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Food bank partners in Absecon with ABCD, Community Affairs Committee

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, January 09, 2015 12:27 pm

Submitted / Photographed from left in the front row are Lynn Caterson, Bart Richter, and Patti Kuhn. In the second row are JoAnn Elco, Evelyn Benson, executive director of Community Food Bank of New Jersey, Southern Branch; and Butch Stewart. Submitted / Photographed from left in the front row are Lynn Caterson, Bart Richter, and Patti Kuhn. In the second row are JoAnn Elco, Evelyn Benson, executive director of Community Food Bank of New Jersey, Southern Branch; and Butch Stewart. ABSECON – The Absecon Business and Commercial Development, Inc., and the Community Affairs Committee held a successful food drive in November for the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, Southern Branch.

The combined efforts of the two Absecon organizations collected more than 1,550 pounds of food donations from 15 locations around Absecon.

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Absecon City Council approves 2015 meeting dates

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, January 09, 2015 11:59 am

The Absecon City Council approved its 2015 meeting schedule during its annual reorganization meeting held Jan. 5.

City Council will met at 7 p.m. at the Municipal Complex, 500 Mill Road on the following dates:

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Absecon’s Olivia Conover makes Lehigh University dean’s list

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, January 09, 2015 11:33 am

Absecon’s Olivia Conover was named to the Lehigh University Dean’s List for the fall 2014 semester./submitted Absecon’s Olivia Conover was named to the Lehigh University Dean’s List for the fall 2014 semester./submitted BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Absecon’s Olivia Conover was named to the Lehigh University Dean’s List for the fall 2014 semester.

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‘It’s an Artz Thing’ at Pleasantville Recreation Center

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, January 09, 2015 10:59 am

“It’s an Artz Thing” is beginning at the Pleasantville Recreation Center and features visual arts, arts and crafts, art exhibits, field trips, dance finished and culture arts./R.J. Liberatore Jr. “It’s an Artz Thing” is beginning at the Pleasantville Recreation Center and features visual arts, arts and crafts, art exhibits, field trips, dance finished and culture arts./R.J. Liberatore Jr. “It’s an Artz Thing” is beginning at the Pleasantville Recreation Center and features visual arts, arts and crafts, art exhibits, field trips, dance finished and culture arts.

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Absecon and Galloway Area Women’s Club

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, January 09, 2015 10:55 am

The Absecon and Galloway Area Woman's Club meets at 7:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at a member's home.

The club supports charitable and educational community projects. The current 2-year state project is the National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI). Call 609-748-0588 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for additional information.

 

Absecon Board of Education posts meeting times

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, January 09, 2015 10:50 am

The Absecon Board of Education approved its 2015 meeting scheduled during its reorganization meeting held Jan. 6.

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Man, house, car hit by gunfire in Pleasantville

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, January 06, 2015 02:10 pm

A man, a car and a house were each shot at 10:40 p.m. Monday, Jan. 5 when gunfire erupted near the intersection of Broad Street and Tremont Avenue, police said. A man, a car and a house were each shot at 10:40 p.m. Monday, Jan. 5 when gunfire erupted near the intersection of Broad Street and Tremont Avenue, police said. PLEASANTVILLE – A man, a car and a house were hit by gunfire 10:40 p.m. Monday, Jan. 5 near the intersection of Broad Street and Tremont Avenue, police said. 

The man, Rosemond Octavius, 21, of Pleasantville turned up at 11:15 p.m. at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center City Campus seeking treatment for three non life-threatening bullet wounds, Pleasantville Police Capt. Sean Riggin said.

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Atlantic County Surrogate to speak at NAACP meeting

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, January 05, 2015 03:00 pm

Atlantic County Surrogate’s Court Judge James Curcio will speak about wills, living wills and estate planning at the Mainland/Pleasantville NAACP meeting 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 15 at the Pleasantville Library, 33 Martin Luther King Boulevard, Pleasantville. For information, call 609-272-0087 or email mlpnaacp.org.

   

Mayor John Armstrong's State of the City address

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Written by From the Mayor's Chair by Absecon Mayor John Armstrong Monday, January 05, 2015 02:44 pm

From the Mayor's Chair by Absecon Mayor John Armstrong From the Mayor's Chair by Absecon Mayor John Armstrong In 2014, Atlantic City and the surrounding communities of AtlanticCounty felt the full force of an economic tsunami with the closing of four casinos and the loss of several thousand jobs. We have seen its effects in Absecon over the past year, and there may be more bad news ahead before any sign of a turnaround.

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Absecon man, 41, reported missing

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, December 29, 2014 04:22 pm

Absecon police seek public’s help in locating missing man Absecon police seek public’s help in locating missing man

ABSECON – The Absecon Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a man who was reported missing by family members.

The police department is seeking information on the whereabouts of Brandyn F. Schweitzer, 41, of Absecon, who suffers side effects from a brain injury that include slurred speech and slight trouble walking. He can function normally and communicate, police said.

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