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Absecon Rita’s Water Ice offers second round of free treats

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, February 24, 2015 05:19 pm

Absecon Rita’s Water Ice employees will offer free water ice and free ice cream from noon to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27 as part of a season-opening celebration./Submitted Absecon Rita’s Water Ice employees will offer free water ice and free ice cream from noon to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27 as part of a season-opening celebration./Submitted ABSECON _ When is the best day for a Rita’s Water Ice? Well, every day, according to Absecon Rita’s Water Ice owner Dee Cevoli.

But what happens if opening day just happens to be the coldest day in 21 years?

You do it again, Cervoli said.

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Egg Harbor City man charged with killing Absecon man in Pleasantville

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, February 24, 2015 12:52 pm

Police have charged an Egg Harbor City man with manslaughter in connection with the Feb. 15 death of an Absecon man in Pleasantville, according to Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain. Police have charged an Egg Harbor City man with manslaughter in connection with the Feb. 15 death of an Absecon man in Pleasantville, according to Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain. PLEASANTVILLE – Police have charged an Egg Harbor City man with manslaughter in connection with the Feb. 15 death of an Absecon man in Pleasantville, according to Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain.

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Emma C. Attales Middle School 2015 second marking period high honor, honor roll recipients

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, February 23, 2015 03:36 pm

The following is the list of students who made the Emma C. Attales Middle School high honor and honor rolls for the 2015 second marking period:

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H. Ashton Marsh students jump for their hearts, help save lives

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, February 23, 2015 03:30 pm

ABSECON – Hundreds of H. Ashton Marsh School students jumped at the chance to fight heart disease and stroke – and they kept jumping.

The Marsh School hosted its 17th annual Jump Rope for Heart event on Thursday, Feb. 19 to raise money for the American Heart Association, which funds lifesaving heart and stroke research and community and educational programs.

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Absecon police investigating second shooting in three days

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Saturday, February 21, 2015 07:17 am

The Absecon Police Department is investigating the city’s second shooting in three days after receiving 9-1-1 reports of shots fired at 11:44 p.m., Friday, Feb. 20 at Franklin Boulevard and East Bolton Avenue. The Absecon Police Department is investigating the city’s second shooting in three days after receiving 9-1-1 reports of shots fired at 11:44 p.m., Friday, Feb. 20 at Franklin Boulevard and East Bolton Avenue. ABSECON _ The Absecon Police Department is investigating the city’s second shooting in three days after receiving 9-1-1 reports of shots fired at 11:44 p.m., Friday, Feb. 20 at Franklin Boulevard and East Bolton Avenue.

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Faith Baptist Church Women’s Conference

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, February 21, 2015 12:00 am

Faith Baptist Church, 829 Tilton Road, Pleasantville, N.J. will host its annual Women's Conference May 29-31 at Ace Conference Center, Lafayette Hills, Pa. Call 609-645-1815 or 609-652-3619 for information.  

   

Absecon police investigating shooting

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, February 18, 2015 05:00 pm

ABSECON – The Absecon Police department is investigating a Tuesday night shooting at the Absecon Village Complex, Sgt. Robert Ponzetti said in a release.

No one was injured, but police found evidence of a shooting after residents made several 9-1-1 calls reporting a shooting on Marin Drive, the development’s lone roadway,  Ponzetti said.

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Pleasantville K-9s receive bullet-proof vests

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, February 18, 2015 04:56 pm

From left are Pleasantville K-9 units: Officer Brandon Stocks and Ciko, Officer David Aristizabal and Dozer and Officer Mark Millard and Brisco. Submitted /From left are Pleasantville K-9 units: Officer Brandon Stocks and Ciko, Officer David Aristizabal and Dozer and Officer Mark Millard and Brisco. PLEASANTVILLE  - Pleasantville Police Department K-9 dogs Ciko and Brisco will receive ballistic vests thanks to a nationwide fundraising campaign, according to a statement issued by Pleasantville Police Chief José L. Ruiz.

A Groupon fundraising effort raised more than $335,000, he said.

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Library hosts a tribute to Maya Angelou

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, February 18, 2015 04:52 pm

The Pleasantville branch of the Atlantic County Library System will hosts a tribute to Maya Angelou at 6 p.m., Tuesday, March 10. Registration required. Open to all ages.

The tribute is presented by JoAnn Peopples, Karen Johnson, Michelle Washington Wilson, and Pam Nichols. Join in a celebration of Maya Angelou as a selection of her works are performed by local artists. Angelou was an American author, poet, dancer, actress and singer. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays and several books of poetry. She died May 28, 2014 at age 86.

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AARP Pleasantville Chapter No. 5317 meeting

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, February 18, 2015 04:52 pm

The AARP Pleasantville Chapter  No. 5317 will conduct its monthly meeting 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 28 at the Pleasantville High School (rear entrance), 701 Mill road, Pleasantville. Call 609-641-7129 for information.

 

   

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