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Holiday Christmas Craft Fair at Holy Spirit

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, December 03, 2014 12:00 am

The Holiday Christmas Craft Fair will be held 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7 at Holy Spirit High School, 500 S. New Road, Absecon.

More than 100 crafters will offer a unique variety of crafts and gifts, homemade food and baked goods.

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Meet, talk with Mayor John Armstrong

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, December 03, 2014 12:00 am

Absecon Mayor John Armstrong will meet with residents to discuss their concerns 3-4:40 p.m. Wednesdays in his office at the City Municipal Complex, 500 Mill Road.

No appointment is necessary.

   

Absecon residents, administrators meet on 5-year plan for schools

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, December 02, 2014 02:21 pm

Submitted / Emma C. Attales Middle School Principal Andrew Weber talks to parents Nov. 20 at a meeting held to solicit public input on a five-year plan for district schools. Submitted / Emma C. Attales Middle School Principal Andrew Weber talks to parents Nov. 20 at a meeting held to solicit public input on a five-year plan for district schools. ABSECON – Parents and other community members joined Absecon Public Schools staff and administrators Thursday, Nov. 20 at a meeting held to solicit feedback and suggestions for formulating Superintendent Theresa DeFranco’s five-year strategic plan.

It was the second meeting between DeFranco and the community she began serving in October.

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Wreaths Across America in Absecon

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, December 02, 2014 11:28 am

ABSECON - A group of residents will remember those who fought and served for our freedoms next weekend.

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Pleasantville PAL Basketball signups

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, December 02, 2014 10:57 am

The Pleasantville Police Athletic League is hosting basketball signups at the Pleasantville Recreation Center, 400 W. Brighton Ave, Pleasantville.

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Absecon City Council reorganization meeting

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, December 01, 2014 01:58 pm

The Absecon City Council will hold its reorganization meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 5 in the Municipal Complex, 500 Mill Road, Absecon.

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Absecon police participate in Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, December 01, 2014 08:17 am

This welcoming little city won’t be too hospitable if you drink and drive during the upcoming holiday season. This welcoming little city won’t be too hospitable if you drink and drive during the upcoming holiday season. ABSECON – This welcoming little city won’t be too hospitable if you drink and drive during the holiday season.

Absecon police officers will target, pull over and arrest suspected drunk drivers as part of its role in the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign, according to Absecon police. The campaign runs Dec. 5 through Jan. 2.

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Car destroyed by fire in 3-vehicle Absecon accident

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, December 01, 2014 07:37 am

A car erupted in flames early Saturday morning when its driver drove into two parked vehicles, police say A car erupted in flames early Saturday morning when its driver drove into two parked vehicles, police say ABSECON – A car caught fire early Saturday morning when it drove into two parked vehicles, police said.

The accident occurred at 4:47 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 29 on Ohio Avenue, according to a release issued by Sgt. Daniel Gleason of the Absecon Police Department. Driver Jorge Santiago of Absecon was able to escape the flames before police arrived, Gleason said.

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Absecon Public Schools Board of Education meeting dates

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, December 01, 2014 12:00 am

The final meeting of the Absecon Public Schools Board of Education is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16 in the H. Ashton Marsh Library Next year’s reorganization meeting is Jan. 6.

 

Absecon in Your Town

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Written by Staff Reports Monday, December 01, 2014 12:00 am

Absecon Lions Club meetings

The Absecon Lions Club holds dinner meetings 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month at the Smithville Inn in Galloway Township. Board meetings are held 6:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month at the John D. Young Blind Center, 100 Crestview Ave. The club provides eyeglasses, exams and food baskets to the needy and awards scholarships to high school seniors. It holds a vision screening at a local nursery school, a coat drive, a used sports equipment drive, a coin drop, a peace poster contest and a spaghetti dinner. For information or to join call 609-377-7107.

Absecon Republican Club meeting

The Absecon Republican Club meets 7:30 p.m. the fourth Monday of every month at the Black Cat at Shore Road and the White Horse Pike. Call Lynn Caterson at 609-272-1469 for information.

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