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Latin Fest moves to Pleasantville

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Written by Staff Reports Friday, August 29, 2014 09:52 am

Matthew Strabuk/From left, Jahyra Williams, 9, her sister, Jaylah, 3, Lucila Diaz, and Martha Diaz, all of Pleasantville. Matthew Strabuk/From left, Jahyra Williams, 9, her sister, Jaylah, 3, Lucila Diaz, and Martha Diaz, all of Pleasantville. People from around the area came to Pleasantville Sunday, Aug. 24 for the 18th annual Latin Music Festival held at the city’s Max Manning Complex. National and local music acts peformed. 

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Absecon, Pleasantville schools resume classes next week

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, August 27, 2014 03:23 pm

 

It’s the happiest day of the year for some and the saddest for others. But next week, the nearly 5,000 students who combine to attend Absecon and Pleasantville school districts along with Holy Spirit High School will begin the 2014-15 school year nexty week.

Here are the start times:

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Pleasantville, Washington Avenue traffic advisory

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, August 27, 2014 02:50 pm

PLEASANTVILLE _ Washington Avenue will be closed 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily between Main Street and Franklin Boulevard, according to a statement issued by Atlantic County spokesperson Linda Gilmore.

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Camden Diocese nursing homes up for sale

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, August 27, 2014 10:37 am

The Diocese of Camden has decided to sell its three nursing homes, including its facility in Pleasantville, according to a statement issued Tuesday, Aug. 26 by Bishop Dennis J. Sullivan.

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Pleasantville teen shot in head, treated and released

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, August 26, 2014 02:13 pm

A city teenager was shot in the back of the head after he was ambushed by a group of several males about two blocks away from the city police station. A city teenager was shot in the back of the head after he was ambushed by a group of several males about two blocks away from the city police station. PLEASANTVILLE - A city teenager was shot in the back of the head after he was ambushed by a group of several males about two blocks away from the city police station.

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Burglars steal Snickers from Absecon gas station

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, August 26, 2014 01:01 pm

Burglars broke into a White Horse Pike gas station on during the early morning hours on Sunday, Aug. 24 in the latest of several burglaries in the area of South Shore Road, Absecon police said. Burglars broke into a White Horse Pike gas station on during the early morning hours on Sunday, Aug. 24 in the latest of several burglaries in the area of South Shore Road, Absecon police said. ABSECON - Burglars broke into a White Horse Pike gas station on during the early morning hours on Sunday, Aug. 24 in the latest of several burglaries in the area of South Shore Road, Absecon police said.

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Intruders assault, threaten to shoot Absecon residents

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, August 26, 2014 12:44 pm

Two residents were assaulted and threatened to be shot during a failed home invasion robbery attempt at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26 in the Oyster Bay Apartments complex on the city’s border with Pleasantville. Two residents were assaulted and threatened to be shot during a failed home invasion robbery attempt at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26 in the Oyster Bay Apartments complex on the city’s border with Pleasantville. ABSECON - Two residents were assaulted and threatened with being shot during a failed home invasion robbery attempt 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26 in the Oyster Bay Apartments complex on the city’s border with Pleasantville.

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Men and women in blue take ice bucket challenge

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, August 25, 2014 03:21 pm

City officials and members of the Pleasantville Police and Fire departments joined their family members and friends in taking the ice bucket challenge to raise money for ALS research. /R.J. Liberatore Jr. City officials and members of the Pleasantville Police and Fire departments joined their family members and friends in taking the ice bucket challenge to raise money for ALS research. /R.J. Liberatore Jr. The men and women of the Pleasantville Police and Fire departments joined city officials and their families in taking the ALS ice bucket challenge Friday, Aug. 22. The challege is part of a campaign to raise money to find a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease.

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Absecon Presbyterian Church sponsors bus trip to see ‘Moses’

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, August 25, 2014 03:00 pm

Go see live aninmals, hear wonderful singing and witness the story of “Moses” at Sight and Sound Theater in Lancaster, Pa. Friday, Nov. 28.

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VFW’s $5,000 essay scholarship competition

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, August 25, 2014 02:55 pm

VFW District 16 Chairman Bob Ford has announced the kick-off of this year’s VFW and Ladies Auxiliary Patriot’s Pen essay scholarship competition.

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