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School Board officials to address City Council regarding bond referendum

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Written by From the Mayor’s Chair by Absecon Mayor John Armstrong Wednesday, February 12, 2014 06:48 am

From the Mayor’s Chair by Absecon Mayor John Armstrong From the Mayor’s Chair by Absecon Mayor John Armstrong

A few weeks ago, I reported that City Council President Chris Seher and I had discussed with the Absecon School Board a possible joint meeting to discuss publicly a number of pressing issues.

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Attales students perform ‘Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr.’

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, February 11, 2014 01:48 pm

Staff and students of the Emma C. Attales Middle School in Absecon brought to life a 200-year-old French fairy tale last week when they performed in the school production of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” on Feb. 6-7./ Matthew Strabak Staff and students of the Emma C. Attales Middle School in Absecon brought to life a 200-year-old French fairy tale last week when they performed in the school production of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” on Feb. 6-7./ Matthew Strabak

Staff and students of the Emma C. Attales Middle School in Absecon brought to life a 200-year-old French fairy tale last week when they performed in the school production of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” on Feb. 6-7.

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Pleasantville police arrest 3 in alleged crack den bust

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, February 07, 2014 07:23 pm

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PLEASANTVILLE – Three men were arrested and charged with narcotics offenses Friday, Feb. 7 after a monthlong investigation that targeted an alleged “crack den” that operated in a south side apartment complex.

“I commend all the detectives for this excellent work, and especially Detective Brownlee, for removing a threat to the quality of life and safety in one of our neighborhoods," Chief Jose L. Ruiz said in announcing the arrests with Detective Lt. Danny Adcock.

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‘Future mayor’ honored at Absecon Board of Education meeting

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, February 07, 2014 12:20 pm

City resident and fourth-grader Logan Williamson wants to be mayor someday.So when the t H. Ashton Marsh School student won the Cooper Levenson holiday card contest, he envisioned meeting Absecon Mayor John Armstrong./Submitted City resident and fourth-grader Logan Williamson wants to be mayor someday.So when the t H. Ashton Marsh School student won the Cooper Levenson holiday card contest, he envisioned meeting Absecon Mayor John Armstrong./Submitted ABSECON - City resident and fourth-grader Logan Williamson wants to be mayor someday.

So when the t H. Ashton Marsh School student won the Cooper Levenson holiday card contest, he envisioned meeting Absecon Mayor John Armstrong.

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Salute to the Spartans honors author, former mayor, championship crew team

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, February 05, 2014 02:51 pm

A best-selling author, a former Brigantine mayor and the 1976 boys varsity 8 crew squad will be honored Feb. 28 during the fifth annual Holy Spirit High School Salute to the Spartans Bash. A best-selling author, a former Brigantine mayor and the 1976 boys varsity 8 crew squad will be honored Feb. 28 during the fifth annual Holy Spirit High School Salute to the Spartans Bash. ABSECON _ A best-selling author, a former Brigantine mayor and the 1976 boys varsity 8 crew squad will be honored Feb. 28 during the fifth annual Holy Spirit High School Salute to the Spartans Bash.

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The art and science of predicting winter weather

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Written by From the Mayor’s Chair by Absecon Mayor John Armstrong Wednesday, February 05, 2014 09:40 am

The art and science of predicting winter weather The art and science of predicting winter weather Recently, I sat down with Jim Eberwine, Absecon’s Emergency Management Coordinator and meteorologist extraordinaire. Jim is retired as the long-time chief meteorologist for the National Weather Service at its regional office in Mount Holly.

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Good news greets organizers planning fundraiser for former Holy Spirit student

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, February 04, 2014 03:03 pm

While friends and family of a Holy Spirit High School graduate are thankful for the progress he has made since a near-fatal accident Nov. 8, they remain mindful of how long and costly his road to recovery will be./Facebook While friends and family of a Holy Spirit High School graduate are thankful for the progress he has made since a near-fatal accident Nov. 8, they remain mindful of how long and costly his road to recovery will be./Facebook ABSECON – While friends and family of a Holy Spirit High School graduate are thankful for the progress he has made since a near-fatal accident Nov. 8, they remain mindful of how long and costly his road to recovery will be.

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Pleasantville swears in police officer

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Tuesday, February 04, 2014 12:21 pm

There is a new man with a badge in the City on the Move. There is a new man with a badge in the City on the Move. PLEASANTVILLE _ There is a new man with a badge in the City on the Move.

The Pleasantville Police Department added another officer to its ranks during a brief swearing-in ceremony held during the City Council meeting on Monday, Feb. 3.

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Absecon receives grants for redevelopment of Absecon Creek

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Written by From the Mayor’s Chair by Absecon Mayor John Armstrong Monday, February 03, 2014 01:00 pm

I was informed late last week of approval of Absecon’s applications to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for grants to redevelop two critical areas along Absecon Creek – the former swimming area off Turner Avenue at the entrance to Absecon Shores, and the former Kunkley’s marina site west of the boat ramp off East Faunce Landing Road. I was informed late last week of approval of Absecon’s applications to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for grants to redevelop two critical areas along Absecon Creek – the former swimming area off Turner Avenue at the entrance to Absecon Shores, and the former Kunkley’s marina site west of the boat ramp off East Faunce Landing Road.

I was informed late last week of approval of Absecon’s applications to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for grants to redevelop two critical areas along Absecon Creek – the former swimming area off Turner Avenue at the entrance to Absecon Shores, and the former Kunkley’s marina site west of the boat ramp off East Faunce Landing Road.

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Absecon Green Tips: Five ways to save the environment

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, February 03, 2014 12:53 pm

The Absecon Green Team offers the following five tips to help preserve our natural recourses and to lower pollution levels: The Absecon Green Team offers the following five tips to help preserve our natural recourses and to lower pollution levels: The Absecon Green Team offers the following five tips to help preserve our natural recourses and to lower pollution levels:

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