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Absecon ABCD collects food for the Community Food Bank

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, October 13, 2014 12:00 pm

The Absecon Business  and  Commercial Development ‘s Holiday Fair will host a charity auction to benefit the Community Food Bank of New Jersey, Southern Branch. From left are Patti Kuhn, ABCD Holiday Fair coordinator, Mayor John Armstrong, ABCD President Bart Richter and Connie Havens, owner of Connie's Cutting Cove./Submitted The Absecon Business and Commercial Development ‘s Holiday Fair will host a charity auction to benefit the Community Food Bank of New Jersey, Southern Branch. From left are Patti Kuhn, ABCD Holiday Fair coordinator, Mayor John Armstrong, ABCD President Bart Richter and Connie Havens, owner of Connie's Cutting Cove./Submitted ABSECON _ The Absecon Business and Commercial Development ‘s Holiday Fair will host a charity auction to benefit the Community Food Bank of New Jersey, Southern Branch.

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Irish-American Cultural Society presents songs on the Celtic Harp

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, October 13, 2014 11:20 am

The Irish-American Cultural Society will host Irish harp performer Mary Kay Mann during its October meeting at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 21 at the Absecon American Legion Hall, New Jersey Avenue and Mill Road. Mann, who is making a return appearance, will add singing and a narration.

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Absecon Historical Society celebrates Veterans Day

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, October 13, 2014 11:19 am

The Absecon Absecon Historical Society will celebrate Veterans Day at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8 at Howlett Hall, 100 New Jersey Ave., Absecon.

The Absecon Historical society will feature a display of memorabilia from different wars along with a talk by member and veteran Bill Hoch. The public is welcome to share about their service and experiences.

The museum will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 8. Call 609-645-3023 for information.

 

Letter: Animal products are the real killers

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Written by Opinion Monday, October 13, 2014 10:12 am

Letter: Animal products are the real killers Letter: Animal products are the real killers To the editor:

Federal, state and municipal health authorities are working overtime and spending millions of dollars to stem the spread of Ebola, which has killed just one person here.

Where is the comparable effort to stem the spread of heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and other chronic diseases that kill 1.4 million Americans annually and are linked conclusively to excessive consumption of animal products? According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, that’s 23 times the number killed by all infectious diseases combined, including AIDS, hepatitis, blood poisoning and intestinal infections.

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Pleasantville Police Blotter for Sept. 17-Oct. 7

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, October 08, 2014 04:46 pm

The following arrests were reported by the Pleasantville Police Department for the period of Sept. 17-Oct. 7. Remember, all are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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Woman, 2 children flown to hospital following two-vehicle Absecon accident

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, October 07, 2014 12:23 pm

A woman and two children were flown by helicopter to Cooper University Hospital in Camden with head and neck injuries following a two-car accident Tuesday morning, according to Absecon police. A woman and two children were flown by helicopter to Cooper University Hospital in Camden with head and neck injuries following a two-car accident Tuesday morning, according to Absecon police. ABSECON - A woman and two children were flown by helicopter to Cooper University Hospital in Camden with head and neck injuries following a two-car accident Tuesday morning, according to Absecon police.

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Pleasantville woman suffers chest pain in Absecon accident

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, October 03, 2014 08:48 am

A Pleasantville woman was taken to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center City Campus for treatment of chest pain after she was involved in a single-car accident that knocked down a light pole./Absecon Police Department A Pleasantville woman was taken to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center City Campus for treatment of chest pain after she was involved in a single-car accident that knocked down a light pole./Absecon Police Department ABSECON  A Pleasantville woman was taken to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center City Campus for treatment of chest pain after she was involved in a single-car accident that knocked down a utility pole.

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A new age in Pleasantville

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, September 30, 2014 01:48 pm

Pleasantville officials hold groundbreaking ceremony for downtown redevelopment project

In the neighborhood where the center of Pleasantville’s culture, business and political climate once thrived 130 years ago, officials gathered Tuesday, Sept. 30 to celebrate it’s rebirth into a new age. Pleasantville Mayor Jesse Tweedle Sr. describes Pleasantville’s downtown redevelopment project as a complex that will “set the tone for Pleasantville.”/R.J. Liberatore Jr. In the neighborhood where the center of Pleasantville’s culture, business and political climate once thrived 130 years ago, officials gathered Tuesday, Sept. 30 to celebrate it’s rebirth into a new age. Pleasantville Mayor Jesse Tweedle Sr. describes Pleasantville’s downtown redevelopment project as a complex that will “set the tone for Pleasantville.”/R.J. Liberatore Jr.

PLEASANTVILLE - In the neighborhood where the center of Pleasantville’s culture, business and political climate once thrived 130 years ago, officials gathered Tuesday, Sept. 30 to celebrate it’s rebirth into a new age.

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Absecon Employee of the Third Quarter: Jessica Snyder

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Written by From the Mayor’s Chair by Absecon Mayor John Armstrong Monday, September 29, 2014 01:04 pm

Every day, Jessica Snyder brings her intelligence, energy, initiative and interpersonal skills to her dual role as Absecon’s deputy tax assessor and deputy clerk. /Submitted Every day, Jessica Snyder brings her intelligence, energy, initiative and interpersonal skills to her dual role as Absecon’s deputy tax assessor and deputy clerk. /Submitted Anyone who thinks that government workers are goldbrickers who sit around talking to one another and drinking coffee all day has not yet encountered Jessica Snyder.Every day, Jessica brings her intelligence, energy, initiative and interpersonal skills to her dual role as Absecon’s Deputy Tax Assessor and Deputy Clerk.No one is indispensable, but in her short time as a city employee, Jessica has gotten pretty close.She has a knack for quietly stepping into a crisis situation and fixing the problem.For these reasons, I have selected Jessica as the city’s Employee of the Third Quarter, and I am pleased to personally present to Jessica a gift certificate to Home Depot in the amount of $100 as a token of appreciation for her efforts.

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State awards grants to prepare people for employment

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, September 29, 2014 12:07 pm

PLEASANTVILLE _ The Atlantic Cape May Workforce Investment Board has awarded more than $1 million in Work First New Jersey grants to non-profit agencies and educational institutions to to help individuals enter or re-enter the workforce, according to county spokesperson Linda Gilmore.

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