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Pedestrian hospitalized after being hit by car on Shore Road

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, December 18, 2013 03:05 pm

ABSECON – An Absecon man was hospitalized after he was struck by a car at 6:23 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 at the intersection of Shore Road and Tremont Avenue, according to an Absecon Police Department press release.

Tanvir Zaman, 33, of Absecon was lying unconscious in the roadway when police responded.

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Absecon honors veterans of all wars during Wreaths across America

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, December 18, 2013 02:46 pm

VFW Post Chaplain Roger Arlan offers a prayer for World War II Army Veteran John Cramer.  From left are Chaplain Roger Arlan, Mary DeLuca, Karen Cattel, Ruth Haworth, Auxiliary President Donna Wagner and VFW Post Commander Bob Dunn./Submitted VFW Post Chaplain Roger Arlan offers a prayer for World War II Army Veteran John Cramer. From left are Chaplain Roger Arlan, Mary DeLuca, Karen Cattel, Ruth Haworth, Auxiliary President Donna Wagner and VFW Post Commander Bob Dunn./Submitted ABSECON _ On Saturday, Dec. 14 members of the Absecon VFW Memorial Post 9462 and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, assembled at the Absecon United Methodist Church, 100 Pitney Road here.

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Absecon Public Schools hold Snowflake run

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, December 18, 2013 01:49 pm

Maricel Ramos of Absecon, a PTO volunteer, hands out reward tickets at one of the trivia stations along the Snowflake Run to students who correctly answer her questions./ Matthew Strabuk Maricel Ramos of Absecon, a PTO volunteer, hands out reward tickets at one of the trivia stations along the Snowflake Run to students who correctly answer her questions./ Matthew Strabuk  ABSECON - Colder-than-normal weather couldn’t put a chill on the participants of the Snowflake Run held Friday, Dec. 13 on the grounds of the Absecon Public Schools.

 

Absecon’s Employee of the Fourth Quarter: Rich Doherty

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Written by From the Mayor’s Chair by Absecon Mayor John Armstrong Wednesday, December 18, 2013 01:42 pm

Absecon’s Employee of the Fourth Quarter: Rich Doherty./ Submitted Absecon’s Employee of the Fourth Quarter: Rich Doherty./ Submitted Rich Doherty has been an employee of the City of Absecon since 2005, most recently serving as supervisor of the Absecon Police Communications Department. He oversees a staff of five full-time and five part-time dispatchers. Receiving and arranging for response to requests for assistance due to a police, fire or medical emergency is a great responsibility, and assuring that our dispatchers discharge that duty properly is an even greater one. Rich takes that responsibility very seriously.

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The Party with a Purpose at St. Petes

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, December 18, 2013 01:33 pm

The Party with a Purpose at St. Petes 8 p.m.-midnight Friday, Dec. 27 at St. Pete’s Auditorium, Chestnut Street and Decatur Avenue, Pleasantville.

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K-Loc Healthy Kids Fitness program

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, December 18, 2013 01:32 pm

The Choose to Move, Train & Lose program is designed for persons who prefer a one on one class with a Personal Trainer on their own schedule.

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Pleasantville City Council reorganization meeting

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, December 18, 2013 01:29 pm

Pleasantville City Council will hold its annual reorganization meeting 6 p.m., Monday, Jan. 6 in Council Chambers in the Pleasantville Police Complex, 17 N. First St., Pleasantville.

 

Armed bandits rob Absecon motel, tie up crew

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, December 17, 2013 05:52 am

ABSECON - Armed gunmen barged their way into an Absecon hotel on Monday evening, bound up the crew and made away with thousands of dollars worth of jewelry, cash and electronics equipment.

The victims called police at 9:24 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16 to report an armed robbery at the Royal Lodge Motel, 553 Absecon Boulevard, according to the Absecon Police Department.

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Suspect in Absecon armed bank robbery caught in Delaware

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, December 11, 2013 04:54 pm

ABSECON - The nation’s first state may not be the first place to escape to, a suspected Absecon bank robber found out Wednesday, Dec. 11. Delaware State Police arrested an Atlantic City man who was wanted in an Absecon bank armed robbery about two hours after the crime occurred.

Police said they stopped the man's car after they clocked him driving at a high rate of speed on I-295.

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Absecon Lions Club members provide service to the community

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, December 11, 2013 02:00 pm

ABSECON _ The Absecon Lions Club recently served the community by teaming up with the fourth- and seventh-graders at the Absecon Public Schools for a clothing drive.

Together, they collected more than 30 bags of coats, shoes and clothes that were donated to the Atlantic City Rescue Mission.

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