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Wife convicted in vehicular death of New Hampshire man in Pleasantville

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, January 30, 2015 11:36 am

MAYS LANDING – A New Hampshire woman who was captured on surveillance video swerving across two lanes of Black Horse Pike traffic before crashing into a service station light pole in 2012 was convicted of vehicular homicide Thursday, Jan. 29.

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Pleasantville Police Blotter for Wednesday, Jan. 27

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Thursday, January 29, 2015 04:27 pm

Pleasantville Police Department Blotter for Jan. 28, 2015 Pleasantville Police Department Blotter for Jan. 28, 2015 The Pleasantville Police Department released the following arrest blotter on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015.

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Absecon says farewell to Reverend Dave Cobb

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Written by From the Mayor’s Chair by Absecon Mayor John Armstrong Wednesday, January 28, 2015 02:47 pm

After 34 years, Reverend Dave Cobb has stepped down from the pulpit at Absecon Presbyterian Church for the last time After 34 years, Reverend Dave Cobb has stepped down from the pulpit at Absecon Presbyterian Church for the last time After 34 years, Reverend Dave Cobb has stepped down from the pulpit at Absecon Presbyterian Church for the last time. The man who many consider a great preacher has retired to Galloway Township with Jan, his wife of 44 years. He will devote much of his time to his three children, Laura Kay, Jack, and Janna Beth and his five grandchildren.

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Pre-Prom Fashion Show features beach theme at Holy Spirit

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, January 28, 2015 02:38 pm

Though it’s cold and little snowy outside, the Holy Spirit High School auditorium will soon seem like a summer-time beach scene when the Mother’s Guild presents its annual Holy Spirit High School Pre-Prom Fashion Show. Though it’s cold and little snowy outside, the Holy Spirit High School auditorium will soon seem like a summer-time beach scene when the Mother’s Guild presents its annual Holy Spirit High School Pre-Prom Fashion Show. ABSECON – Though it’s cold and little snowy outside, the Holy Spirit High School auditorium will soon seem like a summer-time beach scene when the Mother’s Guild presents its annual Holy Spirit High School Pre-Prom Fashion Show.

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A.C. man pleads guilty in death of Pleasantville teen

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, January 23, 2015 04:08 pm

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP - A 19-year-old Atlantic City man pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter on Friday, Jan. 23 in connection with the Dec. 5, 2012  death of a Pleasantville teen duringn a shootout at his home, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain said.

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State Police charge man with impersonating a police officer in Pleasantville

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, January 21, 2015 11:21 am

New Jersey State Police officers stationed at the Atlantic City Expressway Station arrested Angelo Otchy, 39, of Toms River, on Tuesday, Jan. 20 and charged him with impersonating a police officer on the Atlantic City Expressway in Pleasantville on Jan.13.

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NAACP to host community Town Hall meeting

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, January 20, 2015 04:00 pm

PLEASANTVILLE _ Saying recent national events have created more of need for open dialogue than ever before, NAACP Mainland/Pleasantville branch officials have schedule a community Town Hall meeting next month with local law enforcement representatives.

“On the heels of all that is going on around the nation we need to be proactive and not reactive,” said Olivia Caldwell, president of the NAACP Pleasantville/Mainland branch.

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Absecon declares Jan. 28 Holy Spirit Day in the city

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, January 20, 2015 03:11 pm

ABSECON _ In honor of the celebration of Holy Spirit High School’s 50th school year in Absecon, Mayor John Armstrong declared Jan. 28 as Holy Spirit Day in Absecon.

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Absecon American Legion donates canned goods and money to food bank

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, January 20, 2015 12:33 pm

American Legion Post No. 28 members Dino Martin, right, and Archie Rinaldo prepare to deliver food and money to the Food Bank of New Jersey, Southern Branch./Submitted American Legion Post No. 28 members Dino Martin, right, and Archie Rinaldo prepare to deliver food and money to the Food Bank of New Jersey, Southern Branch./Submitted ABSECON _ American Legion Post 28 members donated money and food recently to the took up a member’s collection drive for donations to the Community Foodbank of New Jersey, Southern Branch.

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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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