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Complacency is the enemy of dreams, bishop says

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, January 19, 2015 02:47 pm

Members of the Mount Zion Baptist Church Combined Choir perform “Lift Every Voice and Sing,”  during the 21st annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Service held Monday, Jan. 19 at Mount Zion Baptist Church in Pleasantville./R.J. Liberatore Jr. Members of the Mount Zion Baptist Church Combined Choir perform “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” during the 21st annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Service held Monday, Jan. 19 at Mount Zion Baptist Church in Pleasantville./R.J. Liberatore Jr. PLEASANTVILLE – “Complacency is the enemy of all dreams,” said the keynote speaker at the 21st annual Martin Luther King Jr. Service held Monday, Jan. 19 at Mount Zion Baptist Church here.

“Being self-satisfied disables dreams,” Bishop Robert F. Hargrove of Grace Family Church of Egg Harbor Township said, warning that King’s dream of racial equality remains unfulfilled.

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Pleasantville crews extinguish Main Street fire

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, January 19, 2015 10:51 am

Pleasantville Fire Department firefighters extinguished a fire at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17 at 701 N. Main St. Firefighters from Absecon, Northfield, Atlantic City International Airport and the Farmington Volunteer Fire Company of Egg Harbor Township provided mutual aid. Dennis Sharp photo Pleasantville Fire Department firefighters extinguished a fire at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17 at 701 N. Main St. Firefighters from Absecon, Northfield, Atlantic City International Airport and the Farmington Volunteer Fire Company of Egg Harbor Township provided mutual aid. Dennis Sharp photo Pleasantville Fire Department firefighters extinguished a fire at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17 at 701 N. Main St. Firefighters from Absecon, Northfield, Atlantic City International Airport and the Farmington Volunteer Fire Company of Egg Harbor Township provided mutual aid.

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MLK award winner Shelton does it for the smiles

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, January 16, 2015 02:03 pm

Henrietta Shelton, winner of the 2015 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award, says she would trade her honors for the smiles she has helped put on the faces of so many others./R.J. Liberatore Jr. Henrietta Shelton, winner of the 2015 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award, says she would trade her honors for the smiles she has helped put on the faces of so many others./R.J. Liberatore Jr. ATLANTIC CITY – Clutching an award that places her among a select group of luminaries, Henrietta Shelton said that while it is an honor to receive the 2015 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award, it doesn’t compare to the satisfaction she has gotten from the work she has done.

 

“The smiles, the happy faces, the people mean much more to me than the award,” Shelton said Friday, Jan. 16 after accepting the award at the 28th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Birthday Celebration in the auditorium of the Atlantic County Office Building here.

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Absecon’s Taylor Anderson makes University of Rhode Island’s Dean’s List

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, January 16, 2015 09:49 am

Taylor James Anderson of Absecon was named to the fall semester dean’s list at the University of Rhode Island.

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Pleasantville Police Arrest Blotter: Dec. 24, 2014-Jan. 13, 2015

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, January 14, 2015 03:50 pm

The Pleasantville Police Department reported the following arrests during Dec. 24, 2014 to Jan. 13: The Pleasantville Police Department reported the following arrests during Dec. 24, 2014 to Jan. 13: The Pleasantville Police Department reported the following arrests during Dec. 24, 2014 to Jan. 13:

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Pleasantville School Board taps McClellan to fill vacated seat on

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, January 14, 2015 11:52 am

PLEASANTVILLE – A former Pleasantville Board of Education member became the newest face on the nine-member school board on Tuesday, Jan. 13.

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Absecon Gardens townhomes, condo units ready for sale

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, January 14, 2015 11:00 am

  Absecon Gardens realtors are considering holding a community open house in early February now that their project is days away from receiving special first-time buyer financing./R.J. Liberatore Jr. Absecon Gardens realtors are considering holding a community open house in early February now that their project is days away from receiving special first-time buyer financing./R.J. Liberatore Jr. ABSECON - Absecon Gardens realtors are considering holding a community open house in early February now that their project is days away from receiving special first-time buyer financing.

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Pleasantville Regular Democrats post 2015 meeting schedule

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, January 12, 2015 01:35 pm

The Pleasantville Regular Democrats have announced the organization’s meeting schedule for 2015. The group will meet at 6:30-8 p.m. at the Pleasantville Public Library, 33 Martin Luther King Ave.

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Pleasantville Board of Education special meeting

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, January 12, 2015 01:34 pm

The Pleasantville Board of Education will conduct a special meeting at 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 29 in the PleasantvilleHigh School cafeteria, 701 Mill Road.

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Pleasantville AARP meeting Jan. 24

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, January 12, 2015 01:33 pm

The next regular meeting of the AARP Pleasantville Chapter No. 5317 is 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 24 at the Pleasantville High School cafeteria, 701 Mill Road, Pleasantville.

Call 609-641-7129 for information.

   

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