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Tractor-trailer strikes traffic signal standard, keeps going

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, September 17, 2014 02:27 pm

A tractor-trailer rig struck a light standard in Absecon on Wednesday morning in a busy intersection./Absecon police A tractor-trailer rig struck a light standard in Absecon on Wednesday morning in a busy intersection./Absecon police

ABSECON – Authorities are looking for a white tractor-trailer that reportedly collided with a traffic signal standard at South New Road and Ohio Avenue at about 11:17 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17 and kept going, according to Absecon police.

Witnesses said the truck struck the traffic signal standard, which fell into the roadway, and kept going in the direction of South Mill Road, police said.

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Absecon Woman’s Club announces 2014-16 officers

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, September 16, 2014 04:35 pm

The Absecon Woman's Club has announced its officers for 2014-16. Pictured are President Mary Ellen Cropper of Galloway, Vice President Jerri Skretowski of Galloway, Recording Secretary Linda Pemberton of Port Republic, Corresponding Secretary Shirley Grygotis of Absecon and Treasurer Joani George of Absecon. The club is working on a two-year state project to support NAMI. Call 609-748-0588 for more information./Submitted The Absecon Woman's Club has announced its officers for 2014-16. Pictured are President Mary Ellen Cropper of Galloway, Vice President Jerri Skretowski of Galloway, Recording Secretary Linda Pemberton of Port Republic, Corresponding Secretary Shirley Grygotis of Absecon and Treasurer Joani George of Absecon. The club is working on a two-year state project to support NAMI. Call 609-748-0588 for more information./Submitted The Absecon Woman's Club has announced its officers for 2014-16. Pictured are President Mary Ellen Cropper of Galloway, Vice President Jerri Skretowski of Galloway, Recording Secretary Linda Pemberton of Port Republic, Corresponding Secretary Shirley Grygotis of Absecon and Treasurer Joani George of Absecon. The club is working on a two-year state project to support NAMI. Call 609-748-0588 for more information.

   

Delilah Road traffic advisory in Pleasantville

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, September 16, 2014 04:11 pm

PLEASANTVILLE _ An alternating lane traffic pattern will be in effect from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 22 on Delilah Road between Shore Road and Main Street, according to County Spokesperson Linda Gilmore.

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Pleasantville promotes Williams, Maldonado, Loch

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, September 16, 2014 01:50 pm

Pleasantville Mayor Jesse Tweedle swears in Sgt. Stacey Williams during City Council’s meeting on Monday, Sept. 15./R.J. Liberatore Jr. Pleasantville Mayor Jesse Tweedle swears in Sgt. Stacey Williams during City Council’s meeting on Monday, Sept. 15./R.J. Liberatore Jr. PLEASANTVILLE – Mayor Jesse Tweedle Sr. swore in to two police officers and one firefighter who were officially promoted during City Council’s meeting on Monday, Sept. 15.

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Sept. 11 remembrance at Pleasantville’s Washington Avenue School

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, September 16, 2014 12:37 pm

Washington Avenue School staff and students gathered at the playground with representatives of the Pleasantville Fire and Police Departments, Pleasantville Mayor Jesse Tweedle Sr. and City Councilwoman Judy Ward for the school’s second annual assembly to mark the anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001./submitted Washington Avenue School staff and students gathered at the playground with representatives of the Pleasantville Fire and Police Departments, Pleasantville Mayor Jesse Tweedle Sr. and City Councilwoman Judy Ward for the school’s second annual assembly to mark the anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001./submitted

PLEASANTVILLE _ Washington Avenue School staff and students gathered at the playground with representatives of the Pleasantville Fire and Police Departments, Pleasantville Mayor Jesse Tweedle Sr. and City Councilwoman Judy Ward for the school’s second annual assembly to mark the anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001.

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Mount Zion Baptist Church Bazaar and Yard Sale

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, September 16, 2014 12:28 pm

Mount Zion Baptist Church is hosting a bazaar and yard sale 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, at 353 S. New Road, Pleasantville.

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Experience Theatre at the Pleasantville Library

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, September 16, 2014 12:21 pm

The Pleasantville Branch of the Atlantic County Library System hosts Experience Theatre at 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 18. For ages 4 and older. The Pleasantville Branch of the Atlantic County Library System hosts Experience Theatre at 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 18. For ages 4 and older.

The Pleasantville Branch of the Atlantic County Library System hosts Experience Theatre at 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 18. For ages 4 and older. Registration requested.

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Family Service Association names Melton family as 2014 Family of the Year

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, September 15, 2014 03:42 pm

The Melton Family of Hamilton Township was chosen as the Family Service Association’s 2014 Henry West Leeds Family of the Year. They are, from left, Gary Paul Melton Sr., Malachi Melton, Gary Paul Melton Jr., Vicky Melton and Miles “Bo” Melton. Jasmine Melton is not pictured./Submitted The Melton Family of Hamilton Township was chosen as the Family Service Association’s 2014 Henry West Leeds Family of the Year. They are, from left, Gary Paul Melton Sr., Malachi Melton, Gary Paul Melton Jr., Vicky Melton and Miles “Bo” Melton. Jasmine Melton is not pictured./Submitted The Family Service Association has named the Gary Paul Melton Sr. family of Hamilton Township as its winner of the 2014 Henry West Leeds Family of the Year.

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Pleasantville Police Blotter, Aug. 20 to Sept. 10

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, September 15, 2014 02:10 pm

The Pleasantville Police Department released the following arrests which occurred Aug. 20 to Sept. 10. The Pleasantville Police Department released the following arrests which occurred Aug. 20 to Sept. 10. The Pleasantville Police Department released the following arrests which occurred Aug. 20 to Sept. 10:

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Absecon Emma C. Attales students take the challenge

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, September 15, 2014 01:03 pm

More than 300 students of the Emma C. Attales Middle School accepted the challenge of their Principal Andrew Weber and participated in the ALS Challenge after school on Friday, Sept. 12./R.J. Liberatore Jr. More than 300 students of the Emma C. Attales Middle School accepted the challenge of their Principal Andrew Weber and participated in the ALS Challenge after school on Friday, Sept. 12./R.J. Liberatore Jr. More than 300 students of the Emma C.Attales Middle School accepted the challenge of their Principal Andrew Weber and participated in the ALS Challenge after school on Friday, Sept. 12.

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