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Absecon police officer catches alleged burglar in the act

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Sunday, November 03, 2013 06:16 pm

Eric Ireland, 25, of Absecon was arrested three times in the past three weeks and charged with vehicle breakins in Absecon and Galloway Township./The Absecon Police Department Eric Ireland, 25, of Absecon was arrested three times in the past three weeks and charged with vehicle breakins in Absecon and Galloway Township./The Absecon Police Department

ABSECON - An Absecon police officer captured an alleged burglar in the act and arrested and charged the man hours before his victims even knew they were robbed, according to police.

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Atlantic City Expressway bus fire shuts down right-hand lane

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, November 01, 2013 12:06 pm

PLEASANTVILLE - Motorists should expect delays near the Pleasantville toll booths of the Atlantic City Expressway due to a bus fire, according to a report issued by NJ511.org.

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South Main Street School students of the month for October 2013

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, November 01, 2013 11:01 am

The South Main Street School's students of the month for October 2013. The South Main Street School's students of the month for October 2013.

PLEASANTVILLE - The following students were selected as the South Main Street School’s students of the month for October 2013:

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Lack of members force school board to abandon meeting

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Wednesday, October 30, 2013 02:49 pm

PLEASANTVILLE _ A lack of members forced the Pleasantville Board of Education to cancel a rescheduled meeting that was to have been held at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29 and schedule a special meeting for next week.

Only Board President Darleen Bey-Blocker and board member Ethel Seymore were in attendance when the meeting was scheduled to begin. Board member Jerome Page followed a minute later at 5:01 p.m. and fellow member Tony Davenport arrived at 5:10 p.m. No one else came.

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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 01:37 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 12:47 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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Pleasantville Poling Locations

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Monday, October 28, 2013 01:40 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 11:23 am

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

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Written by R.J. Liberatore Jr. Friday, October 25, 2013 09:25 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 11:30 am

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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