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The Pleasantville Police Blotter for Aug. 6-12:

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, August 13, 2014 02:08 pm

Pleasantville police blotter Pleasantville police blotter The following list of arrests were released by the Pleasantville Police Department on Wednesday, Aug. 13:

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Family Service Association searches for Outstanding Family nominees

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, August 12, 2014 12:36 pm

The Family Service Association is looking for an outstanding South Jersey family to be honored as its 2014 Henry West Leeds Family of the Year. Barry and Susan Hackett and their family won the award in 1994/Submitted The Family Service Association is looking for an outstanding South Jersey family to be honored as its 2014 Henry West Leeds Family of the Year. Barry and Susan Hackett and their family won the award in 1994/Submitted The Family Service Association is looking for an outstanding South Jersey family to be honored as its 2014 Henry West Leeds Family of the Year.

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Absecon Concerts in the Park series finale (Slideshow)

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Written by Chelsea White Tuesday, August 12, 2014 09:06 am

Ruby Seif, 6, of Absecon makes a new friend at the concert, Abigael Milk, 4, also of Absecon. Seated on the bench are Jenny Seif and Jason Taylor. Ruby Seif, 6, of Absecon makes a new friend at the concert, Abigael Milk, 4, also of Absecon. Seated on the bench are Jenny Seif and Jason Taylor. The annual Concerts in the Park series presented by the City of Absecon wrapped up its summer season Sunday night, Aug 10 in Heritage Park with Mike Crosson and Friends performing under the gazebo. Guests arrived with chairs and blankets to grab a spot in the grass, many walking over from the neighborhoods along Ambassador Drive.

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Homeboys, Inc. offers scholarships to four area students

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 08, 2014 12:03 pm

From left are 2014 Original Homeboys scholarship winners Kyerra Mayoral-Arevalos, Kanesha Foster, Sedona Hill and Nile White. From left are 2014 Original Homeboys scholarship winners Kyerra Mayoral-Arevalos, Kanesha Foster, Sedona Hill and Nile White. Graduates of Our Lady of Mercy Academy, Pleasantville High School and Oakcrest High School received $3,000 in scholarships July 26 during the annual Original Homeboys Scholarship affair held at the All-Wars Memorial Building, New York and Adriatic avenues in Atlantic City.

The scholarship recipients are:

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Pleasantville In Your Town, edition of Aug. 7, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 06, 2014 02:14 pm

Holy Ghost Revival at Pleasantville’s Bethel Evangelical Outreach Ministries

Bethel Evangelical Outreach Ministries is hosting a Holy Ghost Revival at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8 and noon on Saturday, Aug. 9.  Come join a soul stirring revival featuring guest preacher Pastor D.V. Billingslea of Latter Rain Commandment Church, District Heights, Md. Bethel Evangelical Outreach Ministries is located at 7 W. Merion Ave., Pleasantville. Cal 609-892-6572 for information.

7th annual Pleasantville 5K, 1-mile Run/Walk for Life and Wellness

Community members young and old are expected to participate in the 7th annual Pleasantville 5K, 1-mile Run/Walk for Life and Wellness to be held 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9 at Franklin and Ansley boulevards. The race begins at 9 a.m. Healthy snacks will be available. Rain date is Aug. 16. For information, call Dr. Miller at 609-381-9121 or the Pleasantville Recreation Center at 609-484-3608.

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Absecon in Your Town, Edition of Aug. 7, 2014

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Written by Staff Reports Wednesday, August 06, 2014 01:33 pm

Final Concert in the Park Sunday

The final concert of the 2014 Concert in the Park Series is 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10 at the gazebo in Heritage Park off of Ambassador Drive. Free. Mike Crosson and friends will play. For information see go to www.Abseconnj.gov .

Absecon Library Summer Events

The fun doesn’t stop during the summer at the Absecon Library. Here are the summer programs for children to be held at 10 a.m. on the following Wednesdays: Philadelphia Zoo on Wheels, Aug. 13; Snakes and Scales, Aug. 20 and Joe Holiday’s “Reading Books” Magic Show, Aug. 27.  Call 609-646-2228 for information.

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Utility work to limit Delilah Road traffic in Pleasantville

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, August 05, 2014 09:20 pm

PLEASANTVILLE - Overnight traffic on one of four roadways into Atlantic City will be slowed by a closure/detour pattern to allow for utility work through the rest of the summer tourist season, according to an Atlantic County spokeswoman.

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Pleasantville City Council awards scholarships to ‘rec babies’

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, August 05, 2014 03:23 pm

Cedar Creek High School’s Jahniece Jaffe dribbles past an opponent during a high school varsity basketball game played earlier this year. Jaffee, a Pleasantville Recreation Center camp counselor, and Pleasanivlle High School graduate Nile White each received $300 scholarships during Monday night’s Pleasantville City Council meeting./ Matt Strabuk Cedar Creek High School’s Jahniece Jaffe dribbles past an opponent during a high school varsity basketball game played earlier this year. Jaffee, a Pleasantville Recreation Center camp counselor, and Pleasanivlle High School graduate Nile White each received $300 scholarships during Monday night’s Pleasantville City Council meeting./ Matt Strabuk PLEASANTVILLE _ On a night in which the Pleasantville City Council agenda was short on action, council was big on handing out hundreds of dollars in scholarships.

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Field of eight vie for three Pleasantville School Board seats

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, August 04, 2014 02:36 pm

Six familiar names are on the list of candidates who have registered to participate in the fall Pleasantville Board of Education elections, according to Atlantic County documents.  The list of candidates includes three incumbents, two former School Board members and the wife of a former board member. Six familiar names are on the list of candidates who have registered to participate in the fall Pleasantville Board of Education elections, according to Atlantic County documents. The list of candidates includes three incumbents, two former School Board members and the wife of a former board member. PLEASANTVILLE _ Six familiar names are on the list of candidates who have registered to participate in the fall Pleasantville Board of Education elections, according to Atlantic County documents.  The list of candidates includes three incumbents, two former School Board members and the wife of a former board member.

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The challenges ahead

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Written by From the Mayor’s Chair by Absecon Mayor John Armstrong Monday, August 04, 2014 02:07 pm

The Mayor's Chair by Absecon Mayor John Armstrong The Mayor's Chair by Absecon Mayor John Armstrong In case anyone may have noticed, this is the first column I have written over the last three weeks. I have not been on vacation. It may be a classic case of “writer’s block,” but I just could not fix on a particular topic to write about. I think that the bad news with which we have been inundated lately may have discouraged me. Whether it was the news of civilian deaths in the Middle East, the plane crash in the Ukraine, the endless petty bickering in Washington and Trenton or a combination thereof, I don’t know. To be perfectly honest though, I think what temporarily stopped the presses for me was the latest announcement of casino closings in Atlantic City and what it may mean for Absecon.

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