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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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Pleasantville Police Blotter, June 4

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, June 04, 2014 02:17 pm

 The following arrests were reported on Wednesday, June 4 by the Pleasantville Police Department. All named are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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Pleasantville Farmers Market opens up

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, June 04, 2014 10:23 am

Pleasantville Farmers Market opens up/Submitted Pleasantville Farmers Market opens up/Submitted The Pleasantville Green Team is sponsoring a farmer’s market from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays from June 25 through Oct. 1 at the cite of the old PleasantvilleHigh School at Franklin and Ansley boulevards. For more information and space availability, call Jacqueline Amado-Bolton, director of economic development, at 609-677-4925.

 

City Council approves liquor license extensions

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, June 03, 2014 01:07 pm

PLEASANTVILLE - City Council unanimously approved the extension of several Pleasantville liquor licenses during its June 2 regular meeting.

The licenses were extended for one year from July 1 through June 30, 2015.

They are, as listed by type, name, business name and address:

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