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Police seek sister-in-law in Beanie Sigel shooting

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, December 16, 2014 04:33 pm

PLEASANTVILLE – Police are searching for the sister-in-law of Philadelphia rapper Beanie Sigel, who was critically shot in the chest here Friday, Dec. 5.

Sigel’s sister-in-law, Kamilah Salahuddin, and Ricky Childress have been named as people of interest in the shooting of Dwight Grant, 40, who performs as Beanie Sigel.

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Singing the sounds of the Christmas season

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, December 09, 2014 03:33 pm

Members of the Mainland Baptist Choir prepare to sing holiday songs to Absecon Manor residents. Members of the Mainland Baptist Choir prepare to sing holiday songs to Absecon Manor residents. Members of the Mainland Baptist Church Choir, joined EmmaC.Attales School students and Absecon Mayor John Armstrong in bringing an evening of holiday cheer to Absecon Manor residents and their relatives on Monday, Dec. 1.

Singing songs of the season and accompanied by the school bands performance and everyone joined in as Mayor Armstrong light up the Absecon Manor Christmas Tree.

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Pleasantville food drive to help displaced workers

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, December 09, 2014 10:00 am

The recent casino industry layoffs and their residual effects have prompted Pleasantville officials to ask residents to donate canned items to assist other community members through these difficult times. You may donate at the following locations:

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3 Hamilton men charged in summer burglary spree

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, December 08, 2014 05:30 am

City police department officials have announced the arrest of three individuals who were connected to 13 burglaries between June and September City police department officials have announced the arrest of three individuals who were connected to 13 burglaries between June and September ABSECON – Police Department officials announced the arrest Dec. 6 of three men who are allegedly connected to 13 burglaries between June and September.

Carlos Soler, 24, Tyler Gallagher, 20, and Richard Souder, 24, all of Hamilton Township, according to a statement issued by Absecon Detective Sgt. Joyce Lee.

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Pleasantville man gets 20 years in shooting death of former Greyhounds star running back

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Saturday, December 06, 2014 03:23 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP _ A Pleasantville man was sentenced to 20 years in state prison for the 2010 shooting death of former Pleasantville High School star running back Scott Godfrey, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain said.

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Philly rapper shot in Pleasantville

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, December 05, 2014 04:02 pm

A Philadelphia area rapper was rushed into emergency surgery following a Friday morning shooting in the yard of a home on Spruce Avenue, police said./R.J. Liberatore Jr. A Philadelphia area rapper was rushed into emergency surgery following a Friday morning shooting in the yard of a home on Spruce Avenue, police said./R.J. Liberatore Jr. PLEASANTVILLE - A Philadelphia area rapper was rushed into emergency surgery following a Friday morning shooting in the yard of a home on Spruce Avenue, police said.

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Absecon BOE ShopRite gift cards

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, December 04, 2014 12:00 am

Absecon residents are reminded that they can help their children’s education with every $1 they spend for groceries by purchasing ShopRite gift cards from the Absecon Board of Education.

For every $100 that the Absecon Board of Education sells in ShopRite gift cards, the supermarket will give the school board $5 in return. Cards are available in denominations of $10, $20, $25, $50 and $100.

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Open for business at the Absecon Holiday Fair

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, December 03, 2014 03:41 pm

Absecon Holiday Fair R.J. Liberatore Jr./ Responsible for a successful Absecon Holiday Fair are members of its organizing committee and the Absecon Community Affairs Committee. Pictured from left are Terri Iaconelli, Vicki Phillips, Donna Poley, Lynn Caterson, Patti Kuhn, Kim Horton, Butch Stewart, Aileen Dey, Caleb Cavileer, Mike Ring, Bart Richter, Vonnie Clark, JoAnn Elco and Mike Doyle as Dr. Jonathan Pitney.  The Absecon Business Commercial Development group and the city’s Community Affairs Committee celebrated Small Business Saturday with an afternoon of events, games and fundraising fun during the annual Absecon Holiday Fair.

Proceeds benefited the Community FoodBank of New Jersey Southern Branch.


 

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Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office blotter, Nov. 14 - 26, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, December 03, 2014 02:15 pm

Atlantic County Sheriff Atlantic County Sheriff Frank Balles released the following list of arrests:

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Pleasantville Police Blotter, Nov. 12 - Dec. 2, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, December 03, 2014 02:06 pm

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The Pleasantville Police Department released the following list of arrests which occurred between Nov. 12 and Dec. 2, 2014:

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