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Faith Baptist Church Fall Revival

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 16, 2014 12:00 am

Faith Baptist Church, 829 Tilton Road, Pleasantville will present its Fall Revival 7 p.m., Tuesday-Thursday, Oct. 28-30. The revival leader is the dynamic, spirit-filled Rev. Keith Marshall, pastor of the Macedonia Baptist Church of Trenton. 

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Youth Prevention and Education Group

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, October 16, 2014 12:00 am

The Family Success Center staff will be implementing weekly groups for Pleasantville youth to discuss issues such as anger management, gang awareness, self-awareness, and other educational topics.

Youth in the group range in age from 6-12. The groups will be held from 2:30-5pm Thursdays in April at the Pleasantville Housing Authority, 301 Woodland Ave., Pleasantville.

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Bey-Blocker to receive Board President Award

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, October 15, 2014 01:21 pm

– Darleen Bey-Blocker, president of the Pleasantville Board of Education, has been chosen as one of the recipients of the inaugural Urban School Boards’ Board President Award by the South Jersey African-American Chamber of Commerce./Pleasantville Public Schools – Darleen Bey-Blocker, president of the Pleasantville Board of Education, has been chosen as one of the recipients of the inaugural Urban School Boards’ Board President Award by the South Jersey African-American Chamber of Commerce./Pleasantville Public Schools  PLEASANTVILLE – Darleen Bey-Blocker, president of the Pleasantville Board of Education, has been chosen as one of the recipients of the inaugural Urban School Boards Board President Award by the South Jersey African-American Chamber of Commerce.

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Pleasantville Recreation Tennis Club

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:00 am

The Pleasantville Recreation Center is accepting signups for its tennis club for ages 7-13. Classes will be held 4-5 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at the Recreation Center, 400 W. Brighton Ave. Registration is $10. Call 609-484-3627 or 609-484-3608.

   

All-Around Arts

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, October 15, 2014 12:00 am

All-Around Arts programs for ages 8-12 are held Saturdays at the Pleasantville Recreation Center, 400 W. Brighton Ave., Pleasantville. Performing arts runs from noon to 1 p.m.; arts and crafts follows from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Registration is $10. Sign up now. Call 609-484-3627 or 609-484-3608 for more information.

 

Locals launch campaign to send supplies to Ebola-torn West Africa

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, October 14, 2014 06:00 pm

PLEASANTVILLE – A Pleasantville man who escaped the horrors of an 11-year-long Sierra Leone civil war and the deaths of 50,000 countrymen now fears an even greater enemy: Ebola.

“When I speak to my countrymen, they tell me they would rather fight a civil war than Ebola,” said John Barclay, 54, who fled to South Jersey in 2001.

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Famous S-O-S and Pancake Breakfast

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, October 14, 2014 12:52 pm

The Cape-Atlantic Detachment Marine Corps League hosts its 28th annual Famous S-0-S and Pancake Breakfast 7 a.m. to noon Sunday, Oct. 26 at American Legion Post No. 28 at the corner of New Jersey Avenue and Mill Road in Absecon. The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for under 12. Call 609-289-1599 for tickets. The Cape-Atlantic Detachment Marine Corps League hosts its 28th annual Famous S-0-S and Pancake Breakfast 7 a.m. to noon Sunday, Oct. 26 at American Legion Post No. 28 at the corner of New Jersey Avenue and Mill Road in Absecon. The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for under 12. Call 609-289-1599 for tickets. The Cape-Atlantic Detachment Marine Corps League hosts its 28th annual Famous S-0-S and Pancake Breakfast 7 a.m. to noon Sunday, Oct. 26 at American Legion Post No. 28 at the corner of New Jersey Avenue and Mill Road in Absecon. The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for under 12. Call 609-289-1599 for tickets.

 

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton cookie walk Dec. 13

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, October 14, 2014 08:47 am

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton is hosting a cookie walk Saturday, Dec. 13 in the parish hall, New Jersey Avenue and Mill Road, Absecon. St. Elizabeth Ann Seton is hosting a cookie walk Saturday, Dec. 13 in the parish hall, New Jersey Avenue and Mill Road, Absecon. St. Elizabeth Ann Seton is hosting a cookie walk Dec. 13 in the parish hall, New Jersey Avenue and Mill Road, Absecon. Come on in and stroll around tables lined with trays of homemade cookies. Take as much as you want for $8 per pound. Gift baskets will be available. Call 609-641-1480. Starts at 9 a.m.

   

Trip to see ‘Moses’

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 14, 2014 12:00 am

“Moses” at Sight and Sound Theater in Lancaster, Pa. Friday, Nov. 28 with stops for shopping at KitchenKettleVillage and dinner at Dutch Family Restaurant. Sponsored by Absecon Presbyterian Church. Price is $115 for adults, $95 for teens and $75 for children. Price includes round trip transportation, show ticket, dinner and gratuities, and fees. Call 609-641-3759 for information.

 

Brandywine Christmas trip

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Written by Staff Reports Tuesday, October 14, 2014 12:00 am

 Join the Absecon 9-11 Memorial Committee and Community Affairs for this holiday tour. Tuesday Dec. 2. Cost $100 per person. Transportation, lunch at the Great House Restaurant, tour of QVC studios and shopping followed by a visit to the Longwood Gardens Christmas Display. The bus departs at 9:30 a.m. and returns at 8 p.m. at the Absecon American Legion, New Jersey Avenue and Mill Road. Call Terry Iaconelli at 609-383-1010.

   

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