Current of Pleasantville, Absecon

Letter: Time to send a strong message to ‘ruthless’ the GOP

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Written by By Carol Bair Tuesday, October 29, 2013 04:26 pm

To the editor:

How many more times will rationale thinking Americans allow the misguided, misfits paralyze the country with economic fear and anxiety? How many more times will corporate America continue to be fined before real people go to jail? Remember, corporations are people, too, according to the Supreme Court.

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Letter: Facts are facts: House Republicans caused the shutdown

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Written by By Norman Unsworth Tuesday, October 29, 2013 04:24 pm

To the editor:

I'm not a believer in censorship, but I've come to believe in a new concept, common-sense-sorship or the practice by editors of trashing letters which are bereft of facts and/or logic. A letter in the Oct. 25 edition of The Current fits this category perfectly.

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Contested races for three City Council, School Board seats in Absecon

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, October 29, 2013 02:37 pm

ABSECON _ Almost half of the seats on the seven-member City Council are up for grabs when this city’s 8,200 residents head to the polls to vote on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 5. Voters are also selecting three members for the Board of Education as well.

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Absecon poling locations

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, October 29, 2013 01:47 pm

Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 5 in the following locations in Absecon:

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Hunting season woes begin, Sandy's woes remain

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Written by The Mayor's Chair by Absecon Mayor John Armstrong Tuesday, October 29, 2013 12:46 pm

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Ducks limited

Recently, I received a call from an Absecon resident who has been alarmed in the past by the sound of hunters’ gunshots in her neighborhood adjacent to Absecon Creek.

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Pleasantville Poling Locations

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, October 28, 2013 02:40 pm

Here are the voting locations for Pleasantville residents voting in the general election 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 5:

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Familiar names mark Pleasantville Board of Education ballot

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, October 28, 2013 12:23 pm

PLEASANTVILLE _ Residents are going to see some very familiar names when they head to the polls to select new Pleasantville Public Schools Board of Education members during the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 11.

Five former Pleasantville School Board members have thrown their hats in the ring and are running for the chance to return to the nine-member board.

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Atlantic City Ballet presents ‘Dracula’ at Holy Spirit

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, October 28, 2013 11:15 am

Dracula comes alive during an Atlantic City Ballet performance Oct. 30 at Holy Spirit High School./submitted Dracula comes alive during an Atlantic City Ballet performance Oct. 30 at Holy Spirit High School./submitted

ABSECON - Holy Spirit High School and the Holy Spirit High School Tri-M Music Honor Society are partnering with the Atlantic City Ballet for the ballet company’s annual performance of “Dracula” on Halloween Eve.

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Absecon police seek man in failed smash-and-grab burglary

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, October 25, 2013 10:25 pm

When a man couldn’t break into the back door of an Absecon business, he smashed his way through the front door instead, according to the Absecon Police Department. Now he is a wanted man./Submitted When a man couldn’t break into the back door of an Absecon business, he smashed his way through the front door instead, according to the Absecon Police Department. Now he is a wanted man./Submitted

ABSECON - When a man couldn’t break into the back door of an Absecon business, he smashed his way through the front door instead, according to the Absecon Police Department.

He was unable to take anything, and now he has the police searching for him.

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Absecon officials see end in Visions standoff

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, October 25, 2013 12:30 pm

ABSECON - City officials are negotiating with Absecon Visions II representatives on a plan to open up some of the age-restricted project to residents of all ages as a way to end the project’s lawsuit against the city.

Mayor John Armstrong and City Councilman Chris Seher both said during City Council’s Thursday, Oct. 17 meeting that Absecon officials have been negating with Amboy Bank officials to reach an agreement over the stalled Absecon Visions II Project on Pitney Road.

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