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Absecon Republic Club seeks Citizen of the Year nominees

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Saturday, March 01, 2014 07:16 am

ABSECON _ The Absecon Citizen of the Year Committee is searching for a person or family to be honored with its 2014 award.

This is the 10th year that the Absecon Republic Club has presented the award.

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Jury awards $9.7 million in damages to injured Absecon motorcyclist

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Written by Staff Reports Thursday, February 27, 2014 03:17 pm

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Atlantic City Electric among parties found liable

After a three-week trial that ended Wednesday, Feb. 26, a jury awarded approximately $9.7 million in damages to an Absecon man injured in a motorcycle accident.

Mark Mazzone was severely injured in a collision Aug. 28, 2008 while riding his motorcycle on Route 30 in Waterford Township, which is part of Camden County. The jury found that Waterford Township and Atlantic City Electric were largely responsible for the accident due to a sight obstruction at an intersection.

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Pleasantville minister named to Methodist district post

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, February 26, 2014 05:42 pm

The Rev. Hector A. Burgos of Oasis United Methodist Church in Pleasantville has been appointed as the Director of Worship of the Greater New Jersey Conference of the United Methodist Church./submitted The Rev. Hector A. Burgos of Oasis United Methodist Church in Pleasantville has been appointed as the Director of Worship of the Greater New Jersey Conference of the United Methodist Church./submitted PLEASANTVILLE  The Rev. Hector A. Burgos of Oasis United Methodist Church in Pleasantville has been appointed the director of worship for the Greater New Jersey Conference of the United Methodist Church.

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Firm proposes recovery center at Pleasantville Shopping Center

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, February 25, 2014 01:47 pm

 

The owner of the largest shopping center in Pleasantville has applied for a change of use approval from the Planning Board to turn a portion of its facility into a addiction recovery center./R.J. Liberatore Jr. The owner of the largest shopping center in Pleasantville has applied for a change of use approval from the Planning Board to turn a portion of its facility into a addiction recovery center./R.J. Liberatore Jr. PLEASANTVILLE _ The owner of the city’s largest shopping center has applied for a change of use approval from the Pleasantville Planning Board to turn a portion of its facility into a addiction recovery center. Apple Farm, LLC., the owner of the Pleasantville Shopping Center, will make its case before the Planning Board during the organization’s next meeting at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 4.

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Award winner makes for rewarding evening at Pleasantville Library

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, February 25, 2014 01:30 pm

Shermaine Gunter Gary of Atlantic City looks on as Kadir Nelson autographs books for Dara Hudson of Atlantic City and Sharone E. Brown-Jackson of Pleasantville./Submitted Shermaine Gunter Gary of Atlantic City looks on as Kadir Nelson autographs books for Dara Hudson of Atlantic City and Sharone E. Brown-Jackson of Pleasantville./Submitted Award-winning artist, illustrator and author Kadir Nelson made an appearance at Atlantic County Library System/Pleasantville during the evening of Feb. 24.

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Absecon Green Team tips

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, February 25, 2014 01:04 pm

Absecon Green Team Absecon Green Team The Absecon Green Team encourages all of the city’s residents to be more mindful of our environment and to conserve and preserve when ever possible.

Here are this week’s tips to follow:

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Absecon Schools annual book swap

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, February 24, 2014 01:25 pm

The ninth annual Absecon School Book Swap is 6-7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 27 in the Absecon Public Schools cafetorium, 800 Irelan Ave., Absecon.

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Affordable healthcare enrollment opportunity

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, February 24, 2014 12:27 pm

The Pleasantville regular Democrats are presenting an affordable healthcare enrollment opportunity 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, March 8 at the Pleasantville Library Community Room, 33 Martin Luther King Boulevard. The event is sponsored by the South Jersey Family Medical Center, Inc. Call (609) 567-0200 for information.

   

Atlantic County Sheriff's Department blotter, Pleasantville, Absecon; Feb. 24, 2014

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, February 24, 2014 10:47 am

Atlantic County Sheriff's Department Atlantic County Sheriff's Department Atlantic County Sheriff Frank Balles has announced the recent arrests made by members of his department:

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Absecon school district asks residents to approve funding for roof replacement, other repairs

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, February 21, 2014 02:41 pm

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ABSECON – The city’s public school district needs Absecon residents to approve a bond referendum that would pay for replacing a roof that leaks on computer labs and fund the renovation of half-century-old restrooms, school officials said.

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