehicle at gunpoint while making a dinner delivery in Pleasantville, according to Pleasantville Police Capt. Sean Riggin. For the second time in three days a delivery driver was forced from his vehicle at gunpoint while making a dinner delivery in Pleasantville, according to Pleasantville Police Capt. Sean Riggin. PLEASANTVILLE - For the second time in three days a delivery driver was forced from his vehicle at gunpoint while making a dinner delivery in Pleasantville, according to Pleasantville Police Capt. Sean Riggin.

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9/11 Memorial Founders Committee presents location choices to Absecon City Council

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, September 23, 2014 12:16 pm

The Absecon 9/11 Memorial Founders Committee presented its top-four choices for a location for the city’s 9/11 memorial to officials during a lengthy City Council meeting held Thursday, Sept. 18./Submitted The Absecon 9/11 Memorial Founders Committee presented its top-four choices for a location for the city’s 9/11 memorial to officials during a lengthy City Council meeting held Thursday, Sept. 18./Submitted ABSECON _ The Absecon 9/11 Memorial Founders Committee presented its top-four choices for a location for the city’s 9/11 memorial to officials during a lengthy City Council meeting held Thursday, Sept. 18.

Those locations are a site adjacent to the Absecon Volunteer Fire Department grounds on the White Horse Pike, the location of the former pool at the entrance to the Shores of Absecon and a Heritage Park location along Mill Road near the Bicentennial Monument, according to Lynn Caterson, a former City Council president and 9/11 Memorial Founders Committee secretary.

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Absecon’s Great Race features Pedal, Paddle, Run and fun for all

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, September 23, 2014 11:39 am

By R.J. LIBERATORE Jr.

Staff Writer


ABSECON _ Scores of competitors of all ages will take to the streets, fields and waterways of Absecon this weekend to participate in the 14th annual Pedal, Paddle, Run- Absecon’s Great Race.

The event serves as the largest fundraiser for the Absecon Education Foundation which provides grants to teachers to purchase supplies for their classroom, according to Janice Clarke, foundation secretary.

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