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Pleasantville Police Department arrest blotter for Jan. 28-Feb. 9, 2015

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, February 10, 2015 12:28 pm

Pleasantville Police Department arrest blotter for Jan. 28-Feb. 9, 2015 Pleasantville Police Department arrest blotter for Jan. 28-Feb. 9, 2015 Pleasantville Police Department arrest blotter for Jan. 28-Feb. 9, 2015

All named in the blotter are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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NAACP town hall meeting to address police use of force

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, February 10, 2015 12:05 pm

PLEASANTVILLE – The Mainland-Pleasantville branch of the NAACP has scheduled a town hall meeting with local and community law enforcement officials to discuss “police sensitivity and excessive force.”

The meeting will be held 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19 at the Pleasantville Municipal Court Room, 17 N. First St.

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Absecon/Galloway Mothers Club upcoming events

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, February 10, 2015 11:37 am

The Mothers' Club of Absecon and Galloway has scheduled a pair of events for the public to come and enjoy. The Mothers' Club monthly meeting is 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17 in the Historical Room, Galloway Municipal Building, 300 E. Jimmie Leeds Road. All moms are welcome.

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Absecon Public Library joins IRS sponsored VITA/TCE program

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, February 10, 2015 10:54 am

ABSECON – The Absecon Public Library will be a tax preparation site under the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance/Tax Counseling for the Elderly program for the 2014 tax filing season.

The program is a free service offered through the IRS and a joint effort by the Campaign for Working Families and the local United Way, according to a release issued by Barbra Wilson, library director.

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School district seeks cash to fuel STEAM

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, February 09, 2015 03:09 pm

ABSECON – Absecon Public Schools Superintendent Theresa DeFranco is asking city businesses to defray the cost of a program to encourage students to excel.

Recently, district teachers selected the theme “Full Steam Ahead” to highlight a five-year education plan that focuses science, technology, engineering, art and math – abbreviated as STEAM – across the district’s two schools, H. Ashton Marsh Elementary and Emma C. Attales Middle School.

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Perspective law firms pitch services to Pleasantville school board

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, February 09, 2015 03:09 pm

PLEASANTVILLE – The Pleasantville Board of Education’s hunt for legal representation will take at least two more weeks after the school board heard presentations, but declined to make a choice Thursday, Jan. 29.

Board members listened to an hour’s worth of proposals from eight law firms, large and small, before adjourning to a half-hour executive session. The board returned to public session, but adjourned before voting on a decision.

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Yellow Brick Road leads to Attales Middle School

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Written by Chelsea White Monday, February 09, 2015 10:31 am

From left are Mia Watson, Lily Pena, Kayla Killian, Victoria Smith and Brianna Phillippou who performed in the Emma C. Attales Middle School production of “The Wizard of Oz” on Feb. 5-6./Chelsea White From left are Mia Watson, Lily Pena, Kayla Killian, Victoria Smith and Brianna Phillippou who performed in the Emma C. Attales Middle School production of “The Wizard of Oz” on Feb. 5-6./Chelsea White Families and friends were greeted by munchkins and winged monkeys when they arrived Friday night Feb. 6 for Emma C. Attales Middle School’s production of “The Wizard of Oz.” There wasn’t an open seat left in the cafetorium of Absecon Public Schools as guests followed Dorothy and Toto on their journey along the Yellow Brick Road.

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You must take it with you when you go in Pleasantville

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Written by Staff Reports Saturday, February 07, 2015 03:08 pm

PLEASANTVILLE – If you plan to leave the City on the Move, you’ll have to make sure you take it all with you when you go.

At its Feb. 2 meeting, Pleasantville City Council introduced on first reading an ordinance designed to remind homeowners to empty their homes when they move and codify the requirement.

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14th annual Vic Vergata Sr. Memorial Spaghetti Dinner

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, February 03, 2015 01:33 pm

The Absecon Lions Club hosts the 14th annual Vic Vergata Sr. Memorial Spaghetti Dinner 1-6 p.m. Sunday, March 22 ath the John D. Young Memorial Lions Blind Center, Pitney Road and Crestview Avenue, Absecon.

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Salem United Methodist Church Black History celebration

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, February 02, 2015 12:08 pm

Salem United Methodist Church celebrates its sixth annual Black History Celebration and Soul Food Dinner at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 28 at the church grounds, 815 S. Main St., Pleasantville.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for children and free for children under 5 and include program and dinner. For information, contact Alma D. Wiggins 609-652-8972, Phyllis H. Evans 609-464-1774, Sandra Jones 609-645-9475, Dianne Marshall 609-708-0757 or the church office 609-646-2220.

   

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