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Up! Up! and Away!

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, June 16, 2014 11:19 am

Higher-level education made a landing for H. Ashton Marsh School students on Monday, June 16, thanks to an annual hot air balloon visit organized by third-grade teacher Kim Horton./R.J. Liberatore Jr. Higher-level education made a landing for H. Ashton Marsh School students on Monday, June 16, thanks to an annual hot air balloon visit organized by third-grade teacher Kim Horton./R.J. Liberatore Jr. ABSECON – Higher-level education made a landing for H. Ashton Marsh School students on Monday, June 16, thanks to an annual hot air balloon visit organized by third-grade teacher Kim Horton.

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Faith Baptist Church Men’s Revival ‘One God, One Man, One Change’

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, June 16, 2014 09:29 am

Faith Baptist Church with present its 2014 Men’s Revival, One God, One Man, One Change, over three nights, Tuesday, June 24-Thursday, June 26. Faith Baptist Church with present its 2014 Men’s Revival, One God, One Man, One Change, over three nights, Tuesday, June 24-Thursday, June 26. Faith Baptist Church with present its 2014 Men’s Revival, One God, One Man, One Change, over three nights, Tuesday, June 24-Thursday, June 26.

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Donny Fund Day celebrates 20 years (VIDEO)

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Written by Michael Carroll Sunday, June 15, 2014 09:00 pm

PLEASANTVILLE – The Donny Fund celebrated its 20th year of giving Sunday, June 15 at the Yacht Club of Pleasantville.

The 20th annual Donny Fund Day included a 2½-mile row, swim or paddle surf across Lake’s Bay and a 5K run or walk along the shore of Lake’s Bay to raise money for the Donny Fund, a division of the John and Nancy Sykes Foundation, which benefits local children with catastrophic illnesses.

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Pleasantville mourns former Mayor Ralph Peterson

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, June 13, 2014 12:04 pm

PLEASANTVILLE ­– A pioneer in law enforcement and city politics has died.

Former Mayor Ralph Peterson, the city’s first African-American police chief and mayor, died late Thursday, June 12. He was 81.

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City-wide yard sale a tradition in Absecon (SLIDESHOW)

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Written by Chelsea White Friday, June 13, 2014 10:18 am

Port Republic resident Tim Sullivan inspects a birdcage. Port Republic resident Tim Sullivan inspects a birdcage. More than 50 homes in the Blenheim Avenue neighborhood in Absecon brought out their unwanted bikes, toys, furniture and even banana plants, hoping to make a few bucks on Saturday, June 7 for the annual Absecon Education Association city-wide yard sale. Sellers paid a fee to have their location listed on maps that were handed out to bargain hunters.

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Letter: Include meat industry in climate change discussion

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, June 11, 2014 11:00 pm

To the editor:

I am delighted that EPA has finally moved to abate the disastrous impacts of climate change by regulating carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. But, given the adverse reaction from the coal industry, the agency should have issued parallel regulations on emissions from meat industry operations. Each state could then determine its own optimal strategy for curbing greenhouse gases.

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Father, son-in-law face drug charges following Absecon accident

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, June 11, 2014 09:03 am

ABSECON _ A Hammonton Father-in-law and his son-in-law are facing traffic and drug charges following a two-car accident that sent two people to an area hospital for treatment.

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Tribute to crash victims to carry educational message

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Thursday, June 05, 2014 02:17 pm

PLEASANTVILLE – To avoid a repeat of the tragedy that claimed three teenage lives last week, the Pleasantville Board of Education will host an educational and awareness tribute to the victims on June 19.

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Council hires Co. to do medical transport to save 500K annually

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Thursday, June 05, 2014 02:15 pm

PLEASANTVILLE – City Council unanimously approved hiring TriCare Medical Transportation as its citywide medical service provider during its June 2 meeting.

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Windowizards location could become Dollar Tree

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Thursday, June 05, 2014 02:12 pm

PLEASANTVILLE – The Pleasantville Planning Board has scheduled a special meeting this month to hear an application for the needed approvals to bring a dollar store to Pleasantville.

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