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Good news greets organizers planning fundraiser for former Holy Spirit student

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, February 04, 2014 04:03 pm

While friends and family of a Holy Spirit High School graduate are thankful for the progress he has made since a near-fatal accident Nov. 8, they remain mindful of how long and costly his road to recovery will be./Facebook While friends and family of a Holy Spirit High School graduate are thankful for the progress he has made since a near-fatal accident Nov. 8, they remain mindful of how long and costly his road to recovery will be./Facebook ABSECON – While friends and family of a Holy Spirit High School graduate are thankful for the progress he has made since a near-fatal accident Nov. 8, they remain mindful of how long and costly his road to recovery will be.

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Pleasantville swears in police officer

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, February 04, 2014 01:21 pm

There is a new man with a badge in the City on the Move. There is a new man with a badge in the City on the Move. PLEASANTVILLE _ There is a new man with a badge in the City on the Move.

The Pleasantville Police Department added another officer to its ranks during a brief swearing-in ceremony held during the City Council meeting on Monday, Feb. 3.

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Absecon receives grants for redevelopment of Absecon Creek

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Written by From the Mayor’s Chair by Absecon Mayor John Armstrong Monday, February 03, 2014 02:00 pm

I was informed late last week of approval of Absecon’s applications to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for grants to redevelop two critical areas along Absecon Creek – the former swimming area off Turner Avenue at the entrance to Absecon Shores, and the former Kunkley’s marina site west of the boat ramp off East Faunce Landing Road. I was informed late last week of approval of Absecon’s applications to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for grants to redevelop two critical areas along Absecon Creek – the former swimming area off Turner Avenue at the entrance to Absecon Shores, and the former Kunkley’s marina site west of the boat ramp off East Faunce Landing Road.

I was informed late last week of approval of Absecon’s applications to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for grants to redevelop two critical areas along Absecon Creek – the former swimming area off Turner Avenue at the entrance to Absecon Shores, and the former Kunkley’s marina site west of the boat ramp off East Faunce Landing Road.

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Absecon Green Tips: Five ways to save the environment

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, February 03, 2014 01:53 pm

The Absecon Green Team offers the following five tips to help preserve our natural recourses and to lower pollution levels: The Absecon Green Team offers the following five tips to help preserve our natural recourses and to lower pollution levels: The Absecon Green Team offers the following five tips to help preserve our natural recourses and to lower pollution levels:

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Oakcrest graduate completes basic training

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, February 03, 2014 01:07 pm

Air Force Airman 1st Class Jennifer L. Robles graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jennifer L. Robles graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Air Force Airman 1st Class Jennifer L. Robles has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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Woman trapped, injured in Sunday morning accident in Absecon

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, February 03, 2014 12:53 pm

ABSECON _ Absecon Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services personnel rescued an entrapped woman from her overturned vehicle early Sunday morning, according to a statement issued by the Absecon Police.

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Chic-fil-A cow visits, rewards Pleasantville’s South Main Street School

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, February 03, 2014 09:39 am

The children who were honored recently as the South Main Street School’s students of the month for January 2014 also received a special prize: a visit from the Chick-fil-A cow./ Lapell Chapman The children who were honored recently as the South Main Street School’s students of the month for January 2014 also received a special prize: a visit from the Chick-fil-A cow./ Lapell Chapman PLEASANTVILLE _ The children who were honored recently as the South Main Street School’s students of the month for January 2014 also received a special prize: a visit from the Chick-fil-A cow.

The famous, splotchy, bovine mascot rewarded the children with coupons, a prize and a chance for a “moo-ving” photo opportunity.

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Police seek identity of man in trauma unit

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Saturday, February 01, 2014 08:24 pm

The city police department is broadcasting the hospital bed image of a man suffering from life-threatening injures in the hopes of learning his identity and reaching family members before its too late./Pleasantville Police The city police department is broadcasting the hospital bed image of a man suffering from life-threatening injures in the hopes of learning his identity and reaching family members before its too late./Pleasantville Police PLEASANTVILLE  The police department is broadcasting the hospital bed image of a man suffering from life-threatening injures in hopes of learning his identity and reaching his family members.

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Rev. Days receives annual Martin Luther King Award

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, January 31, 2014 03:20 pm

The Rev. Collins A. Days Sr., pastor at Second Baptist Church in Atlantic City, received the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award during the Atlantic County 27th annual Rev. Dr. Matin Luther King Jr Commemorative Birthday Celebration./R.J. Liberatore Jr. The Rev. Collins A. Days Sr., pastor at Second Baptist Church in Atlantic City, received the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award during the Atlantic County 27th annual Rev. Dr. Matin Luther King Jr Commemorative Birthday Celebration./R.J. Liberatore Jr. ATLANTIC CITY - The Rev. Collins A. Days Sr. received the 2014 Rev Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award presented Friday, Jan. 30 in the Atlantic County Office Building auditorium.

“Atlantic City is only going to survive if we produce 100 more Rev. Days,” said Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian said during an hour-long ceremony to honor Days, 53, who is the pastor at Second Baptist Church in Atlantic City.

“He finds the people who fall through the cracks and he helps them,” Guardian said.

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Past Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award Recipients

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, January 31, 2014 03:17 pm

Past Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award Recipients

Since 1988, Atlantic County has honored those who have made a significant contribution to the wellness of others in the spirit of slain Civil Rights Activist The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Here are the past Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award recipients:

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